Predictable Direct Restorations
Learn how materials, systems, and techniques play a critical role in your restorations
1 CE CreditCredits
November 5, 2021Released
November 5, 2024Expires
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Direct composite restorations are among the most frequently performed restorative procedures, yet dentists often struggle with technique, with consistently generating ideal inter-proximal contact, and with post operative sensitivity. Several key factors determine the success of direct restorations, including material choice, placement technique, and curing method. In this 1-hour video, Dr. Schmedding will discuss how each factor is critical role in the decision-making process to determine which materials, systems, and techniques are best for direct composite restorations.
- Review adhesion and current products and their function in modern-day dentistry
- Get tips for generating ideal anatomic inter-proximal contacts
- Identify the right materials for the job
- Course Fee: Free
- Credits: Catapult Education designates this continuing education activity for 1 credit
- Method: Self-Instructional
- Audience: General Dentist
- AGD Subject Code: 250
Meet the instructor
Troy Schmedding, DDS
Troy Schmedding is an honors graduate of the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco, California. He maintains a private practice in Walnut Creek, California, where he focuses on aesthetic and functional dentistry. A member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, he lectures both nationally and internationally on aesthetics and restorative
materials. He has also written and published numerous articles on restorative materials and protocols in various dental magazines and serves as a key opinion leader for a number of manufacturers, helping develop and bring new products to market.
Catapult Education, LLC is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. 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.
Approved PACE Program Provider. FAGD/MAGD Credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. 6/1/20 to 5/31/24. Provider ID 306446.
This CE activity is sponsored by Dental Products Report and GC America. Catapult Education did not receive any funding for this event. Dr. Troy Schmedding received an honorarium from GC America for the time involved in preparing and delivering this presentation. Catapult Education delivers clinically relevant continuing dental education programs which address the needs and preferences of our audience and provides them with the knowledge and confidence to integrate new techniques, practice management and treatment options into their respective practices. Catapult Education is committed to ensuring the content quality, objectivity and scientific integrity of all continuing education courses. Instructors are advised to support clinical recommendations with scientific research-supported data whenever possible and to disclose any conflict of interest between them and any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this CE activity. Instructors are advised, where appropriate and if relevant to the subject matter of the presentation, to mention a variety of different product choices so as to present a balanced view of all therapeutic options available and promote improvements in oral healthcare free from commercial bias.
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