The area of dentistry concerned with the replacement or restoration of teeth by artificial substitutes that are not readily removable.  Tooth borne or implant-borne substrate.  Detailed occlusal concepts.  Treatment planning for reconstruction utilizing diagnostic techniques and articulators. 

Topics may include:

  • Single unit restorations
    The diagnosing the need and designing the restoration for single units whether on teeth or implant
  • Multi-unit restorations
    The diagnosis and construction design for multi-unit restorations whether on teeth or implants
  • Full mouth reconstruction
    The diagnosis, detailed planning of treatment to restore the occlusion to a healthy state.  Articulator use as an aid to planning and design and construction of the end results.
  • Periodontal considerations in fixed prosthodontics
    Modifications used to treat teeth with periodontal compromise.
  • Implants in reconstruction
    Total or partial implant usage for replacement or reconstructions, diagnosis, planning and implementation of implant treatment in a FM Reconstruction.
  • Implant supported fixed removable prosthesis (hybrid)
    Restoration composed of a suprastructure that can be metal or ceramic that is held in place by screws to implants.  The teeth are typically retained by acrylic but may be completely made of a milled or printed material.  It is one unit screw retained and only retrievable by a dentist for repair or maintenance.  Considered permanent but retrievable.
  • Emerging concepts, techniques, therapies and technology
    New technology in advancing fixed prosthodontics.  
  • Product/technology training
    Training on proper use of specific products/instruments developed to aid with fixed prosthodontic techniques and/or treatments. Product training courses should be directed to current users or a product and focus on proper/safe use.  Courses cannot contain any marketing information intended to encourage participants to purchase the product.