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Composite POWER 101: Foundations – September 22-23

$3,295.00

Composite POWER 101: Foundations – September 22-23

September 22-23, 2022
Foundation
Live In Person
Chicago, IL
16 CE Credits
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$3,295.00


Course Overview

Arthur Volker, DDSInstructor Arthur Volker, DDS

AGD SUBJECT CODE: 254
Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

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.

Arthur Volker, DDS

Course Objectives:

  • Apply principles of smile design and analysis of proportions.
  • Integrate mathematical algorithms of dental esthetics to smile design.
  • Understand the impact of polish and texture on tooth form.
  • Utilize hue, value, and chroma to determine the 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:

  • Applying principles of smile design and analysis of proportions
  • Examination of anterior morphology
  • Importance of the mid-line “Critical Zone”
  • Material selection – which composites to choose and where to use them
  • Understanding the components of the polychromatic incisal edge
  • Utilizing hue, value, and chroma to determine color
  • The application of the palatal stent

Hands-on:

  • Single shade composite veneers
  • Polychromatic Class IV

CLASS OVERVIEW/SCHEDULE DAY 2

Lecture:

  • Opacity vs translucency – the what and the when
  • Effectively masking fracture lines
  • Color theory continued
  • Finishing and Polishing techniques
  • Discussion of texture and its impact on shape
  • Wrap-up

Hands-on:

  • Polychromatic class IV restoration continued
  • Polychromatic direct composite veneer

Faculty

  • 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.

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Accreditations:

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