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To Fill or to Graft: A Team Approach to the Management of Cervical Lesions (3 CE Credits)


October 24, 2018


2300 Yonge Street, Suite 901, Toronto, On

With an aging population, loss of cervical tooth structure is now a routine finding during clinical examinations.  This loss of tooth structur...

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Prognosis of Teeth and Implants: When is it appropriate to remove a compromised tooth or implant? (3 CE Credits)

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Determination of prognosis is a critical initial step that precedes and guides the treatment planning process.  Overall prognosis is a culmination of restorative, periodontal and endodontic prognoses.  Despite its importance, determination of prognosis can be a difficult process and often must be made in an environment of incomplete information and uncertainty.  Although prognosis can be used to determine a diversity of clinical pathways, it is often considered in the “treat or remove” context for a questionable tooth or dentition. Prognosis is only one of a group of factors that guide decision making regarding retention or removal of a tooth, an implant or of a group of teeth.  Other factors include patient wishes, provider skill set, strategic considerations, presence of alternatives and overall plan.  General options for questionable dentition are maintenance of the existing situation, optimizing the current dentition through intervention, and removal of the current dentition and its replacement.  This lecture will begin with the discussion of prognosis and will progress to treatment options for the questionable dentition.


Course Objectives:

  1.   To review prognostic parameters for natural teeth and implants.
  2.   We will be discussing certain qualities indicating significant compromise of a natural tooth or implant.
  3.    To review means of improving prognosis.
  4.    Further assessing decision-making regarding prognosis.






DDS, MSc (Prostho), MSc (Perio), FRCD(C)

David Chvartszaid [shwarts–zaid] is a specialist in both Prosthodontics and Periodontics. He completed hospital residencies in New York City and undertook specialty training at the University of Toronto. 

Dr. Chvartszaid is an assistant professor and program director of Prosthodontics at the University of Toronto and is a member of clinical staff at Mount Sinai Hospital. He is a reviewer for the International Journal of Prosthodontics and the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants. Dr. Chvartszaid's private practice successfully merges prosthodontic, implant surgical and periodontal approaches to address patients' needs. 

He lectures extensively to study clubs and professional organizations and is pursuing a career combining private practice, research and clinical education. He can be reached at


Wednesday September 12th, 2018, 06:00pm - 09:00pm


$99.00 plus taxes


2300 Yonge Street, Suite 901, Toronto, On


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Please note that PACE cancellation policy does not give refunds unless your cancellation is received in writing 72 hours before the program is to take place if it is a lecture and 10 Business days prior for all hands on programs due to nature of those programs.

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