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New online course reveals secrets of the All-on-4® treatment concept

by: Michael Stuart

For those looking to learn more about the evidence-based All-on-4® treatment concept, Nobel Biocare’s new free online course offers a way to build knowledge that’s essential for a successful start with this proven protocol.

The training has been developed for any clinician looking to increase their understanding of this established concept.1,2,3,4 The perfect complement to hands-on and classroom training, the free three-hour online course introduces the concept and covers the key considerations, from diagnostics to planning, implementation and follow-up. Initially available in English and Spanish, German, Italian, French, Russian and Chinese versions will follow in the coming weeks.

Key elements of the course include:

  • Seven diagnostic factors for the All-on-4® treatment concept
  • Considerations before treatment
  • Critical surgical and restorative factors
  • Surgical and prosthetic workflows
  • How to successfully implement the All-on-4® treatment concept in your practice
  • Patient communication and marketing

Over nearly two decades, the All-on-4® treatment concept has been used to treat hundreds of thousands of edentulous patients and those with a failing dentition. It offers unique advantages over traditional treatment options for both patient and clinician and is backed by 34 clinical studies published in peer-reviewed journals featuring over 2400 patients.

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Developed with experts

The launch of the online training comes following the publication of the e-book, How you can start with the All-on-4® treatment conceptwhich has already been downloaded almost 10,000 times since its launch in early October. 

The course has been developed with Dr. Saj Jivraj, a leading prosthodontist, and Dr. Hooman Zarrinkelk, an experienced, board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon, who host the videos that make up the training. 

As colleagues in California, US, the two experts have been successfully treating patients with the All-on-4® treatment concept for ten years, and are experienced educators in the required techniques.

For Dr. Jivraj, the advantages for the patient are what make developing proficiency in the All-on-4® treatment concept a rewarding achievement for implantologists. “Patients have the option to receive fixed temporary teeth the same day,” he explains. “It truly is a life changer for many out there and gives the clinician great satisfaction.”

This is echoed by co-trainer Dr. Zarrinkelk: “Obtaining the knowledge and skills to perform the All-on-4® treatment concept will transform your practice by removing the typical obstacles patients face when considering full-mouth rehabilitation.”

On completion of the course, participants will earn three CE credits5 and a certificate from Nobel Biocare. Those interested in registering for the training, or who would like more information, should visit nobelbiocare.com/all-on-4course

More to explore

Patzelt SB, Bahat O, Reynolds MA, Strub JR (2014) The all-on-four treatment concept: a systematic review. Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 16(6):836-55.

Lopes A, Maló P, de Araújo Nobre M, Sanchez-Fernández  E(2015) The NobelGuide® All-on-4® Treatment Concept for Rehabilitation of Edentulous Jaws: A Prospective Report on Medium- and Long-Term Outcomes. Clin Implant Dent Relat Res. doi: 10.1111/cid.12260. 

Maló P, de Araújo Nobre M, Lopes A, Ferro A, Gravito I (2016) All-on-4® Treatment Concept for the Rehabilitation of the Completely Edentulous Mandible: A 7-Year Clinical and 5-Year Radiographic Retrospective Case Series with Risk Assessment for Implant Failure and Marginal Bone Level. Clin Implant Dent Relat Res. doi: 10.1111/cid.12282.

Maló P, de Araújo Nobre M, Lopes A, Ferro A, Gravito I (2016) Complete Edentulous Rehabilitation Using an Immediate Function Protocol and an Implant Design Featuring a Straight Body, Anodically Oxidized Surface, and Narrow Tip with Engaging Threads Extending to the Apex of the Implant: A 5-year Retrospective Clinical Study. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 31 (1) 153-61.

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