Comprehensive Surgical and Restorative Training in Dental Implants: A Four-weekend, Hands-on Certificate Program

This intensive, four-weekend certificate program is designed to provide the necessary knowledge and clinical skills to incorporate implant dentistry in your practice. Learn how to surgically place and restore posterior, anterior and multiple implants, as well as how to restore the edentulous arch with dental implants. This practical training program will provide protocols that are beneficial for beginners as well as those who are ready to increase the predictability of their results and update their knowledge base.
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October 22, 2022 to January 15, 2023


Lynda J. Young Conference Room
6-410 Moos HS Tower
Minneapolis Campus

Course Number: CF2938

Enrollment is limited to 24


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Credits and Fees


$5,495 dentist, dental therapist

A $695 deposit is due at the time of registration. The balance of the tuition is due at least four weeks prior to the start of the course.

Tuition includes continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, lunches, materials, supplies and parking.


61.25 hours

Eligible for AGD Mastership credit in dental implants and restorative dentistry.

Minnesota Credits

61.25 Fundamental Credit Hours

Includes CORE Subject Area:

  • Diagnosis and Treatment Planning 



October 22-23, 2022
November 12-13, 2022
December 3-4, 2022
January 14-15, 2023


8:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Course Directors

Ranier M. Adarve, DMD, MS, MHPE, prosthodontist; Associate Professor, Division of Prosthodontics, Department of Restorative Dentistry, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Dr. Adarve maintains a private practice in Apple Valley, Minnesota. He completed his education and training at the Harvard Macy Institute (2010), Noble Biocare Training Institute (2010), University of Minnesota Graduate School (2005), University of Minnesota Graduate Prosthodontic Program (2005), University of Minnesota College of Education (2005), University of the Philippines National Teachers Training for Health Professionals (2002), and the University of the Philippines College of Dentistry (1996).

Rachel Uppgaard, DDS, is a Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Dr. Uppgaard received her Bachelor of Arts, dental degree, and completed her residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Minnesota. She has taught at both the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the University of Minnesota. She is an active volunteer within the community. Dr. Uppgaard is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Already Registered

  • Final registration will begin at 7:30 AM on Saturday, October 22, 2022
  • Continental breakfast will be available each morning
  • The program will run from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM each day
  • There will be 15-minute refreshment breaks mid-morning and mid-afternoon
  • Lunch is included on Saturdays

If you have special dietary needs or are disabled and have special needs, please contact us at least two weeks prior to the program date.

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