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Restorative Concepts for Implant Dentistry

April 8, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT

$96.00 – $995.00


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MasterTrack Session 4 - Day 3

Delivery: In-Person Lecture & Hands-On

Presenter: Dr. Timothy Hess

Location: Washington AGD Global Education Center

Subject Codes: 690 – Implants Participation, 610 –  Fixed Prosthodontics

Credit Hours: 8.0

Light breakfast, lunch, parking, all hands-on materials are provided for in-person attendees.


Lecture & Hands-On:

  • AGD Member Dentists: $795
  • Non-AGD Member Dentists: $995
  • AGD Member Student: $645

Course Outline:

Dental implants are a proven modality to replace single & multiple missing teeth, including full edentulous arches. Many abutment and restorative options from implant manufacturers to third-party suppliers exist. The number of options available can be confusing, even to experienced clinicians.

This presentation will review implant restorative options such as cement retained, screw retained, and the screwmentable concept. Discussion of impression and scanning techniques as well as laboratory procedures will be discussed. Current and historical literature will be cited to support restorative guidelines.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss implant abutment options including stock and custom options.
  2. Illustrate options when restoring implants with screw channels in less-than-ideal position.
  3. Impression & scanning options for single and multiple implants.
  4. Use of zirconia as abutments and/or crowns when restoring dental implants.
  5. Review tips for successful delivery of cement retained, screw retained and screwmentable options.
  6. Explain the proper use of torque wrenches to deliver the appropriate clamping forces to the seating screw.

Timothy A. Hess


Dr. Hess is a graduate of the University of Alberta and completed his DDS degree from the University of Washington in 1994. He is an Affiliate Assistant Professor in Restorative Dentistry, Affiliate Faculty in Oral Medicine and the Director of the Tucker Institute at the UW School of Dentistry. He currently lectures on implant failures due to restorative techniques, operative techniques, zirconia restorations as well as facial aesthetics including the topics of Botulinum toxin and dermal fillers. Dr. Hess also maintains a private practice in Auburn, Washington.

Dr. Hess has been published in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, IJOMI, CJRDP, Decisions in Dentistry and Operative Dentistry. He has presented at the ADA Annual Meeting, the AGD Annual Meeting, Pacific Northwest Dental Conference, International Academy of Gnathology, Pacific Coast Society of Prosthodontics and the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics.

He is a Past-President of the Seattle-King County Dental Society. Dr. Hess is a Member of Academy of Operative Dentistry, a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, Pierre Fauchard Academy, American College of Dentist and has received his Life Long Service Recognition from the Academy of General Dentistry. He is a Member of the International Academy of Gnathology and an Active Member of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry.


April 8, 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT
$96.00 – $995.00


Washington Academy of General Dentistry
(206) 212-4969
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Washington AGD Global Educational Center
19415 International Blvd, #410
SeaTac, WA 98188 United States
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19415 International Blvd Ste 410
SeaTac, WA 98188-5366
AGD Provider ID # 219331
(206) 212-4969

Nationally Approved From 6/1/2018 – 5/31/2024
Approved PACE Program Provider FAGD/MAGD Credit Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement.

The Washington AGD Continuing Dental Education Committee gratefully acknowledges corporate partners of our programs for their generous support. CE program providers and instructors will disclose to participants any monetary or other special interest the program provider may have with any corporate partners products they are discussing in CE activities. Disclosure will be made in publicity materials and at the beginning of the presentation itself in accordance with our PACE Commerical Support Guidelines.