Ensuring Esthetic Success:

“Understanding Esthetic Parameters and Design”

“Diagnosis and Treatment Planning: Part I”




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Ensuring Esthetic Success:

“Understanding Esthetic Parameters and Design”

“Diagnosis and Treatment Planning: Part I”

Dentist & Team Program

Type: Lecture | Hands-on | Demos
Course Duration: October 3, 2020
Credits: 8 CE
Instructed by: Dr. Bruce Crispin, Dr. Kristi Crispin

Part I: Understanding Esthetic Parameters and Design


Optimal success in esthetic dentistry requires first that the patient accepts treatment and secondly that they are satisfied with the results. This process requires careful diagnosis, patient analysis, and understanding of esthetic goals, individual esthetic design, communication and finally implementation. The purpose of this lecture-demo-hands-on program is to provide the protocol necessary for comprehensive workups and planning for esthetic enhancement patients.

Part 1 Topics

  • Esthetic Principles You Must Know
  • Simplifying Esthetic Design
  • Useful Aids for Optimal Esthetic Design
  • Computer Image Manipulation for optimal communication

Hands-on exercise, demo

  • Smile analysis
  • Design and digital computer image manipulation

Part 2: Diagnosis and Treatment Planning: Part 1


Having a logical and systematic approach for patient diagnosis and treatment is a critical component of practice success.  Inconsistencies and omissions lead to poor case acceptance and compromised results.

Part 2 Topics

  • Esthetic Diagnostic Procedures,
  • Facebows and Articulators (How and Why?)
  • Communication and Case Acceptance
  • Working Up and Planning Complex Esthetic Cases


  • Esthetically driven facebow and articulation
  • Computer Image Manipulation



max_width_extra_small (2)Dr. Kristi A. Crispin
Kristi A. Crispin, DMD, earned her dental degree from Tufts University of Dental Medicine in Boston. Upon graduation, she completed extensive post-graduate training in cosmetic, reconstructive and implant dentistry. In addition to patient care, she is committed to advanced education and staying at the forefront of dental technology. She is on the faculty of Esthetic Professionals Dental Education Center, a Sustaining member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and a member of several other dental societies. Dr. Crispin’s practice is a dedicated to providing general, family and cosmetic dentistry.


max_width_extra_small (5)Dr. Bruce J. Crispin
Bruce J. Crispin, DDS, MS, received a DDS in 1972 and an MS in 1975 (Fixed Prosthodontics) from the University of Michigan. He has the unique combination of being a Diplomat of the American Board of Prosthodontics and an Accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is a Professor Emeritus at UCLA and an alumni member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon. He founded the UCLA Center for Esthetic Dentistry (first in the US) in 1987, in which he started one of the first “Esthetic Mini Residency Programs” (continuum) for practicing dentists. He is also the founder and current director of “Esthetic Professionals,” a state of the art hands-on and clinical dental education, patient care, and laboratory facility in Tarzana, CA. Dr. Crispin has published over 45 research and professionals publications, including the textbook “Contemporary Esthetic Dentistry: Practice Fundamentals,” which has been translated into five languages. He has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally for the past 40 years. The focus and scope of Dr. Crispin’s practice is on Esthetic Restorative Dentistry, from Conservative Treatments to Reconstructions and Implants. His many hands-on programs are in great demand and provide great value to the dental practitioner.

Tuition and Incentives

To Register

Call 818-654-7102 or 877-374-3371 or Download the registration form. This form is available in PDF format and is best viewed with the latest, free Adobe Acrobat Reader program.

If you have difficulty downloading or printing the registration form, you may also request it by email at education@estheticprofessionals.com or by phone (877) EP4-DDS1 (374-3371).

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be submitted in writing, signed, and are dated when received at EP. If cancellations are made 30-60 days before the start of the program, 25% of the total tuition must still be paid. 100% of the total tuition is transferable to another program for one year with no penalties. If cancellations are made 0-30 days before the start of the program, 50% of the total tuition must still be paid. 75% of the total tuition is transferable to another program for one year. If cancellations are made after the start of the program, 100% of the total tuition must still be paid. 50% of the total tuition is transferable to another program for one year. Esthetic Professionals reserves the right to cancel any program seven days prior to the starting date. 100% refunds will be given or transferred to another program.

max_width_extra_small_agdEsthetic Professionals is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership, and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. ID# 218987


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Esthetic Professionals, located in Tarzana, California, is a unique dental practice. In addition to offering a comprehensive selection of cosmetic, restorative, and general dentistry treatments for the benefit of our patients, we provide fellow dentists with hands-on education and laboratory services. With 30 employees, over 18 faculty members, and a 16,000 square foot facility, we are well-equipped to offer patients and professionals alike unparalleled service and care. Esthetic Professionals serves Los Angeles, California and the surrounding communities.


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