Lodge Training

POISE Protocol: Limited Preparation Ceramic


2 days

CPD Hours


Group Size



Lodge Dental, Abergavenny

Enrolment Fee

£1950.00 including VAT

  • Theory
  • Hands on
Course Description

Dr Mike’s Gray exciting new course – POISE Protocol: Limited Preparation Ceramic.

This two day hands-on course run at Lodge Training provides an insight into Mike’s unique approach to modern day ceramic.

Costing £1950 this is an all inclusive package including tuition fees, use of equipment & materials, overnight accommodation & meals at the luxurious Angel Hotel in the beautiful town of Abergavenny, Monmouthshire within the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Course Overview


Consultation: Conducting your exam including assessment of occlusion and biotype, what to look out for, formulating and costing a treatment plan, and communication to the patient.

Planning: Photography (oral and portrait), scanning, smile design principles, digital facially driven wax-up, lab considerations.

Trial smile: Unique stent, evaluation, modification.




Preparation (or lack of): Shade taking, guides, preparation principles, retraction, scanning. (Will touch on conventional ceramic preparations – protocol can be applied to all).

Prototypes: aesthetic and functional evaluation, communication with lab.

Fit: Try-in, adjustment and seating of ceramic, isolation techniques, cementation process.

Course Objectives

  • Correctly assess the patient and produce an appropriate treatment plan.
  • Understand facially driven smile design and its application in practice and how to communicate this to the laboratory.
  • Understand how to correctly prepare prior to ceramic and provision of prototypes.




  • Learn how to reliably cement ceramic and ensure longevity.
  • Apply the GDC standards to maintain safe practice.

Speakers & Educators

Upcoming Dates

8th – 9th March 2024
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7th – 8th June 2024
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6th – 7th September 2024
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