08/08/24 – 5pm-8pm PT / 7-10pm CT / 8-11pm ET Restorative Dentistry: Trends and Innovations

08/08/24 – 5pm-8pm PT / 7-10pm CT / 8-11pm ET Restorative Dentistry: Trends and Innovations


Instructor: Dr. Virgil Karnatz DDS

The advancements in restorative dentistry are mainly due to the innovations in adhesive technology and bioactive dental materials. This course will focus on adhesives for both direct and indirect composites and the bonding of zirconia restorations. Success in adhesives can be a challenge, so we will also look at some of the pitfalls we might encounter in adhesive dentistry. We will also look at bioactive materials and what they can do to improve the longevity of dental restorations.

After completing this course, the dentist will be able to understand:

  1. Bioactive dental materials
  2. Giomers in dentistry
  3. Nanohybrid composite technology
  4. Glass ionomers for direct restorations
  5. Indirect composite restorations
  6. Proper tooth preparation for indirect composites
  7. Zirconia bonding techniques
  8. Challenges in adhesive dentistry

About Live, Interactive Webcast Continuing Education Seminars:

A live, interactive webcast seminar 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 webcast seminar. No special computer knowledge or equipment is required to participate in our webcast seminars.

When you enroll in any ACES webcast course, you will be sent an e-mail with complete information on how to join the online seminar and a copy of the course syllabus. At the conclusion of your live seminar, 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.

To learn more about ACES and this course: call 888-844-ACES