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Registration for Advanced Pinhole® Training 1

Early Bird Registration:

Register by Feb 1st & receive
FREE 2 nights hotel at the Marriott. ($400 value)
(Additional rooms or nights at corporate rate of $161)

$6,500 tuition for doctor +
3 non-doctor staff may attend at no charge ($3,000 value) Seminar date: May 25-26

Financing Available

$6,500 special tuition financing with Lending Club. 0% interest for 12 months at $541 monthly. (Only available to doctors with a USA social security number)

Elite Pinhole® Advanced training with 2 days of hands on workshop. All classes are Friday/Saturday. Deluxe breakfast with omelet and waffle station both days and buffet lunch both days. Deluxe dinner served Friday night.


30+ Pinhole quadrants completed by seminar

Course Objectives:

  1. Review of the latest basic Pinhole techniques & modification
  2. Pinhole & placing temporary crowns on same appointment + details on placing permanent crowns 6 months later for best results.
  3. How to combine other procedures & services with Pinhole to increase revenue. (Perio protect, Ortho, Endo,)
  4. Advanced techniques to treat class IV cases with severe perio & lose teeth followed by Pinhole.
  5. Treating challenging recession anywhere in the mouth (thin biotype, missing teeth, navigating bony ridges, etc).
  6. Techniques to increase results of lower anterior cases.
  7. Managing all types of furcations.
  8. Treating/ managing implant recessions.
  9. Managing procedures gone wrong & trouble shooting.
  10. Misc topics: Preventing papilla breakage, marginalize size of Pinhole managing swelling, managing occlusal trauma, bruxism with botox.
  11. Breakout session in small groups of doctors.
  12. Breakout sessions just for staff. (Advanced topics / Q&A)
  13. Group synergy Q&A for any topics of concern & Group input on best practice issues that are working well.
  14. Discussion of cases submitted by attendees. (attendees are encouraged to submit up to 4 cases for discussion, consisting of cases that went as planned and cases that did not)
  15. Latest Pinhole insurance issues.
  16. Latest strategies on case presentation & marketing in order to increase patient acquisition & case acceptance.
  17. Cadaver training on morning of 2nd day. Each doctor will have a full cadaver to complete a full upper & lower arch. Doctors will also be part of smaller groups to assess the issues & outcomes of other cadavers.
  18. 14 CE credits for doctor & staff
  19. Graduates will earn the title of "Advanced Pinhole® Clinician".


7-8 am - Registration & full breakfast
8-12:30 - Seminar at Almansor Court
12-30-1:15 - Lunch
1:15-5:30 - Seminar
5:30-5:50 - Complimentary photos group & individual
5:50-8:00 - Mixer & Dinner at Almansor Court


6:30-7:30am - Breakfast & optional round table with Dr. Chao
7:30-9:00 - Seminar
9:15-12:15 - Cadaver training
12:30-1:15 - Lunch
1:15-4:00 - Seminar
4:15-6:00 - Optional mixer celebration at Almansor Court

Dr. John Chao – Bio:

Dr. John Chao graduated from the USC School of Dentistry and currently practices general dentistry in Alhambra. He received professional degrees from both USC School of Dentistry and Southwestern University School of Law. Dr. Chao has served as a reviewer for the Journal of Periodontology and he also teaches ethics at the USC School of Dentistry. Dr. Chao also holds the following professional titles: Master of the Academy of General Dentistry, Fellow for the Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry, and Member of the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry. In 2012, Dr. Chao was recognized as the teacher of the year at the USC School of Dentistry for outstanding service over 10 years.


Almansor Court – 700 S. Almansor Street, Alhambra CA 91801


CE Hours:



Contact Person:

Sal Gaytan - Phone number: 626-308-9104


Cancellation Policy:

Full refund is available if doctor is not able to attend the course.

Seminar Date

May. 25-26, 2018 (Advanced Pinhole Training 1 - for Pinhole Grads only)

Hotel Information

marriott Courtyard Pasadena

Marriott Courtyard

180 N. Fair Oaks Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91103

(626) 403-7600


Marriott Courtyard Corporate Rate:
$161 a night.

Corporate Name:
"Pinhole® Surgical Technique".

Call as early as possible due to limited number of rooms at this rate.

Registration Form

Payment Method

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If you have other changes that need to be made, please call our office at (626) 308-9104.

Terms and Conditions required by patents will be given at registration.
*Instrument Patent No. US 8,007,278 B2
**Method Patent No. 8,202,092 B2