Session 1: Why Go Digital?

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn the latest trends in dentistry and the importance of digital technology in the current landscape.
  2. Appreciate the benefits of digital dentistry on patient experience, practice growth and differentiation, outcome quality and workflow efficiencies.
  3. Appreciate the benefits and applications of intra-oral scanning
  4. Utilizing digital intra oral impression for single and multiple restorations.
  5. Realize how everyday scanning improves the practice workflow and enables a more efficient patient data collection
  6. To introduce and compare the precision and efficiency of digital clinical technology to traditional analog methodologies.
  7. To introduce and compare the latest digital technologies and make suggestion as which ones are must haves today and which ones are still developing.
  8. Understanding the role of 3D printing and milling machines
  9. Advancement of 3D printing in dentistry and it’s use as it pertains to restorative options
  10. Understanding what does a Full Digital Workflow mean and its benefits
    Module #1 - Introduction to Digital Dentistry
Team Atlanta, Agnini Brothers, Christian Coachman

  Module #2 - Intra Oral Scanner Technology
Dean Vafiadis & Agnini Brothers

  Module #3 - Cad-Cam Technologies
Edward McLaren, Simone Maffei, Marcus Abboud, Ioana Datcu, Agnini Brothers

  Module #4 - 3D-Printer Technology
Ivo Sighinolfi, Simone Maffei, Marko Tadros

  Module #5 - Digital Dentistry Today
Jonathan Esquivel, Nazariy Mykhaylyuk, Marko Tadros


Session 2: The Digital Diagnostic Approach

Learning Objectives:

  1. Appreciate the benefits of facially driven interdisciplinary treatment planning.
  2. To understand the role of DSD, digital Smile Design in Treatment planning.
  3. The importance of Lab Communication on the final restorative and esthetic success.
  4. How to perform minimally invasive restorations & prep-less veneers.
  5. How we can utilize computer aided procedures to digitally design and prepare 3D printed guides to precisely prepare teeth.
  6. Creating and effective, complete and attractive interdisciplinary treatment plan and presenting ito the patient.
  7. Easy and effective digital photography protocol for smile design and tx planning.
  8. The role of Mock-ups and Wax-ups to improve the Smile Design process
  9. Digital tools to improve the Dentist/Technician communication.
  10. Integrating the 2D drawings from DSD to 3D softwares as CAD/CAM, Ortho, Guided surgery and Orthognatic
    Module #1 - Digital Dental Photography
Kris Chmielewski, Nazariy Mykhaylyuk

  Module #2 - Digital Smile Design Approach
Christian Coachman, Mario Imburgia, Nazariy Mykhaylyuk, John Heimke

  Module #3 - From the Digital Diagnosis to It's Applications
Agnini Brothers, Galip Gurel

Session 3: Digital Dentistry & New Materials: The Perfect Combination

Learning Objectives:

  1. Appreciate the complete spectrum of materials and restoration design options with a fully-digital process
  2. The thoughtful application of the materials to a patient’s specific needs
  3. See the benefits of digital dentistry for the lab workflow, in particular in terms of efficiency, precision, and communication
  4. Appreciate the complete spectrum of materials and restoration design options with a fully-digital process
  5. How we can utilize computer aided procedures to digitally design and prepare 3D printed guides to precisely prepare teeth
  6. Value the benefits of digital scanning for the restorative practice: lab interaction and CAD/CAM
  7. Learn what is available in CAD/CAM technology and how to apply it to everyday restorative dentistry
  8. Understand the characteristics, the benefits, the actual limitations, the applications and the future potentials of the latest generation of restorative materials
    Module #1 - What is Available Today?
Davide Dondi, Markus Blatz

  Module #2 - PMMA Applications
Luca & Matteo Dondi, John Heimke

  Module #3 - Lithium Disilicate and its Applications
Nazariy Mykhaylyuk, Anabell Bologna, Kenneth Valladares, Ivo Sighinolfi

  Module #4 - Zirconia and its Applications
Agnini Brothers, Simone Maffei, John Heimke, Pinhas Adar

Session 4: Computer Guided Surgery: Myth or Real Innovation?

Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain the ability to utilize CBCT to diagnose and virtually treatment plan your implant patient
  2. Differences between 2-D and 3-D Radiography on the same pathologic cases: what are the different systems able to show and what not
  3. Major technical differences between the actual CT and CBCT-systems and the influence of these aspects in picture quality and diagnostic possibilities
  4. Integration of CBCT in other systems: present possibilities and new systems in development: a outlook to the near future
  5. Outline the technologies that are intimately integrated in clinical digital dentistry
  6. Demonstrate how a detailed computer guided digital work flow is optimized in clinical practice
  7. Knowing the different terms of precision according to the guided surgery systems
  8. Advanced applications in implantology including 3D visualization measuring bone plate thicknesses, soft tissue thickness and biotype in non-invasive methods using lip-roll or lip-lift techniques
  9. To define the role of optical scanners and how the can be stitched with the CBCT files to plan complex restorations
  10. Digital treatment planning using merged datasets, guided implant surgery, and CADCAM restorative design
  11. The thoughtful application of these technologies to a patient’s specific needs
    Module #1 - Introduction to Guided Surgery
Leon Pariente, Karim Dada, Scott Ganz, Alvaro Ordonez

  Module #2 - CBCT Analysis: A Critical Working Tool
Robert Kalla, Rami Gamil, Marcus Abboud, Orlando Alvarez

  Module #3 - Guided Surgery Digital Recipes
Ioana Datcu, Karim Dada, Leon Pariente

  Module #4 - The New Boundaries: Dynamic Guided Surgery
Silvia La Rosa, Alvaro Ordonez, Orlando Alvarez, Alessandro Pozzi

Session 5: Digital Dental Recipes for Natural Dentition Restorations

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the up to date digital applications in Prosthetic Dentistry
  2. Learn effective treatment planning, techniques, and options to implement the digital workflow in everyday practice
  3. Learn through step by step cases, both from the clinical and technical perspective, how to apply full digital dentistry in Prosthetic Dentistry
  4. To understand the role of modern digital technologies in the prosthetic workflow
  5. The role of 3D printing and milling and how different materials can now be utilized for provisional and final restorations
  6. To apply digital technologies to Full Arch Restorative Care
    Module #1 - What is Possible Today?
Agnini Brothers, Giacomo Dallari, Luca & Matteo Dondi, Carlo Poggio

  Module #2 - Indirect Digital Restorations Recipes
Roberto Apponi, Simone Maffei, Federico Boni

  Module #3 - Digital Smile Makeovers Recipes
Sean Park, Miguel Stanley, Agnini Brothers, Nazariy Mykhaylyuk

  Module #4 - Complex Prosthodontics Digitalization
Federico Boni, Agnini Brothers

Session 6: Digital Dental Recipes for Implant Prosthetic Dentistry

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understanding the up to date fields of application in Digital Implant Prosthetic Dentistry
  2. Learn effective treatment planning, techniques, and options to implement the digital workflow in everyday practice
  3. Learn through step by step cases, both from the clinical and technical perspective, how to apply full digital dentistry in Implant Prosthetic Dentistry
  4. Learn what is available in CAD/CAM technology and how to apply it to the fully edentulous patient
  5. CadCam design for multiple units and full arch restorations using lab design communication
  6. Understand how digital information from the Restorative Doctor, Surgeon and Laboratory combine for successful and efficient treatment
    Module #1 - What is Possible Today?
Leon Pariente, Karim Dada, Agnini Brothers, Francisco Teixeira Barbosa

  Module #2 - Anterior Esthetic Management
Dean Vadfiadis, Luis Lapa Bessa, Ivo Sighinolfi, Agnini Brothers

  Module #3 - Full Arch Digital Implant Rehabilitation - State of the Art
Leonello Biscaro, Agnini Brothers, Jaime Jimenez, Alessandro Pozzi

Session 7: Innovative Digital Interdisciplinary Approach

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn how digital tools could help planning and perform advanced Guided Bone Regeneration Procedures
  2. Learn how digital dentistry can be applied in every day patient
  3. See how digital dentistry and workflow enable better comprehensive care for every patient and allow to easily integrate tooth movement in the practice offering
  4. Recognize the benefits of integrating tooth movement in everyday patient care
  5. Learn the benefits of integrating intraoral scanner and clear aligner therapy into the practice, increasing case acceptance for orthodontic procedures
  6. Learn which aspects of dentistry are complemented and transformed by digital solutions
  7. Highlight a practice-based model centered on digitally enhanced treatment for efficient and predictable esthetic restorative outcomes
    Module #1 - The Surgeon’s Perspective and Possibilities
Richard Martin, Alessandro Cucchi, Guiseppe Cicero, Luca De Stavola

  Module #2 - The Big Picture: Digital Dentistry Everyday for Every Patient
Christian Coachman, Maria Valvekens, Marc Nacar, Alan Jurim, Jonathan Esquivel, Ivo Sighinolfi