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Fluoride Varnish and Risk Assessment: Are you Practicing Traditional Dentistry or Evidence-Based Patient Care
Presenter: Donna Brogan
CE Supporter: Centrix
Release Date: 1/27/16
Expiration Date: 1/27/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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We like to believe that dentistry is an evidence based discipline but in many cases we dental professionals practice by tradition. Research often introduces new products and procedures but humans are creatures of habit. Many procedures we perform daily are carried out in a manner that may not have changed in years; we do things the way we have always done them. This CE webinar is designed to teach you how to quickly assess an individual’s risk level and determine if fluoride varnish is indicated.


Exquisite Anterior Composites
Presenter: Dr. Lee Ann Brady
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 1/26/16
Expiration Date: 1/26/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Direct composite can be a conservative, durable and beautiful anterior material. We will discuss the variety of materials and techniques available today to take your composites to the next level so your team and patients are raving about the esthetic results. This CE webinar will look at how to utilize preparation design and layering of composite to create exquisite results that disappear against the shade of the natural tooth.


Everyday Composites Made Easy
Presenter: Dr. Lori Trost
CE Supporter: SDI
Release Date: 1/14/16
Expiration Date: 1/14/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will demonstrate a practical approach using anatomy and science to un-complicate composite placement in busy practices. You will learn how a two step system can create beautiful and instinctive restorations that offer resiliency with a durable luster. Discussion will involve current adhesion material choices, light curing technology, as well as novel and proficient placement tips. Build a confident restorative system that you and your patients can benefit from immediately.


It's a Jungle In There - How to Enhance the Oral Environment for Your Patients
Presenter: John Comisi, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Premier Dental
Release Date: 1/11/16
Expiration Date: 1/11/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The oral environment is constantly under fire. The acids, sugars, bacteria, and dry mouth issues that our patients encounter day to day really takes its toll on them as the days, months and years pass by. In this CE webinar, learn how we can help them stay healthier and reduce "the slings and arrows of outrageous (intraoral) fortunes.”


Advancements in Restorative Dentistry
Presenter: Dr. Franklin Shull
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 1/7/16
Expiration Date: 1/7/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Direct restorative dentistry has seen many improvements over the past decade, however, there is much confusion about what materials and techniques are best suited in each situation for the best long-term results. In this CE webinar, learn how recent advancements in composite resin chemistry and adhesive technology can offer an answer to many of these issues.


I'll Never Do Another Root Canal
Presenter: Dr. Ron Kaminer
CE Supporter: Septodont
Release Date: 1/6/16
Expiration Date: 1/6/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This sound heard round the Dental world is way too common. New materials, instruments, anesthetics and plain old simplified techniques takes most of the guesswork about being successful with day to day endodontics. In this CE webinar, join Dr. Kaminer as he gets you "Pumped UP" about doing routine root canals in your practice.


Restorative-Focused Endodontic Treatment: Having the Endpoint in Mind Before Starting the Treatment
Presenter: Robert Salehrabi, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Premier Dental
Release Date: 12/17/15
Expiration Date: 12/17/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will discuss advantages of pre-endodontic and post-endodontic restorative approaches in order to achieve long term successful endodontic outcomes, reduce microleakage, and significantly reduce post-op flareups. Adhesive bonding techniques will be discussed to enhance longevity and predictability of endodontic treatment.


The 60 Minute Countdown
Presenter: Jamie Marboe, RDH, BS
CE Supporter: ACTEON
Release Date: 12/17/15
Expiration Date: 12/17/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar focuses on hidden and often overlooked time management errors. We will uncover how typically, we are our own worst enemies. Jamie will help you identify and then set aside some old beliefs and mindsets that are keeping you from a successful, on time schedule. We will focus on creating the ideal appointment and day in order to successfully keep your ‘60 minute countdown’ from becoming the 60 minute MELTDOWN!


The Four Pillars of Patient Acceptance
Presenter: Jamie Marboe, RDH, BS
CE Supporter: ACTEON
Release Date: 12/16/15
Expiration Date: 12/16/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar focuses on how to allow your patients to own their own disease which in return leads to huge increased treatment acceptance rates by following precise and crucial step by step protocols every time.


Minimally Invasive Materials: A Practical Guide to Posterior Restorations
Presenter: Dr. Louis Mackenzie
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 12/16/15
Expiration Date: 12/16/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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This webinar, hosted by renowned minimally invasive dentistry lecturer Louis Mackenzie, will provide an entirely practical update on the contemporary materials, equipment and clinical techniques for the direct restoration of posterior teeth. Suitable for general dentists and dental therapists who wish to enhance patient care by optimising all clinical stages of direct posterior restorations.


