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Meeting the Oral Health Needs of Individuals with Cancer
Presenter: Dennis Abbott, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: DentalEZ®
Release Date: 10/7/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/7/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will 1. will understand and appreciate the need for dentistry and oral medicine as essential elements in comprehensive cancer care through introduction of some of the most common oral health challenges faced by patients undergoing treatment for cancer. 2. have knowledge of how systemic health can be affected by untreated or under-treated oral conditions in patients with short-term and long-term immunosuppression. 3. be familiar with some methods for management of common oral issues confronting individuals with cancer and understand how successful treatment and care can impact quality of life in these patients.


Hands Free – It’s the Law: Safe Instrument Processing
Presenter: Kristy Bernie, RDH, BS, RYT
CE Supporter: Air Techniques
Release Date: 10/2/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/2/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Non-scrub technique has long been held as the standard for safe instrument processing. Contaminated sharps represent a potential hazard to the healthcare provider as well as patients. This CE webinar will overview the mandates from OSHA and state regulations regarding instrument processing. In addition, the latest innovations in contaminated instrument management will be presented.


Conquering Conflict
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Release Date: 10/1/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/1/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Rolling eyes, snide comments, poor attitudes, staff conflict bubbles to the surface in many different and often subtle ways. It’s easy to ignore these undercurrents of discontent and pretend they don’t really affect you. Look the other direction and maybe the problem will just drift away. Such wishful thinking is certainly comforting until reality kicks: lost productivity, absenteeism, increased cancellations, lower treatment acceptance, costly mistakes, etc. Learn 8 steps to conquer conflict and get back on track.


Infection Control in the Real Dental World
Presenter: Debbie Sabatini, RDH
CE Supporter: Air Techniques
Release Date: 9/30/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 9/30/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This thought provoking CE webinar is open to Dentists, Registered Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Office Managers, Students and Interns. Our goal is to provide all positions of the dental team ways to implement more effective methods of infection control and sterilization that ensures patient safety but also safe from long term exposure of chemicals and aerosols to the dental team.


Using Fluorescence Technology with Your Entire Team
Presenter: Cynthia Brattesani, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: ACTEON
Release Date: 9/25/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 9/25/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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A successful practice model focuses on connecting with the patient. When it comes to diagnosis and clinical findings, it's important to have the patient co-discover the technical findings in a way that they truly understand. This builds trust, helps with case acceptance and creates a loyal patient. In this CE webinar, you will learn how two devices, using fluorescence technology, can be used to accomplish this goal and how this approach can set your office apart from others.


How to Achieve Predictable Esthetics Easily with New Composite Technology
Presenter: Jeffrey Hoos, DMD, FAGD
CE Supporter: Kuraray Dental
Release Date: 9/18/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 9/18/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In the last 4 years, there have been major advances in composite technology in relation to color matching, blending, shade-taking & layering techniques. This CE webinar will illustrate these new technologies and demonstrate how they can be easily implemented to dramatically improve anterior & posterior direct restorations for your patients, while simplifying your technique and time.


Tips and Tricks for Maxillary Anesthesia (2014)
Presenter: Alan Budenz, MS, DDS, MBA
CE Supporter: Septodont
Release Date: 9/18/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 9/18/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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From anesthetizing a single tooth to the entire quadrant, what techniques and agents can be used to achieve quality anesthesia in the maxilla? This CE webinar will review the specific techniques, from simple infiltrations to intraligamentary (PDL) and intraosseous techniques, through regional blocks such as the infraorbital, AMSA, and ASA, and complete maxillary division nerve blocks. Recommendations for selection of anesthetic agents based upon the currently available evidence will also be discussed.


Sucking Up the Elements
Presenter: Patricia Pine, RDH
CE Supporter: Air Techniques
Release Date: 9/17/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 9/17/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Are you considering updating your evacuation lines? Are you aware of what to look for in a cleaner? What about that amalgam separator - what is needed to prevent mercury leaching out with certain cleaners? All of these questions and more will be answered in this CE webinar. If you own or work with an evacuation system, you and your team need to be present!


