Hands-On Workshops

FDLA offers a wide variety of topics and learning experiences through its Southern States Symposium and workshops. Enhance your skills and have the opportunity to network with your colleagues at one or more events coming up!

Upcoming Events

Saturday, December 9, 2023 - West Florida
Aesthetic Characterization of 3D Printed, Immediate Full-Arch Provisional Restorations  

Presented by: Aleksandra Polczynski
Sponsored by: GC America Inc. 
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Location: Leixir Dental Group (3659 Tampa Road, Oldsmar, FL 34677)
$299 - Registration for Members
$349 - Registration for Non-Members

Course Description: This comprehensive course is designed for dental technicians looking to enhance their skills in the art of characterizing full-arch provisional restorations using light-cured stains. Aesthetic excellence is crucial in modern dentistry, and the ability to create natural and lifelike restorations is in high demand. This course will discuss how immediate full-arch rehabilitation has been revolutionized by digital workflows. Through a combination of lectures, hands-on demonstrations, and practical exercises, participants will learn to master the techniques required to achieve beautiful, patient-ready provisional restorations. Participants do not need to bring any materials.

Course Objectives:
• Understand digital and conventional workflows for fabricating full-arch provisional restorations.
• High-level understanding of designing full-arch provisional restorations using Exocad-based CAD software.
• Identify the best staining techniques for various materials commonly used in provisional restorations.
• Understand how to adapt characterization to the specific requirements of each case.
• Discuss the importance of communication with the dental team to meet patient expectations.
• Identify common challenges and errors in fabricating and characterizing full-arch provisional restorations.

CDT/RG: Approved for 8 Hours of Scientific Credit
State of Florida: 8 Hours of General Credit