With so much emphasis placed on restoring class II composite restorations in the CE arena, sometimes, the full scope of composite restorations is forgotten.
Class IV’s and V’s have their own challenges and pain points. Predictable and lasting adhesion, prep design, placement, finish & polish and matrix challenges are worthwhile but often neglected topics.
This dynamic course will cover all of this and more! Participants will learn:
CDHBC QAP Competency –
Dr. Hakim has balanced private practice and dental education for over 21 years in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has a true passion for restorative dentistry ranging from complex rehabilitation to optimal and conservative single tooth restoration. He is Vice Chair of the Department of Restorative Dentistry at University of the Pacific and is course director for “Occlusion, TMJ & Advanced Restorative Concepts”. He is also a director in the “Esthetic and Complex Care Clinic” at Pacific.
Dr. Hakim has lectured nationally in many venues including seminars, continuums and hands-on-workshops on topics ranging from technology, esthetic dentistry, occlusion, smile design, CAD/CAM, photography, and adhesive and composite dentistry. Dr. Hakim has several publications and has authored two chapters in the 2010 text, “Esthetic Dentistry in Clinical Practice” from Blackwell Publishing.
Dr. Hakim earned his DDS in 1991 from Pacific and later went on to complete an MBA from his alma mater. He is a member of OKU dental honor society and past president of the Delta Delta Chapter. He is also a fellow and graduate of the ADEA Leadership Institute class of 2007. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Mana and two kids Ash and Tara, traveling, golf, fishing and competitive team sports.