Conservative and Beautiful Anterior Esthetics Using Composite Materials
Presenter: Hugh Flax, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: SDI
Release Date: 9/16/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 9/16/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In today’s demanding world of appearance focused patients (who often have time or financial concerns), having the ability to efficiently and effectively design smiles with composite is not a “lost art’. It is truly a fundamental skill in modern dental practice. This requires proper use of state of the art materials and techniques that create beautiful results with minimal chairtime. The focus of this CE webinar is to help dental teams unravel esthetic challenges with predictability.


Prep It, Got It, Glue It: A Dental Journey from Crown Prep to Cement Selection and Everything In-Between
Presenter: Timothy Bizga, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 9/16/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 9/16/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar begins with describing the principles of preparation design and stresses the importance of thoughtful tooth preparation. A review of current concepts in tissues management and impressioning will be discussed. By the end of the webinar, the audience will be able to select appropriate indirect materials and the glues we choose to use to hold them.


Expedient And Esthetic Implant Provisional Crowns On Immediately Placed Implants
Presenter: George Priest, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 9/4/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 9/4/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this CE webinar, Dr. Priest will demonstrate a simple chairside technique that does not require surgical indexing. With images and videos, he will illustrate the use of two composite resin materials with provisional implant components to quickly create an optimally contoured and durable interim restoration.


Advances In Composite Dentistry: Simplifying Placement and Improving Results
Presenter: Dr. Bob Lowe
CE Supporter: SDI
Release Date: 9/3/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 9/3/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this CE webinar, Dr. Lowe will discuss techniques to create morphologically precise direct anterior and posterior composite restorations. Dr. Lowe will also discuss some of the latest advances in composite resins and bonding agents, including bulk fill composites, to simplify direct posterior composite placement and reduce polymerization shrinkage stress of the materials.


Efficiency in Endodontics
Presenter: Dr. John Flucke, DDS
CE Supporter: COLTENE
Release Date: 9/3/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 9/3/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this CE webinar, learn to simplify your endodontic procedures & decrease stress through the use of efficient and predictable high tech techniques.


Tips and Tricks in General Practice
Presenter: Dr. Gary Radz
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 8/27/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/27/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar is designed to show highly efficient and predictable techniques using the latest bonding agents and composite resins to help the restorative dentist provide their patients with the best restorations possible in the least amount of time.


Dental Bone Grafting with Collagen Membranes
Presenter: Joel Henriod, D.M.D., M.H.S.
CE Supporter: Miltex
Release Date: 8/25/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/25/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this CE webinar, we will review common bone grafting situations and how mineralized grafts, collagen membranes, and growth factors can be successfully applied. Cases will show: bone allografts, xenografts, bovine type 1 collagen dressings and membranes, porcine layered membranes, pericardium membranes, PRF & PRGF platelet preparations, and various suture materials and techniques.


Strategic Growth: More Than Just Case Starts
Presenter: Dr. Lisa Alvetro
CE Supporter: 3M Unitek
Release Date: 8/22/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/22/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Part of the Alvetro Practice Management Series Although the number of new patients is an important metric for an orthodontic practice, focusing on this alone can overlook many opportunities for growth and improvement. Learn techniques to make your practice the best it can be by using Dr. Lisa Alvetro's approach to scheduling, staffing and organizational management.


Scripting Your Profitability
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Release Date: 8/13/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/13/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Have you heard patient exchanges similar to the following: “Mr. Collins would you like to schedule that crown appointment now?” “No, I’ll give you a call when I’m ready.” Or maybe the typical exchange is more like this: “Hello Carol, this is Marlene from Dr. Thomas’s office. Will you be able to make your appointment Tuesday?” “No, I’m sorry, I have a conflict. I’ll let you know when my schedule frees up.” You may hear variations on all of the above, but one thing will be consistent – the negative impact each exchange has on the profitability of your practice. Learn the best scripts that use the best words, phrases and questions to prompt patients to respond the way you want.


Optimizing Safety and Care of Clinical Surfaces
Presenter: Nancy Andrews, RDH
CE Supporter: Kerr TotalCare
Release Date: 8/12/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/12/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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When time and cost impact your infection control decisions, safety for clinicians and patients should not be compromised. This CE webinar explores time and cost-efficient infection control options to manage clinical surfaces, equipment and supplies. Create a culture of safety in your office, without creating a "culture of slow"!


Become a Caries Risk Factor Manager
Presenter: Patti DiGangi, RDH, BS
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 8/5/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/5/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Physicians make recommendations for heart disease based on risk factors. Dental professionals using risk assessment for caries infections are performing a similar function. This CE webinar will provide the scientific basis behind current caries philosophy taught at many dental schools.


