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Ding-dong the String Floss Witch is Dead
Presenter: Timothy Donley, DDS, MSD
CE Supporter: Philips Oral Healthcare
Release Date: 9/21/16
Expiration Date: 9/21/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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We have drilled the message into patients for the last 100 years…”brush and floss or else.” In this age of evidence based dentistry that message must change. This CE webinar presents a new approach to oral hygiene instructions (OHI) based on the current science of periodontal disease and dental caries. A new approach to what to say, use and do will be presented when it comes to OHI. Dr. Donley takes a very practical approach that can help your patients and your practice.


High Strength Ceramics and Cementation Techniques - What’s Out There and How Do We Make Them Stick?
Presenter: Paresh Shah, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 9/20/16
Expiration Date: 9/20/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Our options for indirect restorative materials are constantly changing and there is much confusion about what to chose for best results. Many clinicians are moving to all ceramic restorations and are not clear as to which to chose and whether to bond or cement. This CE webinar will address the most common ceramic options and their indications for use. We will also discuss cementation & bonding techniques for the various materials.


Fluoride Varnish and Risk Assessment Part 2: Overcoming Barriers in Your Practice
Presenter: Donna Brogan, RDH, BS
CE Supporter: Centrix
Release Date: 9/15/16
Expiration Date: 9/15/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this CE webinar, you will learn a quick and easy method for uncovering the most common evidence-based risk factors that affect your adult patients. Using ADA findings and recommendations, you will discover that a majority of your patients are likely to benefit from a risk reduction strategy including varnish. We will also discuss overcoming the main barriers for treatment; treatment time involved, cost to the patient, poor insurance coverage and lack of practice philosophy. When everyone puts risk assessment into action your patients and practice will be healthier and you will be their partner in health.


One-Appointment Porcelain Veneers
Presenter: Dr. Mary Sue Stonisch
CE Supporter: Kettenbach
Release Date: 9/14/16
Expiration Date: 9/14/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar is designed to educate attendees on the risks, benefits and alternatives to using a one-appointment porcelain veneer system. Case selection will be reviewed. Step by step protocol will be discussed for easy implementation Monday morning. Sign up for this free CE webinar and learn more about the benefits of a one-appointment porcelain veneer system in your practice.


Infection Control, Risk Management or Management Risky?
Presenter: Debbie Sabatini, RDH
CE Supporter: Air Techniques
Release Date: 9/14/16
Expiration Date: 9/14/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Throughout my career I have been intentionally exposed to a variety of standards in infection control or lack there of that was neither in my control nor to my liking. This practice is no different today in that the day-to-day perspective of infection control is subjective to the individual making the decisions. This CE webinar is a small sample of what I have encountered and collected from the dental teams I interact with and what they understand to be true in their policies and what their role is in infection control, patient care and safety.


Swaggering Shapes For Staggering Results
Presenter: Peet van der Vyver, BChD
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 9/13/16
Expiration Date: 9/13/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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Dr. Peet van der Vyver, a well-known researcher, lecturer and clinician discusses the advantages, benefits and clinical application of rotary instruments with an offset cross section (swaggering instruments). He will describe and discuss the benefits of preparing a reproducible glide path prior to root canal instrumentation, the clinical application of these swaggering rotating instruments in different clinical situations by means of case reports and illustrate how safety and predictability in root canal preparation can be achieved with only 2 instruments.


Efficiency in Implantology: Instrumentation, Protocols, and Setup for the Implantologist
Presenter: Joel Henriod, D.M.D., M.H.S.
CE Supporter: NSK America
Release Date: 9/13/16
Expiration Date: 9/13/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Placing dental implants requires a different setup compared to other oral surgery. This CE webinar will detail the sterile setup, implant motor settings, and basic implant placement protocols for placing implants.


Update on Enamel Remineralization
Presenter: Mike Malone, DDS, FAGD, AAACD
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 9/7/16
Expiration Date: 9/7/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Years of research and advancement in the area of fluoride use in dentistry have resulted in a plethora of products designed to strengthen and remineralize tooth enamel. This CE webinar will review the history of remineralization and what is the status of enamel remineralization today.


Modern Diagnostic Tools in Dentistry
Presenter: Dr. Todd Snyder, DDS
CE Supporter: ACTEON
Release Date: 9/7/16
Expiration Date: 9/7/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Dentistry has many devices to help us be more efficient and to assist patients with their oral health care. The ability to find pathology inside a tooth continues to evolve and change with technological advancements. Convenience and portability has become more prevalent with smaller light weight devices. This CE webinar will present the many devices that are available and how they can integrate into the practice.


Fluoride: What is it and How Does it Work?
Presenter: Ms. Renee' Graham, RDH, MEd
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 9/7/16
Expiration Date: 9/7/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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This Dentsply Academy webinar is designed to educate the clinician on the role and benefits of fluorides in preventive care, particularly varnish. Whilst the advantages of fluoride are well documented, this webinar will look deeper into tooth demineralization and remineralization and the role fluoride plays in protecting the tooth through its mechanisms of action including inhibition of bacterial metabolism.


