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Available Now:  29 Live Webinars

Understanding Restorative Options for Direct Composite Restorations
Presenter: Dr. Bob Lowe
CE Supporter: GC America
Tue  8/27/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Tue  8/27/19    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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For most general practitioners, direct composite restorations are a large part of everyday dental practice. Many clinicians have a “favorite material” or “favorite technique” that is universally applied to all clinical situations. Given the variety of patients and clinical issues that present, is important that the dentist “be the doctor” and prescribe the restorative material that is best for each clinical situation! This CE webinar will explore different approaches to the restoration of a Class II cavity preparation based on clinical parameters and discuss techniques and materials choices that will help to maximize results and restoration longevity. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Universal Composites for Predictability and Efficiency
Presenter: Dr. Jeff Horowitz
CE Supporter: Shofu Dental
Wed  8/28/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Wed  8/28/19    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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Many composites have made the claim that they can be utilized universally, however very few can meet the physical and aesthetic demands required of a truly universal composite. This CE webinar will explore the common failure modalities for composite resins so as to understand the most ideal attributes and varying indications for these common restorations. Several materials will be explored to help participants gain confidence in material choice, leading to more confidence and efficacy in resin placement. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Shut the Door: Steam Sterilization Principles You Need to Know
Presenter: Ms. Leann Keefer, RDH, MSM
CE Supporter: Crosstex
Thu  8/29/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Thu  8/29/19    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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Sterilization destroys all microbial forms. Successful steam sterilization provides dental instruments safe for use with patient treatment. This CE webinar will discuss basic principles of use with steam sterilization to ensure efficient and effective process cycles. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


The New Nuts and Bolts of Fixed Restorative
Presenter: Dr. Ian Shuman
CE Supporter: Tokuyama Dental America
Tue  9/3/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Tue  9/3/19    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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Cementation of fixed restorative restorations requires new bonding techniques to be effective. When dealing with a crown or bridge, many techniques must be mastered to gain ideal strength and longevity. This includes bonding to various substrates in tooth and lab fabricated restorations of varying types and materials. This CE webinar describes and illustrates the steps needed to bond fixed restorative units. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Prime Time - Understanding Next Generations All Ceramics and Proper Cementation Protocols
Presenter: Dr. Michael DiTolla
CE Supporter: Ivoclar Vivadent
Thu  9/5/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Thu  9/5/19    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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Since the introduction of the first monolithic restoration, fixed dental prostheses have come a long way. In particular, the all-ceramic category has seen a drastic shift to new materials with what seems like a new one entering the market every day. This CE webinar will aim to help you understand and decipher the difference between these materials, introduce you to the next generation of all-ceramics, as well as provide you with an in depth overview about cementation options for these new materials. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Looking beyond the Tonsils: Chairside Medical Testing for Non-Communicable Diseases
Presenter: Casey Hein, BSDH, RDH, MBA
CE Supporter: Sunstar
Mon  9/9/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Mon  9/9/19    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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This CE webinar advocates for the non-traditional role of OHCPs in screening patients for several noncommunicable diseases and explores the drivers of this transformation in dentistry and dental hygiene. Several technologies for medical screening (chairside) will be introduced, including glucose and lipid analyses. Challenges to implementing these non-traditional services into the dental practice will also be discussed. The CE webinar concludes by inviting participants to take part in a poll that will seek to determine OHCPs’ attitudes about implementing medical screening, their feelings of competency to perform these procedures, and education and training necessary to be successful in this new practice paradigm. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


