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Full Arch Implant Prostheses: Part I - Diagnosis and Treatment Planning (ce612) - introduction

Full Arch Implant Prostheses: Part I - Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

COURSE NUMBER: 612

Swati Ahuja, BDS, MDS

Credit Hours:

1 Hour(s)

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The introduction of implant-supported prostheses has improved the quality of life of the edentulous population. The choice of the prostheses and the attachments should be based on various factors and not the preferences of the dentist or th...

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Overview

The introduction of implant-supported prostheses has improved the quality of life of the edentulous population. The choice of the prostheses and the attachments should be based on various factors and not the preferences of the dentist or the patient. The success of an implant prosthesis relies on proper planning starting with the treatment prosthesis, progressing to CBCT assisted implant planning, and finally placement of implants with 3D surgical guides. Prosthetically driven implant planning ensures optimal placement of implants.


Please note: This is Part I of a two-part series. Full Arch Implant Prostheses: Part II - Fabrication Procedures will describe all the procedural steps for fabricating a predictable implant-supported removable dental prosthesis and an all-on-4/all-on-5 implant-supported fixed prosthesis. Each of the two courses can be taken independently and in any order.


Implants have helped improve the denture bearing foundation and quality of life of edentulous patients. Treatment options available for edentulous patients are complete dentures, implant-supported overdentures, and implant-supported fixed restorations. This course describes the factors governing the choice of implant prostheses and attachments/abutments for both removable and fixed implant restorations. It also details the entire treatment planning sequence starting with the treatment prosthesis, progressing to CBCT assisted implant planning, and finally placement of implants with 3D surgical guides.

  • Intended Audience:

    Dentists, Dental Students

  • Date Course Online:

    Feb 25, 2021

  • Last Revision Date:

    NA

  • Course Expiration Date:

    Feb 24, 2024

  • Cost:

    Free

  • Method:

    Self-instructional

  • AGD Subject Code(s):

    690

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:


  • Understand the indications, contraindications, advantages and disadvantages of implant-supported fixed and removable prostheses.
  • Choose optimal prostheses for the patient based on all relevant factors.
  • Choose the most appropriate attachment system for the patient based on all the relevant factors including restorative space.
  • Understand the entire workflow beginning with implant planning to implant placement based on both the anatomic and prosthetic determinants using CBCT, implant planning software, and 3D surgical guides.
  • Learn to plan restoratively driven implants and understand the small but important differences in implant placement for removable and fixed prostheses.

Disclaimers

  • P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.
  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice.  Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

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Author(s)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • Dr. Ahuja reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course, nor does she have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Swati Ahuja

Swati Ahuja

BDS, MDS

Dr. Ahuja graduated with a BDS from Nair Hospital Dental College in 2002 and an MDS certificate in Prosthodontics from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN. She then joined the same University as an Assistant Profes...

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8/1/2021 to 7/31/2027

Provider ID# 211886