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Posterior Restorations for Everyday Dentistry

Cost:  $30 suggested donation for all participants
Date:  November 1, 2019
Time:  8:00 a.m. – 12: 00 p.m. 8 – 8:30 a.m. Registration, breakfast, and introduction.
Location:  Hope Dental Clinic, 800 Minnehaha Avenue East, Suite 465, Saint Paul, MN 55106

This class is appropriate for licensed dentists.

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What you’ll learn

Attendees will learn how to use new materials and technologies to preserve tooth structure and provide affordable, more profitable care with less stress for their patients.

During this fast-paced, 3-credit hour Lecture/Live Clinical Patient training, attendees will learn about biomedical function, engineering principles and dentin substitution during core build-up and Class II composite restorations. Proper preparation, adhesion and material selection will be discussed. Each live patient clinical participant will be instructor-guided using easy to understand, step-by-step instructions.

Clinicians participating in course are required to complete Hope Dental Clinic’s volunteer processing which includes a background check, volunteer application submission and providing a copy of your current liability insurance certificate. Surgical gowns and PPE will be provided for use. Clinicians should bring loops as they will not be provided by Hope Dental Clinic.

Course Objectives:

  • Learn how to be more profitable restoring posterior teeth.
  • Recognize the principles of engineered designed restorations for bulk fill.
  • Glass Ionomers and dentin substitution.
  • Learn how to prevent sensitivity and establish tight contacts.
  • How do I as a clinician/dentist get my patient to understand and listen to me?

Trainer: Frank J. Milnar DDS, AAACD 

Frank J. Milnar is a graduate from the University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry in 1976. He is an Accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Board Examiner for Accreditation and Diplomat of the American Board of Cosmetic and Esthetic Dentistry.

Dr. Milnar maintains a full-time practice in St. Paul, Minnesota emphasizing Minimally Invasive and appearance related dentistry. He has published over 50 peer reviewed articles about the direct placement of composites, shade selection and porcelain materials and is on editorial review boards for dental journals.

Dr. Milnar is co-founder of the Minnesota Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and has lectured extensively within the US Armed Forces as well as internationally on the subject of direct composite restorations, shade selection and porcelain materials.

He has been voted “Top Dentist” and voted into the “Top Dentist Hall of Fame” for the last five years by his peers in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine. He has been voted by Dentistry Today as one of the top 100 dentists contributing to dental education. Most recently, Dr. Milnar was nominated to the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry Continuing Education Advisory Board and is a Visiting Faculty Member for BIOCLEAR Learning Center.



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