Venue :Radisson Blu, 9-13 Bloomsbury St, London, WC1B 3QD
The contemporary restorative dentist has an increasing evidence base to consult when making both treatment planning and therapeutic decisions. However, there are numerous areas of controversy where the evidence does not provide a clear answer without interpretation. This presentation will discuss several controversial topics related to restorative dentistry and attempt to provide guidance based on the best available evidence.
Topics to be discussed include:
1. An Evaluation of Current Ceramic Materials
2. Diagnosis and Management of Dental Erosion
3. Current Controversies in Restorative Dentistry – Amalgam vs. Composite Resin – Tooth reinforcement with adhesive materials – Contemporary Cement Selection – Etiology and Management of Non-carious Cervical Lesions – Bonding of Zirconia Restorations – Direct Pulp Capping: MTA vs. Calcium Hydroxide – Metal vs. Flexible Endodontic Dowels – Implants vs. Endodontics – Cemented vs. Screw-Retained Implant Supported Restorations – Cordless Gingival Displacement – Occlusal Vertical Dimension – Silver diamine fluoride
After attending this presentation, participants will:
1. Understand the differences in presenting signs of intrinsic and extrinsic erosion.
2. Understand which ceramic systems work and where they should be used.
3. Understand when and how NCCLs should be restored.
4. Understand when direct pulp capping should be accomplished and what materials to use.
5. Understand when to use an endodontic post and what type of post to use.
6. Understand the important role silver diamine fluoride will play in the management of root caries.
Bio Terence E. Donovan D.D.S.
Dr. Terry Donovan received his D.D.S. from the University of Alberta in 1967, and practiced full time in Regina, Saskatchewan for 13 years. He received his Certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics from the University of Southern California in 1981. He was Professor and Director of the Advanced Education in Prosthodontics Program at USC from 1988 – 2006. He has been Associate Dean for General Practice and Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Southern California, as well as the Chairman of the Department of Restorative Dentistry from 1984 – 1991, and 1994-2001. He is currently Professor and Section Head of Biomaterials in the Department of Operative Dentistry at the University of North Carolina, School of Dentistry at Chapel Hill. He is also Director of Fixed Prosthodontics at the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry. He has published extensively, and has lectured world wide on the topics of restorative dentistry and materials science. He is a member of the ADA, CDA, Los Angeles Dental Society, CAIC, American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the American College of Prosthodontists, a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, and an Honorary Life Member of the College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan and the Western Canada Dental Society. He is past Chairman of the American Dental Association’s Council on Dental Materials, Instruments, and Equipment.
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