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Today's Flowables - Far More than Just a Liner
Presenter: Dr. David Clark
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 12/5/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/5/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Years ago the difficulty of placing paste composite forced manufacturers to listen to the needs of practicing dentists. The first flowables were actually "home made" made by dentists, desperate for friendlier composite handling. Where are we today? In this timely CE webinar Dr. Clark will present the state of the science of flowable composites, packed with practical clinical tips.


Achieving Predictable Success With Endodontics Using Controlled Memory NiTi Files
Presenter: Christopher Glass, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: COLTENE
Release Date: 11/29/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/29/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: • Utilize knowledge of canal morphology to help determine final apical sizes • Appreciate the necessity of obtaining larger apical sizes when treating necrotic cases while also respecting natural canal anatomy • Use current research to gain a better understanding of how to eliminate intracanal bacteria • Determine when antibiotics are indicated and contraindicated • Understand why some endodontic cases fail despite seemingly ideal endodontic treatment


The Glass Ionomer Revolution: Using Bioactive Materials to Achieve Proactive Dental Care
Presenter: John Comisi, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: SDI
Release Date: 11/29/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/29/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will explore Cariology and caries progression; preventive care considerations and diagnostics that can help aid in caries detection and how glass ionomer materials can and should be considered for use in your dental practice. The clinician will help you develop a greater comfort level for the many applications to use this versatile and important dental material in today’s dental practice.


Sharpen Up Your Instrumentation
Presenter: Alison Grant
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 11/28/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/28/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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This webinar will cover the practical aspects and procedure of how to successfully sharpen a range of periodontal instruments to maintain optimal performance. Participants will be able to recognise when instruments need sharpening as well as identify appropriate angulation for consistent outcomes. This presentation is relevant for all members of the dental team to update and improve our clinical practice of instrument maintenance.


Marketing and Case Acceptance Strategies for the Mini Dental Implant
Presenter: Benjamin Oppenheimer, D.D.S. FICOI
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 11/15/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/15/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The growing success and versatility of small diameter implants has resulted in more clinicians implementing mini dental implants into their practice. In order to generate and preserve a healthy stream of new business, and increase placement success rate, reaching out to qualified prospective patients is a must for mini dental implant dentists. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: Understand how mini dental implants can enhance your practice; understand cost-conscious and effective marketing strategies; understand case acceptance strategies for increasing success rates in mini dental implant placement.


Clinical Success with Chairside Denture Reline Materials
Presenter: Dr. Arthur Tomaro
CE Supporter: Tokuyama Dental America
Release Date: 11/15/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/15/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will increase awareness on the optimal properties a clinician should evaluate, when choosing a denture reline material. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: Understand the different properties one should evaluate in a chairside denture reline material; understand best practices in preparing and finishing a denture after relining;understand how chairside denture reline materials are applicable to implant cases (All-on-4’s)


Rubber-dam Techniques - Overview and New Matrix Systems
Presenter: Dr. Ian Cline
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 11/14/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/14/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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This webinar gives an overview over rubber-dam techniques and will provide you with tips and tricks how to make the application easy and convenient. New matrix systems will also be described and demonstrated and advantages of the new sectional systems will be discussed.


Hygiene Department - Tracking for Success
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Release Date: 11/14/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/14/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Improving hygiene is a multi-step process and the first place is to start tracking what is happening right now. This CE webinar will teach you how to determine if your hygiene department is helping or hindering the practice profitability. You’ll learn how to measure hygiene business systems, understanding how your hygiene numbers stack up and provide clear information to determine if you’re meeting patient demand and practice needs.


Treatment Planning for the 21st Century: Don’t Keep the Future Out of Reach
Presenter: Leonard Hess, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Septodont
Release Date: 11/13/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/13/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Many times making teeth look pretty is the easy part. Having these restorations stand the test of time and function comfortably for the patient is the real challenge. People have come to expect a lot from modern dentistry, and nothing is better than meeting and exceeding expectations.


From Explorer to Fluorescence: The Evolution of Caries Detection
Presenter: Dr. Fay Goldstep
CE Supporter: Air Techniques
Release Date: 11/13/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/13/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Dental therapy has turned to a new medical model, bringing enhanced treatment for the patient and easier more predictable procedures for the dental team. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: identify the new technologies in caries detection systems; understand the clinical advantages of new caries detection systems, including accurate and clinically significant results and being reproducible; understand how the technology works, and why it works; understand how scientific caries detection contributes to Minimally Invasive Treatment.


