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GC America To Host CE Event on the Thimble Technique

Posted on Monday, September 19, 2022

GC America announced that it will host a two day CE event featuring Daniel Alter, MSc, MDT, CDT, and Doug Frye, CDT, DTG. The event will take place October 28-29 2022. See below for more information:

The Thimble Technique: A New Philosophy!

Day 1 Lecture

Course Objectives

Daniel Alter, developer of the “Thimble Technique”. The Thimble Technique allows for a 3D outcome that creates a more realistic restoration. He will take you through understanding the philosophy of material choice and why using an absorbing material (Which is strong, lightweight, predictable, esthetically driven and, most importantly, will not damage the implant sites) is both successful and satisfying. This course is a great way to show your doctors the Trilor Thimble Technique by inviting them to attend this lecture. No prerequisite required.

1. Philosophy behind smart material selection for each technique

2. Create realistic restorations with 3D

3. Sure fire ways to avoid damaging implants

Instructor Information

Daniel Alter, MSc, MDT, CDT. Daniel’s experience and repertoire are comprised of more than 25 years in the dental profession with more than ten years owning and operating a successful mid-sized dental laboratory and is considered a true problem solver with a keen eye to the industry’s emerging trends and needs. His expertise involves Tooth Morphology and Gnathology, CAD/CAM, Implants, and Ceramics. Daniel currently serves as an educating Professor of Restorative Dentistry at the City University of New York.

Day 2 Workshop

Course Objectives

Participants will learn the Thimble Technique in a step by step process that is easy to learn, whether it is used for single unit implants, bridges, or for your All On X cases. The ease of this procedure brings out the artist in all of us. Prerequisite: attendance at day 1 lecture is required.

1. Gain confidence in your understanding and use of the Thimble Technique

2. Create realistic restorations using zirconia or pressable material with composite gum shades

3. Create realistic restorations using printed or PMMA material and stain kits

Instructor Information

Doug Frye CDT, DTG. Doug is the owner of D3 Solutions Guided Surgery along with his wife.

He has been involved as a R&D specialist and KOL for most of the leading manufacturers for the past 35. He has taught over 300 courses all which promote top esthetics, ease of use, and theories based on setting higher industry standards. Doug has a thorough understanding of the entire implant placement process from CBCT scans, surgical planning, and providing the surgical guides, he believes we owe the best possible results for patients. Doug has many published articles supporting his work.

• Date: October 28 – 29, 2022

• Location: GC America Education Center 3737 West 127th Street Alsip, IL 60803

• Time: 8:30am CT - 5:00pm CT (Meals will be provided)

• Cost: Lecture Only $105, Lecture & Workshop $375 (for technicians only) Includes lunch and course materials

• CE/CDT: Lecture Only - 8 Credits, Lecture & Workshop - 16 Credits

• RSVP by: RSVP by October 22, 2022

• AGD Code: 610

Registration is available through: http://www.gcamerica.com/ce/courses/

For additional information, please contact Angela Hill at 708.926.3013 or continuingeducation@gcamerica.com.

Please note: These courses are for Dental Professionals in the United States and Canada only.







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