Hands-on Introduction to Advanced Adhesion Dentistry: Problem-solving Techniques For Your Daily Practice

Saturday, October 21, 2017, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 


Details

This course will present advanced adhesion techniques and materials supported by important key research that minimizes the removal of healthy tissue and maximizes bond strengths.

 

In the last 25 years, there have been major advancements in material science, research, and technique, however many of these advancements have not been implemented in the majority of dental practices. These techniques can be done simply on a daily basis and can solve virtually every problem with direct composite and indirect restorations A review of some of the popular trends in restorative dentistry that can negatively affect patient satisfaction and referrals will also be discussed.

 

Topics that will be discussed include:

  • Immediate dentin sealing: The most important advancement in adhesion dentistry and why it dramatically increases dentin bond strengths for direct and indirect restorations
  • Low-stress, high-bond strength composite placement technique
  • How to raise deep margins with direct composite
  • How adhesive materials react and interact with natural tooth structure
  • Which materials mimic the natural properties of dentin and enamel
  • Dentin cracks: how to diagnose and treat them

 

You Will Learn

  • Step-by-step dentin bonding technique that dramatically increases dentin bond strengths with direct and indirect restorations (immediate dentin sealing)
  • Step-by-step composite layering technique that reduces stress
  • How to raise deep sub-gingival margins to supra-gingival margins
  • How and when to place fibers in composites
  • Stress-reduced post and core technique

 

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for all dentists interested in hands-on adhesion dentistry

 

University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry would like to acknowledge and thank Kuraray Dental for their generous support for this program.  

 

 


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.

 


Register

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Course is limited to 24 participants.


CE Credit

CEU: Units - 6

This activity is designated for 6 units of continuing education credit.


Course Fees

Early Bird Tuition: $395* (for registrations received by September 21)

Regular Tuition: $445*

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


Presenters

Troy Schmedding, DDS, has practiced cosmetic and restorative dentistry for the last 20 years. He is a 1993 honors graduate from University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. He currently maintains a private practice in Walnut Creek, California. Dr. Schmedding is one of approximately 450 dentists internationally, to achieve accreditation status in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He works with numerous manufacturers on implementation and testing of restorative products being brought to market. He speaks and teaches nationally on both esthetic and restorative dentistry.


 


Location

Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

155 Fifth Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

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