Reliable Vertical Control: Direct Use of TAD Palatal Anchorage for Open Bite Correction
Presenter: Mohammad Razavi, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: 3M Unitek
Release Date: 11/9/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/9/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this CE webinar, Dr. Mohammad Razavi introduces the use of a temporary anchorage device system for palatal anchorage to control vertical dimension, and correction of anterior open bites. This presentation also highlights factors that should be taken into consideration in order to achieve reliable and predictable open bite correction.


Cementation Protocols for Provisional and Definitive Placement of Indirect Dental Restorations
Presenter: Dr. Bob Lowe
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 11/7/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/7/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this CE webinar, Dr. Lowe will discuss clinical techniques for indirect cementation of both provisional and definitive restorations using conventional and total etch protocols. Provisional cementation will also be discussed as an integral part of the indirect delivery process for preparation protection and tissue management.


Rocking Piston Compressor Technology
Presenter: Mike Deering
CE Supporter: DentalEZ®
Release Date: 11/5/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/5/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will focus on the basic fundamentals of the Rocking Piston Compressor Design. It will talk about the features and benefits of the rocking piston design compared to some other compressor technologies. It will also cover some of the preventive maintenance that will be required to ensure maximum life of the compressor along with some trouble shooting guides to help when evaluating a system with a Rocking Piston Compressor.


Direct Posterior Composites: A Rapid, Simplified Placement Technique
Presenter: Dr. Ron Jackson
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 11/1/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/1/20
CE Credits: 0 CEU (Self-Study)
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Posterior composite resin restorations have become mainstream. However, dentists complain that Class II composite restorations are tedious and time consuming to place and aren't always predictable. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to familiarize themselves with different options for Class II direct resin restorations as Dr. Jackson presents a clinical case in his office.


Cariology and CAMBRA
Presenter: Nancy Andrews, RDH
CE Supporter: SDI
Release Date: 10/30/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/30/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This seminar explores techniques and products to assess the risk of developing caries. Based on definitive results of the oral assessment techniques, alternatives to restorative procedures, such as tooth remineralization techniques, sealants, and varnishes are compared. The challenges and reality of patient selection, motivation and partnership is addressed.


The Role of Oraverse (Phentolamine Mesylate) in Dental Practice
Presenter: Dr. Sean Boynes
CE Supporter: Septodont
Release Date: 10/25/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/25/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will provide a comprehensive review of the pharmacology, efficacy, and safety of Oraverse. Since its FDA approval in 2008, Oraverse has been increasingly used in dental practice. There exists variation between dental providers on how it is marketed and used during the daily course of comprehensive dental care delivery. Using evidence based information including the introduction of a new study evaluating its real world use, the presentation will analyze and describe phentolamine mesylate’s role in current dental practice.


Isolation, Preparation, and Cementation
Presenter: Ms. Shannon Pace Brinker
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 10/25/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/25/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Today, an increasing number of products are introduced to help dentists and their teams satisfy patient expectations for highly esthetic treatments. It’s not surprising, then, that staying abreast of the different preparation and cementation requirements of various esthetic materials can be challenging. For cementation and adhesive protocol, selecting the ideal material and technique, as well as performing the steps properly, are important to achieving long-lasting clinical outcomes.


Restorations for Children - Making your Practice Better, Faster, and Easier
Presenter: Dr. Carla Cohn
CE Supporter: SDI
Release Date: 10/24/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/24/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will outline indications and applications for the best restorative materials for your pediatric patients. Explore what is new and improved and how they can benefit your patients and your practice. Learn when and where to use these materials , but most importantly, how to use them to your advantage to help you to deliver fast, profitable and effective treatment to your "not so patient" little patients.


A Step by Step Guide to Sculpting Anterior Direct Restorative Beauty
Presenter: Dr. Simona Cuevas
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 10/24/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/24/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will show the participants clear composite placement and sculpting techniques and guidelines from Class IV to direct veneering. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to apply the technique shown to achieve a successful esthetic outcome.


LED Lighting in Today’s High-Tech, Green Dental Office
Presenter: Fred Pockrass, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: DentalEZ®
Release Date: 10/23/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/23/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Every dental operatory needs special lighting to illuminate the doctor’s and hygienist’s clinical field. Old-style halogen lighting has both clinical and environmental limitations, and involves added expense. LED technology, by contrast, provides improved visibility, is designed to work with the latest restorative materials, and offers superior environmental performance. LED operatory lighting facilitates the creation of beautiful restorations in office, and is an essential piece of equipment for today’s high-tech dental office.


