The AAID Chicago Maxicourse is a dental implant training strategically designed to give dentists a thorough training in placing and restoring dental implants.
Get A Solid Foundation To Your Implantology Career
The Chicago AAID Maxicourse is designed to give a thorough understanding of diagnostic and treatment modalities necessary to properly treat patients with dental implants.
AAID Chicago MaxiCourse Course Curriculum
Our top-notch course curriculum includes lectures by some of the world’s leading implantologists, Webinars, Cadaver Training, Hands-on Modules, and so much more.
Meet Our Course Directors
Dr. Frank Caputo
Dr. Christopher Petrush
Dr. Christopher Petrush grew up in New York where he attended Rennselear Polytechnic Institute. After graduating from Dental School at New York University, he moved to San Francisco and completed a residency program at UCSF. Dr. Petrush is a Diplomate of the ABOI, the highest level of credentialing possible in the field of implant dentistry. He has lectured Nationally and Internationally on the topic of bone grafting. He is a guest speaker for the AAID Las Vegas Maxicourse and is currently a Western District officer for the AAID.
The Chicago AAID Maxicourse is instructed by World-Class Dental Implantologists
Dr. Bart Silverman
Dr. Bart Silverman is in private practice limited to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in New City, N.Y. and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology. He has been lecturing in the field of implant dentistry for over 25 years. Dr. Silverman is an attending Physician at Westchester County Medical Center, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a Clinical Associate Professor at New York Medical College, Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery New York University School of Dentistry and Surgical Director of NYU Post Grad Continuing Education Dental Implant Program. He is also an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor Roseman School of Dentistry. Director of Roseman University Maxicourse in Implant Dentistry. Director BWS Dental Seminars. Faculty of Implant Pathways and New York, Chicago, Rutgers, Asia Dental Implant Maxicourses.
Dr. John Minichetti
Dr. John Minichetti has years of experience in cosmetic dentistry, implantology, and prosthetic reconstruction. Dr. Minichetti graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, where he finished first in his class. He then completed a postdoctoral specialized training program at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. He has been the recipient of numerous awards, including those for oral medicine, pharmacology, and oral and maxillofacial surgery.
Dr. Minichetti has been practicing and teaching implant dentistry for over 25 years and has lectured and instructed worldwide. He is a fellow of The International Congress of Oral Implantology (ICOI), The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) , The International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics, and The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID). Dr. Minichetti is board certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/ Implant Dentistry.
Dr. Slaton Hoffner
Dr. Hoffner practices the full spectrum of dental anesthesia, from sedation to intubated general anesthesia, on a wide array of patients; pediatric to the elderly, those who are sick, have special needs requirements, and those who are healthy, but have extreme dental phobia or a severe gag reflex.
Dr. Hoffner is a Diplomate of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He has lectured nationally and taught various anesthesia-related courses to post-doctoral students at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Hoffner enjoys cooking with his wife, helping raise their two sons, being outdoors with his boxer pup (Eleanor), boating, and spending time with his family.
Dr. Hoffner is BLS, ACLS, PALS, and board certified.
Dr. Michael Scherer
Frequently Asked Questions
Can you provide hotel recommendations?
Yes! Here are hotel recommendations within walking distance of the ADA building:
(NOTE: We do not have any specific room blocks, however, the location is convenient)
Hilton Chicago/Magnificent Mile Suites
198 E Delaware Pl, Chicago, IL 60611
Homewood Suites by Hilton Chicago – Downtown/Magnificent Mile
152 E Huron St. Chicago, IL 60611
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago
163 E Walton Pl, Chicago, IL 60611
Do you offer student discounts?
Yes. We offer a special dental student rate and recent graduate discounts, as well as military and group rate discounts.
Is there a payment plan?
Yes. We offer special dental student rates, recent graduate discounts, group rates for two or more, as well as military discounts.
How many CE hours will I receive?
You will receive 300 hours of CE credit.
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Make the first step to becoming the world’s leading dental implantologist. Register for the AAID Chicago MaxiCourse now.