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Success in Implant Dentistry Practice

Optimizing Success in the Practice of Implant Dentistry

$399 DVD-ROM with CDE units
$150 DVD-ROM without CDE units

Credit: This provider is authorized to confer 20 hours of California continuing dental education correspondence credit for completion of this course and submission of answer sheet.

This 2007 update is presented on DVD-ROM with multiple surgery clips and digital images added for a more comprehensive review.


  • Foreword by P. I. Brånemark and George A. Zarb
  • The history of implant dentistry
  • The benefits of implant dentistry
  • The biologic basis for bone response to implants
  • Implant materials, surfaces, and forms
  • Diagnosis and treatment planning
  • Implant single crowns
  • Implant fixed partial dentures
  • Tooth-implant fixed partial dentures
  • Implant overdentures
  • Implant fixed complete dentures
  • Implant surgery
  • Sinus graft surgery
  • Grafting alveolar defects
  • Factors governing bone growth and repair
  • Distraction osteogenesis
  • Inferior alveolar nerve repositioning
  • Immediate implant placement
  • Immediate loading
  • Single stage implants
  • One piece implants
  • Zygoma implants
  • Implant abutments
  • CAD/CAM fabrication techniques
  • Digitally guided surgery
  • The use of implants for orthodontic anchorage
  • Dental implants in the growing patient
  • Peri-implant tissue evaluation and postprosthetic care of implants
  • Maxillofacial prosthetics - the maxillary arch
  • Maxillofacial prosthetics - the mandibular arch
  • Implant complications
  • Causes, prevention, and management of complications
  • Implant practice management
  • Statistics in implant dentistry



Edited by
Charles J. Goodacre

Programming and Design
Jeff Clark

Additional Development
Sam Sadanala

Chapters Authored by the Following Individuals

John R. Agar, DDS, MA

Matts Andersson, DDS

Guillermo Bernal, DDS, MSD

Philip J. Boyne, DMD, MS, DSc

Robert J. Cronin, DDS, MS

Tony Daher, DDS, MSEd

Steven E. Eckert, DDS, MS

Mario Gandinni, DDS

Bernard Gantès, DDS, MS

Gary Goldstein, DDS

Charles J. Goodacre, DDS, MSD

Alan S. Herford, DDS, MS

Rhonda F. Jacob, DDS, MS

Joseph Y. K. Kan, DDS, MS

Jay S. Kim, PhD

Jan S. Lewin, PhD

Roger P. Levin, DDS

John W. Leyman, DDS

Jaime L. Lozada, DDS

Tord M. Lundgren, DDS

Christopher B. Marchak, DDS

Peter K. Moy, DMD

Carlos A. Munoz, DDS, MSD

W. Patrick Naylor, DDS, MPH, MS

Larry J. Oesterle, DDS, MS

Devin J. Okay, DDS

Stephen M. Parel, DDS

Kitichai Rungcharassaeng, DDS

Steven J. Sadowsky, DDS

Sterling R. Schow, DMD

Clark M. Stanford, DDS, PhP

Bo Sundh, LDS, MSC

Thomas D. Taylor, DDS, MSD

Frank J. Tuminelli, DMD

Ned B. Van Roekel, DDS, MSD

Ann Wennerberg, LDS, PhD

Jason M. Yamada, DDS, MS

Roy T. Yanase, DDS

George A. Zarb, DDS, MS, Dr. Odont [HC]

I want to extend my appreciation to Dr. Donald R. Schmitt as a friend and professional colleague. He deserves special recognition because many of the thoughts and concepts embodied in this DVD-ROM regarding computer-based learning, format, navigation, and programming were conceptualized by Dr. Schmitt.

The following individuals provided valuable advice/consultation, illustrations, laboratory technical support, educational development support, surgical support, and secretarial support.

Carl J. Andres, DDS, MSD

Margie Arnett, MS

Thomas J. Balshi, DDS

Ryan Becker

Guillermo Bernal, DDS, MSD

Paul P. Binon, DDS, MSD

David T. Brown, DDS, MS

Luis Calvillo, CDT

Jeff Clark

Shelley Console

Max Crigger, DDS

Robert J. Cronin, Jr., DDS, MS

Richard Cross

Tony Daher, DDS, MSEd

Roland W. Dykema, DDS, MSD

James C. Earthman, PhD

Robert Elia, DDS, MSD

Leigh Ann Evans

Leo Fung, DDS, MSD

Bernard Gantès, DDS

Dave Gilsdorf

E. Brady Hancock, DDS, MSD

Oliver Hanisch, DDS, MS

Gary Hill, CDT

William F. Hohlt, DDS

Rob Holland

Joseph Y. K. Kan, DDS, MS

Kathleen Kavanagh

Thomas J. Kepic, DDS, MSD

S. Alejandro Kleinman, DDS

Robert H. Knabenbauer

Brian R. Lang, DDS, MSD

Tord M. Lundgren, DDS

Kenneth A. Malament, DDS, MScD

Aye Min, DDS, MSD

Carlos A. Munoz, DDS, MSD

Paul Neu, CDT

Timothy J. O'Leary, DMD

John A. Overman, DDS, MSD

Edward G. Owens, BDS, MSD

Jacinthe Paquette, DDS

Richard J. Phillips, Jr., DMD

John M. Porter, DDS

W. Eugene Roberts, Jr., DDS, PhD

Sam Sadanala

Donna Samson

Cherilyn Sheets, DDS

Goichi Shiotsu, DDS

Thorarinn J. Sigurdsson, DDS

Dennis G. Smiler, DDS, MScD

Muna Soltan, DDS

Richard M. Sullivan, DDS

Richard Tinker

Joseph Tobiska

Ned B. Van Roekel, DDS, MSD

Glenn J. Wolfinger, DMD

Roy T. Yanase, DDS

Wu Zhang, MD

Implant Dentistry Graduate Program

I would like to thank my teachers who shared their vast knowledge and skills so willingly during my graduate education in prosthodontic and dental material. They also modeled professionalism at its highest level.

Donald M. Cunningham, DDS, MSD

Roland W. Dykema, DDS, MSD

James E. House, DDS, MSD

Melvin R. Lund, DMD, MS

Richard D. Norman, DDS, MSD

Timothy J. O'Leary, DMD

Ralph W. Phillips, MS, DSc

George W. Simpson, DDS

Marjorie L. Swartz, MS

Ned B. Van Roekel, DDS, MSD

The credits section would not be complete without expressing special appreciation to my family (Ruthy Goodacre, Ashley Goodacre, and Brian Goodacre) for their support and understanding during the late night and early morning hours that were required to complete this project.

System requirements

Processor speed: 1ghz

RAM: 512mb

Screen resolution: 1028 x 768

Color depth: 24 bit (millions of pixels)

Sound Card: recommended for audio and video files

Plug-ins: Quick Time 7, Acrobat Reader 7

Email continuinged@llu.edu for more information.