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Foundation In Implant Dentistry

"What an Implant course! Exceptional learning experience in a wonderful environment, with the best of Welsh hospitality. I would not hesitate to recommend to any dentist looking to expand their skills!"

Learn all the basics you need to become a competent implant surgeon with straightforward cases in the modern digital era.

Over the duration of the course learn to plan and perform implant surgery, including treating a supervised case from start to finish with Dr Ceri Owen-Roberts and Dr Jonny Lynd.

6 face-to-face modules + online content over 8 months; lots of hands on, practical content.

All-inclusive package (tuition fees, use of equipment, materials, luxury hotel accommodation, food and entertainment) in Monmouthshire, South Wales. 

The total cost of the course is £9,500 + VAT. 

Register your interest for the 2025 cohort!

Total course fee £9,500
Finance options are available, for more information get in touch
Secure your place with a £0 deposit
Course instructors
Ceri Owen-Roberts
Course modules
Module 1: September 2024 – Biological Basis and Surgical Techniques
  • Biological concepts - sequelae of tooth extraction
  • Osseointegration
  • Surgical field and setting up the sterile surgical field
  • Conventional options vs implants
  • Atraumatic extractions
  • Fundamental surgucal principles
  • Assessing complexity SAC
  • Practical Pig's Head
Module 2: October 2024 – Treatment Planning
  • Radiology and treatment planning
  • Surgical guides/stents
  • Practical implant placement - Straumann drill protocol
  • Patient Selection
  • Healing Abutements vs Closure
  • Consent
  • Live patient treatment planning
Module 3: November 2024 - Implant Placement
  • Sequelae of tooth extraction
  • Implant positioning and 3D planning
  • Surgical anatomy
  • Surgucal principles in implant dentistry
  • Pig's head surgical practical
Module 4: January 2025 - Soft Tissue & Regenerative Surgeries
  • Exposure techniques
  • Guided bone regeneration
  • Second stage surgery/Healing abutements
  • Provisional Implant Restorations
  • Practical GBR Pig's Heads
Module 5: February 2025 - Impressions
  • Open vs Closed tray impressions
  • Digital Impressions techniques
  • Abutement Choice
  • Temporary Crowns
  • Aesthetic Risks and Planning Aesthetic Site
  • Live Pateint Impressions
Module 6: March 2025 - Restoration and Complications
  • Final restorations & material choice
  • Implant occlusion
  • Periodontitis and Implants
  • Prosthodontic complications
  • Overdentures
  • Live patient crown fit
Training Suite

Our bright and comfortable training suite features two large scale interactive screens for viewing presentations, live streaming from the demo surgery, sharing course materials or playing supporting videos.

With underfloor heating, sliding doors out onto a garden terrace and a well stocked snack and refreshment bar - we've created a comfortable area conducive to learning.


This all-inclusive course includes excellent accommodation at The Angel Hotel, just minutes away from Lodge Dental. The hotel holds a prestigious 4 Silver Star grading from The AA and was named AA Hotel of the Year, Wales 2016/17. It boasts a central Abergavenny location near the Castle and renowned Angel Bakery, making it a convenient and celebrated choice for participants, within a short walk or drive from the Training Academy.

The Lidstone Bar

If joining us for a course, take advantage of the bespoke bar space to get to know your fellow delegates and discuss your cases, dental techniques, and issues relevant to your practice. Throughout the day the bar is well stocked with locally sourced snacks and hot & cold drinks to enjoy in your breaks.

Alternatively take advantage of the bar at our Lodge Study Clubs, panel discussions, or networking events.

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