An Indirect Approach to Using Direct Composite Veneers
Presenter: Dr. Ross Nash
CE Supporter: COLTENE
Release Date: 12/15/15
Expiration Date: 12/15/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Dr. Nash will discuss a technique for utilizing direct composite veneers as a scaffolding for indirect restoration, allowing for less chair time for the patient and dentist. Other benefits of the indirect approach are the ability to use a luting agent to alter the color of the veneer upon placement and the opportunity for a team approach with an auxiliary performing the fabrication of the composite veneers. In this CE webinar, Dr. Nash will illustrate an actual case in a step-by-step fashion and discuss its application in clinical practice.


The Office: A Day in the Life of a Mid-size Dental Office
Presenter: Dr. Erin Elliott
CE Supporter: Premier Dental
Release Date: 12/15/15
Expiration Date: 12/15/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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As general dentists we come across common situations each and everyday. In this CE webinar, join Dr. Erin Elliott as she spotlights innovative products that will help your systems become even more efficient. This will, in turn, help your patients and your bottom line.


Integrating the Dental Microscope
Presenter: Dr. Othman Shibly
CE Supporter: ZEISS
Release Date: 12/14/15
Expiration Date: 12/14/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The microscope is the best tool to visualize dental anatomy and periodontal descriptions that otherwise are not accurately seen by the naked eye. Endodontic literature reports a significant increase in the success rate of treatment using the microscope. The microscope allows for better documentation that allows to us to share with patient thus increasing patients acceptance of the treatment plan.


Drugs and Alcohol - How Addiction Can Impact Your Patients and Practice
Presenter: Dr. Nancy Williams
CE Supporter: Philips Oral Healthcare
Release Date: 12/14/15
Expiration Date: 12/14/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The purpose of this one-hour CE webinar is to inform oral health professionals about the most common intraoral manifestations of legal and illicit drug use and abuse. The most common physical signs of illicit drug use that appear outside the mouth will be included.


Accelerate Your Practice: Case Management Principles for Accelerated Treatment
Presenter: Dr. Stuart Frost, DDS
CE Supporter: OrthoAccel®
Release Date: 12/11/15
Expiration Date: 12/11/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Communicating the clinical advantages of accelerated treatment is key to helping patients make an informed decision and accepting treatment. Accelerated treatment techniques have been shown to eliminate the need for surgery, improve treatment outcomes and reduce compliance issues. In this CE webinar, Dr. Stuart Frost, Frost Orthodontics, Mesa, AZ, will highlight effective consultation techniques to guide and support practice team promotion of accelerated treatment options. Dr. Frost also will present numerous completed patient cases illustrating successful clinical results with AcceleDent.


The Use of a Microscope in Everyday Restorative Practice
Presenter: Dr. Marcos Vargas
CE Supporter: ZEISS
Release Date: 12/10/15
Expiration Date: 12/10/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The purpose of this CE webinar is to introduce the use of magnification through the microscope in common restorative procedures. The microscope provides much more than just magnification. Microscopes allow improved posture, better illumination and the ability to operate comfortably for longer periods of time with less fatigue. Efficiency is improved and personal satisfaction is increased.


Stick It To Me Baby: Current Concepts in Adhesives and Cements
Presenter: Dr. Ron Kaminer
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 12/9/15
Expiration Date: 12/9/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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There have been so many generations of adhesives that it even had me confused. In this CE webinar, we will look at a brief history of adhesion, talk about current universal adhesives and apply those concepts into clinical situations. We will also look at provisional and permanent cements, discuss their virtues and weaknesses and finish with clinical applications and some tips and tricks.


Got an Endo question? - Ask Rhodes
Presenter: John Rhodes, BDS, FDS RCS(Ed)
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 12/9/15
Expiration Date: 12/9/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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John Rhodes presents an interactive endodontic evening where YOU the delegate shape the webinar content by sharing your questions, dilemmas and practical tips on all things endodontic. Topics already set to feature include: • Locating canals and unlocking the secrets of the pulp floor map • Dealing with difficult canals • Removing posts including a simple technique for removing fractured posts • Management of separated instruments


5 Steps To Prepare for Profits
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Release Date: 12/9/15
Expiration Date: 12/9/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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It’s easy to put blame on the changing economy. If your annual income is flat or going down. If you stare out over an empty patient reception area and wonder if they will ever return? Prepare yourself for the true cost of each opening in the schedule. In this CE webinar, learn to look at the most frequent offenders; high expenses, inconsistent production and low collections and steps that will help you be more profitable.


Creating Lifelike Restorations with New Hybrid CAD/CAM Materials
Presenter: Bill Marais, RDT
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 12/8/15
Expiration Date: 12/8/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this CE webinar, learn to create lifelike natural restorations with new CAD/CAM materials and NANO technologies drawing from the elements in nature.


