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.

Course Objectives

After satisfactory completion of this course, participants will understand the materials and procedures for hard tissue grafting, including:

  • The various regenerative materials used in grafting and when to use each
  • Crestal and lateral approach sinus lifts and their indications
  • Onlay grafting techniques
  • Socket preservation and grafting around implants with immediate placement
  • Manipulating soft tissue to achieve consistent results
  • 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.

The Glidewell Education Center is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing dental education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or any other applicable regulatory authority, or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 3/1/2015 to 2/28/2021. Provider ID# 216789

Course Details


November 22-23, 2019 (Irvine, CA)
Glidewell International Technology Center
18551 Von Karman Ave.
Irvine, CA 92612


8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Day 1)
8:30 am - 2:30 pm (Day 2)


$1,295 Per Doctor + $295 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 UK for the past 11 years. He graduated with honors from The Ohio State College of Dentistry in 1996. After graduation, he completed a General Practice residency at the VAMC San Diego and then went on to become the Chief Resident at the VAMC W. Los Angeles. 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-GIT0675

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