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Composite POWER 101: Foundations

LIVE VIRTUAL COURSE 

Dr. Arthur Volker

April 8-9, 2021

AGD Codes: 010, 130, 180, 250, and 780
8 CE Credits
 
 

CHOOSE YOUR REGISTRATION OPTION

  1. VIRTUAL COURSE & HANDS-ON MATERIALS KIT 
$1,900 -  Practice alongside Dr. Arthur Volker using the same model and materials. Includes 3-weeks access to a recording of the live sessions. 
  1. VIRTUAL COURSE ONLY
$1,500  - Attend Dr. Arthur Volker's virtual course and 3-weeks access to a recording of the live sessions. 
 

Class Summary

There are a number of variables that must be mastered and implemented in order to achieve an esthetic result. This introductory level course will provide attendees with the foundation necessary to objectively evaluate dental esthetics and immediately implement these principles into daily practice utilizing direct composite resin.

Course Objectives:
  • Apply principles of smile design and analysis of proportions.
  • Understand the impact of polish and texture on tooth form.
  • Utilize hue, value and chroma to determine color for anterior restorations.
  • Understand the components of the polychromatic incisal edge.
  • Properly utilize tints and opaquers in the anterior.
  • Repair the fractured incisal edge.
  • Correct the "non-esthetic" smile with direct composite resin veneers.
Class Overview/Schedule

Day 1

Lecture:

  1. Applying principles of smile design and analysis of proportions
  2. Examination of anterior morphology
  3. Importance of the mid-line "Critical Zone"
  4. Material selection – which composites to choose and where to use them
  5. Utilizing hue, value and chroma to determine color
  6. The application of the palatal stent
  7. Finishing and polishing techniques
Hands-on:

  1. Direct mock-up and the simplified composite veneer

Day 2

Lecture:

  1. Understanding the components of the polychromatic incisal edge
  2. Opacity vs translucency - the what and the when
  3. "Blank Canvas Technique" to simplify the incisal edge
  4. Color theory continued
  5. Discussion of texture and its impact on shape
  6. Cervical restorations - strategies and techniques
Hands-on:

  1. Polychromatic Class IV two ways

Wrap-up

  • Q & A and attendee cases
Upcoming Dates - Live Virtual Course

April 8-9, 2021

Course Fee

$1,900 -  Includes  course, materials and model.
$1,500 - Live presentation only.

Can't make it to the live event? 
Each registrant will receive private access to a recording of the live event for 3 weeks, so that you have time to review and practice what you learn. 

Schedule

Day 1 - 9am to 1pm CT
Day 2 - 9am to 1pm CT

Exclusive one-on-one sessions to follow the course each day. 
 

NEED EQUIPMENT?

We can loan you an electric motor, high-speed attachments, and a curing light upon request. 
Please email [email protected] for details.

8 CE hours


AGD Codes: 010, 130, 180, 250, and 780

Contact the CEE

1-800-837-2321
[email protected]

401 N. Michigan, Ave., Chicago IL


 

Dr. ARTHUR VOLKER

Arhtur Volker Website Bio
Dr. Volker graduated from the Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery. He is the Chairman of the New Dentist Committee and a member of the Continuing Education Committee for the New York State Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Volker is a Diplomate of the World Congress of Minimally Invasive Dentistry and is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and the American College of Dentists. He was a clinical attending at the Coler-Goldwater Specialty Hospital and Nursing Facility on Roosevelt Island, and is in private practice in New York, with an emphasis on cosmetic and minimally invasive dentistry. Dr. Volker has published articles and lectures nationally and internationally on such topics as cosmetic dentistry, minimally invasive dentistry, dental materials and dental implants.


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