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Presenter: Mickey Bernstein, DDS; and Diane Bernstein | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Lending Club Patient Solutions
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | May 15th, 2015 - May 31st, 2018
DESCRIPTION:
The Bernsteins will present ways to enhance your team's interaction with patients to increase case acceptance.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Discuss the team role in creating a Brand
  • Review ways to optimize the new patient experience
  • Describe methods of building lifelong patient relationships and increase case acceptance

DISCLOSURES:

The author reports no conflicts of interest associated with this work.


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Presenter: Sir Gordon Duff, MD, BM, BCh, FRCP, PhD; and Kenneth S. Kornman, DDS, PhD | Provider:
Commercial Supporter: Interleukin Genetics
CDE CREDITS: 0 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Apr 29th, 2015 - Apr 30th, 2018
DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Kornman is CEO of Interleukin Genetics.


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Presenter: Jason Olitsky, DMD, AAACD | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Parkell
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Apr 23rd, 2015 - Apr 30th, 2018
DESCRIPTION:
This course will review the clinical rationale for core build-ups and the role of this technique as critical to successful crown preparations.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • describe the purpose of core build-ups.
  • discuss materials and adhesives used for core build-ups.
  • review design principles for successful core build-ups with and without posts.

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Olitsky has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: John Cranham, DDS Clinical Director, The Dawson Academy Private Practice, Chesapeake, VA | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: The Dawson Academy
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Apr 15th, 2015 - Apr 30th, 2018
DESCRIPTION:
Dr. Cranham’s lecture will discuss why a properly planned schedule is a critical building block for your success as well as tips for building a schedule that works for your entire team.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Review how to schedule shoppers, insurance-focused patients, and emergencies to ensure you have time in your week to support a steady stream of new patients.
  • Discuss the importance of finding time to work through each case using cast models.
  • Review what to keep in mind when laying our your schedule for the week.

DISCLOSURES:

The author reports no conflicts of interest associated with this work.


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Presenter: Ken Akimoto, DDS Private Practice, Issequah, WA | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Geistlich Biomaterials
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Apr 1st, 2015 - Apr 30th, 2018
DESCRIPTION:
This webinar describes various methods of addressing compromised extraction sockets in the esthetic zone.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Discuss what is necessary to achieve “Gingival esthetics”
  • Review the healing sequence of bone after tooth extraction
  • Describe different techniques of grafting, its rational, results and limitations

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Akimoto has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: David Little, DDS Private Practice, San Antonio, TX | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Heraeus Kulzer
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Mar 19th, 2015 - Mar 31st, 2018
DESCRIPTION:
Dr. Little’s lecture will discuss using digital technology to produce extremely accurate dentures while creating efficiencies in your practice.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Describe impression techniques for the edentulous and implant over denture patient.
  • Discuss techniques for verifying Vertical Dimension of Occlusion.
  • Review the use of 3D printed prototypes for try in, checking fit, midline, occlusion and aesthetics.

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Little has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: David Fantarella, DDS | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Convergent Dental
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Feb 18th, 2015 - Feb 28th, 2018
DESCRIPTION:
This course reviews the different types of lasers and their applications in dentistry.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • discuss the implementation of lasers in the modern practice
  • describe efficiency gains from using lasers
  • review the science of lasers and tissue interaction

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Fantarella has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Donald Tyndall, DDS | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Sirona Dental, Inc
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Jan 28th, 2015 - Jan 31st, 2018
DESCRIPTION:
This course reviews the state of the art in digital radiography, with a focus on dispelling misconceptions about the technology.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Educate attendees about digital radiography
  • Discuss the implementation of digital radiography technology in the modern practice
  • Review common misconceptions regarding digital radiography

DISCLOSURES:

The author reports no conflicts of interest associated with this work.


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Presenter: Rich Hirschinger, DDS, MBA | Provider:
Commercial Supporter: Officite
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Jan 5th, 2015 - Dec 31st, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This course reviews the principles of practice marketing and how technology can optimize those efforts.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Overview the technological fields most relevant to dental practice marketing
  • Understand what the data points mean for you and your patients
  • Formulate a strategy for keeping up and moving forward

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Hirschinger has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Rodrigo Neiva, DDS, MS — Director of Graduate Periodontology, University of Florida School of Dentistry | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Versah LLC
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Dec 18th, 2014 - Dec 31st, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This course examines a novel method for achieving bone preservation and implant stability.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • discuss the clinical applications and advantages of osseodensification
  • describe osseodensification/bone plastic deformation
  • review primary stability, total stability and the significance of implant osseointegration

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Neiva participated in research studies for Versah, LLC. He has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course. 


