Global Dental Impact Academy (GDIA)
GDIA was formed in 2012 with a mission to advance the field of implant dentistry by providing quality education and training to the dedicated clinicians in this field. Global Dental Implant Academy (GDIA) is committed to achieving this goal through sharing of resources, scientific and clinical knowledge, and collegiality through clinicians, academics, and the dental industry, both locally and globally. With this in mind, Global Dental Implant Academy (GDIA) provides clinical training courses, international symposiums, and research opportunities with leading clinicians from the U.S., Europe, South America, and Asia. Global Dental Implant Academy (GDIA) provides our students, the general dentists, the instruction and opportunity to maximize their clinical practice in performing dental implant surgery. We do this by employing qualified, committed mentors who believe in our mission, to provide and assist in meeting our student’s needs in a private one-to-one session at the student’s convenience. By providing a private mentor program, our students will receive the proper knowledge and attention needed for the student to advance their clinical skills and practice.
International Congress of Oral Implantationists (ICOI)
Founded in 1991, The Pikos Institute set a mission to provide comprehensive knowledge and surgical skill set development for clinicians to confidently perform predictable, prosthetically driven implant dentistry. Our surgical and technology based training programs provide an intimate, limited attendance learning environment that fosters enthusiastic professional camaraderie. Training takes place in an intimate, supportive atmosphere. Skill set development for predictable, prosthetically driven implant dentistry.
American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID)
Founded in 1951, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) is the first professional organization in the world dedicated to implant dentistry. Its membership includes general dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, periodontists, prosthodontists, and others interested in the field of implant dentistry. As a membership organization, we currently represent more than 5,500 dentists worldwide.
The AAID mission is simple: To advance the science and practice of implant dentistry through education, research support and to serve as the credentialing standard for implant dentistry for the benefit of mankind.
Through AAID’s educational offerings and credentialing program, we provide valuable expertise in the field of oral implantology—expertise that ultimately benefits the patient’s dentists serve. If you are a patient interested in dental implants, I encourage you to visit our Find a Dentist section to contact an AAID-credentialed implant dentist in your area.