Direct Veneers: How To Master The Shade, Shape And Texture
Hands-on / Online
03 May 2018, 9:00-18:00 Dubai, UAE Area of interest: General Dentistry

Date: 03 May 2018

Location: Media Rotana, Barsha Heights, Dubai, UAE

Target Audience: Dentists

Accreditation: 7 CE  

Course Description

The course will cover the necessary knowledge to master advanced anterior aesthetic direct restorations. After the introductory basics and clinical cases discussion, the participants will immediately prepare the teeth 11, 12, 21 and 22. They will have to restore the central and lateral incisors due to problems in their proportions, insufficient length, a class Iv defect with a direct veneer. The right use of the different shades and opacities plus the necessary skills and knowledge for achieving the right shape, contours and natural appearance will be the focus of the course. All the steps will be shown by the instructor with an HD camera with high magnification for an explanation of all the details.

Course Objectives

The participants will learn:

  • About classic indications of composites and their survival.
  • The last improvements in material science and the treatment possibilities they are opening
  • The polychromatic approach for anterior direct restorations
  • To master the shade and opacity of anterior teeth
  • To finish, texture and polish direct veneers


09:00 - 10:30
Introduction of direct veneers. Advantages and disadvantages. Differences between direct and indirect. Presentation of the models and the tools. Guides creation and model analysis.
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30
Preparation of the teeth, bevelling, controlling the thickness. Initial layering. Polychromatic approach. Use of stains. Value vs A-D systems.
12:30 - 14:00
14:00 - 15:30
Layering of the anterior teeth. Mastering when class V are also present.
15:30 - 16:00
Coffee break
16:00 - 17:30
Excess removal, curing protocols. Finishing and polishing. Creating the right texture.

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