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.