September 25 – 29, 2017

Loews Beach Hotel, Santa Monica, California


September 25 – 29, 2017

Loews Beach Hotel, Santa Monica, California


September 25 – 29, 2017

Loews Beach Hotel, Santa Monica, California


$3,450 | $2,750 for gIDE Members
Includes 5 day Curriculum, gIDE Certificate and 40 CE Credits.

Join gIDE for 5 days of scientific and clinical highlights on advanced implant and esthetic dentistry featuring the world’s best experts.

The gIDE annual symposium delivers these high intensity speakers close up. Each day is expertly moderated to be sure you come away with a maximum learning experience. Plenty of social time and fun with colleagues too, right on Santa Monica Beach.

Don’t miss this opportunity and hope to see you in September!


Dr. Sascha A. Jovanovic
Los Angeles, California
Periodontist & Implant Surgeon

Lecture: Growth factor application in GBR grafted implant cases and around natural teeth periodontal plastic procedures. Should we use them?

Dr. Sascha A. 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 and in Prosthodontics at University of Aachen, Germany and holds a Master ofSciences degree in Oral Biology from UCLA.

Prof. Daniel Buser
Bern, Switzerland
Swiss Oral Surgeon

Lecture: Excellent long-term stability with Contour Augmentation using GBR: Why does it work so well?

Prof. Bu­ser is Pro­fes­sor and Chairman at the De­part­ment of Oral Sur­ge­ry at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Ber­n in Swit­zer­land. He spent several sabbaticals at Harvard University in Boston (1989-91), at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas (1995), and at the University of Melbourne (2007/08). His main research areas are in surface technology, long-term stability of dental implants, tissue regeneration around dental implants, and Gui­ded Bo­ne Re­ge­ne­ra­tion. He widely lectures at national and international conferences.

Dr. Christian Coachman
São Paulo, Brazil
Esthetic Dentist & MDT

Lecture: The Digital Smile Donator Concept - The Groundbreaking CAD/CAM Workflow

Dr. Coachman graduated in Dental Technology in 1995 and in Dentistry at the University of São Paulo/Brazil in 2002. He is a member of the Brazilian and American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. He divides his time between his family Dental Clinic in Sao Paulo-Brasil and the Digital Smile Design HQ in Madrid, Spain. He is the developer of techniques such as the Pink Hybrid Implant Restoration, the Digital Smile Design and the Planning Center concepts.

Dr. Bill Dorfman
Los Angeles, California
Esthetic Dentist

Lecture: Social media in dentistry

Dr. Bill Dorfman has been practicing dentistry for more than 25 years and has dedicated his life to helping others. A psychobiology graduate of UCLA in 1980 where he was honored with the Outstanding Senior Award, he then received his dental degree in 1983 from the University of the Pacific in San Francisco. Since establishing his private practice in aesthetic and general dentistry, he has become known as one of the country’s leading dentists and has helped thousands of patients smile.

Dr. Egon Euwe
Milan, Italy
General & Implant Dentist

Lecture: Soft Tissue Esthetics around Teeth and Implants?

Dr. 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.

Dr. Joseph Kan
Los Angeles, CA

Lecture: Immediate Tooth Replacement: results, options and limitations

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
Yorba Linda, California
Dental Implant Specialist

Lecture: Update in Implant Dentistry research at LLU

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. Tidu Mankoo
Windsor, England
General Dentist

Lecture: Contemporary Management of Complex Aesthetic & Restorative Dilemmas with an Interdisciplinary Approach

Dr. Tidu Mankoo has a BDS from the University of Bristol in 1981 and a renowned Private & Referral Practice in Windsor, UK, treating Implant, Restorative and Aesthetic cases, particularly complex cases. He is a founder & Past President of the British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry. He is a respected teacher and international speaker in the field of Dental Implants, Aesthetic Dentistry and management of complex cases. He lectures regularly all over the world.

Prof. Giulio Rasperini
Piacenza, Italy

Lecture: Periodontal regeneration and plastic periodontal surgery - the Italian decision tree to pursue aesthetic and predictable results

Prof. Giulio Rasperini graduated in dentistry and specialized in Orthodontics and he is an active Member of the Italian Society of Periodontology and vice president (2016-17) and of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED). He is professor in Periodontology, Dep. of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, University of Milan. Private Practice limited to Periodontics and Implant Therapy in Piacenza, Italy.

Dr. Harel Simon
Los Angeles, California

Lecture: Successful Management of the Loose Implant Restoration Syndrome

Dr. Harel Simon received his DMD degree from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel in 1991. He received his specialty certificate in advanced prosthodontics from UCLA School of Dentistry in 2000. He has conducted research, published and lectured nationally and internationally on esthetics and implant prosthodontics. Dr. Simon practices in Beverly Hills, California and is a clinical associate professor at the Ostrow School of Dentistry of University of Southern California.

Enrico Steger, MDT
Tyrol, Italy

Lecture: Advanced 3D Digital Dentistry and Design for Zirconia Prosthetics

Enrico Steger is the inventor of the manual milling machine for the production of zirconium dental prostheses. In 2003, Steger had a revolutionary idea to develop a manual milling system that could be easily affordable for any dental technician. So the manual zirconium milling machine based on the functioning principle of the pantograph was born. To ensure the perfect adaptability of crowns and bridges, he fine-tuned a complete system including blocks of in-house produced zirconium, milling machines and sintering kilns.dentistry in several universities (Paris VII, Lyon, Marseille) and visiting Professor in the University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).

Dr. Bernard Touati
Paris, France

Lecture: Muco-integration of dental implants for long-term tissue health and stability

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 and 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).


$3,450 Registration Fee | $2,750 for gIDE Members
Includes 5 day Curriculum, Certificate from gIDE and 40 CE Credits.









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