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Recognize, Rejuvenate, and Restore: Creating Better Restorations in Better Environments
Presenter: Edmond Hewlett, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 11/24/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/24/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This course is an overview of concepts, techniques, and products for establishing a healthier oral environment and creating more predictable and more therapeutic restorations. Learn about recognizing caries risk factors and early lesions, rejuvenating teeth with remineralization, and optimally restoring teeth by combining the best qualities of composite resin and glass ionomer in the sandwich technique.


Estetica con Resinas Compuestas Anteriores: Arte y Ciencia
Presenter: Dr. Marcos Vargas
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 11/16/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/16/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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El curso tiene como objetivo ensenar las tecnicas para obtener restauraciones con resinas compuestas en el sector anterior de alta estetica. Restauraciones que cumplen con los principios biologicos de funcion y forma. La mayor parte de la presentaccion presenta la tecnica para seleccion del color y preparacion cavitaria para obtener restauraciones que desaparecen y se mimetizan con el tejido dentario. Ademas, la stratificacion con resinas y pulido seran explicados.


Stainless Steel Crowns Are a Snap
Presenter: Dr. Greg Psaltis
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 11/12/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/12/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Stainless steel crowns are the most durable restoration in pediatric dentistry. The technique for their placement is remarkably simple. Adding this skill to any dental practice will enhance the quality of care for the children who are patients. This course will cover the diagnosis, treatment planning and the restorative steps to properly care for a broken down primary molar. Once you have mastered this, you will eliminate the re-treatment of posterior teeth in your pediatric dental population.


Creating Exceptional Direct Composite Restorations Using Practical Techniques
Presenter: Dr. John F. Weston
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 11/4/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/4/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This webcast will focus on the clinical techniques to predictably replicate dentin and enamel as well as how to create the realistic surface characteristics found in natural teeth. Whether you are pursuing AACE accreditation or you simply want to enhance your clinical skills for direct restorative cosmetic results, you will enjoy this webcast and improve the range of services offered to your patients.


Ouch…That Hurts! Root Causes and Effective Treatment of Dentinal Hypersensitivity
Presenter: Anne Guignon, RDH, MPH
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 11/2/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 11/2/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Dentinal hypersensitivity is complex; patients often suffer needlessly from sensitivity, a problem that profoundly affects quality of life and creates enormous clinical challenges. Clinicians often struggle with trying to find effective treatments for this perplexing problem. This course provides diagnostic tools as well as a wide range of professional therapies and homecare strategies that provide relief.


Material Selection and Clinical guidelines for “New Age” Ceramics and Adhesive Cements
Presenter: Dr. Edward McLaren
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 10/28/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/28/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The new millennium has brought many advances in dental ceramics and adhesive cements. None more important than processing techniques using CAD-CAM technology and self-etch adhesive cements. It is possible today to generate almost any type of indirect dental restoration with a CAD-CAM device. This presentation will cover the different types of restoration possibilities, with conventional and CAD-CAM technologies, along with the clinical steps from preparation to adhesive cementation of various types of all ceramic restorations.


Stronger Bonds: Better Cementation Throughout the Mouth
Presenter: Dr. Greg Gillespie
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 10/20/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/20/20
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 resin systems, to the latest in self-adhesive resin cements.


Everyday Dentistry – Much More Than Everyday Esthetic Results with Composite Resin
Presenter: Dr. Robert Margeas, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 10/2/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/2/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This lecture is designed for today's esthetically minded, real-world dentist and staff who need to be efficient to be profitable. Step-by-step, Dr. Margeas will review numerous direct clinical cases done on a daily basis—techniques that you can incorporate immediately into your own practice for increased profitability. Cases include: direct composite resin veneers, class IV restorations, diastema closure, peg laterals, and more.


Simplifying the Mysteries of Direct Composites
Presenter: Dr. John Flucke, DDS
CE Supporter: Pentron
Release Date: 9/29/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 9/29/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Learn the predictable way to confidently place direct composite resins with little to no sensitivity and clinical longevity. Dr. Flucke will cover prep designs, placement techniques, and curing science to help ensure clinical success.


