Real World Occlusion

Boston Center for Dental Education at Trinity Dental, 1 Huntington Ave, Unit B, Boston
Sep 18, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Registration: 5:30 pm
Seminar: 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Learning Objectives:
  • A step-by-step guide to three dimensional-examination of the occlusion
  • Hands-on record taking for transfer from the mouth to the articulator that accurately records the position you have chosen
  • Comprehensive oral exam to determine occlusal stability
  • Review of the evidence on occlusal concepts currently in vogue
  • Understand CR, CO and neuromuscular occlusion as it relates to the three- dimensional concepts of biologic function, when and how to choose
  • Review the biologic principles of dental occlusion
  • Recognize risk indicators of TMD that “call out to you” from your patient’s mouth 
  • Learn to merge esthetics and function for long-term stability and health
  • Understand the new techniques in digital dentistry and how they can provide valuable additional information about patients’ occlusion
  • Perform an occlusal evaluation, digital scan and bite registration

Speaker: Gerard Kugel, DMD, PhD, associate dean of research and a professor of restorative dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and maintains a private practice in Boston

Seminar Type: Hands-On

CEUs: 3

Audience: Dentist; Hygienist

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