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“Implant Complications – Color and Shade Selection – Immediate Prosthodontics – Cranio-Facial Implants” Michael S Jacobs BS, DDS, MS, FACP 7 CE units
November 3, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm$15 - $235
REGISTRATION FORM Jacobs Nov 3 2017 Implant Complications, Color and Shade Selection, Immediate Prosthodontics, Cranio-Facial Implants Implant Complications: This presentation will illustrate the most common implant complications and how to prevent and deal with these complications. This includes less than ideal implant placement, abutment loosening, soft tissue problems, acrylic resin fracture, porcelain fracture, screw breakage and fixture breakage. Each problem will be evaluated and a discussion of how the problem could have been avoided will be a central theme of this presentation. We will also demonstrate how these problems and complications were addressed. Color and Shade Selection: Color Science as it relates to dental shade selection will be discussed. The advantages of various shade guides will be addressed along with the use of a Spectrophotometer in the selection of an acceptable shade. The effect of the light source will also be presented as it relates to shade selection. Immediate Prosthodontics: The role of immediate prosthodontic replacement of teeth will be discussed as it related to removable, fixed, and implant prosthodontics. The planning and performance of immediate placement of removable and fixed dentures. Also, immediate provisionalization of an anterior implant will be presented along with the conversion of a complete denture to an immediately supported implant denture. The planning that is required for the various treatment options will be emphasized. Cranio-Facial Implants: The use of the cranio-facial implants will be illustrated. The restoration of ears, a mid-face defect, and a partial nose using cranio-facial implants will be discussed Course Objectives: 1. Be aware of the most common biomechanical implant complication 2. Understand how these complications can be minimized. 3. Understand the treatment techniques that can be used to overcome complications 4. Being consistent in shade selection. 5. Being aware how lighting affects shade selection. 6. Shade alteration techniques will be presented. 7. Awareness of the impression combinations that can be use for immediate dentures 8. Technique used to immediately convert a conventional mandibular denture into an implant supported denture the day of implant placement. 9. Provisionalization of and immediately placed implant in the anterior area of the mouth 10. An awareness of the potential of cranio-facial implants to aid in the restoration facial defects.