Past, Present and Future Trends in Today's Implantology

Delia Tuttle, DDS, Past, Present and Future Trends in Today's Implantology
Speaker: Delia Tuttle, DDS
Category: Implant Dentistry
CE Credits: 1.5
Format: PDF
Thanks to so many years of advancements in implant design, restorative choices and digital dentistry, today we can provide patients with a higher level of care. Guided 3D implantology can predict and ...more
  • Released: 7/1/2015
  • Expiration Date: 6/30/2022
  • Review Date: 6/30/2019
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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.

Thanks to so many years of advancements in implant design, restorative choices and digital dentistry, today we can provide patients with a higher level of care. Guided 3D implantology can predict and achieve less-invasive surgeries and fast recoveries for any patient, including the elderly.

Mini implants can be an alternative treatment for severe ridge atrophy by reducing morbidity, and they should be taken into consideration due to their overall successful placement.

Description of Speaker:
Dr. Delia Tuttle graduated from UCLA's School of Dentistry in 2009 and graduated from medical school in Romania in 2000, where she practiced as a physician before she became a dentist. She has enjoyed practicing all aspects of general dentistry, including but not limited to: wisdom-teeth extractions, bone grafting, implants, gum surgery, root canals, dentures, partials and cosmetic dentistry. Tuttle owns a private practice in Lake Elsinore, California. She can be reached at

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
  • Review treatment planning steps in a completely edentulous patient.
  • Identify the anatomically challenging structures in implant placement using CBCT and 3D planning.
  • Learn a soft-tissue augmentation technique to increase keratinized tissue around implants.
  • Establish the appropriate steps for guided surgery before implant placement.
  • Discuss positive and negative aspects of guided surgery.

The author declares that neither she nor any member of her family have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing education program. Although commercially available products are discussed, no financial arrangements exist between the manufacturers and the author.

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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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