One day short courses

Tipton Training proudly presents our one-day masterclass sessions, offering a comprehensive exploration of topics such as Occlusion, TMJ/Splints, Porcelain Veneers, Posterior Composites, and much more. Whether you seek to refresh your knowledge or advance your skills, we invite you to elevate your expertise by enrolling in the masterclass sessions tailored to your needs.

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One Day Restorative Short Courses

Explore our one-day Restorative Dentistry masterclasses, where you can enhance both theoretical and clinical skills alongside Tipton Training’s expert tutors, including Professor Tipton. Stay ahead in the field with the latest theoretical and scientific insights, enabling you to provide advanced treatment options to your patients.

Modern Tooth Preparations

Led by the internationally acclaimed Professor Paul Tipton, this one day masterclass on Modern Tooth Preparations features an insightful seminar followed by a practical session on tooth preparations. During the day, delegates will explore:

  • Two handed preparations
  • Understanding bur selection
  • Tooth anatomy v Tooth Prep
  • Use of speed increasing handsets
  • Lab techniques
  • Functional cusp bevels
  • Shillingburg winged preps
  • Convergence angle and axial inclination
  • The advantages and disadvantages of digital scanning in Restorative dentistry
  • Tooth Prep practical

When: Tuesday 2nd July 2024
Where: The Holiday Inn, Watford
Time: 10am – 5pm
Price: £595 (inc VAT)
CPD: 6 hours

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Articulators

This one-day masterclass on Articulators, led by Professor Paul Tipton, will cover:

  • Mounting your own Models on the semi adjustable Articulator
  • Average value articulator
  • Arbitrary v Kinematic facebows
  • Semi adjustable & Fully adjustable articulators
  • Importance of Condylar inclination
  • Bennett movement v immediate side shift
  • Bennett shift v progressive side shift
  • Understanding the importance of intercondylar distance
  • Why are your restorations always high

When: Wednesday 31st July 2024
Where: The Holiday Inn, Watford
Time: 10am – 5pm
Price: £595 (inc VAT)
CPD: 6 hours

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Porcelain Veneers

Under the guidance of Professor Paul Tipton, this one-day masterclass focuses on Porcelain Veneers. The morning session features an insightful seminar, followed by an afternoon of hands-on practice. Topics covered include:

  • Theory of porcelain veneer preparations
  • Treating Diastemas
  • Interproximal preparation types – conventional vs slice
  • Different options for crossing the Incisal Edge
  • Finishing techniques
  • Prep vs prepless techniques
  • Success Rates
  • Conventional vs slice preps
  • Butt Joints vs Sloping Butt Joints vs Mini Chamfers
  • Finishing preparations and which burrs to use

When: Wednesday 28th August 2024
Where: The Holiday Inn, Watford
Time: 10am – 5pm
Price: £595 (inc VAT)
CPD: 6 hours

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TMJ/Splints

Embark on a transformative one-day masterclass on TMJ/Splints, curated and led by the esteemed Professor Tipton. During the day, Professor Tipton will deliver a comprehensive seminar followed by an engaging afternoon of practical application and skill refinement. During the day, delegates will explore:

  • Types of splint
  • Lucia jigs
  • Michigan Splints
  • Tanner Appliances
  • Anterior Repositioning splints
  • Anterior splints and deprogrammers
  • Avoiding a Closed Lock
  • Classification of clicking
  • Splint adjustment practical on live patients
  • The use of T Scan in adjusting & fitting splints

When: Tuesday 24th September 2024
Where: The Holiday Inn, Watford
Time: 10am – 5pm
Price: £595 (inc VAT)
CPD: 6 hours

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Adhesion Composites

Under the expert guidance of Dr Matthew Holyoak, this one-day masterclass on Adhesion Composites features an insightful seminar in the morning, followed by a canine rise class 3 composite practical in the afternoon. Dive into an exploration of:

  • Contraction (C) factor
  • Treatment of pulpal exposures
  • Placement and shrinkage, flowable and chemically cured composites
  • Surface layer considerations
  • Staining techniques
  • Classification of Dentine bonding agents and appropriate use
  • Bonding to different types of dentine
  • Tooth Anatomy
  • Rubber dam placement practical

When: Wednesday 6th November 2024
Where: The Holiday Inn, Watford
Time: 10am – 5pm
Price: £595 (inc VAT)
CPD: 6 hours

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Full Dentures

Join Dr Adam Toft, a distinguished head lecturer at Tipton Training, in an immersive one-day masterclass dedicated to Full Dentures, involving a seminar, demo and a hands-on practical session.

