Florida Dental Convention

FDC2019 Session Directory

The Matrix: A Tooth Trilogy Workshop

Course Code: W02
Speaker: Ms. Theresa Groody, MEd, EFDA, CDA
CE Hours: 3.00
Start: Thursday, June 27, 2019, 9:00 AM
End: Thursday, June 27, 2019, 12:00 PM
Track: ASSISTING
Audience: Assistants

REGISTRATION CATEGORY 

 EARLY 4/5 

 REGULAR 

 ONSITE 6/15 

TEAM MEMBER

$180

$195

$210


Description:

Designed with all levels of dental assistants in mind, this interactive workshop will review matrix systems to gain competence and confidence with this critical step for consistent interproximal restorations. Assembly and placement of retainers, retainerless and sectional systems will be practiced, followed by wedge selection/placement. Strictly as an exercise to evaluate technique of matrix application, composite will be cured, band will be removed and margins examined. Attendance is limited to 25.

Equipment Sponsor: Dentsply Sirona, Garrison Dental Solutions, Procter and Gamble - Crest and Oral-B, Richmond Dental and Medical, Ultradent Products Inc.

Learning objectives:

Participants will be able to:

  • recognize matrix systems used in offices and any challenges routinely faced. 
  • compare and contrast traditional and sectional matrix systems.
  • assemble, place and evaluate matrix and wedge systems for various preparations. 
  • evaluate matrix technique by examining gingival margin after placing restoration on a model. 




Equipment Sponsor(s):


Speaker: Ms. Theresa Groody, MEd, EFDA, CDA

About the speaker: Director, professional studies, Harcum College; curriculum consultant, American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation; expanded function dental auxiliary, Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry.

I or members of my immediate family have a financial relationship with Dentsply Sirona that may be relevant to this presentation.

I or members of my immediate family have a financial relationship with Dentsply Sirona that may be relevant to this presentation.

Disclosure: Neither I nor members of my immediate family have any financial relationships with commercial entities that may be relevant to this presentation.







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