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Epinephrine in Dentistry: Clinical and Safety Considerations
Presenter: David Isen, BSc, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Pierrel Pharma
Release Date: 11/17/16
Expiration Date: 11/17/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will explore the role that epinephrine plays in dentistry. Briefly, we will discuss how and why epinephrine should be stocked in dental offices to help manage certain medical emergencies. This webinar will also discuss why epinephrine is added to local anesthetic solutions and what the clinical advantages and disadvantages are when using epinephrine-containing solutions. Finally, we will discuss the maximum doses of epinephrine for healthy and cardiovascular compromised patients as well as drug interactions that clinicians should be aware of.


Minimal Intervention: A New Challenge to Clinical Dentistry by Reducing Tooth Sensitivity and Incorporating Dentin Substitution
Presenter: Dr. Frank Milnar
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 11/17/16
Expiration Date: 11/17/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this CE webinar, you will develop a better understanding of when to use Glass Ionomer products as a Bio-Active dentin substitute. Glass Ionomers have a therapeutic benefit as well as ionic exchange adhesion Minimally Invasive Restorations originate from the “inside out”.


Which Tooth Is It? Endo Case Selection & Treatment Planning
Presenter: Dr. John Olmsted
CE Supporter: Kerr Endodontics
Release Date: 11/15/16
Expiration Date: 11/15/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Have you ever been concerned with the decision to proceed with endodontic treatment or to be in a “holding pattern“? Endodontics requires a high level of technical skills and biological understanding. In this CE webinar, Dr. Olmsted will share his 15 steps for endodontic diagnosis, allowing the clinician and staff to consider appropriate case selection and treatment planning.


Saved by the Fibers: Difficult Anterior Provisionalization Made Easy
Presenter: Dr. Phillip Kraver
CE Supporter: Dentapreg
Release Date: 11/15/16
Expiration Date: 11/15/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this CE webinar, Dr. Kraver will present several cases on how to use fiber reinforced composites to achieve beautiful short and long term provisionalization cases in the anterior. The student will learn how to use this technique for implant cases, missing lateral incisors, for staging larger cases, and in the lower anteriors as an alternative to a removable appliance


Diagnosis and Outcome in Endodontics in the 3D Imaging Era
Presenter: Professor Francesco Mannocci, MD, DDS, PhD, FHEA
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 11/14/16
Expiration Date: 11/14/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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3D imaging has changed the practice of endodontics. In recent years the King's College London team has completed a number of clinical trials highlighting the importance of Cone Beam Computed Tomography in diagnosis, and outcome assessment in endodontics. This webinar is a journey across the Endodontic 3D revolution.


An Alternative to Prescribing Opioids
Presenter: Dr. Robert Peskin
CE Supporter: Septodont
Release Date: 11/10/16
Expiration Date: 11/10/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will provide an overview of the Opioid Abuse problem and suggest an alternative pain management strategy utilizing SPRIX (Ketorolac Tromethamine). SPRIX Nasal Spray is indicated as an alternative to opioid or steroid therapy. It is a short term – maximum 5-day treatment for adults to manage moderate to moderately severe pain that would require analgesia at the opioid level.


Detect Early and Restore Minimally - Diagnose Caries and Other Restorative Needs Earlier
Presenter: Susan McMahon, DMD
CE Supporter: Air Techniques
Release Date: 11/10/16
Expiration Date: 11/10/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Sharp explorers and radiographs have been the primary means of caries detection for many years. Both tactile inspection and radiographs have limitations. The caries has to become deep enough or large enough to be “seen” by the tip of the explorer or radiographically. In this CE webinar, learn how advanced diagnostic tools are being used to detect earlier. Florescence technology provides a means for diagnosing early demineralize to deep decay through a color scale. Appropriate restorative options can then be utilized. Using this technology will aid in our goal of minimally invasive dentistry.