When: Monday 18th November 2024
Where: LONDEC, London
Time: 10am – 5pm
Price: £595 (inc VAT)
CPD: 6 hours

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Bridge Design

This one day masterclass will commence with a morning seminar session on Bridge Design, led by the esteemed Professor Paul Tipton. Participants will dive into the intricacies of:

  • Choosing fixed/fixed v fixed moveable design
  • Cantilever designs
  • Adhesive bridge preps
  • Choosing the retainer type
  • Perils of double abutting
  • Reasons for bridge failures
  • Flexing v length of bridge
  • Lindhe and Nyman bridges/Periodontal Prosthesis
  • The use of stress breakers

In the afternoon, participants will explore “Navigating the transition from NHS to Private Practice” led by Dr Jane Lelean, a dentist, international dental coach, mentor and trainer.

Jane will offer you a step-by-step overview as to how you can transition from NHS to private practice in a predictable way. Learn practical strategies, patient management, communication techniques, and essential considerations to ensure a smooth and successful shift in your restorative dental career.

When: Tuesday 3rd December 2024
Where: The Holiday Inn, Watford
Time: 10am – 5pm
Price: £595 (inc VAT)
CPD: 6 hours

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Treatment Planning

Under the expert guidance of Dr Adam Toft and Dr Ash Rayarel, this one-day masterclass on Treatment Planning features a morning seminar followed by an afternoon practical, and offers comprehensive insights into:

  • Treatment Planning the large restorative case, sequencing treatment
  • Dahl appliances, diagnostic waxing and the curve of spee
  • Boyle’s plane analyser, importance of the Occlusal plane
  • Vertical dimension and facial aesthetics, golden proportion
  • Pink porcelain, emergence profile and soft tissue position
  • Introduction to Modjaw and T Scan and its role in Treatment Planning
  • Custom made Anterior guidance tables
  • Treatment planning practical
  • Diagnostic waxing practical
  • Occlusal adjustment on models practical

When: Wednesday 15th January 2025
Where: The Holiday Inn, Watford
Time: 10am – 5pm
Price: £595 (inc VAT)
CPD: 6 hours

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Advanced Occlusion

The one-day masterclass on Advanced Occlusion offers a comprehensive exploration of the key concepts in Occlusion, which Professor Tipton believes to be the most important topic in dentistry. Join Professor Paul Tipton and his hand-picked team of expert mentors who will guide participants through techniques for:

  • Load testing the joint
  • Choosing your condylar position
  • Types of canine guidance
  • Occlusal adjustment
  • Progressive guidance, programmed guidance
  • Long and wide centric, freedom in centric
  • Treatment of Class 2 patients
  • Lucia jigs practical on live patients
  • The use and introduction of Modjaw and T Scan in Restorative Dentistry

When: Wednesday 12th February 2025
Where: The Holiday Inn, Watford
Time: 10am – 5pm
Price: £595 (inc VAT)
CPD: 6 hours

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One Day Intensive Hands-on Courses

Explore Tipton Training’s one-day intensive hands-on courses tailored to refine your clinical skills under the expert mentorship of our tutors. During these 100% hands-on masterclasses, participants will engage in focused and repeated practice of operative dentistry techniques using Phantom Heads, to be able to take on more significant & complex restorative cases.

Porcelain Veneers

The one-day Porcelain Veneers course is a 100% hands-on intensive masterclass using Phantom Heads. During the day you will work with Professor Tipton’s hand-picked team of mentors to cover a range of topics essential for mastering veneer procedures. Participants will delve into:

  • Preparation techniques – Margin design, incisal edge and interproximal prep
  • Specific examples examined – retroclined lateral incisor, proclined central incisior
  • Procedure to seal and impression prep
  • Prototype construction
  • Lab prescriptions
  • Cementation techniques

Where & When:
MANDEC, Manchester – Thursday 13th June 2024
Time: 10am – 5pm
Price: £695 (inc VAT)
CPD: 6 hours

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Composite Veneers

The one-day Composite Veneers course is a 100% hands-on intensive masterclass using Phantom Heads. During the day you will work with Professor Tipton’s hand-picked team of mentors to explore:

  • Freehand bonding vs prefabricated veneers
  • Componeers
  • Techniques – preparations, impressions and cementations
  • Ideal cases and contraindications

Where & When:
LONDEC, London – Friday 28th June 2024
MANDEC, Manchester – Wednesday 2nd October 2024
Time: 10am – 5pm
Price: £695 (inc VAT)
CPD: 6 hours

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Ceramic Crowns/Inlays & Onlays

