Course Synopsis

Presenter: Will Schmidt, RDA

This course will cover the dental assistant’s role in restorative and cosmetic dentistry, from initial diagnosis to final delivery. Will Schmidt will review everything participants need to deliver exceptional dental care under the scope of their licenses, including initial photography, records collection, preliminary scanning and impression techniques. In addition, participants will learn advanced techniques and tips for isolation, chairside, and prefabricated temporization. Gaining the patient’s acceptance and trust while keeping them motivated through the initial stages leading up to treatment will also be addressed.

Learning Objectives

  • Function at all levels of restorative and cosmetic dentistry, from single tooth to multi-unit and full-arch treatments
  • Immediately recall the steps leading to preparation and the flow of appointment stages
  • Structure case details and communicate expertly with the lab for optimal results
  • Demonstrate and apply treatment skills, leading to more predictable post-care results

Glidewell Education Center is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

The Glidewell Education Center is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing dental education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or any other applicable regulatory authority, or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 3/1/2015 to 2/28/2021. Provider ID# 216789

Course Details


Oct. 2, 2020 (Louisville, KY)
Glidewell International Technology Center
3841 Business Park Drive
Louisville, KY 40213


8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.


$275 per Staff Member

Available CE:

6 Hours



Will Schmidt

Will Schmidt, RDA

Will Schmidt brings more than 18 years of dental experience, including 16 as a registered dental assistant, to his role at Glidewell Dental. He has worked in multiple settings, from private practice, to group practice, to oral surgery in a hospital’s trauma center. Prior to the dental field, Will served as a U.S. Marine, an experience that he credits for honing his fine appreciation for detail.

Product Code: 70-1148-GIT0787

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