Anterior composite restorations – particularly of the single central incisor – are among the hardest aesthetic procedures for a dental clinician.

While there's a focus on polishing and shaping, the whole process – from shade matching, preparation, isolation, adhesion and layering – plays an important role in a successful and long-lasting restoration.

Course Details


  • Mode of study: Direct
  • Duration: 9.00am - 4.45pm
  • Location: Dental Academy, William Beatty Building, Hampshire Terrace, Portsmouth, PO1 2QG
  • Start and end dates: 7 June 2019


  • £215

What You'll Experience

On this short course you'll cover:

  • colour and the effect of dehydration on teeth and how to establish an accurate shade matching process
  • how to prepare the enamel for ideal bonding
  • a putty index classic technique for a simplified layering approach to recreate accurate form and aesthetics
  • Development Outcomes: C


You'll be taught by Dr Nikhil Sethi, Dentist and International lecturer in restorative and implant dentistry.