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This courses covers essential knowledge and clinical expertise about tooth bio-mechanics and its impact on material & clinical protocol selection. Techniques for direct, semidirect and indirect techniques using either composite or ceramics will be presented and practised, with a special focus on the CTS (Cracked-Tooth-Syndrom) and non-vital teeth.
Course location: The Geneva Smile Center
2 Quai Gustave Ador, 1207 Geneva (CH)
Course Schedule: 8:30 - 12:30 / 14:00 - 18:00
NB: Daily program might extend further the indicated time
1. Tooth colored restorations & bio-mechanics: general indications & considerations
2. Material choice: conventional composites, bulk-filling products, ceramics, etc...
3. Direct restorations (with update on bulk & simplified filling techniques)
4. Tooth preparation for semi- and Indirect techniques
5. Cervical margin relocation & Cavity Design Optimization
6. Adhesive and luting procedures for the tooth and restorations
7. The Cracked Tooth Syndrome & Non-Vital tooth configurations
- Language: English
- Type: Lecture & Workshop
- Duration: 3 days
- From: Sep 28 to Sep 30
By Dr. Didier DIETSCHI
Received his license in 1984 and his DMD degree in 1988 from University of Geneva. He has also earned a PhD degree in Biomaterials Science, in 2003, at ACTA University in Amsterdam, Netherlands. As of January 2004, he is also Privat Docent at the University of Geneva. He has served since 1984 as assistant, senior assistant, senior lecturer and co-director in the department of Operative Dentistry and Endodontics at the same University. Since 2005, he is also adjunct professor in the department of Comprehensive Care at CASE Western University, in Cleveland (USA). He also maintains a private office dedicated to Restorative Aesthetic Dentistry in Geneva. He has written more than 95 clinical and scientific articles and book chapters in the field of Adhesive Dentistry. He co-authored the books "Adhesive Metal-free Restorations" and "Interceptive Treatment of Tooth Wear with Minimally Invasive Protocols", published by Quintessence and translated into 7 languages. He is also on the editorial board of several international scientific journals. Dr. Dietschi is an internationally acclaimed speaker and has given hundreds of lectures worldwide.
For each program, course package includes 2 coffee breaks per day, all lunches at a restaurant within walking distance to the center and one get together dinner. Participants receive course syllabus with references of all products used during the hands-on, plus reprint articles from Dr. Didier Dietschi related to the course topics, if applicable.