September 23 – 27, 2019

Loews Beach Hotel, Santa Monica, California


Join us September 23 – 27, 2019 for 5 days of scientific and clinical highlights on advanced implant and esthetic dentistry, and every year featuring the world’s best experts.  Each day is expertly moderated to be sure you come away with a maximum learning experience. Plenty of social time, fun, and networking with colleagues too, right on Santa Monica Beach.  Don’t miss this opportunity and hope to see you September 2019!

Registration Fee: $3950
Members: $3250


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

Dr. 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. Christopher Ho
Sydney, Australia
Specialist Prosthodontist

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. Dr Ho lectures extensively on aesthetic and implant dentistry both nationally and internationally. He has a referral-based restricted private practice in prosthodontic and implant dentistry in Sydney, Australia.

Dr. Monik Vasant
London, UK
Aesthetic Dentist

Dr. Vasant is a highly experienced clinician with a special interest in minimally invasive aesthetic dentistry. He is based in London and carries out his clinical work from his two clinics in London and Greater Manchester. He has a postgraduate Masters degree in Aesthetic & Restorative dentistry and is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons Faculty of General Dental Practitioners. He lectures globally on many aspects of minimally invasive aesthetic dentistry with a specific interest in adhesive dentistry and invisalign.

Dr. Daniel Thoma
Zurich, Switzerland

Daniel Thoma is a Head of Academic Unit at the Clinic for Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics and Dental Material Sciences, University of Zurich, Switzerland. He graduated in 2000 from the University of Basel, Switzerland and was trained in implant dentistry and prosthodontics at the Clinic for Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics and Dental Material Sciences, University of Zurich, Switzerland. His focus is on the comprehensive treatment of complex, partially edentulous patients applying all available options of reconstructive dentistry including dental implants. His main scientific interest is related to hard and soft tissue regeneration with and without the addition of biologic mediators.He has published numerous scientific and clinical articles in these fields. Dr. Thoma is a Fellow of the International Team of Implantology (ITI) and member of EAO Junior Committee.

Dr. Joseph Kan
Los Angeles, CA

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. Giacomo Fabbri
Cattolica, Italy

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 in the field of esthetic and prosthetic dentistry. He has published several international articles in peer-reviewed journals and lectured in Italy and abroad on topics related to fixed prosthodontics and implant prosthodontics with specific interest on esthetics, new materials and minimally invasive approach. He works in Ban Mancini Fabbri Specialist Dental Practice, located in Cattolica (Italy), in the field of esthetics and prosthetic rehabilitation on natural teeth and implants.

Dr. Francesco Mintrone
Modena, Italy

Dr. Mintrone began his career as a dental technician and in particular, as a ceramist. Following his Degree in Dentistry with a prize at the University of Modena Italy, he began to improve his knowledge in prosthetic dentistry and implant surgery. He is an active member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED) and has his own dental practice, specializing in aesthetics in prosthetics.

Dr. Egon Euwe
Milan, Italy
General & Implant Dentist

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. Jaime Lozada
Yorba Linda, California
Dental Implant Specialist

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. Silvio Meloni
Arzachena, Italy
Oral Surgeon

Graduated with honors and merit mention in 2003 at the U.tà of Sassari. From 2012-15 he is a fixed-term researcher at the Department of Surgical, Microsurgical and Medical Sciences of the Sassari University. From 2010 to 2012 he is Professor of Periodontology and from 2012 he is an Adjunct Professor of Periodontology and Implantology for the Master's Degree in Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics and of Paradontal Surgery for the School of Specialization in Odontostomatological Surgery c / o of Sassari. In 2014 he won the Poster Session (Surgery), Nobel Biocare Symposium, Riccione. National and international speaker on issues related to implant surgery. He is the author of numerous national and international research projects.

Dr. Robert da Silva
São Paulo, Brazil

Robert Carvalho da Silva received his dental degree from Uberlândia Federal University in 1994. Is board certificated in Periodontics at the Brazilian Dental Association/Brasília section in 1997, and completed his Master (2002) and Ph.D. (2004) programs at Piracicaba Dental School/ Campinas University. He was the first recipient of the first edition of the e Bud Tarson award granted by the AAP (2005), and one of the winners of the “Growth Against Recession – Esthetic case competition” - esthetic case book (2011). He is also a professor at the ImplantePerio Institute - research and advanced dental training in São Paulo and is author and co-author of several scientific publications and chapters in textbooks with an emphasis on periodontal tissue management around teeth and implants.

Dr. Jens Tartsch
Zürich, Switzerland
General Dentist

Born 1965. Degree in dentistry at the “Free University Berlin” President and Member Board of Directors European Society for Ceramic Implantology – ESCI. Member of the Board of Swiss Society for Anti Aging Medicine and Prevention – SSAAMP. Member scientific committee IAOCI World Congress. International educator and author of metal-free implantology and immunology in dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery. Clinical studies on the immunology of titanium implants. Key aspects: immunology in dentistry, metal-free implantology and dentures, aesthetic dentistry


$3,950 Registration Fee | $3250 for gIDE Members.
Includes 5 day Curriculum, Certificate from gIDE and 40 CE Credits.








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.

Loews Beach Hotel

1700 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401


New! Hands-on Workshops on Thurs, Sept 26th

Modern Soft Tissue Management with Applying Autogenous Transplants & Soft Tissue Substitutes

with Dr. Daniel Thoma | 8:30am to 12:30pm

Horizontal & Vertical Ridge Augmentation: Clinical Steps

with Dr. Robert da Silva |1:30 to 4:30pm

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