STUDY CLUB

Jason Smithson – Direct Restoration of the Worn Dentition: A Practical Guide

Thursday 7th February 2019

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Drinks and Nibbles from 6pm, for a 6:30pm start.

3 Hours vCPD

Due to improvements in healthcare people are now retaining their teeth throughout their life and complete dentures are being consigned to the history books. However, TSL (tooth surface loss) due to abrasion, attrition and erosion (or a combination) is becoming a common problem for the General Dental Practitioner.

Traditionally, TSL has been treated with indirect restorations , however, these treatments are often beyond the budgets of many patients. This fast paced and evidenced based class will allow any dental practitioner to restore worn teeth in a simple, predictable, cost effective and minimal invasive manner improving patient treatment acceptance, dentist job satisfaction and practice revenue.Due to improvements in healthcare people are now retaining their teeth throughout their life and complete dentures are being consigned to the history books. However, TSL (tooth surface loss) due to abrasion, attrition and erosion (or a combination) is becoming a common problem for the General Dental Practitioner. Traditionally, TSL has been treated with indirect restorations , however, these treatments are often beyond the budgets of many patients.

This fast paced and evidenced based class will allow any dental practitioner to restore worn teeth in a simple, predictable, cost effective and minimal invasive manner improving patient treatment acceptance, dentist job satisfaction and practice revenue.

Discussion points:

• Diagnostic Waxing: tips and tricks. How to transfer a diagnostic wax up accurately to the mouth

• How to achieve tight contact points

• Why morphology is far more important than shade selection to aesthetic success

• How line angles and lobe contour create shape

• Simple effective polishing protocols

• Subtle effects to fool the eye and create teeth that look like teeth and not just “fillings”

About Jason Smithson

Jason Smithson is an internationally renowned cosmetic and reconstructive dentist formerly of London’s Harley Street Medical District.

Dr Smithson is an ‘In Demand’ presenter and is perhaps the most prolific in the UK. He is considered by his peers to be an authority on aesthetic dentistry and has presented to audiences on every continent over the past 10 years. He is a true innovator and pioneered the use of Dental Operating Microscope in teaching Direct Resin Artistry to other dentists in the UK; he is the author of numerous articles and a book on crowns in aesthetic dentistry.

LOCATION

Hartog at Twyford, The Old Fire Station, Hazeley Road, Twyford, Winchester, SO21 1PT

PRICE

£195 per person

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