Comprehensive Care Courses

Courses

 

Comprehensive Functional Aesthetic Dentistry Modules:


Class sizes are deliberately kept small and strictly limited in numbers.

They are therefore designed to feel like intimate study group meetings.

This policy ensures everyone attending will receive high quality personal time, attention & tuition from Dr Ahlowalia.




Module 1 - Learning to See

COMPREHENSIVE FUNCTIONAL AESTHETIC DENTAL CARE


11 hours CPD



- A Full Overview of Comprehensive Functional Aesthetic Dentistry

  1. -    Understanding the connections of skill sets required for predictable

  2. -    complex multidisciplinary case outcomes

  3. -Recognising Dental Disease.

  4. -    Signs & Symptoms of Occlusal Disease

  5. -    Introduction to Functional Dentistry & Occlusal Appliances

  6. -    Introduction to Occlusal Equilibration concepts

  7. -    Introduction to Occlusal & Muscle Examination

  8. -    Introduction to Articulators

  9. -Occlusal & Muscle Examination practical

  10. -Functional record taking demonstration & practical

  11. -    Leaf Gauges, Anterior Deprogrammers, Bite Records & Face Bows

  12. -    Introduction to Diagnostic Anatomical Full Arch Bite Splint therapy

- Homework assignments

-     Prep for Module 2




Module 2 - Learning to See & Hear

AESTHETIC DENTISTRY & TREATMENT PLANNING


11 hours CPD



  1. -Aesthetic Dentistry

  2. -Principles of Aesthetic planning

  3. -    Opthalmics & Psychology of Aesthetics

  4. -Image Guided Treatment Planning IGTP (DSD)

  5. -    ‘Seeing’ with new eyes

  6. -    ‘Thinking’ with ‘Functional Aesthetics’ in mind

  7. -    IGTP computer design practical (laptops not provided)

  8. -Principles of Functional planning

  9. -    Creating patient case presentations for treatment co-planning

  10. -Dental Photography

  11. -Communication

  12. -    Effective Communication in Dentistry

  13. -    ‘Hearing’ with new ears

  14. -    ‘Thinking’ with ‘Empathy & Compassion’ in mind

-     Understanding patient concerns, motivators & goals

-     Marrying patient goals with dentist goals

-     Effective Listening

-     Introducing Comprehensive Dentistry to your practice

  1. -    Consultation technique

- Homework assignments

  1. -    Prep for Module 3




Module 3 - Learning to Feel

ANATOMICAL FULL ARCH BITE SPLINT THERAPY


11 hours CPD



  1. -Anatomical Full Arch Occlusal Bite Splint Appliance Therapy

  2. -    Principles of Equilibration & Occlusal Stability

  3. -    Balance, Freedom & Smoothness

-     Splint Manufacture, Fitting, Relining & Refining

  1. -Anatomical Full Arch Bite Splint Delivery & Equilibration practical

  2. -    'Feeling' the finesse to deliver balanced, smooth and free function

  3. -    Experiencing the 'Feel' of an equilibrated bite splint occlusion

- Introduction to Functional Aesthetic Dental Design

- Homework assignments

-     Prep for Module 4




Module 4 - Learning to Design

ARTICULATED MODEL MOCK UPS & EQUILIBRATION


11 hours CPD



- Functional Aesthetic Dental Design

  1. -    Add, Subtract or Move

  2. -    Principles of Articulated Model Trial Equilibrations & Mock Ups

  3. -Rapid Composite (or wax) Mock Up technique practical

  4. -Principles of Intra Oral Equilibration

-     Trial equilibration & mock up on articulated models practical

- Closing advice on continuing education in Comprehensive Dentistry

-     Formation of professional growth & development study groups

The Keys to Predictability, Stability & Longevity