Identification of Candidates for Implant Therapy

Cost: $0.00
ADA Credits: 1

AGD Credits: 1

Educational Objectives

At the completion of the course, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify candidates and plan treatment for dental implants.
  2. Discuss with patients the options involved in potential implant scenarios.
  3. Describe an effective method for restoring the edentulous mandible in accordance with the 2002 McGill Consensus Statement on overdentures.
  4. Compare the benefits of an implant prosthesis versus a conventional three-unit fixed bridge.

About the Author

Bruce Ouellette, DDS

Dr. Ouellette received his dental degree from the University of Maryland in Baltimore, Maryland. His professional affiliations include the American Dental Association, the American Society of Osseointegration, the International Congress of Oral Implantology, the Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Florida Dental Association and the Palm Beach County Dental Association. Dr. Ouellette is on the Faculty at the Dawson Academy For Advanced Dental Study in St. Petersburg, Florida, a Clinical Instructor for the Palm Beach State College lecturing on cosmetics, TMJ and occlusion in Lake Worth, Florida and former Faculty for advanced continuing dental education at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Ouellette maintains a private practice with a focus on occlusion, aesthetics, implant reconstruction and TMJ in West Palm Beach, Florida.

SPONSOR/PROVIDER: This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between Dental Learning, LLC and BIOMET 3i LLC.

DESIGNATION STATEMENTS: Dental Learning, LLC is an ADA CERP recognized provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Dental Learning, LLC designates this activity for 1 CE credit. Dental Learning, LLC is also designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership, and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 2/1/2012 - 1/31/2016. Provider ID: # 346890. AGD Subject Codes: 254, 255.

EDUCATIONAL METHODS: This course is a self-instructional journal and online activity. Information shared in this course is based on current information and research based evidence.

REGISTRATION: The cost of this CE course is complimentary for 1 CE credit.


EXPIRATION DATE: February, 2018.

REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION: To obtain 1 CE credit for this educational activity, participants must review the material, complete the course evaluation and obtain a score of at least 70%.

AUTHENTICITY STATEMENT: The images in this course have not been altered.

SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY STATEMENT: Information shared in this continuing education activity is developed from clinical research and represents the most current information available from evidence-based dentistry.

KNOWN BENEFITS AND LIMITATIONS: Information in this continuing education activity is derived from data and information obtained from the reference section.

EDUCATIONAL DISCLAIMER: Completing a single continuing education course does not provide enough information to result in the participant being an expert in the field related to the course topic. It is a combination of many educational courses and clinical experience that allows the participant to develop skills and expertise.

PROVIDER DISCLOSURE: Dental Learning does not have a leadership position or a commercial interest in any products that are mentioned in this article. No manufacturer or third party has had any input into the development of course content.

CE PLANNER DISCLOSURE: The planner of this course, Casey Warner, does not have a leadership or commercial interest in any products or services discussed in this educational activity. She can be reached at

TARGET AUDIENCE: This course was written for dentists, dental hygienists, and assistants, from novice to skilled.

CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY: Any participant who is not 100% satisfied with this course can request a full refund by contacting Dental Learning, LLC in writing or by calling 1-888-724-5230. Please direct all questions pertaining to Dental Learning, LLC or the administration of this course to

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