Understanding the Materials and Techniques for Clinical Success
MasterPath Course 5
A RARE three-day lecture and hands-on experience!
Richard G. Stevenson III, DDS, FAGD, FACD, ABOD
This course provides dentists with a comprehensive review of Posterior Ceramic Restorations. The topics will include diagnosis, indications and contraindications, dental materials, isolation techniques, bases and liners, preparation designs, impressioning, porovisionalization, laboratory communication, cements, adhesion, cementation, finishing and polishing, occlusal adjustment, and post-operative instructions and care, variations, and troubleshooting. The lecture portion of the course will stress the adherence of proven well-documented techniques based on clinical studies, and the hands-on portion will take the participant through numerous scenarios of preparation design, temporization techniques, and cementation. Each participant 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, finished and polished on the tooth which was prepared.
- 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
- How to use CAD/CAM technology (Cerec) into your workflow
- Methods for decreasing post-operative sensitivity
- Controversies in cement use and how to improve long term results with adhesive techniques
- How to minimize ceramic fractures by understanding the materials and occlusion
September 13-15, 2019: Friday, Saturday and Sunday 8 am – 5 pm at the SDS Learning Center in San Dimas, CA
This 3-day course offers 21 units of CE Credit. All of our courses offer both California and ADA/CERP CE Credit.
Stevenson Dental Solutions, Inc. is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
Breakfast, Lunch, and Snacks Provided
Course limited to 12 participants