Module 1: Biomimetics, Biomaterials, & Biomechanics – [Self Instruction – 1 Hour CE – AGD Code #250]

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  • Last Update February 15, 2021



Dr. Schiffenhaus will provide a discussion of his biomimetic and biomechanic rational for his prep design. He’ll also provide a brief overview for the biomimetic approach as he discusses tooth mechanics. You will leave with a better understanding of biomechanic design. To contact us click here. We have no commercial support to declare. No prior skill/level required. AGD Subject Code: 250

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CE Objectives

  • Learn the principles of biomimetic approach
  • Understand properties of enamel, dentin, & DEC
  • Understand properties composites & glass ceramics 
  • Learn the Compression Dome theory
  • Understand principles of Biomechanic design

About the Speaker

Dr. Steve Schiffenhaus received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Molecular & Cellular Biology from Arizona State University where he conducted undergraduate and graduate research on biomarkers for a cancer vaccine. Dr. Schiffenhaus completed Dr. David and Davey Alleman’s Biomimetic Mastership program. He is the creator of the Biomimetic Advanced Adhesive Restorative Dentistry (BAARD) institute.o learn more about Dr. Schiffenhaus click here.

Teaching Method: Self-Paced/Video/Web Mediated
Conflict of Interest Statement: Dr. Steve Schiffenhaus is the owner and creator of the BAARD institute.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the Academy of General Dentistry Program Approval for Continuing Education (PACE) through the joint program provider approval of DENTAL DIGEST LLC and BAARD INSTITUTE. Dental Digest LLC is approved for awarding FAGD/MAGD credit.


Lesson Length: 60 min
CE credit: 1 hour (self-instruction)
Release Date: 1/19/21
Review Date: 1/19/21
Expiration/Availability Date: 1/19/24

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4 Lessons

Module 1: Biomimetics, Biomaterials, & Biomechanics

Intro to Biomimetics00:18:17
Tooth Structure & Biomaterials00:21:29
Intro to Biomechanic Design00:12:47
How to get CE00:3:29
Module 1 Quiz

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