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Preston Study Club - 17 October 2019

Glitches, Bugs and Breakthroughs. How To Make Digital Dentistry Work For You

Presented by: Phil Reddington
Host: Amit Mistry
Exhibitors: Implantium UK, Southern Implants UK, Zimmer Biomet (Biomet 3i UK), Megagen Implants (UK), CT Dent
Date: 17 October 2019
Time: 1900 Refreshments 1930 Lecture
Location: Farington Lodge Hotel, Stanifield Lane, Farington, Preston, Lancashire, PR25 4QR

With more and more digital systems being employed both in lab and surgery it is easy to presume that digital just works. So when problems occur it can be very frustrating. I aim to show the ways we use CAD/CAM technology in our daily production and the steps we take to ensure accuracy not only of the final prostheses but more importantly the interoral scans and models produced by the scans.

Learning Objectives:

  • To gain understanding of common problems with interoral scans
  • To gain a real solution to verify both scans and printed or milled models
  • To gain an overview of when and where to employ the latest materials
  • To gain an overview of the latest CAD software
  • To gain an understanding of how to improve the synergy between lab and surgery

Biography

Phil Reddington has been a dental technician for 26 years and he owns and runs a cosmetic and implant laboratory in Leeds, UK. Phil’s specialist interest is dental ceramics and he lectures and demonstrates for Cendres+Métaux, Creation/Willie Geller, GC, Anaxdent and 3Shape internationally. Phil has been a regular on the international lecture circuit for the past 5 years presenting at many symposiums and forums in the USA, Japan, Korea, Germany and the UK. Recent lectures have been for esteemed organisations such as the ITI, ADI, BAAD, and AO to name just a few. These presentations have covered a variety of subjects such as lab to surgery communication, dental materials, CAD/CAM solutions, guided surgery, and high performance polymers. In recent years Phil has travelled the world teaching dentists and technicians a revolutionary approach to implant dentistry The BDT Technique® over a series of 2-4 day courses in such esteemed venues as the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. Phil continues to work at the bench daily and enjoys the hands on ceramic layering more than ever and has recently joined the board of the IDDA.

Qualifications: RDT MDTA BIDST DTG

Location and Further Actions

Host
Dr Amit Mistry