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ILAGD Presents: The 27th Annual Ted Weclew Memorial Lecture by Dr. Mark Geissberger

February 19, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free - 195.00$
**This course is held at a new location this year:  The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago

The 27th Annual Ted Weclew Memorial Lecture:

New Advances in Direct and Indirect Restorative Dentistry….Overcoming Common Pain Points, Pitfalls and Problems in Private Practice

Speaker: Marc Geissberger, DDS, MA, CPT 

An ILAGD Member Benefit Course / Wednesday, February 19 , 2020
the day before the CDS Midwinter Meeting


Date: Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
Time: 8am – 4pm (Registration at 7:30am)
Location:The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago
Speaker: Dr. Marc Geissberger
CE Credits: 7 CE Lecture Credits
AGD Dentist: $95 ($115 at the door)
Non-AGD Dentist: $195 ($215 at the door)
Hygienist or staff (AGD Dentist): $75 ($95 at the door)
Dental Students/Residents: $20 ($40 at the door)

Course Description:

This fast paced, informative session will introduce the participants to several new materials and techniques in restorative dentistry designed to simply clinical practice and yield predictable, problem free restorations. Various clinical tips and techniques will be introduced designed to eliminate common problems associated with routine clinical procedures. The will include: creating perfect Class II restorations, mastering flawless crown and bridge impressions, enhancing esthetics in anterior direct bonding cases and proper adhesion and curing protocols. Additionally, this course will cover the latest development in all porcelains, cements, impression materials and CAD/CAM technology and elucidate their influences on the modern practice of dentistry.

Course Objectives:

During this program practitioners will:
• Understand the steps involved in creating the perfect Class II composite restoration.
• Master appropriate bonding and curing protocols.
• Learn predictable techniques designed to capture flawless impressions the first time they are attempted.
• Review appropriate layering techniques to enhance esthetics of anterior bonding cases.
• Gain knowledge of modern ceramic materials and understand limitations and strengths of each type of material.
• Develop a better understanding of the indications and contraindications of each material.
• Improve their understanding of the plethora of modern cements and which clinical situations are indicated for their use.
• Navigate the technological advances in CAD/CAM Dentistry and figure out which systems may be most appropriate for their practices.
• Learn predictable techniques designed to capture flawless impressions the first time they are attempted.

Speaker Biography:

Dr. Marc Geissberger was born in San Francisco and raised in Marin County. He earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, California. After completing his undergraduate degree he attended the University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry, earning a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1991. In 1994, Dr. Geissberger earned a Masters of Arts in Educational Psychology from the University of the Pacific School of Education. Dr. Geissberger has practiced in Marin since 1991. He splits his time equally between his private practice and educating practicing dentists. He is an Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dentistry and served as the Chair of the Department of Integrated Reconstructive Dental Sciences at the University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry for 15 years. He has maintained a faculty appointment continuously since 1991. Dr. Geissberger has been awarded fellowship in the International College of Dentists, American College of Dentists, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He has won several teaching awards and completed a fellowship with the American Dental Education Association’s Leadership Institute. He has served as the President, President-Elect and Vice President of both the Supreme Chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon and University of the Pacific’s Alumni Association. Dr Geissberger teaches many continuing education courses and sits on the board of Catapult Education. He has presented 350 lectures and hands-on workshops to colleagues in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, China, Peru and Taiwan. He has co-authored and published numerous scientific papers and a textbook entitled Esthetic Dentistry in Clinical Practice for Wiley-Blackwell. Additionally, he is a Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Nutrition Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Dr. Geissberger enjoys time spent with his wife, Christine and their three children, Justin, Robbie, and Annika. They enjoy travel, golf, gardening, and working on old cars. Dr. Geissberger also enjoys painting. You can see several of his works hanging in the dental office.

Approved for hours of AGD Lecture credit.

Location & Time:


The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago
909 North Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
The Day before the CDS Midwinter Meeting

Registration: 7:30 am
Lecture: 8:00 am-3:00 pm
Continental Breakfast and Lunch will be served.

Seminar Fees:

AGD Dues Paid Dentist   $95     $115 at the door
Non-AGD Dentist             $195    $215 at the door
Hygienist                            $75     $95 at the door
Dental Staff                        $75    $95 at the door
Dental Students                $20      $40 at the door
& Residents (Preregistration required)
ILAGD Past Presidents    $0

For questions contact:

Maureen Kugel, ILAGD Executive Assistant @ [email protected] or
Dr. Cheryl Mora, ILAGD CE Chair at [email protected] or 847-638-7223 (cell)

AGD dues paid status will be checked as of Feb. 15, 2020. Any Non AGD dentist may choose to apply his entire registration fee to his first year AGD dues by submitting a completed AGD application on site. Ask for Dr. Cheryl Mora
or Maureen Kugel ([email protected]) for help in completing this process.

Presenting a program of this nature is a group effort and would not be possible without the assistance of many individuals and/ or companies. A complete list will be available at the course site.



February 19, 2020
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free - 195.00$
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The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago
909 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, 60611 United States
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Dr. Cheryl Mora DDS, MAGD


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