Simplified Final Impression Technique for Complete Denture Success

Leif Stromberg, DDS, MAGD, Simplified Final Impression Technique for Complete Denture Success
Speaker: Leif Stromberg, DDS, MAGD
Category: Prosthodontics
CE Credits: 2.5
Format: MP4 Video
This course addresses the intraoral structures that are important to record in adequate edentulous final impressions. It also presents a simplified final impression technique for tissue-supported comp...more
  • 5.0 (2 Reviews)
  • Running Time: 2 hours
  • Released: 6/15/2023
  • Expiration Date: 6/15/2026
CE Details
Credit Details
This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 2.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 670.

The fee to view this course is $36. This cost includes the fee to take the exam and claim your CE credits.

Synopsis:
A denture service can be a positive life-changing experience for an edentulous patient. It can also be a very negative struggle for both patient and dentist.

This is the second course in a five-course series on Keys to Complete Denture Success. Each course focuses on fundamental elements of fabricating complete dentures and may be completed on its own as a standalone course or in conjunction with the others. Subsequent courses in the series will be released soon!

This course addresses the intraoral structures that are important to record in adequate edentulous final impressions. It also presents a simplified final impression technique for tissue-supported complete dentures, including how to determine and mark the posterior extension of the maxillary denture and how to locate, mark and record the retromolar pads in the lower impression.

Also discussed is the importance of recording a preliminary centric relation/vertical dimension of occlusion record for the lab to use to mount the master casts for fabricating the setup for the records appointment. This reduces frustration for the dentist, saves chair time and increases quality of the final dentures. Also covered are important devices for fabricating complete dentures, including the alma gauge, Swissedent wax rim former, papillameter and alameter.

Life is too short to fabricate complete dentures unpredictably and unsuccessfully. This series of courses will show you a much better way. Learn and incorporate the Keys to Complete Denture Success into your workflow to have less problems during the fabrication process and after the completed dentures are delivered.


Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
  • Identify intra-oral anatomic landmarks to record for adequate edentulous final impressions.
  • Make adequate edentulous final impressions.
  • Describe the anatomy of posterior palatal seal area and peripheral seal for maxillary complete dentures.
  • Explain the use of the alma gauge, Swissedent wax rim former, papillameter, and alameter in denture fabrication.
  • Record a preliminary centric relation/vertical dimension of occlusion record for the lab to use to mount the master casts for fabricating the set up for the records appointment.
Description of Speaker:
M. Leif Stromberg, DDS, MAGD practices restorative dentistry in Dallas, Texas, at Preston Hollow Specialists. He has taken thousands of hours of continuing dental education courses, and he received the Mastership Award from the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD). He enjoys treating edentulous patients and teaching courses on edentulous restorations. He has written a textbook on advanced techniques for predictably successful complete dentures, and he has presented at many dental conferences throughout the United States.

Dr Stromberg has been selected by his peers for inclusion in Texas Monthly Magazine as a Texas Super Dentist 13 times (2005 through 2017) and has been inducted into the Texas Super Dentist Hall of Fame. Dr Stromberg served as a clinical assistant professor in the Department of General Dentistry at Baylor College of Dentistry - A Component of Texas A & M University Health Sciences Center (now Texas A & M University College of Dentistry) in Dallas from 2000 through 2005.


Disclosure:
In the past 12 months, the lecturer/speaker declare that they have had a financial interest, arrangement or affiliation within the field of dentistry or health care with the following: Approach Management Group Inc., Central Texas Dental Society, and Balmoral Dental Lab.

CE Reviews

Overall

5.0  (2 Total Reviews)
 2 people would recommend this course to a friend.
Instructor spoke clearly and was easy to understand
5.0
Course material was informative, organized, and up to date
5.0
Course objectives were consistent with course as advertised
5.0
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drsdj
User: drsdj
Date: 12/26/2023
Instructor spoke clearly and was easy to understand
5
Course material was informative, organized, and up to date
5
Course objectives were consistent with course as advertised
5
Great approach to avoid custom trays
shadhattaway
User: shadhattaway
Date: 8/30/2023
Instructor spoke clearly and was easy to understand
5
Course material was informative, organized, and up to date
5
Course objectives were consistent with course as advertised
5
Good content to help improve impressions with stock trays.
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