Dudney ThomasWhat's a Dentist to Do?  Treatment Options and Rehabilitation of Difficult and Unusual Cases

Saturday, May 9

Time:  12:45 - 3:45 pm
                                                     
Course Code:  S 630
 
PARTIAL SPONSORSHIPS for this course are provided by Bisco & GC America, Inc.
 
Quick Summary:  You know those patients who walk in, sit in the chair, open their mouth and your first reaction is "Wow, where do I begin?"  This lecture is about those types of patients.
 
Fee:  Doctors $58   All Others $17
 
Course Description:  Sometimes the restorative dentist encounters clinical situations that are out of the ordinary and can often be difficult to treatment plan. This lecture will examine several such cases in order to explore treatment options and develop treatment plans often utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach.  Treatment results will be demonstrated along with helpful clinical tips on: material selection, how to determine incisal edge position, intra-oral composite mock-ups, opening bites, taking CR records, avoiding biologic width violations, fabricating and evaluating provisional restorations, multiple unit adhesive cementation, bonding to porcelain in the mouth, and fine tuning occlusal adjustments. 
 
Learning objectives:
  1. To explore treatment options and examine clinical results for.......primary failure of eruption.
  2. Class III anterior crossbite.
  3. Attrition and the worn dentition.
  4. Matching a dark anterior tooth.
  5. Intrinsic acid erosion.
  6. The gummy smile.
  7. Traumatic avulsion.
  8. Aesthetic finishing of a cleft lip/cleft palate case.
  9. The aging face.
Course most appropriate for:  Dentists, Hygienists, Clinical Assistants, and Laboratory Technicians
 
C.E. Hours:  3 clinical hours
 
Academy of General Dentistry Code:  250, 610, 780