Transitional Bonding: The Formula for Solving Complex Cases with Composites


March 12-13, 2020
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Class Summary

This course focuses on the benefits and step-by-step techniques of transitional bonding, an extremely practical new option requiring little or no prep for most cases. This course will cover the rationale for using composite. Work on one tooth against an arch or plan for a full mouth rehabilitation .

This hands-on course presents practical occlusal guidelines for predictable function and longevity – including increasing V.D.O. and building anterior guidance as well as how to handle bruxers and non-compliant patients.


"This course was very good; it challenged how I look at cases. I’m very excited to try this. This course was very easy to listen and follow, even though I don’t have advanced education in this, I didn’t feel overwhelmed." – Lina Albitar

Upcoming Dates

March 12-13, 2020

Course Fee

$4,295 includes breakfast, lunch and materials


Day 1 - 8am to 5pm
Day 2 - 8am to 5pm
Day 2 optional case review - 5-6:30pm

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18 CE hours



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Course Objectives
  • Conserve enamel – accomplish smile makeovers and major occlusal changes with virtually NO tooth reduction.
  • Diagnose, treatment plan and restore a complex case with composite – the course includes a very effective hands-on to treat a common problem: worn teeth.
  • Understand tooth topography to create the most natural look.
  • Conduct treatment planning using a practical system that quickly determines the ‘best smile possible’ for each patient. Rebuild incisal and canine guidance and open vertical dimension to create a great esthetic result with ideal occlusion.
  • Take home a comprehensive 15 page handout with live patient photographs and an esthetic zone ratio worksheet to guide you step-by-step for every patient that walks through your door - you’ll be amazed by how many patients can benefit from this type of dentistry.
  • This superb handout gives you a tool to analyze patients smiles and also serves as a communication tool for enhanced patient acceptance.
Dr. Corky Willhite, D.D.S, F.A.A.C.D

CorkyDr. Corky Willhite has had a special interest in Cosmetic Dentistry since this rapidly progressing field was first being recognized. After graduating from the LSU School of Dentistry in 1979, he continued his education, taking time out of his private practice with a goal: to provide state-of-the-art cosmetic dental care. A growing reputation for excellence led to his being asked to share his expertise with colleagues. Now he lectures frequently to dental professionals across the country and internationally.

Dr. Corky Willhite has achieved Fellowship by the Academy of General Dentistry and the American College of Dentists. He is one of only 60 Fellows of over 6,000 American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry members worldwide and has served on their Board of Governors (currently American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry) and spent years as an Examiner for Accreditation. He is on the faculty of the Center for Esthetic Excellence in Chicago. His private practice in suburban New Orleans, The Smile Design Center, is limited to Cosmetic Dentistry.

agd Center for Esthetic Excellence (CEE) is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from June 1, 2016 to May 31, 2020. Provider # 208378.
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Center For Esthetic Excellence is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at Center For Esthetic Excellence current term of approval extends from May. 2016 to June, 2020.