International Dental Implant Course: Japan Group 2019

Tuesday, December 10 thru Thursday, December 12, 2019

Columbia University Irving Medical Center - West 168th Street, New York City


10th Annual Columbia University/ICOI Dental Implant Symposium - Friday, December 13

Columbia University Morningside Campus - West 115th Street



Dr. Tarnow and Dr. Suzuki with members of the Japan Group at Columbia CDM, NYC - December, 2017 


Agenda Link

Detailed agenda (includes faculty titles and daily locations): Click here to open JapanWeek2019Agenda_asof1120.pdf


10th Annual Columbia University/ICOI Dental Implant Symposium - agenda: Click here to open CECUICOI_2019_AgendaDecFINAL.pdf


Day 1*: Monday, December 10

Location - Hammer Health Sciences Center, 701 West 168th Street

9:15-10:00 - Dean Christian Stohler - Dentistry and the Aging Population

10:00-12:00 - Dr. Dennis Tarnow - The Papilla Dilemma between Teeth and between Implants

13:00-14:00 - Dr. Gary Greenstein - Effectiveness of Antibiotics to Reduce Early Implant Loss in a Systemically Healthy Patient

14:10-15:10 - Dr. John Cavallaro - Primary Implant Stability and its Effect on Prosthetic Protocols

15:15-16:15 - Dr. Joseph Carpentieri - Hierarchy of Restorative Space Required for Different Types of Dental Implant Prostheses


Day 2* - Wednesday, December 11

9:30-12:00 - Dr. Gary Kaye - Digital Workflow for Implant Dentistry

13:15-16:00 - Dr. King Chong Chan - Cone Beam CT - A Systematic Approach to Interpretation


Day 3* - Thursday, December 12

9:30-12:00 - Dr. Sidney Eisig - Complex Bone Grafting Procedures

13:15-16:00 - Dr. Daniel Budasoff - IMPLANTS Creating a Prosthetic Illusion - New Materials and Techniques Do the Principles We Were Taught Still Apply?

17:30-19:30 - Tarnow Alumni Reception - Abbey Tavern, E. 26th St.

*translation provided.


Includes - Friday, December. 13

9th Annual Columbia University/ICOI Dental Implant Symposium

7:30-17:30 - Columbia University Morningside Campus, Lerner Hall, 2920 Broadway at West 115th Street.

Includes Exhibitor Hall

with Dr. Dennis Tarnow and Dr. Kenneth W. Judy

Guest speakers:

Dr. Frank Tuminelli - Are We Experiencing a Paradigm Shift: How Many Implants Do We Really Need?;

Dr. Marcus Abboud - The New Paradigm of Implant Bed Preparation: A Comprehensive Review;

Dr. Jose Carlos Martins da Rosa - Immediate Dentoalveolar Restoration (IDR) Technique: Preservation and Regeneration of the Natural Biology;

Dr. John Cavallaro - The Tooth or the Implant: Critical Decision Making in Contemporary Treatment Plans;

Dr. Michael Klein - Creating Predictable Outcomes: A New Generation of Tools;

Dr. Helena Francisco - Clinical Implications of Implant Designs and Connections;

Dr. Ole T. Jensen - Maxillary All-on-4: The Threshold for Going to a Zygomatic Implant or Sinus Grafting for a Delayed Loading Protocol;

Dr. Ernesto Lee - S.M.A.R.T. Minimally Invasive Bone Grafting: Innovative Solutions for Improved Implant Esthetics.



Dennis P. Tarnow, DDS is a Clinical Professor of Periodontology and Director of Implant Education at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. He is the former Professor and Chairman of the Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at New York University College of Dentistry. Dr. Tarnow has a certificate in Periodontics and Prosthodontics and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology. He is a recipient of the Master Clinician Award from the American Academy of Periodontology, Teacher of the Year Award from New York University and Distinguished Lecturer Award from the American College of Prosthodontists in 2015. Dr. Tarnow has a private practice in New York City, and has been honored with a wing named after him at New York University College of Dentistry. He has published over two hundred articles on perio-prosthodontics and implant dentistry and has coauthored three textbooks including one titled Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry. Dr. Tarnow has lectured extensively in the United States and internationally in over forty five countries.


Dr. Joseph Carpentieri is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in the Department of Prosthodontics/Implant Surgical Fellowship. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Maryland/Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in 1985. He received his Prosthodontic Specialty Certificate from Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center in 1997. Subsequently, he completed a four year Fellowship in the Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at New York University College of Dentistry. He lectures nationally and internationally on all phases of implant prosthetics and surgery, immediate implant restorations, aesthetics and new dental technologies at major symposiums. He is a consultant and mentor to the ZimmerBiomet implant company and has authored an implant text book on implant treatment, as well as contributing to a second text book. Other efforts include numerous other peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Carpentieri's training is unique as it employs dual specialty training in both prosthetics and implant surgery. He maintains a private practice in White Plains, NY.

