Everyday problem-solving for general Dentists with Composites and Crowns

Everyday problem-solving for general Dentists with Composites and Crowns

Come and learn about solving the everyday problems that we have in our day-to-day restorative dentistry from Dr Gil Watson, a highly experienced Prosthodontist.   From new graduates to experienced practitioners there will be tips and tricks that we can apply from Monday morning. 



Topics will include:  

Class 2 composites:

  • Ensure broad contacts.
  • How to deal with wide proximal boxes.
  • Creating good contacts with back-to-back fillings. 
  • Dealing with subgingival and or uneven margins.

Anterior class 3: 

  • ensuring correct curvature and smooth contacts.

Indirect materials:

  • How to decide which material to use? 
  • How to decide on whether cementing or bonding is appropriate.
  • When to Crown and when to Onlay? 


  • Where to put the margin? To include the non-carious cervical lesion or manage this separately? 
  • Managing subgingival margins.
  • Occlusal reduction technique/measuring.
  • Finishing preparation technique. 

Managing impression techniques

  • Conventional Impressions vs Scanning - pros, cons and limitations


Proudly sponsored by Aluro Healthcare.  All course attendees will go into the draw to win a Cosmedent Starter Pack Bundle valued at $750 


Cosmedent package includes:

  • Renamel Microhybrid Syringe - perfect dentin replacement due to its high strength and opacity.
  • Renamel Microfill Syringe - simulates enamel with its high polish and long-term wear resistance.
  • Renamel Nano Syringe - universal aesthetic composite.
  • Enamelize 3gm - dental composite polishing paste.
  • Flexidisc Mini Starter Kit - aluminium oxide discs in coarse medium, fine and super fine + mandrels.
  • FlexiBuffs Mini - felt coated dental polishing buffs.


Friday 13 September:  9.00am - 4.00pm.  Registration and refreshments from 8.30am.

Event Properties

Event Date Friday, 13th September 2024 09:00 AM
Event End Date Friday, 13th September 2024 04:00 PM
Cut off date Monday, 09 September 2024
Individual Price $375 inc gst for ADA members
Location Seminar Room, Ground Floor, NZDA House, 1/195 Main Highway, Ellerslie

Group Rate

#Registrants Rate/Person ()
1 375.00
2 375.00
3 375.00