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September 16, 2020


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Hands on - Everything You Need to Know About The Implant-Supported Overdenture

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The focus of this comprehensive 2-evening program is to provide the general practitioner with key concepts regarding implant-supported overdentures. The first evening will consist of a comprehensive didactic program covering the indications and contraindications for implant overdentures, overdenture treatment planning and design. Numerous clinical examples will demonstrate both maxillary and mandibular complete and partial overdentures using attachments and various bar assemblies. The second evening will include a review of the didactic component as well as a comprehensive hands-on component. The hands-on program will cover all the clinical steps involved with fabrication of implant overdentures. Participants will have the opportunity to make final impressions, make a verification index, and try in both a CAD/CAM milled bar and conventional cast bar. Participants will also have the opportunity to convert a conventional denture to an attachment overdenture using locator attachments. Objectives 1. To review the indications/contraindications and treatment planning for the implant supported overdenture. 2. To review the various designs for both maxillary and mandibular overdentures 3. To review different types of overdenture bars, including cast and CAD/CAM milled bars and attachments. 4. To have the opportunity to make a final impression, fabricate a verification index, try in different bars and convert a conventional denture to an implant overdenture using locator abutments in the hands on component 5. To familiarize yourself with all relevant components and materials used in fabricating overdentures.


BSc, DDS, Dip. Prostho., MSc, FRCDC

Dr. Habsha received her Bachelor of Science degree and earned her DDS degree from the University of Toronto.  Upon graduation, she completed a one year General Practice Residency at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON.  Dr. Habsha received her Diploma in Prosthodontics and Master of Science degree, both from the University of Toronto.  She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (RCDC) and is an examiner in Prosthodontics for the RCDC.  Dr. Habsha is also a Fellow of The Pierre Fauchard Academy and Academy of Dentistry International.  She is a member of The Association of Prosthodontist of Canada, The Association of Prosthodontists of Ontario, The Ontario Dental Association, the American Prosthodontic Society, the Canadian Dental Association and the American Prosthodontic Society.


Dr. Habsha’s work in Prosthodontics extends beyond her private practice limited to Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry in Toronto.  Dr. Habsha has served as an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto.  She instructs both at the undergraduate and graduate level in Prosthodontics at U of T.  Dr. Habsha is a Staff Prosthodontist at Mount Sinai Hospital where she teaches the dental residents.  She is a Professor at George Brown College of Applied Arts and Technology and is the On-staff Prosthodontist at MedCan clinic in Toronto. Dr. Habsha has been awarded the Harold Keith Box Prize and received the A.A.P. Senior Student Award.  She has published numerous articles on topics including tooth wear, dental implants, porcelain veneers, partial denture attachments, and other prosthodontic related topics.  Dr. Habsha lectures and provides continuing education programs regionally and nationally on various topics related to Prosthodontics. 


Thursday November 8th, 2012, 06:00pm - 09:00pm

Thursday November 15th, 2012, 06:00pm - 09:00pm


$149.00 plus taxes


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