Phantom Head Course: Veneers, Bonded Crowns and Bridge Design (Specialist Prosthodontic Techniques in Aesthetic Dentistry)
Hands-on course
08 Feb 2018, 9:00 - 18:00 CAPP Training Institute, Dubai, UAE Area of interest: Dental Lab

Course Outline

• Delegates will receive an introductory course to ‘The Restorative & Aesthetic Certificate & Diploma Course by CAPP-Tipton Dental Academy and BARD’, a two year program which will start in the middle of 2018 (group 4)

• Delegates will learn about the latest practical techniques in Aesthetic Dentistry.

• Tooth preparation on models for the latest designs of veneers, crowns and bridges.

• Understand when and how to prepare teeth for different styles of veneer preps.

• Learn when and how to prepare teeth for different types of aesthetic crowns.

• Understand and use the correct types of impression materials and soft tissue manipulation techniques.

• Understand the basics of Occlusion and how to simplify what is required to improve aesthetics and function.

• They learn how to communicate better with your dental technician.

• They learn how to design and prepare teeth for bridgework.

Course Description

The morning session will consist of a seminar on tooth preparation followed by a lecture which will cover:

• Two handed preparation

• Magnification

• Choice of burs

• Laboratory Support

• Speed increasing hand pieces

• 4 stages of tooth preparation

• Occlusal reduction

• Axial walls

• Margin choice

• Resistance & retention form


The afternoon will be a hands on practical on phantom head models in two groups and will cover:

• Anterior & posterior PFM crown preps

• Use of prep matrics

• Shillinburg wings

• Impression techniques

• Retraction cords

Agenda

09:00 – 10:00
Lecture Part 1: Preparing to prepare crowns - all the hints and techniques required to be ready to prepare, from diagnostics to two handed tooth preps.
10:00 – 11:00Lecture Part 2: Modern styles of tooth preps for crowns - featuring all ceramic and bonded crowns and different marginal designs.
11:00 – 11:15
Discussion
11:15 – 11:30
Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:30
Lecture Part 3: Minimum Veneer preps - including conventional, slice, mini chamfers, 3/4's. Bridge preps for fixed moveable designs - including box preps, overcoming alignment problems etc.
12:30 – 13:30
Lunch Break / Prayer Time
13:30 – 14:30
Hands-on Part 1: Tooth Preparation Practical for Veneers, Crowns and Bridgework
14:30 – 15:30
Hands-on Part 2: Tooth Preparation Practical for Veneers, Crowns and Bridgework
15:30 – 16:30 Hands-on Part 3: Tooth Preparation Practical for Veneers, Crowns and Bridgework
16:30 – 17:30
Hands on Part 4: Tooth Preparation Practical for Veneers, Crowns and Bridgework
17:30 – 18:00
Discussion