Crank up your surgical skill

Dr. Israel Puterman (ImplantsDC) and Dr. Matthew J. Fien (Fienodontics) deliver intensive, hands-on training courses designed to help you crank up your surgical expertise and expand your practice offerings.

Surgical Courses

Surgical Courses

Guided Bone Regeneration

Ideal for general practitioners and specialists, this two-day intensive training course offers hands-on skill development using surgical models and porcine jaws. Enhance your clinical expertise and expand your practice offerings as you learn leading edge techniques to perform Guided Bone Regeneration using resorbable materials.

Surgical Courses

Partial Extraction Therapy: The Socket Shield Technique

Loss of buccal volume. Every time we extract a tooth, we use several techniques to limit the volumetric changes that are expected to occur. In this webinar you will learn the socket shield, taught by world-renowned expert in this technique, Dr. Howie Gluckman. ins and outs, the why and the how, with the recorded Q&A after the session.

Surgical Courses

Esthetic Crown Lengthening Webinar

Featuring renowned Dr. Ricardo Kern, this Surgical Seminar Session will review in detail the protocol for performing esthetic crown lengthening. Proper diagnosis, treatment planning, and surgical techniques will be reviewed in detail with the goal of simplifying treatment and improving the predictability of the procedure.


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Surgical Influence courses always sell out fast. Our October 2019 course sold out quickly to doctors who were on our VIP Insider list. As a VIP Insider, you will be able to register for courses 48 hours before they become publicly available. It’s free to become a VIP Insider. Click here to get the inside track to upcoming courses.

Meet Your Clinicians

Dr. Israel Puterman

Dr. Israel Puterman

@ImplantsDC // implantsdc.com

Dr. Puterman offers leading expertise and proven experience in all aspects of periodontics, implant surgery, complex bone and soft tissue regeneration and laser periodontics (LANAP). As one of a handful of periodontists in the world with his superior level of specialized training, he is a highly sought after speaker and has been the recipient of numerous awards for both academic and practical applications.

Dr. Matthew J. Fien

@fienodontics // fienodontics.com

Dr. Matthew J. Fien graduated from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in 2006. He then received his specialty training in Periodontics from Nova Southeastern University and his diplomate status from the American Board of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry in 2009.  Dr. Fien has completed a number of research projects which have led to his work being published in various dental journals, including the Journal of Periodontology, the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry, and the International Journal of Periodontics and  Restorative Dentistry. He lectures throughout the country on bone grafting techniques and all aspects of implant dentistry. He developed a hands-on guided bone regeneration course, which he teaches several times throughout the year. Dr. Fien enjoys lecturing at Nova Southeastern University and several other post graduate dental programs throughout the country. He is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology and the Academy of Osseointegration and maintains a private practice in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, limited to Periodontics and Implant Dentistry.

Dr. Matthew J. Fien

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Guided Bone Regeneration Course Details


October 17-18, 2020
Aventura-Miami, FL
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January 22-23, 2021
Atlanta, GA
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March 6-7, 2021
Charlotte, NC
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April 22-23, 2021
Scottsdale, AZ
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