Contemporary Esthetic Dentistry

Contemporary Esthetic Dentistry

By George Freedman, DDS, BSc, FAACD, FACD, FADFE, Past President, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry; Co-Founder, Canadian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry


1. Cariology and Caries Management

     Section A: Caries Risk Assessment

     Section B: Cariology: Its Role in Esthetic Dentistry

2. Dental Materials

     Section A: Dental Materials

     Section B: Impression Materials

3. Photography: Digital and Analog

     Section A: Photography

     Section B: Digital and Chemical Photography

4. Ultraconservative Dentistry

5. Porcelain Veneers

     Section A: Smile Design

     Section B: The Esthetic Try-In

6. The Non-Surgical Face Lift: Restoring a Youthful Appearance by Repositioning the Muscles of Facial Expression

7. Color and Shade

     Section A: Understanding and Manipulating Color

     Section B: Using Color to Create Restorations

8. Adhesion

     Section A: The Evolution of Adhesive Techniques

     Section B: Dentin Bonding

9. Anterior Direct Composites

     Section A: Direct Anterior Bonding: Minimally Invasive at its Best

     Section B: Predictable Customized Class IV Restorations

10. Posterior Direct Composites

     Section A: Posterior Composites

     Section B: Posterior Contact Points

11. Polishing

     Section A: Current Technology and Clinical Approaches to Polishing of Dental Restorations

     Section B: Finishing and Polishing

     Section C: Finishing and Polishing

12. Fiber Reinforcement

     Section A: Direct Fiber-Reinforced Composite

     Section B: A Unique Treatment Modality

13. Glass Ionomer Restoratives

14. Bleaching

     Section A: Tooth Bleaching

     Section B: In-office and Home Bleaching

     Section C: Innovative Elements from a Scientific or Technological Perspective that have Appeared in Bleaching over the Past Decade

15. Direct Veneers

     Section A: Direct Composite Bonding

     Section B: Transitional Bonding

     Section C: A Histological Approach to Layering Direct Anterior Composite Restorations

16. Porcelain Veneers

     Section A: Porcelain

     Section B: Inserting Esthetic Restorations

     Section C: Porcelain Laminate Veneers

17. Esthetic Inlays and Onlays

18. Esthetic Posts

19. Single-Tooth All-Ceramic Restorations

20. Ceramics: Porcelain-Fused-to-Metal Restorations

21. Porcelain-Fused-to-Metal and Zirconium Crowns and Bridges

22. Dentist-Lab Technician Communications

23. Cements

     Section A: Contemporary Dental Cements

     Section B: Dual Cured Resin Cements and Esthetic Supragingival Margins

24. Complete Denture Esthetics

25. Precision and Semi-Precision Attachments

26. Technology and Esthetics

     Section A: Minimally Invasive Dentistry

     Section B: Diode Lasers: The Soft Tissue Handpiece

     Section C: Soft and Hard Tissue Lasers

     Section D: Photo-Activated Disinfection

     Section E: Soft Tissue Screening

27. Minimally Invasive Implant Esthetics

28. Perioesthetics

     Section A: Periodontal Esthetics and Periodontal Plastic Surgery

     Section B: Relating Function and Esthetics

29. Ortho-Esthetics

     Section A: Relevance of Functional Appliance Treatment to Esthetic Dentistry and Temporomandibular Health

     Section B: Orthodontics as a Basis for Esthetics

30. Pediatric Dental Procedures

31. Sleep and Snoring

32. Sterilization and Disinfection

     Section A: Sterilization

     Section B: Disinfection

33. Communication

     Section A: Patient Communication

     Section B: Patient Management

34. Practice Management

     Section A: Establishing an Esthetic Dental Practice

     Section B: Managing an Esthetic Dental Practice

35. Evaluating Esthetic Materials