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Why-When-How to Use Glass Ionomers in Primary Teeth and for Special Needs Patients
Presenter: Dr. Clive Friedman
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 7/21/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/21/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Glass ionomers can change your concept of restorative dentistry in children and young adults. This CE webinar will give you an overview of glass ionomers and discuss their applications in a pediatric practice. This is a "recommended presentation" for those interested in learning about the use of glass ionomers in various clinical applications.


Patient Health, Not Just Oral Health
Presenter: Richard Nagelberg, D.D.S, P.C.
CE Supporter: Premier Dental
Release Date: 7/19/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/19/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This course will discuss the development and progression of periodontal disease, novel concepts regarding gingivitis and periodontitis and the interconnections between oral and systemic diseases and conditions.


Converting Adults to Clear Options in Passive Self Ligation
Presenter: Carol Eaton
CE Supporter: Ormco
Release Date: 7/15/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/15/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This webinar will focus on consultation strategies to increase patient conversions for practice growth! Carol Eaton has firsthand experience on how to effectively market your practice to drive adult patient starts and how to capitalize on an ever growing market of image-conscious patients.


Effective Tissue Management for Predictable Impression Taking
Presenter: Larry Holt, DDS
CE Supporter: Premier Dental
Release Date: 7/13/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/13/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The ultimate aim of this CE webinar is to enable participants to develop confidence in their impression taking skill set. Tissue manipulation techniques, both traditional cord and chemomechanical methods, will be discussed. Impression techniques and tray selection will also be covered.


Esthetic Dentistry for Tots and Teens
Presenter: Dr. Fred Margolis, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 6/30/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/30/20
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. Glass ionomers, resinomers, composites, and various types of crowns will be illustrated on children and adolescents. Treatment planning of these restorations will be taught, as well as the proper tooth preparation. Emphasis will be placed on the newer adhesive materials available for providing esthetic, long-lasting restorations for our young patients.


The 'Clear' Answer to a Beautiful Smile: Why an all Aesthetic Practice Makes Sense
Presenter: Dr. Patrice Pellerin
CE Supporter: 3M Unitek
Release Date: 6/24/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/24/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Cosmetic treatment options are gaining in popularity and orthodontic patients are more aesthetically conscious than ever before. You are not alone if you feel the push towards all aesthetics but don’t know where to begin. Don't be afraid to niche your practice with aesthetics; Dr. Patrice Pellerin made the transition to an all aesthetic practice more than a dozen years ago. During this time, he has found new opportunities for practice growth and patient satisfaction. Dr. Pellerin will share how tightening your focus on cosmetics can produce practical, financial, and treatment benefits for you patients and your office.


Mastering the One Body IQ Concept
Presenter: Joshua Polansky
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 6/14/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/14/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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A 45 minute visual journey through exercises and practices that will help the dental technician grasp the one body concepts. Mastering these techniques will lead to more consistent and vital restorations that will help the dental technician thrive in today's competitive market.


Digital CAD/CAM Technology and Same Day Dentistry Will Change the Way You Practice in the Future
Presenter: Dr. Curtis Jansen
CE Supporter: Premier Dental
Release Date: 6/7/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/7/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will address the use of CAD/CAM in Implant and Restorative dentistry and show how it can increase efficiency by decreasing chair and lab time for many labor-intensive procedures, allowing time on more productive procedures.


Converting Adults with Digital Orthodontic Treatment Alternatives
Presenter: Edwina Wood, AA, RDA
CE Supporter: Ormco
Release Date: 6/3/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/3/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE activity, the student will be able to: --Learn how to maximize case starts to ensure you get the most from your initial examinations and consultations --Understand the changing needs of today’s orthodontics new patient --Increase your verbal dialogue along with key phrases that resonate with new patients --Learn effective closing techniques to secure new patients


Variable Prescription Orthodontics: Appliance and Case Selection – Part 1
Presenter: Dr. Anoop Sondhi
CE Supporter: 3M Unitek
Release Date: 6/3/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/3/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This seminar will build on the information on the Variable Prescription concept that was introduced in the on-line lecture on Variable Prescription Orthodontics. All seminar attendees must familiarize themselves with the content of that online lecture, because most of that information will not be repeated in this lecture. Specific case selection criteria for using high torque, medium torque, and low torque appliances will be discussed, with an emphasis on comprehensive torque selection, and varying torque between the maxillary and mandibular arches. The enhanced efficiency in treatment, as well as the improved quality of the finished treatment result, will be demonstrated.


