[National Prosthodontics Awareness Week] Digital Implant Planning and Execution: From Simple to Complex

Apr, 2019
12:00 PM-01:00 PM

Penn Dental Medicine
William W.M. Cheung Auditorium

Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm | Lunch provided
Registration Fee: Free; sign-in is required
CE Credits: 1.0 lecture credits


As digital technology becomes more pervasive in everyday practice, there is an increased demand to apply it in ever more expanding clinical situations. This presentation will explore the full application of digital technology in the implant patient from initial diagnostics to the final restoration and explore their relative ease or difficulty of use in each area. This course will discuss digital workflow from start to finish including treatment planning with computer-guided software, guided implant placement, intraoral scanning and restoration fabrication.

Educational Objectives

  • How to apply digital treatment protocols in daily practice
  • Become familiar with the digital tools needed for guided surgery
  • Comprehend applications in both small and large prosthetic cases.


Mark E. Ludlow DMD, MS, Dr. Mark Ludlow is the Division Director of Implant Prosthodontics and Assistant Professor at the College of Dental Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina. He completed his DMD dental training at the University of Connecticut and received his MS in prosthodontics from the University of North Carolina. Dr. Ludlow has been involved in various research projects along with product development and alpha/beta testing with numerous dental companies and implant manufacturers. He has lectured nationally and internationally on a variety of topics involving surgical implant placement and restoration, guided implant surgery, digital dentistry, and fixed prosthodontics. As a practicing and teaching prosthodontist, Dr. Ludlow’s passion is in the development and integration of digital technology in the practice of everyday implant and restorative dentistry.

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