Beyond Pet Course

November 01 – 02, 2024

This 2 Day course will focus on the Socket Shield technique for Immediate Implant surgery using a digital Perio/Pros approach to manage maintain and condition peri-implant hard and soft tissues for long term esthetic and functional success. The focus of the course is to simplify and streamline both the surgical and restorative aspects of PET using 3D planning software, guided surgery, and 3D printed / Milled Custom healing abutments and immediate/final implant crowns.
  • Learn the 3 Esthetic Perio-implantology Pillars
  • Understand the Immediate Implant Placement Decision Tree
  • Master the Concepts and Techniques to Maintain/Reconstruct Peri-Implant Soft & Hard Tissues
  • Learn the Indications and Contraindications of using PET
  • Utilize the Clinical Principles and Concepts of PET
  • Implement the PET Surgical Protocol on mannequins
  • Understand the use of CBCT root segmentation in PET surgery
  • Perform Guided Implant PET Surgery on mannequins in ANTERIOR, POSTERIOR, MAXILLARY, AND MANDIBULAR Teeth
  • Learn and Use 3D Printed/Milled Custom Healing Abutments and Immediate/Final Crowns on mannequins
  • Understand the importance of Prosthetic Soft Tissue Management for copying and maintaining natural emergence profile using various
    prosthetic immediate solutions
  • See and Discuss Numerous PET Clinical Cases in Various Scenarios From Single Implant, Multiple Implants, as well as Full Arch
Registration Cost



909 Lake Carolyn Pkwy #1800B Irving Texas


General Practitioner, Periodontist, Prosthodontist, OMF

Beyond Pet Course
Alan Costa, DDS

Alan Costa, DDS


Virgilio Gutierrez, DDS

Virgilio Gutierrez, DDS



Day 1

7:30-8:00 : Check in / Breakfast
8:00-9:00 : Intro to Esthetic Perio Implantology
9:00-10:00 : Immediate Implant Decision Tree
10:00 10:15 : Coffee Break
10:15-12:00 : PET Socket Shield Principles Indications & Contraindications PET Surgical Protocol
12:00-01:00 : LUNCH
01:00-03:00 : CBCT Root Segmentation 3D Planning for PET
03:00-03:15 : Coffee Break
03:15-05:00 : Prosthetic Soft Tissue Management 3D Printing Custom Healing Abutment Maintaining/Conditioning Emergence Profile

Day 2

7:30-8:00 : Check in / Breakfast
8:00-9:00 : PET and Guided Kit Overview
9:00-12:00 : Hands on Mannequins PET Guided Surgery
12:00-01:00 : LUNCH
01:00-04:00 : Hands on Mannequins PET Guided Surgery
04:00-05:00 : Case Discussions ands Q&A


GBDC cancellation fee is $500

GBDC may cancel courses up to thirty (45) days prior to the first day of the event.
The full registration amount will be refunded for courses cancelled by GBDC.

GBDC is not responsible for travel costs incurred for cancelled courses. Please take this into consideration when scheduling flight and hotel arrangements.

GBDC recommends that each attending dentist bring his or her loupes/light and laptop/notebook to take notes.

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