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Basics Made Perfect

Duration : 9 days

Course Outline:

The Aesthetic/General Dentistry Program –Basics Made Perfect combines the very latest thinking in dental education with intricate clinical skills. Our syllabus covers the clinical and technical aspects of dentistry with the provision of comprehensive oral and dental healthcare for patients of all ages. Throughout the course, the balance of teaching will shift from theoretical and academic dentistry to practical and clinical experience.

Learning Outcome:

Upon completion of the Aesthetic Dentistry programme-Basics Made Perfect:

  • Participants will understand the complexities involved in aesthetic diagnosis and exit the program with clinical competence in formulating and executing treatment plans for patients desiring aesthetic improvement.
  • Participants will have the ability to successfully perform and analog smile analysis.
  • Participants shall be able to recommend and execute treatment plans which include porcelain laminates, direct and indirect composite restorations, bleaching techniques, crown and bridge prosthesis, partial coverage porcelain restorations and soft tissue lasers.

Course Syllabus


1. Introduction to Smile Analysis

  • Facial Composition
  • Dento Facial Composition
  • Understanding Ideal Smile
  • Smile Design Principles

2. Composites-Different types and their applications:

  • Flowable, Packable, Microhybrid, Microfill, and Nanofill
  • Which one to use where?

3. Bonding:

  • Different generations
  • Total Etch technique
  • Self-Etching Adhesives
  • Which one to use? Where? And When?

4. Cl-I, Cl II, Cl III, Cl IV, Cl V

  • Step by Step – Techniques to Perfect Aesthetics
  • Diastema Closure
  • Finishing and Polishing

5. Teeth Whitening

  • Causes of Discolouration
  • Bleaching
  • Dentist Supervised – At Home and In Office
  • Which is better? Which one to use? When? How?
  • Side Effects – Management of Sensitivity

6. Crown and Bridge

  • Preparation Principles
  • Ideal burs to use
  • Step by step crown preparation procedure
    - For Full Metal Crown
    - For PFM
    - For Metal Free Crowns
  • Tissue Management
  • Impression Making
    - Temporization

7. Direct composite veneer – Layering technique

  • Step by Step procedure
  • Light Transmission, Reflection, Refraction, Deflection
  • Creating illusion for natural aesthetics
  • Finishing and Polishing

8. Cements and their clinical application

  • Zinc Oxide
  • Zinc-Phosphate
  • Zinc Polycarboxylate
  • GIC
  • Resin Modified GIC
  • Resin Cements
  • Dual Cure
  • Self-Etching, self-adhesive, Resin cements
  • Which one to use? Where? When?

9. Laser Dentistry

  • Laser Fundamentals
  • Laser Physics
  • Laser Safety
  • Laser Tissue Interaction
  • Laser in Aesthetic Dentistry
  • Laser Bleaching
  • Incorporating Laser into Practice

10. Visit to a Dental lab

11. Finance management for dental practitioners

  • Finance 101 for Dentists
  • How to make the Right Investments

Practical Sessions are with hands on on extracted teeth & typhodonts

Participants will receive an impressive certificate from Encode at the end of the course.

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