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Secrets to Successful Dental Dam Placement-Basic Techniques
Presenter: Mary Costello, CDA, BS
CE Supporter: COLTENE
Release Date: 12/18/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/18/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The goal of this program is to feature simplified dental dam application techniques that expedite dental dam placement. Basic techniques discussed during the presentation include: • Guidelines for dental dam and clamp/retainer selection • Winged Technique-A combined-step method • Modified Winged Technique-The wingless alternative • Clampless Technique-An alternative to using clamps • Loop Technique-A method to expedite dam placement through tight contacts


Innovations in Periodontal Therapy - The Future is Now
Presenter: Judy Carroll, RDH
CE Supporter: ACTEON
Release Date: 12/18/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/18/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The future is now for revolutionary non-surgical periodontal therapy. A definition of the parameters for use of several advanced technologies will be discussed in this presentation, including periodontal endoscopy, piezo micro-ultrasonic’s, host modulated therapy, and regenerative proteins. Take a peek into the future of innovative periodontal therapy as these technologies are pulled together in a ‘3-pronged approach’ with a demonstration of case studies in Regenerative Periodontal Endoscopy (RPE). See first-hand what the future holds for the dental hygiene and/or dentist practitioner in non-surgical regeneration. These evidence based techniques, protocols, and technologies will get you excited about the essential paradigm shift already underway.


Simple Solutions for Everyday Restorative Practice
Presenter: Paresh Shah, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 12/18/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/18/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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As dentists we are challenged with and an increased complexity of our restorative treatments. In addition, our material choices continue to evolve and increase. This webinar will review practical and current options for treating many of the everyday challenges we encounter in practice.


Increasing Profitability of Your Practice with Tooth Whitening
Presenter: Julie Garceau, RDH
CE Supporter: SDI
Release Date: 12/17/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/17/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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During this CE webinar, the student will 1. Learn why tooth whitening is such a great business builder 2. Explore different marketing options that will lead to success 3. Finally know how to present tooth whitening to your patient without feeling you are trying to "sell something"


Four Keys to a Thriving Practice in Any Economy
Presenter: Gary Takacs
CE Supporter: Philips Oral Healthcare
Release Date: 12/17/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/17/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this fast paced course Gary provides four specific solutions to develop a profitable and enjoyable practice in any economic climate. The course is designed for the dentist and all team members and will provide many recommendations for immediate implementation.


Your Hygiene Team: Action Plan for Success
Presenter: Cathy Stewart, RDH, BSDH
CE Supporter: Philips Oral Healthcare
Release Date: 12/17/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/17/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Hygiene is your “business within a business”. To ensure the success of your hygiene department, you need team synergy. Every member of the team must be committed to establishing patient rapport, delivering a consistent message and measuring results for success.


Children's Dentistry for the GP
Presenter: Dr. Carla Cohn
CE Supporter: SDI
Release Date: 12/16/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/16/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Keep your kids IN your practice. This course will give you practical points on how to treat your little patients well. Effective behavior guidance and simplified procedures go hand in hand. Learn to use glass ionomer materials to your advantage. You've heard it before - treat your kids well and your practice will soar.


Tongue-Tied: A Story NOT Silenced by Oral Cancer
Presenter: Eva Grayzel
CE Supporter: DentalEZ®
Release Date: 12/16/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/16/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will learn how to partner with patients to catch oral and oropharyngeal cancer early during the intra/extra oral exam. Know how to educate patients about the value of services which improve overall health and save lives. Understand the patient perspective about the cost vs benefit of adjunctive devices. This CE webinar will bring light to the riveting details of a patient's delayed diagnosis and stimulate thinking about enhanced patient care and education. Attendees will learn about the devastating effects of treatment, driving listeners to take responsibility for early intervention and communicating the value of oral cancer screenings to patients.


New Treatment & Technology for Hypersensitive Patients
Presenter: Joseph Willardsen, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Kuraray Dental
Release Date: 12/12/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/12/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Hypersensitivity is a common clinical problem with very few satisfying solutions. This course will identify some of the clinical causes of hypersensitivity and provide a simple new, technique & technology that solves most of the problems experienced by dentists and hygienists: No immediate relief, no long-term relief, desensitizer irritates soft tissue, difficult to use, have negative affect on bond strengths etc...


