Designing & 3D Printing Night Guards

  • General Dentist

  • Free

  • 1 CE Credit

  • Self-Instructional

  • September 22, 2021

  • September 22, 2024

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Course Description

3D printing occlusal guards in-office is a great way to improve the patient experience and increase efficiency. Many dental offices stumble when it comes to understanding the design component of printing in-office. In this 1-hour video, Dr. Seth Atkins will demonstrate the tools, knowledge, and skills required to help your patients protect their smiles.

Learning Objectives

  • Introduce the principles and tools for designing splints
  • Discuss available 3D printers and materials and their relevance in the design process
  • Provide a workflow for using different methods to orient your digital scans in an articulator to achieve better results
  • Consider relevant alternative for those who don't have the time or interest to learn how to design splints themselves

Course Details

  • Course Fee: Free
  • Credits: Catapult Education designates this continuing education activity for 1 credit
  • Method: Self-Instructional
  • Audience: General Dentist
  • AGD Subject Code: 180

Course contents

Meet the instructor

Seth Atkins, DDS

Dr. Seth Atkins is a Texan, born and raised. He attended Texas Tech University where his undergraduate studies focused on Biology and Biochemistry. He then was accepted to the prestigious University of Texas Health Science Center – San Antonio where he graduated near the top of his class and won numerous awards. Dr. Atkins spent five years in private practice before finding home in Waxahachie.  
Patrick Jones - Course author

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Catapult Education, LLC is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
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Approved PACE Program Provider. FAGD/MAGD Credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. 6/1/16 to 5/31/20. Provider ID 306446.
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Catapult Education received financial support from SprintRay for this presentation. Dr. Seth Atkins received compensation for the time involved in preparing and delivering this program. Catapult Education delivers clinically relevant continuing dental education programs which address the needs and preferences of our audience and provides them with the knowledge and confidence to integrate new techniques, practice management and treatment options into their respective practices. Catapult Education is committed to ensuring the content quality, objectivity and scientific integrity of all continuing education courses. Instructors are advised to support clinical recommendations with scientific research-supported data whenever possible and to disclose any conflict of interest between them and any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this CE activity. Instructors are advised, where appropriate and if relevant to the subject matter of the presentation, to mention a variety of different product choices so as to present a balanced view of all therapeutic options available and promote improvements in oral healthcare free from commercial bias.