This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 780.
The fee to view this course is $36. This cost includes the fee to take the exam and claim your CE credits. Synopsis:
Have you ever been overwhelmed with by all of the incredible smile design cases posted online and you’d like to incorporate more esthetic dentistry into your practice but you’re not exactly sure how to get started?
Maxillary anterior teeth have both functional and esthetic components. These teeth are what people see when we speak and smile. There are countless concepts addressing all the intricacies of anterior teeth, and its easy to get lost in the details.
This CE course focuses on a systematic approach using classic concepts. Once we understand the foundational concepts of tooth morphology, smile design and function, then its easier to add the details that make our restorations esthetically pleasing and long lasting.
Description of Speaker:
Lane M. Ochi DDS, FACD, FICD, graduated with honors from the University of Southern California in 1981, where he received the Robert W. Mc Nulty Memorial Award for the highest scholastic achievement. He has been elected to membership in Alpha Tau Epsilon – USC Dental School Honor Society, Phi Kappa Phi – National Society of Scholars, Omicron Kappa Upsilon – National Dental Honor Society, the Pierre Fauchard Academy – International Honor Dental Society, and he is a Fellow in the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists.
He is currently an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry, and was the Co-director of Occlusion at U.S.C. School of Dentistry. He is also an Assistant Director in the Advanced Restorative Institute Dental Education Center, and serves as a specialist consultant to the Graduate Prosthodontic Program at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in West Los Angeles.
He has lectured to national and international audiences on the subject of aesthetic restorative dentistry and occlusion. Dr. Ochi maintains a full time private practice in Beverly Hills with an emphasis on physiologic and aesthetic reconstructive dentistry. His patients include Academy Award winners, and some of the most recognized names in the entertainment business.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
Understanding the foundational concepts of balance and symmetry in the anterior aesthetic zone and how we apply it to our everyday dentistry Understanding the principles of visual perception and how to alter the appearance of anterior teeth to suit individual cases Learn how to detect asymmetric and symmetric anterior dental discrepancies, and what matters to our patients Understand the refinement phase of anterior restorative dentistry and how to correct for asymmetric smile displays, and how to camouflage in less than ideal situations How to keep our anterior restorations from breaking Disclosure:
In the past 12 months, the lecturer/author declares that neither he/she nor any member of his/her family have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any commercial entities nor have been paid directly by dentists and other health professionals within the field of dentistry or health
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Farran Media is a nationally approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry.
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2022.
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 1.5 hours of verifiable CPD.
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or materials are comprehensive. Any opinions expressed in the materials are
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qualify the participant as an expert in the field related to the course topic
or in any specific technique or procedure. The instructional materials are
intended to supplement, but are not a substitute for, the knowledge, expertise,
skill and judgment of a trained health care professional.
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For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education