Day 1

February 2, 2023

WILLIAM 'BO' BRUCE,DMD, AAACD

3 Steps To Esthetic Success: Making It Simple

Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am

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.


ABOUT WILLIAM 'BO' BRUCE, DMD, AAACD

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

DAVID CHANDMD, AAACD

A Simple Workflow to Create Anterior Composite Restorations that Emulates Nature Every Single Time 

Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

ABOUT DAVID CHAN, DMD, AAACD

David Chan earned his DMD degree in 1989 from Oregon Health Sciences University. He maintains a full-time practice focused on cosmetic and comprehensive dentistry located in Ridgefield, Washington. Dr. Chan currently serves as the President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, as Director at the Center for Dental Artistry and a Clinical Instructor at the Kois Center in Seattle, Washington.


He is an Accredited Member of the AACD and has been published widely in peer-reviewed dental articles, including several articles in the prestigious “Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry”. In addition, David travels nationally/internationally giving lectures to dentists on comprehensive esthetic dental care and serves as a key opinion leader for many dental product companies.

COURSE OUTLINE:

A common challenge for most restorative dentists is the ability to predictably shade map, shape and polish anterior composite restorations whether they are direct resin veneers, class IV or class III restorations to the degree that they so beautifully blend into the remaining dentition and thereby undetectably become one with nature.


This presentation will provide the participants with priceless pearls to efficiently color match, shape and polish anterior composite restorations to any variations of the human dentition to the level that they can rival the beauty of the most esthetic porcelain restorations every single time.


The takeaway message is the simple steps described in this presentation can be used to create extraordinary results by anyone!


Dr. Chan will do a live demonstration before the audience on how these techniques can be easily achieved.



What You Will Learn:

  • How to utilize simple composite shade selection techniques that will work for any composite system.
  • Learn simple techniques to use Tints and Opaquers to achieve the ultimate esthetics predictably with anterior composites.
  • Learn systematic/simple and efficient contouring techniques to re-create the primary, secondary and tertiary tooth anatomy that can match any human tooth morphology every time.
  • Evaluation of definitive restorations
  • Learn systematic/simple and efficient contouring techniques to re-create the primary, secondary and tertiary tooth anatomy that can match ANY human tooth shape.

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