The Complete GDP Module 3
United Kingdom

The Complete GDP Module 3


CPD - 14 Hours

Next Course - 08 Dec 2023 - 09 Dec 2023

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Course Overview

What Is The Format Of The Course?

Course Outline

In this final module, we will explore a structured approach to contouring and polishing restorations.

We will investigate the different approaches to restoration techniques and preparation approaches, including direct vs indirect restorations, minimal and no-prep restorations and adhesive vs traditional preparation approaches and much more.

Interactive Webinar with Q&A 

The interactive webinar will discuss macro and micro-aesthetic principles and basic restorative theory to support the hands-on program. 

During the two-day hands-on program, we will discuss:
  • The importance of design-driven restoration
  • Minimal and no-prep restoration
  • Direct vs indirect restorations
  • How to make matrices from the diagnostic wax-up to deliver composite and provisional restorations that are aesthetic and functional
  • The “Every Other Tooth” wax-up to deliver individual restorations quickly and efficiently
  • Adhesive vs traditional preparation
  • Adhesive systems – which and why
  • Freehand, guided and fully-moulded composite techniques
  • Chairside printable and milled restorations
  • Laboratory communication
  • A step-by-step approach to contouring and polishing restorations

Course Benefits

Upcoming Course Dates

Full Course Dates

This is a modular course that spans over multiple dates which must be booked as a whole.

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Meet the Lecturers

Neil Harris

Neil Harris

Neil Harris graduated from Cardiff University Dental School in 1993 and quickly went on to build a name as one of the UK’s leading cosmetic dentists.

Neil is the former director of the British Association of Cosmetic Dentistry. He completes around 150 hours of training each year and is a prolific lecturer on the international circuit.
Chris Dakin

Chris Dakin

Chris Dakin graduated from the University of Birmingham School of Dentistry in 2002 and went on to gain his MFGDP(UK) from the Royal College of Surgeons in England in 2005. 

He has undertaken extensive postgraduate training and several teaching roles, including a part-time clinical lecturing post with the University of Birmingham School of Dentistry.
Ian Buckle

Ian Buckle

Dr Ian Buckle graduated from Liverpool University in 1985 and stayed close by in Thornton Hough on Wirral, where he continues to practice at Buckle Advanced Dental Care.

Ian has committed to spending a third of his professional hours supporting and educating fellow professionals. 

In pursuit of this, he designs and teaches practical courses for dentistry’s core curriculum and is a regular study club and seminar host. He is also a sought-after international speaker on aesthetic and functional dentistry. 

Ian is an active member of the Association of Dental Implantology, the British Dental Association, and both the British and American Academies of Dental Implantology