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Optimal Treatment of the 'Dreaded Black Triangle' with Direct Composite
Presenter: Dr. David Clark
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 5/23/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/23/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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“Black triangles” are a surprisingly common esthetic and functional dilemma. Many of the treatments in the past were unpredictable, overly aggressive, or damaging to the long term health of the tooth and the peridontium. Composite treatments of the past often turned brown, had marginal stain, and occasionally simply fell off. Find out why patients are flying from all over the world to Dr. Clark’s office in Tacoma WA and how he can provide a 10 year warranty without worry.


Stop Watching Caries and Start Managing It
Presenter: Parag Kachalia, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 5/22/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/22/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this CE webinar Dr. Kachalia will provide strategies on implementing a caries management protocol in your practice. The course will look at advances in chemotherapeutic agents as well as restorative materials and techniques that allow your patient's health to be protected while being profitable for the practice.


Esthetic Dentistry for Tots and Teens
Presenter: Dr. Fred Margolis, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Kulzer
Release Date: 5/22/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/22/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will discuss the use of glass ionomers, resinomers, flowable composites and bulk composites in the restoration of children and teen’s teeth for function and esthetics. In addition various types of crowns will be shown that are available to restore more severe caries on children and adolescents. Esthetic facings for stainless steel crowns will be illustrated and the chairside steps necessary will be given.


Making a Smart Move in Self-Ligation
Presenter: Dr. Robert Waugh
CE Supporter: 3M Unitek
Release Date: 5/18/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/18/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In 2002, In search of a better way to treat patients, Dr. Robert Waugh transitioned his practice from a conventional edgewise system to passive self-ligating brackets, leaving many of his proven methods of treatment mechanics behind. After gaining experience and researching the passive self-ligation technique, Dr. Waugh made the “smart” move to a new Self-Ligating Appliance System. In this webinar, Dr. Waugh explains why he made the change, citing characteristics that are improving his treatment results. In addition, he shares several unexpected, but welcomed, benefits of the system.


Sneak Peak: Advancements in Class II Correction
Presenter: Dr. Bill Dischinger
CE Supporter: Ormco
Release Date: 5/18/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/18/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: understand new developments and manufacturing advancements; understand patient kit vs. a custom device; be more familiar with Class II treatment through diagnosis & review of cases taken from the AdvanSync 2 clinical evaluation


Recruitment Testing and Hiring
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Release Date: 5/17/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/17/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: understand the use of employment ads and techniques that will get you the “right hire”; Identify the right questions (based on the job description) and testing to ensure the applicant is the best fit for the job; Identify what factors result in reduced turnover. Don’t miss this webinar!


Medical Billing for Sleep Apnea Appliances – What You Need to Know to Get Paid
Presenter: Glennine Varga
CE Supporter: Henry Schein Total Health
Release Date: 5/16/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/16/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: understand, through an overview, the codes and protocol necessary for getting paid by Medical Insurance for Oral Appliance Therapu (OAT); Understand how to demonstrate medical necessity and procedures for working with physicians in a multidisciplinary approach


Online Marketing: Get More Patients In Your Door!
Presenter: Alex Miroshnichenko
CE Supporter: Ormco
Release Date: 5/11/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/11/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Learn how to develop and integrate aggressive online marketing initiatives to cut through the clutter and influence more patients to contact your practice today!


Provisional Restorations for Today's Restorative Practice
Presenter: Dr. Tom McDonald
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 5/10/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/10/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The ability to efficiently fabricate precise, esthetic provisional restorations can take a restorative practice to another level. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: identify the latest techniques and materials for all areas of restorative dentistry; understand the application for these materials for single and multiple tooth restorations; be familiar with provisional techniques for bonded final restorations,


Providing Excellent Dental Hygiene Care
Presenter: Maria Goldie, RDH, BA, MS
CE Supporter: DentalEZ®
Release Date: 5/9/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/9/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Providing oral hygiene care in the form of preventive maintenance and periodontal maintenance is the mainstay of dental hygienists’ duties. We also provide therapy, such as scaling and root planing. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: understand contemporary care in the most ergonomic fashion, following the dental hygiene process of care; be familiar with the ADHA Standards of Clinical Dental Hygiene Practice


Focus on 'MI' - Implementing Minimally Invasive Treatment in your Practice
Presenter: Lory Laughter, RDH
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 4/26/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 4/26/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Practical tools and innovative new products now allow dental professionals to identify potential problems early , prevent dental decay from occurring or progressing and treat lesions with no disruption to surrounding healthy enamel. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to understand, develop and implement an effective preventive protocol that works comfortably for your practice.


