Direct Anterior Solutions


This is a full-day course for clinicians of all levels that aim to improve the quality of their direct anterior work. The course comprises of a full-morning lecture (break included), and a hands-on session in the afternoon.
The lecture covers advanced concepts of direct anterior restorative work, in an evidence-based manner. Among covered subjects are enamel and dentin adhesion, color and shade selection, isolation and matrixing methods, layering concepts and finishing and polishing techniques, all illustrated with several clinical cases.


Participants of this course can expect to gain a better understanding of:

  • The 3 dimensions of color, and their relation to different composite opacities and composite
  • selection.
  • Composite layering principles, and when and how to apply them.
  • Matrixing and isolation techniques for direct work, including diastema and black triangle closure.
  • Adhesion mechanisms, and their relation to direct anterior work.
  • To get familiar with the direct-indirect composite technique.


  • Vilhelm Olafsson, D.D.S, MSc,
    • “I declare that neither I nor any member of my family has a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program greater than $999, nor do I have a financial interest greater than $1,000 in any commercial product(s) I will discuss in the presentation.”

Registration Information


Dentist Early Bird*: $449
Dentist Regular: $499

Auxiliary Early Bird:* $149
Auxiliary Regular: $199

Team Discount Available

*Early Bird expires 1mo prior to course date


Contact Hours:
7 CEU (Lecture & Hands-on Workshop)


UF College of Dentistry
1395 Center Drive
Gainesville, FL 32610
888-550-4590 (toll-free)

Course Date

November 19, 2022

8:00AM – 4:00PM
Networking Lunch Included

Course# 230169

Cancellation policy effective January 1, 2019