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Presenter: Alan Meltzer, DDS — Private Practice, Voorhees, NJ | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Geistlich Biomaterials
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Nov 27th, 2014 - Nov 30th, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This course describes regenerative options for managing hard tissue deficiencies in the esthetic zone.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Review the diagnosis of the defect in question
  • Review options for managing the hard tissue deficiency
  • Discuss techniques for achieving tension-free primary closure

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Meltzer is a speaker for Geistlich Biomaterials. He has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course. 


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Presenter: Alan Edel, BDS — Founder and CEO, Deldent, Tel Aviv, Israel | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Johnson Promident
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Nov 25th, 2014 - Nov 30th, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This webinar examines air polishing in general dentistry.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Describe new clinical applications of air polishing in general dentistry
  • Review air polishing delivery systems and polishing abrasives
  • Discuss the treatment and prevention of peri-implantitis and the use of air polishing in implant maintenance

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Edel has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course. 


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Presenter: Gregg Helvey, DDS — Adjunct Associate Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Parkell
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Nov 20th, 2014 - Nov 30th, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This course highlights challenges professionals face in anterior cases and discusses treatment planning and material considerations to achieve successful outcomes.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Discuss how to best achieve predictable outcomes in anterior esthetic cases
  • Review common causes of failures in anterior esthetic cases
  • Describe the impact of material and technique advances on reducing failures

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Helvey has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course. 


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Presenter: Chris Brown, CDT — Axys Dental Solutions, Ann Arbor, MI | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Heraeus Kulzer
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Nov 13th, 2014 - Nov 30th, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This course gives an overview of scanning impressions in a fast advancing, technology driven world.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Review the principles of optimal impression taking.
  • Discuss digital workflow vs traditional workflow for restorative procedures.
  • Describe methods to optimize communication and information transfer when sending impressions to the lab.

DISCLOSURES:

Mr. Brown is currently a laboratory consultant for The Dental Advisor and works collaboratively with the publication and other organizations on research projects. He has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Vatche Seraderian, DDS —Private Practice, Belmont, MA | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Bayshore Dental Studio
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Nov 11th, 2014 - Nov 30th, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This course discusses the use of CAD/CAM technology and online communication for implant-supported restorations.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Identify the advantages of CAD/CAM technology for implant supported restorations.
  • Discuss the use of milled-bar retained prosthesis in treating fully edentulous patients.
  • Describe the benefit of online communications and case design between clinicians and technicians.

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Seraderian has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Mary Ann Rupertus — Sirona Dental, Inc | Provider:
Commercial Supporter: Schick by Sirona
CDE CREDITS: 0 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Nov 5th, 2014 - Nov 30th, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This course offers tips and tricks on ways to place sensors comfortably and diagnostically to obtain clear imaging.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Learn tips and tricks for sensor placement and techniques to generate optimal x-ray results.

DISCLOSURES:

Ms. Rupertus is director of Professional Clinical Services, Northeast and Southeast Regions, for Sirona Dental, LLC. 


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Presenter: John C. Cranham, DDS — Private Practice, Chesapeake, VA | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: The Dawson Academy
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Oct 1st, 2014 - Oct 31st, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This webinar reviews the masticatory system and occlusal considerations for successful implant placement.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Discuss why the Restorative Dentist can and should be placing a high percentage of the implants in their practice, and what kinds of cases should be referred.
  • Review how implants are different from teeth, and why the position, angulation and occlusal forces on the implant must be controlled.
  • Describe a step-by-step programmed approach to optimum treatment planning, sequencing, and placing even the most difficult implant cases.

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Cranham is Clinical Director of the Dawson Academy.


