Clinical Success in Cosmetic and Aesthetic Dentistry


The course will introduce easy to follow protocols enabling you to deliver predictable, minimally invasive and highly aesthetic solutions for your patients. This course is designed for dentists.

Course Duration: 1 day

CPD Hours: 7

Venue: Optident, Ilkley, LS29 8AL

Lecturer: Dominic Hassall

Course Booking

Monday 29th November 2021

Join Dominic Hassall in this highly practical course to acquire the knowledge and skills to undertake successful and minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry.

Course Content

This comprehensive course will cover the latest developments in bonding, composites and ceramics as well as smile diagnosis and shade taking.


Aims and Objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding in cosmetic diagnosis, shade taking, ceramics and composite techniques.

  • Aesthetic diagnosis “the key to success”
    • with a hands on practical
  • Shade taking and matching the single anterior crown
    • With a hands on practical
  • The functional aesthetic diagnostic wax up “the key to success”
  • Ceramic protocols “e.max and zirconia success”
  • Composite protocols
    • Enamel and dentine conditioning
    • Bonding systems
    • Bulk fill composites
    • Heated Composite
    • The Bioclear Composite Revolution

Development Outcomes

By the end of the session delegates will be able to enhance patient care by improved aesthetic diagnosis, shade and characterization matching and selection of appropriate ceramic and composite materials and techniques. This course conforms to the GDC’s development outcomes for enhanced CPD (Outcome A and C)


CPD Hours

7 Hours verifiable
Development Outcomes A and C
Course fee:  £279 + VAT



Optident Ltd, Valley Drive, Ilkley, LS29 8AL

Course Breakdown


9.00-9.30 Arrival/registration (tea/coffee available)

9.30-10.45 Contemporary MID ceramics, composites, dentine preparation and bonding protocols for long term success and patient satisfaction

10.45-11.00 Refreshments

11.00-13.00 Essentials of smile design, diagnosis and photography

Smile diagnosis hands on practical and photography demonstration

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.00-15.15 The functional aesthetic diagnostic wax up and dentogenics

Matching the single anterior crown

15.15-15.30 Refreshments

15.30-16.45 Shade taking and characterization exercise (using the latest shade matching tools)

16.45-17.00 Q&A session

Course Speaker

Dominic is a Restorative, Prosthodontic and Periodontal Specialist in clinical practice and Director of the Dominic Hassall Training Institute. He initiated the UK’s first Masters Programme in Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry and lectures nationally and internationally on minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry, occlusion and the rehabilitation of failing dentition/implantology. His training centre runs certificate and diploma courses all the way through to Masters level, as well as shorter courses.

Dominic has great knowledge, he presents research-based, quality cases, and he delivers lectures in a way that is friendly and approachable

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