975 Digital Dentistry - Entering the CADCAM World : Key Concepts and Hands-On Training
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Saturday
Area of Focus: Technology
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Have you contemplated entering the DIGITAL DENTAL WORLD but have reservations?
This course will provide you with an unbiased University-based appraisal from practicing faculty-clinicians.
Participants will receive a comprehensive overview of the Digital Dentistry Technologies including CEREC, E4D, LAVA COS and iTero. This will be followed by a detailed review of the essentials of optimal preparation design, scanning and design steps on the Cerec 3 Blue Cam AC. Participants will then participate in a hands-on experience with the actual scanning, designing and milling of an IPS e.max restoration. Each participant will then stain, glaze and crystalize their restoration. At the end of the day, participants will have created a take home example of their own restoration which fits the preparation.
Participants will learn:
- The current offerings in digital dentistry
- The differences between CAD/CAM and Digital Impressions
- Preparation requirements
- How to scan, design and mill various materials
- The indications and contraindications for CAD/CAM restorations
- How to properly adjust, finish and polish milled restorations
- How to crystalize, stain and glaze IPS e.max
- An overview of cementing all ceramic restorations
Richard G. Stevenson III, DDS, FAGD, FACD, ABOD
Professor of Clinical Dentistry and Chair, Division of Restorative Dentistry, UCLA School of Dentistry
Todd R. Scheonbaum, DDS, FAGD, FACD
Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Restorative Dentistry, and Assistant Director, UCLA Center for Esthetic Dentistry, UCLA School of Dentistry