Envision Periodontics and Implantology Core (EPIC) Study Club


A small group of dental peers meet locally up to five times/year to collaborate on actual cases provided by board certified specialist

in Periodontics, improve their clinical expertise and discuss growing their practice. The EPIC course is structured, evidence-based and up to date including lectures, case presentations, problem solving panels, treatment planning sessions and hands-on training for clinicians with different levels of experience in periodontics and implantology. Covid safety protocols in place.


Lectures, Case Presentations, Problem Solving, Treatment Planning and Implant Surgery, and Restoration Hands-on (Model)


6:00PM – 9:00PM

Registration includes dinner at each session 3 CE hours will be available for each session

  • Diagnosis and Surgical Treatment Planning
  • CBCT Interpretation & Surgical Stents
  • Surgical Site Development for aesthetic implant
  • Post Extraction Site Management In the Aesthetic and Non-aesthetic Zone
  • Partial extraction therapy
  • Smart Implant Placement
  • Type, Size and Number of Implants: Do they matter?
  • Flap Surgery vs Flapless Approach
  • Advanced Immediate and Early Placement Strategies
  • Predictable Loading Protocols

Session #2 & 3:

  • Predictable Ridge Augmentation GBR and BBA Principles
  • 3D bone augmentation with simultaneous implant placement
  • Vertical ridge augmentation: limits and indications
  • Sinus grafting
  • Biomaterials selection/Efficacy/limitations
  • New aspects of tissue regeneration
  • Soft Tissue Management for Implant Site
  • Zero bone loss concept in implantology
  • Dental Implant Complications: Aetiology, Prevention and Managements

Session #4:

  • Mucogingival defects management
  • Periodontal regeneration
  • Aesthetic gingival grafting
  • Allograft dermal tissue as an alternative to autogenous graft. Think outside the palate!
  • Laser in Periodontics
  • Long term results of periodontal treatments

Session #5:

  • Free hand and guided implant surgery hands-on
  • Straumann Implant restoration hands-on
  • Q/A session, Certificate Presentation


Board Certified Specialist Periodontics & Implant Dentistry

  • Board Certified Specialist in Periodontics
  • Fellow of Royal College of Dentists of Canada, FRCD(C)
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC Faculty of Dentistry
  • Diploma in Periodontics (UBC)
  • Master of Science in Craniofacial Science (UBC)
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (University of Toronto)

Dr. Mehdi Noroozi, a Canadian fellowship qualified and board-certified specialist in Periodontics, attained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Toronto, Canada. After several successful years in private practice, he completed an intense three-year surgical specialty residency at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver where he received extensive training in contemporary treatments of periodontal diseases, cosmetic oral plastic procedures, dental implants and reconstructive surgeries leading to a Masters degree in craniofacial science with a focus on dental implantology, as well as a specialized diploma in postgraduate periodontics and implant surgery.

Dr. Noroozi has performed successfully hundreds of dental implant surgical and restorative procedures over the past several years. He is a graduate of the advanced autogenous bone and soft tissue grafting course by Prof. Khoury from Private Clinic Schloss Schellenstein GmbH and the University of Münster in Germany. To be at the forefront of predictable guided bone regeneration, he completed Dr. Istvan Urban advanced bone and soft tissue regeneration course in implant dentistry.

Dr. Noroozi is trained in the latest microsurgical procedures that offer increased esthetics, predictability, and patient comfort. Our office is pleased to offer IV Sedation and a broad range of advanced Periodontal, Implant, Sinus, and Bone Grafting procedures.


Online Registration:


Offline Registration:


Registration fee: $1500

  • Includes 5 didactic sessions,

A hands-on program, and course materials


  • September 207 2022
    • October 25 2022
    • November 22 2022
    • December 13 2022
    • January 24 2023
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