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Dental Articles on Occlusion, Centric Relation, Restorative Dentistry & More

Webinar: Quarterbacking Full Mouth Implant Solutions

Learn how to build a team with a common vision for successful restorative and surgical planning process.

We will be learning how to successfully quarterback full mouth implant solutions using a restoratively driven interdisciplinary approach. We will look at everything from how to build the team with a common philosophy to the successful restorative and surgical planning process.

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Webinar: When Things Don't Go As Planned

Learn how to deal with the timing of treatment, sequencing and stage treatment protocols.

What do you do when things do not go as planned? Have you ever had an implant fail in the middle of treatment? This presentation will cover how unexpected changes impact the timing of treatment as well as sequencing and staged treatment protocols.

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Webinar: Immediate Provisionalization for Long Term Success

Provide a great service to your patient by guiding the esthetic and functional outcomes and creating long term clinical success.

Implant dentistry has been in demand and a great solution for single and full-arch tooth replacement. Technology has made placement and restoration more efficient but yet we all don't have access to some of these tools. With some back to basics principles in provisional fabrication you can provide a great service to your patient by guiding the esthetic and functional outcomes and creating long term clinical success. Understanding the contour requirements, placement needs and aspect of an ideal implant provisional as well as managing the patients' expectations will allow for long term success.

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Webinar: To Graft or Not To Graft?

How to integrate periodontal mucogingival issues alongside comprehensive dental treatment planning and treatment.

The presence of attached gingival tissue plays an important role in attaining and maintaining periodontal health. Gingival anatomy and the etiology, diagnosis, and maintenance of gingival recession will be reviewed, followed by the various corrective mucogingival and grafting procedures. A discussion will include the integration of periodontal mucogingival issues to comprehensive dental treatment planning and treatment.

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Webinar: Case Closed

Take home a process to know what your patients want and what matters most to them.

Zig Ziglar once shared, "You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want". Friends, setting our clinical bar to the highest level is clearly our foundation for long-term success. That said, what does your average patient understand more? What you know they need? Or what they know they want? Join us and learn HOW TO know what your patients want, as well as, HOW TO connect what you know matters to what matters most to them.

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Webinar: Managing VDO in the Partially Edentulous Patient

Define when it is appropriate to alter vertical dimension with fully edentulous cases.

Replacing missing teeth with implants in the partially edentulous patient can be a very rewarding treatment option. However, when we are faced with additional challenges of limited restorative space and occlusal plane issues, planning the timing of implant restoration is important, especially when we need to alter the existing vertical dimension of occlusion. 

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Webinar: 3D Printing for Complete Dentistry

3D printing for dentistry and how it fits in the digital dentistry world.

This presentation will show the fundamentals of 3D printing for dentistry and how it fits in the digital dentistry world. Attendees will get the principle steps to use Meshmixer, a free 3D modeling application, to construct dental models and a COVID face cover.

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Webinar: Management of the Emergency Patient Post COVID and Beyond

Once we resume to business as usual in our dental offices after the current COVID-19 pandemic, we will have an onslaught of emergency patients that have been backlogged and need treatment. This webinar will discuss how to manage the emergency visit from a clinical outcome standpoint, and how to plan for definitive care.

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