This course is designed to provide the dental team with practical knowledge and information frequently used when communicating with patients regarding dental implants and bone grafts. This material can help patients feel more clearly informed and more at ease with the process of considering dental implants. Participants are encouraged to bring cases for discussion and questions. Course date to be scheduled.
Virtual implant surgical planning using 3D diagnostic software is taught by lectures & hands-on computer exercises. Participants will learn how to obtain conversion of Dicom files from Cone Beam CT image data, use of 3D software for implant surgical planning & how to order a steriolithographic surgical guide base on the virtual surgical plan. Special emphasis is placed on prosthodontic diagnosis & treatment planning as the principle guide for the surgical treatment plan to obtain stable, long-te
The specific surgical techniques for performing guided implant surgery are taught by lectures, hands-on model exercises, and surgical video demonstration. Participants will receive DVDs of live surgeries and a manual of procedure protocols with supporting scientific literature. Special emphasis is placed on prosthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning as the principle guide for the surgical treatment plan to obtain stable, long-term esthetics and function.