Appearance and self-esteem have long been intertwined. So, as our social media and selfie culture continues to grow, it’s no surprise that more and more young people and adolescents are seeking out cosmetic dentistry as a way to enhance their appearances. The dental world has taken notice and we need to respond with conservative ways to satisfy our younger patient’s desires for ideal smiles. This three part course will cover all treatments from ultraconservative enamel enhancements through minimal preparation veneers. Discover the secrets to identifying patient’s cosmetic desires and learn effective yet sensitive dialogue for case acceptance. Boost their confidence and boost your bottomline.
- Enamel enhancements: Visible White Lesion (VWL) removal, brown staining removal, whitening and whitening combination treatments.
- Direct composite bonding: Finishing techniques for beautiful surface texture and anatomy. Diastema Closure.
- Additive finessing of the smile: Easy Direct Composite Veneers.
- Gingival sculpting for framing the smile.
- Applied Smile Design: Combining individual tooth, gingival and global smile treatments.
- Indirect restorations: Minimal preparation veneers and ceramic choices.
- Step-by-step from diagnosing to planning to prepping to lab communication to provisionalization to insertion for minimal prep veneer case.
- Building on Part 1 Applied Smile Design combine gingival sculpting, whitening, direct restorations, and veneers.
- Attaining the look the patients desire while achieving beautiful natural looking smiles.
Trauma restoration: Emergency evaluation, preparation, record taking, provisionalization and cosmetic restoration of the fractured anterior tooth. We are all presented with emergency patients from sports injuries, car accidents, falls, fights, etc. When these emergency patients call, we want to accommodate the patient’s needs and but not have our schedules sent into a tailspin.
- Give confidence to recognize and assess cosmetic desires on younger patients
- Develop clinical skills for comprehensively diagnosing and conservatively enhancing younger smiles
- Attain step-by-step protocol for applied smile design combination treatment
Connect members receive 50% off tuition to this course which is automatically applied at check out.
5 Lecture CE Credits | AGD Subject Code: 780 | Management Code: MEC10292021
Management Education Center – Michigan State University
Lecture Room: Amphitheater
811 West Square Lake Road
Troy, MI 48098
Friday, October 29, 2021
(In Eastern Time)
- 8:30am – 9:00am
Breakfast & Registration
Arrive early to check in for the course and grab some breakfast before we get started with the education for the day.
- 9:00am – 12:00pm
Lecture – Amphitheather
Attendees will be given breaks throughout the morning.
Speaker: Dr. Susan McMahon
- 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Buffet lunch and refreshments will be provided for attendees.
- 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Lecture – Amphitheater
Attendees will be given breaks throughout the afternoon. CE Certificates will be distributed at the conclusion of the course.
Speaker: Dr. Susan McMahon
Dr. Susan McMahon was recently featured on the cover of Dentristry Today presenting an article on how social media has affected cosmetic treatment choices for the younger patients that you treat in your practice.
Dr. McMahon will discuss this topic and more at our course in Detroit on October 29, 2021. To read more click here to view her article.
Susan McMahon, DMD
A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, Dr. McMahon (Petruska) enjoys the largest cosmetic dental practice in Western Pennsylvania. She is accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, a fellow in the International Academy of Dental-Facial Esthetics, and a fellow in the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.
An author and lecturer, Dr. McMahon has devoted her professional career to the pursuit of advanced technologies in cosmetic dentistry and smile design. She is a past clinical instructor in Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine and a guest lecturer at the University of West Virginia, School of Dentistry.
She also lectures in both the United States and Europe on cosmetic dentistry and teeth whitening. A seven-time award winner in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s Annual Smile Gallery, Dr. McMahon has twice been awarded gold medals. Additionally, Dr. McMahon has developed and licensed an esthetic dental media marketing and practice branding program. The program provides practice image, print, radio, television, and internet-ready marketing materials and strategy. Dr. McMahon lives in Pittsburgh, PA with her three children.