Adhesive Cementation - A Practical Approach
Presenter: Dr. Rob Ritter, DMD
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 4/26/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 4/26/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Today's cements provide the ability to seal, protect, prevent post operative sensitivity and provide long term stability for the restoration. Unfortunately, we have so many cements available it can be difficult to choose the correct cement for the ceramic and the clinical situation. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to understand the many adhesive options and classes of cements that provide the best long term results.


Reduce the Layers, Improve the Result
Presenter: Dr. Foroud Hakim
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 4/25/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 4/25/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be exposed to on overview, which includes and introduction to modern, bulk fill flowable resins; understand the indications for which teeth and surfaces; identify Step by step placement (including clinical slides); identify Supportive products (isolation, matrices, adhesives and other resin classes); understand how to increase speed of delivery without sacrifice to quality, esthetics and occlusion


A New Milestone in Veneer Technology: COMPONEER™
Presenter: Dr. Ross Nash
CE Supporter: COLTENE
Release Date: 4/24/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 4/24/20
CE Credits: 0 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar is intended for dentists interested in a one-visit, direct placement system featuring COMPONEER prefabricated veneers, that can open your practice to new patients. The lecture will be led by Dr. Ross Nash, who is very familiar with the system and will provide theory, indications and practice opportunities for this product, as well as addressing general restorative dentistry using composite and bonding systems.


Sleep Studies: The Importance of Utilizing Home Sleep Studies in the Dental Office
Presenter: Joel Blixt
CE Supporter: Henry Schein Total Health
Release Date: 4/18/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 4/18/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will provide you with a comprehensive overview of Polysomnography (in-lab sleep studies) and home sleep testing (HST). Learn about the guidelines of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) and how they recommend you utilize HST in your office – learn how to communicate with your local medical community so they do not see you as a threat, but as an asset to the team.


Lost Opportunities in Hygiene
Presenter: Dr. Lee Ann Brady
CE Supporter: Kulzer
Release Date: 4/17/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 4/17/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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A vital active hygiene department is a key to practice success, maintaining health for our patients, driving the treatment we complete and being a productive component of our business. Maximizing all three of these areas is about creating and maintaining solid systems and minimizing lost opportunities. In this CE webinar we will discuss a variety of ways to reinvigorate your hygiene practice and have it become a key ingredient in practice success.


A Step by Step Guide to Sculpting Posterior Direct Restorative Beauty!
Presenter: Dr. Simona Cuevas
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 4/17/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 4/17/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This 1 hour CE webinar will show the participants clear sculpting guidelines (followed by direct application of the shown techniques) of direct composites. It will teach how to sculpt posterior primary and secondary anatomy in direct composites efficiently. Upon completion, each participant should be able to easily apply the learned techniques in their own offices and be able to deliver beautiful undistinguishable posterior composite restorations.


Productive Scheduling
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Release Date: 4/11/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 4/11/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Watch this CE webinar and learn how to schedule and learn how not to schedule. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: Identify the protocol and guidelines to setting and achieving scheduling production goals; Understand how to take control of the schedule instead of the schedule controlling you; Understand how to prevent “up and down” fluctuating production and controlling open time.


The Art of Preparation and Cementation
Presenter: Dr. Lou Graham, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Doxa Dental
Release Date: 4/9/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 4/9/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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With the myriad of dental ceramics on the market today, we are often faced with so many options on techniques for preparation and cementation. This course is all about the simplification of crown and bridge techniques for the anterior and posterior. Whether e.max®, metal or the latest all zirconia crowns, this course will guide you through practical concepts to enhancing your long-term outcomes. Technology continues to bring us new products that have been well researched and can be easily implemented into your practice the very next day.


Decreasing the Class II Placement Stress
Presenter: Dr. Lori Trost
CE Supporter: Dentsply Sirona
Release Date: 4/5/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 4/5/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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If Class II composite placement causes you frustration, then this CE webinar is perfect to lower your stress! This course will build confidence in sectional matrix system selection and placement, master accurate bi-directional contacts, utilize current adhesion technology, and maximize stress-reducing properties offered by the latest composites. Attendees will re-capture the proficiency, predictability, and polish of a highly regarded direct restoration.


