Live surgery
hands-on training
real patients
all in the USA

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What makes us different?

“We are relatable. We have no ego. We focus our attention on our attendees.”

Austin Schmitt | Chief Operating Officer

“We believe in bringing an assistant so strongly that… it’s totally free.”

Dr. Justin Moody | Founder of The Pathway & New Horizon Institute

“The dinners at Dr. Moody’s house… is where [course material] can really soak in and click.”

Dr. Steven Vorholt | Surgical Director

800
pathway
alumni
10,721
implants
placed
770
dentures
Made
28.13
Millions in
donated services

The more I got to know Dr. Justin D. Moody and his faculty, it became evident that they’re going to, not only teach you implant dentistry, but once you invest in taking Pathway courses, they’re with you all the way. You can text them, call them — if you have a question, they’re there for you. Their whole program really goes above and beyond what you would normally experience in any other implant course. Now, one year later, I look forward to placing implants in my practice and I get excited when I see an implant on my schedule.

Randy Houska, DDS

Houska Dental Vermillion, SD

Get started with The Pathway

SESSION

1-3

Online, Hands-On & Lecture
52
COMBINED CE CREDITS

Complete session 1 online and at your own pace! Sessions 2/3 take place over 3 days and involve didactic and hands-on exercises.

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SESSION

1-4

Online, Hands-On, Lecture & Live Surgery
76
COMBINED CE CREDITS

Complete Sessions 1-3 and an additional 4th session. Live surgery patient education, right here in the USA.

Session 1: Online

SESSION

1

Session 1: Online
20
CE CREDITS

Complete session 1 online and at your own pace!

Session 2/3: Hands-On & Lecture

SESSION

2/3

Session 2/3: Hands-On & Lecture
32
CE CREDITS

Sessions 2/3 take place over 3 days and involve didactic and hands-on exercises.

Session 4: Live Surgery

SESSION

4

Session 4: Live Surgery
24
CE CREDITS

Live surgery patient education, right here in the USA.

Need a faster path?

Get all the same material from Sessions 1-4 in a shorter timeline.

If you want to jump on the fast track to placing implants, we have a course for you. Check out our Fast Track course and complete all the same material from Sessions 1-4 in just one week.

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Our mentors are #1

Dr. Moody has two requirements for all mentors: 
1. “Would I let them place an implant on me?” 
2. “Will they let me call them by their first name?”

There’s no room for egos at The Pathway. Our mentors and faculty are here to teach. It’s our job to make sure your questions get answered and that you feel comfortable enough to ask. 

The attendee to mentor ratio is 2:1, so you always have a skilled hand to guide you during live surgery. We also rotate mentors every half day so you get the opportunity to learn different techniques and styles from each mentor. 

Within a supportive training environment, we gradually push you out of your comfort zone until you feel confident in your abilities. It’s all about encouraging and empowering you to do things on your own so that you can return to your practice ready to place implants!

Meet the mentors
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Our Course Catalog

Choose the Pathway that best suits you. Check out our course list which includes CEREC Training, Implant Training, and more.

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This fast track course combines the Anterior Implant Placement and Design, Soft Tissue Grafting, and GBR courses all in one week. Presented by Dr. Wade Pilling, Dr. Lewis Cummings, and Dr. Josh Nagao

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Time, money and fear are the three main obstacles to patients entering your practice and seeking care. Oral conscious sedation can eliminate one of those barriers easily.

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In this 3 day, hands on live patient course we will dive into the world of all digital, model free hybrids.

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Teeth don’t need to be “muscled” out – let us show you how! We will use surgical piezo technology to assist in the extractions & L-PRF, aka “Sticky Bone”, for the grafting.

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Complete all four sessions of Implant Pathway in a one week intensive.

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Implant Pathway faculty members lead a live surgical course on the placement of Full Arches using Surgical Guides.

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Learn how to place guided implants in an abundant bone site. Learn how to fabricate a guide in house, or how to get a lab fabricated guide. Learn when to use a cover screw versus healing abutment and which healing abutment to use.

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Uncorking the complexities that arise in everyday practice. Join Justin Moody, Bart Silverman, and Steven Vorholt as they take you on a tour of their successes, and failures in implant dentistry.

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Get comfortable restoring single and multiple implants using CEREC Workflow.

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Learn key concepts necessary for Same Day Smile design and delivery.

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This course is offered to dentists who are comfortable with placing dental implants, extracting teeth and need to add grafting to their services.

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This fast track course combines the Anterior Implant Placement and Design, Soft Tissue Grafting, and GBR courses all in one week. Presented by Dr. Wade Pilling, Dr. Lewis Cummings, and Dr. Josh Nagao

Course Dates & More Info

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Pathway
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Time, money and fear are the three main obstacles to patients entering your practice and seeking care. Oral conscious sedation can eliminate one of those barriers easily.

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In this 3 day, hands on live patient course we will dive into the world of all digital, model free hybrids.

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Teeth don’t need to be “muscled” out – let us show you how! We will use surgical piezo technology to assist in the extractions & L-PRF, aka “Sticky Bone”, for the grafting.

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Complete all four sessions of Implant Pathway in a one week intensive.

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Dental assistants train

For Free!

Your dental assistant is your right hand. You would never leave your hand at home on the day of surgery, would you? Bringing your assistant gives you a chance to train side-by-side, so you can both take everything you’ve learned and apply it to your practice right away. It's important to us that you go home feeling confident which is why we allow dental assistants to attend live surgery for free. Remember, as Dr. Moody says. "the biggest failure in implant dentistry is failure to launch."

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Join us for our annual symposium, hang out with 250+ Pathway Alumni, get CE, and have a great time!

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Find your pathway

With over 20 courses, 15+ seasoned mentors, and new Pathways being added to our curriculum, you can explore new ways to enhance your offerings and gain the confidence to treat patients with the high quality care they deserve.

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