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Welcome to the Glidewell Online Study Club

The Glidewell Online Study Club provides practice assistance with two goals:

  1. To ensure that you have the latest business and financial information for practice success.
  2. To provide clinical instruction to make you a stronger practitioner.

Virtual attendees of our program will receive 1 CEU per course. CEUs are granted only to those who attend live webinars. Please see our schedule below and register for these online webinars.

Upcoming Webinars

Sections
  • Friday, December 2, 2022

    Don’t Let Dentistry Break you Bod! Practical Ergonomic Strategies for the Dental Practitioner

    Learning Objectives

    1. Identify unique cumulative stress and musculoskeletal disorders that affect dental professionals
    2. Learn and apply ergonomic techniques to reduce the risk of developing an injury
    3. Develop a chairside stretching protocol to prevent injury and preserve health
    Recording Pending
  • Friday, December 9

    Preservation of the Facial Plate in the Aesthetic Zone

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the importance of the facial-incisal line angle in implant aesthetics
    2. Learn strategies to retain and protect thin facial plates in extraction/immediate implant cases
    3. Review graft options for stabilization of the facial plate
    4. Understand the advantages and treatment steps for socket shield cases
    Time

    9–10 AM PST

    CE Credits

    1 Hour

    Register Now
  • Friday, December 16

    Using Neurotoxins in Esthetic Dentistry

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the benefits of botulinum toxins for cosmetic restorative cases.
    2. Review muscles of the face that surround the lips.
    3. Understand the Lip Drop procedure to correct a “Gummy Smile.”
    4. Understand the Lip Flip procedure for upper lip volume enhancement.
    5. Discuss practice growth opportunities with botulinum toxins.
    Time

    9–10 AM PST

    CE Credits

    1 Hour

    Register Now
  • Friday, January 6

    Successful Implant Overdentures

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the indications and benefits of implant overdentures.
    2. Understand options for case design and attachment systems.
    3. Learn predictable techniques for chairside attachment pickup.
    4. Implement skills to adjust and maintain overdenture cases.
    Time

    9–10 AM PST

    CE Credits

    1 Hour

    Register Now
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Previous Webinars

To view all previous webinar recordings, click here to log in or to create a new account.

Sections
  • Friday, November 18, 2022

    Full Arch Fixed Implant Restorations: Protocol for Success

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand proper planning as the key to a successful outcome.
    2. Understand that some conventional dogmas may not be evidence based.
    3. Understand why you do not need a flange.
    4. Highlight the benefits of fixed teeth versus an overdenture.
    5. Understand the science that guides the determination of the optimal number of supporting implants.
    View Recording
  • Friday, November 11, 2022

    Improving Your Patients Health: Nasal Breathing

    Learning Objectives

    1. Achieve the skill of adding specific nasal breathing strategies to your airway practice.
    2. Summarize the neurologic and physiologic reasons why nasal breathing is critical to health.
    3. Understand OTC and prescription products aids and why they work.
    Recording Pending
  • Friday, November 4, 2022

    Achieving Optimum Esthetics in Placing Single Immediate Implants

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn extraction techniques that ensure hard and soft tissue preservation.
    2. Define three classifications of the “sockets” and their recommended treatments.
    3. Understand how to achieve maximum primary stability for immediate loading.
    4. Review techniques for grafting and materials to grow bone and enhance the soft tissue.
    5. Learn hard and soft tissue manipulation to achieve gingival harmony with the adjacent teeth.
    View Recording
  • Friday, October 28, 2022

    Update on Antibiotic Use in Implant Dentistry

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the latest studies showing decreased efficacy of clindamycin use in implant dentistry.
    2. Learn alternative antibiotics for prophylactic and therapeutic use in implant dentistry.
    3. Learn an easily to understand antibiotic protocol in implant dentistry.
    View Recording
  • Friday, October 7, 2022

    Profitable Implant Dentistry

    Learning Objectives

    1. Determine when implant treatment is needed.
    2. Highlight the benefit of implant treatment for your patients.
    3. Understand the practice growth opportunity of dental implants.
    4. Summarize treatment options for single tooth, multiple teeth, and full arch replacement.
    View Recording
  • Friday, September 30, 2022

    Do Small Diameter Implants Have a Place in Your Practice?

