Personalized Clinical Training with small classroom


Demonstrations by Expert Faculty


Workshops with porcine models each session.


Containing most of the mandatory self-study material on the go.


Make friends and meet colleagues.


Online access to 400+ lectures and clinical videos and more.


For Program Members where students & faculty stay connected.


Presented to peers and faculty for discussion + review


Program Certificate from gIDE and one day certificate from Loma Linda University awarded upon completion.


Provided as part of your mandatory self-study.


Extensive research compiled in digital format by program faculty.

Online education library

Online access to 400+ lectures and clinical videos and more.

Program Fee

17.400 EUR

*price may vary based on currency exchange at time of transaction

Customer Travel Costs

gIDE is not responsible for reimbursing prepaid (including non-refundable) customer travel costs. It is recommended that customers who elect to incur travel costs for a training course, schedule and purchase airfare and hotel accommodations with this in mind.

Program Policy

Dates and Location are subject to change without prior notice.


Session 1 - November 16 - 20, 2016 - Florence, Italy with Dr. Sascha Jovanovic and Dr. Francesco Mintrone

During the first 5 days of the one-year comprehensive Master Clinician Implant Training program all aspects of bone, soft tissue, and implant management will be featured including the critical steps in osseointegration and implant site development for long-term success, function and esthetics. Hands-on workshops with plastic and fresh porcine jaw models using microsurgical Hu-Friedy hand instruments, resorbable nylon and PTFE suture materials, W&H drill units, Nobel Biocare implant system, and bone regenerative materials are performed by the class and live surgery demonstrations by faculty. The restorative steps involved in osseointegration and implant prosthodontics are part of this session and will cover edentulous, multiple teeth, and single tooth restorations. Accurate impression taking, fit of framework, screw-retained vs cemented, abutment choice and occlusal design are highlighted in detail.

with Dr. Sascha Jovanovic
  • Osseointegration, Bone Physiology, Anatomy, Implant selection and long term results
  • 5 Criteria for implant success and loading protocols
  • Patient selection, clinical evaluation and risk management
  • Diagnostics, radiographic evaluation and 3D Virtual Planning of the implant case and guided templates: guided templates vs surgical stents
  • Standard vs. complex/advanced case treatment planning
  • Esthetic anterior implant placement vs non-esthetic posterior implant placement
  • Extraction site management: immediate, early and late implant placement with their respective protocols
with Dr. Sascha Jovanovic
  • Office set-up, patient selection and preparation, and pre and post medications
  • Flap design / incisions / sutures / hand instruments
  • Implant placement protocol without grafting, implant stability and site preparation
  • Principles of guided bone regeneration and augmentation: autologous, bone substitutes, bone grafts and GBR membranes
  • Surgical complications and their management
with Dr. Sascha Jovanovic
  • 1/2 Day Live surgery: patient demonstration with implant and bone/soft tissue management
  • 1/2 Day Hands-on workshop: implant placement / tissue management / extraction socket treatment / guided bone regeneration protocol
with Dr. Sascha Jovanovic & Dr. Francesco Mintrone
Dr. Sascha Jovanovic
  • Edentulous surgical solutions:
  • All-on-4 protocol with bone regeneration
  • Overdenture implant placement
  • Grafting protocol with implant placement
  • Surgical complication of implant therapy and their management
Dr. Francesco Mintrone
  • Digital smile design
  • Digital photography
  • Digital 3D planning of implant and guided implant placement
  • Nobel Clinician introduction
with Dr. Francesco Mintrone
  • Prosthetic implant planning and start of restorative phase
  • Single tooth and multiple teeth restorations
  • Edentulous jaw therapy: All-on-4 vs overdenture
  • Guide stent design and fabrication
  • Impression techniques: closed and open tray
  • Cemented vs. screw retained prosthesis
  • Occlusal design and guards, and prosthetic frame work materials
  • Abutment selection and design: titanium and zirconia
  • Immediate function vs traditional healing periods
  • Implant prosthetic complications
  • Hands-on workshop: Impression/Techniques (optional)

Session 2 - February 22 - 25, 2017 - Milan, Italy with Dr. Egon Euwe and Prof. Massimo Simion

During Session II all aspects of soft tissue management and grafting before, during and after implant placement will be discussed as well as the complications seen with these procedures. Live Surgery demonstrations by faculty and the hands-on workshop in upper porcine models will highlight these procedures using microsurgical instruments and sutures. Advanced implant prosthodontics will be covered with lectures on full-mouth implant restorations, and mixed teeth/implant cases.

