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

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for Anterior & Posterior Teeth

In New Orleans

Friday, March 20, 2020 | Course #39-20 
at the LSU School of Dentistry, 1100 Florida Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana

Presented by Bruce J. LeBlanc, DDS; John M. Barksdale, Jr., DDS; and Mike Robichaux, DDS

A maximum of 7 clinical hours (1 lecture, 6 participation) | AGD #: 250
and Breakfast: 7:30-8:30 am | Course Starts: 8:30 am 

Registration Fees for Dentists:
Early Bird (by February 20, 2020): $825
Regular (after February 20, 2020): $895

Registration confirmation and all course materials/correspondence
will be sent to the email used to register for the course.


Online: By clicking HERE Phone: 504.941.8193  |  Fax: 504.941.8403
Mail: 1100 Florida Avenue, Box 142-B, Clinical Building, Room 4319, New Orleans, LA 70119-2799


Within the US: Tuition Fees paid by check (payable to LACDE) or by credit card
Outside the US: Tuition fees paid in US dollars ONLY.

Overview & Objectives

This hands-on course provides you with the tools, materials, and techniques to allow you to create durable, predictable, and esthetic restorations for both posterior and anterior teeth. The practical techniques you learn in this course will enable you to offer your patient cost-effective restorative solutions. After completing this course, participants should have a better working knowledge of:

  • Essential products and steps to maximize bonding
  • Bonding agents to use and those to avoid
  • 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

Hands-on Workshop Includes:

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

Durable direct composites

Old failing amalgams to bonded composites completed

Durable direct composites


About the Presenters: 

  Bruce J. LeBlanc, DDS, is a general dentist practicing in Baton Rouge and Morgan City, Louisiana. He lectures and has written for publications nationally and internationally on the subject of maximized adhesive solutions. He will present the adhesive lecture and the six-hour hands-on component of the course.   John M. Barksdale, Jr., DDS is a general dentist practicing in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is an AACD-accredited member with fellowships in implant dentistry. He lectures nationally on combining esthetic excellence with implant placement. He will present techniques for immediate temporization of extraction sites with fixed
long-term temporization, using maximized adhesive.
Mike Robichaux, DDS is a general dentist practicing in Slidell, Louisiana. He lectures nationally on practice concepts that build trust between dentists, staff, and patients with lower practice stress. His presentation focuses on the use of photography combined with emotional intelligence behavior skills.

Course Location

The course will be held at LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry located five miles from downtown New Orleans next to historic Bayou St. John and beautify City Park. The dental school is about twenty minutes from downtown New Orleans by taxi.

Experience New Orleans: 

New Orleans is a unique city bursting with over 200 years of history and culture. It remains America's most unique, authentic, and enthralling destination. Find out all that will be going on in New Orleans while you are in town by visiting or calling 1.800.672.6124, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Central Time.

Travel Accommodations: 

Please make your own airline and hotel reservations as soon as possible because New Orleans is busy with many events and conventions at this time of year. Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is located approximately 30-40 minutes by taxi from both downtown New Orleans and LSU School of Dentistry. For your return flight, please allow about 90 minutes for the trip to the airport and for airline check-in.

Hotel Accommodations: 

JW Marriott Hotel, 614 Canal Street (driveway entrance on 611 Common Street), New Orleans, LA 70130. The group name is LACDE Maximized Adhesive Dentistry Block Mar2020. Block Room Rate: $229/night + applicable taxes and fees. The deadline to register for your room at this rate is Thursday, February 27, 2020. Reserve your room by calling 1-800-771-9067 or clicking here.


LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education are pleased to acknowledge
Kavo Kerr's support for this course through an unrestricted educational grant and support in kind. This support helped make this course possible.
Thank you!


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 neither approves or nor endorses individual courses or instructors nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at


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 this course is cancelled or filled, the Academy will refund the full tuition. If you cancel your registration for a course or workshop, you will receive a refund (minus an administrative cancellation fee) if LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education receives written notification of your cancellation no later than March 6, 2020. Notification of cancellation received after March 6, 2020 or after the course begins 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.

New Knowledge Related to Dental Practice: Dental educational institutions have an obligation to disseminate new knowledge related to dental practice. In so doing, some presentations may include controversial materials or commercial references. Participants are cautioned about the potential risks of using limited knowledge when incorporating techniques and procedures into their practices, especially when the course has not provided them with supervised clinical experience in the technique or procedure to ensure that they have attained competence. Providership or partial providership of a continuing education course by LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education does not necessarily imply endorsement of a particular philosophy, procedure or product.

Equality of Educational Opportunity: The Louisiana Academy of Continuing Dental Education, Inc., LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education, and LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry are committed to equality and do not discriminate against applicants, students or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age or disability.

Continuing Education Credit: CE credit awarded for participation in a course or activity may not apply toward license renewal in all states. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the requirements of his or her state licensing board.

Photography Release: By attending this course/session, attendees agree to allow their names, likenesses and images either in audio, photographic or video format recorded on site to be used by The Louisiana Academy of Continuing Dental Education, Inc. (d/b/a: LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education) for educational and promotional purposes.

Please: No recording devices in lecture rooms or lab. 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  •