This is the recommended place to get your initial questions answered; please take a look at some of the most commonly asked questions we have received about our seminars, we have put them all together in one place so you can have a faster answer and understanding. If you don’t find the answer to your question in here or if there is any questions that you would like to see answered in this section, please feel free to contact us.
How can I obtain information about your seminars?
We recommend to download the corresponding seminar brochure to get the most updated information; please go to the Seminar Gallery located in our home page, find the seminar you are interested in, and click on the related picture. This action will take you to a dedicated page for that seminar; once there, you can read valuable information on screen and download the brochure as well. You can also contact us by email or phone at any time.
How can I sign up for your seminars?
There is a registration form in all of our brochures, just fill it up and send it back to us by following the instructions located at the end of the form; if you prefer, you can also call us directly. You can sign up at any time, but we strongly recommend doing it at the earliest possible date, there is a lot of protocol involved for each participant that we need to take care of in advance.
Will I receive any refund if I cancel my registration?
It all depends on the time we receive the cancellation notice. As per our Refunds Policy states: “Full refund will be granted only if a written and signed cancellation notification is faxed to 949-460-0042 at least 14 days before the scheduled course date. 50% of the tuition will be refunded if the cancellation occurs within 7 days before the course. No refunds will be granted afterwards”
What if ITC Seminars cancels a seminar?
As per our Cancellation Policy states, a full refund will be granted: “ITC Seminars reserves the right to cancel any course, limit enrollment, modify the announced content or change the location, time, date, and faculty of any course as ITC Seminars deems necessary or advisable. Should ITC Seminars cancel a course, ITC Seminars liability is limited to a full refund of the course fee”
What is the difference between the Domestic and Int’l Live Patient Program?
The Domestic Program is designed to teach small groups of dental practitioners to successfully approach and treat specific and predefined dental implant cases over their own patients. It usually takes one day.
The International Program is designed to teach larger groups of dental practitioners to successfully approach and treat a wide range of dental implant cases. The participants have the exceptional opportunity to choose from a large selection of cases or they could be assigned to treat random cases during three full consecutive days.
Can I bring my own patient to the Domestic Live Patient Program?
Yes, this is a requirement. All doctors that bring their own patients to our facility need to submit the following documentation per patient: Medical History, Photos, Perio Charting, Full Mouth X-Rays, Articulated Upper and Lower Study Models, Diagnosis, Treatment Plan & Prognosis, and all Consent Forms properly signed..
Is there any additional requirement for the Domestic Live Patient Program?
As a Doctor, you need to submit your California Dental License, Malpractice Policy, and a certificate of attendance to at least one Hands-On workshop; once reviewed, the program’s date and time will be set by both parts mutually (Participating Doctor and ITC Seminars). After that, you just need to show up with comfortable clothes and your patient(s), we will take care of the rest.
Do I have to bring my own patient to the Int’l Live Patient Program?
There is absolutely no need for that; a large list of patients will be waiting for you upon arrival, you can treat the first patient in line or choose particular cases of your interest. Remember, you will treat an average of 10 patients per day.
Is there anything I need to bring with me to the Int’l Live Patient Program?
Besides your personal belongings, everything else is provided; we will take care of your basic needs during the entire program. Just try to travel as light and comfortable as possible and bring a semi-formal attire since there might be some interviews for local newspapers, and also for the last night’s dinner where the certificate ceremony will take place.
Do I have to take all of the basic programs in order to take the advanced ones?
Not at all, you as a dental professional can sign up for any of our programs at any time without any prerequisites; our courses are designed in a manner in which you can start from our basic or advance level programs.
I want to take several programs, what would be your recommended training sequence?
We strongly recommend to start with the Comprehensive Surgical Implant Programs by first taking the Beginners Level and then the Advanced level. As your next step, it is essential to take the Live Patient Program (Domestic or International) to develop the confidence and knowledge you are looking for. Subsequently, you can take our Complementary Programs.
Besides the training, what else is included in the tuition fee?
For the International Program: Business class airfare, Round trip transportation, Four star hotel accommodation, Continental breakfast, lunch, & dinner, Instrumentation & Supplies, Large list of patients, Training facility, Assistants, Faculty, and Certification.
For the Domestic Programs: Continental breakfast, lunch, & dinner, Instrumentation & Supplies, Training facility, Staff, Faculty, and Certification.
For how long has your faculty been involved in the implant dentistry field?
Our faculty members are dental professionals with advanced degrees who are continually expanding their knowledge; besides being recognized doctors and owning private practices, they are actively involved in humanitarian missions offering their professional services all around the world. Each one of them travel abroad an average of 8 times per year to directly oversee an average of 500 implant surgical procedures.