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Implant Pathway dental implant courses are designed to get you comfortable with the material and the process, so you can confidently place implants on your own. Complete Session 1 online at your own pace. Build on that foundational knowledge in Session 2 with in-person lectures and hands-on dental implant training. Then perform live surgery until you feel confident in your skills during Session 3. Fast Track covers all material from Sessions 1 through 3 in a single week.

How Do I Get There?

What Accommodations Are There For Out-Of-State Attendees?

Since we’re located in Tempe near Phoenix, dentists in Arizona and from neighboring states like California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico may choose to drive to The Pathway. Our address is 6200 S McClintock Dr #113, Tempe, AZ 85283. You can click here to get turn-by-turn directions from Google Maps.

If you’re traveling from afar or you would just prefer to fly, we recommend booking a flight to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, which is the closest airport to The Pathway. We’re located less than 10 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport.

Need accommodations in Tempe? We recommend that our students stay at Embassy Suites Tempe. It has plenty of rooms and is located just a few minutes away from The Pathway. We even have a shuttle system set up with Embassy Suites Tempe, so you can get free rides to and from The Pathway every morning. The Embassy Suites also offers an Implant Pathway Group Rate on rooms if booked in advance.

There are also plenty of other hotels, Airbnbs, and other lodging options in the area. However, the Embassy Suites Tempe is the only hotel that offers The Pathway’s free shuttle service, so you’ll need to arrange your own transport to The Pathway if you choose to stay elsewhere.

Implant Pathway Continuum

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the implant pathway Continuum

94% of Our alumni Go On To Place implants at their practices.

Implant Pathway dental implant courses are designed to get you comfortable with the material and the process, so you can confidently place implants on your own.

Session 1

Online Modules

Implant History, Rationale & Treatment

35 CE Credits
  • 35 one-hour long modules
  • Available on-demand & completed at your own pace
  • Must complete all 35 modules of dental implant continued education
  • Covers learning implant history, rationale, treatment and much more.
  • Completion of the modules sets you up for success in the hands-on training in Sessions 2/3.
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Session 2

In-Person Attendance & Guided Implant Success

Single Implants, Ridge Preservation, Grafting, Implant Restoration, and Guided Implant Success

32 CE Credits

Get ready to put what you have learned to the test! Session 2 focuses on hands-on exercises mixed with didactic. Session 2 takes place in 4 different cities throughout the year.

It's the exact same lecture in each city so it's up to you which city you would like to join us in!

Session 2 focuses on:

  • Extractions and grafting
  • Single implants
  • Ridge preservation
  • Flap design
  • Frilling protocol
  • CBCT radiology review
  • Immediate implants
  • Post-op and uncovery
  • Full arch treatment
  • Fixed vs overdentures
  • Guided surgery
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Session 3

Guided Implant success

Live Surgery

91 CE CREDITS

Session 3 consists of two days of live surgery in Gilbert, AZ which is performed at New Horizon Institute, a 501(c) non-profit organization.

Put your dental implant education to the test by performing live implant placement on deserving patients who could not otherwise afford the care they need. Live surgery consists of extraction and grafting, single and multi implant placement and/or full arch treatment — all depending on the treatment plan.

You are more than welcome to bring your OWN patient with you to the implant course for general dentists. Let Austin Schmitt know you will be bringing a patient, and he can send you the necessary instructions.

All Session 3s are held in Gilbert, AZ.

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Session 1

Price: $2,500
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Sessions 1 & 2

Price: $8,000
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Our Full Continuum

Sessions 1 - 3

With Live Surgery
PRICE: $19,500
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Our Fast Track dental implant CE course covers all the same material from Sessions 2-3 in just one week. Jump on the fast track to placing implants by getting all the same training brought to you in one week.

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Specializations

Fast Track Nebraska

PRICE: $19,500 | 80 CE CREDITS
Presented By: Dr. Moody

Fast Track is a 4-day intensive program on proper and repeatable techniques for placing implants. This course consolidates our three sessions for your expedited training experience.

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Overdenture Fast Track

PRICE: $19,500 | 91 CE CREDITS
Presented By: Dr. Moody

Join us in Gilbert, AZ for a full week-long course focused on bringing dental implants into your practice and adding valuable skills to your toolset.

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Advanced Fast Track

PRICE: $15,000 | 56 CE CREDITS
Presented By: Dr. Pilling, Dr. Cummings & Dr. Nagao

This fast track course combines the Anterior Implant Placement and Design, Soft Tissue Grafting, and GBR courses all in one week.

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Sinus Grafting

PRICE: $15,000 | 24 CE CREDITS
Presented By: Dr. Moody

This course is offered to dentists who are comfortable with placing dental implants, extracting teeth and need to add grafting to their services. In this three day course, you will have didactic hands-on exercises and live patient training. We focus on the lateral sinus approach and you will do your own lateral sinus augmentations on live patients.

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Implant Complications

PRICE: $3,950 | 24 CE CREDITS
Presented By: Dr. Moody & Dr. Silverman

Join Justin Moody and Bart Silverman as they take you on a tour of their successes, and failures in implant dentistry.

