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Occlusion in General Practice

202126feb(feb 26)8:00 am27(feb 27)5:00 pmOcclusion in General Practice8:00 am - 5:00 pm (27)(GMT+11:00) View in my time Event Organized ByBarrenjoey Dental EducationDisciplineProsthodonticsFormatHands-on,In-Person

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This course is designed to demystify occlusion- an area of dentistry that can create a lot of confusion for many dentists. It will cover the anatomical, neurological and biomechanical basis for occlusion, how to obtain accurate records, the use of articulators and tips for fixed prosthodontics, restorative, implants and dentures. It will explain the relationship between TMD and occlusion for predictable restorative dentistry.  It will also give you the tools to start diagnosing, planning and treating patients from a single tooth to a full arch.

Attendees will participate in hands on exercises as well as observe clinical techniques on a patient in the chair.  These will include:-

The use of a leaf gauge to deprogram, find Centric Relation and vertical dimension

The use of facebows and articulators, including accurate mounting and setting the instrument

Diagnosis and making occlusal splints that work

Occlusal equilibration

Price includes an Articulator and Facebow to put the knowledge into practice!


Speakers for this event

  • Dr Tom Giblin

    Dr Tom Giblin

    Specialist prosthodontist - BSc (Syd) BDent (Hons) (Syd) CertPros (Texas)

    Dr. Giblin graduated Dentistry from Sydney University with Honours in 2004. In 2007, after a stint in private practice, Dr. Giblin was accepted into a 3-year Advanced Prosthodontics Residency at the University Of Texas Health Science Centre in San Antonio, regarded as the top program in the USA. In his time there, Dr. Giblin gained a broad education in all aspects of dentistry, including implant, fixed and removable prosthodontics as well as sleep dentistry, occlusion and TMD. Since returning, Dr. Giblin has worked in several locations before establishing Northern Dental Specialties as a center of dental excellence for the Northern Beaches.

    URL https://ndsmv.com.au/practice/dr-thomas-giblin

    Specialist prosthodontist - BSc (Syd) BDent (Hons) (Syd) CertPros (Texas)


Barrenjoey Dental Education

Suite 1/1731 Pittwater Rd, Mona Vale NSW 2103

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26 (Friday) 8:00 am - 27 (Saturday) 5:00 pm(GMT+11:00) View in my time



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