Top 10 tips for direct composites

Louis MackenzieJoin Louis Mackenzie as he gives his top 10 tips for direct composites during a free webinar on Tuesday 19 January at 19:00.

This webinar will consist entirely of clinical case examples designed to provide and update on the latest materials, equipment and clinical techniques for optimising direct composite procedures.

By the end of this webinar delegates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of innovations that may be used to simplify and optimise posterior and anterior composite restorations in the following ten subject areas:

  1. Shade selection
  2. Cavity preparation
  3. Isolation
  4. Matrix technique
  5. Adhesion
  6. Material selection (including bulk-fill)
  7. Composite placement
  8. Composite shaping
  9. Light curing
  10. Finishing and polishing.

More about Louis Mackenzie

Louis Mackenzie is the head dental officer at Denplan.

He has been a GDP in Birmingham for 30 years and is also a clinical lecturer at the University of Birmingham School of Dentistry and King’s College London.

He delivers postgraduate lectures nationally and internationally on direct and indirect restorative techniques and minimally invasive dentistry. And he runs a series of popular hands-on courses.

Louis is also a member of Dental Update’s editorial board. He is the academic lead of Birmingham University’s MSc in restorative dentistry.

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