with Prof. Massimo Simion
  • Treatment strategy: anatomic and biological principles in soft tissue management around dental implants and teeth
  • Soft tissue grafting: esthetic diagnostics, root coverage/crown lengthening, etc.
  • Single Tooth Replacement: Soft tissue management in different single tooth cases
  • Multiple missing teeth: diagnostics, complications, inter-implant papilla, uncovering of implants
  • The fully edentulous patient (1): actual treatment options
with Dr. Egon Euwe
  • Multiple missing teeth: optimizing esthetics through a multidisciplinary approach
  • The periodontally comprised dentition
  • The fully edentulous patient (2): failing class II dentition & high end implant solutions
  • Live surgery demonstrations
with Dr. Egon Euwe
  • Exam #2 for students (session I material)
  • Hands-on workshop: soft tissue management
  • Student case presentations (1/2 day graded by faculty)
with Dr. Egon Euwe
  • Advanced treatment planning with implants and natural dentition
  • Fixed full mouth rehabilitation on implants and teeth
  • Passive prostheses fit and its key points to predictability
  • Pink porcelain indications
  • Abutment material selection and design
  • Screw retained vs. cemented restorations

Session 3 - July 5 - 8, 2017 - Dubrovnik, Croatia with Dr. Sascha Jovanovic and Dr. Giacomo Fabbri

During Session III all aspects of advanced implant procedures, ridge grafting, sinus augmentation and complications in implant dentistry will be featured. The Live Surgery demonstration and the hands-on workshop performed by class students will highlight procedures using GBR-grafts with barrier membranes and BMP-2 grafts with titanium mesh. The restorative aspect will focus on esthetic implant prosthodontics and the evidence and experience to deliver high-end esthetic work. And we will be in a beautiful and esthetic region of Europe, on the coast of Croatia with plenty of occasion to enjoy this great and historic location.

with Dr. Sascha Jovanovic
  • Advanced Ridge and sinus augmentation using GBR protocols
  • New bone grafting techniques using wound healing accelerators
  • Edentulous maxilla solutions, options and results
  • Ridge and sinus augmentation complications
  • Live Surgery
  • Exam # 5 (Session 2 material)
with Dr. Sascha Jovanovic
  • Advanced ridge and sinus augmentation using rhBMP2
  • Sinus bone grafting: lateral window, osteotome results and complications
with Dr. Sascha Jovanovic
  • Hands-on workshop: advanced implant surgery and bone grafting
  • Case II presentations by class students graded by gIDE faculty
with Dr. Giacomo Fabbri
  • Esthetic implant restorations
  • Immediate extraction site implants and temporization
  • Zirconia vs. PFM implant crowns
  • Cad cam restorations
  • Zirconia and Titanium frame works
  • Cad cam design and manufacturing vs. conventional fabrication

Session 4 - September 25 - 29, 2017 - Los Angeles, CA
with Dr. Sascha Jovanovic, Dr. Egon Euwe, Dr. Jaime Lozada, Dr. Joseph Kan and Dr. Bernard Touati.

During the final 5 days of the Master Clinician Program new Research and Clinical Advances in Implant Dentistry, Radiology, Periodontics, Pharmacology, Oral Surgery and Oral Biology will be presented by the Program Chairman. Throughout the week implant patients will be presented with advanced and new technology treatment plans in lecture and live surgery format. Final exam and selected case presentations by class students will conclude the 1-year Program with a gIDE Certificate Ceremony and cocktail reception.

with Dr. Sascha Jovanovic and Dr. Bernard Touati
  • Implant esthetic key points and complex case treatments
  • Live surgery #1: case study of implant esthetics
  • Exam #7 (Session III material)
  • Implant orthognatic surgery and change of jaw relation
with Dr. Jaime Lozada, Dr. Sascha Jovanovic and Dr. Egon Euwe
  • Bone grafting methods and options
  • Live surgery #2: case of implants and bone grafting
  • Final Exam #8 (cumulative)
  • Soft tissue grafting, options and complications
  • Live surgery #3: case of implants and soft tissue grafting
  • Immediate tooth replacement
with Faculty to be named
  • Prosthetic advances for the edentulous jaw
  • New solutions with All-on-4
  • Patient selection and preparation
  • Prosthetic and surgical complications
with Dr. Sascha Jovanovic
  • Periodontal plastic surgery around teeth and implants
  • Esthetic dental materials and new prosthetic implant solutions
  • GBR treatment options and results, and new research data
with Dr. Sascha Jovanovic and Dr. Jaime Lozada (Graduation Day)
  • 30 years of sinus lift results and new trends for the treatment of the posterior maxilla
  • Live surgery #4: case study of sinus lift procedure
  • Periimplantitis incidence, treatment and prevention
  • Select Case Presentations by Graduating Class Participants
  • Certificate Awards Ceremony

Learn From the Best in Dentistry

Dr. Sascha A. Jovanovic

Dr. Sascha A. Jovanovic was trained in periodontics at UCLA School of Dentistry, in Implant Dentistry at Loma Linda University and in Prosthodontics at University of Aachen, Germany. He lectures extensively worldwide and has published over 60 articles and book chapters. Dr. Jovanovic practices dental implant therapy and bone & soft tissue reconstruction in Los Angeles. He is Founder and Academic Chairman of gIDE Institute.