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Presenter: Rodrigo Nieva, DDS, MS — Director of Graduate Periodontology, University of Florida School of Dentistry | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Geistlich Biomaterials
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Sep 25th, 2014 - Sep 30th, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This webinar reviews minimally traumatic extraction. It examines the healing process of extraction sockets and the importance of site preservation in implant cases.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Incorporate minimally traumatic techniques during dental extractions
  • Understand the advantages of implant site preservation and what can be expected
  • Identify the correct site preservation technique for each specific clinical scenario

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Neiva has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Susan Van Kinsbergen, CDT —President, SVK Consulting | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Heraeus Kulzer and the NADL
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Sep 24th, 2014 - Sep 30th, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This webinar provides different strategies increasing efficiencies by integrating digital technology into the dental laboratory.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Review task analysis and risk assessment
  • Discuss human resource management
  • Describe key elements of internal and external marketing/communication

DISCLOSURES:

Ms. Van Kinsbergen has received an honorarium for her preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Eric Schuetz, DMD — Private Practice, North Miami Beach, FL | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: JS Dental
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Sep 23rd, 2014 - Sep 30th, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This webinar reviews the principles of atraumatic extraction, discusses the importance of instrumentation, and describes techniques for optimizing success in various clinical scenarios.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Describe the principles of atraumatic extraction
  • Review instrument options to achieve atraumatic extraction
  • Describe techniques for extracting mandibular, maxillary, and multi-rooted teeth

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Schuetz has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Robert Lowe, DDS — Private Practice, Charlotte, NC | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Heraeus Kulzer
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Aug 7th, 2014 - Aug 31st, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This webinar reviews materials and techniques for optimal posterior direct composite restorations.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • discuss the importance of contouring and contacts
  • compare layering and bulk fill techniques
  • discuss material options and technology advances to ensure predictable outcomes

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Lowe currently lectures for and/or evaluates product for: Kerr Corporation, GC America, VOCO, SDI, Heraeus Kulzer, Triodent, Ivoclar Vivadent, DMG America, Clinician's Choice, SS White, Captek Precious Metals, AMD Lasers, Philips, Pulpdent, Septodont, Shofu, Parkell, Garrison Dental Systems, Cadent/Align Technologies, Doxa, and Kettenbach. He has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Lee Ann Brady, DMD — Private Practice, Glendale, AZ | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Heraeus Kulzer
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Jul 9th, 2014 - Jul 31st, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This course helps professionals strategize how to grow their practice with a focus on internal marketing initiatives.            
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • describe ways to increase referrals via internal marketing
  • discuss strategies to evaluate patient loyalty
  • discuss strategies to grow the practice via nurturing relationships with existing patients

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Brady consults and/or speaks for GC America, Heraeus Kulzer, Ivoclar Vivadent, Kerr Dental, VOCO America. She has received an honorarium for her preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Andrew Sedler — Director, Burbank Dental Laboratory Advanced Technology Center | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Stratasys
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Jul 8th, 2014 - Jul 31st, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This course reviews 3D printing and its increasing role in the modern dental laboratory.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • review what a dental lab can print
  • discuss the advantages of bringing 3D printing into your lab
  • describe what is involved in making the transition to a digital lab

DISCLOSURES:

Mr. Sedler has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Ankur Gupta, DDS — Private Practice, North Ridgeville, OH | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Sesame Communications
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Jul 2nd, 2014 - Jul 31st, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This webinar discusses internal marketing techniques to increase customer retention and build a new client base.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • describe several internal marketing initiatives that can easily be implemented, which result in increased new patient phone calls
  • discuss a system that, when utilized, leads to consistency, excitement, and longevity for each internal marketing initiative
  • review the steps and execution of the perfect new patient phone call

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Gupta has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Robert Yenkner — Principal/Owner, Practical Process Improvement | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Heraeus Kulzer and the NADL
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Jul 1st, 2014 - Jul 31st, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This webinar discusses methods for optimizing cost effectiveness in the dental laboratory.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • review the principles and theories of purchasing and inventory control, Appreciation/Depreciation, Profitability Metrics, Data, Trending, etc.
  • review purchasing and supply management tips to maximize return on investment
  • discuss production management with a focus on increasing operational efficiency

DISCLOSURES:

Mr. Yenkner has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Allen Honigman, DDS, MS — Private Practice, Phoenix, AZ | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Millennium Dental
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Jun 26th, 2014 - Jun 30th, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This course reviews the use of a laser for periodontal therapy and peri-implantitis treatment.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Review the principles of wound healing
  • Discuss the use of a laser in regenerating periodontal attachments
  • Describe peri-implantitis and its various treatment protocols, including lasers

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Honigman has been an IADL certified instructor since 2009. He has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: German O. Gallucci, DMD, PhD | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Harvard School of Dental Medicine
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $18.00 | Jun 24th, 2014 - Jun 30th, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This webinar reviews risk factors, treatment options, and success criteria for implant rehabilitations in the esthetic zone.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • familiarize viewers with current trends in esthetic implant dentistry
  • assess associated risk factors for suitable treatment planning
  • describe methods to widen treatment options using a selective approach

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Gallucci is Director of Implantology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.


