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Updates in Clinical Dentistry - Orange County, CA

Garden Grove, CA • Friday, August 18, 2023 • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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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).

This is an exclusively in-person event only. There is no streaming component at this time.
11999 Harbor Blvd.
Garden Grove, CA 92840
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 Indirect Restorative Dentistry • Jae Seon Kim, DDS
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM     Networking Break
10:20 AM - 11:20 AM     Advances in Digital Orthodontics for the GP • Yoram Kohanzadeh, DDS
11:20 AM - 11:40 AM     Networking Break
11:40 AM - 12:40 PM     Advances in Dental Sleep Medicine • Jon Caulfield, DDS
12:40 PM - 1:30 PM     Lunch and Networking
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM      Advances in Business and Marketing • Len Tau, DMD
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM     Advances in Infection Control • Michelle Strange, MSDH, RDH
3:30 PM - 3:50 PM     Networking Break
3:50 PM - 4:50 PM     Advances in Preventive Dentistry • Brian Nový, DDS
4:50 PM - 5:30 PM     Networking and CE Certificate Pick-up
Speaker Information

Jon Caulfield, DDS
Dr. Jon W. Caulfield owns and operates Epic Dentistry in Littleton, Colorado, where he focuses on treating patients with airway, sleep and TMJ disorders. A self-proclaimed CE junkie, Dr. Caulfield has committed the practice to continuing education for himself, his team, and for other dentists around the country who share his passion for helping patients reclaim their health and live better lives. He has been fortunate to work alongside world leaders in neuromuscular occlusion, sleep, and airway improvement. He has been a certified DNA appliance provider since 2010 and is an integrated clinical advisor for Vivos. He also holds a diplomate status with the American Sleep and Breathing Academy and is the current (2022 - 2023) president of ASBA.

Jae Seon Kim, DDS
Dr. Jae Seon Kim is a board-certified prosthodontist practicing in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Kim believes in lifelong learning and regards lecturing as a tool to communicate with other dentists and lab technicians. Through these efforts, he hopes that all participants can take another step towards mastering their craft. Dr. Kim received his MSD degree and a certificate in Prosthodontics from the University of Washington and is an affiliate assistant professor in the Restorative Department at the University of Washington.

Yoram Kohanzadeh, DDS
Dr. Yoram Kohanzadeh is a Modern Orthodontist with his focus on cutting edge and hidden treatment options. He got his start as the Cleft Lip and Palate resident at UMDNJ's Orthodontic program, now Rutgers University Hospital. He selected a 3 year postgraduate residency to be able to learn the full spectrum of treatment options out there, and have time to work on Cleft Lip and Palate cases. As the Cleft resident, he had to and still does work on the patients with multiple specialty doctors on the care of special needs patients, such as those with cleft lip and palates. He taught at Montefiore in New York, prior to moving back to Southern California, where he grew up and obtained both his DDS and BS from the University of California, Los Angeles. He worked in Beverly Hills for a decade before starting his two practices in Thousand Oaks and Chatsworth.

Brian Nový, DDS
Dr. Nový holds faculty appointments at Western University, and Harvard School of Dental Medicine. He served on the American Dental Association Council of Scientific Affairs from 2010 - 2014, and in 2016 was appointed the consumer representative , United States Food & Drug Administration Dental Products Panel. His papers pertaining to cariology and dental materials are published in various journals including the Journal of the American Dental Association, the Journal of Dental Research, the Journal of Evidence Based Dentist ry, Dentistry Today, Dental Economics, and the National Academy of Medicine. His awards include the ADA Evidence Based Practice Award, the American Dental Association Adult Preventive Care Practice of the Year, the Dugoni Award, and the Academy of Genera l Dentistry Weclew Award.

Michelle Strange, MSDH, RDH
Michelle Strange, MSDH, RDH, brings over twenty years of experience in the dental field, beginning as a dental assistant and earning a bachelor's degree in health science from the Medical University of South Carolina, followed by a master's in dental hygiene education from the University of Bridgeport. Her commitment to ongoing education is evident through her pursuit of various certifications, including the Certificate in Dental Infection Prevention and Control.

Michelle's passion for dentistry extends beyond her practice, as demonstrated by her community and global endeavors, which include volunteer work and worldwide missions. As the owner of Level Up Infection Prevention and MichelleStrangeRDH, she continues to practice dental hygiene while sharing her expertise through various platforms. Michelle is also a cofounder of the A Tale of Two Hygienists podcast, further demonstrating her commitment to advancing the dental profession through education and collaboration.

Len Tau, DMD
After purchasing his practice, the Pennsylvania Center for Dental Excellence in Philadelphia in 2007, Len Tau, DMD, practiced full-time while consulting to other dental practices, training thousands of dentists about reputation marketing, leading the dental division of BirdEye, a reputation marketing platform, and hosting the popular, Raving Patients podcast. He recently authored the books Raving Patients and 100+ Tips to 100 5 Star Reviews in 100 Days, released in March 2022.

Recently retired from clinical practice, Dr. Tau lectures nationally and internationally on using internet marketing, social media, and reputation marketing to make dental offices more visible and credible as well as how to increase their case acceptance.
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.   

AEGIS Publications 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 (01/01/2023 to 12/31/2028). 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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Learning Objectives
After viewing these presentations, attendees should be able to:
  • Review the state-of-the-art in esthetic and restorative dentistry materials and techniques. 
  • Discuss the complex relationship between oral health and systemic health, including the the latest trends in infection control and the role of the dental practitioner in sleep therapeutics. 
  • Describe advances in technology that are impacting general practice, from marketing to imaging and orthodontic aligner therapies.
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. AEGIS Publications, 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.