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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!


How To Guide: Whitening
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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: Composite Layering Techniques
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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
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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: Indirect Restorative Procedures
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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: Airpolishing
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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: Scaling and Root Planing
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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.


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


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


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.


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”).


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.


Simple Esthetics
Presenter: Dr. Simona Cuevas
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 9/20/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 9/20/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This webinar will show step-by-step technique for achieving beautiful esthetic anterior and posterior restorations. It will allow the practitioner to return to their practice with new ideas and solutions for simple modern esthetics, easily implemented into their practice.


Retrospective on Zirconia Based Restorations
Presenter: Dr. Ariel Raigrodski, DMD, MS
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 9/15/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 9/15/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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A look at the last 8 years of clinical usage of zirconia supported restorations, with an update of completed and ongoing research.


TranZitional vs. Traditional: Innovation in Composite Bonding
Presenter: Dr. Corky Willhite
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 8/31/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/31/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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Traditional dentistry is often unaffordable to many patients that need esthetic and functional improvements. Today’s composites are able to successfully restore many of these patients—for lower cost and with less tooth reduction—while still being very profitable for the practice. This course is very different than other resin courses, it’s NOT about layering composite for “ultimate” esthetics, but will cover a new option to help many patients. A predictable technique to achieve improved esthetics will be covered, yet the focus of the course is how to build functional, long-lasting composite restorations—even for non-compliant patients.


TranZitional vs. Traditional: Innovation in Composite Bonding
Presenter: Dr. Corky Willhite
CE Supporter: Dentsply Sirona
Release Date: 8/31/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/31/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Traditional dentistry is often unaffordable to many patients that need esthetic and functional improvements. Today’s composites are able to successfully restore many of these patients—for lower cost and with less tooth reduction—while still being very profitable for the practice. This course is very different than other resin courses, it’s NOT about layering composite for “ultimate” esthetics, but will cover a new option to help many patients. A predictable technique to achieve improved esthetics will be covered, yet the focus of the course is how to build functional, long-lasting composite restorations—even for non-compliant patients.


Cementation: Predictability With Every Case
Presenter: Dr. Greg Gillespie
CE Supporter: Pentron
Release Date: 8/25/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/25/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Today we are inundated with options for cementation materials. How do we choose the proper cement for each situation? Dr. Gillespie brings you a current review of everything from resin modified glass ionomers and total etch/dual cure systems, to the latest in self-etching cements. Highlights include cementation review and tips from implants to anteriors, zirconia to posteriors. A solid understanding of when to use each cement will lead to a clear understanding to predictable cementation throughout the mouth.


Posterior Restorations Simplified!
Presenter: Dr. Lisa Powell
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 8/25/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/25/20
CE Credits: 0 CEU (Self-Study)
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Flow into the future with Vertise Flow. The new self-adhering flowable composite, indications and placement techniques. This course will cover how to place posterior restorations with less steps than traditional methods while retaining performance and esthetics. Learn about new technology that can simplify your procedures and reduce post operative sensitivity


Clinical Success with Composite Resins
Presenter: Dr. Gary Radz
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 8/24/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/24/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Composite resins can be predictable with great longevity if done correctly. This course will provide clinical tips and techniques to help the dentists place composite resins with greater ease and predictability. Along with a materials discussion there will be an inclusion of the different techniques and applications. Specific emphasis will be placed on Class II composites and the many uses of flowable composite.


Zirconia Restorations: What's all the controversy about?
Presenter: Dr. Robert Stevenson
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 8/18/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/18/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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--Will Zirconia replace PFM Crowns? --Why Zirconia? --What is the controversy surrounding All ceramic restorations? Critical points in preparation design and case selection will be discussed and long term results of research from The Dental Advisor will be reviewed.


Managing Oral Biofilms with Fluoride, Calcium and Phosphate: WHY? WHEN? and HOW?
Presenter: Dr. Hien Ngo
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 8/17/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/17/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Success in the prevention and management of caries depends on the effective management or disruption of biofilm. The challenge is to understand the environmental conditions in which oral health intervention and products can be effective. The clinical management of caries in relation to recent findings about the behavior of biofilms will be addressed in this live webinar.


Clinical Performance & Profitability of TADs
Presenter: Dr. John Smith, DDS, MSD
CE Supporter: Ormco
Release Date: 8/10/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/10/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Communicating the clinical advantages of temporary anchorage devices (TADs) is key to helping patients make an informed decision and accepting treatment. In many cases, TADs have been shown to eliminate the need for surgery as well as improve treatment outcomes while reducing compliance issues. Effective consultation techniques will be highlighted including discussions on patient pricing compared with alternative treatment techniques. Dr. Smith also will present numerous cases illustrating the language necessary to gain acceptance by the patient and mechanical principles used to achieve successful clinical results.


New Avenues for Esthetic Composite Restorations
Presenter: Dr. Silas Duarte
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 7/29/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/29/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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With a conservative approach in mind, the restorative team should be able to provide patients with minimally invasive, highly esthetic, and long-lasting solutions. This lecture focus on key principles and the effect of light dynamics have on various direct composite materials as a foundation to create imperceptible composite restorations. In addition, this presentation provides a systematic and scientific approach for selecting esthetic treatment modalities based on original research data with special emphasis on techniques and new materials design and selection.


Nuts and Bolts Solutions-Predictability in Everyday Practice
Presenter: Dr. Michael Melkers
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 7/28/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/28/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Predictability as well as profitability lives and can also be lost in the details. In this informative webcast, we will explore the little tips, tricks and techniques that can make a big difference in every day practice.


All Ceramic and Digital Dentistry
Presenter: Dr. Gerard Kugel
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 7/28/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/28/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This lecture will review all ceramic materials including both lab processed and chairside CAD/CAM crowns, digital impressioning options along with data on accuracy will be presented. -- What materials work best and in which circumstances? -- What are the pros & cons of digital dentistry? -- What cements should I use? An emphasis will be placed on clinical applications including indications, and preparation design.


Part 2: A Science-based Protocol for Direct and Indirect Restorations that will End Post-Operative Sensitivity In Your Practice for Good!
Presenter: Dr. Jeffrey Blank, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: Pentron
Release Date: 7/27/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/27/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Reliably bonding direct and indirect restorations to both enamel and dentin is the single most important scientific discipline in modern dentistry. Over the past 18 years, adhesion has increased in effectiveness and predictability, but in turn has become complex and confusing. This CE presentation will address proper product selection, proper use of products and the variables that control the post-operative outcome.


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