(603) The Dental Implant Prosthetics Course



(603) Course Description

The Midwest Implant Institute offers the Introduction to Implant Prosthetics (603) once a year. Even if you don’t do surgery, learn how to restore so you can keep your patients in your practice. This course teaches the different basic concepts and the types of prosthetics components from different implant systems. This is a hands-on prosthetic course allowing the participants to handle several different implant prosthetic components. Live patients will be observed using different implant prosthetic modalities. 

In this course you will learn the simple prosthetic procedures of several systems. Allowing participating dentists to treat patients that come to their office with broken prosthetic components that need emergency treatment. Keep implant prosthetic problems in your own office by becoming proficient with improving implant esthetics. This course covers the prosthetic protocols for most of the main implant systems, and the generic protocols to allow you to: 

Confidently restore implants you have placed and serve prosthetic needs of new patients who already have dental implants
Confidently learn treatment planning with prosthetics as starting point
Includes Live Patient Demonstration of Mandibular Overdenture Construction

 

Course Topics

The Implant Prosthetics Course covers a broad simplification of Course Topics, Course Objectives, and Hands-on Participation. Below are a few of the Topics: 

  • Diagnosis & Treatment Planning
  • Tissue Management
  • Surgical Techniques to Minimize Unfavorable Results
  • Prosthetic Components – simplfication
  • Dental Implant related Anatomy
  • Bone Grafting Procedures with Prosthetics
  • Pre and Post-op Pain Management
  • Incorporation of Implants into General Dentistry
  • The mii Externship Program Requirements

 

Course Objectives

With in this (605) Implant Prosthetics Course there are many objectives, some are listed below: 

  • Basic overall understanding and facets of implementing implant dentistry, including surgical and prosthetic components
  • Understanding tissue management as it relates to dental implant surgical procedures
  • Understanding that implant dentistry is a prosthetic discipline with a surgical component
  • Understanding of Surgical Diagnosis and Treatment Planning starting with the anticipated prosthetic result
  • Understanding the basic knowledge of bone grafting procedures related to dental implants
  • Understanding the role of implant dentistry in the future dental practice

Course Instructors

  • Dr. Alfred "Duke" Heller
  • Dr. Robert Heller
  • Dr. Thomas Bilski
  • Dr. Jody Griffin
  • Ms. Karen Fairhurst
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental
professionals in identifying quality provdiers of continuing dental education.
ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors,
nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
2 days CE CREDITS: 15 (lecture CE: 12 Hands-on CE: 3)

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