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Oral Surgery Procedures for the GP: Maximizing Success and Avoiding Complications
Presenter: Stuart Lieblich, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: Pierrel Pharma
Release Date: 2/18/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 2/18/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Dentoalveolar surgery is an important component of care provided by most dental practitioners, whether in general or specialty practice. This CE webinar will review specific procedures so as to permit successful integration into practice as well as some refinements to improve outcomes. In addition a focus on local anesthetic techniques will be reviewed that will provide patient comfort throughout the surgical care. Minimizing as well as managing complications will also be discussed.


Creating Natural Esthetics with Newly Developed Composites: Restoring the Tooth from the Inside Out
Presenter: Dr. Frank Milnar
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 2/11/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 2/11/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Developing treatment strategies for restoration of anterior maxillary dentition can be challenging. When faced with such cases, a detailed diagnosis and thorough understanding is required to ensure that the most appropriate materials and techniques are considered. In this CE webinar, you will learn how to improve your skills and confidence using a new generation of composites that utilize minimal invasive concepts. Minimally invasive concepts originates from the “inside out”.


Esthetic Dentistry for Tots and Teens
Presenter: Dr. Fred Margolis, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 2/6/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 2/6/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Today's parents demand the restoration of their children and teen’s teeth for function and esthetics. Self-image of our patients is very important. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will have learned the following: 1. Glass ionomers, resinomers, composites, and various types of crowns will be illustrated on children and adolescents. 2. Esthetic facings for stainless steel crowns will be illustrated and chairside/laboratory steps necessary will be given. 3. Treatment planning of these restorations will be taught, as well as the proper tooth preparation and steps necessary for esthetic, long-lasting restorations. 4. Use of various matrices for interproximal restorations will be discussed. 5. Enamel microabrasion, direct-bonded and porcelain veneers will be shown for esthetics for our teenage patients.


10 Strategies to Jump-Start Practice Performance
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Release Date: 2/5/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 2/5/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The ebb and flow of the economy has challenged many dental practices. During robust economic times, the inefficiencies of practice systems and protocol are often masked. You’ve likely discovered that the way you’ve always done things doesn’t work in this new economy. Get ready to learn strategies to jump-start your practice performance.


Strategic Philanthropy: Giving Back and Gaining Patients
Presenter: Dr. Lisa Alvetro
CE Supporter: 3M Ortho
Release Date: 1/31/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/31/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Part of the Alvetro Practice Management Series In this practice marketing webinar Dr. Lisa Alvetro shares how her devotion to philanthropy has enhanced her community while building her practice. Learn how using community service to strategically build brand recognition can make a difference - to your community and your bottom line.


101 Uses For Flowable Composites
Presenter: Michael Morgan, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Kuraray Dental
Release Date: 1/30/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/30/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Flowable composite resins have a multitude of uses in general restorative dentistry. Their low viscosity and ability to be placed in very small and precise increments makes them the ideal restorative material in many instances. This CE webinar will provide clinicians with the knowledge and skills to comfortably and predictably use flowable composites in many treatment modalities. Subjects discussed will include sealants, Class I, II and V direct resin restorations, indirect restoration block-out, provisionalization, mockups, occlusion and repairs/renewals.


Bruxism and the Sleep Apnea Connection
Presenter: Dr. Jamison Spencer
CE Supporter: Henry Schein Total Health
Release Date: 1/29/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/29/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this CE webinar Dr. Spencer takes the audience on an evidence based journey, and makes a strong case that the so called "parafunction" that wreaks havoc on our patient's teeth and on our best restorations is actually "protective" in nature. With the case made that clenching and grinding is often the brain's way to protect itself from suffocation, the lecture will then focus on how to protect the patient, protect their teeth, protect their restorations and protect the dentist's practice.


Collagen Membranes in Bone Regeneration
Presenter: Joel Henriod, D.M.D., M.H.S.
CE Supporter: Miltex
Release Date: 1/22/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/22/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Bone graft materials and collagen membranes are the most common regenerative materials used in dentistry. This CE webinar will show predictable regenerative protocols for using bone graft + collagen membranes to grow bone in tooth sockets, around implants, deficient alveolar ridges, and sinuses.


