Analog Full Arch Immediate Load Surgery and Conversion

  • General Dentist

  • Free

  • 1 CE Credit

  • Self-Instructional

  • January 26, 2023 

  • January 26, 2026

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Course Description

During this course, you will be able to visualize and experience the treatment planning, set up, surgery, and immediate conversion of full arch cases. We discuss the use of implants and multi units, along with protocols for performing analog surgery and steps involved for successful immediate conversion. Some minor discussion of complications will also be reviewed.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand "analog" principles (laboratory, prosthetics, surgical)
  • Review protocols and procedures required for predictable full arch immediate load surgery and conversion
  • Learn treatment planning of full arch cases including CT work up, and communication with the Lab for surgical guide fabrication
  • Examine successful approaches and techniques to perform surgery and prosthetics
  • Understand how to identify common complications that can occur with surgery and hybrid prosthesis and learn how to treat them
  • Appreciate vital communication between prosthodontist, implant surgeon and laboratory technician, and learn the recommended follow up schedule and maintenance procedures for individual cases

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: 690

Course contents

Meet the instructors

Arshiya Sharafi, DDS 

Dr. Arshiya Sharafi earned his dental degree at the University of Maryland Dental School and completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training at University of Maryland Medical Center and R. Adam Cowley Shock Trauma Center. He has trained extensively in Dentoalveolar Surgery, Dental Implants, Orthognathic Surgery, Maxillofacial Trauma Surgery, Facial Cosmetic Surgery, and Benign Head and Neck Pathology.

Dr. Sharafi is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is a member of the American Dental Association, California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and Academy of Osseointegration.

Dr. Sharafi’s area of expertise is full mouth reconstruction and bone grafting. He has successfully performed over 4,500 full arch immediate load cases and he is the Surgical instructor for the Biohorizons Dental Implant Training Center in San Diego and it’s TeethXpress Full Arch Courses.
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. 6/1/20 to 5/31/24. Provider ID 306446.
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Catapult Education received funding from BioHorizons for this program. Dr. Arshiya Sharafi received an honorarium from BioHorizons for the time involved in delivery and preparing this presentation. 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.