Dental Specialists Group 6175 Hwy 7 Unit 1A Woodbridge. Ontario L4H 0P6

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Mini-Residency Program Modules: Course Comprehensive Outline:

Lectures: Hands On: Live Patient Care:

(Limited Edition Program) (Online/In-person/Live Patient Care Program)

Orientation: January

Full Course: Sept 2023 to Jan 2024

(Tuesday-Wednesday-Friday and Sunday in a month)

(Limited Edition Program) (On-line/In person Program)
Dates: Jan to June 2023
(Tuesday-Wednesday-Friday and Sunday in a month)

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    Mini-Residency Program Modules: Course Comprehensive Outline:

    Course Objectives

    1. Basic principles of preliminary evaluation and treatment planning which involve.

    1. Photographs, diagnostic set-ups, and radiographs, 
    2. Intra oral and extra oral examination.
    3. Medical and dental history.
    4. Pathology, anatomical and site-specific considerations
    5. Occlusion, parafunction, 
    6. Ability to address patient chief complaint. 
    7. Assessment and initiation for the need for additional multidisciplinary evaluation.
    8. Systemic medical conditions.
    9. Alternative treatment options.
    10. Informed consent. Record Keeping
    11. Post treatment maintenance.

    2. Multidisciplinary approach to treatment planning.

    (Prosthodontics-OMFS-Periodontics-Orthodontics-Endodontics)

    3. Interdisciplinary team communication and collaboration.

    4. Prevention through Planning: Do’s and Don’ts in Prosthodontic Dentistry

    Course Objectives

    1. Didactic part:

    1. Classification of materials used for aesthetic restoration of anterior teeth
    2. Learning how width to height ratio corresponds to the outline of the face (smile line, zenith points)
    3. Learning different preparation designs and restorations for class III & IV restorations.
    4. Learning step-by-step procedure of diastema closure.
    5. Layering techniques in composites how and why?

    2.  Clinical part:

    1. Intra-oral diagnostic mock-up
    2. Anterior tooth preparation and conditioning before applying composite
    3. Mylar Strip and wedge application
    4. Shade selection
    5. Learning how to use layering technique to create natural looking appearance  
    6. Learning finishing and polishing techniques and the undetectable additions to create realism in anterior teeth

    Course Objectives

    1. Didactic part

    1. Classification of materials used for posterior composite resin restorations
    2. Class I, II & V step-by-step procedure
    3. Introducing different types of adhesives and their indication.

    2. Clinical part:

    1. Local anesthetic application method
    2. Preparing the teeth before applying composite
    3. Different types of matrix systems. (Advantages and disadvantages of sectional vs Toffelmire system)
    4. Matrix application method for class II & V posterior restorations
    5. Conditioning the teeth before applying composite
    6. Learning the incremental curing techniques to minimize post-operation sensitivity
    7. Learning the finishing and polishing techniques

    Course Objectives

    1. Didactic part

    1. Identifying dental situations where post and cores are needed
    2. Understand which materials to use and when to use them
    3. Reviewing the indications for use of cast post & cores vs. Prefabricated posts with core build-up 
    4. Posts classification and their true indications.  Which post and why? How when and where to use it? 

    2. Clinical part:

    1. Step-by-step procedure for making cast post and cores
    2. Impression taking, cementation and different cements used for cementation
    3. Step-by-step procedure of using prefabricated posts
    4. Step-by-step procedure of core build-up. Different core buildup materials and their indications/usage.
    5. Chair side post preparation in endodontic treated teeth and fiber post cementation.
    6. Core build up.

    Course Description:

    Crown and bridge is bread and butter of general practice and is routinely recommended for patients requiring indirect restorations. Advances in material science and CADCAM technologies have revolutionized and simplified the treatment procedures.

      

    Crown and bridge preparation, temporization, final impression, lab communication, occlusion, and final prosthesis. 

    Virtual Didactic and Hands-On Objectives:

    1. Learn efficient techniques in crown and bridge preparation and provisionalization.
    2. Overview of tooth preparation. Do’s and Don’ts
    3. Material specific tooth preparation design.  
    4. Burs and bur blocks (which one to use and step by step approach).
    5. Biomechanical principles of tooth preparation.
    6. Pontic designs, soft tissue management, balance with pink and white esthetics.
    7. Crown lengthening vs gingivectomy (indications and rationale) (Restorative challenges)
    8. The Perio-Prostho(Fine line) (Advantages of collaboration for long term success) 
    9. When to refer what to expect. 
    10. Endo-Perio-Resto (Joint team work)
    11. Long term provisionalization: Materials and techniques.
    12. Digital and conventional impression techniques and tissue retraction.
    13. Shade selection, Lab scripts, lab communication,
    14. Cements and cementation techniques. (New age concepts)
    15. Learning different preparation designs for all-ceramic crowns
    16. Learning differences between different types of ceramic materials and their relative indication
    17. Learning how to manage occlusion with multiple anterior crowns.

