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The Final Touch – Composite & Wax

Professor Ed McLaren | DDS MDC

$1,399 $1,599
Early bird – rate ends Feb 28

Hands-On Course
April 7-8, 2023
7294 Pinebrook Rd, Park City, UT 84098

$1,399 $1,599
Early bird – rate ends Feb 28

The Final Touch – Composite & Wax (2 Day Course)

MICRO-TEXTURING COMPOSITE, AND WAX
Creating Natural Contours, Texture, Luster and Surface Color in Dental Restorations

This is a 2-day Course including Lectures, Demonstrations, and Hands-on Lab Sessions, Contouring and MICRO-TEXTURING COMPOSITE, AND WAX. AS AN ADDED BONUS WE WILL CUSTOM LATER IN COMPOSITE A FULL TOOTH, THE CROWN, THE ROOT AND INTERNAL COLOURIZATION. The course is intended for Dentists, but open to technicians and Auxiliaries.

FULL COURSE DESCRIPTION

The proper space management, contour, surface texture, final surface color, and polish can take average looking restorations and create an exceptional esthetic result. These steps are critical to the success of dental restorations whether it is composite or ceramics. The micro hand skills of “micro texture can also be taught in modeling wax; this can be a very useful exercise as it is easy to change wax. The Author practices his sculpting skills at least once a month in wax as he finds it is the fastest way to keep “trained”.

This is a lecture and hands on course that uses Machined Composites ​​(in this course we will use either Vita ENAMIC or Ivoclar tetric CAD) and machined wax as a medium to design, form, contour, finish and polish anterior teeth. The lecture part of the course will cover the following topics (1) the step-by-step process of managing the design of 6 anterior teeth for a specific maxillary arch relationship. (2) Specific guidelines for esthetic tooth arrangement both in size and position are the key elements taught during this course. (3) The esthetics of the individual tooth i.e. the individual form and color characteristics of teeth and the inter-relationships between teeth. (4) Micro-esthetic elements of surface texture, and polish will be covered in a very systematic easily learnable format, with different materials of ceramics, composites and wax.

The demonstration and hands on part of the course will cover the armamentarium and the step-by-step process of these vital steps of form, texture, surface color, and polish. Part of the course will be taking 6 maxillary teeth that have been built up as 6 oversized blocks of, Enamic or Ivoclar tetric and wax prior to the course and specifically determining the correct esthetic parameters of midline, tooth length and width, inter-tooth width relationships. Once these parameters have been determined the step-by-step process of creating these macro-dental esthetic relationships will be demonstrated and participants will do the same. Micro-esthetic parameters of form, contour, surface texture, and polish will gone over in great detail and participants will accomplish all these important skills. All of these skills will be taught in 2 different dental medium, (1) Composites and (2) Wax.

Dr McLaren will demonstrate, and participant will do a full composite layered tooth with root. He will demonstrate how he layered different dentins, internal colors and different enamels.

TOPICS COVERED

  1. Space management and shaping 6 interior teeth in vita Enamic or Ivoclar tetric CAD and wax.
  2. Contouring 6 anterior teeth in Vita Enamic or Ivoclar Tetric CAD and wax materials and techniques.
  3. Texturizing 6 anterior teeth Vita Enamic or Ivoclar Tetric CAD and wax.
  4. Fabricating by custom layering a whole composite tooth with root.
  5. Shaping and Micro Texturing Wax.
  6. Final finish and polish.

THE FINAL TOUCH SCHEDULE

Days will be 9am- 7pm (we work hard)

DAY 1

DAY 1 AM
Lecture 1: Macro Esthetics design and techniques
Demonstration: Step by Step designing and space management for 6 anterior teeth in Composite
Hands-on Step by Step designing and space management for 6 anterior teeth in Composite
DEMO: Start Buildup of free hand Composite tooth
Hands-on: Buildup of Free hand composite tooth

DAY 1 PM
Lecture 2: Macro esthetic DESIGN of 6 teeth in wax
Demonstration: Step by Step macro DESIGN contouring 6 Jim Carrey Wax ups
Hands-on Step by Step macro DESIGN contouring 6 Jim Carrey Wax ups

DAY 2

DAY 2 AM
Lecture 3: Micro Dental Esthetic Design and Techniques & Micro texture
Lecture 4: Step by Step micro texture Composites
Demonstration: Micro – Texture Micro Texture Composites
Hands-on Micro – Texture Micro Texture Composites
DEMO: Micro texture and paint composite tooth with root
Hands-on: Micro texture and paint composite tooth with root

DAY 2 PM
Lecture 5: Step by Step micro texture WAX
Demonstration: Micro – Texture Micro Texture WAX
Hands-on Micro – Texture Micro Texture Composites WAX

$1,399 $1,599
Early bird – rate ends Feb 28

LOCATION
Art Oral America’s lab is located in Park City, Utah at: 7294 Pinebrook Rd, Park City, UT 84098, USA
The closest hotels for accommodation are the AC Marriott, Best Western and Hyatt Place which are 2 to 4 miles away from Art Oral America. More info about reaching the location will be provided before the course

For groups 2 or more email [email protected] for special price
Full refund up to 45 days prior to course. No refund less than 45 days from course
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