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 ensure 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.
The examination and accompanying records are the ﬁrst steps in the process of complete dentistry. This hands-on program will cover all aspects of the exam and records process.
Course Size: 20
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.
Target Audience: General Dentists, Specialists
CE Credits: 20
CE Codes: #010 (1.5L), #130 (.5L), #180 (4L, 5P) and #730 (3.5L, 5.5P)
Class Hours: Day 1 and 2 – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Day 3 – 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Optional Dinner – The class typically goes to dinner together after class of Day 1. Spouses are welcome to join.
Really worthwhile to go through the training to understand how to properly treat these more complex cases. You have to stick with the program and adhere to the recommendation in order to get the full benefits out of it. I’m very glad I’m investing in this level of training at an early stage in my career.
Dr. Fiona VismansBaltimore, MD
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
This is a course you must take to be able to offer excellent care for your patients. I’ve come to realize that without getting the joints stable first all other care we provide is unstable and will fail over time.
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How to Schedule an Equilibration Appoitment
Following proper diagnosis and treatment planning, occlusal equilibration can provide selected patients with the most conservative, predictable, and safest treatment possible. Occlusal equilibration can also help avoid the need for more complex treatments.
For registrations paid in full at time of registering, requests to cancel or transfer registration in a Dawson Academy course, lecture, or event will be accommodated until 90 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 90 days prior to course, no refunds or transfers will be issued.
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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.
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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.
Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.