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Direct Composite Veneers: The Art of Creating Smiles — April 13-14, 2023

SOLD OUT - Join Klecio's September class before it's too late!


Direct Composite Veneers: The Art of Creating Smiles — April 13-14, 2023

SOLD OUT - Join Klecio's September class before it's too late!
April 13-14, 2023
Live In Person
Chicago, IL
16 Credits

Out of stock

Course Overview


COURSE SOLD OUT – Seats are still available for April 11-12, 2024.

Instructor Klécio de Andrade Alves DDS, UFPE, SOEPE

AGD Codes: 250, 780
8:00 am to 5:00 pm each day

This hands-on course will immerse attendees into the world of composite resins!

This two-day course focuses on achieving aesthetic excellence in anterior teeth restorations. The class focuses on practical content, including simulating daily challenges and learning to “replicate nature.” Dr. Alves will share his daily clinical routine and demonstrate how to transform smiles in most cases without wear, just additions.

Day 1 Lecture

  1. Anatomy of anterior teeth – morphology (transitional and incisal line angles, embrasures, developmental grooves, light reflected areas, and light deflected areas)
  2. Important factors for the longevity of composite veneers
  3. Finishing and Polishing protocol (macrotexture and microtexture)
  4. Optical and mechanical principles of composite resins
  5. Planning our cases
  6. Color selection, light, opacity, and translucency
  7. Masking dark substrates
  8. Use of opaques and tints

Day 1 Hands-on

  1. Direct veneer on a worn incisor – upper central incisor (reproducing halos, translucency, incisal effects, lifelike results)
  2. Direct Veneer on a dark tooth – (using opaques and tints to create depth and details)

Day 2 Lecture

  1. Advanced clinical cases
  2. Closing diastemas and peg laterals
  3. Cervical management to achieve periodontal health
  4. Maintaining the shine and smoothness of composite resins
  5. Importance of canine guidance

Day 2 Hands-on

  • Restoring a peg lateral tooth – reproducing nature
  • Direct veneer on an upper canine – occlusion considerations

** If you are interested in a payment plan or have questions about the course, please contact Erika Heier at (800)-837-2321 or email [email protected]



  • Dr. Klécio Alves graduated in 2008 from the Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil, where in 2010, he received a Master of Science degree. His specialization is in Implantology and Prosthodontics, with postgraduate courses in Periodontics and Occlusion. He maintains his

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The course was fantastic and a MUST for anyone wanting to take their cosmetic dentistry seriously. Dr Alves is hugely knowledgeable and incredibly talented. He listens and is very approachable when asking for advice. I’ve taken so much from this course into my daily practice which has helped massively. The staff at Cosmedent are great, always there to help. Chicago is also a beautiful city, so there is no reason to not give this course a go 👍🏻.


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