Managing Modern Materials in Today’s Restorative Practice – How do We Keep Up?

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

Tuition Cost: AIDA members: $99 per person (50% Discount)
General Admission: $199 per person Assistants: $49 per person

*Tuition includes breakfast and lunch

CE: 5 Lecture CE Credits
CE Code: 250
Prerequisite: None

Course Description: Over the last decade, dentistry has largely shifted away from metal and metalbased restorations to resins and monolithic ceramics. When used properly, these newer materials can perform just as well as our classic “gold standards”. However, many of our traditional clinical practices need to be updated if we are to achieve optimal patient outcomes with modern workflows and materials. Only then can we successfully transition out of the “Metal Era” and into the “Adhesive Era” of today.

As an independent dental practice owner, keeping up with constantly evolving materials and technologies is always a challenge. This course is designed to get you and your team up-to-date and stay competitive with everything restorative.

Course Objectives:

  • Review the current evidence base for direct and indirect adhesive dentistry.
  • Explore the development of resins and ceramics differences, advantages and disadvantages.
  • Discuss minimally invasive preparations, including onlays and occlusal overlays.
  • Establish best practices for the predictable and efficient management of resins and ceramics from preparations to delivery.
  • Empower the entire dental team to provide state of the art, conservative adhesive dentistry
  • Examine the positive impact of incorporating modern materials and technologies on the profitability of an independently owned practice

Meet the Instructors: Clint Stevens, DDS, FAGD, FICOI

A full-time private practitioner, Dr. Clint Stevens focuses on the use of modern, evidence-based materials in providing the highest level of comprehensive dental care. He graduated from the University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio and completed a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at the University of Michigan. He is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry, the International College of Oral Implantologists, and is a member of the Southwest Academy of Restorative Dentistry. Dr. Stevens is engaged in ongoing laboratory and clinical research dealing with adhesive restorative materials, digital dentistry workflows, endodontics and dental implants. He serves as a key opinion leader to several dental manufacturers, is an editorial advisor for Compendium as well as the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry, and a reviewer for several journals. Dr. Stevens has numerous publications in peer-reviewed literature and lectures internationally on evidence-based dentistry and the practical implementation and application of modern materials and workflows into daily practice,



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