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IMPLANT MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

Program Overview


GDIA One-on-One Implant Mentorship Program is a four days course of customized implant education course designed to provide the best understanding and needs in clinical implant dentistry. One mentor and one participant will meet to share life-learned lessons, experiences, and perform surgeries under direct supervision of mentor. The program is designed both for doctors with emerging interest in clinical implant dentistry and doctors seeking breakthrough from difficulties in implant surgery.

  • The program is individually customized by the participant’s need. Mentors will provide implant dentistry education in the most simplified format. Eliminating multiple attendees and large classroom, the participant will maximize their didactic knowledge by putting into clinical practice almost immediately. Limited enrollment allows the participants to interact and ask questions in a very informal and personal environment. Each participant not only learn the placement and restoration of root form dental implants in a step-by-step sequence, but also operational and management aspect of clinical implant dentistry at private offices.
  • For live-surgery, each surgery case will be prescreened for liability and patient protection purposes.
2828 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) from the California Dental Board and AGD PACE at the time of completion

Program Instructors

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Cary D. Brown
DDS
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Cameron Torabi
DDS, FICOI
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W. Eric Park
DDS
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Charles C. Park
DDS
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Stephen Kim
DDS

Course Dates

  • TBA

Requirements


How to Register

Complete and Submit
Course Registration Form
(online, e-mail, or fax)
Make payment
according to the
program tuition
The full payment must be
completed 7 days prior
to first day of the event

Program Tuition

  • Tuition fee
    • USD $10,000
  • Method of Payment
    • Check: Make the payment payable to Global Dental Implant Academy or GDIA
    • Credit Card: cards

Contact information

Tel : + 1 (323) 617-4141Fax : + 1 (323) 617-4145E-mail : info@gdia.com

Finance payment also available, contact for more detail:

Refunds are granted only if a written cancellation notification is received at least 31 days before the course. 50% of the tuition minus processing fee will be refunded if cancellation occurs within 21 days before this course. No refund is granted afterwards. A $75 fee is withheld for processing. Cancellation must be notified in writing by E-mailing to info@gdia.com. For additional registrations, Xerox and send.

4 day event customized upon participant’s request

Cameron Torabi, DDS, FICOI

Since his graduation from USC School of Dentistry in 1995, Dr. Cameron Torabi has built several successful general dentistry practices throughout Southern and Central California. He has trained dozens of GP dentists in restorative dentistry, oral implantology and orthodontics, with a focus on producing more cross-competency and more comprehensive treatment planning skills. Dr. Torabi's central philosophy is that the success of a general practitioner relies as much on balance and breadth of expertise as it does on depth of knowledge in any one practice area. Dr. Torabi's curriculum applies this mindset, focusing on seamlessly integrating implant dentistry into an existing practice, while reducing complications and improving patient satisfaction using interdisciplinary tools and skills. Dr. Torabi's portion of the curriculum is geared for immediate application by general practitioners, with greater emphasis on practice than the theoretical underpinnings. Dr. Torabi has been called upon to provide testimony in numerous litigated cases, and he is recognized as an expert in multiple areas of practice. His curriculum reflects planning and protocols designed to avoid unnecessary risks of liability. Most importantly, Dr. Torabi is the proud father of two incredible boys, and he has (barely) survived both sleep training and one round of the 'terrible twos.’



Cary D. Brown, DDS

Dr. Brown is a current member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologist, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Tri-County Dental Society, International Academy of Comprehensive Aesthetics, International Association for Orthodontics, Honorary Dental Society Omicron Kappa Upsilon. Dr. Brown is a native of Southern California. He has three great kids. They enjoy sports and outdoor activities. He is an avid motorsports fan and be found most weekends riding and competing in off-road motorcycle events. After a mid-career lull, Dr Brown re-sparked his interest in dentistry by implementing new technology and new procedures. This enthusiasm was fostered by the addition of Dental Implantology. Complementing the addition of dental implants he acquired a complete in office 3D CAD/CAM system. This includes a chair side 3D scanning system with the ability to design and fabricate inlays/onlays, crowns, bridges, custom implant abutments and implant surgical guides. These tools have allowed him to see patients interested in dental implants and complete a guided surgery on the same day. What follows is a typical treatment path we complete on a routine basis. This all happens within our office: CBCT scan, Digital implant treatment planning, Digital surgical guide planning, CAD/CAM surgical guide fabrication, Guided implant placement, Chairside digital scanning, Custom abutment design and fabrication, and Crown or Bridge fabrication. This powerful technology has helped to become established as one of the high tech offices in our area. Dr Brown is passionate about implant dentistry and shares his methods and techniques with colleges and study clubs.



Stephen Kim, DDS

Dr. Kim is a graduate of New York University College of Dentistry with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery Degree. He continued his postgraduate studies and served his residency as chief resident at Peninsula Hospital Center in New York City where he was exposed to all aspects of oral surgery, bone grafting, implantology, medicine, and trauma. He practiced dentistry in two private offices in New York (Rockefeller Center and Long Island) for 7 years before moving back to his hometown on Southern California. Now he operates a group practice in Orange County.



Charles C. Park, DDS

Dr. Park was born and grew up in Seoul, Korea until finishing his high school. He immigrated to U.S. in 1998 and continued to study at several colleges in Los Angeles and transferred to U.C.L.A. to majored Physiological Science while working full-time to support himself financially. He joined Dental Research Institute in U.C.L.A. as an assistant researcher after his B.S. degree and researched oral cancer for a year. Then, he got in the School of Dentistry, U.C.L.A. and finished D.D.S. degree in 2002. After short period of associate dentist, he started his own practice in Diamond Bar, CA in 2003. He kept continued educational journey to achieve his academic and clinical excellence include implant, orthodontics, sedation dentistry, and so on. From 2007, he joined multiple implant and dental academies as a lecturer/ guest speaker to shared his knowledge and experience. He is currently running 2 practices in Southern California and has served as a president of Contemporary Dental Institute from 2010 and a board member of Korean American Dental Association from 2012. He tries to have more time playing with his lovely 3 children whenever he has free time even though he is still pursuing higher standard in his dental career.



W. Eric Park, DDS

Dr. Eric Park is a Fellow International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) and a member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Academy of Osseointegration(AO), and American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. He graduated from University Of Iowa, College of Dentistry where he had degree Doctor of Dental Surgery and researched in College of Medicine and the Dows institute for dental research. The surgical aspects of medicine became a life vocation, he found his passion for Implantology in dentistry. Dr. Park had postgraduate training at St.Joseph Hospital, Shanghai No.9 People’s Hospital, Hallym Medical University for Oral & Maxillofacial Implantology and Misch International Implant institute, Dental Implant Institute of Las Vegas, Dawson Center, NYU, Medical college of Georgia, UCLA, USC,University of Berne and many other implant-related courses to improve and focus his knowledge and skills. He also emphasizes foundational principle of biology, prosthetics and biomechanics that dictate the ultimate success of implant reconstruction. Dr. Park is currently clinical faculty member of UCLA, also BU & Harvard University, Periodontology department in Universidad Colombia as visiting faculty and US Director of Boston Association of Osseointegration(BAO). He also facilitates lectures in the United States, Korea and Taiwan, China, Japan, Colombia and is licensed to practice in California, Colorado, Nevada, and Washington State. Dr. Park is also involved in lots of sports activities. Such as, He was an assistant coach in Colorado Hockey Club for his son’s team. He is a single handicapper in Golf to compete with his another son who has been nationally competed in Jr. golf tournament.



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