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Comprehensive Esthetic and Restorative Mentorship


Stair Step Two

“Taking skills to the next level”

                             (Starts January 15th)


 Type: Lecture | Hands-on | Webinars
Course Dates: January 15th – 16th, February 19th – 20th, March 19th-20th
Credits: 64 CE 
Instructed by: (Program Director) Bruce J. Crispin DDS, MS (Associate Director) Kristi Crispin DMD, James Peyton DDS


“EP Stair Step Two” is the next step in the “Comprehensive and Restorative Mentorship”.  In this series, topics from EP One will be taken to the next level.  In addition, all indirect esthetic restorative procedures will be presented in detail for the beginner as well as advanced clinicians. Periodontal procedures that enhance restorative dentistry will be covered as well as implant diagnosis, placement, and restorations.



“Mastering the anterior direct veneer & alternatives to simplify the process” (lecture/hands-on)     James Peyton DDS

 “Anterior crowns, bridges & provisionals, Esthetic Implant Abutments and Provisionals” (lecture/hands-on) Bruce J. Crispin DDS, MS

 “Contemporary conservative bridge alternatives” (lecture/hands-on) Bruce J. Crispin DDS, MS

“Implants I: Getting started in implant dentistry” (lecture/demo) Bruce J. Crispin DDS, MS & TBA

Webinar Topics: “Contemporary ceramic materials and applications”

Minimally invasive posterior indirect restorations” (lecture/hands-on) Bruce J. Crispin DDS, MS

“Same day dentistry: Direct-Indirect posterior restorative procedures” (lecture/hands-on)                        Bruce J. Crispin DDS, MS

Same day dentistry (cont): Digital dentistry, technology update” (lecture-hands-on)                      Bruce J. Crispin DDS, MS

Webinar Topics: “Periodontics I: Procedures that make restorative easier” Bruce J. Crispin DDS, MS

Webinar topics: “Ceramic Veneers Part I:  Indications, diagnostic work-up, treatment planning, patient consultation, preparations” (Prerequisite for Ceramic Veneers Series) Bruce J. Crispin DDS, MS

“Ceramic Veneers Part I (Continued):  Basic preparation, advanced preparations, mal-positioned teeth” “Provisionals made easy”

“Ceramic Veneers Part II Esthetic modifications”

Ceramic Veneers Part III Try-in, cementation” (lecture/Hands-on/ Videos) Bruce J. Crispin DDS, MS

6-11 Direct Bonding


Single Wing Zerconia Bonded Bridge


Minimally Invasive onlay shown above. (Note: intact buccal)


Diagnosis, placement provisionals restorations

High-tech alternatives, materials update


max_width_extra_small (5)(Program Director) 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.

1. Anterior Crowns/Bridges 2. Minimally Invasive Procedures and Materials (Onlays, Veneers, Bridges) 3. Ceramic Materials Update 4. Same Day Dentistry 5. Post and Cores Update 6. Simplifying Complex Cases 7. Occlusal Concepts That Work 8. Color Modification and Ceramic Restorations

(Associate Director) Kristi Crispin, DDS earned her dental degree from Tufts University of Dental Medicine in Boston, and upon graduation completed extensive post-graduate training in cosmetic, reconstructive and implant dentistry. She since has received her accreditation by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. She is committed to advanced education and staying at the forefront of dental technology. Dr. Crispin is a true master in the art and science of cosmetic restorative dentistry.

Hands-on /Clinic Mentor:
1. Case Consultations 2. Treatment Planning 3. (Plan of Treatment)

James Peyton, DDS graduated from UCLA School of Dentistry in 1982. While maintaining a private practice in Bakersfield, CA he is also a part-time clinical instructor at UCLA Center for Esthetic Dentistry and a part-time clinical instructor at the Fahl Institute in Curitiba, Brazil. He has published several articles for Practical Procedures and Esthetic Dentistry and The Journal of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD). Dr. Peyton is a fellow, an accredited member, and examiner for the AACD.

Anterior Direct Bonding Workshops: 1. Composite Veneers 2. Materials 3. Simplified Technique 4. Finishing and Polishing for a Natural Look

Varo Boyer, DDS

Experienced General Dentist and Educator, with special emphasis on implant placement and restoration, oral surgery and third molar extractions.

Clinical Professor – UCLA School of Dentistry Clinical Instructor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry 2011 – current

UCLA Implant Continuum University of California, Los Angeles 2018 – current

General Dentist – Burbank Family Dental and Canoga Park Dental Performing all aspects of general dentistry, specializing in dental implant placement and restoration. 2011 – current

Doctor of Dental Surgery University of California, Los Angeles 2004 – 2008

Getting Started in Implant Dentistry: 1. Diagnosis 2. Case Planning 3. Placement (guided) 4. Provisionals 5. Loading Options 6. Avoiding Problems


  • Stair Step Two – 64 CE – $4410 


  • Enroll in Steps One & Two (Save $1500)
  • Enroll in Steps One, Two & Three (Save $2500)
  • Group Discounts – 10%-25%
  • 0% Financing Options

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 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.

“An individual course which displays the AACD Recommended Private Education Course logo has a curriculum recommended by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. It may prove helpful in gaining knowledge necessary for the Academy’s Accreditation credential. Successful completion of this course does not guarantee Accreditation. Additional information about the Accreditation credentialing process is available by contacting the AACD at 800-543-9220 or”

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



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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