1. Discuss conservative treatment alternatives to ceramic restorations.
2. Teach the polychromatic layering technique to mimic the natural dentition.
3. Introduce and discuss several aesthetic composite restorative systems according to their optical and physical properties and describe how to select the right one for one’s individual needs.
4. Address a methodical protocol for treating complex anterior cases with composite resins.
5. Discuss finishing and polishing techniques for emulating nature.
6. Utilize esthetic principles of composite resin shade matching and placement techniques to improve esthetics and placement time with anterior and posterior composite resin restorations.
7. Become familiar with how to best indicate and perform a direct versus an indirect composite restoration in the posterior segment.
8. Learn different layering methods for attaining proper interproximal contacts and occlusal anatomy.
9. Eliminate post-operative sensitivity, and white lines
10. Inspire the audience to unleash the “sleeping” artists within themselves.
Dr. Newton Fahl, Jr. received his DDS degree from Londrina State University,Brazil, in 1987. In 1989 he received the Certificate in Operative Dentistry and Master of Science degree from the University of Iowa, USA. Dr. Newton Fahl, Jr. is a member of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (AAED), and founding member and past-president of the Brazilian Society of Aesthetic Dentistry (BSAD). He is a MCG-Hinman Foundation fellow.
Dr. Fahl is the recipient of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (AAED) 2008 President´s Award for Best Teacher and the 2011American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry Education Award. Dr. Fahl has published extensively on direct and indirect bonding techniques. He is on editorial board of several peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Fahl lives in Curitiba, Brazil, where he maintains a private practice emphasizing esthetic dentistry. He is director of the Fahl Center in Curitiba, Brazil where he conducts hands-on courses on direct and indirect adhesive restorations.