March 26, 2021

Treatment Planning Functional Esthetics


Seminar Schedule:

8:15am - 9:45am:
 Introductory remarks & LECTURE
9:45am - 10:00am:
15 minute break
10:00am - 11:30am:
 LECTURE continues
11:30am - 11:45am:
 15 minute break
11:45am - 12:30pm:
 LECTURE continues
12:30pm - 1:00pm:
  Lunch break
1:00pm - 3:30pm:
 LECTURE continues
3:30pm - 4:00pm:
 Q & A

Break Down

This presentation will guide the clinician through a rationale and treatment approach for the worn dentition based on developing a framework for the organization of clinical observations. These clinical observations will be described in terms of diagnostic criteria, which will be explored using clinical examples and support from the literature. The end goal of this presentation is for the clinician to learn a treatment approach for assessing and treating the patient with the worn dentition.

Learning Objectives:

From this lecture you will learn:

  1. Angle classification
  2. Maxillary incisal edge position
  3. A-P jaw relations
  4. Occlusal Plane (evaluated with OVD)
  5. OVD evaluation
  6. Midline evaluation
  7. Smile analysis
  8. Gingival plane analysis

About the Speaker

Dr. Ramos is an Associate Professor and the Director of Graduate Prosthodontics at the University of Washington. He recently retired after 30 years of active duty service from the United States Army Dental Corps where he was the Prosthodontic Residency Program Director and the Prosthodontic Consultant to the Surgeon General of the Army. Dr. Ramos received his D.D.S. from the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston in 1985 and his certificate in the Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics from Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 1994. He is a Diplomate of The American Board of Prosthodontics and a Fellow in the American College of Prosthodontists. Dr. Ramos lectures nationally and internationally on esthetics and implant dentistry.