The Art and Science of Aesthetic Dentistry

Friday, September 29 - Sunday, October 1, 2017

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Friday & Saturday

8:00 am - 4:00 pm Sunday

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A three day hands-on workshop teaching superior anterior and posterior restorations that will be versatile, fully functional and predictable.

This course will expose all participants, regardless of professional level of expertise, to the newest concepts, materials and techniques for aesthetic treatment modalities.


Who Should Attend

This intensive, fast-paced course is designed for both beginning and advanced clinicians.



You Will Learn

  • To choose the right restorative materials for your practice
  • To prepare teeth for veneers
  • To fabricate aesthetic and diagnostic temporaries
  • How to avoid tooth sensitivity
  • To choose the right cement and technique for all-ceramic restorations
  • How to treatment plan implants into an aesthetic case
  • To evaluate and design smiles
  • To create beautiful anterior and posterior direct restorations
  • The fundamentals of occlusion
  • Options with digital impressions and CAD/CAM systems
  • How to place a fiber bonded post and rapid cementation techniques



Hands-on Workshop Will Include:

Direct class 2 and 4 composites • Direct composite veneers • Veneer preparation



  • Adhesion
  • Direct Materials
  • Indirect Materials
  • Posterior Directs
  • Posts
  • Posterior Indirects; Smile Design



  • Avoiding Implant Complications
  • Implant Treatment Planning
  • Facial Aesthetic Procedures
  • Shade Matching
  • Occlusion Fundamentals
  • Laboratory Workshop



  • Veneer Preparation
  • Temporary Fabrication
  • Veneer Cementation
  • Laboratory Workshop




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 24 participants.

CE Credit

CEU: Units - 23

This activity is designated for 23 units of continuing education credit.

Course Fees

Regular Tuition: $1,495*

*Course includes continental breakfast and lunch each day.


Dino S. Javaheri, DMD, is a well-known leader in the field of dentistry.  A sought after speaker, he has been recognized as a leader in continuing education for the past 15 years. He is the course director for several esthetic and implant programs at Pacific.  Dr. Javaheri has written numerous articles for leading dental journals.

Michael Jacobs, DDS, BS, MS, is currently the director of the dental general practice residency program at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center in San Francisco. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and a fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists.

Kian Farzaneh, DDS, OMFS, is an accomplished oral and maxillofacial surgeon, caring for people in Danville and the greater Bay Area. He is currently on staff at the John Muir Medical Center, and lectures and offers continuing education to colleagues in California. He graduated with honors from the Dugoni School of Dentistry in 1999.



Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

155 Fifth Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

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