    Learning Objectives

    1. Summarize the difference between small and conventional diameter implants.
    2. Learn how small diameter implants can be useful in general practice.
    3. Understand when to select small diameter implants over conventional diameter implants through case studies.
    4. Evaluate when not to use small diameter implants.
    View Recording
  • Friday, September 23, 2022

    Understanding Digital Dentistry - Part 3: Digital Impressions

    Learning Objectives

    1. Explore the benefits of digital scanners and how to maximize their use.
    2. Apply best practices to capture an accurate digital impression for a variety of indications.
    3. Evaluate digital scans before submitting to the laboratory.
    View Recording
  • Friday, September 16, 2022

    Improving Restorative Outcomes with Evidence Based Dentistry

    Learning Objectives

    1. Review the concept of EBD and its translation into daily practice.
    2. Evaluate the current evidence base supporting the use of digital workflows.
    3. Discuss the reality of clinical outcomes when comparing classic gold restorations to modern ceramics.
    4. Explore the advantages of partial coverage restorations compared to conventional crowns.
    5. Evaluate traditional layered restorations with current monolithic ceramic options.
    View Recording
  • Friday, September 9, 2022

    Dental Care for the Dementia Patient: Obstacles, Assessment and Treatment

    Learning Objectives

    1. Summarize the different forms of dementia and their medications.
    2. Articulate signs, symptoms and what to look for in this patient population.
    3. Prepare appropriate questions for new and recurrent patients on their Patient Information Forms.
    4. Understand the importance of an Emergency Contact.
    5. Highlight the different types of Power of Attorney: Property, Financial, Medical.
    6. Understand when it is appropriate to include an Emergency Contact on Treatment Planning for our geriatric and dementia patients.
    View Recording
  • Friday, August 26, 2022

    Addressing Hard and Soft Tissue Defects After Implant Placement

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the principals of mucogingival defects that affect natural teeth and how they can occur around dental implants.
    2. Identify hard tissue defects associated with dental implants.
    3. Interpret common treatment strategies such as gingival augmentation, bone augmentation, and biologics.
    View Recording
  • Friday, August 19, 2022

    The Top 10 Leadership Principles of Successful Dentists

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn how to become a more effective leader and build better relationships with team members and patients.
    2. Understand how improved leadership skills will help achieve the goals and objectives you have set.
    3. Learn the 4 levels of leadership and the 10 leadership principles to improve as a practice leader.
    View Recording
  • Friday, August 12, 2022

    Implant Placement in Infected Sockets – Is It Safe?

    Learning Objectives

    1. Describe the technique of immediate placement in infected and affected sockets.
    2. Learn what to do when there is minimal or absence of facial plate.
    3. Implement placement techniques to improve the esthetic outcomes.
    4. Understand when to graft infected sockets and when to do immediate placement.
    View Recording
  • Friday, August 5, 2022

    A Step-by-Step Approach to Treating Dental Implant Complications

    Learning Objectives

    1. Summarize implant complications in early and late time frames.
    2. Understand that the best way to treat complications is through prevention.
    3. Execute a plan if complications do occur, either after the surgical placement or the prosthetic restoration.
    View Recording
  • Friday, July 29, 2022

    Simplifying Complete Dentures

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand how to simplify the jaw records appointment.
    2. Review alternative methods for determining vertical dimension.
    3. Learn tips and tricks to maximize denture esthetics.
    View Recording
  • Friday, July 22, 2022

    Removable Partial Dentures: Understanding Your Options

    Learning Objectives

    1. Compare the differences between analog and digital fabrication methods.
    2. Identify material options for removable partial denture prostheses.
    3. Present framework adjustment recommendations for each identified material.
    View Recording
  • Friday, July 15, 2022

    Achieving Optimal Occlusion for Implant Restorations

    Learning Objectives

    1. Define the factors that influence occlusion for implant cases.
    2. Apply strategies to ensure accurate impressions and bite registrations.
    3. Understand the value of the utilizing a central-bearing device.
    4. Determine the optimal occlusion for single-unit implants, partially edentulous patients and full-arch cases.
    View Recording
  • Friday, July 8, 2022

    Understanding Digital Dentistry - Part 2: Tooth Preparation, Tissue Management and Restorative Materials

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand how the choice of restorative materials affects the design of your preparation.
    2. Prepare teeth to simplify the CAD/CAM process.
    3. Learn tissue management principles to ensure successful digital impressions.
    View Recording
  • Friday, June 17, 2022

    Are Teeth Superior to Implants?

