07/02/24 – 5pm-8pm PT / 7-10pm CT / 8-11pm ET Cosmetic Dentistry: Techniques and TMJ Concerns

07/02/24 – 5pm-8pm PT / 7-10pm CT / 8-11pm ET Cosmetic Dentistry: Techniques and TMJ Concerns


Instructor: Dr. Virgil Karnatz DDS

This course will discuss the techniques of effective and quality cosmetic dentistry. We will look at the TMJ's role in cosmetics, as related to proper occlusion to protect our artistry. We will also review the proper way to prepare and deliver anterior veneers, direct and indirect composite veneers, and indirect porcelain veneers. Anterior and posterior zirconia crowns, gummy smile treatment (including gingival contouring) gingivectomy, and Botox will be covered. Cosmetic orthodontics, cosmetic implants, and more will also be discussed.

After the completion of this course, the participants will have an understanding of:

  • The temporomandibular joints role in cosmetic dentistry
  • Indirect veneers - proper preparation and guidelines
  • The purpose of a diagnostic wax-up
  • Proper shade selection
  • “No-prep” veneers
  • The placement of direct composite veneer
  • Direct-indirect composite veneers
  • Enameloplasty
  • Gummy smile – treatments including gingival contouring, crown lengthening, and Botox

About Live, Interactive Webcast Continuing Education Seminars:

A live, interactive webinar is similar to attending a continuing education seminar in your community, except that you attend via your computer. Each course is done live in a format that allows your participation. Anyone who has access to a computer that can play sound can participate in an ACES webinar. No special computer knowledge or equipment is required to participate in our webinars. When you enroll in any ACES course, you will be sent an email with complete information on how to join the webinar and a copy of the course syllabus. At the conclusion of your live webinar, you will complete a course examination online. You will then be able to print your continuing education certificate from your computer.

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships:
Instructor: Dr. Virgil Karnatz - No relevant financial relationship to report
Education Advisory Committee (EAC): Members of the EAC have no relevant financial relationships to report
ACES ownership and staff: No relevant financial relationship to report

Advanced Continuing Education Systems is an ADA CERP Recognized provider for dental continuing education. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Advanced Continuing Education Systems designates this activity for 3 continuing education credits.

Advanced Continuing Education Systems (Provider RP4393) has been approved by the Dental Board of California as a provider of dental continuing education.