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Shade Science and 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.

This webinar by Dennis Urban, CDT offers participants improved esthetic communication techniques for the dentist and dental-office team members.

This webinar will feature fast, 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.
Don’t miss this educational and interactive Webinar.

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

Apr 9, 2020 08:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Dennis Urban CDT
General Manager / International Speaker @Dental Services Group
Dennis Urban, CDT brings 40+ years of dental technology field experience including lab management, technical training, sales & marketing, product development, and quality assurance. A seasoned dental lab manager by day, Dennis also balances being an eminent lecturer worldwide since 1985. His lectures and technical training programs span 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 chair-side conversions, shade communication, occlusion and soft liners. His technical articles have been published across the USA, 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. In addition, he was a past Cal Lab Board Member, current Board President on the National Board of Certification, and serves on the Advisory Board for IDT magazine.