The Wonderful World of Glass Ionomers in Clinical Dentistry
Presenter: Dr. Jeff Brucia
CE Supporter: SDI
Release Date: 6/2/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/2/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This lecture course provides an overview of one of the restorative options you should be consider using everyday. A comprehensive discussion of the ever-changing world of Glass Ionomers will address the following questions. Do they still cause sensitivity? Are they any more aesthetic? Are they strong enough? How and where should they be used? Do they adhere to tooth structure? This presentation is a must for any practitioner that is considering an operative procedure in a less than ideal clinical situation.


Pediatric Restorative for the General Dentist
Presenter: Dr. Carla Cohn
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 5/25/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/25/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Kids make up an integral part of the practice of general practitioners. Learn how treating children can be the most rewarding part of your day. Dr. Cohn will touch on many restorative techniques that will be applicable to the general practitioner. Learn how to master pediatric restorative procedures with speed and efficiency. Cases featured in this course will include posterior composite placement, matrix and wedge placement, anterior restoration options, and sealant placement techniques. Keep the kids in your practice and watch your practice grow!


Sonicfill - The Next Step in the Evolution of Direct Composite Placement
Presenter: Dr. Bob Lowe
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 5/24/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/24/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this webinar, Dr. Lowe will discuss and demonstrate an exciting new composite technology that will change the way composite materials are delivered going forward. How would you like a single composite material that can act as a flowable liner, act as a bulk fill dentin replacement, and have the physical properties to be used on the occlusal surfaces of posterior teeth? That time has arrived! Tune in to find out how this technology can impact upon your practice. Placing a direct resin will never be the same!


Composite Capers: Esthetic Applications Beyond the Ordinary
Presenter: Dr. Martin Goldstein
CE Supporter: COLTENE
Release Date: 5/18/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/18/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This one hour webinar will feature Dr. Martin Goldstein covering an interesting variety of direct composite esthetic rehabs. Topics to be covered will include: --The Split Splint Technique for injection molded direct composite veneers as documented in Dentistry Today --Long term provisionalization techniques for full mouth rehabs using direct composite or RADICA Overtemps from Smile Vision --Polychromatic direct composite veneers that are template guided --Indirect fabrication of single tooth composite veneers for immediate placement, template based --Coltène Whaledent's Synergy D6 simplified Duo-Shade composite system --Special Case: The Dooms Day Composite Rehab!


Esthetics and Ceramics
Presenter: Dr. Greg Gillespie
CE Supporter: Pentron
Release Date: 5/17/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/17/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Indirect restorations continue to evolve and drastically improve esthetics. With all of the advancements, how do we choose the correct ceramic for each restorative situation? Dr. Gillespie will highlight how to decide between e.max or feldspathic porcelain, pressed or layered, zirconia or PFM, full gold and everything in between. The decisions do not end with the ceramic choice as each restorative system has a preferred cementation protocol. Dr. Gillespie will also outline the advantages and disadvantages of everything from total etch resin cements to self primed resin cements, and when to utilize self adhesive resin cements or stick with resin modified glass ionomer cements. An hour packed with clinical tips that can be incorporated immediately into a busy crown and bridge practice.


Direct Restorative Dentistry Updates
Presenter: Dr. Lou Graham, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Kulzer
Release Date: 5/11/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/11/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar challenges the audience to understanding how to achieve long term restorative success in adhesion dentistry today. We go far beyond bond strengths into many other insightful thoughts on material choices and clinical approaches to maximize your direct restorative restorations. Everyday dentistry with everyday answers.


Advanced TAD Cases
Presenter: Dr. Stephen Tracey
CE Supporter: Ormco
Release Date: 5/6/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/6/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE Activity, the student will be able to: --identify tips to reduce miniscrew failures --Optimize molar protraction mechanics --Use indirect vs. direct anchorage --understand Transitional tooth replacement


Dentine Hypersensitivity – Strategies for Prevention and Treatment
Presenter: Dr. Ian Peace
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 5/5/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/5/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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This course reviews the theories of dentin hypersensitivity, its causes and its contributing factors. Clinical strategies for prevention and treatment will be discussed. Learn to provide your patients with more successful treatment outcomes.


A Full Circle Approach to Basic Impression Taking: Update
Presenter: Dr. Lori Trost
CE Supporter: Pentron
Release Date: 5/2/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/2/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This impression taking course will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses; will improve your understanding of material selection; as well as, help to guide the parameters of tissue management that are critical in achieving maximum esthetic and clinical success. You will build confidence in your technique, deliver a first-rate impression to the lab, and ultimately pass along an exceptional end product to your patient!


