Dr Michael Mandikos Workshop
Aesthetic Anterior Composites
Friday 7th Feb 2020 8:30am - 5:00pm
6 CPD Hours
Next Hotel Brisbane
72 Queen St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Achieving excellent aesthetic and functional results when restoring anterior teeth
Beginning with a lecture covering the relevant physical properties required of composites to be used for restoring anterior teeth, this one-day program explores the concepts of colour as they relate to tooth shade selection. As there are presently so many options on the market, the importance of opacity/translucency as distinct from colour alone will be explained to assist participants in selecting composite systems for use in their own practices.
Finally, the multi-layered approach to restoring anterior teeth using varying opacitie of composites will be demonstrated together with simplified techniques for build-up, finishing and polishing. The practical exercises in this program will give participants the opportunity to restore typodont teeth utilising a multi-shaded, aesthetic composite system and the layering techniques presented in the lecture. At the completion of the program, attendees should have a greater understanding of the newer composite technologies available to achieve excellent aesthetic and functional results when restoring anterior teeth.
Current composite resin technologies and systems designed for aesthetic, single and multi-layered build-up techniques
Shade selection - understanding colour and teeth
A simplified approach to multi-layered anterior composite restorations
Finishing and polishing techniques for microfill, microhybrid, and nanocomposites
Can composite resins restore adequate function and aesthetics?
Indications for choosing between composite and ceramics
Are composite restorations cost-effective for the patient and the dentist?
Clinical examples to illustrate techniques for easier practice