Aesthetic Dentistry: Aesthetic Posterior Restorations
This two-day, hands-on CPD course will present a step-by-step approach to the most important considerations, clinical steps and procedures for posterior restorations in aesthetic dentistry patients.
It aims to cover:
indications for aesthetic inlays and onlays versus direct composite restorations or crowns. When do we chose onlays?
onlays and endodontically treated teeth
materials for inlays-onlays: ceramic options versus indirect composites
step-by-step preparations for inlays and onlays and posterior crowns and the required burs
predictable impressions: materials and proposed techniques
step-by-step temporaries for onlays
step-by-step techniques and materials required for cementation of ceramic and composite inlays and onlays
a showcase of challenging aesthetic cases
This course is run by the UCL Eastman Dental Institute in London which has a broad range of continuing professional development (CPD) short courses. These provide hands-on training from experienced staff in dedicated facilities.
Day 1 (9 June 2020)
Treatment planning for inlays-onlays, covering:
materials and their properties (what to use, what not to use)
step-by-step preparations and required armamentarium
pulp protection in deep restorations
Impressions: impression materials and techniques
Temporisation: materials and temporary fabrication and fit
Afternoon hands-on exercises on phantom heads
Preparations for inlays-onlays
Day 2 (16 June 2020)
Fit and cementation of inlays-onlays versus posterior crowns.
Required materials and armamentarium
Polishing of adjusted ceramics
CAD/CAM options: intraoral scanners and the possibilities in the dental office
Afternoon hands-on exercises
Fit and cementation of inlays and onlays (two protocols)
Polishing ceramic adjustments
Who this course is for
The course is aimed at dentists at any stage of their career.
You may be:
an established dentist wanting to refresh your knowledge and skills in new techniques
a young dentist wanting to build your abilities
You must hold an approved dental qualification.
CPD points and certificate
The course will give you 13 hours of verifiable CPD. You'll also get a certificate of attendance.
By the end of the course you should have an improved knowledge and ability to deal with posterior aesthetic restorations including preparations, impressions, temporisation and adhesive cementation.
Structure and teaching
You'll learn through a combination of:
50% interactive, evidence-based seminars using clinical videos
50% hands-on training in the skills-laboratory
There will be a small student-to-instructor ratio to ensure support during hands-on practice.
You'll also be given a compilation of reading materials and lecture handouts.
The fees are £899.
All Eastman teachers are experienced professionals. You'll be asked to submit written feedback via a questionnaire at the end of the course, which is used to monitor the course's quality of teaching and value for money.
Tel: +44 (0)20 8016 7600
University College London
Tel: 020 7679 2000