Award Winning Products for 2014
Presenter: Dr. Sabiha Bunek
CE Supporter: Dental Advisor
Release Date: 1/22/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/22/20
CE Credits: 2 CEU (Self-Study)
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Dr. Sabiha Bunek, Editor In Chief of THE DENTAL ADVISOR, will discuss highly rated products in the industry. These products are carefully chosen for outstanding performance when used by practicing clinicians. Product features, advantages, and clinical use will be discussed. This session will also allow attendees to ask questions on product use and clinical armamentarium. Categories will include: Direct and Indirect Restoratives, Long Term Performers, Infection Control Products, Specialty Products, and Hygiene Products. For over 30 years, THE DENTAL ADVISOR has been a trusted resource for the dental industry providing objective information on products and equipment.


The Art of Digital Dental Photography
Presenter: Dr. Ian Cline
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 1/22/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/22/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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Photography is now a must in dentistry. Whether it is for medico-legal, laboratory communication, or before and after photos on your website; many are finding it an indispensable tool. Ian will present an overview of the equipment required and how he uses it in his practice.


Managing the Oral Environment for Long Lasting Clinical Results
Presenter: Dr. Frank Milnar
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 1/21/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/21/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The term Minimal Intervention (MI) is relatively new in dentistry and has been introduced to suggest that the profession should move away from its current approach to the treatment of dental caries. It is now widely accepted that caries is a chronic bacterial related disease and cannot be treated by surgical means alone. The modern approach to the management of caries relies on dentists taking the dual role of physician and surgeon.


Barrier Membranes in Dental Surgery
Presenter: Joel Henriod, D.M.D., M.H.S.
CE Supporter: Miltex
Release Date: 1/16/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/16/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This discussion will demystify the various membranes used in dental surgery. Specifically we will detail the various types of membranes, sources, and outline how various membranes are used to solve regenerative and surgical problems dentists commonly face.


5 Key Elements of Successful and Profitable Cosmetic Dentistry
Presenter: Dr. Ron Goodlin
CE Supporter: Philips Oral Healthcare
Release Date: 1/15/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/15/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This course is designed for all team members to provide a thorough and implementable overview of the 5 key strategies to cosmetic dentistry success. Tips are shared to minimize surprises, maximize patient acceptance and deliver high quality care.


A New Focus on Bioactive and Biocompatible Materials
Presenter: Dr. Richard Trushkowsky
CE Supporter: Septodont
Release Date: 1/9/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/9/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In today’s dental marketplace there are several bioactive and biocompatible materials available for the dental practitioner. This webinar will discuss: what bioactivity is, the differences between the materials available and their uses, how to maintain or restore the integrity of the pulp, and how to treat perforations, apexification, and both internal and external resportions. At the completion of this CE webinar, the student will have a deeper understanding of bioactive and biocompatible materials.


Office Managers: Take Control of Your Income Potential
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Release Date: 1/8/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/8/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The reality is that if the dental practice isn’t bringing more money in, the doctor/CEO cannot afford to hand more money out – no matter how “hard working and loyal” you and your colleagues might be. But that doesn’t mean you have no control over your income potential. In fact, just the opposite is true. Employees, especially the office manager and business staff, have a profound impact on the profitability of the practice and can directly improve their income potential provided they keep a laser focus on one critical area of the practice: overhead. Learn what being on the frontline means for you and the practice.


Better Packing and Heat Curing Techniques
Presenter: Thomas Zaleske
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 1/7/14     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/7/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Want to refine your heat curing or packing technique? Unsure about why you may be getting porosity in some cases and not others? Maybe you would like to inject but aren’t sure about p/l ratios. Attend this webinar presented by Thomas Zaleske AS and learn the nuances that assure trouble free packing and processing results. After 28 years working as a removable prosthetic technician and as a dental product manufacturer’s consultant, Zaleske has a few tricks and tips he would like to share.


Tips and Tricks for Maxillary Anesthesia
Presenter: Alan Budenz, MS, DDS, MBA
CE Supporter: Septodont
Release Date: 12/19/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/19/20
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.


Endodontic Irrigants
Presenter: Dr. Sam Alborz
CE Supporter: COLTENE
Release Date: 12/19/13     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/19/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will learn: 1. The best methods to debride and disinfect complicated root canal anatomy 2. Efficacy and purpose of different endodontic irrigants 3. The most current disinfection protocols pertaining to endodontic treatment 4. Ideal properties of an endodontic irrigant 5. Different irrigation devices and techniques


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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