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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.


Planning for Success: Orthodontic Team Strategies
Presenter: Dr. Lisa Alvetro
CE Supporter: 3M Unitek
Release Date: 6/20/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/20/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Part of the Alvetro Practice Management Series Do you struggle with goals, budgeting, or management in your office? Ineffective strategic planning can limit practice success. In this webinar, Dr. Lisa Alvetro poses the question, "If you don’t know where you are going, how do you get there?" Dr. Alvetro shares the systematic process that she and her team utilize to identify goals, define practice direction and allocate resources.


Bonding Excellence: Making Your Best Better
Presenter: Sam Simos, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 6/19/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/19/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Our reputation as clinical dentists in delivering esthetic and restorative dentistry is directly dependent upon adhesion. Whether, direct or indirect, adhesion is the foundation for the success of long-term restorations. Individual substrates require a customized protocol for success. From materials to protocols this CE webinar simplifies the components of successful adhesion.


Cutting the Cord - Superior Crown and Bridge Impressions without Retraction Cord
Presenter: Dr. Martin Jablow
CE Supporter: Kettenbach
Release Date: 6/18/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/18/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this CE webinar we will examine impression techniques that do not require the use of retraction cord. Using these techniques, you can give you and your dental laboratory good impressions for predictable crown and bridge.


Anterior-posterior Control with the Unitek™ Temporary Anchorage Device (TAD) System: Part 1
Presenter: Mohammad Razavi, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: 3M Unitek
Release Date: 6/13/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/13/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In past webinars, Dr. Moe Razavi has reviewed the benefits of using the palate as the source of anchorage for en masseretraction of the maxillary anterior teeth. The Unitek™ Temporary Anchorage Device System, combined with the custom designed TransPalatal Arch (TPA), can not only be used to control the final position of the maxillary incisor teeth, but can also allow for control of almost every tooth in the mouth. In this segment, Dr. Razavi reviews treatment mechanics for anterior-posterior (AP) correction through molar distalization in both the maxillary and mandibular arches using a combined TPA/TAD system anchored in the palate.


Tips and Tricks to Making a Good Impression
Presenter: Marshall Fagin, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Ivoclar Vivadent
Release Date: 6/11/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/11/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will take you through step-by-step on making accurate Dual Phase and Putty Wash Impressions. Whether laser troughing or single and double cord techniques, labs continue to say this remains one of the greater challenges in fixed prosthetics.


Taking Adhesive Dentistry to New Levels of Efficiency
Presenter: Dr. Lee Ann Brady
CE Supporter: Ivoclar Vivadent
Release Date: 6/10/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/10/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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During this CE webinar, the student will learn: 1. Why you should consider using a universal bonding agent 2. How you should and shouldn’t use these universal bonding agents 3. Advantages and disadvantages of the various adhesive delivery systems


Better Bonding and the Incognito™ Appliance System
Presenter: Cathy Sundvall
CE Supporter: 3M Unitek
Release Date: 6/6/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/6/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this new and updated CE webinar, clinical trainer Cathy Sundvall walks you through the most up-to-date steps for successful bonding and rebonding of Incognito™ Appliance System custom lingual brackets. The webinar provides insightful tips applicable to any lingual bonding to help doctors and clinical staff improve techniques and reduce bond failures.


5 Strategies To Get Patients In the Chair
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Release Date: 6/4/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/4/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Are you experiencing too many cancellations and openings in the schedule? New patients have declined? The challenging economy presents an opportunity for dental teams to realign their energy on improving weak and broken practice systems. Doing the same thing, the same old way doesn’t give you the same results in today’s economy. It gives you less than the same results. Learn five strategies to help you reach your true potential.


Options for Mandibular Anesthesia (2014)
Presenter: Alan Budenz, MS, DDS, MBA
CE Supporter: Septodont
Release Date: 6/4/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/4/20
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 pulpal anesthesia in the mandible? This CE webinar will review the specific techniques, from simple infiltrations through Inferior Alveolar, Gow-Gates, and Vazirani-Akinosi blocks, and discuss their success rates and recommendations for selection of anesthetic agents based upon the currently available evidence.


Cultural Competence and the Delivery of Dental Health Care
Presenter: Cheryl Westphal Theile, EdD, RDH
CE Supporter: Philips Oral Healthcare
Release Date: 5/29/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/29/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar is designed to explore the concepts of cultural competence as related to the delivery of dental health care. The webinar content, case discussions and additional reading will provide the background to move along the cultural competence continuum towards cultural proficiency.


Mainstreaming Dental Implant Impressions and Conditioning Edentulous Tissue
Presenter: Dr. Todd Engel
CE Supporter: Kettenbach
Release Date: 5/28/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/28/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will be a comprehensive approach for various impression taking techniques around dental implants, as well as conditioning the edentulous tissue prior to impression taking procedures.


Predictable Success With Class II & Class III Composites
Presenter: Dr. Jose-Luis Ruiz
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 5/22/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/22/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will have reviewed • Simplified real world techniques for the most common procedure in dentistry • Avoiding post-operative sensitivity • Getting predictable contacts every time • How to stay supra-gingival for maximum success


Update on Pulp Capping Procedures
Presenter: Robert Levin, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Septodont
Release Date: 5/21/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/21/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Pulp capping procedures have historically been challenging. The primary objective is to save the tooth, however, due to the uncertainty of success with this procedure some clinicians opt for root canal therapy. This CE webinar is designed to introduce the various products available today for direct and indirect pulp capping and to give the clinician an overview of their strengths and weaknesses.


