(603) The All-on-4/6 Pre-Surgical Course

Course Description

The Immediate Function Surgical Course.

The All-on-4/6 series of courses is the complete training and surgical instruction to integrate this surgical procedure into your office. This two part series begins with the (603) All-on-4/6 Pre-Surgical Course, which serves as the prerequisite for the (604) All-on-4/6 Surgical Course. Within the (603) Pre-Surgical there will be a complete instruction bases of the didactic components as well and a complete preparatory session of treatment planning of your surgical patient for (604). This is where you will want to immediately contact our trained staff to guide you through the process of submitting your patient information and material.


Course Topics

The All-on-4/6 Surgical Course (605) completely covers all didactic and individualized treatment planning in preparatory for surgery in 604. Below are a few of the additional topics:

  • Diagnosis & Treatment Planning
  • Determine proper location for the implants and multi-unit abutments for proper immediate function
  • Surgical Techniques to Minimize Unfavorable Results
  • The All-on-4/6 Prosthetic Components/li>
  • The All-on-4/6 related Anatomy
  • Participants will bring potential patients 3D scans for proper evaluation in preparation of hands-on live surgery by the participating doctor in Part Two.
  • Each case will be discussed from start to finish with all instrumentation, materials and techniques that are needed.
  • PRP/PRGF in the All-on-4/6 procedure
  • Role of Dental Assistant in the All-on-4/6 procedure
  • Sterile Technique – Full Drape and Half Drape
  • Pre and Post-op Pain Management

Course Objectives

With in this (603), The All-on-4/6 Pre-Surgical Course there are many objectives, some are listed below:


  • Understand principles on decision making in deterring and All-on-4™ vs. All-on-6 procedure and the specifics on function, force, procedure and solution.
  • Learn clinical and radiographic patient evaluation and how to assess patient factors required for treatment success and how to use this information to determine the level of treatment difficulty for individual cases and implement diagnostically-driven treatment planning
  • Learn the principles, research behind the procedure, biomechanical concepts, occlusion and the benefits and risk factors related to full-arch immediate-load implant prosthesis and procedures.
  • Compare and contrast treatment time, benefits, risks and success rates of conventional approaches to full-arch implant prosthesis with graftless All-on-4™/All-on-6 solutions for full-arch immediate-load implant prosthesis.
  • Understand the criteria for case selection and space requirements within restorative procedures for conventional full-arch fixed-emergence implant prosthesis, fixed patient-removable prosthesis, and fixed-hybrid All-on-4™/All-on-6 prosthesis.
  • Learning to gain and secure patient acceptance going through consultation and case presentation while performing an All-on-4™/All-on-6 consultation through a proven approach

Course Instructors

  • Dr. Alfred "Duke" Heller
  • Dr. Robert Heller
  • Dr. Thomas Bilski
  • Dr. Jody Griffin
  • Ms. Karen Fairhurst
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2 days CE CREDITS: 15 (lecture CE: 13 Hands-on CE: 2)

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