Presenter: Gary Alex, DMD
It is one thing to be able to make pretty teeth, and an entirely different thing to make pretty teeth that actually last and function in harmony with the rest of the masticatory system. An acceptable cosmetic result, without regard for function and/or parafunction, will often result in premature case failure. What the successful clinician today requires is a logical and systematic methodology in approaching prosthetic and cosmetic cases that will lead to a predictable and durable end result. This requires a practical understanding of fundamental occlusal principles, materials, and more importantly, just how to use them. This course will stress the concept of comprehensive dentistry and show how to predictably treatment plan and provide dentistry ranging from porcelain veneers to complex full-mouth reconstructions. A number of clinical cases will be shown and discussed.