Sunday, 3 March, 2024

31 Jul 2014 | Australasian Dental Practice

news > Spectrum > Page 24

Ivoclar Vivadent hosts 2nd International Symposium in London

Events

Endorsed by the King's College London Dental Institute, Ivoclar Vivadent hosted the International Expert Symposium entitled "The Quality of Esthetics" in London. World-renowned specialists discussed the latest materials and advanced clinical concepts to an audience of 750 delegates in June.


Robert Ganley, CEO of Ivoclar Vivadent AG and Darryl Muff, Managing Director Ivoclar Vivadent Ltd UK and Ireland opened proceedings with a welcoming address, highlighting their commitment to connect with clinicians and technicians through the continued dissemination of knowledge and education.

Dr James Russell and Rob Lynock (UK) looked at ethics in aesthetics, illustrating how, through close teamwork, the clinician and technician can ensure patients are provided with highly aesthetic restorations, whilst ensuring minimal preparation and preserving the tooth's healthy structure. Bart van Meerbeek (Belgium) discussed research into the most effective bonding approach, concluding that in most cases, a combination of the self-etch approach and the etch and rinse approach is necessary, even though the self-etch approach is often regarded as the most effective, with its ease-of-use and low-failure rate.

Dr Eric van Dooren (Belgium) and technician Murilo Calgaro (Brazil) discussed the general principles of ingot and shade selection with the IPS e.max system, placing great emphasis on lithium discillicate (LS2) with low translucency (LT) and medium opacity (MO) ingots for optimal, aesthetic results, whilst technician Michele Temperani (Italy) discussed all-ceramics and CAD/CAM technology as an ideal combination for greater aesthetic success.

Dr Markus Lenhard (Switzerland) demonstrated how Tetric EvoCeram Bulk Fill layering technique has revolutionised composite restorations to make procedures quicker and simpler. Van P. Thompson (USA) discussed monolithic crown CAD/CAM materials, looking at silicate and oxide ceramics, the problems of cone cracks and radial fractures and why Zirconia has become the material of choice.

Focusing on ultra-thin ceramic restorations, Dr Stefan Koubi (France) emphasised that keeping some of the dyschromia and working closely with the technician to achieve the ideal colour match was key. Supporting this, Dr Rafael Piñeiro Sande (Spain) stressed that diagnosis is most important part of treatment when aiming for the best aesthetic results, whilst Oliver Brix (Germany) demonstrated the experience with the IPS e.max system, exploring the limits in innovative dental design and how to work with nature.

Prof. Daniel Edelhoff (Germany) concluded the programme by looking at how to solve the problem of accelerated tooth wear due to dentine exposure, before Josef Richter, Chief Sales Officer of Ivoclar Vivadent AG, closed the Symposium by announcing Madrid, Spain, as the next venue for the 2016 Expert Symposium.

Experts Circle and Ivoclar Vivadent and Friends in London

Ivoclar Vivadent also hosted the "Experts Circle", a special event for opinion leaders and invited guests with lectures and a panel discussion on the increasing success of monolithic solutions in today's dentistry. On the eve of the Symposium, delegates were invited to the evening event "Ivoclar Vivadent and Friends in London" at the Natural History Museum.

Related Contacts

Management

Techniques

Clinical

Clinical

Stream the latest dental videos...
VITA ENAMIC STAINS Shade Characterization Tutorial

Sponsored Links...

Upcoming Events...

Mar 06 2024
Mar 09 2024
Mar 12 2024
Mar 13 2024
Mar 13 2024
Mar 14 2024

Expodental 2024

Madrid, SPAIN

Mar 15 2024
Mar 16 2024
Mar 21 2024

ADX24 Sydney

Sydney, AUSTRALIA

Mar 22 2024
Apr 05 2024
Apr 12 2024
Apr 16 2024

Dentists Behaving 'Very' Badly

Brisbane, AUSTRALIA

Apr 19 2024
Apr 19 2024

IDEM Singapore 2024

Singapore, SINGAPORE

Apr 23 2024
Apr 24 2024
May 01 2024
May 02 2024
May 09 2024
May 11 2024
May 14 2024
May 22 2024
May 24 2024
May 29 2024
May 30 2024
May 31 2024

Scottish Dental Show 2024

Glasgow, UNITED KINGDOM

May 31 2024

Famdent Show Mumbai 2024

Mumbai, INDIA

Jun 01 2024
Jun 06 2024
Jun 09 2024
Jun 11 2024
Jun 22 2024
Jul 16 2024
Jul 25 2024
Aug 23 2024
Aug 29 2024

Practical Endodontics Workshop

Sydney, AUSTRALIA

Sep 07 2024
Sep 14 2024
Sep 26 2024
Oct 03 2024
Oct 10 2024
Oct 17 2024

ADOHTA 2024 National Congress

Sydney, AUSTRALIA

Oct 24 2024
Nov 13 2024
Nov 29 2024
Mar 25 2025

IDS 2025

Cologne, GERMANY

May 08 2025