Oral Health Group
Continuing Education

Restoring the Edentulous Arch

March 03 - March 05, 2016
Spear Campus, 7201 E Princess Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, United States

Edentulism is increasing in the United States by 600,000 cases a year. Implants give us multiple options to help these patients restore their mouths esthetically and functionally. This three-day hands-on workshop is designed to help restorative dentists sort through the options for restoring the edentulous arch and with hands-on exercises, develop confidence in completing these restorative processes.

– Rapidly evaluating intermaxillary space

– Denture duplication for multiple uses

– Verification jigs – cast verification

– Attachment pick-up

– Impression techniques

– Setting denture teeth

Participants will learn:

Understand the options currently available for restoring edentulous arches, including conventional-removable, implant-assisted – removable, implant-supported – removable, and implant-supported – fixed

Evaluation of the patient and the edentulous ridge

Steps and techniques to complete all options

Complications, failures and rescue of problem cases

Radiographic evaluation of the edentulous arch

Which is the most appropriate restoration

Determining the appropriate number of implants

Indications, risks and benefits for implant-assisted restorations

Indications, risks and benefits for implant-supported removable restorations

Indications, risks and benefits for implant-supported fixed restorations

Material selection risks and benefits

Digital vs. analog design

Procedural steps for each type of restoration

Managing patient expectations

Darin Dichter, Dr. Spear Education
Doug Benting, Dr. Spear Education

Fees: $5,495 U.S.
Earn 24 CE credits; Spear is ADA and AGD certified.

For more information, please visit:

Spear Education
7201 E. Princess Boulevard, Scottsdale, Arizona United States 85032
Phone: 480-588-9074
Toll Free: 866-781-0072
Email: brojek@speareducation.com
Website: http://www.speareducation.com/


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