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Contemporary Dental Implant Treatment: A Patient Demonstration Course

Course Closed Course Has Already Been Held
Date: Friday - Saturday, November 15 - 16, 2013
Time: Schedule Below
Credit: 12 hours
Location: UNC School of Dentistry
Cost: $995.00 Dentist
$425.00 Team Member
Sponsor: Prosthodontics


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*Group discount is for 3 or more dentists / must register together

Course Description
Take this opportunity to learn about advances in implant therapy by attending one of the regions most established and successful educational programs. In its 13th year, the UNC implant demonstration course invites dentists, technicians and staff members to learn by interacting with the clinical and laboratory procedures involved in the immediate loading and provisionalization of dental implants. Immediate loading demonstrations provides an opportunity to explore treatment planning more fully and to engage in both the restorative and surgical details of patient care. The program involves approximately four hours of lecture and eight hours of intensive demonstration that you will share with many attending faculty mentors.

This year, the carefully selected demonstrations will cover
- CBCT planning and guided surgery for the edentulous arch
- Immediate placement and provisionalization of the anterior maxillary tooth
- The careful integration of dental esthetics in situations involving dental implants.

The team of educators has a long history of collaboration, making the demonstrations informationally enriched and both casual and enjoyable. The goal of this course is to provide clinicians with an understanding of the intricate relationship between the restorative and surgical phases of implant therapy. Immediate loading scenarios provide a unique opportunity to illustrate these phases of treatment in one environment.

Cancellations and Refunds:
Since considerable advance planning is necessary for this continuing education program, a registration refund, less a $50 fee, will be issued for cancellations received by November 1, 2013. The cancellation fee is necessary to cover materials and facilities costs incurred for each participant, which are non-refundable to us. No refunds will be issued after November 1, 2013.

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of cancellation or postponement, the University will fully refund registration fees but is not responsible for any related costs or expenses to participants, including cancellation fees assessed by hotels, airlines, rental car or travel agencies.

About the Faculty

Dr. Lyndon Cooper serves as a professor of the UNC School of Dentistry Department of Prosthodontics. He also has an adjunct appointment at the UNC School of Medicine and is a member of the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics. He is the director of the Bone Biology and Implant Therapy Laboratory, director of the graduate prosthodontics program and actively participates in the UNC Dental Faculty Practice. In 1996, Dr. Cooper became a diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics.

A recipient of University, corporate and NIH funding, Dr. Cooper and his colleagues continue to investigate the cellular basis of bone formation. His clinical interests focus on the development of cell based tissue engineering for clinical bone formation and the immediate loading of dental implants.

Dr. Cooper received his D.D.S. degree in 1983 from NYU and his Ph.D. from the University of Rochester before earning his prosthodontics certificate from Eastman Dental Center in 1990. He then completed a two-year research fellowship at the National Institute of Dental Research in Bethesda, Md.

- Ph.D., Biochemistry, University of Rochester, 1990
- M.S., Biochemistry, University of Rochester, 1987
- D.D.S., Doctor of Dental Surgery, New York University, 1983

Dr. Matthew Hopfensperger is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics at UNC. He received his DDS in 1986 and MS in Prosthodontics in 1991 from the University of Michigan. Dr. Hopfensperger serves as the Director of the UNC Predoctoral Dental Implant Program.

- M.S., Prosthodontics, University of Michigan, 1991
- D.D.S., Doctor of Dental Sugery, University of Michigan, 1986
- B.S., Chemistry, University of Michigan, 1981

Dr. John Moriarty is Associate Professor in the Department of Periodontics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His continuous association with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill began in the mid 1960's and resulted in a BS in Bacteriology, a DDS in 1975 and a MS with a certificate in Periodontics in 1977. Dr. Moriarty became a Diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology in 1983. He has maintained a clinical practice through the Dental Faculty Practice since 1977.

Throughout his career, he has had a strong interest in teaching, clinical practice and clinical research. In 1995, Dr. Moriarty was awarded the Richard Hunt Award for teaching excellence. This award is given annually as the ultimate recognition of teaching in the School of Dentistry. His teaching commitments reach students in all of the graduate programs as well as the DDS, dental hygiene and dental assisting programs. Presently, he is the director of the DDS program and the dental implant program for the Department of Periodontology. In July of 1997 he was named as the director of the dental implant program for the School of Dentistry.

Dr. Moriarty has served as a consultant to the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners since 1981. He is an active member of numerous professional organizations such as the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Periodontology, the Academy of Osseointegration and the International Association of Dental Research. His varied research interests include: Endosseous dental implants, ridge augmentation, plastic periodontal surgery and diagnostic techniques.

Dr. Moriarty enjoys the opportunity to discuss Dentistry. He has made well over 100 presentations throughout North Carolina and the nation.

- M.S., Periodontics, University of North Carolina, 1977
- D.D.S., Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of North Carolina, 1975
- B.S., Bacteriology, University of North Carolina, 1970

Dr. Glenn Reside is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department. He earned a BS degree in Chemistry at Illinois College, a MS degree in Biochemistry at the University of Illinois, and a DMD degree at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Immediately after college he entered military service and became a Special Forces Officer assigned to Vietnam. Upon return to the United States, he went to graduate school and dental school and then completed a General Practice Residency at Womack Army Hospital, Fort Bragg, NC and an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX. During his military career he served as the Chief, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at army hospitals in Germany, Virginia, Kansas, and North Carolina. His last assignment was as the Program Director of the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency training program and Chief of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, NC. After retiring from the military he became the Section Head of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Doctor Reside and his wife Karin, have two children. Doctor Reside joined the faculty in July 2003. He is the Director of Dental Student Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery education and the primary faculty for dental implantology in the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency training program. His other interests include dentoalveolar surgery, outpatient anesthesia, and the treatment of pathology and trauma to the facial bones. Doctor Reside was the recipient of the 2006 Richard F. Hunt Memorial Award recognizing his excellence in pre-doctoral teaching.

- DMD, Dental Surgery, Washington University, 1977
- MS, Biochemistry, University of Illinois, 1974
- BS, Chemistry, Illinois College, 1968