7 Spielman Road • Fairfield, NJ 07004

Dental Materials: What’s New, What Works? and What You Should Know!


Instructor: Dr. Russ Bergman



Learning Objectives: After completing this course, the attendee will be able to:

  • Understand different bonding agents and their use
  • Understand the use of the proper dental material for different circumstances
  • Understand Dental composites and their use
  • Understand Dental luting cements and their use
  • Understand the products used to polish various dental materials

     Course Description:

                                                      Travel down the road of dental materials: what makes a good restorative material?                       

The overall goal of this seminar is to provide dental professionals with information on:

Direct Composite and other Restorative Materials and Adhesive Systems.

  • There are an overwhelming number of adhesives and composites on the market.
  • The key is choosing the best material for the particular clinical situation.
  • There are many different generations of adhesives, from single bottle to multi-bottle, and self-etch to total-etch.

      The key is knowing which products offer the properties you need for successful restorations.
What are the right uses for different bonding agents, composites, glass ionomers, impression materials and dental cements?
Go back to basics, into the present and into the future with Dr. Russ Bergman, GPR Program Director & Vice Chair, Department of Dentistry at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. He has the vantage point of seeing what is taught in the dental schools, seeing what materials work best (and poorly) in a young dentist’s hands and as well as the materials of choice for the teaching dentists on his staff.

The target audience for this presentation is:

 All dental professionals including new dentists & experienced dentists interested in the newest materials. 

Great course for the doctor and staff.

Credits:       3 CEU’s

Instructor: Dr. Russ Bergman

Dr. Russ Bergman is currently the Vice Chair and Program Director of the General Practice Residency in Dentistry of Newark Beth Israel Medical Center where he is responsible for the clinical, educational, and financial aspects of the Department of Dentistry. Prior to his current position he was the Program Director of Bethlehem Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg’s GPR Program from 1997-2010. He is a member of the Medical Staffs of both Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and of Lehigh Valley Health Network.   A Graduate of Muhlenberg College, the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Dental Medicine, and the Dental Residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Dr. Bergman has been a Clinician and Educator for over 25 years.  He is a past Delegate to the Pennsylvania Dental Association, President of American Dental Education Association’s Section of Postgraduate General Dentistry, and a Program Site Visitor for the Commission on Dental Accreditation. Dr. Bergman is an elected member of Newark Beth Israel’s Medical Executive Committee.   Additionally, he currently holds a position on the New Jersey Health Coalition which was formed in 2000 to foster and promote the equitable access of quality oral health care for all of New Jersey’s residents.

Additional information


Wednesday, April 4, 2018 / Time: 9am to 12pm