The Digital Restoration - Hold the Mill
Presenter: Dr. Lori Trost
CE Supporter: Premier Dental
Release Date: 11/9/16
Expiration Date: 11/9/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The digital revolution is here and influencing many aspects of our daily dental practices. This concise CE webinar is packed with clinical examples and ideas to help you develop a systematic approach for every indirect procedure from start to finish - digital preparation design and impression tips to temporization and delivery of a highly-polished, accurate final restoration. Discussion will specifically revolve around how to incorporate digital scanning into your workflow without the milling process.


Treatment Planning Narrow Diameter Implants
Presenter: Michael Scherer, DMD, MS, FACP
CE Supporter: Danville Materials
Release Date: 11/7/16
Expiration Date: 11/7/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This exciting CE webinar encompasses a thorough investigation on diagnosis, assessment, and treatment planning cases for narrow diameter implants. Topics include: looking for ideal cases, moderate, and advanced cases. Also covered in this webinar is a comprehensive review of narrow diameter implants, background, theory, and understanding of their success rates.


Tooth Structure: Nature's Best Restorative Material
Presenter: Richard Young, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Kuraray Dental
Release Date: 11/3/16
Expiration Date: 11/3/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will review, in a real world “wet fingered” dentist’s way, some of the techniques, technologies and key research on how to perform advanced adhesion dentistry simply in your office on a daily basis. These techniques can eliminate post-operative pain & increase the longevity of adhesive restorations dramatically while preserving the maximum amount of tooth structure. These techniques will be illustrated with step-by-step images and videos of multiple clinical cases.


Dry Mouth Discomfort Treatment: A Novel Approach
Presenter: Dr. Martin Jablow
CE Supporter: Premier Dental
Release Date: 11/2/16
Expiration Date: 11/2/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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How do you treat patients who present with Xerostomia? This CE webinar we will review the prevalence of patients experiencing complications and discomfort from reduced, natural salivary flow. We will also discuss a novel approach to soothing/moisturizing dry mouth tissues, treating sensitivity, and helping to prevent caries and gingivitis.


Implementing the New CDT D4346 Dental Code
Presenter: Charles Blair, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: ACTEON
Release Date: 11/1/16
Expiration Date: 11/1/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar discusses the new “scaling” dental code. This code reports scaling where an evaluation can be performed; there is no bone loss, but there is moderate or severe gingival inflammation present. This procedure would typically be followed a few weeks later by a prophylaxis as determined by the dentist.


The 3 Keys to Implant Success: Maintenance, Home-Care & Implantitis Treatment
Presenter: Susan Wingrove, RDH, BS
CE Supporter: Sunstar
Release Date: 11/1/16
Expiration Date: 11/1/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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As dental professionals need to address the implant maintenance challenge with researched-based protocols to be able to assess, identify, and know when to refer for peri-implantitis. Many of us are confused by conflicting messages. In this CE webinar, end the confusion with a comprehensive system for assessment, instrumentation, monitoring, and peri-implant disease treatment including cement residue implantitis.


Accelerated Aligner Therapy: Precision Taken to the Next Level
Presenter: Manal Ibrahim, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: OrthoAccel®
Release Date: 10/28/16
Expiration Date: 10/28/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Since reliable and precise tooth movements are essential for ideal orthodontic treatment results, can clinicians offer the same or even better patient outcomes with Invisalign® as they do with standard wire and bracket systems? During this CE webinar, Dr. Ibrahim will explore this question and walk you through her journey of integrating Accelerated Invisalign as her preferred treatment modality for all patients. Through a series of case reviews, she will show how integrating AcceleDent® with Invisalign patients’ treatment helps ensure that the programmed movements in the aligners will be expressed more predictably during the treatment period. She will discuss how Align Technology’s innovations with the software, materials and features built into the aligners also help ensure that she’s able to provide the same, and more often, better control of tooth movement, more efficient patient care and enhanced results than with standard fixed appliances.


