Chicago Midwinter Meeting

added on: November 14, 2021

Art of Exquisite Anterior or Posterior:
Single or Multi-Unit Provisional Restorations

Dental restorations for provisional and indirect restorative procedures now have a distinct purpose as vital diagnostic and assessment tools to evaluate function, esthetics, occlusion, and more. This hands-on

course reports on materials, techniques, and concepts in fabricating and maintaining long-term Esthetic provisional. Each attendee will fabricate the following: single-unit anterior, three-unit posterior bridge, implant crown, and six-unit anterior provisional restoration.

After this course, you will be able to:

• Choose the right provisional materials, pre-operative impression technique, and bur selection

• Understand provisional trimming, carving, polishing, and staining

Creating A Digital Workflow

Younger generations love technology and associate it with quality. Patients see the benefit of technology and appreciate its improvement in patient comfort and efficiency. This course will take attendees through a

new patient experience, touching on all the areas, including digital photography, scanning and printing, CAD/CAM design and patient engagement software, voice activation, radiography and telehealth.

After this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain how dental teams can incorporate digital technologies to provide patients with precise, esthetic, and comfortable treatments
  • Discuss the features, benefits, and differentiating factors associated with different digital workflow models