Predictable Removable Solutions for Today’s Dentistry with Michael Goodman (Hands-On)



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Presenter: Michael Goodman​
Date Selection:
February 11, 2022, September 18, 2022
8:30am – 4:30pm
Location: 1060 Main Street, Suite 201, River Edge, NJ 07661
CE Credits: 7
AGD Code: 
Subject: Removable Prosthodontics Participation
Sponsored By: Equipoise
*Boxed lunch included

Course Description:

A thorough and comprehensive examination of biomechanics in removable restorative design. The Equipoise System and philosophy insures the dentists and patients, a predictable, successful prosthesis by directing forces along the long axis of the tooth designed to strengthen the periodontal structures while protecting and preserving the abutment teeth. You will observe how versatile the equipoise system is with existing dentition, conventional and precision designs and as an excellent tooth borne solution with implant supported Equipoise C&L attachments.

Educational Objectives

  • Filling an important area in your practice with proven complete design systems
  • EQ Implant tooth borne solutions consistent with physiological movements.
  • Single crowns for free-end saddle design.
  • How Equipoise is a minimally invasive technique.
  • How crucial stability is for success with RPDs.
  • The importance of guide planes on existing dentition cases.
  • Bite raising solutions that are practical and affordable.

DIDACTIC: Comprehensive Examination of Biomechanics in RPD Design

The segment will show you numerous case studies on the many uses and versatility of the Equipoise system. You will see how to take on the most difficult case scenarios including perio cases, difficult tooth configurations, Equipoise with implants, single abutments for free-end saddles and much more!
We will show you how easy and manageable the Equipoise System is to use in your practice. You will learn how to incorporate a philosophy of design which is simple, profitable and most of all, rewarding for you and your patients.
We will show you how to treatment plan your own cases.
*Please bring diagnostic casts for preparation and evaluation (The more challenging, the better!)
Attendees will learn how to effectively incorporate a time-tested, clinically proven design system to fill an important niche in their dental practice. The Equipoise System enables the dentist to replace missing teeth in virtually all design scenarios. You will learn how to take on challenging cases with confidence incorporating a philosophy of design which is simple, predictable, profitable and rewarding for your patients.
Participants should bring diagnostic casts for prep and evaluation.

About the Speaker

Michael Goodman

Michael Goodman

Michael Goodman is a graduate of the University of Florida in Gainesville and the Magna Institute of Dental Technology, specializing in crown & bridge and denture.

As the President of the Equipoise Dental Center, he runs the Equipoise Dental Laboratory and trains and licenses dental laboratories in the principles of Equipoise. He also manufactures Equipoise products, and attachments. Mr. Goodman has been presenting Equipoise courses to dentists and dental laboratories nationally and internationally for over 20 years.

He has been published in the Journal of the Academy of General Dentistry, Dental Products Report and Dental Economics. He co-authored with Dr. Neal Seltzer. "Predictable Long Term Results Using Properly Designed Removable Partial Dentures & Rest Preparations in Crowns & Natural Dentition." Dentistry Today, and is responsible for the CRA report, July 2003.


Dentist: $445

*limited class size


"This is a great course because removable prosthetics are usually the weakest area of dentistry. Learning this technique gives us another option for patients."

- Dr. Jency Paul, River Edge, NJ

"This was a very informative course, hands-on portion was very helpful. Small class size was good." 

- Dr. Stacey Barkauskas, Montoursville, PA

"Enjoyed both the lecturer and his way of teaching was truly enjoyable and educational. I would refer Michael Goodman to my students and colleagues."

- Dr. Elliot Rogoff, Millburn, NJ

“Interesting concepts that I look forward to implementing"

- Dr. Jean McCrossan, Watchung, NJ

"Thank you NJHPDI for providing some of the courses that I needed in a comfortable environment. Thank you Mr. Goodman - found a new technique for my clinical toolbox."

- Dr. Greg Bowles, Virginia Beach, VA

"Awesome class - where has Mr. Goodman been for my entire career?"

- Dr. Jay Cazes, Long Valley, NJ

"The course was eye opening and exceeded any expectations that I possibly had prior to the course"

- Dr. Matthew Galfund, Norwood, NJ

"The course is very good and informative. Definitely an innovative way to do partial dentures."

- Dr. Patrick Yap, Albany, NY

"It was an enjoyable day of CE that can be used back in the office on Monday morning." 

- Dr. Jonathan Susat, Glastonbury, CT

Additional information

Date Selection:

October 17th, 2021, February 11, 2022, September 18, 2022


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