Everyday Occlusion

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Everyday Occlusion 

Finally learn how to guarantee your dental work for the long-term. Deliver dentistry with less stress and more confidence in your everyday occlusion.

This course is designed for clinicians to reinvigorate their assessment and knowledge base in occlusal diagnosis and treatment.  You will learn to understand and apply a tried and tested method for occlusal refinement in posterior as well as anterior restorations. You will ultimately give your patients and colleagues assurance that your work will be long lasting, and your peace of mind!


Course Overview

1. Active Listening

2. Anatomical Basis for Occlusion

3. Determinants of Dynamic Occlusion

4. Occlusal Terminology

5. Alignment & Gingival Progression

6. Smile Design - Macro

7. Smile Design - Micro

8. Smile Design Nano

9. Joint Based Occlusion

10. TMJ Diagnosis

11. Interferences & Constrictions

12. Occlusal Correction by Selective Grinding

13. Occlusal Correction by Dynamic Observation

14. Advanced Occlusal Technques

15. Bite Records

16. Articulators

17. Splints


Understand the anatomical basis for occlusion

Apply a systematic method for patient examination

Understand dynamic patterned behaviour, interferences and constrictions

Apply the Piper classification as a means for diagnosis

Understand classical aesthetic (smile design) parameters and non-conventional indices

Review the classical causes for tooth wear and a pattern-based approach relating to interferences and constrictions

Review the updated terminology and concepts in assessing and working with occlusion for single and quadrant dentistry

Recall the orthodontic indices used to diagnose malocclusions

Be able to identify normal gingival progressions and biotypes

Describe the macro, micro and nano indices of smile design

Understand how to apply a systematic method for adjustment of posterior teeth

Understand how to apply a systematic method for adjustment of multiple anterior teeth

Compare and contrast advanced techniques in managing AOBs, class III and class II division II cases

Be aware of the broad management of occlusal wear

Appreciate the methods and importance of bite registrations

Review the rationale and types of splint therapy

Understand the purpose, limitations and benefits of articulators



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