Controlled Sensitivity from Our Side of the Chair
Presenter: Ms. Shannon Pace Brinker
CE Supporter: Tokuyama Dental America
Release Date: 12/11/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/11/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Dentinal hypersensitivity is a chronic problem that plagues many patients and is consistently under diagnosed. A comprehensive assessment is essential, as is appropriate treatment to relieve discomfort. With the help of the latest technology, you can provide your patients with instant and long-term relief from their suffering and pain of dentinal hypersensitivity. During this CE webinar, the student will learn: 1. How to identify the signs of dentin exposure 2. Run tests to determine what the true cause of the sensitivity is, and how to effectively treat it in the dental practice and home


Tooth Whitening Demystified - A Better Understanding for More Predictable Results
Presenter: Julie Garceau, RDH
CE Supporter: SDI
Release Date: 12/10/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/10/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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During this CE webinar, the student will 1. Learn how the tooth whitening products interact with the tooth structure and stains 2. Overview the different market options and how to make the best selection for your patient 3. Learn about tooth sensitivity causes and how to treat them


Cementing Long Term Results for Your Patients
Presenter: Hugh Flax, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 12/10/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/10/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Given the crowded market of cement choices and the multitude of restorative options (metal; Porcelain metal: all ceramic Zirconia or Lithium Disilicate), cementation choices are critical to long term results. This CE webinar will help you make the best choice of cement for various clinical applications.


Predictable Bonded Restorative Procedures - Science and Substance
Presenter: Dr. John Flucke, DDS
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 12/9/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/9/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this webinar Dr. Flucke will discuss materials & methods to make adhesive dentistry predictable and efficient. Dr. Flucke will share real world ways to make these procedures less stressful for both the team and the patient as well as providing tips & tricks for efficiency. A combination of the science to discuss the "why's" and recommendations for better results will be a big part of the presentation.


Responsible Tooth Polishing
Presenter: Shirley Gutkowski, RDH, BSDH
CE Supporter: COLTENE
Release Date: 12/9/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/9/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Polishing is a staple of dental hygiene practice. Dental hygienists polish teeth with little thought about products or technique, and there have been a number of changes in polishing over the last few years, including finding benefits for air polishing.


A View from the Top: 5 Must-Have Marketing Techniques to Grow Your Incognito™ Appliance System Practice
Presenter: Neal Kravitz, D.M.D., M.S.
CE Supporter: 3M Unitek
Release Date: 12/6/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/6/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This fast-paced, highly-energetic presentation highlights five principles of business success that he has used to transform his practice into an elite lingual orthodontic office. Dr. Kravitz will show the power of aggressive marketing, provide creative methods for promoting your lingual orthodontic office, and explain how to choose the appropriate lingual orthodontic patient while increasing case acceptance and ensuring a positive patient experience.


Risk Assessment: Best Practices in Oral Health Management
Presenter: Michelle Hurlbutt, RDH, MSDH
CE Supporter: Philips Oral Healthcare
Release Date: 12/3/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/3/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Risk assessment uses knowledge of disease indicators and risk factors associated with oral disease to determine which patients are more or less likely to prevent disease, have disease progress, or maintain their oral health status. Best practices dictate that once the clinician identifies the patient's risk for oral disease (low, moderate, high, extreme), evidence-based treatments or recommendations may be used to create a therapeutic and/or preventive care plan that will assist the patient in achieving optimum oral health.


Current Concepts in Adhesion for Direct Restorations
Presenter: Dr. Todd Snyder, DDS
CE Supporter: SDI
Release Date: 12/2/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/2/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Many dentists are often overwhelmed and or confused as to what materials and techniques to implement in their practice for the placement of direct restorations. There are numerous different ways to adhere direct restorations to tooth structure and an ever growing area of materials to utilize. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will have reviewed what is currently known as the different approaches to adhere to enamel and dentin and the types of materials that are available.


How to Evaluate, Construct and Guide PSL Cases
Presenter: Alan Bagden, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: Ormco
Release Date: 11/22/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/22/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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There has been tremendous advancement in passive self-ligation (PSL) treatment mechanics over the past decade. During this webinar, Dr. Bagden will navigate the audience through all of these changes and re-define the basics that offer the opportunity for success, when implemented in the initial construction appointments.


Accelerating Orthodontics – Faster Tooth Movement with Pulsatile Forces
Presenter: Straty Righellis, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: OrthoAccel®
Release Date: 11/22/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/22/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Functionality and esthetics are key considerations in patients requesting, and orthodontists recommending, orthodontic treatment. However, patients may elect to forego orthodontic treatment due to the cost, discomfort and duration of treatment. Dr. Straty Righellis will review the research on accelerated tooth movement and demonstrate the clinical efficacy of pulsatile forces in accelerating treatment with the AcceleDent® Aura device.


