Benefits of Spherical Supra-Nano Composites

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Effective Date: December 13, 2017
Expiration Date: December 12, 2020
Format: Self Instructional - Audio Visual Voice-Over with Slides
Estimated Completion Time: 1 hour

Original broadcast supported through an unrestricted educational grant provided by Tokuyama

A short history of composite resins followed by a discussion of what to look for in resin technology, 2018. The “ideal composite” from a practitioner’s point of view is discussed. A system using uniform sized spherical particles approaches that ideal. Several new composite systems will be discussed as well.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this CE activity attendee will be able to:

  1. Understanding the evolution of composite resin technology.
  2. Learning how to maneuver in a marketplace full of competing products.
  3. Discover 6 attributes that differentiate universal composites.
  4. Compare the attributes of several modern composites.
  5. Learn the particular benefits of a Spherical Supra-Nano system with a long term track record.

Faculty

Peter Auster, DMD

Peter Auster, DMD

Dr. Peter Auster has thirty years of experience in high quality dentistry in his private practice in Pomona, N.Y.  Dr. Auster completed 2 terms on the board of directors of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and is very proud of his selection as the AACD 2015 Humanitarian of the Year. He currently chairs the AACD Leadership Committee.  Dentistry Today magazine named Dr. Auster one of top 100 leaders in Dentistry Continuing Education for 2017. He is founder and past-president of the New York Affiliate of the AACD, the Greater New York Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Auster’s series of articles in Dentistry Today are entitled “Conquering a Difficult Case“.  His October, 2015 article in "Inside Dentistry", entitled, ""Cosmetic Dentistry for Patients with Bulimia “, discusses the role dentists can play in potentially saving the lives of patients with eating disorders in addition to re-vitalizing their smiles. His seminars include “How to be Thrilled in Dentistry (for the first time?)“, (summarized in an October, 2015 article in Dental Economics), Tackling Complicated Cases” and,“A Whole New C&B World, 2018”. He is a "Dawson Scholar" and received a "Concept of Complete Dentistry Award" from the Dawson Academy.

Target Audience

The target audience for this course is Dentists.

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Requirements For Successful Completion

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Disclosure Declaration

Presenter Disclosure: Dr. Peter Auster, discloses that he does not have a leadership and/or financial relationship to disclose related to this continuing dental education activity.

Commercial Support: This course was developed with commercial support provided by Tokuyama.

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Provider Contact Information: Heather Hodges, Conference Manager, hhodges@pennwell.com or direct at 918-832-9317.

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Scientific Basis: All content has been derived from references listed and/or the author’s clinical experience.

Known Benefits and Limitations: Information presented in this educational activity represents best practices in evidenced based dentistry with potential benefit for the patient and clinician. No off label or experimental treatments are discussed.

Educational Disclaimer: Completing a single continuing education course does not provide enough information to result in the participant being an expert in the field related to the course topic. It is a combination of many educational courses and clinical experience that allows the participant to develop skills and expertise.