Treatment planning and fabrication of implant-assisted complete prostheses
An ACDE Series Webinar

Course Description:

This course offers an introduction to the planification and execution of treatments for patients requiring implant-assisted complete prostheses. During the presentation 3 prosthetic designs will be discussed: removable complete prostheses retained by unsplinted attachments such as the Locator™ abutment, removable complete prostheses retained by splinted attachments such as the Dolder bar, and implant-fixed complete prostheses will be discussed.   

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand concepts important for the rehabilitation of complete arch implant-prostheses
  2. Understand the advantages and disadvantages of each implant-assisted prosthetic designs
  3. Treatment plan implant-assisted complete prostheses
  4. Plan and execute select treatments for patients requiring implant-assisted complete prostheses

Meet the Speaker: Pierre-Luc Michaud, DMD, Cert. Prostho., F. Oral Oncology & Maxillofacial Prostho., MSc, FRCD(C)

Dr. Michaud is an Associate Professor and head of the division of prosthodontics at Dalhousie Dentistry. Dr. Michaud received his dental degree from Université de Montréal in 2007 and completed a Master of Science and specialty training in prosthodontics in 2011. He also completed a Fellowship in Oral Oncology & Maxillofacial Prosthodontics at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Michaud has lectured extensively on local, national, and international platforms. His research interests include biomaterials, surface bonding, implant dentistry, and maxillofacial prosthodontics. He published many scientific manuscripts in peer reviewed journals and serves as a member of the Editorial Review Board for the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. He is a fellow and examiner of the Royal College of dentists of Canada and a content developer for the National Dental Speciality Examination. He actively maintains a private practice in the Dalhousie intramural Faculty Practice, where he covers all aspects of prosthodontics and maxillofacial prosthodontics.

Registration Information

  • Zoom Webinar
  • Lecture
  • 2 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $69

Hosting University

  • University of Florida Continuing Dental Education
  • CE email:

Zoom Webinar

Saturday, December 3, 2022

11AM (EST), 10AM (CST), 8AM (PST)
Course# 230321

WEBINAR CANCELLATION POLICY: Full refunds will be issued to registrants who cancel their registration no later than 48 hours before the course starting date/time. A 50% refund will be issued to registrants who cancel 48-24 hours before the course starting date/time. No refunds will be issued for registrants who does not login to the webinar or who cancels within 24 hours of the course starting date/time. Participants may phone the Continuing Education office to cancel, but a written request which includes the name and phone number of the person who paid for the course must be received by our office before a refund can be processed. This request can be emailed to