Richard A. Williamson, BS, DDS, MS

 Richard A. Williamson, BS, DDS, MS

Richard A. Williamson, BS, DDS, MS

Thursday, April 8, 2010
9 am – 4:30 pm
Recommended for: Dental Team
ODA Course
6 CE Credits
 
 
 
 

  

 

 

Update in Contemporary Removable Prosthodontics

This overview of complete and removable partial denture concepts will increase outcome predictability, patient satisfaction and reduce frustration. Traditional and contemporary removable partial denture (RPD) principles and the simplification of RPD design will be discussed, as well as specific design scenarios. Attendees will view edentulous anatomy as related to denture prognosis. Participants will learn how to give their patients a highly personalized complete denture with a stable occlusion.

 
At the conclusion of this course, attendees will be able to:
  • Explain edentulous anatomy and its effect on outcome
  • Make accurate impressions and jaw relations
  • Provide a highly personalized denture utilizing a contemporary tooth selection process and tooth positioning concepts with a stable and uncomplicated occlusion
  • Make accurate impressions
  • Describe how minor connectors can minimize clasping

   

Dr. Richard Williamson is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Family Dentistry at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. He maintained a solo general practice in College Station for 17 years, holds a certificate in prosthodontics and an M.S. in Oral Biology.