Upcoming Live Webinar Schedule - Earn Interactive CEU
This CE webinar will guide the clinician from profound local anesthesia for the “hot” mandibular molar up through final obturation of all canals.
At the end of this CE webinar, you will be able to identify the cause and effect of restorative crown and bridge failures, as well as understand the chemical and mechanical properties of different cements and restorative materials. You will be able to determine key characteristics, advantages, disadvantages, and clinical applications of cementation materials. You will be better prepared to make effective decisions regarding the application and longevity of your patients' restorations. Knowledge is power!
This CE webinar will the allow the attendee to:
• Understand the disruptive forces around us
• Gain an overview of generational differences that impact health care decisions
• Be exposed to new advances in materials and technology in that will positively impact dentistry
How many new patients are lost every month because your business employees are handling new patient calls as routine inquiries rather than potential sales opportunities? If ever there were a perfect occasion to sell the practice and the services offered, it’s when the prospective new patient calls your office. They are interested, ready, and willing to learn more. Learn how to prevent practice growth from tripping over your frontline.
Thirty-two states have legalized marijuana for medical use. What is it? Does it have any medicinal use? Is marijuana addicting? Does marijuana produce any oral signs or symptoms? Are there drug interactions between marijuana and dental drugs? What are “shatter”, “wax”, “dab” or “scat” and how do they differ? This CE webinar will discuss some of the concerns about marijuana use/abuse, and its bearing on dental treatment.
In this CE webinar you’ll learn:
• Why anatomy-based treatment planning provides superior patient care
• The importance of patient education and the cost versus convenience discussion
• Differentiating your orthodontic practice utilizing 3D technology
• The role low dose 3D plays in orthodontic treatment and the benefits over 2D radiography
• Need-to-know techniques and best practices for digital treatment planning workflows
• And more
When a clinician struggles with the laboratory or the fit of a final restoration, the answer can often be found at the prep appointment. The integrity of our final restoration is often related to the quality of the impression that we make at the preparation appointment. This CE webinar will provide you with some clinical tips that will help you insure that you have quality that is consistent and predictable.
For most general practitioners, direct composite restorations are a large part of everyday dental practice. Many clinicians have a “favorite material” or “favorite technique” that is universally applied to all clinical situations. Given the variety of patients and clinical issues that present, is important that the dentist “be the doctor” and prescribe the restorative material that is best for each clinical situation! This CE webinar will explore different approaches to the restoration of a Class II cavity preparation based on clinical parameters and discuss techniques and materials choices that will help to maximize results and restoration longevity.
Cementation of fixed restorative restorations requires new bonding techniques to be effective. When dealing with a crown or bridge, many techniques must be mastered to gain ideal strength and longevity. This includes bonding to various substrates in tooth and lab fabricated restorations of varying types and materials. This CE webinar describes and illustrates the steps needed to bond fixed restorative units.
Since the introduction of the first monolithic restoration, fixed dental prostheses have come a long way. In particular, the all-ceramic category has seen a drastic shift to new materials with what seems like a new one entering the market every day. This CE webinar will aim to help you understand and decipher the difference between these materials, introduce you to the next generation of all-ceramics, as well as provide you with an in depth overview about cementation options for these new materials.
This CE webinar will discuss both nerve and bone anatomy and how they can change the efficacy and ease of delivery of a local anesthetic. A review of the maxillary nerve, the mandibular nerve, the mandible and the maxilla will be discussed. Certain injection techniques and local anesthetic products will be reviewed in light of this nerve and bone anatomy.
During this CE webinar, we will cover the following:
• How to explain the recommended dietary allowance for fluoride depending on the age, gender, and drinking water
• Describe, understand and identify the advantages for using fluoride applications for caries prevention
• Understand proper fluoride placement: preparing and applying fluoride varnish to a range of patients maintaining infection control, health and safety
• Provide relevant, accurate post-operative instructions following fluoride application
During this CE webinar, we will discuss different impression techniques, review different impression material combinations, talk about closed tray versus open tray impressions for implants and review techniques for clear aligner therapy and OSA appliances.
At the conclusion of this CE webinar, participants will be able to:
• Discuss the importance of a well-fabricated chairside crown.
• Describe the materials and steps needed to create a long-term “semi-permanent" prosthesis.
• Understand the theory behind and the steps needed for the cordless final impression technique
Dentistry has fully embraced the digital age and its integration into one of the oldest treatments in dentistry is proof that it is here to stay. Computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) of complete dentures was introduced following the success of CAD/CAM in implant and fixed prosthodontics. CAD/CAM complete dentures have seen exponential growth in the dental market with the number of commercially available CAD/CAM denture systems growing every year. Interest in CAD/CAM has also been affected by a reduction in the number of dental laboratory technicians with extensive experience and expertise with traditional fabrication processes. This CE webinar will cover key aspects related to the current status of computer technology for the fabrication of complete dentures and removable partial dentures.
How many minutes did you lose today? Thirty? Sixty? Learn how routine distractions and multiple practice inefficiencies can quickly become time and money wasters. With only so much time in your workday it’s critical that patient time be your priority.
Jenn became blind in her right eye after proper infection control procedures were not followed at the dentist. Following the accident Jenn became the leading force in patient advocacy (especially in eye protection) in the Dental profession, bridging the gap between the professional industry, the students and the patients. This CE webinar will address the importance of proper eye protection for the patient and how your dental team can ensure that what happened to Jenn never happens to your patient.
Creating aesthetic direct composite restorations that precisely match existing tooth color is a clinical challenge that can be difficult for even the most experienced clinician. Shades for most composite materials rely upon 1950’s technology – the VITA Lumin Shade Guide. Clinical reality is that many composites do not precisely match the VITA Shade Guide let alone each other! This can be extremely frustrating for the clinician, especially for a patient that is “picky” about aesthetic matching. Having a universal, single-shade composite system that can take the “guesswork” and frustration out of shade selection and match a majority of clinical situations, is something that restorative dentists will welcome! In this CE webinar, you will be introduced to the first of its kind...a truly universal single-shade composite system.
In the second CE webinar of this two-part series on infection control presented by Dr. Karson Carpenter, participants will learn about:
• Infection Risks and Actions to Stay Healthy
• Cleaning, disinfection and sterilization; what do they mean and why do we practice them?
• Sterilizing dental instruments
• Environmental surface disinfection: products and surface compatibility
• Cleaning and disinfection best practices
Dental handpieces are the restorative workhorse in our practices today. From margin refinement to removing an older crown, decay removal to polishing, our handpieces are tasked to perform on mixed tooth structure, at various speeds, and among differing restorative materials. Having the right tools for the job can certainly make our outcome more predictable along with increasing our production by ultimately creating a greater satisfaction for our patients and ourselves. This CE webinar will introduce attendees to the basics of how electric handpieces can provide precision, accuracy and efficiency to our everyday practice.