HANDS-ON Glass Ionomer and Composite Restorations

6 Hands-on Restorative Techniques in 60 Minutes!
CE Quiz available after the Program Evaluation is completed
  • General Dentists

  • Free

  • 1 CE Credit

  • Self-Instructional

  • Mar 26, 2021

  • Mar 26, 2024

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Course Description

In this 1-hour fast-paced video with Dr. Carla Cohn, you will learn effective treatment to arrest caries and place esthetic definitive restorations. You will learn about silver diamine fluoride / potassium iodide, glass ionomer and composite resin restorative materials.
Dr. Cohn will review when to use an SDF, SDF and glass ionomer, and when to use a co-cure or bulk fill composite. She will also discuss removal of caries, how to arrest caries and create a temporary or final aesthetic restoration. During the hands-on portion of this program, you will have the opportunity to use glass ionomer, adhesives, universal adhesives, flowable composites, layering composites, and bulk fill composites. This program is designed to teach you how to create fast, efficient, and effective aesthetic restorations. These materials and co-cure technique are invaluable for treatment of deep carious lesions in the young permanent dentition and for every patient that enters your practice. Together, you will be able to save teeth from unnecessary carious exposure, saving you and your patients time, money and aggravation.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the mechanism and rationale for carries arrest medicaments
  • Understand the silver co-cure technique
  • Learn the clinical indications for this treatment
  • Understand when to use glass ionomer and when to use a composite
  • Learn how to restore restorations quickly and efficiently
  • Learn how to restore using SDF by doing the SMART Technique is a single visit

Course Details

  • Course Fee: Free
  • Credits: Catapult Education designates this continuing education activity for 1 credit
  • Method: Self-Instructional
  • Audience: General Dentists
  • AGD Subject Code: 250, 430

Course contents

Meet the instructor

Carla Cohn, DMD

Dr. Carla Cohn is a general dentist who has devoted herself solely to the care of paediatric patients. Dr. Cohn graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1991. She then went on to complete a post-graduate internship in Paediatric Dentistry. Her private practice, at Kids Dental, is focused on prevention, the growth and development of a cavity free generation. Dr. Cohn is a partner, and maintains surgical privileges at Western Surgery Centre, a private surgical clinic. In addition to private practice, she is a part time clinical instructor, in Paediatric Dentistry at the College of Dentistry University of Manitoba. She is Past President and very active as board member for her provincial dental association, the Manitoba Dental Association. She is a member of the American Academy of Paediatric Dentistry and has been selected as one of the few members of the AAPD Speakers Bureau. Dr. Cohn is a founding member of the Women's Dental Network in Winnipeg where the mandate is to provide continuing education and networking for women dentists. She has been invited into the Pierre Fauchard Academy in 2012 and has been named “Leader in Continuing Education and Dental Consulting” for multiple years. Dr. Cohn has been a member of Catapult Education since 2011. She has published several articles, and webinars and she enjoys lecturing on all aspects of children’s dentistry for the general practitioner both nationally and internationally.
Patrick Jones - Course author

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Approved PACE Program Provider. FAGD/MAGD Credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. 6/1/16 to 5/31/20. Provider ID 306446.