Direct Veneers: the Shades Dilemma
Hands-on course
05 May 2016, 09:00 - 18:00 Dubai, UAE Area of interest: General Dentistry

Course Outline

  • The participants will learn relevant parameters for esthetic rehabilitations
  • They will learn about tooth proportions and possible corrections
  • They will learn about the advantages and disadvantages of direct veneers
  • They will learn about their limitations
  • They will learn about new techniques and materials for direct restorations
  • They will learn how to use a silicon guide and how to get tight anterior contact points
  • The FEM technique and its applications

Agenda

09:00 - 11:00
Lecture: Color, translucency and opacity; Preparation techniques for anterior restorations; Direct veneers: advantages and disadvantages; Techniques, possibilities and limitations; Characteristics of modern composites, systems, properties, advantages and limitations; Layering technique: Polychromatic approach; New techniques for optimizing the shape and contours, tight contact points, proper interproximal embrasures and emergence profile
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee Break
11:30 - 13:30
Clinical cases discussion (Interactive discussion, questions, and answers)
13:30 - 14:3  
Lunch
14:30 - 17:30
Hands-On: Direct veneers on teeth 11 and 21. In addition, one tooth will present severe stains, which make the treatment clearly more difficult. One tooth will also have a class IV defect which challenges the clinician regarding opacity and color match even more.
17:30 - 18:00
Final discussion
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