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Dos & Don'ts of Porcelain Laminate Veneers

Friday, April 12

2 - 5 PM

3 CDE Credits – DDS, DA


Are you currently providing porcelain laminate veneers in your practice? This course will provide a review of case selection, treatment planning, preparation options, temporization and cementation techniques. Clinical cases will be reviewed and discussed. From planning and consideration of alternative approaches to execution, the necessary steps are presented, and practice tips are provided to help participants efficiently achieve desired clinical results.

This session will enable participants to:
- Review tooth preparation options and when each are indicated for use.
- Create a veneer preparation reduction guide along with silicone temporary shells.
- Fabricate a temporary restoration on a prepared tooth.
- Review cementation.

*Note: This lecture is mandatory if you wish to register for the optional Veneer hands-on workshop.


Gerard Kugel, D.M.D., M.S., Ph.D

Gerard Kugel, DMD, MS, PHD, is the Dean of UNMC College of Dentistry in Lincoln, NE. Dr. Kugel is a Past Associate Dean for Research and Professor Emeritus at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. With an expertise in Clinical Research and Esthetic Dentistry, he is a reviewer for The New England Journal of Medicine, JADA, The Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry, and the Clinician's Report. He is on the Editorial Board of The Journal of Comestic Dentisty, Compendium and Inside Dentistry, where he is Editor Emeritus. He is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry and the Academy of Dental Materials. Dr. Kugel has his PhD in Dental Materials; and earned his Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership from the Sloan School of Management at MIT. Conflict of interest: Ivoclar

Gerard Kugel, D.M.D., M.S., Ph.D
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