March 1 & 2, 2024

Staying on the Cutting Edge; New Materials, Methodologies and Techniques in Crown and Bridge Dentistry

with Drs. Marc Geissberger & Foroud Hakim

FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2024

Lecture
7:45 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. 

(Both days will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Johnston, IA.  The hotel is located at 8600 Northpark Road.  

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2024

Hands-on Course
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

Speakers

Dr. Marc Geissberger is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Integrated Reconstructive Dental Sciences at University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry. He is a fellow of the American Dental Education Association’s leadership institute, researcher, as well as a published author in the areas of dental materials, contemporary fixed prosthodontics, esthetic dentistry. He has lectured nationally and internationally in the areas of adhesive dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, photography, ceramic, fixed prosthodontics and treatment planning. Dr. Geissberger has been awarded fellowship in the International College of Dentists, American College of Dentists, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He serves as a consultant for many dental materials companies and helps guide product development.

Dr. Foroud Hakim has balanced private practice and dental education for over 21 years. He has a true passion for restorative dentistry ranging from complex rehabilitation to optimal and conservative single tooth restoration. He is Vice Chair of the Department of Restorative Dentistry at University of the Pacific and is course director for “Occlusion, TMJ & Advanced Restorative Concepts”. He is also a director in the “Esthetic and Complex Care Clinic” at Pacific. Dr. Hakim has lectured nationally in many venues including seminars, continuums and hands-on-workshops on topics ranging from technology, esthetic dentistry, occlusion, smile design, CAD/CAM, photography, and adhesive and composite dentistry. Dr. Hakim has several publications and has authored two chapters in the 2010 text, “Esthetic Dentistry in Clinical Practice” from Blackwell Publishing.  Dr. Hakim earned his DDS in 1991 from Pacific and later went on to complete an MBA. He is a member of OKU dental honor society and past president of the Delta Delta Chapter. He is also a fellow and graduate of the ADEA Leadership Institute class of 2007.

FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2024

LECTURE

(8 hrs. AGD Fixed Lecture Credit) 

STAYING ON THE CUTTING EDGE; NEW MATERIALS, METHODOLOGIES AND TECHNIQUES IN CROWN AND BRIDGE DENTISTRY. 

This fast paced, informative session will introduce the participants to several new materials, methodologies and techniques in the practice of Fixed Prosthodontics. Participants will leave with a clear understanding of the significant changes that have occurred over the last five years with new technologies and materials that have both simplified fixed prosthodontics and streamlined patient treatment. This course will cover the latest development in all porcelains, cements, impression materials and CAD/CAM technology and elucidate their influences on the modern practice of dentistry.

During this lecture program practitioners will: 

  • Learn what diagnostic aids exist to enhance the practice of Fixed Prosthodontics.
  • Gain knowledge of modern ceramic materials and understand limitations and strengths of each type of material.
  • Develop a better understanding of the indications and contraindications of each material.
  • Improve their understanding of the plethora of modern cements and bonding techniques and which clinical situations are indicated for their use.
  • Navigate the technological advances in CAD/CAM Dentistry and figure out which systems may be most appropriate for their practices.

    SATURDAY MARCH 2, 2024

    HANDS-ON COURSE

    (If you attend the entire 2 day weekend, you will receive 16 hrs AGD Fixed Prosth Participation Credit.  16 additional hours of participation credit may be earned by presenting a clinical homework assignment after the course and presenting in September of 2024.  There is an additional fee of $600. )

    During this hands-on program practitioners will:

    • Learn ideal preparation techniques designed to enhance longevity and predictability of crown and bridge restorations.
    • Learn various provisional techniques.
    • Learn predictable techniques designed to capture flawless impressions the first time they are attempted.
    • Learn Various build-up techniques to aid in simplified preparations.

      Registration Form

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      IAGD, 2244 Stockwell Street, Lincoln, NE 68502.

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      Course Fees

      Friday Lecture Only

      AGD Dentists: …………………………………………………………………. $449 

      (Register by 1-10-24 and receive a $50 member only discount – $399)

      AGD Dentists: 2 day Event…………………………………………………$ 1,399

      (Register by 1-10-24 and receive a $200 member only discount – $1,199)

      Non-AGD Dentists:………………………………………………………….. $799

      Non-AGD Dentist: 2 day Event…………………………………………..$1,999

      Staff Member/Assistants/Hygienists: ……………………………….. $125
      Lab Techs: ……………………………………………………………………… $175
      Dental Students (Friday only lecture)………………………………….$35

      Total: …………………………………………………………………………….. _________

      Payment Method

      Check (made payable to the IAGD)

       

      PLEASE NOTE: A $60 processing fee will be applied to all persons requesting a refund (lecture only) or $100 processing fee will be applied to all person requesting a refund (2 days). No refunds will be issued after February 10, 2024. 

      You will receive an email confirmation when your registration is processed. 

      Questions? Contact the IAGD Office at 402.438.2321 or email julieberger50@gmail.com

      2244 Stockwell Street
      Lincoln, NE 68502

      Due to the popularity of the lecture and hands on course, we encourage you to register early and take advantage of the member discounts. Space is limited!!!

      If space allows, you may be able to bring your assistant with you to the hands on portion on Saturday. This will be determined by February 1, 2024. Don’t forget to take advantage of HUGE member only discounts if you register by January 10th!  

      Register by February 20th to avoid $50 late fee!

      A block of sleeping rooms have been reserved at the Hilton Garden Inn for $129 until February 9, 2023. Reservations can be made online at https://www.hilton.com/en/attend-my-event/dsmuhgi-genden-a6cf47cf-31b5-4afd-86e7-056142f895b/ or you can
      contact the hotel directly at 515-270-8890. Make sure to ask for the “Iowa Academy of General Dentistry” rate.

       

      General Information

      Friday, March 1, 2024
      Lecture

      Hilton Garden Inn
      8600 Northpark Drive, Johnston, IA 50131
      515-270-8890

      7:15 a.m ……………………….. Registration & Breakfast
      7:45 a.m………………………… Course Begins
      11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. ……… IAGD Business Meeting/Extended
      Lunch Hour (A chance to visit the exhibitors)
      1:15 p.m……………………….. Course resumes
      3:30 p.m……………………….. Exhibits close
      5:15 p.m……………………….. Course adjourns

      Friday Lecture – breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks will be
      provided.  

      Saturday, March 2, 2024
      Hands-On Course

      7:30 a.m …………………………… Registration & Breakfast
      8:00 a.m……………………………. Course Begins
      12 noon – 1:00 p.m…………… Lunch Hour
      1:00 p.m……………………………. Afternoon Hands on resumes
      5:00 p.m……………………………. Course adjourns

      Saturday Session – breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks will be provided. 

      The AGD-Iowa is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry.
      The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry. The current term of approval extends from 6/1/2021 to 5/31/2025. ID# 219301

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