Dr. Damon Adams presenting:
Trends, Innovations, Controversies and Clinical Tips!
Confused by all the choices? Don’t be!
Knowledge of the latest indirect dental materials is vital to maximizing the aesthetic and functional success of your team-created restorations. Dental materials are sometimes being brought to market and being widely used in patients without adequate science based evidence. Dr. Adams will help you increase your understanding of the most advanced dental materials with the goal of making better-informed choices, present some of the latest trends and related innovations, and share some useful clinical tips.
Learning Objectives (Number of objectives covered are dependent upon actual lecture time allotted.)
Basic classifications/indications of the latest lab-fabricated esthetic dental materials
Advantages and disadvantages of each class of modern all-ceramic materials
A review of some of the latest trends, developments, and innovations in dentistry
Ways to minimize all-ceramic failures/fractures to reduce stress and increase profits
100% zirconium restorations: Evidence-based data versus future challenges?
Latest preparation and core build-up requirements with lithium disilicate and monolithic zirconia
New translucent anterior zirconia options: indications, special cautions, and future challenges
Update on surface treatment protocols and cements for lab-fabricated restorative materials
An update on surface treatments for all-ceramics. Making it much simpler!
Diagnosis and treatment planning considerations for lab-fabricated restorative materials
Are all-ceramics always the best choice? What are some of the current alternatives?
An evidence-based prophylaxis protocol for maintaining composite, all-ceramic, and ceramic-based