The BAIRD Evidence Based & Clinical Course in Implant Dentistry, is one of the most successful private courses in implant dentistry in The United Kingdom where participants receive sound grounding knowledge in implant dentistry as well as practical training on patients provided by the course deign the 8 modules under direct mentoring at no extra cost. We are running the course for the 10th year with wonderful feedback from past graduates who are already placing and restoring implants with great confidence at their own dental practices.
This year course will be run over 8 modules (24 days) and hosts a group of world-renowned experts.
The course is comprised of 8 modules , each module is run over a Friday , Saturday and Sunday once a month . Dates are as following:
Module 1 : Treatment planning in implant dentistry
Module 2: Surgical principles in implant dentistry
Module 3: Practical surgical placement on patients
Module 4: Updated Evidence based in implant dentistry
Module 5: Prosthetic principles in implant dentistry
Module 6: Advanced surgical & prosthetic considerations in implant dentistry
Module 7: Bone & Soft tissue management in implant dentistry
Optional Module : Practical implant placement in Athens, Greece
Module 8: Exam module and Laser in implant dentistry
How many patients will each candidate get to do during the course ?
Each participant will be allocated his/her own patient(s) to follow from A to Z through out the course. Each participant gets to plan, place and restore minimal of two implants (in one or two patients) in addition to assisting in another two patients and observe more than 10 patients during the 8 modules in Leeds. We have an optional module in Athens when each participant place a minimal of another 5 implants and assist and observe more than 12 implants during this three day residential module.
This module is offered at extra cost of £3000 including flights and accommodation.
We also provide an integrated mentoring scheme all over the UK when the course participants will have the chance to place implants for their own patients at their practices under the support of BAIRD mentors at a discounted price.
Are the practical cases in UK or we have to go to Athens to do the practicals?
The main theory, and practical training is in UK , however the the extra optional module is in Athens , which is usually followed by a mentoring scheme at your practice during and following the course.
What implant system we will be using during the course?
While this is an evidence based course aimed to teaching basic and advanced princes in implant dentistry during the theory seminars and hands on workshops, the clinical training on patients in The UK will be carried out using the world-renowned implant system; Straumann Dental Implants and Botiss Bine Regeneration material.
What other skills I will learn during this multi-modullar course?
In addition to learning basic and advanced clinical surgical and restorative skills in implant dentistry, course participants will also have the opportunity to learn and develop many other skills needed to run a successful private dental practice aimed to help our delegates to sit up and pursue a successful implant career . These skills include dental photography, ethical marketing and implant promotion , surgical principles, dental occlusion, periodontics, reading and analysing Cone Beam CT scans and radiographs, oral and virtual presentation skills in addition to Laser in general dental practice.
How long is the course?
The course is comprised of 24 days, 3 days each month (Friday-Saturday and Sunday). Each day starts from 9:30 till 18:00 and lunch and coffee breaks are provided.
Will I need to buy books or find external sources for revising during the course?
All study materials will be provided as part of the course. Each participant will receive pre-module reading material as well as the reading material of the lectures and some highly recommended up to date articles to read from. There will be no need for you to buy or look for any external sources.
What assessment or exams will be offered during the course?
In order to meet the GDC regulations for practicing implant dentistry in The UK, there will be modular quizzes at the beginning of each module covering the material of the module before , in addition to the Final be formative theory assessment which will be comprised of a theory exam and cases presentation with cases discussion viva exam as part of the final module.
Do we get a qualification eg (pg cert ) at the end of the course or is it only a CPD certificate?
You get BAIRD certificate in evidence based and clinical implant dentistry which can also be accredited towards The University Postgraduate Diploma from San Raffaelle University in Milan