About Us

Boston Institute of Dental Implantology and Bone Augmentation (BIDIBA) was established in 1997 to offer implant courses to local and foreign trained general dentists. Dr. Hilt Tatum had originally helped and guided Dr. Ashok Patel to establish the Institute. Since 1997, many dentists from countries like the U.S., South Korea, Taiwan, Costa Rica, India, and Saudi Arabia have attended the training programs. Since 1995, Dr. Patel has given presentations and implantology related courses in many countries. Dr. Hilt Tatum is one of the pioneers of implant dentistry and is an excellent clinician and a world renowned teacher. Dr. Patel strives for excellence in dentistry and believes in sharing the knowledge with other professional colleagues. With this goal, he offers comprehensive implantology training programs for general dentists at a variety of facilities across the country. Boston Implant Institute provides these trainings to Dentists in various aspects of Oral Implantology and Bone Augmentation techniques.
The training program has two components:
  • Didactic
  • Surgical & Restorative Training
The training allows participants to perform Implant Reconstructive techniques with competence and confidence.
It also prepares participants for Associate Fellowships in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID).
Mission & Objective
  1.    To Provide Comprehensive Didactic and Clinical Training in:
    • Bone & Soft Tissue Reconstruction
    • Multiple Implant Modalities for Reconstruction and Tooth Replacement
    • Advanced Restorative concepts
    • Long Term Maintenance and successful function of restorations
  1.    To provide 300+ hours of  CE credits in various aspects of Oral Implantology.
  2.    To fulfill AAID requirements for Associate Fellowship.