PG Cert in Contemporary Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry RESIDENTIAL

The demand for advanced restorative and aesthetic dentistry is rapidly expanding as are patient expectations. This is combined with ever increasing choices in terms of techniques and materials which can be confusing for the practitioner.

This comprehensive modular course is designed for all dentists who undertake restorative or aesthetic dentistry and wish to improve their knowledge and practical skills.

Course Duration: 13 days spread over the year

CPD Hours: 98

Dominic Hassall Training Institute

Dominic Hassall

Course Booking

A deposit of £400 + VAT is required to reserve a place.

The remainder can be paid in 10 easy-to-manage monthly payments.

Due to COVID-19 we have introduced social distancing to ensure the wellbeing of delegates and staff on our courses. Click here for full details of the COVID-19 safety measures on our courses.

The next Residential course starts Sept 2021.
Even more popular is the Online Blended version which is available to start now.
Saturdays £7,085 + VAT

2020 Residential course is full, so why not try the Online Blended version which has the same content as the Residential course.

Click here for the Course Overview

The course is designed to introduce systems and techniques which will allow you to create a more predictable, enjoyable and profitable restorative and aesthetic practice.

This course is held at the Dominic Hassall Training Institute Learning Centre in Solihull, UK.

The 13-day course begins in October and finishes in July on Saturdays. The dates are below…

24th October, 7th & 28th November, 12th December
9th & 30th January, 6th February, 13th and 27th March, 24th April, 15th May, 12th June, 3rd July

Every course day will involve a high level of practical hands-on work.

Grants membership of BAARID and counts as credits towards BAARID Diploma

Course costs include lunch, supporting materials and tooth prep models but excludes study models.

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Thoroughly enjoyable and informative course.
Dominic is friendly, approachable and non-judgemental. The course has improved my confidence in my own dentistry and encouraged me to take on more challenging cases.

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Complete Course Overview

Aesthetic Module

  • Rules and tools in smile design – case presentation
  • Medico legal aspects and consent
  • Shade taking/laboratory communication
  • Clinical photography
  • Predictable tooth whitening

Periodontal Module

  • Current concepts in diagnosis and treatment
  • Systemic and topical antimicrobials
  • Links with systemic diseases
  • Patient motivation and co-diagnosis
  • Restorative and aesthetic implications of the biologic width

Occlusion Module

  • Practical occlusion in restorative/aesthetic dentistry
  • Articulators in restorative and aesthetic dentistry
  • Face bow recording / mounting models on the articulator
  • Functional and aesthetic diagnostic wax ups
  • Occlusal deprogrammers and splints
  • Clinical aspects occlusal disorders

Complex Treatment Module

  • Comprehensive risk based assessment and treatment planning
  • Co-diagnosis, patient communication and conversion
  • Multidisciplinary management of the failing dentition
  • Treatment strategies tooth surface loss
  • Dental implants in practice
  • Predictable precision attachments for the GDP
  • Removable prosthodontics
  • Aesthetic and functional aspects of short term, comprehensive and lingual orthodontics

Anterior and Posterior Aesthetics Module

  • Material selection
  • Anterior composites, Bioclear Method L1
  • Posterior composites, Bioclear Method L2
  • Anterior and posterior veneers
  • Inlays and onlays
  • Conventional and all ceramic crowns and bridges
  • Adhesive and fixed moveable bridges
  • Successful impressions and soft tissue handling
  • Avoiding failure in aesthetic and restorative dentistry
  • Core techniques, post systems, cements and bonding

Aesthetic and Surgical Periodontics Module

  • Surgical crown lengthening
  • Electrosurgery
  • Aesthetic / regenerative periodontal surgery
  • The ovate pontic concept / ridge preservation techniques

Implant Module

  • Implant planning considerations
  • Alternative treatment therapies to implants
  • Periodontal factors in implant planning
  • Bone quality/quantity
  • CBCT applications
  • Aesthetic assessment
  • Occlusal considerations
  • Cement and screw retained restorations
  • Abutment and crown selection
  • Implant assisted dentures
  • Maintenance issues
  • The Struamann Implant System

Tooth preparation exercises include:

  • Porcelain laminate veneers
  • All ceramic crowns and bridges
  • Conventional/fixed-moveable bridges
  • Adhesive bridges
  • Composite/ceramic inlays and onlays
  • Anterior and posterior composite restorations
  • Veneer and crown preparation guides

There are numerous hands on practical sessions including:

  • Smile design
  • Surgical and cosmetic crown lengthening
  • Electrosurgery
  • Face bow and articulator usage, mounting models
  • Treatment planning exercises
  • Veneer preparation guides
  • Shade taking and laboratory communication
  • Rubber dam application
  • Occlusal deprogrammers and splints
  • Anterior composite restorations (interproximal/disatema closure/black triangle treatment/peg shaped laterals)
  • Posterior composite restorations (occlusal/interproximal/overlay)


After completion of the course delegates will have the opportunity to be Level I and Level II Bioclear practitioners and be included in the Bioclear International database.