Essentials for Success in Removable Prosthodontics: Complete and Partial Dentures

Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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By attending this one-day course, you will learn current techniques for the construction of functional and aesthetic complete and partial dentures. This program will cover valuable tips and timesaving techniques that will help you meet the challenge of providing predictable complete and partial dentures in a timely manner.


Topics to be addressed include the diagnostic and treatment planning considerations, simplified component selection and design considerations for RPDs, design concepts to avoid clasps in the aesthetic zone and many more.


You Will Learn:

  • How to improve your diagnostic and treatment planning skills for edentulous and partially edentulous patients
  • How to select materials and utilize techniques to facilitate predictable treatment with complete and partial dentures
  • An abbreviated four-appointment technique for successful complete denture fabrication
  • Computer assisted tooth selection and CAD/CAM digital dentures review


Who Should Attend

This program has been specifically designed to meet the needs of general dentists who wish to develop a consistent treatment sequence for complete denture fabrication and improve their results with partial dentures. Laboratory technicians who support these efforts will find the course beneficial as well as dental assistants and other team members.

About Us

University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is one of the nation's premier dental schools and has served the Bay Area community for more than 100 years. The dental school is committed to excellence and innovation in education, research, community service and patient care. The Division of Continuing Dental Education is dedicated to educating dental professionals by providing the highest quality CE programs available in dentistry today.



CE Credit

CEU: Units - 6

This activity is designated for 6 units of continuing education credit.

Course Fees

Regular Tuition: $275 Dentists; $185 Allied Dental Professionals

*Course includes lunch and coffee/tea service in the morning


Mark A. Dellinges, DDS, MA, FACP is a Health Science Clinical Professor in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences at UCSF School of Dentistry. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics. He teaches didactic and laboratory courses at both the pre-clinical, clinical and post-doctoral levels with an emphasis in Removable Prosthodontics. He is the recipient of numerous teaching awards and received the UCSF Dental Alumni Medal of Honor in 2007. In 2012 he successfully completed the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Leadership Program. He he received a teaching certificate following completion of UCSF’s year-long Teaching Scholars Program in 2013. In 2015 he completed a Master’s Degree in Education at UC Berkeley with an emphasis in measurement and assessment in Health Professions Education.



Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

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San Francisco, CA 94103

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