Disciplines:
  • Dentists
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Dental Assistants
Hours: 3 Contact Hours
Author(s): J. Robert Kelly, DDS, MS, DMedSc
Peer Reviewer(s): Christa D. Hopp, DMD
Item#: L0711
Contents: 1 Course Book (36 pages)
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Aesthetic Indirect Inlays and Onlays, Updated 1st Edition



Price $29.95
Item # L0711
Updated!
When available, the Online Course format is included with the hard copy, eBook, or audio book formats!

Original Release Date: August 1, 2012
Revised Date: July 31, 2015
Expiration Date: July 30, 2018

This basic-level course begins by describing the evolution of aesthetic direct posterior restorative materials and their limitations, then goes on to identify the characteristics, indications, and limitations of aesthetic indirect inlays and onlays. The material options for aesthetic indirect inlays and onlays, the importance of case selection in treatment planning, and the significance of chairside CAD/CAM technology in the field of restorative dentistry are discussed. 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 3 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 serves as the vice 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; has 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 within one (1) year of the date of purchase or by the expiration date indicated above, whichever date comes first.
  • 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.
  • Through our review processes, Western Schools ensures that the course content is presented in a balanced, unbiased manner and is free from commercial influence. It is Western Schools’ policy not to accept commercial support.
  • All persons involved in the planning and development of this course have disclosed no relevant financial relationships or other conflicts of interest related to the course content.
  • There are no prerequisites for this course.
  • J. Robert Kelly has disclosed that he has a financial relationship with the following companies: VITA Zahnfabrik, Ivoclar Vivadent, Dentsply International, and Kerr Corporation. Western Schools ensures that this content is free from bias and commercial influence through its peer review process.