Course Synopsis

Presenter: Paresh B. Patel, DDS

This course takes an in-depth look at the latest full-arch implant solutions, from overdentures to monolithic zirconia fixed implant prostheses. Dr. Patel explores the advantages of each restorative option, reviews their treatment protocols, and explains the clinical considerations involved in determining the ideal solution for each patient. This course also provides a hands-on experience with the conversion of a removable denture to a fixed provisional. 

Course Objectives

During this course, topics include:

  • The pros and cons of removable vs. fixed implant restorations
  • Provisionalizing fully edentulous implant cases
  • Converting overdentures to fixed restorations
  • The advantages of newly developed implant designs in full-arch indications
  • Digital treatment planning and when to consider guided surgery
  • Immediate extraction and implant placement for full-arch restorations
  • The use and clinical benefits of PMMA temporaries
  • Immediate conversion of the patient’s denture at the time of implant placement
  • Why the BruxZir Full-Arch Implant Prosthesis?

Glidewell Education Center 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 courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

The Glidewell Education Center is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing dental education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or any other applicable regulatory authority, or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 3/1/2015 to 2/28/2021. Provider ID# 216789

Course Details


September 27 - 28, 2019 (Irvine, CA)
Glidewell International Technology Center
18551 Von Karman Ave.
Irvine, CA 92612

November 22 - 23, 2019 (Louisville, KY)
Glidewell International Technology Center
3841 Business Park Dr
Louisville, KY 40213


8:30 am – 4:00 pm (Day 1)
8:30 am – 3:30 pm (Day 2)


$1,295 Per Doctor + $295 Per Staff Member

Available CE:

13 Hours



Dr. Paresh B. Patel

Paresh B. Patel, DDS

Dr. Paresh Patel is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry and the Medical College of Georgia/AAID MaxiCourse. He is a fellow of the Misch International Implant Institute and a diplomate of the ICOI.

Dr. Patel has placed more than 5,000 implants, has published numerous articles in leading dental journals, and has worked as a lecturer and clinical consultant on dental implants and prosthetics for several companies. Dr. Patel maintains private practices in Lenoir and Mooresville, North Carolina. Contact him at or

Product Code: 70-1148-GIT0502

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