Diplomate Exam

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Diplomate Exam 2016-03-15T13:15:37+00:00

The ICOI Diplomate Written Examination consists of a 150 multiple choice questions.

The examination covers a broad range of information relating to the science and practice of implant dentistry.

Subject areas include:

1. Diagnosis and treatment planning

a. Medical history
b. Oral examination and diagnosis
c. Pharmacology
d. Prosthetic consideration
e. Surgical consideration
f. Imaging and Guides
g. Preparing for partially edentulous cases
h. Preparing for fully edentulous cases
i. Science – implants, stress, bone, soft tissues, materials

2. Surgery

a. Bone, modification and membranes
b. Soft Tissue
c. Edentulous mandible and maxilla
d. Single implant
e. Multiple implants
f. Sinus grafting
g. Complications

3. Prosthodontics

a. Esthetics and soft tissue
b. Cement vs screw retained
c. Maxillary vs mandibular
d. Fixed vs removable
e. Occlusion
f. Maintenance
g. Complications
h. Laboratory relations

Study Resources for the written exam include:

  • Implant textbooks
    • MISCH, C.E. CONTEMPORARY IMPLANT DENTISTRY , 2008 ELSEVIER
    • MISCH, C.E. IMPLANT PROSTHETICS, SEPT. 2014 ELSEVIER
    • FROUM, S. IMPLANT COMPLICATIONS
    • ICOI IMPLANT GLOSSARY
  • Articles from peer-reviewed journals:
    • Implant Dentistry
    • The International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants
    • Clinical Oral Implants Research
    • And other discipline specific journals in Prosthodontics, Periodontics, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology