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Date(s) - November 19, 2014
11:30 am - 1:30 pm


SDDS Classroom
2035 Hurley Way, Suite 200

Event Details

Lunch & Learn: The ABCs of Curing Composites • 2 CEU, core

Generally in a restorative dental practice 45 percent of all composite restorations are Class IIs, of those restorations, 34 percent fail do to re-currant decay. After this lecture the attendance will be aware of not only their current lights but also what materials cure better/faster than others. Learn how to minimize shrinkage of materials and proper techniques for curing and placing materials to control and reduce shrinkage, Leakage, and sensitivity.

This course will cover:

• Reasons for composite restoration failure

• What affects the depth of cure composites

• Shrinkage materials, filler content as it relates to shrinkage and flow-able materials and their downfalls

Presented by: Jim Hillier (Dentsply Caulk)

Jim Hillier began his dental career over 40 years ago. He started with the Weber Dental Co. in 1974, and sold impression materials and alloys. Hillier has been accredited by the state of California for Continuing Education and does lecturers on Composite materials, Bonding System, Impression Materials and Temporization. He is currently employed by Dentsply International and has completed his 33th year with the company.

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