Optimizing Success with Resin Bonded Prostheses
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Speaker: Charles J. Goodacre, DDS, MSD
Credit Hours: 1.25
Subject Code: 610 – Fixed Prosthodontics
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The most common clinical complications associated with resin bonded prostheses are identified along with methods of minimizing or preventing them. Methods of managing the complications are described when they do occur.
Knowledge of the factors that cause complications and failure in fixed prosthodontics enhances our ability to develop effective treatment plans, facilitates success, promotes optimal doctor-patient communication regarding anticipated treatment outcomes and provides early diagnosis of problems encountered during long-term maintenance. This presentation will identify the most common complications encountered with resin bonded prostheses and describe methods of minimizing or preventing their occurrence as well as managing the complications when they occur.
- Describe the indications and limitations of resin bonded prostheses
- Identify the most common complications associated with resin bonded prostheses
- Know the debond rate associated with resin bonded prostheses
- Discuss the diagnosis and treatment planning factors that affect debonding
- Describe the tooth preparation features that reduce or eliminate complications
- Identify the appropriate metal thicknesses required in frameworks
- Describe the methods used to retain resin cements to the metal framework
- Discuss the appropriate cementation protocol
Dr. Goodacre received his DDS degree from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 1971. He completed a three year combined program in Prosthodontics and Dental Materials at Indiana University School of Dentistry and in 1974 earned his MSD degree. He served as Chair of the Department of Prosthodontics at Indiana University and from 1994 to 2013 served as Dean of the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. He currently teaches in the Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry and is a Distinguished Professor at that institution.
He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, Past-President of the American Board of Prosthodontics, Past-President of the American College of Prosthodontists, and Past President of the Academy of Prosthodontics. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Oral Rehabilitation (FOR) and is Chair of the FOR Education Council.
October 23, 2021