Contemporary Prosthodontics Series: 'Digital Workflow for the Partially Edentulous Patient: The Clinical Guide' (ON CAMPUS)

Module 1: Friday-Saturday, March 25-26, 2022

  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Module 2: Friday-Saturday, April 1-2, 2022

  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM





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Course Directors

WAEL ATT, D.D.S., Dr Med Dent Habil, Ph.D, Dr. Att is a professor and chair of the Department of Prosthodontics at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He is also a professor of prosthodontics at the School of Dentistry, University of Freiburg, Germany. Dr. Att is board-certified prosthodontist from the German Society of Prosthodontics and Biomaterials (DGPro) since 2004 and an active member of multiple professional organizations, including the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED), International Academy of Digital Dental Medicine, International College of Prosthdontists, Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics, and others. He is President of the International Academy for Digital Dental Medicine (IADDM), Past-President of the Prosthodontics Group of the International Association of Dental Research (IADR), and President of the Arabian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (ARAED).

Dr. Att earned his D.D.S. degree in 1997 from Tishreen University and received the Dr. Med. Dent. (2003) and a Ph.D. (2010) degrees--as well as the title of extraordinary professor (2013)-- from the University of Freiburg. He was a visiting assistant professor from 2005-2007 at the Weintraub Center for Reconstructive Biotechnology at the UCLA School of Dentistry, and the Director of Postgraduate Program in Prosthodontics in Freiburg from 2007-2017. A widely published and internationally respected clinician and lecturer, Dr. Att's main focus within teaching, research and clinical practice is esthetic and implant dentistry as well as the implementation of cutting-edge digital technologies in both reconstructive and multidisciplinary dentistry.

Program Speakers

Wael Att, DDS, Dr. Med Dent, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Prosthodontics, TUSDM


Konstantinos Vazouras, DMD, DDS, MPhil, MDSc, FACP, Assistant Professor, Interim Program, Director, Advanced Education in Post-doctoral, Prosthodontics, TUSDM


Mariam Malament, DMD, MSc, PhD, FACP, Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, TUSDM


André DeSouza, DDS, DMD, MSc, Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, TUSDM


Panagiotis Papaspyridakos, DDS, MS, Associate Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, TUSDM



Course Details

The intensive 4-day course consists of 2 modules, which entail lectures, live demos and hands-on. Focus is given on fundamentals of 3D implant planning and placement utilizing latest technology (software and hardware). The course will provide the clinicians with state-of-the-art protocols and workflows for implant placement and rehabilitation in partial edentulism. Tips and tricks will be provided for easy integration and implementation of digital technologies in everyday practice. At the end of the course, the participants should be knowledgeable on how to carefully plan and execute predictable partial arch implant rehabilitations.


Module 1, Day 1


  • Principles of implant diagnosis and treatment planning in partially edentulous patients
  • Data acquisition protocol for virtual implant planning (intraoral scans, 3D imaging)
  • Data fusion and virtual implant planning in partial edentulism
  • Virtual diagnostic wax-up and smile design
  • Clinical sequence, indications and predictability of guided surgery



  • Prosthetically driven 3D implant planning


Module 1, Day 2



  • Live Surgery on 8/12th floor clinic and live-broadcast to Rachel's Amphitheater


Afternoon Hands-on workshop:

  • Guided implant placement in partially edentulous models


Module 2, Day 1


  • Single vs multiple missing teeth in the esthetic zone
  • 3-visit implant protocol
  • Principles of implant temporization
  • Modern implant restorative materials
  • Digital restorative protocols for a predictable esthetic outcome


Hands-on workshop:

  • Intraoral scan of implants and emergence profile.
  • Manufacture and delivery of a temporary crown


Module 2, Day 2



  • Pitfalls and bottlenecks in contemporary implant dentistry
  • Managing and avoiding complications related to digital implant planning and guided surgery
  • Case presentations –Tips and tricks for simplifying clinical protocols in daily implant practice


Hands-on workshop:

  • CAD of temporary crowns based on intraoral scan.


This Course is Ideal for:

General Dentists, Prosthodontists, Periodontists and Oral Surgeons. Beginners as well as experienced clinicians

CE Credits

Participation: Credit Hours - 24


AGD Code: 610 & 690

Course Objectives
  • Understand the principles of treatment planning in contemporary digital implant dentistry
  • Utilize contemporary digital tools help for virtual implant planning and placement
  • Experience step-by-step digitally-driven clinical implant protocols for partially-edentulous jaws

Course Fee

Tuition: $4500 USD

**Please see box below for available discounts!**


Refund Policy: Full tuition refund or credit will be given for cancellations received at least two weeks prior to the course start date. Refunds or tuition credit will not be given to no-shows.


Wait List Policy: If a CE course obtains enough registrations where a wait list is established, the CE office will notify individuals with unpaid registration balances and ask them to pay their balance to secure their place in the course. If payment is not made to secure their place, the CE office has the right to offer that place to a paying individual on the wait list.

Discounts Available

Many Available Discounts!

  • 20% for anyone registering for the whole series! (Please see below*)
  • 20% for ITI fellows
  • 10% TUSDM Alumni
  • 10% TUSDM faculty
  • 10% RDH
  • 10% Dental assistants/ technicians


During registration, please click on the registration type that applies to you to access the appropriate discount.


*A participant can sign up for all 7 Prosthodontic Series and receive a 20% discount on the entire tuition. For only $14,200 you can get 96 Participation CE hours! If you are interested in receiving the 20% on the entire series please reach out to the Continuing Education Team at or at 617-636-6629.



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