Advances and Challenges of Digital Dentistry for Dental Implant Surgeries
An ACDE Series Webinar

Course Description:

With the advent of digital dentistry, clinicians find themselves inundated with new materials, hardware and software in daily practice. A thorough comprehension of the technologies will help us integrate digital solutions to promote communication, as well as accelerating treatment processes and optimizing treatment outcomes. This presentation will allow dentists to become familiar with the digital workflow, with an emphasis on the implementation of the additive manufacturing, namely 3D printing technology for dental implant surgeries. The various 3D technologies (FDM, SLA and DLP) and their pros and cons will be discussed. Various clinical scenarios will be presented to demonstrate advantages and challenges of digital technologies.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. To understand the digital workflow for implant dentistry.
  2. To discuss the various 3D Printing technologies available in dentistry.
  3. To recognize the limitations of digital technologies.

Meet the Speaker: Dr. Chia-Yu Chen

Dr. Chia-Yu (Jennifer) Chen received her dental degree (DDS) from Kaohsiung Medical University in Taiwan and completed her periodontology training and Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc) in oral biology from Harvard School of Dental Medicine.
At HSDM, Dr. Chen was selected as a Presidential Scholar and, at graduation, was the recipient of both the James H. Shaw Award for excellence in biomedical research and the Joseph L. Henry Award, which recognizes excellence in research and clinical training from Harvard.
Dr. Chen is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. She maintains a clinical practice limited to periodontology and implantology in the Faculty Group Practice at the Harvard Dental Center.

Registration Information

  • Zoom Webinar
  • Lecture
  • 1.5 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $59

Hosting University

  • University of Florida Continuing Dental Education
  • CE contact name & email: Angela Debono,
  • Speaker name & contact info: Dr. Chia-Yu Chen

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