CAGD: MasterTrack 7 – 2025
April 10, 2025 - April 13, 2025
Session 1: Thursday April 10th – Sunday April 13th, 2025
Session 2 : Thursday October 9th – Sunday October 10th, 2025
Location: Marriott Irvine Spectrum 7905 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine CA 92618
Thursday April 10th
Photography, Digital Imaging, and PowerPoint
Speaker: Dr. Guy Acheson
This course will provide the basis to allow participants to present protocols to the group in a Power Point format. AACD guidelines will be covered, and the latest equipment and techniques will be discussed This session of 8 hrs of lecture will, with presentation in the fall session, give you 24 participation units in Electives.
Friday & Saturday 11th & 12th
Speaker: Dr. Foroud Hakim
Sponsored by: Voco Corp, Ultradent and MicroDental Labs
This hands-on course will focus on contemporary tooth-colored restorations. Time will be split between direct esthetic restorations vs. the world of indirect, modern ceramic restorations including full and partial veneers. The focus will be on the principles of adhesion, material science driven selection rubrics and delivery techniques for optimal patient outcomes. These two sessions of 16 lecture hours will provide, with presentation, 32 hours of participation units in Operative Dentistry.
Sunday April 13th
Anatomy of Oral Anesthesia
Speaker: Dr. Alan Budenz
The pharmacologic mechanisms and delivery techniques of local anesthesia will be covered. Appropriate use of various local anesthetics and how to solve some of the difficulties that arise in obtaining profound anesthesia will be discussed. This 6-hour lecture, with homework, will provide 12 participation units in Basic Science.
Thursday & Friday October 9th & 10th
Speaker: Dr. Avi Schetritt
Sponsored by: Anutra
This two-day program will review periodontal diagnosis, prognosis, and surgical therapy. The principles of flap design, soft tissue grafting, and crown lengthening will be covered. The program will include hands-on labs to apply the techniques discussed. At the end of the lecture participants will also have an understanding of free and connective tissue grafting, suturing techniques, post-op care and management and autologous growth factors (PRF, PRGF). These two sessions will provide, with presentation, 32 participation units in Periodontics.
Saturday October 11th
Speaker: Drs. Hakim, Acheson & Budenz
Participants will present and discuss homework projects from the previous session in operative, basic science and photography. Participation is necessary to receive full credit in these categories. Those who do not present will be given hour for hour lecture credit only.
Sunday October 12th
Speaker: Dr. Alan Budenz
A broad overview of the art and science of oral diagnosis and treatment planning with emphasis on health history, oral pathology and caries management. This 6-hour lecture with protocol presentation will yield 12 units of participation in Oral Diag. /Oral Med.
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