|There are 2 ways to
take Dr. Bassett's course:
1. In a class environment with multiple
2. In a one-on-one environment
This course is designed for the general practitioner who
desires a one-on-one hands-on learning experience in
cosmetic dentistry. Each dentist will restore an cosmetic
case on his or her own patient under the direct supervision
of Dr. Joyce Bassett at her dental office.
Advantages for participants:
* You will learn by actually doing the procedures in a
controlled environment utilizing one of your own patients.
In addition you may bring your dental assistant who will
also be trained at the same time.
* This course is given on Fridays since most dentists take
off that day. Therefore, there is no loss of production in
* You will strengthen your relationships with your
*You will be able to perform restorative cosmetic dentistry
with confidence allowing you to incorporate a new procedure
with the potential to increase your production
Requirements for case approval:
1. A current full mouth series of radiographs
2. A full mouth periodontal charting
3. No joint pathology, pain, or occlusal dysfunction.
4. Maxillary and manidibular diagnostic casts.
5. A narrative report outlining your treatment plan with your
patients anticipated goals.
6. Photographs of your patient. Please include a portrait showing
their natural smile and an identically framed retracted view
portrait displaying the teeth to be restored.
AACD before series accreditation photographs on slide or digital.
8. The cases brought to the center are learning cases. They are
not to be presented for accreditation review.
9. All necessary equipment and materials will be provided at the
course. You may want to bring preferred magnifications.
PLEASE DO NOT SEND ORIGINAL DOCUMENTATION OR MATERIALS WE WILL
BE RETURNING THIS CASE MATERIAL TO YOU.
KEEP IT SIMPLE PLEASE
8 or 10 units of maxillary anterior veneers or a combination of
veneers, crowns, bridges and composite bonding.
You are looking for a case that presents with light discoloration, fluorosis, small diastema
closure, worn dentition and
Each dentist will have an AACD accredited member to guide
you through the preparation to the insertion of your case. The focus
will be on treatment planning, smile design, preparation design,
use of preparation guides, impression techniques, temporization and the art of recountouring.
State of the art cementation and adhesion techniques along with
laboratory communication, practice management, marketing and case
presentation skills will be taught.
Our experience has shown to be the
easiest patients to use in a learning environment is a staff or
a family member that is in need of 8-10 veneers. If a staff
member is used as your patient this member will have a
beautifully restored smile and will aide you in showcasing your
cosmetic abilities to future cosmetic patients.
Patrick Dental Studio will bill you for the diagnostic wax-up fee
of $50 per unit before the start of the course. The
veneer fee of $400 per unit will be paid prior to the
insertion of your case at the second session.
To be determined and based upon the laboratory you choose to build
Temporaries will be made chair side utilizing Luxatemp temporary
material created from your wax-up at no extra charge to you.
You and one staff member will be provided with complimentary
breakfast and lunch. If you have any dietary restrictions please let
us know at once. Our cocktail dinner party will be held on Friday of
the course at Dr Bassett's Paradise Valley home. An authentic
Lebanese dinner will be served. All participants of the course
are welcome to attend and the dress code is casual.
Our graduation Celebration will be held on the second Friday
at Dr Bassett's Paradise Valley home. An authentic Lebanese dinner
will be served. All participants of the course are welcome to attend
and the dress code is casual.
Bassett's 6,000 square foot learning center is on a site adjacent to
a hotel. All hotel and travel needs will be coordinated with Mary
at the center.