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Academy Courses

Beginner:lower denture/intro to upper & fixed crowns

  • Entry level course or review
  • This course is designed to give confidence while placing SDI's
  • Help to improve your success rate in the mandible
  • Known complications and avoiding complications

Upper & Fixed Crowns/Intro to Roundhouses

  • Intermediate Level course or review
  • This course is designed to give confidence while placing SDI's in trabecular bone
  • Help to improve your success rate in the maxilla while dealing with the sinus
  • Known complications and avoiding complications

Roundhouses/Intro to Restorative

  • Advanced SDI placement
  • Treatment Planning new roundhouses and converting existing denture patient to roundhouses
  • Known complications and avoiding complications

Restorative/Intro to CBCT

  • Bite relations and impression taking techniques
  • Digital impressions and Milling crowns with SDI's
  • Duplicating Dentures
  • Fabricating Full arch temps

CBCT Treatment Planning w/SDI's

  • How to create dual scan applicance
  • Radiographical anatomy
  • Steps to getting surgical guides from CBCT scans

Overdenture Treatment Made Easy With Narrow Diameter Implants (NDIs) Featuring Live Surgery

Identify the ideal patient for an NDI overdenture case

  • Learn treatment planning and placement protocols
  • Understand why the LOCATOR Attachment is an ideal choice for overdentures
  • Utilize surgical guides to alleviate the fear of placing implants
  • Learn predictable chairside pick-up techniques for denture housings
  • LIVE surgical placement of the LOCATOR Overdenture Implant!

LOCATOR is a registered trademark of ZEST IP Holdings, LLC

True 3D Surgical Guides for SDIs Featuring Live Surgery

Want to drill a better hole? Advancements in cone beam radiology and digital treatment planning have made it much easier to remove the fear of placing and restoring implants for overdentures. Three-dimensional imaging is the state-of-the-art solution to predictably incorporate implants into your office. Using Inclusive® Mini Implants, practitioners can move patients forward with implant therapy, solving an otherwise complex and often-present problem of atrophic and thin residual ridges.

The course will include LIVE surgery using computer 3-D printed surgical guides, showing how to remove the fear of incorporating implants into your practice. You will also experience hands-on placement of implants in an anatomically correct lower dentiform model. In addition, you will see how to transition to the use of a standard body Inclusive® Tapered Implant with LOCATOR® attachment.

Course Objectives
Course topics will include:

  • Mini dental implant placement and restoration protocol
  • Implant case selection and treatment planning
  • Surgical guides: design, fabrication and use
  • Socket preservation and bone grafting simplified
  • Understanding the mechanical retention and osseointegration process
  • Recognizing the indications and contraindications for the use of mini dental implants
  • Making denture fabrication easy with only three visits
  • Understanding dental implant failure and complications – and what to do about them
  • Realizing cost savings to both patient and dentist with the "Inclusive® Overdenture Technique"
  • Understanding how to market and present dental implants to patients

Included in all courses:

  • Basic pharmacology
  • Basic anatomy
  • Socket preservation
    • foundation
    • demineralized bone
  • Simple Sinus Lift
  • Extractions using Golden Misch Forceps

PACE-approved. AGD Program Approval for Continuing Education (PACE) evaluates the educational processes used in designing, planning and implementing CE so that AGD members have access to high quality CE.

The AAOSDI training is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing dental education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship/Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement.

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