Using a New Fiber-Reinforced, Resin-composite for Different Clinical Applications
Presenter: Dr. Frank Milnar
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 4/29/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 4/29/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This webinar will discuss the proper selection, preparation and clinical application of a new proprietary fiber-reinforced, resin-composite and its growing popularity in today’s contemporary adhesive dentistry.


Class II Correction (with Forsus™ Class II Correctors) for Beginners - Part I
Presenter: Dr. Lisa Alvetro
CE Supporter: 3M Unitek
Release Date: 4/28/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 4/28/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The Forsus appliance is an effective and efficient appliance for the correction of Class II malocclusions. From this webinar, clinicians will gain the knowledge needed to correctly install, activate and understand the effects of the appliance. They will also be able to confidently treatment plan cases using the Forsus appliance to optimize results.


Posterior Composites: Improving Esthetics and Increasing Simplicity
Presenter: Dr. Greg Gillespie
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 4/27/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 4/27/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Posterior composite restorations remain the lifeblood of general dentistry. Creating quality, esthetic posterior restorations every time is important to the patient as well as the practitioner. In this webinar, Dr. Gillespie will review adhesive protocols that will help eliminate post-operative sensitivity and increase bond strengths. Dr. Gillespie will also highlight the latest advancements in composite resins regarding shrinkage and esthetics with one shade placement.


Demystifying The Placement of Direct Composite Restorations: Which Material for Which Clinical Situation?
Presenter: Dr. Bob Lowe
CE Supporter: Kulzer
Release Date: 4/26/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 4/26/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Don't miss this CE webinar! Dr. Lowe will review total etch and self etch adhesive resin systems. Applications for the use of both anterior and posterior composite placement and finishing will be addressed, as well as the use of desensitizers and the new bulk fill flowable composite products. An emphasis on anatomic additive placement and layering in a simple, but effective manner, to create "World Class" direct composites restorations will give the participant the ability to improve their own results immediately!


Bleaching: Making it Work for You and Your Patients
Presenter: Dr. Lou Graham, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: SDI
Release Date: 4/21/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 4/21/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Bleaching is still thriving in our practices and is an essential component to our conservative esthetic approaches to dentistry. This CE webinar will highlight step by step approaches in IN-Office bleaching and home bleaching options. From the initial exam to customizing your direct and indirect casework, bleaching procedures continue to be an essential component in our offices.


CAMBRA: Communication, Documentation & Profitability (3 of a 3-part series)
Presenter: Pamela Maragliano and Dona Roberts
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 4/13/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 4/13/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This webinar is the conclusion of a 3 part series.  This webinar will tie-in all of the information presented at the previous webinars to demonstrate how to assess caries risk, assign a patient to a risk category, minimize risk, effectively communicate to the patient and document our findings and recommendations.  We will utilize case studies to demonstrate our use of CAMBRA and will discuss our improvements in profitability, referrals, staff and our clinical research findings.


Ergonomics for the Dental Team An Introduction to Working Efficiently and Pain Free
Presenter: Mary Govoni, CDA, RDA, RDH, MBA
CE Supporter: DentalEZ®
Release Date: 4/12/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 4/12/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar is designed for the entire team, to help identify ergonomic issues that lead to inefficiencies and to musculoskeletal injuries. Proper posture, seating, patient positioning and equipment selection criteria will be discussed, along with prevention of ergonomic injuries that are common among dental health care professionals.


Cementation Protocols for Provisional and Definitive Placement of Indirect Dental Restorations
Presenter: Dr. Bob Lowe
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 4/5/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 4/5/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this 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. The participant will come away from this webinar with a more thorough understanding of the cementation process and which cements perform the best when coupled with the variety of restorative materials, both all ceramic and metal based, that are currently available.


Simplifying Posterior Composites, Applying The Theory For Clinical Success
Presenter: Dr. Ian Cline
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 3/31/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 3/31/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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This webinar will compare and discuss conventional and new time saving techniques for posterior composite restorations. Learn how to work more efficiently and to increase the marginal quality of your restorations at the same time.


Implant Retained Overdentures: From Diagnosis to Final, Esthetic Prosthesis
Presenter: Dr. David Little, DDS
CE Supporter: Kulzer
Release Date: 3/29/11     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 3/29/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Implant retained overdentures can change edentulous lives! Today’s treatment can enhance a patient’s quality of life by taking them from basically a dental cripple to a fully functioning, smiling individual. Working with the fundamentals of the team approach to implants, dental clinicians will gain the knowledge to identify implant cases, gain patient acceptance for implant placement and restorative plans, and also set a clear course for implementing implants in the general practice.


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