Advanced bridge design – Making bridges aesthetic and increasing longevity
Hands-on Courses
05 Oct 2021, 09:00 - 18:00 Area of interest: General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Restorative Dentistry


Face-to-Face Training | CAPP Training Institute Dubai (full day)

Why you should attend this course?

Attending this course you will learn:

  • How to plan a long span fixed bridgework
  • When to use Copings in bridgework
  • When and where to incorporate mobile teeth into bridgework as in the Lindhe and Nyman bridge
  • How to take impressions for mobile teeth
  • Tooth preparation designs for adhesive bridgework 
  • How to prepare fixed movable bridges

Course Description

With the ever-increasing amount of peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis (19%-65%), dentists are changing their treatment planning options and looking to save more Endo and Perio involved teeth and use them as stand-alone teeth or as bridge abutments.

Course Outline

This course will cover bridge design in the theory session covering different types of design such as fixed, adhesive, cantilever coping bridges and Lindhe/Nyman bridges with hands-on practical on phantom heads. 

Course Aims

  • Choose which abutment teeth to use for best success 
  • Decide whether the tooth preps need added res and ret form
  • Learn when Antes Law is still applicable in 2018
  • Teach you to decide when to plan fixed - movable v fixed - fixed 
  • Learn the skills to provide bridges in your practice the next day
  • How to do longer span bridges
  • How to prepare teeth when tilted
  • How to use Endo and Perio treated teeth as abutments

Course Objectives

  • Understand how to plan bridgework’
  • Prepare a long span fixed bridge 
  • Prepare box and grooves for added retention 
  • Understand two-handed preparation 
  • Plan a bridge for any combination of missing teeth


08:45 – 09:00
Registration | Welcoming coffee
09:00 – 10:30
Bridge Design Seminar
10:30 – 10:45
Discussions with the faculty
10:45 – 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 – 12:30
Bridge Design Seminar (Continued)
12:30 – 13:30
13:30 – 16:00
Hands-on Practical: Bridge Preparation
16:00 – 16:15
Discussions with the faculty
16:15 – 16:30
Coffee break
16:30 – 18:00
Hands-on Practical: Bridge Preparation (Continued)