Online (self-paced) Certification Course

Complete at your own pace with Zoom support sessions

Course Fee: $5,500 , 7 CE (pay via credit card, lending club, or check)

Includes:

  1. 24-Month access to the Pinhole® online training course.

  2. One cassette of 13 patented Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation® instruments ($4,000 value)

  3. Typodont & mount for practice

  4. Training support sessions via Zoom for doctor & staff

  5. ​Access to the Pinhole® Doctors Forum on Facebook.

  6. Use of Pinhole® trademarks & patents to brand you as “Pinhole® Certified”.

  7. 7 CE

Cadaver Hands-on Training

In-Person Certification Course (Live surgery & cadaver workshop)

This includes one day of hands-on training PLUS the online package with instruments, online training course and Zoom support sessions

Course Fee: $7,500, 14 CE (pay via credit card, lending club, or check)

Price for non-doctor staff: $150 each (limit 3)

In-Person Schedule

  • ​​ 7-8 am check-in and continental ​breakfast
  • Instrumentation & academic material review
  • Live Pinhole® surgery by Dr. John Chao
  • Hands-on typodont training
  • Lunch
  • Breakout session for staff
  • Hands-on cadaver training in a dental chair

Course Location:
Pinhole Academy
100 S. 1st St.
Alhambra, CA 91801
626-308-9104

Seminar Dates:
Friday, March 17, 2023 (full)
Friday, June 23, 2023
Friday, August 18, 2023
Friday, October 20, 2023

Add-on In-person Cadaver Training Course

One day hands-on training

This option may be selected if you fall into one of the following categories:

  • If you are enrolled in the online course
  • If you have completed the online course
  • If you are a Pinhole® graduate

Course Fee: $3,000 , 7 CE (pay via credit card, lending club, or check)

Price for non-doctor staff: $150 each (limit 3)

In-Person Schedule

  • 7-8 am check-in and continental ​breakfast
  • Instrumentation & academic material review
  • Live Pinhole® surgery by Dr. John Chao
  • Hands-on typodont training
  • Lunch
  • Breakout session for your staff
  • Hands-on cadaver training in a dental chair

Course Location:
Pinhole Academy
100 S. 1st St.
Alhambra, CA 91801
626-308-9104

Seminar Dates:
Friday, March 17, 2023 (full)
Friday, June 23, 2023
Friday, August 18, 2023
Friday, October 20, 2023

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Airport Options

LAX – 27 miles
Bob Hope (Burbank) – 25 miles
Ontario – 30 miles
John Wayne (Santa Ana)- 40 miles

Hotel Options

Marriott Courtyard ($159/night)
5 miles from Pinhole Academy

180 N. Fair Oaks Ave. Pasadena CA, 91103
(626)403-7600

Book with The Courtyard-Corporate Rate

(phone reservations group rate code Pinhole Surgical Technique)

Call or email Angelique 626.755.2523, Angelique.Gomez@marriott.com

Days Inn Alhambra ($130+/night)(walking distance-one block)
15 N 1st Street, Alhambra CA 91801
(626) 380-9797
Book Online with Days Inn 

The Langham ($235+ /night) 3 miles from Pinhole Academy
1401 S Oak Knoll Ave, Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 568-3900
Book Online-July with The Langham-Corporate Rate
(phone reservations group rate code Pinhole Surgical Technique)

Hilton San Gabriel 3 miles from Pinhole Academy (no group rate)
225 W Valley Blvd, San Gabriel, CA 91776
(626) 270-2700
Book Online with Hilton San Gabriel

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    Online course sales are final and nonrefundable

    Become Pinhole® certified
    online (self-paced) or in-person (Live surgery & cadaver workshop)

    7CE Online / 14 CE In-person (with completion of online course)