Ivoclar Vivadent Announces 2013 Course Curriculum Schedule

Ivoclar Vivadent Announces 2013  Course Curriculum Schedule for Dental Office Teams

Amherst, NY (January 1, 2013)…Ivoclar Vivadent is pleased to announce its 2013 Course Curriculum schedule for dentists, assistants, and hygienists. These courses complement Ivoclar Vivadent's extensive curriculum of technology, masters, In-Lab, and removable program sessions. Taking place at education and training centers in New York and Florida, these seminars provide the entire dental team with comprehensive reviews of the benefits of soft tissue laser technology, as well as in-office techniques for creating esthetic restorations using staining, glazing, and cut-back techniques. See the attached list for individual course dates, locations and instructors.

Introduction to Odyssey Lasers for Dentists and Assistants is a one day course addressing laser tissue interaction, types of lasers and how they differ, how to enhance patient care with quick techniques involving minimal or no bleeding, pain, sutures or postoperative complications, and other topics. Sessions will feature such well-respected instructors as Dr. Mitchell Lomke and Dr. Sebastiano Andreana. Basic tuition is free for one dentist with the purchase of the Odyssey laser; $249.00 for assistants and $469.00 for each additional doctor.

Introduction to Odyssey Lasers for Hygienists is specifically designed for hygiene teams and dentists and focuses on establishing a greater comfort level when using a soft tissue diode laser, as well as treatment planning and determining proper power settings for periodontal applications. Session instructors include Dr. Mitchell Lomke, Janet Press, RDH, and Connie Lorich, RDH. Basic tuition is $249.00 per attendee.

Introduction to Stain & Glaze Techniques for Dental Offices, taught by the International Center for Dental Education faculty, provides theoretical and hands-on training in chairside ceramic techniques for dentists, assistants and/or hygienists working in CAD/CAM offices. Key points to be addressed include: staining and glazing of IPS Empress® and IPS e.max® CAD restorations, polishing IPS Empress® CAD Multi crowns, do's and don'ts of surface preparation, and other essential topics. Basic tuition is $199.00 per attendee.

The Introduction to Cutback & Layering Techniques for Dental Offices discusses the various material combinations and techniques used for delivering strong, esthetic restorations. The hands on portion includes esthetic layering of anterior restorations. Participants will learn simple but effective techniques for developing intricate internal shade effects, natural enamel translucency and opalescence, as well as esthetically pleasing surface characteristics. Topics also include design considerations for the all-ceramic restorations, creating natural contours and surface texture, and stain and glaze techniques to customize the all-ceramic restoration. Basic tuition is $249.00 per attendee.

To register online for ALL courses, visit www.ivoclarvivadent.com/. To register by phone, contact: 
For Amherst, Las Vegas and California Courses—Linda  Colangelo at 800-533-6825, ext. 4363
For Florida Courses—Dana Glina at 800-533-6825, ext. 2902
For Laser Courses—Ashley Mahoney at 800-533-6825, ext. 4334
For Canada Courses—email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 800-263-8182, ext. 8260

 

About Ivoclar Vivadent
Ivoclar Vivadent is a worldwide leading manufacturer of innovative material systems for quality, esthetic dentistry. The company employs approx. 2500 people and operates in over 100 countries throughout the world. Ivoclar Vivadent is headquartered in Schaan, Principality of Liechtenstein.
For more information, call 1-800-533-6825 in the U.S., 1-800-263-8182 in Canada.

 

2013 Ivoclar Vivadent Course Curriculum Schedule
Introduction to Odyssey Lasers for Dentists and Assistants

Date Location Instructor

1-Mar

IDEA

Dr. Mitchell Lomke

3-May

Amherst

Dr. Sebastiano Andreana

7-Jun

IDEA

Dr. Mitchell Lomke

16-Aug

Amherst

Dr. Sebastiano Andreana

27-Sep

IDEA

Dr. Mitchell Lomke

8-Nov

Amherst

Dr. Sebastiano Andreana

 

Introduction to Odyssey Lasers for Hygienists

Date Location Instructor

28-Feb

IDEA

Dr. Mitchell Lomke

2-May

Amherst

Janet Press

6-Jun

IDEA

Dr. Mitchell Lomke

15-Aug

Amherst

Janet Press

26-Sep

IDEA

Dr. Mitchell Lomke

7-Nov

Amherst

Connie Lorich

 

 Introduction to Stain & Glaze Techniques for Dental Offices

Date Location Instructor

7-Mar

IDEA

ICDE Faculty

25-Apr

Florida

ICDE Faculty

11-Jul

Amherst

ICDE Faculty

Introduction to Cutback & Layering Techniques for Dental Offices

Date Location Instructor

8-Mar

IDEA

ICDE Faculty

26-Apr

Florida

ICDE Faculty

12-Jul

Amherst

ICDE Faculty