Course Synopsis

Presenter: Paresh B. Patel, DDS

This hands-on course will provide a comprehensive review and comparison of computer-guided and freehand techniques for the surgical placement of implants. Participants will learn to diagnose and treatment plan using CBCT imaging and the dual-scan CBCT technique with the full arch. Each participant will gain practical knowledge with hands-on, model-based exercises using both a tooth-supported surgical guide and the freehand technique. Grafting and preservation of implant sites will also be covered, and restorative considerations will be addressed.

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate case selection principles
  • Diagnose and treatment plan with CBCT imaging
  • Utilize the dual-scan CBCT technique for the full arch
  • Summarize treatment considerations
  • Demonstrate grafting techniques for site preservation
  • Apply computer-guided and freehand implant placement protocols
  • Identify implant abutment and restorative material options
Academy of General Dentistry Approved PACE Program Provider

Glidewell Education Center 
Nationally Approved PACE Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit 
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority, or AGD endorsement. 
3/1/2024 to 2/29/2028. 
Provider ID# 216789

Course Details


Jul. 12–13, 2024 (Irvine, CA)
Oct. 11–12, 2024 (Irvine, CA)
Dec. 6–7, 2024 (Elizabeth, NJ)


Glidewell Continuing Education Center
2201 Dupont Drive
Irvine, CA 92612

Jul. 12–13, 2024
Glidewell Continuing Education Center
18551 Von Karman Ave
Irvine, CA 92612

Oct. 11–12, 2024
Glidewell Continuing Education Center
18551 Von Karman Ave
Irvine, CA 92612

Dec. 6–7, 2024
Smile USA - The Center for Educational Excellence
815 Salem Ave.
Elizabeth, NJ 07208


8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (Day 1)
8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. (Day 2)


$895 per Doctor + $195 per Staff Member

Available CE:

13 Hours



Dr. Paresh B. Patel

Paresh B. Patel, DDS

Dr. Paresh Patel is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry and the Medical College of Georgia/AAID MaxiCourse. He is a fellow of the Misch-Resnik Implant Institute and a diplomate of the ICOI.

Dr. Patel has placed more than 5,000 implants, has published numerous articles in leading dental journals, and has worked as a lecturer and clinical consultant on dental implants and prosthetics for several companies. He maintains private practices in Lenoir and Mooresville, North Carolina.

Product Code: 70-1148-GIT1609

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