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Adhesive Techniques in Esthetic Dentistry

Photography has always been considered an invaluable part of dentistry

The correct use of the clinical camera is an invaluable way for the practitioner not only to document what is being done in terms of pre-treatment and post-treatment photographs of cases, thereby maintaining excellent clinical records, but also to improve patient education and enhance his or her self-education……

Photography and Esthetic Dentistry

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.

Photography and Esthetic Dentistry

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3 Hours     $30.00

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3 Hours     $30.00

Last Reviewed: 10/26/2016
Expires: 10/26/2019

Adhesive Techniques in Esthetic Dentistry

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.

Adhesive Techniques in Esthetic Dentistry

Course Objectives

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

  1. Advantages of digital photography over chemical photography.
  2. Characteristics that make SLR cameras suitable for dentistry.
  3. The 12 photographic views considered appropriate for esthetic dentistry.
  4. Procedures for use of an SLR camera in the dental operatory.
  5. Ways to protect images from loss or unscrupulous manipulation

Adhesive Techniques in Esthetic Dentistry

Table of Contents

Clinical Photography Standards............................... 51 
Relevance......................................................................... 51 
History............................................................................... 52 
Function and Esthetics................................................... 52 
Equipment Options......................................................... 52 
Innovative Elements....................................................... 54 
Artistic Elements............................................................. 54 
Treatment Planning......................................................... 55 
Considerations for Photography................................... 57 
Evidence Based Principles............................................. 58 
Maintenance.................................................................... 59 
Future Developments..................................................... 59 
Digital and Analog Photography.............................. 60 
Relevance......................................................................... 60 
History............................................................................... 60 
Documentation................................................................ 62 
Camera Settings............................................................... 62 
Disputes with Patients.................................................... 64 
Interaction Between Clinitian and Dental Tech......... 64 
Innovative Elements....................................................... 65 
Future Developments..................................................... 71

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