Course Dates

This promises to be yet again a unique opportunity to spend time with your colleagues in a beautiful part of the world and with Dr Vanini who is revolutionising the thinking with regard to composite restorations. His philosophy is that “many experts do beautiful work but is it art. What is the value of art if you do not teach others how to do it? The tooth is not art but nature”. Without doubt this is a course that people will leave having gained a greater understanding of the nature of the tooth.  There are a maximum of 20 delegate places available…[…]
July 27th , Stanhope, London

Advanced Surgical Skills

This course will outline the rational for surgical treatment in the management of Peri-implantitis, Crown Lengthening and Periodontitis.  It will also take you through each procedure step by step, with both theory and hands-on to enhance your understanding and surgical skills, using soft and hard tissue dental lasers. Aims and objectives: -to understand the indications and contra-indications for clinical crown lengthening, both cosmetic and restorative -to practice crown lengthening procedures, both flapless and flapped techniques using soft and all-tissue lasers -to understand the rationale for surgical Periodontal therapy and clinical requirements to enhance predictability for Periodontal regeneration -to practice flapless…[…]
This course aims to give you a more  in depth understanding of perfecting  your posterior composites and will  touch on every aspect of the treatment;  from preparation to finishing. THIS COURSE WILL COVER  THE FOLLOWING - Theory behind composites  and how shade, value, hue, opacity and translucency  make a difference - Technology behind composites and the value of heating - Direct vs Indirect - Anatomy of the teeth - Magnification - Photography - Cavity Preparation -  Isolation - Matrix selection and application - Build up techniques - Staining and Finishing FEATURING LIVE  CASE ! Vishaal is the Principal Dentist and Clinical Director at Dentality. He qualified from St.…[…]
Learn how to differentiate your practice and offer the very best in patient care.               Course Overview These evenings are a tailored introduction into the exciting world of Laser Dentistry. The course covers the clinical applications of lasers through presentations and hands on teaching, giving you the opportunity to try out laser technology for yourself. Become familiar with how dental lasers can be used safely and effectively for a range of minimally invasive treatments including  Periodontal therapy - Non-surgical pocket decontamination up tp 14mm Aesthetic dentistry - Non-invasive veneer removal Implantology - Uncovering abutments…[…]
Gain the knowledge, confidence and skills to create beautiful, functional direct anterior and posterior composite restorations over our intensive weekend programmes for dentists and therapists. Anteriors direct composites Aim- give the knowledge, confidence and skills to create beautiful direct anterior composites. Topics covered: Material selection The determinants of colour Overview of the natural layering concept Shade selection made easy for anteriors Detailed overview of anterior tooth morphology Anterior Isolation techniques Building class IV and V restorations Direct composite veneers Shade change and masking hypoplasia Diastema closure Complex Dahl build up techniques Finishing  Posterior direct composites Aim- give the knowledge, confidence…[…]
The aim of the course is to introduce GDP’s to more stimulating, rewarding restorative dentistry. We will show you how to plan and execute more complex cases with confidence. The course is a balance between theory and practical. Each delegate will fabricate and fit a Michigan splint which includes face bow and jaw registration practicals. There are also phantom head sessions covering anterior and posterior composites as well as veneers and all ceramic crowns. Topics covered Principals of occlusion Articulator selection Facebow practical RCP practical Lucia jigs TMD – diagnosis and management Splints – what, when, how Smile design Periodontal…[…]
Level 1 – Injection moulding techniques for modern anterior composite dentistry This highly practical course is designed for all dentists who wish to increase their skills in modern techniques for successful anterior composite restorations. The Bioclear Method offers a unique and cutting edge alternative to traditional direct composite restorations. The Dominic Hassall Training Institute is also an International Bioclear Learning Centre; therefore delegates who complete the 2 day course at the BLC will become Level 1 & Level 3.0 Certified Bioclear Practitioners. Day 1 focuses on the injection moulding composite technique with the use of the anatomic David Clark matrix…[…]
Open your eyes to the world of microscopic dentistry and take your dentistry to another level. Discover microscopes for minimally invasive dentistry in a 2 Day residential course with Dr. Bob McLelland. Dr Bob McLelland qualified at the University of Dundee in 1993 with Merit in Prosthetic Dentistry and a prize in Conservative Dentistry. After serving as a Dental Officer in the RAF, he joined the Carisbrooke Specialist Referral Practice in Leicester in 2000-2003. He became a member of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners in 2002 and completed his Masters in Restorative Dentistry with Merit in 2006. Bob is principal dentist and owner of…[…]
World leading laser clinician and scientist Mark Cronshaw has joined forces with Optident to bring you a day of hands on learning with your own diode laser. Develop your understanding of the diode laser and take your clinical ability to the next level. The ultimate hands on diode laser course: practice and perfect demonstrated techniques. Supported with a fully documented practice manual with videos, this course offers the most useful and practical applied knowledge. Bring your own diode laser and discover how to optimise your clinical performance. This day long practical course will show you everything you need to know…[…]
Gain the knowledge, confidence and skills to create beautiful, functional direct anterior and posterior composite restorations over our intensive weekend programmes for dentists and therapists. Anteriors direct composites Aim- give the knowledge, confidence and skills to create beautiful direct anterior composites. Topics covered: Material selection The determinants of colour Overview of the natural layering concept Shade selection made easy for anteriors Detailed overview of anterior tooth morphology Anterior Isolation techniques Building class IV and V restorations Direct composite veneers Shade change and masking hypoplasia Diastema closure Complex Dahl build up techniques Finishing  Posterior direct composites Aim- give the knowledge, confidence…[…]
Learn how to differentiate your practice and offer the very best in patient care.               Course Overview These evenings are a tailored introduction into the exciting world of Laser Dentistry. The course covers the clinical applications of lasers through presentations and hands on teaching, giving you the opportunity to try out laser technology for yourself. Become familiar with how dental lasers can be used safely and effectively for a range of minimally invasive treatments including  Periodontal therapy - Non-surgical pocket decontamination up tp 14mm Aesthetic dentistry - Non-invasive veneer removal Implantology - Uncovering abutments…[…]
September 21th, Cardiff

