Contour, Color and Creativity in Direct Composite Restorations- Artistic Principles Necessary for Case Types IV & V

Course Objective

-Principles to understand in contour and color to achieve composite artistry
-Apply the steps necessary to build in polychromicity, translucency, and maverick coloring
-Learn finishing and polishing techniques to attain the appropriate luster and a seamless composite restoration

Participant will Learn

Learn how to attain unparalleled composite results using Dr. LeSage’s 3-D Characterized Layering Technique as described in a 19-page chapter in the Dental Clinics of North America 2007. This technique, when done following along with Dr. LeSage on a highly specialized typodont, will assure each participant can attain highly esthetic outcomes. Prove to yourself you have the skills to fabricate restorations that rival even the most skilled master ceramists.

Course Detail

Explore the artistic world of composite bonding as seen at the level of Accreditation in the AACD. Start your experience in the two-dimensional world and then take it to the 3-D world of contour, color, and creativity. Spend two days learning to see teeth differently and at a unique depth of detail taught by few. Through the use of 10 exercises, each participant will build on skills of seeing, understanding, and implementation. No matter your skill level, this course promises to evolve your level of composite artistry.


Brian P. LeSage, DDS, FAACD

Private Practice: Beverly Hills, CA
Founder and Director: UCLA Aesthetic Continuum
Accredited and Accredited Fellow: American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
Fellowship Chair 2004 - 2013: American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
Fellow Member: American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry
Founder and Director: Beverly Hills Institute of Dental Esthetics
Pre Clinical Director of CAD/CAM: UCLA School of Dentistry

Course Location

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Course Date

  • 06/28/2019
    08:00AM ~ 05:00PM CST
  • 06/29/2019
    08:00AM ~ 05:00PM CST

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