The Value of Conserving and Preserving from the Inside Out: A Minimal Intervention Approach To Restoring Teeth

Dr. Frank Milnar

Dr. Milnar’s presentation provides an abundance of ideas and techniques to enhance your practice while accommodating the needs of your patients. Course material teaches how the use of technology enables you to provide quality treatments, improving your patients’ lives. It also emphasizes minimally invasive, repairable esthetics.

This presentation is geared for the needs of the entire dental team, and focuses on practical, useful information, such as how to incorporate “Minimally Invasive Dentistry”, from Caries Risk Management, saliva pH strategies and learning the Bio-Mechanical principles that drive tooth preparation.

Over the last three decades, dental treatment options and patient expectations have evolved and changed. Dr. Milnar has witnessed this, and recognizes that new technologies have been the principle drivers of these changes. In this presentation, he will disclose tips he has learned in 43 years of practicing dentistry while decreasing sensitivity and achieve predictable results. 

This course enables participants to:

• Learn what Minimally Invasive Dentistry is and how to market it to your patients
• Recognize the principles of architecturally designed for direct restorations
• Understand why restoring teeth from the inside out is the future of dentistry.

Watch a typodont demonstration to restore a Class IV restoration. Audience participation is recommended. Participants should bring their loupes.

Dr. Frank Milnar

Frank J. Milnar DDS, AACD is a graduate from the University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry. He is an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and a Board Examiner for Accreditation. Dr. Milnar maintains a full-time practice in St. Paul, Minnesota emphasizing appearance-related dentistry. He has published numerous articles about the direct placement of composites, shade selection and porcelain materials and is on editorial review boards for dental journals.
Dr. Milnar is co-founder of the Minnesota Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and has lectured extensively within the U.S. Armed Forces as well as internationally on the subject of direct composite restorations, shade selection and porcelain materials. He has been voted “Top Dentist” and voted into the “Top Dentist Hall of Fame” for the last five years by his peers in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine. He has been voted by Dentistry Today as one of the top 100 dentists contributing to dental education. Most recently, Dr. Milnar was nominated to the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry Continuing Education Advisory Board.