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Updates in Clinical Dentistry - Indianapolis, IN
Indianapolis, IN • July 22, 2016 • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Take your CE to the next level. Join us for a premier live and local event.

Today’s foremost dental educators are coming to your area to discuss Updates in Clinical Dentistry, a comprehensive program in contemporary oral healthcare. This series of live continuing education events will feature critical and timely content, networking, and career development opportunities.

Updates in Clinical Dentistry will cover a range of vital subject areas, providing attendees with 6 live continuing education credits (plus access to 6 on-demand courses at no additional charge, worth 2 credits each, totaling 12 extra CE credits).
Indianapolis Marriott North
3645 River Crossing Parkway
Indianapolis, IN 46240
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Program Agenda
8:00 - 8:45                  Registration and Breakfast
8:45 - 9:00                  Welcome and Opening Remarks 
9:00 - 10:00                The Denture Reinvented • David Burt, DDS     
10:00 - 10:20              Networking Break 
10:20 - 11:20              Updates in Diagnostics and Restorative Dentistry • Lou Graham, DDS              
11:20 - 11:40              Networking Break 
11:40 - 12:40              Digital Radiography • Ian Shuman, DDS
12:40 - 1:30                Networking Break & Luncheon 
1:30 - 2:30                  Advances in Pain Management • Scott Dickinson, DDS 
2:30 - 2:50                  Networking Break 
2:50 - 3:50                  Breaking the Dental Cycle: Anti-Aging Dentistry • Joseph Willardsen, DDS         
3:50 - 4:50                  A Real World Perspective on Digital Dentistry • Chad Duplantis, DDS            
4:50 - 5:30                  Networking and CE Certificate Pick-up
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Course Information
A Real World Perspective on Digital Dentistry – Chad C. Duplantis, DDS
Dr. Duplantis will explain digital workflow and how a practicing dentist can incorporate CAD/CAM dentistry into their practice. The presentation will discuss the differences between the CAD/CAM systems currently available on the market. 

Digital Radiography – Ian E. Shuman, DDS, MAGD, AFAAID
This presentation will educate the dentist on the importance of digital imaging and the science behind digital imagery. Case reports will be examined and available digital systems will be discussed. 

The Denture Reinvented – David Burt, DDS
In this presentation, Dr. David Burt will explain the digital dentures and how they are fabricated. He will show the audience the process from case submission to case completion. Dr. Burt will show impression techniques and examples of typical cases. 

Updates in Diagnostics and Restorative Dentistry – Lou Graham, DDS
In this presentation, Dr. Lou Graham will discuss the importance of diagnostics and how diagnostics can redefine your approach to care. Dr. Graham will explain the relationship between diagnostics and restorative dentistry, specifically covering cariology.

Myth Busters: Local Anesthesia Edition -- Scott C. Dickinson, DDS
Despite the frequency that oral health providers use local anesthetics during clinical practice, misconceptions remain. In this presentation, Dr. Goodchild will discuss several common myths surrounding local anesthesia while incorporating literature-supported learning issues.

Breaking the Dental Cycle – “Anti-Aging Dentistry” -- By Joseph Willardsen, DDS
Today’s patients are more astute and demand better results with minimal investment.  However, sometimes there are no compromises.  Dr Willardsen will help navigate the esthetic demands of patients and offer treatment options that can be replicated for clinical, esthetic and importantly, predictable.
Speaker Information
David Burt, DDS
Dr. Burt has been practicing dentistry for over 35 years and has incorporated many advanced dental technologies in the service of his patients. CEREC®, CBCT scanning, lasers, NTI, and other procedures help him achieve solutions to both simple and complex dental problems. 
The speaker has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this program.  

Scott C. Dickinson, DDS
Dr. Dickinson received his undergraduate degree from St. Lawrence University and his dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.  After graduation he completed an AEGD while serving in the U.S. Army.  During this time Dr. Dickinson received training on and regularly used nitrous oxide and oxygen, oral, and intravenous sedation techniques.  During his service in the Army he performed the duties of both a flight surgeon and a general practicing dentist.  After leaving the Military he entered private practice where he served as the Vice President of Clinical Support for Aspen Dental Management.  In this role he was responsible for the training, new dentist orientation, and continuing education needs of both the company and the over 700 doctors it associates with.  He now maintains an active general dental practice in Pensacola Florida where he regularly uses sedation techniques to more comfortably treat his patients.
The speaker has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this program.   

