CDE: [Virtual Treatment Planning: Part 4] ft. Michael Bergler, MDT

Jun, 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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Implementation and Transfer of Digital Wax-up Designs into Final Tooth Supported Restorations.
Data Management – Design Techniques – Material Selection – Production Technology – 3D Printing.

Course Description

After new digital wax-ups have been designed, a try in was done to simulate the final end result for the patient and the treating team, often times new impressions have to be taken. This can either be done with intraoral scanning or traditional impression techniques. However, newly generated files from the wax-up phase can be imported into the designing software in many different ways to design either provisional or final restorations. However, file management, alignment and integration with existing scans can be challenging and is crucial not to create any miss information, especially for larger rehabilitations. Wax-up scans can be used in many different ways and techniques to ensure a fast, predictable and efficient designing process for provisional or final restorations. A varity of restorative materials and production technologies are available. 3D printing seems to be a great alternative for some indications in addition to milling.

It will be showcased on a number of selected cases.

Learning Objectives
  • Understand how to transfer additional wax-up scans into the existent digital workflow.
  • Understand the different techniques about matching files and data management.
  • Understand Concepts for the use of wax – up scans will be discussed in detail and the advantage they have on the designing process for provisional or final restorations.
  • Understand newly developed materials for 3D printing and its indications.

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.

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University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine designates this activity for 1.0 continuing education credits.