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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


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.


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.


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.


Posterior Composites: A Practical, Efficient Technique
Presenter: Dr. Ron Jackson
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 3/7/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 3/7/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: be more familiar with the basics of Class II resin restoration through several case presentations and understand and implement a new, practical placement technique for the Class II direct resin -dentists will discover that this system not only delivers a fast, easy and efficient true bulk fill aesthetic restoration, but one with superior density and adaptation.


Unlocking Your Production Potential
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Release Date: 3/7/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 3/7/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: be more familiar with the systems that harbor dormant production, patient retention and hygiene; understand how to uncover thousands of dollars in missed revenue opportunity and obstacles that prevent you from achieving your true potential. Watch this webinar and learn how to increase your production today!


Whiter, Brighter, Healthier Teeth
Presenter: Ms. Shannon Pace Brinker
CE Supporter: Kulzer
Release Date: 3/6/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 3/6/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The CE webinar will cover practical techniques for in-office and take home whitening. Fulfilling the desire and demand to have a bright and white smile is the ultimate goal for every dental practice. A bright smile not only presents a healthy and beautiful impression, but also increases one’s interest in oral hygiene, allowing the patient to have more social self-confidence and self esteem. Before the patient can go through the whitening process, we must have a proper whitening consult to understand the patient and their desires.


Immediate Loading of Implants and Over Dentures: Treatment Planning, Fabrication, and Delivery
Presenter: T.G. Hornischer, C.D.T.
CE Supporter: Kulzer
Release Date: 2/28/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 2/28/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this timely CE webinar we will discuss the various stages in immediate load and over denture appliances. This includes scanning appliances, planning software, immediate pick up of implants, plus the deciding factors in Hybrid bridges and Over dentures. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: understand the basics of CT scanning and scanning appliances; have an understanding of implant planning software and its advantages; identify the pros and cons of Hybrids and Over dentures; be familiar with initial loading and final appliances


Medical and Dental Billing for the Oral Systemic Connection
Presenter: Rose Nierman, RDH
CE Supporter: Henry Schein Total Health
Release Date: 2/22/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 2/22/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The role oral health plays in overall systemic health is now well known by dental professionals and insurers have taken notice! Find out which dental insurers offer additional periodontal benefits for patients when the patient has heart disease, diabetes and other conditions. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: understand the ins and outs of medical billing as it relates to periodontal benefits for patients when the patient has heart disease, diabetes and other conditions; understand when medical billing is an option for dental practices for some oral disease and jaw conditions, diagnostic testing, obstructive sleep apnea and other services; understand the collaborative aspect with the patient's physician to get a better idea of the patient's overall health.


Indirect Anchorage Using the Palate: A Unique Application of the Unitek™ Temporary Anchorage Device
Presenter: Mohammad Razavi, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: 3M Unitek
Release Date: 2/17/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 2/17/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Various sites have been advocated by numerous authors as the “ideal placement site” for mini-screw implants (MSI). Many publications have documented the bone quantity and density in the more popular interdental sites for MSI placement. The palate, on the other hand, can also provide a versatile location that could be used for most anchorage sensitive cases. In this CE webinar, Dr. Mohammad Razavi reviews a step-by-step protocol in palatal MSI placement and the fabrication of a transpalatal arch designed to be used for the Unitek™ Temporary Anchorage Device.


An Introduction to Integrating Dental Sleep Medicine Into Your Practice 2/15/12
Presenter: John Tucker, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: Henry Schein Total Health
Release Date: 2/15/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 2/15/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Dental Sleep Medicine is an exciting new field in the dental profession. Participants will be given a brief overview of human sleep and how it is adversely affected by Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). Dr. Tucker will discuss the health risks associated with OSA and its prevalence in the general population as well how it can impact a dental practice.


Making the Difficult Situation Routine: Tips and Tricks for Maximum Efficiency
Presenter: Dr. Ron Kaminer
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 2/13/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 2/13/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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During this CE webinar we will discuss new materials and techniques that take difficult situations and make them routine. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: understand and identify One step bonding for a variety of procedures; become familiar with a quick and simple Post and Core Technique; become familiar with What’s new in flowables;become familiar with splinting materials and overdenture components


Practice Profit Killer – High Overhead
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Release Date: 2/9/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 2/9/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: understand and identify industry guidelines for healthy overhead; understand why payroll causes most doctors to lose profitability; determine how many employees are optimal for your practice and how and when to give raises.


On the Level: The New ASTM F2100 Mask Performance Rating
Presenter: Kathleen Stoessel, RN, BSN, MS
CE Supporter: Halyard Dental
Release Date: 2/7/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 2/7/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In the healthcare setting, choosing the appropriate face mask is a key component in minimizing the spread of potentially infectious diseases. This CE webinar will review mask recommendations for dental professionals and to discuss the roles of the FDA and ASTM as relates to medical face masks. The new ASTM F2100-11 mask performance rating will be described with a review of how this new rating can assist with appropriate mask selection.


