Tooth Wear Treatment: Modern strategies to restore aesthetics and function.
Hands-on / Online
10 Nov 2019 Dubai | UAE | 3M Innovation Centre | DIC Area of interest: General Dentistry

Learning Objectives

  • MI means Maximising your Income while minimising further damage
  • This course will give you techniques for faster working and more predictable and successful outcomes
  • Be able to recognise tooth surface loss, know when and how to intervene
  • Understand when and how to change the occlusion when restoring teeth affected by wear
  • How and when to use Dahl and when not to use it
  • Use composite to intervene and improve aesthetics and function, monitor and maintain
  • Convert the composite design to ceramics for long lasting aesthetics

Hands-on on models to restore teeth affected by tooth wear. Providing aesthetic results, correcting occlusal changes and the aesthetic damage caused by all types of tooth wear from erosion, attrition and bruxism. This popular all-day course covers the techniques to restore aesthetics and function for teeth damaged by all types of tooth wear. A short seminar will cover the aetiology and management of all types of tooth wear, from diagnosis and prevention through monitoring and management. Techniques for intervention use the latest range of adhesive aesthetic materials as well as traditional methods.  Hands-on sessions include tooth build-ups with a range of direct and indirect techniques.  Teaching covers the management of sensitivity, aesthetics and function as well as occlusal change in vertical and horizontal dimensions. Splint therapy is discussed. Part seminar with a lot of hands-on including treatment of all types of tooth wear from moderate to severe on models.


08:30 – 09:00
09:00 – 10:45
Diagnosis, intervention, treatment options
10:45 – 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30
Hands-on: splints for clenchers, bruxists, TMD. Planning the new smile before restoring
12:30 – 14:00
14:00 – 15:00
Hands-on anterior tooth wear – correcting aesthetics and function, establishing centric relation with direct composite, design the new smile while correcting the occlusion
15:00 – 16:00
Hands-on posterior tooth wear – when to use Dahl and when to prevent it
16:00 – 17:15
Conversion of intermediate restorations to definitives using the Destination Driven Dentistry approach
17:15 – 17:30 Discussions / End
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