A New Generation for Cosmetic Dentistry Delivering the Selfie Ready Smile

Breakfast & registration – 8:30 a.m.
Lecture – 9 a.m.
Lunch – 12-1 p.m.
Dismissal – 3 p.m.

Tuition Cost: AIDA members: $99 per person
General Admission: $149 per person
*Tuition includes breakfast and lunch

CE: 5 Lecture CE Credits
CE Code: 780
Prerequisites: None

Course Description: Appearance and self-esteem have long been intertwined. So, as our social media and selfie culture continues to grow it’s no surprise that more and more people are seeking out cosmetic dentistry as a way to enhance their appearances.  The dental world has taken notice and we need to respond with conservative ways to satisfy our patient’s desires for ideal smiles. This course will cover treatments from ultraconservative enamel enhancements and direct composite solutions to minimal prep/no prep veneers. Discover the secrets to identifying patient’s cosmetic desires, learn new easy but beautiful techniques and learn effective dialogue for case acceptance.  Boost their Confidence and Boost your Bottomline.

Enamel enhancements: Visible Whie Lesion (VWL) removal, Brown staining removal, Whitening and Whitening Combination treatments.

Direct composite bonding. Finishing techniques for beautiful surface texture and anatomy.  Diastema Closure. Additive finessing of the smile. Easy Direct Composite Veneers. Gingival sculpting for framing the smile.

Applied Smile Design. Combining individual tooth, gingival and global smile treatments.

Minimal/No preparations porcelain veneers.

Course Objectives:

  • Give confidence to recognize and assess your patients’ cosmetic desires.
  • Develop clinical skills for comprehensively diagnosing, preparing, placing and finishing conservative restorations.
  • Attain step by step protocol for applied smile design for combination treatments that boost their confidence and boost your bottom line.

Meet the Instructors: Dr Susan McMahon DMD, AACD, FAGD

A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, Dr McMahon enjoys one of the largest cosmetic dental practices in Western Pennsylvania. She is accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and an invited Fellow of the prestigious American Society for the Dental Aesthetics and a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry.  An author and lecturer, Dr McMahon has devoted her professional career to the pursuit of advanced technologies in cosmetic and minimally invasive dentistry.  She is a past clinical instructor in Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry at the University of Pittsburgh.  She is the past Director of New Produce Evaluation for Catapult Education. She frequently lectures across the United States and internationally on minimally invasive dentistry, technology and conservative cosmetic dentistry for teenagers and young adults.  She has been honored as a Top Dentist over 20 times.  She has also been voted by her peers as a Top Pittsburgh Dentist every year for over two decades.

As sought after speaker, Dr McMahon is an exceptional clinical, a passionate educator and advocate for advancing women in dentistry.  She is an engaging and entertaining presenter.

Dr McMahon lives and raised her three children in Pittsburgh.





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