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Minimally Invasive Dentistry: Everyday Systems for Indirect All-Ceramic Restorations


March 22, 2014
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco

Event Category: Continuing Education

Patients are asking more frequently about white restorations, better known as all-ceramic restorations. They are also insisting on preservation of their natural tooth structure. With the Internet and recent media, patients are seeing, experiencing and demanding highly aesthetic, natural outcomes. This lecture will cover the proper use of smile design principles to achieve desired aesthetics. Four veneer provisional techniques will be covered in depth to guide the clinician and technicians to the patient’s desired outcome. Discussion will include: diagnosis and treatment planning, color and adhesive principles, all with aesthetics in mind. The program will also cover cementation of a veneer case.

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You Will Learn

  • How outcome-based aesthetic dentistry will best lead to predictable results
  • To consider no prep veneers in every smile makeover case
  • Several prototype techniques
  • Adhesive dentistry’s role in these non-retentive, ultra-thin, highly aesthetic
    porcelain restorations

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for all dental practitioners and allied dental professionals interested in
restorative and adhesive dentistry.

Tuition: $245 Dentists; $185 Allied Dental Professionals
(includes continental breakfast)
Program: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Check-in: 8:30 am
Credits: This activity is designated for 6 units of continuing education credit.


Brian P. LeSage, DDS, is the founder and director of the UCLA Aesthetic Continuum Levels I and II, teaching practicing dentists the art and science of cosmetic dentistry. He is the director of the Beverly Hills Institute of Dental Esthetics and lectures nationally and internationally on adhesive and cosmetic dentistry. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and a member of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.

University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry wishes to acknowledge and thank Heraeus Kulzer for their generous support of this program.

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