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Course V

Instructor: John C. Kois, DMD, MSD

Biomechanics II: Impressioning, Provisionals and Foundation Restorations

Scheduling Note:
This three-day course is not offered in 2015 or 2016. Instead please consider attending the five-day Kois Track Course IV & V: Biomechanics I & II. This Track course includes the complete curriculum from both Course IV and V. Further information including schedule and registration are available here:


Prerequisites Required:

  • Course IV - Biomechanics I

  • Exception: For those specialists who are eligible to become a Kois Recognized Specialist, course prerequisites are modified and no prerequisites exist for this course. Click here to learn more about Kois Recognized Specialist.


Course Overview:
This course is designed to focus on learning predictable impressioning (what to use and when), materials selection and fabrication for direct and indirect provisionalization, and management of structurally compromised teeth (pins, posts or bonding). The limitations of the restorative requirements will be discussed to develop a decision process of when to restore or extract a tooth.

Course Objectives

  • Learn predictable impressioning
  • Learn how to create provisional restorations and understand their function
  • Understand the need for and the limitations of foundational restorations