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Course Details

Total Advantage Live:

Achieve “Beautiful Smiles Through Exceptional Dentistry”
with live patient, hands-on training.

Course Info:

  • Prep-less Preparation and seating weekends are approximately four weeks apart
  • Please call for exact dates of the next open course
  • Four total days
  • 42 CE Hours with Participation


  • Learn high tech materials and techniques used to provide outstanding cosmetic clinical and laboratory results during a two weekend course.
  • Observe an over-the-shoulder case from start to finish demonstrating these techniques.
  • Learn state-of-the-art “prep-less” techniques that emphasize preservation of tooth structure and improved restoration longevity while using lithium disilicate.
  • Clinically design, prepare, provisionalize, and cement an 8-10 unit anterior veneer case in a hands-on patient environment, and prepare the doctors and their staff to utilize what is learned in their own practices.
  • Understand what aspects of the case require laboratory involvement for success: During all lectures and restoration fabrication Smiles, Inc. and Bradley Jones will be present to guide doctors and fabricate exquisite restorations.


  • Doctors: $4,690
  • First Dental Assistant: $545
  • Each Additional Staff Member: $185
    • All staff members are encouraged to attend as they are a vital part of this approach;
    • More than one clinical team member per doctor is strongly recommended for training purposes.
  • A deposit of $1,000 is due 1 month prior to the first weekend of the course, with the remaining balance due prior to the completion of the first weekend.
  • A dentist can audit the course with no patient for $2,800 total.
  • Returning dentists can take the course at a 30% discount.
  • Laboratory fees are separate and are payable directly to Brad Jones; this fee is variable depending on the number of units completed at the course.

Course Topics Include:

  • Smile Design: High End Artistry from Start to Finish
  • Diagnostic Records
  • Face Bow, Centric Relation, and Anterior Occlusion
  • Photography: Diagnostic, Clinical, and Complete Case
  • Case Presentation
  • Anterior Case Preparation, including prep-less techniques
  • Impression and Preparation Records
  • Custom Shading
  • Temporization and Its Role in Communication
  • Lab Communication
  • Adhesive “Cementation”
  • Final Contouring and Polishing
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Staff Support and Training

Seminar Hotel Location:
Wyndham Garden Hotel Buffalo Grove
900 West Lake Cook Road
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Phone: (847) 215-8883
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Live Practice Location:
Brent A. Engelberg DDS
3440 N. Old Arlington Heights Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004-1552
Phone: (847) 259-6988
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