NEW DATE | Friday, January 17, 2020

 

Synopsis

Rapid advances in technology have transformed modern life, with a number of important manifestations in oral health. Digital technologies now provide compelling alternatives to historic analog approaches in restorative dentistry. Computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM), which utilizes digital image-capturing, design, and fabrication, has arguably now become a standard expectation for the dentist-in-training. Furthermore, an informed patient population rightfully requests the most current and evidence-based treatment paradigms. This course emphasizes a hands-on experience in CAD/CAM dentistry for single-unit restorations and serves as a gateway to the brave new world of digital dentistry.

 

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain how classic biomechanical, prosthodontic and esthetic principles are preserved and translated in a digital approach to restorative treatment
  • Scan and assemble a digital impression of a single-unit restoration preparation
  • Digitally design a single-unit restoration from a scanned preparation 

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Limited Space Available!


As a courtesy, please register for all courses at least two weeks in advance. For your convenience however, you may register up to 72 hour prior to the day of the course with no additional charge.

Note: a non-refundable/non-transferable $35 per person, per course fee will be assessed to any registrations received 72 hours or less prior to the start of the course, including any walk-in registrations.


Tuition | Course Fee

$385 - Dentist or Allied Dental Personnel

Course fee is due at time of registration.

We aim to accommodate walk-in registrations for all programs; although lecture room and hands-on training space is limited. Pre-registration is suggested to guarantee your space.


About Our Speakers

 

Asneiry A. Aponte, BS, DDS, MS, is an associate professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics at UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston. Since joining the faculty in 2010, he has focused on teaching predoctoral students. Dr. Aponte earned his dental degree from Los Andes University in Mérida, Venezuela, where he was first appointed as a clinical instructor in 1972 and moved through the ranks to become a full professor of dentistry. From 2008 to 2010, he was an associate professor at the University of Alabama School of Dentistry in Birmingham, Alabama, where he previously earned a master of science degree in dentistry and certificates for a prosthodontics residency and postdoctoral fellowship. In 2008, he completed a postdoctoral fellowship in maxillofacial prosthodontics.

 

 


 

Marilia M. Sly, DDS, MSD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics at UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston where she teaches and conducts research. She earned a dental degree and endodontics certificate in Brazil and a Master of Science in Dentistry degree from Indiana University School of Dentistry. Her graduate work investigated adhesion of endodontic sealers to radicular dentin. She practiced endodontics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for six years before moving to the U.S. She is actively involved in the integration and use of CAD/CAM technology in the School of Dentistry's dental curriculum.

 

 



For their continued support and participation in our sponsored programs UTHealth School of Dentistry gratefully acknowledges

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Credit Hours

610 Prosthodontics/Fixed - Participation: Hours - 7


Schedule

Time:

Registration | 8:00 AM

Introduction | 8:20 AM

Presentation | 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Includes Continental Breakfast and Lunch

 

Location:

UTHealth School of Dentistry - Garza Classroom
7500 Cambridge Street
4th Floor Room 4340
Houston, TX 77054
(University doors open at 7:30 AM)

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UTHealth School of Dentistry

PACE Center, Continuing Dental Education
7500 Cambridge Street, Suite 6152
Houston, TX 77054
Ph: 713-486-4028

Fax: 713-486-4037
Email: PACE@uth.tmc.edu