A Two-Day Prosthetics Program for ALL Restorative Dentists, Surgeons and Lab Technicians


Howard M. Chasolen, D.M.D.


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Course Details

This course is designed for all RESTORATIVE DENTISTS, SURGEONS AND LAB TECHNICIANS wishing to increase their knowledge and ability to treatment plan and treat implant prosthodontics from the every day case to the most complex clinical situations.

In this program, participants will learn a step by step process to ensure success in diagnosis, treatment planning, treatment and management and the foundational principles necessary to treat today’s implant patient.

What to Expect

  • Approach all types of implant prosthetics cases, from the everyday to the most complex
  • Plan accordingly for future success
  • Experience the enjoyment of a thriving Prosthodontics practice…without all the pitfalls
  • Implement a step-by-step process to streamline diagnosis, treatment planning and treatment management


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Day 1

  • 7:15 - 8:00am
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  • 8:00 - 10:00am
    • A complete understanding of the concept of prosthetic driven treatment planning.
    • How to determine the type of implant prosthesis based on patients chief complaint.
    • That bone quantity and quality means nothing unless the desired outcome is determined first.
    • How to classify the different types of fixed and removable implant prostheses and relate quantity of implants and implant positions to the prosthesis.
    • How to make 4 different types of surgical templates for quadrant and full arch cases.
    • The process of template fabrication for CT guided implant prosthetics.
    • Understanding different imaging modalities and when each is needed.
    • To evaluate aesthetic conditions that will lead to success or failure in the prosthetic outcome.
    • To treatment plan for biological success by understanding the influence attached tissue has on long term outcome.
    • To create treatment plans that are engineered for different qualities of bone and understand how bone grafting influences osseo-prosthomechanics.
    • To relate quantitative information such as Radio Frequency Analysis, CT generated Hounsefield units and insertion torque values to predict and understand immediate loading outcomes.
    • A complete understanding of immediate loading of the single tooth to full arch reconstruction.
    • Review of immediate loading concepts- direct conversion prosthesis, indirect conversion prosthesis, CT generated guided retro-fit immediate load prosthesis.
    • The management of the occlusion in fixed and removable implant prosthetics.
    • Review the rationale and scientific positions on splinting or non-splinted fixed and removable restorations.
    • How to document and present plans to patients.
    • How to organize an implant prosthetic inventory.
    • A comprehensive literature review from today’s publications covering treatment planning, removable and fixed implant prosthetics.
    • How to get the most information out of CT scans by using a scan template designed to relate final tooth positions to the existing anatomy.
    • How to integrate bio-instrumentation into your implant practice (T-Scan, Joint Vibration Analysis, Jaw Tracking, Guided surgery, CT technology)
  • 10:00 - 10:15am
    • Session details are not available.
  • 10:15 - 12:00pm
    • How to determine if a tooth should be extracted for implant treatment or saved for conventional treatment.
    • Understanding temporization strategies for the single tooth implant.
    • A complete decision algorithm on determining when a graft is necessary for an outstanding cosmetic outcome.
    • Cement or screw-retention or “screw-mentation” for single tooth restorations?
    • What type of abutments are best for anterior and posterior single tooth restorations?
  • 120:00 - 1:00pm
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  • 1:00pm
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  • 4:00pm
    • Session details are not available.

Day 2



Dr. Howard Chasolen graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 1991. He earned a specialty certificate in Prosthodontics and a fellowship certificate in Implant Prosthodontics from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine from 1991 to 1994. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. He is a Past President of the Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, The Florida Prosthodontic Association and The Sarasota County Dental Association as well as being appointed to the faculty at the University of Florida in the Graduate Prosthodontic Residency Program. He has restored over 20,000 units of crown and bridge, 1000 full arches, and 9,000 implants. His practice is limited to Prosthodontics and is located in Sarasota, Florida.


After you register for Implant Prosthetic Fundamentals & Beyond, reserve your room at THE WYNDHAM GRAND, CLEARWATER

100 Coronado Dr, Clearwater, FL 33767

Call 727.281.9536 and ask for the “Chasolen Dental Group Rate.”

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Our Mission

The Chasolen Education & Research Center’s mission is to educate the dental professional, and provide the dental professional with the opportunity to attain the highest level of mastery in the evaluation, diagnosis, planning, delivery of treatment, and after-care management in the discipline of restorative dentistry.

Through his three custom-designed programs, Dr. Chasolen strives to develop a critical-thinking process that allows the dental professional to achieve a mastery level treatment outcome through analysis of clinical presentation, application of state-of-the-art scientific information and technology, and understanding of evidence-based and clinically tested philosophies and treatment protocols.