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Maximizing Esthetics with Laminate Veneering: A Hands-On Course | Texas A&M College of Dentistry | Friday, 20. November 2020

Maximizing Esthetics with Laminate Veneering: A Hands-On Course
Friday, November 20, 2020
8:30am - 4:30pm
Texas A&M College of Dentistry, 6th floor CE Center

Course Summary:
Since its introduction more than twenty years ago, the use of porcelain laminate veneers has become a predictable alternative for esthetic restoration of anterior teeth. Growing public demand for cosmetic dentistry, combined with the long-standing desire of dental professionals to conserve sound tooth structure, whenever practical, has led to expanded usage of laminate veneers in today's dentistry. This newly updated hands-on presentation is designed to give all aspects of tooth laminate veneering. Additionally, it will provide an overview of current materials and techniques, which are designed to produce the highest quality clinical restorations.
Course Topics and Objectives:

Discussion of the principles of esthetic dentistry
Factors determining the esthetic composition for harmonious smile design
Esthetic guides for anterior teeth
Veneer indications with tips for discolored & malpositioned teeth
Treatment planning rationale and concerns
Guide and criteria in tooth preparation
Provisional restoration techniques
Shade selection and lab communications
Porcelain veneer fabrication, technique & ceramic systems
Evaluation of luting systems
Steps in porcelain & veneer bonding

Course Presenter:
Dr. Mohsen Taleghani Is a Professor and Head of the Department of General Dentistry at the  College of Dentistry. He maintains a part-time private dental practice in Dallas, Texas, with special emphasis on esthetics. Dr. Taleghani has presented lecture and hands-on courses on esthetics, laminates, and composite resins at College of Dentistry and other educational institutions throughout this country and in international venues. In addition to lecturing, his dental research has led to numerous articles and abstracts in various publications.  
Disclosures:  Dr. Taleghani has no conflict of interest for this program. There is no commercial support for this program.

Location: Texas A&M University, College of Dentistry 605 Lecture room and 603 laboratory
Friday, November 20, 2020
7:30am - 8:30am:     Registration
8:00am - 8:30am:     Breakfast
8:30am - 4:30pm:     Lecture/Discussion/Laboratory
Continental breakfast and lunch provided.  Meals are provided in the lobby.

7 hours lecture/participation. There are no pre-requisites for this program as it is a beginning course on veneering techniques. The lecture will emphasize evidence based dentistry and long term success in clinical dentistry. The laboratory teaching methods will utilize demonstration and one on one supervision of tooth preparation with Dr. Taleghani.
Course Materials Requirement:  No materials required, however please bring your own magnification lenses and any special instruments you like to work with when preparing veneer preparation. Lab materials will be provided.
AGD Codes: 253 Porcelain Veneers; 780 Esthetics; 783 Veneers  This course is intended for dentist, dental assistants, dental hygienist, and laboratory technicians.  There are no promotional materials or devices used.



TAMCOD Office of CE Registration Information, Certifications & Cancellation/Refund policy:

Texas A&M University College of Dentistry is an  ADA CERP Recognized Provider.                                            
QUESTIONS: Please feel free to call us at 1-214-828-8238. For quicker responses, please email your questions through the online registration website.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality  providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp. Continuing education credits issued for participation in the CE activity may not apply toward license renewal in all states/provinces. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the requirements of his/her state/provincial licensing board(s).

CONFIRMATIONS: Will be sent by e-mail to the official email address provided by the attendee to the registration website. Exact email is necessary.

REGISTRATION CANCELLATION: Tuition is refundable if a course is canceled by  the Office of CE. A $50 fee will be assessed for any course  cancellation. All payments by check or cash are deposited into the Texas A&M account  and CANNOT be refunded.  “No Shows” for a course forfeit all tuition. Confirm notification of cancellation by e-mail.The CE Office cannot be held responsible for a  non-refundable airline ticket.