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Placement of direct bonded restorations in anterior teeth is built upon the foundations of which have been discussed previously. This presentation will reinforce sound clinical principles to deliver predictable restorations placed in the aesthetic zone. You will learn, or reinforce, the principles required to deliver clinical best practice to patients in a predictable way and minimise or eliminate potential complications when delivering such restorations. To achieve aesthetic success, we need: * An understanding of colour and light * A knowledge of how to choose the correct material * How to use the chosen material correctly * Follow simplistic and reproducible guidelines to improve consistent delivery of excellence This presentation is the first of two parts that will provide delegates a pragmatic insight into anterior aesthetic restorations using direct bonded composite resin restorations. From understanding colour, through to smile design, anterior aesthetic restorations build on the principles of adhesion and material use, and this will no doubt empower attendees with additional skills and knowledge to deliver clinical best practice.

Learning outcomes

This presentation will reinforce sound clinical principles to deliver predictable restorations placed in the aesthetic zone. You will learn, or reinforce, the principles required to deliver clinical best practice to patients in a predictable way and minimise or eliminate potential complications when delivering such restorations. To achieve aesthetic success, we need: * An understanding of colour and light * A knowledge of how to choose the correct material * How to use the chosen material correctly * Follow simplistic and reproducible guidelines to improve consistent delivery of excellence

Speaker

Dr Fred Calavassy

Dr Fred Calavassy is sought after for his inspiring “no-nonsense' style of education which is focussed on achieving clinical excellence. His understanding of the clinical environment and the direct application of techniques in the clinical setting, combined with his passion for providing high quality patient care, engages his audiences and allows them to take the challenge of change. As a student of many aspects of dentistry, Fred devotes time to ongoing education and is constantly striving to impart his learning in a motivating, captivating manner. He was an active member of the part time teaching faculty at Sydney University being involved in the undergraduate fixed prosthodontic, tooth conservation and oral health courses, was awarded Clinical Associate, and also commenced his own private practice in Sydney. He has held memberships of various dental associations and is a Fellow of both the International College of Dentists (FICD) and of the Pierre Fauchard Academy (FPFA). His current role as the Clinical Director for Abano Healthcare group sees him providing clinical support and oversight to over 250 dental practices and teams in the brands of Maven Dental and 1300Smiles in Australia and Lumino the Dentists in New Zealand. His enthusiasm is infectious, and individuals are propelled by his guidance toward applying the knowledge learnt in their own clinical environment.

The art and science of direct bonded anterior composite resin placement

Dr Fred Calavassy
Wednesday 22nd May 2024
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Lumino Support Office
Level 11, AON Centre
29 Customs Street West
Region: Auckland
Brought to you by Lumino The Dentists
Level 11, AON Centre,
29 Customs Street West
Auckland
1010
New Zealand