Course Objectives (1.5 CE Credits)
For dentists who have been placing and restoring single implants, short span bridges, and overdentures, the next step in their professional development is the full arch fixed implant prosthesis. Dr Patel presents a clear pathway to develop the surgical and restorative skills needed for successful implementation of this treatment.
The course covers diagnosis and treatment planning utilizing CBCT, surgery and conversion of the existing denture to create an immediate fixed provisional.
- Identify the steps required to incorporate the full-arch fixed implant prosthesis into your practice.
- Identify and optimize the use of diagnostic records, including impressions, CBCT, and photographs.
- Learn and apply denture conversion and cylinder pickup technique.
Edmond Bedrossian DDS, FACD, FACOMS: Implant Treatment Planning for The Edentulous Patient: Graftless Approach to Immediate Loading: Zones of Available Bone in the Maxilla 2010 April 10th; 145-51
Jivraj S, Zarrinkelk H. Graftless solutions in implant dentistry: Part 1. Implants.2012;8-19.