Preparation Based Material Selection in Today's CAD/CAM World


Original Release Date: July 19, 2023

Expiration Date: July 20, 2024

VDA Members
- $20
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Non-Members - $60
Credits: 2

Course Description (Lecture Style Webinar)
There is a myth that CAD/CAM users have to prep the tooth in a very aggressive manner to have successful restorations. This statement is far from true, as in today's CAD/CAM world, there are so many materials available. The preparation employed should be defect driven, and the material chosen should complement the preparation.

1. Learn the different materials available in Todays cadcam arena.
2. Learn the physical properties of these materials.
3. Learn how the preparation dictates the use of material.
4. Learn the different kind of preparations from partial to full coverage.

Instructor(s): Dr. Dhaval Patel
Dr. Dhaval Patel graduated from Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, India in 2003. He has been in private practice in Roseville, CA since 2006. Dr Patel has been a Cerec user since 2007 and his articles on Cerec CAD/CAM technology have been published in Compendium, Inside Dentistry, Cerec Online, as well as Cerec Doctors magazine. He has done presentations on Cerec at Dental Town, CDA, Cerec 30 and Siroworld meetings and is also a graduate of the Sirona Speakers Academy. Dr Patel is a beta tester for the Cerec software for Dentsply Sirona. Dr Patel is a KOL for manufacturers like Dentsply Sirona, Kuraray Noritake, Ivoclar Vivadent, Jensen Dental, Truabutment and GC America. He has trained hundreds of dentists over the last ten years. He is also the founder of the Facebook group Keep Cerecing. Dr Patel believes that when everyone documents and shares their work, we all learn and become better clinicians and we grow as a profession.

Financial Disclosure: The speaker(s) and the VDA Team do not have any financial arrangements or affiliations to disclose relating to the content of this presentation.

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