Temporisation and Restoration of Endodontically Treated Teeth – Principles and Materials
Presenter: Dr. Giles Round
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 3/29/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 3/29/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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The webinar will discuss the role and importance of temporisation and maintenance of the seal in endodontically teeth between appointments, and suggest materials for this. It will discuss permanent and provisional restoration of endodontically treated teeth, and when and how this can be completed for both anterior and posterior teeth including post placement. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: Understand the role and importance of temporisation and maintenance of the seal in endodontically teeth between appointments; be familiar with the various materials used for this purpose; understand the various ways to restore endodont


Variations in Fixed Functional Class II Correctors - Part IV: Controlling the Maxillary Vertical Dimension and Utilizing the Forsus Appliance for Dental Distalization
Presenter: Dr. Lisa Alvetro
CE Supporter: 3M Unitek
Release Date: 3/23/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 3/23/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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By popular demand, Dr. Lisa Alvetro extends her Class II Correction CE webinar series to demonstrate minor variations in Class II corrector installations that enhance vertical control in patients with vertical growth patterns. The same variation can be used to turn a fixed functional Class II corrector into an effective dental distalization appliance.


Simplifying Bone Grafting Using the Piezotome 2
Presenter: Dr. John Russo
CE Supporter: ACTEON
Release Date: 3/22/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 3/22/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: • Understand the difference between cutting bone with a conventional bur, bone saw and piezo electric technology. • Identify which piezo electric tips are appropriate for each procedure. • Demonstrate settings for different densities of bone found in the mouth. • Explain how using Piezotome 2 will conserve bone harvesting for block grafts compared to a conventional rotary instrument. • Appreciate the safety of using Piezotome 2 close to vital soft tissue structures including the posterior superior alveolar artery and the mandibular canal. • Understand how to minimize sinus membrane perforations by using the Piezotome 2 to make the lateral window for a sinus bone graft. • Compare removing a failing implant or tooth with a trephine or rotary instrument vs. Piezotome 2.


Oral Appliance Therapy: Dispelling the Myths About These and Other Sleep Apnea Treatments
Presenter: Ashley Truitt
CE Supporter: Henry Schein Total Health
Release Date: 3/21/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 3/21/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will provide you with a comprehensive overview of Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT). The most recent developments in design, functionality and technical sophistication in achieving efficacy for your patients. You will learn how and where to clinically start your patients therapy according to the research and guidelines of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM). What are the limitations for OAT in the dental office and what are the alternative options and treatments available? A brief update will be given on where we are with clinical research in OAT and what is in the pipeline.


Achieving Superb Crown and Bridge Impressions: Materials and Techniques
Presenter: Dr. James Braun
CE Supporter: COLTENE
Release Date: 3/15/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 3/15/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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A key element for a successful crown and bridge case is a well fitting restoration. This is dependent on an extremely accurate impression. Factors such as soft tissue impingement and contaminants can adversely alter this outcome. Ill fitting crowns can be a source of frustration and inevitable remake. This presentation will outline important dental materials, clinical procedures, and adjunct equipment to insure high quality impressions.


All-Ceramic Crowns: Restorative Principles, Types and Preparations
Presenter: Dr. Nicolas Martin
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 3/15/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 3/15/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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This webinar will discuss why it is important to balance tooth destruction and preservation of structure and vitality. Preservation of pulp vitality is essential - you will learn how to achieve this and understand why tooth preparation relates to material selection. A demonstration of a preparation for an all-ceramic anterior crown will be shown and you will understand the need for attention to detail in this multi-stage procedure


Amalgam Separator 101
Presenter: Ms. Kelly Beauregard
CE Supporter: DentalEZ®
Release Date: 3/13/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 3/13/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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What is an amalgam separator, how they function, types, installations, understanding ISO certification, ADA BMP’s regarding amalgam and amalgam separators, states with regulations/mandates, and recycling and record keeping and proper line cleaners to use with amalgam separators.


New Directions in Minimal Intervention
Presenter: Edmond Hewlett, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 3/13/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 3/13/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Scientific advances continue to change the practice of dentistry by producing novel products for prevention and repair of early caries lesions. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: Understand the principles behind the selection, use, and efficacy of topically-applied varnishes for the enhancing the acid resistance of enamel and treating dentinal hypersensitivity.


The “Dahl Concept” - Current Concepts in the Management of Tooth Surface Loss
Presenter: Dr. Ian Cline
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 3/8/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 3/8/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: Understand the multifactorial nature of tooth surface loss; Diagnose & create a treatment plan of the worn dentition; understand the basics of smile design principles and through step by step “Dahl buildups”, determine how to do a case; understand common mistakes and how to best manage them; identify and understand information for patients and success rates.


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