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DC Forum: Meeting #5

About the Meeting

In this advanced session, we will discuss in depth digital workflow for anterior implant restoration. Full mouth rehabilitation and how we set up teach case using digital platforms. Participants will be allowed to ask specific questions pertaining to Digital and Cad/Cam Designs. Understanding Systems of connectivity will help participants better serve their patients. Utilizing a scan bodies & temporary abutments without a fixture level impression, this can allow us to design ideal abutments for implants. Digital acquisition impressions of implant and ceramic restorations will be demonstrated. Anterior and posterior restorations using cad/cam technologies and impressions and provisional that mimic nature and root anatomy giving ideal emergence profile results that are close to perfection. This will be discussed as well as one-visit protocols. In addition, working with CBCT scans, we can analyze OVD for our patients and transfer that information through to final Full Mouth Rehabilitation(FMR). Occlusion principles will be discussed as they relate to new materials and their application in private practice.


At the conclusion of this lecture the participant will understand the advantages and disadvantages of:

  • Anterior Sequence for Implants
  • Digital Smile Designs and Application
  • Utilizing Cad/Cam Crowns for restoring OVD in FMR cases
  • Sequencing of FMR Cases and Documentation

Date & Time

Date: 05/9/2019

Registration & Dinner: 5:30 PM

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Presenters: Dr. Dean Vafiadis

Fee: DC Forum Members Free; Non-Members: $85


  • Digital Dentistry for Private Practice; Implants, Aesthetics, and Occlusion
  • Treating The Worn Dentition: Success Without Stress




About The Speaker

Dr. Dean Vafiadis received his dental degree and Prosthodontic specialty training at New York University College of Dentistry. He is currently the Director of the Full-Mouth Rehabilitation CE course at NYU. He is an Associate Professor of Prosthodontics at NYU College of Dentistry. He has lectures nationally and abroad for NYU Continuing Education department. Dr. Vafiadis published and lectured on various topics such as Aesthetics, Implant designs, Computer restorations, Ceramic materials and Occlusion. He is the founder of the New York Smile Institute in NY. It is an educational center, full service laboratory and learning facility as well as a private practice location for a multi-specialty practice for Implant and Aesthetic Dentistry. Currently he is lecturing for the Continuing Education program at NYUCD for Dental Districts in US, Europe and Asia. His patient base includes many Celebrities, Sports Figures, Fortune 500 Company executives, Producers, Directors and Writers in the film industry, Executives in the Fashion world and World renown Chefs and Restaurant Owners.  He maintains his private practice Valentino Building near Rockefeller Center. He is currently on a World Tour of Digital Realities of Dentistry, lecturing at 38 cities, in 7 countries , in 3 continents. Dr. Vafiadis primary professional mission is to educate, publish and invent new technologies that will help change the dental profession and patients lives. He is a Fellow of the prestigious AAED, and a member of several professional organizations, including ACP, AO, AAID, ICOI, AACD and the ADA.




Date & Time

Date: 05/9/2018

Registration & Dinner: 5:30 PM

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM

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If you are a current annual member of DC Forum with paid membership, RSVP below. If you are not a current member, register for event ($85)

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The Forum

4825 Bethesda Avenue
Suite 302
Bethesda, MD 20814

Telephone: 240.802.2874