Office of Continuing Education 

501 South Preston Street, Suite 239
Louisville, KY 40202-1701
Telephone: (502) 852-5077
Fax: (502) 852-3994
Email: ULSDCE@louisville.edu
 


Implant Dentistry for Everyday Practice: From Placement to Restoration

Course Instructors: Ricardo Vidal, DDS, MS; Tamer Abdel-Azim, DDS

Event Date: Friday, October 11, 2013

LOCATION:
University of Louisville School of Dentistry
501 South Preston Street
Louisville, KY 40202-1701

Room 119 (Please enter Preston Street Entrance, street level under 2nd Pedway)
 


On-Site Registration/Sign-in:
8:00A.M. - 8:30 A.M.
Course: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Lecture and Hands On: CEU(s) - 6.5

Education Method: Live Interactive Format

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course will present treatment options for implant restorations with a focus on the surgical and restorative phases. It will introduce the concept of multidisciplinary treatment planning necessary for successful and predictable implant restorations. Provisional restorations and their role in site development will be emphasized. The importance of lab communication will also be discussed. The hands-on sessions will familiarize participants with the surgical and prosthetic components utilized for implant placement and restoration.


COURSE OBJECTIVES:
At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:

Understand treatment planning options available for implant restorations
Fabricate a surgical template for implant placement
Perform an esthetic risk analysis according to the SAC classification system
Select the appropriate implant type for the desired restorative outcome
Follow the proper protocol for implant placement surgery
Become familiar with abutment selection procedures and different impression techniques
Identify the indications for provisional implant restoration and their fabrication techniques
Understand the importance of interdisciplinary treatment planning and the communication between the surgeon, restorative dentist and laboratory technician

COURSE OUTLINE:
8:00 a.m. -8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast 
8:30 a.m. -9:15 a.m. Treatment planning for implant restorations (Dr. Abdel-Azim)
9:15 a.m. -10:30 a.m. Surgical considerations for implant placement (Dr. Vidal)
10:00 a.m. -10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. -12:00 a.m. Surgical protocol for tissue/bone-level implants (Dr. Vidal)
Noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. -2:00 p.m. Impression techniques and abutment selection (Dr. Abdel-Azim)
2:00 p.m. -2:30 p.m. Break
2:30 p.m. -3:30 p.m. Surgical Hands-on session (Dr. Vidal)
3:30 p.m. -4:30 p.m. Restorative Hands-on session (Dr. Abdel-Azim)


About Ricardo Vidal, DDS, MS; Tamer Abdel-Azim, DDS

Dr. Vidal is an Assistant Professor of Periodontics at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. He completed his MS degree and obtained his periodontics certificate at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Vidal maintains a private practice limited to periodontics and implant surgery. His research interests include esthetic periodontal and implant surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, American Dental Association, Kentucky Dental Association and the Louisville Dental Society.
 

Dr. Abdel-Azim is an Assistant Professor of Prosthodontics at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. He obtained his prosthodontics certificate at the University of Rochester. Dr. Abdel-Azim maintains a private practice limited to implant and esthetic dentistry. His research interests include implant and digital dentistry. He is a member of the American College of Prosthodontists, International Team for Implantology, American Dental Association, Kentucky Dental Association and the Louisville Dental Society.



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FEES On-Line Registration by 10/9/2013 11:59 PM (ET) On-Site Registration after 10/9/2013 11:59 PM (ET)
Dentist: $450 N/A
Dental Assistant with Dentist: $337.50 N/A
Laboratory Technician: $450 N/A



Register On-Line: (American Express, Discover, Mastercard or VISA only)


****Payment by Check or Money Order available for on-site registration only****

 


CANCELLATION POLICY:

We reserve the right to cancel, modify date, revise course content, revise program faculty and activities. Pre-registered participants will be notified if a course is revised or cancelled, as warranted. In the event a course is cancelled, tuition will be refunded. 

All registrations are subject to the ULSD Cancellation Policy.


This is a 'limited' attendance course.

ULSD must receive your written request for cancellation not later than four weeks prior to course start date to process a refund. A $75 processing fee will be deducted from the refund. Course Registrants who are a 'NO-SHOW' forfeit course tuition.
 

 

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