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Extraction & Grafting

PRICE: $4,995 | 16 CE CREDITS
Presented By: Dr. Caldwell

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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Acteon CBCT Training

PRICE: $495 | 8 CE CREDITS
Presented By: Dr. Vorholt

This course will take Acteon users through a in-depth tour of the AIS3D software capabilities and best practices. Join Dr. Steven Vorholt as he details his approach to reading conebeam CBCTs efficiently for dental implant treatment planning. This course will cover anatomical review in CBCT, IAN and custom vessel mapping, implant treatment planning, intra-oral STL import, implant surgical guide design and 3d Printing with Sprintray 3D Printers. There will also be an opportunity to test Acteon's surgical piezo unit The Cube during the class.

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Full Arch Protocols: Immediate Load & Conversion

PRICE: $26,500 | 56 CE CREDITS
Presented By: Dr. Holtzclaw

Join Dr. Dan Holtzclaw as he takes you through a 3 part continuum dedicated to learning the all on X procedure with immediate conversion while working on a real patient.

We offer our continuum twice a year, you must commit to one continuum, you can not mix and match sessions because you follow the same patient throughout the entire continuum.

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The Workflow: Digital Full Arch Implants

PRICE: $4,995 | 16 CE CREDITS
Presented By: Dr. Pilling & Nagao

The Most Advanced Full Arch Digital Workflow course. Full arch digital planning and Live surgeries observed followed by digital scanning utilizing Photogrammetry and 3D designing and Printing of a full arch fixed immediate load Provisional hybrids. Learn Restorative solutions for long term predictable results. Learn the workflow and technology to bypass all conventional analog Implant Dentistry.

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Remote Anchorage Advanced Cadaver

PRICE: $6,000 | 16 CE CREDITS
Presented By: Dr. Holtzclaw

Implant Pathway and Noris Medical are teaming up to provide knowledge and guidance for performing remote anchorage treatment. Dr. Dan Holtzclaw will lecture on remote anchorage and participants will work on models and cadavers.

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Remote Anchorage Advanced Surgery

PRICE: $29,000
Presented By: Dr. Holtzclaw

During this intensive 3-day course, you will have the opportunity to witness Dr. Dan Holtzclaw performing a remote anchorage arch surgery using general anesthesia and a Smart Denture Conversion pickup. Following this, you will spend the next two days working alongside another doctor, where you will perform your own remote anchorage surgeries under general anesthesia and with Smart Denture Conversion.

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Fixed Arch Cadaver

PRICE: $4,995 | 16 CE CREDITS
Presented By: Dr. Holtzclaw

Experience a comprehensive 2-day surgical immersion course from diagnosis to implant placement for the All-In-One (AIO) fixed arch procedures, designed to give you all the necessary knowledge and hands-on surgical experience to incorporate the concepts into daily practice. You will do model surgery for AIO cases and AIO surgery on a cadaver specimen.

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Fixed Arch Prosthetics: Provisional Restoration

PRICE: $4,500 | 16 CE CREDITS
Presented By: Dr. Brandon Kofford

Taught by Dr. Brandon Kofford, creator of Smart Denture Conversion and Practical Prosthodontics, this hands-on course is designed for the doctor and the lab manager or lab assistant. The course is a mix of didactic lecture, hands-on exercises. By the end of the course, you will feel proficient in fabricating your temporary prosthesis, and learn all the tips and tricks to make your patient's healing process smooth and comfortable.

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Fixed arch Prosthetics: Final Restoration

PRICE: $4,500 | 16 CE CREDITS
Presented By: Dr. Brandon Kofford

A course for dentists, lab managers, and lead assistants. Take your Smart Denture Conversion to the next level with this course specifically focused on fabrication of the final prosthesis, delivered 6-8 months after surgery. This hands-on course consists of time spent in the lab, and time working chairside with a patient and with your team. Course concludes with an opportunity to present the case you worked on to the rest of the class, so bring a laptop and be ready to take photos of your work!

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Mastering the Maxilla

PRICE: $16,000 | 24 CE CREDITS
Presented By: Dr. John Pasicznyk

Operating in the Maxilla is often times very different than surgerizing the Mandibular arch. Due to decreased bone density/quantity, topography, and overall accessibility, literature and industry data overwhelmingly state that most implant complications occur more frequently in the Maxilla. Therefore, additional considerations and adjunct procedures may be necessary to secure successful outcomes. A dedicated course to train exclusively within the Maxilla is now available.

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Pathway International

PRICE: $22,000 | 91 CE CREDITS
Presented By: Dr. Moody

The Pathway International Fast Track Course allows attendees to experience the full Implant Pathway Continuum in an intensive, five-day program hosted in Guadalajara, Mexico, including two days of lecture, didactic and hands-on training, as well as three days of live patient surgery. Attendees will have the opportunity to perform surgery under the watchful eyes of expert faculty. Pathway International provides attendees with the maximum hands-on implant surgical experience of all Implant Pathway courses currently offered.

5 days lodging included, transportation to/from course on surgery days (Days 3-5), and light snacks and coffee included.

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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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Guided implant Surgery

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Guided Implant Surgery

Price: $4,995 | 16 CE Credits

Presented by: Drs. Michelle Caldwell and Mona Patel

Course Objectives:
1. To learn how to place guided implants in an abundant bone site.
2. To learn how to fabricate a guide in house, or how to get a lab fabricated guide.
3. To learn when to use a cover screw versus healing abutment and which healing abutment to use.