Update on Removable Partial Dentures Therapy

Course Fee: $400

30-day early registration: $360 

March 14, 2020
CDE Credits: 7

9:00 am-5:00 pm



Ting-Ling Chang, DDS
Clinical Professor & Chair, Section of Prosthodontics, UCLA School of Dentistry

Kumar C. Shah, BDS, MS
Associate Clinical Professor and Director, Advanced Prosthodontics Graduate Program, UCLA School of Dentistry


Do you want to improve the treatment acceptance for your partially dentate patients by offering a more affordable replacement treatment option to replace their missing teeth? Have a highly esthetic demanding patient with missing teeth who cannot afford the fixed treatment options? Ever wonder if strategic placement of fewer dental implants can improve the RPD treatment outcomes and help your patients? Today’s RPD therapy enables dentists to offer great affordable treatment alternatives to address patients’ esthetic and functional needs. This course is intended to provide an update overview of contemporary removable partial dentures therapy and to help participants integrate RPD treatment into day-to-day clinical care.



Learning Objectives

• Diagnosis and treatment planning for your partially dentate patients
• Overview of RPD design principles and a logical and systematic approach to formulate the best possible design for your patients
• The benefits and pitfalls of various materials for RPD framework: metal cast framework RPD vs. flexible RPD vs. hybrid RPD
• Esthetic RPD solution for highly esthetic demanding situation
• Use of dental implants to enhance RPD treatment outcomes
• Treatment consideration and integration for combination cases
• Advanced RPD design alternatives (e.g. use of attachments, rotational path RPD)


speakers/instructors and topics are subject to change without prior notice