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Dani Botbyl, RDH Are You Staying Ahead of the Ultrasonic Curve?
Speaker: Dani Botbyl, RDH
This course details how ultrasonic scaling technology can be used for more than the removal of moderate to heavy calculus, and discusses how to implement ultrasonic practices to remove light calculus and to remove and disrupt biofilm.
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $36
CE Credits: 1.5
Release Date: 11/09/2017
Dr. Stephen D. Poss Implementing Intraoral Digital Impression Scanner into the Dental Practice
Speaker: Dr. Stephen D. Poss
This presentation will discuss the advantages and the challenges of utilizing intraoral digital impressions in your dental practice. Dr. Poss will layout a workflow for crown and bridge, implants, and dental sleep appliances.
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $36
CE Credits: 1.5
Running Time: 1.5 hours
Release Date: 10/13/2017
Dr. Shalin Patel Increasing Your Patient Acceptance Rates
Speaker: Dr. Shalin Patel
This course details different practice management approaches to ensure a better patient experience. It explores ways to attract, convert and retain new patients for better long-term growth of the practice.
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $36
CE Credits: 1.5
Release Date: 10/01/2017
Patti DiGangi, RDH Cracking the Code
Speaker: Patti DiGangi, RDH
This course explores how current dental terminology (CDT) code gaps have contributed to a delay in therapeutic care of early periodontal disease, recognition of its medical relevance, and the communication between dental and medical professionals.
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $36
CE Credits: 1.5
Release Date: 09/01/2017
Jeanette MacLean, DDS Top Five Misconceptions About Silver Diamine Fluoride
Speaker: Jeanette MacLean, DDS
Although silver products have been used to treat caries in other countries for decades, a lack of formal education about them has contributed to misconceptions about their efficacy after silver diamine fluoride (SDF) received FDA clearance in the United States. As an early adopter of silver diamine fluoride, I would like to shed some light on these common misconceptions.
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $36
CE Credits: 1.5
Release Date: 08/01/2017
Charles D. Schlesinger DDS, FICOI To Buffer or Not to Buffer
Speaker: Charles D. Schlesinger DDS, FICOI
This course details the concept of anesthetic buffering. The benefits are multifold and are supported by not only by the science in the literature, but backed by clinical evidence.
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $36
CE Credits: 1.5
Release Date: 07/01/2017
Linda M Douglas, RDH, BSc Understanding Survivors of Childhood Abuse
Speaker: Linda M Douglas, RDH, BSc
This course provides insight into the failure of some patients to seek dental treatment or perform adequate self-care, and the relationship to mental health issues caused by childhood abuse.
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $36
CE Credits: 1.5
Release Date: 06/01/2017
Dr. Manor Haas Endo Risks and Benefits
Speaker: Dr. Manor Haas
This course looks at the risks and benefits clinicians may face in performing root canals in-house. It identifies and reviews how to manage some specific complex clinical scenarios.
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $36
CE Credits: 1.5
Release Date: 05/01/2017
Dr. Allan Schwartz, DDS, CRNA Emergency Medications Every Dentist Should Know
Speaker: Dr. Allan Schwartz, DDS, CRNA
“Emergency Medications Every Dentist Should Know” is a four-part continuing education series that covers the most common emergency medications found in most proprietary dental emergency medication kits. Every dentist should periodically review the uses of emergency medications and be familiar with these medications themselves, then share this information with his or her staff.
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $36
CE Credits: 1.5
Release Date: 04/01/2017
Judy Bendit and Patti DiGangi Silver Diamine Fluoride: Another Arrow in the Quiver to Defeat Decay
Speaker: Judy Bendit and Patti DiGangi
The never-ending war against oral disease comes with one benefit: We’re given new weapons every so often to help make a fighting difference for countless patients. One of the newest weapons that has emerged is silver diamine fluoride (SDF). SDF’s unique composition has proven to be an incredibly useful medicament not only for extreme cases but in day-to-day traditional dentistry as well.
