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The 10th Annual Matthew Wood Prosthodontics Symposium

Registration Fees:

$495.00 DDS,

$295.00 Team Member


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Friday, October 22, 2021

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Continuing Education

ADA CERP: Credit Hours - 6



This continuing education program is presented by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Adams School of Dentistry. The UNC Continuing Dental Education program is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. UNC CDEs term of recognition is May 1, 2019 through December 31, 2023. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at

UNC School of Dentistry is a nationally accredited provider. Regulations may differ from state to state based on current legislation and/or various certifying organizations. Individuals are responsible for verifying acceptance of credit hours by their state boards or other licensing agencies. Individuals should check with their licensing boards/agencies for specific questions.



Course Description


In recent years, there has been a higher demand for enduring dentistry. New techniques, procedures, and improved materials are necessary to meet the increasing demands. These developments help us bring more benefits to the patient such as higher patient satisfaction and outcomes. This course is intended for private practice dentists who desire to bring improved clinical and esthetic improvements to their patients. This course will greatly assist dentists in the management of their Prosthodontics patients, following the most current trends in the area of restorative dentistry.


Educational Objectives

Upon Completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Review the different types of dental ceramic materials
  • review the indications for bonding dental ceramics
  • Understand the role of 2D and 3D imaging in the placement of dental implants
  • Understand the role of 2D and 3D imaging in dental implant follow-up
  • Understand soft tissue perioral anatomy and diagnosis
  • Discuss surgical and non-surgical techniques for perioral soft tissue improvement
  • Identify appropriate patients for perioral soft tissue procedures
  • Discuss current materials and fabrication methods in digital dentistry





Wendy A. Clark, DDS, MS completed her undergraduate training at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA, and then earned her doctoral degree from the Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee, WI. She then earned her master's degree in clinical dentistry and certificate in post-graduate Prosthodontics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry. She practiced prosthodontics for 7 years with Team Atlanta (Goldstein, Garber & Salama). Throughout this time, she lectured nationally on a variety of topics ranging from smoking cessation to dental implants. She was named a “Leader in Continuing Education” by Dentistry Today in 2017. Currently, she is full time faculty at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, in the Department of Prosthodontics.


Elda Fisher, MD, is an associate professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery and director of the oral and maxillofacial surgery residency program in the Division of Craniofacial and Surgical Care. She specializes in facial aesthetic surgery and gender affirmation surgery.

In addition to her surgical interests, she is committed to resident education. She recently co-led the new endeavor of the Collaborative OMFS Virtual Inter-institutional Didactic (COVID) Program, facilitating high-quality didactic education to residents in over 55 national and international oral and maxillofacial surgery programs. She has a particular interest in facial gender affirmation procedures, including facial feminization and masculinization surgery, and the use of injectable medicine as a compliment to facial gender affirmation.

Elda is board certified through
ABOMS [spell out] in oral and maxillofacial surgery and through the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery in General Cosmetic Surgery. She is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and has lectured nationally and internationally on facial aesthetic surgery and corrective maxillofacial surgery. As a fellow of AAOMS [spell out], she serves on the execute board for the special interest group in cosmetic surgery and is actively involved in the women in surgery clinical interest group. Elda is an active member of several professional organizations including ACOMS [spell out], the Association of Women Surgeons, and the World Professional Organization for Transgender Health.

She attended medical school at the UNC School of Medicine, where she also completed her surgical residency program. Following residency training, she completed a fellowship in full-body and facial aesthetic surgery in Columbus, Ohio.


Dr. Nathaniel (Nate) Lawson, DMD, PhD, received his DMD from UAB School of Dentistry and his PhD from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at UAB. He is the Director of the Division of Biomaterials at the UAB School of Dentistry and the Program Director for the Biomaterials Residency Program. His research interests include the clinical and laboratory evaluation of dental ceramics and composites.


Dr. Don Tyndall, DDS, MSPH, PhD, FICD, is Professor in the Division of Diagnostic Sciences at the UNC School of Dentistry and was the former Director of Radiology. Dr. Tyndall graduated from UNC-CH in 1973 with majors in biology and history (ancient). He received his D.D.S. in 1980 from the UNC School of Dentistry, his M.S.P.H. in environmental sciences and engineering in 1984 and his Ph.D. in 1988 in radiation biophysics from the UNC School of Public Health.


Dr. Tyndall was the Director of Radiology for the School of Dentistry from 1988 to 2019. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology and was a Director and past President from 1995-1999. Dr.Tyndall has twice served as the Councillor for Scientific Affairs and Public Policy of the Executive Council of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. In addition, he is a fellow in the International College of Dentists.

His research interests include 3-D digital imaging, 2D and 3D caries detection, applications of CBCT in dentistry and artificial intelligence in radiologic diagnosis. He has authored or co-authored more than 125 journal articles.



Conflict of Interest
In accordance with the ADA CERP Standard V, everyone involved in planning or presenting this educational course will be required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests and this information will be made available to participants at the start of the course.

As a continuing education provider, UNC Adams School of Dentistry is responsible for ensuring the content, quality and scientific integrity of all continuing dental education activities for which credit is provided. The School is also responsible for taking steps to protect against and/or disclose any conflict of interest of the faculty/instructors presenting those courses.

Cancellations and Refunds
A registration refund, less a $75 fee, will be issued for cancellations received by Friday, October 15, 2021 by 5:00PM EST. Cancellations must be received in writing via email to no later than Friday, October 15, 2021. The cancellation request must include: the name of the course, name of the person registered, name of the person requesting the cancellation, and the reason for the cancellation. No refunds will be issued after Friday, October 15, 2021. The UNC Adams School of Dentistry Continuing Dental Education Program cannot be responsible for the refund of any part of the registration fee as a result of emergencies, unforeseen circumstances, or events beyond its control after the cancellation date.

ADA Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veterans status, or sexual orientation. If you require reasonable accommodations for a disability in order to participate fully in this continuing education course, please call 919-537-3400 no later than Friday, October 15, 2021.

By providing my information, I consent to receive communication via mail, email, fax, and phone from the University to North Carolina Continuing Dental Education office. The Continuing Dental Education office will not share your information with anyone.

Dental education institutions have an obligation to disseminate new knowledge related to dental practice. In so doing, some presentations may include controversial materials or commercial references. Sponsorship of a continuing education course by the University of North Carolina does not necessarily imply endorsement of a particular philosophy, procedure, or product by this institution.

The University of North Carolina Adams School of Dentistry cautions continuing dental education participants that there are potential risks of using limited knowledge when incorporating new techniques and procedures into the practice of dentistry, especially when the continuing education course has not provided supervised clinical experience and/or competency tests in the techniques or procedures.

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