The Anatomy of Local Anesthetic Injections
Presenter: Dr. David Isen
CE Supporter: Pierrel Pharma
Tue  9/10/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Tue  9/10/19    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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This CE webinar will discuss both nerve and bone anatomy and how they can change the efficacy and ease of delivery of a local anesthetic. A review of the maxillary nerve, the mandibular nerve, the mandible and the maxilla will be discussed. Certain injection techniques and local anesthetic products will be reviewed in light of this nerve and bone anatomy. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Go With the Flow - Are All Flowable Composites the Same
Presenter: Dr. Ron Kaminer
CE Supporter: Shofu Dental
Wed  9/11/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Wed  9/11/19    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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Every manufacturer makes flowable composites but what distinguishes one from the other? Is it chemistry, polishability, flowability? In this CE webinar, join us as we decipher what makes flowables unique and understand through clinical applications their multitude of uses. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Implementing Fluoride Varnish in Your Office
Presenter: Ms. Shannon Pace Brinker
CE Supporter: Medicom
Thu  9/12/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Thu  9/12/19    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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During this CE webinar, we will cover the following:
• How to explain the recommended dietary allowance for fluoride depending on the age, gender, and drinking water
• Describe, understand and identify the advantages for using fluoride applications for caries prevention
• Understand proper fluoride placement: preparing and applying fluoride varnish to a range of patients maintaining infection control, health and safety
• Provide relevant, accurate post-operative instructions following fluoride application ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


The Nuts and Bolts of the New Anatomical NiTi Technology
Presenter: Dr. Rina Campbell
CE Supporter: Brasseler USA
Mon  9/16/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Mon  9/16/19    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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Upon completion of the CE webinar, the clinician/participant will be able to:
• Outline the differences between traditional and expanding NiTi Instruments.
• Become familiar with the concept of anatomical cleaning and shaping.
• Understand the importance of conserving tooth structure through minimally invasive canal shaping.
• Understand and conceptualize the application of the new adaptive NiTi instruments in the daily dental practice ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Chairside Thoughts of an Everyday Impressionist
Presenter: Dr. Gary Radz
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Tue  9/17/19    8:30 PM ET    5:30 PM PT
Wed  9/18/19    0:30 AM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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During this CE webinar, we will discuss different impression techniques, review different impression material combinations, talk about closed tray versus open tray impressions for implants and review techniques for clear aligner therapy and OSA appliances. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Bulk Me Up - Using Bulk Fill Composite Materials and Techniques for Predictable Posterior Results
Presenter: Dr. Douglas Lambert
CE Supporter: Premier Dental
Wed  9/18/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Wed  9/18/19    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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In the last few years, the use of bulk fill and semi-bulk fill techniques for posterior composites have become widespread within dentistry. Advances in polymer chemistry have allowed us to predictably place these larger increments to create greater efficiencies at the chair, but attention to detail is paramount to yield long lasting results for our patients. In this fast-paced CE webinar, we will explore a step-by-step approach to simplifying and streamlining your posterior composite technique to improve patient outcomes and make your practice more profitable! ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Unveiling Secrets of Advanced Imaging in Dentistry
Presenter: Dr. Bruno Azevedo
CE Supporter: ACTEON
Wed  9/25/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Wed  9/25/19    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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Advanced 2D and 3D imaging are some of the most exciting topics in dentistry today. Panoramic imaging together with Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) are indispensable tools in the modern dental practice in order to maximize diagnosis and better design treatment plans. Understanding how to maximize the use of advanced imaging in the dental office is essential 3D imaging for current and future users of advanced imaging technologies. This interactive webinar will focus on CBCT imaging acquisition protocols to maximize image quality and improve radiographic diagnosis. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


CAD/CAM Fabricated Complete Dentures: A New Paradigm in Removable Prosthodontics
Presenter: Dr. Nadim Z. Baba
CE Supporter: Ivoclar Vivadent
Tue  10/8/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Tue  10/8/19    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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Dentistry has fully embraced the digital age and its integration into one of the oldest treatments in dentistry is proof that it is here to stay. Computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) of complete dentures was introduced following the success of CAD/CAM in implant and fixed prosthodontics. CAD/CAM complete dentures have seen exponential growth in the dental market with the number of commercially available CAD/CAM denture systems growing every year. Interest in CAD/CAM has also been affected by a reduction in the number of dental laboratory technicians with extensive experience and expertise with traditional fabrication processes. This CE webinar will cover key aspects related to the current status of computer technology for the fabrication of complete dentures and removable partial dentures. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


