CDE: [National Prosthodontics Awareness Week 2021] ft. Loana Tovar Suinaga, DDS, MS, 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.

Implant Management in the Esthetic Zone

Course Description

This course will enable general practitioners and specialists to integrate basic implantology concepts into your teaching and private practice. Merging basic concepts from biology, surgery, and prosthetics to provide predictable esthetics outcomes for the implant restorations. The course emphasizes fixed implant-supported restorations (single crowns and small span bridges) in the esthetic area. The course includes different treatment stages that include: the treatment plan, prosthesis design, impression techniques, provisional and final restorations, recall, and maintenance.

Learning Objectives
  • Classify prosthetics patients and case selection.
  • Value diagnostic information in implant cases radiograph, cast, and clinical information required for treatment planning in the esthetic zone.
  • Application of surgical and biological principles for implant restorations outcome.
  • Learn the importance of soft tissue management in the outcome of esthetic implant-supported restorations
  • Understand impression technique, abutment selection, provisionalization, and final restorations of implants.
  • Understand restorations design and materials for implant-supported fixed prosthesis.
  • Learn the importance of recall and maintenance protocol for patients with implant restorations.

Dr. Loana Tovar Suinaga obtained her dental degree from the Universidad Central de Venezuela, upon completing her studies she moved to New York City, USA where she completed a 2-years implant fellowship at New York University followed by a Master’s degree in Prosthodontics at Columbia University. Dr. Tovar Suinaga is a fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI), as well as, Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and of the ICOI.

Dr. Tovar is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Advanced Oral Science and Therapeutics at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, where she teaches in the graduate programs in prosthodontics, perio-prosthodontics, and undergraduate. Dr. Tovar Suinaga has published articles on dental implants and has been presented at national and international conferences on prosthodontics and implants.

Disclosure: Dr. Suinaga has received salary pay for teaching from The University of Maryland School of Dentistry.

University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals 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.

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