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Live Patient Implant Training

Comprehensive Education


While many courses for learning implant dentistry are available, few are comprehensive in scope. Alabama Implant Education is committed to providing a quality education with university-based lecturers. Our goal is to effectively train dentists in the appropriate use of dental implants, so that patients may be well served with this state-of-the-art technology.

This course will be taught using distance learning, group sessions, invited speakers, and intensive educational experiences including hands-on live surgery with patient provided.


Instructional Session 1

1 - Basics

Treatment planning; medical evaluation; cone bean CT analysis

2 - Socket Grafting

Socket grafting; basic site development; biology of wound healing; osseointegration

3 - Mandibles

Treating the edentulous mandible; overdenture protocols; managing post-operative pain

4 - Complications

Complications and medical emergencies; advanced wound closure

5 - Maxillae

Treating the edentulous maxilla; implant placement and restorations; bone density; effective treatment plans

6 - Ridge Width

Grafting materials; techniques for site development; block graft overview; titanium mesh and membranes

7 - Sinus Grafting

Sinus anatomy and biology; augmentation techniques; intra-osseous sinus lift procedures

8 - CBCT Surgery

Using CBCT for guided implant placement; flapless surgical protocols; milled abutments

  • Hands-On Lab: Implant Placement
  • Hands-On Lab: Suturing Techniques
  • Biomechanics

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20% Off Tuition

Exclusive offer for GAGD Members. This offer is good until 2/28/2018.

GAGD Member Tuition: $6,800 $8,500

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COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION

Session 1 classes are held Thursday through Saturday.

While many courses for learning implant dentistry are available, few are comprehensive in scope. Alabama Implant Education is committed to providing a quality education with University-based lecturers. Our goal is to effectively train dentists in the appropriate use of dental implants, so that patients may be well served with this state-of-the-art technology.

This course will be taught using distance learning, group sessions, invited speakers, and intensive educational experiences including

hands-on LIVE SURGERY with Patient Provided

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Didactic Session 1

1-Basics

Treatment planning, medical evaluation, cone beam CT analysis

2-Socket Grafting

Socket grafting; basic site development; biology of wound healing, osseointegration

3-Mandibles

Treating the edentulous mandible; overdenture protocols; managing postoperative pain

4-Complications

Complications and medical emergencies; advanced wound closure

5-Maxillae

Treating the edentulous maxilla; implant placement and restorations; bone density; effective tx plans

6-Ridge Width

Grafting materials; techniques for site development; block graft overview; titanium mesh and membranes

7-Sinus Grafting

Sinus anatomy and biology; augmentation techniques, intraosseous sinus lift procedures

8-CBCT Surgery

Using CBCT for guided implant placement; flapless surgical protocols; milled abutments

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AIE’s Dental and Business and Marketing Management Course

will educate you and your staff on:

Marketing and Acquisition

Your New Teeth Now program

Internal Marketing

External Marketing

Digital Marketing

Traditional Marketing

Increase new patient numbers

Establish Brand Messaging

Effective Scheduling

Answering difficult questions persuasively

Necessary forms/documentation

Financing

Treatment Conversion and Telephone etiquette to get patients to schedule

Pinpoint patients Primary Desired Outcome

Patient Treatment Plan Closing and Case Presentation

Scheduling Strategy

Overcome Price Shoppers

Priority-Based Scheduling

Limited 20 min Consult

How to Incentivize Your Team

Clinical Session

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Option 1:  Session 2A

Session 2A runs Thursday through Saturday.

When you come to the Clinic typically, we do 20-24 surgeries per day, with 10 to 12 in the morning and 10 to 12 in the afternoon (except on Saturdays).Doctors assist each other chair-side where knowledge is gained watching and assisting.

Daily, we review and discuss the surgeries from the previous day and prepare for surgery following the morning session. Clinicians are always enthusiastic and excited about seeing themselves and their peers successfully place implants. These surgeries offer valuable points for discussion and review, all performed in a residency seminar-type format.

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Option 2:  Session 2B

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If you elect not to come to our clinic you can have us come to YOU !

