A Systematic Approach to Diagnosing, Treatment Planning, and Restoring the Worn Dentition
DR. TOM DUDNEY
In today’s society tooth wear is more prevalent than ever and it is therefore incumbent upon the entire dental team to be well versed in recognizing the clinical signs of wear while understanding the importance of prevention when possible and the restorative options when necessary. This lecture will illustrate the different types of tooth wear with clinical examples, and demonstrate a systematic approach to diagnosis and treatment.
- Recognize the clinical signs of intrinsic and extrinsic erosion.
- Office protocols to help patients prevent and/or treat acid erosion.
- Recognize the clinical signs of horizontal and vertical wear patterns.
- Designing an occlusal scheme that fi ts the grinding patterns of the patient.
- Bite opening vs. crown lengthening vs. orthodontic intrusion to gain space for restorations.
- The importance of an interdisciplinary team in treating wear cases.
- A systematic approach in the treatment of simple to complex wear cases.
Saturday, March 25, 2017
8:00 AM - REGISTRATION
8:30 AM-12:00 PM - DR. TOM DUDNEY
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. TOM DUDNEY
7 CE CREDITS
Treatment Planning, Smile Design, Operative Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Fixed, Esthetics, Cosmetic Dentistry / AGD - 010, 250, 315, 610, 780.
Dr. Tom Dudney
Thomas E. Dudney, DMD is a 1977 graduate of University of the Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry. He has served as the Clinical Director for the Aesthetic Advantage hands-on programs taught by Dr. Larry Rosenthal at New York University and the Eastman Dental Clinic in London. He was the clinical Director for the California Center for Advanced Dental Studies (CCADS) live patient hands-on programs taught in the US, Canada, and the UK. Presently he is the clinical director for the newly formed Pacifi c Aesthetic Continuum (PAC) hands-on programs. He has presented workshops and lectures at dental meetings around the country and authored several articles on aesthetic and restorative dentistry. He is a member of the Catapult Group, the American Dental Association, the Alabama Dental Association, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is also an accredited member of the American Society for Dental Aesthetics and a Diplomat of the American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry. Dr. Dudney 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