Demystifying Digital Orthodontics
Presenter: Dr. Jeffrey Kozlowski, DDS
CE Supporter: Ormco
Release Date: 10/19/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/19/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Treatment using 3-D Digital Orthodontics (i.e. smile design) is quickly growing into the next natural evolutionary phase in orthodontics to which we practice and treat cases. How can digital smile design and the resulting customized appliances aid our treatment? More importantly, how can digital orthodontics positively increase efficiencies, impact practice workflow and the bottom line?


Two Important Processes You Need to Know When Implementing Oral Appliance Therapy into Your Practice
Presenter: John Tucker, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: Henry Schein Total Health
Release Date: 10/17/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/17/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Join Dr Tucker and learn about two of the most vital parts of Dental Sleep Medicine: 1. Collaborating with Sleep Laboratories and Physicians and 2. Medical Billing. This Webinar will uncover the overall process and the steps that you and your team need to take in attaining a diagnosed patient, with a prescription for an oral appliance that can be billed through medical insurance and reimbursed successfully.


Increasing Case Acceptance from Whitening to the Esthetic Dental Procedures
Presenter: Ms. Shannon Pace Brinker
CE Supporter: Kulzer
Release Date: 10/16/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/16/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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As clinical procedures in aesthetic dentistry continue to expand and improve, the dental assistant’s role continues to evolve as well. As we connect with the patient and understand their desires, it allows them to become more open and honest with their expectations. Increasing case acceptance is easy when we know what to ask and say. This CE webinar takes the dental assistant through proper records gathering, treatment planning and case acceptance and how to include whitening and esthetic dental treatment.


How Personality Types Affect Your Practice Success
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Release Date: 10/11/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/11/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Typically, the greatest cause of conflict in the dental practice is the fact that individuals fail to really understand one another. Differences in temperament types, within your office, can surface in the form of arguments, pouting, ignoring, gossip, manipulation, etc. Temperament types that are not suited for specific skills can result in systems breaking down. There are some very practical reasons why you're not firing Betty. Even though you know you've lost business because of her. Learn what personality characteristics are needed for specific positions in dentistry.


Tooth Whitening – Update on Techniques and the New Legislation
Presenter: Dr. Trevor Bigg
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 10/11/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/11/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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This lecture explains the different available techniques of tooth whitening and discusses the latest changes in the legislation. A video illustrates step by step the application of the tooth whitening gel Illuminé.


Impressive Impressions: Keys to a Successful Final Restoration
Presenter: Ronald Perry, D.M.D., M.S.
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 10/11/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/11/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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One of the keys to a successful indirect restoration is the quality of the final impression. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: Understand the basics of prep design, proper tissue retraction, syringing, timing, and tips on how to make a perfect "first impression"; understand the monetary impact of impressioning; be familiar with the differences between traditional impression technique and digital impressions


Bonding of Today's Materials In the 21st Century
Presenter: Dr. Mark Morin
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 10/10/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/10/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In today's complex restorative age there are many many different options available to the general dentist. The ability to understand these materials and how to work with them is the key to providing your patients a long term successful restoration. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: Identify the different techniques and materials to help ensure successful restorations; be familiar with the correct materials to bond to the restorations; understand when and why to use these different materials.


Nuts & Bolts Impressioning: Predictable Excellence in the Everyday Restorative Practice
Presenter: Dr. Michael Melkers
CE Supporter: Dentsply Sirona
Release Date: 10/10/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/10/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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During this CE webinar, practical protocols for excellence in impressioning will be presented. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: identify the instrumentation for tooth prep - excellence starts with the prep; understand the pre-impressioning protocols in order to set yourself up for success; be familiar with Impression material choices; choosing the material that fits your needs


Injection Molding with Sonicfill and the Bioclear Matrix
Presenter: Dr. David Clark
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 9/26/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 9/26/20
CE Credits: 0 CEU (Self-Study)
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Traditional Class II restorations have been layered in the past for many reasons. This layering has caused problems such as voids, gaps and seams, not to mention wasted time. Dr. Clark will teach new contemporary filling techniques in this webinar, including many useful practical tips. Don’t miss this unique opportunity!


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