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Efficient Ceramic Crown Preparations: An Intensive Hands-On Course

December 3, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

$425.00 – $1300.00

***SOLD OUT!!***

***This course is for Dentists only ***

Limited Seating!

Sunday, December 3, 2023

8:30 am- 4:30pm

Speaker: Richard Stevenson III DDS, FAGD, FACD, ABOD

Location: Stevenson Dental Education Teaching Center, San Dimas, CA

In-person only course, no livestream available

CE: 7 Participation (Hands-on) units

AGD Subject Code: 250 (Operative/Restorative Dentistry)



This hands-on course provides dentists with a practical and efficient approach to successful ceramic crowns.  Dr. Stevenson will demonstrate his 5-minute prep technique for Zirconia and Glass-Ceramic Crowns.  His 37 years of clinical and teaching experience will be shared with openness and approachability in this intensive hands-on course.  Dr. Stevenson will not only demo numerous crown preps live for the class but will insure each participant is able to perform the technique with confidence.  Each participant will prepare at least six teeth during the course on a typodont on a dental manikin simulation unit.

We supply the typodonts, handpieces, instruments, and burs!

What to bring:

  • Bring dental loupes and headlight
  • Wear comfortable clothing or scrubs, and close toed shoes


  • How to prepare a crown that works flawlessly for every all-ceramic material
  • How to perform the 5-minute crown prep method
  • How to thrive in a DSO environment with fast and clean crown preps
  • How to use five special burs in 5 easy steps to accomplish amazing results
  • Understand the 5 x 5 for both the Anterior and Posterior preparations
  • Be able to prepare a full maxillary arch in under one hour!


Doctor Stevenson earned his DDS from the UCLA School of Dentistry in 1986. After practicing general dentistry for 7 years in Laguna Niguel, California, he accepted a full-time teaching position at the UCLA School of Dentistry in 1993 where he served as Chair of the Section of Restorative Dentistry for 17 years. He has published dozens of articles on dental materials, the principles of evidence-based dentistry, and restorative techniques has written several textbook chapters and syllabi. He is the inventor of several unique dental instruments which are used in dental education and clinical practice.

Dr. Stevenson is Board Certified in Operative Dentistry. He practices dentistry in San Dimas, CA with a focus on Microscope, Implant and Esthetic Dentistry. Although he retired from UCLA in 2018 as Professor Emeritus of Clinical Dentistry, he says that he’s just getting started! After leaving UCLA he founded Stevenson Dental Solutions, a teaching institute dedicated to hands-on training where he serves as the Director of Education. Recently he established a non-profit corporation investigating best practices in dentistry and innovative methods of delivering quality care and pre-professional education to communities with the most need. He lives in La Verne, California with his wife Savi.


8:30am – 9:00am  Registration & light breakfast

9:00am – 4:30pm – Lecture/Workshop

12:30pm – 1:00pm – Lunch

Breakfast & Lunch will be provided

Free parking available


7 Participation (Hands-on) units

AGD Subject Code:  250 (Operative/Restorative Dentistry)



If you are NOT an AGD member and register as one, you’ll need to re-register as a Non-Member to get into any Southern California AGD courses. If your AGD Membership has expired, you can renew here: https://www.agd.org/join-agd/online-application

  • Registrations are subject to a $50 non-refundable processing fee.
  • Cancellations made by email until 11/12/23 will receive a refund less the $50 processing fee.
  • Cancellations made 11/19/23 and after are completely non-refundable.
  • Transfer of a registration to another name will not be considered for this course.

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December 3, 2023
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
$425.00 – $1300.00
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Stevenson Dental Education Teaching Center
570 E Arrow Hwy Suites A & B
San Dimas, CA 91773 United States
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