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Academia Dental Removable/Fixed Denture Course is a four-week program covering removable telescopic dentures, implant prosthetics, CAD/CAM technology and guided surgery. Module I: Removeable Denture...See more is Aug. 20-31 Module II: Fixed Dentureis Sept. 3-14 in Bremen, Germany. *Participation in only one module is possible.
This updated two day hands-on waxing seminar will go beyond esthetics and give the dental team an in depth understanding of lingual morphology as it applies to function, form and phonetics. Participants...See more will learn techniques which will help them obtain proper preparation reduction for PFM's, pressed ceramic and CAD/CAM fabricated restorations. This class will include how to prevent porcelain fractures during various eccentric movements and how to use color and labial morphology to create optical illusions. Students will use tooth colored dentin, enamel and transparent waxes to complete a six unit anterior wax up following the ''DeVreugd Compass Concept'©.
Concepts for developing anterior function, form, labial morphology and optical illusions. This updated two day hands-on waxing seminar will go beyond esthetics and give the dental team an in depth...See more understanding of lingual morphology as it applies to function, form and phonetics. Participants will learn techniques which will help them obtain proper preparation reduction for PFM's, pressed ceramic and CAD/CAM fabricated restorations. This class will include how to prevent porcelain fractures during various eccentric movements and how to use color and labial morphology to create optical illusions. Students will use tooth colored dentin, enamel and transparent waxes to complete a six unit anterior wax up following the "DeVreugd Compass Concept"©.
This program is intended for all dental technicians interested in or involved in CAD/CAM and automation in the dental lab. There will be an in-depth discussion on many of the commonly used systems in...See more Dental technology. Topics will also include the benefits of open and closed architecture, and how best to select the right CAD and/or CAD CAM system for your laboratory. investment, and what it takes for an ROI to be favorable. Live demonstrations will include 3Shape CAD and SUM3D CAM.
Learn how you can build your profits and your business with the easy-to-use, affordable Ceramill CAD/CAM System from Amann Girrbach. When you attend one of the free, hands-on seminars, you will also have...See more the opportunity to see the new Ceramill Motion 2, a 5-axis, wet/dry milling system. Register for the Ceramill Demo Day nearest you at www.ceramilldemodays.com/lmt or call 1-866-587-3498.
You're invited to experience Amann Girrbach's fully integrated Ceramill CAD/CAM System built on ideals that include Modular Design, Open Architecture and Direct Relationships. When you attend one of...See more the free, hands-on events, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a relaxed evening with your peers and see the new Ceramill Motion 2, 5-axis, wet/dry mill and new Map400 scanner in action.
Learn how you can build your profits and your business with the Ceramill CAD/CAM System from Amann Girrbach. When you attend one of the free, hands-on seminars, you also have the opportunity to see the...See more new Ceramill Motion 2, a 5-axis, wet/dry milling system.
Crown and Bridge Waxing course covers the fundamentals of full contour wax-ups and framework design. Participants learn to wax full upper and lower restorations as well as upper anterior six unit and four...See more unit posterior frameworks including coping design. The course is ideal for training or upgrading a waxing or CAD/CAM design technician.
- Understand how to incorporate digital implant technology into your dental practice or lab - Deliver high quality and more predictable patient care through the use of digital technologies
This is your chance to experience 3Shape's Dental System™ CAD/CAM solution for laboratories and the 3Shape TRIOS® next-generation digital impression solution for dental clinics. 3Shape experts...See more will demonstrate the advanced and highly productive capabilities of 3Shape's innovative solutions. Finally, you will have the unique opportunity to try our systems hands-on and ask questions.
Designed by dental technicians for dental technicians, participants gained a comprehensive understanding of all of the critical aspects of CAD/CAM technologies, digital dental workflow (including the current...See more state of intraoral scanning and leading edge materials) and how they will impact the dental laboratory over the two days. All aCADemy courses feature a smaller class size ensuring dedicated hands-on experience along with lecture-style instruction, allowing instant feedback and tips and tricks that will increase participant's design efficiency, thus increasing their profitability.
This course's objective is to cover different systems and materials available to any dental laboratory to process fixed or removable prostheses that require implants. From implant selection and placement...See more surgery to why use different materials available to process the final prostheses. The main topics to be covered are: Implant placement effects on prosthetics Differences between Stock, UCLA, and Custom CAD/CAM Abutments Pros and Cons for each implant abutment type Processing of Removable and Fixed prothetics with GC Initial ceramics, GC NaturCryl acrylics and Gradia and Gradia Gum composites. Gradia Gum and Lustre Paste demos This course is geared towards laboratories that specialize in Removable or Fixed prosthodontics.
The In-Lab Technology training is an intensive 3-day course covering all the basic aspects of the In-Lab system and comprehensive training on restorative solutions using IPS Empress and IPS e.max.
One of the biggest challenges in today's CAD/CAM practice is to produce anterior restorations that are not only functionally correct, but also esthetically pleasing. The objectives of the course are to...See more provide theoretical and hands-on training in staining and glazing techniques of chairside ceramics for dentists, assistants and/or hygienists working in CAD/CAM offices. Topics covered will include: • Creating natural contours and surface texture for veneers, crowns, and bridges • Staining and glazing of IPS Empress® and IPS e.max® CAD restorations • Polishing IPS Empress® CAD Multi crowns • Proper surface treatment for adhesive cementation • Completing a veneer, posterior crown, and anterior bridge
Master Dentures on Implants with Tom Wade, CDT, (Featuring SR Phonares & NobelProcera™ Implant Bar Overdenture)
Master Dentures on Implants with Tom Wade, CDT, (Featuring SR Phonares & NobelProcera™ Implant Bar Overdenture) covers how to fabricate implant-supported fixed and removable over dentures.
