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Designed for beginners in aesthetic dentistry, this one-day program will teach you the fundamentals of aesthetics. Understand the concepts about the various designs available for veneering teeth and ceramic crowns, and apply this information to your start in aesthetic dentistry. The program is a combination of lectures and a hands-on laboratory workshop.
Participants will have the opportunity to learn about the basics of smile design and aesthetic principles. An actual veneer and full ceramic case will be completed in the laboratory using typodonts. Participants will receive a list of the equipment and supplies they must bring for the afternoon hands-on laboratory workshop in their registration confirmation letter.
Morning Session (lectures):
Afternoon Session (simulation lab hands-on workshop):
This course is designed for general practitioners who are beginners in aesthetic dentistry and are interested in understanding and learning the fundamental designs of aesthetic restorations and principles.
Tuition: $395 (limited to 12 participants; includes continental breakfast and lunch)
Deposit: $130 (non-refundable)
Program: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Check-in: 8:00 am
Credits: This activity is designated for 7 continuing education credits
Location: Pacific Health Sciences Learning Center, 757 Brookside Road, Stockton, CA
Howard Chi, DMD, MA, is director of the Pacific Dental Care Clinic and co-director of the AEGD program on Pacific's Stockton campus. He has lectured on aesthetic dentistry both locally and nationwide, and maintains a private practice through Pacific's faculty practice.
Maritza Mendez, DMD, is an assistant clinical professor in the AEGD program on Pacific's Stockton campus. She is currently an associate in a private practice in Stockton, CA.
University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is an ADA CERP recognized provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry designates this activity for 7 continuing education credits.