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Presenter: E. Todd Scheyer, DDS —Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Texas, Houston, School of Dentistry, | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Geistlich Pharmaceuticals
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Jun 24th, 2014 - Jun 30th, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This course reviews the literature and case examples supporting alternatives to autogenous materials for tissue regeneration.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • describe the evidence-based approach to tissue regeneration
  • review current literature and innovations
  • review clinical research cases
  • discuss expanded applications of collagen-based matrices

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Scheyer conducts clinical and product research in the private practice setting through Perio Health Professionals. He has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Brian Wilk, DMD — Private Practice, Chalfont, PA | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Garrison Dental
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Jun 12th, 2014 - Jun 30th, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This webinar discusses Class 2 Restorations.  It describes a technique for optimizing clinical outcomes with a sectional matrix system.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • briefly review Class II restorations as a category
  • discuss the use of sectional matrix systems in Class 2 restorations
  • describe a technique for optimizing clinical outcomes with a sectional matrix system

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Wilk has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Gregg Helvey, DDS — Adjunct Associate Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Heraeus Kulzer
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Jun 4th, 2014 - Jun 30th, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This webinar examines implant-retained dentures, with a focus on denture materials and lab communication.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Review the clinical applications of implant-retained dentures
  • Discuss techniques to optimize communication between clinicians and technicians for denture cases
  • Describe advances in denture materials and their impact on outcomes

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Helvey has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Michael Scherer, DMD, MS —Private Practice, Naperville, IL | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: ZEST Anchors
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | May 28th, 2014 - May 31st, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This course discusses the role of narrow-diameter implants in prosthetics for edentulous patients.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • review the challenges of long-term edentulism and how it impacts denture success.
  • discuss treatment planning, surgical techniques, and prosthetic procedures related to narrow diameter implants.
  • describe tips on how to market narrow diameter implants to patients within and outside your practice.

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Scherer lectures and consults for ZEST Anchors. He has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Ronald Perry, DMD — Director of the Gavel Center for Restorative Research, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Heraeus Kulzer
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | May 21st, 2014 - May 31st, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This webinar is a review of tooth whitening, scenarios pertaining to teeth discoloration, and how to maximize the value of whitening services for patients and practices. 
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Review the clinical scenarios for tooth whitening procedures
  • Discuss the various modalities for delivery of whitening treatments
  • Describe ways to maximize the value of whitening services for your patients and practice

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Perry has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Veronique Benhamou, DDS —Associate Professor, McGill University | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: J Morita
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | May 19th, 2014 - May 31st, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This course is an overview of the principles surrounding atraumatic tooth extraction, socket preservation, and ridge preservation/augmentation via grafting.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Discuss the steps of atraumatic tooth extractions
  • Review wound healing of extraction sockets
  • Describe the rationale for extraction socket preservation
  • Review the various methods of grafting and the materials that can be utilized

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Benhamou lectures for J. Morita. She has received an honorarium for her preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: James Stein, DMD —Private Practice, Boston, MA | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Planmeca CAD/CAM Solutions - E4D Technologies
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | May 15th, 2014 - May 31st, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This course underlines the role of CAD/CAM and digital impressions technology in dentistry.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • discuss the principles and indications for digital impression scanning
  • explore the benefits of single-visit chairside milled crowns and veneers
  • describe how to incorporate and sequence implant related digital technology

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Stein has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Paul A, Moore, DMD, PhD, MPH — Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine; and Raymond Dionne, DDS, PhD —Research Professor, East Carolina University School of Dentistry | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | May 13th, 2014 - May 31st, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This webinar reviews prescribing recommendations for opioid-based pain medications in dentistry.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • discuss the role of the dental practitioner in stemming the growing trend of opioid misuse in the United States
  • review best practices for opioid prescribing in dentistry
  • describe alternative methods of achieving pain control instead of or in conjunction with opioid therapy

DISCLOSURES:

Drs. Moore and Dionne have received an honorarium for their preparation and presentation of this course. 


