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HANDS-ON Mastering Occlusion: Achieve Confidence for Everyday Dentistry, All-on-X, Reconstruction and TMD Management – Nov. 1-3

November 3 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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HANDS-ON Mastering Occlusion:
Achieve Confidence for Everyday Dentistry, All-on-X, Reconstruction and TMD Management
Presented by Dr. Kenneth Peters, Dr. Daniel Selner and Dr. Kyle Griffith

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Discover the essential role of occlusion in vital elements of your dentistry. This comprehensive three-day course is packed with practical information and in-depth hands-on experiences and is the gateway to learning even more highly advanced skills. Equip yourself with the knowledge and techniques necessary to enhance your practice and improve patient outcomes.

What will I learn?

  • How occlusion and airway are interrelated
  • How to identify TMD symptoms
  • When to treat a malocclusion and when not to treat
  • Why centric relation is so important, and how to use it confidently
  • Why occlusal splints work, and why they don’t
  • How to manage occlusion for a more predictable and profitable practice
  • How to increase patient loyalty through occlusion services
  • Ways to increase your referral base with occlusion management
  • Why an “ideal appearing” occlusion can precipitate problems

Gain hands-on experience through these exercises: 

  • Finding centric relation using various methods
  • Using the leaf-gauge properly to record centric relation
  • Obtaining and using the appropriate records to quickly and inexpensively set your articulators for more predictable dentistry
  • Using the articulator to understand what all the settings mean and how it influences your dentistry
  • Using pre-fabricated occlusal deprogrammers
  • Adjusting the occlusal appliance
  • Occlusal equilibration

Deep-dive into these topics:

  • Occlusion Overview: How managing occlusion will make your dentistry more predictable and profitable, and can increase patient loyalty
  • Occlusal Concepts: Critically important concepts which will help you provide excellent, long-lasting results
  • Occlusal Disease: Gain confidence knowing etiology and treatment modalities
  • The Joint Position for Restorative Dentistry: Where it is and how to find it
  • Centric Relation or Habit Bite: When is each appropriate?
  • Ideal Occlusion: Become known as a dentist in your community that excels with occlusal principles
  • Complex Cases: Gain more confidence with difficult restorative cases
  • Implant Cases: What is the ideal occlusal scheme, and how do we achieve it?

Dr. Kenneth Peters currently is full-time Associate Faculty and Director of the Occlusion curriculum at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. Prior to his academic career, he maintained a private practice in Highlands Ranch, CO, focusing on restorative dentistry, occlusion, and TMD. Dr. Peters has been a member of the IPSO faculty since 2002. He is a Past President of the American Equilibration Society, the Colorado Dental Association, the Metro Denver Dental Society and the Colorado Prosthodontic Society.

Dr. Daniel Selner is in private practice in Denver, CO. His practice is limited to restorative dentistry, occlusion and the treatment of TMJ disorders. He has lectured and conducted occlusal seminars in both the United States and United Kingdom. He is a member of several organizations including the International College of Dentists, American Equilibration Society, American Academy of Osseointegration and the Colorado Prosthodontic Society. He is past president of the Colorado Prosthodontic Society.

Dr. Kyle Griffith is an Associate Professor at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. After dental school, he completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at Fort Hood, TX. After serving six years in the Army, Dr. Griffith successfully grew his private dental practice in Denver, CO. In 2021, he merged his practice with Denver Tech Dentistry.

This course is held in partnership with IPSO Seminars. The International Partnership on the Study of Occlusion (IPSO) has a track record of 50 years of educating restorative dentists, periodontists, prosthodontists, endodontists, pediatric dentists and lab techs on effectively diagnosing and treating occlusion in their patients. IPSO differentiates itself with affordable, intimate and immersive workshops in your local community.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided each day.

Date: Friday, November 1 – Sunday, November 3, 2024

Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm (one-hour lunch)

Dentist: $1,995  (includes 1 staff member – not dentists)
Lab Technician: $718
IPSO Alumni: $718
Additional Team Member: $718
Student: $718

CE Credits: 21

Format: Hands-on

Cancellation Deadline: October 1, 2024

2 Easy Ways to Register
Online – available 24 hours/day
Click here for online registration

Available Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm at (303) 488-9700

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations made in writing by the cancellation deadline are entitled to a full refund, less a $250 administrative fee. No refunds will be issued after the cancellation deadline.

MDDS and IPSO are ADA CERP Recognized Providers. 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.

MWDI Parking Information
For your convenience, we have free parking in two retail garages within the Beauvallon building (east-facing side). Both garages are accessed from Lincoln Street between 9th and 10th Avenues. Parking in these garages is available on a first-come, first served basis. ** If you are attending a large course/event at the MWDI, we recommend arriving early in case the garages fill and alternative parking must be secured. Be aware – The garages come up quickly after you cross 9th Avenue and both have left lane entrances. All numbered spaces within both retail parking garages (without “Reserved” signs) are available on a first-come, first served basis. Do not park in any spaces marked “KCNC.” Do not park in the residential parking. Residential garages are at the back of the retail garages. The north and south garages are not connected. Both have open parking available.