Updates in Direct and Indirect Restorative Dentistry: Mastering Today’s Materials for Your Practice
DR. LOU GRAHAM
With life expectancies now approaching 80-95 years of age, it becomes our responsibility as oral health care providers to approach our patients with the most conservative restorations to maximize tooth structure. This course is about how to create long lasting restorations and the essential steps that MUST be incorporated into the process. The changes in materials have been profound and this program will present casework for all classes of restorations with the latest research and materials presented.
- Lights, their value, and the hidden secrets of what you need to know for proper curing.
- Total-etching, Selective Etching, Self-etching…what to do?
- Are the new Universal bonding agents the ‘next’ generation of bonding agents?
- How do the new low stress composites make our lives easier? Are they worth it?
- The new age of biomemetic liners and bases and why they are so valuable and unique.
- Conservative caries removal.
- Mastering the latest in Class 2 matrix systems.
- Understanding: e Max, All Zirconia Restorations, Porcelain Restorations: The pros and cons to each.
- How preparations vary and why one is far more conservative and the benefits of single use burs.
- Techniques in both traditional and digital impressions and how to avoid the pitfalls that are so common to our daily practice.
Friday, August 4, 2017
8:00 AM - REGISTRATION
8:30 AM-12:00 PM - DR. LOU GRAHAM
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM - GUEST SPEAKER, MR. STEVE DOWN
12:45 PM – 1:30 PM - LUNCH PROVIDED
1:30 PM-5:00 PM - DR. LOU GRAHAM
7 CE CREDITS
Operative Dentistry, Material, Esthetics,/Cosmetic Dentistry , Lasers in Restorative Dentistry, Dental Materials / AGD 250, 260, 780, 017
Dr. Lou Graham
Dr. Graham is an internationally recognized lecturer extensively involved in continuing education for dental professionals. His lectures focus on incorporating current clinical advancements through “conservative dentistry.” He emphasizes the same concepts he practices: dental health diagnosis, treatment plans for medically compromised patients, conservative treatment, cosmetic dentistry, and customized approaches to periodontal care, implants and laser dentistry. Dr. Graham is the founder of the Catapult Group, a continuing education company whose philosophy and programs use contemporary, interactive formats to integrate time-proven conservative dentistry with 21st century materials and techniques. Dr. Graham is a published author in many leading national and international dental journals. He is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, Chicago Dental Society and Illinois Dental Association. Dr. Graham is a graduate of Emory Dental School. He is the former Dental Director of the University of Chicago’s Department of Dentistry. He enjoys providing dental care at his multi-specialty private practice group, University Dental Professionals, in Chicago, IL – Hyde Park. Dr. Graham offers half-day, full-day and multi-day lectures, including custom courses and hands-on workshops.
GUEST SPEAKER-Mr. Steve Down
As America’s Wealth Coach, Steve is the Founder of Financially Fit, an organization committed to helping families and individuals create wealth from any starting point. He is the author of Financially Fit for Life, which is the financial education program of choice for thousands across North America. His most recent books are Idea Economy and Wealth Bound.
Steve will share the benefits of private equity as a primary wealth creation tool for dentists.
Mr. Steve Down
Salt Lake, UT
Steve Down, an Innovative Entrepreneur and, Successful Business Owner, is passionate about creating companies and providing jobs. He is the founder of many flourishing companies including CE Karma, Financially Fit, Even Stevens, The Falls Event Center, Storm Maker Media, and, Blue Hat Ventures.
You may learn more about The Steve Down Companies at www.stevedown.com