Surgical Track – Virtual Planning and Guided Surgery – See more details

8:00 – 8:30 am

The Virtual Patient

German Gallucci, DMD, PhD

Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) integrate digital interfaces into the patient treatment; 2) explain how digital technology can be applied to implant prosthodontics; and 3) describe how to incorporate digital workflow into practice.

8:30 – 9:00 am

Guided and Navigation Flapless Implant Surgery: Benefits and Risks

Hugo De Bruyn, DDS, MSc, PhD

Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) recognize the indications and limitations for flapless surgery; 2) describe the treatment work flow related to flapless surgery; and 3) recognize the risks of flapless surgery.

9:00 – 9:30 am

Fully-guided Full-arch Immediate Implant Reconstruction: 2020

Michael Pikos, DDS

Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) discuss the indications and protocol for fully guided full arch and full mouth immediate placement with a prefabricated monolithic acrylic bar supported provisional; 2) compare the advantages of this protocol over the conventional conversion denture protocol for full arch and full mouth implant reconstruction; and 3) examine the limitations of this fully guided surgical and prosthetic protocol for full arch immediate implant reconstruction.

9:30 – 10:00 am

Navigational Surgery

Michael Block, DMD

Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) discuss the benefits for using navigation for implant placement; 2) recognize the importance of accuracy and precision when placing an implant with simultaneous sinus elevation; and 3) recognize how navigation aids in esthetic implant positioning.

10:30 – 11:00 am

Robotic-assisted Implant Surgery

Jeffrey Ganeles, DMD

Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) differentiate the current methods of guided implant surgery; 2) define how haptic feedback in robotic surgery improves usability; and 3) present case reports illustrating benefits of robotics.

11:00 – 11:30 am

Updates in Digital Dentistry – Intraoral Scanning, and 3D Printing: What Works and What Doesn’t?

Michael Scherer, DMD, MS

Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) discuss principles, theory, and procedures of intraoral optical scanning technology; 2) demonstrate utilizing optical images to join restorative images on cone-beam CT scans; and 3) describe utilizing digital software to manipulate optical images, prosthetic design, and additive manufacturing technology.

11:30 am – noon

Limitations and Pitfalls of Guided Surgery

Arndt Happe, DDS, PhD

Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) recognize potential errors in guided surgery; 2) explain how to avoid inaccuracies in guided surgery; and 3) discuss how to avoid biologic and esthetic complications.