Course Description:

You’ll earn 1.5 CE credit upon completion. Members and trial members can access it for free until December 16, 2022.

This course will reveal the procedures for building the foundation for Complete Dentures, presented by Joseph J. Massad, DDS.

During this information-packed course, Dr. Massad discusses the latest denture procedures, from meeting your patient to impressioning, taking records to esthetic review, as well as the choice of conventional versus digital processing for fabrication. Emphasis on implant placement in the neutral zone, implant assisted, and fixed dentures are covered. Done correctly, this process yields the optimal placement of dental implants by doing dual scanning of the prosthesis in the implant planning stage.

Many unique tips are discussed that help dentists stay out of trouble and predict the outcome before beginning treatment. 

Learning Objectives:

  • To implement a digital assessment and examination protocol
  • To make accurate impressions for edentulous, dentate and implant scenarios
  • To be able to measure the esthetic and functional spaces to assist in determining final esthetics and implant vertical requirements
  • To understand the Neuromuscular importance while being able how to record muscular resistance in shaping a natural comfortable prosthesis


Buy this course today for $149 and access it for one full year. DOCS members (including trial members) get it for free.

All sales are final.

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 1.5 CE credit.

You can download this course and watch it anywhere using the DOCS APP. Get it on Google Play or the Apple Store.

NOTE: Many dental boards require that a specified portion of your CE credits be via in-person attendance at live courses. Check your state's rules!

610 Fixed Prosthodontics – 2 hours

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

Dr. Joseph Massad is in private practice in Tulsa, OK, a Fellow of both the American and the International College of Dentists, a Regent of the International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics, a member of the American Society of Dental Aesthetics, a Lifetime Member of the American Dental Association and is an honorary member of the American College of Prosthodontics. Awarded the PIONEERS IN DENTISTRY from the American University of Beirut as the third recipient ever bestowed this honor. Dr. Massad was also awarded LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD from the American Academy of Implant Dentistry for outstanding vision, dedication, and commitment to the field of implantology. Currently, he holds faculty positions at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Mass; the department of Comprehensive Dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center Dental School in San Antonio, Tex; Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Associate Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Dentistry, Memphis, Tennessee, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry, Oklahoma City, OK and the University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas. Recipient of Chicago Dental Society, "Gordon J. Christensen Recognition Lecturer Award”, and awarded Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Association of Implant Dentistry in 2019.



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DOCS Education is the nation’s premier provider of safe sedation and advanced dentistry education, having trained almost 24,000 dentists. Since 2000, our courses have been accepted by the AGD for Fellowship/Mastership and membership maintenance credit. We offer extensive CE opportunities, both in-person and online, that meet your needs.

What is DOCS Education?

DOCS Education is an exclusive community of professionals serving at the forefront of dentistry. We offer world-class courses on safe sedation and advanced dentistry, relying on instructors who are consistently ranked among the very best in the nation. We also are a supportive network of members who guide one another to be better, more confident, more successful dentists.