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Continuing Dental Education

Esthetic Rehabilitations – From 10 units up – an in person lecture

Gerard Chiche, DDS

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This course is offered in partnership with the Washington Academy of General Dentistry. Please register through link on website.

Course location change so we can accommodate more registrations! Registration re-opened!


The University of Washington and Washington Academy of General Dentistry gratefully acknowledge

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for their generous support of this program.

Course Description

This presentation will outline the management of risk factors for minor and major esthetic rehabilitations to maximize long-term success of ceramic materials. It will focus on:

  • Management and sequencing of the key esthetic factors necessary to achieve predictable esthetic treatment.
  • Interdisciplinary team therapy using orthodontics and periodontal procedures to optimize esthetics and occlusal outcome.
  • Esthetic rehabilitations with emphasis on VDO management and how to do increase it practically.-Ceramics material management for esthetic rehabilitations according to esthetics rendition, strength properties according to the severity of the malocclusion and cause of tooth wear.

Course Objectives

  • Create a systematic protection strategy for medium and high‐risk patients.
  • Control the key factors for esthetic, occlusal and gingival design in interdisciplinary treatment.
  • Manage VDO options and rehabilitation sequence.
  • Select ceramic materials for optimum esthetics and strength under various conditions.
  • Use a simplified bonding method for all ceramic restorations.


Dr. Gerard ChicheGerard Chiche is presently Clinical and Emeritus Professor at Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. He is a Past President of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, and he has lectured in Esthetic Dentistry nationally and internationally in 35 countries.

He is the author of two textbooks in Esthetic Dentistry published by Quintessence Publishing Co.: Esthetics of Anterior Fixed Restorations and Smile Design. He became in 2009 the first recipient of the Endowed Chair sponsored by the Thomas P. Hinman Dental Society during his tenure as Director of the Center of Esthetics and Implants at Augusta University. Finally, he is the 2020 recipient of the Icon Award for Lifetime Achievement in Dentistry of the Seattle Study Club.


  • The staff of the University of Washington Office of Continuing Dental Education have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Course Logistics

Friday, October 13, 2023

The Moutaineers Club
7700 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115

This course is designed for dentists.

Registration and Continental Breakfast: 8:30am – 9:00am
Course: 9:00am – 4:00pm

TUITION – price includes lunch:

CREDITS: 7 hours


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The University of Washington is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

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The University of Washington is a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education.

University of Washington designates this activity for 7 continuing education credits.