Esthetic excellence for multiple all-ceramic restorations The IPS e.max all-ceramic system permits us superior management of light and color to mimic the natural dentition. Nevertheless comprehensive...See more skills on the materials and adequate experience with the fabrication of high-strength all-ceramic restorations for PRESS and/or CAD/CAM technology are the foundation to succeed. Designed for experienced ceramists, this two-day course provides beneficial principles to fabricate high esthetic all-ceramic restorations for different clinical situations. Guidelines for communication between the dentist and technician will be discussed. The material selection is based primarily on the different translucency levels of the ingots/blocks and subsequently coordinated to the different backgrounds of prepared teeth or implant abutments. The efficient creation of a perfectly balanced smile design on different substructures and differences in materials thicknesses can be challenging. The participant will learn and experience advanced principles to facilitate them with the fabrication of a multiple unit case from the start to the end. Attendees will accomplish a combination of crowns, veneers, thin veneer and implant-supported hybrid all-ceramic restoration. Learning objectives: • Overview on the latest developments regarding the IPS e.max all-ceramic system • Communication guidelines between the dentist and technician • Advanced criteria's for ingot/block selection • Tooth form consideration regarding esthetics and function • Esthetic layering scheme • Coordinating color and value for multiple unit case • Ceramic abutment solutions • Cementation procedure Note: Pre-course work is required for this course
Master Level I- Design and Fabrication of CAD/CAM Titanium Bar Hybrid Restorations for the Edentulous Arch with Tom Wade, CDT
This course will examine in detail, the criteria and design considerations utilized in the "reverse engineering" concept as well as fabrication techniques for state-of-the-art CAD/CAM milled titanium bar...See more prostheses for treatment of the edentulous patient. The course will include Nobel optical scanner instructional overview and hands-on participation in the use of NobelProcera design software for virtual custom bar design. Participants will fabricate screw retained "resin base-bars" on which to diagnostically set denture teeth using Ivoclar Phonares II Nano-hybrid composite resin denture teeth. Proper positioning of denture teeth for occlusal schemes specific to implant supported restorations, which are critical to long term durability of the prostheses and will be discussed. Detailed processing techniques for screw-retained hybrids (Fixed-detachables), will be presented and demonstrated utilizing Ivoclar's state-of-the-art "Ivobase" injection processing system. Other considerations specific to this arena of technology will be briefly reviewed including various design concepts and comparisons for hybrid bar styles such as Wrap-Around vs. Montreal, as well as common pitfalls such as inadequate vertical space, facially divergent implants, and "unfriendly" implant systems. Materials and component science to insure state-of-the-art accuracy and durability will be discussed in depth. Participants that have already completed this course may opt for the new advanced course that examines design and processing techniques specific to attached over-denture bar restorations as well as Nobel Clinician digital planning software for implant placement, the All-on-4™ and "Immediate Load Conversion" concepts from the Laboratory perspective.
Master Level II-Design and Fabrication of CAD/CAM Bar Attachment Retained Overdentures including the All-on-4™ and Immediate Load Conversion Concepts with Tom Wade, CDT
This course will examine the less prescribed but more complex arena of attached over-denture bar restorations, including design considerations for the Nobel Procera Free-Form and Paris Bars, utilizing...See more popular Locator and Bredent VKS-SG attachments. Specialized processing techniques unique to attached over-dentures will be examined in depth, including the design and incorporation of cast chrome meso-structures, which are necessary components for long-term success. The class will participate in an actual processing of an attached over-denture bar case utilizing Phonares II Nano-hybrid composite resin denture teeth and the Ivobase injection processing system. Additionally, this course will examine the digital workflow of the "Front half" of this technology including: Communications between the surgical and restorative teams to better plan and execute for the benefit of the final prostheses and ultimately, the patient Digital planning of implant placement and bone modifications necessary to adequately meet restorative requirements. Various surgical guides and apparatus fabricated by Laboratories to assist with implant placement The All-on-4 concept and protocol for the day of surgery conversion of the immediate load provisional prosthesis Working with either challenging or obsolete implant systems in which proper prosthetic fabrication components are unavailable This course provides a solid overview of this entire arena of technology, with an emphasis on bar design, attachment incorporation, occlusal schemes, and the fabrication techniques of an attached over-denture prosthesis.
Smile Design Workshop Featuring IPS e.max (Press or CAD/CAM) provides advanced layering concepts for technicians working with lithium dislocate restorations.
This two day e.max Workshop is designed to provide advanced layering concepts for individuals who are working with lithium disilicate restorations. This course, which features IPS e.max Press or CAD substructures,...See more has been developed for ceramists that are experienced in the fabrication of All-Ceramic restorations and ready to take their build-ups to the next level of esthetics. Attendees will fabricate an 8-unit smile design case restoring a combination of crowns and veneers. Esthetic layering techniques will be accomplished by using a variety of IPS e.max Ceram materials. Topics covered will include: • Lithium disilicate material science • Smile design principles • Ingot or block selection criteria • Processing techniques for all-ceramic restorations • Preparing lithium disilicate frameworks for layering ceramics • Esthetic layering with e.max ceramic materials • Creating natural contours and surface texture • Proper shading and glazing techniques Note: Pre-course work is required for this course