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

Excellence and Innovations in Composites: Direct Anterior Techniques and the "No-Prep" Ultra-Conservative Treatment of Anterior and Posterior Tooth Wear

May 1 - 4, 2019

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Didier Dietschi,
D.M.D., Ph.D.

Curriculum Vitae
Reasons to join this course: 


This interactive hands-on course is featuring the state-of-the-art on all aspects of direct composite in the smile frame. Participants will also learn innovative protocols to rebuild the worn dentition to manage abrasions and erosion cases with a very minimally invasive approach.

Participants will learn
»    Free-hand bonding – the primary treatment option for anterior teeth
»    Perfect understanding of shading concept and optical properties
»    Conservative, biological, and esthetic solutions to many problems
»    Diastema closure, peg lateral build-up, large class IV, large form corrections
»    Nonorthodontic correction of minor tooth malposition
»    Establishing  lateral guidance on worn down canines


The benefit for you
»    Overcome the drawbacks in composites related to former systems and methods
»    Learn the "Natural Layering Concept" &  appropriate selection of composite brands
»    Learn how to use the potential of direct techniques in the smile frame
»    Learn the mock-up and wax-up techniques in more complex situations
»    Achieve predictably outstanding natural and most esthetic results


Raise your anterior esthetic treatment to the highest level. 

Explore, enjoy and take this course
»    Interceptive treatment of abrasions and erosion - diagnosis of early signs
»    Create a new occlusal scheme and vertical dimension
»    Smile line and aesthetics in different degrees of toothe wear
»    Different treatment options accroding to the tooth wear extend

For the detailed program.PDF click here


Discover a new world of dental education

"This was a high quality course in an outstanding venue ran by amazing people. It was worth every cent!"
Rick Walter, General Practitioner, Philadelphia, PA


"I was very impressed with the quality of the hands on and lecture content of the course and facility. The material learnt was immediately applicable to me and my practice upon learning. Excellent job Didier and Bob."
Rashmi Patel, General Practitioner, Torrington, CT


"I will forever practice dentistry differently. Thank you."
Jonathan Bauter, General Practitioner, Boise, ID


"This is one of the best courses I have been to. Didier is an exceptional speaker and the knowledge and enthusiasm he brings to his course is contagious! I am looking forward to going to the clinic on Monday morning and practicing the skills I have learnt here today. I would recommend Didier and IDEA to anyone who wants to do exceptional dentistry EVERYDAY in a predictable manner."
Anu Shrestha, General Practitioner, London, United Kingdom

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:

$ 9,680 "Hotel" Option
$ 9,080 "No Hotel" Option

CE Credits: