"DIGITAL WORKFLOW IN DENTOFACIAL REHABILITATION" WITH PROF. DR. WAEL ATT
Oct
5
8:00 AM08:00

"DIGITAL WORKFLOW IN DENTOFACIAL REHABILITATION" WITH PROF. DR. WAEL ATT

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"Digital Workflow in Dentofacial Rehabilitation"
With Prof. Dr. Wael Att


7.5 CEU Available

Breakfast and lunch provided


Description:

The progressive shift towards implementing digitally-driven 3D engineering tools in reconstructive dentistry is obvious. Compared to conventional methods, the ultimate goal of digital technologies is to improve the quality and capabilities in examination, diagnosis, and treatment of the dental patient. It is still questionable, however, whether such digital tools facilitate improved accuracy in data acquisition and assessment, superior efficacy in treatment planning, and more controlled and faster manufacturing process. This presentation will provide an overview of 3D engineering in comprehensive dento-facial rehabilitation and discuss different possibilities and advantages when using a conventional or a digital approach.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the different components of the digital workflow in reconstructive dentistry.

  • See how the combination of different digital technologies can benefit the overall treatment.

  • Discover the advantages and drawbacks of implementing the digital workflow in complex rehabilitation.

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"ESTHETICS IN RESTORATIVE AND IMPLANT DENTISTRY" WITH DR. ERIC VAN DOOREN
Nov
2
8:00 AM08:00

"ESTHETICS IN RESTORATIVE AND IMPLANT DENTISTRY" WITH DR. ERIC VAN DOOREN

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ESTHETICS IN RESTORATIVE AND IMPLANT DENTISTRY

With Dr. Eric Van Dooren


7.5 CE available

Breakfast and Lunch Provided 


BIO:

Dr. Eric Van Dooren attended the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, where he received his degree in dentistry in 1982. After graduating he opened a private practice in Antwerp, Belgium, which is limited to periodontics, fixed prosthodontics, and implants. Currently Dr. Van Dooren is a Visiting Professor at University of Liege ( Belgium) and  University of Marseille . He is  an  active member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. Dr Van Dooren lectures nationally and internationally , mainly on aesthetics,implants and aesthetic periodontal surgery.


 Course Description:

The choice of a so-called ”ideal restoration” is the biggest challenge for a prosthodontist today and needs a comprehensive and sophisticated decision-making process running on many different levels (team patient-dentist-technologist, general esthetic aspects, functional and biologic situation, intra- and intermaxillary situation; tooth and implant situation and antagonistic relationship, soft and hard tissues situations, biomaterial used). The aim, to copy nature by choosing the many different periodontally- and implant supported prosthodontic solutions and by applying certain rules, supports our efforts for an ideal restoration. However there still are many compromises to be accepted by the whole team.

The restoration of natural teeth in general and the placement and the restoration of dental implants in special remains a challenge not only because of esthetic and functional demands but mostly because of difficult pre-existing anatomy. Anatomic factors such as horizontal or vertical bone deficiencies and iatrogenic factors such as improper implant selection (under- or over-sized) or the malpositioning of dental implants (mesiodistal, apicocoronal, and orofacial dimensions with defining “comfort” and “danger” zones for proper implant position) for an esthetic implant restoration may further hinder the ideal restoration. A short historical overview followed by a treatment concept and decision making process based on literature evidence (clinical aspects to be respected), is presented.


Learning Objectives:

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  • Esthetic Diagnostic tools
  • Soft Tissue Management and Periodontal Plastic Surgery
  • Surgical procedures guided by the Diagnostic Wax-up
  • Ridge defect analysis: what is possible and what is impossible.
  • Ridge augmentation and site development
  • New trends in Esthetic Implant Treatment
 
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"TBD" with Dr. Dania Tamimi
Apr
12
8:00 AM08:00

"TBD" with Dr. Dania Tamimi

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7.5 CEU Available

Breakfast and Lunch Provided


Bio:

Dr. Dania Tamimi graduated with a dental degree from King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She trained at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and earned a doctorate of medical science (DMSc) and certificate of fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology in 2005. She is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (ABOMR).

 She is a reviewer and an Editorial Board member for Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology, Oral Medicine and Oral Radiology (OOOO), as well as a reviewer for DMFR, Oral Radiology, Head and Neck, Angle Orthodontist and AJO-DO. She is the lead author on two textbooks: “Specialty Imaging: Dental Implants” and “Specialty Imaging: Temporomandibular Joint” and a co-lead author on “Diagnostic Imaging, Oral and Maxillofacial”. She lectures nationally and internationally. She currently runs her oral and maxillofacial radiology private practice in Orlando, Florida.

 
 
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