2017-2018 Las Vegas AAID Maxicourse Schedule

Course Dates:

  • September 29- October 1, 2017
  • October 20-22, 2017
  • November 10-12, 2017
  • December 1-3, 2017
  • January 19-21, 2018
  • Group 1: February 9-10, 2018 Group 2: February 7-8, 2018 (Zimmer-Biomet Institute West)
  • Group 1: April 26-28, 2018 Group 2: April 25-27, 2018 
  • June 22-24, 2018

Tuition:

Las Vegas AAID Maxicourse Fee: $18,000 (10% deposit due on registration)
*Application fee of USD $1,050 for Part 1 of the Associate Fellow exam is not included in the tuition*
For Student, Recent Graduate and Early Bird special rates, please contact our Education Coordinator Esther Yang
Phone: 201-871-3555 

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REGISTER ONLINE HERE


Las Vegas AAID Maxicourse Agenda


2017-2018 Las Vegas AAID Maxicourse Agenda

September 29-October 1, 2017

Introduction to Implant Dentistry, Diagnosis, Treatment Planning, Bone Grafting and Implant Surgery

Date:

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Time:

8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location:

University of Nevada, LV
School of Dental Medicine
1700 West Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89106
University of Nevada, LV
School of Dental Medicine
1700 West Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89106
University of Nevada, LV
School of Dental Medicine
1700 West Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89106

Speakers:

  • Dr. John Minichetti
  • Dr. Kirk Kalogiannis
  • Dr. John Minichetti
  • Dr. Shankar Iyer
  • Dr. John Minichetti
  • Dr. Shankar Iyer

Topics:

  • The Expanding Scope of Implant Dentistry-Objectives of the Course
  • Benefits of Dental Implants
  • Diagnosis the Dental Implant Patient
  • Radiographic Examination and CT imaging
  • Selecting Your Implant Cases
  • Clinical Evaluation and Treatment Planning
  • CT Imaging
  • CT Planning
  • Intro to Basic Implant Surgery
  • Exercise and Implant Surgical Training
  • Treatment Planning for Success
  • Evolution of Modern Implant   Dentistry
  • Biomaterials
  • Biomechanics
  • How Implants Work
  • Socket Preservation and Bone Grafting
  • Types of Prosthesis
  • Presurgical Prosthetic Planning:
  • History of Dental Implants
  • Diagnosing Implant Candidates
  • Work-up Sequence
  • Treatment planning
  • Video surgery

Clinical:

 Hands-on Model Surgery
Socket Grafting/Socket Repair Models 
 

Learning Objectives:

Meals:

  1. Learn patient evaluation and diagnostic protocols
  2. Learn  CT Diagnosis and CBCT Planning
  3. Learn proper treatment planning for your patients
  4. Learn the Basics of Implant Surgery
 
Lunch 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  1. Understand the Biomechanics of Implants
  2. Understand the Biomaterial Design of Implants
  3. Learning the different types of Implant Prosthetics
  4. Understand Bone Grafting
 
Lunch 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  1. Learn the History and Terminology in Implant Dentistry
  2. Receive guidance in evaluating and selecting your patient cases
 
 
 
Continental Breakfast
 

Support Team:

Salvin Dental, Zimmer-Biomet

 

October 20-22, 2017

Medical Evaluation, Pharmacology, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Basic vs Delayed Implant Surgery, Basic Flap Design

Date:

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Time:

8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location:

University of Nevada, LV
School of Dental Medicine
1700 West Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89106
University of Nevada, LV
School of Dental Medicine
1700 West Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89106
University of Nevada, LV
School of Dental Medicine
1700 West Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89106

Speakers:

  • Dr. James Rutkowski
  • Dr. Suheil Butros
  • Dr. Paresh Patel

Topics:

  • Medical Evaluation of the Dental Implant Patient
  • Pharmacology:   Review of Basic Pharmacokinetics
  • BMP and Growth Factors
  • Peri Implant Connection
  • Immediate Load
  • Basic vs Delayed Implant Surgery
  • Diagnosis 
  • Treatment Planning 
  • Basic Flap Design
  • Basic Implant Surgery

Clinical:

PRP Demo
 
 

Learning Objectives:

Meals:

  1. Learn how to medically assess your surgical implant patient 
  2. Understand pharmacological considerations in implant dentistry

  3. Learn how PRP, PRFP and other Growth Factors affect wound healing

  4. Review of Test Values and Evaluation of Medically Compromised Patient
 

 

 
Lunch 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  1. Immediate loading concepts
  2. Learn when to do basic or delayed implant surgery
 

