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Managing Patient Comfort - The Roadmap to Success
Presenter: Dr. Tanya Brown
CE Supporter: Pierrel Pharma
Thu  9/21/17    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Thu  9/21/17    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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Some Dentists and dental teams are working harder than ever for less than stellar results. Whether it is fear of the Dentist, fear of needles, fear of small spaces, or fear of the unknown, the majority of patients have some level of dental fear. High performing dental teams understand that they must be experts in making their patients feel comfortable. In this CE webinar, come learn the secrets of what the most successful practices are doing to keep their patients comfortable, their schedules full, and their case acceptance up! ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Core Elements and Best Practices in Reprocessing Dental Instruments
Presenter: Noel Kelsch, RDH
CE Supporter: Medicom
Thu  9/21/17    8:15 PM ET    5:15 PM PT
Fri  9/22/17    0:15 AM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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In the dental setting, there are basic steps all clinicians must follow to insure asepsis during the sterilization process. Knowing the CDC guidelines as well as evidence based dentistry and best practices will assure the clinician they are doing the best for their patients. This CE webinar will review the chain of infection and its relationship to disease transmission when reprocessing instruments. It will equip the attendee with the tools and understanding necessary to assure the clinician is keeping the patient safe and minimizing risks to safe. An overview of necessary steps for effective sterilization and confirmation of the process will be presented. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Fluoride White Varnish - Its Use, Hints, and Tips
Presenter: Nick Barker, BDS
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Mon  9/25/17    2:30 PM ET    11:30 AM PT
Mon  9/25/17    6:30 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU , 1 Live, Interactive CPD
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This webinar will explore the function and efficacy of fluoride varnish in preventive dental treatment. We will explore varnish chemistry and how it benefits the tooth, and make particular reference to penetration of the tooth structure. We will also take the opportunity to look at the potential risks in application and what after-care provisions need to be considered to maintain efficacy of the treatment. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


BioActive Oral Medicine
Presenter: Dr. Mark Cannon
CE Supporter: Pulpdent
Mon  9/25/17    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Mon  9/25/17    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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By attending this CE webinar, the participants will:
• Learn the most successful methods for placing quality restorations including: use of isolation, wedges, matrix, and bitine separators.
• Identify the ionic exchange benefits for prevention of microleakage and recurrent caries
• Implement the techniques that increase restoration longevity, reduce clinical failures and decrease sensitivity ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Digital Radiography 2-D to 3-D and Everything in Between
Presenter: Dr. Martin Jablow
CE Supporter: Air Techniques
Tue  9/26/17    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Tue  9/26/17    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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There are so many choices now in the 2-D and 3-D imaging world. In this CE webinar, learn what the benefits are for a sensor, PSP, Panoramic and CBCT. This will help you choice the right products for your office. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Predictable Esthetics and Function
Presenter: Brian Harris, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Tue  9/26/17    8:15 PM ET    5:15 PM PT
Wed  9/27/17    0:15 AM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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In this CE webinar, we will discuss all aspects of restorative dentistry including bonding, cementation, bulk fill composites, and how to get predictable anterior esthetics. We will learn how choosing the correct bonding systems and materials will make you work more efficiently, reduce post op sensitivity, and produce quality long lasting restorations. We will also discuss how to diagnose and treat more cosmetic cases using Dr. Harris's step by step Patient Discovery treatment planning process. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Bioactive Restoratives: Giving Teeth What They Want
Presenter: Dr. John Comisi and Dr. Larry Clark
CE Supporter: Pulpdent
Wed  9/27/17    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Wed  9/27/17    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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Join us for the opportunity to learn about bioactivity and biomimetics, and new dental materials that incorporate bioactivity. Discussions will include the background of bioactivity, where it comes from and how the science has progressed. In this CE webinar, we will learn about bioactive dental materials and how to incorporate them in patient treatment. Preventive and restorative bioactive materials will be discussed in the program, with an emphasis on prevention and preventative techniques. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Practical Approaches to Effective and Safe Instrument Processing
Presenter: Dr. Fiona Collins, BDS, MBA, MA
CE Supporter: COLTENE
Wed  9/27/17    8:15 PM ET    5:15 PM PT
Thu  9/28/17    0:15 AM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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This CE webinar will address the importance of instrument reprocessing in the context of historical information, antimicrobial resistance and enabling sterilization. A review of the key steps involved and PPE will be provided. This is followed by a discussion on options for effectively and safely cleaning and reprocessing instruments and devices during reprocessing. The role of mechanical and digital technology will also be addressed. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Yoganomics: Postural Health & Ergonomic Considerations for the Dental Professional
Presenter: Kristy Bernie, RDH, BS, RYT
CE Supporter: Air Techniques
Thu  9/28/17    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Thu  9/28/17    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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This CE webinar overviews the benefits of yoga in postural health and sound ergonomic practices essential in maintaining optimal clinician health. A review of ergonomics will be included and incorporate specific methods to enhance ergonomic clinical positioning and techniques to prevent repetitive stress related injuries. In addition, yoga research as it relates to postural and total health will be presented as well as the impact of yoga on the various body systems. Participants will also be introduced to the various styles of yoga practice and have the opportunity to experience poses that can be employed daily in the dental setting. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


