This comprehensive modular course is designed for all dentists who undertake restorative or aesthetic dentistry and wish to improve their knowledge, confidence and profitability.
A deposit of £400 + VAT is required to reserve a place.
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Fridays, £6,435 + VAT
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The course introduces protocols, systems and techniques which will allow you to create a more predictable, enjoyable and profitable restorative and aesthetic practice.
There are numerous hands on practical, clinical and tooth preparation sessions, that are undertaken in small groups of a maximum of 15 for personal attention. Clinical case support and mentoring is encouraged.
The course also includes training in the Bioclear Composite Method (L1 & L2), and eligibility for L3 & L4 courses.
This course is held at the Dominic Hassall Training Institute Learning Centre in Solihull, UK.
The 13-day course begins in September and finishes in July on Fridays. The dates are below…
24th September, 15th October, 5th November, 3rd December
7th January, 11th February, 4th March, 25th March, 8th April, 6th May, 10th June, 24th June, 8th July
Every course day will involve a high level of practical hands-on work.
This truly comprehensive certificate course in Contemporary Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry, when completed, allows Membership of DHTI Alumni. It also counts as credits towards the Diploma and MSc University of Kent.
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.
- Rules and tools in smile design – case presentation
- Medico legal aspects and consent
- Shade taking/laboratory communication
- Clinical photography
- Predictable tooth whitening
- 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
- 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
- Aesthetic / regenerative periodontal surgery
- The ovate pontic concept / ridge preservation techniques
- 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
- 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.