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A Team Approach in Supporting Predictable Cosmetic Dentistry
April 20, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
With the myriad of esthetic dentistry materials and techniques available today, hygienist and dental assistants need to be more familiar than ever with all aspects of the clinical practice. Each individual’s understanding of the treatment goal and unique treatment considerations is essential to obtain the desired outcome. Hygienist and dental assistants should both contribute before, during and after the treatment process to foresee potential complications to make the process predictable and to achieve highly-satisfying results for everyone, especially the patient. This interactive lecture gives your team the best of both perspectives from both sides of the chair.
- Learn why it is important for every team to understand occlusion and signs of occlusal disease
- Learn how to use aligner therapy as the first step to proper alignment prior to any restorative needs to increase the esthetic results while practicing minimal invasive dentistry
- Learn proper impression techniques such as: choosing the correct impression materials, patient positioning, tray insertion and mixing, working and setting times
- Learn a step-by-step approach to create life-like provisional restorations