Battle of the Bonds
In this one-day lecture and workshop program, Dr Mandikos will cover the relevant theory ofdentine bonding, to ensure attendees understand how bonding works, and what each of
In this one-day lecture and workshop program, Dr Mandikos will cover the relevant theory of
dentine bonding, to ensure attendees understand how bonding works, and what each of the
different systems available actually does. He will demystify bonding protocols and bust a few
“Urban Myths” along the way.
Then, in a fun and semi-competitive environment, attendees will make their own bond testing
specimens with their preferred bond. They will then test their bond strengths in our special bond
strength testing machine. It will be Dentist versus Dentist as course attendees go head to head,
to see who can achieve the title of Top Bondodontist !
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- How dentine and enamel bonding work
- A review of the different bonding systems
- Evidence based techniques – how to bond properly
- How good is your system ? Do your own testing of
- your own bond!
- When to use silanes and metal primers
- Learn how to assess new dentine bonding systems
- The role of the new Universal Adhesives – are they the future?
Speakers for this event
Dr Michael Mandikos
Dr Michael Mandikos
Dr Michael Mandikos is a registered specialist in Prosthodontics. He received his Bachelor of Dental Science Degree with Honours, from the University of Queensland and in 1998 he completed a three-year residency program at the State University of New York at Buffalo (USA), graduating with a Certificate in Prosthodontics and Masters Degree in Biomaterials. He has researched composite resin materials and published research papers in Australian and international journals on clinical and dental materials topics, as well as many clinical technique articles in local dental magazines.
Michael is a Visiting Specialist Prosthodontist to the University of Queensland Dental School and formerly to the Royal Australian Air Force. He is a reviewer for several Journals including the Australian Dental Journal and Quintessence International and is a product evaluator for several dental companies.
Michael has presented continuing education programs at Dental meetings throughout Australia, Southeast Asia and the USA and maintains a Private Practice limited to Implant and Restorative Dentistry in Graceville in Brisbane’s Inner West
All Day (Friday)(GMT+11:00) View in my time
$1450 + GST