Star of the North Meeting

April 23โ€“25, 2020 St. Paul, MN

Future Dates: April 22-24, 2021 and April 28-30, 2022

2019 Seminars

The Star of the North conference offers a wide range of professional development seminars that allow dental professionals to earn CE credits. 2019 seminars are listed for your reference, 2020 information will be available this fall. Click on each seminar below for more information, including pricing.

โ† Back to search

Creating Perfect Smiles Through Ceramic Restorations

April 27, 2019
1:30 pm โ€“ 4:30 pm
  • Prabu Raman, D.D.S., MICCMO, LVIM

Creating a “perfect smile” begins with a clear understanding of the patient’s desires of the end results, thorough analysis of the presenting conditions, designing the smile from an architectural viewpoint, communicating the design with the laboratory partner, implementing the plan at preparation, fine tuning the “trial smile,” and delivering that perfect smile so that the patient is actually thrilled with the end result.

Learning Objectives:
1) Why “design” a smile case.
2) A clear understanding of smile design principles.
3) Clear communication of the patient’s desires on end results.
4) Principles of teeth preparation for optimal results.
5) Clear communication with the aesthetic laboratory.

Course Number: S1925

Recommended for

  • Dental Assistants
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Dental Therapist
  • Dentists
  • Student Dentists

About the speaker

Prabu Raman, D.D.S., MICCMO, LVIM

Dr. Raman has practiced dentistry in Kansas City since 1983. He teaches live patient and lecture courses on aesthetics and TMD treatment. He served for 12 years as a Clinical Instructor & Featured Speaker for The Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. He has also served as President of the Missouri Dental Association, 2016-2017. Financial Disclosure: Speaker receives honorarium funds from Myotronics.


Fundamental CE Credits 3.0
Elective CE Credits 0
DANB Credits 0
Core CE Credits 0
Core Topic N/A


Dentist Early Bird Fee $45.00
Staff Early Bird Fee $35.00
Dentist Regular Fee $55.00
Staff Regular Fee $45.00