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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.
- 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.
- 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.