IDEAL - The Straumann Modular Course with Live Skills

With: Dr Paul Swanson Course Dates: TBC

Course Description:

Ideal for clinicians wishing to incorporate implant treatment into their practice safely and with confidence via the Straumann® Dental Implant System – one of the most documented implant systems available.

This course will especially suit those who have already attended introductory lectures in implantology who now wish to update their knowledge and gain practical experience within the field of implant dentistry.

This course includes an opportunity for delegates to place their first implant in a controlled mentored environment. The course includes intensive didactic teaching.


  • Understand the principles of patient assessment and treatment planning
  • Discuss implant selection criteria
  • Explore the surgical and restorative protocols for achieving optimum function and cosmetic results
  • Practical hands-on placement of implant and their restorations
  • Understand the different bone grafting techniques and materials currently available and their use
  • Principles of occlusion in implant dentistry


Delegates will be required to provide evidence of the following;

  • General Dental Council Registration
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance at an appropriate level
  • Current Certificate of Immunisation against Hepatitis B



  • Basic Surgical and Restorative
  • Treatment Planning
  • Surgical Procedure
  • Surgical Placements
  • Fixed prosthodontics
  • Fixed Prosthodontics and Impressions
  • Removable Prosthodontics
  • Cases Abutment / Restorative Fit
  • Implant Complications and Study


Venue: Independent Dental Education Academy Liverpool (IDEAL), Rose Lane Dental Practice 94 Rose Lane Liverpool, L18 8AG

Venue Tel: 0151 724 3351 contact Emma Hulley IDEAL Course Coordinator

3 miles from the end of the M62
2 miles from Liverpool South Parkway train station

Parking: car park behind the practice or in the side roads around the practice.

Recommended local hotel (5-10 min drive to the course venue):
The Penny Lane Hotel 0151 476 1234
From £50/night B&B (mention IDEAL/Rose Lane Dental Practice)