December 1, 2018

Lecture Course
Restorative Materials: What, Where, When and How

Charles W. Wakefield, D.D.S.

This program will review current restorative materials and the rationale for selection and clinical use of the most appropriate material in varying clinical situations. The confusion between marketing and evidence-based dentistry will be made clear. Aspects to be discussed include selection of adhesive systems; microfill, hybrid and nanofilled composites; glass ionomers, resin modified glass ionomers and compomers as liners, luting agents and restoratives; information and direct pulp capping with calcium hydroxide or adhesive agents; esthetic alternatives such as indirect composite, porcelain inlays/onlays/crowns and their clinical techniques. The application of color in dentistry, principles of smile design and clinical restoration of cosmetic cases for the general dentist will be described and illustrated in detail.

• Amalgam-Types, new developments regarding mercury
• Cast gold – Is this still the best?
• Adhesive systems – Is the latest generation better for all adhesive procedures?
• Glass ionomers – Conventional, reinforced, condensable, luting
• Compomers – Why would anyone ever buy these?
• Composites – Which ones should I use for different procedures?
• Esthetic dentistry – Composites, PFM’s or full porcelain – Basics of planning multidisciplinary esthetic cases and principles of Smile Design.
• Use of color in dentistry and application to shade matching.
• Light curing units – High intensity or low? Fast or slow? QTH or LED? Which is best?

CHARLES W. WAKEFIELD, D.D.S., attended the UCLA School of Dentistry. During his career in the United States Army Dental Corps, he completed a two year Advanced General Dentistry Residency at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Currently, he is a Professor in the Department of General Dentistry and Director of the Advanced Education in the General Dentistry Residency Program at Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas A&M Health Science Center at Dallas, Texas.

Check-in: 8:00 AM
Program:Saturday, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

UT Health San Antonio, School of Dentistry

Register before October 4, 2018 to receive a 15% discount.
Register before November 2, 2018 to receive a 12% discount.

Dentist: $270.00
Dentist: $270.00 - 15% = $231.00
Dentist: $270.00 - 12% = $239.00
Allied Dental Personnel: $210.00
Allied Dental Personnel: $210.00-15%=$180.00
Allied Dental Personnel: $210.00-12%=$189.00

CREDIT (Course Code: 163979A)
AGD Code: 250 Hours: 7

The Dental School thanks Kavo Kerr for its unrescricted educational grant in support of this continuing education program.

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