A revolutionary treatment concept for the edentulous patient Trefoil™ system

Burlington, United States : May 12, 2018
  • Course overview

    Nobel Biocare, the leader in full arch rehabilitation, is further advancing its comprehensive product range for edentulous treatment with a new innovative concept called Trefoil™. This new concept is a revolutionary fixed solution for an underserved population. This concept offers the possibility of same-day rehabilitation of the edentulous mandible or a failing dentition in the lower jaw with a definitive implant-supported prosthesis. Trefoil™ embodies the Nobel Biocare objective, “to treat more patients better,” by offering a simplified clinical workflow. This particular concept was conceived and developed to offer a premium alternative to an entirely new patient population. It is consistent with P-I Branemark’s “philosophy of osseointegration” and our common healthcare goal of addressing the needs of many.
    During this course the presenter will discuss their experience with Trefoil™ and how this new concept has expanded the number of patients that they can treat with a fixed solution by reducing the treatment cost and time for the patient. The surgical aspect of this course will walk through a step-by-step protocol. This format will make it easier to learn and perform compared to existing surgical protocols. The restorative aspect will highlight a simplified restorative and laboratory process of the Trefoil™ concept.  This simplified approach will allow more clinicians to offer a premium fixed solution even if their laboratory network capability is limited.
    Trefoil™ is a revolutionary fixed solution for an underserved population. This concept offers the possibility for patients to receive a fixed solution at a price point which they are more likely to be able to afford compared to traditional treatment options. The concept will provide a larger quality of life improvement compared to treatment with an implant supported removable denture, which many of these patients might have been offered historically. “Time-to-final-teeth” will also be reduced as fewer visits are required and the final bridge is delivered on day of surgery.
    This course will present a surgical and prosthetic overview of the Trefoil™ concept with a detailed interactive hands-on workshop.
  • Speaker information

    • Frank Tuminelli, DMD Dr. Frank Tuminelli received his DMD and specialty training in prosthodontics from Fairleigh Dickenson University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Tuminelli is a diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics. He is currently the program director for advanced prosthodontics at ...
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    • Dr. Neugarten is a graduate of the Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery, where he was named class Valedictorian and earned membership in the national dental honor society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon. He completed his residency at North Shore University-Long Island Jewish Medical Center ...
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  • Social program

    After this course, the participants will:
    Have adequate knowledge of affordable screw-retained prosthesis.
    Apply shortened treatment time leading to greater patient acceptance.
    Understand pretreatment procedures.
    Understand and evaluate (hands-on) surgical protocols.
    Understand and evaluate (hands-on) prosthetic procedures.
    Apply laboratory procedures.