Pierpaolo Cortellini
  Didier Dietschi
  Ken Hovden
  Fouad Khoury
  Charles Khoury
  Heike Kraemer
  Robert Lamb
  Pascal Magne
  Snjezana Pohl
  Sadao Sato
  Luis H. Schlichting
  Dennis Tarnow
  Jordan West
  John West
  Giovanni Zucchelli
  Otto Zuhr

Predictable Anterior Aesthetics and Longevity with Bonded Porcelain Restorations

January 17 - 20, 2019

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Pascal Magne,
Dr. med. dent., M.Sc., Ph.D.

Curriculum Vitae
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Reasons to join this course: 


This course is a unique hands-on opportunity to upgrade your skills in anterior bonded restorations. Esthetics and function are equal concerns in restor­ati­ons. However, the excessive strength of conventional prosthetic crowns can transfer tremendous stress to the roots and can result in root fractures. Therefore, the modula­tion of strength should be considered to avoid catastrophic failures.


Participants will learn

»    Modern concepts in restorative dentistry with new solutions

»    How the combination of both composites and ceramics reproduce the original stiffness of a tooth


The benefit for you

»    Receive clear answers and guidelines to your specific questions

»    Return to your practice as a more enthusiastic and confident professional

»    Provide the best possible treatment for your patients


Raise your esthetic restorative dentistry to the highest level.


Explore, enjoy and take this course

»    Biomimetics: definition and biomechanical principles

»    Evolution of indications for bonded ceramic restorations: new scientific evidence

»    Predictable aesthetics -  ideal protocol to “blue print” to definitive restoration

»    Diagnostic approach: additive wax-up and acrylic mock-up

»    Modern composite resin technology including dentin adhesives

»    Optimal features of porcelain, ideal surface characteristics, biomechanical longevity

»    Optical effects from within the tooth and ideal ceramics  - the ultimate in esthetics

»    Tooth preparation techniques principles, immediate dentin bonding, provisional

»    Luting procedures, finishing and maintenance protocol


Discover a new world of dental education


“This has been an extraordinary 4 days of connecting so many dots in my clinical experience. To meet together with such a diverse group of clinicians has been a privilege as we share our experience together. Pascal has raised the bar of excellence as I move forward in my practice life. As I anticipated, this has been without a doubt, a career highlight. Pascal, you are inspirational! Thank you!"

Blaine Cairns, General Practitioner, Pitt Meadows, BC, Canada 


"This was the first comprehensive review of veneers and in general in "bonding" that I have taken in 20 years. Clearly I will be making sigificant changes in my clinical practice. Michel and Pascal are outstanding educators."
John Rinehart, General Practitioner, Danville, PE


“This is definitely the best course I have ever been to, so is the facility. I would love to come back for more."

John Cheng, Periodontist, Taichung, Taiwan


"Facility is the best I have ever seen. No expense spared. Great getting to know the other dentists that are from all over the world and at similar points in their educational development. The meals together were very important for exchange of ideas and questions."
Donald Welsh Jr., General Practitioner, Portsmouth, NH


"This course is outstanding. Amazing lectures, loaded with useful information. It is worth every penny and I highly recommend it to all the dentists who treat their profession more than an everyday duty."
Maciej Chmurzynski, General Practitioner, Warszawa, Poland


"Amazing course - intense, but inspiring!!! Will totally help me refine my techniques for the continuation of excellence. Great to have Pascal - a genius!! Thank you so much. You are all great."
Debra Thorsheim, General Practitioner, Wes Des Moines, IA


Course Package includes:
  • Exciting Course Days
    World renowned instructors. The best in their field.
    Small groups. One-on-one mentoring.

    Hands-on training.
    Bring your own cases. Discuss techniques and issues relevant to your practice.
    Networking with like-minded professionals from around the world.
    Independent. All
     honorariums are paid by IDEA.
  • Advanced Course Materials
    State-of-the-art facility that sets the standard.
    Equipment, instruments, course supplies, and hand-outs.
  • Transportation
    Local transportation between the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and IDEA's partner hotel, and between the partner hotel and the IDEA facility.
  • Hotel
    Accommodations at the partner hotel, beginning the night prior to the course and ending the morning after the course. An additional guest can stay for free with you in the hotel.
  • Meals
    IDEA’s in-house chef serves breakfast and lunch, daily freshly prepared. You will also enjoy a "Welcome" Reception and "Networking" Dinner on the first evening and the "Graduation Ceremony" and "Celebration" Dinner on the last evening of the course. 

All Inclusive
Course Package:

$ 9,980 "Hotel" Option
$ 9,380 "No Hotel" Option

CE Credits: