Friday, August 28, 2020 from 8:15 AM to 3:15 PM EDT
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Water's Edge Events Center
4687 Millennium Drive
Belcamp, MD 21017

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Annie Caporellie

8/28/2020 - Anterior Composite Artistry

Dr. Paul Bylis

Important Notes & Announcements:

  • By submitting your registration form, you are agreeing to CHEP's cancellation policy.  Please review in detail prior to registering. 
  • Grievance Procedure can be found at the following link - CHEP Grievance Procedure

Course Description:

Direct anterior composite restorations are a day-to-day treatment modality.  This course will take the clinician to the next level in the aesthetic use of these materials.  It will demonstrate how to create a composite veneer that rivals porcelain.  Participants will learn a simple three-shade technique to achieve a highly aesthetic restoration. 

Learning Objectives:

1. Review basic smile design principles.
2. Recognize when and how to add translucency to a restoration.
3. Review key differences of when and where to use nanofills and microfills.
4. Identify all of the steps necessary to achieve perfect line angles and perfect embrasures on every restoration.
5. List all of the steps which demonstrate how to simply create natural surface anatomy in your anterior restorations.
6. Apply and use proper polishing technique.

Speaker Information:

Dr. Paul Bylis received his undergraduate degree from Brooklyn College of Pharmacy.  He graduated from Georgetown University of Dentistry and then completed a general practice residency with the Veterans Administration in Washington, DC.  He has been in private practice in Anne Arundel County, MD since 1987.  The focus of his practice is on comprehensive care with a strong emphasis on cosmetics.

Dr. Bylis serves as clinical instructor in the Advanced General Dentistry Residency at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry.  He frequently lectures for DentsplySirona on cosmetic and restorative techniques.  Dr. Bylis has also instructed at the prestigious Nash Institute for Dental Learning along with Dr. Ross Nash.  The courses there included hands-on training in Esthetic Dentistry and Full Mouth Rehabilitation.  Dr. Bylis speaks internationally for TAG dental on Guided Bone Regeneration techniques and TAG's guided implant system.

Dr. Bylis has been published in Dentistry Today and Inside Dentistry on topics including Anterior Composite Artistry, Implant Dentistry and DentsplySirona's new Digit Power Dispenser.

Disclosure: Dr. Paul Bylis and the Planning Committee report they have no relationships with commercial organizations to disclose.  There will be no discussion of off label products. 

Continuing Education:

Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.  ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education.  ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. 

Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. designates this activity for 6.0 ADA continuing education credits. 

Education Methods Used: Lecture and PowerPoint Presentation

Target audience: dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, staff

Evaluation and Certificate:

All attendees are required to sign-in in order to receive credits.  Sign-in sheets will be available at the registration desk for up to 30 minutes prior to the start of the program, and 30 minutes after the start of the program.  Attendees are expected to stay until the conclusion of the day in order to receive the access code to complete their evaluation and receive the credits for the day.

An evaluation will be emailed to you within two business days of the program's completion.  You will need the access code announced at the conclusion of the day in order to complete the evaluation.  Once you complete and submit this evaluation, your certificate will automatically generate to be saved or printed.

Registration Information:

Dentist - Community Provider: $195 prior to 8/14/2020; $205 starting 8/14/2020
Hygienist - Community Provider: $159 prior to 8/14/2020; $169 starting 8/14/2020
Assistant/Staff - Community Provider: $145 prior to 8/14/2020; $155 starting 8/14/2020
VA VISN 5 Employee (with ID): $35 prior to 8/14/2020; $45 starting 8/14/2020

Prices increase two weeks prior to the program date as indicated above.  Registration will close at the end of the day on August 25th; however, we do accept onsite registration as long as space allows.  

Registration includes a continental breakfast starting at 7:30am and a buffet lunch.

If you are registering as a VA VISN 5 Employee, you will be required to show proof of current employment via government issued VA ID Badge at check in.  If you do not have your badge, you will not be granted access to the program unless you pay the regular community rate.