Course Title

Newest Techniques for Implants & Dentures: Protocol-Driven Procedures for Implant-Retained Dentures

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Course Description

This course will cover enhanced impression procedures for making the immediate denture, full denture, and implant-retained overdenture for your partially edentulous patient. These innovations will take you to the next level for those patients who need any type of removable and/or implant prosthodontic restoration. You will learn to implement a digital aided assessment and examination protocol. You will be able to make an accurate edentulous impression and/or fixture level implant impression. Use dental rulers to make measurements for both edentulous and dentate patients to ascertain space for stud, bar or fixed denture restoration.


Course Objectives

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

  • Apply the new method in impressioning for most prosthodontic restorations

  • Demonstrate how to cast a model in four minutes

  • Identify how to implement a digital aided assessment and examination protocol

  • Describe how to make an accurate edentulous and/or fixture level implant impression

  • Explain how to make measurements to ascertain space for stud, bar or fixed denture restoration

  • Demonstrate how to make eight anterior teeth in two minutes for patient preview of final restoration


About the Presenter(s)


Joseph Massad, DDS is in private practice in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He is a fellow of both the American and International College of Dentists, a regent/fellow of the International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics, and is an honorary member of the American College of Prosthodontics. Currently, he holds faculty positions at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts; the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center Dental School in San Antonio; and the Department of Prosthodontics at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Dentistry in Memphis. He is a former faculty member of the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and served as Director of Removable Prosthodontics at the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry in Arizona from 2006-10. From 1992 to 2003, he was on the faculty of the Pankey Institute in Florida.


Credit Hours

670 Prosthodontics/Removable - Hands-on: Hours - 3
690 Implants - Hands-on: Hours - 3

Time and Location

Check-in & Breakfast:
7:30 am to 8:00 AM

8:00 AM to 3:00 PM


UTHealth School of Dentistry - Garza Classroom
7500 Cambridge Street
4th Floor Room 4340
Houston, TX 77054

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Contact Us

PACE Center, Continuing Dental Education
7500 Cambridge St., Suite 6152
Houston, TX 77054

Ph: 713-486-4028

Fax: 713-486-4037



Registration Information

Paid Early-Bird Registration:

$285- Dentist until July 21, 2017
(Early-Bird fee must be paid before deadline. Registration fee will adjust to full price after deadline.)

Paid Registration:

$320- Dentist after July 21, 2017


Registration & Cancellation Policy:
Full tuition must accompany each registration to ensure your registration for a course. Tuition is completely refundable if a course is cancelled by the PACE Center, Continuing Dental Education or if the registrant cancels more than 21 working days prior to the course date. Registrants who cancel 10-20 working days prior to the course date may apply the entire course tuition toward another course or receive refund of 50%. No refunds are given for cancellations made less than 10 working days prior to the course date, but tuition may be applied towards a future course. A $75 administrative fee will be charged for cancellations 10 working days prior to the course date. A set deadline is required for certain courses; no registrations or cancellations are accepted after the course set deadline. Please see the specific individual course for the set deadlines. 'No shows' for a course will forfeit the full registration tuition. The PACE Center, Continuing Dental Education must receive all cancellations in writing prior to the course date for the appropriate refund and/or credit to be issued. The PACE Center, Continuing Dental Education cannot be held responsible for a non-refundable airline ticket in the event of a course cancellation.


Educational Grants:

For their continued support and participation in our sponsored programs, The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston gratefully acknowledges