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I Like Big Abutments and I Cannot Lie — Screw-retained Crowns and Custom Implant Abutments in the General Practice

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August De Oliveira, DDS, I Like Big Abutments and I Cannot Lie — Screw-retained Crowns and Custom Implant Abutments in the General Practice
Speaker: August De Oliveira, DDS
Category: Implant Dentistry
Format: PDF Released: 8/1/2014
Expiration Date: 7/1/2019
Review Date: 7/1/2016

CE Details

Credit Details
This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 690.

There is no fee to view this course. There is a fee of $36 to take the exam and claim CE credits for this course.

Synopsis:
To describe different clinical situations in which custom abutments and screw-retained crowns are utilized. In order to create restorations on implants that look natural, certain clinical parameters much be met. Methods of digital impression, fabrication and finishing are also covered.

Description of Speaker:
Dr. August De Oliveira has been a Townie since 2000. Since then he began lecturing on 3D technology in 2004, when he became a CEREC basic trainer and currently lectures internationally on implants and 3D Imaging. Since 2008 he’s been involved with Implant Direct’s research and development department and has alpha and beta tested a number of software and products in the implant industry. Dr. de Oliveira has written two books on implantology and has been involved with beta testing Sirona’s Sidexis program. He lectures nationwide for Sirona on the Galileos cone beam system and guided implant surgery, and reach for Implant Direct at their Las Vegas Facility. Dr. De Oliveira practices in Los Angeles.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
  • To understand the differences between stock and custom abutments.
  • To learn when custom abutments can yield better clinical results than stock abutments.
  • To know when a screw-retained implant crown may be used over a separate abutment and cemented restoration.
  • To learn implant placement protocols that may aid in creating more life-like restorations.
  • To understand the process of obtaining an e.max abutment or screw retained crown.

Disclosure:
Legal Disclaimer: The CE provider uses reasonable care in selecting and providing content that is accurate. The CE provider, however, does not independently verify the content or materials. The CE provider does not represent that the instructional materials are error-free or that the content or materials are comprehensive. Any opinions expressed in the materials are those of the author of the materials and not the CE provider. Completing one or more continuing education courses does not provide sufficient information to qualify participant as an expert in the field related to the course topic or in any specific technique or procedure. The instructional materials are intended to supplement, but are not a substitute for, the knowledge, expertise, skill and judgment of a trained healthcare professional. You may be contacted by the sponsor of this course. The author does disclose that he has a financial interest in training dentists in implants.

American General Dentistry (AGD), Program Approval for Continuing Education (PACE) approved, FAGD / MAGD CreditApproved PACE Program Provider
FAGD / MAGD Credit
Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or
provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement.
1/1/2016 to 12/31/2018
Provider ID# 304396
American Dental Association (ADA), Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP) provider
Farran Media is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
This activity meets the educational criteria required for verifiable Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council Lifelong Learning scheme and represents 1.5 hours of verifiable CPD.

Legal Disclaimer:
The CE provider (Farran Media) uses reasonable care in selecting and providing content that is accurate. The CE provider, however, does not independently verify the content or materials. The CE provider does not represent that the instructional materials are error-free or that the content or materials are comprehensive. Any opinions expressed in the materials are those of the author of the materials and not the CE provider. Completing one or more continuing education courses does not provide sufficient information to qualify the participant as an expert in the field related to the course topic or in any specific technique or procedure. The instructional materials are intended to supplement, but are not a substitute for, the knowledge, expertise, skill and judgment of a trained health care professional.

Licensure:
Continuing education credits issued for completion of online CE courses may not apply toward license renewal in all licensing jurisdictions. It is the responsibility of each registrant to verify the CE requirements of his/her licensing or regulatory agency.

Computer Requirements:
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State CE Requirements:
Click Here for CE requirements by state. Please note that this information is current as of the time of listing. This information is subject to change at any time from the state boards. For the most up-to-date information, please contact your state board directly.

Refund Policy
There are no refunds for Online CE courses. Please contact technical support if you run into technical difficulty.

For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education at hogo@dentaltown.com
To reap the full benefits of this CE course, the presenters (Howie Horrocks and Mark Dilatush) have agreed to create a marketing plan specifically tailored to your practice and your specific market area. Having your marketing plan printed and open while you view the course material, will greatly individualize your learning experience.
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