Fabrication of complete dentures using digital technology has developed relatively quickly and represents a significant advance in the treatment of complete edentulism. Clinicians need to be familiar with this new clinical approach to the care of edentulous patients.
This webinar is intended to provide a thorough introduction to this topic, reviewing background information, the latest findings in the literature, as well as illustrating clinical cases. The aim is to provide an overview of the workflow, steps in fabrication, and materials used in the fabrication of digital dentures. Clinicians will acquire the necessary background to begin incorporating this new clinical technique into practice.
Participants will learn:
- Understand the workflow for complete dentures.
- Be familiar with the current materials (teeth and base) used in the fabrication of digital dentures (printed, milled, processed).
- Be familiar with the different workflows used in fabrication of immediate, conventional complete, and reference dentures.
Ira Lamster DDS, MMScMore courses with Ira Lamster
Dr. Ira B. Lamster received his D.D.S. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook (1977), his M.M.Sc. from Harvard University (1980) and a Certificate of Special Training in Periodontology from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (1980). Dr. Lamster served as Dean of the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine from 2001 to 2012, and Senior Vice President of Columbia University Medical Center from 2006 to 2012. He was on the faculty of the Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, from 2012 to 2017. Dr. Lamster is currently Dean Emeritus, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, a Clinical Professor on the faculty of the Stony Brook University, School of Dental Medicine, and a member of the Santa Fe Group.
Dr. Lamster is the author of more than 200 manuscripts and book chapters. He served as Editor-in-Chief of the International Dental Journal from 2015 until 2021. Dr. Lamster’s research efforts have focused on diagnostic testing and risk assessment for periodontal disease, the interrelationship of periodontal disease and systemic disease, the oral health care needs of older adults, and the future of dental education and practice.
Dr. Wendy Auclair Clark DDS, MSMore courses with Dr. Wendy Auclair Clark
Dr. Wendy Auclair Clark completed her prosthodontic training at the University of Alabama Birmingham, then practiced with Team Atlanta before her full-time faculty role in at the University of North Carolina. She has been named a “Leader in Continuing Education” by Dentistry Today, serves as a key opinion leader and author on removable prosthodontics. She was recently named Young Alumna of the Year from Marquette School of Dentistry, and a Distinguished Teaching Award from UNC.