Dr. Michael Fling Restorative/Cosmetic Dentistry Oklahoma City, OK


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  • Private practice: aesthetic and restorative dentistry 
  • Founder and President, Fling Seminars
  • Associate Professor and Director, Department of Advanced Restorative Dentistry at Oklahoma University College of Dentistry 

Thursday Courses
Th204 - Treating Severe Wear
Time: 8 - 11 AM
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Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00

Severe dental wear patients may exhibit aesthetic concerns, muscle or TMJ pain,
lack of structural integrity and physical limitations. This presentation evaluates
etiologies of severe wear and guides through the diagnosis, treatment planning
and restorative principles that allow for success. Dr. Fling will discuss etiologies of
severe wear, how to evaluate VDO and angle of disclusion, which occlusal scheme
is best for predictability and how to test the case, prep design and restorative
material indications for severe wear.

Th230 - The Stuff That Matters
Time: 1 - 3 PM
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Type: Registered    Handouts: No
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00

Spend this remarkable time on a journey that will inspire the entire team with
renewed purpose and meaning. Understand how having clarity can elevate you
to accomplish the impossible. Life changes—be ready to change with it! Learn
how attitude and disposition affect your world, and how the gift of generosity and
relevance can propel us to greatness. Explore the principles to motivate change
and the key to bridging the gap between “knowing” and “doing.”

Friday Courses
Fr240 - Fabrication of Bisacryl or Composite Shell Overlays for Provisional, Intermediate and Final Restorations
Time: 8:30 - 11:30 AM
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Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00

A revolutionary fabrication technique of bisacryl or composite shell overlays
for provisional, intermediate and final restorations is discussed. These “shell
overlays” can be used as provisionals or as permanent direct bonded final
restorations. These techniques will drastically reduce time of treatment
while predictably improving outcomes. An intermediate restorative material
“LuxaCrown” is described. Attendees will learn to use this technique and material
for altering and testing VDO, for constructing beautiful core fillings and for
quickly restoring incised edges with direct bonding.

Fr348 - The Global Restorative Sequence
Time: 1 - 4 PM
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Type: General    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00

A key to successful restorative outcomes is detailed planning. This presentation
reveals seven specific steps to create a “footprint” which establishes the
aesthetic and functional perimeters of a case. Attendees will learn seven
specific steps to sequence the restorative treatment clinically. This process of
case development and clinical treatment sequence is applicable for simple and
complex restorative cases. Attendees will learn the importance of integrating
aesthetics, VDO considerations and functional aspects of a treatment plan.

Saturday Courses
Sa157 - Oh My, Oh MIYO: Utilizing MIYO for Easy Alteration of Color, Contacts and Contours of Zirconia, Lithium Disilicate and Feldspathic Porcelain
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
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Type: Participation    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $225.00  Other Fee: $225.00

This course gives insight into simple techniques and new materials that
allow chairside alteration of color, contacts and texture on any contemporary
restorative material. Using MIYO, attendees will alter color, add contacts,
change contours and modify texture. They will experience an entire new level
of satisfaction with final restorations. Using supplied zirconia restorations, learn
just how easy it can be to add incisal length, alter occlusal contours, increase or
decrease chroma and alter translucency.


Registering for the Hinman Dental Meeting is required to attend ALL courses and Special Events.
Course type description:
General = No additional fee (registration required for these courses – we no longer accept walk-ups)
Registered, Interactive, Participation and Special Events = Fee courses