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CAD/CAM Technologies - Pushing New Horizons in Dentistry

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Friday, July 15, 2011 - Saturday, July 16, 2011


Camilo Machado, DDS, MS

Eliana Sanchez, DDS, MS

Course Overview

In the last decades, the demand for esthetic restorations has increased. Currently, porcelain is the synthetic restoration material with grateful physical and mechanical properties such as natural appearance, biocompatibility, durability and bondability. Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Computer-Aided Machining (CAM) technology has been used broadly in the industry for many years, and most recently there have been great developments in dental applications that have revolutionized the dental industry, not only at the laboratory level but also providing alternative treatment for patients and a whole new way of practice dentistry.

This course will explain CAD/CAM Chairside technologies available in the market, and willl describe different alternative methods and techniques that will help you to optimize the use of the CAD/CAM systems in your practice. Discussions will be had on clinical applications, research and treatment plan options, and will explicate the finishing, glazing and polishing techniques.

Course Objectives

At the completion of the course participants will be able to:

  • Distinguish different CAD/CAM chairside technologies currently available in the market.
  • Understand basic concepts of tooth preparation design for CAD/CAM restorations.
  • Know a variety of clinical applications.
  • Become familiarized with different finishing and polishing techniques for CAD/CAM chairside restorations.


University of Detroit Mercy Dental Corktown Campus, Detroit, MI
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Dentist - $650; Allied - $325 (includes continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments)


8:30 AM to 4:30 PM; Registration table opens half an hour before the course begins.

CDE Credits

14 hours (Lecture and Hands-On)

Registration Policy

For your convenience you may register up until 3:00pm on the day prior to the start of the course with no additional charge. An additional non-refundable fee of $20 dollars per person, per course will be assessed to any registrations received after 3:00pm the day prior to a course or to any same day or walk in registrations.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

A full refund less $25 will be granted if notification of cancellation is received by the Institute for Advanced Continuing Dental Education office two weeks (14 or more days) prior to the start of the course. If a cancellation is received less than two weeks (13 or less days) prior to the start of this course, a full refund less $50 will be granted. Refunds cannot be given for same day cancellations or no-shows.

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