CDE: [National Prosthodontics Awareness Week 2021] ft. Ghadeer Thalji, DDS, PhD, FACP

Apr, 2021
06:00 PM-07:30 PM

Presented virtually via Zoom Webinar

Time: 6:00-7:30 pm EST; This virtual lecture will begin promptly at 6:00 pm via Zoom Webinar.
Registration: FREE to view (does not include continuing education credits); Registration is still required.

CE Credits: 1.5 lecture credits
To receive continuing education credits:
Dentist, $37.50
Penn Dental Medicine Alumni, $28.00
Military, $28.00
**Payment is made following the program.**

**NOTE: For the best viewing experience, use the Google Chrome browser or download the Zoom app.

Digital Dentures: Where Are We With This Revolution?

Course Description

While the number of edentulous patients is increasing every year, the access to care is decreasing. Use of Digital Dentures is revolutionizing the way we make dentures. This lecture will review how digital technology is changing complete dentures, and how it can be incorporated into clinical practice.

Educational Objectives
  • Understand the workflows used in Digital Dentures
  • Understand key advantages to this technology
  • Understand areas for potential development

Ghadeer Thalji, DDS, PhD, FACP Dr. Thalji currently serves as associate professor and the associate director of the advanced prosthodontics program at University of Illinois College of Dentistry. She is also in private practice dedicated to patient oriented care. Prior to moving to Illinois, Dr. Thalji was the program director of the Advanced Prosthodontics Program at University of Iowa. Dr. Thalji received her doctorate degree at the University of Jordan. She then completed advanced training and certification in prosthodontics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she concurrently earned a PhD degree and completed and published her research on dental implants. During her career, she received several awards including Ann Randolph Babcock Fellowship, Freedland Advanced Education Fellowship, the OF Clinical Science Research Grant Award and she was the recipient of the GSK Young Prosthodontist Innovator Award from the ACP. Dr. Thalji is also a Board Certified Specialist in Prosthodontics. She has published abstracts and articles in multiple international journals.

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University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine designates this activity for 1.5 continuing education credits.