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Dental Tribune U.S. Edition

Dental Tribune U.S. Edition | February 2012 A7MeetiNgs Ad Jamaica calling: Five days of intensive implant training Dr. Mike Shulman instructs Kazakhstan dentists during AAIP/ ADIS-sponsored training program in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Upcoming implant courses are scheduled for July 3–7 and Oct. 5–9. Photo/AAIP Details on the AAIP/ADIS Jamaica implant programs, including tuition, faculty lectures, transportation and hotels,;orcall(551)655-1909. AAIP membership information can be obtained from AAIP headquarters at 8672 East Eagle Claw Drive, Scott- sdale, Ariz., 85266-1058; (480) 588-8062. Email address is The AAIP website is (Source: American Academy of Implant Prosthodontics) The American Academy of Implant Prosthodontics (AAIP) and its affiliates, At- lantic Dental Implant Seminars (ADIS) and the Linkow Implant Institute, are present ing five-day comprehensive implant train- ing courses in Kingston, Jamaica, July 3–7 and Oct. 5–9. Included are lectures, hands-on partici- pation, surgical and prosthodontic dem- onstrations, diagnosis and treatment plan- ning, construction of surgical templates, diagnostic wax-ups, insertion of two to six implants and sinus lifts under faculty su- pervision. At completion, clinician will be able to: identify cases suitable for implants; diag- nose and plan treatment for preservation and restoration of edentulous and partially edentulousarches;demonstratecompeten- cy in placement of single-tooth implants, soft-tissue management, and bone aug- mentation; obtain ideal implant occlusion; work as part of an implant team with other professionals; and incorporate implant treatment into private practice with quality results, cost effectiveness and profitability. A dental degree is required. Patients are provided, and malpractice insurance is not be necessary. The course is tax deductible and 35 hours of continuing education cred- its will be awarded on completion. Patient treatment is provided in a Jamaican dental school with personalized training in small groups. The course is a cooperative effort of the Jamaican Ministry of Health and Amer- ican Academy of Implant Prosthodontics. Dr. Mike Shulman is course coordinator; Dr. Leonard I. Linkow is course director; and Dr. Sheldon Winkler is course advisor. Other faculty include Drs. Robert Braun, Ira L. Eisenstein, E. Richard Hughes, Charles S. Mandell,HaroldF.Morris,PeterA.Neff,Rob- ert Russo and Robert E. Weiner. Lab support is by DCA Laboratory, Citrus Heights, Calif., Dani Dental Studio, Tempe, Ariz., and Dut- ton Dental Concepts, Bolivar, Ohio. Founded by Dr. Maurice J. Fagan, Jr., in 1982 at the School of Dentistry, Medical Col- lege of Georgia, the Academy of Implant Prosthodontics supports and fosters the practice of implant prosthodontics as an in- tegral component of dentistry. The academy supports component and affiliate associations in countries throught the world, including Egypt, France, Italy, Is- rael, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Paraguay, Peru and Thailand. It has published two textbooks, “The Dental Implant,” 1985, and “Implant Prosthodontics,” 1990. The acad- emy publishes a newsletter and The Journal of Oral Implantology. The academy holds an annual convention and international meetings in cooperation with its affiliate and component societies. It offers continuing education courses and sponsors a network of study clubs in the United States. The AAIP is designated as an approved program for C.E. (PACE) provider bytheAcademyofGeneralDentistry(AGD). These C.E. programs are accepted by AGD forfellowship,mastershipandmembership maintenance credit.