Occlusion in Everyday General Practice – ACE Courses

Occlusion - 3 Day Course - With Live Patients

This is a 3 day course with live patients on each day:


• Simplifying the principles of occlusion, including definitions
• Assessing and applying Occlusion in every day dentistry
• How to record occlusion in clinical records
• Assessing the TMJ and muscles of mastication.
• Recording Centric Relation
• Splints – Indications and fabrication of a Michigan Splint
• How and when to use the Facebow
• How these principles can be translated to clinical practice for simple, moderate and advanced cases
including tooth wear cases.


• TMJ examination
• Occlusal examination
• Centric relation registration using an anterior jig (Lucia jig)
• Facebow records
• Communication with Laboratory: writing laboratory prescriptions and Technicians presenting
their views on how to improve communication with the laboratory
• Fitting and adjusting a Michigan Splint
• How to manage common clinical scenarios:
• Excess overjet, anterior open bites, deep overbites
• Occlusal Trauma
• Occlusion in relation to the Periodontics and Endodontics
• Preparing the last molar tooth in the arch
• Cuspal protection of teeth with large direct restoration
• How to manage interferences
• Occlusion in relation to bridges: guidance, cementing high
• Implant Occlusion
• Choosing the correct Restorative Materials to avoid failures


• Lecture Handouts and Folders
• 24-hour CPD
• A simplified approach to understanding Occlusion in your practice
• Refreshments and Hot Lunch
• Hands-on Sessions at each day
• Unlimited advice for all our delegates

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Course name

Occlusion in Everyday General Practice – ACE Courses

Dates and Times

Friday 17th January 2020
Saturday 18th January 2020
Saturday 25th January 2020


Centre Of Dental Excellence, 52 Church Road, Stanmore, HA7 4AH

CPD Hours


Course Price

£1650 (inc VAT). Course is limited to 12 people • Fees include s all laboratory work • All bookings are taken on a first come first serve basis • Due to limited spaces, attendance on all booked courses is non-refundable


Kushal Gadhia
Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Eastman Dental Hospital
Clinical Director, Centre Of Dental Excellence
Specialist in Periodontics, Prosthodontics, Endodontics & Restorative Dentistry
Special Interest in Dental Implants
BDS, MFDS RCS Eng MSc(Cons) FDS Rest Dent RCS Eng