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How, When and Why of Restorative Posts Cores
Presenter: Dr. Gregori Kurtzman, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Pentron
Release Date: 2/24/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 2/24/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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With today's adhesive dentistry, many practitioners question the necessity of using a post in the restoration of endodontic teeth. But, posts are still indicated in many of the teeth we restore that have undergone Endodontic treatment. We will address when to use posts, what factors should be considered to achieve better long term results when restoring endodontically treated teeth and techniques to use posts within the tooth.


Simplifying Restorative Dentistry Using Self Adhesive Flowable Composites
Presenter: Dr. Martin Jablow
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 2/18/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 2/18/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Learn how to use this new composite technology in your office. As every dental practitioner knows, time is valuable and the use of self adhesive composites combines the benefits of adhesive and restorative technology into one product. Learn about the varied procedures that self adhesive flowable composites can be used for thus reducing the time the patient spends in the dental chair.


GC I.Q. One Body Concept: The Fusion of Esthetics and Production
Presenter: Mr. Rick Sonntag, RDT
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 2/1/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 2/1/20
CE Credits: 0 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this Webinar, Rick Sonntag RDT will show how production laboratories can reach their esthetic potential and how boutique labs can maximize their production potential. Viewers will also see the flexibility of the system that can be adapted to conventional layering techniques, micro-layering techniques, or internal stain techniques, on metal and zirconia.


Simplifying the Placement of Exquisite Direct Resin Restorations
Presenter: Dr. Bob Lowe
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 1/27/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/27/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Learn about an exciting development in composite resin science and how to incorporate the technology with the use of nanohybrid composite restorative materials to simplify the restorative process. This course will also discuss simple techniques to create morphologically precise direct anterior and posterior composite restorations. The use of different aesthetic materials in combination with finishing techniques will enable easier placement of state of the art restorations for your patients tomorrow!


Treatment Planning for Minimally Invasive Dentistry Utilizing Facial Landmarks
Presenter: Dr. Michael Apa
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 1/20/10     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 1/20/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This course will cover how to treatment plan according to facial aesthetics. Facial features can dictate tooth position offering the practitioner the ability to utilize minimally invasive techniques, producing a more life-like result. Seating a case, an arch at a time with no mistakes, can be a difficult process. Dr. Apa will discuss inserting the teeth all at once to cut down on seating errors. Finally, utilizing good materials can lead to excellence during the restorative process. Learn which products can assist in creating an optimal, esthetic result.


Rejuvenating Enamel
Presenter: Amy Nieves, RDH
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 12/18/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/18/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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All team members are key players in caries therapy. Learn ways to remineralize and protect enamel with current remineralization technologies. MI (Minimal Intervention) dentistry is the modern "medical" approach to the management of decay. A caries management program should include the three “R’s”: Recognize, Rejuvenate and Restore. The key element of the MI philosophy of Rejuvenating Enamel will be presented.


Understanding and Improving Provisional Restorations
Presenter: Dr. Gregori Kurtzman, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Pentron
Release Date: 12/17/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/17/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Often the provisional restorations we provide are only thought of as “temporary” restorations. But provisional restorations must fulfill three criteria: Biological, Mechanical & Esthetic, to achieve the goals they are intended to fulfill. A review of these criteria and how to meet them will provide an understanding on how to provide better provisionals that will mimic the final restorations. The provisional restorations can also be utilized to guide the esthetics of the final restorations, working out the length and position of the teeth to act as a blueprint for the laboratory. Simple techniques will be discussed for fabrication of provisionals for single units, bridges and temporization of veneers. Sign-up now to learn how you can improve your provisional restorations and earn free CE credit.


Variable Prescription Orthodontics: The Concept and its Application
Presenter: Dr. Anoop Sondhi
CE Supporter: 3M Unitek
Release Date: 12/10/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/10/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Essential to the successful use of Self-Ligating appliances is proper archwire sequencing. This module is designed to familiarize the clinician in understanding an optimized wire sequence for self-ligating bracket systems.


The SmartClip™ and Clarity™ SL Self-Ligating Treatment Systems: Recommended Archwire Sequences
Presenter: Dr. Anoop Sondhi
CE Supporter: 3M Unitek
Release Date: 12/10/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/10/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Essential to the successful use of the 3M Unitek SL appliances is proper archwire sequencing. This module is designed to familiarize the clinician in understanding an optimized wire sequence for both the SmartClip™ SL3 and the Clarity™ SL bracket systems.


Simplifying the Pediatric Anterior Strip Crown Procedure
Presenter: Dr. Greg Psaltis
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 12/10/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/10/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Not many procedures can match the esthetic and emotional impact of a well-placed anterior strip crown. The satisfaction to the dentist is magnified by the parents’ gratitude for turning a badly decayed primary incisor into a beautifully restored tooth. Learn to diagnose and treat these teeth with a straightforward, uncomplicated technique that is the closest thing to cosmetic dentistry that pediatric dentists do.


Core Materials – Which to choose and Which to use
Presenter: Dr. Martin Jablow
CE Supporter: Pentron
Release Date: 12/2/09     Reviewed: 2017
Expiration Date: 12/2/20
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Learn the advantages and disadvantages of different materials that can be used for build-ups. Dr. Jablow will discuss the use of amalgam, composite and other materials dedicated for build-ups. 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.


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.


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