Time & Location
Nov 01, 2019, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Victoria Conference Centre - SAANICH RM, 720 Douglas St, Victoria, BC V8W 3M7, Canada
About the Event
This course will review key concepts in tooth-based and implant-based restorative
dentistry. Fundamental concepts covered will include crown-to-root vs crown-to implant
ratio, post and cores vs the implant-abutment design, as well as restorative
space concepts and material selection for tooth-based restorations vs implant-based
Participants who attend this course should be able to:
1. Distinguish the biologic differences between tooth and implant dentistry
2. Identify appropriate restorative componentry and materials for different
3. Develop an appreciation for the prosthetic concepts that are important in
tooth-based vs implant-based dentistry
4. Observe how a more thorough understanding of these essential concepts can
improve treatment planning and clinical outcomes
Dr. Leora Walter received her prosthodontic degree from New York Hospital
Queens. She completed her general practice residency at Long Island College
Hospital, Lutheran Medical Center and graduated from Columbia University College
of Dental Medicine with numerous honors including a National Institutes of Health
Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholarship, International Center for AIDS
Care and Treatment Program Scholarship, Quintessence Award for Research
Achievement, and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Award. Dr. Walter
received her bachelor of arts degree in English from Brandeis University in
Dr. Walter is an internationally recognized lecturer on both prosthetic and surgical
dentistry. Her current area of research is on zygomatic implants and treatment of
the worn dentition. She received a scholarship through the International Center for
AIDS Care and Treatment Programs where she traveled to Ethiopia teaching
clinicians how to recognize oral manifestations of HIV. Dr. Walter's NIH grant
brought her to Lima, Peru where she conducted head and neck cancer research. She
has published her findings in both medical and dental journals.
Dr. Walter currently practices in the New York metro area and is the course director
of prosthodontics at Woodhull Medical Center.
Cancellations received 96 hours prior to the program start time will be fully refunded. Cancellations received within 96 hours of the program start time will be given a half course credit note, to be used within six months. Registrants who do not show up at the event pay full fees.