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W22: The Spectrum of Solutions for the Edentulous Arches: From Overdentures to Fixed Monolithic Zirconia, From Mini- to Conventional Implants

  • October 13, 2017, 1:30–5:30 pm (Pacific Standard Time)
  • Hilton San Diego Bayfront
    1 Park Boulevard
    San Diego, California 92101
    United States
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Hands-On Workshop

CEs: 3

Paresh B. Patel, DDS

  • Graduate, University of North Carolina at Chaple Hill School of Dentistry and the Medical College of Georgia/AAID MaxiCourse®
  • Clinical Instructor, Reconstructive Dentistry Institute
  • Private practice, Lenoir and Mooresville, North Carolina

This course takes an in-depth look at the latest full-arch implant solutions. From the basic overdenture, to the fixed monolithic zirconia implant prosthesis. The presenter explores the advantages of each restorative option, reviews their treatment protocols, and explains the clinical considerations involved in determining the ideal solution for each patient. This course also provides the experience of converting a removable denture to a fixed provisional.

Learning Objectives:

At completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 

1. State the pros and cons of removable vs. fixed implant restorations
2. Understand mini implant applications for edentulous and partially edentulous patients
3. Provisionalize fully edentulous implant cases
4. Convert overdentures to fixed restorations
5. Perform immediate extraction and implant placement for full-arch restorations
6. Explain the use and clinical benefits of PMMA temporaries
7. Provide immediate conversion of the patient’s denture at the time of implant placement
8. Explain why the BruxZir Full-Arch Implant Prosthesis is advantageous

AGD Subject Code: 690

FEE: $199 ($219 after 9/12/17)


Topics: Paresh B. Patel, Hands-on Workshop, mini implants