A New Generation for Cosmetic Dentistry,Delivering the Selfie Ready Smile

Date:  Friday, November 8,, 2024

Venue:  Diamond Convention Center

Address: 1875 Diamond Pkwy, North Kansas City, MO 64116

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


  • Registration – 8:30 a.m.
  • Event – 9:00 a.m.
  • Lunch – 12:00-1:00pm
  • Dismissal – 3:00 p.m.

Tuition:  AIDA members: $99 per person.| General Admission: $149 per person

CE:  5 Lecture CE Credits


AGD Subject Code:  780

Live or Webinar:  Live

Prerequisites:  None

Registration Open:

Course Description

Appearance and self-esteem have long been intertwined. The dental world has taken notice and we need to respond with conservative ways to satisfy our patient’s desires for ideal smiles. This course will cover treatments from ultraconservative enamel enhancements and direct composite solutions to minimal prep/no prep veneers. Discover the secrets to identifying patient’s cosmetic desires, learn new easy but beautiful techniques, and learn effective dialogue for case acceptance. 

– Enamel enhancements: Visible Whie Lesion (VWL) removal, Brown staining removal, Whitening and Whitening Combination treatments. 

– Direct composite bonding. Finishing techniques for beautiful surface texture and anatomy. Diastema Closure. Additive finessing of the smile. Easy Direct Composite Veneers. Gingival sculpting for framing the smile.  

– Applied Smile Design. Combining individual tooth, gingival and global smile treatments.  

– Minimal/No preparations porcelain veneers.  


Course Objectives

  • Give confidence to recognize and assess your patients’ cosmetic desires
  • Develop clinical skills for comprehensively diagnosing, preparing, placing and finishing
    conservative restorations
  • Attain step by step protocol for applied smile design for combination treatments that
    boost their confidence and boost your bottom line

Susan McMahon, DMD, AAACD, FAGD 

A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, Dr McMahon enjoys one of the largest cosmetic dental practices in Western Pennsylvania. She is accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and an invited Fellow of the prestigious American Society for the Dental Aesthetics and a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry. An author and lecturer, Dr. McMahon has devoted her professional career to the pursuit of advanced technologies in cosmetic and minimally invasive dentistry. She is a past clinical instructor in Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry at the University of Pittsburgh. She is the past Director of New Produce Evaluation for Catapult Education. She frequently lectures across the United States and internationally on minimally invasive dentistry, technology and conservative cosmetic dentistry for teenagers and young adults. She has been honored as a Top Dentist over 20 times. She has also been voted by her peers as a Top Pittsburgh Dentist every year for over two decades.