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November 26, 2017


This comprehensive eight (8) sessions Implant and Implant restoration training series is designed  for the general dentist who, by the program’s completion, will be ready to start placing and restoring implants with confidence. Live-patient implant placement surgeries and hands-on  workshops will be performed by the attendees under expert supervision. The program will include  working with models, fresh-frozen cadaver, and three (3) live-patient surgeries.

Course Schedule

Session 1

  • Hands-on: Wooden Block (Warm up session)
  • Bone /soft Tissue healing, Suture
  • Bone grafting
  • Hands-on (Plastic models-6 sites)

Session 2

  • Fresh Frozen Cadaver Workshop

Ridge Flattening
Implant Placement
Bone Grafting
Decortication/Periosteal Cutting Incision
FGG/Stabilizing sutures

  • Live Patient Surgery

Session 3

  • Healing after Extraction, Socket Preservation, Immediate Placement
  • Live Patient Surgery

Session 4

  • Prosthetics, Hands-on
  • Live patient surgery
  • Post course review

Instructor Bio

Taeheon Kang, DMD,MS

Born and raised in South Korea,Taeheon had the honor of attending Seoul National University Dental School—the most prestigious program in the country. Inspired by the fields of periodontics and implant dentistry, he went on to receive his specialty training in periodontics from Seoul National University in 1996. After earning his certificate in periodontics, he was determined to move to the United States. He attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he received his second training in periodontics and implant dentistry.As a result, Taeheon is the only periodontist who has completed a periodontal residency in both Korea and the United States. After eight years of his dedication and commitment to the University of Pennsylvania and Nova Southeastern University as an educator and a clinician, he opened his private practice in Fairfax, Virginia.Dr. Kang is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and the recipient of several teaching awards, including the 2005 American Academy of Periodontology Educator’s Award. He is a national and international lecturer in the field of periodontics and implant dentistry and an author of numerous clinical articles in authoritative dental journals.

Omar Abdo, DDS, MS, FACP

Dr. Abdo, who maintains a private practice in Jupiter, Florida, is a specialist in cosmetic veneers and restorations, crown and bridge, dentures, partials, full-mouth reconstructions, maxillofacial prosthodontics, and implant dentistry. He is a board-certified prosthodontist, a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, and a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists. He held faculty appointment with Marquette University School of Dentistry, University of Illinois and Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago with graduate specialty training in advanced combined prosthodontics and earned his Master of Science degree in Oral Science at the University of Illinois Graduate College.

Educational Objectives and Benefits

  • Review anatomic considerations significant in the surgical placement of dental implants
  • Identify potential dental implant selection criteria and case difficulty
  • Learn  surgical protocol for implant dentistry, including incision, flap management, osteotomy, and suturing techniques
  • Learn to avoid common errors and surgical complications
  • Learn protocol for implant restoration

Required Materials:

Participants must:

  •  Show proof of Professional Liability coverage not less than $1,000,000/$3,000,000
  •  Show proof of Current CPR
  •  Active Florida License
  •  Provide own patient
  •  Complete all required NSU documents

Patient Criteria

  • 3 patients ( one for each live surgery)
  • Posterior, including premolars: single or up to 2 implants per site, per patient, per surgery
  • Patients will be prescreened prior to surgery

Additional Information

Payment Options

  • Initial Payment due upon registration (50% tuition)
  • Final Payment due February 1, 2018
  • Course Dates : December 15-16, January 12-13, January 26-27 & february 23-24 (includes meals & materials)

NSU Acknowledges with Gratitude the IN-KIND Support of:



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