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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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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


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.


Orthodontic Finishing and Arch Coordination with the MBT™ Versatile+ Appliance System
Presenter: Dr. John McDonald
CE Supporter: 3M Unitek
Release Date: 11/8/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/8/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Finishing and arch coordination at the end of treatment can often prove to be the most difficult, time consuming and frustrating aspects of a case. The brackets, wires, and arch forms of the MBT™ Versatile+ Appliance System were specifically designed to make finishing and arch coordination as straightforward as possible. It this CE webinar, Dr. John McDonald discusses common problems with proper finishing of a case and shows, with a variety of case examples, how the MBT System of brackets, wires and mechanics can solve these issues. Dr. McDonald shares how using these concepts and techniques has improved not just difficult cases, but all of his cases.


Modern Management of Dental Traumatology
Presenter: Mike Horrocks, BDS MSc
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 11/7/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/7/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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The management of dental trauma will be evaluated and techniques to manage incomplete root formation will be discussed. Internal and external resorption will be also reviewed and its relationship to trauma will be highlighted.


Awaken the Sleeping Giant in your Practice 11/6/13
Presenter: John Tucker, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: Henry Schein Total Health
Release Date: 11/6/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/6/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will uncover how to recognize signs and symptoms of those who may be at risk, or suffering with Obstructive Sleep Apnea and how you can help these patients in your practice. With 50 to 70 million Americans suffering from chronic sleep disorders costing $16 billion/ year in health care expenses and $50 billion/ year in lost productivity, you have an opportunity to help many of these patients, friends and family members who are suffering.


Mastering Direct Placement Restorative Materials
Presenter: John Comisi, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Septodont
Release Date: 11/5/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/5/20
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. They also enable us to perform more minimally invasive procedures since following the “rules” set up by G.V. Black for cavity preparation are not readily needed when using today’s high tech direct placement materials. However, we must still fully understand 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.


Innovations in Endodontic Obturation
Presenter: Dr. Gary Glassman
CE Supporter: Kerr Endodontics
Release Date: 11/5/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/5/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will focus on evidence based research on sealing the root canal system with respect to obturation in three dimensions and restoration of the endodontically treated tooth. Focus will be on the Continuous Wave of Condensation.


Light Curing in Dentistry - A Brief History and Update
Presenter: Dr. Robin Mills, BDS, MSc, DDS
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 10/30/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/30/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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This webinar will briefly chart how light curing has evolved to the present and compare LED LCUs with QTH LCUs. It will describe the main types of designs of LED LCUs and the basic physics involved so the clinician may decide on the most appropriate LCU for their practice. Recent developments in LED LCUs will be discussed and how manufacturers have improved on their earlier designs.


Fluoride Varnish: Improving Patient Satisfaction and Office Production
Presenter: Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 10/29/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/29/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will discuss the what, why and how of fluoride varnish: • What is fluoride varnish? • Why should I use fluoride varnish? • How do I incorporate it into my practice?


Pediatric Pulp Therapy - Confusion Clarified
Presenter: Alan Milnes, D.D.S., PhD, FRCD (C)
CE Supporter: Septodont
Release Date: 10/28/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/28/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will cover a topic which often confronts family dentists but which was probably not taught well, or at all, in dental school - pediatric pulp therapy. Dr. Milnes will discuss, with the aid of evidence-based practice guidelines, the basics of pediatric pulp therapy, tried and true methods to aid the dentist in making an accurate diagnosis for a child with tooth pain. As well, he will discuss the management of pediatric pulp pathoses taking into consideration important criteria such as age, behaviour, dental development and the strategic importance (or lack thereof) of certain primary teeth and, last but not least, the materials available today- both old and new - for treating pediatric pulp tissues.


Soft Denture Relining: the Stuff You Never Learned in School
Presenter: Ian Shuman, DDS, MAGD
CE Supporter: Tokuyama Dental America
Release Date: 10/28/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/28/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Would you like to make excellent dentures and have satisfied patients every time? You’ll be amazed at how easy denture fabrication can be by simply following the steps laid out in this program. This CE webinar will help you attain predictable, successful results with your denture cases, satisfying your team and patients!!! Whether you’re a recent grad or a seasoned vet...don't miss this CE webinar!


Case Management Principles for Passive Self Ligation
Presenter: Tom Barron, D.M.D., M.S.
CE Supporter: Ormco
Release Date: 10/25/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/25/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Dr. Barron will tie in the wire sequencing and interarch elastic protocols presented in the Sep 27 and Oct 11 webinars. Upon completion of this webinar, participants will: 1. Learn how to employ interarch elastics and wire sequencing for case success. 2. Become familiar with managing cases from bonding to retention. 3. Learn how to read and react to patient’s biological response to treatment from start to finish


Increase Patient Compliance by Showing Patients What They Can't See
Presenter: Colleen Rutledge, RDH
CE Supporter: ACTEON
Release Date: 10/23/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/23/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This one hour webinar highlights new imaging devices and intraoral cameras and their roles during routine hygiene appointments and periodontal therapy procedures. Examples of new technology will be featured using ‘before and after’ photos of dental caries as well inflammation in non-surgical periodontal therapy cases. Your dental office will want to implement this technology right away as it not only enhances patient compliance, but catapults hygiene and restorative production!


Extreme Resin Makeovers: Treating Incisal Attrition and Vertical Collapse with Direct Resin for Reduced Dental Budgets
Presenter: Dr. Peter Walford
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 10/22/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/22/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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With the correct resins and a knowledgeable, simplified prosthodontic approach, selected Attrition/Erosion cases can be reliably restored using direct resin. This webinar will illustrate case management, use of stents and diagnostic devices, specialized matrixes, a systematic composite protocol, and accelerated placement techniques to obtain a controlled result quickly and cost-effectively. Techniques learned can be incorporated into simpler cases in daily practice, building new revenue streams.


Different Techniques for Fabricating Aesthetic Provisionals and Intra-oral Mock-ups
Presenter: Thomas Dudney, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: Pulpdent
Release Date: 10/21/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/21/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will discuss the different methods for fabricating provisional restorations both with and without a diagnostic wax-up. Additionally the benefits of intra-oral mock-ups utilizing either a direct or indirect technique will be discussed. The benefits of provisionals and intra-oral mock-ups as a communication tool for the patient and the dental laboratory will illustrated with clinical cases.


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