Course Description:

This course consists of 1 module. You’ll earn 1.25 CE credits upon completion.

Knowledge of the factors that cause complications and failure in fixed prosthodontics enhances our ability to develop effective treatment plans, facilitates success, promotes optimal doctor-patient communication regarding anticipated treatment outcomes, and provides early diagnosis of problems encountered during long-term maintenance.

In this course, Dr. Goodacre will teach participants to identify the most common complications encountered with all-ceramic crowns and describe methods of minimizing or preventing their occurrence as well as managing these complications when they occur.

Additional learning objectives include:

  • Understanding the benefits and limitations of all-ceramic crowns compared with metal-ceramic crowns
  • How to identify the most common complications associated with all-ceramic crowns
  • Identifying and mitigating the factors that increase the potential for crown fracture
  • Learn the impact of all-ceramic crowns on caries incidence and periodontal health

Buy this course today and access it for one full year.

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Purchase of this course grants access for one year and requires an internet connection, a computer with video and audio capabilities, and in some cases, Adobe Reader to view handouts and articles.

Watch the video and complete the quiz to earn 1.25 CE credits.

Scientific support and additional resources are available here.

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610 Fixed Prosthodontics (Emerging techniques and technology) – 1.25 hour


Charles J. Goodacre

Dr. Goodacre received his DDS degree from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
in 1971. He completed a three year combined program in Prosthodontics and Dental
Materials at Indiana University School of Dentistry and in 1974 earned his MSD degree.
He served as Chair of the Department of Prosthodontics at Indiana University and from
1994 to 2013 served as Dean of the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. He
currently teaches in the Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics at Loma Linda
University School of Dentistry and is a Distinguished Professor at that institution.

He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, Past-President of the
American Board of Prosthodontics, Past-President of the American College of
Prosthodontists, and Past President of the Academy of Prosthodontics. He currently
serves on the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Oral Rehabilitation (FOR) and is
Chair of the FOR Education Council.

He has made over 500 invited presentations and published over 200 articles, research
abstracts, textbooks, and textbook chapters. In addition, he has developed or helped to
develop 17 online CE courses, 11 electronic education programs, and 3 eBooks related to
a range of topics that includes implant dentistry, complete dentures, clinical
complications in prosthodontics, occlusion, tooth preparation, head and neck anatomy,
temporomandibular joint anatomy, oral cancer screening, and color and shade selection.

He has received several awards such as Educator of the Year, Distinguished Lecturer,
Distinguished Service Award, and Dan Gordon Lifetime Achievement Award from the
American College of Prosthodontists; the George Moulton Award from the American
Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, the William J. Gies Award from the American Dental
Education Association; Honorary Fellowship in the Faculty of Dentistry of the Royal
College of Surgeons in Ireland; the Golden Medallion Award from the American
Prosthodontic Society; the Distinguished Service Award from the Academy of
Prosthodontics; the Jerome and Dorothy Schweitzer Research Award and also the
Distinguished Lecturer Award from the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics.
He received the Stephen H. Leeper Award for Teaching Excellence in 2015 from the
Supreme Chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon. Also in 2015, he was awarded a
Distinguished Professorship at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry.

DOCS online courses are available to the purchaser for one year from date of purchase.
No refund of course tuition is available.

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