Feb 21 – 24, 2024 in LOS ANGELES

with Drs Sascha Jovanovic, Joseph Kan & Miles Madison

Learn all aspects of soft tissue surgical and restorative procedures

Feb 21 – 24, 2024 in Los Angeles with Drs Sascha Jovanovic, Joseph Kan & Miles Madison

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.

7 hands-on workshops with wet and dry 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.

Learn, Observe & Practice


• Biology and science of periodontal plastic surgery around teeth and implants
• Clinical protocols to regain and thicken soft tissues around teeth and implants
• Proven protocols for root coverage procedures with CT grafts and growth factors
• Mucogingival procedures before, during and after implant placement to increase keratinized, attached gingiva and gingival thickness
• Strip surface palatal grafts, subepithelial palatal grafts, collagen and allograft soft tissue substitutes and growth factors. Indications and results
• Soft tissue complications seen after procedures and limitations of soft tissue grafting
• Harvesting techniques for palatal soft tissue grafts and suture techniques
• Restorative steps for Abutment design and selection. Subgingival emergence profile. Ti-base selection and cementation.
• Soft tissue esthetics with monolithic zirconia vs layered solutions

Live Surgery

Live broadcast of patient treatment with implant placement and soft tissue management.


The students will practice the following procedures:

1) Immediate Implant placement with Socket & Soft Tissue Grafts

2) Soft tissue flaps – Split vs Full Thickness; Tunneling vs Full Flap

3) Palatal Soft Tissue Harvest – Strip vs Envelop; Keratinization vs Thickening

4) Autogenous Tissue Grafts vs Collagen Biomaterials

5) Dermal Grafts and Growth factors

  • Hourly program available on Day 1



Periodontist & Program Chair, Los Angeles

Dr. Sascha A. Jovanovic is considered a global expert in Implant Dentistry and one of the founders of guided bone regeneration (GBR) and Esthetic Implant Surgery with over 80 scientific publications.
He presents his clinical and evidence-based implant protocols globally and is Academic Chair of the gIDE Institute, Past-President of the European Association of Osseointegration (EAO), Past-Co-Director of the UCLA Dental Implant Center, honorary member and award recipient of several academic organizations and editorial boards for scientific journals and Past-Faculty of UCLA, Loma Linda Univ, Univ of Aachen, Hong Kong Univ, Buenos Aires Univ, Chulalongkorn Univ and others.
He was formally trained in Periodontics at UCLA School of Dentistry; in Implant Dentistry at Loma Linda Univ and in Prosthodontics at Univ of Aachen, Germany and holds a Master of Sciences Degree in Oral Biology from UCLA.Dr. Jovanovic’s practice and research emphasize bone and soft tissue regeneration and esthetic implant management.


Prosthodontist, Loma Linda University, CA

Dr. Joseph Kan received DDS from Loma Loma University School of Dentistry (LLUSD), California, USA, and then completed Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry with MS. He is currently Professor and teaches at Advanced Education Program for Implant Dentistry and Advanced Education Program in Periodontics at LLU. He also maintains a private practice. Besides lecturing nationally and internationally, Dr. Kan has published over 100 referenced articles and book chapters on interdisciplinary treatment planning, periodontal peri-implant tissue management, and immediate tooth replacement concepts.


dr miles madison

Dental Implants Periodontist, Beverly Hills, CA

Dr. Miles Madison DDS attended UCLA School of Dentistry where he again graduated with top honors and was the recipient of numerous academic awards. Dr. Madison specialized in Periodontology at UCSF (University of California at San Francisco) where he became one of the youngest graduating periodontists in the United States. Dr. Madison is board certified in I.V. sedation and hypnosis. He lectures nationally and is the recipient of numerous honors and awards throughout his career. He is a Visiting Lecturer at UCLA School of Dentistry, on the California Board of Dental Examiners General Anesthesia, and a Conscious Sedation Evaluator.


Advanced Soft Tissue Implant Master Session in Los Angeles

Feb 21 – 24, 2024 in Los Angeles | Fee: $5495 | Members: $4995
Registration includes 4 days of training, continental breakfast, lunch and breaks.

gIDE Institute
12217 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064


Daily Schedule: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm | Course manual available on Day 1


All appropriate measures will be taken to ensure the highest level of safety for faculty, staff, and participants. At all times gIDE will be fully adhering to the regulations of the local government, official health departments, meeting venues, as well as best practices. This will include considerations to class size, the wearing of masks by all, and any other measures that promote safety.

gIDE can elect to cancel or postpone scheduled courses due to the health risks associated with the current pandemic and cannot be held responsible for reimbursing prepaid (including non-refundable) customer travel costs.


Cancellation fee is $750 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.


Hilton Santa Monica

1707 4th Street,
Santa Monica, CA 90401

gIDE Group Rates

Jan 1, 2023 – June 12, 2024     |   $335 single/double
June 13, 2023  – Sept 3, 2024  |   $375 single/double
Sept 4, 2023 – Dec 31, 2024    |   $325 single/double


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Sonder | Found Santa Monica

1449 Wellesley Ave,
Los Angeles, CA 90025

From $97 per night



Best Western Hotel Santa Monica

3102 Pico Blvd,
Santa Monica, CA 90405

gIDE Group Rates:

Jan – Mar 2024 |  $189 – 2 Queens Beds | $179 – King Bed
Apr – Aug 2024  |  $199 – 2 Queens Beds | $189 – King Bed
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