Digital Technology in Implant Dentistry: From Treatment Planning to Restoration (AGD SPECIAL)
February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3 CE Credits
Digital technology has had a dramatic impact on all disciplines of dentistry, particularly in the field of Prosthodontics. The evolution of digital technologies has provided dental professionals with the possibility of following a completely digital workflow beginning from diagnostic treatment planning to prosthesis fabrication. Incorporation of digital technology in implant dentistry significantly enhances clinicians’ ability to improve implant treatment planning, surgical implant placement and restoration. This presentation will provide a practical and pragmatic overview of the digital tools and technologies used in implant dentistry. Details to guided implant surgery, dynamic guidance and implant restoration using both conventional and digital protocols will be reviewed. Some of the challenges, limitations and inefficiencies encountered utilizing new technologies will be described.
- Demonstrate the utilization of digital technology in Implant Dentistry
- Review the accuracy, benefits and limitations of guided and dynamic implant surgery
- Provide an overview of the completely digital workflow
Dr. Effrat Habsha
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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.