Lunch: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  1. Understand the treatment planning flow
  2. Learn patient evaluation and diagnostic protocols
  3. Learn basic implant surgery
 
 
 

Continental Breakfast

Support Team:

Salvin, Glidewell Laboratories, Garfield Refining
         

 

November 10-12, 2017

CT Scanning, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Bone Manipulation, Implant Surgery, Overdentures

Date:

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Time:

8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. – 12:00pm

Location:

University of Nevada, LV
School of Dental Medicine
1700 West Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89106
University of Nevada, LV
School of Dental Medicine
1700 West Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89106
University of Nevada, LV
School of Dental Medicine
1700 West Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89106

Speakers:

  • Dr. Bernee Dunson
  • Dr. Brian Jackson
  • Dr. Adam Foleck

Topics:

  • Bone manipulation surgery
  • Bone spreading
  • Remote incision bone grafting techniques
  • Osseodensification
  • Small diameter implant utilization
  • Freehand placement of implants
  • Dental implant surgery
  • Overdenture-Basic concepts, Indications, and Procedure
  • CT scanning
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment planning
  • Surgical guides

 Clinical:

Hands-on Osseodentification
 
 

Learning Objectives:

Meals:

  1. Understand the concepts of Bone Manipulation (Spreading)
  2. Learn Bone Spreading techniques and instrumentation
  3. Learn to diagnosis narrow ridges
 
 
 
Lunch 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  1. Understand Overdenture Utilization
  2. Learn the concepts of Overdentures
  3. Understand the utilization of Small Implant Diameters 
  4. Learn different types of Suturing techniques
 

Lunch 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  1. Learn CT Diagnosis
  2. Learn CT Surgical Guide fabrication
 
 
 
 
 

Continental Breakfast

Support Team:

  Tatum Dental, Implant Direct, Legally Mine, Medco

December 1-3, 2017

Treatment Planning and CT Guided Surgery, Soft Tissue Grafting, Overdenture, Flaps, Pre-prosthetic Treatment Planning, Implant Prosthetics, Implant Complications

Date:

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Time:

8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location:

University of Nevada, LV
School of Dental Medicine
1700 West Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89106
University of Nevada, LV
School of Dental Medicine
1700 West Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89106
University of Nevada, LV
School of Dental Medicine
1700 West Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89106

Speakers:

  • Dr. Michael Scherer
  • Dr. Chris Petrush
  • Dr. John Minichetti (Hands-on)
  • Dr. Natalie Wong
  • Dr. Alexandre Molinari

Topics:

  • Dental Implant surgery
  • Narrow Diameter Implants 
  • Implant treatment planning and CT Guided surgery
  • Overdenture restorations
  • CT Imaging and Guided Surgery
  • 3D Printing
  • Membrane Grafting
  • FPD Immediate Loading concepts
  • Pre-prosthetic Treatment Planning
  • Planning your implant cases with the end in mind
  • Implant prosthetics
  • Guided Implant Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Grafting
  • Treatment planning the Edentulous Maxilla and Mandible with implants
  • How to manage difficult implant situations

Clinical

Implant placement on models  
Hands-on Suturing on Pig Jaws
 

Learning Objectives:

Meals:

  1. Learn CT diagnosis and treatment planning
  2. Learn guided small diameter implant placement
  3. Learn how to make CT surgical guides from 3D printers
 
 

 Lunch 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  1. Learn pre-prosthetic treatment planning
  2. Learn how to relate CT Imaging to clinical treatment
  3. Understand principles of Guided Surgery
  4. Learn Implant Prosthetics
 
 
 
Lunch 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m
  1. Learn Perio/Prostho considerations in implant dentistry
  2. Understand the best way to handle minimal bone
 
 
 
 
 
 
Continental Breakfast

Support Team:

 Zest Implants, BioHorizons, Neodent, Medco

 

 

January 19-21, 2018

Advanced Restorative and Esthetic Strategies, Sinus Grafting Techniques, Advanced Implant Surgeries, including Bone and Block Grafting

Date:

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Time:

8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m 
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 pm

Location:

University of Nevada, LV
School of Dental Medicine
1700 West Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89106
University of Nevada, LV
School of Dental Medicine
1700 West Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89106
University of Nevada, LV
School of Dental Medicine
1700 West Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89106

Speakers:

  • Dr. David Chong
  • Dr. Shankar Iyer
  • Dr. Shankar Iyer

Topics:

