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VSSAcademy Certificate in Implant Dentistry


VSSAcademy Certificate in Implant Dentistry


18 March 2017


20 January 2018



Course Location:

London Bridge Hotel, 8-18 London Bridge St, London SE1 9SG and Surgical Anatomy Laboratory

Contact Name:

Alan Goldie

Contact Phone:

07801 583539


Successful completion of the course leads to the award of the VSS Academy Certificate in Implant Dentistry and full attendance also provides 88 hours of verifiable CPD.

Course aims:

This course aims to provide the novice with everything they need to learn to be able to place dental implants safely in their own practice. Fully compliant with The FGDP (UK) 2016 Training standards in Implant Dentistry, delegates are taken on a progressive and comprehensive course starting with Treatment planning, patient assessment and basic sciences, through surgical skills, restoration occlusion and CBCT, to Bone defects and their management, grafting procedures and Complications.

VSSAcademy strive to support our delegates through this course and more advanced courses with Mentoring, to help you to place the 15-20 cases recommended in order to sit the RCSEd Diploma in Implant Dentistry

Course content:

This course, led by Dr Fadi Barrak with visiting lecturers, consists of a series of eleven full day intensive workshops comprising morning lectures and afternoon group discussions, case studies, practical demonstrations and hands-on sessions with an OSCE session on the last day

Module 9 features a day working on Cadaver heads in the Anatomy laboratory, to practice suturing, implant techniques and basic augmentation procedures.

The course also includes a place on the VSSAcademy “Introduction to Implant Treatment Coordination” for your Treatment Coordinator, Implant Nurse or Practice Manager. This runs in parallel with Module 4 on 17th June 2017.

The course takes you through the basics to the advanced; from practical workshop sessions practising implant placement on mandible models, to pigs heads, to cadavers and finally to placing implants in real patients under the supervision of a VSS-approved Mentor

Course Benefits:

All modules take place on a Saturday which means that there is no time taken out from your busy practice

Choose the fee option which best suits you;

Option 1 – 11 sessions, 1 Treatment Coordinator Course and Mentoring of the planning and placement of two implant units in your own practice on your own patient; £8045.00 plus VAT

Option 2 – 11 sessions, 1 Treatment Coordinator Course and Mentoring of the planning and placement of two implant units at a VSS Training Practice, with a patient provided; £8345.00 plus VAT

Option 3 – 11 sessions, 1 Treatment Coordinator Course and no mentoring; £6745.00 plus VAT

To reserve your place, an initial non-returnable deposit of £250 plus VAT is payable on booking

A 5 % early bird booking discount is available for all bookings made by Monday 16th January 2017

A further 5% discount is available to all delegates choosing to pay the fees in full prior to course commencement Full fees are due at the start of the course, but by agreement can be paid in three monthly standing order instalments

Lunch and refreshments are provided each day.

Meet your fellow delegates and Faculty at our course dinners on the evenings before modules 1 and 11.

Mentoring cases – Mentees are responsible for the costs of all materials required for their cases Additional Mentoring is available after you have finished the course, through VSS either in-house or at a VSS