Course Description


Designed to satisfy requirements for dentists with a special interest in restorative/fixed and removable prosthodontics or Level II practitioner status.

The practical part of the course has been separated from this online course for admin purposes, but it goes with this online course - please see Advanced Course in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry (Level II) - hands-on 2016/17.

Topics will include:

  • Comprehensive diagnosis and treatment planning for functional aesthetic dentistry
  • Advanced removable prosthodontics
  • Multidisciplinary treatment of complex cases
  • Adult orthodontic solutions
  • The adult orthodontic/restorative/implant interface
  • Tooth surface loss/restorative/aesthetic interface
  • Implant /restorative/aesthetic interface
  • Critical appraisal of the dental literature
  • Clinical photography
  • Advanced clinical occlusion
  • Implantology
  • Diagnosis and treatment of TMD disorders
  • Advanced Bioclear composites


Dominic Hassall

BDS MSc (Manc) FDS RCPS (Glasg) MRD RCS (Edin) FDS (Rest Dent) RCS (Eng) PGCert LTHE Restorative, Prosthodontic, Periodontal and Endodontic Specialist.

GDC Registered Specialist in Restorative, Prosthodontic and Periodontal Dentistry, Implantologist.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    04:59
    • Introduction online course (00:05)

    • Introduction - Downloadable Slides (PDF)

  • 2

    Module 1 - Appraisal of the Dental Literature, Clinical Techniques & Dental Materials

    42:27
    • Appreciation & critical appraisal dental literature, techniques & materials (00:14)

    • Evidence based medicine & dentistry & the hierarchy of evidence (00:17)

    • Critial appraisal exercise (00:12)

    • Module 1 - Reading Material

    • Module 1 - Discussion Board

    • Module 1 - Downloadable Slides (PDF)

    • Module 1 - Exam

  • 3

    Module 2 - Contemporary Advanced Treatment Planning

    53:53
    • Systematic risk based diagnosis, co-diagnosis & multidisciplinary treatment planning (00:20)

    • Multidisaplinary treatment planning excercise (00:34)

    • Module 2 - Reading Material

    • Module 2 - Discussion Board

    • Module 2 - Downloadable Slides (PDF)

    • Module 2 - Exam

  • 4

    Module 3 - Advanced Clinical Occlusion and TMD

    489:02
    • Introduction & functional anatomy of the masticatory system & assessment of TMJ, muscle health & occlusal disorders (01:01)

    • Envelopes of function (00:11)

    • Occlusal examination (00:15)

    • Treatment of TMD (temporomandibular) & occlusal disorders (00:25)

    • Treatment of the restricted envelope of function/anterior interference (00:08)

    • The role of splints in the treatment of occlusal & TMD disorders (00:21)

    • The role of occlusal adjustment in the treatment of occlusal & TMD disorders (00:29)

    • Clinical case demonstrating occlusal equilibration (00:13)

    • Clinical relevance centric relation — The key to reorganising the occlusion (00:16)

    • Recording centric relation with the Lucia jig & bimanual manipulation (00:12)

    • Clinical case demonstrating the use of bimanual manipulation to record centric relation & increase the OVD in an advanced tooth wear case (00:11)

    • Recording centric relation with long term deprogrammers & passive muscle contraction (00:11)

    • Myogenic neuromuscular recording of centric relation (00:05)

    • Recording centric relation with leaf gauges (00:18)

    • Clinical case recording centric relation with a long term deprogrammer & a restorative splint (00:15)

    • Clinical case demonstrating the use of a restorative splint in a severe night parafunctional case (00:07)

    • Clinical case demonstrating the use of a restorative splint in an advanced tooth wear case to control CR & OVD (00:11)

    • The role of the custom incisal guidance table (00:07)

    • Using diagnostic wax up & chair side provisional restorations to control the OVD/CR (00:04)

    • TMD examination (00:34)

    • Occlusal examination (00:23)

    • Splints deprogrammers & centric relation registration (00:42)

    • Semi-adjustable & avarage value articulators (00:19)

    • Face Bow record & model making (00:26)

    • Deprogrammers, bimanual manipulation and centric relation registration (00:26)

    • Model Mounting in CR (00:08)

    • Acccurate Alginate Impressions (00:08)

    • Module 3 - Reading Material

    • Module 3 - Discussion Board

    • Module 3 - Downloadable Slides (PDF)

