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Periodontal Regeneration: What’s in your Toolbox?


September 16, 2020


2300 Yonge Street, Suite 901, Toronto ON

3 CE Credits Course Description: The regeneration of tooth-supporting structures which have been lost as a consequence of periodontal diseas...

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AvaDent Digital Dentures

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This seminar will introduce the audience to a revolution in removable prosthodontics. Avadent is an entirely new concept in the fabrication of complete dentures, single dentures, or dentures over implants and shortly immediate upper dentures. The present techniques require approximately five patient visits plus adjustment appointments. Avadent requires only two patient visits plus adjustments. The first visit for impressions / records, and then the second for delivery. One or two short adjustment appointments may also be necessary. In this technique the maxillary and mandibular impressions are made using thermoplastic trays. An anatomical measuring device (AMD) is used to gather the vertical dimension of occlusion, centric relation and the anterior esthetic zone information. The impression and AMD with prescription are sent to the fabricating facility where they are scanned and transmitted into a computer. The computer than controls a five axis mill which mills the denture base from a specially processed PMM puck. The denture teeth are bonded to the base and finished. This changes the dentures forever.



Dr. Jarvis is a native of Buffalo, New York. He earned his B.A. degree in Biology from the University of Buffalo in 1959. He received his DDS degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1963. After serving for two years in the Navy he went to graduate school at Indiana University, School of Dentistry where he was awarded an MSD in 1967. After finishing graduate school he returned to Buffalo and took a position as assistant professor in the department of Fixed Prosthondontics where he taught until 1972. In 1970 he established a private practice limited to prosthondontics. He started teaching at the Eastman Dental Center in 1978 and remains on the faculty as a Senior Clinical Associate Professor. Dr. Jarvis is a Diplomat of the American Board of Prosthondontics, a fellow of the American College of Dentists, The International College of Dentists, The American College of Prosthondontists, The Academy of Prosthondontists, The American Academy of Fixed Prosthondontists, the American Dental Association and its components, as well as a fellow of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry. He is a past President of the American Prosthondontic Society.


Wednesday April 11th, 2012, 04:30pm - 09:00pm


$149.00 plus taxes


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