Continuing Education

Prosthodontic Review Course

Prosthodontic Review Course

Sept. 8-9, 2017

2017_PRC_BrochureCourse Overview

This two-day course is designed to reinforce treatment approaches that meet esthetic and functional goals expected by patients and clinicians. Speakers will illustrate key concepts based on evidence and interweave diagnosis, planning, and treatment to achieve the objectives established for each patient.

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to: 

  • Recognize and apply the principles of comprehensive prosthodontic treatment for completely edentulous, partially edentulous, and dentate patients.
  • Discuss both traditional and innovative methods and materials for fixed, removable, and implant prosthodontics.
  • Understand the current applications and future direction of advanced digital technology in patient care.
  • Appreciate the reported longevity, maintenance, and complications associated with therapies in fixed, removable, and implant prosthodontics.
  • Avoid implant complications, particularly related to esthetics, and improve understanding of related concepts  such as osseous and soft tissue volume.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for practitioners who would like to stay up to date on the latest trends as well as prosthodontists who want to become board-certified, residents who are taking the board exam, and dental professionals who are interested in the specialty.

Review the brochure and then register online or return the registration form and we'll see you in Atlanta!

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Friday, Sept. 8

7:00 – 7:45 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:45 – 8:00 a.m.

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Implant Complications: Those That We Know Of and Those That We Don’t Know About
Carl F. Driscoll, DMD, FACP
University of Maryland College of Dental Surgery

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Complete Dentures in the Twenty-First Century
Steven M. Morgano, DMD, FACP
Rutgers University School of Dental Medicine

10:00 – 10:25 a.m.
Coffee Break

10:25 – 11:25 a.m.
Advanced Digital Technology in Maxillofacial Prosthetics
Gerald T. Grant, BA, DMD, MS, FACP
University of Louisville School of Dentistry

11:25 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
Advanced Imaging for Prosthodontists 
Kenneth Abramovitch, DDS, MS
Loma Linda University School of Dentistry

12:35 – 1:35 p.m.
Buffet Lunch

1:35 – 2:35 p.m.
Innovative and Simplified Techniques in the Treatment of the Pneumatized Maxillary Sinus for the Placement of Grafts and Implants
Jaime L. Lozada, DDS
Loma Linda University School of Dentistry

2:35 – 3:35 p.m.
Digital Prosthodontics: Reality and Future
Hiroshi Hirayama, DDS, DMD, MS, FACP
Boston University, Goldman School of Dental Medicine

3:35 – 4:45 p.m.
The Restoration of Non-Vital Teeth: Update on Structural Characteristics and Treatment Considerations ​
Nadim Z. Baba, DMD, MSD, FACP, Course Director
Loma Linda University School of Dentistry

4:45 – 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 9

7:00 – 7:55 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Clinical Protocols for Full-Arch Fixed Supported Prostheses
Avinash S. Bidra, BDS, MS, FACP
University of Connecticut Health Center School of Dental Medicine

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Critical Appraisal of Occlusal Concepts
Jonathan P. Wiens, DDS, MSD, FACP
West Bloomfield, MI

10:00 – 10:25 a.m.
Coffee Break

10:25 – 11:25 a.m.
Removable Partial Dentures: Consensus and Controversies
Tony Daher, DDS, FACP, MSEd
La Verne, CA

11:25 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
Esthetic Outcomes and Digital Technologies in Implant Prosthodontics
German O. Gallucci, DMD, PhD
Harvard University School of Dental Medicine

12:35 – 1:35 p.m.
Buffet Lunch

1:35 – 2:35 p.m.
Progressive Trends in Contemporary Dentistry: A Dental Technician's Perspective
Alexander Wuensche, CDT

2:35 – 3:35 p.m.
External vs. Internal Connection of Dental Implants
William O. Wilson Jr., DDS, MS, FACP
Fairfax, VA

3:35 – 4:45 p.m.
Hard and Soft Tissue Augmentation for Implant Dentistry
Carlo Ercoli, DDS, FACP
University of Rochester, Eastman Institute for Oral Health

4:45 – 5:00 p.m.
Discussion and Adjournment

Meeting Information

Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead
3300 Peachtree Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30305

Room Rate: $149 single/double exclusive of applicable taxes/fees
Reserve your room online at: https://aws.passkey.com/go/ReviewCourse2017

Please note that the ACP holds rooms for attends based on past attendance history. Attendees are encouraged to reserve their rooms as early as possible. The ACP cannot guarantee that the block will not sell out. 

Registration Fees
Members: $895
Non-Members: $995
Residents/Graduate Students: $395

Dress Code
Business Casual

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 & Program Disclaimer

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. 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.

All programs and events are subject to change and/or cancellation because of scheduling conflicts, low registration, and/or circumstances beyond the control of the ACP. 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. By attending the course, attendees agree to allow photographing, videotaping, audio-taping, or webcasting and for their image to be used by the ACP in association publications, on the ACP’s website, and in marketing and promotional materials. 

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.

The ACP reserves the right to determine, at its sole discretion, whether any behavior at any meeting is unacceptable and in violation of this Code of Conduct. In the event that it is determined that an individual has violated this Code of Conduct or has otherwise engaged in conduct that is deemed to be improper, prejudicial, or detrimental, the ACP reserves the right to (1) remove any such individual from an event or meeting, (2) bar any individual from attending future ACP meetings, and/or (3) suspend any such individual's membership or expel such individual from the ACP.

Continuing Education Credit

The course has been approved for 15 credit hours.


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 15 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.