Continuing Dental Education

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Fixed Bridgework in General Practice

8 Credit Hours

Full coverage restoration on natural tooth abutments is often a better treatment option for patients than implant placement and restoration. However, dentists often lack confidence with their crown and bridgework skills, so patients are getting implants when they would be better served with bridgework. This course will demonstrate why bridgework is often the superior choice and then present a simplified step-by-step predictable technique for created full coverage restorations on natural tooth abutments.

Speaker: Edward Feinberg


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Challenges between Endodontics, Periodontics and Implant Dentistry: Saving Teeth vs. Saving Implants

7 Credit Hours

This pre-recorded webinar is designed to teach the general dentist how to effectively treat complex interdisciplinary cases. Clinical, radiographic, and diagnostic features of several endodontic cases will be presented. The efficiency of modern root canal treatments on healing outcomes, and tooth retention will be discussed as well. Numerous endodontic cases meet implant dentistry. The concept of immediate and non-immediate implants and the risk if they are placed in a previously infected site will be reviewed. Finally, the difference between ailing and failing implants will be discussed in order to effectively save implants with several different techniques.

Speaker: Nikolaos K. Soldatos


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Ridge Preservation Procedures in the World of Particulate Bone Grafts, Platelet Rich Plasma & Platelet Rich Fibrin

7 Credit Hours

This pre-recorded self-study course is designed to teach the general dentist and specialists how to effectively and predictably maintain the dimensions of the alveolar ridge following tooth extractions. This pre-recorded self-study course will demonstrate predictable and evidence-based techniques for successful ridge preservation, resulting in less chair time, less traumatic patient experience, and increased referrals.

Speaker: Nikolaos K. Soldatos


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Current Concepts in Clinical Management for Individuals with Specialized Health Care Needs

7 Credit Hours

According to the World Health Organization, 15% of the world's population have a disability and are 3x more likely to be denied health care. Additionally, the care they receive is likely to be sub-standard. This is evidence-based presentation includes relevant concepts, management strategies, and real-world clinical encounters via a variety of audio and visual cues to enhance participants understanding and development of the skill set necessary for the comprehensive dental management of individuals with specialized healthcare needs.

Speaker: Robert W. Frare


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Guided Digital Implant Dentistry: Step by Step Demonstration from Virtual Planning to the Final Restoration

7 Credit Hours

This course is designed to teach the general dentist and the specialist (oral surgeon, periodontist and prosthodontist), how to effectively design, place and restore dental implants with the use of guided implant surgery. In combination with a CBCT scan and an PVS or digital impression, the course will provide all the information how the implant software is helping in virtual and backwards treatment planning which allows the design of the final restoration, prior to the position of the implant(s).

Speaker: Nikolaos K. Soldatos


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Dentoalveolar Surgery and the Management of Complications

6 Credit Hours

Dentoalveolar surgical procedures and management of potential complications useful for the general dentist will be presented in this pre-recorded presentation. Understanding and mastering a variety of dentoalveolar surgical procedures can enhance your patient’s in office experience by reducing referrals to a specialist.

Speaker: Bradford Towne


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Diagnostic Considerations and Treatment Options for Difficult Cases

6 Credit Hours

Difficult cases can be simplified when carefully thought out. A strong background of proficiency in crown and bridgework, precision attachments, restorative dentistry and implants allows the practitioner to choose what is best for the patient and is not limited to the one technique a practitioner can do well. This pre-recorded self-study course will present a unique approach to diagnosis and treatment planning that will offer the practitioner more options to help patients.

Speaker: Edward Feinberg


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Three-Part CBCT Education Series

5 Credit Hours

This CBCT educational video series by BeamReaders Oral and Maxillofacial Radiologists Drs. Shiva Toghyani, Martina Parrone, and Kaycee Walton covers 3D anatomy, foundational information on CBCT imaging, and a comprehensive process for reviewing a scan.

Speaker: Kaycee Walton


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Nitrous Oxide Sedation 101 (An Introduction to Passing Gas)

4 Credit Hours

This pre-recorded self-study course is designed to expose the participants to the use of Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen sedation in their practices. Topics discussed will include indications and contraindications of nitrous oxide sedation, patient evaluation, delivery systems, monitoring equipment, and the technique for delivery. The course content will be beneficial to both hygienists and dentists.

