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If Plaque Could Talk
Presenter: Dr. Brian Nový
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 12/8/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 12/8/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Dental professionals are convinced plaque is their nemesis. We curse its presence and tell our patients they need to brush more frequently. Yet, the scientific evidence indicates plaque (in some cases) can provide colonization resistance against cariogenic bacteria. What can we do for our patients to help them grow this beneficial plaque? The simple answer may surprise you…








How to Consistently Capture Accurate Impressions
Presenter: Dr. Don Erickson
CE Supporter: 3M Dental
Release Date: 12/7/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 12/7/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This presentation will use clinical cases that demonstrate repeatable techniques to obtain crystal clear margins in the impression, including those placed subgingivally. It is rare to come across a procedure that will both increase profitability and lower stress. This is the opportunity to see and hear how it is done without investing in expensive, seldom-used equipment. Specific topics to be discussed are: soft tissue management during preparation, tissue retraction and isolation.








The Team Approach to Restorative, Regenerative and Minimal Intervention Dentistry
Presenter: Dr. Jeffrey Blank, D.M.D.
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 11/16/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 11/16/23
CE Credits: 2 CEU (Self-Study)
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Modern dentists cannot breach the chaos of complex restorative, adhesive and remineralization dental techniques without the support of a competent team clinical team. Hygienists and clinical assistants must have a firm grasp of products and techniques that range from prevention/intervention protocols to restoration of high caries rate time bombs. Clinical team participants will leave knowing why their doctor would choose a certain restorative/adhesive material and the proper set-up, preparation and delivery of these materials at the chair. Team members will also explore the vital role they should play in dispensing and monitoring remineralization formulas to arrest and even repair decayed lesion.








Maximizing Success with Modern Dental Adhesives
Presenter: Dr. Mark Latta
CE Supporter: Dentsply Sirona
Release Date: 11/15/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 11/15/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Modern dental adhesive techniques have become an integral part of preventive, operative and prosthetic dentistry. However the mechanisms of action for adhering tooth colored restoratives to mineralized structures are complex and require careful clinical application. This Webinar will discuss the latest information on total-etch and self-etching adhesives for direct restorative procedures and indirect applications and talk about specific clinical applications and techniques for maximizing success.








Maximizing Success with Modern Dental Adhesives
Presenter: Dr. Mark Latta
CE Supporter: Viva Learning
Release Date: 11/15/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 11/15/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Modern dental adhesive techniques have become an integral part of preventive, operative and prosthetic dentistry. However the mechanisms of action for adhering tooth colored restoratives to mineralized structures are complex and require careful clinical application. This Webinar will discuss the latest information on total-etch and self-etching adhesives for direct restorative procedures and indirect applications and talk about specific clinical applications and techniques for maximizing success.








Post and Core Video: Produced by Dr. Douglas Terry
Presenter: Dr. Douglas Terry
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 11/12/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 11/12/23
CE Credits: 0 CEU (Self-Study)
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This video is part of Dr. Douglas Terry's webinar presentation. It is recommended to watch this video as a supplement to the archived version.








Fundamental Concepts for Restoring the Intraradicular Space
Presenter: Dr. Douglas Terry
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 11/12/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 11/12/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This presentation will provide the clinician, technician and auxiliary the materials and techniques necessary to provide retention and resistance for the post-and-core system. Also, it will provide a detailed discussion of the systems available, and the design principles necessary for selection of restorative materials.








Dynamics of Simple Implant Placement and Restoration
Presenter: Dr. Ara Nazarian
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 11/10/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 11/10/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This course will enable dental providers the skills to build their general practices by incorporating dental implant placement and restoration. They will gain an understanding of the clinical and diagnostic requirements necessary for appropriate implant selection, placement and restoration. Discussion will include keys to marketing, treatment planning, and case acceptance. Learn the secrets and skills to make your practice prosper even during today’s economy!








Fixed Functional Class II Correctors: The 5 Most Common Questions and Answers
Presenter: Dr. Lisa Alvetro
CE Supporter: 3M Ortho
Release Date: 11/9/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 11/9/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Fixed functional Class II correctors create a winning situation for doctors, patients, and staff and a predictable, positive experience. Dr. Alvetro will discuss case selection and presentation. She will also demonstrate that the Class II Appliance is an easy, cost effective tool in patient and practice management. She will share pearls and clinical tips.








