Advanced Surgical & Restorative Concepts with Overdentures

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Full Arch Restorations with Implant Overdentures
  • General Dentist, Dental Hygienist, Dental Assistant

  • Free

  • 1.5 CE Credits

  • Self-Instructional

  • June 19, 2018


    June 19, 2021

  • June 19, 2024

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Course Description

In this 90-minute video, Dr. Scherer will focus on diagnosis and treatment planning full arch restorations with implant overdentures. This course aims to describe the surgical and restorative principles and techniques related to overdenture therapy including utilizing more implants and wide distribution to enhance patient outcomes. Extensive clinical case demonstrations will be illustrated, advanced concepts in cone-beam CT planning for overdentures, surgical and restorative procedures described in detail, and a thorough discussion regarding the author’s clinical experience with implant overdenture therapy.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand principles, theory, and procedures of full-arch reconstruction
  • Recognize the differences between 2, 4, and 6 implants for overdenture treatment and when to use enhanced numbers for optimal patient
  • Acquire knowledge and confidence in surgical and restorative procedures related to implant overdentures
  • Exposure to advanced treatment planning concepts

Course Details

  • Course Fee: Free
  • Credits: Catapult Education designates this continuing education activity for 1.5 credits
  • Method: Self-Instructional
  • Audience: General Dentist, Dental Hygienist, Dental Assistant
  • AGD Subject Code: 690

Course contents

Meet the instructor

Michael Scherer, DMD

Dr. Michael Scherer is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Loma Linda University, a Clinical Instructor at University of Nevada - Las Vegas, and maintains a practice limited to prosthodontics and implant dentistry in Sonora, California. He is a fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists, has published articles, DVD training series, and in‐person and online courses related to implant dentistry, clinical prosthodontics, and digital technology with a special emphasis on implant overdentures. As an avid technology & computer hobbyist, Dr. Scherer’s involvement in digital implant dentistry has led him to develop and utilize new technology with CAD/CAM surgical systems, implement interactive CBCT implant planning, and outside of the box radiographic imaging concepts.
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.