Aesthetic Crowns in Paediatric Dentistry

202120augAll DayAesthetic Crowns in Paediatric Dentistry(All Day: friday)(GMT+10:00) View in my time Event Organized ByMelbourne Dental SchoolDisciplinePaediatricsFormatHands-on,In-Person,Online

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Combining resilience with aesthetics, the use of paediatric zirconia crowns is an exciting treatment option for the restoration of primary teeth. This combined blended learning program has been developed to provide you with all the information you need to incorporate this clinical technique and build your practice. The online lecture component provides a comprehensive overview of the theoretical foundations and will be followed by a workshop providing practical training in the sizing, preparing, fitting and cementation of paediatric zirconia crowns. Clinical recommendations including case selection will be reviewed as well as practical tips to overcome common problems. This program will address potential issues, offering solutions for concerns about cementation, wear and durability to enable clinicians to offer this increasingly sought treatment alternative with confidence.

Program Delivery – Online Blended Learning and Hands-on Pre-clinical session

  • Online web lectures via Learning Management System, Canvas.
  • A short MCQ (multiple choice questions) to cement your knowledge on the lecture   topics. An additional one hour of Scientific CPD is awarded.
  • Online Live Q&A Session for follow up questions and interaction with the presenters.
  • Hands-on Pre-clinical lab session – this session is only available to participants who have first completed the online blended learning lectures, MCQ and Live Q&A session.

Major Topics

  • Aesthetics and paediatric dentistry – providing holistic, care for your patients
  • Case selection for aesthetic preformed crowns
  • Tooth preparation, fitting and cementation of zirconia crowns
  • Identifying and managing with complications

At the conclusion of the program participants should be able to:

  • To understand the evidence for and indications for zirconia crowns
  • To learn the steps involved in the placement of a zirconia crowns
  • To select appropriate cases for use of zirconia crowns


Speakers for this event

  • Dr James Lucas AM

    Dr James Lucas AM

    Leading Paediatric Dental Specialists in Australia

    Dr James Lucas AM is one of the leading paediatric dental specialists in Australia. He has extensive
    experience in paediatric dentistry and has been a consultant and Deputy Director of the Dental Department
    at the Royal Children’s Hospital of Melbourne. He is also a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of
    Melbourne and has acted as an examiner for postgraduate training throughout Australia. James has
    lectured extensively both in Australia and internationally and his areas of expertise are the management of
    dental trauma and the management of medically compromised children. He has published a number of
    research papers and book chapters and has also co-authored a children’s book about dentistry. James was
    a visiting consultant to the National Hospital of Odontostomatolgy in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam for 10 years
    where he was involved in education and a project in the evaluation and treatment of children suffering
    with cleft lip and palate in Southern Vietnam. James has been President of the Australasian Academy of
    Paediatric Dentistry and also the Australian and New Zealand Society of Paediatric Dentistry. In 2019 he
    was awarded the honour of being madea Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for services to Paediatric
    Dentistry and the dental community.

    Leading Paediatric Dental Specialists in Australia

  • Dr Mihiri Silva

    Dr Mihiri Silva

    BDSC(Hons) MDSc DCD (Paediatric Dentistry) PhD

    BDSC(Hons) MDSc DCD (Paediatric Dentistry) PhD


Melbourne Dental School

The mission of the Melbourne Dental School is to be a world-class, research-based school, offering education of the highest quality and to play a leading national and international role with particular relevance to the Asia-Pacific region.
720 Swanston Street, Carlton, VIC 3053

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All Day (Friday)(GMT+10:00) View in my time


$997 (inc GST)

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