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Presenter: John Cranham, DDS —Private Practice, Chesapeake, VA | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: The Dawson Academy
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | May 1st, 2014 - May 31st, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This webinar highlights the importance of treatment planning and sequencing to optimize clinical outcomes.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
Dr. Cranham’s lecture will discuss:
  • How to sequence your treatment plans to virtually eliminate the primary obstacle many patients face: finances.
  • How to know what treatment to do first to maximize the longevity of the dentition.
  • How composite resin can be used to stabilize a bite, so crown and bridge can be phased.

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Cranham is Clinical Director of the Dawson Academy.


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Presenter: Gregory Gillespie, DDS — Private Practice, Vancouver, WA; Ryan Schwendiman, DMD — Private Practice, Suwanee, GA; Alan Wickenhauser, DMD —Private Practice, Bethalto, IL | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Kerr
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Apr 16th, 2014 - Apr 30th, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This webinar presents a dialogue between three clinicians examining dental bonding agents and how to determine optimal clinical usage for each generation.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
This presentation will discuss:
  • describe the role of primers and adhesives in bonding agents
  • discuss the proper uses of "universal adhesives"
  • clarify the debate of self etch versus total etch adhesives and the advantages/disadvantages of each

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Gillespie lectures and/or consults for Kerr Corporation. Dr. Schwendiman lectures and/or consults for Kerr Corporation. Dr. Wickenhauser is a keynote lecturer for Kerr Corporation and a member of the ADA Clinical Evaluator Panel for Professional Product Review. Drs. Gillespie, Schwendiman, and Wickenhauser each received an honorarium for their preparation and participation in this course. 


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Presenter: Alan Meltzer, DMD, MScD — Private Practice, Vorhees, NJ | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Geistlich Pharma
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Mar 26th, 2014 - Mar 31st, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This course gives an overview of guided bone regeneration complications, why they occur, and how they can be avoided and/or surmounted.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • discuss when 1 degree closure is imperative
  • review how to select the proper membrane and filler based on defect morphology
  • discuss when to flap and when to perform flapless procedures
  • describe how to mobilize flaps

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Meltzer has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Gerard Kugel, DMD, MS, PhD — Associate Dean for Research, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Dux Dental
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Feb 26th, 2014 - Feb 28th, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This course reviews the risk of cross contamination associated with dental bib holders and discusses sterilization methods to optimize safety for practitioners and patients.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • review the risk of cross contamination associated with dental bib holders
  • describe methods of sterilization for dental bib holders
  • discuss options to create the safest and most sterile practice environment possible

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Kugel has participated in research supported by Dux Dental. He has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Megan Heitke, DDS — Private Practice, Milwaukee, WI | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Instrumentarium
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Jan 6th, 2014 - Jan 31st, 2017
DESCRIPTION:
This webinar takes a look into the shift in dentistry from traditional photographic film to digital radiography and how to implement this technology into your practice.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
Dr. Heitke's presentation will discuss:
  • clinical and practice management benefits of digital radiography
  • how to evaluate the digital radiography options for your practice
  • how to implement digital radiographic systems into your practice

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Heitke has received an honorarium for her preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Thomas V. McClammy, DDS — Private Practice, Scottsdale, AZ | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: J. Morita
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Oct 30th, 2013 - Oct 31st, 2016
DESCRIPTION:
This course reviews the use of CBCT in dental practice with a focus on its utility in surgical and endodontic cases.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • selection criteria for CBCT machines
  • use of CBCT in endodontic cases
  • use of CBCT in implant cases

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. McClammy has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Howard E. Strassler, DMD — Director of Operative Dentistry, University of Maryland School of DentistryD | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Heraeus Kulzer
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Sep 25th, 2013 - Sep 30th, 2016
DESCRIPTION:

This course reviews best practices to ensure best results when taking impressions. Traditional materials and scannable materials are discussed.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • review techniques for optimal impression making
  • discuss advances in impression making materials
  • describe ways to incorporate these advances in clinical practice correctness

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Strassler has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: John C. Cranham, DDS — Private Practice, Chesapeake, VA | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: The Dawson Academy
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Sep 17th, 2013 - Sep 30th, 2016
DESCRIPTION:
This webinar highlights a procedure for treatment planning complex cases, with an empahsis on digital technology, provisionalization, and lab communication.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • a step-by-step procedure to treatment plan complex cases
  • digital wax-ups for functionally correct provisionals
  • a verification protocol for the laboratory to ensure functional and esthetic correctness

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Cranham is Clinical Director of the Dawson Academy.


