Phantom Head Course:
Veneers, Bonded Crowns and Bridge Design (Specialist Prosthodontic Techniques in Aesthetic Dentistry)

Hands-on course


Available Days

Dubai, UAE
Thursday 08 February 2018

Abu Dhabi, UAE
Thursday 15 February 2018

Salmiya City, Kuwait
Friday 09 March 2018

Abu Dhabi, UAE
Thursday 27 September 2018

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CAPP deisgnates this activity for 7 CE Credits
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.

Course Outline:

• Delegates will receive an introductory course to ‘The Restorative & Aesthetic Certificate & Diploma Course by CAPP-Tipton Dental Academy and BARD’, a two year program which will start in the middle of 2018 (group 4)
• Delegates will learn about the latest practical techniques in Aesthetic Dentistry.
• Tooth preparation on models for the latest designs of veneers, crowns and bridges.
• Understand when and how to prepare teeth for different styles of veneer preps.
• Learn when and how to prepare teeth for different types of aesthetic crowns.
• Understand and use the correct types of impression materials and soft tissue manipulation techniques.
• Understand the basics of Occlusion and how to simplify what is required to improve aesthetics and function.
• They learn how to communicate better with your dental technician.
• They learn how to design and prepare teeth for bridgework.

Course Description:

The morning session will consist of a seminar on tooth preparation followed by a lecture which will cover:
• Two handed preparation
• Magnification
• Choice of burs
• Laboratory Support
• Speed increasing hand pieces
• 4 stages of tooth preparation
• Occlusal reduction
• Axial walls
• Margin choice
• Resistance & retention form

The afternoon will be a hands on practical on phantom head models in two groups and will cover:
• Anterior & posterior PFM crown preps
• Use of prep matrics
• Shillinburg wings
• Impression techniques
• Retraction cords


Time 27 September 2018 | Abu Dhabi, UAE
09:00 – 10:00 Lecture Part 1: Preparing to prepare crowns - all the hints and techniques required to be ready to prepare, from diagnostics to two handed tooth preps.
10:00 – 11:00 Lecture Part 2: Modern styles of tooth preps for crowns - featuring all ceramic and bonded crowns and different marginal designs.
11:00 – 11:15 Discussion
11:15 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:30 Lecture Part 3: Minimum Veneer preps - including conventional, slice, mini chamfers, 3/4's. Bridge preps for fixed moveable designs - including box preps, overcoming alignment problems etc.
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break / Prayer Time
13:30 – 14:30Hands-on Part 1: Tooth Preparation Practical for Veneers, Crowns and Bridgework
14:30 – 15:30Hands-on Part 2: Tooth Preparation Practical for Veneers, Crowns and Bridgework
15:30 – 16:30Hands-on Part 3: Tooth Preparation Practical for Veneers, Crowns and Bridgework
16:30 – 17:30Hands on Part 4: Tooth Preparation Practical for Veneers, Crowns and Bridgework
17:30 – 18:00Discussion