Man Made Machines: Blending Teeth with Tech

Miles Cone, DMD, CDT


Time: 8:00 am - 11:30 am Code: T05 Cost: $0/$0 after Sept. 28 Date: Thursday, October 26

CE Credits: 3 Hour Lecture  |  Subject: CAD/CAM |  Recommended for: Dentists, Dental Technicians

This presentation will illustrate the ways in which CAD/CAM dental technology is augmenting the collaborative endeavors between the dental clinician and laboratory technician in both scope of accuracy and precision. Treatment options ranging from the highly aesthetic single central restoration to the complex full-mouth rehabilitation are becoming more predictable due to the advances in contemporary dental instrumentation and techniques which are being utilized to seamlessly move between the realms of analog and digital dentistry.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review current methods and materials available to dentists and laboratory technicians for treatment planning success amongst a variety of analog and digital restorative options.
  • Recognize the advantages and limitations of contemporary analog and digital protocols.
  • Determine the most appropriate chairside and benchtop methods to facilitate efficacy and long-term predictability for each treatment modality.
  • Apply new concepts and techniques within the dental clinic and laboratory to improve successful patient outcomes.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Miles R. Cone is a graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and completed a three-year Prosthodontic residency program while serving in the United States Army before being honorably discharged as a field grade officer in the rank of Major. In addition to achieving board certification and diplomate status within his specialty, Dr. Cone has also successfully challenged all the requirements necessary to earn his designation as a Certified Dental Technician. Currently, Dr. Cone’s career in civilian life revolves around his dual role as the owner of Nuance Dental Specialists, and his role as Editor in Chief of the American College of Prosthodontists quarterly publication, The Messenger. He is also a member of Catapult Educations speaker’s bureau and evaluates new products for numerous dental manufacturers. When Dr. Cone is not at the chair, in the classroom teaching, or at the lab bench, he can be found lecturing on the international circuit and publishing extensively in peer-reviewed journals.  Financial Relationship – Honorarium: Panthera, Zest Dental Solutions, Southern Dental Industries, GC America

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