2014 Prosthodontic Courses

Osseointegrated Dental Implants - Surgical and Prosthodontic: 1 - 3 August 2014

This intensive 3-day program is specifically structured to introduce the clinician to osseointegrated implant therapy.

On completion of the program, the participant should be familiar with the components and techniques necessary to complete the surgical and restorative stages of implant cases in healed sites.

The program involves a combination of lectures, demonstrations and hands-on workshops utilizing the complete range of hand and mechanical instrumentation to install implants in healed sites and complete their subsequent prosthodontic management.

It will give both the surgical and restorative clinician an insight into the requirements and difficulties in each field. This better understanding serves to promote improved coordination between the various team members leading to a more predictable clinical outcome. Course outline and booking information.

Extended Fixed Prosthodontics: 29 September - 3 October 2014

Extended Fixed Prosthodontics is the most comprehensive short course in prosthodontics in Australia for dentists in general practice. Our curriculum in 2014 retains the core stock of everyday practice lecture topics, and have includes specialists from 3 other disciplines (periodontics, endodontics and orthodontics) to discuss the various ways that fixed prosthodontics and their practice come together.

The 2014 Extended Fixed Prosthodontic program offers an unprecedented 20 hours of clinical simulation practice for dentists. Both traditional and innovative techniques in clinical practice are offered and industry support is strong. With a 13-member faculty comprises of full-time private practice clinicians, including keynote speakers, University educators, specialist and general practitioners, a dual-qualified solicitor-dentist, and one of Sydney’s most experienced dental ceramists. Personal preferences of our materials, instrumentation and technique complement the evidence-based subject matter. Course outline and booking information.

Implant Prosthodontics Workshop: 24 - 25 November 2014

This two-day workshop has been designed for clinicians and technicians who already have basic training and clinical experience in implant restorative dentistry and who would like to improve their knowledge and practical expertise before taking on more complex cases.

Upon completion of this course the clinician will have enhanced knowledge in the principles and practicalities of the prosthodontic management of a variety of cases and an understanding of how to achieve more predictable results.

The program is an intensive, small group experience with numerous practical sessions to familiarise participants with a range of treatment options and componentry choices. The full range of restorative options available today for single tooth and partially edentulous cases will be discussed in detail during the hands-on abutment selection workshop.

There will be discussions on management of complications during treatment and appropriate protocols for implant maintenance at the completion of a case. Participants are encouraged to bring relevant patient records from their own practices for use in case assessment and treatment planning sessions. These records can be either potential, current or completed implant cases. Surgical management topics will be discussed on request. Course outline and booking information.