The didactic component of the course shows three patients with different incisal edge positions. They include too extruded, the correct position and too apically positioned. The ramifications of encountering all three scenarios will be discussed. Also to be discussed is how to treat each case. To predictably improve the patients esthetics, and phonetics. In addition to their function, and soft tissue support, critical esthetic criteria such as lip position and mobility, nasolabial grooves, nasomental grooves and Marionette lines will all be discussed. Dr. Orphanos’ course is quite unique in that it addresses the patient’s concerns with regard to the soft tissue down to the occlusal scheme.
He will in addition, illustrate how to effectively change the soft tissue appearance of a patient while also improving the patient’s smile and delivering a functional occlusion. His protocol also illustrates a step by step diagnostic and surgical technique. Dr. Orphanos’ approach will effectively deliver a result that exceeds the patients’ expectations.
The course is not limited to the all encompassing treatment aspects of the procedure. It also discusses case presentation technique as well as utilizing Keynote for Mac to perform an amazing chair side presentation. Participants will be taught how to deliver a “wow” effect when presenting a case to the patient. The benefits of photography will be discussed as well as camera use and photographic technique. Participants are encourage to bring a Mac laptop and their cameras.
This course therefore, is also not intended for the novice. Rather the course is was designed by Dr. Orphanos for those who already have extensive implant experience but lack the immediate, full arch protocol in their clinical resources.