Jul 15, 2020  
2019-2020 Augusta University Catalog 
2019-2020 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Post-First-Professional Certificate in Clinical Fellowship in Esthetic and Implant Dentistry


This is a one-year, clinical fellowship in advanced prosthodontics that focuses on esthetics and implant dentistry.  The Fellowship provides clinical experiences in the diagnosis, treatment planning and treatment of patients presenting with advanced and complex esthetic and dental implant treatment needs. Experience includes adhesive cementation of porcelain veneers and CAD-CAM fabricated all-ceramic crowns.  The program accepts one to two Fellows each year. Qualified applicants must have completed 30-36 months of specialty training in Prosthodontics before beginning the program. 

Objectives of the fellowship program:

  • Develop expertise in evaluation, treatment planning and management of advanced Esthetic and Implant patient treatment, including interdisciplinary care with the Departments of Orthodontics, Periodontics, and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
  • Increase expertise in advanced esthetic techniques for complex all -ceramic crown and porcelain veneer procedures.
  • Achieve clinical expertise with dental adhesive materials and techniques, in managing all phases of porcelain veneer, all-ceramic crown and single-unit implant treatment in the Esthetic Zone.
  • Increase exposure to interdisciplinary treatment planning using Procera Implant Bridges (PIB) and dental implants.
  • Increase exposure to management of occlusal treatment in extensive and complex rehabilitations.