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Updates in Clinical Dentistry - Newton, MA

Newton, MA • June 23, 2017 • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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).
Boston Marriott Newton
2345 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, MA 02466
Program Agenda
8:00 - 8:45 Registration and Breakfast
8:45 - 9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • The Bar Overdenture Attachment-Cosmetic and Functional Treatment Planning Solutions • George Bambara, DMD
  • Introducing a Digital Denture Workflow into Your Daily Practice • David Burt, DDS
  • Minimally-Invasive Smile Design • Cary Goldstein, DDS
  • Let’s Grow Tooth… Providing an Environment Where Tissues Can Regenerate • Jack D. Griffin, Jr., DMD
  • Successful Options for In-Office Whitening: A Practical Approach • Gerard Kugel, DMD, MS, PhD
  • Soft Tissue Management: From Local to Systemic • Peter Vanstrom, DDS

4:50 - 5:30 Networking and CE Certificate Pick-up

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Speaker Information
George E. Bambara, MS, DMD
Dr. George Bambara is on faculty at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine and holds Fellowships in the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists, and the International Academy of Dento-Facial Esthetics. He is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the College of Staten Island and is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the New York State Dental Society and the Richmond County Dental Society, where he served as President in 1998.

Dr. Bambara lectures nationally and internationally on attachment prosthetics and has been selected as one of the “Top Clinicians in Continuing Education” from 2005 to the present by Dentistry Today magazine. Dr. Bambara publishes articles on attachment dentistry and has authored a chapter on Precision and Semi-Precision Attachments in the recently published textbook Contemporary Esthetic Dentistry. Dr Bambara was inducted into the College of Staten Island Hall of Fame in 1997.

David Burt, DDS
Dr. David Burt, DDS, FICOI, FICD, is a graduate of Temple University School of Dentistry in 1978 and has been practicing for 39 years in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania.  He incorporated CEREC II into his office in 1999 and was one of the first CEREC trainers since 2004. He also was a Sirolaser trainer for Serona for 3 years teaching 980 diode lasers to general practitioners. Since then he as incorporated CBCT, guided implant surgery, digital scanning and chairside milling to his practice. He has authored articles in Dentistry Today, Inside Dentistry, The Journal of the Academy of Laser Dentistry, Parkell Today and others concerning CAD/CAM lasers and digital scanning. He also was course director for the basic implant course for Hiossen AIC. 

He has successfully integrated and can speak to any of the emerging technologies present today and has experience in all of these venues. His philosophy is that all general practitioners can achieve integration of these technologies.   

Cary Goldstein, DDS
Dr. Cary Goldstein completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Georgia in 1980, where he received his B.S. in psychology. He received his D.M.D. from the Medical College of Georgia, followed by post-graduate studies in prosthodontics at the University of Southern California School of Dentistry. Following his professional training, he returned “home” to Atlanta and was part of a multi-disciplinary private practice with five other clinicians. In 1996, Dr. Goldstein established his own practice in a new office on East Andrews Drive. He is currently a Clinical Instructor in Oral Rehabilitation at the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry and a past Special Lecturer in Esthetic Dentistry at Emory University. 

Dr. Goldstein is the senior author of Imaging in Esthetic Dentistry, a textbook on the use of computerized imaging in esthetic dentistry. He lectures frequently on this subject, as well as teaches the functional and esthetic aspects of cosmetic dentistry to other dentists. His speaking invitations have taken him to Europe, Mexico, South America and Asia, as well as throughout the United States. 

Dr. Goldstein is a Fellow in the prestigious American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. This group of teachers and clinicians only accepts 100 Fellows across the globe. He is currently a member of the Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity, a past member of the American College of Prosthodontists, and previously an executive board member of the Ben Massell Dental Clinic, which was founded by his grandfather. Dr. Goldstein donates his services to this indigent dental clinic monthly.

Jack D. Griffin, Jr., DMD

Dr. Jack D. Griffin is one of the most honored and awarded dentists in the country. Jack is one of a hand-full of dentists awarded by his peers Diplomat status with the American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry (ABAD), accreditation with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), and Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD).

He considers it a great honor to have been asked to teach many dentists across the country how to meet their professional goals in various topics including practice management, digital photography, direct bonding techniques, cosmetic veneers, and CAD/CAM dentistry. He has lectured at many prestigious meetings and has been published in leading dental journals.

Jack graduated dental school from Southern Illinois University, where he received a student dentistry awards and then went on to complete a general dentistry residency at the University of Louisville in Kentucky, with an emphasis in advanced dental care in restorative dentistry, emergency care, implants, oral surgery, and special patient care. Dr. Griffin began his dental practice in Eureka in 1988.

Dr. Griffin is affiliated with many professional organizations including the following: American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Society for Dental Esthetics, American Orthodontic Society, International Association for Orthodontics, American Association for Functional Orthodontics, American Association of Implant Dentistry, Academy of Computerized Dentistry, and other professional organizations. He has taken over 2000 hours of continuing education since graduating dental school and his commitment to keep learning keeps him at the top of his profession.

Gerard Kugel, DMD, MS, PhD
Dr. Gerard Kugel is the Associate Dean for Research, and Professor of Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. With an expertise in Clinical Research and Esthetic Dentistry, he is a reviewer for The New England Journal of Medicine, JADA, The Journal of Dental Materials, and the Journal of Prosthodontics. He is on the Editorial Board of the Clinical Dentistry & Research, The Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, and Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry. He is a Fellow in the American and International Colleges of Dentistry as well as the Academy of General Dentistry and the Academy of Dental Materials. Dr. Kugel is on the Board of Directors of the CR Foundation, and has his M.S. in Anatomy and Cellular Biology and his Ph.D. in Dental Materials. He received his Executive Certificate in Management from the MIT Sloan School of Business in 2009.

Dr. Kugel has published over 130 articles and over 250 abstracts in the field of restorative materials and techniques. He lectures extensively both nationally and internationally. Dr. Kugel is part of a group practice, the Boston Center for Oral Health, located in Back Bay, Boston.

Peter Vanstrom, DDS
Dr. Peter Vanstrom and his kind, gentle staff at Artistic Dentistry of Atlanta have been on the cutting edge of dental care for over 30 years. Utilizing the most innovative and technologically advanced approaches available today, they create beautiful smiles for a lifetime.

In their new state-of-the-art facility, they offer comfortable, affordable comprehensive care in cosmetics, implants, laser dental care, and invisible braces. They have Artisan Dental Laboratory on site to personalize every smile.

Dr. Vanstrom has been on CNN, NBC, and ABC as a dental expert and served as a consultant for the CNN medical team for many years. Currently, Dr. Vanstrom lectures to other dental professionals on dental practice management, non-surgical periodontal care, oral cancer, and laser dental care. He has lectured in the U.S., Canada, and Great Britain.

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 (01/01/2017 to 12/31/2022). Provider ID# 209722.
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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.