September 2023
So easy a prosthodontist can do it: modern materials for treating the edentulous arch
Speaker(s): Dr Miles R Cone
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So easy a prosthodontist can do it: modern materials for treating the edentulous arch

Even as the dental profession moves further into the digital realm, analog impression materials continue to play a significant role in the daily workflow of the restorative clinician to treat edentulous patients with and without implants.

With so many options available on the market, deciding on which product to use in the operatory often proves to be an overwhelming endeavour. This one hour webinar will discuss many of the benefits and clinical applications of the newest generation of hybrid elastomeric impression materials that facilitate accurate, predictable, and high-quality replicas of oral structures and prosthetic components to ensure enhanced patient outcomes.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify the two types of impression materials that are used to produce vinylsiloxanether (VSXE)
  • Review the key advantages and benefits of hybrid-impressions materials such as VSXE
  • Recognise the most common shortcomings with polyether impression materials
  • Establish a restorative armamentarium utilising the most appropriate silicone-based impression materials for the various phases of treatment in the edentulous/implant arch.

Speaker: Dr Miles R Cone

Dr Miles R Cone is a graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, and completed a three year prosthodontic residency program while serving in the United States Army. In addition to achieving board certification and diplomate status within his specialty, Dr Cone has also successfully challenged all the requirements necessary to earn his designation as a certified dental technician. Currently, Dr Cone’s career in civilian life revolves around his dual role as the owner of Nuance Dental Specialists, a private practice dental clinic limited to prosthetic dentistry in the heart of Portland, Maine and his role as a key opinion leader. When Dr Cone is not at the chair, in the classroom teaching, or at the lab bench, he can be found traveling the world looking for adventure, or relaxing at home with his wife, four children, and English Bulldog.
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