Speaker Information

Dr. Thomas McDonald
Athens, GA
Complex Restorative Dentistry
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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

Sa7044 - Anterior Tooth Positioning for Occlusion and Esthetics
Date/Time: 3/23/2024   12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Type: Lectures   Handouts: Yes

Room: Omni - International Ballroom F
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00
Audience: Dentists, Assistants, Lab techs, Students
Cosmetic/Esthetic Dentistry
Diagnosis/Treatment Planning for Success
Restorative Dentistry
AGD Code: 250

The anterior teeth provide 98% of our esthetic requirements and 90% of our occlusal requirements. Proper shaping and positioning of the upper and lower anterior teeth are critical for the success and longevity of the restorative case. With modern ceramic materials, the chance for catastrophic failure due to incorrect shape and function is increased. Learn a protocol for the functional and esthetic positioning of the anterior segment of the dentition as well as techniques for diagnosis, provisionalization and trial restoration.