October 16, 2023

Location: Distillery 244, 244 N. Mosley, Wichita

Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (doors open at 8:00 a.m.)

Lunch and snacks provided for each registrant.

Susan McMahon, DMD, AAACD, FAGD
A New Generation for Cosmetic Dentistry: Delivering the Selfie Smile

Total CEs: 6 credit hours

A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, Dr. McMahon enjoys one of the largest cosmetic dental practices in Western Pennsylvania. She is accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and an invited Fellow of the prestigious American Society for Dental Aesthetics and a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry. An author and lecturer, Dr. McMahon has devoted her professional career to the pursuit of advanced technologies in cosmetic and minimally invasive dentistry. She is a past clinical instructor in Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry at the University of Pittsburgh. She has been the Director of New Product Evaluation and a Speaker for Catapult Education. She frequently lectures across the United States and internationally on minimally invasive dentistry and conservative cosmetic dentistry for teenagers and young adults. She had been honored as a Top Dentist over 20 times. She has also been voted by her peers as a Top Pittsburgh Dentist every year for over two decades.

Course Description:

Appearance and self-esteem have long been intertwined. So, as our social media and selfie culture continues to grow, it’s no surprise that more and more people are seeking out cosmetic dentistry as a way to enhance their appearances. The dental world has taken notice and we need to respond with conservative ways to satisfy our patient’s desires for ideal smiles. This course will cover treatments from ultraconservative enamel enhancements and direct composite solutions to minimal prep/no prep veneers. Discover the secrets to identifying patient’s cosmetic desires, learn new easy but beautiful techniques and learn effective dialogue for case acceptance.

  • Boost their Confidence and Boost your Bottom line.
  • Enamel enhancements : Visible White Lesion (VWL) removal, Brown staining removal, Whitening and Whitening Combination treatments.
  • Direct composite bonding. Finishing techniques for beautiful surface texture and anatomy. Diastema Closure. Additive finessing of the smile. Easy Direct Composite Veneers.
  • Gingival sculpting for framing the smile.
  • Applied Smile Design. Combining individual tooth, gingival and global smile treatments. Minimal/No preparation porcelain veneers.

Learning Objectives:

  • Give confidence to recognize and assess your patients’ cosmetic desires.
  • Develop clinical skills for comprehensively diagnosing, preparing, placing and finishing conservative restorations.
  • Attain step by step protocol for applied smile design for combination treatments that boost their confidence and boost your bottom line.

The WDDS wishes to recognize the following sponsors for Dr. McMahon’s presentation:

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