Born in Montreal Canada, Ron spent his summers in the Algonquin Park region of Ontario where he developed a love for wildlife and nature. During high school he was introduced to photography and has carried that with him throughout his lifetime. He graduated from the New York Institute of Photography, and subsequently attended the University of Toronto and was accepted to the Faculty of Dentistry.
Upon Graduation from the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry, Ron concentrated his career on Cosmetic Dentistry, all the while maintaining a sideline business in photography. Ron was instrumental in the creation of the Canadian Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, rose to the Presidency of the Toronto Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and later became one of only 3 Canadians to ever rise to the level of President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry as one of only a few achieving AACD accreditation.
It has been quite a journey marrying his expertise in both Dentistry and Photography which has allowed him to become an expert in cosmetic dentistry and smile design. In this program you will be taken with him on an educational journey that will surely help you in all your dentistry endeavours as a basis for diagnosis and treatment planning of all your cases.
Have you ever done a cosmetic case and the patient was not happy with the results, it didn’t look right, and you had to remake the case at great expense?
Learning the principles of smile design is critical in being able to produce consistent cosmetic results that the patient will love! Dr Goodlin will take you through what makes a great smile and how to produce winning smiles for your patients.
1 – Understand the parameters of what makes a pleasing aesthetic smile.
2 – Learn how to analyze your patient’s existing smile using digital photography and simple digital smile design techniques to create a treatment plan.
3 – Understand how to evaluate the occlusal forces to ensure case longevity.
4 – Learn the trial smile technique to ensure your patient is happy with their results before you even begin!
5 – Learn practice management and communication techniques to manage toe cosmetic patient.
6 – Learn how to communicate with your lab technicians so they can create the required restorations.