The Top 10 Time Wasters
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Wed  10/9/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Wed  10/9/19    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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How many minutes did you lose today? Thirty? Sixty? Learn how routine distractions and multiple practice inefficiencies can quickly become time and money wasters. With only so much time in your workday it’s critical that patient time be your priority. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Fluoride Varnish Meeting Individual Needs
Presenter: Patti DiGangi, RDH, BS
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Wed  10/9/19    8:30 PM ET    5:30 PM PT
Thu  10/10/19    0:30 AM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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Many clinicians do not routinely apply varnish for adult patients. The need for fluoride is not age-based; all ages can benefit. One size does not fit everyone. The American Dental Association (ADA) Council on Scientific Affairs created an evidence-based clinical practice guideline based on a systematic review of current science. The ADA’s Caries Risk Assessment forms are practice tools to help evaluate a patient’s risk of developing caries and guide the practitioner. These work in conjunction with CDT Caries Risk Assessment procedure codes. This CE webinar assists participants to provide the most efficacious treatments based on individual needs. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Blinded by My Dentist
Presenter: Jennifer Morrone
CE Supporter: Halyard Dental
Thu  10/10/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Thu  10/10/19    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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Jenn became blind in her right eye after proper infection control procedures were not followed at the dentist. Following the accident Jenn became the leading force in patient advocacy (especially in eye protection) in the Dental profession, bridging the gap between the professional industry, the students and the patients. This CE webinar will address the importance of proper eye protection for the patient and how your dental team can ensure that what happened to Jenn never happens to your patient. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Totally Simplified Color Matching - Single Shade Direct Composite
Presenter: Dr. Bob Lowe
CE Supporter: Tokuyama Dental America
Tue  10/15/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Tue  10/15/19    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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Creating aesthetic direct composite restorations that precisely match existing tooth color is a clinical challenge that can be difficult for even the most experienced clinician. Shades for most composite materials rely upon 1950’s technology – the VITA Lumin Shade Guide. Clinical reality is that many composites do not precisely match the VITA Shade Guide let alone each other! This can be extremely frustrating for the clinician, especially for a patient that is “picky” about aesthetic matching. Having a universal, single-shade composite system that can take the “guesswork” and frustration out of shade selection and match a majority of clinical situations, is something that restorative dentists will welcome! In this CE webinar, you will be introduced to the first of its kind...a truly universal single-shade composite system. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Protect Your Practice From Infection (Part 2): Cleaning, Disinfecting and Sterilizing
Presenter: Dr. Karson Carpenter
CE Supporter: Clorox Healthcare
Wed  10/16/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Wed  10/16/19    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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In the second CE webinar of this two-part series on infection control presented by Dr. Karson Carpenter, participants will learn about:
• Infection Risks and Actions to Stay Healthy
• Cleaning, disinfection and sterilization; what do they mean and why do we practice them?
• Sterilizing dental instruments
• Environmental surface disinfection: products and surface compatibility
• Cleaning and disinfection best practices ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Just Do It…..Better - Digital Diagnostics and Regenerative Restorative Materials Team Up For Better Restorations
Presenter: Dr. Susan McMahon
CE Supporter: Pulpdent
Wed  10/23/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Wed  10/23/19    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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Upon completion of the CE webinar the attendee will:
• Gain an understanding of enhanced diagnostic protocols using technology
• Discover minimally invasive treatment options and establish the threshold for restorative intervention
• Implement step by step technique using bioactive restorative materials ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Incorporating the Benefits of an Electric Handpiece
Presenter: Dr. Lori Trost
CE Supporter: NSK America
Tue  10/29/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Tue  10/29/19    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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Dental handpieces are the restorative workhorse in our practices today. From margin refinement to removing an older crown, decay removal to polishing, our handpieces are tasked to perform on mixed tooth structure, at various speeds, and among differing restorative materials. Having the right tools for the job can certainly make our outcome more predictable along with increasing our production by ultimately creating a greater satisfaction for our patients and ourselves. This CE webinar will introduce attendees to the basics of how electric handpieces can provide precision, accuracy and efficiency to our everyday practice. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Cementation and Modern Indirect Materials
Presenter: Dr. Lee Ann Brady
CE Supporter: GC America
Wed  10/30/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Wed  10/30/19    11:00 PM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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Bonding all of our indirect restorations can pose several clinical dilemmas from anesthetizing the patient at the seat appointment to how we remove the restoration when it is time to be replaced. Our modern cements have evolved along with the indirect restorative materials that we use today, allowing us to take advantage of the benefits of cementation, optimal handling properties and clinical outcomes. In this CE webinar we will look at today's glass ionomer based cement systems as well as self adhesive cementation materials and techniques. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Simplifying Cementation Using a Bioactive Cement
Presenter: Dr. Todd Snyder
CE Supporter: Ceramir (Doxa Dental)
Mon  11/4/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Tue  11/5/19    0:00 AM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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In this CE webinar, participants will
• Explore how to adjust zirconia restorations
• Understand the various ways to clean zirconia restorations
• Identify adhesion vs cementation principles
• Learn cementation and adhesion techniques for indirect and zirconia restorations ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