Speaker: Steven Bookless


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Advanced Hygiene Therapy – Developing a Comprehensive Approach (Part 1)

3 Credit Hours

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In treating today’s periodontal patient successfully, the clinician must customize a treatment plan that goes beyond the removal of plaque and calculus. Achieving excellent clinical outcomes involves assessing for systemic issues, communicating and customizing home care according to the patient’s level of understanding and ability to perform home care procedures, and choosing appropriate adjuncts to care.

Speaker: Dianne Glasscoe Watterson


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Beating Up on Your Patient’s Periodontal Disease – A Minimally Invasive Approach for Doctors and Hygienists

3 Credit Hours

Doctors and Hygienists can learn together about an evidenced based approach to eliminating and controlling Periodontal Disease. This on-demand course will discuss a scientifically sound approach for effective control of all levels of periodontal disease using the non-surgical approach with scaling and root planning, or minimally invasive surgical intervention for more advanced disease. Both indications will be explained and published literature will be explained.

Speaker: James Kohner


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Techniques for Delivery of Maxillary and Mandibular Anesthesia

3 Credit Hours

This pre-recorded self study presentation will provide a comprehensive review of techniques in delivering local anesthesia for dental procedures of the maxilla and mandible. A review of applicable anatomy and landmarks will set the stage for a review of techniques of delivery and choices of the type of anesthesia to achieve optimum patient comfort during and post procedure. Finally a review of risks and complications along with their management associated with delivery of local anesthesia will be reviewed.

Speaker: Bradford Towne


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Advanced Hygiene Therapy – Developing a Comprehensive Approach (Part 2)

3 Credit Hours

In treating today’s periodontal patient successfully, the clinician must customize a treatment plan that goes beyond the removal of plaque and calculus. Achieving excellent clinical outcomes involves assessing for systemic issues, communicating and customizing home care according to the patient’s level of understanding and ability to perform home care procedures, and choosing appropriate adjuncts to care.

Speaker: Dianne Glasscoe Watterson


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Dental Trauma and Sports Dentistry: Prevention and Treatment

3 Credit Hours

Sports play a very important part in the lives of many of our patients. Not just high level and professional athletes, but kids and weekend warriors as well. Most players put themselves at risk of dental injuries when participating in these activities. Sports dentistry is the part of sports medicine that, in addition to other things, deals with the treatment and prevention of these injuries. How to handle dental injury emergencies and how to prevent them from happening is important for the dental professional especially in the context of the active athlete. In addition, it is critical that dentists be able to communicate with other sports medical personnel, parents, coaches and school nurses if injuries occur.

Speaker: Stephen Mills


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Digital Dentistry – Now or Never?

3 Credit Hours

Many dentists ask the question, "Is the time right to buy an intraoral scanner?" The simple answer to this complicated question is, "What do you want to do with it?" You know the scope of your practice. What you may not know is how easy it is to seamlessly incorporate an intraoral scanner into your existing workflow.

Speaker: Stephen Sterlitz


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Ergonomics: It’s A Balancing Act

3 Credit Hours

Enjoy a long dental career and improve clinical precision while avoiding injury and pain! Pathogenesis, causes and prevention of various cumulative trauma disorders are discussed, focusing on upper extremity, spinal and joint pathologies. Evaluate preventive strategies, including equipment design, body positioning and conditioning and enhanced visualization. Practice stretching and strengthening exercises to reduce pain, preserve range of motion and optimize personal career excellence and longevity.

Speaker: Nancy Dewhirst


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I See Your True Colors Shining Through: Cultural Diversity Training for Dental Professional

3 Credit Hours

This pre-recorded webinar will present cultural diversity issues, how dental professionals can become more culturally competent in the delivery of patient care and ways to use this knowledge for addressing access to care barriers among the population groups discussed.

Speaker: Sherri M. Lukes


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It’s More than Physical and Other Love Stories

3 Credit Hours

This pre-recorded webinar will be a review of physical and chemical injuries. The course will include electrical and other burns, traumatic injuries, osteonecrosis, oral sexual practices, chemotherapy complications, cosmetic fillers and much more. Get ready to have wild oral pathology ride. Due to graphic content shown, this course is rated PG 13.