“Melting Tooth Syndrome”: Recognizing, Treating and Preventing Demineralization
Presenter: Anne Guignon, RDH, MPH
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 9/17/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 9/17/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Dental professionals see the devastating effects of tooth demineralization every day, but the process starts long before the tooth is visibly damaged. Science has now provided us with effective tools to prevent, stop and reverse the process. Learn how to help patients rebuild damaged tooth structure at a microscopic level.


Excellence & Predictability Creating Esthetic Restorations
Presenter: Dr. Gary Radz
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 9/3/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 9/3/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Dr. Radz will offer impression taking techniques designed to minimize retakes which will include the latest in tissue retraction. Also covered in this course are temporization and final cementation of esthetic restorations which will produce the best possible results. The practitioner with take away efficient and esthetic clinical skills that can be immediately incorporated into their practice.


Maximize the Power of Minimally Invasive Dentistry
Presenter: Dr. Brian Nový, DDS
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 8/31/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/31/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Many clinicians are under the false assumption that “minimally invasive” means “wait and watch”. In actuality, minimally invasive dentistry focuses on intercepting the disease process medically and surgically. The concept of maximum intervention has opened the door to new diagnostic testing and treatment modalities for dental caries. This course provides an introduction and overview of dental caries disease processes, and how best to treat lesions using medical and surgical models. Emphasis will be placed on novel treatments for caries and how to effectively manage high caries risk patients.


What's Happening to Our Teeth? Understanding the Epidemic of Demineralization and Hypersensitivity
Presenter: Anne Guignon, RDH, MPH
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 8/18/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/18/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Millions of patients now keep their teeth for a lifetime. Today’s patients have complex lifestyles, compromising personal habits and diverse medical conditions, each of which can lead to significant tooth demineralization as well as dentinal hypersensitivity.


Advances in Flowable Composite Technologies
Presenter: Dr. Martin Jablow
CE Supporter: Pentron
Release Date: 8/13/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/13/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Dr. Martin Jablow will discuss the advances in flowable composites. Learn how to use these new technologies in your office while improving patient care. As every dental practitioner knows, time is valuable, so sign-up now to learn how you can improve your dental techniques and earn free CE credit.


Creating the Ultimate Posterior Direct Restorations
Presenter: Dr. Lou Graham, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 8/4/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 8/4/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The foundation of this presentation will be to present a combined material approach to direct posterior restorations. Dentin and enamel replacement are the cornerstones to success and in a systematic approach the attendee will learn how various glass ionomers and resin ionomers combine with composites to create long lasting sensitive free restorations. We call it the “ideal sandwich.”


Posterior Restorations: Achieving predictability with cutting-edge adhesives and composites
Presenter: Dr. Christopher Ramsey
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 7/14/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/14/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this online presentation, you’ll learn adhesive protocols that will help eliminate post-operative sensitivity and increase bond strengths—as well as choose the best composite for Class I & II restorations. Part of creating a perfect restoration is having accurate contacts. This program will cover the latest in matrix systems that will facilitate perfect contacts.


The Master Impression: The Elusive Pursuit of Perfection!
Presenter: Dr. Bob Lowe
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 7/2/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 7/2/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Sign up for this class and let Dr. Bob Lowe help you achieve the "master impression". Techniques to be discussed include tissue retraction and impression taking. Impression materials, trays and the opposing model will also be included in this "information packed” presentation.


Simplifying Direct Restorations
Presenter: Dr. Stephen Poss, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 6/24/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/24/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Dr. Poss will demonstrate a quick, effective way to place a posterior composite that is virtually undetectable once in the mouth. He will address the top causes of sensitivity when a composite is placed and how to avoid these situations. The use of total-etch and self-etch bonding protocols for direct composites will also be covered. You will immediately benefit from this session and can start applying these techniques in your practice.


