Dr. Mark Vallee

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Synopsis:

A type of full arch fixed detachable restoration will be reviewed along with material options and choices.

A clinical case will be discussed and the stepwise process shown with explanations as to how and why this design and fabrication was chosen.

Objectives:

  1. Treatment planning full arch implant restorations
  2. Material choices for fixed detachable restorations
  3. Clinical and laboratory steps in the fabrication of a fixed detachable restoration.

Bio:

Dr. Mark Vallee is a Board Certified Prosthodontist.  He received his Bachelor of Science from Mount Allison University in 1999 and then received his DDS degree in 2005 from Dalhousie University, where in his fourth year he completed an implant elective program.  After dental school he went on to complete a degree in Prosthodontics and a Masters degree in Science at the University of Minnesota, graduating in 2008.  He is a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and a member of the Association of Prosthodontists of Canada. In Minnesota he received training in all areas of prosthodontics with a strong focus in implant dentistry.  In 2008, Dr. Vallee started his own private practice where he has been active in all aspects of prosthodontics with a special interest in implant restorations.  He also teaches in the dental clinic at Dalhousie University, where he is an associate professor with the Faculty of Dentistry. He is an examiner with the National Dental Examination Board of Canada and has also been a speaker for Nobel Biocare and Dentsply Implants.

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