Continuing Education

2016 Digital Dentistry Symposium


The Power of Digital Design

ACP Digital Dentistry Symposium
Feb. 22-23, 2016
During the Mid-Winter Meeting of the Chicago Dental Society

The course is currently sold out and we will not be accepting on-site registrations.

The Power of Advanced Technology and the Artistry of Prosthodontics

CAD/CAM technology is revolutionizing dentistry as we know it. Prosthodontists who have incorporated digital solutions into their practices have found significantly improved workflow efficiency and ease of collaboration with laboratories. Patients treated with digital solutions benefit from the combination of efficient processes, accurate high-strength materials, and beautiful esthetics.

The future of dentistry is here, and prosthodontists are poised to lead the way.

Who Should Attend

Prosthodontists, general dentists, dental laboratory technicians, dental specialists with an interest in both clinical and laboratory technology, residents, and dental students should attend the symposium.

This symposium is designed for dental professionals who want to learn state-of-the art digital solutions for the treatment of restorative patients. Clinicians who want their practices to lead the future of dental care delivery systems are encouraged to attend.

Best practices and actual clinical workflows essential to achieving the highest clinical and esthetic results will be showcased. Attendees will receive the latest information on digital treatment technologies ranging from individual tooth restoration to complex reconstruction and rehabilitation.

Review the course brochure!


Monday, Feb. 22:

3D Diagnosis and Planning
Moderator: David Guichet, DDS, FACP

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

1:00 – 1:15 p.m.
Opening Remarks
Carl F. Driscoll, DMD, FACP
Frank J. Tuminelli, DMD, FACP

1:15 – 2:25 p.m.
3D Diagnosis, Guided Surgery, and the Prosthodontic Reconstruction
William C. Martin, DMD, FACP

2:25 – 3:35 p.m.
The Digital Revolution from A to Z: Adapting to New Clinical Materials and Laboratory Protocols
John A. Sorensen, DMD, PhD, FACP

3:35 – 3:50 p.m.
Refreshment Break

3:50 – 5:00 p.m.
Digital Workflow and Laboratory Integration: Evolving Restorative Designs & Communication
Lee Culp, CDT

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 23:

Clinical Workflows, Impressioning, Digital Design Materials, and Delivery
Moderator: Frank J. Tuminelli, DMD, FACP

7:30 – 8:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Innovative Uses of Intraoral Optical Scanning and 3D Printing in a Prosthodontic Practice
Michael D. Scherer, DMD, MS, FACP

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Digital Abutment Design, Split Restorative Designs, Materials, and Workflows
Ingeborg J. De Kok, DDS, MS

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:40 a.m.
Digital Workflows, Digital Design Advances, and the Prosthodontic Patient
David Guichet, DDS

11:40 – 11:55 a.m.

11:55 a.m. – 12:55 p.m.
Buffet Luncheon

Innovations in Prosthodontic Rehabilitation
Moderator: Carl F. Driscoll, DMD, FACP

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Digital Removable Prosthodontics
Edwin A. McGlumphy, DDS, MSD

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
CAD/CAM Technology and Ceramics: Current Materials and Restorative Designs
Ariel J. Raigrodski, MS, DMD, FACP

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Refreshment Break

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Linked Digital Workflows and the Prosthodontic Rehabilitation
Peter S. Wohrle, DMD, MMSc

Thank You to Our Sponsors







Meeting Location
Gleacher Center
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, IL 60611

Hotel Accommodations
The ACP does not have a preferred hotel reserved for this meeting. You are encouraged to contact your preferred hotel group or travel agent to secure your room accommodation needs. Most hotels located within the Magnificent Mile area of Chicago are within walking distance or a short cab ride from the Gleacher Center.

Dress Code
Business Casual

Continental breakfast and a buffet lunch will be provided. If you have any special dietary restrictions or require Kosher or Vegan meals, please contact education@prosthodontics.org and a staff member will confirm your needs with you.

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations are subject to a $50 processing fee. Full refunds for registration minus the $50 processing fee will be given only if written notice of cancellation is received 30 days prior to the course. A 50% refund will be given if written notice is after 30 days, up until one week prior to the course. No refunds will be given within one week prior to a course; therefore “no shows” will not be eligible for a refund. The ACP is not responsible for travel expenses or penalties under any circumstances. In the event of a cancellation by the ACP, all registrants will receive a full refund of any registration fees paid. Notice of cancellation should be made in writing and sent to the ACP by email to education@prosthodontics.org or fax to (312) 573-1257.

Continuing Education Credit
The American College of Prosthodontists is an ADA-CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professional in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

The American College of Prosthodontists designates this activity for 10.5 continuing education credits.

The American College of Prosthodontists is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 11/1/2014 to 10/31/2018. Provider ID# 214690

The American College of Prosthodontists is a National Board of Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology (NBC) approved continuing education provider for dental technicians.

ACP Meetings Code of Conduct Policy

The ACP is dedicated to providing a safe, harassment-free, and inclusive meeting experience for all participants. Participants in ACP meetings include members, registrants, guests, staff, speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, and Board members. The ACP does not tolerate harassment of meeting participants in any form. Any violations will be taken seriously.

Harassment includes offensive comments or gestures related to gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion, technology choices, sexual images in public spaces, intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of presentation, or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention. Harassment can occur in real or virtual space, including social media related to the meeting.

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Planning Committee

David L. Guichet, DDS, FACP
Continuing Education Division Director

Lars Bouma, DDS, MS, FACP
Lino P. Calvani, DDS, MSc, FACP
Alan B. Carr, DMD, MS, FACP
Lyndon F. Cooper, DDS, PhD, FACP
Gerald T. Grant, DMD, MS, FACP
Dave G. Gratton, DDS, MS
Stephen I. Hudis, DDS, FACP
Thomas J. Salinas, DDS, FACP
Paul E. Scruggs, DDS
Robert M. Taft, DDS, MS, FACP