Continuing Education Update by Dr. Howard Goldstein

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

March is here and spring is a time of renewal for all of us. So let’s renew our knowledge of dentistry and check out the CE offerings on Dentaltown, including new courses this month.

Fundamentals of Fixed Prosthodontics: Legacy Versus Modern Concepts
by Dr. Lane Ochi
At last, the follow-up to the course “Fundamentals of Fixed Prosthodontics.” This is the first of Ochi’s two courses recorded at Townie Meeting, and covers the fundamental rules of bonding and impression taking, among many areas. This course is a must for all restorative dentists.

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 predictable for every restorative dentist. Discussion includes how to plan it, the various steps, how to prep segmentally, etc.

Composite Full-Mouth Rehabilitations
by Dr. Cory Glenn
This course goes through all aspects of the process of full-mouth rehabilitation using only composite for totally predictable treatments for every restorative dentist. Glenn discusses how to plan it, the various steps, etc. This course is a must for every restorative dentist.

What Is Trending in Pediatric Dentistry
by Dr. Jeanette MacLean
The scientific literature demonstrating the advantages for minimally invasive treatment options is greater than ever. This course will give you an overview of the hottest topics and clinical techniques in dentistry.

Silver Is the New Black: Improving Your Practice with Silver Diamine Fluoride
by Dr. Jeanette MacLean
Another course by the same great author! 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.

The Tongue’s Role in Airway, Sleep and Feeding Issues in Children
by Dr. Richard Baxter
This CE course is for any dentist who treats children. It will discuss what we can do as dentists to help kids with airway, sleep, speech and feeding problems, particularly related to tongue ties. Learn about the impact a restricted tongue can have on a child’s quality of life, and discover steps we can take as dentists to help kids thrive.

Cysts That Every Dental Professional Should Know

by Deborah Levin-Goldstein, RDH, MS
Cysts may be commonly seen clinically and radiographically in the oral region and, as such, are imperative for all dental professionals to recognize and understand. The etiology, clinical manifestations, symptoms and treatment options of common odontogenic and nonodontogenic cysts as well as pseudocysts are discussed.

Dental Implants from Planning to Restoration: Grafting with Socket Preservation and Implant Placement
by Dr. Charles Schlesinger
This CE lecture focuses on basic grafting techniques. Rationale and techniques utilized in basic socket preservation will be discussed, in addition to grafting along with implant placement. This course is a must for anyone placing grafts or thinking about placing grafts for implants.

Creating a Remarkable Dental Practice: Building an Amazing Team
by Fred Joyal
This course covers the importance of practice culture, how to grow and shape an extraordinary team, the challenges that all businesses face with hiring, and how to improve your odds of success with team building.

Failing Maxillary Dentition to Guided Immediate Loaded Implants with Restorations
by Dr. Thanos Ntounis
This course contains a detailed case presentation that discusses diagnostic requirements for a complex transition from a failing dentition to implant restorations of crown and bridge designs. Guided immediate implantation and immediate loading are utilized. The entire surgery is recorded in high resolution.

Implant Supported and Retained Full Arch Removable Treatment
by Chris Bormes
This detailed course covers many different implant-supported and retained full-arch removable treatment options for edentulous patients. This is a must for all dentists who treat edentulous patients and want to offer patients the best treatment possible and know all the clinical options available.

Troubleshooting Dentures
by Dr. Joe Barker
Dentures have always been frustrating to many dentists and 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.

Improving Your Confidence and Competence in Office Oral Surgery: Atraumatic Surgical Extractions, Flaps and Splitting Teeth
by Dr. Jay Reznick
This presentation covers important oral surgery topics for the general dentist, including management of patients on anticoagulants, antibiotic prophylaxis, design and use of surgical flaps, handpieces and hand instruments, surgical extractions, splitting teeth, retrieving root tips, and atraumatic extraction techniques.

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.

Endo for GPs: Better, Faster and Safer Root Canals—Instrument Separation, Obturation and More
by Dr. Manor Haas
In this practical course, you’ll learn how to perform root canals better, faster and safer. Many clinical tips and tricks will be demonstrated both for novice and experienced GPs who may want to perform (more) root canals with less stress. Topics discussed include instrument separation, irrigation, obturation, etc.


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