Shade Matching and Color Science: What You Need to Know

  • Friday 1/27/2023
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
  • Course Code: 429RL
  • Cost: $75
  • Room Location: BCEC Room 106
  • Credits: 2 CE Hours
Chad Anderson, DMD, MS is a research instructor in the department of prosthodontics and operative dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He maintains three private practices in Fresno, CA, and will be opening a fourth practice in Boston, MA.

This course will provide attendees with the information about color science and shade matching that you should have been taught in school. It is an interesting and insightful look at how humans perceive and interpret color. Attendees will see how our minds and the dental environment can conspire to make shade matching difficult. After this course, attendees will have a good understanding of how to improve your shade matching accuracy.

After this course attendees will be able to:
  • Understand the history of color science
  • Explain how humans perceive color
  • Interpret how the environment affects color perception
  • Optimize the process for assessing and matching tooth shades
  • Analog and electronic shade matching tools
  • Discover the best way to use a standard shade guide
Recommended Audience: Dentist