“Back to the Future” with Glass Ionomer Materials
Presenter: Dr. Jeff Brucia
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Thu  9/28/17    8:30 PM ET    5:30 PM PT
Fri  9/29/17    0:30 AM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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This CE webinar provides an overview of another option you should consider using everyday. A comprehensive discussion of the ever-changing world of Glass Ionomers will address the following questions. Do they still cause sensitivity? Are they any more aesthetic? Are they strong enough? How and where should they be used? Do they adhere to tooth structure? ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


On-Demand CE (Showing 3 Newest)

You Never Get A 2nd Chance to Make a First Impression
Presenter: Dr. Foroud Hakim
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 9/7/17
Expiration Date: 9/7/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will serve to present a systematic and case based approach to impression making and exposes the audience to some promising new materials. In addition, some time will be dedicated to variances and tips and tricks related to provisionalization including unique partial veneer preparation designs.


Review of CDC Infection Control Guidelines in the Dental Health Setting
Presenter: Marie Fluent, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Air Techniques
Release Date: 9/7/17
Expiration Date: 9/7/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Clinicians may wonder: Why are the CDC Guidelines so important? Are these guidelines considered “recommendations” or “regulations and law?" This document may be difficult to read and understand - is there a simplified version available? And, have there been any important updates since 2003? This CE webinar will address these questions and introduce a recent “Cliffs Notes” version of the CDC Guidelines - Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings: Basic Expectations for Safe Care.


Build Your Practice Profit Center with Whitening
Presenter: Lori Trost and Sam Simos
CE Supporter: SDI
Release Date: 8/30/17
Expiration Date: 8/30/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Don't let opportunity pass you by everyday! Every practice has lots of patients that would like to whiten their teeth, but does your practice offer what they need? This CE webinar will provide current whitening information and conversation for each team member to grow this unique profit center.


Product Training (Showing 3 Newest)

AccuDent XD (alginate impression system)
Sponsor: Ivoclar Vivadent
Released: 8/9/17
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AccuDent XD makes it easy to create impressions that are dimensionally accurate and completely free of air bubbles and voids. Which means you'll be able to make visibly better primary stone or virtual models for each case.


Shofu BeautiBond Animation
Sponsor: Shofu Dental
Released: 8/3/17
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The seventh-generation bonding agent, BeautiBond, has an exclusive chemistry with unique dual adhesive monomers that deliver equal bond strength to enamel and dentin.


Shofu Beautifil Flow Plus Animation
Sponsor: Shofu Dental
Released: 8/3/17
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A base, liner and final restorative all in one! Beautifil Flow Plus is the next step in the evolution of restorative materials, combining the convenience of a flowable delivery system with strength and functionality that surpass leading hybrid composites.


