AGD2017 Las Vegas
L17: Contemporary Methods in the Fabrication of Immediate and Removable Dentures and Implants

Subject Code: 670 - Removable Prosthodontics

Credits: 6 (Lecture)

Thursday, July 13: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Lunch: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.)

Audience: D, A, T, R

Fee: $120

Location: Emperor's Level, Augustus V

Speaker Bio: Tulsa, Oklahoma; private practice; associate professor, prosthodontics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Dentistry, Memphis, Tennessee; adjunct associate professor, restorative dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California; adjunct faculty, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas; faculty, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts; owner, Massad Enterprises Inc., parent company of Massad Media Group and Global Dental Impression Trays Inc.

Description: The intent of this presentation is to expose the practitioner to the latest predicable methods of record-making and fabricating complete, immediate, implant-retained prosthesis, and then choosing either conventional or digital methods to fabricate.

Learning objectives:

  • Be able to follow protocols and algorithms for compressive examinations.
  • Be able to follow a sequence of steps to make records in one or two appointments.
  • Understand how to make cameo grams to capture accurate muscular variance.
  • Know when to choose conventional or digital fabrication.