Latest Update on Cements, Bonding, and Universal Composites

Scott Coleman, DDS


Time: 8:00 am - 11:30 am Code: F11 Cost: $35/$50 after Sept. 29 Date: Friday, Oct. 28

CE Credits:  3 Hour Lecture  |  Subject: Restorative/Cements, Bonding, & Composites |  Recommended for: Dentists, Assistants | Prerequisite: This lecture is required for Dr. Coleman’s afternoon workshop.

We will discuss what matters most in composite and cement selection, depending upon location and occlusal load placed on the restoration. Materials and procedures for placement of the composites that will eliminate post-operative sensitivity will be addressed. The current state of resin bonding agents and the protocol for utilizing these materials in your day-to-day practice, not only for composite placement but for all of your bonded restorations will be covered.

In today’s busy general practice the most used materials are composites for direct restorations. The evolution of that category of materials is amazing, today’s composites and cements are light years ahead of the materials that we thought were great 20 years ago. The changes in the translucency and in the ability to match the existing tooth color are major advancements. This course is designed for the busy dentist who wants to stay current with the available materials and concepts of tooth-colored restorations.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the current materials and capabilities of composites.
  • Know what composite materials are available and the limitations of each.
  • Understand the current generation of bonding agents and cements.

About the Speaker: 

Dr. Coleman is a clinical adjunct professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and has been practicing dentistry in Houston since graduating first in his class in 1984.  He currently serves as a clinical adjunct professor at the UT Health Science Center at Houston School of Dentistry. Dr. Coleman has written articles on dental techniques that have been published in trade journals, and he is a certified Cerec trainer for Patterson Dental Supply Company. He has lectured internationally on dental techniques and technology as well as published articles in numerous publications. He holds Fellowships and Masterships in numerous professional academies of dentistry and has served on the board of directors of many of those organizations, including the past president of the Academy of General Dentistry.  Financial Relationship – Honorarium: Kerr Dental.

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