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $36
CE Credits: 1.5
Release Date: 03/02/2017
Karen Siebert, BSDH, MA Honing Our Edge: Options for Maintaining Periodontal Hand Instruments
Speaker: Karen Siebert, BSDH, MA
As clinicians, the hand scaling instruments we use become part of our professional persona. More importantly, maintaining the working edge is a challenge, one that’s a constant source of discussion in the dental hygiene profession. Just visit the Hygienetown.com message boards to see how much discussion this hot topic creates. However, how to best maintain a consistent edge is a much more complicated matter.
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $36
CE Credits: 1.5
Release Date: 01/01/2017
Jason R. Flores, BSN-RN, DDS Airway Resistance During Sedation
Speaker: Jason R. Flores, BSN-RN, DDS
This course is intended to introduce the sedation dentist to two principles governing airway resistance. Understanding these concepts will help sedation practitioners more rapidly diagnose the troubled airway.
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $36
CE Credits: 1.5
Release Date: 01/01/2017
David S. Eshom, DDS Accelerated Orthodontics: The Power of Predictability
Speaker: David S. Eshom, DDS
This course reviews the roles of manual osteoperforation and high-frequency vibration seating devices on bone remodeling and tooth movement.
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $36
CE Credits: 1.5
Release Date: 11/01/2016
Manor Haas, DDS Magnification in Endodontics: What, When and Why
Speaker: Manor Haas, DDS
This course reviews the types of magnification aids available, when they should be employed and why they are of benefit in clinical endodontics.
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $18
CE Credits: 1.5
Release Date: 10/01/2016
Robert Levine, DDS, and Peter Vitruk, PhD Laser Mucocele Removal in Pediatric Patients
Speaker: Robert Levine, DDS, and Peter Vitruk, PhD
The definition, etiology, clinical manifestations, prevalence and differential diagnosis of two types of mucocele are covered. Both surgical and non-surgical treatment modalities are outlined. A case study illustrates the CO2 laser excision of a mucocele in a pediatric patient, emphasizing highly efficient soft-tissue vaporization, hemostasis and healing with minimized damage to surrounding tissues, reduced edema and risk of complications.
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $36
CE Credits: 1.5
Release Date: 09/01/2016
Deborah Levin-Goldstein Oral Diseases Associated with Men
Speaker: Deborah Levin-Goldstein
This course is the second in a series of oral pathology presentations emphasizing common diseases prevalent among patients throughout the life span.

Three oral conditions—dentigerous cysts, nasopalatine canal cysts and odontogenic keratocysts—are more common in men. The etiologies, clinical manifestations, symptoms and treatment options for these conditions will be discussed.
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $36
CE Credits: 1.5
Release Date: 08/01/2016
Nadine Russell, RDH, BSc Understanding Exceptional-Needs Patients
Speaker: Nadine Russell, RDH, BSc
Through nonjudgmental and supportive care, dental hygienists can provide evidence-based, patient-specific care that will give patients improved oral health and, in turn, greater overall health. After reading this article, dental hygienists should feel more confident about providing dental care for patients with exceptional needs.
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $36
CE Credits: 1.5
Release Date: 07/01/2016
Howard Farran, DDS, MBA Uncomplicate Business - Advice For the Next Generation of Dentists
Speaker: Howard Farran, DDS, MBA
Now that I’m over 50 I can certainly share some things I have learned over the years. There’s still plenty of stuff I don’t know but I do know dentistry and the business of dentistry. I’ve been practicing dentistry since 1987 when many of you were pooping in your diapers while I was drilling and filling. Pretty soon we’ll trade places but in the meantime I’d love to share some advice on starting out, debt and taking a smarter path with money.
