Dental Implant Products

Scientifically proven to be the strongest mini dental implant in the world.

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Dental Implant Lab

Our dental lab has produced over 600,000 mini dental implant restorations.

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Dental Implant Training

Dr. Shatkin has trained over 40,000 dentists from around the world.

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One Company… Many Solutions…

At Shatkin F.I.R.S.T.®, our mission is to provide dentists with world-class hands-on training, education, and support to help them achieve confidence in their craft, consistent practice growth, and financial success.

The Shatkin F.I.R.S.T.® Technique (Fabricated Implant Restoration and Surgical Technique) is easy to master with our simple one-day course and helps you enhance the quality of your patients’ lives with minimally invasive mini dental implants. Users of the technique also report average earnings increases of $400,000 in the first year!

Join over 40,000 dentists transforming their practices and enjoying a renewed enthusiasm for dentistry through the innovation, education, and unrivaled support of Shatkin F.I.R.S.T.®.





Shatkin F.I.R.S.T.® Solutions

Our mini dental implant laboratory, training, and support system incorporate everything you need to integrate implants into your dental practice confidently and easily. Find out what makes Shatkin F.I.R.S.T.® your one-stop shop for mini implant dentistry.

Shatkin F.I.R.S.T.® provides monthly introductory and advanced courses with hands-on training and live surgery. Our courses provide continuing education credits and allow dentists of all levels to walk away with the clarity, comradery, and confidence to start placing dental implants in your practice the next day.

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When you work with Shatkin F.I.R.S.T.®, you will experience world-class support and guidance through every step of the implant placement process.

Dr. Shatkin and his team provide 24/7 assistance and are here to help you through every step of the implant placement process, even if you have a patient in the chair, so you do not have to reschedule.

Lab Services

From our Shatkin F.I.R.S.T.® Essentials Kit to our preprogrammed implant motors and cone-beam computed tomography machines, we have everything you need to place mini dental implants.

We also provide free case consulting, lab work for crowns and dentures, surgical stents, and phone assistance whenever a dentist needs help — pre-op, intra-op, or post-op.

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Dominate Your Market With Exclusivity

Mini Dental Implant Centers of America offers licensing agreements to Shatkin F.I.R.S.T.® dentists that allow them to become the premier mini dental implant professionals in their geographical area.

Becoming an MDICA has many advantages, including 10% off of all implant products, national recognition, advertising and marketing support, and the power of an entire organization dedicated to your success.

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Are you tired of unreliable marketing agencies that over-promise and under-deliver? Is your dental practice struggling to reach potential high-value implant patients?

We understand your frustrations, and that’s where the Shatkin F.I.R.S.T.® Accelerate Dental Marketing program comes in. With our exclusive focus on mini dental implant marketing, we are uniquely positioned to elevate your practice and help you dominate your market.

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Shatkin F.I.R.S.T.® Mini Implant Lab

The Most Experienced Mini Dental Implant Lab in the World

Shatkin F.I.R.S.T.® is one of the country’s most technologically equipped and well-resourced dental labs. Our state-of-the-art, high-efficiency laboratory has fabricated over 600,000 high-quality restorations for dentists worldwide, including, but not limited to, conventional crowns and bridges, all-ceramic restorations, implants, partials, dentures, and temporary crowns.

Our skilled technicians and knowledgeable staff possess an average of twenty years of experience crafting restorations with consistently superior quality. We are proud to utilize all American-made, FDA-approved products.

Scientifically Proven to be the Strongest Mini Dental Implant in the World!

Why Choose The Shatkin F.I.R.S.T.® Mini Implant System?

  • Sustained a 95% – 97% success rate over 20 years
  • Backed by 20 years of clinical studies and case reports
  • Most experienced mini dental implant lab in the world
  • We guarantee the case will work, or we’ll remake it!
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Shatkin F.I.R.S.T.® Lecturers

We are here to educate, innovate, motivate and empower you to integrate implants into your dental practice with confidence and efficiency. Sign up for an upcoming course today!


Todd E. Shatkin, DDS

Founder & Senior Lecturer

Andrea Smith, DDS

Andrea Smith, DDS


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Shatkin F.I.R.S.T.® Partners

At Shatkin F.I.R.S.T.®, We have partnered with the best implant companies in the dental industry to bring you a variety of options for the best results. Learn about our partners.

Meet Dr. Todd E. Shatkin

Todd E. Shatkin, DDS has placed over 45,000 mini dental implants

Dr. Shatkin has utilized mini implants for denture stabilization, single and multiple tooth replacements and full arch reconstructions with a success rate exceeding 95%.

As a result of his positive experiences with mini dental implants, Dr. Shatkin developed the F.I.R.S.T® Technique (Fabricated Implant Restorations and Surgical Technique). He has extensively lectured nationally and internationally on his technique.

As a result, many dentists have enjoyed a renewed enthusiasm for dentistry while positively changing patient lives! In addition to being a general dentist, Dr. Shatkin is the owner of Shatkin F.I.R.S.T.® and President Emeritus International Academy of Mini Dental Implants.

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At Shatkin F.I.R.S.T.® We Make It Easy To Integrate Dental Implants Into Your Practice

When you work with Shatkin F.I.R.S.T.®, you will experience world-class support and guidance through every step of the implant placement process to help take the guesswork out of placing implants.


Send us your PVS (polyvinyl impression) or digital scan, bite registration, 3D CBCT or 2D panoramic x-ray via our lab portal.

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Dr. Shatkin and his team of dentists review and plan your case, choose the implant size, and fabricate the surgical guide stent.

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You receive the finished lab restoration, surgical guide stent, implants, and pilot drill (everything you need) shipped directly to your office.

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