Course Two

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Friday, March 7, 2014
Century House, Latham, NY
Tuition $225.00
In conjunction with 3rd District

"Achieving Predictable Success in Restorative Dentistry: A Realistic Approach" 

Presented by
Alan Boghosian, D.D.S.

Course Description:

A significant evolution over the past three decades has provided restorative dentistry with numerous materials and techniques. Many new innovations have performed exceptionally well while others
required modification to provide long term restoration stability. In this course we will review a variety of the materials and techniques used in fixed prosthodontic procedures. Adhesion, composite restorative dentistry, and amorphous calcium phosphate and related biomimetic materials.

• Concepts of tooth preparation
• Latest improvements in impression materials
• Physical properties relating to the clinical usage of impression  materials
• Altering the surface characteristics to achieve consistent perfect impressions
• Provisional material selection
• Predictable methods for tissue management
• Review of adhesive systems and adhesive restorable materials
• Optimal methods for finishing an polishing composite materials
• Results of clinical research conducted at Northwestern University
• Calcium Phosphate biomimetic materials

Dr. Alan Boghosian is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Dept. of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Dentistry at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine where he
coordinates laboratory and clinical research investigations. Dr. Boghosian maintains a private practice in downtown Chicago devoted primarily to restorative dentistry. He has authored numerous
publication and has lectured internationally. He formerly was chairman of the working group on materials, instruments and equipment of the Council of Scientific Affairs of the ADA and currently serves on its council.