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⭐ Simplifying Posterior Composite Restorations – Bulk Fill and Bioactive Materials

September 25

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In this lecture/hands-on course, Dr. Lowe will discuss and demonstrate techniques to create morphologically precise direct posterior composite restorations. An emphasis will be placed on the use bulk fill materials, including flowable resins, to help decrease layering in simplify posterior composite placement. Bioactive “smart” materials also offer an interesting restorative option. Learn when and where the use of these materials is indicated. Today’s composite restorative materials in combination with finishing techniques will enable simple, yet “world class” placement of stat-of-the-art restorations for your patients tomorrow!

Course Objectives:

  • Discuss bulk fill restorative alternatives and their use.
  • Learn where bio active materials can help in the restorative process.
  • to discuss how sectional matrix can accurately reproduce contact and contour for proximal surfaces.
  • to learn techniques to manage soft tissues when placing composite resins.
  • finishing and polishing techniques that create natural surface texture and reflection.

You will learn hands-on:

  • Class I and II composite restorations using bulk fill restorative materials.
  • Indications for the use of bioactive bases and liners.
  • Minimally invasive preparation using fissurotomy and smart burs.
  • Class V bioactive composite restoration.


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Diplomate, American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry

Dr. Lowe received his DDS, magna cum laude, from Loyola University School of Dentistry in 1982. He completed a one-year dental residency, in Restorative and Rehabilitative Dentistry, Aesthetic Dentistry, Periodontics, Prosthodontics, Sedation Dentistry, and completed a rotation in Surgical Anesthesia. He has taught Restorative and Rehabilitative Dentistry at Loyola University and has presented continuing education each year since graduation. Dr. Lowe has maintained a full-time private practice for 30+ years and is a world recognized clinician in the field Cosmetic and Rehabilitative Dentistry.

Dr. Lowe has authored and published articles in highly respected Dental Publications, some of which he sits on their editorial boards. He has also contributed to dental textbooks. He is a consultant for a number of prominent dental manufacturers worldwide and is active as a key opinion leader in the development of new materials and techniques. In the area of Laser Dentistry. He has helped to pioneer and publish on several laser assisted cosmetic procedures and is a founding member of the World Clinical Laser Institute.

Member of:  American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and American Society of Dental Aesthetics.
Fellowships in: Academy of General Dentistry, International College of Dentists, Academy of Dentistry International, Pierre Fauchard Academy, American College of Dentists, and International Academy of Dento-Facial Aesthetics.
Awards: 2004 he received the Gordon Christensen Outstanding Lecturer. 2005, he received Diplomate status on the American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry.

Dr. Lowe is consistently named to the “Top 100 Clinicians in Dentistry” by Dentistry Today.

Wednesday, September 25, 2024
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | 7 participation credit hours
IN-PERSON at the Rutgers School of Dentistry
$395 Dentists | Code: 25D0205

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September 25


Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
50 12th Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103


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