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Curing Composites Is More Than Shining A Light
Presenter: Dr. Martin Jablow
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 12/8/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/8/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Curing composite is not as simple as it seems. A lot of physics goes into the mechanisms for proper curing. This course will give dentists and hygienists the information necessary to determine the proper use of a curing light in different clinical situations. Why your old curing light might not be curing composite as well as you think. Learn about the different types of curing lights. Determine which curing lights are best for your practice. What you should look for when purchasing a new LED curing light. Learn when to change the amount of curing based on type and color of composites. You will now better understand what is happening when you turn your curing light on.


How to Consistently Capture Accurate Impressions
Presenter: Dr. Don Erickson
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 12/7/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/7/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This presentation will use clinical cases that demonstrate repeatable techniques to obtain crystal clear margins in the impression, including those placed subgingivally. It is rare to come across a procedure that will both increase profitability and lower stress. This is the opportunity to see and hear how it is done without investing in expensive, seldom-used equipment. Specific topics to be discussed are: soft tissue management during preparation, tissue retraction and isolation.


The Team Approach to Restorative, Regenerative and Minimal Intervention Dentistry
Presenter: Dr. Jeffrey Blank, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 11/16/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/16/20
CE Credits: 2 CEU (Self-Study)
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Modern dentists cannot breach the chaos of complex restorative, adhesive and remineralization dental techniques without the support of a competent team clinical team. Hygienists and clinical assistants must have a firm grasp of products and techniques that range from prevention/intervention protocols to restoration of high caries rate time bombs. Clinical team participants will leave knowing why their doctor would choose a certain restorative/adhesive material and the proper set-up, preparation and delivery of these materials at the chair. Team members will also explore the vital role they should play in dispensing and monitoring remineralization formulas to arrest and even repair decayed lesion.


Maximizing Success with Modern Dental Adhesives
Presenter: Dr. Mark Latta
CE Supporter: Dentsply Sirona
Release Date: 11/15/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/15/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Modern dental adhesive techniques have become an integral part of preventive, operative and prosthetic dentistry. However the mechanisms of action for adhering tooth colored restoratives to mineralized structures are complex and require careful clinical application. This Webinar will discuss the latest information on total-etch and self-etching adhesives for direct restorative procedures and indirect applications and talk about specific clinical applications and techniques for maximizing success.


Maximizing Success with Modern Dental Adhesives
Presenter: Dr. Mark Latta
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 11/15/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/15/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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Modern dental adhesive techniques have become an integral part of preventive, operative and prosthetic dentistry. However the mechanisms of action for adhering tooth colored restoratives to mineralized structures are complex and require careful clinical application. This Webinar will discuss the latest information on total-etch and self-etching adhesives for direct restorative procedures and indirect applications and talk about specific clinical applications and techniques for maximizing success.


Post and Core Video: Produced by Dr. Douglas Terry
Presenter: Dr. Douglas Terry
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 11/12/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/12/20
CE Credits: 0 CEU (Self-Study)
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This video is part of Dr. Douglas Terry's webinar presentation. It is recommended to watch this video as a supplement to the archived version.


Fundamental Concepts for Restoring the Intraradicular Space
Presenter: Dr. Douglas Terry
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 11/12/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/12/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This presentation will provide the clinician, technician and auxiliary the materials and techniques necessary to provide retention and resistance for the post-and-core system. Also, it will provide a detailed discussion of the systems available, and the design principles necessary for selection of restorative materials.


Dynamics of Simple Implant Placement and Restoration
Presenter: Dr. Ara Nazarian, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 11/10/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/10/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This course will enable dental providers the skills to build their general practices by incorporating dental implant placement and restoration. They will gain an understanding of the clinical and diagnostic requirements necessary for appropriate implant selection, placement and restoration. Discussion will include keys to marketing, treatment planning, and case acceptance. Learn the secrets and skills to make your practice prosper even during today’s economy!


Fixed Functional Class II Correctors: The 5 Most Common Questions and Answers
Presenter: Dr. Lisa Alvetro
CE Supporter: 3M Unitek
Release Date: 11/9/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/9/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Fixed functional Class II correctors create a winning situation for doctors, patients, and staff and a predictable, positive experience. Dr. Alvetro will discuss case selection and presentation. She will also demonstrate that the Class II Appliance is an easy, cost effective tool in patient and practice management. She will share pearls and clinical tips.


Current Concepts for Dentin Hypersensitivity – Clinical Strategies for Prevention and Treatment
Presenter: Cindy Sensabaugh, RDH, BS
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 11/4/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/4/20
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. Emphasis is placed on patient assessment, planning for treatment and prevention, the development of individualized self –care instruction, understanding the application of in-office, at-home and combination therapies and evaluating clinical outcomes. Learn to provide your patients with more successful treatment outcomes.


The New Esthetic Concepts and Possibilities
Presenter: Dr. Pinhas Adar
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 10/25/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/25/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This program will focus on total overall facial harmony discussing innovative techniques with new restorative products essential to satisfying the growing demand for esthetic smile enhancement as well as enhancing the facial appearance for the aging population.


Glass Ionomers: Back to the future!
Presenter: Dr. Jeff Brucia
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 10/22/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/22/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The numerous choices in restorative materials has confused the clinician as to what is best indicated in a given situation. This webinar will address a variety of questions related to restorative materials. Are the adhesive materials of 2010 eliminating the need for GI’s? This fact-based clinical presentation is a must for any practitioner that is considering an operative procedure in a less than ideal clinical situation.


The Injection Molding Technique for Composite Dentistry
Presenter: Dr. David Clark
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 10/20/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/20/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Direct composite restorations are under-promoted and under-appreciated in today’s world of implants and computer assisted ceramics. Yet direct composites can be the least invasive, most biomimetic and wonderfully esthetic of all restorations. The challenge is that we must rely on our own hands to create that magic. Dr. Clark will present creative solutions to overcome the major clinical impediments to modern resin dentistry.


A Full Circle Approach to Basic Impression Taking
Presenter: Dr. Lori Trost
CE Supporter: Pentron
Release Date: 10/19/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/19/20
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!


World Class Crown and Bridge: Techniques to Create Optimal Results
Presenter: Dr. Bob Lowe
CE Supporter: Dentsply Sirona
Release Date: 10/19/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/19/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Learn the latest techniques for proper tooth reduction for a variety of today’s all ceramic and porcelain to metal restorative alternatives. This course will detail in a step by step fashion techniques to elevate your level of indirect restorative dentistry immediately!


World Class Crown and Bridge: Techniques to Create Optimal Results
Presenter: Dr. Bob Lowe
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 10/19/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/19/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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Learn the latest techniques for proper tooth reduction for a variety of today’s all ceramic and porcelain to metal restorative alternatives. This course will detail in a step by step fashion techniques to elevate your level of indirect restorative dentistry immediately!


How To Guide: Airpolishing
Presenter: Dentsply UK
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 10/12/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/12/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this guide, the clinician will be able to understand how to air polish and the precautions that need to be taken. He/She will understand how to maintain the equipment to ensure longevity and reliability and understand the differences in air polishing powder.


How To Guide: Composite Layering Techniques
Presenter: Dentsply UK
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 10/12/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/12/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this guide, the clinician will be able to appreciate the reason for using a layering technique for direct restorations and understand the benefits of Ceram.X duo and Esthet-X HD.


How To Guide: Simplifying Posterior Direct Composite Restorations
Presenter: Dentsply UK
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 10/12/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/12/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this guide, the clinician will understand the advantages and disadvantages of the use of direct composites in posterior teeth understand the importance of using a sectional matrixsystem, e.g. Palodent® Matrix, for restoration of Class II cavities.


How To Guide: Whitening
Presenter: Dentsply UK
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 10/12/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/12/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this guide, the clinician will be able to do understand how whitening works and the chemical agents used and be aware of the different techniques for the In-Office and at-Home system.


How To Guide: Indirect Restorative Procedures
Presenter: Dentsply UK
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 10/12/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/12/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this guide, the clinician will be able to to understand the steps in tooth preparation, explore an impression material for impression taking, learn to make an effective temporary crown and understand the self-adhesive cementation procedure.


