* Totally Composite 2-Day course MUST be done first,
remaining courses can be completed in any sequence *

A structured 7-day programme designed to give the clinical and non-clinical skills required to perform high level minimally invasive restorative & aesthetics dental therapy.

Designed to build on skills gained in the Totally Composite courses, covering all other aspects of modern day comprehensive dentistry. The course includes evidence based theory, significant practicals (including phantom head), constant mentoring and significant online resources. Assessments for the Postgraduate Diploma in Aesthetic Dental Therapy are carried out during this programme for those wishing to achieve the award. The aim is to not only give the knowledge and technical skills, but also to provide the soft skills to be successful in practice.

Prerequisite:
There is a prerequisite of having attended the Totally Composite course, prior to the joining the Totally Therapist course, to ensure everyone is at the same level to enable us to build on it at rapid pace.

Reserve your space on our Totally Therapist course by signing up with an upfront deposit.

Course fees:
Deposit which is payable upfront is £600 inc. VAT (Please note that this is a non-refundable deposit)
Two further equal instalments of £1,800 inc. VAT
Total amount = £4,200 inc. VAT (£600/day) for the whole year

  • You do not need to have completed the Maestro Anterior and Posterior courses to reserve your space on Totally Therapist.
  • If you would like to receive the final Postgraduate Diploma in Aesthetic Dental Therapy, you will need to complete our Totally Composite course, Totally Therapist and both Maestro Anterior and Posterior courses.


SCHEDULED DATES

Please note these can be subject to change

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POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA
Please note that if you wish to register for the Postgraduate Diploma, you will have to pay a registration fee of £295 (inc.VAT), your assessments will then be sent off to our awarding body to be externally marked, verified and then awarded.

To achieve the Diploma you will need to complete the following:
– 2-day Totally Composite Course
– Totally Therapist 6 month course
– Maestro courses (From January will be a 2-day Anterior Maestro then a separate 1-day Posterior Maestro)
– All assessments on the online platform

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DAY 1

Communication for Success Speakers: Dr Monik Vasant & Dr Asif Syed
  • Objective: To learn how to conduct the perfect patient interaction
  • Aims:
  • – Learn the importance of the first impression
  • – The structure
  • – The five principles of the perfect examination
  • – Conducting the perfect examination
  • – Workflows for different situations
  • – Time and appointment
  • – The art of patient communication
  • – Reducing barriers
  • – How to overcome objections
  • – Presenting your findings in the perfect way
  • – Understand fee setting
  • – Know your numbers- fee setting
  • – Marketing
  • – Enhanced CPD high level learning outcomes : A,B,C
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DAY 2

Photography & Marketing Masterclass Speakers: Pritesh Patel & Dr Monik Vasant
  • Objective: To learn how to conduct the perfect patient interaction
  • Aims:
  • – Introduction to photography
  • – Camera settings
  • – Taking intra-oral, extra-oral and artistic portrait photographs
  • – Working with software and apps to create beautiful presentations, videos and literature to showcase your work
  • – Understanding how to use social media to let patients see what you do
  • – Enhanced CPD high level learning outcomes : A,C
  • Required delegate items:
  • – Photography Equipment List to be sent in introduction email
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DAY 3

The components of a beautiful smile Speaker: Dr Monik Vasant
  • Objective: To give the knowledge on how to design a beautiful smile and cover the latest developments in tooth whitening
  • Aims:
  • – The components of an ideal smile
  • – Smile design theories
  • – Anterior morphology
  • – Traditional smile design
  • – Introduction to facially driven treatment planning and the Digital Smile Design (DSD) concept
  • – Lab communication
  • – Wax up techniques
  • – Digital vs analogue techniques
  • – Aetiology of discolouration
  • – Extrinsic or intrinsic
  • – Managing extrinsic discolouration
  • – Non vital whitening techniques
  • – Vital tooth whitening techniques
  • – Managing the single discoloured tooth
  • – Managing sensitivity
  • Enhanced CPD high level learning outcomes: C
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DAY 4

Occlusion and tooth wear Speaker: Dr Amin Aminian
  • Objective: To understand occlusion and learn how to manage tooth wear
  • Aims:
  • – Learn the key principles of occlusion
  • – Occlusal terminology
  • – Finding and recording centric relation
  • – When to use centric relation
  • – When to work confirmative and when reorganised
  • – Face-bows how to do, including practical
  • – Articulators and when we use them
  • – Laboratory communication and diagnostic wax up
  • – The aetiology of wear and its diagnosis and management
  • – Minimally invasive rehabilitation
  • – Guided composites practical
  • – Splints
  • Enhanced CPD high level learning outcomes : C
  • Required delegate items:
  • – Loupes and headlights
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DAY 5

Paediatrics Speaker: Dr Shan Ghandi
  • Objective: To give the knowledge and skills to provide the finest care in paediatric dentistry
  • Aims:
  • – Understanding the developing dentition
  • – Examining the paediatric patient
  • – Child radiography
  • – Managing the phobic child
  • – Administering local anaesthesia
  • – Treatment techniques
  • – Exodontia
  • Enhanced CPD high level learning outcomes : C
  • Required delegate items:
  • – Loupes and headlights
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DAY 6

Aesthetics Periodontology Speaker: Dr Ian Dunn
  • Objectives:- To perfect the skills and knowledge in periodontal assessment, diagnosis & treatment planning
    – To enhance the skills and knowledge in managing periodontal disease
  • Aims:
  • – The anatomy of the periodontium and peri-implant tissues
  • – Contemporary Aetiology of Periodontal Disease
  • – The periodontal examination and classification
  • – Diagnosing periodontal disease and peri-implant disease
  • – Perfect baseline indices and records
  • – Influence of medical history
  • Consent for the periodontal patient
  • Understanding when to refer
  • Treatment Planning Strategies and case discussion
  • – Non surgical treatment
  • – Hand scaling vs ultrasonics
  • – Adjunctive therapies
  • – Practical sessions using latest equipment
  • – Use of polishing techniques
  • – Use of lasers
  • – Understanding of Aesthetic Periodontal surgery and how it can enhance your aesthetic cases
  • – Maintaining dental implants
  • – Monitoring and maintaining the periodontal patient
  • Enhanced CPD high level learning outcomes : C
  • Required delegate items:
  • – Loupes and headlights
  • – Tunic if preferred, apron provided
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DAY 7

Totally Guided Speaker: Dr Will Mcleish

NEW UNIT IN COMPOSITE BONDING, TBC.