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Anterior Direct Composites

Modern resin materials have opened a huge door of opportunity for both dentists and patients by offering an esthetic and minimally invasive alternative for restorations.

Explore the influence of composites on modern dentistry and the art and science of restoring the anterior dentition with composites.

Anterior Direct Composites

How to know what to order? This course comes as a booklet with the course and test all in one so you are only paying to take the test.  If you would like to receive an electronic copy of the booklet/test then choose our PDF email option! Would you rather receive a hard copy in the mail? Then choose the book/test option. Email courses will take their test online while those that choose the hard copy can either mail their test back in the envelop we provide for grading OR take your test right online for immediate grading.

Anterior Direct Composites

Anterior Direct Composites
(book and test) Traditional Hardcopy

3 Hours     $30.00

Anterior Direct Composites (Email version)
(pdf and test (Email) Online Only

3 Hours     $30.00

Last reviewed: October 1, 2015
Expires: October 1, 2018

Anterior Direct Composites

About the Authors

Dr. George Freedman is a founder and past president of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and a founder of the Canadian Academy for Esthetic Dentistry. His most recent textbook, "Contemporary Esthetic Dentistry" is published by Elsevier and he is Visiting Professor, Universita di Firenze, Florence Italy. Dr Freedman was recently awarded the Irwin Smigel Prize in Aesthetic Dentistry presented by NYU College of Dentistry. He is a past director of CE programs in Esthetic Dentistry at the Universities of California at San Francisco, Florida, SUNY Buffalo, UMKC, Minnesota, Baylor College and Case Western Reserve, Tufts, Eastman Dental Center (Rochester and London), Catholic University in Seoul, South Korea and was the founding Associate Director of the Esthetic Dentistry Education Center at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Freedman is the author or co-author of 12 textbooks, more than 700 dental articles, and numerous webinars, CDs, videos and audios and is a Team Member of REALITY. He has been listed as one of the leaders in Continuing Education by Dentistry Today every year since 1997. Dr Freedman is the Materials Editor for Dentistry Today, Editor in Chief for Dental Tribune International, and is on the Editorial Board of Oral Health and Dental Asia. A Diplomate of the American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry, he lectures internationally on dental esthetics, adhesion, desensitization, composites, impression materials and porcelain veneers and has been a featured / keynote speaker at many major national and international dental conferences. Dr. Freedman maintains a private practice limited to Esthetic Dentistry in Toronto, Canada.

Anterior Direct Composites

Course Objectives

When you complete this course, you will take a written or online test that measures your ability to identify:

  1. Types of composite materials and their characteristics.
  2. Advantages of opaquers in restoring dentition.
  3. Indications and contraindications for anterior direct composite restorations.
  4. Recommended procedures and techniques for accomplishing anterior restorations.
  5. Appropriate maintenance procedures for anterior direct composites.

Anterior Direct Composites

Table of Contents

When you complete this course, you will take a written or online test that measures your ability to identify:

  • Clinical Considerations
  • Treatment Planning
  • Morphology
  • Smile Relationships
  • Handling Properties
  • Importance of Color
  • Maintenance
  • Relating Function and Esthetics
  • Material Options
  • Innovative Elements
  • Treatment Considerations
  • Evidence Based Principles
  • Clinical Cases for Class IV Restorations
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