Mastering Minimally-Invasive Smile Design - San Diego, CA

Dental Education Event - Simplify cosmetic dentistry in your practice while delivering patient approved smile makeovers.

Event Details

Date: November 18-19

City/State: San Diego CA

Speaker: Dr. Michael Schneider

Location: Double Tree By Hilton San Diego Mission Valley

CE Value: 14



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Course Description

Simplify cosmetic dentistry in your practice while delivering patient approved smile makeovers. Discover the new Additive-Reductive Template (A.R.T.®) protocol that minimizes chairtime, enables the most conservative preparation and delivers the best esthetic outcome for a predictable design. Here's your chance to explore the latest steps in the evolution of minimally invasive dentistry. Experience engaging hands-on training that will teach you effective case planning and how to produce the best outcome for your patient's new smile.

  • Develop an understanding as to how strategic tooth reduction combined with minimal tooth contouring makes complex and combination cases simple.
  • Learn both clinical and esthetic business implementation.
  • Discover how to communicate with the lab to tackle challenging alignment

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding minimally invasive tooth reduction utilizing a series of reduction guides to ensure the best and most esthetic outcome
  • How to incorporate a ‘trial-smile’ to gain patient acceptance to treatment
  • Simplifying shape and shade options for maximum patient satisfaction
  • Placement and bonding techniques to ensure a seamless seating appointment

Michael A. Schneider, DMD

Peter Harnois, DDSPeter Harnois, DDS

Michael A. Schneider, DMD, has been in private practice for more than 30 years and lectures and educates dentists worldwide on advanced dentistry techniques. He received a faculty appointment from the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, and has been an associate professor at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. Dr. Schneider’s lecturing style earned him a spot as the makeover dentist on the television shows “How Do I look”, and England’s “All the Gear No idea.” Following his passion of always giving his patients a healthy and beautiful smile in the most conservative way possible, he has completed hundreds of Lumineers and Snap-On-Smile cases since 2005.

About the DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego-Mission Valley

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DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego-Mission Valley


7450 Hazard Center Drive San Diego, CA 92108


We're next to Highway 163, less than a mile from Fashion Valley Mall and Westfield Mission Valley Mall. The San Diego Trolley stops down the street at Hazard Center Station for easy access to San Diego State University, Old Town, and Petco Park downtown. Our hotel has indoor and outdoor pools, and every stay starts with a warm chocolate chip cookie.

What to Expect At DenMat Education Courses (Health and Safety Protocols)

Your professional growth never stops. As such, DenMat remains committed to providing quality continuing education. Emerge from this crisis with knowledge that will further enhance patient care and advance your practice. At our courses, while you focus on learning new skills, we will ensure your safety, well-being, and comfort. In tandem with the venue’s rigorous state and locally mandated cleaning protocols, DenMat will provide complimentary infection control products manufactured under FDA guidelines in our California facility. In addition, social distancing recommendations will be followed, masks and other PPE equipment will be available, and individual workshop and handout materials will be provided. We look forward to welcoming you to a future program!

Who Should Attend

This DenMat Education course is designed to apply to all levels of overall dental experience:

  • Dental students currently enrolled in dental school
  • General Dentistry Clinicians
  • Cosmetic Dentists
  • Dental Hygiene Professionals
  • Oral healthcare professionals who would like to learn about advanced dental education techniques

Cancellation Policy

All cancellation requests must be submitted to DenMat prior to the first day of the course for a refund. A full refund of the course tuition will be granted for cancellation requests documented seven (7) days or more prior to the scheduled course date. Fifty percent of the course fee will be refunded for cancellation requests received less than seven (7) days prior to the scheduled course date.

DenMat Education reserves the right to cancel any course, limit enrollment, modify the announced content, or change the location, time, date, and faculty of any course, as deemed necessary or advisable. Should DenMat Education cancel a course, DenMat Education’s liability is limited to a full refund of the course fee.

Earn AGD Continuing Dental Education (CE) Credits

If you are on this web page, you are most likely working toward a Fellowship or Mastership Award through the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) or you are interested in completing your CE requirements. DenMat Education is an AGD accredited facilitator of dental education. Completion of this course - Mastering Minimally Invasive Smile Design - will earn you credits in the following Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) subject codes:


Recognized Provider

DenMat is an American Dental Association (ADA) Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP)-recognized provider and an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry.


Recognized Provider

DenMat is an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry.