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Surgical Management of Third Molars

Surgical Management of Third Molars
Removal of third molars, commonly known as wisdom teeth, continue to be prevalent in our society. Indications for removal vary from pericoronal infections to orthodontic treatment. Several factors such as age, position of the tooth and affected jaw can dictate the surgical technique. Proper diagnosis and management will be covered at length as well as impaction classification systems, value of imaging, instrumentation and surgical approaches. Post operative management and methods to recognize, avoid and treat potential complications will also be discussed.

Presented By:: Richard Martin, DDS
Presentation Style: Video
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DSD & Architecture of the Full Arch Patient; From Scan to Plan to Delivery

DSD & Architecture of the Full Arch Patient; From Scan to Plan to Delivery
This presentation will take the audience step by step through the entire full arch process from consult to evaluation to records and team interaction to final delivery. The importance of engaging our patients through DSD (Digital Smile Design) to gain their acceptance of our vision prior to the planning of our cases with the implant surgeon and lab tech will be featured. The process of prosthetic conversion on the day of surgery and the planning of bone reduction and implant positioning will be highlighted. The emotional side of this process from the patient's perspective will allow us a peek into the magnitude of our responsibility.

Presented By:: John Heimke, DMD, MPH, FAGD
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Surgical Management of the Full Arch Patient; Do's & Don'ts

Surgical Management of the Full Arch Patient; Do's & Don'ts
The responsibility of the surgeon is even more critical when performing a Full Arch Implant treatment. A thorough review of the anatomy is critical prior to the day of surgery to precisely assess the quality and quantity of bone/soft tissues as well as the location of critical anatomical landmarks such as the mandibular nerve, mental nerve, mylohyoid concavity, genial tubercles, floor of the nose, sinus floor, nasopalatine canal, greater palantine canal and pterygoid, zygomatic buttress. A thorough medical review is also a key element to avoid bleeding issues and a poor healing outcome.

Presented By:: Richard Martin, DDS
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"Real World Cosmetic Dentistry", Design, Preparation, Completion, & Patient Impact

"Real World Cosmetic Dentistry", Design, Preparation, Completion, & Patient Impact
The clinician's role in cosmetic dentistry is to evaluate the patient dentally, facially & emotionally. The design of the smile creates the path and ideal communication between the doctor, patient and lab technician. It is this process that allows for precision in preparation of the teeth and staging the smile within the lip perimeter and face. Digital scanning and 3D software allows us to frame the smile and to communicate our design to the mouth. Minimally invasive procedures from tooth prep to gingivectomy to frame the tooth shapes and gingival margin to the lipline will be discussed. Provisionals allow us to test our design prior to lab processing the veneers and crowns for final insertion. This multimedia presentation will highlight these stages of design and preparation as well as the vitally important process of patient management and expectations. Video and high quality photos as well as step by step process and tips will be provided.

Presented By:: Dr. Cagdas Kislaoglu
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Three-Dimensional (3D) Facially Driven Workflow for Anterior Ridge Defect Evaluation: A Treatment Concept

Three-Dimensional (3D) Facially Driven Workflow for Anterior Ridge Defect Evaluation: A Treatment Concept
The esthetic rehabilitation of anterior ridge defects and achieving patient satisfaction have become major clinical challenges for dentists and technicians. Poor diagnosis and treatment planning are frequently associated with multiple surgical procedures that fail to meet patient expectations. The loss of hard and soft tissues in anterior ridges results in an esthetically compromised zone that affects the rehabilitation prognosis. The presence of interdental papilla and papillary configuration play a decisive role in patient satisfaction.

Author(s): Maurice Salama, DMD;Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT
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When Esthetic Becomes Challenging

When Esthetic Becomes Challenging
This case report shows the successful change of a young lady smile, by following standard dental esthetic guide lines. With careful, detailed examination and diagnosis, we could reach our goal toward providing a high esthetic smile change.

Author(s): Ahmed M. Shamiyah - BDS, MSc, FIDc
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Treating Two Adjacent Missing Teeth in the Esthetic Zone - Part 1: The Pink Hybrid Restoration & the Unilateral Versus Bilateral Defect Concept

Treating Two Adjacent Missing Teeth in the Esthetic Zone - Part 1: The Pink Hybrid Restoration & the Unilateral Versus Bilateral Defect Concept
This article, the first of a planned three-part series, outlines a new surgical & prosthetic approach for treating cases involving two missing adjacent teeth in the esthetic zone. These type of cases, particularly when combined with a three-dimensional ridge deficiency, represent one of esthetic dentistry's most challenging dilemmas. A Clear understanding of the unilateral and bilateral defect concept is necessary to properly evaluate each particular case, understand surgical limitations, perform a better risk assessment, establish an esthetic prognosis, develop the best clinical-laboratory strategy, and adjust patients' expectations. While not recommended for every case, represents a useful, economical, and predictable alternative that decreases the umber and complexity of interventions.

