The focus of this hands-on program is to provide the general practitioner with key insights in achieving predictable and aesthetic outcomes with porcelain veneers. Included in the presentation is a comprehensive aesthetic analysis as well as treatment planning principles required to achieve predictable outcomes. The advantages and disadvantages as well as indications and contraindications for porcelain veneers will be covered. A step-by-step systematic approach to tooth preparation, impression, temporization and cementation will follow.
The hands-on component of the program will recap the didactic session, giving course participants the opportunity to prepare, impress and temporize the maxillary anteriors on a typodont.
- Review treatment planning principles for porcelain veneers
- Summarize indications, contraindications for porcelain veneers
- Outline step by step clinical protocol tooth preparation, impression, temporization and cementation
- Hands-on component covering fabrication of a silicone reduction matrix, preparation, impression and temporization of six maxillary anterior teeth