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Presenter: Allan Farman, BDS, PhD | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Instrumentarium
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Sep 5th, 2013 - Sep 30th, 2016
DESCRIPTION:
This course reviews the history of 3D imaging and discusses how incorporating this technology into dental routines can make a difference in clinical practice.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • review the evolution of CBCT technologies for maxillofacial imaging.
  • explain some clinical applications of CBCT.
  • provide a few caveats on safety and selection.

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Farman has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Lee Ann Brady, DMD — Private Practice, Glendale, AZ | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: BISCO
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Jul 24th, 2013 - Jul 31st, 2016
DESCRIPTION:
This course highlights bioactive materials and the impact they have on regenerative dental procedures. 
 
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • the nature and history of bioactive materials in dentistry
  • the principles behind tooth regeneration
  • the clinical applications of bioactive materials in restorative procedures
  • the rationale and techniques for successful pulp capping

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Brady consults and/or speaks for GC America, Heraeus Kulzer, Ivoclar Vivadent, Kerr Dental, VOCO America. She has received an honorarium for her preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Robert Ritter, DMD — Private Practice, Jupiter, FL | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: 3M ESPE
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Jul 10th, 2013 - Jul 30th, 2016
DESCRIPTION:
This webinar focuses on adhesive cementation in restorative dentistry. 
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • generations of adhesives
  • criteria for material selection
  • clinical applications for provisional and final restorations

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Ritter has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Peter Harnois, DDS — Private Practice, Hinsdale, IL | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: DenMat
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Jun 5th, 2013 - Jun 30th, 2016
DESCRIPTION:
This course is an overview of the advances in minimally invasive dental procedures and their impact on precision of care and prep time in veneer cases. 
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • discuss the concepts behind minimally invasive dentistry
  • describe the intricacies of smile design
  • review clinical cases and applications for veneers

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Harnois lectures for DenMat. He has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course. 


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Presenter: Chris Brown, BSEE — Axyx Dental Solutions, Ann Arbor, MI | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Stratasys
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | May 29th, 2013 - May 31st, 2016
DESCRIPTION:
This course presents a general overview of 3D printing and ways in which this technology can increase efficiencies for dental laboratories.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
After watching this program, the viewer should be able to:
  • discuss 3D printing technology for producing dental models
  • describe how laboratories can use 3D printing technology to expand business with new products and services

DISCLOSURES:

Mr. Brown is currently a laboratory consultant for The Dental Advisor and works collaboratively with the publication and other organizations on research projects. He has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course.


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Presenter: Susan Barnard, DMSc, RDH — Dean of Health Professions, Bergen Community College | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Church & Dwight, Co., Inc.
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | May 15th, 2013 - May 31st, 2016
DESCRIPTION:
This course will discuss incorporating sodium bicarbonate in an oral health regimen. It reviews evidence related to the efficacy of this dental agent. 
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • discuss the advantages of sodium bicarbonate as a component of oral health
  • discuss the safety and efficacy of sodium bicarbonate as a dentifrice ingredient
  • describe clinical studies related to sodium bicarbonate and oral health preventive care
  • discuss sodium bicarbonate dentifrices as a component of daily oral health regimens

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Barnard has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course. 


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Presenter: Jana Grube | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Sesame Communications
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | May 1st, 2013 - May 31st, 2016
DESCRIPTION:
This course focuses on social media marketing for the dental practice. It delves into developing a unique social media brand for the utmost exposure. 
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • discuss the relevance of social media to dental practice marketing
  • describe how to successfully implement social media campaigns to optimize practice marketing
  • describe how to create a social media brand identity for a practice

DISCLOSURES:

Ms. Grube is the Marketing Operations Manager for Sesame Communications.


