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3D Dentistry Roadmap: Paradigm Shift Ahead

Ended Apr 17, 2020
3 credits

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3(D)entistry Roadmap: Paradigm Shift Ahead.


During this course we will discuss 2D v 3D imaging: is it time for a paradigm shift in how we use these technologies in practice? An all digital implant workflow beginning with the end in mind that is more efficient and profitable will be presented. We will discuss intraoral scanning and CAD/CAM workflows, including same-visit restorations, smile design, and esthetic cases. 3D printing workflows, including models, nightguards, deprogrammers, provisional retainers, and smile mockups. 


This course will show attendees how the 3D digital puzzle pieces, including intraoral scanner, milling unit, CBCT, and 3D printer work together to improve efficiency and profit, while providing better care and outcomes for their patients. Attendees will learn entrepreneurial and healthcare strategies of 3D digital dentistry and step by step workflows.  



Michael L Young, DDS

An early adopter of digital dentistry, Dr. Michael Young operates a private practice in Sterling Heights, MI. He graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1994. For 5 years he worked for the Detroit Red Wings Team Dentist and was responsible for coverage of games and any dental injuries. He is a mentor for the Kois Center for Advanced Dental Learning and is a member of the American Dental Association. Dr. Young is a member of the Michigan Dental Association for which he was a Trustee for 6 years. He is a member of the Detroit District Dental Society for which he is a Past President. Dr. Young is a member of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists and American Academy of Oral Systemic Health.