Oral Health Group
Continuing Education

Contour, Color and Creativity in Direct Composite Restorations

June 17 - June 18, 2016
Cosmedent, 401 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2500 Chicago, IL U.S.A.

Explore the artistic world of composite bonding as seen at the level of Accreditation in the AACD. Start your experience in the two-dimensional world and then take it to the 3-D world of contour, color, and creativity. Spend two days learning to see teeth differently and at a unique depth of detail taught by few. Through the use of 10 exercises, each participant will build on skills of seeing, understanding, and implementation. No matter your skill level, this course promises to evolve your level of composite artistry.

Learn how to attain unparalleled composite results using Dr. LeSage’s 3-D Characterized Layering Technique as described in a 19-page chapter in the Dental Clinics of North America 2007. This technique, when done following along with Dr. LeSage on a highly specialized typodont, will assure each participant can attain highly esthetic outcomes. Prove to yourself you have the skills to fabricate restorations that rival even the most skilled master ceramists.


– Principles to understand in contour and color to achieve composite artisty
– Apply the steps necessary to build in polychromicity, translucency, and maverick coloring
– Learn finishing and polishing techniques to attain the appropriate luster and a seamless composite restoration


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