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Current Perspectives in Implant Dentistry

In association with the University of Melbourne, Melbourne Dental School

Course information

The five-day Melbourne ITI Education Week is aimed at dental practitioners with an interest in dental implantology and who would like to gain insights into the digital implant workflow for planning and placement of implants. The course includes lectures, case discussions, live surgical and restorative procedures as well as hands-on sessions. It is designed to provide a sound basis for the treatment of patients with implants from both restorative and surgical aspects using the digital workflow.

Event location

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Difficulty level Straightforward/Advanced
Language English
Venue Melbourne Dental School and Melbourne Dental Clinic, University of Melbourne, Australia


Course directors
Prof Ivan Darby
Head of Periodontics
Convener Postgraduate Periodontics
Director of Graduate Studies
Melbourne Dental School
University of Melbourne

A/Prof Roy Judge
Head of Prosthodontics
Convener Postgraduate Prosthodontics
Director of Continuing Professional Development
Melbourne Dental School
University of Melbourne

The ITI Education Week Melbourne is directed by Professor Ivan Darby, Head of Periodontics, along with Associate Professor Roy Judge, Head of Prosthodontics, Melbourne Dental School. It features highly regarded local ITI Fellows such as A/Professor Stephen Chen, Dr Anthony Dickinson, Dr Hossam El-Haddad, Dr Christopher Evans, Dr Philip Tan, Dr Vahed Parzham, Dr Carolina Pérez Rodriguez and Dr Benedicta Wong.

Learning objectives

  • Understand both restorative and surgical implant assessment and treatment planning
  • Understand straightforward and advanced implant prosthodontics and surgery
  • Be exposed to complex implant prosthetics and surgery
  • Understand the digital implant workflow

Course details

Topics include

  • Current trends in placement and loading
  • Grafting in esthetic sites
  • Using digital workflow to plan surgery and restoration
  • Managing DICOM and STL data
  • Digital implant planning
  • Removable implant prosthodontics
  • Ridge preservation
  • Implant complications
  • Digitial complications
  • Interactive complication case discussion with faculty

Live procedures include

  • Immediate implant placement
  • Multiple implant placement for fixed bridge work
  • Immediate restoration
  • Simultaneous grafting
  • Impression techniques and provisionalisation for single and multiple implants

Hands-on sessions include

  • Data Acquisition and merging DICOM and STL files
  • Digital implant planning
  • Impression techniques for dental implants
  • Provisionalisation of dental implants

Case discussions cover

  • Assessment
  • Common mistakes
  • Tips for improving outcomes
  • Long-term care of implants

Course fee/general information

Non-ITI Member: AUD 5,665*
ITI Fellow/ITI Member: AUD 5,100*

* including coffee breaks, lunches and course dinner


max. number of participants


CE credits hours

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  • Deborah Bader

    Manager Events