An Overview of Tooth Whitening And Resin Infiltration (ICON)

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We are excited to present our new course!

An overview of tooth whitening and treatment of white spot lesions with resin infiltration. (ICON hands on) by Dr Linda Greenwall, a leading authority on this subject.

Dr Greenwall will help dispel myths about tooth whitening and present the latest research on this topic.

Sunday 7th July 2019
CPD 5.5 hrs
Hands on ICON practical exercises on tooth models.
Limited numbers due to hands-on

Please email scottishdentalstudyclub@gmail.com to book thanks


Tooth whitening is a popular treatment and more people wanting to whiten their teeth than ever before. Whilst some most people want to achieve whiter teeth with a natural whiter enhanced shade some want Toilet Bowl Shade of White and the Love Island effect. The Myths of Strawberries, Bicarbonate, Charcoal Toothpaste and Coconut oil for whitening teeth will be evaluated and the research presented. The new research behind Over the Counter whitening products will be discussed. Many dentists would like to do more whitening treatment but have not trained on the protocols and strategies for successful whitening

This course covers the scientific research behind dental bleaching treatments and resin infiltration. It will also evaluate the current tooth whitening techniques used in dental practice, focusing on new whitening innovations for 2019. Discussing the classification of bleaching techniques into three categories is vital, in order to assist with predicable treatment planning for the various tooth whitening programmes required to obtain successful outcomes. The course also elaborates on all tooth bleaching techniques, highlighting non vital bleaching protocols. White spot eradication and how to combine these treatments with resin infiltration and further minimal invasive aesthetic treatment will be discussed.

To provide delegates with an in‐depth knowledge of tooth whitening and dental bleaching to achieve successful results for their patients and practice.
To learn how to undertake effective resin infiltration for treatment of white spots and white marks
By the end of the course the delegates will be able to:
• Explain the scientific basis of bleaching, having acquired knowledge and understanding of the process.
• Summarize key points of the EU directive concerning tooth whitening products
• Identify the various dental bleaching techniques
• Summarize the causes of sensitivity and patient management during treatment
• Discuss strategies to manage problems associated with tooth whitening and dental bleaching
• Undertake effective whitening treatments for their patients
• Learn how to assess the indications and the contraindications for resin infiltration techiques
• Learn how to undertake resin infiltration for simple intermediate and advanced resin infiltration treatment

Development outcome: A, B, C, D (tbc)


Dr Greenwall is a Prosthodontist and Specialist in Restorative Dentistry. She lectures in the UK and internationally on tooth whitening, aesthetic dentistry and practice management. As well as running a multidisciplinary private practice in Hampstead, London, where she works with a specialist team in the practice (endodontist, periodontist, implant surgeon, oral surgeon and orthodontist), she is a founder member and past Chair of the British Dental Bleaching Society (2008-2013), past chair of the Alpha Omega Society (2012/13), Editor-in-Chief of the journal Aesthetic Dentistry Today, and is past President of the Metropolitan London Branch of the British Dental Association (2015/2016). In March 2016 she was awarded the FMC Award for Outstanding Contribution to Dentistry.

Her first book, Bleaching Techniques in Restorative Dentistry, won the award for Best New Dental Book in 2001 – the new edition of this book, Tooth Whitening Techniques, was published in May 2017. Her book Success Strategies for the Aesthetic Dental Practice was published by Quintessence in 2011 together with Practice Management Consultant Dr Cathy Jameson. She has written many papers for scientific journals.

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Category : Past Events
Date: : 7th July 2019
Venue: : Radisson RED Glasgow
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