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Silver Fluoride: A New Era of Caries Management 

September 8, 2021

4 PM Pacific | 6 PM Central | 7 PM Eastern

Speaker: Dr. Jarod Johnson

Duration: 1 Hour

Credit: 1 CEU

Webinar is Free

Presenter: Dr. Jarod Johnson

Credit: 1 CEU

COURSE SUMMARY

Managing restorative care for children and adolescents plays an important role in setting up children for a lifetime of oral health. Children and adolescents face a wide variety of challenges related behavior and dental anxiety. This CE webinar will review treatment protocols for permanent teeth and primary teeth with dental caries using case-based learning. Specific focus will also be given to minimally invasive dentistry for young or anxious patients with an emphasis on the newest developments with silver diamine fluoride and silver fluoride.

Upon completion of this CE webinar, the participant will be able to
• Determine treatment conventional and non-conventional options for primary and permanent teeth with dental caries
• Choose the appropriate restorative material to achieve optimal outcomes in the developing dentition
• Implement an office protocol for managing dental caries in pre-cooperative and uncooperative high caries risk children
• Utilize silver diamine fluoride for minimally invasive dentistry and indirect pulp therapy

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Advanced Tooth Whitening to Improve Patient Esthetics Part 2

Marketing, Materials, Methods and Myths

Speaker: Dr. Miles Cone

Presenter: Dr. Miles Cone

Credit: 1 CEU

COURSE SUMMARY

Moving forward with the basics of vital tooth bleaching procedures, there exists several additional in-office and take-home products and protocols to augment the whitening effect for both vital and non-vital teeth. Many of these products, such as low concentration carbamide peroxide, have additional revenue generating potential as an oral hygiene adjunct which can greatly assist many patients who are not necessarily interested in aesthetic enhancement. This 1-hour live webinar is a continuation of the topics discussed in the bleaching basics course and advances topics on the most up-to-date materials, procedures, protocols, and outline many outside-the-box marketing strategies that exist for the contemporary dental practice.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 

  • Identify the most common etiological causes of tooth discoloration and the treatment options available to patients for treatment with these conditions
  • Review the factors which contribute to the efficacy and predictability of the various internal/external tooth whitening protocols in the treatment of discolored vital and non-vital dentition
  • Investigate many of the widely held dogmas and myths surrounding current tooth whitening techniques and clinical recommendations
  • Establish evidence-based protocols utilizing various materials and methods for combined in-office/take-home tooth whitening strategies to improve successful aesthetic/hygienic dental outcomes for existing patient base.

A Review of Clinical Basics of Tooth Whitening Part 1

Marketing, Materials, Methods and Myths

Presenter: Dr. Miles Cone

Credit: 1 CEU

COURSE SUMMARY

With the move toward minimally invasive cosmetic dental treatments and the ever-expanding variety of tooth whitening products on the market today, external bleaching options are now able to afford the clinician with a predictable, safe, and effective means to lighten and brighten a patient’s natural dentition. Many of these products, such as low concentration carbamide peroxide, have additional revenue generating potential as an oral hygiene adjunct which can greatly assist many patients who are not necessarily interested in aesthetic enhancement. In part 1 of this 2-part series, Dr. Miles Cone will outline the most up-to-date bleaching materials, procedures, protocols, and dispel the myths that exist for the contemporary dental practice.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Identify the most common etiological causes of tooth discoloration and the treatment options available to patients for treatment with these conditions.
  • Review the factors which contribute to the efficacy and predictability of the various tooth whitening protocols in the treatment of discolored natural dentition.
  • Investigate many of the widely held dogmas and myths surrounding current tooth whitening techniques and clinical recommendations.
  • Establish evidence-based protocols utilizing various materials and methods for in-office and take-home tooth whitening strategies to improve successful aesthetic dental outcomes for existing patient base.

