AUSTRALIA 2019 - 20

Academic Day at Loma Linda University

Featuring Lectures and Live Surgery with
Dr. Sascha Jovanovic, gIDE Founder & Academic Chairman
Dr. Jaime Lozada, Professor and Director, Advanced Education in Implant Dentistry
Dr. Joseph Kan, Professor, Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry





Personalized Clinical Training with small classroom


Demonstrations by Expert Faculty


Workshops with porcine models each session.


Diagnostics and planning of implant-supported treatment solutions.


Make friends and meet colleagues.


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


Exclusive group where students & faculty stay connected, share cases and network.


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


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.


November 19 - 23, 2019 – Sydney, Australia with Dr. Michael Danesh-Meyer and Dr. Glen Liddelow

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. Glen Liddelow
  • 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. Glen Liddelow
  • 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. Michael Danesh-Meyer
  • 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. Michael Danesh-Meyer
  • 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
  • Digital smile design
  • Digital photography
  • Digital 3D planning of implant and guided implant placement
  • Nobel Clinician introduction
with Dr. Michael Danesh-Meyer
  • 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 - March 4 - 7, 2020 - Sydney, Australia with Dr. Egon Euwe and Dr. Christopher Ho

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. Surgery video presentations and discussion.

with Dr. Christopher Ho
  • Advanced Implant Prosthodontics
  • Fixed full mouth rehabilitation – implants and teeth
  • All ceramic bridge work and pink porcelain indications
  • Framework fit and one-piece prostheses vs.segments
  • Screw retained vs. cemented
  • Abutment material and design
  • Occlusal schemes
  • Workshop: Case presentation and planning by class participants
with Dr. Egon Euwe
  • Case I presentations by class
  • Periodontal considerations around implants and health of peri-implant mucosa
  • Biologic width and abutment materials and design
  • Implant uncovering and mucogingival procedures
  • Soft tissue grafting using autogenous and alternative options
  • Minimal Invasive soft tissue techniques
  • Optimal esthetic implant position and hard and soft tissue grafting
  • Exam #2 (Session I Material)
with Dr. Egon Euwe
  • Esthetic implant therapy
  • Soft tissue esthetic update and outcomes
  • Interdisciplinary approach: Perio–Pros–Ortho Connection
  • Complications in the esthetic zone and soft tissue problems
with Dr. Egon Euwe
  • Flap design, incisions, suture materials for soft tissue management
  • Augmentation of keratinized tissue
  • Augmentation of soft tissue volume
  • Hands-on workshop with different soft tissue management and grafting procedures/li>
  • Complications

Session 3 - Jan 20 - 23, 2021 - Sydney, Australia with Dr. David Dunn and Dr. Sascha Jovanovic

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.

with Dr. David Dunn
  • 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
with Dr. Sascha Jovanovic
  • Exam # 5 (Session II material)
  • Multiple missing teeth
  • Sinus bone grafting: lateral window, osteotome results and complications
  • Hands-on workshop: implant surgery, bone grafting and soft tissue grafting
with Dr. Sascha Jovanovic
  • Case II presentations by class students graded by gIDE faculty
  • Live surgery: 2 cases with advanced surgery and implant placement
with Dr. David Dunn
  • 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
  • Workshop: Implant Temporization

Session 4 - September 20 - 24, 2021 - Los Angeles, CA
with Dr. Sascha Jovanovic, Dr. Egon Euwe, Dr. Jaime Lozada, Dr. Joseph Kan.

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
  • 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 Jovanovic is considered one of the founders of guided bone regeneration (GBR). He was formally trained in periodontics at UCLA School of Dentistry in Implant Dentistry at Loma Linda University & 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, Associate Professor of Loma Linda University, Past-President of the European Association of Osseointegration (EAO) and Past-co-chairman of the UCLA dental implant center.

Dr. Michael Danesh-Meyer

Dr. Michael Danesh-Meyer gained his undergraduate degree (BDS) and Masters of Dentistry (MDS) in periodontics, with distinction, at Otago University, School of Dentistry. He is in specialist practice limited to periodontics, dental implant therapy and hard and soft tissue reconstruction at the Institute of Dental Implants & Periodontics in Auckland, New Zealand. Prior to establishing the Institute, he was Clinical Assistant Professor in Periodontology and Associate Scientist in the Laboratory for Applied Periodontal and Craniofacial Regeneration at Temple University, School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, USA.

Dr. David Dunn

Dr. David Dunn graduated from Sydney University with Honours in 1981. He is a Fellow by examination of the Royal Australian College of Dental Surgeons and is a member of the prestigious Pierre Fauchard Academy. He was instrumental in the establishment of both the Osseointegration Society of New South Wales, being chairman of the inaugural committee, and later The Australasian Osseointegration Society. He is a Senior Clinical Associate at the University of Sydney, Faculty of Dentistry. Dr Dunn's practice is restricted to Prosthodontics with a special interest in cosmetic and implant reconstruction.

Dr. Christopher Ho

Dr. Christopher Ho is a Specialist Prosthodontist who received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery with First Class Honours at the University of Sydney. He completed postgraduate studies in the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry in Oral Implants at the University of Sydney, and a Masters of Clinical Dentistry in Prosthodontics with Distinction from the University of London. Furthermore, he completed a Doctor in Clinical Dentistry in Prosthodontics from the University of Sydney and is Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He is Special Field Member of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in Prosthodontics and a Fellow of the American College of Dentists. Dr. Ho lectures extensively on aesthetic and implant dentistry both nationally and internationally. He is a faculty member of the Global Institute for Dental Education, Academy of Dental Excellence and is Visiting Lecturer at Kings College London, United Kingdom. He is the author of numerous publications, as well as editor of the Wiley-Blackwell textbook “Practical Procedures in Aesthetic Dentistry”

Dr. Glen Liddelow

Dr. Glen Liddelow completed a Bachelor of Dental Science and a Master of Dental Science from the University of Western Australia and a Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics) from the University of Sydney. Dr Liddelow is a prosthodontist primarily concerned with both the surgical and prosthetic aspects of implant dentistry. He is a consultant prosthodontist at Princess Margaret Hospital, Royal Perth Hospital and an examiner for the Academy of Australian and New Zealand Prosthodontists. His research and publications include immediate loading, surface technology, implant aesthetics and treatment of advanced bone resorption.

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. 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.


Sessions I - III

Meeting, Workshops & Live Surgeries

Nobel Biocare Australia
Level 4, 7 Eden Park Drive
Macquarie Park NSW 2113
NSW, Australia

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)


gIDE group rate of $349 plus tax available Sept 16 – Sept 29, 2020.
Group rate will be available to book until August 21, 2020.