Speaker: John A. Svirsky


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A Patient Can Have as Many Diseases as They Pleases

3 Credit Hours

Enjoy the flexibility to learn at your own pace, anytime, anywhere. With 24/7 access, you can revisit the course as often as needed. This pre-recorded webinar will present a potpourri of interesting cases seen by Dr. Svirsky or emailed to him over the past few years. In this course, participants learn how to describe a lesion, develop a differential diagnosis and treat the condition. Dr. Svirsky will show how he approaches cases to arrive at a diagnosis. Areas to be covered include: oral cancer, tumors, erythema multiform, burns, chronic ulcerative stomatitis, candidiasis, salivary gland tumors, oral complications of drug abuse, soda mouth, methotrexate toxicity, herpes zoster and many other interesting cases seen in his 40 years as an oral medicine man. Get ready to laugh, learn and make a difference in the diagnosis and treatment of your patients.

Speaker: John A. Svirsky


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Medical Billing, Get Paid as a Medical Specialist!

3 Credit Hours

We all know there is a link between the oral health and the rest of your body. If that is the reality, we should be billing many of our procedures as a medical specialist to medical carriers. After all, your patients have benefits for many of the things you do every day in your practice. This course will help you develop an understanding of WHY you would want to incorporate Medical Billing into your practice.

Speaker: Kandra Sellers


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The Troublesome Connection Between TMD and Airway

3 Credit Hours

When patients present to dental offices with TMD and head pain, most dentists don’t ask about other somatic pain syndromes or take a detailed history that might reveal airway problems. This lecture establishes why TMD & airway are often linked, provides tools to help manage chronic conditions and positions dentists as experts in helping patients achieve greater overall health.

Speaker: Steve Carstensen


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Oral Pathology with a Twist and a Number of Crusts

3 Credit Hours

This pre-recorded webinar will be a review of oral dermatology in its entire splendor. Pimples, papules, pustules, tumors, and much more will be visually encountered in this adventure of what grows on the skin.

Speaker: John A. Svirsky


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Surprise! It’s A Disaster!! Now What?

3 Credit Hours

Let’s kick start your personal and professional readiness. Participants learn how to use their skills, training and experience to prepare for, assess and respond to disasters. Shelter-in-place or evacuation strategies and scenarios are presented for a variety of situations, including weather disasters such as earthquakes, floods and tornados, epidemics, and accidental or purposeful chemical or radiation exposure, terrorist acts, fire and explosions.

Speaker: Nancy Dewhirst


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Updates in Pediatric Dentistry for the Active Child, Part One

3 Credit Hours

This webinar will be the first part of a two part lecture highlighting various topics of pediatric dentistry for the active child. This first part will cover the very young patient (0-2 years), preschoolers (3-5 years) and a significant part of early school age (6-12). We will talk about pacifier use and the important area of screening for airway difficulties and sleep disordered breathing. This will bring non pediatric dental professionals up to speed on many topics but it will also be valuable for pediatric dentists, hygienists and staff who can put what they do in a context of what others are doing.

Speaker: Stephen Mills


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Updates in Pediatric Dentistry for the Active Child, Part Two

3 Credit Hours

Following up on the first part of this two part lecture, we will complete the dental trauma part by highlighting some new treatment options for traumatized teeth such as decoronation, autotransplantation and Regenerative Endodontics Procedures (REPs). We will concentrate on the “older” child, ages 13-18. The major section of this will cover the world of sports dentistry as sports plans a very important role in the lives of kids in this group.

Speaker: Stephen Mills


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Optimizing Adhesion – What Does the Evidence Say?

3 Credit Hours

Despite many advances in resin adhesion, many misconceptions exist in modern dentistry. Dentin bonding agents continue to evolve and promise easier, stronger, and more durable. This lecture will present key elements every dentist should consider during the steps in adhesion to optimize outcomes while minimizing post-operative complications.

