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Corky Willhite, DDS

Thursday, November ​14, 2019

  • Composite Bonding: The Ultimate Esthetics Course
  • ​Composite Bonding: Undetectable Class IV Restorations Hands-on Workshop

Composite Bonding: The Ultimate Esthetics Course

Supported, in part, by COSMEDENT

8:00 AM - ​11:​30 ​AM | 3 CDE
Educational Method: Lecture
Subject: Restorative/Esthetics
Recommended for: Dentists, Assistants

Pre-requisite: Required for Willhite's PM hands-on workshop
Fee: $1​5/$25 after Oct. 17
Event code: T07

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • Step-by-step procedure for individual tooth changes (color change, Class IV’s and more)
  • Layering—understand when and why to use each material including tints and opaquers
  • Practical occlusal principles for maximizing longevity
  • Polishing technique for an incredibly natural finish

Composite is the most versatile material available for making minor or major changes in dental appearance. With proper technique, its function and longevity rivals porcelain while providing benefits other materials can’t match. So why are so few dentists maximizing this potential? A dentist’s success with basic operative restorations doesn’t always translate into success with more complex freehand restorations and full resin veneers. This comprehensive ​course will benefit each attendee by sharing an organized step-by-step approach that includes operative technique as well as vital diagnostic and marketing skills to achieve “Ultimate Esthetics” with composite bonding.


Composite Bonding: Undetectable Class IV Restorations Hands-on Workshop

Supported, in part, by COSMEDENT

1:30 ​PM - ​​4:​30 ​​PM | 3 CDE
Educational Method: Participation
Subject: Restorative/Esthetics
Recommended for: Dentists, Assistants

Pre-requsite: Willhite's AM lecture (T07) required
Fee: $250/$285 after Oct. 17
Event code: T24
Limited to 30 attendees.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • Step-by-step procedure for Class IV restorations
  • How to create an invisible margin in a very visible portion of the tooth
  • Solutions for common problems such as translucency and contour issues
  • A simple, quick and practical method for predictable shade matching

Beautiful and functional direct resin restorations don’t happen by accident. Much skill is required to achieve great results. This course will focus specifically on Class IV restorations although this predictable technique will improve your success with other composite cases as well. This course will improve your ability to achieve maximum function and ideal esthetics with Composite Bonding.


​Speaker Bio: Corky Willhite, DDS, has achieved Fellowship by the Academy of General Dentistry, the American College of Dentists and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is one of only 70 Accredited Fellows in the AACD, of more than 6,000 members worldwide. He has served on their Board of Governors (currently the American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry) and spent years as an Examiner for Accreditation. He is an Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry and Biomaterials at the LSU School of Dentistry. He is on the faculty of the Center for Esthetic Excellence in Chicago and the post-graduate esthetics program at Eastman Dental Center. He has been published and feels honored to have so many opportunities to lecture nationally and internationally.

Over the years, ​Dr. Willhite's private practice in suburban New Orleans, The Smile Design Center, has become limited to Cosmetic Dentistry. His experience is based on a dedication to the belief that "excellence" and "esthetics" are not only compatible, but can take dentistry to a new level of satisfaction and success. Financial Relationship - Consultant & Other Financial or Material Support: Brasseler, COSMEDENT, 3M ESPE, Kulzer, Dentsply Sirona Restorative - Free or Discounted Equipment/Materials; Honorarium: COSMEDENT, 3M ESPE, Kulzer, Dentsply Sirona Restorative; Royalties: Nano Composite Resin (COSMEDENT)
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