Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM PST
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1325 E. Dyer Road
Santa Ana, CA 92705

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OCDS Staff 
Orange County Dental Society 
3 CE Credits

The recent evolution in CAD/CAM and ceramic technologies offers a whole new range of esthetic, less invasive, and long-lasting treatment options. However, there are still many questions: What are the best materials considering the large variety of ceramics available today? What ceramics can be used with chairside CAD/CAM systems? Do different ceramics require specific laboratory and clinical treatment? Is all zirconia the same? What are the best materials on implants? And where is the scientific evidence on all these topics?

This presentation will answer such questions and provide an update on esthetic treatment options with ceramics from conservative laminate veneers to implant-supported full-mouth rehabilitations.

Learning Objectives:
  • Differentiate modern ceramic materials and their indications
  • Learn about CAD/CAM technology and its diverse applications in esthetic dentistry
  • Understand strategies for success with ceramic restorations for teeth and implants based on the current scientific evidence
  • Comprehend guidelines for long-lasting esthetic restorations from laminate veneers to full-mouth implant-supported rehabilitation

About the Speaker:
Dr. Markus B. Blatz is Professor of Restorative Dentistry, Chairman of the Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences, and Assistant Dean for Digital Innovation and Professional Development at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he also founded the Penn Dental Medicine CAD/CAM Ceramic Center. Dr. Blatz graduated from Albert-Ludwigs University in Freiburg, Germany, and was awarded additional Doctorate Degrees, a Postgraduate Certificate in Prosthodontics, and a Professorship from the same University.

Dr. Blatz is co-founder and immediate past President of the International Academy for Adhesive
Dentistry (IAAD). He is a Board-certified Diplomat in the German Society for Prosthodontics and
Biomaterials (DGPro) and a member of multiple other professional organizations, including the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the International College of Prosthodontists, the American College of Prosthodontists (honorary member), Academy of Osseointegration, and O.K.U. Honor Dental Society. He serves on the editorial boards of numerous recognized scientific dental journals and is Associate Editor of Quintessence International and the International Journal of Prosthodontics. He is coauthor of the international bestseller “evolution – contemporary protocols for anterior single-tooth implants”.

Dr. Blatz is the recipient of multiple teaching and research awards and has published and lectured extensively on dental esthetics, restorative materials, and implant dentistry.

Embassy Suites
1325 E. Dyer Road
Santa Ana, CA 92705

5:00 - 6:00 pm  Registration & Dinner

6:00 - 9:00 pm  Lecture

OCDS/CDA/ADA Members and Non-Dentist Staff
$99 before Thursday, February 6
$109 after February 6
$119 day of meeting & walk-ins

Life Retired (no longer practicing)
$50 before Thursday, February 6
$60 after February 6
$70 day of meeting & walk-ins

Non OCDS/CDA/ADA Members
$198 before Thursday, February 6
$208 after February 6
$218 day of meeting & walk-ins

CANCELLATION POLICY: Refund requests for meetings will only be honored up to 4:30 pm one week prior to the meeting. No refunds will be made for requests received subsequent to that time.