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $36
CE Credits: 1.5
Running Time: 90 minutes
Release Date: 06/30/2016
Charles Schlesinger, DDS, FICOI Dental Implants In Your Practice – Providing Treatment with Small and Full Size Implants
Speaker: Charles Schlesinger, DDS, FICOI
This webinar will delve into the need to incorporate dental implant treatment into todays general practice and how to do it. Treatment options form small diameter through wide body will be discussed. For many, the small diameter implant is the gateway implant to start incorporating implants into a practice, but with the right systems and protocols, the placement of full size implants is well within the capabilities of any practitioner.
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $36
CE Credits: 2
Running Time: 1.5 hours
Release Date: 05/18/2016
Robert L. Ibsen In Memoriam: No Prep Veneers...From Start to Finish By Dr. Robert Ibsen.
Speaker: Robert L. Ibsen
Dr. Robert Ibsen demonstrates proven additive, adhesive, shoulder-free veneer techniques you can begin using immediately to best service those patient and increase patient acceptance. He also discusses in this course the importance of case selection, case presentation, and creating awareness in your practice. This CE Course was recorded a few months before Dr. Ibsen's untimely passing. There will be no fee to view this course.
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $36
CE Credits: 2
Running Time: 90 minutes
Release Date: 05/18/2016
Paul Caselle, DDS Mill In or Send Out?
Speaker: Paul Caselle, DDS
This course details how digital impressions can be used for more than just the in-office milling of crowns. It will explore other uses for digital impressions that are most appropriate for lab fabrication.
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $36
CE Credits: 1.5
Release Date: 05/01/2016
Dr. Martin Trope and Dr. Kenneth Serota Bio-Minimalism: Trends and Transitions in Endodontics
Speaker: Dr. Martin Trope and Dr. Kenneth Serota
This article is an overview of the essentials that accept that the endorestorative continuum is not a concept. Rather, it is a de facto treatment approach. “Clean, shape and pack,” with hindsight, should have been “shape, clean and pack”—but even that was a somewhat simplistic approach. Debridement, disinfection and microstructural replication due to the introduction of adaptive bioceramic technologies for root filling are increasingly being recognized as the standard for optimal endodontic ther
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $36
CE Credits: 1.5
Release Date: 04/01/2016
Arthur R. Volker, DDS, MSEd Material Classification and Shade Selection Protocol for All-Ceramic Restorations
Speaker: Arthur R. Volker, DDS, MSEd
With the myriad options available to the clinician, selecting the appropriate ceramic material for a restoration can be a daunting task. This article seeks to simplify the selection protocol by classifying the materials as either glass ceramics or oxide ceramics. The physical and optical properties of these materials will also be discussed.

Additionally, when using certain materials, there are several variables that will affect the final shade of the restoration. These factors will be d
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $36
CE Credits: 1.5
Release Date: 04/01/2016
Fabio Velotti, M.Sc. Eng Bernardo Verrengia, C. Chem MRSC Deborah S. Laird, BS Pharm, RPh An Observation on the Superiority of Articaine versus Lidocaine in Dental Anesthesia
Speaker: Fabio Velotti, M.Sc. Eng Bernardo Verrengia, C. Chem MRSC Deborah S. Laird, BS Pharm, RPh
This course is designed to educate the dental-health professional regarding the potential superiority of articaine 4 percent in relation to lidocaine 2 percent in dental anesthesia.

It is also intended to illustrate the differences between these products regarding their chemistry, pharmacology, metabolism and use.
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $36
CE Credits: 1.5
Release Date: 03/01/2016
Speaker: Deborah Levin-Goldstein, RDH
This course is the first in a series of oral pathology presentations emphasizing common diseases prevalent among women, men, and children. For this course, the focus will be on three oral diseases—Sjögren’s syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and burning mouth syndrome (BMS)—that are more common in women and associated with unpleasant taste and pain in the tongue. The etiologies, clinical manifestations, symptoms and treatment options for these diseases will be emphasized.
Cost to View: Free
Cost for Credit: $36
CE Credits: 1.5
Release Date: 02/01/2016
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