  • Basic Implant Surgery
  • Short implants
  • Crestal Sinus Lifts
  • Sinus Grafting techniques
  • Autogenous Block Grafts
  • Allogenic Block Grafts
  • Sterile implant surgical preparation techniques
  • Long-Term Validation of Principles and Techniques: Predictable Implant Sequencing
  • Immediate Load and Immediate Placement of Implants
  • Advanced implant surgeries, including Bone Grafting and Block Grafting
  • Advanced implant prosthodontics 

 Clinical

 
 
 

Learning Objectives:

Meals:

  1. Understand sinus anatomy and grafting techniques
  2. Learn to simultaneously place implants and perform sinus lifts
  3. Learn how to perform lateral approach sinus lifts
 
Lunch 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  1.  Learn sterile techniques
  2.  Learn sinus grafting techniques
  3.  Learn about Ramus Block Grafting 
  4.  Learn about Symphysis Block Grafting
  5.  Learn about Extraoral Donor bone grafting
 

Lunch: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  1.  Learn immediate loading and immediate placement of implants

  2.  Learn advance bone grafting

  3.  Learn advance implant prosthetics

 
Continental Breakfast

Support Team:

Salvin, Hiossen

 

 

February 9-10, 2018: Group 1

February 7-8, 2018: Group 2

ZIMMER-BIOMET INSTITUTE WEST

Zimmer Hands On Simlab Mannequin Surgery and Prosthetic Weekend

Group 2

Wednesday

Group 2

Thursday

Group 1

Friday

Group 1

Saturday

8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Zimmer-Biomet Institute West

1900 Aston Ave.

Carlsbad, CA 92008

Zimmer-Biomet Institute West
1900 Aston Ave.
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Zimmer-Biomet Institute West
1900 Aston Ave.
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Zimmer-Biomet Institute West
1900 Aston Ave.
Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Dr. John Minichetti

  • Dr. Matt Young

  • Dr.Kirk Kalogiannis

  • Dr. Lawrence Nalitt

  • Dr. John Minichetti
  • Dr. Matt Young
  • Dr. Kirk Kalogiannis
  • Dr. Lawrence Nalitt
  • Dr. John Minichetti
  • Dr. Matt Young
  • Dr. Kirk Kalogiannis
  • Dr. Lawrence Nalitt
  • Dr. John Minichetti
  • Dr. Matt Young
  • Dr. Kirk Kalogiannis
  • Dr. Lawrence Nalitt
  • Suturing, Flaps, Partially Edentulous Implant Surgery

  • Hands-on Implant Placement

  • Fixed Implant Prosthetics

  • Bone Grafting

  • Membrane Grafting

  • Socket Grafting

  • Hands-on Implant Placement

  • Overdenture Surgery and Prosthetics

  • Immediate Implant Placement
  • Crestal Sinus Grafting
  • Lateral Window Sinus Grafting
  • Stage II Uncovery
  • Wound Grafting
  • Immediate Load
  • Full Edentulous Implant Surgery
  • Overdenture Implant Surgery
  • Zimmer Practical Exercises and Review
  • Suturing, Flaps, Partially Edentulous Implant Surgery
  • Hands-on Implant Placement
  • Fixed Implant Prosthetics
  • Bone Grafting
  • Membrane Grafting
  • Socket Grafting
  • Hands-on Implant Placement
  • Overdenture Surgery and Prosthetics
  • Immediate Implant Placement 
  • Crestal Sinus Grafting
  • Lateral Window Sinus Grafting
  • Stage II Uncovery
  • Wound Healing
  • Immediate Load
  • Full Edentulous Implant Surgery
  • Overdenture Implant Surgery
  • Zimmer Practical Exercises and Review
  1. Learn and practice basic implant surgery on mannequins

  2. Learn bone grafting for sockets and ridges

  3. Learn generic implant surgical instrumentation

  4. Learn and practice implant abutment placement for cementable prosthesis

  5. Learn basic soft tissue surgery

  6. Learn free gingival grafting and subepithelial grafting

  7. Learn flaps and flap release for soft tissue closure

Meals:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lunch 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m
  1. Learn atraumatic extraction and immediate implants
  2. Learn and practice simple bone tacking and membrane grafting
  3. Learn and practice placing implants above the IAN
  4. Learn and practice screw retainer prosthesis
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lunch 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m Tour
  1.   Esthetic Issues in Implant Dentistry
  2. Learn and practice implant placement on the fully edentulous mandible
  3. Learn and practice implant placement on the fully edentulous maxilla
  4. Practice osteotoming
  5. Practice Lateral Window Sinus Grafting
  6. Learn and practice immediate provisionals on implants

Support Team:

Zimmer- Biomet

April 26-28, 2018: Group 1

April 25-27, 2018: Group 2

Anatomy, Physiology, Bone Grafting, Implant Surgery, Cadaver Session

Wednesday

Group 2:  8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Thursday

Group 1: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Group 2: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

Friday

Group 1: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Group 2: 8:30 a.m.  – 1:00 p.m.

