In this CE webinar, learn the secrets for fast and simple composite restorations. Create and finish anterior composites like a dental superstar. Use innovative materials to get consistent contacts and sealed interproximal boxes. As social media and selfie culture continues to influence the way patients seek treatment, convenient, cosmetic, and conservative are paramount. Direct composite checks all of these boxes.
Part two of the webinar series “Learning From Our Mistakes” will take you on Dr. Kaminer’s journey of becoming the successful dentist he is today. The doctor will share techniques for repairing restorations of various classes caused by incorrect selection of materials or technique. He will discuss current restorative techniques and product choices for the clinician seeking to advance their skills while getting the procedure completed in a minimal amount of time. Learn how to avoid mistakes from this wet-finger dentist by using restorative products that are high quality, easy to use, and have a healthy impact on patients' lives. This CE webinar is a must-see if you want to enhance your skill set and improve your everyday dentistry with the aesthetics and healthfulness you and your patients expect.
During this CE webinar, we will review:
• how to reduce long-term risk for disease through choosing and properly utilizing the correct materials
• what we have learned about root caries
• adjunctive procedures to reduce negative outcomes
• the rationale for tunnel preparation—the conservative way to preserve interproximal tooth structure
• how to avoid the common mistakes associated with tunnel preparation procedure
• optimal materials for optimal success
Dental adhesives and cements have evolved through many generations. Continued research and development have provided the profession with universal, self-adhesive, non-technique sensitive, durable as well as sensitivity-free options when placing direct and indirect restorations. Current technologies have greatly simplified the process. This course will discuss the latest innovations and demonstrate how to take advantage of new developments in adhesives and cements while providing a high level of success with a predictable outcome.
Digital technology in dentistry is here to stay and digital dentures progressing even faster than anyone can keep up. The revolution and rapidly evolving subject of digital dentures has many asking, “where do I start?”, “which digital denture system is the best for me?”. In this CE webinar, you will learn the evolution of digital dentures, the software, the technologies involved and how to make the best choice of how to enter the digital denture revolution. You will learn how to apply what you already know about dentures and how to use this knowledge to ensure success in the digital denture world. Finally, you will learn about the current digital denture materials and equipment available today.
The process of fabricating and cementing temporary restorations can be as simple as ABC. While making it look simple, we still need to follow proper prosthetics guidelines to achieve optimal outcomes both in short and long term temporization. Material selection and cement are critical to the patient and dentist to minimize potential temporization issues.
Upon completion of this CE webinar you will:
• Learn the ABCs of temporization
• Review techniques on fabricating temporaries
• Understand how different temporary cements factor into successful crown and bridge
Managing restorative care for children and adolescents plays an important role in setting up children for a lifetime of oral health. Children and adolescents face a wide variety of challenges related behavior and dental anxiety. This CE webinar will review treatment protocols for permanent teeth and primary teeth with dental caries using case-based learning. Specific focus will also be given to minimally invasive dentistry for young or anxious patients with an emphasis on the newest developments with silver diamine fluoride and silver fluoride.
Dental materials are changing and accelerating at a rapid pace. Manufacturers and dental media are pushing universal products for every procedure. In this CE webinar, Dr. Gillespie will review several products to improve understanding of the latest in universal bonding agents and universal cements. Confusion swirls around which cement to use with certain ceramic systems, but gaining a clear understanding of cementation principles will help participants perform even the most difficult clinical cementation situations with confidence. Attendees will leave feeling more educated about the latest products to hit the market and assured in their ability to determine how to streamline inventory while maintaining quality restorations.
Compression of treatment time in oral implantology is a concept that is gaining popularity. Management of the dento-gingival complex, and development of adequate biologic width, are critical components in achieving ideal functional and aesthetic outcomes. This CE webinar will cover keys surgical and prosthetic strategies to enhance clinical outcomes in extraction/immediate implant placement, including the use of a final definitive titanium abutment. Clinical advantages of going directly to the final abutment will be demonstrated, both biologically and functionally.
Research first appeared in the 1950’s proving that oral bacteria enters the bloodstream. Today, research continues to emerge on the mouth-body connection and the critical role oral health plays in overall health and wellness. This CE webinar provides an in depth look at the many contributing factors to inflammation and specifically the correlation between obesity and periodontal disease.
Given the current state of health care, it has never been more important for dentists to increase efficiency and reduce overhead. One simple way to achieve this is, is by streamlining inventory to the most reliable, versatile, and cost-effective products. In the cementation world, that would mean taking a hard look at reliability and versatility. In this CE webinar, Dr. Horowitz will discuss some of the dos and don’ts with regard to cementation to different substrates. Subsequently, a strategy will be developed to limit overhead while improving clinical outcomes.
Comprehensive and accurate diagnosis is the key for for every successful practice. It ensures patient trust and strengthens the doctor patient relationship. In this CE webinar, join us as we discuss the true definition of diagnostics and some state of the art technology that assures an accurate and complete diagnosis.
In this CE webinar, join Dr. Fagin as he shares his experiences and techniques for achieving success with all ceramic restorations and smile designs. See how he navigates treatment planning protocols with today's all ceramic material options for optimal patient care. Watch as he showcases his processes for balancing clinical efficiency with outstanding esthetic outcomes.
Patients that practice poor eating habits such as consuming sugary foods, fermented carbs, or too many calories, are at a high risk for developing caries. Sealants were introduced to as a preventative measure to reduce caries in young children. While sealants are more commonly recommended for children by dental professionals, they should be considered for any individual with a high caries risk. Over the past decade, dentistry has transitioned from a passive, reactive repair model to an active approach that promotes proactive care. This CE webinar will introduce participants to dynamic, bioactive materials that mimic nature and support and environment favorable of remineralization and promotes the natural healing process in the oral cavity. Participants will also learn about the importance of incorporating calcium and phosphate ions into dental materials.
