POSTPONED: Updates in Clinical Dentistry - Gaithersburg, MD
Gaithersburg, MD •
March 27, 2020 • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
In response to concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19 and in conjunction with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), CDEWorld has made the decision to POSTPONE the Updates in Clinical Dentistry – Gaithersburg Maryland event previously scheduled for March 27, 2020.
At this time, our primary focus is the health and well-being of our members and by extension their practice staff and patients, and we appreciate your understanding. Accordingly, we are issuing everyone that registered a full refund for your registration.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us (888)-596-4605
Postponed until further notice.
Payam Ataii, DMD
of Tufts School of Dental Medicine, with an externship at Harvard, Dr. Ataii is
a nationally recognized speaker and key opinion leader. He maintains a private
practice in Laguna Hills, California, is a member of the Align faculty, founder
of the National Association of Dental Professionals, has authored numerous
publications in the refereed literature, and holds three patents in dental
Timothy Bizga, DDS
Timothy M. Bizga, DDS, is a general dentist practicing in Cleveland, Ohio. His background in dentistry is lengthy and diverse. Once a former chairside assistant, he also worked as a dental lab-technician, making his perspective unique among others in the field of dentistry. He received his DDS from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, where he is also an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association and a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Bizga is a Certified John Maxwell Speaker/Trainer/Coach, a certified DISC profile trainer, clinical consultant for The Dental Advisor and member of Catapult Speakers Bureau. Dr. Bizga gives back to the community via dental missions around the world.
Chad Duplantis, DDS
Duplantis received his D.D.S. degree from The University of Texas Health
Science Center at San Antonio, Dental School in 1999. He then continued with
Post-doctorate training at Baylor College of Dentistry, earning a certificate
in Advanced Education in General Dentistry in 2000. He has also received his
Fellowship degree from the Academy of General Dentistry. He has been in private
practice since 2000 in the North Fort Worth, Texas area. In private practice,
he treats all ages with an emphasis on restorative and aesthetic dentistry. Dr.
Duplantis is a member of Catapult Educations Speakers Bureau and has been a
member of several Aesthetic and Restorative Continuums over the years he has
been in practice. He is currently a member of the Seattle Study Club. Dr.
Duplantis has always had an interest in “high-tech” dentistry and has been
incorporating CAD/CAM and digital technology in his practice since 2004. Dr.
Duplantis has written and published several articles regarding digital
dentistry and workflows for various dental publications. In addition to
technology, Dr. Duplantis has a keen interest in restorative implantology,
adhesion and materials, and he is also published in these regards. He has
helped various manufacturers on numerous projects and evaluations regarding
different aspects of clinical dentistry, and serves as a Key Opinion Leader and
consultant for several dental corporations. Dr. Duplantis resides in Keller,
Texas with his wife, Ellen, and his children, Austin and Ava. He is an avid
cyclist, and enjoys traveling, fishing, and sporting clays in his spare time.
Rolando Nunez, DDS
Dr. Rolando Nunez received this dental degree from Central
University of Venezuela in 1997.He enrolled a Biomaterials Graduate Program at
the University of Alabama at Birmingham, obtaining a MSc. degree in 2004. He
joined BISCO as a private clinical consultant from 2005 until 2013, where he
worked closely with the Research and Development Department in the development
of new and innovative products. In 2014 he became Manager of Clinical Research
for BISCO Inc. Dr Nunez has held a private practice focusing in Esthetic and
Restorative Dentistry for the past 10 years. He has lectured in over 30
countries on a vast array of topics regarding Adhesive Dentistry. He has many publications
regarding clinical techniques as well as scientific articles in peer review
journals. Dr. Nunez is a member of the following groups: International
Association of Dental Research, American Association of International
Research, Latin American Society of Operative Dentistry and Biomaterials,
Dental Materials Group of the IADR and the Venezuelan Society of Operative
Dentistry Biomaterials and Esthetics.
Seung Paik, DDS
Paik completed his dental degree, specialty training in prosthodontics, and a
Master of Science in oral biology from the University of Maryland Dental
School, where he is now a clinical assistant professor. He practiced in
Annapolis for two years before establishing his own private practice in
Columbia in 2007. Dr. Paik is an active member of the American Board of
Prosthodontics and the American College of Prosthodontists, has held the vice
president position for the Maryland Korean Dental Association, and lectures to
Howard County general dentists to further their treatment knowledge. A board
certified prosthodontist who is passionate about his work, Dr. Paik is known
for his unwavering commitment to providing each of his patients with a
beautiful and functional smile. His empathetic and compassionate nature makes
him a favorite among patients.
Cleber Silva, DDS
Silva is a graduate of Columbia University School of Dental & Oral Surgery,
Cornell University’s GPR program and University of Washington Oral &
Maxillofacial Radiology residency program. He practiced General Dentistry for
15 years and has for the last 10 years taught full-time at Columbia University
and part-time at the University of Washington.He is a sub-specialist in guided
surgery and has designed and manufactured over 1,000 surgical guides. He is
currently NIH-funded for research on bone density changes in HIV+
post-menopausal women and is self-funding a research project on the use of
titanium meshwire for graft reconstruction of severe mandibular bone defects
and concurrent implant placement. Dr. Silva had 2 papers published in 2019; 2
papers accepted for publication in 2020; 3 papers under review and 4 papers in
writing. He has lectured nationally and internationally, the last lecture given
at the 2019 Greater New York Dental Meeting.
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.
CE are administered on an hourly basis. Late arrivals/early departures will have their CE certificated attenuated accordingly.
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