ST. PETERSBURG, Florida--The Dawson Academy understands how important it is for dentists and specialists to establish a step-by-step process for treatment planning any restorative case, from the simplest to the most complex.
That's why the academy will offer a course focused on teaching students how to integrate a comprehensive treatment planning process into their practice.
The two-and-a-half-day hands-on course, "Treatment Planning Functional Esthetic Excellence," will be given by John C. Cranham, DDS, or Glenn E. DuPont, DDS, and will take place on the following dates and locations:
March 16-18, 2009 (Dawson Academy, St. Petersburg, Fla.)
May 7-9, 2009 (Dawson Academy, St. Petersburg, Fla.)
June 4-6, 2009 (Mid-Atlantic Center, Chesapeake, Va.)
Aug. 6-8, 2009 (Traverse City, Mich.)
Oct. 15-17, 2009 (Mid-Atlantic Center, Chesapeake, Va.)
Nov. 9-11, 2009 (Dawson Academy, St. Petersburg, Fla.)
This hands-on course is part of the academy's core curriculum and is limited to 20 dentists and/or specialists. he fee is $3,400 per student. Each student will receive 20 continuing education credits after completing the course.
Prior to taking this course, it's strongly recommended that students take the academy's "Functional Occlusion--From TMJ to Smile Design and/or Achieving Predictable Esthetic Results" lectures.
About the course
This hands-on course provides the participant with a programmed approach to diagnosis and treatment planning. Utilizing the standardized records taught in the lecture course, "Functional Occlusion--From TMJ to Smile Design," dentists will learn how to visualize optimum dentistry from an esthetic, functional, biological, and structural perspective.
Special emphasis will be placed on the four options of treatment (reshaping, repositioning, restoring ,and surgical correction), so that the correct option(s) are chosen for each patient. Additionally, students will learn how to segment large treatment plans, so that patients with financial issues can receive optimum care over time.
The focus of the program is to integrate a comprehensive treatment planning process into their practice. Suggestions will also be made on creating time and a place for optimum treatment planning. Finally, a consultation process will be discussed in detail.
For more information about the classes, dates, locations, prices and continuing education credits, contact the Dawson Academy at (800) 952-2178 or visit Dawson Academy.
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