Dental Assistant Course: $100 Off For AACD Members!

 
Dental Assistant Training: From Our Side of the Chair
with Shannon Brinker, CDA, CDD
 
November 15-16, 2013
Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday, 8:00am-1:00pm
14 CE credits  •  Tuition $500
 
To register, download this PDF.
 
About the Course
The ideal chairside dental assistant must be current and knowledgeable in materials science and be proficient in the various step-by-step procedures that are now required to deliver state-of-the art dentistry to the patient. Increase your artistic skill and satisfaction by learning about materials and techniques that can help deliver to the patient the best dentistry has to offer! This is one comprehensive course that every dental assistant needs to attend!
 
Course Topics
  • The concept of complete dentistry
  • Advanced smile design isolation techniques for esthetic dental procedures
  • Laboratory diagnostic composite mock ups (veneers, crowns, bridges and implants)
  • What to do if teeth are missing – single tooth replacement
  • Methods of provisionalization for partial and full coverage restorations (Indirect and Direct Techniques)
  • Carving techniques for realistic anatomy and ideal occlusion
  • Techniques to deliver bonded dental restorations.
  • Laboratory communication for esthetic restorations
  • Proper record keeping: Making your chart legally correct
  • Rubber dam placement (3 ideal dam techniques)
  • Etch-prime and bond: Matrix placement for direct composites
  • Assisting techniques (preparation/delivery)
  • Bleaching (in-office and home techniques)
  • Dental materials update: What’s new and what works well
 
About the Lecturer
Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA a National and International Speaker and published author and a 1994 graduate of the Dental Assisting Program at Bowman Gray School of Medicine, works with Dr. Trey White in his private practice in Virginia Beach, VA. She has been a full time practicing dental assistant for over 23 years. Shannon and her husband Erik are the owners of a new publication Contemporary Product Solutions. Shannon past faculty member at the Dawson Academy and Spear Education. She is an active member of the AACD. Shannon is the first auxiliary to sit on the AACD Board of Directors.