The Big C: Coronary Heart Disease
Presenter: Maria Goldie, RDH, BA, MS
CE Supporter: Philips Oral Healthcare
Release Date: 10/27/16
Expiration Date: 10/27/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Over 58 million Americans have at least one form of Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) or cardiovascular disease (CVD). 50% of all cardiac deaths result from CHD. This CE webinar will review risk factors, such as atherosclerosis, and discuss the role of cholesterol in the process in women and men.


Cariostatic Pediatric Care: Glass Ionomers, Silver Compounds and Truly Noninvasive Care
Presenter: Jason Hirsch, DMD MPH
CE Supporter: SDI
Release Date: 10/26/16
Expiration Date: 10/26/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the attendee will • understand that caries is a surface biofilm disease unable to be effectively managed with surgical dentistry alone • understand the caries process is a dynamic process that begins and ends on the surface of the tooth, wherever that surface might be • be able to identify that glass ionomers are suitable restorative materials for cavities in pediatric patients • be able to manage this disease better with a vision of using different restoration materials for different circumstances and that restorations should be a part of preventive dentistry


Making Accurate Impressions - Success Lies in the Details and Now it has Gotten Easier
Presenter: Dr. Frank Milnar
CE Supporter: Centrix
Release Date: 10/25/16
Expiration Date: 10/25/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar gives a step by step approach to achieve accurate impressions with its multiple interrelated steps to insure clinical success, including how new materials are making this process easier, more assured. The chemistry of different impression materials will be discussed.


Air Abrasion and Its Role in Minimally Invasive Dentistry
Presenter: Troy Schmedding, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Danville Materials
Release Date: 10/25/16
Expiration Date: 10/25/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the participant will be able to: • Understand the true benefits of air abrasion dentistry • Become familiar with the proper bonding techniques and protocols • Implement “drill-free” dentistry into your practice • Learn the many applications for the use of air abrasion


Secrets to Improving Endodontic Access
Presenter: Dr. Joseph Chikvashvili
CE Supporter: Roydent
Release Date: 10/20/16
Expiration Date: 10/20/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will have learned • How to better read radiographs • How to evaluate tooth anatomy • How to preserve tooth structure • Is straight line access necessary? • How to locate missed canals • How to use CBCT technology to assist in access • How to properly judge tooth complexity


What Now - Broken Implant Screw Retrieval
Presenter: Stephen Dadaian, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Air Techniques
Release Date: 10/19/16
Expiration Date: 10/19/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will start by reviewing the current literature regarding success rates, fracture rates, and other related evidence based studies. We will then discuss a variety of documented approaches to treatment the doctor can use to safely retrieve a broken screw, which include a bench top exercise video as well as a photographic step by step case study. This webinar is aimed at general practitioners but all doctors and specialists are encouraged to participate.


Digital Radiography in the Pediatric Dentist Office
Presenter: Dr. Josh Wren
CE Supporter: Air Techniques
Release Date: 10/18/16
Expiration Date: 10/18/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will focus on the benefits of incorporating digital imaging in the pediatric dental office. Advancements in radiography have made diagnosis quicker, easier and more predictable. When these benefits for the practitioner are coupled with less radiation for the patient, it seems reasonable to assume that digital radiography should be standard in dental offices.


Improving Your Treatment Acceptance
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Release Date: 10/12/16
Expiration Date: 10/12/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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You recommend treatment to your patients, you think they’re ready to move forward with that treatment, and then you find out they’re not on the schedule. That means not only are your patients not getting the treatment they need, your practice isn’t meeting its full potential—and it’s costing you money. Learn steps to ensure that you and your team are all on the same page; thoroughly presenting treatment to the patient, not just introducing it and not making assumptions.


Newest Advances in Direct Restorative Materials for the Modern Dental Practice
Presenter: Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 10/11/16
Expiration Date: 10/11/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Dental materials are constantly improving and clinicians have to keep up with the all of the innovative, new products that are available to us. This CE webinar will discuss some of these new innovations, including the long-term use of glass hybrid restorative materials, the multiple indications for glass ionomer sealants, bases and luting agents, and how to use silver diamine fluoride in the clinical setting.


