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  • Dentists
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Dental Assisting
Hours: 2 Contact Hours

Patricia W. Kihn, DDS, MS

Peer Reviewer(s): Evan B. Rosen, DMD, MPH
Item#: L0814
Contents: 1 Course Book (26 pages)
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Bonding Systems for Dentin in Adhesive Dentistry, Updated 1st Edition

Price $19.95
Item # L0814
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Review Date: December 27, 2017

Expiration Date: December 26, 2020

Original Release Date: March 3, 2011

After completing this basic-level course, dental professionals will understand the history of adhesive bonding systems and will be able describe the necessary conditions for ideal adhesive bonding. Dental professionals will also gain a basic understanding of different dental adhesive systems and understand the advantages and disadvantages of each.


AGD Subject Code: 752

Western Schools designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.

Course Objectives

  • Discuss the evolution of adhesive dentistry.
  • Explain the dental hard tissues involved in bonding.
  • Identify the various generations of bonding agents for dentin.
  • Explain ongoing research methods associated with bonding systems, including preparation techniques, marginal seal, leakage, and bond strength.

Patricia W. Kihn, DDS, MS, is the director of regulatory clinical support activities and corporate complaint officer for DENTSPLY International, and adjunct faculty in the Department of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Maryland, Dental School in Baltimore, Maryland.

Evan B. Rosen, DMD, MPH, is a maxillofacial prosthodontist and part-time lecturer at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Rosen completed his doctor of dental medicine degree at the University of Florida College of Dentistry and his prosthodontics residency at the Eastman Institute for Oral Health in Rochester, New York. Dr. Rosen continued his professional training by completing a fellowship in maxillofacial prosthetics at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Dr. Rosen is actively engaged in research focusing on quality-of-life outcomes and the management of medically complex patients.

  • 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.
  • 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.