Adhesion of a Post and Core System (Part 2 of 2)
Presenter: Harish Gulati, BDS, DMD, CAGS
CE Supporter: COLTENE
Release Date: 7/30/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/30/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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With over 7 generations of bonding agents and dozen of luting agents available in the market, it makes it a daunting task for a restorative dentist to decide which one to use and why. In this CE webinar, the complexity of this adhesion process will be simplified and will enable you to make successful post and core restorations.


Work Smart, Clean Smart
Presenter: Dr. Lori Trost
CE Supporter: Miele
Release Date: 7/28/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/28/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Everyday busy team members are faced with the responsibility to clean and process dental instruments and equipment. Does your current infection system protocol meet standards, reduce sharps’ risk, while providing efficiency? This CE webinar will demonstrate how you can work smarter, improve time management, and with less labor.


Predictable Temporization for Effective Prosthetic Restoration
Presenter: Dr. John Flucke, DDS
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 7/22/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/22/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Fixed prosthetics is an area of dentistry that has "many moving parts" and each of those "parts" can have a dramatic influence on the final clinical outcome. One of those parts that is frequently overlooked is temporization. In addition to the myriad ways that a properly fabricated interim restoration can impact the final result, patients are now expecting their temporary restorations to stay in place and have aesthetics that rival that of the final prosthesis. In this CE webinar, John Flucke explains the how's and why's of proper temporary fabrication.


Increasing Your Case Acceptance with Accelerated Orthodontics
Presenter: Sarah Keller
CE Supporter: OrthoAccel®
Release Date: 7/11/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/11/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This complimentary one-hour CE webinar will help you gain a better understanding on how incorporating accelerated orthodontics in your treatment planning can increase overall case acceptance rate. During this live webinar, Ms. Keller will review key strategies to help practices successfully adopt accelerated orthodontics that can benefit the orthodontic specialist, the patient and the practice’s bottom line.


Practice Management - Remain Healthy, Productive and Profitable (Who Comes First: Taking a Longer View)
Presenter: Patti DiGangi, RDH, BS
CE Supporter: DentalEZ®
Release Date: 7/9/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/9/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Caring for patients starts with caring for ourselves. It will take the collective knowledge, wisdom and understanding of each cohort to choose a healthier path. This CE webinar will examine decisions, small and large, to remain healthy, productive and profitable as well as increasing practice value.


Crown and Bridge Made Easy
Presenter: Dr. Ron Kaminer
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 7/8/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/8/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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During this fast paced CE webinar filled with plenty of easy to implement pearls, Dr. Kaminer will guide you through a simplified approach to crown and bridge.


To Post or Not to Post (Part 1 of 2)
Presenter: Harish Gulati, BDS, DMD, CAGS
CE Supporter: COLTENE
Release Date: 6/30/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/30/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this CE webinar, I will outline the different post systems and go over its main advantages and disadvantages. The choice of post for many dentists is driven by personal preference and a history of clinical success, there are certain pit falls to avoid and these will be outlined.


Mandibular Blocks: Reasons For Failure and Methods For Success
Presenter: David Isen, BSc, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Pierrel Pharma
Release Date: 6/26/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/26/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will explore the reasons and solutions for incomplete local anaesthesia. Some of the topics to be reviewed include the Gow-Gates Block; articaine; intraosseous and PDL injections.


High Impact Esthetics - Achieving Maximal Esthetics with Minimal Chair Time
Presenter: Dr. Wynn Okuda, DMD
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 6/25/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/25/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Today, our patients desire dentistry to be less invasive yet highly esthetic. With new and exciting materials, better techniques can be developed to achieve maximal esthetic results in a reasonable chair time. Using 25 years of experience, this CE webinar is directed towards providing knowledge to solve anterior esthetic restorative challenges.


Direct Composite Resin Restorations - Preparing for the Amalgam Phase Down
Presenter: Nick Barker, BDS
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 6/25/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/25/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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As amalgam alloys are phased down, it is likely that composite resins will gain in popularity as the direct restorative material of choice. We will review the techniques of placement and discuss how these modern materials can be used to produce a strong and reliable restoration in a similar working time to that of amalgam.


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