    • Module 3 - Exam

  • 5

    Module 4 - Complex Treatment

    254:49
    • Patterns, prevalence & prevention tooth surface loss & restorative treatment strategies (00:33)

    • Localised anterior tooth surface loss & the Dahl concept, direct composite Dahl & palatal shims (00:42)

    • Treatment of generalised tooth surface loss (Composite, crowns & onlay/inlays) (00:33)

    • Treatment of generalised tooth surface loss (Over/onlay dentures) (00:47)

    • Advanced partial dentures - Advanced partial denture design (00:24)

    • Advanced partial dentures - Successful advanced partial denture design — clinical case (00:06)

    • Advanced partial dentures - Precision crowns to aid denture retention & stability (00:07)

    • Advanced partial dentures - Flexible partial dentures (00:07)

    • Advanced partial dentures - Aesthetic aspects of dentures (00:03)

    • Precision attachments - The coping / telescopic denture (00:02)

    • Precision attachments - The locator precision attachment (00:08)

    • Precision attachments - The magnetic precision attachment (00:16)

    • Precision attachments - Subcopings / telescopic crowns (00:17)

    • The shortened dental arch concept & treatment strategies when it fails (00:21)

    • Replacement of traditional composites with Bioclear (00:15)

    • Module 4 - Reading Material

    • Module 4 - Discussion Board

    • Module 4 - Downloadable Slides (PDF)

    • Module 4 - Exam

  • 6

    Module 5 - Advanced Implantology

    227:44
    • Implant treatment planning save or extract, teeth or implants & implant survival/success (00:29)

    • Biologic & aesthetic based implant selection for long term functional & aesthetic stability (00:15)

    • Risk based aesthetic implant assessment (00:10)

    • Implant aesthetic & bone quality classification (00:16)

    • Role CBCT in 3D implant planning & general applications (00:21)

    • Abutment & crown selection for single implants in the aesthetic zone (00:11)

    • Restorative & aesthetic aspects of the anterior implant bridge (00:18)

    • Implant assisted dentures (00:31)

    • Restorative, material, functional & occlusal considerations in the full arch implant case (00:36)

    • Implant maintenance issues (00:13)

    • Occlusal issues in implant dentistry (00:13)

    • Restorative strategy for linking teeth & implants (00:08)

    • Orthodontic implants (00:04)

    • Module 5 - Reading Material

    • Module 5 - Discussion Board

    • Module 5 - Downloadable Slides (PDF)

    • Module 5 - Exam

  • 7

    Module 6 - Orthodontic Interface

    185:36
    • Introduction (00:12)

    • Case 1 - The Dahl concept and palatal shims (00:08)

    • Case 2 - The implant interface (00:10)

    • Case 3 - The role of short term orthodontics in the restoration of protective canine guidance, cross bite correction and crowding (00:33)

    • Case 4 - The role of lingual orthodontics in the correction of the deep overbite case/restricted envelope, correction excess singical display and provision canine guidance // Risk based diagnosis and treatment (00:26)

    • Case 5 - The role of long term conventional in space creation for anterior restorations, cross bite correction and correction of class III malocclusion (00:13)

    • Case 6 - Long term conventional and lingual correction of increased over jet, overbite and lower incisor crowding // Post orthodontic correction of tooth and gingival asymmetry and restoration papilla and golden proportions (00:06)

    • Case 7 - Use of short term orthodontics in the correction of the restricted envelope of function, TMD symptoms and bone regeneration (00:11)

    • Case 8 - Use of long term conventional orthodontics to correct lack of canine guidance prior to potential restorative/implant treatment (00:08)

    • Case 9 - Use of long term conventional orthodontics in a complex case to correct lack of protective canine guidance, midline shift, restorative spaces and restorative space for peg shaped lateral incisor (00:13)

    • Short Term Orthodontics - Presented by Sean Power (00:44)

    • Module 6 - Reading Material

    • Module 6 - Discussion Board

    • Module 6 - Downloadable Slides (PDF)

    • Module 6 - Exam

  • 8

    Module 7 - Advanced Bridgework

    65:03
    • The complex crown, bridge, implant & aesthetic case with endodonitic & occlusal issues (00:30)

    • The hemisection bridge & crown (00:20)

    • Using the natural tooth as a pontic in adhesive bridgework (00:09)

    • The problem of last standing tooth (00:32)

    • Module 7 - Reading Material

    • Module 7 - Discussion Board

    • Module 7 - Downloadable Slides (PDF)

    • Module 7 - Exam