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Anterior Composites – Doable, Predictable and Repeatable

Speciality Classification
Face to face
7 hours
Course Outline:

There are many steps involved in the creation of a functional and aesthetic anterior composite restoration. This lecture and hands on course breaks down a number of the steps fundamental to obtaining excellent clinical outcomes with anterior composites.

Topics Covered:
  • Aesthetic concepts: understanding optical aspects of natural teeth.
  • Understanding colour: Concepts of Hue, Chroma, Value, Opalescence, incisal halo, intensives, characterizations.
  • Shade selection, guidelines for perfect colour matching, how to make personalised shade guide and Button try technique.
  • Layering: use of single / dual shades , two vs multiple layers , anatomical layering technique.
  • Hiding the grey margins.
  • Intraoperatory corrections, concepts of re-bonding to old composites.
  • Steps to simple yet predictable finishing and polishing with secondary and tertiary textures.
  • Layering technique and optimisation of each layer for anterior class IV restoration.
  • Putty index fabrication.
  • Margin and prep design.
  • Mimicking opalescence, incisal halo, intensives and characterisations.
  • Textures, finishing and polishing.
About the Presenter:

Dr Vishal Gupta is an aesthetic dentist with an interest in composites. He is a certified level 1 Style Italiano trainer on Direct Restorative Procedure and has earned a silver and green badge from Restorative Implant Practice Excellence, RIPE, for continuous clinical excellence. He is a Key Opinion leader for 3M, Garrison matrix systems, Lm Arte instruments and has various clinical publications to his credit. He maintains a successful clinical practice in India.

Course fee includes a take home Style Italiano LM-ARTE composite kit valued at $500.00

Anterior Composites – Doable, Predictable and Repeatable
Speciality Classification
Provider Type
Education Provider
7 hours
Start Date
CPD Points
7 cpd
Price Details
$1485 – $2227.50
UWA Dental School 17 Monash Ave Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia
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