Lecture : 8:30AM - 12:30PM
4 CE Points
Online Via ZOOM
8:30 am - 9:50 am
Digital Denture Workflows
Adam-Christian Mazzuca, DD
Deep dive into digital dentures- Everything you need to know from reference denture technique to how to start with a completely edentulous patient.
Adam-Christian Mazzuca, joined The Denture Center in 2015 after practising in Toronto, where he graduated with honours from George Brown College’s Denturism Program in 2014. Adam, who speaks fluent Italian, demonstrates an impressive facility with the latest advancements in denture and implant technology. He is currently a member of the Denturist Association of Ontario and fully licensed by the College of Denturists of Ontario, for which he sits on the Examination Committee. He continues to strengthen his professional knowledge by attending relevant dental conferences and training regularly at the Toronto Implant Academy.
9:50 am - 11:10 am
Where to start? How to easily incorporate digital equipment into your already busy practice.
The most commonly asked questions we receive from clinicians and laboratory specialists is What do I need and How do I get started? This course is designed to help individuals transition digital equipment into an existing work flow without any disruptions to the current process. We will discuss a variety of scanners and 3D printers and how they can save time and money in clinical and laboratory setting as well as how to utilize digital storage and record keeping to be able to free up physical space in the office. The objective of this course is to provide attendees with the knowledge and confidence to be able to successfully integrate digital techniques as seamlessly as possible.
Lisa Coffin has been practicing the art of Denturisim since graduating from NAIT in 2010. She has owned and operated a denture clinic as well as associated in several provinces across Canada. Her focus for the past 4 years has been learning the different Digital Denture workflows and the impact they will have on the advancement of removable prosthetics. Lisa strives for knowledge and is passionate to learn and share this information with other like-minded dental professionals.
11:10 am - 12:30 pm
Clinical Oral Pathology Review for Denturists :
“Is what you are looking at, what you really think it is?”
David B. Clark BSc.,DDS, MSc.
This presentation is designed to provide the dental practitioner with a comprehensive review of what could be considered some of the most common clinical oral lesions encountered in daily practice. Emphasis will focus on the clinical features of over 50 such lesions and appropriate management strategies where applicable. Relevant and current information concerning oral cancer will also be discussed including the expanding role of HPV involvement in the development of oropharyngeal cancer.
Review of some of the most common clinical lesions of the oral cavity encountered in daily practice.
Emphasize both the technique and importance of a thorough head and neck examination as a prerequisite to a regular intraoral hard and soft tissue examination. The use of various diagnostic aids re: oral cancer detection will also be discussed.
Understand the importance of a differential diagnosis in helping to differentiate the benign from more serious lesions that may present in the oral cavity.
Dr. David B. Clark BSc., DDS, MSc (Oral Pathology), FAAOP, FRCDC, is the former Staff Dentist at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences in Whitby, Ontario, Canada. He is also an Instructor in Dentistry, Department of Oral Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto.
He obtained his DDS at the University of Toronto in 1976 and his MSc. in Oral Pathology (Western University) in 1986. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, the Pierre Fauchard Academy and Academy of Dentistry International. He received the Award of Distinction from the Academy of Dentistry International in 2015 for his dedication and contributions to the field of Continuing Dental Education. He received the Award of Merit from the Ontario Dental Association in 2016.
His hospital-based practice was devoted to the general dental care of individuals undergoing primary care for various forms of psychiatric illness often co-existing with other medically compromising conditions.
He has lectured internationally since 2005 on the subjects of:
Psychiatric illness and its impact on the individual and dental management considerations;
Oral care and the Geriatric Patient: An Emerging Reality
Review of Clinical Oral Pathology.
He currently participates in the teaching of the undergraduate dental curriculum relating to the topics of Oral Medicine and Oral Diagnosis at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. He is also a part-time clinical instructor (Dental Hygiene, Year 2) at Durham College, Oshawa, Ontario and at George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario.