PRINCIPLES, INSTRUMENTATION & TECHNIQUES A Revisit of Teeth Preparation for Crowns & Bridges

Date & Time:  May 7, 2018.  9:00 - 10:30 in the morning , and 2:00 - 3:30 in the afternoon

Venue SMX MOA Lecture Hall MR 7 , MR 8 & MR 9

In the advent and the recent development and availability of new materials for crowns and bridges, certain requirements are altered to suit particular demands of the denture service.  But definitely, basic things remain the same.  They rarely change.  They just evolve.  Part and parcel of this evolution, is revisit of the principles, instrumentation and techniques for preparation of the teeth to accept fixed restorations.  This presentation talks about these.


After the presentation, the participants will become aware and reminded (if and when applicable) of the various principles, instrumentation and techniques in crown preparation for crowns and bridges.


College of Dentistry
University of the Philippines Manila


Dr. Danilo L. Magtanong is currently an Associate Professor in Prosthodontics and the Dean of the College of Dentistry, University of the Philippines Manila.  He have been in the academe for 31 years.  He finished his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DDM) at the same University in 1986 and was recruited as a member of the faculty at the Section of Prosthodontics immediately after graduation.  He took-up and completed his Masters in Health Profession Education (MHPEd) at the National Teachers Training Center for the Health Professions (NTTCHP) also in UP Manila, in 2004.  In 2010, he took up and finished a dental implant training program in Seoul, South Korea. 


He is currently the President-Elect of the Philippine Prosthodontic Society (2017-2019) and also a Fellow of the same specialty society accredited by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) of the Philippines.


Throughout his teaching career, he was able to do numerous scholarly and creative works in Prosthodontics for training and education of Dentistry students, as well as, for dental practitioners, including researches and manuals which were published locally and internationally.  He acted as guest lecturer, speaker, facilitator, and/or resource person to over a hundred seminars and conventions in dentistry & education, organized by governmental and/or non-governmental groups.  He is also frequently invited for public awareness programs and fora regarding dentures and denture-wearing, including radio and television interviews in the country.