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Presenter: Christopher Baer, DMD — Private Practice, Aurora, CO | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Heraeus
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Apr 24th, 2013 - Apr 30th, 2016
DESCRIPTION:
This webinar focuses on best practices professionals can utilize to maximize patient care and retention through professional product recommendation.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • discuss options for recommending clinically appropriate products to enhance patient care
  • describe eCommerce solutions to improve practice management

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Baer has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course. 


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Presenter: Keith Miolen, CDT | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Heraeus
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Apr 17th, 2013 - Apr 30th, 2016
DESCRIPTION:
This webinar provides tips laboratory professionals can use in their businesses to maximize the value of refining alloy scrap metal.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
After watching this program, the viewer should be able to:
  • describe the benefits of managing and recycling precious metal scrap
  • discuss implementing systems to collect and recycle precious metal scrap
  • relate the process of evaluating precious metal scrap

DISCLOSURES:

Mr. Miolen has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course. 


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Presenter: John C. Cranham, DDS — Private Practice, Chesapeake, VA | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: The Dawson Academy
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Apr 1st, 2013 - Apr 30th, 2016
DESCRIPTION:

This course will discuss how to manage forces on the anterior and posterior teeth to stabilize the occlusion, increase neuromuscular harmony, and maximize restoration comfort and longevity. Posterior occlusal contours for composites, single tooth crowns, and larger reconstructions will be examined, as well as why the lingual contours of the anterior teeth are critical for long term stability of the entire occlusion. Finally, how to easily reshape teeth to optimize the forces placed upon them will be considered.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
After watching this program, the viewer should be able to
  • discuss how to manage forces on the anterior and posterior teeth to stabilize the occlusion, increase neuromuscular harmony, and maximize restoration comfort and longevity
  • relate how to design posterior occlusal contours for composites, single tooth crowns, and larger reconstructions
  • describe why the lingual contours of the anterior teeth are critical for long term stability of the entire occlusion
  • discuss how to easily reshape teeth to optimize the forces placed upon them

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Cranham is Clinical Director of the Dawson Academy. 


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Presenter: Gerard Kugel, DMD — Associate Dean for Research, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: Heraeus Kulzer
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Oct 15th, 2012 - Oct 31st, 2015
DESCRIPTION:

This webinar focuses on the array of precious metals used in dental restorations and discusses the American Dental Association Noble Metal Classification System. How and why these metals should be recycled, and best practices for managing and refining precious metal scrap are also examined.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • describe the benefits of managing and recycling precious metal scrap
  • discuss the implementation of a system to collect and recycle precious metal scrap
  • explain how to identify the precious metals used in dental restorations
  • describe the American Dental Association Nobel Metal Classification System

DISCLOSURES:

Dr. Kugel has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this course. 


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Upcoming Webinars

Understand Occlusion

Presenter: John Nosti, DMD

Jun 10th, 2015

Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC

Commercial Supporter: Parkell

COST: $0.00

CDE CREDITS: 1 Interactive

DESCRIPTION:

Dr. Nosti’s course will discuss what defines occlusion and how to diagnose and treat occlusal disorders.


Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the determinants of stable occlusion
  • Review the factors that impact occlusal stability
  • Describe when and why to alter occlusion


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The Anterior Single Tooth Site… Maximizing Bone Volume and Soft Tissue Contours

Presenter:

Jun 17th, 2015

Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC

Commercial Supporter: Geistlich Pharma

COST: $0.00

CDE CREDITS: 1 Interactive

DESCRIPTION:

This course guides the clinician through the management of the simple single tooth extraction in the esthetic zone to optimally develop the site for purposes of placing a dental implant. 


Learning Objectives

  • Discuss clinical methods to manage sites for future implants
  • Discuss hard tissue volume preservation of extraction sites
  • Discuss provisional methods to enhance soft tissue contours


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Is the Mandibular Block Passé?

Presenter: Stanley F. Malamed, DDS

Jun 23rd, 2015

Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC

Commercial Supporter: Septodont

COST: $0.00

CDE CREDITS: 1 Interactive

DESCRIPTION:

Dr. Malamed’s presentation will review advances in anesthesia delivery techniques.


Learning Objectives

  • Discuss common problems in achieving adequate pain control in dental procedures
  • Review techniques for successful provision of mandibular anesthesia
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of these techniques


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