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Simplifying Complex Full Mouth Reconstructions & Occlusion

Type: Lecture | Demonstration
Course Duration: September 30, 2011
Credits: 8CE AGD Credits
Instructed by: Dr. Bruce J. Crispin

Introduction

Restoring complex reconstructions and occlusal magagement can be easily managed by any dentist. It’s easier than you think and this course will show you how. For the last 25 years, dental schools have not done an adequate job of teaching occlusal principals, articulation, and their significance as it relates to restorative dentistry. As a result, most dentists today do not feel comfortable treating complex restorative cases and if they do, often do not appropriately use the proper instrumentation and philosophies. This course is designed to be a review of occlusal philosophies, occlusal principles, function, articulation, and their application to today’s restorative needs.

Topics

  1. Simplifying Complex Full Mouth Reconstructions
  2. Understanding the Fundamentals of Occlusion
  3. Understanding basic occlusal principles (balanced, group function, mutually protected)
  4. Review of TMJ anatomy and biomechanics (what is a centric slide? Is it a bad thing?)
  5. Mandibular movements and the importance of a facebow transfer for esthetics and function
  6. How to mount casts with prepared or missing teeth in MIP (indications and accurate interocclusal records) to greatly minimize Chairside adjustment
  7. When to locate centric relation (technique overview and clinical demonstration)
  8. Determinants of occlusion (posterior controlling factors, anterior controlling factors) and their effect on occlusal surface morphology
  9. Proper selection of restorative instrumentation for predictable results
  10. Occlusal correction by selective grinding (indications and technique)

Faculty

profile_01Bruce J. Crispin, DDS MS, received a DDS in 1972 and an MS in 1975 (Fixed Prosthodontics) from the University of Michigan. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, Professor emeritus from UCLA and an alumni member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon. He founded the UCLA Center for Esthetic Dentistry as well as “Esthetic Professionals”, an educational, patient care, and laboratory facility in Tarzana, CA.

Dr. Crispin has published over 45 research and professional publications including the textbook “Contemporary Esthetic Dentistry: Practice Fundamentals”. He has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally for the past 30 years.

The focus and scope of Dr. Crispin’s practice is on Esthetic Restorative Dentistry and Conservative Treatments to Reconstructions and Implants. His esthetic hands-on programs are in great demand and have widely imbued great value to the dental practitioner.

Tuition

$295.00 for Dentist. Additional dentist 25% discount

$250.00 for Non-dentist staff. 25% discount for staff attending with dentist

To Register

Download the registration form. This form is available in PDF format and is best viewed with the latest, free Adobe Acrobat Reader program.

Registration form submitted to Esthetic Professionals must be clear, legible, and on good quality 8.5-inch by 11-inch white paper.

If you have difficulty downloading or printing the registration form, you may also request it by mail or by phone (877) EP4-DDS1 (374-3371).

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be submitted in writing, signed, and are dated when received at EP. If cancellations are made 30-60 days before the start of the program, 25% of the total tuition must still be paid.100% of the total tuition is transferable to another program for one year with no penalties. If cancellations are made 0-30 days before the start of the program, 50% of the total tuition must still be paid.75% of the total tuition is transferable to another program for one year. If cancellations are made after the start of the program, 100% of the total tuition must still be paid.50% of the total tuition is transferable to another program for one year. Esthetic Professionals reserves the right to cancel any program seven days prior to the starting date. 100% refunds will be given or transferred to another program.

Date

October 30, 2011 – 8 CE and AGD Credits

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Esthetic Professionals, located in Tarzana, California, is a unique dental practice. In addition to offering a comprehensive selection of cosmetic, restorative, and general dentistry treatments for the benefit of our patients, we provide fellow dentists with hands-on education and laboratory services. With 30 employees, over 18 faculty members, and a 16,000 square foot facility, we are well-equipped to offer patients and professionals alike unparalleled service and care. Esthetic Professionals serves Los Angeles, California and the surrounding communities.

 

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