Closing Diastemas and Correction of Peg Laterals
Hands-on course
03 May 2017, 09:00 - 18:00 InterContinental Hotel Festival City, Dubai, UAE Area of interest: General Dentistry

Course Objectives

  • Understanding classic indications of composites and their survival
  • Understanding the last improvements in material science and the treatment possibilities they are opening
  • Preparing properly for a direct veneer and decide when and when not close a diastema with composites
  • Understanding the challenges of diastemas and their functional limitations
  • Using the polychromatic approach for anterior direct restorations
  • Performing advance anterior restorations like dificult class IV, direct veneers, peg laterals and diastema closure with a novel technique

Agenda

09:00 - 10:30
Lecture:
  • Esthetic parameters
  • Colour, translucency and opacity
  • Shape, contours, texture and characterization of composite llings
  • Characteristics of modern composites, systems, properties, advantages and limitations
  • Layering technique: Polychromatic approach
  • New techniques for diastema closure, tight contact points, proper interproximal embrasures and emergence pro le
  • How to control moisture contamination, nishing and polishing steps
  • The FEM technique: Flowable emerging matrix and its advantages
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:30
Clinical cases discussion: Interactive discussion & Questions and answers
11:30 - 13:00
Hands-on: Silicon guide, analysis, preparation of teeth
13:00 - 14:30
Lunch Break
14:30 - 16:00
Hands On: Diastema closure, reconstruction of a peg lateral and a direct veneer in the same case will be done. Composite placement. FEM technique
16:00 - 16:30
Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:30
Final adjustments, texture, finishing and polishing
17:30 - 18:00
Final discussion and end of the program
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