June 22, 2012

Lecture Course
Esthetic and Functional Considerations in Implant Dentistry


The high success of dental implants has influenced our contemporary treatment plan philosophy regarding the restoration of the severely compromised dentition and the replacement of missing teeth.

The demands of our population, the advances in implant surfaces and designs and the recent introduction of 3D Imaging and CAD/CAM technology have helped to improve our current surgical and restorative protocols by providing high predictability, shortening treatment time and facilitating the fabrication of implant prostheses.

Predictable function with esthetic results are key elements for success with dental implant therapy. This course will present the basic concepts and guidelines that help make the placement and restoration of implants a predictable treatment option that offers both esthetics and function to our patients.

• Understand the importance of diagnosis, treatment planning and treatment sequencing in implant dentistry.
• Use of contemporary diagnostic tools and 3D Imaging.
• Implant prostheses for the partially edentulous patient.
• Basic concepts for the ideal implant placement and restoration in the esthetic zone.
• Guidelines and techniques for immediate placement, immediate provisionalization and immediate loading of dental implants.
• Implant prostheses for the edentulous patient
• CAD/CAM technology for dental implant restorations.
• Occlusal considerations in implant Prosthodontics

ALFONSO MONARRES, D.D.S., M.S., received his DDS degree from The UAC in Torreon, Mexico. He then completed a three-year post-doctoral program in Prosthodontics, a one year Fellowship in Implant Dentistry and earned his Master of Science degree in Biomaterials at the School of Dental Medicine of the State University of New York at Buffalo (UB).

Dr. Monarres was a Clinical Instructor in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics at UB School of Dental Medicine. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of the department of Prosthodontics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dental School and maintains a private practice limited to Implant, Esthetic and Prosthetic Dentistry.

Check-in & Breakfast: D.S. Lobby, 8:00 AM
Program: Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The University of Texas Health Science Center
at San Antonio, Dental School

Dentist: $260.00
Allied Dental Personnel: $160.00

CREDIT (Course Code: 150840A)
AGD Code: 780 Hours: 7

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