Posterior Ceramic Restorations

MasterPath Course 5

Questions? Call 310-868-1838, Text 626-252-2207 or Email 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 course provides dentists with a comprehensive review of Posterior Ceramic Restorations.  The topics will include: diagnosis, indicationsd and contraindications, dental materials, isolation techniques, bases and liners, preparation designs, imnpressioning, porovisionalization, laboratory communication, cements, adhesion, cementation, finshing and polishing, occlusal adjustment, and post-oiperaitve instructions and care, variations, and troubleshooting.  The lecture portion of the course will stress the adherence of proven well-documented techniques based on clincal studies, and the hands-on portion will take the particapnt rhough numeorus scenarios of preparation design, temporization techniques and cementation.  Each particpant will prepare at least 6 teeth during the course on a typodont and one natural tooth, which will be scanned and manufactured with CAD/CAM technology, and then cemented, finshed and polished on the tooth which was prepared.

Learning Objectives

  • What materials are best in which situations: glass-ceramic vs. zirconia
  • How to properly prepare a tooth for an all-ceramic inlay, onlay and full coverage restoration
  • Innovative tooth dictated preparation designs
  • Methods for decreasing post-operative sensitivity
  • Controversies in cement use and how to improve long term results with adhesive techniques
  • How to minimize marginal staining long term
  • How to minimize ceramic fractures by understanding the materials and occlusion
  • How to finish and polish ceramics with luster and gloss

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