Bridge Program Overview

Now with added modules on Endodontics and Implantology the 2019 Bridge Program will cover the full scope of private dentistry, allowing participants to become more rounded practitioners.

The eight modular programs will incorporate the most important aspects that all new graduates will need to make a success of private practice. This will include both the business and practice of dentistry.

The business of dentistry

  • Introduction into private practice
  • How to be the dental CEO
  • Building your own brand


 Your first patient:

  • From the first greeting to comprehensive treatment. How to take your patient on a journey of dentistry.
  • Diagnosing and planning in a step-by-step manner
  • DPL – the role of patient communication to prevent litigation


Simple Posterior direct restorations

  • Material choices, Cavity prep, Isolation, Bonding – the tools to success
  • Bulk Fill vs. Layering – what should I use and why
  • Getting the perfect contact – every time


Conservative Posterior ceramic restorations

  • The crown is dead – long live the tooth. How minimalistic porcelain restorations can make teeth and restorations last longer
  • The techniques to make all porcelain restorations that last
  • The ABC of bonding porcelain


Aesthetic Anterior direct restorations

  • The easiest way to wow patients – made even easier
  • The basics of anterior failure – envelope of function and how occlusion works in the front
  • The techniques to Simple and beautiful anterior restorations


Starting in implantology

  • Understanding the basics of implants
  • Diagnosis and communication with your specialist
  • The final restoration


The root to success in endodontics

  • Effective diagnosis and planning in endodontics
  • The use of rotary files to simplify treatment
  • Predictably sealing for long term success


Beautiful Anterior ceramic restorations

  • Using all porcelain restorations to create beautiful smiles
  • Planning and design – when to & when not to: The Choices
  • How a wax up and a great lab can help