Dental Implant Fundamentals Course

in association with Straumann – January Course FULLY BOOKED – NEW Dates Available


The Dental Implants Fundamentals Course introduces you to the world Dental Implant Training with an experienced clinician who will combine theory with hands-on exercises to guide you through the different steps of the implant treatment workflow and help you to become more involved in placing or restoring dental implants.

Dental Implant Fundamentals Course

This is a comprehensive introduction to Surgical and Restorative dentistry. Each delegate is given the opportunity to place 3 implants in a patient that is provided by the course, to experience placement in Straightforward indications including single tooth and edentulous arch. The restorative module also includes treating patients and you will experience impression taking and the fitting of the implant structure.

  • You will have the opportunity to place at least 6 dental implants with a live patient
  • You will have the opportunity to treat 2-3 patient cases from start to finish
  • A Straumann representative will be available at each day of the course
  • Exclusive access to Straumann Smart Online Education
  • Additional mentoring from one of our tutors is also available for an extra fee
  • This course is also available in separate modules
  • 0% finance payment plans available

Key Information:

Speaker: Alfonso Rao

Venue: Delta Dental Academy and Queen Square Dental Clinic, Bristol

NEW Dates: Module 1 – 6th, 7th & 8th June 2019
Module 2 – 11th & 12th July 2019
Module 3 – 6th & 7th September 2019
Module 4 – 10th & 11th October 2019
Module 5 – 6th & 7th December 2019

Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm

CPD: 77 verifiable hours

Course Fee: £6000

Speaker: Alfonso Rao

Dip Dent Chieti / Dip Implant Dentistry (Eastman), Master Clinician Program Implant Dentistry (GIDE), Master Endodontic (Italy) Registered GDC Number: 172344

Born in Italy, Dr Alfonso Rao graduated from the University of Chieti with distinction. Until 2009, he worked at hospitals in Caserta, Napoli and Pescara as on oral surgeon before moving to England. Since then he has worked in numerous clinics between Bath, Bristol and Cheltenham.

As the owner of Queen Square Dental and Implant Clinic, Dr Rao believes strongly in 21st century dental technology. He is passionate about continuing his education and spent three years at the Eastman Dental Institute of London, where he completed a course in Implant Dentistry. He also has a Masters from the Global Institute for Dental Education in Los Angeles, which he obtained in 2014.

Dental Implant Fundamentals Modules

Module 1 – Introduction, Theory and Placement

Venue: Queen Square Dental Clinic, BS1 4NH
Breakdown: 2 days theory, 1 day practical

The first two days of Module 1 include an introduction to the course, clinic and the theory behind dental implants. On day three we will go through the dental implant placement procedure which will allow you to place a single implant in a live patient.

Available to purchase as a separate module:
2 Days Theory – £750

Module 2 – Implant Placements

Venue: Delta Dental Academy, BS1 2AZ
Breakdown: 2 days practical

Module 2 covers the dental implant placement procedure on a two to three tooth space. You will place the implant(s) required on a live patient.

Module 3 – Theory and Restorative

Venue: Queen Square Dental Clinic, BS1 4NH
Breakdown: 1 day theory, 1 day practical

The third module covers the theory behind the restoration of dental implants. This will include impression taking in preparation for making crowns from Modules 1 and 2.

Available to purchase as a bundled module (Modules 3 & 5):
2 Days Theory & 2 Clinical Days – £2200

Module 4 – Placements for Overdenture

Venue: Delta Dental Academy, BS1 2AZ
Breakdown: 2 days practical

Module 4 will involve placements for overdentures and fitting the crowns from Modules 1 and 2.

Module 5 – Theory and Restorative Overdenture

Venue: Queen Square Dental Clinic, BS1 4NH
Breakdown: 1 day theory, 1 day practical

The final module covers the theory behind fitting restored overdentures and you will also fit a restored overdenture.

Available to purchase as a bundled module (Modules 3 & 5):
2 Days Theory & 2 Clinical Days – £2200

Over the five modules delegates will gain an in-depth understanding of:

  • Patient selection and examination
  • Treatment planning and gaining patient consent
  • Implant design and selection
  • Basic surgical procedures including aseptic techniques
  • Restorative procedures including uncovering of implant and impression taking
  • Lab communication
  • Fitting final restoration
  • Implant care and maintenance
Classroom Training

Mentoring Programme

Continuing Education

Lab Communication

Marketing & Communication

0% Finance Available

Course and Module Prices:

The Dental Implant Fundamentals Course is available to purchase as the full course with all five modules or as separate module bundles.

Full Course (Modules 1-5): 4 Days Theory & 7 Clinical Days – £6000

Module 1 (theory only): 2 Days Theory – £750

Modules 3 & 5: 2 Days Theory & 2 Clinical Days – £2200

Classroom training: Immerse. Learn. Discover.

Our Dental Implant Fundamentals curriculum allows you to benefit from:

  • A modular, clinical and product training following the structure of the dental implant treatment workflow
  • Training content tailored to the treatment of Straight­forward indications
  • A broad variety of practical hands-on sessions
  • Experienced speakers
  • Networking with peers

Online training. At your fingertips 24/7.

It is not uncommon that several months pass by between the completion of an implant training programme and the treatment of the first real implant patient. To allow you to refresh or deepen your training knowledge anytime, Straumann have created a new and unique self-learning platform.

With our Dental Implant Fundamentals Course you will have access to Straumann’s Smart Online Education platform.

Exclusive access to an optimal mix of practice-oriented training materials such as:
‒ Interactive PDFs comprising of implant-related clinical theory and information on the step-by-step use of Straumann® key products
‒ Clinical videos
‒ Checklists, editable forms, patient information, and more
‒ Technical product information
‒ Self-assessment tests
‒ Access to selected ITI* Online Academy learning modules

* The International Team for Implantology (ITI) is one of the largest independent academic organisations in implant dentistry and the related field of tissue regeneration. For more than 30 years, Straumann has enjoyed a unique partnership with the ITI. This partnership has contributed significantly to Straumann’s reputation as the evidence-based partner of choice for dental professionals.

Book your place today

Please fill out the form below or give us a call on 0117 911 7249. Payment is due at time of booking.

Key Information:

Speaker: Alfonso Rao

Venue: Delta Dental Academy and Queen Square Dental, Bristol

NEW Dates: Module 1 – 6th, 7th & 8th June 2019
Module 2 – 11th & 12th July 2019
Module 3 – 6th & 7th September 2019
Module 4 – 10th & 11th October 2019
Module 5 – 6th & 7th December 2019

Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm

CPD: 77 verifiable hours

Course Fee: £6000