Treatment Planning: The Updated Protocols (ON CAMPUS)
  • Friday, September 9, 2022 
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Tufts University School of Dental Medicine


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Course Directors

WAEL ATT, D.D.S., Dr Med Dent Habil, Ph.D, Dr. Att is a professor in 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


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


Khaled El Rafie, DMD, FACP, Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, TUSDM


Course Details

This interactive course consists of lectures and hands-on workshops. The course will provide comprehensive overview of current workflows for data acquisition, diagnosis, and treatment planning. The course will teach how to differentiate various dental conditions and how to apply modern concepts for treatment planning. During the workshops the participants will be provided with the clinical scenarios (virtual information and models) and given the task to treatment plan the case. The treatment plans given by different groups of participants will then be discussed by the lecturers.




  • Principles of patient management
  • Patient and case selection and patient personality
  • Data acquisition and management
  • Photography
  • Introduction to the online platform Smile Cloud
  • Diagnosis and treatment planning
  • Treatment planning workflows: Digital vs Analogue
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Clinical case presentation
  • Choices between treatment plans
  • Material choices for selected treatment plan


Hands-on workshop

  • Interactive treatment planning



Course Objectives
  • Explore contemporary workflows for case documentation and assessment
  • Develop a systematic approach for a predictable treatment planning
  • Learn the state of the art evidence about treatment outcomes


This course is ideal for: General Dentists, newly graduated prosthodontists, newly graduated specialists.

CE Credits

Participation: Credit Hours - 6


AGD Code: 610 & 690

Course Fee

Tuition: $995 USD

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

Discounts Available

Many Available Discounts!

  • 20% for ITI fellows
  • 10% TUSDM Alumni
  • 10% RDH
  • 10% Dental assistants/ technicians


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


**Discounts cannot be combined, only one discount can be applied to this course.




Remaining Seats: 16

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Educational Method

Live Lecture and Hands-On Workshop


This program is sponsored by Straumann (


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