1. Introduce and discuss the mechanism for achieving the desired restoration color based upon the selection of proper composite restoratives and a correct layering technique.
2. Learn a protocol for shade selection to achieve correct opacity/translucency, hue, chroma and value.
3. Discuss finishing and polishing techniques for achieving correct tooth morphology and an enamel-like appearance.
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.