Continuing Education

Minimally Invasive Porcelain Veneers

Give your patients the attractive smile they’ve always wanted! 




Instructor: Roberto Macedo, DDS, MS, PhD

Date: Saturday, May 9, 2015 
Time: 8:00AM-5:00PM
Credits: 8 Participation Credit Hours 
Tuition: $495
Location: OHSU/OAGD Continuing Dental Education Department
2730 SW Moody Ave. Portland, OR 97201

This hands-on course will give you the tools to confidently plan and treat your patients with minimally invasive porcelain and will give you all the skills you need to start on Monday morning! As the demand for esthetic treatments continues to grow, it is no longer being considered a luxury.  Porcelain veneers provide a speedy solution to improving the visual appearance of a smile.

This course will cover the full procedure, from treatment planning to cementation of minimally invasive veneers.  Learn the steps of Guided Generated Preparation Design to predictably prepare minimally invasive veneers.  The course will also include the details of temporization and cementation and all components for predictable workflow.  The hands-on portion of the course will provide participants with the opportunity to prepare a maxillary anterior case utilizing the principles and techniques learned in the course.

Objectives:

  • Refine your diagnosis and treatment planning skills to achieve a pleasing smile
  • Understand a variety of material options, guidelines for their use, and practice using them in the hands-on session
  • Practice artistic contouring, minimally invasive preps and protective occlusion techniques
  • Practice achieving your esthetic prototype and get optimal, long-term results by using  a Guided Generated Preparation Design (GGPD)
  • Master communications with your lab to get the best results

Speaker: Dr. Macedo is a Brazilian native and received his doctor of dental surgery from Paulista University School of Dentistry in Sao Paulo, a master in science in operative dentistry from University of Sao Paulo School of Dentistry, and a doctoral degree in restorative dentistry from University of Sao Paulo School of Dentistry. Dr. Macedo completed his doctoral degree program through a combined program between the University of Sao Paulo School of Dentistry and OHSU School of Dentistry. Dr. Macedo recently completed a prosthodontics residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is currently a full-time assistant professor of restorative dentistry at OHSU, where he runs the Esthetic Restorative Dentistry course. He also serves as a member of both the American Academy of the Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) and the American College of Prosthodontics.