Making Whitening Part of Your Aesthetic Practice

Tooth Whitening Products and Procedures

Presenter: Dr. Susan McMahon

Credit: 1 CEU

COURSE SUMMARY

Tooth whitening continues to be the number one cosmetic procedure requested by patients of all ages. Americans are spending over 1.4 billion annually on OTC tooth whitening products. Professional tooth whitening is safe, effective, desired by our patients and the most conservative cosmetic treatment we can offer. In this 1-hour live webinar with Dr. Susan McMahon, learn how to give your patients the selfie ready smiles they desire.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Review tooth whitening chemistry and mechanism
  • Identify current whitening techniques including over the counter products, professional in-office procedures, and professionally dispensed products for home use
  • Learn how to combine whitening with other conservative treatments (MicroAbrasion and Resin Infiltration)
  • Determine how offering professional tooth whitening will affect your bottom line

Presenter: Dr. Miles Cone

Credit: 1 CEU

Course Summary:

This CE webinar focuses on strategies to help you with the integration of patient focused whitening solutions for both in-office and take-home whitening. It will include tools to market whitening to your patients and how to integrate and motivate patients to embrace whitening as part of their cosmetic and overall oral health.

The objective is to utilize safe and effective whitening options which reduce chair time and improve patient satisfaction, help keep your patient whitening in the practice and with the goal of building greater revenue and profitability.

This CE webinar will help you become more familiar with:
• Marketing and selling benefits of whitening to your patients
• Using patient assessment tools as a communication tool
• Review the various Product Options from In-Chair and Take Home
• Patient Communication and Follow Up
• Marketing and Communication to Keep Your Patients in Your Practice

Presenter: Dr. Susan McMahon

Credit: 1 CEU

Course Summary:

Appearance and self-esteem have long been intertwined. As our social media and selfie culture continues to grow, it’s no surprise that more and more people are seeking out cosmetic dentistry as a way to enhance their appearances. This course will cover simple direct composite technique in the anterior with finishing techniques that take only a few minutes but look like they took all day. Every dentist can deliver consistently beautiful results their patients will love. In this 1-hour live webinar with Dr. Susan McMahon, you will learn how to boost their confidence and boost your bottom line.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to applying smile design by combining individual tooth, gingival, and global smile treatments
  • Learn a step-by-step technique for easy direct composites
  • Learn a simple finishing technique for beautiful surface texture and anatomy

Speaker:

A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, Dr. McMahon (Petruska) enjoys the largest cosmetic dental practice in Western Pennsylvania. She is accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, a fellow in the International Academy of Dental-Facial Esthetics, and a fellow in the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.

An author and lecturer, Dr. McMahon has devoted her professional career to the pursuit of advanced technologies in cosmetic dentistry and smile design. She is a past clinical instructor in Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine and a guest lecturer at the University of West Virginia, School of Dentistry.

She also lectures in both the United States and Europe on cosmetic dentistry and teeth whitening. A seven-time award winner in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s Annual Smile Gallery, Dr. McMahon has twice been awarded gold medals. Additionally, Dr. McMahon has developed and licensed an esthetic dental media marketing and practice branding program. The program provides practice image, print, radio, television, and internet-ready marketing materials and strategy. Dr. McMahon lives in Pittsburgh, PA with her three children.

Presenter: Dr. Ron Kaminer

Credit: 2 CEU

Using SDF for minimally invasive management of dental caries for adults and pediatric patients has been proven effective in many clinical situations. The challenge is to complete an esthetic restoration in a single visit. In this 1-hour hands-on webinar with Dr. Ron Kaminer, you will learn effective treatment to arrest caries and place a final restoration in a single visit. He will cover silver diamine fluoride / potassium iodide and glass ionomer restorative materials, and how to achieve a final aesthetic restoration.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the implications of traditional caries management and the barriers that present using these techniques in our current global pandemic.
  • Recognize the mechanism and rationale for carries arrest medicaments.
  • Understand how glass ionomers play an important role in minimally invasive dentistry.
  • Learn how you can restore and complete an SDF treated restoration in a single visit.

