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Vident and Claude Sieber Team Up to Present Visual Elements Course

Posted on July 9, 2012

Vident and renowned instructor and ceramist, Claude Sieber, MDT, are teaming up to offer a hands-on workshop that integrates all the visual elements necessary to reproduce a natural tooth using VITA ceramics. Participants will be guided through the process of understanding shade, characterization and internal layering, while also learning the importance of taking a good photograph.  Attendees will explore the nuances of how color and light can change the visual aspects when layering porcelain. Participants will then get an opportunity to hand layer, grind and glaze one single central using an easy layering technique that optimizes the porcelain assortment to give each restoration a pop. Mr. Sieber will also evaluate participants’ layering structure to provide tips that can be incorporated into real case work. Other elements discussed will include freezing stains to add additional contrast, use of a finishing agent to enhance surface texture, use of rotary burs to reproduce various textures and the use of the new Effect Opals to replicate the opalescent effect that many bleached and young teeth have.

The Visual Elements Course is offered on September 30 at the W Hotel Chicago City Centre in Chicago, Illinois. To register for the course, call Norma Tinajero at 800-828-3839, x238, or register online at www.vident.com/courses.