Dr. Ritter received his dental degree from The Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine in 1994. He is Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor, Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry, Dental Research Administration at Tufts School Of Dental Medicine. He is an Adjunct Faculty Clinical Professor Prosthodontics, Nova Southeastern college of Dental Medicine. Dr. Ritter is on the editorial board of Inside Dentistry and The Journal of The Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and has published many articles on adhesive and cosmetic dentistry in several publications, including PPAD, Signature, Spectrum, Dentistry Today, DPR, Contemporary Esthetics, and Inside Dentistry. In addition, Dr. Ritter is an Editorial Board member of REALITY, a publication to keep dentists up-to-date with advances in the products, techniques and research of esthetic dentistry. He is also a product consultant to numerous dental manufacturers. He lectures over 30 times a year nationally as well as internationally on cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry, new materials, recommendation marketing/social media presence and digital technologies in and for the modern dental office.
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IMPLANT RESTORATIVE PLANNING DIGITAL RESTORATIVE OPTIONS
An integrated approach that looks at diagnosis and treatment planning, as well as smile design, and implant restorative treatment for the everyday dental practice. The attendee will be able to communicate the desired outcome to both the ceramist and the patient, making it a winning combination. A review of implant prosthetics reviewing cement retained vs. screw retained and peri-implantitis vs. peri-implant mucositis will be covered. Do you have problems with mixed medium cases? Do you have fractures of your porcelain restorations? Do you know which cements to use when bonding to implant abutments, both zirconia and titanium? Do you have problems with traditional impression techniques? How do you treat your ceramic materials prior to placement? Have you thought about digital scanners in your practice? Are they practical and profitable? All of these questions will be answered in this fast-paced, interactive, and informative presentation. This presentation will cover digital design and communication, digital planning and work flow. The entire planet has gone digital. Dentistry is moving quickly in implementation of the newest technologies available. This presentation will help the practices of today get ready for the changes of tomorrow.
At the completion of the course, participants will be able to discuss:
Digitally designed implant provisionals
Digital scan bodies
In-office digital work-flow