New Alternative for Patients - Long-Term Chairside Fabricated Crowns
Presenter: Dr. Ian Shuman
CE Supporter: DMG America
Mon  11/11/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Tue  11/12/19    0:00 AM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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At the conclusion of this CE webinar, participants will be able to:
• Discuss the importance of a well-fabricated chairside crown.
• Describe the materials and steps needed to create a long-term “semi-permanent" prosthesis.
• Understand the theory behind and the steps needed for the cordless final impression technique ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Practical Proven Prevention for your Pediatric Patients
Presenter: Dr. Carla Cohn
CE Supporter: Premier Dental
Wed  11/13/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Thu  11/14/19    0:00 AM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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In this CE webinar, I will share with you proven workable clinical routines. You will learn to efficiently identify the dominant risk factors, quantify them and prescribe the appropriate preventative treatments. You will learn to use a “tool box” of preventative strategies, to help keep your patients cavity free. Remineralization therapy, fluoride treatment and sealants will be highlighted in this webinar. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Like a Fine Wine, Glass Ionomer Restoratives Keep Getting Better
Presenter: Dr. Pamela Maragliano-Muniz
CE Supporter: GC America
Wed  11/20/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Thu  11/21/19    0:00 AM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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Just when you think glass ionomers have reached the pinnacle of what they can do, new technologies emerge! This one-hour CE webinar will describe how glass ionomer restorative materials bond to teeth and how they are useful in caries management. Latest advancements of glass ionomer technology will be discussed and the clinical indications for many types of glass ionomer materials will be described. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Your Prep is Done, Now What?
Presenter: Dr. Foroud Hakim
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Wed  11/20/19    8:30 PM ET    5:30 PM PT
Thu  11/21/19    1:30 AM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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This CE webinar will do a deep dive into two very important clinical steps critical to successful crown & bridge delivery, impression making and provisionalization. Join and learn about the latest advances in PVS materials and how to develop a bulletproof protocol for predictable impression capture. The latest in provisional materials and delivery techniques will also be covered with many clinical pearls aimed to make daily practice more predictable and enjoyable.
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Who is Really Answering Your Phone?
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Wed  12/4/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Thu  12/5/19    0:00 AM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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In challenging situations, you may perceive that the team is conveying a positive and helpful demeanor to patients on the phone, but the person the other side of the issue may interpret that behavior completely different. Learn how to eliminate the disconnect between how employees perceive they are handling critical patient calls and the reality patients experience. Learn straightforward and easy steps to significantly improve the practice’s telephone skills. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


The Heat Is On: Redefining the Class II Composite
Presenter: Dr. Ron Kaminer
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Wed  12/18/19    8:30 PM ET    5:30 PM PT
Thu  12/19/19    1:30 AM UTC    Convert to your time zone »
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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There are so many tips and techniques being taught today to change the way we perform restorative dentistry but this one will redefine them all. In this CE webinar, join us as we explore the concept with a brand new technology as we utilize a new composite heated in its own delivery gun. Emphasis will be placed on why warming composites can not only streamline the technique bit help to deliver a high quality long term restoration. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


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