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Fabricating Provisional Crowns & Bridges

This course is approved for the certification of dental auxiliaries to perform the expanded functions-cementing temporary crowns & bridges with temporary cement and fabricating temporary crowns and bridges intraorally. Florida Statutes, Section 466.024(6) and Board of Dentistry Rule 64B5-16.005.

Prerequisite and Limit

This program is designed to enhance the skills of trained dental assistants. It is not suitable for office staff who do not have dental assisting experience. The participant must have completed “The Expanded Functions for Dental Auxiliary: Certification Course.”

Enrollment is limited to 20 participants.


Fabricating provisionals



Making Temporary Crowns


Course Description

This two-day course is designed so that, on completion, the participant has the theoretical knowledge and practical experience necessary to fabricate a variety of provisional restorations. The first day consists of making single unit provisional crowns on prepared teeth and implant abutments. The second day consists of making anterior and posterior provisional bridges using the direct and indirect techniques. The participants use conventional acrylic resin and the new BIS Acryl composite resins using pre-formed polycarbonate and aluminum shell crowns and custom acrylic temporaries using different matrices. Cementation and removal of provisional restorations are also covered. This course is presented in a slide/lecture format with laboratory exercises following each presentation.

Course Objectives

At the completion of the course, participants are trained in the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to be certified to fabricate provisionals in teeth and implant abutments .

Course Materials

*** Participants will need to supply specific instruments/materials.

Download: fabricating-instrument-list.pdf [67 KB]


  • Luisa F. Echeto, D.D.S., M.S. Faculty website
    Clinical Associate Professor and Director, Prosthodontics Division, Restorative Dental Sciences Department
  • Maria Aguilar, D.D.S., M.S.D., M.Sc. Faculty website
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Prosthodontics Division, Restorative Dental Sciences Department


UF College of Dentistry

1395 Center Drive

Gainesville, FL 32610

888-550-4590 (toll-free)

University of Florida

Continuing Education Units

14 contact hours. Participation.

Hands-on Course Hands-On Workshop

Course Limit

  • 20 participants


Continuing Dental Education at UFCD expresses appreciation to ASTRA – Dentsply and Straumann ITI for unrestricted educational grants that helped make this course possible.

  • Team Discount available Team Discount Available
  •   Networking Lunch is included.
  •   8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Participant Regular Fee Early Bird Fee
(Expires 1 month before course date)
Auxiliary $499 $449
Dates Location Course #
Saturday-Sunday, February 27-28, 2016 Gainesville 150339

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