Join us in Vegas! AACD 2017
COURSE L430 TOPIC – IMPLANTS
A Critical Look at Present Day Procedural Changes in Implant Dentistry that have Altered the Way in Which We Care for Our Patients
Sonia Leziy, DDS
Brahm Miller, DDS
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
CE Units: 1.5L
AGD Subject Code: 692
This presentation will explore how innovations and concept changes shape our skills and treatment planning solutions, while underscoring the importance of collaborative planning between restoring dentist, technician and surgical team members.
Surgical concepts including: virtual planning and guided surgery/provisional treatment; immediate implant placement and restoration strategies; and management of bone deficiencies and the gingival biotype will be reviewed.
Prosthetic concepts including: post-surgical implant provisionalization; digital scanning; anatomic abutment design and restorative material selection, including different scenarios for the hybrid (screw-retained/ cemented) crown, will be touched on.
1. Explore soft and hard tissue enhancement procedures used in surgical practice today
2. Learn the role of immediate implant placement and restoration in guiding tissue form in both anterior and posterior regions.
3. Understand the pros and cons of conventional impressions and optical scanning
4. Review today’s restorative material options, and understand the strengths and limitations of our product options