Speaker: Stephen Sterlitz


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Nicotine Addiction: Helping Dental Patients Quit Smoking, Vaping, and Dipping

3 Credit Hours

Dental Professionals have a unique opportunity to share life-saving information with their patients that are addicted to nicotine products. This course will give the dental team the tools needed to be able to start their patient’s journey of becoming free of smoking, vaping, and dipping.

Speaker: Sherri L. Warshaw


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Clinical Considerations in Managing Diabetes Patients in the Dental Office

3 Credit Hours

Over 30 million Americans have diabetes. Dental office personnel must become comfortable treating patients with diabetes. This course has a clinical focus and emphasizes current medical therapies for diabetes, bilateral relationships between oral health and diabetes, dental treatment pathways for these patients, and prevention and management of diabetic emergencies in the dental office.

Speaker: Brian L. Mealey


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Investigating Cyber and the New Frontier in Dentistry: AI

3 Credit Hours

This two-part self-study course will investigate the importance of understanding cyber-security to protect patients and practices and then review opportunities for artificial intelligence in dentistry.

Speaker: Ann-Marie C. DePalma


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Limitations and Options for Successful Horizontal and Vertical Guided Bone Regeneration (GBR)

3 Credit Hours

This self-study course is designed to teach the general dentist and/or the specialist the principles of guided bone regeneration procedures (GBR) to successfully reconstruct Seibert class I, II or III ridge deformities. In addition, different surgical techniques, materials, and successful flap management will be demonstrated.

Speaker: Nikolaos K. Soldatos


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Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist

3 Credit Hours

This pre-recorded self-study course is designed to inform the participant about various oral pathologic lesions of the oral cavity. The oral health care professional should be able to identify common lesions and understand how to manage patients with such conditions.

Speaker: Ashley N. Clark


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Infection Control Update and Top 10 OSHA Citations!

3 Credit Hours

Dental personnel often see OSHA as a “dreaded foe,” or “feared-friend” at best. Many do not appreciate the importance of OSHA regulations in the safe practice of dentistry. In this course, attendees will learn the differences between CDC Guidelines and OSHA Regulations and the OSHA inspection process.

Speaker: Marie Fluent


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CBCT and Implant Dentistry

3 Credit Hours

In conjunction with BeamReaders Inc, we are pleased to share a new on-demand CBCT educational course! This CBCT educational video series by BeamReaders Oral and Maxillofacial Radiologist Dr. Kaycee Walton covers scan acquisition, scanning appliances, quantitative and qualitative assessment, considerations for doing immediate implants, grafts, virtual planning and common anatomic variants.

Speaker: Kaycee Walton


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Airway Therapy for the Primary Care Dental Team

3 Credit Hours

An overview of sleep disordered breathing and what the dental team can do about it. We start with the basics: sleep, dental appliances, how to work with sleep physicians, medical insurance interaction AND the "ABC’s" of marketing. Then we go a bit beyond the basics: complications, titration and follow-up testing, team development, complex sleep disorders and advanced marketing.

Speaker: Steve Carstensen


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Understanding Screening and Diagnosis Technology for Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders

3 Credit Hours

Dentists are playing an increasing role in screening patients for sleep-related breathing disorders and referring them for further testing to obtain diagnosis. Understanding the different technologies that are available to use in the dentist’s office to screen, as well as those that are used by medical sleep doctors to diagnose sleep-related breathing disorders is important to be able to communicate with patients as dentists implement screening programs.

Speaker: Steve Carstensen


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Ethical Behavior in Dentistry

2 Credit Hours

This class deals with ethical behavior in dentistry and will discuss four different situations that could challenge ethical behavior. Conflict of interest, dual relationships, confidentiality, and impaired colleagues are four common ethical difficulties presented to all those in medical practice.

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Treating the Oral Cancer Patient

2 Credit Hours

In this informative and emotional course, you will learn from a 16 year cancer survivor (and dentist) the steps he used to achieve "his" best outcome as well as the best outcome for multiple cancer patients he has treated. Dr. Blackburn will navigate you through the process from the exam, diagnosis, pre-treatment, active-treatment and post-treatment phases. Long term successes and failures will also be discussed. At the end of this course you will feel confident on how to give these patients the best dental and psychological outcome.

