Program SummaryTooth preparation is the single most important aspect of restoration dentistry because it establishes the foundation for all our restorations. The objective of the course is to provide the clinician with a predictable and systematic approach that would assure a successful treatment in various situations. The theoretical component will review basic principles, highlight new concepts as well as delineate current clinically-relevant concepts of tooth preparation. A series of clinical cases will be presented and discussed along with some common problems and their solutions. Finally, a variety of "tips and tricks" and technical refinements will be presented to the practitioner. Topics Covered in didactic session: - Indications of extra-coronal coverage - Comprehensive sequence for restorative treatments - Basic concepts of tooth preparation - Margin design and its implication on gingival health and esthetics - Case presentation and discussion Hands-On SessionThe hands-on portion will provide an overview of the various steps of tooth preparation for both anterior and posterior restorations. The most common errors will be presented and simulated on a selection of artificial teeth. The participants will have the opportunity to learn how to recognize and correct these errors by applying the management strategies discussed in the theoretical part of the course.Course Objectives: - Review basic concepts of tooth preparation for extra-coronal coverage - Introduce current concepts and discuss their clinical implications - Review the impact of crown design on soft tissue healing and maturation - Discuss soft tissue management around crown abutments - Present common complications and discuss their management strategies
Samer Abi Nader DMD, MS, FRCD(C) Dr. Abi Nader completed his Dental Degree at the Université de Montréal in 2000. After a one-year multidisciplinary residency program at the Jewish General Hospital, he completed his training in Prosthodontics at the Université de Montréal. Currently, he is the Director of the Division of Restorative Dentistry at McGill University. In addition to his academic position, Dr. Abi Nader has lectured in numerous dental conferences. He also holds a part-time practice in Montreal, Quebec, and Moncton, New Brunswick.
Schedule 8:00-8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast8:30-12:00 Lecture 12:00-1:00 Lunch (included) 1:00-4:30 Hands-on Session
Friday, October 4, 2013 8:00 AM - 4:30 PMEastern Time Zone
Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building3640 University StreetMontreal, Quebec H3A 0C7Canada514-398-4314
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