Impression and Model Fabrication Techniques

  • Thursday 1/27/2022
  • Time: 2:00 - 5:00 pm
  • Course Code: 149TH
  • Cost: $225
  • Room Location: BCEC Room 156 B
  • Credits: 3 CE Hours
speaker
James Cinamon, DMD is a past clinical instructor at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and maintains a private practice in Framingham, MA.
speaker
Renee DiDonato, DDS maintains a private practice in Lewis Center, OH.

The goal of this course is to enable the team member to competently undertake dental impressions in a clinical environment for a range of activities including whitening trays, study models, and mouth guards. At the conclusion of the course, attendees will understand the benefits of an accurate impression and the consequences of an inaccurate impression. This course will also demonstrate the proper technique for model pouring and presentation to the patient. Attendees will practice taking impressions with alginate and alginate substitutes on a typodont and the instructors will be available to troubleshoot any problems.

In this course attendees will:
  • Understand the benefits of an accurate impression and the consequences of an inaccurate impression.
  • Confidently take dental impressions in a clinical setting for a range of activities including whitening trays, study models and mouth guards.
  • Demonstrate the proper technique for model
  • Identify methods to trouble-shoot inaccurate impression and poor model pouring
  • Practice taking impressions with alginate and alginate substitutes
  • Discover methods to confidently and competently interact and communicate with patients
This course is also offered on Thursday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 120TH
Recommended Audience: Assistant, Hygienist

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