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Restoring the Edentulous Arch

22.50 CE Credits | $5,495

 

Details:

Dates & Locations:
Schedule:
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Course Objectives

Edentulism is increasing in the United States by 600,000 cases a year. Implants give us multiple options to help these patients restore their mouths esthetically and functionally. This three-day hands-on workshop is designed to help restorative dentists sort through the options for restoring the edentulous arch, and with hands-on exercises, develop confidence in completing these restorative processes.

Workshop Type:

3-Day Lecture/Hands-On

Prerequisites:

Facially Generated Treatment Planning; Occlusion in Clinical Practice

Participants Will Learn:

  • To understand the options currently available for restoring edentulous arches, including conventional removable, implant-assisted removable, implant-supported removable and implant-supported fixed prostheses
  • To evaluate the patient and the edentulous ridge
  • Steps and techniques to complete all options
  • Complications, failures and rescue of problem cases
  • Radiographic evaluation of the edentulous arch
  • Which is the most appropriate restoration
  • How to determine the appropriate number of implants
  • Indications, risks and benefits for implant-assisted removable restorations
  • Indications, risks and benefits for implant-supported removable restorations
  • Indications, risks and benefits for implant-supported fixed restorations
  • Material selection risks and benefits
  • Digital vs. analog design
  • Procedural steps for each type of restoration
  • To manage patient expectations

Topics and Exercises:

  • Rapidly evaluating inter-maxillary space
  • Denture duplication for multiple uses
  • Verification jigs – cast verification
  • Attachment pick-up
  • Impression techniques
  • Setting denture teeth

Restoring the Edentulous Arch

22.50 CE Credits| Cost $5,495

Call 866.781.0072 or Email info@speareducation.com for additional information.