Speaker:

Dr. Ron Kaminer is an internationally known educator, traveling the world lecturing on dental laser technology. He brings to each of his programs a comprehensive knowledge of the most cutting edge technologies in the dental market. Dr. Ron Kaminer is a 1990 graduate of the State of New York ( SUNY) Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Kaminer has always been passionate about technology and was one of the first 100 dentists in the country to include a hard tissue Dental laser into his practice. Over the years Dr. Kaminer has taught Dental Lasers, technology and minimally invasive Dentistry to thousands of dentists worldwide. He sits on the Board of Catapult Education, is a frequent contributor to Mentor magazine, sits on the editorial board of Dental Product Shopper and acts as a clinical consultant to numerous Dental manufacturers. While doing all of the above, Dr. Kaminer practices full time in both his offices in Hewlett and Oceanside N.Y. focusing on Minimally Invasive and Digital Dentistry. He is a Fellow of The Academy of General Dentistry, member of the American Dental Association, and member of The Academy of Laser Dentistry.

Speaker: Dr. Carla Cohn

Credit: 2 CEU

Description:

In this 1-hour live hands-on webinar with Dr. Carla Cohn, you will learn effective treatment to arrest caries and place esthetic definitive restorations. You will learn about silver diamine fluoride / potassium iodide, glass ionomer and composite resin restorative materials.

Dr. Cohn will review when to use an SDF, SDF and glass ionomer, and when to use a co-cure or bulk fill composite. She will also discuss removal of caries, how to arrest caries and create a temporary or final aesthetic restoration. During the hands-on portion of this program, you will have the opportunity to use glass ionomer, adhesives, universal adhesives, flowable composites, layering composites, and bulk fill composites. This program is designed to teach you how to create fast, efficient, and effective aesthetic restorations. These materials and co-cure technique are invaluable for treatment of deep carious lesions in the young permanent dentition and for every patient that enters your practice. Together, you will be able to save teeth from unnecessary carious exposure, saving you and your patients time, money and aggravation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the mechanism and rationale for carries arrest medicaments
  • Understand the silver co-cure technique
  • Learn the clinical indications for this treatment
  • Understand when to use glass ionomer and when to use a composite
  • Learn how to restore restorations quickly and efficiently
  • Learn how to restore using SDF by doing the SMART Technique is a single visit

Speaker:

Dr. Carla Cohn graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1991. She is a part time clinical instructor, in Paediatric Dentistry at the College of Dentistry University of Manitoba. She is a member of the American Academy of Paediatric Dentistry and has been selected as one of the few members of the AAPD Speakers Bureau. She runs a private practice, at Kids Dental, is focused on prevention, the growth and development of a cavity free generation.

Speakers: Drs. Carla Cohn, Ron Kaminer, and Lou Graham

In this two-hour video, moderated by Dr. Lou Graham, we will review the highlights of SDF and Redefining Dentistry: Part 1, and how Silver Diamine Fluoride is used today as part of our Minimally Invasive Dentistry. Dr. Cohn will provide an overview of how SDF works in a Pediatric setting and will share examples of restoring pediatric patients and adult teeth in children. Dr. Kaminer will review cases on how to make Aesthetic Restorations using SDF + KI to treat patients. Techniques on how to minimize staining using Self Cure Glass Ionomer will be discussed.

Presenters: Drs. Lou Graham, Geoffrey Knight, Carla Cohn, Justin Cardarelli, Ron Kaminer, and Jeannine Weiss

Credits: 3 CEU

In this 3-hour live webinar, you will learn how these dentists effectively implement treatment plans to slow caries progression, arrest caries, and place interim restorative treatment. You will learn about silver diamine fluoride / potassium iodide, and glass ionomer restorative materials and how to use these tools to help manage your geriatric and pediatric patient population.

Presenter: Dr. Jarod Johnson

During this 1-hour on line program, Dr. Johnson will review tips and minimally invasive techniques for emergency cases. How to treat patients safely, quickly, effectively and provide pain relief and temporization!

Presenter: Dr. Carla Cohn SMART Technique

Credits: 1 CEU

During this 1-hour on line CE webinar, Dr. Cohn will review tips and minimally invasive techniques for emergency cases. How to treat patients safely, quickly, effectively and provide pain relief and temporization.

SDI North America

Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.
12/1/2020 to 11/30/2021.
Provider ID# 393596