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Generational Differences Fact or Fiction?
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Release Date: 6/10/15
Expiration Date: 6/10/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Everyone is talking about the conundrum that three generations in the workplace is creating. While the generalizations are many and certainly not always accurate, in working with hundreds of dental practices, there’s no denying that we are witnessing a clear shift in priorities and career philosophies as Gen Xers (born 1965-1980), and Millennials (born 1981-2000) take their places alongside Boomers (born 1946-1964). In this CE webinar, learn how to manage those differences and understand how each generation brings its strengths and weaknesses.


The Oral Systemic Link and the Dental Hygienist
Presenter: Amy Kinnamon
CE Supporter: ACTEON
Release Date: 6/9/15
Expiration Date: 6/9/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The oral systemic link has gained notoriety in the past few years. We have been studying this link for hundreds of years. This CE webinar explores the history of the oral systemic link and periodontal disease then and now. It also includes a review of current literature concerning the oral systemic link and how to communicate these findings with patients to facilitate total overall health.


Dry Mouth - Much More than Just Irritating
Presenter: Patti DiGangi, RDH, BS
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 6/9/15
Expiration Date: 6/9/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the participant should be able to: • Define the difference between xerostomia and hyposalivation • Translate evidence based science risk information on xerostomia/hyposalivation into language patients can understand • Incorporate saliva risk assessment routinely into practice • Identify variety of options available for dry mouth management • Learn from case studies to tailor individual protocols for a wide variety of patients


Perky Perio: 2015
Presenter: Shirley Gutkowski, RDH, BSDH
CE Supporter: COLTENE
Release Date: 6/8/15
Expiration Date: 6/8/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar is for the dental health care professional who is still slightly interested in learning more about periodontal disease and looking for exciting new material and sure ways to present, treat, manage and cure it.


Course Cements 101 Part 2: Self-Adhesive Cements, Simplified
Presenter: Sam Simos, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Dentsply Sirona
Release Date: 6/2/15
Expiration Date: 6/2/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This dynamic bonding CE webinar is sure to get you and your practice up to speed with the latest bonding protocols, materials & techniques available today. If you're still using any of the same materials and techniques you were using just 2 years ago, you need to attend this webinar.


Building Your Practice Through the Use of Mini Dental Implants
Presenter: Benjamin Oppenheimer, D.D.S. FICOI
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 5/27/15
Expiration Date: 5/27/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Mini dental implants can benefit not only your patients, but also your practice. In order to generate and preserve a healthy stream of new business, and increase placement success rate, reaching out to qualified prospective patients is a must for mini dental implant dentists. Dr. Oppenheimer will give real-life examples on how to treatment plan and gain case acceptance.


Selecting The Right Cement for the Right Type of Laboratory Restoration
Presenter: Dr. Stephen Poss, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Dentsply Sirona
Release Date: 5/27/15
Expiration Date: 5/27/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Selecting the appropriate cement to assure a long lasting restoration is critical to the success of the clinical dentist. This CE webinar will discuss a variety of dental substrates, their indications and what would be the best choice with dental adhesives as well as resin-based luting cements to achieve long lasting restoration.


A New Perspective on Pre-prosthetic Treatment Options & Troubleshooting Attachment Challenges
Presenter: Dr. Foroud Hakim
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 5/21/15
Expiration Date: 5/21/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar is geared towards General Practitioners as well as Orthodontists. Primary objectives include: 1. Demystifying the adhesive process for attachment application across all substrates. 2. Improving practice efficiency related to aligner/attachment based treatment by increasing delivery speed and virtually eliminating re-applications. 3. Exposure to sample cases where pre-prosthetic orthodontics was employed to improve outcomes.


Constructive Composites: Practical Applications for a New Class of Fiber Reinforced Composites
Presenter: Eric Van Zytveld, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Dentapreg
Release Date: 5/18/15
Expiration Date: 5/18/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this CE webinar, learn to implement clinical techniques including periodontal splinting, direct and semi-direct anterior bridges, posterior bridges, reinforcing large restorations and reinforcing temporary bridges.


Ready, Set, Flow - Indications of Universal Flowable Composites
Presenter: Dr. Frank Milnar
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 5/12/15
Expiration Date: 5/12/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Traditional Flowable composites are known to adapt well to cavity preparations and are easy to place. Recently, manufacturers have developed a new generation of highly filled flowable composites. This CE webinar will focus on the utilization and adhesion of next generation flowable composites.