Applying Flowable Composites for Everyday Dentistry
Presenter: Dr. Jason Olitsky, DMD, AAACD
CE Supporter: Ivoclar Vivadent
Release Date: 12/8/15
Expiration Date: 12/8/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will: • Understand how mechanical properties of flowable composites affect their clinical performance (and which properties are most desirable for their applications). • Learn advantages of using flowable composites as a cavity liner. • Become more familiar with advancements in the properties of flowable resins and bulk fill materials. • Implement an efficient and esthetic technique to restore certain cavity preparations utilizing flowable bulk fill materials as a cavity liner.


A Comprehensive Guide to Direct Composites
Presenter: Marc Gottlieb, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Dentapreg
Release Date: 12/7/15
Expiration Date: 12/7/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this CE webinar, through case studies and illustrations, Dr. Gottlieb will demonstrate how to restore a tooth with the difficult wide open box or missing cusp(s), easily splint teeth and place single visit bonded bridges.


Primary Stability and Maintenance of Marginal Bone: Is there a Relationship
Presenter: Michael Norton, BDS, FDS, RCS(Ed)
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 12/7/15
Expiration Date: 12/7/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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This webinar will consider the issues that are driving the debate around ever higher insertion torques in implant dentistry to maximize primary stability versus the potential for over-compression and the build-up of strains within dynamic vital tissue structures leading to resorption and early intrinsic viscoelastic rebound, which in turn could lead to loss of mechanical stability.


Vital Pulp Therapy: Predictable Treatment of Pulp Exposure Without Endodontic Therapy
Presenter: Robert Salehrabi, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Septodont
Release Date: 12/3/15
Expiration Date: 12/3/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will discuss clinical cases where deep caries, or pulp exposures could be predictably treated without the need for endodontic treatment. New bio-compatible material will be presented, based on scientific research, with excellent outcomes.


Universal Bonding Agents
Presenter: Dr. Greg Gillespie
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 12/3/15
Expiration Date: 12/3/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Universal bonding agents have seen a meteoric rise in use among dental professionals. But the question remains, are they truly universal? Dr. Gillespie will explore the functions of all bonding agents and address what “universal” truly means. Can one bonding agent truly be used for all direct and indirect procedures? This CE webinar will help practitioners feel more comfortable about their use of bonding agents in every situation.


Women and Health: Stress, Time, and Hormones
Presenter: Rhonda Savage, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Philips Oral Healthcare
Release Date: 12/2/15
Expiration Date: 12/2/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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As the relationship between the mouth and the rest of the body becomes clearer, it’s changing the way dentists, physicians and patients view oral health. In this dynamic CE webinar, Dr. Savage will present practical ways to address women's oral needs related to diabetes, menopause, and more! You can incorporate patient education about systemic health during the hygiene and restorative appointments, developing patient trust.


No Strings Attached: Living in a Cordless World
Presenter: Patti DiGangi, RDH, BS
CE Supporter: DentalEZ®
Release Date: 12/2/15
Expiration Date: 12/2/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the participant will: • Review polishing from the porte polisher to today’s options • Understand the difference between selective polishing and essential selective polishing • Compare and contrast current polishing options


Technological Advancements in Direct Restorative Materials
Presenter: Dr. Bob Lowe
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 11/30/15
Expiration Date: 11/30/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this informative CE webinar, Dr. Lowe will discuss one of the latest advancements in direct restorative dentistry. Ormocers (Organically Modified Ceramics) are restoratives that are based purely on silicon oxide in both the filler and the resin matrix without traditional Bis GMA monomers, making them the first ceramic based direct restorative material available to dental market.


Minimally Invasive Procedures in Periodontal Therapy
Presenter: Veronique Benhamou, BSc, DDS, Cert. Perio
CE Supporter: ACTEON
Release Date: 11/24/15
Expiration Date: 11/24/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar addresses minimally invasive procedures in surgical and non-surgical periodontal treatments. These procedures represent alternative approaches that allow less extensive manipulation of surrounding tissues as compared to conventional procedures, while accomplishing the same or better clinical objectives.


Manufacturer’s IFUs – What Are They & Why They Are So Important
Presenter: Chuck Hughes
CE Supporter: Crosstex
Release Date: 11/24/15
Expiration Date: 11/24/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar discusses manufacturer’s written instructions for use (IFU) for reusable medical devices used in dentistry. Instrument reprocessing is a critical aspect of patient safety and must be done in accordance with the instrument manufacturer’s written IFU for cleaning, inspection, packaging and sterilization. Information regarding where to secure IFUs and who will be asking to see them will be discussed, along with a number of dental examples that conflict with best practices.


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