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Clinical Implantology Continuum

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Sessions Start:
Friday, September 14, 2018 at 8:00 AM PDT
Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 5:00 PM PDT
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AGD Member Dentist with 1 Dental Assistant: $19,950

NON Member Dentist with 1 Dental Assistant: $21,950

Additional Dental Assistant Tuition: $2000 per Assistant

Early bird: Register before June 30 and receive a $1000 discount

Washington AGD Educational Center
19415 International Blvd
SeaTac, WA 98188

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Valerie Bartoli
Washington Academy of General Dentistry

PACE Provider #219331


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WA AGD Clinical Implantology Continuum
"1 year/10 session hands-on & live surgery certificate"

Multiple implant systems to be utilized and learned!

Course Description

We are proud to offer the first, local, one year/10 session course; “Washington Academy of General Dentistry Clinical Implantology Continuum”, a hands-on and live surgery certificate, where you can learn from our highly skilled faculty members, periodontists, prosthodontists, implantologists and oral surgery experts, gaining an in-depth experience in implantology to bring your surgical and clinical skills in implant dentistry to the next level.

Course runs from September through June at WA AGD Seattle center. Each in-house module will be 2-3 days per weekend and participants will learn about and practice with multiple implant systems through 300 CE hours.

Program includes 65 planned surgeries, with each participant completing a minimum of two surgeries, several hands-on sessions, and two full days of hands-on surgical experience in the Cadaver Lab at the University of Washington. Participants will master basic and advanced concepts in implant dentistry: history of dental implants, biomaterials, diagnosis and treatment planning, surgical and restorative phases, hard and soft tissue reconstruction, long-term maintenance, and management of implant complications.

Alan Yassin DDS MS MSD

Course Director, WA AGD Clinical Implantology Continuum

Periodontist and Oral Surgeon
Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology eligibility
Fellow, International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
Diplomate, German Board in Oral Implantology DGZI
Clinical Instructor/University of Washington

Dr. Yassin is dual trained dentist in both Periodontics and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.

He received his master’s degree in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2006 and his second master’s degree in Periodontics in 2017 from University of Washington in Seattle.

Dr. Yassin attended a German dental implant training program with the German Association of Dental Implantology DGZI; leading to become a diplomate in the German Board of Oral Implantology GBOI.

Since his graduation from the Dental School at the University of Aleppo/Syria in 2001, Dr. Yassin has been practicing dentistry and oral surgery in private practices, hospitals and academic institutions. Currently he is practicing periodontics and implant dentistry in Washington State, dividing his time between Seattle, Bellingham and Tacoma.

Besides his outstanding academic and clinical skills, Dr. Yassin is also committed to his passion for teaching, sharing expertise with his students and colleagues. From serving as a clinical attending in the Oral Surgery Departments at Damascus Hospitals for 5 years, to his recent position as affiliate faculty at the Periodontics Department of the University of Washington, Dr. Yassin lectures on esthetics and advanced implant surgery at national and international conferences and symposiums, in addition to extensive online courses and webinars.

Layla Yassin DDS MS

Course Co-Director, WA AGD Clinical Implantology Continuum

•  Affiliate faculty and clinical instructor in the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Department at the prestigious University of Washington School of Dentistry.
•  Member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Course Highlights

•  300 continuing dental education hours.
•  Maximum of 30 participants per course
•  Introduction and opportunity to place different implant systems.
•  Purchase of any implant system is NOT required.
•  Clinically oriented course with more than sixty-five planned surgeries
•  Participants will perform minimum of 2 live surgeries under direct supervision.
•  Doctors are strongly encouraged to operate on their own patients.
•  Close surgical supervision from our experienced faculty members and mentors.
•  5 high end dental clinics at the WA AGD facility located near the Sea-Tac airport.
•  Opportunity to assist, witness and perform different implant cases and share experiences with mentors and colleagues during the treatment process.
•  Achieve confidence in case selection and standard implant placement.
•  In-depth review of anatomy, pharmacology, and management of medically compromised patients.
•  Inclusive perspective in implantology fundamentals.
•  Evidence-based clinical approach.
•  Comprehensive interdisciplinary treatment planning approach
•  Dental assistant training by certified surgical assistants.
•  Networking dinner on each session to build your own support network for future collaboration.
•  Pursue an AGD recognized certificate in implant dentistry training.
•  A first step towards further advanced dental implant credentialing.
•  Out of state dentists are eligible to obtain a provisional educational license

Module 1. September 14th, 15th:

•  Introduction to dental implantology, biomechanics and osseointegration concepts
•  History of implants, biology and oral anatomy
•  Consultations for surgical cases.
•  Implant system introduction

Module 2. Oct 12th- 13th- 14th, 2018:

•  Comprehensive pre-surgical diagnosis, treatment planning, interdisciplinary approaches
•  General medical assessment, medical emergencies, sedation, and pharmacology.
•  Basic surgical skills, flap management and suturing techniques.
•  Operating room set up, Dental assistant training session (concurrent half day workshop)
•  Consultations for surgical cases.
•  Implant system introduction
•  Full day HANDS ON (Cadavers): Basic surgical skills, flap design, full and partial thickness flaps, suturing.

Module 3. Nov 9th, 10th, 11th 2018:

•  Basic implant surgery, atraumatic extractions, ridge preservation.
•  Consultations for surgical cases.
•  Implant system introduction
•  Full day HANDS ON (Cadavers): Surgical placement of dental implants.
•  Full day live surgeries.

Module 4. Dec 14th-15th, 2018:

•  Surgical and restorative digital implant dentistry.
•  Computer-guided surgery
•  Half day HANDS ON (Plastic Jaws) Computer-guided surgery
•  Consultations for surgical cases.
•  Full day live surgeries.

Module 5. Jan 18th- 19th- 20th 2019:

•  Osseous augmentation techniques, sinus floor elevation, and bone grafting.
•  Consultations for surgical cases.
•  Full day HANDS ON (Pigs heads) Bone grafts, membranes, sinus augmentation, GBR
•  Full day live surgeries.

Module 6. Feb 8th, 9th, 10th 2019:

•  Soft tissue management and second stage surgeries.
•  Consultations for surgical cases.
•  Full day HANDS ON (Pigs Jaws) CTG, FGG, flap management
•  Full day live surgeries.

Module 7. March 8th-9th, 2019:

•  Prosthetic components, impression techniques, temporization.
•  Consultations for surgical cases.
•  Half day HANDS ON (Plastic jaws) Restorative phase
•  Full day live surgeries.

Module 8. April 5th- 6th, 2019:

•  Implants in the esthetic zone, immediate implant placement, Socket Shield Technique
•  Consultations for surgical cases.
•  Half day HANDS ON (Plastic jaws) Immediate implant placement and temporization.
•  Full day live surgeries.

Module 9. May 10th-11th, 2019:

•  Multiple implant placement, full arch reconstruction, immediate loading principles.
•  Half day HANDS ON (Plastic jaws) Implant supported dentures
•  Full day live surgeries.

Module 10. June 14th- 15th, 2019:

•  Complications in implant dentistry, periimplantitis management
•  Implant maintenance
•  Standards of care & malpractice, dental insurance codes
•  Wrap up & exam


To serve as an advocate for general dentists, to promote improved delivery of patient care by fostering continuing education and to increase public awareness of quality dentistry and those who provide it throughout the State of Washington.


Valerie Bartoli, CDA

Washington AGD Executive Director
Region 11 Executive Director AGD
19415 International Blvd, #410
SeaTac, WA 98188
Office Phone: 253.306.0730
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