MasterTrack 6 is Now Open for Registrations
April 7, 2022 @ 8:00 am - April 10, 2022 @ 5:00 pm$2925 – $11700
Session 1: Thursday, April 7th to Sunday April 10th, 2022
Session 2: Thursday, October 6th to Sunday October 9th, 2022
Location: Marriott Irvine Spectrum 7905 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine CA 92618
- Hotel room included for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights
- Valet parking all 4 days of MasterTrack
- Breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks all 4 days
- Social mixer on Thursday night
- AGD member pay tuition in full $5,850
- AGD member pay 1st installment of $2,925
- AGD member pay balance due of $2,925
- Non-AGD member pay tuition in full $11,700
- Non-AGD member pay 1st installment of $5,850
- Non-AGD member pay balance due of $5,850
- 1st installment is due by 11/1/2021
- Balance is due on 2/1/2022
MT6 Year 2 Curriculum – 2022
Thursday April 7th Dr. Fritz Finzen
This course will help participants meet the challenge of providing predictable complete and partial dentures in a timely manner. Diagnosis, treatment planning, simplified component selection and design considerations for complete and partials will be covered. Valuable tips and time saving techniques will be presented. Dr. Finzen is a Clinical Professor, Division of Prosthodontics at UCSF as well as a Diplomat of the American Board of Prosthodontics. Dr. Finzen also serves as the Chair of the Division of Prosthodontics.
Friday April 8th Dr. John DiPonziano
This is an in-depth course, which will illustrate implant prosthetic treatment planning as well as indications for the various restorative components and techniques available today. Topics will include impression taking for stud and bar over dentures as well as fixed-detachable prosthesis. Clinical tips and troubleshooting of common implant prosthetic problems and how to avoid them will also be reviewed.
Dr. DiPonziano is a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry and a Certified Dental Technician. He maintains a private practice, with the emphasis on comprehensive implant and restorative treatment in San Leandro.
Presentations in Oral Diagnostics and Periodontics
Saturday April 9th Drs. Budenz & Schetritt
Each student will give a 10 to 12-minute Power Point presentation based on work done since the last session. This will be moderated by the previous speakers and the group will ask questions and make appropriate comments. Presenters will receive double lecture credit in the hands-on category for these two subjects. An additional 8 hours hands-on credit will be given to those who participate in the category of Periodontics.
Sunday April 10th Dr. Rob Veis
Sponsored by Space Maintainers Laboratory
This course will cover the basic orthodontic knowledge needed to diagnose and make treatment decisions concerning growth and development problems in children. You should be able to treat patients who have problems with space maintenance, crowding and cross-bites. Adult minor tooth movement procedures including crowding and forced eruption of anterior teeth and up-righting of molars will be covered. Appliance design using both fixed and removable approaches and clinical exercises will be taught. Dr. Veis is the Clinical Director of Space Maintainers Laboratory. He is a prominent teacher-clinician of orthodontic applications in general practice. This six-hour lecture will give the participant with presentation, twelve hours of credit in Orthodontics.
Thursday & Friday October 6th and 7th Dr. Todd Snyder
This two-day lecture/hands on workshop will start with the latest materials and advances in esthetic dentistry. The first day will include the ten principles of smile design and indirect posterior inlay/onlays and when each is appropriate. Tetracycline staining, crooked teeth and diastema closure will be discussed. A quick and easy way to provisionalise 8-10 units in 15 minutes will be shown. On the second day clinicians will place direct composites, prepare and fabricate provisionals for inlay/onlays, veneers and all ceramic crowns.
Presentations in Removable Prosthetics & Ortho
Saturday Oct. 8th Drs. John DiPonziano & Rob Veis
Each student will give a 10 to 12-minute Power Point presentation based on work done since the last session. This will be moderated by Drs. DiPonziano and Shapira. The group will make appropriate comments and ask questions. Presenters will receive double credit in the hands-on category for these two subjects. An additional 8 hours, hands on credit will be given to those who participate in the category of Removable Prosthetics.
Special Patient Care
Sunday October 9th Dr. Eric Shapira
This presentation will be geared towards serving the dental needs of our increasing population of geriatric patients. This course will help you to become familiar with the aging process. You will develop an understanding of the interview process of the geriatric patient. Diagnosis and treatment planning will be emphasized, and you will learn about the most common medications used by aging patients and their physiologic side-effects.
CE Unit Details
SUBJECT CATEGORY Participation Credits Earned Participation Credits Needed
Removable Prosth. 40 40
Orthodontics 12 12
Esthetics 40 30
Special Patient Care 12 12
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