Guided Biofilm Therapy MasterClass

New concepts in biofilm removal, periodontal and implant maintenance. Optident & EMS are delighted to release the dates for this brand new hygiene and therapy course programme in 2017: Aims We live in a time where clinicians need to be aware of the most up to date technologies for oral hygiene and biofilm removal. Patients are becoming increasingly aware of new advancements through the media and so this process can become consumer driven. This presentation looks at the concepts of sub and supra air polishing and the most bio compatible ways of achieving this. Objectives Be aware of the latest…[…]
September 28th to 30th 2017, London

DSD – Digital Smile Design

BECOME CERTIFIED DSD TEAM MEMBER In just 3 days with DSD instructors Dr Elaine Halley and Dr Jameel Gardee. The DSD Core Concept is a three day course that consists of lectures, live patient demonstrations, and hands-on workshops with the official UK DSD Team. Digital Smile Design (DSD) is a conceptual protocol for dentists, technicians, specialists and staff members that allows true interdisciplinary digital dentistry to be facilitated and made easy. It also strengthens their skills as Smile Designers, Treatment Planners, improves aesthetic diagnoses, giving them the tools and language to communicate more effectively. The course will present a full demonstration of the…[…]
Digital Smile Design (DSD) is a conceptual protocol for dentists, technicians, specialists and staff members that allows true interdisciplinary digital dentistry to be facilitated and made easy. It also strengthens their skills as Smile Designers, Treatment Planners, improves aesthetic diagnoses, giving them the tools and language to communicate more effectively. The course will present: -DSD concept theory -Emotional Dentistry -Photo and Video protocols of DSD -Interdisciplinary digital dentistry -Live patient motivational mock up This one day course is for dentists, technicians, specialists and staff members  that are in the early stages of going digital and want to get an introduction of DSD training.…[…]
Sept 27th – 30th , London

DSD – Digital Smile Design

BECOME CERTIFIED DSD TEAM MEMBER In just 3 days with DSD instructors Dr Elaine Halley and Dr Jameel Gardee. The DSD Core Concept is a three day course that consists of lectures, live patient demonstrations, and hands-on workshops with the official UK DSD Team. Digital Smile Design (DSD) is a conceptual protocol for dentists, technicians, specialists and staff members that allows true interdisciplinary digital dentistry to be facilitated and made easy. It also strengthens their skills as Smile Designers, Treatment Planners, improves aesthetic diagnoses, giving them the tools and language to communicate more effectively. The course will present a full demonstration of the…[…]
October 6th, Ilkley

