Live Patient Treatment

Discover the power of implant placement upon live patients in a highly mentored environment.

Integrate Implants Into Your Practice

Implants have become the standard of care for edentulism and terminal dentition. It’s time for you to more fully integrate dental implants into your clinical workflow.

Our Core Values

We provide a strong didactic foundation for the how of oral implantology by grounding our clients in the what, why, and when.

KCSI’s Entry Point Continuum

Protocol-Driven Implantology for General Dentists

 

Integrating implants into your practice requires a solid, systematic foundation of training.
Our Entry Point™ Continuum consists of 4 foundation courses, which are described below.
 

Participants will learn:

  • Critical case selection concepts
  • An innovative approach to treatment planning that is sequential and repeatable
  • Constructive surgical fundamentals, with associated technique and armamentaria
  • A sequential placement protocol that translates across all cases
  • Prosthetic concepts that will govern decisions through all phases of treatment
  • Practical implementation tools that translate to in-office success
  • Specific surgical pearls while treating patients in vivo
  • Case presentation and evaluation skills

Foundation Courses:

1. Surgical Placement Fundamentals

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2. Site-Specific Tx Planning 

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3. Live Patient Treatment

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4. Prosthetic Concepts

66-110 CE CREDITS*

*See Full Continuum page for more details.

Foundation Course 1:
Surgical Placement Fundamentals

Begin your implant journey by learning sound fundamentals.

This 20 CE course is a required pre-requisite for those who are enrolling in the Entry Point™ live patient treatment sessions.

Surgical Placement Fundamentals is a combination of lecture, hands-on, and virtual teaching modalities. While this course is a critical part of the Entry Point™ continuum, it can also be taken as a standalone course.

Course Objectives

Participants will learn:
• Introduction to Implantology
• Case selection and treatment planning efficiency
• Access: Flap design and reflection
• Bone density concepts
• PADS protocol for implant placement
• And much more…

CE CREDITS

20 CE Hours

DATES

• March 15-16, 2024 or Anytime; On-Demand

Foundation Course 2:
Site-Specific Tx Planning Using CBCT Imaging

Learn a methodical and repeatable approach to CBCT-based tx planning that will give you confidence in the operatory. 

This 8 CE course is a required pre-requisite for those who are enrolling in the Entry Point™ live patient treatment sessions.

While this course is a critical part of the Entry Point™ continuum, it can also be taken as a standalone course. It is ideally suited for those who are already trained in implantology, but who do not yet feel comfortable with CBCT scanning and DICOM manipulation.

Course Objectives

Participants will learn:
• Use CBCT scans to analyze and treatment plan your implant cases.
A thorough introduction to Blue Sky Plan
• Understand the basics of CBCT technology.
• Apply the knowledge from this course to other CBCT software suites.
• Appreciate the difference between host-level and site-specific tx planning.
• And much more…

CE CREDITS

8 CE Hours

DATES

• Anytime; On-Demand

VENUE

Online

Foundation Course 3:
Live Patient Treatment

Discover the power of implant placement upon live patients, in a highly mentored environment!

This is the single most effective step you can take in integrating dental implants into your own practice. This 22 CE course is book-ended with treatment planning and debrief sessions that offer tremendous additional value; in addition to learning more from your own cases, you will learn a wide variety of information from your colleagues.

Course Objectives

Participants will learn:
• Treatment planning techniques
• CBCT analysis
• Real-time lessons and techniques for more efficient placement
• Corrective techniques when implants need re-direction
• Case presentation techniques
• And much more…

Entry Point™ Foundation Courses 1 and 2 are a required pre-requisite for the Live Patient Treatment course.
NOTE: Live Patient Treatment can be taken as a standalone course for advanced attendees – see our More Advanced Training page for details.
Register for an Entry Point™ bundle to receive a discount. See Full Continuum Page for details.

Foundation Course 4:
Prosthetic Concepts

Learn to practice prosthetically-driven implantology.

This 16 CE course is a combination of lecture, hands-on, and virtual teaching modalities.

Course Objectives

Participants will learn:
• Prosthetically driven protocols
• Tissue training
• Biomechanics & Design
• Impression techniques
• Components, Instruments, & Nomenclature
• Prosthetic options
• And much more…

CE CREDITS

16 CE Hours

DATES

• Anytime/On-Demand

VENUE

Online

Meet Our Instructors

Our Instructors

Dr. Barry Hillam, DDS, MAGD, FICOI

Dr. Barry Hillam, DDS, MAGD, FICOI

Program Director

Dr. Jeff Jensen, DDS, MS

Dr. Jeff Jensen, DDS, MS

Board Certified Periodontist

Dr. Karl Koerner, DDS, MS

Dr. Karl Koerner, DDS, MS

Founder, KCSI

Our Facility

We are delighted to announce our partnership with Roseman University College of Dental Medicine in beautiful South Jordan, Utah.

Come to Roseman University and train with us Roseman’s didactic and clinical facilities are second-to-none.

Training at Roseman offers several more advantages:

  • We are minutes from the Salt Lake City International Airport, a hub for Delta, Southwest, and other major airlines. This reduces the number of connecting flights for you, and in many cases, facilitates same-day air travel.
  • Lodging and dining options are abundant in this region.
  • Salt Lake City and neighboring Park City are full of world-class shopping, entertainment, and recreational opportunities. You may want to extend your stay!

Among all of these advantages, however, here is the most significant:

At Roseman, we are able to offer the opportunity of live patient courses in a world-class facility, without the need to travel across international borders.

Our Sponsor

KCSI is proud to offer Entry Point with the help from Blue Sky Bio.

Blue Sky Bio is one of the most innovative and comprehensive implant companies in the industry.

Not only do they have a unique ability to support you with state of the art equipment at a fantastic price, but they have workflow solutions to take your patients all the way from treatment planning to final restoration.

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We at the Koerner Center for Surgical Instruction are dedicated to helping you and your dental practice improve through top-tier, comprehensive surgical training.

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