Course Details

The Highly Esthetic Direct Restorative Practice

Mario F. Romero, DDS


Time: 8:00 am – 11:30 am Code: F14 Cost: $35 | $50 after 9/26 Date: Friday, Oct. 25

Subject:  Restorative/Esthetics |  Audience: All Attendees  |  CE Credits: 3 hours Lecture

Pre-requisite: This lecture is required to attend Dr. Romero’s hands-on workshop.

Course Description:

This lecture aims to update general practitioners about various topics that affect the biological response, aesthetics and longevity of composite restorations. Attendees will increase their knowledge of materials and instrument selection, shade mapping and techniques for highly aesthetic anterior composite restorations in detail to allow transformation of a patient’s smile in A SINGLE VISIT!

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to select the ideal case for a single shade or when to use multiple opacities.
  • Perform enamel bevels base of the esthetic demands of the case.
  • Understand the Mylar pull technique for ideal line angles.
  • Differentiate dentin and enamel shades as well as identify color intensifiers.
  • Understand the “four stumps” layering technique: cervical/gingival, mesial, distal, and facial and how they can help you get to the “ideal” restoration faster.
  • Learn how the finishing process should be performed regarding the line angles for ideal shape and visual width of teeth.
  • Learn how to re-create natural texture.

About the Speaker: Dr. Mario Romero is a 1995 graduate from the University of Guayaquil School of Dentistry in his native country of Ecuador. He completed a two-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program at the University of Rochester, Eastman Institute for Oral Health where he was granted the Handleman Award for Excellence. More recently, Dr. Romero spent nine years at the Dental College of Georgia, where he was the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program Director. While in this role Dr. Romero was awarded the Augusta University and the American College of Dentists Outstanding Faculty award for his achievements in scholarly, research and service; the Excellence in Dental Education Award from the Pierre Fauchard Academy; and the Teaching Excellence Award from the Dental College of Georgia which is the highest recognition for a faculty within the dental school. He has over 50 publications in national and international peer reviewed journals and has lectured extensively on topics related to direct and indirect restorative dentistry. Currently he is the owner of Dentistry180, a comprehensive restorative practice in beautiful Sarasota Florida.

Go Back