Dr. Stephane Browet
Stephane Browet was born in 1972 in Asse, Belgium. He ﬁnished dental school at the Free University of Brussels in 1995. He there then followed a Post Graduate program Aesthetic Dentistry. From 1999 on he teaches rubberdam techniques and adhesive dentistry. From 2002 till 2005 he was active in the Scientiﬁc Board Conservative Dentistry at the Institute for Continued Education of the Society of Flemisch dentists. He also is a past board member of the Belgian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. Past board member and member of the Academy of Microscope Dentistry. Past member of the European Society of Microscope Dentistry. Active member of the Bio-Emulation Group. Nationally and internationally teaching rubberdam isolation, microscope dentistry, posterior & anterior composites, indirect restorations, cracks. He combines this with a private practice focused on microscope aided restorative dentistry.
“Probably no other technique or instrument used in dentistry is so universally accepted and advocated by the recognised authorities and so universally ignored by the practicing dentist” (Ireland L. The rubberdam: Its advantages and applications. Texas Dent J 1962; 80: 6-15)
Since its introduction in 1864 the presumed use of rubberdam in multiple dental procedures has increased. Nevertheless, in daily practice the use is not so widely spread as one would expect. Many reasons or excuses are being given not to use this simple means of isolation. The idea is simple, the practical execution is another story. Especially knowing that the use of rubberdam implies that we, as dental professionals, plan our work eﬃciently and that we are able to communicate well with our patients.
It is without any doubt that during endodontic procedures and during adhesive procedures the use of rubberdam is mandatory. This course tells us also what is possible if we ask ourselves the question : what if…
High quality dentistry begins at the base of the pyramid. Join us for an exceptional experience where the foundation of quality treatment is learned in a fun and interactive way.
- endo-restorative continuum
- sequence ﬂowchart
- keys to success
During the masterclass, numerous clinical examples will demonstrate the participants how every isolation challenge can be addressed and categorized into one of the 4 main conﬁgurations.
Step by step procedures teach the techniques. Tips and tricks are demonstrated in relation to restorative procedures.
During the hands-on all the procedures are practiced on phantom heads. Special isolations and combinations are also practiced. At the end of the hands-on there will we a competition and participants will challenge each other in “ The Fast and the Furious” for the fastest isolation.
- Know the criteria for the right materials to use
- Develop an use the strategy to predictably isolate the operation ﬁeld, even in diﬃcult situations
- Master the techniques to isolate
- Develop a creative mind to come up with new solutions if needed
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