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Advanced Anterior Cerec 2-Day Course - CADCAM smile makeover, high-end aesthetics in a single appointment


To teach delegates how to create beautiful, aesthetic anterior veneers and crowns to the standard of an expert laboratory in a single day


The investment in CadCam technology should be optimised and the system used to its fullest potential. The majority of dentists feel very comfortable creating posterior Cerec restorations but will shy away from restoring anterior teeth. The conception that anterior aesthetics is too difficult to undertake is unfounded as long as some basic rules are understood and the required workflow is followed.

This 2 day course will take delegates through a smile makeover day procedure step by step to give them the tools to begin creating beautiful smiles. The complexity of the procedure will be simplified into easy to follow rules that will result in aesthetic restorations recreating nature

This is a didactic course providing practical tasks that the delegates will undertake to allow not only an understanding of the theory but also the practical skills that they will need to develop.

Elements for success will be detailed such as:

  • Records required to successfully treatment plan a smile makeover
  • How to change a moderate temporisation into true representation of a natural smile
  • What is required to transform this into Ceramic restorations
  • Pre-sintering macro and micro anatomy
  • A recipe for microstaining - the secret to of aesthetics
  • How NOT to spend 10 hours when creating a 10 unit veneer case!
  • Simplified bonding for multiunit veneer cases


  • Understanding smile design concepts
  • Simple photography for diagnosis, treatment planning and documenting cases
  • How to choose the correct material for an aesthetic smile
  • Understand how to correctly perform veneer and crown preparations preparations for porcelain restorations
  • Correct bur and sequence choice
  • How to correctly finish preparations
  • Have a comprehensive list of all materials required for multiple anterior restorations
  • How to provide exceptional temporary restorations and how to make adjustments if required to provide outstanding biocopies
  • How to utilises smile design in sw 5.1 software
  • What parameter settings to use and how these affect the final restorations
  • How to organise occlusion in Cerec for smile design cases
  • How to accurately marginate
  • How to correctly scan using a standardised protocol for ultimate oral digitisation
  • Biocopy vs biogenetic/ morphological virtual wax-up
  • Understand tooth morphology to customise temps and final restorations
  • In-depth knowledge of final micro anatomy with simplified workflow
  • Recipe for staining and glazing to nature
  • Post glazing characterisation
  • Isolation techniques for bonding restorations
  • Bonding to dentine and enamel
  • Cementation technique
  • Finishing restorations

Agenda Day 1

10:00 - 10-30
Overview of the 2 day course and records required to plan a 1 day smile
10:30 - 11:00
Cad/Cam veneer preparations
11:00 - 11:15
Coffee Break
11:15 - 12:00
Cad/Cam veneer/crown preparation
12:00 - 13:00
Imaging concepts / Parameters / design options
13:00 - 14:00
14:00 - 15:00
Materials for a 1 day smile makeover
15:00 - 17:00
Ceramic refining - the difference between acceptable and high end aesthetics

Agenda Day 2

10:00 - 11:00
Veneer Preparation UL4 to UR4 AND SCAN
11:00 - 11:15
Coffee Break
11:15 - 13:00
Temporisation - making putty matrix/refinement ( aesthetics and occlusion) / scanning solution for biocopy
13:00 - 14:00
14:00 - 16:00
Primescan and Cerec sw 5.1 - understanding the technology / administration / scanning technique / biocopy design
16:00 - 16:30
Workflow protocol for smile makeover - how to finish a case from start to finish in 5 hours or less
16:30 - 17:00
Bonding a 10 unit case
17:00 - 17:15
Course review and any questions

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