6
Sep

Dr. Ziv Simon: Developing Content With IAA

Dr. Ziv Simon Partners With IAA to Develop Dental Aesthetics Programs Online

Dr. Ziv SimonWe are extremely thrilled to announce that Dr. Ziv Simon, Creator of Surgical Master, will be developing dental aesthetics programs with the International Academy of Aesthetics (IAA) online learning management system.

Dr. Simon maintains a private practice limited to periodontics, dental implants and reconstructive surgery in Beverly Hills, California. He obtained his dental degree and Bachelor of Medical Sciences degree from Tel Aviv University, where he held a teaching position in the Department of prosthodontics. He received his periodontal graduate degree from the University of Toronto where he obtained a Master of Science degree in Periodontology. He has conducted advanced research on bone engineering and dental implants. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada in the specialty of periodontics

Dr. Simon is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, and founder of the Beverly Hills Multidisciplinary Dental Study Group. He is also the vice president and program chair of the Beverly Hills Academy of Dentistry. Dr. Simon has published articles in professional journals and teaches at the School of Dentistry, University of Southern California. He has been featured on ABC’s “Extreme Makeover”, “Tyra Banks Show” and the “Home and Family Show” on the Hallmark channel. Dr. Simon lectures nationally as well as internationally on smile design, implant dentistry and tissue reconstruction. Dr. Simon is dedicated to developing and implementing novel surgical techniques and helping patients achieve optimal functional and esthetic results. Dr. Simon is the creator of SurgicalMasterTM, a surgical training program for dentists and the zPadTM suturing training system.

Lecture topics:

  • Periodontal considerations in smile design
  • Computer-guided surgery
  • Piezosurgery for bone harvesting and sinus augmentation
  • Advances in hard and soft tissue reconstruction
  • Esthetic periodontal Surgery for the General Practitioner
  • Fundamentals of Bone Grafting
  • Gingival harmony and principles of esthetics
  • Surgical lip repositioning for the treatment of excessive gingival display
  • Management of intra and post-operative complications
  • Soft tissue grafting techniques
  • Advanced flap design and suturing techniques
  • Principles in esthetics and soft tissue management around teeth and implants
  • Diabetes and Periodontal disease
  • A contemporary Approach to Diagnosis, Treatment Planning and Therapy
  • Functional Crown Lengthening

Hands-on workshops: 


  • Implant surgery techniques
  • Esthetic periodontal surgery
  • Functional crown lengthening and osseous surgery
  • Esthetic crown lengthening
  • Block grafting techniques (chin/ramus)
  • Maxillary sinus augmentation
  • Flap design and suturing
  • Computer guided surgery and immediate provisionalization
  • Atraumatic extractions and ridge preservation
  • Computer navigation and implant planning
  • Immediate provisionalization

We will announce Dr. Simon’s online programs as they are launched on the International Academy of Aesthetics learning management system.