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CE: Tooth vs. Implant Dentistry
CE: Tooth vs. Implant Dentistry

Fri, Nov 01


Victoria Conference Centre - SAANICH RM

CE: Tooth vs. Implant Dentistry

Dr. Leora Walter

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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


Course Objectives

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

clinical scenarios

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

Speaker Bio: 

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

Waltham, MA.

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. 


Cancellation Policy

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.    


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