Hands-on Restorative: The Art and Science of Provisional Implant Restoration


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9:00 – 17:00


7 hours

The art and science of provisional and interim implant restorations 

Course Overview

This one-day hands-on course aims to teach delegates about prosthetically driven restoration, particularly provisional implant restorations. Delegates will learn the step-by-step process from the fabrication of a chairside screw-retained provisional crown to the customisation of an impression post and will practice on model heads.

The course is essential for dentists who are currently restoring implants or have just starting placing.

Course Structure

Topics that will be covered
Aims and types of provisionalisation
Fabrication of chairside screw-retained provisional crown
Construction of a chairside cement retained provisional crown
Soft tissue contour and impression post customisation
Customisation of impression post
Open tray Impression taking
Laboratory prescription and communication
CADCAM taster


Learning outcomes

• Understand the indications for and aims of provisional implant restorations
• Understand the different options for provisional implant restorations, when and how to use them
• Learn how to construct, fit and modify implant provisional restorations
• Learn how to accurately record soft tissue contour and take accurate impressions
• Understand the importance of laboratory communication and how to get what you want

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Related Course

MSc/ PGDip Restorative Dentistry

If you are interested in specialising in restorative dentistry, please visit the course page for start dates and fees.

Please note, this course is run with the University of Salford, and so to apply, please follow the link to their site. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can i contact about more information?

Please contact our Administration team:


0161 413 8336

I am booked on the course but can no longer attend?

  • If you have made a payment, or have reserved a place, please let our Programmes Admin know as soon as possible, in writing, so we can reallocate your place on the course. In terms of payments, we offer a full refund if you inform us more than 4 weeks prior to the course start date.

    If you are half way through your course, and can no longer continue, you will have the option to join the next cohort in accordance with where you left off.

    Please note; ICE will do whatever they can to make sure you are able to attend/ complete your desired course.

Where will the course be held?

  • The course is held at ICE Postgraduate Dental Institute and Hospital based in Salford Quays.

    For directions, please visit our contact page.