We will do an IN “YOUR" OFFICE 1-on-1 Surgical Experience, instead of at the Foundry Dental Center for your course surgical experience.

Also, while you are doing your surgeries. We will do an IN “YOUR” OFFICE office training on Dental Implant Business and Marketing Management for your Staff.

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Covered Topics:

Marketing and Acquisition

Your New Teeth Now

Internal Marketing

External Marketing

Digital Marketing

Traditional Marketing

Increase new patient numbers

Establish Brand Messaging

Effective Scheduling

Answering difficult questions persuasively

Necessary forms/documentation

Financing

Treatment Conversion and Telephone etiquette to get Patients to schedule

Pinpoint patients Primary Desired Outcome

Patient Treatment Plan Closing and Case Presentation

Scheduling Strategy

Overcome Price Shoppers

Priority-Based Scheduling

Limited 20 min Consult

How to Incentivize Your Team

Please call Scott at (256) 797-1964 for details.

Alabama Implant Education

This course centers around live patient care and mentored surgical experiences. For the student this means real patients, real surgery and real education. This curriculum rewards hard work and supports students with high levels of personal attention. Small classes ensure plenty of interaction with our faculty. Our graduates place implants successfully in their own practices.

As of 2018, a new addition to this course is our Dental Business & Marketing Management Course.

Live-Patient Didactic Course Location & Dates

with Corresponding Clinical Dates

**IMPORTANT: All courses are currently booking up to 6 months out- CALL scott asap AT 256-797-1964 or email at rs.mccallum@me.com.

New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, LA

January 24 - 26, 2019

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Atlanta

Atlanta, GA

April 25 - 27

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Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

October 21 - 25

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Cincinnati

CINCINNATI, OH

TBD

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Course Structure

The Alabama Implant Education course is divided into two segments: the Didactic Portion and the Clinical Portion. The Didactic Portion is usually offered in large metropolitan areas that are easy to access including New Orleans, Atlanta, and Cincinnati. The Clinical Portion includes a mentored clinical session, and is held in Birmingham, Alabama. Dentists must be licensed in the United States and have professional insurance coverage to participate in clinical exercises.

AIE Tuition

Cost:

$9550

Contact us for discount codes (promotional codes) to receive your discount for multiple delegates and groups.

Tuition Includes:

  • Four days didactic instruction

  • Hands-on suturing exercise

  • Hands-on implant placement exercise

  • Mentored clinical experience (patient provided)

  • Lunches during course; dinners with the group

  • Help planning cases in your office, with continued access to our faculty for treatment planning advice

Administrative Details

Licensure

All delegates must be licensed to practice dentistry in the United States.

Proof of licensure is required.

Insurance

Delegates must contact their insurance carriers to add our clinic address to their professional liability policy. This address is:

1700 6th Avenue North
Bessemer, Alabama 35020

Delegates should maintain $1,000,000 in coverage with $3,000,000 aggregate.

Patient Surgical Experiences

Yes, we operate at every session, with a demo surgery the first session, and up to 20 delegate surgeries at other sessions.

We recruit and provide patients for these sessions, or delegates may bring their own patients. We cannot guarantee this service for every person in every session because many factors are out of our control. However, we have back-up patients and make tremendous effort to provide delegates a surgery each time. We have been very successful at this to date. We provide the patients. We mentor your surgical experience. You learn and excel.

Lodging Details

Several hotels are readily available in the area, generally some 5-10 miles from the clinical facility. Many use the following hotels:

Embassy Suites Birmingham

(205) 985-9997

Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel

(205) 533-8544

Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa

(800) 593-6419

Inexpensive hotels that are close to the clinic:

Comfort Inn

(205) 428‐3999

Hampton Inn, Bessemer

(205) 425‐2010

Holiday Inn Express, Bessemer

(205) 424‐2600

Course and Registration Information

Atlanta, GA

*NOTE: All courses are currently booking up 6 months out- CALL as soon as possible- 256-797-1964 or email Scott at rs.mccallum@me.com.

Didactic Date options:

April 25 - 27, 2019

Live-Patient Clinical Course Dates

The optional live patient clinical sessions are conducted in Birmingham, AL.