Current Concepts for Dentin Hypersensitivity – Clinical Strategies for Prevention and Treatment
Presenter: Cindy Sensabaugh, RDH, BS
CE Supporter: Viva Learning
Release Date: 11/4/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 11/4/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This course reviews the theories of dentin hypersensitivity, its causes and its contributing factors. Emphasis is placed on patient assessment, planning for treatment and prevention, the development of individualized self –care instruction, understanding the application of in-office, at-home and combination therapies and evaluating clinical outcomes. Learn to provide your patients with more successful treatment outcomes.








The New Esthetic Concepts and Possibilities
Presenter: Dr. Pinhas Adar
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 10/25/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 10/25/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This program will focus on total overall facial harmony discussing innovative techniques with new restorative products essential to satisfying the growing demand for esthetic smile enhancement as well as enhancing the facial appearance for the aging population.








Glass Ionomers: Back to the future!
Presenter: Dr. Jeff Brucia
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 10/22/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 10/22/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The numerous choices in restorative materials has confused the clinician as to what is best indicated in a given situation. This webinar will address a variety of questions related to restorative materials. Are the adhesive materials of 2010 eliminating the need for GI’s? This fact-based clinical presentation is a must for any practitioner that is considering an operative procedure in a less than ideal clinical situation.








A Full Circle Approach to Basic Impression Taking
Presenter: Dr. Lori Trost
CE Supporter: Pentron
Release Date: 10/19/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 10/19/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This impression taking course will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses; will improve your understanding of material selection; as well as, help to guide the parameters of tissue management that are critical in achieving maximum esthetic and clinical success. You will build confidence in your technique, deliver a first-rate impression to the lab, and ultimately pass along an exceptional end product to your patient!








World Class Crown and Bridge: Techniques to Create Optimal Results
Presenter: Dr. Bob Lowe
CE Supporter: Dentsply Sirona
Release Date: 10/19/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 10/19/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Learn the latest techniques for proper tooth reduction for a variety of today’s all ceramic and porcelain to metal restorative alternatives. This course will detail in a step by step fashion techniques to elevate your level of indirect restorative dentistry immediately!








World Class Crown and Bridge: Techniques to Create Optimal Results
Presenter: Dr. Bob Lowe
CE Supporter: Viva Learning
Release Date: 10/19/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 10/19/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Learn the latest techniques for proper tooth reduction for a variety of today’s all ceramic and porcelain to metal restorative alternatives. This course will detail in a step by step fashion techniques to elevate your level of indirect restorative dentistry immediately!








Growing Your Practice with Digital Orthodontics and Customized Appliances
Presenter: Dr. John Smith
CE Supporter: Ormco
Release Date: 10/1/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 10/1/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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During this webinar, Dr. Bob Smith will thoroughly review the technology of Insignia Advanced Smile Design- a 3-D treatment planning software combined with custom manufactured appliances- the recipe for successful practice building. Dr. Smith will review how Insignia reduces chair time through real case examples, the customization process and discuss how you can use Insignia to better meet your practice goals. Whether it’s reducing office hours, growing patient starts or increasing staff utilization, the efficiency and preciseness Insignia delivers to each patient’s case will surely differentiate and build your practice, the way you want it.








Which cells are the most radiosensitive? Safety
Presenter: Doreen Smeltzer
CE Supporter: Dentsply Sirona
Release Date: 9/30/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 9/30/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this webinar the participant shall be able to: -- Identify safety concerns and protocol for dental radiology equipment -- List safe operator practices to be utilized in the dental office -- Review factors that contribute to radiation safety to include: total dose, dose rate, amount of tissue irradiated, cell sensitivity, and relationships to age --Identify radiation safety applications for the patient to include: exposure factors, film holding device, exposure techniques, and film handling techniques








Secrets of a Pediatric Dentist
Presenter: Dr. Scott Dillingham
CE Supporter: GC America
Release Date: 9/29/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 9/29/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This 45 minute webinar is an excerpt from Dr. Dillingham’s Full Day clinically oriented course of the same title. It will specifically focus on traditional and nontraditional uses of glass ionomers (hence the term “Dental Duct Tape”).








Bonded Porcelain Restorations
Presenter: Dr. Franklin Shull
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 9/24/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 9/24/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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The ability to bond porcelain to dentin and enamel has dramatically changed dentistry. Recent advancements have simplified porcelain selection and the once complicated cementation process. This Webinar will focus on materials and techniques for predictable preparation, provisionalization and cementation of all-ceramic onlays, crowns and veneers.








