063 Midwest Implant Institute with Dr. Duke Heller
Alfred Heller, DDS, M. S., has placed more than 20,000 implants since 1969. He earned his DDS (1962) and M. S. (1974) from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. He is an Honored Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID). He also served on the Admissions and Credentials Board of AAID for seven years. In 1980, he founded the Midwest Implant Institute (MII). He is Board Certified in Oral Implantology by the American Board of Oral Implantology. Additionally, Dr. Heller has served as President of the American Board of Oral Implantology(ABOI).?
The Midwest Implant Institute (MII) is built on a foundation of presenting material from introduction level to the most advanced in implant surgery and related prosthetics, all while the students perform surgery on their own patients. Over 1000 Externs of MII have continued to bring their own patients to perform live surgery. Dr. Heller has lectured on topics regarding all aspects of implant dentistry for over 30 years within the institute and for multiple other implant oriented organizations in all corners of the United States of America.
Dr. Heller’s participation with implant research has enabled him to advance and develop the field of implant surgery. Dr. Heller has completed two FDA studies associated with dental implants and bone grafting materials. Dr. Heller has taught hands-on dental implant surgery post-graduate courses in eight American dental colleges. He and the Midwest Implant Faculty teach all different implant modalities as Dr. Heller believes that, “Bone dictates the type of implant to be used that will best serve the patient.”?