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Every dentist encounters cases of moderate to severely worn dentition, but very few know how to confidently plan and deliver successful treatment, especially when financial constraints are present. In this cosmetic dentistry course we will be looking at:
All of the ways teeth wear down
The specific protocols that must be used to solve each problem both functionally and esthetically
How to solve the problem when financial constraints do not exist
How to solve the problem when a treatment plan must be broken up and done over time.
Cases of bulimia, GERD, bruxism, sleep apnea, the restricted envelope of function, abfraction, and toothpaste abrasion will be reviewed. Special emphasis will be placed on teaching you several methods to provide direct and indirect “transitional bonding” techniques for your patients. These are must-know techniques in order have success in solving advanced occlusal problems in your practice.
Course Size: 20
Restore a moderately to severely worn dentition (by opening the vertical dimension of occlusion) an arch at a time or by sextant.
Open the vertical dimension with multiple “long-term provisional” techniques so that complex treatment plans can be phased (these techniques will transform how you do full arch dentistry).
Identify the various causes of wear and erosion and a step-by-step protocol to confidently treat these varying clinical situations.
Treat these undiagnosed problems will increase the predictability of your everyday dentistry, as well give you the confidence to handle cases you currently are not doing.
Use the Dawson Diagnostic Wizard® to communicate precise esthetic and functional tooth contours to the dental laboratory, for the fabrication of an optimal diagnostic wax-up.
Set cases up utilizing invisalign®, as well as do the periodontal surgical procedures (gingivectomy/crown lengthening) when it is appropriate.
Target Audience: General Dentists, Specialists, Lab Technicians
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Please contact The Dawson Academy at 1.800.952.2178 for full details.
The Dawson Academy is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. The Dawson Academy designates this activity for 14 credit hours continuing education credits.
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The Dawson Academy is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.