Post and Core - Modern Techniques
Hands-on / Online
07 Apr 2018, 08:30 - 18:00 CAPP Training Institute, Dubai, UAE Area of interest: General Dentistry

Course Outline

The morning session will consist of a seminar covering posts and the afternoon session will be a hands on practical covering shenker, duralay and fibre post preps.

Course Aims

  • Discuss the advantages/disadvantages of the various post morphologies
  • Introduce the 5 criteria which influence the success of a post
  • Revise the principles of Shenker post design
  • Understand the stages required for accurate impression taking
  • Appreciate the importance of the ferrule in a post’s prognosis
  • Awareness of the technique for a direct Duralay post and core
  • Evaluate the techniques available for treating multi rooted teeth
  • Understand the implications of material choice on aesthetics and prognosis
  • Discuss anti rotation grooves, their placement and instrumentation

Course Objectives

  • Identify the material of choice for a clinical scenario
  • Evaluate the criteria for post success in a clinical scenario
  • Demonstrate the use of the Nayyar core for multi rooted teeth
  • Prepare a Shenker post and provide a suitable impression
  • Fabricate a Duralay direct post and core for anterior teeth
  • Produce a split cast post and core using the ‘bead-on’ technique
  • Examine the stages in cementation of carbon fibre posts


08:30 – 10:30 Posts seminar
10:30 – 10:45 Discussions
10:45 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 13:00 Posts seminar continued
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 16:00 Hands-on practical: Shenker, Duralay & Fibre post preps
16:00 – 16:15 Discussions
16:15 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 18:00 Case review & discussion