Equilibration is a cornerstone for treatment of occlusal disease.


  • Design a stable, minimal stress occlusion

    dental equilibration course
  • Adjust several different case types to insure your complete understanding.

    restorative dentistry course
  • Hands-on exercises provide you with knowledge and confidence to treat cases in your practice.

    Equilibration Dental Course

Course Description

This restorative dentistry course how to implement a process of occlusal therapy within their dental practice.  Equilibration is a cornerstone for treatment of occlusal disease, and as such, any dentist who wishes to practice complete dentistry must know how to perform all aspects of it correctly. As a participant, you will discover the importance of the trial equilibration and be given the opportunity to adjust several different case types to insure your complete understanding of the material presented.  This complete dentistry dental continuing education course includes lectures, videos of patient treatment, and hands-on exercises to provide you with the knowledge and confidence to return home and implement occlusal treatments in your practice on Monday morning.

Learning Objectives

  • Design a stable, minimal stress occlusion (lines on the front, dots on the back).
  • Recognize when to equilibrate your patient, and when other options should be considered.
  • Identify how to schedule the equilibration appointment.
  • Choose appropriate articulation paper to mark each type of occlusal interference.
  • Assess when an occlusal splint should be considered prior to reshaping, repositioning or restoring.
  • Evaluate how to efficiently equilibrate the natural dentition.
  • Select, train and work with a dental assistant to efficiently adjust an occlusal splint and/or equilibrate the dentition.
  • Verify when to use a full arch occlusal splint, and when to use an anterior deprogramming appliance.

Hear What Past Attendees Say About This Course

The thought process of negotiating between combinations of additive and reductive equilibration opens up more possibilities of ideal dentistry with minimal invasiveness.

Dr. Andrew ReingoldNew York, NY

I have attended many courses. This one was great and I look forward to attending many more Dawson Courses. The course content was great.

James DessoukiSK, Canada

Course Dates

  1. October 4 - October 6

    Chesapeake, VA (Mid Atlantic Center for Advanced Dental Studies))

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  2. October 4 - October 6

    Denver, CO (Mountain West Dental Institute)

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  3. December 6 - December 8

    Chicago, IL (Downtown Dental River North)

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Cancellation Policy:

Requests to cancel or transfer registration in a Dawson Academy course, lecture, or event will be accommodated until 60 DAYS PRIOR to start date. Upon request a refund will be provided minus a $100.00 non-refundable deposit, or a one-time course, lecture, or event transfer, which remains valid for 12 months. Less than 60 days prior to course, no refunds or transfers will be issued.

*Students who finance tuition through the Lending Club financing program are subject to special terms and conditions.

Please contact The Dawson Academy at 1.800.952.2178 for full details.


The Dawson Academy 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. The Dawson Academy designates this activity for 20 credit hours continuing education credits.