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February 2, 2023

BETSY BAKEMANDDS, FAACD

Creating Veneer Success

Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am

ABOUT BETSY BAKEMANDDS, FAACD

Dr. Bakeman is a member of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry and the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry and an Accredited Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD). Dr. Bakeman serves as President Elect of the AACD and an examiner for both the Accreditation and the Fellowship examinations administered by the AACD. She served as Chairman of Accreditation for the AACD and Chairman of the American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry. She is an Adjunct Faculty member of the Kois Center in Seattle, Washington. She has served as Section Editor for Compendium and the Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry and serves on several boards. She maintains a full-time private practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

COURSE OUTLINE:

Adhesively retained dentistry (porcelain veneers) can fulfill patient’s esthetic objectives while preserving tooth structure. Learn a systematic, logical approach for preparation, provisionalization and delivery of highly esthetic veneer restorations. Specific preparation guidelines are taught to optimize predictability of tooth preparation when needed. Meeting and exceeding patients’ expectations for enhanced esthetics can be a gratifying addition to any practice.


What You Will Learn:

  • Understand where and when veneers are appropriate
  • Appreciate the value of the diagnostic mock up and preparation guides
  • Learn to fabricate provisional restorations that satisfy the esthetic, functional and
    biomechanical needs of the patient
  • Evaluation of definitive restorations
  • Review of cementation and finishing


WILLIAM 'BO' BRUCE,DMD

3 Steps To Esthetic Success: Making It Simple

Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

ABOUT WILLIAM 'BO' BRUCE, DMD

Dr. William “Bo” Bruce received his D.M.D. degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1998. Subsequently, he completed a one year residency training in St. Petersburg, Florida where he studied with The Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Studies. After completing his training, Dr. Bruce opened a private practice in Simpsonville, South Carolina. His practice is geared towards solving complex restorative and aesthetic problems. He was encouraged by Dr. Dawson to practice in a way that would not compromise excellence, thereby rendering success. Recently, Excellence in Dentistry honored Dr. Bruce as the recipient of the Woody Oakes Award. From all the applicants, this award gave Dr. Bruce the title of The Most Outstanding Young Dentist in North America. Dr. Bruce is a nationally recognized speaker on esthetics with predictability. He has been a featured lecturer for The Chicago Mid Winter, American Equilibration Society, American Dental Association, and AACD just to name a few.


He has authored and published numerous articles and is a consultant for several dental manufacturers. Dr. Bruce is also co-founder of Upstate Smiles Seminars.


COURSE OUTLINE:

Esthetic dentistry has taken the world by storm. Now more than ever, it is imperative that we provide beautiful esthetics with predictability. This course arms you with a simple and complete way of designing any case with great function and beauty.


What You Will Learn:

  • How to implement the 3 steps to delivering exceptional esthetics with any case
  • Understand the functional smile design checklist
  • Learn how to organize functional and esthetic cases


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