The Role of Modern Dentists in Treating Edentulous Sites

  • General Dentist

  • Free

  • 1 CE Credit

  • Self-Instructional

  • March 22, 2023

  • March 22, 2026

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Course Description

Due to the varying complexity of dental treatment options for partial and full edentulous patients, this course will uncover various treatment and prosthetic options available to both the dentist and the patient. We will offer a quick look at some options that are protocol based, simplified surgically and prosthetically, and successfully repeatable. 

Learning Objectives

  • Identify treatment options for edentulous sites
  • Discover how to offer viable treatment plans to patients

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: 670, 690

Meet the instructor

Bernee Dunson, DDS 

Dr. Bernee Dunson has been in private practice since 1996 in Atlanta. His practice, Dunson Dental Design, can best be described as a comprehensive general practice that focuses on Implant, Cosmetic and Sedation Dentistry.

Dr. Dunson is a third generation graduate of Morehouse College where he completed his undergraduate studies in biology in 1987. He then entered the dental program at the University of Southern California (USC), where he received a Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 1991. He attended Columbia University’s general dentistry residency program at Harlem Hospital in New York and completed a 3 year residency in Oral Implantology at Loma Linda University in Southern California.
He is a Past President of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. He is an Honored Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) and Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry (ABOI). Dr. Dunson is the Founder and Director of Global Dental Implant Institute. He is the National Director of Implants and Biologics for Smile Source.

In 2022, Dr. Dunson was awarded the Gershkoff-Goldberg award which is the highest award bestowed to an individual by the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. In 2021, he was the recipient of the Terry Reynolds Trailblazer Award which is given to an individual that has served as an innovative educator in the art and science of implant dentistry. Dr. Dunson has the distinct honor of being the first and currently the only recipient of both of these prestigious awards.
Patrick Jones - Course author

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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 receives funding from Ditron Dental USA for this activity. Dr. Bernee Dunson has an invested interest in Ditron Dental USA. 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.