Online Continuing Education / Course Details

ADA Credits: 1 | AGD Credits: 1 | Cost: $19.00

Conserving Tooth Structure for Better Results and Other Pearls for Practicing

Categories: Orthodontics

Author(s): Gregori Kurtzman

Course Type: elearning

Target Audience: Dental Assistants, Dentists


Educational Objectives

After completing this webinar, participants will be able to:

• Describe why cervical tooth structure dictates the tooth's longevity

• List and describe methods to preserve tooth structure to improve restoration success

• Explain how to remove or access through zirconia restorations with less stress

• Review crown preparation and endo restoration from an engineering standpoint


The importance of preserving tooth structure and its connection to long-term clinical success. We will discuss:

•Better crown preps and the importance of ferrule in the adhesive age

•Removing zirconia and obtaining access through zirconia restorations

•Treating cervical lesions

•Why we need to maintain cervical tooth structure

•Tips & tricks for easier class II restorations

•Cavity preparation: what should we remove and what can we leave

•Minimally invasive restorative care

•Endo access and instrumentation for tooth preservation

•When and why posts may be needed in endo restorations and when can we avoid them

ADA Credits: 1 | AGD Credits: 1 | Cost: $19.00

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