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FDC2021 Session Directory

Mini-dental Implants — A Minimally Invasive Treatment Option for Stabilizing Dentures and Replacing Missing Teeth

Course Code: C53
Speaker: Dr. Todd Shatkin, DDS
CE Hours: 3.00
Start: Saturday, June 26, 2021, 9:00 AM
End: Saturday, June 26, 2021, 12:00 PM
Audience: Dentists, Assistants, Dental Student


In this lecture, Dr. Shatkin will discuss and demonstrate using the Mini Drive-Lock (MDL) and MILO® Mini Dental Implants for lower and upper denture stabilization, using the mini-dental implant for partial dentures and fixed applications for individual and multiple missing teeth. Additionally, Dr. Shatkin will discuss and demonstrate the patented Fabricated Implant Restoration Surgical Technique (F.I.R.S.T. ®) procedure and how, once it is learned, you can increase your yearly income by a minimum of $400,000 the first year.

Learning objectives:

Participants will be able to:

  • learn the history of mini-dental implants and the rate of success using them.
  • understand how to choose the right patient for mini-dental implant surgery.
  • recognize how to stabilize dentures or replace missing teeth in just one visit.
  • realize that compared to conventional implants, mini-dental implants are a less invasive, less expensive and less time-consuming method of replacing teeth with less discomfort and less healing time.
  • learn how performing two denture stabilizations a week will increase the yearly income by more than $400,000.

Full Sponsor(s):

Shatkin FIRST, LLC

Speaker: Dr. Todd Shatkin, DDS, Shatkin FIRST, LLC

About the speaker: Dental degree, University of the Pacific School of Dentistry; president, Emeritus of the International Academy of Mini Dental Implants; owner, Shatkin F.I.R.S.T., LLC; private practice, Amherst, NY.

Disclosure: I or members of my immediate family have a financial relationship with Shatkin FIRST, LLC that may be relevant to this presentation.

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