SYLLABUS/DATES 2019


Day 1

Fundamentals of Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry 

FRIDAY 12th APRIL 2019

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  • Smile Design in detail: from Macro to Micro

  • Management of the Aesthetic Case utilising the "CLINE COMPREHENSIVE CHECKLIST"

  • Ethics of Cosmetic Dentistry and the “Daughter test”

  • Medicolegal aspects of Aesthetic Dentistry

  • The principles of Shade Analysis

  • Photographic techniques including Cross polarisation for shade communication with the laboratory

PRACTICAL/ HANDS-ON ELEMENTS

  • Smile Design Treatment planning session

  • Shade analysis

  • Use of Vita, Vita 3D Master, Vita Linearguide,& Vita Bleached guides

  • Use of the Digital Spectrophotometer


Day 2

The Art of Digital Dental Photography

FRIDAY 10th MAY 2019

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  • Understand what camera equipment and accessories are required and why.

  • Choose the correct camera settings for predictable results.

  • Know the many uses of photography within the dental practice, in particular the importance of medicolegal documentation.

  • Be able to take a full series of AACD/ BACD Views

  • Take high quality portraiture images for orthodontic assessment and documentation

  • Recognise the most important sources of further information, including websites, articles and textbooks

PRACTICAL/ HANDS-ON ELEMENTS

  • Taking of a full series of 15 standardised photographic views

  • Use of contrasters, cross-polarisers, and FEC for laboratory communication

  • Perfect Portrait Photography simplified


Day 3

Digital Aesthetic Imaging

FRIDAY 14th JUNE 2019

 Computer simulation to show patient what might be possible with composites or veneers

Computer simulation to show patient what might be possible with composites or veneers

  • The Value of Digital Aesthetic Imaging

  • The Digital Smile Design Concept

  • Powerpoint & Keynote in the Dental Surgery

  • Lightroom/ Aperture / iPhoto and other options for image management and manipulation

  • Live Demo’s of Digital Imaging

  • Video recording of live imaging

PRACTICAL/ HANDS-ON ELEMENTS

  • A large part of the day will be hands-on training in digital imaging. Participants will be required to bring their laptop computer. Full step-by-step training will be given in Digital Imaging, so that you will be able to confidently image cases like the one shown above. Several types of cases will be imaged, using the Tell, Show, Do concept.

  • How to use Photoshop CC & Photoshop Elements

  • Use of Layers within Photoshop

  • Imaging of several different types of cases to show what the patient might look like following dental treatment


Day 4

Minimally invasive techniques & Marketing

FRIDAY 5th JULY 2019

 Before & After photographs showing toothwear management using direct composite  (Course Director, Ian Cline)

Before & After photographs showing toothwear management using direct composite

(Course Director, Ian Cline)

  • Power whitening & Home Whitening systems compared

  • Modern techniques for non-vital bleaching, “The Inside-Outside method”

  • Use of infiltration techniques to manage white spot lesions

  • Toothwear: Aetiology, Diagnosis, Treatment options

  • Use of the Dahl concept in the management of the worn dentition

  • How to grow the aesthetic side of your practice

  • Marketing of the Aesthetic Practice

  • The 3 C’s and the 5 P’s of Marketing

  • Internal & External Marketing techniques that have been proven to work

  • Practice websites, what do patients really want to know

  • Social Media, how to use it safely

PRACTICAL/ HANDS-ON ELEMENTS

  • Treatment planning discussion


Day 5

Posterior composites

FRIDAY 2nd AUGUST 2019

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  • To discuss the latest Concepts in Posterior Composites.

  • To appreciate strategies for dealing with the main problems that dentists have with posterior composites, including the use of rubber dam, sectional matrices and bulk-fil techniques.

  • Uses of Deep Marginal Elevation

  • “C-Factor” Why is it important and steps to minimise its influence.

  • How to assess the occlusal scheme and build the restoration to minimise adjustments

  • To be able to select appropriate instrumentation for placement and manipulation of composite.

  • To simplify finishing and polishing of posterior composites.

  • To look at the management of posterior root filled teeth and how SDR and Ceramic Onlays may be the best solution.

  • Hands-on, Class I restoration, and Class II restoration with use of Sectional Matrix System

PRACTICAL/ HANDS-ON ELEMENTS

  • Class II restoration using a sectional matrix

  • Simplifying composite placement with SDR Flow+

  • Class I restoration with colour tints to simulate fissures

  • How to place a Deep Marginal Elevation Band

  • Rubber Dam technique


Day 6

All Ceramic Restorations Part 1

FRIDAY 6th SEPTEMBER 2019

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  • Material selection, Feldspathic, Pressed, Empress, Emax, Celtra, Alumina or Zirconia? Which one? When? and Where?

