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Patients, Pills & Pathologies - Why Medical History Clues are Critical to General Dental Treatment

Ms Amber Riley

Patients, Pills & Pathologies - Why Medical History Clues are Critical to General Dental Treatment

Ms Amber Riley

Feb. 11th, 2021 Study Club Course

The number of Americans over the age of 65 exceeds 15% of the population and that number will increase by more than an additional 20% over the next few decades. As patient longevity increases, so will the number of conditions, diseases and potential disabilities that these patients will present with in our dental chairs. Medically-comprised patients with age-related diseases such ...

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What's in Your Pocket?: Maximizing Innovations in Periodontal Medicine for Total Body Health and Wellness

Ms. Debbie Zafiropoulos

What's in Your Pocket?: Maximizing Innovations in Periodontal Medicine for Total Body Health and Wellness

Ms. Debbie Zafiropoulos

March 19th, 2021 Study Club Course

Are you having difculty identifying aggressive pathogens that are afecting your patients health? Gambling that your ‘standard’ periodontal therapy will be efective for ALL your bleeding patient’s? Are you affected by the economy and having to deal with your patient’s only “Want What My Insurance Covers? Ten you & your team should make yourselves available for this thought provoking, system ...

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Practical Orthodontic Considerations For Oral Rehabilitation With The Invisalign Appliance

Dr Mazyar Moshiri

Practical Orthodontic Considerations For Oral Rehabilitation With The Invisalign Appliance

Dr Mazyar Moshiri

April 20th, 2021 Study Club Course

Invisalign can be an incredibly effective appliance to address patients with pre-restorative orthodontic needs. However, special considerations must be taken into account to have predictable  outcomes, both in the treatment planning phase with the treating dentist, and orthodontically with regards to proper anchorage design and staging of movements. Several concepts and cases will be reviewed in depth to provide pearls for ...

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Demystifying Tooth Resorption

Prof. Geoffrey Heithersay

Demystifying Tooth Resorption

Prof. Geoffrey Heithersay

May 20th, 2021 Study Club Course

The diagnosis of tooth resorption may sometimes seem complex for clinicians possibly due to the variety of terms which have been applied. This presentation will aim to demystify tooth resorption by focusing on the aetiology, dynamics and diagnostic features of the various resorptive processes which practitioners may encounter in their patients. By understanding the important features of tooth resorption clinicians should be ...

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WHAT’S BLOOD GOT TO DO WITH IT?

Ms Debbie Bittke

WHAT’S BLOOD GOT TO DO WITH IT?

Ms Debbie Bittke

May 25th, 2021 Study Club Course

SYNOPSIS Dental Professionals see it every day as they look in patients mouth. It’s red, it’s shiny and it is called blood. Hygienists must complete a comprehensive periodontal exam annually and many of these patients will have bleeding upon probing. What does a hygienist do when their patient presents with bleeding gums and inflammation but no radiographic bone loss? How ...

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Infection Control Lessons From The Covid-19 Pandemic And Beyond

Prof. Laurence Walsh

Infection Control Lessons From The Covid-19 Pandemic And Beyond

Prof. Laurence Walsh

June 9th, 2021 Study Club Course

This lecture will review the major points of learning from the COVID-19 pandemic, and highlight how those lessons will inform the management of future pandemic infections of respiratory viruses. The lecture will explore the levels of risk, the concept of transmission base precautions, and the need for restrictions in practice for highly contagious conditions. The second part of the lecture will ...

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Lesions and Lifestyles: Oral Pathology Review and Update for Dental Teams (Part 2)

Ms. Nancy Andrews Dewhirst

Lesions and Lifestyles: Oral Pathology Review and Update for Dental Teams (Part 2)

Ms. Nancy Andrews Dewhirst

June 22nd, 2021 Study Club Course

Lesions and lumps tell stories!  This is a review of infectious, neoplastic, developmental and immune-related oral pathology.  Evaluate diagnostic technology and learn the value and process of providing oral pathology risk assessment for every patient.  Attendees participate in discovery of differential diagnosis and treatment recommendations. Learning Objectives: Review and practice precise descriptive terms and methods of recording clinical lesions. - ...

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Lasers in Hygiene

Ms Joy Raskie

Lasers in Hygiene

Ms Joy Raskie

June 25th, 2021 Study Club Course

SYNOPSIS This course will cover the various types of lasers in dentistry but spend most of the time on the lasers used in the hygiene department. This course will explain why you want to incorporate lasers into hygiene and will go over all procedure’s dental hygienists/oral health care provider can perform. LEARNING OBJECTIVES • Learn the benefits of laser therapy ...

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Implant Complications and Solutions in the Esthetic Zone

Dr Stephen Chu

Implant Complications and Solutions in the Esthetic Zone

Dr Stephen Chu

July 15th, 2021 Study Club Course

Immediate tooth replacement therapy has become a mainstream treatment modality for single and multiple tooth implants in the esthetic zone. However, esthetic risks and complications exist such as socket perforation, loss of labial plate thickness over time, and loss of the interdental papilla due to proximity issues with tooth-to-implant distance following placement. Consequently, an inventive macro design concept based upon biologic principles that ...

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The  Management Of  Worn  Anterior  Teeth

Dr. John Cranham

The Management Of Worn Anterior Teeth

Dr. John Cranham

Sept. 9th, 2021 Study Club Course

There is nothing more fun and rewarding than creating a new smile for someone that is in need. Yet many of the patients who are driven towardscosmetic dentistry, have an unattractive smile, because of underlying functional issues. Tooth wear, is one of the most obvious manifestations, of this easily observable problem. Yet tooth wear has many causes. In this webinar ...

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4-5-6 Global Diagnosis

Dr. Bill Robbins

4-5-6 Global Diagnosis

Dr. Bill Robbins

Oct. 21st, 2021 Study Club Course

Each of the numbers in the 4-5-6 title have a meaning. The “4” is for the 4 Global Diagnoses that dictate all interdisciplinary treatment planning. They are 1) Skeletal Discrepancy 2) short/Long/Hyperactive Lip 3) Dentoalveolar Extrusion 4) Short Teeth. The “5” is for the “5 Core Questions” that lead us through the diagnostic process to make a Global Diagnosis on ...

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UPPERS ARE FROM MARS, LOWERS FROM VENUS: CLARIFYING OVERDENTURES

Dr Nader Sharifi

UPPERS ARE FROM MARS, LOWERS FROM VENUS: CLARIFYING OVERDENTURES

Dr Nader Sharifi

Dec. 2nd, 2021 Study Club Course

When treatment planningf or acompletely edentulousarch,we have three primary options includinga convention aldenture, anoverdenture and a fixedbridge. Conventional dentures and fixedb ridges are more clearly understood than overdentures. Additionally, the literature is clear, success with overdentures in the lower arch is straightforward. While in the upper arch, success is elusive and much more challenging. Dr. Sharifi will clarify those differences and ...

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