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.
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.
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 .
*** 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
1395 Center Drive
Gainesville, FL 32610
Continuing Education Units
14 contact hours. Participation.
- 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.
|Participant||Regular Fee||Early Bird Fee|
|(Expires 1 month before course date)|
|Saturday-Sunday, February 28-March 1, 2015||Gainesville||150339||Register Online|