2021 MasterTrack Program

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Register for one or both days!

Friday, October 14, 2022

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Maritime Conference Center
Classroom A-100

692 Maritime Blvd | Linthicum Heights, Maryland
Free parking in garage adjacent to the conference center

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Continental breakfast & lunch are provided

Hands-on Socket Preservation, Bone Grafting, &
Implant Surgery for the General Dentist

John C. Minichetti, DMD

AGD 310 - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

CE Credits: 8 Lecture/Participation 


AGD 690 - Implants

CE Credits: 8 Lecture/Participation

Course Description:

These two days are designed for general dentists interested in learning socket preservation and bone grafting techniques. Participants will learn how to diagnose extraction sites, learn about different types of bone grafting materials, learn socket grafting and learn other bone grafting techniques. Hands on bone grafting of sockets will be practiced on plastic models.

We will also work with soft tissue grafting and suturing. Participants will learn the different materials available for suturing and soft tissue grafting. Through hands-on experience using Pig Jaws, participants will practice soft tissue grafting, flap design and manipulation, and have the chance to practice the various suturing techniques for closure.

Then we'll learn basic implant placement. Participants will learn how to diagnose edentulous ridges and treatment plan patients for dental implants. CT analysis and planning, guided surgery, flap designing, implant placement and Stage II uncovery will be discussed. Hands-on implant placement will be practiced on plastic partially and fully edentulous models.

October 14 - Implant Surgery & Socket Preservation
October 15 - Soft Tissue Grafting & Suturing
Learning Objectives:

Participants in this course will become knowledgeable in the following areas:


  • Understand the differences between the various bone grafting materials.

  • Learn simple socket preservation techniques.

  • Review various bone grafting techniques for lateral ridge augmentation and sinus grafting

  • Learn how to diagnose edentulous ridges.

  • Learn how to treatment plan patients for dental implants.

  • Learn CT analysis and planning, guided surgery, flap designing, implant placement and Stage II uncover

  • Learn basic suturing principles

  • Learn flap design and manipulation

  • Understand the various suturing techniques for closure.


About the Speaker:

Dr. John C. Minichetti, Director of Implant and Reconstructive Dentistry of Englewood, has years of experience in cosmetic dentistry, implantology, and prosthetic reconstruction. Dr. Minichetti graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, where he finished first in his class. He then completed a postdoctoral specialized training program at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. He has been the recipient of numerous awards, including those for oral medicine, pharmacology, and oral and maxillofacial surgery.


Dr. Minichetti has published many scientific articles and received his fellowship in several academics. He is a faculty member of Englewood Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital, and formerly was at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Besides his outstanding academic and clinical skills, Dr. Minichetti is committed to his practice and patients foremost.

Dr. Minichetti has been practicing and teaching implant dentistry for over 25 years and has lectured and instructed worldwide. He is a fellow of The International Congress of Oral Implantology (ICOI), The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) , The International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics, and The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID).  Dr. Minichetti is board certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/ Implant Dentistry. Dr. Minichetti is past- president of the AAID, Former Chairman of the AAID Research Foundation, Chairman of the AAID Study Club Committee and President of the AAID-Bergen County Dental Implant Study Group.  Dr. Minichetti is the Director of the Center for Implants and Aesthetics at Englewood Dental, Director of The Dental Implant Learning Center and Director of the Las Vegas AAID Maxicourse®  in Dental Implantology, held at UNLV, School of Dental Medicine.”


·      Cancel 20 days or more prior to scheduled course, full refund.

·      Cancel less than 20 days, but more than 10 days prior to scheduled course, 50% refund.

·      Cancel less than 10 days prior to scheduled course, no refund.

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