Ivoclar Vivadent announces IPS Empress Direct Road Tour

Feb. 10, 2010
Hands-on composite course features renowned clinicians.

AMHERST, New York--Ivoclar Vivadent has announced the 2010 IPS Empress Direct Road Tour.

These in-depth continuing education programs are scheduled across the United States and Canada and will include lectures and hands-on components so participants can learn about the use of IPS Empress Direct.

IPS Empress Direct is a light-curing, nano-hybrid composite that demonstrates handling properties for achieving consistent anterior esthetics, similar to ceramics, but with the on-demand ease of composite.

Based on the latest technology, IPS Empress Direct features a range of true-to-nature dentin and enamel shades, as well as translucencies and opacities that create opportunities for realizing esthetic results for indications. This includes those in the posterior segment.

"We are honored to have such an esteemed group of clinicians leading these CE programs and demonstrating the simplicity with which IPS Empress Direct can be used to achieve superior esthetic and functional direct restorations," said Lisa Stronka, marketing manager for IPS Empress Direct.

Drs. Robert Lowe, Ed Lowe, Doug Lambert, Chris Ramsey, Rob Ritter, Ron Goodlin, Elliot Mechanic, and Wilson Kwong are among the instructors scheduled on the tour.

The program fee is $399. Participants can receive six continuing education Credits. The lecture and hands-on programs will emphasize the versatility of IPS Empress Direct and provide an overview of the material's chemistry, explain the rationale for different enamel and dentin formulas, outline indications for use, and demonstrate techniques for conserving natural tooth structure.

Participants will also receive an Empress Direct Tour Kit, which includes a variety of materials and accessories for direct composite restorations.

For additional information or to register, go to Ivoclar Vivadent.

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