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Fully Guided, Digital Fixed Hybrid Training

The principles and applications taught in this CT-based guided training on immediate fixed-hybrid dentures are advanced. Attendees should have training/experience* in traditional approaches to full arch immediate load before attending this course.

What You’ll Learn

  • Sequence of extractions when performing guided surgery
  • Performing a fixed hybrid denture, all-on-four, -five or -six dental implants using a CT-based, stackable guide
  • Best practices in maxilla and mandible soft tissue reflection for seating a completely passive guide and consequences of failing this step
  • Best practices in handpiece selection and bur design for accurate and rapid guided ridge reduction
  • Guided implant placement for precise depth timing and angled multi-unit abutment placement
  • Anterior/posterior (AP) spread and splinting techniques for achieving the required implant torque values
  • Fixed hybrid team approach including surgeon, dentist and guided surgery laboratory technician
  • How to minimize chairtime for optimal patient care and efficiency and profitability
  • Guided delivery protocols for an immediate fixed implant prosthesis
  • The basic principles in zygomatic and pterygoid implants when there is limited maxilla bone
guided dental implant surgery

Internal Implant Marketing Strategies

Most dental professionals want to perform more fixed-hybrid denture procedures. Many still struggle to attract and influence patients to accept high-dollar, full-arch implant procedures.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to attract and identify a consistent stream of fixed-hybrid denture cases in your practice
  • A blueprint for patient consultations and proven tools for achieving high screw-retained full-arch case acceptance
  • Effective strategies for maximizing dental insurance and best practices for affordable treatment financing
  • How varying personalities are motivated differently to accept high-dollar implant treatment plans

* Learning to perform full-arch immediate-load free-hand procedures is fundamental to mastering a guided, fixed-hybrid approach.

Curriculum Schedule

The schedule for this course is subject to change.

Day 1

8:00 am – 8:30 am: Registration
8:30 am – 12:00 pm: Patient Identification
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Lunch
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Digital Approach to Full-arch Treatment Planning/Workup
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm: Smile Design & Q&A
7:00 pm: Group Dinner

(subject to local governance and company guidelines)

Day 2

8:00 am – 8:30 am: Registration
8:30 am – 10:30 am: Live Surgery & Conversion Demonstration*
10:30 am – 12:00 pm: Full-arch Complications & Case Management
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Working Lunch – Large Case Financing/Marketing
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Hands-on Guided Implant Placement/Prosthetics
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm:  Case Acceptance Strategies, Q&A and Conclusion

16 CE Credit Hours
*The New City, NY course uses a recorded live surgery and conversion video for demonstration.

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