Dentaltown is pleased to present..Anterior Esthetics on Natural Teeth and Implants: From Design to Delivery...Recorded Live at the Cad Ray Symposium By Dr. Edward McLaren.
This 3 credit CE course can be found here....
This CE course teaches simple digital techniques to re-design a patient's smile as a motivational and patient education tool. The author's technique to convert the digital smile into an “esthetic prototype”, which is developed with special clear matrices and a functional flowable composite in the patient's mouth to test esthetics and function, will be reviewed in slide and video format. This presentation covers the current, all-ceramic systems available for use for natural teeth and implants, both for conventional and digital processing techniques. Specific clinical indications for these various materials is given based on the research and clinical evidence from ongoing clinical trials. Attention is given to preparation requirements for natural teeth, implant placement for ideal esthetic development, abutment selection and design. Note...this was recorded live (and not by Dentaltown!) and the lights were low so one cannot see the speaker in the video but one can hear him perfectly and can see the slides and videos.
Dr. McLaren is a prosthodontist, professor and director of post-graduate aestheticdentistry at the UCLA School of Dentistry. He is the director of the UCLA Center for Esthetic Dentistry, a full time didactic and clinical program for graduate dentists. He is also the founder and director of the UCLA Master Dental Ceramist program. The residency program is a full-time master ceramist program for dental technicians featuring extensive experience with the newest aesthetic restorative systems. Dr. McLaren maintains a private practice limited to prosthodontics and aesthetic dentistry in which he does all of his own ceramics.
Dr. McLaren is actively involved in many areas of prosthodontic and materials research and has authored over 80 articles. He is performing ongoing clinical research on various restorative systems. He has presented numerous lectures, hands-on clinics and postgraduate courses on ceramics and aesthetics across the nation and internationally. He recently published a book, on his ceramic techniques and features dental photographic art, entitled “The Art of Passion: Ceramics, Teeth, Faces, and Places.”