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

Esthetic Posterior Restorations: Mastering Direct, Semi-direct and Indirect Techniques

April 11 - 14, 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 intense hands-on course is featuring all aspects of posterior bonded restorations. You will receive the state-of-the art in minimally-invasive concepts for direct, semi-direct and indirect techniques in composite and ceramics. We have entered the "post amalgam / post full crown” era. This course will present the foundations of this evolution based on scientific evidence and clinical experience.


Participants will learn

»    A new biomimetic approach to restorative dentistry

»    Use of "tooth-like" restorative materials,  such as composite resins and porcelain

»    Use of a hard tissue bond, such as enamel and dentin bonding

»    Direct, semi-direct & indirect techniques in composite & ceramics, incl. CAD/CAM


The benefit for you

»    Learn to decide the best choice of treatment for the most predictable outcome

»    Receive one-on-one mentoring and clear guidelines for your specific questions

»    Return to your practice more enthusiastic and confident


Raise your restorative treatment to the highest level.


Explore, enjoy and take this course

»    Advantages of bonded restorations over traditional approaches

»    Optimal use of current restorative systems

»    Preparation design; Principles of tooth preparation for bonded restorations 

»    Dentin bonding protocol: rationale for an immediate dentin sealing protocol

»    Luting procedures for bonded restorations

»    Preparation and fabrication of class II and onlay restorations, including CAD/CAM


Discover a new world of dental education


“Highly recommended course with an excellent educator who inspires. There will be a paradigm shift in how I run my practice and approach dental materials and restorations.”

Khoo Huan Ding, General Practitioner, Singapore


This has been one of the most intense but entirely engaging and career transforming courses I have ever attended. Pascal Magne is an indisputable genius and an extremely generous teacher.”

Gaynor Langley, General Practitioner, London, UK

IDEA has captured the essence of outstanding Continuing Education with superior service, outstanding facilities and masterful teaching. Pascal Magne ranks among the very best instructors in my 36 years of Continuing Education.”

Stuart Nunnally, General Practitioner, Marble Falls, TX.

Great facility, and great people. This particular course will certainly change the way I treat my patients going forward. Pascal Magne is as advertised; passionate and very generous educator.”

Dr. Karene Blair, General Practitioner, Mandeville, Jamaica

This course was a Paradigm shift from the way I was practicing adhesive dentistry. Dr. Magne provided a process of being conservative and protecting the dentition. He also provided the tools to accomplish this.”

Danute Abriani, General Practitioner, Willoughby, OH

To be the best, mix with the best. Good speaker, like minded colleagues. Great giving experience for a young dentist.”

Kelvin Chua, General Practitioner, Singapore, Singapore

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

    Intense 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: