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Gordon J. Christensen - Practical Clinical Courses® Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.  Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.  6/1/24 to 5/31/27.  Provider ID# 208521

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Fixed Prosthodontics Simplified

Fixed Prosthodontics Simplified

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Our goal is to help you make fixed prosthodontic procedures faster, easier, and more predictable!   30% of your practice revenue is fixed prosthodontics.  You cannot find a more practical, immediately useful course than this one.  Join Gordon for this popular “bread and butter” hands-on course and increase your quality and quantity in fixed prosthodontic procedures.  Many participants report that after attending this course, they have enhanced their fixed prosthodontic quality, doubled their fixed prosthodontic activity and increased practice enjoyment.

End the course with the most updated knowledge on:

  • Easy, fast preps
  • The best build-up techniques
  • The strongest and fastest posts and cores
  • Selecting and getting the most from your cements
  • Proven all-ceramic crowns and bridges
  • Excellent, fast provisional
  • Obtaining optimum treatment plan acceptance

Very importantly, learn how to delegate up to half of the fixed prosthodontic procedure to qualified staff members.  You cannot find a course with a better value than this one!

Please see our cancellation policy here

Helpful Tip:  If you are considering 2 or more PCC hands-on classes, we strongly encourage you to check out our Christensen Continuum Program.  You can save over 30% off your course tuition by joining the Continuum Program and receive additional free benefits.

Course Schedule

Day One

  • Course 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Lunch at noon (1/2 hour)

Day Two

  • Course 7:30am - noon
  • Brunch & Discussion at 9:30 (1/2 hour)

Behavioral Objectives

  • Describe the criteria that necessitate crowns and fixed prostheses
  • Describe when a tooth should be extracted versus restored
  • Describe how to accomplish ridge augmentation
  • Describe conservative periodontal therapy
  • Describe an adequate endodontically treated tooth for fixed prosthodontics
  • Discuss when implants are preferred over fixed prostheses
  • Describe preoperative tooth bleaching
  • Describe criteria related to adequate natural tooth remaining for crowns and fixed prostheses
  • Describe and place fillers, build-ups, and post and core
  • Discuss the various methods for soft-tissue management
  • Compare shade selection techniques
  • Discuss, draw, and accomplish tooth preparations for PFM & all-ceramic crowns on anterior and posterior teeth
  • Discuss high-tech for fixed prosthodontics 
  • Discuss how to make perfect impressions
  • Discuss and accomplish an adequate interocclusal record
  • Discuss the best provisional restorations for single to multiple teeth
  • Describe the best methods for working casts and dies
  • Describe how to achieve excellent lab/dentist interaction
  • Discuss need for articulators and face bows
  • Compare metals for fixed prostheses
  • Compare current brands of all-ceramic restorations
  • Describe how to avoid pulpal damage
  • Discuss several methods to salvage crowns and fixed prostheses
  • Describe how to surgically repair gingival recession
  • Discuss practice management and fees for fixed prosthodontic services

Please see our course cancellation policy

CE hours: 13

Course Dates

Aug 30-31, 2024 (F, Sat)
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