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Become a Cosmetic Dentist with Posterior Composites – July 14-15


Become a Cosmetic Dentist with Posterior Composites – July 14-15

July 14-15, 2022
Live In Person
Chicago, IL
16 CE Credits

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Course Overview

Join Dr. Quiros for his next course, Become a Cosmetic Dentist with Composite Resin Veneers — October 12-13, 2023

Instructor Javier Quirós, DDS

AGD Subject Codes: 010, 130, 180, 250, 610, and 780
Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Become a restorative dentist with posterior resin restorations. Learn simple and advanced posterior composite techniques in this live in-person class:

  • How to layer, achieve tight contacts, and achieve proper occlusion in the posterior
  • When to use ceramics vs. composites
  • Direct and indirect overlays, inlays and onlays
  • When and how to raise VDO on highly worn dentition
  • Direct and indirect composite techniques
  • Lots of hands-on!

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  • Classification of techniques and restorative strategies for direct restorations.
  • Materials for direct restorations.
  • Direct techniques Class I and Class II, overcoming usual problems in posterior restorations.
  • Anatomy and layering techniques for direct restorations.
  • Adhesion and adhesive options and techniques for posterior resin restorations.
  • Occlusion in the posterior restored teeth.
  • How to accomplish adequate interproximal contacts in posterior restorations. Finishing and polishing procedures.
  • Moisture management with Rubber Dam in restorative dentistry.


  • Preparation for posterior adhesive restorations
  • Class 1 and 2 restorations on posterior teeth; how to layer, achieve tight contacts, use the best instruments for composite restorations, how to prevent the “high occlusion problem,” use of matrix systems, rings, and wedges, tints, and opaquers on posterior restorations.
  • Learn how to achieve anterior guidance and canine rise with Composite Resin Veneers!



  • Classification of techniques for advanced restorative strategies in posterior restorations.
  • Tooth preparations for posterior restorations.
  • Diagnosis and treatment planning for posterior resin restorations.
  • Direct and indirect overlays, inlays, and onlays.
  • Clear Matrix direct–indirect techniques for posterior resin restorations
  • Prosthetic options for adhesive resin-bonded bridges.
  • Adhesive techniques for posterior bonded ceramic restorations
  • Opening vertical dimension of occlusion with posterior restorations.


  • When to direct restore, inlay, or overlay a posterior tooth, preparation design, silicone matrix technique for occlusal surfaces.
  • When and how to raise the vertical dimension of occlusion on highly worn-down teeth. Build a direct composite overlay
  • When to indirect restore any posterior tooth, ceramics vs. composite, when to use different materials, Cement an indirect restoration


  • Dr. Quirós is a graduate of the University of Costa Rica School of Dentistry and holds an Advanced Education in General Dentistry with a Fellowship in Cosmetic Dentistry. He concluded a Graduate Prosthodontics Program from the Texas A & M.,

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