Restorative & Aesthetic Dentistry Professional Training

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Day 1

Title: A Dental Facial Aesthetics – Neurotoxic Protein & Fillers | Faculty: Dr Rami Haidar | Time: 09:00 – 18:00

Course Objectives

  • Understand and identify the related head and neck anatomy involved in MISA treatments
  • Recognise the ageing process and stages of facial changes
  • Facial analysis and Assessment
  • Obtain the clinical and technical skills for MISA treatments
  • Avoiding and treating complications associated with MISA treatments

Course Outline
The workshop is a two-day course where candidates will be attending a morning lectures session and observing live demo sessions of treatments discussed. Lectures given in the morning session will be covering the following topics:

  • Related Head & Neck Anatomy
  • Introduction Botulinum Toxin
  • Botulinum Toxin Mixing, Preparation and Application
  • Facial Analysis
  • Introduction to Dermal Fillers
  • Minimally invasive augmentation techniques
  • Local Anaesthesia
  • Complications, how to avoid it and how to deal with it

Minimally Invasive Surgical Aesthetic (MISA) treatments’ demand is rapidly rising in the Middle East region. Therefore, physicians are always looking for ways to update their knowledge and gain more confidence in applying such treatments. Dentists in particular, are keen to add such services in their practice that comes in handy when planning that perfect smile. We are proposing a structured workshop offering our interested candidates a full understanding of the diagnosis and management in aesthetic treatments using Botulinum Toxin and injectable dermal fillers in the head and neck area.


09:00 - 09:30
Introduction, Goals and Objectives of the Work Shop
09:30 - 10:00
Facial Analysis
10:00 - 10:30
Introduction to Botulinum Toxin
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00
Botulinum Toxin Preparation and Mixing (With Live Demo)
12:00 - 13:30
Prayers & Lunch
13:30 - 14:30
Facial Upper Third Treatment (With Live Demo)
14:30 - 15:30
Gummy Smile and TMJ treatment (With Live Demo)
15:30 - 16:00
16:00 - 17:00
Facial Lower Third and Neck treatment (With Live Demo)

Day 2 & 3

Title: Digital Smile Design (DSD), photography, digital dentistry, orthodontics & clear aligners | Faculty: Dr Elaine Halley, UK | Time: 09:00 – 18:00

Course Aim

  • To describe and discuss the various aspects of integrating digital technology with the patient journey in dental practice
  • To outline the steps involved in capturing the patient information required for digital analysis
  • To describe the benefits of capturing the information, allowing for comprehensive diagnosis and treatment planning
  • To discuss how smile design is the driving factor behind comprehensive treatment planning
  • To outline the steps and process for Digital Smile Design and introduce the concepts delivered by the DSD protocol by Christian Coachman
  • To demonstrate how the DSD protocol can be used to enhance patient communication and case acceptance
  • To explain how the DSD protocol can be used to link with digital planning for treatment leading to more predictable outcomes
  • To explain the link between DSD and Invisalign, implant dentistry, periodontal and restorative planning

Course Objectives

  • To provide a step by step process for capturing a ‘digital’ patient which can be adapted according to the technology available
  • To teach a step by step process for analysing smiles, from analogue to digital, using the scientific to enhance the artistic skills that every dentist can develop
  • To define the specific techniques for digital photography and video – and the difference between technical and emotional capture and their applications
  • To understand the workflow from gathering the information, through the diagnosis and treatment plan and communicating with patients in a motivational strategy to enhance patient understanding and consent to treatment
  • To understand how the systems of Invisalign work with the DSD concept


  • Smile design from analogue to laptops and DSD apps
  • Digital photography and video
  • Invisalign scanning

Agenda Day 2

09:00 – 10:00
Introduction to Digital Dentistry
What is Digital Smile Design?
The Smile as an Expression
10:00 – 10:30
What is Digital Smile Design?
10:30 – 10:45
Coffee Break
10:45 – 13:00
Treatment Planning from a Facial Perspective – Global Diagnosis and the treatment planning funnel for Smile Analysis
Stages of capture, guided observation, diagnosis, smile design and treatment plan options
Treatment Planning linked to Patient Education and Motivation – how to work with storyboards in keynote or PowerPoint
Capture – photography and video protocol
Intra-oral scanning for analysis and patient education
13:00 – 14:00
14:00 – 15:00
Global Diagnosis facial measurements – calculating lip mobility and skeletal diagnoses
15:00 – 18:00
Photography and video protocols for Digital Smile Design
Intra-oral scanning

Agenda Day 3

09:00 – 10:00
Smile Design Parameters (Lecture)
10:00 – 11:00
Analogue Smile Design (Hands-on Training)
11:00 – 11:15
Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:15
How to build a digital storyboard, using App’s for digital smile design (Lecture)
12:15 – 13:15
Digital Smile Design on Keynote or PowerPoint (Hands-on Training)
13:00 – 14:00
14:00 – 16:00
Case Examples using DSD with ortho for General Practitioners (Lecture)
16:00 – 18:00
Placing attachments and IPR for Clear Aligner treatments (Hands-on Training)

Day 4

Title: Occlusion 3 Seminar, Treatment of the Worn Dentition and Vertical Dimension and Facial Aesthetics Lectures | Faculty: Prof. Paul Tipton, Dr. Adam Toft & Dr. Ashish Rayarel | Time: 09.00 - 18.00


09:00 – 10:30
Treatment of the worn dentition & "Vertical Dimension and Facial Aesthetics" lectures
10:30 – 10:45
10:45 – 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:45
Treatment of the worn dentition & "Vertical Dimension and Facial Aesthetics" lectures Part 2
13:00 – 14:00
14:00 – 16:00
Occlusion 3 Practical
16:00 – 18:00
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