Course Synopsis

Presenter: Charles Schlesinger, DDS, FICOI

This fast-paced course will cover everything from the basics of grafting materials to the surgical procedures proven effective for sinus elevations, ridge augmentation and grafting around immediate implants. The concepts taught will be reinforced with surgical experience in a pig jaw lab on the second day of the course.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the various regenerative materials used in grafting and when to use each
  • Perform crestal and lateral approach sinus lifts
  • Demonstrate onlay grafting techniques
  • Administer socket preservation and grafting around implants with immediate placement
  • Manipulate soft tissue to achieve consistent results
  • Summarize the surgical protocol for advanced tapered implant systems

Glidewell Education Center is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Glidewell Education Center 
Nationally Approved PACE Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit 
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority, or AGD endorsement. 
3/1/2021 to 2/29/2024. 
Provider ID# 216789

Course Details


May 20–21, 2022 (Irvine, CA)
Glidewell International Technology Center
2201 Dupont Drive
Irvine, CA 92612

Oct. 21–22, 2022 (Louisville, KY)
Glidewell International Technology Center
3841 Business Park Drive
Louisville, KY 40213


8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (Day 1)
8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. (Day 2)


$995 per Doctor + $195 per Staff Member

Available CE:

12 Hours



Dr. Charles Schlesinger

Charles Schlesinger, DDS, FICOI

Dr. Charles Schlesinger is a dental implant educator and clinician who has been lecturing internationally throughout the United States, Canada, China, Saudi Arabia and the U.K. for over 10 years. He graduated with honors from The Ohio State College of Dentistry in 1996. After graduation, he completed a general practice residency at the San Diego VA Medical Center, and then went on to become the chief resident at the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center. During his time in Los Angeles, he completed extensive training in oral surgery, implantology and advanced restorative treatment. He is a fellow of the ICOI.

Once he completed his residency, Dr. Schlesinger maintained a thriving restorative and implant practice in San Diego for 14 years. In 2012, he became the director of education and clinical affairs, and later chief operating officer, for a surgical device company. In 2016, Dr. Schlesinger founded The CD Schlesinger Group, LLC, to help practitioners gain knowledge and experience with implants, and became a key opinion leader for the Hahn™ Tapered Implant System. Additionally, he continues to provide comprehensive implant care to patients in a private practice setting in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Product Code: 70-1148-GIT1117

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