POWERlooking: Strenthening the Dental Eye
About this Seminar
You need to understand what an esthetic smile is before you can create one.
There are a number of variables that must be mastered and implemented in order to achieve an esthetic result . This course will provide attendees with the foundation necessary to objectively evaluate dental esthetics and immediately apply these principles to daily practice.
Course attendees will learn to:
- Apply principles of smile design and
analysis of proportions
- Integrate mathematical algorithms of dental esthetics to smile design
- Understand the impact of shape and texture on tooth form
- Utilize hue, value and chroma to determine color for anterior restorations
- Understand the components of the polychromatic incisal edge
- Effectively communicate desired outcomes to the patient and laboratory
- Correct the “non-esthetic” smile
About Dr. Arthur Volker
Dr. Volker graduated from the Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery. He is the Chairman of the New Dentist Committee and a member of the Continuing Education Committee for the New York State Academy of General Dentistry. He was a clinical attending at the Coler-Goldwater Specialty Hospital and Nursing Facility on Roosevelt Island, and is in private practice in New York. Dr. Volker has published articles and lectures on various topics, including cosmetic dentistry, minimally invasive dentistry, dental materials, and dental implants.
Dr. Volker is a Key Opinion Leader for several dental manufacturers, and has been involved in the testing and development of dental products and materials. He has also served as a consultant to dental laboratories. Additionally, Dr. Volker is involved in dental materials research, particularly in the field of ceramics and dental implants.