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Restoring Posterior Dentition: Through Direct & Indirect Analog & Digital Adhesive Solutions

February 9, 2024 @ 8:00 am - February 10, 2024 @ 2:30 pm


Class 2 Direct Composite Restoration 

The evolution of composite materials together with adhesive techniques are meeting the requests of patients, who ask less invasive therapies combined with highly esthetic results in posterior and anterior regions. The range of restorative options is getting wider, thanks to composite that can adequately respond to mechanical stress, offering natural aesthetics and an effective adhesion when treated with specific protocols. At the same time there are situation where ceramic is more indicated. The main goal of this course is to provide indications and protocol for direct and indirect (composite; ceramic; zirconia restorations) through analog plus digital CAD-CAM and 3D printed restorations. All the steps will be addressed with step-by-step photos and videos on patients.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Indications for direct and indirect adhesive restorations. Plus, different cavity preparations for direct, partial indirect, and full indirect restorations.
  • Different adhesive options/protocols for direct restorations; Different adhesive and cementation options/protocols for indirect composite, ceramic and zirconia restorations.
  • Analog and digital workflows for adhesive indirect restorations

Course Program

  1. Diagnosis and restorative evaluation – radiographs & photos
  2. Tools and how to use the dental dam
  3. The indications to treat direct adhesive composite restorations
  4. Cavity preparation
  5. The step-by-step protocols help choose & how to treat direct adhesive composite restorations
  6. Finishing, check occlusion and polishing
  7. The indications to treat partial indirect adhesive composite restorations (onlays, overlays)
  8. Cavity analysis, build up and different preparations options
  9. Relationships restorative – periodontal tissues. Crown lenghthening vs deep margin elevation
  10. Analog and digital final impression
  11. Restoration try-in and cementation workflow, finishing, occlusal check and polishing (analog plus digital CAD-CAM and 3D printed restorations)
  12. The indications and protocols to treat indirect adhesive ceramic restorations
  13. Indications for full metal free crowns
  14. Abutment build up
  15. Analog and digital impression
  16. Different cementation options
  17. Occlusion check

Teaching Methods: Hands-On Participation Course | Contact: [email protected] | Faculty Bios: Click Here | Prerequisites: None

ADA CERP Certified

The Pankey Institute 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. The Pankey Institute designates this activity for – continuing education credits.


February 9, 2024 @ 8:00 am
February 10, 2024 @ 2:30 pm
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The Pankey Institute
1 Crandon Blvd
Key Biscayne, FL 33149 United States
305 428 5500


CE Hours
Dr. Riccardo Ammannato
$290/night with private bath
Registration Link

To enhance your learning experience and ease your travel, we offer accommodations on-site at The Pankey Institute. Each bedroom has a full bathroom ensuite and amenities such as TV, hairdryer, small steamers in each wardrobe and plush Pankey Lodge robes for your use. We also have a very large living room and kitchen for your personal relaxation. The One Club at The Pankey Institute is located on the second floor of the Institute.

To inquire about pricing, availability and further information, please contact Participant Services at 305.428.5500 or 1.800.4-PANKEY

Refund/Cancellation Policy: Most courses require a non-refundable deposit. Requests to cancel must be made in writing.
For courses under $500, payment is due in full at the time of registration. Cancellations received prior to 90 days before the start of the course will be honored minus a $50 administrative fee which is non-refundable.
Courses over $500 require a non-refundable deposit at the time of registration. The tuition balance is due 90 days prior to the start date of the course. Requests received prior to 90 days before the start of the course will be subject to forfeiture of the deposit and 50% of the course tuition, however, the remaining tuition may be transferred to another course date.
No refunds or transfers will be issued for cancellations received within 90 days of the start of the course. Please allow 3 weeks for processing of refunds. Pankey reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any course or scheduled faculty with advance notice to registrant. In no event shall Pankey be liable for any cancellation or change penalties assessed by the airlines, hotels, or other travel related expenses as a result of course date changes or course cancellations including changes related to weather, natural disasters, or other unforeseen events.

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