Direct Restorations in the Anterior Dentition
This day offers a simple and predictable strategy to allow the busy dental practitioner to place beautiful, aesthetic lifelike class 1 and 2 direct composite restorations using only minimal shades of composite resin and instrumentation which is common to all dental offices. All of this within a realistic timeframe with technically uncomplicated protocols.
Direct Resin Artistry in the Posterior Dentition
Direct resins in the anterior dentition can produce functional, highly aesthetic and conservative restorations.However, with the rise of aesthetic dentistry in the media, the public as consumers are becoming increasingly discerning: they expect and demand the best. Dr Smithson aims to unravel and demystify concepts such as shade selection and micro and macro-anatomy and pull them together into a simple step-by-step protocol which includes treatment planning, fee setting, diagnostics, preparation, composite placement and finishing, allowing the average practitioner to achieve outstanding results on a consistent basis.
Jason Smithson qualified at the Royal London Hospital in 1995; achieving a number of awards including The Constance Klein Memorial, The Stafford Millar, and The Malcolm Jenkins Scholarships, The American Association of Endodontics Prize and the Overall Award for Clinical Dentistry.
His specific interest is direct composite resin artistry and minimally invasive all ceramic restorations and has presented to dentists internationally in the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and throughout Europe.
He is involved in postgraduate dental teaching in both the Cornwall & Plymouth Foundation Dental Practitioners Schemes and is a Clinical Lecturer at The Peninsula Dental School, UK and Honorary Clinical Tutor in Restorative Dentistry at Warwick University: one of only two exclusively Post-Graduate Dental Schools in the UK. Jason is a Diplomat of The Royal College of Surgeons (England).
He has published widely in International Journals, and is only the second UK dentist ever to have an article accepted by the AACD journal: The Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Jason is an Opinion Leader for a number of Dental Companies and is the only European dentists on the Teaching Faculty of the internationally acclaimed Center for Esthetic Excellence, Chicago, USA. He is the only UK Dentist on the European Restorative Advisory Panel, GCEurope, Belgium.
In 2009, he was awarded the Pankey Scholarship and in 2011 was voted in the “Top 20 Most Influential Dentists” by Dentistry Magazine.
Jason maintains a private dental office in Cornwall, England.
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