Esthetic Dentistry in Children
Of interest to Dentists, Students & Residents, Dental Auxiliaries and Dental Office Staff
This course will discuss contemporary minimally invasive restorative dentistry to extensive pediatric restorative dentistry. Remineralizing agents and restorative materials will be presented. Microabrasion and bleaching for esthetic appearances will also be discussed.
- Be exposed to early diagnosis of enamel demineralization and understand preventive regimens available, as well as appropriate intervention with these agents, using minimally invasive techniques.
- Have an understanding of the clinical utilization of traditional, photopolymerized glass ionomer cements and bioactive materials, including indications and contraindications.
- Be exposed to commercially available resin-based composites and dentin bonding resins, understand their mechanism of action, and visualize clinical utilization of these materials.
- Have an understanding of the mechanism of action for microabrasion and be able to clinically apply this information during case selection and treatment, as well as understand the safety and effectiveness of bleaching alone and in conjunction with microabrasion.