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Uncomplicated Occlusal Equilibration (Video Study Club)

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8690 188th Street

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Course Title: Uncomplicated Occlusal Equilibration (Video Study Club)

Moderator: Dr. Al Gulum

Date: December 7, 2018 (Friday)

Time: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM EST

Location: QCDS Headquarters, 86-90 188th Street, Jamaica NY

Credits: 2

Meals: Light Breakfast

Course Description:

You learned it, but have you made it practical and profitable? In a typical practice, numerous situations arise daily requiring some level of occlusal equilibration. What are the indications for occlusal equilibration? How can you integrate this important procedure into practice? What is a simple, logical, easy technique? Are there precautions? Gordon shows practical, close-up, step-by-step occlusal equilibration on a patient. Make this useful concept a routine and predictable procedure in your practice.

Topics:

  • Understanding Normal Occlusion
  • Analysis of Occlusion on Mounted Casts
  • Indications for Occlusal Equilibration
  • Instruments for Clinical Occlusal Equilibration
  • Diamond vs Bur Cutting Demo
  • Patient Introduction
  • Evaluation of Finished Occlusal Equilibration
  • Smoothing & Polishing
  • Potential Problems Caused by Occlusal Equilibration

Presenter Biography:

Gordon J. Christensen is Founder and Director of Practical Clinical Courses (PCC) and Senior Consultant for Clinicians Report (CR) in Utah. PCC is an international continuing education organization that provides courses and videos for all dental professionals. CR offers unbiased research on thousands of dental products. Dr. Christensen has presented over 45,000 hours of continuing education throughout the world and has published many articles and books.

Gordon and Dr. Rella Christensen are co-founders of the non-profit Gordon J. Christensen CLINICIANS REPORT (previously CRA), which Rella directed for many years. Since 1976, they have conducted research in all areas of dentistry and published the findings to the profession in the well-known CRA Newsletter now called CLINICIANS REPORT. Gordon's degrees include: DDS, University of Southern California; MSD, University of Washington; PhD, University of Denver; an Honorary Doctor of Science from Utah State University, and an honorary Doctor of Dental Education and Research from Utah Valley University.

Early in his career, Gordon helped initiate the University of Kentucky and University of Colorado Dental Schools and taught at the University of Washington. Gordon is a practicing prosthodontist in Provo, Utah. Gordon is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, a Fellow and Diplomate in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, a Fellow in the Academy of Osseointegration, American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists, American College of Prosthodontists, Academy of General Dentistry (Hon), Royal College of Surgeons of England, and an Associate Fellow in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

Some of his other memberships include: American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry; International Association of Dental Research; Academy of LDS Dentists; American Academy of Restorative Dentistry; American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics; Academy of Operative Dentistry; and International College of Prosthodontists.

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