Dr Tamminga, Mini implants, an alternative? This course will cover the theory and research, indications and protocols for mini dental implants. Mini implants have established themselves through long term studies and in the market as a minimal invasive therapy and solution for the edentulous patient. Addtitionally they offer an almost immediate cost effective alternative to conventional implants. This 5 hour course will include the theory and research behind mini implant therapy as well case discussions, troubleshooting. The course will conclude with a hands-on session insertion and prosthetics hands.