Porcelain Inlays & Onlays
Hands-on Courses
07 Oct 2021, 09:00 - 18:00 Dubai | UAE | CAPP Training Institute Area of interest: General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Restorative Dentistry


Face-to-Face Training | CAPP Training Institute Dubai (full day)

Why you should attend this course?

Attending this course you will learn:

  • the indications for ceramic inlays and onlays
  • why onlays rather than crowns
  • how to prepare, take impressions and temporise for ceramic inlays and onlays
  • how to decide when to cap a cusp
  • what type of finish lines and margins you should prepare
  • the importance of cuspal angles
  • how to use rubber dam when required
  • how to cement the inlay or onlay in place
  • the correct adhesives to use
  • which composite cement to use

Course Aim

  • Awareness of the materials available for Inlays/ Onlays
  • Understand the cavity design
  • Identify the ‘bulk’ of material required for strength
  • Appreciation of the retentive/resistance form required
  • Provide an armamentarium to produce these preparations
  • Introduce the ‘Hollow’ ground chamfer
  • Identify where to place the preparation margins
  • Define the rational for onlay or inlay preparation

Course Objectives

At the end of this course delegates should be able to:

  • Identify the materials available for Inlay/ Onlay restorations
  • Understand the preparation design through an appreciation of material choice
  • Produce preparations that demonstrate the correct divergence and provide retention/ resistance form
  • Illustrate how the correct use of chamfer bur will produce round internal line angles
  • Demonstrate the correct placement and application of the Hollow ground chamfer
  • Place preparation margins with an awareness of tooth contact points
  • Gain an appreciation of when to extend an Inlay preparation to an Onlay preparation
  • Identify the criteria for prescribing a material of choice
  • Describe the bonding/ cementation rational for a given material

Course Topics

  • Divergence angle
  • Resistance/ retention form
  • Internal line angles
  • Cavo-surface margin
  • Hollow ground chamfer
  • Porcelain v’s Composite


09:00 – 10:30
Porcelain inlays & Onlays lecture
10:30 – 10:45
10:45 – 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:45
Porcelain inlays & Onlays lecture continued
13:00 – 14:00
14:00 – 16:00
Hands-on practical: porcelain inlays & onlays
16:00 – 16:15
16:15 – 16:30
Coffee Break
16:30 – 18:00
Case review & discussion