Advanced Surgical Skills

This course will outline the rational for surgical treatment in the management of Peri-implantitis, Crown Lengthening and Periodontitis.  It will also take you through each procedure step by step, with both theory and hands-on to enhance your understanding and surgical skills, using soft and hard tissue dental lasers. Aims and objectives: -to understand the indications and contra-indications for clinical crown lengthening, both cosmetic and restorative -to practice crown lengthening procedures, both flapless and flapped techniques using soft and all-tissue lasers -to understand the rationale for surgical Periodontal therapy and clinical requirements to enhance predictability for Periodontal regeneration -to practice flapless…[…]
Gain the knowledge, confidence and skills to create beautiful, functional direct anterior and posterior composite restorations over our intensive weekend programmes for dentists and therapists. Anteriors direct composites Aim- give the knowledge, confidence and skills to create beautiful direct anterior composites. Topics covered: Material selection The determinants of colour Overview of the natural layering concept Shade selection made easy for anteriors Detailed overview of anterior tooth morphology Anterior Isolation techniques Building class IV and V restorations Direct composite veneers Shade change and masking hypoplasia Diastema closure Complex Dahl build up techniques Finishing  Posterior direct composites Aim- give the knowledge, confidence…[…]
Gain the knowledge, confidence and skills to create beautiful, functional direct anterior and posterior composite restorations over our intensive weekend programmes for dentists and therapists. Anteriors direct composites Aim- give the knowledge, confidence and skills to create beautiful direct anterior composites. Topics covered: Material selection The determinants of colour Overview of the natural layering concept Shade selection made easy for anteriors Detailed overview of anterior tooth morphology Anterior Isolation techniques Building class IV and V restorations Direct composite veneers Shade change and masking hypoplasia Diastema closure Complex Dahl build up techniques Finishing  Posterior direct composites Aim- give the knowledge, confidence…[…]
New concepts in biofilm removal, periodontal and implant maintenance. Optident & EMS are delighted to release the dates for this brand new hygiene and therapy course programme in 2017: Aims We live in a time where clinicians need to be aware of the most up to date technologies for oral hygiene and biofilm removal. Patients are becoming increasingly aware of new advancements through the media and so this process can become consumer driven. This presentation looks at the concepts of sub and supra air polishing and the most bio compatible ways of achieving this. Objectives Be aware of the latest…[…]
Nov 22nd 2017, Ilkley

Guided Biofilm Therapy MasterClass

New concepts in biofilm removal, periodontal and implant maintenance. Optident & EMS are delighted to release the dates for this brand new hygiene and therapy course programme in 2017: Aims We live in a time where clinicians need to be aware of the most up to date technologies for oral hygiene and biofilm removal. Patients are becoming increasingly aware of new advancements through the media and so this process can become consumer driven. This presentation looks at the concepts of sub and supra air polishing and the most bio compatible ways of achieving this. Objectives Be aware of the latest…[…]
Gain the knowledge, confidence and skills to create beautiful, functional direct anterior and posterior composite restorations over our intensive weekend programmes for dentists and therapists. Anteriors direct composites Aim- give the knowledge, confidence and skills to create beautiful direct anterior composites. Topics covered: Material selection The determinants of colour Overview of the natural layering concept Shade selection made easy for anteriors Detailed overview of anterior tooth morphology Anterior Isolation techniques Building class IV and V restorations Direct composite veneers Shade change and masking hypoplasia Diastema closure Complex Dahl build up techniques Finishing  Posterior direct composites Aim- give the knowledge, confidence…[…]
Level 2 – Introduction to posterior composites This course provides a new pathway for dentists to transition from GV Black dentistry, to the extraordinary world of modern composite dentistry using the Bioclear Method. The Dominic Hassall Training Institute is also an International Bioclear Learning Centre; therefore delegates who complete the 2 day course at the BLC will become Level 2 and Level 4 Certified Bioclear Practitioners. The course introduces the Clark Class II and the ‘Calla Lilly’ cavity designs. During the course the instructor will illustrate the importance of creating ideal surfaces for bonding as well as cavity design to…[…]
New concepts in biofilm removal, periodontal and implant maintenance. Optident & EMS are delighted to release the dates for this brand new hygiene and therapy course programme in 2017: Aims We live in a time where clinicians need to be aware of the most up to date technologies for oral hygiene and biofilm removal. Patients are becoming increasingly aware of new advancements through the media and so this process can become consumer driven. This presentation looks at the concepts of sub and supra air polishing and the most bio compatible ways of achieving this. Objectives Be aware of the latest…[…]
This promises to be yet again a unique opportunity to spend time with your colleagues in a beautiful part of the world and with Dr Vanini who is revolutionising the thinking with regard to composite restorations. His philosophy is that “many experts do beautiful work but is it art. What is the value of art if you do not teach others how to do it? The tooth is not art but nature”. Without doubt this is a course that people will leave having gained a greater understanding of the nature of the tooth.  There are a maximum of 20 delegate places available…[…]