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Updates in Clinical Dentistry - Gaithersburg, MD

Gaithersburg, MD • March 27, 2020 • 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.
Location/Venue
Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center 
Washingtonian Ballroom
9751 Washingtonian Boulevard
Gaithersburg, MD 20878-5359
Program Agenda
8:00 - 8:45 Registration and Breakfast
8:45 - 9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:00 - 10:00 Direct Restorative • Payam Ataii, DMD
10:00 - 10:20 Networking Break
10:20 - 11:20  Endodontics • Timothy Bizga, DDS 
11:20 - 11:40 Networking Break
11:40 - 12:40  Indirect Restorative • Rolando Nunez, DDS
12:40 - 1:30 Lunch and Networking
1:30 - 2:30 Digital Workflows • Chad Duplantis, DDS
2:30 - 3:30  CBCT • Cleber Silva, DDS
3:30 - 3:50 Networking Break
3:50 - 4:50 Prosthodontics •  Seung Paik, DDS
4:50 - 5:30 Networking and CE Certificate Pick-up
Ticket Packages
Click below to register online or call 888-596-4605 to register over the telephone.
Package Cost Register
Special Rate Pricing - $69
$69.00
Speaker Information

Payam Ataii, DMD 
A graduate 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 technology.     

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
Dr. 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
Dr. 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 
Dr. 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.
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 $49!  *6 live CEU & 12 self-study CEU
Learning Objectives

After viewing these presentations, attendees should be able to:
  • discuss digital workflows and the impact of technology on diagnostics and clinical outcome
  • describe advances in implant-retained prosthetic
  • review the evidence relating periodontal and systemic health and strategies to optimize overall patient health
  • discuss material advances for direct and indirect restorations 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.