Chad Duplantis, DDS

Dr. Duplantis graduated in 1999 from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dental School.  He then completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at Baylor College of Dentistry.  For the past 15 years, he has been a partner in a private practice in Fort Worth, Texas emphasizing restorative and esthetic dentistry.  Dr. Duplantis has always had an interest in “high-tech” dentistry and has been incorporating CAD/CAM technology in his practice since 2004. Dr. Duplantis has written several articles regarding digital dentistry for various dental publications.  He is a key opinion leader for 3M and a member of the panel of experts on  Dr. Duplantis is also active on the national circuit, lecturing on various aspects of Digital and CAD/CAM Dentistry.
The speaker has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this program.  

Lou Graham, DDS
Dr. Graham is an internationally recognized lecturer extensively involved in continuing education for dental professionals, focusing on incorporating current clinical advancements through “conservative dentistry”. He emphasizes in his teachings the same things he practices: dental health diagnosis, treatment plans for medically compromised patients, conservative treatment, cosmetic dentistry, and customized approaches to periodontal care, implants, and laser dentistry.
The speaker has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this program.   

Ian Shuman, DDS
Dr. Ian Shuman maintains a full time general, reconstructive and aesthetic dental practice in Pasadena, Maryland. An educator and author, Dr. Shuman is a pioneer in developing advanced, minimally invasive techniques. Dr. Shuman is the Editorial Director of Continuing Education for PennWell Publishing. He is a Master in the Academy of General Dentistry, an Associate Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, and a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy. Dr. Shuman was named one of the Top Clinicians in Continuing Education since 2005 by Dentistry Today. Dr. Shuman’s mission is to teach dental professionals current methods for creating beautiful, long lasting restorations that preserve the maximum amount of tooth structure.
The speaker has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this program.  

Joseph Willardsen, DDS
Dr. Willardsen’s comprehensive training in cosmetic, restorative, and advanced neuromuscular dentistry makes him part of an elite group of dentists. His knowledge and experience has allowed him to teach other dentists interested in the field of cosmetics. Dr. Willardsen is able to successfully blend the fields of science and art to create beautiful smiles and a healthy set of teeth and gums. His talent and abilities have made him very popular with professional athletes, television hosts, newscasters, models, beauty pageant winners, and many other patients whose livelihoods often depend on their appearance to some degree. In addition to his cosmetic dentistry capabilities, Dr. Willardsen is also highly adept with general and restorative dental treatments to help patients improve both the form and function of their teeth and gums.
The speaker has received an honorarium for his preparation and presentation of this program.  
Credit Information
This program will provide attendees with 6 live continuing education credits, plus access to 6 on-demand courses (each worth 2 credits), at no additional charge, for a total of 18 CE credits.

Dental Learning Systems is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Approved PACE Program Provider, FAGD/MAGD Credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement (01/01/2013 to 12/31/2016). Provider ID# 209722.
Cancellation Policy
CDEWorld reserves the right to close registration when an enrollment limit is reached and to cancel, modify, or alter content or speakers for any course if circumstances necessitate such a change. If we find it necessary to cancel a course, a full refund will be granted. All attempts to contact registrants will be made as soon as possible in the event of a course cancellation. 

In the event of inclement weather (such as a snow emergency) or other extenuating circumstances, CDEWorld may be forced to cancel a course. If a course has been cancelled, we will contact participants by the phone number and/or email address provided. You may call or email our office on the day of the course if you are uncertain of a course’s status.

A full refund will be granted to those cancelling (by telephone or email) 48 or more hours in advance of the event. CDEWorld will not be held responsible for any losses due to travel arrangements made by the registrant.

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18 CEU's for $79
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Learning Objectives
  • Review proficiency on the digital dental workflow
  • Discuss material selection for direct restorations
  • Describe advances in anesthetic protocols
  • Discuss proper adhesive protocols and techniques

Target Audiences
This course is intended for dentists. No prerequisites needed to attend. All materials needed provided on-site.

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Miscellaneous Information
Continental breakfast, hot buffet lunch, and refreshments are included with each registration

NOTICE: Participating in Updates in Clinical Dentistry does not necessarily qualify you to integrate new techniques or procedures into your practice. Dental Learning Systems LLC, expects attendees to rely on their judgement regarding their clinical expertise and recommends further education when necessary before trying to implement any new procedure.