Utilization of Mini Dental Implants in the Maxilla
Presenter: Brian Jackson, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 5/7/15
Expiration Date: 5/7/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will have: 1. An understanding of surgical and prosthetic protocols utilizing MDI’s in a removable and fixed prosthesis 2. Treatment plan a maxillary overdenture and fixed multi-unit bridge with regards to numbers, position and loading of the prosthesis 3. Recognize potential “pit falls” or future complications prior to MDI treatment.


Introduction to Mini Dental Implants Surgical Protocol with a Focus on the Mandible
Presenter: Dr. Raymond Choi
CE Supporter: 3M
Release Date: 4/30/15
Expiration Date: 4/30/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Many general dentists have embraced mini implants because of the variety of clinical applications, ease of placement and how well it is received by patients. Dr. Choi will review how easily and effectively you can treat your full denture patients utilizing mini dental implants. Clear guidelines and protocols will be discussed. This CE webinar is for any dentist who wants to incorporate mini dental implants for use in the mandible.


Wave One Gold - Shaping the Future of Endodontics
Presenter: Dr. Julian Webber
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 4/29/15
Expiration Date: 4/29/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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The use of NiTi instruments has changed forever the way we prepare our canals. However, many colleagues are reluctant to embrace the technology for reasons of procedural complexity, the range of instruments required and therefore cost. This webinar will demonstrate the how simplicity and treatment success can be achieved with a single file system and dispel many of these concerns. WaveOne Gold is the latest iteration of the innovative reciprocating single file system with advanced gold metallurgy, optimised tapers and an altered cross section that delivers safety, efficiency and flexibility. In fact only a single file is needed in over 80% of cases treated.


Repetition Works...Except When it Hurts
Presenter: Judy Bendit, RDH, BS
CE Supporter: DentalEZ®
Release Date: 4/28/15
Expiration Date: 4/28/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will give you an overview of some of the many challenges we are faced with each day and make suggestions on how to overcome them. We will look at our seated positions while treating our patients, our patients’ positioning in the chair, where we reach to get what we need, as well as a multitude of other issues.


Step by Step Breakdown of The Single Crown
Presenter: Dr. Ron Kaminer
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 4/22/15
Expiration Date: 4/22/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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A mainstay procedure in any dental office is the single crown. Yet despite our successes and failures many of us continue to do things the same way we have done for years. This CE webinar will break down the single crown and outline and modernize the steps and procedures needed to be ultimately successful.


Are We Asking Too Much of Fluoride
Presenter: Dr. Brian Nový, DDS
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 4/16/15
Expiration Date: 4/16/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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At the end of this CE webinar, participants should be able to: 1. Identify unbalanced risk factors leading to disease 2. Explain the four “targets” of remineralization 3. Describe factors required in order to arrest lesions 4. Accurately chart and “track” early caries lesions


4 Rules for Staff Compensation
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Release Date: 4/8/15
Expiration Date: 4/8/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Is it time to increase pay in your practice? According to PayScale.com, 88% of employers set their sights on increasing pay this calendar year. But how will you determine how much of a raise is warranted? In this CE webinar, learn how to determine increases based on careful planning and consideration and develop the use a formal compensation strategy.


Local Anesthesia - Maximize Success, Minimize Complications
Presenter: Stuart Lieblich, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: Pierrel Pharma
Release Date: 4/6/15
Expiration Date: 4/6/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will review the current local anesthetic agents available for use and discuss indications for the various agents. Procedures to minimize discomfort of injection will be discussed. Anatomic and pharmacological failures will also be reviewed including a review of dealing with areas of acute infection.


Impressive Impressions. Everytime...
Presenter: Anup Ladva and Neel Panchal, BDS, MJDF, GCAP
CE Supporter: Dentsply UK
Release Date: 4/1/15
Expiration Date: 4/1/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study) , 1 CPD (Self-Study)
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Detailed impressions for fixed and removable prosthodontics, need to have a high level of accuracy in order to provide good quality, long lasting restorations. This webinar will explore the development of silicone impression materials, their biomaterial properties and how to correctly perform the most widely used impression techniques. Common challenges, including accuracy of fit, improving marginal adaption, reducing the incidence of costly remakes and the reduction in chairside fit times, will also be discussed.


