Catapult Education™ Speakers Bureau

Dr. Richard Lipscomb, Jr.


General Dentist
  Palmetto Bay, FL

Lecture Topics
  • Mini Dental Implants
  • Restorative Dentistry
  • Dental Materials
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About Dr. Lipscomb

Dr. Richard Lipscomb Jr. is a graduate of The University of Howard College of Dentistry and an international speaker with lectures specializing in restorative mini dental implants. He has been performing restorative procedures for over 20 years and placing mini dental implants since 2006. During that time, he has overseen hundreds of MDI cases and has gained the experience to provide hands-on training for restorative and mini-implant procedures to other doctors.

Dr. Lipscomb is a speaker for Catapult Education's Speakers Bureau, serves on the editorial advisory board for Dental Product Shopper, and has written several articles for publications including Dental Economics, Dental Products Report, and Dental Product Shopper. Dr. Lipscomb’s unique dental experience includes both private practice and public health service in community health centers. By delivering restorative procedures in a variety of dental environments, he has spent years working with a wide range of resin materials to suit many challenging clinical situations.
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Honors and Achievements

Catapult Education
Speaker Bureau Member
Dental Product Shopper
Editorial Advisory Board Member

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Discover Dr. Lipscomb's Latest Courses

Clinical Techniques and Materials They Don’t Teach in Dental School  NEW! 

Dental school, which equips you with the basics, is the beginning of your journey toward practicing dentistry. Continued learning and much growth as a dental provider occur after dental school. This course will have an open discussion about some of the techniques and materials that are used routinely and yet, are beyond the scope of dental school.

Learning Objectives:
  • Exposure to the latest materials
  • Exposure to techniques not taught in dental school
  • Discuss the importance of organized dentistry
  • Understanding how important patient perception can be

Course Length: 2-3 Hours
Format Options: Lecture or Webinar
Audience: Recent Dental Graduates (1-5 years), Dental Residents, General Dentists

What to Do When Temporary Crowns and Bridges Go Wrong

During this course, common problems and solutions for provisional restorations will be discussed and demonstrated. The hands-on portion will allow individuals to: improve their temporization technique, achieve excellent esthetic results, reduce chair-time, and improve overall patient satisfaction.

Expect to be able to use these techniques the very next time you fabricate a provisional restoration, and more importantly, to be able to instruct other staff members on making the temporization procedure easier and faster.

Learning Objectives:
  • Review current materials and techniques for fabricating C+B Provisionals
  • Learn how to make C+B Provisionals quickly
  • Fabricate and correct C+B Provisionals that have gone wrong

This Crown Doesn’t Fit: What the Lab Needs to Make Flawless C+B Cases

The key to predictable, well-fitting, functional, and esthetically pleasing crowns and bridges centers around producing margins that everyone can see (the lab technician, the dental assistant, and the dentist) and capturing perfect impressions. Through the use of videos and still images clinicians will learn how to create flawless crown and bridge preparations. Clinicians and their team members will be introduced to methods and materials that will improve the quality and efficiency of both crown preparations and impressions.

Learning Objectives:
  • Learn what dental laboratories are looking for in preparation design and impressions
  • Learn techniques for creating ideal crown margins
  • Understand different options to manage soft tissue, which will contribute to capturing a flawless impression
  • Review techniques on making digital and traditional impressions

C+B and Dentures Can Both Be Supported by Small Diameter Implants, and Here’s How

This course features a comprehensive overview of the scientific aspects and clinical applications of small diameter implants (SDI). These implants are easy to place, create minimal soft or hard tissue trauma, and can be supportive of fixed and removable restorations. Step-by-step instructions will be given on stabilizing dentures and fabricating crowns with small diameter implants. In addition, these implants can be rendered to a wider spectrum of patients due to their affordability and clinical requirements.

Learning Objectives:
  • Learn how SDI can benefit your existing denture patients
  • Recognize the indications and contraindications for the use of SDI
  • See the surgical procedure of placing SDI reviewing cases utilizing slides and videos
  • Learn how C+B cases are fabricated upon SDI
  • Learn how to use SDI to stabilize dentures

What Are One-Visit-Crowns, and How Can They Help Your Patients?

One-visit crowns are perfect for patients that need a permanent crown, but can’t afford the cost or the time of a traditional crown. Discover how many dentists are accessing a new segment of the market by offering crowns to patients who usually turn down dental treatment due to financial reasons. Learn how to achieve beautiful crowns with perfect margins in one appointment, without the need of a CAD/CAM system.

Learning Objectives:
  • Learn what OVC crowns are
  • Review case selection: when to use the OVC and when not to use the OVC
  • Learn how to place One Visit Crowns using a chairside technique

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