Assessing Anesthetic Options for Non Surgical Periodontal Therapy
Presenter: Shirley Branam, RDH
CE Supporter: Dentsply Sirona
Release Date: 9/22/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 9/22/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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To deliver optimal patient care, pain management is an essential component of periodontal therapy procedures. Supported by science, this course will provide the dental professional with the information necessary to make an anesthetic choice based on each patient’s needs. This course will include information on a new, non-injectable local anesthetic for scaling and/or root planing.








Assessing Anesthetic Options for Non Surgical Periodontal Therapy
Presenter: Shirley Branam, RDH
CE Supporter: Viva Learning
Release Date: 9/22/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 9/22/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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To deliver optimal patient care, pain management is an essential component of periodontal therapy procedures. Supported by science, this course will provide the dental professional with the information necessary to make an anesthetic choice based on each patient’s needs. This course will include information on a new, non-injectable local anesthetic for scaling and/or root planing.








Simple Esthetics
Presenter: Dr. Simona Cuevas
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 9/20/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 9/20/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This webinar will show step-by-step technique for achieving beautiful esthetic anterior and posterior restorations. It will allow the practitioner to return to their practice with new ideas and solutions for simple modern esthetics, easily implemented into their practice.








Retrospective on Zirconia Based Restorations
Presenter: Dr. Ariel Raigrodski
CE Supporter: 3M Dental
Release Date: 9/15/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 9/15/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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A look at the last 8 years of clinical usage of zirconia supported restorations, with an update of completed and ongoing research.








TranZitional vs. Traditional: Innovation in Composite Bonding
Presenter: Dr. Corky Willhite
CE Supporter: Dentsply Sirona
Release Date: 8/31/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 8/31/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Traditional dentistry is often unaffordable to many patients that need esthetic and functional improvements. Today’s composites are able to successfully restore many of these patients—for lower cost and with less tooth reduction—while still being very profitable for the practice. This course is very different than other resin courses, it’s NOT about layering composite for “ultimate” esthetics, but will cover a new option to help many patients. A predictable technique to achieve improved esthetics will be covered, yet the focus of the course is how to build functional, long-lasting composite restorations—even for non-compliant patients.








TranZitional vs. Traditional: Innovation in Composite Bonding
Presenter: Dr. Corky Willhite
CE Supporter: Viva Learning
Release Date: 8/31/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 8/31/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Traditional dentistry is often unaffordable to many patients that need esthetic and functional improvements. Today’s composites are able to successfully restore many of these patients—for lower cost and with less tooth reduction—while still being very profitable for the practice. This course is very different than other resin courses, it’s NOT about layering composite for “ultimate” esthetics, but will cover a new option to help many patients. A predictable technique to achieve improved esthetics will be covered, yet the focus of the course is how to build functional, long-lasting composite restorations—even for non-compliant patients.








Posterior Restorations Simplified!
Presenter: Dr. Lisa Powell
CE Supporter: Kerr Restorative
Release Date: 8/25/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 8/25/23
CE Credits: 0 CEU (Self-Study)
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Flow into the future with Vertise Flow. The new self-adhering flowable composite, indications and placement techniques. This course will cover how to place posterior restorations with less steps than traditional methods while retaining performance and esthetics. Learn about new technology that can simplify your procedures and reduce post operative sensitivity








Cementation: Predictability With Every Case
Presenter: Dr. Greg Gillespie
CE Supporter: Pentron
Release Date: 8/25/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 8/25/23
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 systems, to the latest in self-etching cements. Highlights include cementation review and tips from implants to anteriors, zirconia to posteriors. A solid understanding of when to use each cement will lead to a clear understanding to predictable cementation throughout the mouth.








Clinical Success with Composite Resins
Presenter: Dr. Gary Radz
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 8/24/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 8/24/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Composite resins can be predictable with great longevity if done correctly. This course will provide clinical tips and techniques to help the dentists place composite resins with greater ease and predictability. Along with a materials discussion there will be an inclusion of the different techniques and applications. Specific emphasis will be placed on Class II composites and the many uses of flowable composite.








Zirconia Restorations: What's all the controversy about?
Presenter: Dr. Robert Stevenson
CE Supporter: 3M Dental
Release Date: 8/18/10     Reviewed: 2020
Expiration Date: 8/18/23
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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--Will Zirconia replace PFM Crowns? --Why Zirconia? --What is the controversy surrounding All ceramic restorations? Critical points in preparation design and case selection will be discussed and long term results of research from The Dental Advisor will be reviewed.


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