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Success with Digital Dentures

AGD 670 Removable Prosthodontics
CE Credit:  8 or 16 Lecture/Participation

with Brian Goodacre, MSS, DDS

Friday, April 12, 2024
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Lunch is provided

Maritime Conference Center
692 Maritime Blvd | Linthicum Heights
Building 4 | Classroom A111

Course Description:

Since the introduction of digital dentures, many aspects have improved.  Such improvements include streamlined workflows, easy to use software, and new and improved manufacturing techniques.  This presentation will demonstrate the clinical workflows and discuss the pros and cons of using these emerging techniques. Additionally, it is widely known that 3D printed complete dentures are becoming a viable option, but how do they compare to milled dentures? We'll compare the physical properties of milled and printed complete dentures to help determine their best applications.

Then you will learn the benefits and get hands-on experience with a three-appointment workflow to fabricate digital dentures.  This will include how to create a custom tray chairside in minutes, how to modify and evaluate a Wagner Try-in and record a centric relation record. Upon completion of this workshop you should feel comfortable starting a digital denture in your office.

Course Objectives:

Participants in this course will gain knowledge in the following areas:


  • Review clinical workflows for digital dentures

  • Discuss how to utilize intraoral scanners to streamline your digital denture workflow

  • Compare 3D printed and milled denture properties

  • Discuss how to use a three-appointment workflow for digital dentures

  • Learn to evaluate and modify a digital denture preview online

  • Practice creating a custom tray, evaluating and modifying a Wagner Try-in, and create a Centric Relation Record

About the Speaker:

Dr. Brian J. Goodacre received his DDS degree from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 2013. He completed a four-and-a-half-year combined program in Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 2017, earning an MSD degree. He is a board-certified prosthodontist and the director of clinical technologies for Nobel Biocare North America.  He is an adjunct professor at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry providing lectures to both dental and graduate students. 


Dr. Goodacre lectures both nationally and internationally on topics related to digital dentistry, prosthodontics, and implant dentistry.  Additionally, he has published over twenty articles in peer-reviewed journals and contributed to 6 textbook chapters.            


He maintains a private practice located in Upland, California where he practices with his father and classmate.

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