Prosthetic Track – Digital Prosthetic Dentistry – See more details

1:30 – 2:00 pm

Implants and the Intra-oral Scanner

Mark Ludlow, DMD, MS

Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) list the different scanners which are currently on the market and be able to assess which one may be the best fit for your practice; 2) describe the workflows that exist for diagnostics, simple implant restorative, and full arch applications along with their pitfalls and limitations; and 3) attain solutions to help integrate and master the intraoral scanner in your implant practice.

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Enhancing Prosthetic Outcomes With Digital Technology

Lyndon Cooper, DDS, PhD

Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) describe fundamental principles that influence implant prosthesis longevity; 2) identify digital tools to enhance treatment planning of robust and esthetic prosthesis; and 3) discuss what digital technologies are available to enhance the robust and esthetic qualities of implant prostheses to promote prosthesis longevity.

2:30 – 3:00 pm

IOS and In-office CAD/CAM and 3D Printing of Implant Restorations

Curtis Jansen, DDS

Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) provide a systematic approach on when to consider CAD/CAM implants abutments and restorations in you practice; 2) explain how CAD/CAM restorations can be designed, outsourced, or milled in the office; and 3) determine when to consider printing and/or CAD/CAM in-office.

3:30 – 4:00 pm

Managing Complex Cases With Digital Dentistry

Peter Wöhrle, DMD, MMSc

Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) discuss how digital data acquisition and planning can help establish the potential outcome as well as limits of any proposed treatment; 2) recognize the various entry- and exit points of the digital workflow based on preference and availability of digital equipment; and 3) explain how diverse digital technologies can be combined for the treatment of complex cases.

4:00 – 4:30 pm

Analog Versus Digital Implant Restorations

Ueli Grunder, DMD

Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) explain why you don’t have to be ashamed if you haven’t fully digitally incorporated your practice; 2) describe why the purely digital workflow reaches its limits in the aesthetic zone; and 3) discuss why the financial advantage is not necessarily on the digital side.

4:30 – 5:00 pm

Orchestration of Static-guided Surgery, Dynamic Navigation and Guided Prosthesis. A Novel Minimally Invasive Treatment for Edentulous and Terminal Dentition Patients

Alessandro Pozzi, DDS, PhD

Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) describe the benefits and drawbacks of guided surgery and guided prosthetics for immediate function; 2) recognize the different clinical indications of static template guided implant surgery and dynamic navigation; 3) differentiate digital vs. conventional; and 4) manage the soft tissue interface for pink-free full-arch restoration.