About Course #L0894
Review Date: October 29, 2018
Expiration Date: October 29, 2021
Original Release Date:July 30, 2015
In today's aesthetically conscious world, more patients demand restorations that mimic the color and appearance of their natural teeth and therefore project an image of health and wellness. This basic-level course describes the evolution of aesthetic direct posterior restorative materials and their limitations and goes on to identify the characteristics, indications, and limitations of aesthetic indirect inlays and onlays. Through the use of clinical case reports, dental professionals learn the steps needed to properly execute aesthetic indirect inlays and onlays, thereby expanding their clinical armamentarium.
AGD Subject Code: 250
- Describe the evolution of aesthetic direct posterior restorative materials and their limitations.
- Identify the characteristics, indications, and limitations of aesthetic indirect inlays and onlays.
- Explain the importance of case selection for aesthetic indirect inlays and onlays.
- Identify the material options for aesthetic indirect inlays and onlays.
- Describe chairside CAD/CAM technology and its significance in the field of restorative dentistry.
- Use clinical case reports to identify the steps needed for proper execution of aesthetic indirect inlays and onlays.
Western Schools designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.
About the Author(s)
J. Robert Kelly, DDS, MS, DMedSc, teaches graduate prosthodontics and biomaterials and is director of the Center for Advanced Technology Integration at the University of Connecticut Health Center. His academic credentials include a bachelor of arts degree in chemistry from the University of California, a doctorate of dental surgery from The Ohio State University, a master of science degree in dental materials science from Marquette University, a doctor of medical science degree in oral biology from Harvard University/Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a certificate in prosthodontics from Harvard University. Dr. Kelly has served on the Council on Scientific Affairs of the American Dental Association (ADA), is convener of the International Standardization Organization working group responsible for dental ceramics, vice chairman of the ADA Standards Committee on Dental Products, and president of the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics.
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