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The PDL Center provides excellent mentored hands-on training for dentists and their office staff in a relaxed environment.  Course participants licensed in all parts of the country as well as international dentists are welcome to experience dental continuing education the PDL way.

Creative Bottle Opener
Good friends and implant colleagues
Anatomy Refresher
Questions for Thiago
Digital Notes
Comfortable Chairs
Auxilary Training
Relaxing between events
Class Photo
Team Charlotte
Teachers and Friends
Graduation Day
Team Surgery
Team Surgery
Thumbs up for first implant surgery
Thumbs up for first implant surgery
Implants are fun !
3D Planning
3D Planning
3D Planning
3D Planning
3D Planning Demo
Auxilary Training
Learning if fun !
Getting serious about implants
All smiles
Auxilary training
Auxilary training
Auxilary training
Pig jaw surgery
Congratulations !
Pig jaw surgery demo
Pig jaw surgery
Bone graft surgery demo
Guided implant surgery demo


Learn the latest dentistry techniques, with our help. We offer hands-on tutorial services for small groups to maximize their opportunity for learning and practice. Our skilled faculty members teach academy-style courses and use modern teaching methods to ensure a relaxed learning atmosphere.

Practical Experience

Put your newly acquired knowledge and skills into practice. We allow our students to conduct live patient treatments on your own patients and auxiliary with our supervision.  If you do not have a patient we could find one for you.

Learning Environment

With us, you get intensive training at a low cost. The PDL Center is in a relaxed, quiet location and affordable lodging is readily available nearby. For our patients, we offer discounts on dental fees while being cared for by our course participants.


We offer a sequence of courses to provide the building blocks to get you to the next level of patient care. First take Mini-Residency Module 1: Surgical Placement of Dental Implants in an Ideal Site. Then move on to Advanced Grafting, Treatment of the Edentulous Arch, All-on-Four.  Additional courses on Maintenance of Dental Implants, Treatment of Peri-Implantitis, and Advanced Cone Beam CT Interpretation.  Additional courses will be added as demand and requests are submitted.

Office Staff and Auxiliary

We offer parallel courses for your dental auxiliary to assist in a smooth transition of your new skills into your office.

Limited Attendance

Sign up now to guarantee your seat in the course. This mini-residency course is limited to 14 participants from any part of the country.  Taught from the perspectives of prosthodontists, oral surgeons, and periodontists, there is a balance between surgical and restorative on case selection, treatment planning, and surgical placement of dental implants that provide ideal results for your patients. This course will enable participants to learn the concepts and skills to succeed from start to finish on your dental implant cases. We also allows you to utilize the latest CBCT technology and 3D imaging software to plan the surgical phase of the treatment.  Fully guided surgical placement of dental implants will be demonstrated.  We also offer continued mentorship upon completion of the course.

Custom Courses

Do you have your own small group which would like to learn specific topics?  Would you be coming from a long distance or another country and could recruit a small group?  Let us customize a course just for you on your schedule.  Contact us for more information.

Dedicated Experts

Our programs always provide access to a diverse group of specialty educators and mentors who are committed to the ultimate success of all course participants. This dedication to education provides course participants access to highly approachable mentors while at the PDL Center and beyond.


Our programs are designed to help you take that step to the next level.  We focus on your individual educations needs and tailor each course to fit your specific clinical goals whether you are a novice or already highly experienced.  Our support does not end with the course.  We are available to mentor you as you begin to apply your new knowledge and skills into your daily clinical routine.  We are dedicated to your success.  

Former students have the following to say about our courses.

"The small group was excellent to learn more...and better." - Dr. B.G., Apex, NC

"I was at another meeting. It did not even compare with PDL Center." - Dr. K.B., Apex, NC


Thank you for your interest in our courses!  To contact us simply call, email, or fill out the adjacent form.  We look forward to hearing from you soon and personally answering any questions you may have!

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