Douglas L. Lambert, DDS, FACD, FASDA, FA
Full Name Douglas L. Lambert, DDS, FACD, FASDA, FA
Phone (952) 922-9119
Fax (952) 922-2628
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"Smile Design: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, and Something RED"
(Half day lecture)

“Recipe for Success” with Composites
(Full or half day lecture)

“Bunts, Punts, and Elbows” The Sports Dentistry Side of Your Practice
(Half day lecture)
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Douglas L. Lambert, DDS, FACD, FASDA, FASD, ABAD, graduated from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management in 1980 and the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 1984, where he received the Outstanding Senior Student Award and the Quintessence Award. He is a Fellow in the American College of Dentists, the Pierre Fauchard Academy, the Academy for Sports Dentistry, the American Society for Dental Aesthetics, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry.

He has been recognized as one of the Top Educators by Dentistry Today for seven consecutive years, and has been honored as a Top Dentist by Minneapolis/St. Paul and Minnesota Monthly magazines the past several years. Dr. Lambert has held many societal positions in organized dentistry including Past President of the Minneapolis District Dental Society and Trustee to the Minnesota Dental Association, and is a delegate to the ADA.

He has authored and co-authored several articles on cosmetic and esthetic topics, and has presented numerous lectures and hands-on seminars nationally and internationally for dental organizations, universities, and study clubs. He also serves as an independent consultant and clinical researcher for many dental manufacturers. Dr. Lambert is senior partner in an esthetic-based practice in Edina, MN, emphasizing cosmetic, comprehensive, and sports dentistry.


Smile Design: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed and Something RED

(Half day lecture)
• Patient motivation to enhance a smile
• Key components of smile design
• Color and shade selection process – human or machine?
• Importance of photography
• The RED Proportion – a new standard for designing your esthetic case
• Communication: patient, lab, and yourself

“Recipe for Success” with Composites
(Full or half day lecture)
• Use of unique matrices to make composites easier and predictable
• Eliminating the “white line” in anterior composites
• Creating full resin veneers as nice as porcelain
• Maximizing the use of contemporary caries detection technology
• Bonding agents: Total-Etch or Self-Etch?
• Single appointment fiber-reinforced direct composite bridges
• Esthetic dilemmas: what would you do if this were your patient?

“Bunts, Punts, and Elbows” The Sports Dentistry Side of Your Practice
(Half day lecture)
• Dental trauma – patient assessment
• Managing luxation injuries
• Treating the avulsed tooth
• Restorative options for the sports related dental injury
• Use of mouth guards – including the new performance enhancing appliances
• Concussions

Contemporary Solutions for Restorative Dentistry

This course provides attendees with practical insights and guidelines for creating exceptionally esthetic and functional direct and indirect restorations. Using today’s state-of-the-art curing lights, cements, direct composites, and high strength all-ceramic materials, instructors clarify the nuances of restorative protocol that contribute to clinical success and patient satisfaction. Accurate treatment planning will be discussed and supplemented by illustrations of successful case examples. Additionally, instruction will focus on incorporating proven technologies, materials and techniques that will be easy to implement into your daily routine.

Learning Objectives:

• Apply and use direct and indirect restorative options for conservative smile restorations
• Incorporate appropriate adhesive and cementation protocol specific to the restorative material and indication
• Properly use today’s state-of-the-art polymerization technologies to achieve superior results
• Understand concepts, guidelines, and techniques for tooth preparation for high strength all-ceramic restorations
• Apply knowledge of proper finishing and polishing instrumentation for direct and indirect restorations to ensure functional and esthetic predictability

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