Dr. Thomas McDonald Restorative Dentistry Format: In Person Athens, GA


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  • Private practice: restorative dentistry  
  • Clinical Instructor Oral Rehabilitation, Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University
  • Editorial Review Board, Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry

Friday Courses
Fr209 - Staging Complex Restorative Cases: Putting Things in the Proper Order
Time: 2 - 4 PM
Room: Omni, International Ballroom F
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $45.00  Other Fee: $45.00
AGD Code: 250

Modern dentists have developed vast knowledge in esthetics, occlusion and
restorative dentistry. However, when presented with a complex case, many
clinicians have difficulty deciding where to start and what is the proper sequence
for treatment. Learn to apply a time-tested system for diagnosis and treatment
sequencing of complex esthetic-restorative cases with an emphasis on segmental
restoration. This approach is often more technically achievable for the clinician
and an important step toward efficiency in today’s economy.

Saturday Courses
Sa109 - Diagnostic Waxing for Complex Cases
Time: 1 - 4 PM
Room: Omni, Cottonwood
Type: Participation    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $350.00  Other Fee: $350.00
AGD Code: 250

Diagnosis, treatment planning and staging of complex cases can be the most
challenging aspect of restorative practice. Spending time with diagnostic patient
information, photographs and mounted diagnostic casts is the best way to
develop a treatment plan and establish a proposed final result. This preoperative
time spent translates to extreme confidence during the consultation and helps
facilitate clinical treatment. In this course, participants will be guided through an
actual treatment planning exercise by manipulating instruments and materials for
diagnostic waxing.