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Ignite Your Passion – Composite Dentistry Made Easy

Jun. 9, 2020 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
David R. Rice, DDS
Subject: 780 Esthetics
Credits: 1.5
Tuesday, June 9: 7:30–9 p.m. CDT
Audience: Dentists, Dental Staff
Fees: Free


Maintaining passion about restorative procedures can be challenging. Due to the frequency of use, direct resin restorations are the cornerstone of a restorative dental practice. These restorations are also a point of pressure for dentists due to financial factors and the required amount of time related to the complexity of the process. New advancements in resin and photo-polymerization technology allow us to simplify these procedures without compromising quality. Additionally, these advances can improve the profitability of the procedures. This program will focus on new technology, proper adhesion protocols, and the establishment of proper form and function while meeting the esthetic demands of today’s patients.

Learning Objectives

• Understand how to use new restorative systems to increase office efficiency.
• Understand proper adhesion protocols and application techniques.
• Become knowledgeable about state-of-the-art polymerization technologies.
• Learn proper placement and polishing techniques to achieve optimum anatomy and esthetics, as well as how to mitigate the external factors associated with these procedures.

Speaker Biography

David R. Rice, DDS, graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in 1994. In 1995, he completed his general practice residency from the Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Rice went on to complete continuums at the Dawson Academy, Pankey Institute, Pacific Aesthetic Continuum Live, Spear Education, Dental Boot Kamp and Total Patient Service Institute. After 11 years of speaking nationally on restorative dentistry, CAD/CAM and practice management, Rice combined his passions for teaching and mentoring and founded IgniteDDS eight years ago. Today, he continues to maintain his private practice in East Amherst, New York, and travels the country with IgniteDDS, inspiring over 35,000 members of the dental industry to live their dreams.

This course is sponsored by Ivoclar Vivadent
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