State of the Art Restorative Dentistry

State of the Art Restorative Dentistry

Materials and Techniques Update

UCLA School of Dentistry


Course Fee: $400         30-day early registration: $360

CDE Credits: 6

Saturday, October 19, 2024
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

This course is designed to provide the practitioner with up-to-date information on restorative materials and techniques in a clear, evidence-based, and unbiased manner. Topics of discussion will include critical reviews of composites, bonding agents, cements and ceramics, along with clinical protocols and recommendations for their use. We will also provide decision making guides to help the practitioner determine the best material for various clinical scenarios.

Course Topics

  • Available composites and placement techniques
  • Bonding agents, application modalities and universal adhesives
  • Glass ionomers and their indications
  • Pulp capping materials
  • Cements, including adhesive resin cements
  • Cementation vs adhesive bonding
  • Available ceramics, indications for use
  • Decision making criteria and guidelines


Marc Hayashi, DMD, MBA, FACD
Assistant Clinical Professor, Section of Restorative Dentistry, UCLA School of Dentistry

Alireza Moshaverinia, DDS, PhD, FACP
Assistant Professor, Division of Advanced Prosthodontics, UCLA School of Dentistry

Learning Objectives

  • Have a clearer understanding of the currently available composites, bonding agents, cements and ceramics
  • Understand the concepts of cementation vs adhesive bonding
  • Demonstrate knowledge of clinical protocols and recommendations materials use
  • Identify strategies for decision making in determining the best material for various clinical scenarios.


speakers and content subject to change without notice

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