The one-day Ceramic Crowns / Inlays & Onlays course is a 100% hands-on intensive masterclass using Phantom Heads. During the day you will work with Professor Tipton’s hand-picked team of mentors to practice techniques related to crown and inlay/onlay preparations. During the day, you will practice techniques related to:

  • Dentine Bonded crown preparation
  • Procera Crown Preparation
  • Inlay/onlay Cavity design – axial walls, size of cavity, internal line angles and cavo surface margin prep
  • Preparation of LL6 for porcelain inlay
  • Preparation of LR6 for porcelain inlay
  • Functional cusp bevel

Where & When:
LONDEC, London – Monday 8th July 2024
MANDEC, Manchester – Wednesday 24th July 2024
Time: 10am – 5pm
Price: £695 (inc VAT)
CPD: 6 hours

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Amalgams

The one-day hands-on masterclass on Amalgams offers a comprehensive learning experience focusing on key aspects of amalgam restorations. Using Phantom heads, participants will explore and practice techniques related to:

  • Cavity designs
  • Etch and seal theory
  • Matrix techniques
  • Bonded amalgam technique
  • Other methods to increase retention – slots and boxes

Where & When:
MANDEC, Manchester – Wednesday 21st August 2024
LONDEC, London – Monday 16th September 2024
Time: 10am – 5pm
Price: £695 (inc VAT)
CPD: 6 hours

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Posterior Composites

The one-day hands-on masterclass on Posterior Composites provides an immersive learning experience focused on mastering techniques essential for posterior composite restorations. Participants will explore:

  • C factor theory
  • Class I, II restoration technique
  • Flowable composite and layering technique
  • Polishing and finishing
  • Matrix designs including sectional matrix systems

Where & When:
MANDEC, Manchester – Tuesday 29th October 2024
LONDEC, London – Monday 4th November 2024
Time: 10am – 5pm
Price: £695 (inc VAT)
CPD: 6 hours

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Posts

The one-day course on Posts offers a comprehensive exploration of essential techniques and principles for successful post and core restorations, using phantom heads to provide hands-on learning experiences. Under the guidance of Tipton Training’s expert faculty, the one-day course will cover:

  • Length, width, ferrule, quality of RCT and occlusion theory
  • Gold post core preparation
  • How to use Duralay to build cores for casting
  • Shenker Post preparation
  • Glass fibre/carbon fibre post core construction
  • Split cast post core
  • Venting of posts
  • How to obtain high quality impressions and which equipment to use

Where & When:
LONDEC, London – Monday 2nd December 2024
MANDEC, Manchester – Wednesday 4th December 2024
Time: 10am – 5pm
Price: £695 (inc VAT)
CPD: 6 hours

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Adhesive Bridgework

The one-day course on Adhesive Bridgework offers a comprehensive exploration of maryland bridge design theory and practical techniques for preparing and placing Maryland bridges, utilising phantom heads for hands-on learning. Participants will explore:

  • Theory on Maryland design
  • How to prep for Maryland bridge – Upper 3-3 case and UL4-6 case
  • Proximal extensions, three quarter crown preps, full grooves and labial wrap

Where & When:
LONDEC, London – Monday 6th January 2025
MANDEC, Manchester – Wednesday 19th February 2025
Time: 10am – 5pm
Price: £695 (inc VAT)
CPD: 6 hours

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Gold Preparations

The one-day course on Gold Preparations offers a focused exploration of gold crown and onlay preparations, utilising phantom heads to provide hands-on learning experiences. Participants will receive comprehensive guidance on preparing various gold restorations, including:

  • ¾ gold crowns in UR4 and LR7
  • Gold onlay UR5
  • Gold 7/8 crown in UR7
  • Which burs to use and how to prepare each individual case

Where & When:
MANDEC, Manchester – Wednesday 22nd January 2025
LONDEC, London – Monday 10th February 2025
Time: 10am – 5pm
Price: £695 (inc VAT)
CPD: 6 hours

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Bridge Preparations

The one-day course on Bridge Preparations provides an immersive learning experience focused on mastering the intricacies of fixed moveable, fixed-fixed, and cantilever bridge designs, utilising phantom heads to facilitate hands-on practice. By the end of the masterclass, participants will have acquired the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively prepare various bridge designs, ensuring successful outcomes in their clinical practice.

  • Fixed moveable, fixed fixed and cantilever designs
  • Importance of crown height, width and taper
  • UL456 fixed moveable bridge prep
  • Box preparations

Where & When:
LONDEC, London – Monday 3rd March 2025
MANDEC, Manchester – Wednesday 26th March 2025
Time: 10am – 5pm
Price: £695 (inc VAT)
CPD: 6 hours

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