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Updates in Clinical Dentistry - Houston, TX

Houston, TX • May 1, 2020 • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Updates in Clinical Dentistry - Houston, TX Event Image 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).

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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 Oral Systemic Health • Jamie Toop, DDS
10:00 - 10:20 Networking Break
10:20 - 11:20  CBCT • Cleber Silva, DDS
11:20 - 11:40 Networking Break
11:40 - 12:40  Periodontics • Debra Zafiropoulos, RDH
12:40 - 1:30 Lunch and Networking
1:30 - 2:30 Direct Restorative • Payam Ataii, DMD
2:30 - 3:30  Prosthodontics • Rhonda Jacob, DDS
3:30 - 3:50 Networking Break
3:50 - 4:50 Indirect Restorative • Nasser Barghi, DDS, MA
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
Early Bird Pricing - $49
$49.00
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. 

Nasser Barghi, DDS, MA
Dr. Nasser Barghi is professor and the director of esthetic dentistry in the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry at The UT Health, School Dentistry at San Antonio. He is a graduate dentist from the University of Tehran, a prosthodontist from Temple University with an advanced degree in education from the University of Texas. Dr. Barghi has presented more than 1000 didactic and hands-on clinic courses in over 40 countries. He has authored and co-authored over 200 articles and abstracts and has completed a great amount of research on bonding new esthetic materials and etched porcelain bonded restorations. Dr. Barghi is a member of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics and the International Association for Dental Research. He is past president of the American Equilibration Society.

Rhonda Jacob, DDS
Dr. Jacob is a Board Certified Prosthodontist who received her BS, DDS and MS in prosthodontics at the University of Iowa. Her training included a prosthodontic residency at the VA Hospital and University Hospital in Iowa City. She worked at MD Anderson for 30 years as professor, faculty and Director of the Maxillofacial Program. She was also Director of the implant fellowship at MD Anderson using implants in conjunction with head and neck reconstruction. She received Best Dentist in Texas awards from 2011-2018 from Texas Monthly. Dr. Jacob is a co-author of a popular prosthodontic textbook called Prosthodontics for the Edentulous Patient. Dr. Jacob previously served her fellow ClearChoice doctors on the Clinical Advisory Board. She has owned and operated The Woodlands ClearChoice since January 2012.

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.

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.

Debra Zafiropoulos, RDH
Debbie is the CEO of the OralED Institute, a partner with Delta Force Group Consulting; a collaborative firm that leads you from current state to desired state, serves as the Partner in Education for the Wellness Dentistry Network and instructor with MoradoASC mentoring and nurturing future speakers, authors and success minded professionals. Debbie has developed and nurtured diversified relationships with some of the top corporate companies in the health & wellness industry. Debbie serves on several advisory boards as a facilitator with responsibilities in program development, product creation, collaborative trainings, educational systems and marketing campaigns. Debbie is often asked to create and deliver online educational programs and continuing education events to teach to a worldwide audience. Debbie is a well-respected and sought-after Key Opinion Leader and is constantly delivering the message of forward motion in prevention education and implementation.  In 2016, Debbie was selected as the SUNSTAR Award of Distinction recipient for her relentless activities to better our profession. In 2017 Debbie was also recognized as one of the Top 25 Women in Dentistry for her advances in prevention and implementation in systemic diseases and HPV related oral cancer.    

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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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.