LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education is the brand name of LSU’s overall continuing dental education program; it represents the long-standing affiliation and working relationship between LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry and The Louisiana Academy of Continuing Dental Education, Inc. for the purpose of developing and marketing continuing education courses.
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Course Description

A Hands-On Experience

Durable Direct Composites
Durable directcomposites   Durabledirect
composites 2

direct composites 3  Direct DirectComposites 4

Old failing amalgams
Old failing

Decay removed, enamel prepared with bevel
removed, enamel prepared with bevel

Bonded composites completed

composites completed

Bonded posterior restorations
Bonded posterior

Bonded posterior restorations

Maximized Adhesive Dentistry:
The Foundational Posterior Course
Tools, Materials, and Techniques for Durable, Predictable, Esthetic Restorations

A Limited-Attendance, Hands-on Experience
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Presented by Bruce J. LeBlanc, DDS with John M. Barksdale, Jr., DDS and Mike Robichaux, DDS
Friday, March 31, 2017
at LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry

Course #17-17
7 hours clinical CDE credit (1 hr lecture/6 hrs participation)
AGD #255 (Posterior Composite Restorations)

& Breakfast: 7:30 - 8:30 am
Course Starts: 8:30 am
Course Ends: no later than 5:00 pm
Lunch will be provided.
Bring your loupes if you are accustomed to using them.

Registration Fee
$795 (Dentist)

To Register
Course confirmation will be sent by email.
Register Online (closed) - Online registration available for Posterior course only. This course is full. Online, fax, and mail-in registration is currently closed. Please call (504) 941-8193 to inquire about registration or to be put on the waiting list.
Call: (504) 941-8193
Fax Registration Form to: (504) 941-8403.
Mail Registration Form with Payment to: 
        LSU Health Continuing Dental Education 
        1100 Florida Avenue, Box 142-B, New Orleans 70119-2799

The lecture component of this presentation will cover:

  • All essential products and steps to maximize bonding
  • What bonding agents to use and to avoid and why
  • Preventing brown lines and sensitivity with confidence
  • Molded injection direct composite bonding
  • Must-have matrix systems to build whole tooth composites
  • Maximized cementation of porcelain restorations
  • Use of photography to triage treatment and build trust
  • Building teeth from the inside out for maximum tooth longevity

You will do the following in the hands-on direct composite workshop:

  • Step-by-step bonding protocol from tooth cleaning to finishing
  • Fabrication of simple and complex posterior
  • Composite restorations, including essential matrix systems
  • Polishing techniques to high shine restorations

Topics covered in this program include:

  • Durable direct composites
  • Predictable composites
  • Bonding agents: what to choose, what not to choose
  • Polishing systems that create routine high shine
  • Cementation system
  • Composite matrices
  • Immediate extraction temporization

**Note: If you haven't taken this Foundational Posterior Course or The Level II Anterior Course previously, Dr. Bruce LeBlanc recommends that it is a better learning experience if you take the posterior course first and the anterior course second.

About the Presenters

Bruce J. LeBlanc, DDS
Bruce J. LeBlanc, DDS has lectured and written for publications nationally and internationally on the subject of maximized adhesive solutions. He will present the adhesive lecture and 6-hour hands-on components of the course.
John M. Barksdale, Jr., DDS
John M. Barksdale, DDS is an AACD-accredited member with fellowships in implant dentistry. He has lectured nationally on concepts that combine esthetic excellence with implant placement. He will present techniques for immediate temporization of extraction sites with fixed long-term temporization, using maximized adhesive techniques.
Mike Robichaux, DDS Mike Robichaux, DDS has lectured nationally in practice concepts that build trust between dentist, staff, and patient with lower practice stress. His presentation will focus on the use of photography combined with emotional intelligence behavioral skills. These will enable you to effectively present minimally-invasive restorative options that the patients want.

Hotel Accommodations
Westin New Orleans Canal Place
100 Rue Iberville
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 566-7006

Room Rate: $249/night plus applicable taxes
Phone Reservations: 1 (888) 627-8180
Group Name Mention: LSU Health Maximized Adhesive Posterior
Last Day to Book Room: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Online Reservation Link: Book your group rate room for Maximized Adhesive Posterior Here>>


LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry/The Louisiana Academy of Continuing Dental Education, Inc. (d/b/a: LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education) 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. LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education designates this activity for 7 continuing education credits.

Cancellation & Refund Policy:
The Louisiana Academy of Continuing Dental Education, Inc./ (d/b/a: LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education) reserves the right to cancel any course should circumstances warrant such action. In the event a course is cancelled, the Academy will refund the full tuition. If you cancel your registration for this course, the Academy will refund the tuition you paid (minus an administrative cancellation fee of 10% of the tuition you paid). We must receive your written cancellation request no later than March 3, 2017 by mail, fax at (504) 941-8403, or email at If LSU Health New Orleans CDE receives notification of your cancellation after March 3, 2017, it will result in forfeiture of the entire tuition.

Nonrefundable Airline Ticket, Flight Change, or Hotel Reservation: The Louisiana Academy of Continuing Dental Education, Inc./ (d/b/a: LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education) cannot be held responsible for the cost of a nonrefundable airline ticket, flight change, or hotel room reservation in the event a course is cancelled or rescheduled.
Please: No recording devices in lecture rooms or lab, and turn mobile phones off.


1100 Florida Avenue  •  Box 142-B  •  Clinic Building  •  Room 4319  •  New Orleans  •  Louisiana 70119-2799
Phone: 504.941.8193  •  Fax 504.941.8403  •