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Sat, Dec 07


Englewood Cliffs

Macro to Micro: Dental Photography with Carlos Ayala Paz

Macro to Micro: Dental Photography with Carlos Ayala Paz
Macro to Micro: Dental Photography with Carlos Ayala Paz

Time & Location

Dec 07, 2024, 9:00 AM – Dec 08, 2024, 5:00 PM

Englewood Cliffs, 300 Sylvan Ave, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632, USA

About the event

This two-day course on dental macro and micro photography offers dental professionals comprehensive training in capturing high-quality images for clinical and laboratory use. Day 1 covers the fundamentals of dental macro photography, including equipment selection, lighting techniques, and artistic capture of dental features with SLR cameras. Day 2 delves into advanced macro photography applications, focusing on focus stacking, magnification techniques, and post-editing skills. Mastering these techniques enables dental professionals to enhance their documentation, improve communication with laboratories, and achieve precise aesthetic and functional results, ultimately elevating patient care and professional expertise.

Laptops with all relevant programs/software will be provided, as well as all tools and supplies needed. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Participants will learn:
  • Fundamentals and techniques of dental micro/macro photography
  • Applications and benefits of focus stacking in dental photography
  • Selection and use of photography equipment, including cameras, lenses, flashes, and accessories
  • Cost-benefit analysis and compatibility of different photography setups
  • Lighting techniques for portrait and macro-photography
  • Effective use of macro-flashes and light modifiers for dental photography
  • Artistic capture of lips and smiles using SLR cameras, of micro-texture and optical effects, and of small elements like ceramics and metals in the dental laboratory
  • Setting up SLR cameras for laboratory photography, including cross polarization and digital image management
  • Post-editing techniques for micro panoramas and creating micro videos
  • Software management for focus bracketing and macro rails



Dr. Carlos Ayala Paz from Global Dental Experience, Spain

We will provide 16 CE at the completion of the course.

This course is registered:

National Board of Certification for Dental Laboratory Technology (NBC)


Vizstara Professional is an ADA CERP Recognized provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Vizstara Professional designated this activity for 16 continuing education credits.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at

PACE Program - Academy of General Dentistry


Nationally Approved PACE Program

Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.

Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority of AGD endorsement.

August 1, 2021 to July 31st, 2024 Provider ID# 318174 

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