How To Guide: Scaling and Root Planing
Presenter: Dentsply UK
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 10/12/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/12/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this guide, the clinician will be able to understand how to use Oraqix® and the benefits it gives for SRP procedures and will appreciate the benefits of subgingival scaling usingOraqix® and Slimline® inserts. Furthermore he/she will understand the method in which to use the left, right and straight insert tips for complete mouth scaling in a quick and easy manner and recognise the need to check insert tips regularly to ensure optimum efficiency.


Growing Your Practice with Digital Orthodontics and Customized Appliances
Presenter: Dr. John Smith, DDS, MSD
CE Supporter: Ormco
Release Date: 10/1/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/1/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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During this webinar, Dr. Bob Smith will thoroughly review the technology of Insignia Advanced Smile Design- a 3-D treatment planning software combined with custom manufactured appliances- the recipe for successful practice building. Dr. Smith will review how Insignia reduces chair time through real case examples, the customization process and discuss how you can use Insignia to better meet your practice goals. Whether it’s reducing office hours, growing patient starts or increasing staff utilization, the efficiency and preciseness Insignia delivers to each patient’s case will surely differentiate and build your practice, the way you want it.


Which cells are the most radiosensitive? Safety
Presenter: Doreen Smeltzer
CE Supporter: Dentsply Sirona
Release Date: 9/30/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 9/30/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this webinar the participant shall be able to: -- Identify safety concerns and protocol for dental radiology equipment -- List safe operator practices to be utilized in the dental office -- Review factors that contribute to radiation safety to include: total dose, dose rate, amount of tissue irradiated, cell sensitivity, and relationships to age --Identify radiation safety applications for the patient to include: exposure factors, film holding device, exposure techniques, and film handling techniques


Dental Radiation Safety
Presenter: Doreen Smeltzer
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 9/30/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 9/30/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this webinar the participant shall be able to: -- Identify safety concerns and protocol for dental radiology equipment -- List safe operator practices to be utilized in the dental office -- Review factors that contribute to radiation safety to include: total dose, dose rate, amount of tissue irradiated, cell sensitivity, and relationships to age --Identify radiation safety applications for the patient to include: exposure factors, film holding device, exposure techniques, and film handling techniques


Secrets of a Pediatric Dentist
Presenter: Dr. Scott Dillingham
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 9/29/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 9/29/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This 45 minute webinar is an excerpt from Dr. Dillingham’s Full Day clinically oriented course of the same title. It will specifically focus on traditional and nontraditional uses of glass ionomers (hence the term “Dental Duct Tape”).


Using Adhesives Effectively
Presenter: Dr. John Burgess
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 9/29/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 9/29/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will discuss the clinically most effective bonding agents and their application using techniques that will improve clinical success. Each generation of bonding agent will be presented as well as clinical trials which demonstrate their proven success. A discussion of wet bonding, the hybrid layer and sclerotic dentin management will be shown.


Bonded Porcelain Restorations
Presenter: Dr. Franklin Shull
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 9/24/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 9/24/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The ability to bond porcelain to dentin and enamel has dramatically changed dentistry. Recent advancements have simplified porcelain selection and the once complicated cementation process. This Webinar will focus on materials and techniques for predictable preparation, provisionalization and cementation of all-ceramic onlays, crowns and veneers.


Assessing Anesthetic Options for Non Surgical Periodontal Therapy
Presenter: Shirley Branam, RDH
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 9/22/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 9/22/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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To deliver optimal patient care, pain management is an essential component of periodontal therapy procedures. Supported by science, this course will provide the dental professional with the information necessary to make an anesthetic choice based on each patient’s needs. This course will include information on a new, non-injectable local anesthetic for scaling and/or root planing.


Assessing Anesthetic Options for Non Surgical Periodontal Therapy
Presenter: Shirley Branam, RDH
CE Supporter: Dentsply Sirona
Release Date: 9/22/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 9/22/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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To deliver optimal patient care, pain management is an essential component of periodontal therapy procedures. Supported by science, this course will provide the dental professional with the information necessary to make an anesthetic choice based on each patient’s needs. This course will include information on a new, non-injectable local anesthetic for scaling and/or root planing.


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