Posterior Ceramic Restoration Mastery

No current dates scheduled

CDE Credits: 14

^ Enrollment in lecture required to attend workshop


Half Day Lecture + 2 Day Workshop



Richard G. Stevenson III, DDS, FAGD, FACD, ABOD 
Professor of Clinical Dentistry, Section of Restorative Dentistry, UCLA School of Dentistry

Cristina Lopez, DMD 
Lecturer, UCLA Section of Restorative Dentistry, UCLA School of Dentistry

 *Lecture is pre-requisite for workshop
Limited Enrollment for Workshop

This half-day lecture and two day workshop will review the latest advancements in the restoration of the posterior dentition with indirect ceramic materials.  The course has been designed to provide the clinician with a deep understanding of the entire indirect restoration process from materials science and adhesion to cementation, occlusal adjustment, finishing and polishing procedures.  Both new and experienced practitioners will find something valuable in this intensive course.

Learning Objectives

• Step-by-step protocol
• Isolation Techniques
• Liners and block-outs – how and when to use them
• Preparation designs
• When to inlay vs. onlay
• Impression techniques
• Easy and fast provisionals
• What material to use in which situations
• Lithium disilicate (e.max) explained
• Adhesive options: Immediate/delayed dentin sealing, etc.
• What cements to use
• Occlusal adjustment techniques
• Polishing and characterizing
• Preventing fractures
• Reducing post-operative sensitivity
• Efficiency, limitations, indications


speakers/instructors and topics are subject to change without prior notice