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Managing Patient Comfort - The Roadmap to Success
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Core Elements and Best Practices in Reprocessing Dental Instruments
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Best Practices and Simple Solutions in Sterilization
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Epinephrine in Dentistry: Clinical and Safety Considerations
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Anatomically Driven Biologic Endodontics
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Glass Ionomers - Essential for Optimal Restorative Dentistry
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The Digital Restoration - Hold the Mill
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Getting Your Patients from Cradle to Dorm Caries Free
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Step by Step: Utilizing Fluoride Varnish for Optimum Oral Health
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Regenerative Restorative Dentistry: The Quest to “Heal and Seal” Damaged Tooth Structure
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Demystifying the Myths and Facts Behind Adhesive Cementation
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Little Known Secret Techniques to Open Anyone's Mouth
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Becoming a Digital Orthodontist - Top 10 Social Media & Digital Marketing Tips
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The Clinical Issue: Packaging Dental Instruments for Sterilization
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Infection Control for Dental Technology Equipment
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Improving Class II Restorative Outcomes
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The Clinical Issue: Medical Glove Selection for Dental Professionals
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Success with Cold Single-Cone Technique
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Ouch that Hurts - Dental Sensitivity in Daily Practice
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Fluoride Varnish and Risk Assessment: Are you Practicing Traditional Dentistry or Evidence-Based Patient Care
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Secrets to Improving Endodontic Access
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Beautiful and Functional Restorations Using Injectable Composite
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Meth Mouth: A State of Decay
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The Changing Landscape of Crown and Bridge
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8 Steps to Solid Fees
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Mouth Rinses - Lotions or Potions
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An Alternative to Prescribing Opioids
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The Oral Cavity Under Acid Attack - Identifying, Understanding and Treating Caries, Erosion, and other Acid Related Diseases
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Recommendation by Relationship
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Superior Root Canal Disinfection Leading To Increased Endodontic Success
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Part 1: Making the Right Choice in Restorative Material...Don't Follow the Herd
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One-Appointment Porcelain Veneers
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Mastering Composite Layering and Blending
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Modern Diagnostic Tools in Dentistry
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Creating Natural Esthetics with Next Generation Composites
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Dental Insurance: Is Ignorance Bliss?
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Enhancing Your Effectiveness with Non-Surgical Therapy: The Perioscope in Periodontal Treatment
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It’s All White Now - Current Tooth Whitening Techniques
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CAD/CAM Workflow for Implant Supported Restorations Using the CEREC System
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Featured Product Training
AIR-N-GO Easy
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CamX Elara and CamX Spectra
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ProVecta S-Pan & Scan X
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FluoroDose
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Accutron ClearView Nitrous-oxide Delivery System
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Harmonize™ Nanohybrid Universal Composite
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BioCoat Bioactive Resin Pit and Fissure Sealant
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IPS e.max Lithium Disilicate
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StatClean Ultrasonic Cleaner and OPTIM 28
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Ionolux®: VOCO’s State-of-Art Glass Ionomer
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Surface Cleaning and Disinfection in Dental Healthcare Settings
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Orabloc's Place in the market of Dental Anesthetics (Update)
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ContactPro Matrix System
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SafeMask Best Practices
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Duraflor Ultra
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CLEARFIL Universal Bond Quick
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Admira Fusion
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Ceramir® Crown and Bridge (Update)
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TF Adaptive System
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Bulk EZ - A Truly Predictable Dual-cure One Layer Composite
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SDI’s Pola Office and In-Office Tooth Whitening
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GUIDOR® easy-graft® CLASSIC Alloplastic Bone Grafting System
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Why Bioactive Dental Cements?
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RAMVAC Badger LF (lube-free dry vacuum system)
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Maxcem Elite™ Chroma
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Fill-Up!
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Solo Single Patient Use Sterile Diamond Burs
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Tetric EvoFlow® Bulk Fill
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