Indirect-Restoration-SB (1)

Indirect Restorations


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Learn how to cut to perfect margins and create beautiful conservative tooth preparations.

This course allows you to offer indirect restorations other than crowns and avoid excessive post and crown fractures, and restore an endodontically treated tooth or the best post-core system. You may also improve your lab communication, crown fittings and avoid short margins.

Our goal is to help you make fixed prosthodontic procedures faster, easier and more predictable. This popular hands on course will enhance your knowledge on fast preparations, best build-up techniques, strongest and fastest posts and cores and getting the most from your cement as well as obtaining an optimum treatment plan of acceptance. You will be able to perform the best prostheses with long term predictable outcome upon completion of this course.

Course Objectives

  • Selection¬†criteria for crowns and bridges
  • Understanding the tooth anatomy and how this affects tooth preparation
  • Dimension requirements for various types indirect restorations
  • Identify and resolve common clinical problems
  • Assess an avoid undercuts and optimise taper and gingival health
  • Different types of crown margins and their significance
  • Protecting the art of impression making


Day 1

  • Comprehensive treatment planning
  • Materials for crown and bridges
  • Digital dental photography
  • Articulation and occlusal analysis
  • Shade selection and its importance
  • Diagnostic wax up
  • Matrix fabrication
  • Minimal intervention prosthetic preparations
  • Crown preparation techniques for anterior teeth

Day 2

  • Tooth coloured inlays and onlays
  • Immediate dentine sealing
  • Finish and polishing the preparation
  • Management of endodontically treated tooth – Endocrowns
  • Post and core – when to do?
  • Crown preparation techniques for posterior teeth
  • All ceramic and metal ceramic preparations

Day 3

  • Impression techniques
  • Tissue retraction techniques
  • Aesthetics temporaries
  • Finishing and polishing of temporaries
  • Temporary luting
  • Laboratory communication
  • Try in
  • Permanent luting
  • Finishing and polishing
  • Review

Course Coordinator

Dr. Karthikeyan Ponnusami

Dr Karthikeyan graduated in Dental Surgery from Maenakshi Ammal Dental Colege at “The Dr. Mgr Medical University” India in 2004. He later continued his studies at the Dental Institute in King’s College London where he received his Master’s in Clinical Dentistry in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics. He trained under leading Aesthetic and Prosthodontic Rehabilitation Specialists like Dr Mauro Fradeani, Dr Galip Gruel, Prof Brian Millar, Dr Christian Coachman and Dr Mario Basek. He is a Senior Clinical Lecturer and Specialist Prosthodontist at the Dental Faculty at Lincoln University College. He is also a Member of the European Prosthodontic Association.