1:30 – 2:10 pm
New Frontiers in Robotic Surgery
Catherine Mohr, MD, MS
Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) discuss the effect that medical technology has had on overall longevity; 2) explain the difference between infrastructure limited technology deployment, and fast deploying technologies; and 3) describe the implications of emerging technologies like robotics and A.I. on the practice and training of medicine.
2:10 – 2:50 pm
The Future of Bioengineered Medical Devices and Regenerative Therapies
Robert Guldberg, PhD
Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) explain current capabilities in 3D printing of medical devices; 2) discuss the relative roles of implant surface topography and chemistry on osseointegration; and 3) identify the potential role for regenerative medicine strategies.
2:50 – 3:30 pm
The Modern Smile Rehabilitator – Efficiency and Differentiation Through Technology and Storytelling
Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT
Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) discuss the new trends of modern dentistry; 2) utilize 3D technology to improve diagnostics and treatment planning; and 3) explain the reasons why embracing digital is key for the financial survival of a dental office.
4:00 – 4:40 pm
Digital Workflow Implant Dentistry for the Team Approach
Marcus Abboud, DMD, PhD
Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) create digital implant workflows to include the present and the future; 2) explain how to increase predictability, effectiveness and patient satisfaction using fully digital workflows; and 3) explain how the key to a successful digital transformation is through an efficient team.
4:40 – 5:20 pm
When Is a Dentition Terminal?
Frank Spear, DDS
Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) recognize what criteria need to be assessed when considering saving vs removing a patient’s teeth; 2) explain the literature says about the structural and periodontal criteria necessary for predictably maintaining teeth; 3) describe which patients are at high risk if the teeth are removed and a full implant retained prosthesis planned; and 4) discuss he role finances play in the decision to retain or remove a patient’s teeth.