Continuing Education Update by Dr. Howard Goldstein

Continuing Education
by Howard M. Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education

I thought that summer would never come (here in Pennsylvania)! Time to go to the beach and take some Dentaltown CE on your iPad or Android device. There have been new additions to Dentaltown’s CE courses in the last couple of weeks. Released recently on Dentaltown …

Principles of Predictable Full-Mouth Rehabilitation
by Dr. Cory Glenn
This course goes through all aspects of the process of full-mouth rehabilitation to make it totally predictable for every restorative dentist. Discussion includes how to plan it, the various steps, how to prep segmentally, etc. This course is a must for every restorative dentist.

Silver Is the New Black: Improving Your Practice with Silver Diamine Fluoride
by Dr. Jeanette MacLean
Silver diamine fluoride is a revolutionary approach to combating caries in an effective, noninvasive manner. Discover the history and science behind this powerful oral medicine that recently received the prestigious FDA “breakthrough therapy” designation and learn how to successfully incorporate this caries management treatment into your clinical practice.

Less Is More: Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Treatment Options for Enamel Defects
by Dr. Jeanette MacLean
Another course by the same great author! MI?Paste, Icon Resin Infiltration and etch/bleach seal can improve— or even completely reverse—the appearance of congenital enamel defects and white spot lesions while preserving tooth structure and repairing the patient’s natural enamel. Learn three simple, painless and minimally invasive treatment options that can increase patient satisfaction and attract new patients to your practice.

Mythbusters! Local Anesthesia Edition
by Dr. Jason Goodchild
The goal of this presentation is to discuss several common myths surrounding local anesthesia while incorporating up-to-date, literature-supported learning issues. This course will review and update local anesthetic history, techniques, equipment and current research. This course will give everyone additional tips and tricks to help make local anesthesia use safer and more effective.

GPs: Best Suited for Orthodontics?
by Dr. Dan German
This course describes many compelling reasons why the GP office is a wonderful place for patients to receive orthodontic care.  This course outlines a formalized method of support, communication and education between GPs and an orthodontic specialist collaborative platform. Easy-to-understand rules of thumb for the inexperienced dentist to guide in choosing  patients with the most predictable problems to treat are provided.

Digitally Driven Dentistry: From Technology to Therapy
(Recorded Live at Townie Meeting)

by Drs. Andonis Terezides (“bifid uvula”) and Sundeep Rawal
From treatment planning to design of definitive restorations, computers are changing the processes used to treat patients. These innovative design and manufacturing technologies make treatment protocols more efficient and less time consuming, especially for complex implant, fixed and removable therapies. This CE course delves into this important development in dentistry.

Comprehensive Dental Examination Basics
by Dr. Mike Racich
This evidence-based presentation will have all dentists performing the comprehensive dental examination clinically and didactically better than ever before. All attendees will immediately be able to apply the presented concepts clinically for patient evaluation optimization.

Learning to Trust Bulk Filling for Class II Restorations
by Dr. David Clark
Learn to enjoy placing Class II restorations by modernizing your cavity preparations, trusting state-of-the-art bulk-fill composites and using injection-molding techniques. Move away from layering to build strong, monolithic composites with predictable, anatomically contoured contacts.

Intro to CBCT Interpretation, Part 2: Skull and Neck
by Dr. Tony Mecham
This course is Part 2 of Mecham’s popular and outstanding introduction of CBCT interpretation. Important concepts and suggestions for interpretation are reviewed. Many common findings and anatomical variations in the skull and neck are demonstrated. Several CBCT cases are shown with interesting findings.

Front Office Mastery
(Recorded Live at Townie Meeting)

by Sandy Pardue
This is a comprehensive course that teaches doctors and team members how to organize front office systems. Learn how to create productive days with less stress, better control the phones, increase new patient numbers, reactivate patients, improve communication skills, increase treatment acceptance, predict and control broken appointments, and excel in other activities that will result in higher income.

Everyday Posterior and Anterior Composites
by Dr. John Nosti
Nosti discusses simplified techniques for everyday posterior and anterior composites to provide an aesthetic outcome while at the same time being profitable. Materials, techniques and instrumentation will be reviewed, along with understanding several important factors to reduce failures.

Troubleshooting Dentures
by Dr. Joe Barker
Because dentures have always been frustrating to many dentists and patients, this course was created to help dentists help patients. From the exam through post insertion of the dentures, there are many pitfalls and troublesome areas. This course will help to eliminate these areas and to increase patient satisfaction by covering all areas of denture construction.

Build a Front Office Team That Rocks!
(Recorded Live at Townie Meeting)

by Laura Hatch
Learn the communication skills and procedures that create the ultimate customer service experience for your patients. Improve and master the essential systems to reduce cancellations/no-shows, set production goals and a schedule to meet those goals, increase case acceptance and experience a happier, higher-producing team.

The Rubber Dam
by Dr. Rok Stern
This definitive course will show how to achieve rubber dam isolation, beginning with materials and equipment, and then how to properly isolate teeth for a variety of dental procedures. Learn how to easily and predictably achieve isolation in a timely fashion. One will learn the necessary skills to isolate any tooth for an endodontic procedure and for all direct and indirect restorative procedures.

Risk Management and Record Keeping
(Recorded Live at Townie Meeting)

by Jeff Tonner
Dentists can expect three to five legal actions in a career. This course will explore a proactive approach to preventing legal actions. The profile of a typical dental malpractice patient will be discussed as well as the four areas where dental malpractice insurance companies pay out the largest settlements and more. This course is an essential educational tool for any dentist who’s serious about reducing his or her malpractice risk.

 
Check it out!What CE courses do you want to see? 
Which CE courses are missing from Dentaltown's extensive lineup? Leave your "asks" in the comments section under this article, or email Dr. Howard M. Goldstein at hogo@farranmedia.com.
 

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