Author(s): Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT;Maurice Salama, DMD;Eric Van Dooren, DDS; Eduardo Mahn, DDS, DMD, PhD
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The “Scalloped Guide”: A Proof-of-Concept Technique for a Digitally Streamlined, Pink-Free Full-Arch Implant Protocol

The “Scalloped Guide”: A Proof-of-Concept Technique for a Digitally Streamlined, Pink-Free Full-Arch Implant Protocol
Inadequate restorative space can result in mechanical, biologic, and esthetic complications with full-arch fixed implant-supported prosthetics. As such, clinicians often reduce bone to create clearance. The aim of this paper was to present a protocol using stacking computer-aided design/computerassisted manufacturing (CAD/CAM) guides to minimize and accurately obtain the desired bone reduction, immediately place prosthetically guided implants, and load a provisional that replicates predetermined tissue contour. This protocol can help clinicians minimize bone reduction and place the implants in an ideal position that allows them to emerge from the soft tissue interface with a natural, pink-free zirconia fixed dental prostheses.

Author(s): Maurice Salama, DMD;Prof. Dr. Alessandro Pozzi;Wendy AuClair-Clark, DDS, MS;Marko Tadros, DMD;Lars Hansson, CDT, FICOI;Pinhas Adar, MDT, CDT
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Surgical Management of Third Molars

Surgical Management of Third Molars
Removal of third molars, commonly known as wisdom teeth, continue to be prevalent in our society. Indications for removal vary from pericoronal infections to orthodontic treatment. Several factors such as age, position of the tooth and affected jaw can dictate the surgical technique. Proper diagnosis and management will be covered at length as well as impaction classification systems, value of imaging, instrumentation and surgical approaches. Post operative management and methods to recognize, avoid and treat potential complications will also be discussed.

Presented By:: Richard Martin, DDS
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1
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Surgical Management of the Full Arch Patient; Do's & Don'ts Premium Member Content

Surgical Management of the Full Arch Patient; Do's & Don'ts
The responsibility of the surgeon is even more critical when performing a Full Arch Implant treatment. A thorough review of the anatomy is critical prior to the day of surgery to precisely assess the quality and quantity of bone/soft tissues as well as the location of critical anatomical landmarks such as the mandibular nerve, mental nerve, mylohyoid concavity, genial tubercles, floor of the nose, sinus floor, nasopalatine canal, greater palatine canal and pterygoid, zygomatic buttress. A thorough medical review is also a key element to avoid bleeding issues and a poor healing outcome.

Presented By:: Richard Martin, DDS
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1
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OCCLUSION: Can We Possibly Simplify It? Part 3 Premium Member Content

OCCLUSION: Can We Possibly Simplify It? Part 3
Over the past 20 years, many of us have been confused, frustrated, unsure and crazy about ... “How do I get my occlusion philosophy on the right path?” At NYU FMR we have developed tried and true techniques that are guaranteed to make you understand occlusion, contact points and mandibular movement that makes sense, is easy to diagnose and systematically treat with success. In addition being comfortable Restoring OVD, understanding TMJ joint position and treating the worn dentition. Using our SOT methods and Level 1-10 Occlusion Classification we can show you how to become successful in the “Occlusion” of your patients. Spend an hour with us and open up a whole new world of occlusion philosophy and understanding. This is the real deal!

Presented By:: Dean C. Vafiadis, DDS
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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Mastering Anterior Tooth Fracture with Contemporary Composites: The i3D Layering Technique Premium Member Content

Mastering Anterior Tooth Fracture with Contemporary Composites: The i3D Layering Technique
The aim of this presentation is to present an individual three-dimensional layering technique with contemporary composites. This novel procedure is indicated in moderate to extensive crown fractures and is considered predictable after eliminating the parameter of thickness while layering restorative materials.

Presented By:: Yiannis P. Brokos, DDS, MSc, Clinical Specialty in Operative Dentistry
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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