Resin-bonded bridges

Fri 15 October 2021 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Resin-bonded bridges

Hear Melbourne prosthodontists explain their philosophies through a series of lectures and demonstrations.

Resin-bonded bridges have been extensively used to replace missing teeth for many years. Historically, problems with de-bonding of retainers led to the perception that they should only be used as temporary replacements. If, however, a few simple criteria are applied, these bridges can approach the success rates of dental implants.

In this course, Melbourne prosthodontists will explain their philosophies through a series of presentations and demonstrations. Both the history and science of this technique will be presented. You will have the opportunity to converse with the presenters about treatment planning and execution of fixed tooth replacement in your patients. The demonstrations will follow the process from planning to delivery. 

You will learn how to: 

  • Recognise cases where adhesive bridgework would be an appropriate treatment option
  • Understand the parameters that are important in bridge design and clinical management
  • Understand the clinical procedures including, tooth preparation, records and delivery required for the adhesive bridge technique.

Presented by Dr Gordon Burt, Dr Gerry Clausen, Dr Kunal Pandya and Dr Phil Yeung

CPD hours: 3 clinical hours

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Schedule

Speakers

Dr Gordon Burt 

Dr Gordon Burt graduated from The London Hospital Medical College. He has an MSc. from the Institute of Dental Surgery, University of London, in prosthetic dentistry and an MS in prosthodontics from the University of Minnesota. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons and Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Dr Burt is in private prosthodontic practice in Melbourne. He is a demonstrator for the DCD programme in prosthodontics at Melbourne Dental School and provides treatment for patients with acquired maxillofacial defects at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. He is an examiner for the RCS Edinburgh Diploma in Implant Dentistry.

Dr Phil Yeung 

Dr Phil Yeung graduated from The University of Melbourne in 1988. In 1993, he returned to The University of Melbourne and completed a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry. In 1999, he received a combined Master of Science and Certificate in Prosthodontics from the University of Iowa (USA). He is presently working as a prosthodontist in Collins Street, Melbourne, and has previously been involved as a clinical demonstrator for the Graduate Diploma of Implant Dentistry course at The University of Melbourne.

Dr Gerry Clausen 

Dr Gerry Clausen has lectured extensively throughout every state of Australia, in topics such as removable partial dentures, restorative dentistry, crown and bridgework, and implant prosthodontics. He has run advanced and basic level implant programs in Australia and New Zealand. He has been involved in table clinics, lectures and live patient treatment in ADA Dental Congresses from 1985 to 1998.

Dr Kunal Pandya 

Kunal is a specialist prosthodontist in Collins Street, Melbourne. He teaches on the specialist training program at The University of Melbourne and has a keen interest in conservative dentistry.

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