Simplified Removable Prosthodontics: Three-Appointment Dentures

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Nels Ewoldsen, DDS, MSD, Simplified Removable Prosthodontics: Three-Appointment Dentures
Speaker: Nels Ewoldsen, DDS, MSD
Category: Prosthodontics
CE Credits: 1.5
Format: MP4 Video
This course features the clinical process, step by step, for expedited construction of complete dentures. From impressioning to recording of maxillo-mandibular relations, to verification of phonetics ...more
  • 5.0 (1 Review)
  • Running Time: 1 hour
  • Released: 5/7/2010
  • Expiration Date: 6/30/2022
  • Review Date: 6/30/2019
CE Details
Credit Details
This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 670.

The fee to view this course is $36. This cost includes the fee to take the exam and claim your CE credits.

This course features the clinical process, step by step, for expedited construction of complete dentures. Based on sound principles, these same clinical steps are followed for economy dentures and for premium dentures. Recommendations for delegation of simple lab procedures to office staff are provided as well as patient communication tips. From impressioning to recording of maxillo-mandibular relations, to verification of phonetics and esthetics and finally, delivery, this presentation simplifies the complete denture sequence for general dentists.

Description of Speaker:
Nels Ewoldsen, DDS (1978), MSD (Dental Materials/Prosthodontics 1994) is a graduate of Indiana University School of Dentistry. Dr. Ewoldsen directed Clinical Research for DENTSPLY Prosthetics (Ceramco, Trubyte & Austenal) from 2002-2008 and currently works as a research consultant supporting product development. His clinical activities focus on treatment of underserved patients in rural Illinois where he spends 2-3 days per week in community health dental clinics. He has authored numerous publications and lectures to dental audiences interested in removable prosthodontics. He can be reached at or 765.592.6407.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
  • Make a list of materials (including at least three) useful for incremental denture impressioning
  • Reproduce the phonetic sounds (at least 2) which can validate proper positioning of artificial teeth
  • Demonstrate a technique for assessing inter-arch space available for artificial teeth and denture bases using "golden proportion"

Dr. Ewoldsen declares having received an honorarium from Dentsply Prosthetics for this lecture. He is also a consultant for Dentsply Prosthetics.

CE Reviews


5.0  (1 Review)
 1 person would recommend this course to a friend.
Instructor spoke clearly and was easy to understand
Course material was informative, organized, and up to date
Course objectives were consistent with course as advertised
Great info
User: JMB007
Date: 2/7/2018
very helpful for this DDS who has taken time off
User: grseamons
Date: 12/24/2012
Instructor spoke clearly and was easy to understand
Course material was informative, organized, and up to date
Course objectives were consistent with course as advertised
would like to see concise list of materials/ supplies listed after the lecture
CE Policies
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. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at
American General Dentistry (AGD), Program Approval for Continuing Education (PACE) approved, FAGD / MAGD Credit Farran Media is a nationally approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2022. Provider ID# 304396
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.

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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.

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.

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