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Pathway Wear For The General Dentist

April 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm PDT

Free – $10.00
Pathway Wear For The General Dentist


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UWSOD ACP April 22, 2021
Free registration for all participants. Student AGD Members will receive CE credits.
$ 0.00
UWSOD ACP April 22, 2021 - CE Credit
Attendance + CE Credit. Non-students can receive credit with $10 registration fee.
$ 10.00

Instructor: Morgan Gwin, BSc, DDS

Location: Virtual Meeting
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

  • Registration and attendance are free for all participants.
  • Student AGD Members will receive CE credits.
  • Non-students can receive CE credits with $10 registration fee.

Credit Hours: 1.5 Hours
Subject Code: 610 Fixed Prosthodontics

UWSOD AGD Student Chapter Graduate Prosthodontics Lecture Series


We were taught in dental school that tooth wear comes in 3 varieties: attrition, erosion, and abrasion. But what we weren’t taught is that attrition also comes in different varieties! Pathway wear or the “constricted envelope of function” is one of these varieties of attrition that you may not have heard of, but you’ve likely seen in your patients. This lecture will teach you what “Pathway Wear” means, what to look for clinically in your patients, and what can be done to treat it. (HINT: It’s not a night guard). An interesting case presentation of “Invisalign gone-wrong” will be used to demonstrate treatment of a patient with Pathway wear.

Learning Objectives

After the lecture, attendees should be able to:

  • Identify the three characteristic wear facets patterns: edge-to-edge, pathway, and cross-over wear
  • Describe the “Envelope of Motion” and how it differs from the “Envelope of Function”
  • Describe the etiology of pathway wear
  • Identify early and late signs of pathway wear
  • Understand how the etiology directly relates to the treatment and restoration of patients with pathway wear

About the Presenter

Dr. Gwin is a 3 rd year Resident in the Graduate Prosthodontics program at the University of Washington. Prior to starting her residency training she had no idea what “Pathway wear” meant, despite taking at least 12 hours of CE on Occlusion. She completed a Doctor of Dental Surgery (2015) and a BSc in Mechanical Engineering (2011) at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, AB, Canada.


This virtual meeting will be available in the Washington AGD Learning Portal.

Pathway Wear For The General Dentist


April 22
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm PDT
Free – $10.00
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Washington Academy of General Dentistry
(206) 212-4969
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The Washington AGD is a Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. AGD-Washington, Nationally Approved From 6/1/2018 - 5/31/2024

CE Credits will be issued for Verified Attendance at the WAGD/CARDP Ongoing Webinars

The Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontic is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual activities or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. The Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics designates this activity CE for the WAGD/CARDP CE Portal Webinar Series. WAGD CE, online Lecture Webinars providing 1 to 3 hours each of continuing education credits. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.