The Surgical and Prosthetic Principles of Bicon SHORT® Dental Implants (Lecture & Hands-On)

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Event Title: The Surgical and Prosthetic Principles of Bicon SHORT®
Dental Implants (Lecture & Hands-On)
Event Date: Friday and Saturday, February 1 & 2, 2019 
Event Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. both days
CE Hours: 16
Course Fee: $399 (Register online)
Audience: General Dentist and Specialist
Speaker: Shadi Daher, D.M.D. and Drauseo Speratti, D.M.D.
Location: Glendale Hall, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ

Course Description:

The Surgical and Prosthetic Principles of Bicon SHORT ® Dental Implants course provides a comprehensive overview of dental implants and the Bicon SHORT ® Dental Implant System, its components, procedures, and expected treatment outcomes. This two-day program including hands-on section, will cover the fundamental clinical aspects of implant placement and restorations, and help you to profitably incorporate dental implants into your practice.

This course is supported, in part, by Bicon Dental Implants.  Their support is a reminder of their commitment to quality education activities designed to teach theories and methods not product selections.

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course the participant will be better able to:

  1. Describe the science and rationale behind the SHORT® Implant design and why it works,
  2. Perform the appropriate clinical procedures to place Bicon Dental Implants for a single tooth, multiple teeth, and the edentulous patient, and 
  3. Restore Bicon implants by selecting appropriate abutments, proper abutment seating procedures, selecting and taking accurate impressions techniques.

Course Schedule:

Friday, February 1, 2019
8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 am Presentation: Introduction to the Bicon System
10:00am Mid-Morning Break
10:15 am Presentation: Introduction to the Bicon System continues
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Presentation Continues: Presurgical Considerations,
Radiographic and Anatomy Review
2:30 pm Mid-Afternoon Break
2:45 pm Presentation: Bicon Surgical Techniques
5:00 pm End of first day
Saturday, February 2, 2019
8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 am Hands-On: Bicon Surgical Techniques Lab placing implants in foam models
10:00 am Mid-Morning Break
10:15 am Presentation: Overdenture and TRINIA Techniques
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Hands-on continues:  Bicon Restorative Techniques - impressions, abutment
selection, and crown insertion techniques with hands-on models
2:30 pm Mid-afternoon break
2:45 pm Hands-on Continues
5:00 pm End of Course

Contact Person:

Martha C. Clements, Med, Continuing Education Specialist
Office Phone: 623-572-3870

Presenter Biographies:

Shadi Daher, DMD, FICD, FAAOMS, is an Clinical Assistant Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Boston University's Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Daher completed his undergraduate studies in Mathematics at the American University of Beirut. He received his DMD degree from Boston University and his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training at Boston University and Tufts University. Dr. Daher has been an invited speaker in many national and international symposia on the topics of dental implant surgery and bone grafting. He currently is the Surgical Director of the Bicon Institute in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Daher is a member of the Board of Overseers of Boston University and a past President of the Alumni Association of Boston University. Dr. Daher is a founding member and the President of "Medical Missions for Children, Inc.", a charitable organization that delivers medical and surgical care to poor children and young adults worldwide. Dr. Daher maintains a consultancy practice in OMS in Boston Massachusetts and is a leading member in multiple national and international professional and honorary societies.

Drauseo Speratti, DMD graduated from the Universidade Metodista de Sao Paulo in 1994 and received his Specialist in Dental Implants and Oral Minor Surgeries from the Universidade Camilo Castelo Branco 1996. Dr. Speratti was in private practice in Sao Paulo, Brazil for several years prior to coming to the United States in 2001 and earning his DMD from Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine - Arizona. 

Dr. Speratti has presented many courses related to dental implants at several universities and dental conferences in the US and abroad. He is an active member of the AO and ADA and is a Clinical Instructor at the Implant Dentistry Centre and Bicon Institute in Boston, MA.



Registration Information:

There are three ways to register for our continuing education programs:

  1. Online click here: submit completed online registration form and payment process per directions
  2. By mail:   if you want to pay by check, make it out to Midwestern University, fill out the online form, print it out and send it along with your payment to:
    Dr. James Pashayan , College of Dental Medicine-AZ Midwestern University,  Office of Continuing Dental Education,  19555 N 59th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85308
  3. By email:  scan completed registration form and emailto, providing payment information. Please call 623-572-3870 if you have any questions about course content, directions, registration, etc.  (click to download registration form)

    Payment Methods: We accept checks, American Express, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard and Visa. All checks should be made payable to:  Midwestern University.

Cancellations and Refunds: The Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Arizona Continuing Dental Education (MWUCDM-AZ CDE) office reserves the right to end registration when the enrollment limit is reached and to cancel, modify or alter content, faculty or location for any course if circumstances indicate such a change is advisable. If the MWUCDM-AZ CDE finds it necessary to cancel a course, a full refund will be issued. No travel expenses will be refunded to the registrant in the event of course cancellation or cancellation of any registration. Full tuition refunds are issued if the participant cancels in writing two weeks prior to a course. Cancellations processed during the two weeks prior to course date will be refunded tuition minus a late cancellation fee of $75. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received three days prior to the day of the course or in the event of a no-show. Select courses may have individually specific cancellation fees and polices. A $50 fee will be assessed for all returned payments. Returned payments include returned checks and dishonored credit or debit card payments.


ADA Cerp

Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine Arizona is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine Arizona desiginates this activity for 16 continuing education credits.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at


Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Arizona is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry.

The formal continuing dental education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit.

Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2019. Provider ID Number 342319

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