Let’s Get Digital: An Introduction to Digital DenturesDate(s)
Wendy Clark, DDS, MS
Subject: 670 Removable Prosthodontics
Thursday, Oct. 6: 7:30–8:30 p.m. CDT
Digital dentures developed relatively quickly, and the rapid evolution can make it challenging to keep up. This course is a 101-level primer intended to address all the basic questions clinicians may have about digital dentures. Utilizing up-to-date literature, research and clinical experience, it aims to provide an overview of all aspects of digital dentures, including indications, materials, workflows and fabrication. Clinicians will leave with the resources needed to start their digital denture journeys.
- Understand the benefits of digital dentures.
- Learn the difference between digital manufacturing techniques.
- Know the indications for digitally fabricated complete dentures.
- Describe the current landscape of CAD/CAM and how it relates to complete dentures.
Wendy Clark, DDS, MS, is full-time prosthodontic faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She earned her doctoral degree from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and her master’s degree and certificate in prosthodontics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is currently pursuing certification from the American Board of Prosthodontics. Clark practiced prosthodontics for seven years with Team Atlanta (Drs. Ronald E. Goldstein, David Garber and Maurice Salama). She lectures nationally on a variety of topics, has coauthored several articles in numerous peer-reviewed journals and was named a Leader in Continuing Education by Dentistry Today in 2017.
This course is sponsored by DENSTPLY.