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Corky Willhite, DDS, FAACD
Dr. Corky Willhite - Instructor
Apr 25-26 2024
16 CE Credits
Live In Person
Chicago, IL

Master Anterior Composite Restorations

The Ultimate Esthetics Course: Anterior Composite Compositions

Learn practical layering techniques for Class IV, diastema closure, shade change, and more. Hands-on training for long-lasting, realistic results.

Dr. Willhite will teach you how to make your composite restorations look as beautiful as porcelain veneers

Course Objectives

  • Step-by-step procedure for individual tooth changes (color change, Class IV’s, and more)
  • How to provide solutions for common problems (worn teeth, diastemas, and more)
  • Layering—understand when and why to use each material including tints and opaquers
  • Dramatic Smile Makeovers—why porcelain is not always the best option
  • Verbal skills that will gain patient interest and increase patient acceptance
  • Practical occlusal principles for maximizing longevity
  • Contouring and polishing technique for an incredibly natural finish
  • Maintenance for many years of happy smiles!
Hands-on Exercises

  • Introduction and comparison of materials, their properties, and indications
  • Hands-on exercise – three preps, three materials
  • Sequential steps of the layering technique, how to utilize a template to save time and increase accuracy, creating an ideal proximal surface and contact using the Mylar pull technique, color blending, and how to achieve an invisible margin
  • Hands-on exercise – fabricate a template (putty index) and a large Class IV
  • How to apply this layering technique to Class III, IV, and V restorations
  • Optional case review with Dr. Willhite – Please bring any cases you would like Dr. Willhite to review.

I’ve learned a lot in this course. Things that I can take back and implement on Monday.

Course Participant

An amazing course!! Taken multiple resin courses and it is now finally makes sense. Where to use opaques, tints, types of resin, contouring, etc. Best resin course by far that I have ever taken!

Course Participant

This course can help you stand out as a dentist.

Course Participant
Corky Willhite, DDS, FAACD

Meet the Instructor

Corky Willhite, DDS, FAACD

Dr. Corky Willhite has achieved Fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry, the American College of Dentists, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is one of less than 100 Accredited Fellows in the AACD worldwide. He has served on their Board of Governors (currently the American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry) and spent years as an Examiner for Accreditation. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics at L.S.U. School of Dentistry. He is on the faculty of the Center for Esthetic Excellence in Chicago. He has been published and feels honored to have so many opportunities to lecture nationally and internationally. Over the years, his private practice in suburban New Orleans—The Smile Design Center—has become limited to Cosmetic Dentistry. His experience is based on a dedication to the belief that “excellence” and “esthetics” are not only compatible but can take dentistry to a new level of satisfaction and success