Next level of Esthetic and Predictability: Merging Traditional Cosmetic Dentistry with the latest material and technologies
In today’s dental market it is now assumed that every general dentists is a cosmetic dentist. It is critical in an effort to meet patients’ expectations to have a through understanding of the latest materials, techniques, and technologies. Advances in porcelain technologies now provide us with exceptional durable materials that can create excellent esthetic results. This course will discuss the old and new options for crowns, bridges and veneers and the indications for each. Materials and techniques to help maximize success rates will be presented. Additionally, new technologies that can improve efficiency and patient satisfaction will be reviewed including a
discussion on how these can be incorporated into your practice. The goal of this program is for each attendee to leave with many different pearls that can be immediately implemented into his/her practice immediately.
Discussion of why core build-ups and post and cores are critical to success.
Review of the materials available for crown and bridge cases, including the indications and limitations of each.
Presentation on proven techniques to create beautiful, conservative porcelain veneers; including a discussion on the potential applications of NoPrep veneers.
Introduction to Digital Dentures and the techniques required.
Discussion of the application of dental lasers to enhance case outcomes.
Opportunities to improve your workflow and operatory efficiencies by incorporating digital impressions into your office.
Dr. Gary Radz
Dr. Gary Radz’ practice, Cosmetic Dentistry of Colorado, is located in downtown Denver, focusing on cosmetic dentistry. He received his dental degree from the University of North Carolina. He is a graduate and former chief resident of both AEGD and GPR residency programs. He has completed and served as an associate instructor for several post graduate dental educational institutions. Over the course of the past 18 years Dr. Radz has lectured internationally, teaching the materials, techniques, and technology used in esthetic dentistry. He has presented at many major national meetings including the ADA, Yankee Dental Congress, Greater
New York, Chicago MidWinter, both northern and southern California Dental meetings, the Texas Dental Association and 13 years in a row at the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Since 2004 Dr. Radz has served as an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Colorado School of Dentistry in the department of Restorative Dentistry. In 2003 and 2011 he was the program cochairman for the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s annual scientific meeting, in 2013 he was Chairman. He is an active member of the AGD. From 2004-2012 he has been listed in Dentistry Today’s “Top Clinician’s in Continuing
Education”. Locally, he’s been consistently listed in 5280 magazine’s list of Colorado’s “Top Dentists” by his peers.