Making Accurate Impressions - Success Lies in the Details
Presenter: Dr. Frank Milnar
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 2/2/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 2/2/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Taking an impression for indirect procedures can be stressful. Key factors involved in producing clinically acceptable impressions include selecting the appropriate tray, impression material and soft tissue management. One of the most frustrating experiences a clinician occurs when a crown or bridge does not seat, has high occlusion or open contacts. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: be familiar with a step by step approach to achieve accurate impressions with its multiple interrelated steps to insure clinical success; be exposed to an overview of the chemistry of different impression materials


An Introduction to Integrating Dental Sleep Medicine Into Your Practice 1/25/12
Presenter: John Tucker, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: Henry Schein Total Health
Release Date: 1/25/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/25/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Dental Sleep Medicine is an exciting new field in the dental profession. Participants will be given a brief overview of human sleep and how it is adversely affected by Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). Dr. Tucker will discuss the health risks associated with OSA and its prevalence in the general population as well how it can impact a dental practice.


Improving your Caries Prevention Protocol in High Risk Adults
Presenter: Lillian Caperila, R.D.H., M.Ed.
CE Supporter: Premier Dental
Release Date: 1/24/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/24/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Since dental caries is no longer a childhood disease, it becomes paramount for dental professionals to identify all factors that contribute to enamel erosion, root caries and conventional enamel lesions. The treatment planning becomes more complex as adults retain their teeth longer and require effective strategies in prevention. New research will be shared that supports the impact of fluoride enhanced with ACP technology.


Advances in Composite Restorative Dentistry: A Blend Of Artistry, Materials, And Technique
Presenter: Dr. Bob Lowe
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 1/24/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/24/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Today’s composite resins allow the aesthetic dentist limitless creativity in recreating human dentate form. At the core of every aesthetic dental restoration is tooth morphology...natures’ combination of elevations, depressions, opacities, and translucencies that collectively produce functional and aesthetic beauty.


Chairside Placement of Implant Overdenture Attachments
Presenter: George Priest, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 1/19/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/19/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will demonstrate a step-by-step protocol for precise, efficient, and cost-effective chariside attachment placement, using the mandibular two-implant overdenture and maxillary four-implant overdenture as examples. A novel bis-acryl resin system designed specifically for predictably precise chairside attachment simplifies the process while eliminating the expense of laboratory procedures. The methods demonstrated are effective for fabricating new implant overdentures as well as conversion of existing dentures for implant retention and replacement of worn or malpositioned attachments.


Complete Denture Technique: The Fundamentals
Presenter: Aldo Leopardi, BDS, DDS, MS
CE Supporter: Kulzer
Release Date: 1/18/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/18/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Over the last several years, the complete denture technique continues to receive less emphasis in North American undergraduate dental school curriculums. Consequently, in the general dental community, it is fast becoming a lost art form. Considering it is the gateway to dental implant therapy and a key to grasping concepts and principles in aesthetic dentistry, the purpose of this presentation is to improve understanding of complete denture therapy based on proven clinical and documented protocols.


Toward Better Impressions: Chairside with Custom Lingual Appliances
Presenter: Caryann Schoenfeld
CE Supporter: 3M Unitek
Release Date: 1/12/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/12/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this CE webinar, Caryann Schoenfeld draws on her years of experience as a lingual technique trainer to act as your chairside guide to taking impressions for Custom Lingual Appliances. You will learn the key steps for taking accurate, two phase, two step polyvinyl impressions, and how to maximize efficiency while doing so. This webinar also serves as an excellent troubleshooting tool for doctors and staff toward achieving better impressions.


Practice Profit Killer – Collections
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Release Date: 1/12/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/12/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Watch this CE webinar and learn how to get patients to pay through: collecting at the time of service; financial arrangements and policies; billing statements; insurance procedures; and handling delinquent accounts! Improve your cash flow now! Don’t miss this online presentation.


Restorative Dentistry for Children
Presenter: Dr. Joel Berg, DDS, MS
CE Supporter: SDI
Release Date: 1/11/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/11/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will provide the attendee with the most up-to-date information regarding restorative dentistry technologies in pediatric dentistry. It will review a variety of dental material including glass ionomers, resin-modified glass ionomers, and resin composites, and their specific use in children. Adhesives and their delivery systems and proper utilization will be elucidated from a clinical application perspective. With so many new choices out there, including a variety of new categories of materials, the clinician can find it challenging to differentiate properly between the materials and techniques available.


What’s New in Ultrasonics? Exploring Piezoelectric Technology
Presenter: Colleen Rutledge, RDH
CE Supporter: ACTEON
Release Date: 1/10/12     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/10/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Ever wonder what “the Piezo” is all about? What makes it so different from “the Cavitron”? This CE webinar is designed to examine the unique capabilities of piezoelectric ultrasonics and the role micro-ultrasonic tips play in contemporary periodontal therapeutics. Discussion of the rationale of hand scaling versus power scaling will also be explored. Helpful aids for periodontal therapy will be addressed, including aerosol reduction, irrigation, and periodontal gels.


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