Dr. John Cavallaro is a clinical professor, part-time, at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York City where he teaches post-doctoral residents the surgical and prosthetic aspects of Implant Dentistry as well as Implant Literature Review. Formerly, he taught these disciplines at NYU College of Dentistry for 25 years. He is a member of the American College of Prosthodontists and the Academy of Osseointegration and has published 40 peer-reviewed articles addressing various aspects of Implant Dentistry. Dr. Cavallaro maintains a full-time private practice of Surgical Implant Dentistry and Prosthodontics in Brooklyn, New York.

Dr. Gary Greenstein is a graduate of New York University College of Dentistry and received his MS from the University of Rochester. A Board Diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontolgy, he has authored more than 100 articles on periodontal and implant therapy and has been the recipient of the following awards: the Gies Award for contributions to literature, American Academy of Periodontology; the Hirschfeld Award, Northeast Society of Periodontology; and Fellowship Award and the Distinguished Service Award, American Academy of Periodontology. He is a Clinical Professor in the Division of Periodontics at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.


Gary Kaye, DDS, FAGD, founder of the New York Center for Digital Dentistry, has practiced comprehensive dentistry in New York City since 1993. He graduated from Columbia University of Dental Medicine in 1993, where he received awards in endodontics, prosthodontics, and geriatric dentistry. Dr. Kaye is also a graduate of the prestigious Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Training. He was one of the first general dentists in the United States to become certified in Invisalign® and has attained both basic and advanced certification. An experienced E4D dentist, he has performed leading-edge, computer-assisted restorations technology in his office since 2002. In 2006, he received the Fellowship award from the Academy of General Dentistry. Born in Randfontein, South Africa, he is a passionate supporter of the Open Wide Foundation, whose mission is to change the state of oral health in impoverished communities and build new clinics in conjunction with local government support and investment.

K.C. Chan, DMD, MS, FRCD(C) is the Director of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology; Associate Professor of Dental Medicine (in Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology and Radiology) at the College of Dental Medicine, Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Dr. Chan is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial pathologist and radiologist in the United States and Canada, and has practiced diagnostic imaging since 2012. She has presented at the Greater New York Dental Meeting and is an ad hoc reviewer of multiple peer-reviewed journals. In 2016, Dr. Chan was awarded the Wuehrmann prize for best journal article published in the radiology section of Oral Surgery Oral Pathology Oral Medicine and Oral Radiology. Since June 2018, Dr. Chan has been serving as Chief Examiner in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology for the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. Known for her experience in radiologic-pathologic correlation, Dr. Chan's consultation service in diagnostic imaging is well-respected by oral pathology biopsy services in New York City. Dr. Chan also offers radiologic interpretation for the private practice community at ColumbiaDoctors.


Dr. Sidney Eisig is Chief of Hospital Dental Service at New York - Presbyterian Hospital, and the George Guttmann Professor and Director of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at both the Hospital and Columbia University's College of Dental Medicine. He received his dental degree from New York University and then completed his general dental internship and residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, and The New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center, respectively. Dr. Eisig received additional training as the maxillofacial surgery fellow at Shock Trauma at the University of Maryland Hospital. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and volunteers abroad by treating patients with cleft lip and palate on Healing the Children missions to South American countries. He practices full-scope oral and maxillofacial surgery, with a particular interest in orthognathic, craniofacial and cleft palate surgery, maxillofacial pathology and reconstruction, and pediatric oral and maxillofacial surgery. His current research focuses on the use of stem cell engineering to reconstruct the facial skeleton.

Dr. Daniel Budasoff received his DDS from Columbia University (1978) and completed his prosthodontic training at Boston University's School of Graduate Dentistry (1980). He is a fellow in the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics, and past president of the Northeastern Gnathological Society. Dr. Budasoff lectures nationally and internationally on prosthodontics, and currently lectures at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (CDM) and the Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry. He is an assistant clinical professor, Division of Graduate Prosthodontics at Columbia University CDM, and maintains a private practice limited to prosthodontics in NYC.



Registration Fee: $3,100.00

Lecture program: Tuesday-Thursday, Dec. 10-12, 2019

Plus 10th Annual Columbia University/ICOI Dental Implant Symposium

Includes refreshments and lunch each day. Translation services provided Tuesday - Thursday.


Main Program - Tues. thru Thurs.

Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) - West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032

Day 1 - Tuesday, Dec. 10

Hammer Health Sciences Center - Lower Level 1 - Room LL103

701 West 168th Street (at Fort Washington Avenue)


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