Sharpening Your Cementation Skills

     Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Time: 6:30-8:00pm 

Credits: 1 CE Hour*


Gerard Kugel, DMD, PhD: is an associate dean of research and a professor of at the department of prosthodontics and operative dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He also maintains a private practice in Boston, MA.

In this presentation Dr. Gerard Kugel will review the decision-making criteria in selecting luting agents based on restorative materials and preparation designs. Current materials and techniques for cementation of contemporary all-ceramic restorations will be reviewed. Additionally, clinical conditions that lead to success and failures of the restorations will be outlined.

  • Discuss the fundamentals of cementation and expected essential functions
  • Explain basic requirements for all-ceramic cement selection
  • Review long-term maintenance
  • Utilize clinical tips for ultimate success with various restorative materials, such as zirconia and lithium disilicate
*Attend all 5 virtual sessions, and receive 5 CE Credits or take courses individually (a la carte) and receive 1 CE credit per each session taken.
Credits will be distributed at the end of the Spring (June 22, 2022).


Carl McManama, DDS: is is a Professor in the Department of General Dentistry and course director for several courses at Boston University’s Goldman School of Dental Medicine where he has taught since 1976. In addition to his teaching, he has maintained a private practice in Cambridge, Massachusetts for the past forty-five years. Dr. McManama has presented over 100 CE courses on topics related to restorative and operative dentistry to all levels of dental audiences.