This webinar reviews the history of obturators and their use in Maxillofacial Prosthodontics. Pros and cons as they relate to manufacturing process will be reviewed and explained.
The objective of the webinar is to demonstrate the effectiveness of the hollow bulb obturator. With modern 3D printing technologies and the improvements of the resins available to 3D print with has brought us to a moment where the 3D printed hollow obturator can serve as the definitive Maxillofacial Prosthesis to allow for a reduced weight and clinically acceptable aesthetic outcome.
A recording of this webinar is available to watch on demand.
Dr. Brandon Stapleton
Dr. Brandon Stapleton grew up the son of a coal miner and dental assistant in Eastern Kentucky, he was the first in his family to seek doctorate level education and is proud of his roots and heritage coming from a rural, working-class family. Dr. Stapleton is a proud alum of Alice Lloyd College, a one-of-a-kind institution located in the heart of Appalachia.
Dr. Stapleton is one of the first specialists to graduate from the University of Louisville’s reinvigorated Prosthodontics Residency Program. The only program of its kind in the state of Kentucky, it is celebrated for producing some of the finest specialists in the United States. Board Eligible through the American Board of Prosthodontics, Dr. Stapleton has also earned his Doctorate in Dental Medicine, a certificate in General Practice Residency, a certificate in Prosthodontics and a Master of Science in Dentistry from the University of Louisville.