[Hands-On]Dr. Richard Zimmerman: Digital Workflow for Guided Surgery in Implant Dentistry

Dr. Richard Zimmerman


Dr. Richard Zimmermann graduated from New York University College of Dentistry in 1997, after which he completed an AEGD and received advanced prosthodontic training in the US Navy. After leaving the Navy, he became an Assistant Clinical Professor at UT Dental, San Antonio. Dr. Zimmermann is currently the Director of both the Digital Dentistry Program and Comprehensive Dentistry Implant Surgical Selective. He works with emerging software with a focus on both custom abutments and virtual implant planning for guided surgery.

Digital Workflow for Guided Surgery in Implant Dentistry

Saturday, April 8th, 8:00 am- 2:30 pm 

Hands-on course $495

Only 12 spots available! Make sure and reserve your spot and be the "Go to" lab for surgical guided implants!


Predictable treatment success depends on comprehensive assessment and surgical planning along with the selection of appropriate implants and custom restorative components. Technological advances in digital dentistry are rapidly changing the manner in which dental teams practice in operatory and laboratory settings.

This hands-on course provides a review recent advances related to implant therapy. From visualizing the proposed implant site to virtually planning the placement to designing the surgical guide, digital dentistry allows for numerous benefits to the implant therapy team.

Laptops and 2 Dental Technician instructors will be provided by Straumann so that you will be able to actually manupulate the software while an expert looks on.

Set yourself apart from other labs by arming yourself with the latest implate software knowledge.

*Pre-requisite knowledge required, once registered you will receive an email to an information page where you can familiarize yourself with the software so that you can get the best out of the hands-on course. Videos that are provided on this page are a must watch! Additionally, you will also be provided a link to download the demo software and a couple of patient scans to do so exercises with.

Call if you have any questions:

Daniella Weidberg  800/488 8168


Class Outline:

Learning Objectives

  • Cleaning and removing “scatter” from a cone beam computed tomography scan for improved visualization of the planned implant site


  • Learn fundamentals for virtual implant planning with today’s 3D diagnostic surgical software
  • Learn tips and techniques to expedite your guided surgery digital workflow
  • Strengthen your communication and relationship with your clinicians by achieving predictable dental implant placement for the surgeon and prosthetic results for the restorative dentist



An Example of what you will learn

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