Why and When Should We Use RMGI (Resin Modified Glass Ionomers)
Presenter: Dr. Jose-Luis Ruiz
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 10/5/16
Expiration Date: 10/5/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Advances in resin bonding systems, composites, and porcelains have made this materials very popular and the first choice for most dentists. Does that mean that RMGIs are no longer valuable in dentistry? Far from it, RMGIs have valuable characteristic which pure resins don’t have. Dr Ruiz will demonstrate how with proper case selection and when used correctly, these materials are invaluable for every dentist and makes restorative dentistry better and more predictable.


A New Periodontal Code Is Here! Now What?
Presenter: Teresa Duncan, MS
CE Supporter: ACTEON
Release Date: 10/4/16
Expiration Date: 10/4/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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2017 brings a new procedure code for use with the treatment of our periodontal patients. Many offices struggle with how to accurately and ethically bill for periodontal services. A new code means you'll have to evaluate your periodontal protocol to find where it fits. This CE webinar will explore how the new code could work in your office and how to discuss it with patients. You'll learn how to use proven verbal skills and utilize impressive visual tools to motivate your patients to move forward with treatment needs.


Become that Extraordinary Dental Assistant - Communication Skills
Presenter: Jen Blake, CDA, EFDA, MADAA
CE Supporter: Air Techniques
Release Date: 9/29/16
Expiration Date: 9/29/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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It may not be brain surgery, however, communication skills are the back bone of a successful patient orientated practice. Non-verbal communication is as important as verbal communication. Would patients think you were an extraordinary dental assistant by looking at you? Do you have any idea what the concerns of your patients may be? Be proactive and show them what you do. Infection control procedures is one area that is always on a patient’s mind. In this CE webinar, learn ways to talk to them about this and other subjects.


Regenerative Restorative Dentistry: The Quest to “Heal and Seal” Damaged Tooth Structure
Presenter: John Comisi, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Pulpdent
Release Date: 9/29/16
Expiration Date: 9/29/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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During this CE webinar, the student will • Explore the remin-demin process of the oral cavity, caries progression and what we need to positively influence the health of the oral cavity • Review the current state of the dental restorative process: why they succeed and why they fail • Gain a true understanding of the current definition of bioactivity and the materials and mechanisms that can help you and our patients in daily dental care


Personal Protective Equipment: Minimizing Risk
Presenter: Noel Kelsch, RDH
CE Supporter: Medicom
Release Date: 9/28/16
Expiration Date: 9/28/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Use of personal protective equipment (PPE) helps to minimize the risks involved in dentistry. It also helps to establish and maintain a safe and healthy work environment. To ensure the greatest possible protection for employees in the workplace both the employee and the employer are required to have a great understanding of the application and use of PPE. This CE webinar will give the attendee the tools necessary to select equipment and use it properly. The latest findings from the Centers for Disease Control will be discussed and tips for incorporation of the recommendations will be given.


Innovative Dental Implant Design for Immediate Loading and Greater Initial Stability
Presenter: Dr. Isaac Tawil
CE Supporter: Integrated Dental Systems
Release Date: 9/28/16
Expiration Date: 9/28/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will obtain an understanding of the scientific criteria for early loading, crestal bone preservation with implant thread design and prosthetic simplicity (10 diameter implants using 1 prosthetic connection).


Dental Insurance: Is Ignorance Bliss?
Presenter: Cathy Stewart, RDH, BSDH
CE Supporter: Philips Oral Healthcare
Release Date: 9/27/16
Expiration Date: 9/27/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Many dental hygienists delegate the coding, processing and submission of dental insurance claims to the office manager or financial coordinator. This CE webinar challenges dental hygienists and dentists to learn the basics of dental insurance, especially for the procedures they perform on a regular basis.


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