Full Day – Hands On Course with Dr. Richard D. Tucker

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

BCDA Learning Center at 1765 West 8th Ave, Meet in Hotel Lobby 8:00 am

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Dr. Richard D. Tucker, Bellingham, WA

Title:  Preparation and Seating of Conservative Cast Gold Restorations

Cost: $595.00 p.p. (tax included) Registrants (Includes course materials, breaks, luncheon and all taxes and gratuities)

Synopsis:  In the morning session, each participant will prepare a variety of cast gold restoration designs, utilizing clinical materials to simulate as close as possible the true clinical situation.  In the afternoon session, each participant will seat and finish a cast gold restoration provided by the course, on a natural tooth.  All equipment and supplies will be provided, except for operator loops or magnification.

 Learning Objectives:

  1. Preparation design and extension
  2. Preparation detail
  3. Evaluation of a cast gold restoration prior to cementation
  4. Cementation and finishing techniques for great results.

Bio: Dick Tucker graduated from the university of Washington School of Dentistry in 1976, and has maintained a private dental practice in Bellingham Washington for the past 40 Years.  He is an operating member of one clinical study club, which meets monthly, and mentors three clinical study clubs in cast gold restorations also monthly.  Dick has lectured in Mexico, Canada, the United States, and Europe.  Other educational endeavors include teaching an elective course in cast gold restorations at the University of Washington School of Dentistry, and teaching the Tucker Institute course in Cast Gold Restorations.

He is also an Affiliate Associate Professor at the University of Washington School of Dentistry, a member of the Academy of Operative Dentistry, a member of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, and past president of the American Academy of Gold Foil Operators.  If he can’t be practicing dentistry, he enjoys fishing, sailing and mountain climbing, having climbed six peaks over 18,000 feet.

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