Anterior Composite Restorations

MasterPath Course 3

Questions? Call 310-868-1838, Text 626-252-2207 or Email Info@stevensondentalsolutions.com for further details.

Refund Policy

Course fees are transferable but NOT refundable.

Lab Location

570 E Arrow Hwy #B, San Dimas (15 miles away from Ontario Airport).

Daily Schedule

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Registration and Breakfast

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Lecture & Hands-on Training

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Lecture & Hands-on Training

Course Description

This three-day lecture and hands-on course will review the latest advancements in the broad realm of anterior composite restorations.  The course has been designed to provide the clinician with a deep understanding of the entire restorative process from materials science and adhesion to the placement and adjustment of the finest anterior esthetic composite restorations possible.  Function (Dynamic Occlusion) plays as important as a roll as shade matching and contours in this challenging arena of direct restoration. Both the new practicianer and the experienced will find something valuable in this intensive course.

Topics

  • Step-by-step Protocol
  • Shade matching
  • Diagnostic wax-ups and putty guides
  • Layering techniques
  • Matrix systems – are they all the same?
  • Imperceptible Class III, IV, and V restorations
  • Direct facial composite veneers (“bonding”)
  • Diastema Closure
  • Preparation designs – angled bevels and starburst bevels
  • Composite materials
  • Complex situations – rotated teeth, discolored teeth
  • Using tints and opaques
  • Troubleshooting
  • Polishing systems
  • Occlusal adjustment for chewing pathways
  • Efficiency, limitations, indications

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to design a successful direct compote esthetic result which lasts
  • Learn the science and practical application of composite layering
  • Learn how to incorporate tints and opaques into composites
  • Learn how to build class IV composites with a lingual putty stent
  • Learn how to perform ideal occlusal adjustments and polishing

Course Fee Includes

  • Handpieces (loaned during course)
  • Hand Instrument Cassette (loaned during course)
  • Continental Breakfasts, snacks and beverages all-day
  • Fresh Delicious Lunches

Course Fee Does NOT Include

  • Webinar Recordings
  • Post-course consultations
  • Loupes
  • Dinner
  • Lodging