Optimizing CAD/CAM Restorations with the New Resin-Ceramic Materials
Presenter: Mark Kleive, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 3/24/15
Expiration Date: 3/24/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will review the latest product developments in the CAD/CAM resin-ceramic category and how they can impact productivity in the general practice. Attendees will learn about the physical properties of new nano-ceramic materials, cementation protocols, and the various indications for use with their patients. Additionally, there will be a focus on polishing restorations and using characterization to customize restorations directly in the mouth.


Biomimetic Dentistry - A Paradigm Shift
Presenter: Dr. Randall Cohen
CE Supporter: Septodont
Release Date: 3/19/15
Expiration Date: 3/19/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this CE webinar, Dr. Cohen reviews the fundamentals of the shift in how teeth are restored and shows step-by-step how to create securely bonded, fail safe restorations that avoid the downside aspects of full cutdown crowns.


Supra-gingival Minimally Invasive Dentistry and Occlusion
Presenter: Dr. Jose-Luis Ruiz
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 3/12/15
Expiration Date: 3/12/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this CE webinar, Dr. Ruiz presents an innovative and detailed supra-gingival protocol which makes supra-gingival margins possible. Supra-gingival restorative margins make adhesive dentistry simple! Using the great advances in adhesive dentistry and restorative materials, supra-gingival minimally invasive dentistry has the very intentional goal and the techniques to allow clinicians a predictable means to keep restorative margins above the gingiva with very limited exceptions. This applies for direct and indirect restorations.


Dentrifice Update 2015 - Benefits to Brush Up On
Presenter: Dr. Lori Trost
CE Supporter: Premier Dental
Release Date: 3/10/15
Expiration Date: 3/10/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will shed light on the latest science behind toothpaste and gel ingredients. What components of the dentrifice best benefit enamel solubility and surrounding tissue to reduce caries, promote healthy gingiva, and lessen sensitivity.


Masks: Face the Facts
Presenter: Ms. Leann Keefer, RDH, MSM
CE Supporter: Crosstex
Release Date: 3/5/15
Expiration Date: 3/5/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Selecting the appropriate face mask is a key component to minimize the spread of potentially infectious diseases. Fit, filtration, materials, construction are all factors when considering personal protective equipment and this CE webinar provides a comprehensive overview of each.


Best Practices vs. Common Practices in Instrument Processing
Presenter: Chuck Hughes
CE Supporter: Crosstex
Release Date: 3/4/15
Expiration Date: 3/4/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar reviews what’s new in instrument processing for both HLD and sterilization. AAMI standards and CDC guidelines for reprocessing instruments and reuseable devices are referenced with specific instructions for use (IFU) examples.


Improving Access and Obturation for More Predictable Endodontic Outcomes
Presenter: Dr. Joseph Chikvashvili
CE Supporter: Roydent
Release Date: 3/3/15
Expiration Date: 3/3/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar is designed for practitioners seeking new ways to practice endo, predictably and more frequently. Tips, tricks and solutions will be presented that will make endo accessible for any practitioner who wants to approach endo with confidence. Special focus will be placed on gaining access and obturation for predictable outcomes. Science and clinical data will be presented.


Accelerate Your Practice: Enhance Efficiency with Accelerated Treatment and Digital Orthodontics
Presenter: Dr. Sonia Palleck
CE Supporter: OrthoAccel®
Release Date: 2/27/15
Expiration Date: 2/27/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Dr. Sonia Palleck will present how she successfully incorporates accelerated orthodontic treatment into her practice. Integrating accelerated treatment as “Standard of Care” with 3-D digital treatment planning, Dr. Palleck has accelerated the orthodontic treatment of more than 250 patients. During this CE webinar, Dr. Palleck will explain how to reduce both treatment time and office visits while maximizing efficiency with new techniques in archwire sequencing.


Top Tips for a Successful Mock-Up
Presenter: Marcelo Balsamo, DDS, MSD, PhD
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 2/19/15
Expiration Date: 2/19/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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In this CE webinar, we will see a review of techniques, applied dental materials, and possible errors in performing the technique. The step-by-step of this technique is quite simple, but it involves a series of professional skills needed in order to reach similar aesthetics in the try-in phase compared to the complete treatment done.


CAMBRA Simplified: Tips to Make Caries Management Do-Able in the Office
Presenter: Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 2/18/15
Expiration Date: 2/18/18
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will discuss the importance of a caries-management program in the private practice. The role of risk factors and the principles of caries management will be discussed. Risk management, product recommendations and documentation into the electronic health record will be presented so that you will know exactly how to implement CAMBRA into practice.


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