Porcelain Inlays & Onlays
Hands-on course

30 September 2018, 08:30 - 18:00
CAPP Training Institute, Dubai, UAE
7 CE Credits | Est. HAAD 7 CME | Est. DHA 6 CME
Course fee: 2,200 AED | 599 USD


Prof. Paul Tipton, UK

Prof. Paul A. Tipton, UK is an internationally acclaimed Specialist in Prosthodontics who has worked in private practice for more than 30 years. He is the President of the British Academy of Restorative Dentistry (BARD) and is the founder of Tipton Training Ltd, one of the UK’s leading private dental training academies and the author of over one 100 scientific articles for the dental press. He has been named at #12 in ‘The Dentistry Top 50’ for 2017 in the UK and voted in the Top 20 ‘most influential dentists in the UK’ by his peers in Dentistry Magazine in April 2012, the leading Prosthodontist in the poll. Prof. Paul was also voted in the top 5 dentists in Private Dentistry’s Elite 20 poll, January 2012.

He gained his Master’s Degree in 1989 from the Eastman Dental Hospital and London University and started teaching on the University of Manchester’s MSc in Restorative Dentistry. He is now Professor of Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry at the City of London Dental School. His private dental training academy, Tipton Training, was founded in 1991 and to date over 3000 dentists have completed a one year course at the Academy.
Dr. Adam Toft, UK

Dr Adam S. Toft qualified in 1995 with Honours from Sheffield University, having already gained a chemistry degree in Bangor, Wales. Since qualifying he has been interested in all aspects of dentistry, especially orthodontics, restorative and cosmetic dentistry.

Adam has completed a 2 year postgraduate orthodontic course and a 4 year placement at the Royal Hospital, Chesterfield as a clinical assistant in the Orthodontic Department. He enjoys attending postgraduate courses and has been a vocational trainer for newly-qualified dentists over a number of years.

Adam has completed a 1 year Certificate course in Restorative Dentistry in Manchester as well as a yearlong Certificate in Practical and Aesthetic Dentistry with Tipton training in the mid 2000’s

Course Aim:

  • Awareness of the materials available for Inlays/ Onlays
  • Understand the cavity design
  • Identify the ‘bulk’ of material required for strength
  • Appreciation of the retentive/resistance form required
  • Provide an armamentarium to produce these preparations
  • Introduce the ‘Hollow’ ground chamfer
  • Identify where to place the preparation margins
  • Define the rational for onlay or inlay preparation

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course delegates should be able to:
  • Identify the materials available for Inlay/ Onlay restorations
  • Understand the preparation design through an appreciation of material choice
  • Produce preparations which demonstrate the correct divergence and provide retention/ resistance form
  • Illustrate how the correct use of chamfer bur will produce round internal line angles
  • Demonstrate the correct placement and application of the Hollow ground chamfer
  • Place preparation margins with an awareness of tooth contact points
  • Gain an appreciation of when to extend an Inlay preparation to an Onlay preparation
  • Identify the criteria for prescribing a material of choice
  • Describe the bonding/ cementation rational for a given material

Course Topics:

  • Divergence angle
  • Resistance/ retention form
  • Internal line angles
  • Cavo-surface margin
  • Hollow ground chamfer
  • Porcelain v’s Composite


Time 30 September 2018 | CAPP Training Institute, Dubai, UAE

08:00 – 08:30 Registration | Welcoming coffee
08:30 – 10:30 Porcelain Inlays Lecture
10:30 – 10:45 Discussions with the faculty
10:45 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 13:00 Porcelain Onlays Lecture
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 16:00 Porcelain Inlays (hands-on training practical)
16:00 – 16:15Discussions with the faculty
16:15 – 16:30Coffee break
16:30 – 18:00 Porcelain Onlays (hands-on training practical)
18:00 END