Treating Anterior Discolorations: Micro-abrasions, Resin Infiltration, and Bleaching – a live webinar

Augusto Robles, DDS, MS, DMD Nathaniel Lawson, DMD, PhD

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This course is part of the Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Live Webinar Series

This course is part of the Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Live Webinar Series*

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Course Description

Not every patient who has discolorations on their front teeth needs to have veneers. Minimally invasive treatments, such as microabrasion, resin infiltration, or just bleaching may allow patients to achieve an esthetically-pleasing esthetic outcome without the tooth removal and maintenance required with veneers. And many patients have small discolorations for which they desire esthetic improvement but do not wish to undergo veneers. Treating these lesions can be relatively easy with these minimally invasive treatments. Therefore, the aim of this course is to help the clinician determine which treatment is suited for different types of lesions, to make the clinician familiar with the different products available, and to show the clinician the tips and pitfalls of each procedure.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Teach the diagnosis of different types of tooth discolorations
  • Describe the products available
  • Present a step-by-step method for each treatment

Instructor

Dr. Augusto RoblesDr. Augusto Robles graduated from “Cayetano Heredia” University in Peru in 1992. After having taken several mini residencies in Esthetics, Occlusion, and All-ceramics in Peru, Dr Robles trained at The University of Michigan, receiving the Advanced Specialty Education in Restorative Dentistry Certificate and a Master of Science degree, also in Restorative Dentistry. Currently, Dr Robles is an Associate Professor in the Department of Restorative Dental Sciences and the Director of Operative Dentistry. Dr Robles focuses on restorative procedures, adhesive dentistry, and digital impressions.

Dr. Nathaniel LawsonDr. Nathaniel Lawson is the Director of the Division of Biomaterials at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry and the Program Director of the Biomaterials Residency program. He graduated from UAB School of Dentistry in 2011 and obtained his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering in 2012. He has served as an investigator on over 50 research grants and published 50 peer-reviewed articles, 4 book chapters, over 25 articles in trade journals, and 75 research abstracts. His research interests are the mechanical, optical, and biologic properties of dental materials and clinical evaluation of new dental materials. He was the 2016 recipient of the Stanford New Investigator Award and the 2017 3M Innovative Research Fellowship, both from the American Dental Association. He has lectured nationally and internationally on the subject of dental materials. He also works as a general dentist in the UAB Faculty Practice.

Course Logistics

DATE:
Thursday, December 9, 2021

LOCATION:
Online Webinar

TARGET AUDIENCE:
The Dental Professional

TIMES:
5:00pm – 7:00pm Pacific time

TUITION:
$69/Participant

CREDITS:
2 hours

*The University of Washington in conjunction with the Association for Continuing Dental Education (ACDE), along with 30 of its member schools jointly presents the “ACDE Webinar Series”

This series features university-based key opinion leaders presenting numerous topics on multiple dates and times. Presentations are available to meet every dental health care professional’s schedule and interests.

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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.

This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between the University of Washington and Oregon Health Sciences University.

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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 2 continuing education credits.