Posterior Composite Restoration Mastery

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^ 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 hands-on course will review the latest advancements in the broad realm of posterior composite restorations. The course has been designed to provide the clinician with a deep understanding of the entire restorative process from materials science and adhesion to the placement and adjustment of the finest composite restorations possible.  Both new and experienced practitioners will find something valuable in this intensive course.



Learning Objectives

• Step-by-step protocol
• Isolation techniques
• Adhesive options – what generation is best?
• Liners and bases – how to use them for predictable results
• Matrix systems – are they all the same?
• Light curing units and techniques
• Preparation designs
• Composite materials
• New super low-shrinkage resins
• Bulk fill vs incremental layering
• The “snow-plow” technique
• The “wall and lobe” techniques
• Complex situations – deep lesions, and cusp coverage
• Troubleshooting
• Polishing systems
• Occlusal adjustment
• Reducing post-operative sensitivity
• Efficiency, limitations, indications


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