This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 2 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 250.
The fee to view this course is $36. This cost includes the fee to take the exam and claim your CE credits.
In this presentation Dr. Gerard Kugel will review the decision-making criteria in selecting luting agents based on restorative materials and preparation designs. Current materials and techniques for cementation of contemporary all-ceramic restorations will be reviewed. Additionally, clinical conditions that lead to success and failures of the restorations will be outlined.
Description of Speaker:
Gerard Kugel, D.M.D., M.S., Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research, and Professor of Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. With an expertise in Clinical Research and Esthetic Dentistry, he is a reviewer for The New England Journal of Medicine, JADA, The Journal of Dental Materials, and the Journal of Dentistry. He is on the Editorial Board of the Journal Esthetics & Restorative Dentistry, The Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, and Compendium and he is Editor -in- Chief of Inside Dentistry. He is a Fellow in the American and International Colleges of Dentistry as well as the Academy of General Dentistry and the Academy of Dental Materials. Dr Kugel is on the Board of Directors of the CRA Foundation, and has his M.S. in Anatomy and Cellular Biology and his Ph.D. in Dental Materials. He received his Executive Certificate in Management from the MIT Sloan School of Business in 2009.
Dr. Kugel has published over 120 articles and over 200 abstracts in the field of restorative materials and techniques. He was given over 300 lectures both nationally and internationally. Dr. Kugel is part of a group practice, the Boston Center for Oral Health, located in Back Bay, Boston, MA.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
- The fundamentals of cementation and expected essential functions
- Basic requirements for all-ceramic cement selection
- Clinical tips for ultimate success with various restorative materials, such as zirconia and lithium disilicate
This CE activity is supported by an educational grant from Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc.
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Provider ID# 304396
This activity meets the educational criteria required for verifiable Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council Lifelong Learning scheme and represents 2 hours of verifiable CPD.
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