These lectures were filmed at the Dentinaltubules Inaugural Congress in 2017 

Lecture 1. Treatment approach of the severely compromised periodontal patient by Professor Giulio Rasperini

Aims and Objectives:

  • Understanding the role of periodontics in saving teeth.
  • Understanding the importance and benefits of non-surgical treatment in periodontics.
  • Understand how periodontic treatment to save teeth can be beneficial over and above implant solutions.
  • Understand the role of surgery and surgical technique in saving teeth via periodontal treatment.
  • Gain an insight into the types of regenerative options in periodontal surgery and the minimal surgical flaps for good outcomes

Lecture 2. Top tips on the pink/white interface with Dr Carlo Poggio

Aims and Objectives:

  • Understand the reasons for subgingival placement.
  • Understand the factors that influence marginal and gingival integrity.
  • Gain an idea of Emergence Angles of the soft tissue around crown margins and crowns and Emergence Profiles.

Lecture 3. The composite full mouth recon by Dr James Baker

This video is very useful for everyone who does aesthetic cases, aesthetic dentistry and composite based cases – and how to sequentially deal with wear cases in a very positive way. This video is a full live case commentary of composite rehabilitation of a wear case, including anterior and posterior teeth and tips on various aspects. A great, great learning exercise!

Aims and Objectives:

  • Understand how to treatment plan wear cases reconstructively.
  • Gain an insight into the steps needed to plan, and execute such cases including shade selection, rubber dam tips and isolation.
  • Gain an overview of how to build up anterior wear cases using composite resin.
  • Tips on building the palatal walls, building the proximal walls and the dentine and enamel shades.
  • Learn about polishing protocols.
  • Learn about building work molars and how to get cusp anatomy using various instruments

Lecture 4. Top tips in aesthetics  by Dr Jason Smithson

Aims and objectives:

  • Tips in solving cases of peg-shaped laterals, diastema closure and discoloured teeth.
  • Understand the protocol for dealing with peg-shaped lateral incisors giving a step by step guide on how to build up.
  • Understand the protocol for diastema closures – including simple, complex and intermediate diastemas.
  • Understand the protocol and see the step by step guide on how to close diastemas.
  • Understand options on how to deal with discoloured teeth.

Lecture 5. The 7 top tips in prosthodontics by Dr Finlay Sutton

In this lecture from the Inaugural Dentinal Tubules Congress 2017, Dr Finlay Sutton provides some amazing tips on how to get your upper and lower complete dentures to be stable and retentive. He provides 7 tips and gives an in-depth description on how to take very accurate primary and definitive impressions for the upper and lower arches, tips on bite records and try-ins to get the best outcome for the optimal complete dentures.

Aims and Objectives:

  • Understand the importance of the 7 key steps.
  • Gain insight and tips on getting an accurate impression and how to record the retromolar pad area well.
  • A hands-on tip on how to take special tray impressions for the upper and lower dentures.
  • Some very useful tips on recording the centric relation for the occlusion and tips on using the Gerber Condylator to get the right relation.
  • Tips on getting the optimal try-in. 

Lecture 6. 5 Hot tips for implant dentistry by Dr Samuel Lee

Aims and Objectives:

  • Understand an overview of where orthodontics can play a role within implant dentistry – how orthodontics can help gain ridge height or width prior to implant placement.
  • Understand the main anatomical factors in dental implant procedures and adapting your technique to adapt to these.
  • Tips on how to stop palatal artery bleeding and raising connective tissue in areas of high place palatal artery.
  • Tips on the one-step drill for the lower molar region.
  • The crestal sinus lift kits.

6 videos
270 mins CPD/CE