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FDC2021 Session Directory

Selfie Ready? Conservative Cosmetic Dentistry for Teens and Young Adults with Minimally Invasive Indirect Restorations

Course Code: C32
Speaker: Dr. Susan McMahon, DMD
CE Hours: 3.00
Start: Friday, June 25, 2021, 9:00 AM
End: Friday, June 25, 2021, 12:00 PM
Audience: Dentists, Assistants, Hygienists, Dental Student


Appearance and self-esteem have long been intertwined. As social media and selfie culture continues to grow, it’s no surprise that more young people and adolescents are seeking out cosmetic dentistry to enhance their appearances. The dental world has taken notice and it’s time to respond with conservative ways to satisfy younger patients' desires for ideal smiles. This lecture will go in-depth and cover indirect restorations, trauma restorations, gingival sculpting, minimal prep veneers and more! Discover the secrets to identifying your younger patients' cosmetic desires and learn effective yet sensitive dialogue for case acceptance. Boost their confidence and boost the offices' bottom line.

Learning objectives:

Participants will be able to:

  • gain confidence to recognize and assess cosmetic desires on younger patients.
  • develop clinical skills for comprehensively diagnosing and conservatively enhancing younger smiles.
  • attain step-by-step protocol for applied smile design combination treatment with minimal preparation indirect veneers.

  • recall step-by-step protocol for trauma restoration.

Partial Sponsor(s):

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Speaker: Dr. Susan McMahon, DMD

About the speaker: Dental degree, University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) School of Dental Medicine; past clinical instructor, Pitt School of Dental Medicine; Fellow, International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics and American Society of Dental Aesthetics; accreditation, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry; director, New Product Evaluation.

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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