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Online Self-Study Continuing Education (CE) Course

Improving Smiles Through Conservative Techniques Improving Smiles Through Conservative Techniques

Continuing Education Credits:
1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)

Course Presenter(s):
Ronald Goldstein, DDS

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Course Description:

In this module I will cover a number of conservative techniques that have a positive impact on any smile. Discussion will spotlight how to achieve invisible margins, give recommendation on how to choose between cosmetic contouring vs. composite resin bonding, and how to handle an esthetic failure situation.

Learning Objectives:

  • To be able to close unsightly interdental spaces by using conservative direct bonding techniques.
  • To know when to use composite resin bonding or cosmetic contouring to improve an unattractive smile.
  • To be able to recognize esthetic failure and then to improve or correct the mistakes that will lead to esthetic success.

Continuing Education Course Modules
1 Improving Smiles
Closing interdental spaces to improve smiles.
2 Invisible Margin
Part of an online course worth 1 CEU
3 Cosmetic Contouring vs. Bonding
Using soft, tooth-colored wax can help determine whether to reduce the length of adjacent teeth or lengthen others to help achieve the patient’s best smile.
4 When We Fail
Dr. Goldstein discusses what to do when we fail.
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