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Create & Capture Composite Artistry

Instructors: Dr. Amanda Seay ;   Dr. Adamo Notarantonio


Social Events

Thursday Evening
Welcome Reception
The first night of the course, attendees are invited to attend a “Welcome Reception” at Birch where they can better acquaint themselves with other classmates and the Kois Center Team.

Friday Evening
Attendees are invited to attend a dinner at I Love Sushi

Course Hours

7:00 am –  5:00 pm

Daily Lunch provided at Birch featuring the award winning Executive Chef Jeffrey Kessenich

Credit Hours

Dental Photography 138 – 9 Hours
Operative (Restorative) Dentistry 250 – 9 Hours
Esthetics/Cosmetic Dentistry 780 – 9 Hours
Total Hours: 27

Course Price




An in-depth 3-day course that is designed to improve the skills of dentists as it relates to photography, shade mapping, handling of composite, artistic creation and replication of natural teeth with resin. At the end of the course you will learn to artistically and clinically display your composite creations at the highest level.

Camera Functions

  • Camera Settings (F stop, ISO, Shutter Speed)
  • Light Domain
  • Shade Selection and Color Mapping

5 Techniques

  • Single Shade Technique
  • Window Technique
  • Vertical Lobe Technique
  • Multilayer Technique
  • Injection Mold Technique



Course Objectives

  • Foundations of photography (settings)
  • Equipment
  • Principles of image capturing
  • Protocols for intraoral and extraoral photos
  • Hands-on clinical photo techniques
  • Hands-on portrait photography
  • Understand the medium you work with (material selection)
  • The importance of shade selection and mapping
  • Preparation designs
  • Five techniques from simple to progressive
  • Using tints and opaquers for incisal effects
  • Primary, secondary and tertiary anatomy development
  • Finish…… polish

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