Penn Dental Medicine

Continuing Education

Course Schedule » Implantology Continuum

PLEASE NOTE: Course has been postponed – check back for updates.

Penn Implantology Continuum

This university-based course is designed to provide the general practitioner with beginner/intermediate level didactic and clinical instruction in the surgical and restorative aspects of implant dentistry. The course is comprised of seven modules, and the topics will include:

  • Principles of Implant Surgery
  • Anatomic, Radiographic and CT Scan Analysis
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Treatment Planning Sessions
  • Hands-on Surgical and Restorative Exercises
  • Live Demonstration – Surgery and Restoration
  • Live Patient Experience – Surgical and Restorative

This course will enable participants to:

  • Acquire the basic knowledge and clinical skills for the placement and restoration of dental implants.
  • Be exposed to advanced procedures and state-of-the-art techniques.


Penn Dental Medicine faculty will lead each module, lecture on selected topics and guide discussion. Participants will be evaluated for competency, including examinations and case presentations.
PLEASE NOTE: Course has been postponed – check back for updates.

Duration 1 year (Sept. 2014 – June 2015)
Module 1 Oct. 9-11, 2014
Module 2 Nov. 14-15, 2014
Module 3 Dec. 12-13, 2014
Module 4 Jan. 15-17, 2014
Module 5 Feb. 20-21, 2014
Module 6 April 16-18, 2014
Module 7 May 15-16, 2014
Credits 112 lecture credit hours and 24 hands-on hours
Tuition $16,500; tuition includes admission to The Penn Esthetics Symposium in 2015
Attendance Limited to 20 participants
Location Penn Dental Medicine, 240 S. 40th St., Philadelphia, PA 19104

Participant Requirements

Participants are required to have a license to practice in the State of Pennsylvania. The Application for a License to Practice Dentistry in the State of Pennsylvania can be found on the State Board of Dentistry website under Licensure Information. The following documents are required and must be faxed to the attention of the Office of Continuing Dental Education at 215-573-3882:

  • PA dental license
  • BLS certification
  • Certificate of liability insurance
  • Proof of seasonal influenza flu immunization
  • Proof of annual tuberculin test (PPD)
  • Proof of Clinical Bloodborne Pathogen Training. Training will be provided through the University of Pennsylvania

Course Directors

Dr. Joseph Fiorellini: Chair and Professor, Department of Periodontics, Penn Dental Medicine
Dr. Ernesto Lee: Clinical Professor of Periodontics, Director, Postgraduate Periodontal Prosthesis-Fixed Prosthodontics Program, Postdoctoral Implant Fellowship, Penn Dental Medicine
Dr. Harold Baumgarten: Clinical Professor, Postgraduate Periodontal Prosthesis Program, Penn Dental Medicine
Dr. Howard Fraiman: Clinical Associate Professor, Postgraduate Periodontal Prosthesis Program, Penn Dental Medicine

This program is possible with support from Biomet 3i

Implantology Continuum

Course has been postponed-check back for updates.

The Robert Schattner Center
University of Pennsylvania
School of Dental Medicine
240 South 40th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6030