Star of the North Meeting

Star of the North: April 27-29, 2023

Saint Paul RiverCentre

2023 Sessions

The Star of the North conference offers a wide range of professional development seminars that allow dental professionals to earn CE credits. Click on the buttons below for more detailed information about our speakers and sessions. You may also view our Schedule At A Glance for a more general overview.

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Expedited Excellence Hands-on: Increase Your Efficiency

with Direct Restorations
April 28, 2022
8:30 am – 11:30 am
  • Joshua Austin, D.D.S., MAGD

As editorial director with Dental Economics magazine, I have authored the column “Pearls for Your Practice” for several years. During that time, I have had the privilege of working with most of the new direct adhesive products that have hit the market. In this course, we will discuss direct restoration procedures for the posterior. You will learn how to increase your efficiency and results with your posterior restorations using unique techniques. Attendees will participate in all steps of different posterior restorations using bulk-fill composite with correct curing light procedures and several various techniques.

Learning Objectives:
1) Explore the advantages of using bulk fill posterior composite.
2) Discuss and perform several placement techniques for bulk fill posterior composites that will save time and increase predictability.
3) Review quick and effective polishing techniques for posterior restorations.

This program is sponsored by an unrestricted educational grant provided by 3M Oral Care and GC America.

Course Number: T2201

Recommended for

  • Dentists
  • Student Dentists

About the speaker

Joshua Austin, D.D.S., MAGD

Dr. Austin maintains a full-time restorative dentistry private practice in San Antonio, Texas. He is an editorial director and columnist for Dental Economics focusing on dental products and technology. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He lectures frequently on restorative dentistry as well as online reputation management and social media.


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


Dentist Early Bird Fee $315.00
Staff Early Bird Fee $315.00
Dentist Regular Fee $325.00
Staff Regular Fee $325.00