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Adventure & Learn: Hawaii 2014

February 3 - February 7, 2014
The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui

Join us for this exciting, unique learning opportunity...
not to be missed!

All-Ceramic Restorations in 2014: Clinical steps

Dr. Nasser Barghi

Nasser Barghi, DDS is Professor and Head of the Division of Esthetic Dentistry in the Department of Restorative Dentistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School, in San Antonio, Texas. He has presented more than 500 didactic and hands-on clinical courses in over 30 countries. Dr. Barghi has authored and co-authored over 240 articles and abstracts and has completed a great amount of research on bonding new esthetic materials and etched porcelain bonded restorations.
Dr. Barghi is a member of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics and the International Association for Dental Research. He is past president of the American Equilibration Society.

From Enamel to Zirconia. How to optimize and benefit from current adhesive materials and techniques for all bonding substrates.

Dr. Ricardo Carvalho and Dr. Adriana Manso

Ricardo Carvalho, DDS, PhD received his DDS (1986) and his Ph.D (1993) from the University of São Paulo, Bauru School of Dentistry, Bauru, SP, Brazil. He was a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Biomaterials, University of Alabama at Birmingham, post-doc and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology at Georgia Health Sciences University, and Visiting Professor in several other dental schools in the USA and Japan. Dr. Carvalho has taught Operative Dentistry, Dental Materials and Prosthodontics at University of São Paulo, Brazil (1988-2011), University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA (2008- 2009); and is currently at the University of British Columbia. He has authored, co-authored over 180 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals, 7 books and book chapters, and several other technical publications in the field of Restorative Dentistry and Dental Biomaterials.
Adriana Pigozzo Manso, DDS, MSc, PhD received her dental degree from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Londrina, Parana, Brazil in 1992. She became a specialist in Endodontics in 1995 and in Operative Dentistry in 2001. Her MSc degree in Operative Dentistry in 2005, and PhD degree in Dental Materials in 2009 were both received from the University of São Paulo. She was full time in private practice for 14 years. In 2001 she started her teaching activities at Specializations Courses in Operative Dentistry in Brazil. In 2008-2009 she worked as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Operative Dentistry at the College of Dentistry at the University of Florida. She joined UBC in December 2011 as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Biomaterials Division at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada. Dr. Manso has authored or co-authored 15 scientific articles in peer reviewed international journals, 3 book chapters, and 4 articles in technical magazines. She is also reviewer of Operative Dentistry and Journal Biomedical Materials Research. She has scientific and clinical special interest in dentin bond durability, adhesive systems, resin composites and dental cements.

What are these drugs our dental patients are taking?

Dr. Charles Shuler

Charles F. Shuler, DMD, PhD is the Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of British Columbia. Prior to UBC he was a faculty member at the University of Southern California for 18 years. At USC he served as the Director of the University of Southern California Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology holding an endowed chair position as the George and Mary Lou Boone Professor of Craniofacial Molecular Biology. He also served as the Director of the Graduate Program in Craniofacial Biology and the Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs at the USC School of Dentistry. Dr. Shuler received his B.S. in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin, his D.M.D. from Harvard School of Dental Medicine, his Ph.D. in Pathology from the University of Chicago and his Oral Pathology specialty education at the University of Minnesota and the Royal Dental College, Copenhagen, Denmark. He has been active in assessing and managing clinical oral pathology patients with soft and hard tissue lesions. He maintains an active research program funded by the United States National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research that is focused on evaluating the molecular regulation of the secondary palate to better understand the etiology of cleft palate birth defects.

Conference Fees:

$965 - Dentist
$595 - CDA / RDH technicians and auxiliaries

Tuition fee includes seminar kit, continental breakfasts, breaks and relevant course materials. 17 hours of instruction

Course cancellation:
Full refunds less a $50.00 service charge will be granted for cancellations made 60 days prior to the course. Cancellations made between 30 and 60 days prior to the first day of the program will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made less than thirty days prior to the first day of the program.

Hotel Reservations and Airfares
Special airfares and hotel reservations have been arranged for course members that are not available to the general public. We have negotiated special direct flight rates and very attractive room rates at the Kea Lani Resort that are not available to the public, and cannot be matched on-line! Please call Jane Patrick at North South Travel 604-717-1751 or email to book today!

Travel questions? Please call Jane at North South Travel 604-717-1751. She will be happy to arrange all your travel requests, from rental cars to upgrading rooms to arranging flights.

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Continuing Dental Education
The University of British Columbia
#105-2194 Health Sciences Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3

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