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Course: Simplified Shade Matching - Hinman.org

Speaker Information

Dr. Jay Smith
Atlanta, GA

Th323 - Simplified Shade Matching
Date/Time: 3/17/2022   1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Type: General   Handouts: No
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00
Audience: Dentists, Assistants, Lab techs, Students
Cosmetic/Esthetic Dentistry
Dental Materials and Techniques
Lab Tech Topics

There are many crown material choices in dentistry today; this program will outline the materials and where to use them. Shade selection is often overlooked and misunderstood. Dr. Smith will explain color matching in a simple manner that the entire team can understand. He encourages bringing your staff members to the program. He will demonstrate through a “hands on” example of shade selection and describe Hue, Value, and Chroma the components of color. Photography is paramount in communicating with the laboratory and our patients. Photographic shade matching techniques will be featured.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the advantages and disadvantages of various crown/veneer materials.
  • Learn how to communicate more shade information to the lab.
  • Make shade matching a team event.
  • Realize the benefits of digital photography in dental practice.