Implant Retained Overdentures


AGD Member:  $49*

Student Member: $37.50*

Speaker:  Mark Lin, DDS

Non-Member:  $70

Credit Hours:  1.5

Subject Code:  690 – Implants

*AGD Member discount applied at checkout.

SKU: 844 Category:


This course will address implant retained overdentures as a treatment modality to edentulism. Treatment planning for implant retained overdentures will be discussed along with the process for identifying the specifications for implants required for maxillary and mandibular overdentures.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn treatment planning concepts for implant overdentures
  • Articulate the benefits and drawbacks of implant overdenture attachments and bars
  • Identify the number, location and design of implants required for maxillary and mandibular overdentures

Dr. Lin graduated from the University Of Detroit Mercy School Of Dentistry. He then completed a one-year general practice residency program at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, Ohio. He practiced general dentistry for 13 years and then returned to complete his postgraduate specialty training in prosthodontics at the University Of Toronto.

He was an assistant professor, former co-director of the postgraduate prosthodontic program and former co-director of the implant prosthodontic unit at the University of Toronto.

He currently is an editorial board member for prosthodontics for the Oral Health Journal and editorial board member for the Journal of Clinical & Practical Oral Implantology. He also serves as an expert consultant for the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario.

In addition, Lin maintains a full-time specialty practice as a prosthodontist, focusing on full-mouth reconstructions, dental implant surgery, various grafting procedures, implant prosthetics and management of implant complications.

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Time and Period of Availability for Internet Based Courses

Until review/expiration

Original Release Date

April 24, 2018

Expiration Date

April 23, 2021