Friday, October 29
5:00 – 5:30 p.m. CT
The Suction Effective Mandibular Complete Denture (SEMCD): Changing the way to Treat the Complete Denture Patient
Kelvin Khng, BDS, MS, FACP
A denture technique founded by Dr. Jiro Abe from Japan has revolutionized the way many clinicians treat the complete denture patient in Japan and around the world. Discover the mystery behind this technique from the far east and how it can help patients in our prosthodontic practice. This session will also examine how collaborations between clinicians and technicians around the world have helped in advancing this technique in the digital landscape.
At the conclusion of this session, attendees should be able to:
- Understand how the SEMCD works.
- Describe how effective the retention can be for our patient.
- Identify how digital technology has helped evolved this technique.
Biography: Dr. Kelvin Khng graduated from the National University of Singapore and did his advanced prosthodontics training at the University of Iowa. He is a board-certified prosthodontist in USA and Singapore. He learned the SEMCD technique from Dr. Jiro Abe and is currently an instructor who provides lectures and hands-on courses around South East Asia. Dr. Khng is a past president of the Prosthodontic Society of Singapore and an executive council member of the Asian Academy of Prosthodontics.