  • Core materials, Nayyer cores, Bulk-fil composites as a core material

  • The use of sonic instrumentation & hand chisels for margin refinement

  • Ceramic veneers: planning, preparation, cementation all in detail

  • Prepless veneers vs Prepped veneers

  • Verti-preps or Conventional prep

  • Veneer cementation in detail

  • Importance of the Diagnostic Wax-up

  • APR/APT method for ensuring minimal tooth preparation

  • Which burs to use and how to use them

  • Modern concepts in post/core design & placement

  • The Importance of the “Ferrule Effect”

  • Restoration of the root filled tooth

PRACTICAL/ HANDS-ON ELEMENTS

  • Restoration of the root filled tooth

  • Adhesive Post & Core placement


Day 7

All Ceramic Restorations Part 2

SATURDAY 7th SEPTEMBER 2019

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PRACTICAL/ HANDS-ON ELEMENTS (THE ENTIRE DAY IS HANDS-ON)

  • Tooth preparation for all ceramic veneers, crowns, and onlays.

  • Use of the 1:5 Speed Increasing Electric Handpiece

  • "Two-handed" tooth preparation

  • Veneer preparation in detail, will include the opportunity to prepare individual phantom head teeth for veneers, all participants will then prepare an 8 unit case for a “smile makeover”, utilising diagnostic waxups, 3 different putty stent guides and the APR/APT technique discussed in the previous session. All participants will use the "DENTER ALL-CERAMIC BUR KIT" for precise tooth preparation.


Day 8

Anterior composites

FRIDAY 11th OCTOBER 2019

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  • Different composite materials: the importance of knowing when and why to use a microfilled or a hybrid composite

  • How to select the correct shade every time

  • Which instruments you “really do need” to achieve excellent in your direct aesthetic work

  • Direct composite veneers

  • Air abrasion, which unit, how to use it, what does the literature say?

  • The use of colour tints & opaquers to simulate micro feature of the tooth

  • How to close Diastemas seamlessly with composite

PRACTICAL/ HANDS-ON ELEMENTS

  • Toothwear build-up

  • Class IV build-up using Dentine & Enamel opacities

  • Use of colour tints to simulate white spots, craze lines, incisal translucency

  • Creation of Primary, Secondary, & Tertiary anatomy


Day 9

Occlusion, TMJ & Splints

FRIDAY 1st NOVEMBER 2019

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  • Confused by the terminology ICP, RCP, CR, CO, MIP, you won’t be after the morning!

  • The Occlusal Examination

  • When to "Conform" and when to "Reorganise"

  • Canine Risers

  • How to examine the TMJ & Muscles of Mastication

  • Parafunction, Bruxism, Anterior Guidance, Protective Occlusal Schemes

  • When do you need to use a facebow and articulator?

  • Custom made Anterior Guidance tables

  • Types of splints, Michigan, Stabilisation, Anterior Bite Planes, SCI's.

  • Splint design & manufacture in detail: Stabilisation Splints

PRACTICAL/ HANDS-ON ELEMENTS

  • How to take a facebow record

  • Records required to articulate the case, CR & Protrusive

  • Lucia Jig construction

  • Fitting and adjustment of Upper Stabilisation Splint


Day 10

Management of the Interdisciplinary Case

FRIDAY 6th DECEMBER 2019

  • Management of the complex case, interdisciplinary treatment planning

  • Orthodontic aspects of aesthetic care

  • Periodontology, crown lengthening, augmentation procedures

  • Resin Retained Bridgework, design, success rates and how to make them aesthetic

  • Recommended equipment & materials

  • Overview of the year

  • Certificate giving

PRACTICAL/ HANDS-ON ELEMENTS

  • Treatment planning of complex cases

  • Xmas Quiz

 

END OF YEAR DINNER


SYLLABUS/DATES 2019

 

Day 1 |  12/4/19     

Fundamentals of Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry             

Day 2 |  10/5/19     

The Art of Digital Dental Photography                   

Day 3 |  14/6/19     

Digital Aesthetic Imaging                                           

Day 4 |  5/7/19     

Minimally invasive techniques                                    

Day 5 |  2/8/19     

Posterior composites                                                 

Day 6 |  6/9/19     

All Ceramic Restorations Part 1                              

Day 7 |  7/9/19     

All Ceramic Restorations Part 2                           

Day 8 |  11/10/19

Anterior composites                                 

Day 9 |  1/11/19   

Occlusion, TMJ & Splints                                      

Day 10 |  6/12/19

Management of the Interdisciplinary Case    

SYLLABUS/DATES 2018

 

Day 1 |  6/4/18      

Fundamentals of Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry             

Day 2 |  4/5/18      

The Art of Digital Dental Photography                   

Day 3 |  14/6/18    

Digital Aesthetic Imaging                                           

Day 4 |  6/7/18      

Minimally invasive techniques & Marketing                                  

Day 5 |  3/8/18      

Posterior composites                                                 

Day 6 |  7/9/18      

All Ceramic Restorations Part 1                              

Day 7 |  8/9/18      

All Ceramic Restorations Part 2                           

Day 8 |  12/10/18  

Anterior composites                                 

Day 9 |  2/11/18    

Occlusion, TMJ & Splints                                      

Day 10 |  7/12/18  

Management of the Interdisciplinary Case