Module 1

Team Day – “Talking implants” Workshop

It’s all about the confidence

 You don't have to know everything about dental implants…you just need enough to be able to chat confidently and with conviction.

This day is for the whole team and it focuses on good wholesome conversations with patients .

Aims :

Learn the art of using a language which wins trust.  
How to address patients real needs and solve their problems.
Becoming confident in talking about treatments - even if you are not an expert
Develop consultative selling technique


Module 2

Session 2 : Simple Implant Dentistry –

Setting the scene:

Overview of course – how we are to proceed – open discussion

Ensuring your dental protection.

Additional Insurance as an implant supplement 

Warranty protocols

The cases

Which cases should I attempt in the early stages?

Choice of treatment options

Pricing, What to quote your patient for this course.- open discussion

Paperwork

Crown and Bridge Dentistry V’s Dental Implants

Single multiple and completely edentulous spaces 

 

PM How to find your case discussion

Finding your right implant patients

How do I sell and market implant services to my patients?

 

Aim- Learn to identify a suitable case and present the concept to patients, learn talk money with confidence, pricing structure and the features and benefits of treatment.

 

Social dinner afterwards sponsored by Neodent


Module 3

 Laboratory Day

Best practice impression taking

How to trim models

Occlusion in Implant dentistry

How to articulate models effectively

Articulator materials

Case discussions and lab 

Dentures

Good laboratory communication

 

Aim-Exposure to the Lab technicians challenges and to gain an understanding of the restorative procedure from a technician’s aspect.

 

Interim - Finding your patient, consultation and planning period

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Session 4 - Restorative day with Neodent  

The Neodent implant representative will go through the general componentry and discuss the impression copings.

Module 4

Session 4 : Day of Case Presentations  

Case presentations with x-rays and study models (no patients).

Best practice impression taking 

Articulated models – discussion on occlusion.

The case work-up

Treatment planning considerations for each case

Working with Ope’s Dental Lab (for this course)

Restorative best practice

 

Questions:

How long should appointments be booked for realistically?

What equipment is essential at the start?

What implant system to buy?

 

Aim- Gain an understanding of the whole process and complete a treatment plan.  Learn how

each individual case has a unique approach and is always restorative driven.


Module 5

SESSION 5 – Various times - depending on your patients ( Not compulsory)

Individual - Observing live surgery

See live surgery of your implant case

Understand the anatomical boundaries and limitations 

Awareness of restorative requirements

Learn valuable tips to enhance your restoration techniques.

 

Aim- To gain an understanding of the placement and surgical aspects of implant dentistry and how it is intrinsic to the restorative phase.


Module 6/7

SESSION 6/7- at a time that suits you and your patient. 

 1:1 mentoring – Impression taking / fitting your cases

Hands–on Restorative Procedures

Abutment selection 

Patient Specific Abutments

Cement –retained v’s Screw retained 

Over denture techniques

Digital Dentistry

Prosthesis delivery procedure 

 

 

Aim - Following this session delegate will be able to restore the simple Implant case.

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