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Adhesion: The Evolving World of Change

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September 27, 2014
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco

Event Category: Continuing Education

Today, dentists are faced with many choices when cementing or adhesively bonding restorations. This hands-on program will provide you with the most recent information on adhesive materials. The instructors will help simplify your decision making when it comes to choosing the correct adhesive and cement for your patients. During the hands-on portion of the program, you will work with several adhesive agents, micro etchers, cold silicating media, as well as die silicone modeling materials that will aid in the teaching of chairside composite inlays/onlays and pre-fab post systems.

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You Will Learn

  • The most recent information on bonding agents
  • The proper cement for today's ceramics
  • Appropriate use of micro-etching in adhesive dentistry
  • Proper technique for fiber post placement

Who Should Attend

The program is open to all dental professionals interested in the most recent information on adhesion dentistry.

Early Bird Tuition: $425* (for registrations received by August 27)
Regular Tuition:  $470*
Program:  9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Check-in:  8:30 am
Location:  Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, 155 Fifth Street, SF
Credits:  This activity is designated for 6 units of continuing education credit.

 *Course is limited to 24 participants; includes lunch and coffee/tea service in the morning.


Patrick Roetzer, DDS, is a 1974 graduate of Marquette University School of Dentistry. An assistant professor and director of operative dentistry at Pacific, Dr. Roetzer is a fellow of the International College of Dentists, the American College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He also holds U.S. patents on restorative devices and materials.

Troy Schmedding, DDS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Integrated Reconstructive Dental Sciences and a 1993 graduate of Pacific. An accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Schmedding practices in San Ramon, CA.

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