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Thu, Sep 27

5:00-6:00 pm SCAD Executive Board Meeting

7:00-10:00 pm Welcoming Cocktail


Fri, Sep 28

8:30-8:45 Opening Ceremony

8:45-9:10 Newton Fahl: The Single Discolored Anterior Tooth – Color Matching Challenges with Composite Resins

9:10-9:35 Jack L. Ferracane: Light Interactions with Dental Composites: Only of Interest for Color?

9:35-10:00 Michael Tholey: Firing of Dental Ceramics and its Influence on Shade

10:00-10:40 Q/A, Break

10:40-11:05 Dennis P. Tarnow: Immediate vs. Delayed Socket Placement: What we Know, What we Think we Know and What we Don’t Know

11:05-11:30 Maurice A. Salama: Bone and Tissue Interaction at the Implant-Abutment Junction and its Effect on Color

11:30-11:45 Q/A

11:45-1:00 Lunch, Lunch & Learn

 1:00-1:25 David A. Garber: The Critical “Pink” Interface In Esthetic Dentistry: A Cross-Disciplinary Management of the Alternatives… Limitations…Solutions…

1:25-1:50 Aris-Petros Tripodakis: Are the Ceramic Abutments the Sole Way to Trans-Mucosal Implant Esthetics?

1:50-2:15 John O. Burgess: Ceramic Enamel Wear Opposing Ceramic Materials

2:15-2:55 Q/A, Break, Poster Viewing

2:55-3:20 Cherilyn G. Sheets: Quantitative Percussion Diagnostics – A New Form of Precision in Risk Assessment

3:20-4:10 Stephen J. Chu & Shigemi Nagai: Soft Tissue Esthetics - Optical Investigation of Gingival Color

4:10-4:30 Q/A, mini-break

4:30-5:00 SCAD Open Meeting

7:00-10:00 President’s Dinner. Theme: Ethnicities of the World – Celebrating Diversity


Sat, Sep 29

8:30-8:55 Stephen C. Bayne: Clinical Evaluation of Color – What is the Horizon for Color Science in Dentistry?

8:55-9:20 Brian LeSage: CEREC: Challenges in an Esthetic Conscientious Society

9:20-9:45 Kenneth A. Malament: Integration of Esthetics Dentistry in Routine and Complex Prosthodontics

9:45-10:15 Q/A, Break

10:15-10:40 Aki Yoshida: Base Shade Selection and the Effect of Ceramic Modifiers in Achieving Superior Color Match

10:40-11:05 Michael Bergler: Digital Changes and Their Influence on the Dental Laboratory

11:05-11:30 Claude Sieber: art & experience®: Adapting the Optical Characteristics.

11:30-11:45 Q/A

11:45-1:00 Lunch, Lunch & Learn

1:00-1:25 Linda Greenwall: Advanced Tooth Whitening for Complex Discoloration

1:25-1:50 Yiming Li: Safety Issues of Tooth Bleaching − An Update

1:50-2:15 Rade D. Paravina: Whitening Monitoring: Pathways to Credible Results

2:15-2:55 Q/A, Break, Poster Viewing

2:55-3:20 Didier Dietschi: Indications, Advantages and Limits of Direct Bonding in a Comprehensive Approach to Anterior Aesthetics

3:20-3:45 Jane D. Brewer: The Dark Side of All Ceramic Restorations

3:45:4:25 Edward A. McLaren: Ceramic Wars: The Return of the Ceramist Creating the Illusion of a Tooth in 3D.

4:25-4:35 Q/A

4:35-4:45 Closing Remarks


Supplementary Lunch and Learn Sessions

Fri, Sep 28       12:00-1:00

Mark Baker: Reliable Techniques for Improved Practical Shade Selection

Sat, Sep 29       12:00-1:00

William M. Johnston: Principles of color science for appearance matching

Joe C. Ontiveros: Power Bleaching

John M. Powers: CAD/CAM Ceramics – Selection, Priming and Cementation

Esam Tashkandi: The Psychological Aspects of the Observer and Dental Shade Matching