Two Options To Become Pinhole® Certified

Add-on In-person Cadaver Training Course

Online Certification Course-(Self Paced) 

 $5,500 course fee (7 CE)

Total list of included features:

  1. 24-Month access to the Pinhole® online course training videos.

  2. One cassette of 13 patented Pinhole® instruments ($4,000 value)  

  3. Typodont & mount for practice 

  4. Support sessions via Zoom for doctor & staff

  5. ​Access to the Pinhole® Doctors Forum on Facebook.

  6. Use of Pinhole® trademarks & patents to brand you as  "Pinhole® Certified".

  7. 7 CE

(pay via credit card, lending club, or check)

 In-Person Certification Course

$7,500 course fee (14 CE)

  • includes everything in the online course plus one day hands-on training on high quality cadavers in the dental-chair

  • upon registration for the in-person course, you will receive access to the online course.

  • Your instrument package will be shipped in advance so you can prepare for the live training

In-Person training schedule

  1.  ​​7-8 am check-in and continental ​breakfast

  2.  Instrumentation & academic material review

  3.  Live Pinhole® surgery by Dr. John Chao

  4.  Hands-on typodont training

  5.  Breakout session for staff

  6.  Lunch

  7.  Hands-on cadaver training in a dental chair

  8.  6-8 pm dinner

(pay via credit card, lending club, or check)

One day hands-on training 

$3,000 (7 CE)

This option may be selected if you fall into one of the following categories:

  • If you are enrolled in the online course

  • If you have completed the online course

  • If you are a Pinhole® graduate

In-Person training schedule

  1. ​​7-8 am check-in and continental ​breakfast

  2. Instrumentation & academic material review

  3. Live Pinhole® surgery by Dr. John Chao

  4. Hands-on typodont training

  5. Breakout session for staff

  6. Lunch

  7. Hands-on cadaver training in a dental chair

  8. 6-8 pm dinner

(pay via credit card, lending club, or check)

Pinhole® Video Library

Pinhole® Video Library

airport options

LAX - 27 miles
Bob Hope (Burbank) - 25 miles
Ontario - 30 miles
John Wayne (Santa Ana)- 40 miles

hotel options

Marriott Courtyard ($159/night)

5 miles from Pinhole Academy

180 N. Fair Oaks Ave. Pasadena CA, 91103

(626)403-7600

Book Online with The Courtyard-Corporate Rate

October

(phone reservations group rate

code Pinhole Surgical Technique)

Days Inn Alhambra ($130+/night)(walking distance-one block)

15 N 1st Street, Alhambra CA 91801

(626) 380-9797

Book Online with Days Inn 

The Langham  ($235+ /night)

3 miles from Pinhole Academy

1401 S Oak Knoll Ave, Pasadena, CA 91106

(626) 568-3900

Book Online with The Langham-Corporate Rate

(phone reservations group rate

code Pinhole Surgical Technique)

Hilton San Gabriel

3 miles from Pinhole Academy

(no group rate)

225 W Valley Blvd, San Gabriel, CA 91776

(626) 270-2700

Book Online with Hilton San Gabriel

 
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