AGD2019 in Connecticut

The Live Operatory at AGD2019 is made possible through the generous financial support of Biolase, BlueSky Bio, Dentsply Sirona Implants, Planmeca and Patterson Dental.  



Planning for Clinical Success: Live Patient

Sponsored by Planmeca 

Thursday, July 18: 2–5 p.m.

Speakers: Dr. Zack Evans, Dr. Wally Renne and Dr. David Edelson

Course Description

Using the latest in diagnostic, surgical and restorative technology, Drs. Evans and Renne will walk the audience through comprehensive care on a live patient treatment planned for implant placement and functional esthetic restorative care. The combined use of 3-D cone beam technology and intraoral digital impressions provides clinicians the ability to evaluate the Virtual Interactive Patient (VIP) prior to any treatment, ensuring the success of the final treatment. Diagnosis, surgical guide planning and fabrication, implant placement and esthetic restorative planning along with design and fabrication of a final restoration will all be completed during this interactive, informative and fast-paced program.




A Streamlined Approach to Single-Tooth Replacement: Live Surgery

Sponsored by Dentsply Sirona Implants

Friday, July 19: 8–11 a.m.

Speaker: Dr. Alex Quintner and Dr. Fred A. Puccio

Course Description

This live-patient surgery will demonstrate the latest in digital workflow solutions for single tooth replacement, focusing on both the surgical and restorative aspects of implantology and demonstrating a step-by-step approach to consistently achieving excellent results while reducing patient visits and chairtime. This demonstration will review how an innovative solution can streamline the implant workflow in single-tooth replacement cases by utilizing the latest digital tools to treatment plan and execute both surgical and prosthetic implant treatment.




The Future of Dentistry: Digital Dentures, Digital Orthodontics, and Digital Implantology: Live Patient Demonstration

Sponsored by BlueSky Bio

Friday, July 19: 1–4 p.m.

Speakers: Dr. D.K. Hwang, Dr. N. Cory Glenn and Dr. Baron Grutter

Course Description

This live patient demonstration course will illustrate the entire process of using affordable, in-office technology to perform some of the most profitable procedures in dentistry more efficiently with drastically reduced overhead. This includes how to use free software to fabricate digital three-dimensional (3D)-printed complete dentures in only two appointments, how to make clear orthodontic aligners in-office, and how to generate 3D-printed implant surgical guides.


Utilizing the All Tissue Er, Cr:YSGG Laser to enhance Today's Restorative Practice. A Live Patient Experience
Sponsored by Biolase

Saturday, July 20: 9:00 am –12 p.m.

Speakers: Dr. Ronald Albert and Dr. Bruce Cassis


Course Description:

All current dental laser wavelengths have some applicability in managing specific dental considtions. However, the erbium laser has the versatility to provide minimal anesthesia restorative dentistry with its hard tissue removal capabilities while being an excellent soft tissue laser for gingivectomy, frenectomy and periodontal and implant disease management. This live patient clinical demonstration will appeal to both the current laser user and the new clinician presently considering adding laser to their armamentarium. We include marketing for case acceptance, ADA coding, and post op management.