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Shade Science & Communication: A Simplified Approach
Shade-selecting and matching is a highly critical process when trying to satisfy patient expectations. Shade selection is often perceived as secondary to the clinical process and may be subjective, producing unpredictable results. Industry wide, 30% of all remakes are due to shading errors.

The webinar conducted by Dennis Urban, CDT, offers improved aesthetic communication techniques for the dentist and dental office team members. The program will feature fast and predictable techniques that promote shade consistency. Additional topics covered will include in-office lighting conditions, digital photography, technical aids and material preferences for case planning.

• Science of Color
• Shade Perception
• Shade Reality
• Properties of Light
• Light Source Quality
• Light Conflicts in the Operatory
• Shade Taking Systems
• Communication of Color and Shades
• Shade Taking − Do’s and Don’ts
• Operator Influence in Shade Taking
• All Ceramic restorations, PFM’s and Denture shade taking
• Evidence-Based Shade Determination

This is a live, interactive one hour webinar. Questions will be answered and 1 CEU may be earned.

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Oct 28, 2021 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Dennis Urban, CDT
Director of Clinical Education @National Dentex
Dennis Urban, CDT brings 40+ years of dental technology field experience including lab management, technical training, sales and marketing, product development, and quality assurance. In addition to being a seasoned dental lab manager, Dennis has been an eminent lecturer worldwide since 1985. His lectures and trainings span many areas of dental technology, to include: denture set-ups, digital technology, denture processing, lab management, implant overdentures and bar design protocol, all on 4 and 6 case planning and chairside conversions, shade communication, occlusion and soft liners. His technical articles have been published in publications across the US, Canada and Europe. Dennis Urban has been President of both the Long Island Dental Laboratory Association and the Dental Laboratory Association of the State of New York. He was a Cal Lab Board Member, is the current Board President on the National Board of Certification and serves on the Advisory Board for IDT magazine.