Istanbul | Practical course

Course dates:

The St. Regis Istanbul

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About course
We invite you to a practical course from the guru of aesthetic dentistry Galip Gurel in Istanbul!
The course includes a theoretical part, in which you, together with the lecturer, will study:
– a detailed protocol for the preparation of teeth, including an analysis of the burs used
- rules for working with the gums
– creation of analog and digital mock-up
– a step-by-step protocol for the creation of aesthetic preliminary temporary structures
– planning an individual smile design
– step-by-step protocol for creating, fixing and finishing indirect restorations
And on the practical part, you will be able to work out the knowledge gained in theory.
Course program

(part 1) 9.30 – 11.30

Basic introduction to the minimally invasive concept
How to make a healthy start to an aesthetic case
The Smile Design (Analog vs Digital)
Presenting the case to the patient – the direct mock-up

Importance of the Mock-up : analog-digital
The mock-up as the navigator and the diagnostic tool
Myths and realities in tooth preparation
Details of the facial, incisal, gingival, and interproximal tooth preparation

(part 2) 12.00 – 14.00
VIDEO Tooth Preparation Techniques A to Z by Dr. Gurel
Designing the smile / Aesthetic Mock-up / Wax-up
Preparing silicone indexes in the lab or chairside.
Analyzing the smile with the indexes.
Aesthetic pre-recontouring – APR (if needed for subtracted cases).
Aesthetic Pre-evaluative Temporaries – APT.
Evaluation of the aesthetics through APT
- Tooth preparation through the APT under magnification
- Selecting the depth cutters.
- Critical details on gingival and inter-proximal margin preparation
- Finishing the preparation design.
- Customizing your Arkansas stone burs for finalizing gingival margin preparations.
- Using the soflex paper discs during the preparation
Handling exposed dentin at the time of preparation.
Impression making / when and where to use retraction cords.
A completely new approach to long-lasting, soft tissue-friendly provisionals
(discussing different techniques depending on various indications).

(part 1) 15.00 – 16.30
Occlusion in clinical practice
Presenting the case to the patient – the direct mock–up
The mock-up as the navigator
The mock-up as the diagnostic tool
Deprogramming the muscles
Setting the Occlusion based on the Aesthetic Design
Establishing the correct Vertical Dimension
Registering the ideal bite at the correct VDO
Inter Cuspal Position vs Retral Contact Position
Protrusive Registration
Transferring the data to the lab
Handling canted cases
Tooth preparation based on the new occlusal setup
Final occlusal adjustments on Bonded Porcelain restorations

(part 2) 17.00-18.00
The ART of the Treatment Planning
Analyzing the case
The Aesthetic workflow
Being creative when designing the case
Reverse Treatment Planning (Based on the final design in mind)
Interdisciplinary approach (in a Solo vs Group practice)
Why & how to be minimally invasive
Communication between the specialists & the lab
(part 1) 9.30 -11.30
Tooth preparation techniques for complicated cases
-Unspoken details on Additive vs Subtractive scenarios
-How to deal with the protruded teeth
-How to handle the teeth that are too palatally positioned

Hands-On Course on models
Direct Mock-up with different variations
Preparing the translucent silicon impression of the wax-up model
Preparing the silicon index
Checking the smile with the index
Aesthetic Pre-recontouring – APR
Aesthetic Pre-evaluative Temporaries – APT
- Evaluation of aesthetics through APT
- Tooth preparation through the APT
- Using depth cutters
- Using double-gridded diamond burs
- Finishing the margins
Modifying the translucent silicon impression for the provisionals
Preparing the provisionals using RSVP
Rechecking the provisionals for aesthetics.

(part 1) 15.00 – 16.00
Lecture Update on Dental Ceramics
Classification of Dental Ceramics
Their pros & cons depending on the cases
Understanding the structure of the new materials
Does the material choice affect the bonding sequence?
When to etch, when to Sandblast?
What should be the delivery sequence at the chair side?
Try-in? Etching? Sandblasting? Ultrasonic cleaning? Silane application? Luting resin?
What are the surface treatment methods of the new materials?

(part 2) 16.30 - 17.30
Lecture Update on Dental Adhesives
Bonding - adhesives – all the details we need to know in daily clinical practice
The hybrid layer
Ingredients of the adhesive systems
How to classify the adhesive systems in their most simplistic way
Total-etching vs. Self-etching
Advantages vs disadvantages, when to use which one?
Possible post-op problems

Video of the live recorded case :
Bonding the Porcelain Laminate Veneers by Dr. Gurel

Removing the provisionals
Whether or not to use the rubber dam
Application of the rubber dam
Surface treatment of the prepared tooth surface
Surface treatment of the intaglio surface of the porcelain restoration
Seating the porcelain restorations
Bonding of the porcelain laminate veneers
Light curing ( technique for minimum invasive margin cleaning)
Final cleaning
Checking the Aesthetics & Occlusion
Q & A
Course Lecturer
Galip Gurel
Founder and President of the Turkish Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry.
Member of the American Association of Aesthetic Dentistry.
Honorary Diplomat of the American Council of Aesthetic Dentistry.
Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Active member of the European Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry.
Editor-in-chief of the Turkish edition of Quintessence magazine, member of the editorial board of several professional publications such as AACD journal, Practical Procedure & Aesthetic Dentistry and Spectrum.
He lectures on the problems of aesthetic dentistry in many countries of the world, is a regular lecturer at New York University, USA, and Yeditepe University, Turkey.
Course price:

Until February 29
2 900 €

After February 29
3 170 €
Discount for groups:
2 persons - 3%
3 persons - 5%
4 people - 6%
5 people-7%