Digital dentures- Increase your lab productivity using practical digital workflows for removable prosthetics
TIME: 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Course Outline: This course will provide a practical look at how CAD CAM technologies can be used to improve your practitioner to lab workflows when fabricating all removable prosthetics. Traditional denture fabrication consists of 5-7 patient appointments, however with the efficiency of a digital workflow we can now reduce that down to 3-4 patient appointments. This will allow the clinicians we work with to reduce chair time, but it will also improve technicians productivity while still producing a high quality restoration. We will look at digital workflows step by step for removable prosthetics for both small in-house labs working directly with the clinician, and also larger stand alone labs.
Pam Rehm graduated from NAIT in 2014 and now works in St. Albert, Alberta. Since graduating she has worked in the removables area of dental technology and has had a special interest in the possibilities of digital solutions for removable prosthetics from the very start of her work in the field.
Over the past year and a half, she has been working with a local denturist and they have adapted a compete digital workflow into their practice. Working with local surgeons and other dental practitioners they have the ability to digitally design and manufacture everything from implant placement guides to 3D printed temporary flippers.