Dr. Egon Euwe

Dr. Egon Euwe obtained his degree at the University of Utrecht (Holland). He studied under Dr. Sascha Jovanovic at UCLA from 1992 to 1996 and conducted clinical research on resorption of newly formed bone at the University of Milan. Dr. Euwe maintains a private practice focusing on periodontics and oral implantology. He lectures extensively in Italy and abroad on advanced implantology.

Prof. Massimo Simion

Prof. Massimo Simion is an oral surgeon, earning his degree in Medicine and Surgery at the university of Milan in 1979. He is a consultant professor at the University of Parma and Founder of the Italian Society of Osseointegration as well as a Member of the Board and Past President of the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO). He divides his work between his private practice limited to periodontics and implant surgery and his role as professor at the University of Milan Dept. of Periodontology and Implant Therapy.

Dr. Giacomo Fabbri

Dr. Giacomo Fabbri graduated with honours in dentistry and dental prosthodontics at the University of Pavia. He is an Active Member of the Italian Academy of Prosthetic Dentistry (A.I.O.P), a prestigious scientific Academy. He has published several international articles in peer-reviewed journals and lectured in Italy and abroad. He works in Ban Mancini Fabbri Specialist Dental Practice in Cattolica, Italy in the field of esthetics and prosthetic rehabilitation on natural teeth and implants.

Francesco Mintrone

Dr. Francesco Mintrone graduated in Dentistry and Dental Prosthesis from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in 2000. He regularly lectures at national and international courses on whole-porcelain and non-invasive dental preparation techniques. His articles on pre-visualisation have been published internationally in specialist magazines. He currently works out of a private practice specialising in cosmetic dentistry.

Dr. Joseph Kan

Dr. Joseph Kan completed his specialty training in Prosthodontics as well as the Master degree from the Implant Surgery from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry (LLUSD) in 1997. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry and the research coordinator for the Implant Dentistry Program in LLUSD. He also maintains a private practice limited to Prosthodontics and Implant Surgery.

Dr. Jaime Lozada

Dr. Jaime Lozada is professor and director of the Advanced Education Program in Implant Dentistry at Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry where he also received his Certificate in Implant Dentistry (87) and Prosthodontics (95). He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Implant Dentistry, past president of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Oral Implantology.

Dr. Bernard Touati

Dr. Touati has been practicing dentistry since 1970, when he graduated from University of Paris V with two degrees in dental surgery and dental sciences. His specialty is esthetic amd implant dentistry. Formerly an Assistant Professor, Department of Fixed Prosthodontics at the University of Paris V, he is presently Senior Lecturer in Esthetic and Implant dentistry in several universities (Paris VII, Lyon, Marseille) and visiting Professor in the University of Rio de Janeiro(Brazil).


Session I

Meeting Location

Grand Hotel Baglioni
Piazza Unità Italiana 6, Firenze Italia
Firenze, Italia
Tel: +39.055.23580 Fax: +39.055.23588895

Session II

Meeting Location

Hotel Schweizerhof
Via dal Bagn 54
7500 St. Moritz, Switzerland
+41 81 837 07 07

Online Reservations
On hotel website, select Online Booking (at top of page) and
enter gide in lowercase in the promo code area
gIDE group rate is valid from Feb 2 - 11, 2018

Session III

Meeting Location

Valamar Dubrovnik President Hotel
Ul. Iva Dulčića 142, 20000
Dubrovnik, Croatia
Tel: +385 52 465 000

Sessions IV

Venue & Hotel Recommendation

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

The hotel is directly on the sand, steps away from the iconic fitness and bike paths that run along the sand for miles and iconic Santa Monica pier. Situated on the edge of the Pacific Ocean, it is one of Los Angeles’ most celebrated beachfront hotels. Overlooking Santa Monica Beach, the ocean view pool deck is perfect for relaxing while soaking up a magnificent sunset after a high impact education day.
Everything you want in a coastal getaway begins here.

Loews Hotel Guests will receive:
  • Complimentary Premium Internet in guest rooms
  • Complimentary access to Ocean Spa & Fitness Center
  • 15% Discount on Ocean Spa & Fitness Center Services
  • Discounted overnight valet at $25 + tax per night (savings of $10 + tax nightly)