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

Module 1: Friday-Saturday, May 13-14, 2022

  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Module 2: Friday-Saturday, May 20-21, 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



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


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



Course Details

This exciting 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 intensive course will provide the clinicians with state-of-the-art protocols and workflows for implant placement and rehabilitation for edentulous jaws and terminal dentition. The course includes principles and guidelines for immediate implant placement and loading protocols using the digital workflow, exposing the participants to different clinical scenarios they may face in everyday practice. At the end of the course, the participants should be knowledgeable on how to carefully plan and execute predictable full-arch implant rehabilitations.


Module 1, Day 1


  • Principles of implant diagnosis and treatment planning in edentulous patients/terminal dentition
  • Workflow of computer-based implant planning for edentulous jaws and terminal dentition.
  • Data acquisition protocol (intraoral scans, model scans, 3D imagingw/o imaging appliances)
  • Data fusion, virtual set-up, smile design
  • Virtual implant planning
  • Clinical sequence, indications and predictability of fully-guided guided surgery



  • Computer-based 3D implant planning in edentulous jaw


Module 1, Day 2



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


Afternoon Hands-on workshop:

  • Full-guided implant placement in edentulous models


Module 2, Day 1


  • Principles of immediate implant loading in edentulous jaw/ terminal dentition
  • Clinical protocols for a predictable esthetic outcomeof immediate full-arch implant placement and loading
  • Pitfalls and bottlenecks in contemporary full-arch implant dentistry

Hands-on workshop:

  • Provisional pick up for full-arch digitally manufactured and conventional temporary prosthesis - How to, DOs and DONTs


Module 2, Day 2



  • Live Surgery on 8/12th floor and live-broadcast to Rachel's Amphitheater (implant placement)


Afternoon Lectures:

  • Modern restorative materials for implant full-arch rehabilitation
  • Managing and avoiding complications relatedto digital implant planning and guided surgeryfor the edentulous arch
  • Case presentations –Tips and tricks for simplifying clinical protocols in daily implant practice


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
  • Learn the principles of advanced treatment planning for edentulous patients
  • Utilize virtual implant planning and placement for predictable clinical protocols
  • Understand contemporary clinical protocols and workflows for immediacy in the 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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