2010 Catalog: All Courses
DE0083: Prosthodontics: From Basic to Contemporary
This CE session is part of the Billings Area Chiefs' Meeting.
The program will review diagnosis and treatment planning factors that should be considered prior to selecting fixed, removable, or implant prostheses as treatment modalities. Essential steps in the fabrication of predictable fixed restorations will also be reviewed. Specific topics for review will include tooth preparation, soft tissue management, interim restorations, and cementation. In addition, the process for selecting and accomplishing Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacture [CAD/CAM] restorations will be discussed. Emphasis will be placed on matching the restorative indication to the appropriate ceramic material. Current concepts and procedures for fabrication of partial and complete removable prostheses will also be reviewed.
Upon completion of this session, the participant will be able to:
1. Recognize critical diagnostic factors that influence treatment planning decisions for tooth replacement with basic fixed and removable treatment modalities.
2. Describe the essential steps for achieving predicable fixed prosthetic restorations. Specific elements of tooth preparation, soft tissue management, interim restorations, and cementation will be described.
3. Understand the differences between several commercially available machineable ceramic materials, their limitations, and indications for specific fixed prosthetic applications.
4. Discuss current concepts in the restoration of the partially and completely edentulous patient.
It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.
None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.
Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.