GARY ALEX, DDS
Wednesday, April 3rd – 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
COURSE CODE: 202P
3 CE CREDIT HOURS
FEE: ADA/LIFE MEMBER: $105
NEW DENTIST: $100
LAB TECHNICIAN: $75
NON-ADA MEMBER: $150
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“The Five P‘s of Porcelain Veneers”
This presentation is graciously co-sponsored by
Bisco Dental Products
Planning – The comprehensive exam and workup (it all starts from here). Focusing on the big picture….not just the front teeth.
Periodontal – Gingival health, levels, and contours (make sure the frame is right before you paint the picture).
Preparation – How and why (definitive preparations for optimal fit and esthetics). “No Prep” veneers…fact or fiction?
Provisionalization – Methodology and tips (how to minimize problems and fabricate provisionals that really do look good).
Placement – Proper surface treatment of both the teeth and the veneer, isolation, adhesive systems and veneer cements (how to predictably place them).
A systematic and logical approach is one of the keys to success with restorations porcelain veneers. Specific preparation, provisionalization, and placement guidelines, adhesive systems and how to optimize their performance, and the latest materials will be covered in detail. This is a no fluff presentation provides useful and practical information for the clinician desiring to take their practice to new levels of care and service.
Gary Alex, DDS
Dr. Alex has researched and lectured internationally on adhesive and cosmetic dentistry, dental materials, comprehensive dentistry, and occlusion. He is an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and past president of the AACD New York Chapter. With a background in chemistry and adhesive technology, he is a consultant for numerous dental manufacturers and member of the IADR (International Association of Dental Research). He has written and had published numerous scientific articles and papers and regularly conducts and participates in scientific studies on materials and adhesives. He has studied occlusion extensively with Dr. Peter Dawson (Center for Advanced Dental Study) and the late Dr. Bob Lee (Lee Institute) and is a member of the AES (American Equilibration Society). He has been the director of “PAC Live Ultimate Occlusion” and “Aesthetic Advantage Occlusion and Comprehensive Dentistry” programs. He is co-founder of the “Long Island Center for Advanced Dentistry” which provides the advanced continuing education training for dentists through lecture and hands-on programs. Dr. Alex is on the editorial board of, and has had a number of articles published in, the highly respected and peer-reviewed publications “Inside Dentistry”, “Compendium”, “Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry”, and “Functional Esthetics and Restorative Dentistry”. Dr. Alex is involved with a number of continuing education programs and regularly conducts hands-on programs and lectures on adhesion, porcelain veneers, direct and indirect restorations, materials, and occlusion. Dr. Alex maintains a busy fee for service practice in Huntington, NY, that is geared toward comprehensive prosthetic and cosmetic dentistry. Please visit his website at drgaryalex.com for further information.