Speaker: Jeff T. Blackburn


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Ethics for Dentistry 2024

2 Credit Hours

This class presents a basic understanding of the principles and theories of medical ethics, the difference between ethical, moral and legal and contains an ethical decision-making tool for resolution of ethical dilemmas faced daily by dentists. The Code is referenced in relation to those principles and theories and several case studies are included. 

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Oral Pathology: A Review and A Look at What is New

2 Credit Hours

This program will provide all dental professionals the most relevant and current data on oral dysplasia and oral cancer incidence, morbidity and mortality, and introduce the breakthrough that allows us to extend our clinical vision to a deeper, truly submucosal level by employing autofluorescence technology.

Speaker: Amber D. Riley


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HIPPA for Dentistry 2024

2 Credit Hours

This self-study written class will present summaries of HIPAA rules and how they affect the practice of dentistry. Also covered is the ADA Code and its statements regarding basic ethical principles and their relevance to the HIPPA standards of confidentiality and trust. There are recommendations for dentists to be in compliance with those rules and information available on the ADA website.

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Navigating HIPAA to Protect You and Your Patients

2 Credit Hours

Dental team members need to understand the role HIPAA plays in their daily practice lives. Yet many do not participate in the required annual HIPAA training. HIPAA requirements deem that practice specific documentation be maintained, but often teams don’t maintain the information.

This self-study pre-recorded video course will review HIPAA requirements and what teams need to know to protect the patient’s protected health information (PHI). The program is not designed to replace a practice’s individualized information, but to provide teams with the information needed to update their protocols.

Speaker: Ann-Marie C. DePalma


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Infection Control in Dentistry: Updates in Continuing Education for the State of Michigan

2 Credit Hours

Dental professionals in the State of Michigan are now required to complete at least one hour of required continuing education in the area of infection control for license renewal per the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. This pre-recorded self-study course will highlight requirements under this administrative ruling to include: CDC infection control guidelines, personal protective equipment requirements, and protocol for sterilization of handpieces.

Speaker: Marie Fluent


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Get Lit, Not Burned, by Lasers!©

2 Credit Hours

Get to know the many wavelengths able to strengthen your periodontal and restorative outcomes. This course covers various applications and procedures that can be performed during routine periodontal and dental appointments. Examples of these procedures will be shown using several dental laser wavelengths.

Speaker: Amber D. Riley


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Forensic Odontology: A fresh look at the modern applications of dental science to the law

2 Credit Hours

The roles that our dental professions serve for law enforcement and other forensic sciences continues to evolve. Forensic odontology contributes a scientifically sound method human identification, be it a single individual or a multiple fatality incident. Forensic odontology serves missing person and cold case investigations and much more!

Speaker: Amber D. Riley


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Esthetic Rehabilitation of the Worn Dentition

2 Credit Hours

During this self-study course a comprehensive review of current protocols and techniques required to perform a proper diagnosis and treatment plan will be described. This presentation covers the importance of a differential diagnosis for the worn dentition, a step-by-step approach how to diagnose, treatment plan and sequence esthetic rehabilitation of patients with severe worn dentition.

Speaker: Celin Arce


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Enhancing Restorative Results: Soft Tissue Grafting

2 Credit Hours

Embarrassed by recession around a recently placed crown in the esthetic zone? Faced with exposed roots that are esthetically undesirable or sensitive?
Learn evidence-based solutions for the soft tissue challenges you face on a daily basis, such as how to cover those exposed roots and predictably stop recession. In this pre-recorded webinar, methods are illustrated to solve those problems and enhance restorative results for clinicians. Gain peace of mind knowing the gingiva stays in place by the margins of newly placed esthetic crowns. This presentation is for dentists and hygienists who want to better understand how soft tissue grafting can help with enhancing esthetic restorative results.

Speaker: James Kohner


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Systemic Cyclones©, The Biology of Disease and Wellness

2 Credit Hours

The cycles of infection, immune response, inflammation and recovery take place 24/7 inside of our bodies. This live webinar examines the deadly synergistic exacerbation between cardiovascular disease (CVD), which is the leading cause of death and disability for men and women in North America, and the contributing role oral disease plays in patients with CVD. The conditions of metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance’s devastating outcomes of heart attack and stroke will be discussed.

Speaker: Amber D. Riley