    Clinical part:

    1. Step-by-step procedure for all ceramic, Metal and metal ceramic crown preparations
    2. Step-by-Step provisionalization: Single to multiple crowns.  
    3. Impression (Digital and conventional) (3 Shape)
    4. Soft tissue management.
    5. Step-by-step procedure in cementing crowns
    6. Step-by-step process of occlusion adjustment
    7. Lab communication (lab scripts, material selection

    Course Objectives

    1. Didactic part:

    1. Reviewing the indications and contraindications for porcelain veneers
    2. Learning the different all-ceramic materials characteristics and the effect they have on clinical appearance
    3. Learning different tooth preparation designs, temporization, impression taking techniques and veneer cementation.
    4. Cements and ceramics for veneers

     2.Clinical part:

    1. Step-by-step tooth preparation procedure
    2. Impression making procedure
    3. Temporization procedure
    4. Step-by-step procedure of tooth and veneer conditioning before cementing
    5. Step-by-step bonding and cementing procedure

    Course Objectives: Didactic/Clinical and Hands on with Live patient Care

     

    • Implementation of implant dentistry into your practice
    • History of Dental Implants, osseointegration
    • Patient Communication, treatment letters, referral process, collecting records.
    • Pharmacology and physiology.
    • Radiology and CBCT based treatment planning, guided implant surgery
    • Implant Prosthetics, impressions, abutments, prosthetic kits. Digital impressions with scan bodies and scan abutments
    • Grafting Materials
    • Immediate vs delayed placement, immediate loading vs delayed loading.
    • Immediate Implants, Anatomical considerations and limitations.
    • Implant temporization 
    • Implant Surgery, Flap Design and Suturing Techniques, surgical complications.
    • Single. (Non esthetic region)
    • Single missing teeth (Esthetic zone)
    • Socket Preservation Grafting, Soft Tissue Preservation.
    • Digital systems- Co-diagnostix, Simplant, 3-shape Implant Studio.
    • Conventional vs digital guides, fully guided vs partial guided guides
    • Overdenture, crowns, bridges, multiple units.
    • Screw vs. cement retained restorations.
    • Prosthodontic management of implant-supported overdentures with individual attachments
    • Implant maintenance. 
    • Implant complications and troubleshooting in single implant restorations.
    • Informed consent, record keeping

    Course Objectives:

    1. Aesthetic problems review
    2. Angled implants complications review
    3. Soft tissue problems review
    4. Loose, fractured or deformed parts management
    5. Implant Surgical and Prosthetic complications: Prevention through Planning

    Course Objectives

     Didactic part:

    1. Learning indications and contraindications for removable partial dentures (RPD)
    2. Reviewing the various casting designs for removable partial dentures
    3. Learning the additional criteria which should be considered when making RPDs and crowns simultaneously
    4. Reviewing the occlusion designs and their indication in RPDs.
    5. Implant supported RPDs
    6. Poorly Resorbed ridges and RPDs

    Practical part:

    1. Step-by-step surveying and designing of RPDs
    2. Step-by-step preparation of abutment teeth and impression making process
    3. Metal try-in and checking fit of the framework
    4. Step-by-step process of making bite records
    5. Prosthesis delivery and patient education

    Course Objectives

     Didactic part:

    1. Learning pre-treatment evaluation of complete edentulous patient
    2. Describing impression making techniques for complete dentures
    3. Discuss techniques for verifying vertical dimension of occlusion( VDO )
    4. Digital conventional dentures
    5. Review the use of 3D printed prototypes in the fabrication process
    6. Discuss the impact of digital denture fabrication on the office workflow.

    Clinical part:

    1. Border molding and impression making procedure
    2. Bite record registration and VDO verification process
    3. Tooth shade and mold selection according to different facial outlines
    4. Complete denture delivery and patient education

     

    Course objectives

    1. Review of centric relation, centric occlusion and maximum intercuspal position concepts
    2. Different occlusal schemes used in fixed and removable partial dentures
    3. Different occlusal schemes used in implant prosthodontics
    4. Effects of improper occlusion design on restoration longevity
    5. Post-operative management of patients suffering from bruxism and parafunction.

    IOS, Digital Impressions, 3 D Printing (Models, Night Guards, Surgical guides)

    Course objectives

    1.  Conventional and digital workflows for the design, fabrication and workflow of fixed tooth/implant supported restorations. IOS Scanning.
    2. CAD Restorative materials; Evaluate, select restorative materials for digital workflows of fixed restorations. 
    3. Understand how electronic files can be transferred between different devices (e.g. transfer of an STL file from IOS device to CAD software). 
    4. Understand the differences between subtractive (milling) and additive (printing) techniques.
    5. Digitally design and fabricate Models, Night guards, models, surgical guides.



    Program Objective:

    The dentists will be performing treatments under the supervision and guidance by the faculty of the mini residency program.

    The attendees can also observe (Shadow) the faculty performing treatments in person.

    Course Faculty

    Guest Faculty