Cementation Simplified: Reliable Protocols for Cementing and Bonding Today’s Restorations

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by Franklin Shull, DMD, and Shashikant Singhal, BDS, MS, Cementation Simplified: Reliable Protocols for Cementing and Bonding Today’s Restorations
Speaker: by Franklin Shull, DMD, and Shashikant Singhal, BDS, MS
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
Format: PDF Released: 11/8/2012
Expiration Date: 6/30/2019
  3.0 (1 Review)
Review Date: 6/30/2016
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CE Details

Credit Details
This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 250.

There is no fee to view this course. There is a fee of $36 to take the exam and claim CE credits for this course.

This course will provide participants with an overview of considerations for cementing and bonding today’s restorations. It particularly offers overall insight into cement classifications, preparation requirements for conventional vs. adhesive cementation, cement requirements based on restoration material, and surface treatment of the tooth and restoration. Finally, participants will learn to recognize and identify products for use when cementing and bonding certain types of restorations and why they are indicated for specific case.

Description of Speaker:
Dr. Franklin Shull is a native of South Carolina, earning his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Carolina and his dental degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. He then completed a general practice residency at Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina. Dr. Shull is a member and fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the Southeastern Prosthodontic Society. He is a member and past president of the South Carolina AGD and a member and past president of The Greater Columbia Dental Society. Dr. Shull is on the teaching faculty at the L.D. Pankey Institute where he teaches the Aesthetics Continuum. He also holds faculty appointments at Palmetto Health Richland General Practice Residency, Georgia Health Sciences University School of Dentistry. Dr. Shull has published multiple dental articles and lectures throughout the United States on aesthetics and dental materials, including adhesives, composites and ceramics, and dental photography. All of Dr. Shull’s lectures are based on current literature and are filled with clinical photography. Dr. Shashikant Singhal graduated with a bachelor’s degree in dental surgery from College of Dental Sciences, India, in 2008. He then earned a Master of Science in Advanced Clinical Dentistry Program, with emphasis in Biomaterials, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL in 2011. He was awarded a graduate fellowship award at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2010. Dr. Singhal is an active researcher and has presented his research studies at many scientific meetings. He is a member of the American Association of Dental Research, International Association of Dental Research and Academy of Dental Materials. Currently, Dr. Singhal works as a clinical specialist at Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc. In this capacity, he is responsible for university student’s research projects, educational and product training, and research developmental projects.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
  • Identify various factors like restorative material, tooth preparation, isolation, etc., that influence cement selection.
  • Understand the classification of cements.
  • Explain different techniques for cementation and bonding.
  • Discuss the types of products that can be used to efficiently and effectively cement and bond modern restorations.

The authors declare that neither they or any member of their families have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program nor have any financial connection with any product or service mentioned.

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3.0  (1 Review)
1 person would recommend this course to a friend.
Instructor spoke clearly and was easy to understand 1.0
Course material was informative, organized, and up to date 3.0
Course objectives were consistent with course as advertised 3.0
williambrown williambrown
11/16/2012 7:38:03 AM
Instructor spoke clearly and was easy to understand 1
Course material was informative, organized, and up to date 3
Course objectives were consistent with course as advertised 3
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