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Dental Implant Immersion: Concepts And Techniques Essential For Success

July 10 @ 8:00 am - July 17 @ 5:00 pm



Implant Provisional Options (Single and Multiple Units):

  • Discussing the choice of material options
  • Discussing the different style of provisionals
  • Reviewing when to load vs. not load an implant
  • Reviewing the different techniques on fabricating a provisional in office
  • Management of the soft tissue with a provisional
  • Pitfalls that can lead to poor results and possible failures

Implant Impressions:

  • Impression techniques from single to multiple units
  • Deciding between open tray vs. closed tray
  • Impression techniques and sequence for complex full arch reconstructions
  • How to measure twice and cut once on the fabrication of your laboratory work
  • Pitfalls to avoid which could determine success

Avoiding and Managing Implant Complications:

  • Discuss value of great communication between the restorative dentist and the surgeon
  • How to plan the implant with restoration in mind
  • Discussing topics that include implant spacing, implant numbers, implant size,

implant encroachment, spacing for the restoration, implant angulation.


  • Discussing material choices in designing implant supported crowns and fixed bridges, which range from metals, porcelain fused to metal, feldspathic porcelain, lithium disilicate, and zirconia
  • Discussing material choices in designing implant abutments, which range from stock vs. custom abutments, titanium vs. zirconia, cement vs. screw retained
  • Techniques and design to improve success
  • How to treat and bond to these materials
  • Pitfalls to avoid when choosing between these materials and their designs
  • Case studies: Reviewing decisions made to have success
  • How can cements be catastrophic to our implants
  • Cement vs. screw retained options

Facial Esthetics:

  • Managing the demanding patient
  • Recognizing the signs to not treat a patient
  • Esthetic parameters to provide a beautiful result
  • Guidelines for the incisal edge and pleasing smile
  • Using orthodontics to proper restore the foundation of tooth position
  • Case studies: Reviewing decisions made to have success

Implant Stud Attachment vs. Bar Overdentures:

  • Deciding when a bar is not the proper choice
  • Decisions when to use a stud attachment vs. a bar
  • Different styles of stud attachments
  • Different styles of bar attachments
  • Techniques on restoring both options
  • Maintenance and problem solving for the long-term success

Complex Full Arch Implant Reconstruction:

  • Discussing the Art of Treating Planning and case acceptance
  • Discussing to treatment plan with “THE END in MIND”
  • Reviewing the different options for restoring a complete arch
  • Discussing the choices in biomaterials that will determine success
  • Pitfalls in not generating a vision for the facially generated esthetics
  • Case studies (Reviewing decisions made to have success
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July 17 @ 5:00 pm
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