Jun 22, 2020
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Backed by popular demand, two major pioneers in the biomimetic movement, Dr. David Alleman and Dr. Davey Alleman (they are, indeed, related) are back. They're here to school us on the critical biomimetic concepts of "caries removal end point" and caries detection dye.
What you'll learn: Learn about the role caries detection dye plays in creating a bonded restoration. Understand how caries detection dye works. Discover the shortcomings associated with traditional techniques for caries detection. Become aware the mechanism of action for bonding to dentin. Develop a generalized understanding for how to properly bond a restoration
About Dr. David Alleman:
Dr. David S. Alleman is renowned as one of the co-founding pioneer of the of Biomimetic dental movement and his contribution to Biomimetic Dentistry.
His study of advanced adhesive dentistry began with Dr. Ray Bertolotti. His studies continued to progress under the tutelage of the renowned Dr. John Kois. These two mentors and his passionate dedication evolved into his 10 year/10,000 hour review of the dental literature. This dedication enabled him to formulate the concepts on which advanced adhesive (Biomimetic) dentistry is based.
Other mentors and pioneers he has collaborated with include Dr. Pascal Magne, Dr. Didier Dietschi, Dr. Gary Unterbrink, and Dr. Geoff Knight.
He formerly partnered with Dr. Simone Deliperi from Sardinia, Italy to pass these techniques on to other motivated dentists. He is a member of the Academy of Operative Dentistry & The International Association for Dental Research.
He has published numerous articles on advanced adhesive techniques that focus on caries detection, increasing long-term bond durability, stress reduction and tooth conservation. He and his son Dr. Davey Alleman founded the Alleman Biomimetic Mastership Program. He has mentored over 500 dentists worldwide.