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


Registration Opens 12/10/19
  • 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
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes

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 allows 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
Type: Registered    Handouts: No

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
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes

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
Type: General    Handouts: Yes

 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 actually 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
Type: Participation    Handouts: Yes

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 your 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