Porcelain veneers offer our patients a valid option to improve the colour, shape and alignment of their anterior teeth.
However, it is essential for a successful treatment to follow an appropriate case selection and to implement specific clinical protocols. Clinicians need to master how to properly treatment plan and execute tooth preparation, impression, temporization and cementation to achieve expected outcomes. The focus of this hands-on program is to provide general dentists with key factors in achieving predictable esthetic outcomes with porcelain veneers. In this presentation a review of prosthodontic treatment planning as well as indications and contraindications for porcelain veneers will be provided. A systematic approach to tooth preparation, impression, temporization and cementation will be discussed.
- To review the indications and contraindications for porcelain veneers.
- To review appropriate treatment planning for porcelain veneers.
- To review the clinical protocol for porcelain veneer fabrication including tooth preparation, impression, temporization and cementation.
Bio: Dr. Nariman Amiri is a graduate of the University of British Columbia in dentistry and is a board-certified specialist in Prosthodontics from the University of Iowa. Dr. Amiri is in full time private practice in Vancouver, Canada, dedicated to Prosthodontics and Implant dentistry. He is also associated with UBC as a part time clinical professor for graduate and undergraduate clinics in the Department of Prosthodontics. Dr. Amiri is the organizer and principal mentor for Treatment Options in Prosthodontics (TOP) study club in Vancouver and lectures in meetings and societies including UBC Continuing Education on topics related to digital smile design, aesthetic dentistry, implant dentistry in full mouth reconstructions and aesthetic zone management. www.drnarimanamiri.com
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