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Making Accurate Impressions - Success Lies in the Details and Now it has Gotten Easier
Presenter: Dr. Frank Milnar
CE Supporter: Centrix
Release Date: 10/25/16
Expiration Date: 10/25/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar gives a step by step approach to achieve accurate impressions with its multiple interrelated steps to insure clinical success, including how new materials are making this process easier, more assured. The chemistry of different impression materials will be discussed.


Secrets to Improving Endodontic Access
Presenter: Dr. Joseph Chikvashvili
CE Supporter: Roydent
Release Date: 10/20/16
Expiration Date: 10/20/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will have learned • How to better read radiographs • How to evaluate tooth anatomy • How to preserve tooth structure • Is straight line access necessary? • How to locate missed canals • How to use CBCT technology to assist in access • How to properly judge tooth complexity


What Now - Broken Implant Screw Retrieval
Presenter: Stephen Dadaian, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Air Techniques
Release Date: 10/19/16
Expiration Date: 10/19/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will start by reviewing the current literature regarding success rates, fracture rates, and other related evidence based studies. We will then discuss a variety of documented approaches to treatment the doctor can use to safely retrieve a broken screw, which include a bench top exercise video as well as a photographic step by step case study. This webinar is aimed at general practitioners but all doctors and specialists are encouraged to participate.


Digital Radiography in the Pediatric Dentist Office
Presenter: Dr. Josh Wren
CE Supporter: Air Techniques
Release Date: 10/18/16
Expiration Date: 10/18/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will focus on the benefits of incorporating digital imaging in the pediatric dental office. Advancements in radiography have made diagnosis quicker, easier and more predictable. When these benefits for the practitioner are coupled with less radiation for the patient, it seems reasonable to assume that digital radiography should be standard in dental offices.


Improving Your Treatment Acceptance
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Release Date: 10/12/16
Expiration Date: 10/12/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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You recommend treatment to your patients, you think they’re ready to move forward with that treatment, and then you find out they’re not on the schedule. That means not only are your patients not getting the treatment they need, your practice isn’t meeting its full potential—and it’s costing you money. Learn steps to ensure that you and your team are all on the same page; thoroughly presenting treatment to the patient, not just introducing it and not making assumptions.


Newest Advances in Direct Restorative Materials for the Modern Dental Practice
Presenter: Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 10/11/16
Expiration Date: 10/11/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Dental materials are constantly improving and clinicians have to keep up with the all of the innovative, new products that are available to us. This CE webinar will discuss some of these new innovations, including the long-term use of glass hybrid restorative materials, the multiple indications for glass ionomer sealants, bases and luting agents, and how to use silver diamine fluoride in the clinical setting.


Why and When Should We Use RMGI (Resin Modified Glass Ionomers)
Presenter: Dr. Jose-Luis Ruiz
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 10/5/16
Expiration Date: 10/5/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Advances in resin bonding systems, composites, and porcelains have made this materials very popular and the first choice for most dentists. Does that mean that RMGIs are no longer valuable in dentistry? Far from it, RMGIs have valuable characteristic which pure resins don’t have. Dr Ruiz will demonstrate how with proper case selection and when used correctly, these materials are invaluable for every dentist and makes restorative dentistry better and more predictable.


A New Periodontal Code Is Here! Now What?
Presenter: Teresa Duncan, MS
CE Supporter: ACTEON
Release Date: 10/4/16
Expiration Date: 10/4/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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2017 brings a new procedure code for use with the treatment of our periodontal patients. Many offices struggle with how to accurately and ethically bill for periodontal services. A new code means you'll have to evaluate your periodontal protocol to find where it fits. This CE webinar will explore how the new code could work in your office and how to discuss it with patients. You'll learn how to use proven verbal skills and utilize impressive visual tools to motivate your patients to move forward with treatment needs.


Become that Extraordinary Dental Assistant - Communication Skills
Presenter: Jen Blake, CDA, EFDA, MADAA
CE Supporter: Air Techniques
Release Date: 9/29/16
Expiration Date: 9/29/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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It may not be brain surgery, however, communication skills are the back bone of a successful patient orientated practice. Non-verbal communication is as important as verbal communication. Would patients think you were an extraordinary dental assistant by looking at you? Do you have any idea what the concerns of your patients may be? Be proactive and show them what you do. Infection control procedures is one area that is always on a patient’s mind. In this CE webinar, learn ways to talk to them about this and other subjects.


Regenerative Restorative Dentistry: The Quest to “Heal and Seal” Damaged Tooth Structure
Presenter: John Comisi, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Pulpdent
Release Date: 9/29/16
Expiration Date: 9/29/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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During this CE webinar, the student will • Explore the remin-demin process of the oral cavity, caries progression and what we need to positively influence the health of the oral cavity • Review the current state of the dental restorative process: why they succeed and why they fail • Gain a true understanding of the current definition of bioactivity and the materials and mechanisms that can help you and our patients in daily dental care


Personal Protective Equipment: Minimizing Risk
Presenter: Noel Kelsch, RDH
CE Supporter: Medicom
Release Date: 9/28/16
Expiration Date: 9/28/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Use of personal protective equipment (PPE) helps to minimize the risks involved in dentistry. It also helps to establish and maintain a safe and healthy work environment. To ensure the greatest possible protection for employees in the workplace both the employee and the employer are required to have a great understanding of the application and use of PPE. This CE webinar will give the attendee the tools necessary to select equipment and use it properly. The latest findings from the Centers for Disease Control will be discussed and tips for incorporation of the recommendations will be given.


Innovative Dental Implant Design for Immediate Loading and Greater Initial Stability
Presenter: Dr. Isaac Tawil
CE Supporter: Integrated Dental Systems
Release Date: 9/28/16
Expiration Date: 9/28/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will obtain an understanding of the scientific criteria for early loading, crestal bone preservation with implant thread design and prosthetic simplicity (10 diameter implants using 1 prosthetic connection).


Dental Insurance: Is Ignorance Bliss?
Presenter: Cathy Stewart, RDH, BSDH
CE Supporter: Philips Oral Healthcare
Release Date: 9/27/16
Expiration Date: 9/27/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Many dental hygienists delegate the coding, processing and submission of dental insurance claims to the office manager or financial coordinator. This CE webinar challenges dental hygienists and dentists to learn the basics of dental insurance, especially for the procedures they perform on a regular basis.


Creating Natural Esthetics with Next Generation Composites
Presenter: Dr. Frank Milnar
CE Supporter: COLTENE
Release Date: 9/27/16
Expiration Date: 9/27/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In response to the change in dentist/patient expectations, a proliferation of new products has been developed that enables the dental professional to create accurate and visually pleasing restorations. This CE webinar provides you with information to quickly select new products and develop the techniques required to create esthetic direct restorations that meet the demands of today’s patients. You will also learn how to improve your bonding skills and confidence using composites in complex anterior cases, as well as learn about a new proprietary nanotechnology composite system for natural esthetic restorations.


Children Hospitalized from Contaminated Dental Unit Water -- Could this Happen in Your Office?
Presenter: Ms. Leann Keefer, RDH, MSM
CE Supporter: Crosstex
Release Date: 9/22/16
Expiration Date: 9/22/19
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Last year 20 children in Georgia, and most recently, at least 10 children in California required medical intervention following pulpotomy treatments. The source of these illnesses was reportedly contaminated dental unit waterlines. Don't let this happen in your practice. Watch this webinar and learn the best options to mitigate your risk!


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 Zafiropolous, 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.


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