Making Endo Work in Practice: Is It Actually Worth It?
Presenter: Dr. Bob Philpott
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 9/1/16
Expiration Date: 9/1/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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This Dentsply Academy webinar will discuss techniques in order to make endodontics in practice more practical, more predictable and more profitable. Particular attention will be paid to the use of the various systematic approaches to both root canal instrumentation and restoration in order to reduce chairside time.


Contemporary Adhesive Strategies: Why Adhesion is the Most Important Layer for Maximizing Clinical Outcomes
Presenter: Dr. Frank Milnar
CE Supporter: COLTENE
Release Date: 8/31/16
Expiration Date: 8/31/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Adhesion must be created correctly. Our ability to diagnose and treat the needs of different dental substrates is crucial to optimizing clinical outcomes. Instituting adhesive protocols that address clinical challenges will enhance oral health. This CE webinar reviews new adhesive products and techniques in an effort to improve our treatment outcomes. This webinar will look at a brief history of adhesion, talk about current universal adhesives and apply those concepts into clinical situations.


Hand Hygiene Update in Dentistry
Presenter: Marie Fluent, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Air Techniques
Release Date: 8/30/16
Expiration Date: 8/30/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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A key principle of infection control is to take action to stay healthy! One of the simplest action items - hand hygiene - is one of the most basic yet misunderstood methods to prevent the spread of microbes. This CE webinar will address hand hygiene in accordance with CDC recommendations to decrease the occupational risk for disease transmission via contaminated hands in the dental setting. Appropriate methods and motivation techniques to enhance compliance will be discussed.


Part 2: Making the Right Choice in Restorative Material...Don't Follow the Herd
Presenter: Dr. Damon Adams
CE Supporter: Ivoclar Vivadent
Release Date: 8/30/16
Expiration Date: 8/30/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Part 2 - Understand how, what, where, when, and why you should choose the right restorative material for your patients. Don’t be fooled by the advertising. Learn how to choose your restorative materials carefully based on the science, evidence and clinical reliability. See why “following the herd” may not be the best choice. Your patients deserve the best and so do you.


Simplifying Overdentures from Placement to Pick Up
Presenter: Gordon Fraser, DMD
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 8/25/16
Expiration Date: 8/25/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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People want teeth not implants. In this CE webinar, we will embark upon a journey and discuss how to get people what they want. We will discuss how to create value which will lead to your patients wanting to do the best for themselves. We will discuss implant choices related to function and costs involved int treating patients with implants. Lastly we will talk about treatment planing of the over-denture and over-partial. This is a webinar not to be missed.


Prosthodontic Potpourri - Diagnosis to Delivery of All-Ceramic Restorations
Presenter: Dr. Miles Cone
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 8/23/16
Expiration Date: 8/23/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The demand for improved dental aesthetics has led to rapid advancements in technology and techniques that blur the lines between the chair and the bench. As a consequence, today’s restorative dentist is obligated to partake in roles that span the gamut of the profession, ranging from clinician to laboratory technician. Through the implementation of case studies, this CE webinar aims to illustrate the key steps involved in the successful realization of treatment plans utilizing all-ceramic restorations.


The Evolution of Orthodontics: Integrating Accelerated Orthodontics to Increase Growth and Efficiency
Presenter: Brooke Simons-McIntyre
CE Supporter: OrthoAccel®
Release Date: 8/19/16
Expiration Date: 8/19/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this one hour CE webinar learn how orthodontics has evolved and how incorporating accelerated orthodontics can help you efficiently grow your practice. During this live event Ms. Simons-McIntyre will review the fundamental factors affecting orthodontics, the impact of accelerated treatment options and the potential effects on a practice in regards to case management, team roles, patient financing and marketing. Please join us for this informative, interactive opportunity and get your specific questions answered by an accelerated treatment expert.


Part 1: Making the Right Choice in Restorative Material...Don't Follow the Herd
Presenter: Dr. Damon Adams
CE Supporter: Ivoclar Vivadent
Release Date: 8/16/16
Expiration Date: 8/16/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Part 1 - Understand how, what, where, when, and why you should choose the right restorative material for your patients. Don’t be fooled by the advertising. Learn how to choose your restorative materials carefully based on the science, evidence and clinical reliability. See why “following the herd” may not be the best choice. Your patients deserve the best and so do you.


8 Steps to Solid Fees
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Release Date: 8/10/16
Expiration Date: 8/10/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The cost of running a dental practice increases every year. Establishing a sound fee schedule allows you to be fair to your practice and improve care to your patients. Learn what it takes to create a solid fee schedule that will boost your bottom line.


