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Updates in Clinical Dentistry - Cleveland, OH

Warrensville Heights, OH • June 21, 2019 • 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).

Check back soon for full program and registration information.
Cleveland Marriott East
26300 Harvard Rd.
Warrensville Heights, OH 44122
Program Agenda
8:00 - 8:45 Registration and Breakfast
8:45 - 9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:00 - 10:00 Restoring the Edentulous Arch • Ali Kanawati, DDS, MS
10:00 - 10:20 Networking Break
10:20 - 11:20 Cementing Modern Materials • Gary Radz, DDS
11:20 - 11:40 Networking Break
11:40 - 12:40 Diagnostically Driven Dentistry • Ron Kaminer, DDS, FAGD
12:40 - 1:30 Lunch and Networking
1:30 - 2:30 Monsters in Your Mouth: The Mouth-Body Connection® and the Future of Dentistry • Jamie Toop, DDS
2:30 - 3:30 Cosmetic Implant Dentistry in the Smile Zone: Genesis of the Pink Collar • Thomas Bilski, DDS
3:30 - 3:50 Networking Break
3:50 - 4:50 Regenerative Materials: Advancing the Standard of Care in Restorative Dentistry • Jack Griffin, Jr., DMD
4:50 - 5:30 Networking and CE Certificate Pick-up

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Speaker Information

Thomas Bilski, DDS
Dr. Bilski is the clinical co-director at the Midwest Implant Institute, Columbus, Ohio,where he instructs doctors in cosmetic and dental implant concepts related to esthetics and restoring anterior teeth in a “hands on” format. He received his dental implantology fellowship from the Midwest Implant Institute in 2010 and completed his externship program in 1992. Tom has been helping dentists implement surgical dental implant procedures into to their general dental practices, helping dentists recognize the opportunities that implant dentistry brings to their general dental practices and relate the increased practice growth with their return on investment as new technology and training are integrated within their practices.

Tom has written many books on the topics of removable restorations in implant dentistry, digital work flow in restorative dentistry, smile design, custom designs for esthetic implant procedures, safe Botox procedures for dentistry, cone beam technology (in sleep apnea, TMJ/Migraine therapy, endodontics and implant dentistry treatment planning).

Dr. Bilski contributed articles that have appeared in peer-reviewed professional journals such as the Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Winter 2008 Volume 23, CDE World (Aegis Communications; Peer-reviewed) July 2017 and September 2017, Dental Products Report (January 2013 and January 2014) and currently provides additional articles and webinars for Aegis Communications (CDE World) on topics including C02 lasers for soft tissue management in restorative dentistrty,placement and restoration of zirconia implants, opiate prescription guid elines for dental surgery and alternatives, cone beam technology (CBCT) applications within general dentistry and innovations within operative dentistry (specifically in direct bonding techniques).

After graduation from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry (1988) he began his practice in Independence, Ohio with a special emphasis on esthetic and restorative dentistry. Since then Dr. Bilski provides general dental care, Smile Makeovers for Victims of Domestic Violence and educational seminars within his community to keep his community and patients aware of available technology and alternatives to help optimize their dental health.

Jack D. Griffin, Jr., DMD
Dr. Jack D. Griffin is one of the most honored and awarded dentists in the country. Dr. Griffin 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.

Dr. Griffin 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 2,000 hours of continuing education since graduating dental school and his commitment to keep learning keeps him at the top of his profession.

Ron Kaminer, DDS, FAGD
Dr. Ron Kaminer is a 1990 graduate of the State of New York Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. He has always been passionate about technology and was one of the first 100 dentists in the country to include a hard tissue dental laser into his practice. Over the years he has taught dental lasers technology and minimally invasive dentistry to thousands of dentists worldwide. He sits on the Board of Catapult Education, is a frequent contributor to Mentor magazine, sits on the editorial board of Dental Product Shopper and acts as a clinical consultant to numerous dental manufacturers. While doing all of the above, he practices full time in both his offices in Hewlett and Oceanside N.Y. focusing on minimally invasive and digital dentistry. He is a Fellow of The Academy of General Dentistry, member of the American Dental Association, and member of The Academy of Laser Dentistry.

Jamie Toop, DDS
Dr. Jamie Toop graduated from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry and is the owner of Rocksprings Dental Group, a practice supported by Pacific Dental Services® in Las Vegas, Nevada. She currently serves as faculty member of the PDS University™ – Institute of Dentistry and as a member of the Pacific Dental Services' National Advisory Board. In her years of practice experience, Dr. Toop has been recognized as a subject matter expert in oral-systemic health. She has had numerous speaking engagements, published articles, and more.

Ali Kanawati, DDS, MS
Since completing his dental education at West Virginia University School of Dentistry, Dr. Kanawati has practiced his specialty, prosthodontics. After completing his specialty training, he has also continued his involvement in dental implant education and research at WVU School of Dentistry and at Case Western University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Kanawati’s success comes from his calming chair side manner. His approach to patient care is focused on listening and attending to your concerns and treating you as a person, not just a patient.

Gary Radz, DDS
Dr. Gary Radz practices in downtown Denver, CO. He maintains a faculty position at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. He is on the editorial board of 7 different dental journals and has published over 150 articles related to cosmetic and restorative dentistry. For the past 25 years he has lectured internationally. He is a founding member of Catapult Education and on the Board of Directors with SmileSource.
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.
Cancellation Policy
CE are administered on an hourly basis. Late arrivals/early departures will have their CE certificated attenuated accordingly. 

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 Credits for $79!
Learning Objectives

After viewing these presentations, attendees should be able to:
  • discuss digital workflows and the impact of technology on diagnostics and clinical outcomes
  • describe advances in removable prosthetics
  • review the impact of orthodontics on airways and sleep disorders
  • discuss material advances for restorative dentistry and their impact on longevity and esthetics
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.