Bond and Conquer
Gary Alex, DMD
Date: Friday, November 9, 2018
Lecture: 8 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.
Credit Hours: 6
Techniques and Materials For More Predictable and Profitable Dentistry
The successful placement of direct composites and other bonded restorations requires an understanding of the materials being utilized, the substrate being bonded to, and a logical and precise clinical protocol. This program will share with you very specific techniques and guidelines based on the latest research, materials, and adhesives that will make placing composite and other restorations more predictable and profitable. Many of the controversies and confusion surrounding adhesive and composite dentistry will be discussed. There will also be a discussion of the latest vital pulp-capping techniques.
At the conclusion of this course the doctor should be able to:
Understand the most predictable way to bond to zirconia, lithium disilicate, and porcelain.
Confidently select the ideal material depending on the clinical situation
Use new and innovative materials for direct and indirect pulp capping
Understand the different benefits of various direct composite placement techniques
Identify and address common pitfalls of bonding
Confidently select a bonding protocol for various procedures
Use very specific techniques to simplify and standardize placement of direct and indirect restorations
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Schaumburg, IL 60193