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Maximizing Esthetic Success with Direct Composite — May 4-5, 2023

$3,595.00

Maximizing Esthetic Success with Direct Composite — May 4-5, 2023

May 4-5, 2023
Live In Person
Chicago
16 CE Credits

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$3,595.00


Course Overview

Arthur Volker, DDS

Instructor Arthur Volker, DDS, MSEd, FAGD

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 course will provide attendees with the foundation necessary to objectively evaluate dental esthetics and immediately implement these principles in daily practice utilizing direct composite resin.

Course Activities

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

before and after arthur volkerDay 1 Class Schedule/Overview

Morning 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

Morning Hands-on:

  • Single-shade composite veneers

Afternoon Lecture:

  • Understanding the components of the polychromatic incisal edge
  • Utilizing hue, value, and chroma to determine color
  • The application of the palatal stent
  • Using tints and opaquers to mimic nature

Afternoon Hands-on:

  • Polychromatic veneers

Day 2 Class Schedule/Overview

Morning Lecture:

  • Opacity vs. translucency – the what and the when
  • Effectively masking fracture lines
  • Color theory continued

Morning Hands-on:

  • Polychromatic Class IV 2 ways

Afternoon Lecture:

  • Finishing and polishing techniques
  • Discussion of texture and its impact on shape
  • Wrap-up

Afternoon Hands-on:

  • Completion of work

** 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]

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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