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Intensive Digital Workflow: from Intra-Oral Scanning to Digital Planning Implants in Software


Intensive Digital Workflow: from Intra-Oral Scanning to Digital Planning Implants in Software

Understanding the digital workflow, Fundamentals of intra-oral scanners and digital impressions, Intra-oral scanning techniques and tricks – practical applications, Troubleshooting with intra-oral scanners, Diagnosis and treatment planning using intra-oral scanners, Basics of dental photography, 2-dimensional virtual smile design, 3-dimensional virtual smile design, Using acquired data for fabrication of digital wax-ups, Exporting data to 3D print study models and wax-ups, Basic CAD/CAM for tooth-borne crowns, bridges, veneers. A review of the digital workflow, intra-oral scanning, 3D printing, and virtual smile design, Digital diagnosis and treatment planning protocol for dental implants, Utilizing digital software for prosthetically driven implant treatment planning and positioning, 3D printing in-house surgical guides for fully guided implant placement based on digital planning, 3D printing materials, 3D printing troubleshooting and maintenance, Fabricating an immediate implant-supported provisional restoration based on digital planning, Communicating with the laboratory technician, The fundamentals of scan bodies, Integrating intra-oral scanning for restoring implants, Basic CAD/CAM for implant-supported crowns.

Limited to 25 participants for an intimate learning experience.

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Learning Topics

  • Learning the best intra-oral scanning protocols so you can take digital impressions for everything from study models to simple & complex crown and bridge cases to implant digital impressions
  • Understanding how to troubleshoot your intra-oral scanner
  • Being able to train and delegate intra-oral scanning to your team
  • Clinical immediate implementation of virtual smile design
  • Implementation of 3D printing in your practice for study models, aligners, night guards, surgical guides, and more. How to choose the right 3D printer, integrate it in your workflow, and utilize it on a daily basis
  • Handling and interpreting CBCT
  • Performing virtual implant planning as a standard of care for all your implant cases
  • Designing and fabricating surgical guides for guided implant procedures
  • Step by step protocols for implementing guided implant surgery in your practice
  • Utilizing digital workflows for implant restorations — provisional or final

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Faraj Edher

DDS, MSc, Dip. Pros, FRCD(C)

Dr. Faraj Edher is a Specialist in Prosthodontics. He received his dental degree from the University of Sharjah College of Dental Medicine, and then continued his Masters in Craniofacial Science and post-graduate specialty training in Prosthodontics at the University of British Columbia. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, and an active member of the American College of Prosthodontists, Association of Prosthodontists of Canada, and the Canadian Association of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics. He has founded, co-founded, and is actively involved with several international dental associations, and has represented Canadian dentists and dental students at multiple international platforms. Dr. Edher regularly gives presentations, seminars, and workshops, both locally and globally, on a range of different topics. These topics include generalized and specialized presentations related to Prosthodontics; more specifically focusing on digital dentistry, implant dentistry, treatment planning, and aesthetic rehabilitation. Dr. Edher is a Key Expert for the Digital Dentistry Institute, teaching comprehensive digital dentistry training programs globally. His current clinical and research interests are focused on complex implant reconstructions, aesthetic rehabilitations, and the applications of digital technology in dentistry. In addition to practicing full time in Vancouver and Coquitlam, Dr. Edher is a Clinical Assistant Professor and guest lecturer at the University of British Columbia, and has numerous publications in areas such as dental implants and digital dentistry.

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