Ever wonder how best to coordinate treatment planning with your restorative dentists to attain optimal esthetic results? How do you best select bonding systems and materials for bonding to non-enamel surfaces? What about new approaches to caries risk assessment, and the prevention and treatment of white spots? This presentation will address these and many more contemporary topics in the realm of interdisciplinary conservative esthetic dentistry. Coordinated approaches to the treatment of interarch tooth size discrepancies including appropriate space distribution for cases involving undersized teeth will be discussed with special emphasis on the ortho/restorative interactions that are needed to optimize results. Vital tooth bleaching options both intra and post-ortho will be addressed in light of the latest clinical research. These and other salient topics will be presented in a manner that highlights the restorative/orthodontic interactions required to optimize clinical success across a broad spectrum of treatment options.
Describe the conservative restorative and orthodontic concepts utilized in restorative anterior space closure and the management of interarch tooth size discrepancies.
Select the most appropriate protocols for bonding to non-enamel surfaces.
Chronicle the various clinical techniques for the prevention and conservative treatment of white spot lesions.