CDE: [Virtual Treatment Planning: Part 2] ft. Michael Bergler, MDT

May, 2021
06:00 PM-07:00 PM

Presented virtually via Zoom Webinar

Time: 6:00-7:00 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: 1.0 lecture credits
To receive continuing education credits:
Dentist, $25.00
Penn Dental Medicine Alumni, $18.00
Military, $18.00
**Payment is made following the program.**

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Data acquisition – Laboratory scanning, Intraoral Scanning, Face Scanning and Dicom Files
The Foundation of the Digital Workflow.

Course Description

Scanning, laboratory and or intraoral scanning builds the foundation for all further steps in the digital workflow. It defines the precision and accuracy of the 3D designing process to generate reliable and predictable restorations. Additional data sets, like face scans and CBCT scans need to be aligned and incorporated perfectly.

Learning Objectives
  • Understand a variety for different scanning protocols for laboratory and face scanners.
  • Understand the requirements for face scan animation.
  • Understand techniques on, how to align scans predictably and how to incorporate DICOM files into the workflow.
  • Understand how to upload and implement intraoral scans and the importance on how to define a new 3D orientation in the digital environment, digital patient data and file management.

Michael Bergler, MDT, is internationally recognized in the area of esthetic ceramic restorations and CAD/CAM-technology. Furthermore he is co founder of the CAD/CAM-Ceramic-Center at University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine. He has published and lectured extensively on restorative materials and dental technology. In July 2013 he received a faculty position in the Department of Restorative & Preventive Sciences. Mr. Bergler is an active member of the International Academy for Digital Dental Medicine (IADDM). He trained in Germany at the University of Erlangen-Nuernberg, Department of Prosthodontics, and earned his Certificate of Master Dental Technician (MDT) at the Masterschool of Freiburg, Germany. In addition to holding numerous appointments within the Department of Prosthodontics at the School of Dentistry, University of Erlangen-Nuernberg, Germany, he served as a Master Dental Technician with Dental Laboratory Rainer Semsch, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. His dental laboratory training has included study under Kazunobu Yamada, CUSP Dental Laboratory, Nagoya City, Japan; Hitoshi Aoshima, Pearl Laboratory, Tokyo, Japan; and Dr. Gerad Chiche, Chairman of the Prosthodontic Department, Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans, La.

Disclosure: Michael Bergler has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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 1.0 continuing education credits.