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Porcelain Laminates Smile Designing Programme

Duration : 2 days

Course Outline:

The ever-increasing demand of cosmetic dentistry has made a definite smile-analysis of a patient paramount for all the dentists. This course is specially formulated for the dentists to recognize the restorative needs of patients with high aesthetic expectations and impart strong understanding of the fundamentals of one such aesthetic treatment: Porcelain Laminate & Veneers.
Learn the secret of creating illusions with laminates by the ‘Master’ of aesthetic dentistry – Dr Sandesh Mayekar. The course will introduce you to preparation design, ceramic selection and utilization of porcelain veneers in multidisciplinary treatment plans. Lastly, the course will equip you with skills to maintain close communication with your patients and laboratory technician, which is cardinal to achieve long-term clinical success and patient satisfaction.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course:

  • You will be able to understand all aspects of smile design and formulate an evidence-based treatment plan based upon the patients’ oro-facial structures.
  • You will have a clear understanding of how to achieve a pleasing aesthetic result and confidently satisfy all the queries of your patients with high aesthetic demands.
  • You will be able to work on patients requiring Porcelain Laminates and Veneers in an efficient manner considering the functional stability, predictability and longevity of the aesthetic outcome.
  • You will learn the basic principles governing ethical dentistry so as to build and maintain a strong and trust-worthy relationship with your patients.

Course Syllabus


  • Introduction to Smile Analysis
  • Understanding Smiles
  • Facial Aesthetics
  • Dentofacial composition
  • Various parameters of an Ideal Smile
  • Designing Smiles
  • Interdisciplinary Approach-
    • Ortho Aesthetics
    • Perio Aesthetics


  • Indications
  • Preparation-Step by Step
  • Ideal Burs to use
  • Tissue Management
  • Impression Making
  • Provisional Restoration
  • Material Selection/Shade Selection
  • Luting of Laminate- Step by Step
  • Finishing and Polishing
  • Instructions to Patients


  • Preparation on a maxillary central Incisor for a Porcelain Laminate
  • Impression making with additional silicon material
  • Temporization


  • Marketing to Patients
  • Communication Skills to get
    • Best results from your Lab Technician
    • Patient adherence to your treatment plan
    • Highest patient satisfaction

Practical Sessions are with hands on extracted teeth, typhodonts and Live patients

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

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