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Live-Patient Surgery Training Course in Tijuana, Mexico 25 CEU 2013 Friday - Monday October 11 ~ 14

2014 Friday - Monday

January 31 ~ February 3 May 23 ~ 26 September 12 ~ 15 November 21 ~ 24

2013 - 2014

Live-Patient Surgery Training Course in Tijuana, Mexico

Course Description

The Hands-on Live Patient Surgery course is an advance session that will cover Maxillary Sinus Augmentation, Guided Bone Regeneration (GBR), and Soft Tissues procedures. This program is open to clinicians with previous exposure to implant dentistry. Participants will receive 14 CE Units from the California Dental Board at the time of completion. All hands-on cases are selected and pre-screened by GDIA faculties before date of surgery. All surgical materials and instruments will be provided. Each participant is expected to see as many patients in the time allocated. This course will be held in Tijuana, Mexico and requires 3 nights stay. Participants are responsible for check-in at San Diego and transportation from San Diego to Tijuana will be provided. Lodging and meals will be provided in a safe and comfortable hotel facility.

Course Faculty


Friday - Monday

October 11 ~ 14 Jin Y. Kim


W. Eric Park DDS GDIA Mentor

Charles C. Park DDS GDIA Mentor

Marco Tulio Alzaga Vega DDS GDIA Mentor

What sets this course apart from others… 1. 1:1 instructor ratio - With qualified instructors and volunteer GDIA Metors we maintain a 1:1 ratio of instructors to student, if not more instructors than the trainee.

2. Amazing facility, materials, and equipment – we train at state-of-the-art private practice in Tijuana. Participants will find that the materials and equipment provided are better than many practices in the US!

3. You choose what cases to work on – Is your main interest sinus grafts? Or maybe advanced GBR?


Friday - Monday

January 31 ~ February 3 May 23 ~ 26 September 12 ~ 15 November 21 ~ 24

You review the cases, you propose a treatment plan, and your do the case under expert supervision! All cases are pre-screened by the instructors, and have been reviewed, and available for review ahead of time!!!

4. Safe and friendly surrounding – Based in central Tijuana, the clinic and the hotel facility is one of the safest in the city. The clinic is staffed by a number of clinicians who are also active with the local dental implant organizations. The program is run in conjunction to local non-profit organization, and is subsidized by the local health authority.

5. Most value for the tuition– with all of these features, you cannot find any other program that offers so much.

25 CEU

●The course runs from Friday afternoon to Monday afternoon. ●3-night stay in Mexico is required. Don’t forget to pack your passport!

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Registration form Course Schedule

Applicant’s Information:

Day 1 Friday

5:00PM Meet at San Diego International Airport. Travel across the border to Tijuana via transportation provided by GDIA 7:00PM Check-in at hotel, and orientation begins after dinner

Day 2 Saturday 8:00AM 8:00AM - 9:00AM 9:00AM -12:00PM 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:00PM - 5:00PM 5:00PM - 6:00PM 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Breakfast Case Planning Session Surgery Session 1 Lunch Surgery Session 2 Back to hotel Dinner & Surgery case review

Day 3 Sunday

8:00AM 8:00AM - 9:00AM 9:00AM - 12:00PM 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:00PM - 5:00PM 5:00PM - 6:00PM 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Day 4 Monday 8:00AM 8:00AM - 9:00AM 9:00AM -12:00PM 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:00PM - 2:00PM 2:00PM - 4:00PM 4:00PM -

Breakfast Case Planning Session Surgery Session 3 Lunch Surgery Session 4 Back to hotel Dinner & Surgery case review

Breakfast Case Planning Session Surgery Session 5 Lunch Review of Cases Course Completion Ceremony Check out of hotel and transport to SD airport

Tuition Member Non - Member

Course Membership




$10,500 Grand Total:

Method of Payment Please make check payable to Global Dental Implant Academy [GDIA] and mail to:

Grand hotel tijuana

5455 Wilshire Blvd Ste. 950, L.A., CA 90036 Office: (323) 617-4141 Fax: (323) 617-4145

Total Credit Change: $_________ Card Type:




Credit Card No.: _______________________________________________________ Exp. Date : San Diego International Airport

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Billing Zip Code : ______________________________

Signature : ________________________

DDS State Fax e-Mail License #

Level of Clinical Experience: Extensive=20+ cases, Moderate= 10-20 case, Limited=less than 10 cases, Dental surgery in general [ ] extensive [ ] moderate [ Dental implant surgery [ ] extensive [ ] moderate [ Soft tissue surgery [ ] extensive [ ] moderate [ Sinus grating procedures [ ] extensive [ ] moderate [ Advanced grafting procedures [ ] extensive [ ] moderate [ CE courses taken in past 12 months [ ] 50+ hrs [ ] 25-50 hrs [ Describe formal implant training (institute, instructor, when taken, length of time etc)



None=0 ] limited [ ] none ] limited [ ] none ] limited [ ] none ] limited [ ] none ] limited [ ] none ]10-25 hrs [ ]<10 hrs

Implant system(s) familiar with

I understand that the program supplies me with a number of clinical cases that are suitable for learning purposes of the participants I understand that due to the nature of clinical case load, the cases will be distributed to each participants depending on the availability of cases, experience level of each participants, and type of procedure being rendered.


Live-Patient Surgery Training Course 25 CEU

Doctor Name Office Address City Office Phone Cell Phone Licensed in State Specialty (if applicable) Copy of current state dental license attached Copy of current dental malpractice policy attached

Date : __________

I understand that summary of cases (photographs, clinical images, radiographs, health history, models)will be available for review, prior to the first clinical session I understand that I will be operating clinically under the auspices of Global Dental Implant Academy and Centro De Odontologia Especializada. I also understand that provisional licensure is granted to the program by the local health authorities. I agree as a health care professional to practice in the safest, and the most sound method possible and as in the Hippocratic Oath, “do no harm.”   EXPENSES The tuition of this program will be $10,500 As I am a member of GDIA, my tuition for this program will be $9,500 I agree to pay 50% of the tuition in order to secure my spot in the program, at least 15 days before the program date. I understand that the travel to and from San Diego International airport is my responsibility. I also understand that travel from San Diego International Airport to the hotel in Tijuana, and to and fro the clinic is provided by GDIA. I understand that the hotel accommodation and all meals are included in the tuition. *Refunds are granted only if a written cancellation notification is received at least 21 days before the course. 50% of the tuition minus processing fee will be refunded if cancellation occurs within 14 days before this course. No refund is granted afterwards. A $75 fee is withheld for processing. For additional registrations, xerox and send.

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Live Patient Surgery Program in Tijuana Mexico, organized by GDIA  

This is a training program for US dentists to be able to place implants and perform advanced surgery under close supervision on patients, in...