What You’ll Learn

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HERE’S A PEEK AT WHAT YOU’LL LEARN


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  Interdisciplinary Treatment Planning to Minimize Treatment Time

Contributor: Dr. Brian Gray

Your group will use this Learning Case to expand your skills and expertise to:

  • Create a systematic approach to planning & sequencing comprehensive care 
  • Develop overlapping treatment phases to reduce overall treatment time
  • Incorporate minor tooth movement to establish ideal function
  • Establish excellent communications with specialists for seamless inter-office patient visits
  • Plan for contingencies and achieve optimal results 

 


Using Provisionals to Test the Incisal Edge Position

Contributor: Dr. Glenda Owen

Your group will use this Learning Case to expand your skills and expertise to:

  • Evaluate treatment options for treating a patient with a partially edentulous maxilla and poor fitting removable partial denture.
  • Understand the importance of developing a transitional treatment plan
  • Have multiple provisional options for supporting various treatment plan options
 

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  Equilibration & Restoration of a Failed Orthodontic Case

Contributor: Dr. Roger Solow

Your group will use this Learning Case to expand your skills and expertise to:

  • Evaluate treatment options for treating a patient poor aesthetics and a gummy smile
  • Understand the importance of evaluating the mandibular incisal aesthetic exposure during PMS sequencing
  • Utilize segmental diagnostic wax ups when determining mandibular incisal position
  • Make a trial mandibular incisal edge to evaluate same

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Establishing Anterior Guidance in Cases with Anterior Wear

Contributor: Dr. Glenda Owen

Your group will use this Learning Case to expand your skills and expertise to:

  • Identify the cause and effect relationship of para-functional activity to specific to the loss of anterior guidance and destruction of the dentition
  • Identify how the occlusal disfunction contributes to the periodontal condition
  • Determine an appropriate treatment plan to address this para-functional activity 
  • Determine an appropriate treatment plan to solve the resultant restorative need
  • Discuss various analogies, metaphors, stories and conversations that help patients come to understand the role of para-function in creating this condition
 

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  Interdisciplinary Treatment-Working with Your Specialists

Contributor: Dr. Roger Solow

Your group will use this Learning Case to expand your skills and expertise to understand the value of:

  • Interdisciplinary treatment vs multidisciplinary treatment
  • A of comprehensive exam
  • A surgical guide dictated by the restorative specialist
  • Learning from and teaching specialists so that referrals are enhanced in both  directions
  • The evolution of patient esthetic concerns/ demands

Restoring Class 2 div. II Cases

Contributor: Dr. Nancy Ward

Your group will use this Learning Case to expand your skills and expertise to:

  • Evaluate treatment options in treating a Class2 Div II wear case
  • Have conversations with a patient who feels hopeless about her aesthetics
  • Evaluate different options to help patient visualize the end result of treatment
  • Have conversations about financing a complex case
 

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  Treating Violation of Biological Width

Contributor: Dr. Woody Wooddell

Your group will use this Learning Case to expand your skills and expertise to:

  • Manage Interdisciplinary patient treatment
  • Diagnose bone and tissue volume in the edentulous areas 
  • Manage gingival contour for long term stability in the high smile patient 
  • Manage apical resorption in a treatment plan 
  • Manage biologic width violation 8 and 9

Alternative Treatment for Violation of  Envelope of Function

Contributor: Dr. Dag Zapatero

Your group will use this Learning Case to expand your skills and expertise to:

  • Determine options to establish a proper envelope of function in a wear case
  • Coordinate treatment with your specialist to maximize efficiency in treating a case
  • Evaluate the orthodontic options to establish proper envelope of function
  • Determine the restorative options to establish proper anterior guidance
 
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  Restoring an Edentulous Ridge

Contributor: Dr. Woody Wooddell

Your group will use this Learning Case to expand your skills and expertise to:

  • Evaluate treatment options when treating an edentulous ridge
  • Determine options for restoring vertical dimension
  • Determine options for establishing proper esthetic placement of teeth
  • Have conversations about financing a complex case

Severe Wear and Loss of Vertical Dimension

Contributor: Dr. Woody Wooddell

Your group will use this Learning Case to expand your skills and expertise to:

  • Management of post-radiation xerostomia
  • Assessment of decay risk
  • Determination of desired definitive gingival and incisal positions
  • Occlusal management of the Class II restorative patient
  • Treatment sequencing
 
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WE’D LOVE TO SHOW YOU MORE


denny_byrne_ddsDr. Denny Byrne
Pankey Learning Groups Director

Private Practice: Baltimore, MD
DBYRNE@PANKEY.ORG

nancy_ward_ddsDr. Nancy Ward
Pankey Learning Groups Director

Private Practice: Baltimore, MD
NWARD@PANKEY.ORG

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