Bonding Agents: The Science and Techniques for Adhesive SuccessDate(s)
Marc R. Hayashi, DMD, MBA, FACD
Subject: 010 Basic Science or 250 Operative (Restorative) Dentistry
Tuesday, Nov. 2: 7:30–9 p.m. CDT
Audience: Dentists, Dental Assistants
Fee: $125 (nonmembers); $75 (members); $37.50 (students)
Selecting a proper adhesive to use is a critical component of modern-day adhesive dentistry. Further, placement of these materials must be done with care to ensure successful clinical outcomes. In this course, we will evaluate many of the contemporary dental adhesives available, including universal adhesives, and review various techniques for placement in an evidence-based and unbiased manner.
- Understand the key differences in bonding agents as well as their inherent strengths and weaknesses.
- Identify key considerations when applying various bonding agents to tooth structure.
Marc R. Hayashi, DMD, MBA, FACD, is an assistant clinical professor at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Dentistry in the Section of Restorative Dentistry. He received his DMD in 2009 from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia. He then completed a general practice residency (GPR) at the Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center, followed by an additional year of GPR training at the Sepulveda VA Ambulatory Care Center. After a few ye ars of private practice in Seattle, Hayashi returned to Los Angeles and began working at UCLA in both the restorative dentistry and hospital dentistry clinics before eventually becoming full time in restorative dentistry in 2016. He earned his MBA from the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School of Pepperdine University in 2019. He currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Section of Restorative Dentistry and Director of Clinical Education for Restorative Dentistry at UCLA. When not teaching, he is practicing in the UCLA Faculty Group Dental Practice and conducting research.