Course Synopsis

Presenter: Paresh B. Patel, DDS

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

Learning Objectives

  • Describe pros and cons of removable vs. fixed implant restorations
  • Provisionalize fully edentulous implant cases
  • Convert overdentures to fixed restorations
  • Detail advantages of newly developed implant designs in full-arch indications
  • Apply digital treatment planning, and determine when to consider guided surgery
  • Implement immediate extraction and implant placement for full-arch restorations
  • Summarize use and clinical benefits of PMMA temporaries
  • Immediately convert patient’s denture at the time of implant placement
  • Describe advantages of 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.

Glidewell Education Center 
Nationally Approved PACE Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit 
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority, or AGD endorsement. 
3/1/2021 to 2/29/2024. 
Provider ID# 216789

Course Details


July 16–17, 2021 (Irvine, CA) 

Glidewell International Technology Center
18551 Von Karman Ave.
Irvine, CA 92612

Oct. 1–2, 2021 (Elizabeth, NJ) 
Smile USA - The Center for Educational Excellence
815 Salem Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07208

Dec. 3–4, 2021 (Irvine, CA) 
Glidewell International Technology Center
18551 Von Karman Ave.
Irvine, CA 92612


8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (Day 1)
8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. (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. He maintains private practices in Lenoir and Mooresville, North Carolina.

Product Code: 70-1148-GIT0962

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