Treating Anterior Discolorations: Microbrasion, Resin Infiltration and Bleaching

Friday, February 28, 2020 from 10AM - 12PM
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Course Description:

Not every patient who has discolorations on their front teeth needs to have veneers. Minimally invasive treatments, such as microabrasion, resin infiltration or just bleaching may allow patients to achieve an esthetically pleasing esthetic outcome without the tooth removal and maintenance required with veneers. And many patients have small discolorations for which they desire esthetic improvement but do not wish to undergo veneers. Treating these lesions can be relatively easy with these minimally invasive treatments. Therefore the aim of this course is to help the clinician determine which treatment is suited for different types of lesions, make the clinician familiar with the different products available, and show the clinician the tips and pitfalls of each procedure.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Teach the diagnosis of different types of tooth discolorations
  2. Describe the products available
  3. Present a step-by-step method for each treatment

Educational Methods: Lecture, PowerPoint Presentation


Dr. Augusto Robles graduated from “Cayetano Heredia” University in Peru in 1992. After having taking several mini-residencies in Esthetics, Occlusion and All-ceramics in Peru, Dr Robles trained at The University of Michigan receiving the Advanced Specialty Education in Restorative Dentistry Certificate and a Master's of Science degree also in Restorative Dentistry. Dr Robles currently is an Associate Professor in the Department of Restorative Dental Sciences. He is currently the Director of Operative Dentistry. Dr Robles focuses in restorative procedures, adhesive dentistry and digital impressions



Nathaniel Lawson DMD PhD is the Director of the Division of Biomaterials at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry and the program director of the Biomaterials residency program. He graduated from UAB School of Dentistry in 2011 and obtained his PhD in Biomedical Engineering in 2012. He has served as an investigator on over 50 research grants, published 50 peer reviewed articles, 4 book chapters, over 25 articles in trade journals, and 75 research abstracts. His research interests are the mechanical, optical, and biologic properties of dental materials and clinical evaluation of new dental materials. He was the 2016 recipient of the Stanford New Investigator Award and the 2017 3M Innovative Research Fellowship both from the American Dental Association. He has lectured nationally and internationally on the subject of dental materials. He also works as a general dentist in the UAB Faculty Practice.

About Us
The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider - 11/01/2017 - 12/31/2021.


Registration open through 2/27/2020 10:59 PM EST


Dentist - $89

Auxiliary - $69

Continuing Education
Lecture: Credits - 2

UAB School of Dentistry

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