Resin-bonded bridges

Thu 08 June 2023 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Resin-bonded bridges

Resin-bonded bridges have been extensively used to replace missing teeth for many years. Historically, problems with de-bonding of retainers led to the perception that they should only be used as temporary replacements. If, however, a few simple criteria are applied, these bridges can approach the success rates of dental implants.

In this course,  leading Melbourne prosthodontists will explain their philosophies through a series of presentations and demonstrations. Both the history and science of this technique will be presented. You will have the opportunity to converse with the presenters about treatment planning and execution of fixed tooth replacement in your patients. The demonstrations will follow the process from planning to delivery. 

You will learn how to: 

  • recognise cases where adhesive bridgework would be an appropriate treatment option
  • understand the parameters that are important in bridge design and clinical management
  • understand the clinical procedures including, tooth preparation, records and delivery required for the adhesive bridge technique.

Presented by Dr Gordon Burt and Dr Phil Yeung

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CPD hours: 3 clinical hours

RSVP by Thursday 1 June 2023

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8:30 am                  Registration

9:00-9.30am          Resin-bonded bridges – their history 

9:30-10.00am        Supporting evidence 

10:00 am                Morning Tea

10:30 – 11.00am    Case selection and preparation (Preferred designs) 

11.00 -11.30am      Impressions and lab prescription 

11:30 – 12.00pm    Cementation, post-insertion 

12.00 – 12.30pm    Q&A, case discussions and conclusion

12:30 pm                Close


Dr Gordon Burt 

Dr Gordon Burt graduated from The London Hospital Medical College. He has an MSc. from the Institute of Dental Surgery, University of London, in prosthetic dentistry and an MS in prosthodontics from the University of Minnesota. Dr Burt is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons and Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He is in private prosthodontic practice in Melbourne and a demonstrator for the DCD programme in prosthodontics at Melbourne Dental School. Dr Burt provides treatment for patients with acquired maxillofacial defects at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and is an examiner for the RCS Edinburgh Diploma in Implant Dentistry.

Dr Phil Yeung 

Dr Phil Yeung graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1988. In 1993 he returned to the University of Melbourne and completed a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry. In 1999 he received a combined Master of Science and Certificate in Prosthodontics from the University of Iowa (USA). He is presently working as a Prosthodontist in Collins Street, Melbourne and has previously been involved as a clinical demonstrator for the Graduate Diploma of Implant Dentistry course at the University of Melbourne.

He has lectured extensively throughout the main States in Australia, New Zealand and USA on a range of Prosthodontic, Restorative and Implant dentistry topics. He has also run several continuing dental education courses on topics such as Digital Photography in Dentistry and Advanced Implant Restorative Techniques.


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