Adarve Prosthodontics Learning Center Announces Continuing Education Seminar Entitled “Restoring the Edentulous Lower Jaw with Locator Implant Abutments”

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Dr. Ranier M. Adarve, Apple Valley, MN prosthodontist, invites his network of referring dentists, specialists and colleagues to a seminar on September 26, 2013 regarding dental implants and restorations of edentulous mandible. The seminar has both lecture and hands-on components to be held at Adarve Prosthodontics Learning Center from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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The restoration of the edentulous mandible with traditional or conventional denture is no longer the most appropriate choice of treatment. The implant-supported overdenture has now become the standard of care.

Dr. Ranier M. Adarve of Adarve Prosthodontics Learning Center is inviting general dentists and specialists to attend a seminar entitled “Restoring the Edentulous Lower Jaw with Locator Implant Abutments” on September 26, 2013, Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at 15322 Galaxie Ave., Suite 209, Apple Valley, MN 55124.

In the seminar, there will be lecture and hands-on components. During the lecture, Dr. Adarve will discuss (1) the consequences of clinical edentulism, (2) relative functional capacity of the lower jaw, (3) indications and treatment options, (4) instrumentation and prosthetic steps. The hands-on part will provide attendees the opportunity to restore a model of the edentulous mandible with implants, locator abutments and denture.

“The restoration of the edentulous mandible with traditional or conventional denture is no longer the most appropriate choice of treatment. The implant-supported overdenture has now become the standard of care and there are numerous research publications to support this.”

To register for the event, please click here to visit the registration page or call Jennifer Kaul at 952-388-1709.

Seminar is free of charge but with limited seats availability. This is made possible due to support of Nobel Biocare.

Adarve Prosthodontics Learning Center is a center for community and professionals to interact and learn. The center provides Public Education program for patients and Professional Education programs for dentists. As an educator himself, Dr. Adarve believes that education is a key for both patients and dentists to advance the oral health of every individual.

About the Speaker
Dr. Ranier M. Adarve, DMD, MS, MHPE, Prosthodontist, is a highly trained and experienced dental specialist with impeccable educational background. Great institutions all over the world molded his training and experiences. He earned his double masters degree, certificate and professional programs from Harvard Macy Institute (2010), Noble Biocare Training Institute (2010), University of Minnesota Graduate School (2005), University of Minnesota Graduate Prosthodontic Program (2005), University of Minnesota College of Educations (2005), University of the Philippines- National Teachers Training for Health Professionals (2002) and University of the Philippines College of Dentistry (1996).

He is also an international dental educator with exceptional academic and scholarly record. He is currently an Associate Professor at University of Minnesota School of Dentistry and taught in Oregon Health and Science University (2005-2007), University of the Philippines (1998-2002) and Emilio Aguinaldo College (1996-2002). In 2012, Dr. Adarve was the Recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award given by the American Dental Educators Association for his outstanding contribution and innovation in dental education. This award is only given to one individual among all the dental educators of US and Canadian dental schools and colleges.

Currently, Dr. Adarve is a member of the faculty of the Department of Restorative Sciences Division of Prosthodontics, where he is appointed as the Course Director for Pre Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics. He also holds various teaching and service roles for undergraduate dental students, international students, and Graduate Prosthodontic residents.

Dr. Adarve is an active member of American College of Prosthodontist (ACP). He is also actively involved in American Dental Education Association (ADEA) since 2004. He became the President of the Educational Research / Development and Curriculum Section of the ADEA in 2011. He is also the most published author in MedEdPORTAL, a publication service that promotes educational scholarship to medical and dental educators and provided by the Association of American Medical Colleges in partnership with the American Dental Education Association.

Dr. Adarve is a practicing Prosthodontist. He is a consultant of the Minnesota Board of Dentistry for Prosthodontics and also a liaison to Central Regional Dental Testing Center (CRDTS). He lectures locally and internationally and runs a study club for general dentist.

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