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Disciplines:
  • Dentists
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dental Assisting
Hours: 2 Contact Hours
Author(s): J. Robert Kelly, DDS, MS, DMedSc
Peer Reviewer(s): Christa D. Hopp, DMD
Item#: L0894
Contents: 1 Course Book (36 pages)
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Aesthetic Indirect Inlays and Onlays, 2nd Edition


Price $19.95
Item # L0894
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Review Date: October 29, 2018

Expiration Date: October 29, 2021

Original Release Date: July 30, 2015

In today’s aesthetically conscious world, more patients demand restorations that mimic the color and appearance of their natural teeth and therefore project an image of health and wellness. This basic-level course describes the evolution of aesthetic direct posterior restorative materials and their limitations and goes on to identify the characteristics, indications, and limitations of aesthetic indirect inlays and onlays. Through the use of clinical case reports, dental professionals learn the steps needed to properly execute aesthetic indirect inlays and onlays, thereby expanding their clinical armamentarium.

 

AGD Subject Code: 250

Western Schools designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.

Course Objectives

  • Describe the evolution of aesthetic direct posterior restorative materials and their limitations.
  • Identify the characteristics, indications, and limitations of aesthetic indirect inlays and onlays.
  • Explain the importance of case selection for aesthetic indirect inlays and onlays.
  • Identify the material options for aesthetic indirect inlays and onlays.
  • Describe chairside CAD/CAM technology and its significance in the field of restorative dentistry.
  • Use clinical case reports to identify the steps needed for proper execution of aesthetic indirect inlays and onlays.

J. Robert Kelly, DDS, MS, DMedSc, teaches graduate prosthodontics and biomaterials and is director of the Center for Advanced Technology Integration at the University of Connecticut Health Center. His academic credentials include a bachelor of arts degree in chemistry from the University of California, a doctorate of dental surgery from The Ohio State University, a master of science degree in dental materi­als science from Marquette University, a doctor of medical science degree in oral biology from Harvard University/Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a certificate in prosthodontics from Harvard University. Dr. Kelly has served on the Council on Scientific Affairs of the American Dental Association (ADA), is convener of the International Standardization Organization working group responsible for dental ceramics, vice chairman of the ADA Standards Committee on Dental Products, and president of the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics.

Christa D. Hopp, DMD, is an associate professor and operative section head in the Restorative Department at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. Her academic credentials include a bachelor of science degree in human nutrition and a bachelor of science degree in biology, with a minor in chemistry from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, a doctorate in dental medicine from the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, and an advanced education in general dentistry certificate from the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. She is the current Mid-Western Regional Director of the Consortium of Operative Dentistry Educators and is a past president of the Madison, IL, District Dental Society. Dr. Hopp has lectured to state and local dental societies on CAD/CAM dentistry and the application of aesthetic ceramic restorations; provided ceramic inlays, onlays, and crowns to her patients in private practice through the use of chairside CAD/CAM dentistry since 2007; and continues to advance the studies of composite and ceramic restorations at the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine through lecture, research, and clinical application.

  • Courses must be completed on or before the expiration date noted in the course description above.
  • You must score 75% or higher on the final exam and complete the course evaluation to pass this course and receive a certificate of completion.
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