Zimmer Institute Restorative Level 2

Jun 5-6, 2014

Day 1

8:00-8:45 Lecture: Provisional Restorations and Developing Tissue Contours with Dr. Rivers

8:50-12:00 Lab (Case 2): Dr. Rivers

  1. Construct screw retained provisional restoration on #9 and learn steps for developing tissue contours.
  2. Place abutment on #7 and use Contour Restorative Kit
  3. Make custom tissue impression #9 and impression cap #7

10:15 – 10:30 AM Break

  1. Construct 3-unit screw retained provisional restoration for implants 2-3-4.

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00 1:45 Lecture: Screw Retained Restorations Dr. Applebaum

1:50-5:00 Lab (Case 2) Dr. Applebaum

  1. Fabrication of 3 unit screw retained bridge using Tapered Abutments and UCLA Abutments

3:00-3:15 Break

  1. Review Patient Specific Abutments
  2. Create Solder Index for Multi-Unit Cementable Prosthesis

5:00 End Day 1

Day 2

7:30-8:30 Factory Tour

8:30-9:15 Lecture: Complex Restorations and How to Simplify the Casewith a Fixed Detachable Restoration and TiltedImplants with Angled Abutments Dr. Rivers

9:20-12:00: Lab (Case 5) Dr. Rivers

  1. Convert an existing denture to a provisional Fixed Detachable Restoration.
  2. Procedures for constructing a Fixed Detachable Restoration

10:15 – 10:30AM Break

12-1:00pm Lunch

1:00-2:00pm Lecture: Traditional Overdentures and Clip Bar Overdentures Dr. Applebaum

2:00-2:10 Break

2:10-4:30 Lab Case 4 Dr. Applebaum

  1. Ball and Cap and Locator Overdentures
  2. Chairside processing of attachments (Mannequin)
  3. Clip Bar Overdenture Construction
  4. Chairside processing Hader Clips using processing jigs

4:30- 5:00 Review of course


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Monica Cayouette
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James A. Rivers
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