American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics

2020 American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics Workshops

Workshop Title: Digital Splints from Design through Printing: A Participation Course

Thursday, February 20, 2020 (AM session 9am - 12pm) limited to 15 attendees. 

Location: 5th Floor, Room "FG"

Cost: $425

Workshop Synopsis: 

This participation workshop offers an overview of the fabrication of dental splints using 3Shape scanners with Splint Studio design software and Asiga 3D printers. In the half-day program, attendees will learn how to design various hard splints, from night guards to bite guards, then design their own. 3D printing will be discussed and demonstrated and post-processing techniques will also be covered.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the digital splint workflow from scan to manufacturing.
  • Learn how to navigate and design a single hard splint using 3Shape Splint Studio.
  • Learn how to send the design to a manufacturing file.
  • Learn how to send an STL file to the ASIGA 3D printer software.
  • Know how to print on an open source 3D printer.
  • Understand the curing and post-processing of 3D resins.
AM   Agenda
9:00 - 9:30 Introduction of Splint Studio software
9:30 - 9:45 Software Design Demo
10:00 - 11:00 Hands-on Participation
11:00 - 11:30 Asiga Printer review
11:30 - 12:00 Wrap up 

Course Instructions: The 3Shape and Whip Mix Technical Teams

Constantin Ciprian Petric, Master Lab Technician

Constantin completed his education at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy U.M.F, IULIU HATIEGANU, Cluj-Napoca, Romania and received his Bachelors in Dental Technology from Vasile Goldis West University of Dentistry in Arad, Romania. He worked in Italy as a ceramist in several dental laboratories where he obtained his Masters in Ceramics and Dental Materials.

Constantin has more than 15 years of work experience in traditional and digital dental laboratory science (CAD/CAM). He is continuously evaluating the newest technology and products for Ivoclar, Amann Girrbach, GC, Zirkonzahn, BioHorizons. Among his many certifications are 3Shape Dental System, Trios, Nobel Biocare Procera for CAD/CAM systems, Ivoclar Vivadent Esthetic Zenostar full contour zirconia.

Cory Lambertson, B.A.

Cory Lambertson is a Technical Services Representative at Whip Mix. As a certified 3Shape and Roland trainer, he develops and conducts CAD/CAM equipment & software training and provides technical support/assistance to our digital customers. He presently does technical support and training for the Asiga 3D Printer line. Before joining Whip Mix, he worked at a dental laboratory as a 3Shape Cad/Cam Technician. Cory received his Bachelors of Science in Finance from Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan.

Evan Kemper, CDT, TE

Evan Kemper is a graduate of Lexington, KY’s Bluegrass Community & Technical College in Dental Laboratory Technology and is certified in Crown and Bridge. He is one of Whip Mix’s Technical Service Representatives concentrating on our digital customers. Evan helps develop and conduct CAD/CAM equipment & software training and provides technical support and troubleshooting for these systems. In addition Evan is a 3Shape Certified Trainer and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Transylvania University in Lexington, KY.

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Workshop Title: Lecture and Hands-on CBCT Interpretation 

Thursday, February 20, 2020 (all day course: 8am - 4pm); limited to 40 attendees.

Workshop Requirements: Participants must bring a Windows based Laptop/Mac with windows parallel and mouse for the hands-on activity. Macbook users will have to have parallels with Windows installed on their computers and a mouse to participate in the hands-on portion of the program as the viewing software is PC (Windows) based.

Location: 4th Floor, Avenue Ballroom

Cost: $500

Workshop Synopsis: this will be a 7 hour event split into 4 hours didactic lectures and 3 hours dedicated to hands-on CBCT interpretation. 

AM Lectures: recognize the advantages of CBCT vs. Intraoral/Panoramic Imaging

  • Understand capabilities of various FOVs (advantages and limitations)
  • Discuss radiation dose, selection criteria and CBCT scanning
  • Radiographic anatomy and variations of normal maxillofacial anatomy
  • 3D appearance of common pathology

PM hands-on: Guided interpretation of seven cases - TMJ, Airway, Dental Implants, Missed Canals, MRONJ, Benign Cyst, Malignancy.

Course Instructor:

Vijay Parashar, BDS, DDS, MDSc.
Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
Past Councilor, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
Director, Central Arizona Dental Society

Dr. Parashar received DDS from University of Detroit Mercy. MDSc and Certification in Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology from University of Connecticut. He is serving as Professor with Tenure at the Midwestern University in Arizona. He received Howard R. Raper Award and William H. Rollins Award for Research by the AAOMR. He is on the editorial review board of various national and international journals. He has conducted and published basic science, translational and clinical research with ongoing emphasis on interdisciplinary imaging research. Dr. Parashar is serving on the National Dental Board Test Construction Committee, American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) Oral Radiology Review Committee, CODA Site Visitor and Board Director of Central Arizona Dental Society.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize advantages of CBCT vs. Intra Oral/Panoramic imaging
  • Understand capabilities of various FOVs - advantages and limitations
  • Discuss radiation dose, selection criteria and CBCT scanning
  • Radiographic anatomy and variations of normal maxillofacial anatomy
  • 3-D appearance of common pathology
  • Guided interpretation of 7 cases – TMJ, Airway, Dental Implant, Missed Canal, MRONJ, Benign Cyst, Malignancy 
8:30 - 11:30 Lecture
11:30 - 12:00 Boxed Lunch
12:00 - 3:00 Hands-on Participation

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