Dental Implant Maintenance - When, How and Why for all Team Members
Presenter: Lisa Wadsworth, RDH, BS/Psy
CE Supporter: Philips Oral Healthcare
Release Date: 5/15/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/15/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will help the entire team escape indecision and solidify confidence in recognizing the importance of dental implant maintenance, execution of therapy, and an understanding of working as cohesive unit for positive patient outcomes.


Mini Dental Implants in Partial Denture Applications
Presenter: Dr. Raymond Choi
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 5/14/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/14/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this informative CE webinar, Dr. Choi will review how easily and effectively you can treat your partial denture patients with minis. It is for any dentist who wants to incorporate minis for their partial denture patients and see immediate patient satisfaction and increased practice profitability.


Non-Verbal Laboratory Communication
Presenter: Mark Duncan, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Kettenbach
Release Date: 5/13/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/13/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The Science of Dentistry in laboratory work has way more to do with the Art of Communication – and the keys to predictable results lie in how you communicate with your lab. In this CE webinar, Dr. Duncan will review simple strategies for capturing exceptional detail and accurate impressions while discussing several keys to creating perfect communication for your lab in your impressions.


Bonding Excellence - Material Updates and Technique Tips to Make Your Best Better
Presenter: Sam Simos, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 5/7/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/7/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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During this CE webinar, the student will review: • Taking a fresh look at the bonding protocol • Bonding agents • Luting cements • Understanding direct and indirect materials so you can select a bonding protocol that is suited to the clinical situation.


Mastering Direct Placement Restorative Materials (2014)
Presenter: John Comisi, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Septodont
Release Date: 5/7/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/7/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Today’s direct restorative materials have vastly improved physical properties and uses that can significantly improve the restorations we place today. In this CE webinar, we will examine the benefits and drawbacks of even these superior materials: where they are called for, what they can do to benefit the restorative process and where they can fail.


What’s Bugging the Dentist: Instrument Processing, Sterilization and Waterlines
Presenter: Dr. John Molinari and Peri Nelson
CE Supporter: Dental Advisor
Release Date: 5/5/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/5/20
CE Credits: 2 CEU (Self-Study)
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Join us for an interactive, LIVE Q&A session with Dr. Molinari and Peri Nelson! In this 2 hour CE webinar, attendees will learn the key points of infection control in the following areas: instrument reprocessing, washer/disinfectors, sterilization monitoring and sterilizers, and waterline treatment.


Hearing the Silent Cry for Help
Presenter: Linda Blackiston, RDH, BS
CE Supporter: Philips Oral Healthcare
Release Date: 4/22/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 4/22/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Dental professionals are in a front-line capacity to prevent serious mental and physical consequences…perhaps even save a person’s life. This CE webinar will highlight some of the key warning signs of abuse, neglect, maltreatment and human trafficking. Resources will be given for the most appropriate avenues for aiding these individuals.


Orthodontic Aligner Impressions Made Easy
Presenter: David Rice, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Ivoclar Vivadent
Release Date: 4/22/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 4/22/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Capturing ideal, full arch orthodontic aligner impressions used to be a challenge. This CE webinar will take you through a simple, step-by-step system to make ideal orthodontic aligner impressions.


An Overview of Obstructive Sleep Apnea for the Dental Professional - Session 3
Presenter: Dr. Stephen Carstensen, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Somnomed Education
Release Date: 4/19/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 4/19/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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On completion of this course, you should understand: The screening options to identify OSA patients in your practice, oral signs and symptoms, the referral process, how oral appliances work and device options.


Less is More - Incorporating Minimally Invasive Techniques into your Office Treatment Protocols
Presenter: Dr. Daniel Ward, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 4/16/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 4/16/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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It has long been said that “Dentistry begets Dentistry.” In other words the more treatment you do, the more treatment you will need to do in the future. This CE webinar will acquaint you with conservative and minimally invasive techniques to treat your patients.


Bonding Techniques for Lingual Appliances (2014)
Presenter: Cathy Sundvall
CE Supporter: 3M Unitek
Release Date: 4/11/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 4/11/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Bonding to the lingual surface offers unique challenges, but in her years as a clinical trainer Cathy Sundvall has developed many techniques to overcome those challenges. In this CE webinar Cathy walks you through the steps for successful bonding and rebonding of custom lingual brackets. The webinar provides insightful tips applicable to any lingual bonding to help doctors and clinical staff improve their techniques and reduce bond failures.


Practice Plateau – Causes and Remedies
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Release Date: 4/9/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 4/9/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Don’t you just want to pummel a punching bag when you hear about practices doing over a million dollars a year per doctor? While your production numbers remain frozen on some primeval plateau month after month, theirs keep whizzing past on their way to practice primetime. What’s wrong with this picture? No matter how it may look, reaching the next level is not a matter of luck. Learn the real reasons of why practice’s level off and how to increase your numbers.


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