Implant Courses

Dr. Dayne R. Jensen, M.D., D.M.D. : Triple Board Certified

Dr. Jensen, was born and raised in Utah. As a scholar athlete, he received his Bachelors of Science Degree from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah, while playing football. He then received his first graduate degree in dentistry at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Dr. Jensen graduated Summa Cum Laude and received multiple awards during his time in dental school.

Dr. Elie M. Ferneini, MD, DMD, MHS, MBA/HCM, FACS, FACD

Dr. Ferneini is a practicing Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon in Cheshire Connecticut. He is a graduate of Southern Connecticut State University (B.S.), Quinnipiac University (M.H.S., M.B.A.), University of Connecticut (D.M.D., M.D.). Dr. Ferneini completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency and is currently an associate clinical professor at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. He is also an associate clinical professor of Surgery at the Frank H Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac 


Live Patient Course & Hands-On Workshop ***36 CE Hours

Day 1: Surgical Placement Fundamentals

  1. Introduction to implantology, case selection, treatment planning, and surgical protocols.
  2. Access with proper flap design, reflection, and management.
  3. Handling and manipulating bone for maximized healing.
  4. Correct protocol for implant placement, emergence, and provisionalization.
  5. Workshop with models simulating different patient/clinical scenarios.
  6. Treatment planning for edentulous cases
  7. Medical and Dental History and Risk Assessment
  8. How to handle an Implant that has Failed
  9. CBCT analysis.

Day 2: Prosthetic Concepts

  1. Lab hands-on workshop – Chairside conversion of denture
  2. Tissue training.
  3. Restorative parts and pieces nomenclature and differentiation.
  4. Restorative procedures on life-like models in anticipation of doing them on your own patients.

Day 3: Live Patient Treatment

This course differs according to what patients present with and need. It includes implant placement in preparation for anticipated restorative.

  1. Diagnosis, treatment planning, placement, and postoperative critique and debriefing.
  2. Real-time instruction as patient treatment is in progress.
  3. May include regenerative procedures, intra-crestal sinus grafts, ridge expansion, immediate placement, custom emergence, provisionalization, etc.
  4. Corrective counsel and re-direction as needed stay on the right path. iii. Case presentations pre- and post-operatively of patients treated during this session.
  5. If not part of the 1-5 session continuum, you present cases you have done or plan to do.

Placement of 3-4 Implants on Live Patient

  • Fundamental concepts of bone physiology, bone density and applied anatomy
  • Applied Imaging, treatment planning, 3D Implant positioning, drilling, placing and loading protocols;
  • Pre and Post Op Protocols for dental implants
  • The science and best practices on alveolar ridge preservation and basic bone grafting
  • Suturing, Flap Design, & Soft Tissue management
  • Clinical protocols for Implant Overdentures
  • Economics of overdenture integration into your practice
  • Implant Placement in multiple sights
  • Socket Preservation Techniques
  • Comprehensively discuss planning of Implant Overdenture cases, including indications, inter-maxillary (restorative) space, number, position and distribution of implants, restorative options, conventional and immediate load etc.
  • Step-by-step surgical and prosthetic pick-up and conversion procedures
  • Impressions for overdentures using accurate abs simple removable prosthodontic principles.