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Anterior Composites Using
Digital Design & 3D Matrix

AGD 250 Operative (Restorative) Dentistry
CE Credit:  8 or 16 Lecture/Participation

with Adam Hodges, DMD, PA

Saturday, October 19, 2024
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Maritime Conference Center
692 Maritime Blvd | Linthicum Heights
Building 3 | Room A300

Lunch is provided

Course Description:

Anterior composite treatments involving diastema closure and/or veneers are cases clinicians find difficult. The value of conservative treatment is obvious, but the skill set, and time required often lead some of us to avoid this treatment option. The promise of digital technology is simplification of workflow and predictability of outcomes. This program will introduce participants to a new custom printed matrix which can be used to make these cases more predictable with less chair time.  

Course Objectives:

Participants in this course will gain knowledge in the following areas:


  • The benefits of conservative anterior composite restorative options.  

  • Introduce a new technology that leverages lab produced digital design and 3D printing.  

  • Understand what types of cases are best accomplished using this matrix. 

  • Identify tips and tricks to success utilizing this 3D printed matrix. 

  • The advantages of using a custom matrix for placement of anterior composites.

  • Describe the digital and clinical workflows, and how to select cases, when using this new 3D-printed custom matrix

  • Demonstrate how to achieve esthetic outcomes through a series of clinical case reviews

About the Speaker:

Dr. Adam Hodges is a 2000 graduate of the Medical College of Georgia. He completed a general practice residency at Palmetto Richland Memorial hospital focused on surgical and cosmetic dentistry. He has maintained Hodges and Hodges Comprehensive Dental Medicine with his brother and formerly his father in Asheville, North Carolina, for 19 years. He is a graduate of the Pankey Institute, Spear Center, and LSU cosmetic continuum.





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