Saturday

Group 1: 8:30 a.m – 1:00 p.m.

8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location: Denver, CO

Location: Denver, CO
Location: Denver, CO
Location: Denver, CO
  • Dr. John Minichetti
  • Dr. Matthew Young
  • Dr. Kirk Kalogiannis
  • Dr. Lawrence Nalitt
  • Dr. John Minichetti
  • Dr. Matthew Young
  • Dr. Kirk Kalogiannis
  • Dr. Lawrence Nalitt
  • Dr. John Minichetti
  • Dr. Matthew Young
  • Dr. Kirk Kalogiannis
  • Dr. Lawrence Nalitt
  • Dr. John Minichetti
  • Dr. Matthew Young
  • Dr. Kirk Kalogiannis
  • Dr. Lawrence Nalitt

Topics:

  • Applied Anatomy in Implant Dentistry: Dissection and Lectures
  • Applied Anatomy in Implant Dentistry
  • Bone Grafting
  • Implant Surgery
  • Cadaver Dissection
  • Anatomic Considerations in Implant Surgery
  • Basic Implant Surgery
  • Simple Soft Tissue and Bone Grafting

  • Biomechanics and Implant Design
  • Biomaterials
  • Dental Implant surfaces
  • Pre-Prosthetic Planning
  • History of Dental Implant
  • Why Are There Several Implant Systems
  • Review of Current Implant Systems, Modalities and Configurations

Clinical:

 
 Hands-on

 Hands-on
 Hands-on

Learning Objectives:

Meals:

  1. Review Head and Neck Anatomy
  2. Understand Anatomical Considerations in Implant Surgery
  3. Learn to Avoid Important Anatomical Structures in Implant Surgery
  4. Learn Basic Suturing Techniques
 
 
 
Lunch 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  1. Learn Basic Bone Grafting Principle
  2. Learn Socket Grafting
  3. Learn particulate Membrane GraftingLearn about Sinus Tenting (Lifts)
  4. Learn Sinus Window Techniques
  5. Learn and Practice Soft Tissue Surgery and Suturing
 
Lunch 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  1.  Review Anatomy Exercises
  2. Understand Basic Prosthetic Principles in Implant Dentistry
  3. Learn about the Various Implant Systems
  4. Learn How to Choose an Implant System.
 
 
 
Continental Breakfast

Support Team:

TBD

 

June 22-24, 2018

Date:

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Time:

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location:

University of Nevada, LV
School of Dental Medicine 1700 West Charleston Blvd.

Las Vegas, NV 89106
University of Nevada, LV
School of Dental Medicine 1700 West Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89106
University of Nevada, LV School of Dental Medicine 1700 West Charleston Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89106

Speakers:

  • Dr. Nick Caplanis
  • Dr. Shankar Iyer
  • Dr. Shankar Iyer

 Exam

Topics:

  • Implant Complications
  • Test Review
  • Perio Implantitis Considerations and Treatment
  • Identifying Failure and Managing Complications
  • Pathophysiology of Implant Failures
  • Preparation for the Associate Fellow/Fellow Exams of the AAID
  • Test Review
  • AAID Fellowship Examination
  • 8:00am-12noon

Clinical:

 none
none
none

Learning Objectives:

Meals:

  1. Understand how to deal with implant complications
  2. Understand the periodontal considerations for dental implants

Lunch 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m

  1.  Understand how to diagnose implant complications
  2. Understand the causes of implant complications
  3. Learn how to treat implant emergencies and complications
  4. Will review test material before examination
 
Lunch 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 Part I AAID Fellowship Exam

 

 Support Team: Medco

The  Marriott Springhill Suites Hotel is the officially designated hotel of the Las Vegas AAID Maxicourse as they offer a  great location for our dental implant courses.

The Marriott Springhill Suites Hotel is located on 2989 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109.  Just 2 blocks from the Las Vegas Strip, they are a great place to host a business meeting.  The Marriott Suites Hotel is a non-smoking facility with the newest amenities.  They have restaurants, pool, and a modern fitness center.  There is no casino in this hotel, which makes it conducive to professional meetings.