After this CE webinar, attendees will be able to:
• Understand how exercise, nutrition and sleep go hand in hand with health and the quality of life (the trifecta).
• Understand how craniofacial epigenetic and pneumopedic modality changes patients' lives beyond sleep.
• Become more familiar with equipment and what role it has on successful airway treatment.
Upon completion of the CE webinar, participants will:
• Understand that vaping causes many problems in the oral cavity
• Discuss harmful side effects from vaping
• Explain how the aerosol is created and how it effects the oral cavity
• Identify varnish for destroyed enamel
• Learn about the cariogenic potential of sweet flavors in electronic-cigarette liquids
• Understand the complication of xerostomia from vaping
• Discuss how explosions while vaping and e-cig burn injuries can disfigure oral soft tissue
This CE webinar will explore frequently seen problems that occur during restorative treatment. Solutions and systems will be presented that will prevent and remedy failures, clarity on how to incorporate new technologies into your existing workflow, including different approaches of utilizing traditional impressions, digital scanning techniques, lab communication and material selections for prototype provisionals. This systematic approach will expedite important decisions, provide unique patient communication options, and improve the predictability of the aesthetic outcome. There is something for everyone to learn!
In addition to the effect of fluoride on healthy hydroxyapatite, the ability of a material to contribute calcium and phosphate ions to help rebuild demineralized dentin is the new paradigm. During this CE webinar, Dr. Lowe will discuss the utilization of bioactive dental materials in various restorative applications.
Catching squamous cell carcinoma before it starts is the goal of all oral health care professionals. This CE webinar will provide the general dentists with information regarding oral potentially malignant disease and oral cancer. Topics discussed in depth will include leukoplakia and squamous cell carcinoma, with a focus on oral cancer prevention.
Many disease processes can cause the loss of vertical dimension of occlusion. Attrition, germ, bulimia, bruxism, and acid erosion can all contribute to the process. Identifying and treating the condition requires proper diagnosis, jaw positioning, and case design. This CE webinar will give a brief overview of a number of techniques and materials that can be used to restore vertical dimension.
In this CE webinar, Karyn M. Halpern DMD, MS will discuss the latest advancements in the chairside workflow using hybrid ceramic blocks. The properties and clinical applications of hybrid ceramic blocks will be reviewed. Techniques on how to polish, stain, and glaze will be presented. No prerequisites are required for this CE webinar.
During this CE webinar, we will cover the following:
• Digital scanners are not just for clear aligner therapy
• Importance of routine oral health scans on digital scanners
• Success comes from involving your team & patients in your technology
Direct, posterior restorative dentistry is one of the most common procedures we do daily. With the advent of new materials and new techniques, the road to success can become increasingly confusing. Join us as we navigate this path with a clear recipe to achieve immediate results. This CE webinar will include a "LIVE" demonstration of a new, thermoviscous, on-demand flowable composite system. How this material and others can speed up and simplify your dentistry needs will be demonstrated live by the presenter.
This CE webinar will describe how to easily comply with the latest OSHA laws and infection control requirements, eliminating a major liability for your business.
Part one of the CE webinar series will take you on Dr. Ataii’s journey of becoming the successful dentist he is today. Dr. Ataii will share techniques for repairing restorations of various classes caused by incorrect selection of materials or technique. He will discuss current restorative techniques and product choices for the clinician seeking to advance their skills while getting the procedure completed in a minimal amount of time. Learn how to avoid mistakes from this wet-finger dentist by using restorative products that are high quality, easy to use, and have a healthy impact on patients' lives. This CE webinar is a must-see if you want to enhance your skill set and improve your everyday dentistry with the aesthetics and healthfulness you and your patients expect.
This CE webinar will help your dental practice build a successful prevention program for patients of all ages. We will review the latest science on prevention therapy and walk through developing a program, providing tools that focus on communication, a structured assessment to engage the patient and motivational interviewing. Additionally, support items will be reviewed to engage all members of the practice in a preventive program.
This CE webinar focuses on ways to disrupt, challenge and renovate your digital presence. Learn how to boost your digital curb appeal by optimizing your social media footprint, leveraging traditional marketing ideas, and navigating your target market.
The COVID-19 pandemic certainly captured the attention of the dental profession and regulatory agencies regarding the airborne transmissibility of many diseases. While aerosol mitigation has always been considered important, COVID-19 has lifted the value on how aerosol mitigation must be a priority. As we now know, aerosol containment has been a critical element in controlling the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 in dental treatment facilities. Did we simply assume that we were safe prior to the pandemic? This CE webinar will look at the use of high volume evacuation and how to maximize its use to continue to prevent the spread of airborne diseases through aerosols.
The list of issues facing dental practices is far and wide ranging from overhead problems to those created by technology. Post-COVID issues are; patient accumulation and attrition, growing practice revenue in an ever-increasingly competitive environment, and technology advancements that include materials that require monitoring and updating. By keeping on top of the following, your practice can take these challenges head on before they become obstacles in the way of success. Patients are living longer so the dental profession now must assist patients in maintaining their dental health throughout their long lives. This CE webinar will address how dental providers can be proactive in their patient’s dental health, use healthy individualized materials, and incorporate new materials and technologies to increase their revenue.
Examine case studies to help identify ideal cases for clear aligner therapy. Understand IPR from diagnosis to execution, and the biomechanics of movement using attachments in these cases.