Direct Veneers: the Shades Dilemma
Hands-on course
13 Nov 2014, 9:00-18:00 Dubai, UAE Area of interest: General Dentistry

Course Objective

 The participants will learn relevant parameters for aesthetic rehabilitation

  • They will learn about tooth proportions and possible corrections
  • They will learn about 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 close a diastema mediale in a minimally invasive and predictable way
  • They will learn how to use a silicon guide and how to get tight anterior contact points


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: Polychromaticapproach; New techniques for optimizing the shape and contours, tight contact points, proper interproximal embrasures and emergence profile
11:00 – 11:30
Coffee Break
13:30 – 14:30
14:30 –17: 30
Hands-on: Direct veneers on teeth 11 and 21. In addition, both teeth will present a diastema mediale, 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
Organised by
Media Partners