Indirectly Speaking:  State of the Art Concepts in Crown and Bridge

Ron Kaminer, DDS


Dr. Ron Kaminer is a 1990 graduate from SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. He maintains two practices, one in Hewlett, NY and one in Oceanside, NY. Dr. Kaminer is an international expert in the field of dental lasers and has lectured on lasers and minimally invasive dentistry both nationally and internationally. He is the Director of the Masters of Laser training program in New York and is a clinical instructor with the International College of Laser Education.

He evaluates new dental materials for the Catapult Group and sits on the advisory boards and is a clinical consultant for numerous dental manufacturers. He has authored numerous articles on dental lasers and minimally invasive dentistry, is a frequent contributor to Mentor magazine and is an associate editor for Dental Product Shopper. He is a member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, International College of Facial Esthetic, and American Dental Association.

He lives in Hewlett, NY with his wife and three children.


Course Descripton 

For dentists, crown and bridge represents much of what is done in our daily practice.  Changes in materials and technology have streamlined the daily workflow in many practices worldwide. During this program, we will discuss the how technology can improve our diagnostic skills, perfect communication with our patients and laboratories and ultimately lead to more predictable state of the art Dentistry.

        Scanners, Mills and more: Are they right for my practice

        Soft tissue lasers: No more hassle in packing cord

        Perfecting the art of communication between the laboratory and the patient

        Smile design principles- what every dentist needs to know to improve their aesthetic eye

        Indirect materials- What are some of the current materials for crowns and bridges

        Cements-  Will it all stick?

        The screw retained vs. the cementable implant- How to handle each