Minimally Invasive Management of Severe Erosive Tooth Wear: A Hands-on Workshop

Saturday, September 23, 2017, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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During this hands-on workshop, you will learn techniques for minimally-invasive, cost-effective, long-term 'no prep' treatments, including the use of composites to increase vertical dimension of occlusion.


Who Should Attend

This program is designed for all dentists involved in providing dental restorations for their patients.


You Will Learn

  • To diagnose and understand etiology of erosive tooth wear (ETW)
  • Risk assessment and preventative management of ETW
  • Clinical techniques for evaluating the need for changes in vertical dimension of occlusion
  • Clinical and laboratory techniques, including new workflow possibilities using new technology
  • The latest information on the proper use of newly developed composite resin materials




About Us

University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is one of the nation's premier dental schools and has served the Bay Area community for more than 100 years. The dental school is committed to excellence and innovation in education, research, community service and patient care. The Division of Continuing Dental Education is dedicated to educating dental professionals by providing the highest quality CE programs available in dentistry today.



Course is limited to 30 participants.

CE Credit

CEU: Units - 7

This activity is designated for 7 units of continuing education credit.

Course Fees

Early Bird Tuition: $495* (for registrations received by Sept. 4)

Regular Tuition: $545*

*Course includes lunch and coffee/tea service in the morning.


Ward Noble, DDS, MS, MSEd, graduated from UCSF and completed a specialty program in prosthodontics at University of Michigan. He served as a faculty member at UCSF from 1970-2005. After 35 years in private practice, he became a professor in the Department of Integrated Reconstructive Dental Sciences at the Dugoni School of Dentistry, where he has received teaching awards from both students and faculty. He has given more than 150 presentations both nationally and internationally and has written numerous articles and chapters for dental textbooks.

Patrick Roetzer, DDS, is a 1974 graduate of Marquette University School of Dentistry. An assistant professor and director of operative dentistry at the Dugoni School of Dentistry, Dr. Roetzer is a fellow of the International College of Dentists, the American College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He also holds U.S. patents on restorative devices and materials.

Ulf Temnitzer, DDS, is a prosthodontist and assistant professor in the Department of Integrated Reconstructive Dental Sciences at the Dugoni School of Dentistry. Prior to dental school, Dr. Temnitzer worked for years as a certified dental laboratory technician trained in Switzerland. In 2013, he finished his prosthodontics specialty training with three additional years of residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the VA of Birmingham.



Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

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San Francisco, CA 94103

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