Autogenous Tooth as a Source for Bone Graft Material
Presenter: Dr. Ziv Mazor
CE Supporter: Integrated Dental Systems
Release Date: 8/4/16
Expiration Date: 8/4/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will • obtain an understanding of using the patient's own teeth for bone grafting • understand the various treatment options for this type of material • to see the long term follow-up and results


Improving Endodontic Outcomes Using the Continuous Wave of Obturation Technique
Presenter: Stephen Buchanan, DDS, FICD, FACD
CE Supporter: Kerr Endodontics
Release Date: 8/3/16
Expiration Date: 8/3/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this special endodontic CE webinar event, Dr. Buchanan will demonstrate state-of-the-art endodontic techniques (that he developed) with an emphasis on the Continuous Wave of Obturation Technique. To optimize the attendee learning experience, Dr. Buchanan will demonstrate obturation of the root canal system utilizing plastic blocks, 3D printed tooth replicas, and human teeth.


Pediatric Dentistry: An Update
Presenter: Dr. Josh Wren
CE Supporter: Pulpdent
Release Date: 7/26/16
Expiration Date: 7/26/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In recent years, the development of new materials has made drastic improvements in the way pediatric dental care is rendered. Bulk fill composites, bioactive materials, silver diamine fluoride and less expensive MTA will be discussed in this CE webinar. These materials will be reviewed along with Dr. Wren’s indications and protocol for each of their uses.


Fluoride Treatment and Medical Billing - The Dollars and Sense
Presenter: Jennifer Andert
CE Supporter: Premier Dental
Release Date: 7/21/16
Expiration Date: 7/21/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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During this CE webinar, we will cover the indications for fluoride gel treatment, and what triggers “medical necessity” for fluoride treatment. While many patients can benefit from fluoride treatment, medical billing does not apply to every scenario. Dentists, and sales representatives will need to understand what triggers necessity, and how to navigate the world of co-pays and deductibles in order to successfully treatment plan towards a medical insurance covered claim. Once we have determined who is a good candidate, we will learn how to properly use each product and the basic options for submitting a claim. In addition, we will discuss the potential revenue associated with medical billing and how this benefits the patient and the practice.


Ounce of Prevention, Pound of Cure: How Remineralization Pastes Prevent Mistakes and Preserve Assets
Presenter: Timothy Bizga, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 7/20/16
Expiration Date: 7/20/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Is not our goal in dentistry to build something that will last, and perhaps be beautiful? Shouldn’t it be? This CE webinar will examine the state of dentistry and the market we exist in today and how adding preventative measures, such as remineralization pastes, can be another value added benefits to both clinician and patient.


A Clinician’s Guide to Cementing and Bonding Contemporary Dental Materials - Part 2
Presenter: Daniel Poticny, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 7/20/16
Expiration Date: 7/20/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Contemporary indirect dental materials are the hallmark of the 21st century practice with adhesive cementation being more widely used today than ever. Today’s cementation protocols can be confusing in terms of cement choices, whether to bond or not, and determining the appropriate technique for the task at hand. This 2-part CE webinar series will address the science of adhesion, rationale for cement selection, and techniques known to produce reliable, long term outcomes for most common clinical situations.


Safeguarding The Dental Healthcare Environment
Presenter: Dr. Karson Carpenter, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Clorox Healthcare
Release Date: 7/14/16
Expiration Date: 7/14/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Protect your business, your staff and your patients by attending this informative CE webinar where Dr. Karson Carpenter will discuss: • The important role of surface cleaning and disinfection in preventing pathogen transmission • Factors to consider when selecting surface disinfectants to meet the needs of your practice • Strategies to reinforce cleaning and disinfection best practices


Remineralization Strategies Made Simple
Presenter: Patti DiGangi, RDH, BS
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 7/13/16
Expiration Date: 7/13/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, participants should be able to: • Know ways to inhibit demineralization of white spots lesions • Select the most biocompatible materials • Document “Twitter-style” dental-medical necessity to support claims and measurable outcomes • Discover ways to become Kelly’s oral health coach


Best Practices and Simple Solutions in Sterilization
Presenter: Noel Kelsch, RDH
CE Supporter: Miele
Release Date: 6/29/16
Expiration Date: 6/29/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Finding a method to improve productivity and yet maintain safety in sterilization is a challenge. This CE webinar will help you improve the efficiency and enhance safety in your sterilization process. Using a streamlined systematic approach in the sterilization of instruments you can eliminate wasted steps and unnecessary exposure to pathogens.


Apical Surgery - Techniques and Tips to Maximize Success
Presenter: Stuart Lieblich, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: Pierrel Pharma
Release Date: 6/28/16
Expiration Date: 6/28/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Conventional endodontic therapy is successful approximately 80-85% of the time. The presence of continued pain, drainage, mobility or an increasing size of a radiolucent area are some of the indications to treat the case surgically. This CE webinar will review the surgical access and approaches to the various regions of the oral cavity. Flap design and strategies to maximize outcomes including suturing techniques to reduce unfavorable esthetic outcomes. The management of local pain control for the surgical procedure will also be presented.


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