Pierpaolo Cortellini
  Didier Dietschi
  Ken Hovden
  Fouad Khoury
  Charles Khoury
  Heike Kraemer
  Robert Lamb
  Pascal Magne
  Snjezana Pohl
  Sadao Sato
  Luis H. Schlichting
  Dennis Tarnow
  John West
  Jordan West
  Giovanni Zucchelli
  Otto Zuhr

The Pink Hybrid Restoration: The Prosthetic Solution for Anterior Ridge Defects

October 28 - 29, 2013

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Christian Coachman,
D.D.S., C.D.T.

Curriculum Vitae
Reasons to join this course: 


This lecture, hands-on, live patient course will outline a new prosthetic option besides the existing surgical and orthodontic options to enhance esthetical deficiencies in the anterior ridge. Esthetically replacing missing teeth in areas of significant anterior ridge deformities has been and still is a significant challenge in dentistry. High esthetic expectations and implant therapy have only increased this challenge.


Participants will learn

»    Analyses of anterior ridge deficiencies

»    All of the available treatment options and limitations - where, when, and how

»    Design and fabrication of a 3-dimensional reconstruction of deficient ridges

»    Ability to enhance the esthetic result of the final tooth form and gingival design

»    Facial esthetics - enhancement of lip support


The benefit for you

»    A detailed decision-making protocol to guide clinicians and technicians for the most successful esthetic and functional outcome for your patients

»    Get clear answers and guidelines on your specific questions

»    Return to your practice more enthusiastic and confident


Raise your esthetic prosthetic treatment to the highest level.


Explore, enjoy and take this course

»    Evaluate the limitations when restoring deficient ridges

»    Decision making process

»    Understand the importance of ideal soft tissue architecture for developing natural looking restorations

»    The white and pink interface

»    When and how to utilize artificial gingiva

»    Clinical and laboratory procedures when fabricating the Pink Hybrid Restoration


Discover a new world of dental education


"I had been thinking of coming to IDEA for some time and finally decided to take a course because of world renowned professionals, great facility, great speakers, and great people! The best decision I have ever made and I will be back for more soon!!"

Jose Valenzuela, General Practitioner, Los Algadones, Mexico

Course Package includes:
  • Exciting Course Days
    World renowned instructors. The best in their field.
    Small groups. One-on-one mentoring.

    Intense hands-on training.
    Bring your own cases. Discuss techniques and issues relevant to your practice.
    Networking with like-minded professionals from around the world.
    Independent. All
     honorariums are paid by IDEA.
  • Advanced Course Materials
    State-of-the-art facility that sets the standard. Equipment, instruments, course supplies, and hand-outs.
  • Transportation
    Local transportation between the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and IDEA's partner hotel, and between the partner hotel and the IDEA facility.
  • Hotel
    Accommodations at the partner hotel, beginning the night prior to the course and ending the morning after the course. An additional guest can stay for free with you in the hotel.
  • Meals
    IDEA’s in-house chef serves breakfast and lunch, daily freshly prepared. You will also enjoy the "Graduation Ceremony" and a "Celebration" Dinner on the last evening of the course. 

All Inclusive
Course Package:

$ 4,030  “No Hotel” Option
$ 4,330  "Hotel" Option

CE Credits: