Dental Education Hub Courses

Achieving Anterior Aesthetics

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Course Description

Presented by Dr. Clarence Tam

Date: Sunday 25 February

Time: 8.30am – 5.30pm AWST

CPD: 7.5 hours

Cost: $1,276

Venue: UWA Dental School | 17 Monash Avenue, Nedlands WA

Session Overview:

Achieve the best results for anterior restorations. Strengthen your knowledge and skills at placing well-sealed, biomimetic, invisible resin restorations, while maintaining an aesthetic focus from preparation design through to occlusal control, for long-lasting result.

Discover the modern anterior restoration management strategies and identify conservative treatment options for dental traumatic injuries, whilst maintain an aesthetic result.

Experience the journey from the creation of a Class IV restoration, using a stratified approach, to the placement of composite veneers with maverick effects, in a clinical hands-on setting.

Achieve aesthetic anterior restorations from a better understanding of innovative techniques, materials and instruments. Register early as places are limited.

Topics include

  • Aesthetics
  • Anterior Layering Fundamentals
  • Occlusion and Design
  • Posterior Layering Fundamentals
  • Guided and freehand lingual shelf reconstruction of complex direct restorations
  • Staining and Shading techniques
  • Finishing and Polishing techniques
  • Advanced anatomy and maverick effects

    Learning Objectives
  • How to assess how and where to prepare to maximize adhesive longevity and aesthetic outcome in both Class IV and composite veneer cases.
  • Understand the concept behind creating custom shade tabs and the shade button technique.
  • Learn two methods to block out and neutralize a dark tooth in composite veneer situations.
  • Learn both putty-matrix guided and Mylar-freehand techniques in building aesthetic restorations.
  • Work with the various shade recipes to predictably reflect persons of varying ages.
  • Discover how and where to incorporate tinting to create maverick effects in the final direct restoration.
  • Review contouring protocols to achieve primary, secondary and tertiary anatomy before finishing and polishing to perfection.

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