Mastering Shade Analysis with Javier Tapia-Guadix DDS

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Beverly Hills Dental Laboratory Inc.

9100 Wilshire Boulevard

Suite 400W

Beverly Hills, CA 90212

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Coming February 2019

This course will be an intensive two-day program searching​ for the excellence in the analysis and comprehension of color in dentistry, for clinicians and technicians.

Day 1

Part 1

Mastering Color

• Basic color parameters: hue, chroma and value.

• Translucency as value modulator.

• Texture as value modulator.

• Opalescence and fluorescence: myths and legends.

Blo-Emulation a new approach to color in dentistry:

• Optical properties of dental structures.

• 3D anatomy: enamel vs dentin.

• Understanding dental tissues ageing process.

• Dynamic light observation.

• The penta_laminar concept: a dynamic layering approach.

• Practical Implementation: is it possible to simplify?

• Emulating nature with a limited amount of shades. Simplification criteria.

• Clinical application.

• The tri_laminar concept: a simplified vision for posterior restorations.

Part 2

• Introduction to digital photography

• The photography equipment: body, lens & illumination systems. Recommendations for dental photography,

• Revisiting essential concepts for dental photography: shutter speed, aperture, depth of field, ISO and white balance.

• Digital formats: RAW vs JPEG.

• Exposure control through histogram information.

• Optimising settings to maximise the information recording: understanding photography as capture-processing binomial.

• The digital workflow: calibration and preset creation for batch-processing.

• Bio-Emulation: polar_eyes, fluor_eyes, white_balance & axis.

• Bio-Emulation: advanced photography protocol.

• eLAB®: the revolution in shade management: capture -calibrate - create

Day 2

Hands On and Practical Application

• Advanced photo protocol step by step:

  • twin flash
  • polar_eyes
  • transillumination
  • fluor_eyes
  • diffusers

• White balance calibration with white_balance card.

• Color profile creation.

• Photography protocol for eLAB® technique

• Digital workflow with Adobe Bridge & Camera Raw.

• Preset creation in Camera Raw.

• Photography calibration for eLAB® technique.

• Digital color measurement.

• Working models photography.

• Artistic photography.

About the Speaker:

Javier Tapia Guadix was born in 1978 in Madrid, Spain. He finished dental school at the European University of Madrid in 2003. Working then as associate professor in the prosthetics department during 2004.
In 2005 he started his career as professional computer graphics artist, focused on illustration, animation and application development. He founded the company Juice - Dental Media Design for this purpose.

He received the Collegiate Merit Award by the Spanish College of Dentists from the 1st Region in 2005, for his collaboration in the commission of new technologies.
In 2011 he founded together with Panaghiotis Bazos and Gianfranco Politano the Bio-Emulation group.
He actively collaborates with several universities across Europe and is member of GC Restorative Advisory Board. In 2014 he became official reviewer for the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dentistry. Then in 2017 he became official reviewer for the International Journal of Esthetic Dentistry.

Javier works in his private practice in Madrid, focused on restorative dentistry and aesthetics.
He is an international lecturer with participation in more than 200 congress, hands-on courses and live courses. He published several articles in restorative dentistry, dental photography and computers in dentistry.

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