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2018 Mini Dental Implant Symposium (October)

October 26 & 27, 2018 - Orlando, FL



Ideal for current MDI users. Renowned Mini Dental Implant speakers address trends in mini implant dentistry and advanced techniques as well as tips for managing challenging cases and expanding your implant practice.

Symposium Information

Date: Friday & Saturday, October 26 & 27, 2018

Location: Orlando, FL
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld
6677 Sea Harbor Drive
Orlando, FL 32821
(407) 351-5555

*Registration includes , breakfast & lunch.

MDI Symposium Itinerary

8:00am – Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30am – Seminar Begins

10:15am – 10:30am – First Break

12:00pm – 1:00pm – Lunch

2:15pm – 2:30pm – Second Break

4:30pm – Seminar Ends

Course Objectives

  • The importance & confirmation of MDI protocol

  • Success with MDIs for maxillary and mandibular overdentures

  • Advanced techniques in MDI & how to deal with failures and complications

  • Building Your Practice Using MDIs

  • “Success” Restoring Mini Dental Implants

Room Reservation Information

To make your sleeping room reservation, call Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld Reservations at 407-351-5555 or 800-266-9432.

Click here to book your room online

Featured Lecturers

Benjamin D. Oppenheimer, DDS

Dr. Oppenheimer is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine where he was acknowledged for Academic Excellence and won the International Congress of Oral Implantologists Award. Dr. Oppenheimer has been honored by the International Academy of Mini Dental Implants as a Founding Diplomat, the organizations highest honor. He is currently a Fellow of the ICOI and Member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and founding member of the American Academy of Small Diameter Implants. With his years of MDI experience, Dr. Ben has been a lead industry speaker for progressive companies such as IMTEC Corporation, 3M ESPE, Evolution Dental, Dental Tech Labs and others. His knowledge of implant hardware, equipment, bone grafting materials & techniques, CBCT, digital implant planning and minimally invasive implant dentistry have opened new opportunities for hundreds of dentists across the nation. Dr. Ben has authored several scientific articles that have contributed to the confidence of dentists world wide. He has also helped thousands of dental implant patients in his private practice, Concierge Dental Group, in Williamsville, NY where he focuses on implant dentistry.

Ian Erwood, DDS

Dr. Ian Erwood obtained an Honours Bachelor Degree of Science majoring in Biochemistry from the University of Toronto graduating on the Deans Honour Role. He then received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Western Ontario. Dr. Erwood is an active member of the Canadian Dental Association, Ontario Dental Association, Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, York Region Dental Society, American Academy of Cosmetic Orthodontics, and obtained his Fellowship in the International Congress of Oral lmplantologists and the Academy of General Dentistry. He is current president of the Canadian Straight Wire Orthodontic Study Club and is past president of the Ontario Study Club of Osseointegration. Dr. Erwood is a Preferred lnvisalign Provider and is qualified to administer l.V. Sedation. Dr. Erwood is a general dentist who presents dental lectures to dentists and their staff throughout North America to assist them in learning dental procedures and improving patient care. Dr. Ian Erwood has been enhancing the smiles for his Unionville and surrounding area patients for over 25 years.

Joe Procopio, CDT

Joe is the proud owner of Pro-Esthetics Dental Laboratory located in Williamsville, New York. Joe began his education at the University of Buffalo, earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree and then continuing his education at ECC, earning an Associate Degree of Applied Sciences in Dental Technology. Joe received his national certification and became a C.D.T. in 1999. During this time, Joe held management positions at two well-known laboratories, Genco’s Toothfactory and BonaDent Dental Laboratory. Those experiences led him to opening his own laboratory in 2003. He has had extensive training in the field of Implant Dentistry, CT Guided Surgery, and CAD/CAM Restorations. Joe has lectured for many implant manufacturers, including Straumann, Zimmer, and Astra.

Robert Vasile

Bob started in the laboratory business at an early age, working with his father. In 1985 Bob opened his own laboratory specializing in crown and bridge work and became certified as an Implantology lab. He is a co-developer and holder of 2 US patents. Bob believed that the industry was changing rapidly and that CAD/CAM technology would be the future of dental restorations. In 2005 he joined Atlantis (Astra, now Dentsply) to pursue this technology. To further his digital dentistry education, he moved his family to NC to work for Sirona as the Infident Lab Manager. He also started teaching, lecturing, and troubleshooting. Next Bob joined Bicon LLC as the Manager of CAD/CAM and Laboratory Services. He helped bring digital workflow to the Clinical and Laboratory side of the business and helped with the development of TRINIA. He continued to teach, lecture and hosted webinars for the USA, South America, and Europe. Bob’s current position is Director of Technical and Educational Services for Sterngold.