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January 26, 2010 | dlpmagazine.com News Culp course focuses on IPS e.max and Straumann Anatomic IPS e.max Abutment At the Ivoclar Vivadent facilities in Sarasota, Fla., Lee Culp will be heading up a three-day course given throughout the year focusing on "Esthetic Solutions for Implant Restorations" featuring IPS e.max and the Straumann Anatomic IPS e.max Abutment.

January 26, 2010 | dlpmagazine.com

News

Culp course focuses on IPS e.max and Straumann Anatomic IPS e.max Abutment

At the Ivoclar Vivadent facilities in Sarasota, Fla., Lee Culp will be heading up a three-day course given throughout the year focusing on "Esthetic Solutions for Implant Restorations" featuring IPS e.max and the Straumann Anatomic IPS e.max Abutment.

The course will discuss the various abutment options and restorative combinations that will best serve to create the most esthetic restoration for various clinical scenarios.  The unique advantages of the Straumann®Anatomic IPS e.max® Abutment will be emphasized. The hands-on component of the course will include fabrication of an all ceramic bridge including ceramic gingival augmentation as well as a monolithic single unit lithium disilicate restoration.

Learn from the experts how to esthetically and functionally restore the implant supported restoration with IPS e.max® Lithium Disilicate, proven to be the most robust ceramic restorative material. 

Topics covered will include:
Implant Principles
-    Fundamentals of implantology
-    Diagnosis and treatment planning for success
-    Surgical techniques
-    Unique features of the Straumann® implant system
-    Abutment design and selection
-    Features of the Straumann® Anatomic IPS e.max® Abutment

Restorative Options
-    Customizing standard abutments for proper form and gingival height
-    Regeneration firing for zirconia (ceramic) abutments
-    Masking titanium abutments using IPS e.max Press HO material
-    Color modification of ceramic abutments using IPS e.max Ceram
-    Design considerations for single unit all-ceramic restorations
-    Restorative options available for the fixed implant supported bridge using CAD/CAM and Press technologies
-    Design considerations for all-ceramic bridge frameworks to include ceramic gingival augmentation
-    Managing exposed zirconia collars using gingival or tooth colored ceramic materials
-    Restoration of large tissue defects using IPS e.max ZirPress tissue shaded ceramic
-    Esthetic layering techniques using IPS e.max Ceram
-    Stain and glaze techniques to customize the all ceramic restoration
-    Cementation options featuring Ivoclar Vivadent’s Multilink Automix and Monobond Plus

Dates/Locations:  March 4 – 6    Sarasota, Florida
                          May 6 – 8    Sarasota, Florida
                          July 15 – 17    Sarasota, Florida
                          Oct 21 – 23    Sarasota, Florida

Days:  3 days        CE Credits:  21 hrs.

Cost:  $799.00 U.S.    $839.99  Canadian

Instructors:    Lee Culp, CDT
                     Jeff Smith, CDT – ICDE Faculty