Maximizing Anterior & Posterior  Restorations Course

Maximizing Anterior & Posterior Restorations Course

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Ivoclar Academy

6600 Dixie Road

Unit 1

Mississauga, ON L5T 2Y2


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Course Description:

Participants will create esthetic restorations with an examination of color theory and its practical application in shading and characterization of IPS e.max® CAD restorations produced in the CEREC CAD/CAM System. Finishing techniques in the “blue state” will be covered as well as proper burs and tools to achieve natural looking restorations. Demonstration of efficient techniques for anterior and posterior restorations as well as the possibility to create same day lab quality esthetics will allow doctor and staff to fully utilize the potential of IPS e.max® CAD in creating maximum esthetics for a variety of clinical situations.

Course Objectives:

  • Shading and staining techniques to blend with natural dentition
  • Discussion of the theory of proper block selection
  • Creating the contour, anatomy, and surface texture of natural teeth in the anterior region
  • Finishing and processing IPS e.max® ZirCAD in the posterior region

Refund Policy: The last day to request a refund is September 16, 2022. Any Eventbrite fees will NOT be refunded.

Instructor: Gary Osborn, CDT

Gary Osborn, CDT has over 30 years experience as a dental laboratory technician and educator. He received his training as a dental technician in the United States Air Force, Sheppard AFB Texas. Prior to joining Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc., Gary taught Dental Laboratory Technology at the Department of Defense Dental Laboratory School at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas. In addition, he also worked as a dental product evaluator for the United States Air Force Dental Evaluation and Consultation Service at Great Lakes Naval Station, Illinois. He is currently a Technical Consultant working in the Ivoclar Vivadent Technical Services and Education Department. As a Technical Consultant, Gary’s primary responsibilities include Product Support, Troubleshooting, and Educational courses in the All-Ceramic and Metal Ceramic areas. Gary has given numerous presentations to laboratory groups in the United States and Canada.

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