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Training “The zirconia implant: an alternative to titanium” at the University of Corsica

The EACim Academy has been selected to teach its expertise in ceramic implantology within the curriculum course of the University Program of Oral Implantology (D.U I.O.), delivered by the University of Technology of Corsica.

This specialization training for dental surgeon clinicians allows practitioners to acquire the theoretical, practical and clinical knowledge in Zirconia ceramic implantology, a new alternative to the use Titanium metallic implants.

Courses/Lectures given by Dr. Giancarlo Bianca (Founding member and President of EACim)


Zirconia implants: an alternative to titanium by Dr G. BIANCA

  • History of ceramic implant
  • Mechanical properties of Zirconia
  • Benefits of zirconia implants
  • Monobloc and two-piece implants
  • Clinical data, bibliography and long-term follow-up
  • Immunology and biocompatibility of zirconia
  • Placement protocols and clinical aspects
  • Prosthesis on zirconia implants

Courses dates of Drs Giancarlo BIANCA et Fabrice BAUDOT :

  • October 16, 2022 (8-11am): Zirconia implants – Dr G. Bianca (University of Corsica)
  • November 12, 2022 (2:00-5:00 p.m.) : Immediate implant extraction – Drs G. Bianca / O. Henry Savajol (University of Corsica)
  • January 20, 2023 (9am to 12pm): Digital planning in implantology – Dr G. Bianca (University of Corsica)
  • January 20, 2023 (2pm to 5pm) : Guided surgery: Mucosal, bone and dental guides – DrG. Bianca (University of Corsica)
  • March 17, 2023 (8:30 to 10:30 a.m.) : Which surgical technique for the maxillary sinus? crestal vs. lateral – Drs G. Bianca / O. Henry Savajol / P.Valentini (University of Corsica)
  • April 15, 2023 (9am to 12pm) : Alternatives to appositional grafts (osteotomies and Horizontal ROG) –  Dr G. Bianca (University of Corsica)
  • April 13-14 and 15, 2023 : Clinical session + Surgical planning TP + Digital workflow TP / Drs G. Bianca, Henry Savajol, Abensur et Rousset (Tattone Hospital))
  • October 13-14 and 15, 2023 : Clinical session + Surgical planning TP + Digital workflow TP / Drs G. Bianca, Henry Savajol, Abensur et Rousset (Tattone Hospital)
  • December 1, 2 and 3, 2023 : Clinical session + Zirconia implants + Surgical navigation / zirconia implants TP / Drs G. Bianca et Laperche (Tattone Hospital)
  • January 12, 13 and 14, 2024 : Digital planning in implantology / Drs G. Bianca & Monlezun (Tattone Hospital)
  • May 6, 7 and 8, 2024 : Clinical session + Microsurgery lab + Laser lab / Dr F. Baudot (Montpellier) – Tattone Hospital

University Diploma in Oral Implantology (D.U I.O.) from the University of Corsica – 14th promotion 2022-2024:

This diploma takes place over two years. This training allows obtaining a University Diploma Bac +5 – post-doctoral level in dental surgery.


This course, organized by the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Corsica within the IUS, is intended to complete the training of practitioners who have already acquired basic knowledge and who have clinical experience in implantology.

The main purpose of this teaching, which is essentially clinically based, is to train students to make a diagnosis and establish a treatment plan.

Audience concerned

Are admitted to follow this teaching after decision of the pedagogical commission: holders of a Doctorate in Dental Surgery or equivalent foreign diploma, holders of the diploma of Dental Surgeon or equivalent foreign diploma, holders of the diploma of Stomatologist Doctor or equivalent foreign diploma . Applicants must also provide: a detailed curriculum vitae, a cover letter, proof of basic theoretical training in implantology, proof of professional experience of at least 5 years.

Pedagogical organization

1st year-Theoretical teaching (163 h):

  • Applied anatomy and anesthesia technique 7h,
  • X-ray analysis 4 hours,
  • Organization and biology of bone tissue 3h,
  • Host/implant interface 2h,
  • Sterilization and asepsis techniques 4h,
  • Communication with the patient 3h,
  • Surgical and prosthetic principles 3h,
  • Bone reconstruction 8h,
  • Soft tissue management 3h,
  • Periodontology and implantology 6h,
  • The 3-hour waiting prosthesis,
  • Design of the prosthesis 8h,
  • 3h bite,
  • Implant choice criteria 3h,Training
  • Risk factors 3h,
  • Advanced surgical techniques 4h,
  • The strategy of the 7h treatment plan,
  • Treatment of borderline cases 7h,
  • Bone morphogenic proteins 2h,
  • Medico-legal aspects 2h,
  • Dissection practice on cadavers 8 hours,
  • Analysis of clinical cases 40h,
  • Single tooth loss in the Aesthetic Zone 20h.

2nd year-Clinical teaching (160h) and dissertation (160h):

Inter Communal Hospital of Corte-Tattone: consultations, staff, interventions on patients, literature review.


  • Pedagogical Manager: MCF Julien Paolini
  • Scientific Coordinators: University of Corsica: Dr David ABENSUR and Dr Pascal VALENTINI.

Training location

Corte – Tattone

Information and registration

CONTACT: Céline RASSAT at rassat@univ-corse.fr


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