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Posterior Composite Masterclass:
A Comprehensive Guide to High-Quality Direct and Indirect Restorations


Date: TBD
Time: 8 AM - 5 PM
Location: Vancouver, BC

Please register below to join the waitlist for the 2025 workshop.


Course Outline:

This hands-on workshop will give you comprehensive guidelines and best practices for Direct and Indirect posterior composite restorations.

Learning Objectives:


  • Preparation Techniques: Detailed guidance on tooth preparation for direct and indirect restorations in posterior teeth.

  • Adhesive Techniques: Exploring different adhesive systems and their application for optimal bonding.

  • Material Selection: Understanding various composite materials and matrixes systems available for posterior restorations and their properties.

  • Layering Protocols: Understanding the principles of layering composite materials for natural aesthetics and functional strength.

  • Shade Matching, Finishing, and Polishing: Techniques for achieving lifelike esthetics in posterior restorations.

  • Clinical Cases and Demonstrations: Real-life case studies and demonstrations to illustrate application and best practices.

Course Schedule

Day 1:

  • ​Posterior teeth anatomy & occlusion

  • Cavity preparation and design

  • Matrix systems

  • Composite selection

  • Layering techniques

  • Shade selection

  • Bonding protocol

  • Light-curing protocol

  • Hands-On: Class I & Class II Direct Composite Restorations

Day 2:


  • Tooth preparation for indirect composite restorations

  • Deep margin elevation

  • Immediate dentin sealing

  • Temporary restoration

  • Adhesive Bonding of indirect composite restorations

  • Finishing and polishing of direct/ indirect restorations

  • Hands-On: Indirect Composite Restorations

The Speaker:

Dr. Renato Quirino Ramos is a Brazilian dentist with a focus on aesthetic dentistry. He has a specialization and master’s degree in

Operative Dentistry (UFSC, Brazil), training in Endodontics (IOA, Brazil) and in Implantology (UFSC, Brazil).


Currently, he is a Joint PhD student at UFSC (Brazil) and KU Leuven (Belgium). Having a lot of experience restoring anterior and posterior teeth with composites, he lectures courses on composite restorations with his Brazilian friend, Dr. Edson Araujo. Dr. Ramos has his private practice in Laguna, Santa Catarina, Brazil.

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Previous Workshop

May 4-5, 2024
Vancouver, BC
Posterior Composite Masterclass
AGD PACE program provider

BC Dental Study Club

Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.

Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.

10/1/2023 to 9/30/2025.  Provider ID# 421354

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