Solving Anterior Esthetic Restorative Challenges with Composite Resin
Presenter: Dr. Wynn Okuda, DMD
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 6/3/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/3/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Today, our patients desire dentistry to be less invasive and highly esthetic. Through composite resin both can be achieved. Using the proper materials and techniques allows the clinician a chance to achieve great esthetic restorative results in a reasonable clinical time.


Real Life Aesthetics-Success Only Happens When the Patient is Satisfied: Part 2
Presenter: Dr. Rhys Spoor, DDS
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 6/1/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 6/1/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Aesthetic dentistry not only demands correct diagnosis, proper treatment planning and precise technical skills but has the added complications of functionally and pyschologically satisfying the patient. This webinar will explore through analysis of a full mouth reconstruction case, how to turn an aesthetic and functional failure into a success.


Real Life Aesthetics-Success Only Happens When the Patient is Satisfied: Part 1
Presenter: Dr. Rhys Spoor, DDS
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 5/18/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/18/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Aesthetic dentistry not only demands correct diagnosis, proper treatment planning and precise technical skills but has the added complications of functionally and psychologically satisfying the patient.


Stronger Bonds: Better Cementation Throughout the Mouth
Presenter: Dr. Greg Gillespie
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 5/12/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/12/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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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.


Zirconia: Facts and Fiction
Presenter: Dr. Edward McLaren
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 5/5/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 5/5/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Everything you wanted to know about working with zirconia. Are different types important? How to prevent chipping issues? What type of preparations? What type of cements?


The Missing Link in Minimal Intervention Dentistry: Effective Caries Control
Presenter: Dr. Hien Ngo
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 3/30/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 3/30/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The modern Minimal Intervention Dentistry (MI) approach relies on dentists taking the dual role of physician and surgeon. So there is a need for a systematic approach to the clinical management of caries. The scope of this lecture will give an update on cariology and describe the Matrix and Traffic Light system and how it can be applied in clinical practice.


Untangling the Confusion of Dentin Bonding
Presenter: Dr. Edward Swift, DMD
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 3/18/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 3/18/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This presentation will reduce the confusion in dentin bonding as it describes the three fundamental steps required for bonding resins to dentin and the four current strategies for employing these fundamental steps.


Simplified Esthetic Solutions You (And Your Patients) Will Love -- Universal Nanofilled Composites
Presenter: Dr. Bruce LeBlanc
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 2/11/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 2/11/20
CE Credits: 0 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this presentation, Dr. LeBlanc will share tools, materials, matrix systems, and techniques that will allow you to create superb anterior and posterior composite restorations that your patients will love.


Direct Anterior and Posterior Composite Restorations
Presenter: Dr. Bob Lowe
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 1/13/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/13/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Direct posterior restorations are the quintessential “signature restorations” of the restorative dentist. Reconstitution of proper occlusal morphology yields a restoration that is much more than a “filling”. Register and learn more.


Setting the Foundation for Fixed Restorations and Implant Placement (Part 2 in a Series)
Presenter: Dr. Ara Nazarian, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 12/11/08     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/11/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This class will focus on bone grafting techniques in fixed restorative cases such as bridges and full-mouth rehabilitation. The protocol for use in implant placement and bone repair will also be discussed. This seminar will allow the dentist to view many clinical cases where bone grafting was used to set the foundation for success.


Predictable Results through Ideal Impression Techniques
Presenter: Dr. Stephen Poss, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 10/29/08     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 10/29/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Dr. Poss will discuss predictable and consistent techniques for achieving detailed, accurate impressions and focus on reducing common errors—bubbles, pulls and inconsistencies. This presentation is filled with information the dentist can immediately implement into their practice.


Shade Selection & Cavity Preparation for Direct Esthetic Restorations
Presenter: Dr. Marcos Vargas
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 9/24/08     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 9/24/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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With the ultimate goal of showing the practitioner how to obtain imperceptible anterior restorations, this presentation discusses principles of shade selection and cavity preparation for direct resin composite restorations, including a step-by-step clinical procedure.


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