Conventional and Digital Fixed Prosthodontics: A Comprehensive 4-Day Training Program for GPs

This fixed prosthodontics hands-on training program is pertectly suited for the early and mid-career general dentist, focusing on both the analog and digital workflows available today for the management of indirect restorations for the single tooth and the short-span fixed prosthesis.

Participants will gain didactic and hands-on experience on diagnosis, treatment planning with digital smile design, tooth preparations, provisionalization, impression taking (both conventional and digital) and cementation, in the provision of single crowns, inlays, onlays and short span bridges.

The strengths and limitations of a variety of dental prosthodontic materials will be discussed and handled in our state-of-the-art SIM LAB.

NOTES ABOUT WORKSHOP:

  • *Tuition includes* A complete Brasseler Crown & Bridge Bur kit, some of Crest Oral B’s latest Innovations from our sponsors(over $500 value)

Learning Objectives

  • Compare and contrast the strengths and limitations of existing analog and digital workflows in fixed prosthodontics.
  • Introduction and hands-on training in Digital Smile design.
  • Hands-on exercises including: preparation, provisionalization, impression taking (digital and analog) and cementation of single indirect restorations (single crown, inlay onlay) and the short-span fixed prosthesis.
  • Update on the latest advances in digital workflows.
  • Discussion on best practices for management and maintenance of oral health, avoiding complications and meeting patient expectations.

DAY ONE (Evening)

– LECTURE 

  • Diagnosis and Prosthodontic Treatment Planning using both conventional and digital techniques
  • Smile Analysis

– HANDS-ON TRAINING

  • Digital Smile Design Planning

 

DAY TWO

– LECTURE 

  • Navigating the maze of dental ceramics
  • Selection of appropriate restoration materials-influence on tooth preparation
  • Preparation guidelines : Single crown, inlay, onlay, short-span fixed partial denture

– HANDS-ON TRAINING

  • Preparation of the single crown, inlay, onlay, short-span fixed partial denture

 

DAY THREE

– LECTURE 

  • Principles of conventional and digital impressions
  • Provisionalization strategies

– HANDS-ON TRAINING

  • Impression taking using both conventional and digital techniques
  • Provisionaliation

 

DAY FOUR (Morning)

– LECTURE 

  • Principles of cementation techniques for both glass ceramics and zirconia

– HANDS-ON TRAINING

  • Cementation of multiple restorations