David Hornbrook, DDS

 David Hornbrook, DDS, FAACD


David Hornbrook, DDS, FAACD

Friday, April 13, 2012
9 am – 5 pm (Lunch break from 12 - 2 pm)
Recommended for: Entire Dental Team
ODA Course
6 CE Credits





Hot Topics in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry

Join Dr Hornbrook as he explores options for aesthetic, metal-free dentistry for our patients in applications including Smile Design, Posterior Restorative, Bridge applications and full-mouth rehabilitation.  This is truly the Platinum Age of dentistry and the potential of what we can offer patients both aesthetically and functionally is more exciting and rewarding than ever.  Join Dr. Hornbrook as he discusses the new ceramic systems and their advantages and indications, provides an update on adhesion and cementation, and discusses how technology will mold the future of dentistry.  Discussion will include minimal prep and no-prep veneers, lasers in dentistry and what we can look forward to in the future of dentistry.

At the conclusion of this course, attendees will:

  • Have learned treatment planning, preparation and material choices for conservative indirect posterior restorations (inlays/onlays)
  • Have reviewed step-by step provisionalization and cementation on conservative posterior restorations
  • Have learned the utilization of metal-free post systems combined with easy-to-use core build up materials for improved aesthetic results
  • Understand advantages and disadvantages of ceramics ideal for smile designs
  • Understand how we can truly be metal-free even with posterior bridges
  • Understand the use of lasers in the dental practice
  • Be able to deciphering what, when and how the “prepless” veneer can be successful


Dr. Hornbrook, a gifted clinician and product researcher turned mentor, guides meeting participants to the realization that they, too, possess the ability to practice aesthetic dentistry at the very highest level. He is one of dentistry’s most famous faces and one of the pioneers of live-patient, hands-on clinical education, as the founder and past director of Pac-live and the Hornbrook Group.  He has been a guest faculty member of the post-graduate programs in Cosmetic Dentistry at Baylor, Tufts, SUNY at Buffalo, UMKC, and the UCLA Center of Cosmetic Dentistry.   Dr. Hornbrook lectures internationally on all facets of aesthetic and restorative dentistry and has published articles in all of the leading dental journals.  A prolific researcher and materials enthusiast, he consults with numerous manufacturers on product development and refinement.