Direct Posterior Composite Restorations
Presenter: Gary Alex, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 11/21/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/21/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Predictable placement of posterior composites requires proper management of the adhesive interface and a precise clinical protocol. Upon completion of this CE webinar, students will: 1. Learn how to improve efficiency for placement of direct posterior composites based on the very latest research and materials.


Excellence in Everyday Direct Composite Restorations
Presenter: Dr. John F. Weston
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 11/20/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/20/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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If you are not offering direct restorative options to your patients, you are missing out. Current economic conditions demand that we provide affordable cosmetic oriented options. This course will show simplified techniques for predictable outcomes when performing direct restorative procedures.


Cementation for the Everyday Practice
Presenter: Dr. Rob Ritter, DMD
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 11/19/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/19/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In today's busy dental practice we have many options for cementation of laboratory and chairside manufactured restorations. Whether they be made of gold, PFM, lithium disilicate or zirconia, dentists need a predictable and reproducible way to permanently cement crowns, bridges, onlays and veneers. This will be a fast moving and informative webinar that addresses concerns for practitioners every day.


Esthetic Implant-Retained Overdentures
Presenter: Dr. David Little, DDS
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 11/19/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/19/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Implant-retained overdentures will enhance the quality for life of a fully edentulous patient. New advancements in technology and products enhance function and create the illusion of reality in patient smiles. Participants gain a higher level of technical knowledge and will be motivated to achieve a new level of care.


Making Better Impressions: A Path to Predictability and Precision
Presenter: Dr. James Braun
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 11/18/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/18/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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An important factor for a successful indirect restoration is the quality of the final impression. The choice of impression materials and procedure can positively impact office productivity and patient comfort through reduced crown adjustment and seating time.


Local Anaesthetics - An Update For The Dental Hygienist
Presenter: Dr. Nigel Robb
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 11/14/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/14/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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This webinar aims to update the dental hygienist on the local anaesthetic agents that are currently available in order to encourage safe and effective practice in local anaesthesia for dental treatment within the scope of practice for dental hygienists.


Ultimate Ultrasonics
Presenter: Beth Thompson, RDH, BS, OM
CE Supporter: COLTENE
Release Date: 11/14/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/14/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The goal of this program is to introduce the participant to the use of micro‐ultrasonics in periodontal disease prevention and biofilm management therapy. The history and evolving development of ultrasonic instruments, ongoing science and information to facilitate the successful procedural applications of ultrasonics in your practice will be explored in a fun, upbeat interactive format.


High Tech Diagnostic Skills for the G.P.
Presenter: Dr. Ron Kaminer
CE Supporter: Air Techniques
Release Date: 11/13/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/13/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The traditional patient exam is changing. Technology and new techniques lead to better diagnosis and even better doctor/patient communication. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will have covered: 1. The new patient exam: How photos and clear images can lead to better communication. 2. Digital X-rays- Sensors, Plates: Which is right for my practice? 3. High Tech caries diagnosis


The Long Road: Predicting Clinical Success from Past Performance
Presenter: Santine Anderson, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Dental Advisor
Release Date: 11/13/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/13/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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As clinicians, it is important to be aware of new products and techniques on the market and how they enhance our practice of dentistry. Equally important is to review completed cases and track performance over time. Upon completion of this CE webinar, students will have learned: 1. Which parameters to track over time for dental materials; 2. How technique and proper use of products can affect long-term outcome; 3. Which materials perform best over time in clinical studies


Tool Box for an Efficient Dental Practice
Presenter: Jill Kring Carter
CE Supporter: DentalEZ®
Release Date: 11/12/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/12/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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As dentists, you are increasingly challenged with the duality of your career choice. As a life-long learner, you are challenged with making choices based on quality, but also EFFICIENCY, so that you can deliver gold-standard quality dental care, while protecting your business bottom line.


Pearls for Everyday Practice - Simple Solutions for Everyday Dentistry
Presenter: Paresh Shah, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: Premier Dental
Release Date: 11/11/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/11/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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As dentists we are challenged with and an increased complexity of our restorative treatments. In addition, our material choices continue to evolve and increase. This webinar will review practical and current options for treating many of the everyday challenges we encounter in practice.


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