Day 2 - Friday

Adamo Notarantonio


Amanda Seay


Achieving Excellence with Ceramic Restorations - A Blueprint for Success

Friday, February 2 | 8:00AM - 12:30PM | 4 CE Credits

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Course Outline 

Consistently achieving success with ceramic restorations can be challenging as there are so many clinical and patient variables that must be considered. Lab communication requires key information to properly plan a case from beginning to end and ensure predictable outcomes. This course is designed to assist the cosmetic restorative dentist in achieving excellence with every clinical case, regardless of its complexity. The focus will be on preparation design, provisionalization and lab communication for smile design cases.

This presentation will provide the practitioner with tips and techniques to expedite the procedure and obtain excellent esthetic results working in anterior or posterior composites.

Learning Objectives

  • How to idealize prep design for dark teeth, mal-aligned teeth, canine substitutions and Large cases
  • Utilizing a provisional technique to minimize preparations
  • Proper planning to ensure minimal preparations and long term success
  • The pros and cons of analog and digital impressions
  • The importance of photography as it applies to patient communication, smile design, and laboratory communication

About Dr. Notarantonio 

Dr. Adamo Notarantonio is a graduate of the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine (2002) where he received honors in both removable and fixed prosthodontics. He completed his residency in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program at Stony Brook in 2003 and was chosen by faculty to complete a second year as Chief Resident.

Dr. Notarantonio was accredited by American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry in 2011 and received his Fellowship in the AACD. He is the only Accredited Fellow in New York State, and the 80th person worldwide to achieve this honor. He was further honored by the Academy when asked to serve as a consultant and examiner for the Accreditation and Fellowship processes.

In 2016, Dr. Adamo was awarded the AACD’s Rising Star Award. Dr. Adamo has been re-elected to serve on the American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry®, is the most recent past chairman of the ABCD, and has recently been appointed the Accreditation Chairman of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr. Adamo is a graduate of the Kois Center, where he studied under Dr. John Kois. He also has completed The Dawson Academy Core Curriculum and has received his fellowship in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He has been published in multiple dental journals and lectures nationally and internationally on such topics as CAD/CAM dentistry, implant dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, composite dentistry and dental photography. Dr. Adamo also volunteers his time at the NYU College of Dentistry where he is a Clinical Instructor in the Honors Aesthetics Program.

Dr. Adamo is the co-founder, along with Dr Amanda Seay, of the imP.R.E.S. Lecture series in Charleston, SC.

About Dr. Seay

Dr. Amanda Seay maintains a full-time private practice in Charleston, South Carolina that focuses on comprehensive restorative dentistry. She serves as a clinical instructor at the Kois Center, one of the most prestigious dental institutes in the country, and has published articles covering the art and techniques of aesthetic dentistry, practice management, dental materials, and oral health. In addition to serving on the Editorial Advisory Board for Inside Dentistry, Dr. Seay is on the Kois Center Editorial Review Board for cases submitted for publication to Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry. Dr. Seay is a member of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, American Society of Dental Aesthetics and a Fellow Accredited Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

She was named Top 25 Women in Dentistry in 2012 by Dental Products Report. Dr. Seay was the recipient of the Lucy Hobbs 2015 award for The Woman to Watch in Dentistry. She serves as the restorative editor for Inside Dentistry. She was recently appointed as one of three directors for the Seattle Study Club.

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