Advanced Implant Therapy & Grafting Course

with Dr. Sascha A. Jovanovic

Next Course: Oct 8 – 11, 2019

in Los Angeles, California


Take your surgical skills to the next level for managing complex implant cases.  Each course day has a didactic presentation using lecture & video material & a clinical hands-on or live surgery demonstration.

Enroll in the 4-day course (save $680) or choose one or more of the individual courses. 

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Day 1 consists of 1/2 Day Interactive Lecture and 1/2 Day Hands-On Workshop on goat maxilla models.


  • Learn to perform sinus elevation surgery predictably
  • Identify the clinical and practical benefits of minimally invasive osteotome sinus elevation
  • Learn the technique for performing highly predictable lateral window surgery
  • Identify a biological protocol using graft materials for sinus elevation
  • Learn how to prevent and treat complications
  • Peri-implantitis incidence, etiology and management



Day 2 consists of 1/2 Day Interactive Lecture and 1/2 Day Hands-On workshop on fresh upper porcine models.



  • Identify advantages and disadvantages of various surgical approaches
  • Flap Design, Flap Management and Suturing Methods
  • Augmentation of Keratinized Tissue
  • Augmentation of Soft Tissue Volume
  • Complications and Compromised Attempts
  • Abutment Design Modifications
  • Perio-Implant Papilla Support

DAY 3 & 4


Day 3 consists of  1/2 Day Interactive Lecture and 1/2 Day Live Surgery. There will be a demonstration of a posterior case for ridge/sinus augmentation purposes and an anterior esthetic case.


  • Treatment planning and patient selection for grafting procedures
  • Concepts and techniques in bone grafting from incision to suturing
  • Extraction site management: immediate versus delayed implant placement with bone and soft tissue grafting
  • Decision making based on outcome of available soft tissue protocols
  • Immediate extraction site techniques with internal grafting for maximum tissue preservation
  • Prosthetic steps to assist in grafting and implant procedures for the clinician
  • New technology using growth factors

Day 4 consists of 1/2 Day Interactive Lecture and 1/2 Day Hands-On Workshop on porcine model. 


  • Clinical solutions to biological bone regeneration and socket grafting
  • The vertical and horizontal aspects of ridge augmentation
  • Potential intra-oral donor sites, as well as techniques for harvesting such sites
  • The optimal selection of implant design, surface and position
  • Treatment planning for esthetic cases and the development of gingival papilla support
  • Learn the use of biomaterials and growth factors with autogenous bone and barrier membranes
  • Implant complications, possibility of treatment and prognosis




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 of Sciences degree in Oral Biology from UCLA.

He restricts his clinical work to dental implant therapy and bone & soft tissue reconstruction and is Founder and Academic Chairman of the gIDE Institute and Assistant Professor at Loma Linda University.

He is an honorary member of the South African Society of Periodontology, was the program chair of the EAO 2000 scientific congress, as well an award recipient from the American Academy of Periodontology, the California Society of Periodontists, and the German Implant Society (DGI).

Dr. Jovanovic’s clinical research emphasizes esthetic management in dental implant therapy and bone and soft tissue reconstruction techniques. His applied research focuses on bone regeneration with different bone graft materials, growth factors and barrier membranes as well as the biology of soft tissues around teeth and implants.

He lectures extensively worldwide and has published over 65 articles and book chapters, and one textbook titled Color Atlas of Implantology (Thieme Publ.) which is translated in 8 languages. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the gIDE academic curriculum, is on several editorial boards for scientific journals and presents and teaches his implant protocols globally.

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.


Enroll in the 4-day course (save $680) or choose one or more of the individual courses. 

4-Day Advanced Implant Therapy & Grafting Course

with Dr. Sascha Jovanovic | Course Fee: $4400 (members: $4180) | 32 CE Credits


Sinus Elevation and Grafting (1 day)

with Dr. Sascha Jovanovic | Course Fee: $1295 (members: $1230) | 8 CE Credits

Soft Tissue Management and Grafting (1 day)

with Dr. Sascha Jovanovic | Course Fee: $1295 (members: $1230) | 8 CE Credits

GBR – Bone Ridge & Socket Grafting (2 day)

with Dr. Sascha Jovanovic | Course Fee: $2490 (members: $2365) | 16 CE Credits


Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch and breaks

Cancellation fee is $500 up to forty five (45) days prior to each program. After that date, there will be no refunds. gIDE may cancel scheduled courses up to thirty (30) days prior to the scheduled start of the course if certain attendance minimums are not met. 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.


gIDE Institute
12217 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064
8:30 am to 5:30 pm

gIDE Institute