Pre-Conference Workshop - Straumann Smile in Box
Feb 24, 2023 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Presenter: Dr. Luiz Gonzaga
Dr. Gonzaga graduated from the Catholic University of Brasilia College of Dentistry in 2004. After working in private practice and taking perio/implants CE courses for one year, he was accepted for the Implant/Periodontics specialty training, graduating in 2009. Dr. Gonzaga was awarded with the ITI scholarship in 2010 and completed his OMFS fellowship that same year. He was accepted to the graduate Prosthodontics program at the University of Florida in 2011 and is the current Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Florida Center for Implant Dentistry. Dr. Gonzaga is an ITI speaker and fellow of the International Team for Implantology, the American College of Prosthodontists, the American Equilibration Society, the Academy of Osseointegration. Dr. Gonzaga’s research interests include timing of implant placement, implant design and biologic implant complications. He maintains a full-time surgical and restorative practice within the Center for Implant Dentistry. He lectures both nationally and internationally on esthetic and implant dentistry.
This workshop will focus on the technology utilized to plan and order CBCT guided templates and provisional restorations for treatment of the full-arch patient. The session will commence with presentations of stepwise patient evaluation and planning process followed by hands-on sessions executing the principles taught. Participants will experience the use of the co-DiagnostiX software to import a DICOM file and merge it with a dual scan prosthesis. In addition, techniques to segment, plan implant placement and abutment selection will be covered. On a patient simulated model, the participant will use CBCT-generated stackable templates in the placement of four dental implants followed by abutment placement and indexing of a prefabricated interim restoration.
- To recognize factors of significance in the assessment of patients for full-arch CBCT guided placement and loading of implants.
- Become familiar with the varying template designs for the placement of implants in the full-arch situation.
- Understand techniques involved with immediate loading of implants with a full-arch fixed prosthesis.
- Become familiar with the options for definitive restorative materials as well as protocols in the maintenance of patients with full-arch restorations.