This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 2 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 255.
The fee to view this course is $36. This cost includes the fee to take the exam and claim your CE credits.
The fee to view the entire series is $225. There is an additional fee of $225 to take all exams and claim CE credits for this series.
Direct composite restorations are among the most frequently performed restorative procedures, yet dentists often struggle with placement techniques, options for consistently generating ideal interproximal contact and postoperative sensitivity. This presentation will discuss how each element will play a critical role in the professional’s decision-making process when determining which materials, systems and techniques are best to utilize when doing direct composite restorations.
Description of Speaker:
Dr. Nicholas Conte, Jr. is the director of clinical research and education for DENTSPLY Caulk in Milford, Delaware. Dr. Conte earned a BA from the University of Rochester, a DMD from UMDNJ-New
Jersey Dental School and an MBA from Wilmington University. He is a board-eligible prosthodontist and holds an appointment as a clinical assistant professor at New Jersey Dental School. In addition, he maintains a part-time clinical practice in Havertown, PA.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
- Learn indications for anterior and posterior direct composites.
- Learn polishing and sealing techniques for long term durability.
- Improve their understanding of adhesion, current products and their function in modern day dentistry.
- Learn techniques and tips for handling and placement of modern composites.
Disclaimer: The speaker declares that he has a financial relationship with the Dentsply Caulk whose products are featured in this CE course.
Farran Media is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association
to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not
approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards
of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at
For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education at
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 2 hours of verifiable CPD.
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providing content that is accurate. The CE provider, however, does not
independently verify the content or materials. The CE provider does not
represent that the instructional materials are error-free or that the content
or materials are comprehensive. Any opinions expressed in the materials are
those of the author of the materials and not the CE provider. Completing one or
more continuing education courses does not provide sufficient information to
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.
Continuing education credits issued for completion of online CE courses may not apply toward
license renewal in all licensing jurisdictions. It is the responsibility of each registrant
to verify the CE requirements of his/her licensing or regulatory agency.
State CE Requirements:
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There are no refunds for Online CE courses. Please contact technical support if you run into technical difficulty.
For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education