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Hands on Course — Half Day

Thursday, September 14, 2017 (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)

Dr. Jonathan Ng – Vancouver, BC

Hands on Course Title: How to Use Digital Impression Scanning and In Office Milling

Location:  Vancouver Pinnacle Harbourfront Hotel – Port of New York Room, 3rd Floor

$ 295.00  (Inclusive, includes breaks, hands on course materials and all taxes and gratuities)

CE Credits: 3

Synopsis:  Digital dentistry is the focus of advanced dentistry today. The modern dental practice cannot help but be touched by various facets of the digital workflow. This session aims to explore various digital impression systems, digital designing and where in-office CAD/CAM is useful today. Come see how the various facets of digital technology is at our fingertips and gain an understanding of the available technology so that you can utilize it to unlock the power of these tools in your practice today. Attendees will get a first-hand experience with scanners and how they are used. Take hold of various scanners and get a chance to try out the technology. There will be a chance to dive in to the world of in-office CAD/CAM and see the benefits of this type of technology in everyday dental practice.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explore various digital impression systems
  2. Understanding digital impression systems and application
  3. Digital design workflows
  4. In-Office CAD/CAM and some of its application today

Bio:  Dr. Jonathan A. Ng, BMedSc, DDS, MSc, Dip. Pros., FRCD(C) is a Certified Specialist in Prosthodontics. He earned his specialist training at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and his Bachelor of Medical Sciences and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees at the University of Alberta.

Following completion of a general practice residency, he continued at the University of Alberta Hospital as a staff dentist treating medically compromised patients in a clinical and operating room setting. He also managed a rural practice in Elk Point, Alberta. Dr. Ng is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor at the UBC Department of Dentistry and is also on staff as a clinical Prosthodontist at the BC Cancer Agency in Vancouver delivering multifaceted prosthodontic care and oral and facial rehabilitation to medically complex patients.

Dr. Ng’s private practice is on West Broadway in Vancouver, Canada. He focuses his private practice on esthetic and functional reconstruction ranging from the single tooth situation to complex prosthodontics. His practice includes the surgical placement and restoration of dental implants. He has a passion for the area of digital dentistry such as digital impressions and the digital workflow and has been invited to speak both nationally and internationally on these topics. He has published articles on the subject area.
Dr. Ng has been involved in international aid missions with a strong desire to help those in underdeveloped countries. When not practicing dentistry, he enjoys photography, playing the guitar and snowboarding.



Hands on Course — Full Day

Thursday, September 14, 2017 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm)

Dr. Richard D. Tucker, Bellingham, WA

Title: Preparation and Seating of Conservative Cast Gold Restorations

(7 CE Credits)

Cost: $ 595.00 (tax included) Registrants (Includes course materials, breaks, luncheon and all taxes and gratuities)

Synopsis:  In the morning session, each participant will prepare a variety of cast gold restoration designs, utilizing clinical materials to simulate as close as possible the true clinical situation.  In the afternoon session, each participant will seat and finish a cast gold restoration provided by the course, on a natural tooth.  All equipment and supplies will be provided, except for operator loops or magnification.

 Learning Objectives:

  1. Preparation design and extension
  2. Preparation detail
  3. Evaluation of a cast gold restoration prior to cementation
  4. Cementation and finishing techniques for great results.

Bio: Dick Tucker graduated from the university of Washington School of Dentistry in 1976, and has maintained a private dental practice in Bellingham Washington for the past 40 Years.  He is an operating member of one clinical study club, which meets monthly, and mentors three clinical study clubs in cast gold restorations also monthly.  Dick has lectured in Mexico, Canada, the United States, and Europe.  Other educational endeavors include teaching an elective course in cast gold restorations at the University of Washington School of Dentistry, and teaching the Tucker Institute course in Cast Gold Restorations.

He is also an Affiliate Associate Professor at the University of Washington School of Dentistry, a member of the Academy of Operative Dentistry, a member of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, and past president of the American Academy of Gold Foil Operators.  If he can’t be practicing dentistry, he enjoys fishing, sailing and mountain climbing, having climbed six peaks over 18,000 feet.