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The Art and Science of Aesthetic Dentistry


October 04, 2013 - October 06, 2013
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

Event Category: Continuing Education

In this comprehensive, three-day program that combines hands-on workshops and lectures, you will learn how to create superior anterior and posterior restorations that will be versatile, fully functional and predictable. This course will expose all participants, regardless of professional level of expertise, to the newest concepts, materials and techniques for aesthetic treatment modalities. 

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You Will Learn

  • To choose the right material for your practice
  • To prepare teeth for veneers 
  • To fabricate aesthetic and diagnostic temporaries 
  • How to avoid tooth sensitivity
  • How to treatment plan implants into an aesthetic case
  • To evaluate and design smiles
  • To create beautiful anterior and posterior direct restorations
  • The fundamentals of occlusion 
  • How to communicate with your lab to select and communicate shades 
  • How to place a fiber bonded post, and rapid cementation techniques

Hands-On Workshops Will Include: 

  • Direct class 2 and 4 composites
  • Direct composite veneers
  • Veneer preparation 

Who Should Attend

This intensive, fast-paced course is designed for both beginning and advanced clinicians. 
Tuition: $1,095 (limited to 24 participants; includes continental breakfast and lunch each day)
Deposit: $365 (non-refundable)
Program: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Friday & Saturday; Sunday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Check-In: 7:30 am on Friday 
Credits: This activity is designated for 23 units of continuing education credit.


Dino S. Javaheri, DMD, has been the course director of several aesthetic programs at Pacific for the past 17 years. A graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and past assistant professor for Pacific's AEGD program, he maintains an aesthetic-restorative practice in Danville CA.

Howard Chi, DMD, MA, is director of the Pacific Dental Care Clinic and co-director of the AEGD program on Pacific's Stockton campus. He has lectured on aesthetic dentistry both locally and nationwide, and maintains a private practice through Pacific's faculty practice.

Michael Jacobs, DDS, BS, MS, is currently the director of the dental general practice residency program at the Department of Veterans' Affairs Medical Center in San Francisco. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and a fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists. 

Kian Farzaneh, DDS, OMFS, is an accomplished oral and maxillofacial surgeon, caring for people in Danville and the greater Bay Area. He is currently on staff at the John Muir Medical Center, and lectures and offers continuing education to his colleagues in California. He graduated with honors from Pacific in 1999.

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