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Workshop Schedule:

TUESDAY 22.03 | 08:30 - 17:00

Workshop Abstract:

Full – Arch Immediate Loading Using Pterygoid Implants


Although they have been in use for over 50 years. Pterygoid implants are one of the least understood styles of dental implants treatment. This may be due to the fact that pterygoid implants are widely considered to be one of the most difficult fixtures to place in all of implant dentistry.

You will receive knowledge and guidance for incorporating this style of treatment into your full arch dental implant practice. After didactic learning about pterygoid implants, course participants will receive Hands-On guidance for the placement of pterygoid implants on models.

Course participants will also receive a complimentary copy of Dr. Holtzclaw’s new 230 page textbook, Pterygoid Implants: The Art and Science.

Course Objectives

  • Review anatomy pertinent to pterygoid implants treatment.
  • Review indications and contraindications for pterygoid implants Pre-Surgical
    workup for treatment planning pterygoid implants.
  • Review surgical techniques for the placement of pterygoid implants.
  • Review complications associated with pterygoid implants.
  • Review prosthetic restorations of pterygoid dental implants.
  • Hands-On Model Workshop.


Click here for speakers summaries:

Dr. Dan Holtzclaw is a Diplomate of both the American Board of Periodontology and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Long recognized as one of the world’s leaders in full-arch implantology, Dr. Holtzclaw has published over 60 articles in peer reviewed journals such as the Journal of American Dental Association, the Journal of Periodontology, Implant Dentistry, the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry, and Compendium. Dr. Holtzclaw served as the Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of Implant and Advanced Clinical Dentistry for 13 years in addition to serving as an editorial board member and/or editorial reviewer for six additional dental journals.
With over 150 main podium lectures provided at major dental conferences all over the world, Dr. Holtzclaw has been named a “Leader in Continuing Dental Education” by Dentistry Today Magazine for the past 14 consecutive years. Dr. Holtzclaw currently serves as the Director of Fixed Arch Solutions for Affordable Care, LLC, a DSO with over 360 clinics in 41 states. Dr. Holtzclaw is a proud 13 year veteran of the United States Navy who finished his naval career as the periodontist for the US Navy Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Team.

Workshop Sponsored By:

sponsor noris medical
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