“Occlusion” to Know for Your Practice
An ACDE Series Webinar

Course Description:

Occlusion plays a crucial role in achieving long-term success of dental treatments. One of the major clinical challenges is to understand and apply occlusal concepts depending on the planned prosthesis and various functional and esthetic elements. This lecture will present fundamental occlusal concepts in removable, fixed and implant restorations. The lecture will also address the diagnostic analysis, the decision-making process, treatment planning and prosthodontic treatment of the fixed prosthodontic rehabilitation. Finally, useful clinical tips will be shared to overcome common clinical challenges related to occlusion.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Understand foundational occlusal concepts applied in removable, fixed and implant restorations
  2. Learn the clinical guidelines of optimal occlusion and its applications in clinical situations
  3. Understand how to perform occlusal adjustments (ex. occlusal appliance)

Meet the Speaker: Dr. Sang J. Lee

As Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs Dr. Lee serves in the role of Medical Director of the Harvard Dental Center (HDC) practices in Longwood and Cambridge. He directs all student and patient related clinical activities in the Harvard Dental Center Teaching Practices and oversees daily clinical operations to ensure the highest excellence in standards of care and quality assurance. Prior to taking on this role, Dr. Lee served as Director of Advanced Graduate Education (AGE) at HSDM, where he was responsible for overseeing 14 advanced graduate training programs and leading the Committee on Advanced Graduate Education (CAGE). He was also the Director of the AGE Prosthodontics program. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and serves as Fellow of many organizations including the American College of Prosthodontists, the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics, and the American Academy of Dental Science. He has served as a site visitor for the Advanced Dental Program in the Committee on Dental Accreditation (CODA) and as a Review Committee member for the Advanced Dental Program in Prosthodontics.

Dr. Lee received his BS from Bucknell University and his DMD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He completed his advanced graduate training at HSDM, receiving a Masters of Medical Science (MMSc) degree in oral biology, a Certificate in Prosthodontics and a Certificate in Implant Dentistry.

Registration Information

  • Zoom Webinar
  • Lecture
  • 1.0 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $49

Hosting University

  • Harvard School of Dental Medicine
  • CE contact name & email: Caitlin Laughlin, Caitlin_laughlin@hsdm.harvard.edu
  • Speaker name & contact info: Dr. Sang J. Lee, Sang_lee@hsdm.harvard.edu

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 ce@dental.ufl.edu.