The Dental Triad - “Dentist-Patient-Technician” Enhancing Communication Between Clinician and Technician for Optimal Implant Results - August 19-20, 2022


• Restoration options, screw-retained/cemented/screw-mentable, angle screw channels, material selection, fixed/removable, pros and cons
• Implant abutment selection, type, design, material
• Implant impression techniques for single and multiple units
• Soft tissue management and transfer to the lab bench
• Treatment planning tooth position and the diagnostic wax-up/set-up
• Esthetics communication, terminology, calibration
• Photography, the critical images for lab communication, facial evaluation, occlusal plane, adjacent tooth morphology, and surface characteristics
• Digital and traditional analog workflows
• Space requirements for different prosthetic options
• Understand the options available for restoring edentulous arches, implant-assisted/implant-supported removable, and implant fixed options
• Surgical guides, options, tooth-supported/bone stabilized, stackable

Where restorations are involved, good communication between dentists and technicians is the key to successful outcomes and happy patients. The consequences of poor communication can be reflected in several ways depending on where the breakdown occurs. The cost associated with these breakdowns can have financial and professional ramifications. Everyone involved can share in the joy of the process and be energized by the possibilities or live through the frustration and question their purpose. This course will explore the steps in bridging the gap between the patient, dentist, and technician. To critically breakdown the treatment planning process and clinical steps and to hone in and focus as a united front to deliver beautiful results. This course will have a heavy focus on implant dentistry, starting with single posterior and anterior restorations and building in complexity to implant-supported bridges and full arch implant-supported removable and fixed restorations.

More Information
Passport Approved No
CE Credits 14 CE
Course Time/Length 2-Day
Course Title The Dental Triad
Instructor JB White, DDS
Course Location UNLV School of Dental Medicine, 1700 W Charleston Blvd., Building D, Second Floor, Las Vegas, NV 89102
Surgical/Non-Surgical Non-Surgical
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