Esthetic and Adhesive Restorative Materials

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Esthetic and Adhesive Restorative Materials

Dentist and Team Program

Type: Lecture
Course Duration: TBA, 2018
Credits: 8 CE
Instructed by: Dr. Edmond Hewlett

Selecting the “right” esthetic restorative material for a given task can be a complicated decision. Many factors must be considered. Included in this decision making process, you must have a sound working knowledge of each of the materials physical properties, handling characteristics, recommended applications, clinical success and techniques for their use. The purpose of this one day lecture program is to update attendees on a broad spectrum of esthetic restorative materials and provide information that will assist you in the complex decision making process of “what to use”. Get the latest information on bonding agents, bases, cements, composites, conservative remineralization techniques and how to use them correctly.

 

Topics

  • Adhesion to enamel
  • Adhesion to dentin
  • Keys to optimal bonding
  • Variables affecting bonding
  • Types of adhesives
  • Multiple vs. single component
  • Adhesives
  • Self-etching adhesives
  • Composite resin
  • Conventional, microfills, hybrids, flowables, packables, nanohybrids
  • Indirect composite
  • Composite resin cements (light-cure, dual-cure, self-cure, self etching)
  • Glass ionomer cements
  • Resin modifies glass ionomers
  • Compomers
  • Fluoride-containing resins
  • Resin modified glass ionomer luting cements
  • High strength GI materials
  • What to use: (When and How)

Faculty

max_width_extra_small (4)Edmond R. Hewlett, D.D.S.
Dr. Edmond R. Hewlett, received his D.D.S. degree from the UCLA School of Dentistry and then completed a 1-year general practice residency program at the University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago. Returning to Los Angeles, In 1987, Dr. Hewlett was appointed to the full-time academic faculty as an Assistant Professor in the Section of Operative Dentistry, and promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 1994. In June, 2003, Dr. Hewlett completed postgraduate training in Prosthodontics at UCLA and was awarded a certificate in this dental specialty. He is currently Professor and Vice-Chair of Restorative Dentistry at UCLA, and was appointed in 2011 to the position of Associate Dean for Outreach and Diversity.

Tuition

  • $495.00 for Dentist. + 2 staff members
  • 25% discount each additional staff member

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.

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.

Esthetic 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. The current term of approval extends from 3/1/2016 to 2/28/2018. Provider 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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