Trends, Innovations, Controversies, and Clinical Tips

Friday, August 23, 2019



In this information-packed scientific program, Dr. Adams, from his perspective as editor-in-chief of one of North America's leading clinical and news journals, will present an engaging program focused on current trends, controversies, and innovations. He will emphasize a variety of clinical and treatment planning tips designed to assist the dentist and team in choosing and successfully implementing the latest lab fabricated, all-ceramic dental materials and treatment protocols.



At the completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify ways to minimize all-ceramic failures/fractures
  • Evaluate 100% zirconium restorations: Evidence-based data versus future challenges
  • Grasp the new hybrid polycrystalline ceramics: recommendations on implementation
  • Describe preparation and core build-up requirements for lithium disilicate and monolithic zirconia restorations
  • Compare and contrast the latest translucent zirconia options: indications, special cautions, and future challengs
  • Discuss cementation protocols and bioactive cements for lab-fabricated materials
  • Comprehend an update on surface treatments for all-ceramics, making treatment much simpler!

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Limited Space Available!

As a courtesy, please register for all courses at least two weeks in advance. For your convenience however, you may register up to 72 hour prior to the day of the course with no additional charge.

Note: an additional non-refundable fee of $35 per person, per course will be assessed to any registrations received 72 hours or less prior to the start of the course, including any walk-in registrations.

Tuition | Course Fee

$345 Dentist + 1* Allied Dental Personnel
$225 Allied Dental Personnel

*Information for allied dental personnel is required upon registration.
Unregistered allied dental personnel attended with dentist will be assessed the $225 course fee plus the $35 walk-in fee.

Course fee is due at time of registration.

We aim to accommodate walk-in registrations for all programs; although lecture room and hands-on training space is limited. Pre-registration is suggested to guarantee your space.

About Our Speaker


Damon C. Adams, DDS, a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, is an assistant clinical professor at the University of Toledo, College of Medicine, Division of Dentistry. He is the editor-in-chief of Dentistry Today and has been in Dentistry Today’s Leaders in Continuing Education since 2003. Dr. Adams lectures internationally, focusing on updates in dental materials, the latest trends and innovations in dentistry, doctor-technician relationships, and techno-clinical perspectives. Dr. Adams is a member of the ADA, AGD, ASDA, and the National Association of Dental Laboratories, and he is a fellow in the International College of Dentists.



For their continued support and participation in our sponsored programs, UTHealth School of Dentistry gratefully acknowledges:



Credit Hours

610 Prosthodontics/Fixed - Lecture: Hours - 6


Time and Location


Check-in & Breakfast:
7:30 AM to 8:00 AM


8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Includes Continental Breakfast and Lunch


UTHealth School of Dentistry - Garza Classroom
7500 Cambridge Street
4th Floor Room 4340
Houston, TX 77054
(University doors open at 7:30 AM)

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UTHealth School of Dentistry
PACE Center, Continuing Dental Education
7500 Cambridge St., Suite 6152
Houston, TX 77054
Ph: 713-486-4028
Fax: 713-486-4037