April 4th, 2008 (Lectures)
Willi Geller, Oral Design Switzerland
Master ceramist Willi Geller is known the world over for uncompromising aesthetics and his
innovations in materials and techniques. Today, aesthetic excellence is attainable with a wide
variety of ceramic options; however, using these materials side-by-side can present a unique
The 2008 Oral Design Symposium in conjunction with NYU 3rd Annual challenge. Mr. Geller will discuss the materials and techniques he employs for achieving
aesthetic harmony in a combination case fabricated with zirconia and metal ceramics.
Ceramic Symposium is presenting “Oral Metamorphosis - The Masters Teach the
Art behind the Smile”. The advancement of contemporary Aesthetic dentistry has
“Materials and Technique Selection in Aesthetic Dentistry. A Biological Approach”
been primarily based on ceramic development and the clinical usage of it.
Dr. Giuseppe Allais, DDS, Italy
It is hard to compete in Aesthetic dentistry without the knowledge of the Due to the demand of restorative dentistry with superior cosmetic results, aesthetic dentistry
has dramatically improved over the last 20 years. We now have the ability to create prosthesis
possibilities of ceramics and the art put into it by the Master Ceramists. Today the with the same appearance of natural teeth. These improvements are correlated to new materials
ceramist and clinician come together to create and understand the development of that have optical characteristics close to natural tissue leading to more precise and accurate
techniques. There are many materials on the market today that are not yet clinically proven for
light reﬂective materials that actually mimic nature. This symposium will explore technicians as well as, practitioners. This presentation will cover procedures and materials that
the type of skills and materials used in implant cases as well as, high performance not only stand the test of time, but also create the up most pleasing results aesthetically.
ceramics such as: Zirconia and Alumina. Our Masters will teach the joining of
art and science to enrich the knowledge and creativity of Aesthetic Dentistry and “The Role of the Dental Technician for Establishing Optimal Aesthetics”
Jean Marc Etienne, Oral Design France
transform the lives and smiles of thousands of patients from around the world.
CAD CAM technologies continue to grow in the dental practice. The range of prosthetic
“A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.” ~Phyllis Diller solutions has recently been improved in an aesthetic and innovative way, particularly for
cemented and screw-retained zirconia bridges. Designing and manufacturing complex dental
restorations combining biocompatible materials, new and digital techniques has become daily
practice for the dental technician. Today more than ever, real team methods adopted by the
implantologist, prosthodontist and dental technician will lead to great prosthetic satisfaction.
“Ti Implant Componentry, An Alternative Approach”
Nobel Biocare | Jensen Dental | Montage Media
Peter Vryonis, Oral Design Australia
PRESENTED BY: Since 1994 Mr. Vryonis has been manufacturing his own implant componentry. His use
International Foundation for Oral Design of commercially pure grade titanium delivers excellent results both in ﬁt and accuracy. This
presentation will cover an alternative to the struggle of correcting implant angulations in the
Jason J. Kim’s “Mastering Aesthetic and Ceramics” Program traditional systems that do not always satisfy the challenging case situation.
New York University College of Dentistry CDE
April 5th-6th, 2008 (Hands-On Course)
“White and Pink Aesthetics” Hands-On course given by Willi Geller and The International Oral Design Team
Eric van der Winden, Oral Design Netherlands
• Single unit Zirconia demonstration only
There are many excellent brands of dental ceramics, each one having its own individual • Laboratory sequencing of the anterior three-unit bridge in the advanced level, beginning
properties and characteristics. Having an understanding of these materials can help you as the with metal framework design to multi layering porcelain build up and contouring using
technician customize your own restorations. This presentation will aid in the understanding Classic Creation porcelain.
of how to utilize these diﬀerent material selections, focusing on form, color, surface texture/
luster and soft tissue. Interaction with patients to maintain and obtain light in the gingiva is
his central focal point.
“Another Brick in the Wall: Single Crown Restorations in the Aesthetic Zone” “Mastering Aesthetics & Ceramics for the Advanced Dental
Sascha Hein, MDT, Oral Design Australia Technician: Hands-On Continuum”
The advancements in the ﬁeld of dental technology over the last two decades have led to at NYU CDE
the introduction of some of the most sophisticated ceramic systems that are available today.
Together with a number of new framework materials, digital shade taking devices and even September 2008 - June 2009 (one weekend per month)
some entirely new shade guide systems have been presented, in order to aid the ceramist in Tuition: $9,300 includes Jensen Articulator (payment schedule available)
the ever present challenge of “ getting the color right”. This conﬂict becomes more and more Credit Hours: 210
evident in the much feared single crown restoration in the aesthetic zone. What is it that makes
such cases so unpredictable in their outcome and which aspects need to be considered in order Building exceptional prosthetic and aesthetic dental restorations requires a solid technical
to achieve the best result? In this presentation you will be shown a number of clinical cases and foundation, disciplined planning expertise of materials, and keen practical application.
discuss the material selection. Comparisons between natural teeth and dental ceramics will Expertise fundamentally begins with a thorough understanding of the academics and the
also be addressed. underlying principles of technical dentistry. Accurate communication and documentation
between dentist and laboratory is vital for proper case planning and sequencing.
The ﬁrst half of the course is dedicated to learning how to build an accurate blueprint of
“The Dynamics of Nature in Oral Implantology” casework that will lead to successful results. In the second half of this course science and art
Juergen Mehrhof, MDT, Oral Design Germany converge with “hands-on” education. You will learn the latest advancements in ceramic
materials, preparation and application techniques by the leading authorities in the ﬁeld.
The clinical success of Osseo integrated implants has been well documented. As we strive to
meet aesthetic demands within the shortest period, this presentation will cover established Program Director:
treatment protocols that permit for a predictable treatment plan and outcome considering both Jason J. Kim, CDT Oral Design, Clinical Assistant Professor, NYUCD, is the founder and
aesthetic and biological factors. President of JK Dental Laboratory in Port Washington, NY and operates the Oral Design
Bone morphology, including bone quantity and quality is the leading prospect of all treatment Center in NYC.
modalities. Surgical procedures to enhance bone volume and prosthetic driven implant Instructors: Peter Kouvaris, CDT, Oral Design, Lupo Villega, DDS Oral Design, Anthony
placement will be discussed. Case presentations will demonstrate Mr. Mehrhof‘s concept used Burke, CDT, Calvin Mun, CDT, Peter Pizzi, MDT, CDT, Richard Pavlak, CDT, MDT,
for aesthetic implant supported restorations including surgical, prosthetic and technical aspects. Adam Mieleszko, CDT.
Preoperative treatment planning will be covered emphasizing on treatment modalities for
removable vs. ﬁxed implant supported superstructures. For more information, please call 212.998.9757 fax 212.998.4081 or
email at email@example.com. Please visit our website at www.nyu.edu/dental/ce
ORAL DESIGN 2008 SYMPOSIUM &
NYU 3RD ANNUAL CERAMIC SYMPOSIUM
CITY, STATE (COUNTRY), ZIP
❏ Complete Program................................................... $1695.
❏ April 4th (Dentists & Dental Technicians)............... $ 295.
❏ April 5th - 6th(Dental Technicians Only)................. $1495.
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Oral Design 2008 Symposium &
NYU 3rd Annual Ceramic Symposium will be held
at New York University College of Dentistry CDE
located at: 345 East 24 Street, New York, NY 10010
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