CDR The Center For Dental Reconstruction
MICHAEL S. BLOCK, D.M.D. – Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Course Information for Attendees
Course Title: Predictable Anterior Esthetics with Angle Correction Implants
Course Date: May 16, 2017
Location: Metairie Country Club
Course Schedule: Registration from 5:30 – 6:00 pm. Lecture 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Course Speaker: Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT
Stephen J. Chu maintains an academic appointment as Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Ashman Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry and the Department of Prosthodontics at New York University College of Dentistry.
He also has a private practice in fixed prosthodontics, esthetic, and implant dentistry in New York City. Dr. Chu has published over 50 articles in the dental literature and has given lectures nationally and internationally on the subjects of esthetic, restorative, and implant dentistry. Dr. Chu is on the editorial review board of several peer-reviewed dental journals.
He is the recipient of the Peter Scharer distinguished lecturer award from the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry and the E. B. Clark and Lloyd L. Miller awards from the Society for Color and Appearance in Dentistry.
All of the photographs in the presentation are original and have not been altered and all of the treatment outcomes as represented by the photographs in his presentation are true indications of treatment.
Course Synopsis: The anterior maxilla provides anatomic challenges that often result in implants being placed at an angle or in a compromised facial biased position. Esthetic management is even more important when employing post-extraction immediate implant placement and provisional restoration protocols.
This program will demonstrate how an innovative implant design and appropriate provisional restoration can be used in immediate extraction socket therapy to maximize bone and soft tissue volume. A dual or co-axis design allows for subcrestal angle correction leading to the implant being placed in the correct position with a consistent screw-retained provisional and final restoration. The achievement of predictable anterior esthetic outcomes is an important treatment solution that should be properly considered by all dentists.
Course Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this course the attendees will:
- Will be able to understand the principles that lead to the use of an angled implant for improved screw access and retention
- Understand how to provisionalize an implant with a screw retained crown
- Understand the evidence base information available that predictably can be used to achieve consistent anterior esthetic implant restorations.
Clinical lecture component: The Center for Dental Reconstruction designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.
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