The ABC's of Restorative Procedures for the Dental Assistant: Adhesion, Bands and Composites

Theresa Groody, M.Ed., EFDA, CDA


Time: 1:30 pm -5:00 pm Code: T24 Cost: $15/$25 after Sept. 30

Recommended for: Assistants | Subject: Restorative/Assisting | CE Credits: 3

Course Description:

Created for all levels of dental assistants and EFDAs, this interactive lecture will review the basics of restorative procedures to provide predictable, consistent, and superior patient care. Confused about what each component really does? Not sure when total/self/selective etch is used? Convinced, yet your practice needs to get onboard with sectionals? Think all flowables are the same? Clinical tips for success and brand suggestions will be included in this program as well as troubleshooting daily challenges faced while attempting to serve our patients best and “do it the right way”.

Course Objectives:

  • Compare/contrast generations of dental adhesives; explain basic functions of each component and when/why to use them.
  • Reexamine criteria for properly placed matrix systems.
  • Review material choices, placement/finishing/polishing techniques for each class of composite restoration, and why each step is vital for long-term success.
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