February 28, 2014

Lecture Course
Full-Arch Rehabilitation With the All-on-4™Technique

Ken Parrish, D.M.D., M.S., Ph.D.

Many patients are living longer and do not find a complete removable denture acceptable. The demand for dental implants is rising exponentially and is now considered the standard of care. The practices that incorporate less expensive, immediate loading techniques will have the ability to offer the patient a great service. Complete rehabilitation of the upper and lower jaw can be costly and time consuming. A new technique that has been common in Europe for many years has crossed the Atlantic and is becoming very popular in the United States. This system is called the All-on-4™ because it utilizes only four implants per arch for an immediate complete full fixed-detachable screw retained prosthesis. The prosthesis is similar to the Brånemark hybrid denture that was developed years ago. The system can be used in the maxilla, allowing you to avoid sinus grafting or in the mandible, to avoid having to place implants posterior to the symphysis. The prosthesis can be completed the same day as surgery or the next day to accommodate the lab processing time.

The participant will learn about:
• Scientific Basis for the All-on-4™
• Diagnosis and Pre-surgical Planning
• Restorative Steps
• Restorative Options
• Diagnosis and Anatomic Requirements
• Surgical Armamentarium and Implant Selection

Ken Parrish, D.M.D., M.S., Ph.D., graduated from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 1989. He received his specialty training at the University of Iowa in periodontics and also received his Ph.D. in microbiology. Dr. Parrish is certified by the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Parrish was an assistant professor in the Department of Periodontics at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry before receiving an appointment as the Head of the Section of Periodontics at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation where he was the primary surgeon in the Center for Implant Excellence.

Check-in & Breakfast: D.S. Cafeteria, 8:00 AM
Program: Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The University of Texas Health Science Center
at San Antonio, Dental School

Dentist: $380.00

CREDIT (Course Code: 154578A)
AGD Code: 690 Hours: 7

The Dental School thanks Natural Arts Dental Lab and Nobel Biocare for their unrestricted educational grants in
support of this continuing education series.


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