Two Separate Half Day Presentations: Nuts and Bolts of Implant Dentistry and Embracing the Change
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Overview and Learning Objectives
Morning Lecture - The Nuts and Bolts of Implant Dentistry
This course is designed to focus on restorative implant dentistry, providing informational “gold” on a variety of topics essential to seeing long-term success with implants. From understanding patient decision making, to the tools and select tips for longer lasting dentistry, this course offers a practical “nuts and bolts” approach to restoring implants in your practice. A review of current concepts in tissue management and impressioning will be discussed. By course end, the audience will be able to select appropriate materials and the glues we choose to use to hold them. Furthermore, attendees will be able to utilize knowledge of the newest concepts with implants to perform and restore more competently and efficiently.
After completing this course, participants should be better able to:
- Discuss “real world” approach to offering and treatment planning implants in your office
- Review the importance of surgical placement to final restorative outcome
- Discuss occlusion and design for long term implant restorative success
- Gain understanding of when, how and why to use screw-retained vs. cement-retained restorations
- Review clinical cases for the application of principles and products
Afternoon Lecture - Embracing the Change
Dentistry continues to advance, but what key concepts must not be left behind? The purpose of this course is to review key concepts and provide clinical pearls for the dental professional who provides esthetic, implant and complex restorative procedures to their patients. This course also aims to help troubleshoot common challenges faced when executing these procedures. By course end, attendees will leave with practical knowledge that you can begin incorporating into your practice the very next day. Case reviews, restorative updates, and products will be discussed.
After completing this course, participants should be better able to do:
- Discuss current trends in the industry
- Gain an understanding how a transition to digital workflows can be beneficial to a practice
- Review complex case design pearls
- Discuss direct and indirect material selection
- Review occlusion principles and smile design concepts
Timothy M. Bizga, DDS, FAGD is a general dentist practicing in Cleveland, Ohio. His background in dentistry is lengthy and diverse. Once a former chairside assistant, he also worked as a dental lab technician, making his perspective unique among others in the field of dentistry. He received his DDS from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, where he is also an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association and a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Bizga is a Certified John Maxwell Speaker/Trainer/Coach, a certified DISC profile trainer, clinical consultant for The Dental Advisor, and Director of Education at Smile Source. Dr. Bizga gives back to the community via dental missions around the world.
Early Bird Registration
Hygienist/Lab Tech: $200
Dental Assistant: $115
From 09/23/23 to 10/27/23
Hygienist/Lab Tech: $215
Dental Assistant: $130
Hygienist/Lab Tech: $240
Dental Assistant: $155
Sign-In & Breakfast: 7:00-8:00 am (CST)
Course Starts: 8:00 am (CST)
Course Ends: 4:30 pm (CST)
This course will be held at LSU School of Dentistry at 1100 Florida Avenue in New Orleans, Louisiana located in the Mid-City area of New Orleans near beautiful City Park and historic Bayou St. John. If you are staying at a downtown hotel in or near the French Quarter, the distance to the dental school is approximately five miles. If you are driving to the dental school, free parking is available in the patient and visitor parking lots located across from the dental school.
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For details on how LSU CDE video conferencing works, FAQs, and troubleshooting, visit our Video Conferencing page.
NOTE: The Live-Stream Video Conference option for this course is only available to those that live 120 miles or more from the course location. Video conference registrations for this course MUST BE PROCESSED BY PHONE.
LSUCDE video courses are live-streamed via BlueJeans. CE administrators perform roll call and random check-ins via the chat window in BlueJeans. If you miss one or more check-ins it could affect your credits. Before the course you will receive three links: a link to the meeting, a link to a short test, and a link to a course evaluation. You must submit the test and evaluation in order to receive credit. The Louisiana State Board of Dentistry counts CE hours earned through LSUCDE live video conference as in-person hours.