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Updates in Clinical Dentistry - Santa Ana, CA

Santa Ana, CA • Friday, September 16, 2022 • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Updates in Clinical Dentistry - Santa Ana, CA 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).
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Santa Ana
201 East MacArthur Blvd.
Santa Ana, CA
Program Agenda
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM     Registration and Breakfast
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM     Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM     Advances in Direct Restoratives • Payam Ataii, DMD
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM     Networking Break
10:20 AM - 11:20 AM     Advances in Digital Orthodontics for the GP • Jeffrey Briney, DDS
11:20 AM - 11:40 AM     Networking Break
11:40 AM - 12:40 PM     Advances in Digital Dentistry and Laboratory Services • Justin Chi, DDS, CDT
12:40 PM - 1:30 PM     Lunch and Networking
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM     Advances in Hygiene and Prevention • Robert Lowe, DDS
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM     Advances in Whitening • Troy Schmedding, DDS, AAACD
3:30 PM - 3:50 PM     Networking Break
3:50 PM - 4:50 PM     Advances in Dental Sleep Medicine • Jon Caulfield, DDS
4:50 PM - 5:30 PM     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
Speaker Information

Payam Ataii, DMD
Payam Ataii, DMD, obtained his dental degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and completed his dental externship at Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Ataii serves the dental community and patients as a speaker, expert witness, and practicing dentist in Laguna Hills, CA. He is nationally recognized as a Key Opinion Leader with multiple peer-reviewed publications during 25 years of private practice. A patent holder of an FDA-cleared oral device, Dr. Ataii continues to innovate and invent dental health solutions that help dental practices reap the rewards of modern technology for their patients. He also serves on multiple dental and medical device company boards.

Jon Caulfield, DDS
Jon Caulfield, DDS, owns and operates Epic Dentistry in Littleton, Colorado, where he focuses on treating patients with airway, sleep, and TMJ disorders. He has been fortunate to work alongside world leaders in neuromuscular occlusion, sleep, and airway improvement. He has been a Vivos Integrated Practice since 2010, is an employee of the Institute for Craniofacial Sleep Medicine, and is an integrated clinical advisor for Vivos Therapeutics.

Justin Chi, DDS, CDT
Justin Chi, DDS, CDT joined Glidewell Laboratories in 2015 after graduating from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC. Prior to that, Dr. Chi received his Bachelor of Science degree in dental laboratory technology from the LSU School of Dentistry, and earned his CDT in crown and bridge in 2007. 

Troy Schmedding, DDS, AAACD
Troy Schmedding, DDS, AAACD, is a 1993 honors graduate of the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco, CA. He maintains a private practice in Walnut Creek, CA, focused on aesthetic and functional dentistry. An Accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, he lectures both nationally and internationally on aesthetics and restorative materials. He has also written and published numerous articles on restorative materials and protocols in numerous dental magazines. Dr. Schmedding also serves as a Key Opinion Leader for numerous manufacturers helping to develop and bring new products to market.
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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By attending the event, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any exhibition, streaming, web casting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such exhibiting, broadcasting, web casting, or other publication irrespective of whether a fee for admission or sponsorship is charged. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video, or audio recording taken by CDEWorld or the person or entity designated to do so by CDEWorld. You have been fully informed of your consent, waiver of liability, and release before entering the event.
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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:
  • Review the state-of-the-art in esthetic and restorative dentistry, from digital modalities to new materials and whitening techniques
  • Discuss the complex relationship between oral health and systemic health, including the the latest trends in preventive care and the role of the dental practitioner in sleep therapeutics
  • Describe advances in orthodontic therapies, with a focus on clear aligner implementation in the general practice
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
NOTICE REGARDING COVID-19: An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and attendees with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. By attending an Updates in Clinical Dentistry educational event you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

WARNING: 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.