I couldn’t recommend this course highly enough. First of all, it is a lot easier to learn from the comfort of my own home with the possibility of reviewing some of the webinars and also allows me to still work as normal. Secondly, I found the material that Dr. Ken Nicholson taught to be very informative and covers all aspects in depth. I had no experience with placing/restoring/ observing implants prior to this course but Ken has explained everything in a concise and logical manner. He also emphasised the need for ethical implant dentistry which I believe is extremely important. I particularly liked his approach on diagnosis and treatment planning in a predictable and stepped manner which makes everything easier to understand and apply.
The practical days were full of information and my mentor, Dr. Ian Lane, was able to enhance the knowledge acquired through the webinars with his own experience.
I am most grateful to everyone involved in organising this course as it is by far the best one I have been on and I have done quite a few. I have met some wonderful people and I feel so inspired and passionate about implants that I now believe I will further enrol on the Diploma level once I acquire more clinical experience.
Thank you again and I will definitely recommend this course to all my colleagues.
Dr. Andreea Shavit
DMD, MSc Rest.&Aesthetic, MFGDP (UK)
(received by email 10/10/2018)
So, dispelling the myths of blended learning, we have;
· Learning in the comfort of your own environment
· The facility to review the learning material as you please
· Informative and comprehensive course material clearly delivered
· Minimal disruption to your busy routine
· You meet wonderful people
· Practical days taught by experienced clinicians
· From zero implant knowledge to an enthused implant practitioner
What more can we say!
The SmileTube programme is not the traditional course. It’s a fresh approach to education and training in implant dentistry, a total paradigm shift. It’s not about “pile them in, stack them high”, students that is. It’s about creating confident, competent and enthused implant practitioners. Just like Andreea.
Finally, you are probably asking yourself what’s TedX got to do with this? One of our tenets at SmileTube is that great clinicians don’t necessarily make great teachers and great teachers don’t necessarily make great clinicians. In aiming to deliver a course of the highest calibre we search for Clinical Supervisors who are the best of both. A prime example is Dr Sreenivas Koka, our Lead Clinical Supervisor in the US, who is giving a talk at TedX, Boca Raton, in a few days’ time.