IDA/IUSD Academy of Continuing Education -Dr. Terry Donovan: Restoration of the Worn Dentition

Friday, November 7, 2014
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: The Willows on Westfiled, 6729 Westfield Blvd, Indianapolis 46220 [map]


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Terry Donovan, DDS
Restoration of Worn Dentition
The Willows on Westfield - Indianapolis, IN NEW LOCATION

“Solid, entertaining information on a subject I will see tomorrow in the office.”

Course Description

The number of patients presenting to dental offices with excessive loss of tooth structure is clearly increasing. This loss of tooth structure is often multi-factorial, and all potential etiologies of the wear must be considered before tackling extensive rehabilitative procedures. This presentation will analyze the various causes of tooth structure loss and present strategies to prevent further loss as well as reconstructive procedures to replace lost tooth structure.

Speaker Profile

Dr DonovanDr. Terry Donovan received his DDS from the University of Alberta in 1967, and practiced full time in Regina, Saskatchewan for 13 years. He received his Certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics from the University of Southern California in 1981. He was formerly Professor and Director of the Advanced Education in Prosthodontics Program at USC and was Chair of the Department of Restorative Dentistry there for many years. He was also the Associate Dean for General Practice and Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. He is currently Professor and Section Head for Biomaterials, Department of Operative Dentistry at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry at Chapel Hill. He has published extensively, and has lectured worldwide on restorative dentistry and materials science. He is a member of the ADA, CDA, North Carolina Dental Society, CAIC, the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, and a Fellow of the American College of Dentists. He is past Chairman of the American Dental Association’s Council on Dental Materials, Instruments and Equipment.

Course Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the clinical signs of chemical erosion at an early stage and implement the appropriate preventive strategies.
  • Understand the etiology and treatment options for bruxism.
  • Know when and how to open the vertical dimension of occlusion for patients exhibiting extreme wear.
  • Understand the multifactorial etiology of non-carious cervical lesions and options for treatment when indicated.
  • Understand the complex multidisciplinary procedures that often must be utilized when treating patients with worn dentitions.
  • Choose the optimum ceramic system to meet the needs of patients in specific clinical situations.

6 CE Hours

Time and Location

Registration starts at 8:00 am
Lecture begins at 9:00 am
Lunch (on your own) 11:45 -1:00 pm
Lecture will conclude by 4:00 pm

Held at the Willows on Westfield
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6729 Westfield Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46220


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