The following options are available:

May 16 - 18, 2019

June 20 - 22, 2019

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Tuition:

$9550

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Birmingham, AL

*NOTE: All courses are currently booking up to 6 months out- CALL as soon as possible- 256-797-1964 or email Scott at rs.mccallum@me.com.

Didactic Date options:

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Live-Patient Clinical Course Dates

The optional live patient clinical sessions are conducted in Birmingham, AL.

The following are available:

May 10 - 11, 2019

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Tuition:

$9550

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Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

*NOTE: All courses are currently booking up 6 months out- CALL as soon as possible- 256-797-1964 or email Scott at rs.mccallum@me.com.

Didactic Date options:

Nov. 15 - 17, 2018

Live-Patient Clinical Course Dates

The optional live patient clinical sessions are conducted in Birmingham, AL.

The following options are available:

Dec. 13 - 15, 2018

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Tuition:

$9550

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New Orleans, LA

*NOTE: All courses are currently booking up 6 months out- CALL as soon as possible- 256-797-1964 or email Scott at rs.mccallum@me.com.

Didactic Date options:

January 24 - 26, 2019

Live-Patient Clinical Course Dates

The optional live patient clinical sessions are conducted in Birmingham, AL.

The following options are available:

February 7 - 9, 2019

March 21 - 23

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Tuition:

$9550

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New Orleans, LA

*NOTE: All courses are currently booking up 6 months out- CALL as soon as possible- 256-797-1964 or email Scott at rs.mccallum@me.com.

Didactic Date options:

January 24 - 26, 2019

Live-Patient Clinical Course Dates

The optional live patient clinical sessions are conducted in Birmingham, AL.

The following options are available:

February 7 - 9, 2019

March 21 - 23

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Tuition:

$8,500

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Jonathan Paul Ouellette, DMD, AEGD

Dr. Ouellette graduated from the AEGD implant residency course in 2014 where he worked closely with Dr. Michael McCracken at the Foundry Dental Center in Bessemer, AL. He is a dedicated, motivated, and highly respected dentist currently practicing in the Orlando, FL area where he has his own private practices with his father. He utilizes his patient care and surgical skills through his advanced training in surgical implant dentistry and IV conscious sedation training daily. He currently lectures for Sirona and for AIE along with Dr. McCracken.

Michael McCracken, DDS, PHD

Dr. McCracken currently serves as a Professor at the University of Alabama School of Dentistry. He received his dental degree from the University of North Carolina, and completed a prosthodontic residency at UAB. Also, he earned a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering for research related to growth factors and healing of implants in compromised hosts. His past roles within the University include serving as Director of Pre-Doctoral Implant Education, Director of Graduate Prosthodontics, and Director of the UAB Implant Training Program. Dr. McCracken lectures nationally and internationally on topics relating to implant dentistry and the restoration of complex dental patients. He is known for his ability to explain difficult concepts in a practical way, and for a realistic approach toward continuing education. He lectures in an entertaining and relaxed manner, and makes the topics useful and real.

Guy Rosenstiel, DMD, MAGD

Dr. Guy Rosenstiel is a graduate of the UAB School of Dentistry, and completed a residency in general dentistry at the Birmingham Veterans Administration Hospital. He earned a Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry in 2007 and has gone on to build a successful private practice with a strong emphasis on dental implants. His clinical mentoring is among the best in the field, and he has helped dozens of dentists in the Birmingham community refine their skills in implant surgery and oral medicine. He has particular strengths in oral medicine, medical evaluation of patients, and site development skills including ridge splitting techniques.

Dr. Rosenstiel has a passion for continuing education, completing coursework in dental anesthesiology, dental implants, endodontics, and CAD/CAM restorations. He has served as President of the Alabama Academy of General Dentistry, and teaches part-time at the UAB School of Dentistry. He brings a wealth of practical experience with him to the courses he teaches, including insight on how to implement dental implants into a private practice setting, and how to manage the business aspects of implant dentistry.

Meet The Faculty

Guy Rosenstiel, DMD, MAGD

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Michael McCracken, DDS, PhD

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Jonathan Paul Ouellette, DMD, AEGD

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