Provider: Kois Center
Occlusion, Tx. Plan/Case Accept
August 31, 2020 - September 04, 2020 1001 Fairview Ave. N. Suite 2200, Seattle, WA, 98109
Dr. John Kois
47 Credits $9995
Course Objectives Learn how to incorporate a comprehensive examination and systematic treatment planning into your patient care. Learn why Dr. Kois’ treatment planning system and simplified diagnostic opinion can build your knowledge base dramatically and increase confidence in your ability. Learn how to recognize, assess and account for risk using a protocol that evaluates periodontal, biomechanical, functional and dentofacial issues. Learn how to transfer the four diagnostic parameters into treatment plans and sequences that will minimize risk and maximize long-term success. Learn how to engage the patient in understanding their condition so they may participate more fully in their own care. Gain a clear understanding of Maximum Intercuspal Position, Centric Relation and Centric Occlusion. Learn to ask key questions related to Occlusion in the Dental History form and how to interpret the answers. Learn a classification and risk assessment system of normal and abnormal attrition of teeth, including: Acceptable Function, Frictional Chewing Pattern, Constricted Chewing Pattern, Occlusal Dysfunction, Parafunction, and Neurological Disorder. Learn how and when to use the Kois Deprogrammer and other centric relation recording devices. You will work with your fellow participants to fabricate, deliver and experience your own Kois Deprogrammer. Learn how to mount models on the Panadent articulator using the Kois Dento-Facial Analyzer and to incorporate improved refinements on traditional methods. Understand a new, simplified terminology for occlusal management: The “Three P’s”- Position, Place and Pathway. Understand that, as a result of insight into the way humans chew, the concept of Anterior Guidance is no longer valid. Be prepared to confidently implement the skills and concepts for predictable management of patients immediately following the course.