    Learning Objectives

    1. Become familiar with the evolution of implant treatment planning for partially edentulous patients.
    2. Understand microenvironmental differences between teeth and implants from a biological and mechanical standpoint.
    3. Learn the influence of basic science on evidence-based implant treatment decision-making and minimally invasive dentistry.
    View Recording
  • Friday, June 10, 2022

    Will Same-Day Crowns Benefit Your Practice?

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn the pros and cons of providing same-day crowns in your practice.
    2. Understand the evolution of in-office designing and milling solutions.
    3. Determine if your practice is ready for implementing digital solutions.
    View Recording
  • Friday, June 3, 2022

    Understanding Maxillary Sinus CBCT Findings

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn about the differences between normal and abnormal maxillary sinus CBCT anatomy.
    2. Identify which pathologic conditions contraindicate dental implants.
    3. Determine when patients should be referred to an otolaryngologist.
    View Recording
  • Friday, May 20, 2022

    The Two Most Common TMJ Problems — and What to Do About Them

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the basic anatomy of the TMJ in both normal and internal derangement states.
    2. Learn to easily recognize and diagnose the two most common TMJ issues.
    3. Determine when treatment is needed and what to do (and who to work with).
    View Recording
  • Friday, May 13, 2022

    Immediate Implant Surgery

    Learning Objectives

    1. Review the fundamentals of immediate implant placement following extraction.
    2. Understand anatomical classifications of extraction sockets.
    3. Achieve ideal implant positioning and primary stability.
    View Recording
  • Friday, May 6, 2022

    What to Do When Things Go Wrong

    Learning Objectives

    1. Manage your emotions when things go wrong chairside.
    2. Apply techniques to defuse difficult patient interactions.
    3. Develop team attributes that lead to happier patients.
    View Recording
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    Presented in collaboration with the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry.
  • Friday, April 29, 2022

    Understanding Digital Dentistry Part 1: Tooth Preparation, Tissue Management and Restorative Materials

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand how the choice of restorative materials affects the design of your preparation.
    2. Prepare teeth to simplify the CAD/CAM process.
    3. Learn tissue management principles to ensure successful digital impressions.
    View Recording
  • Friday, April 22, 2022

    Predictable Esthetic Outcomes Part 2

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the steps and materials required to achieve highly esthetic results.
    2. Apply a protocol using provisionals in order to closely mimic the final esthetic result.
    3. Create a template to guide your dental laboratory to better results.
    View Recording
  • Friday, April 15, 2022

    Maintenance of the Full-Arch Implant Prosthesis

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn the different types of full-arch implant prostheses and factors that influence cleansability.
    2. Understand the difference between peri-mucositis and peri-implantitis.
    3. Develop an in-office protocol for maintenance visits.
    4. Describe current at-home oral hygiene tools available for plaque removal.
    View Recording
  • Friday, April 8, 2022

    Finding Meaning in Your Daily Work Part 3

    Learning Objectives

    1. Find your "sweet spot" to increase career satisfaction.
    2. Describe three tactics to increase meaning, joy and well-being throughout your dental career.
    3. Apply a strategy to change the lives of you and your patients for the better.
    View Recording
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    Presented in collaboration with the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry.
  • Friday, April 1, 2022

    6 Strategies for Dental Practice Excellence

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn six key performance indicators, along with practical applications for the information provided by each.
    2. Assess and improve practice performance relative to these indicators.
    3. Identify the advantages of the four entrepreneurial stages of a dental practice.
    View Recording
  • Friday, March 25, 2022

    Planning Implant Cases with CBCT

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand what CBCT is and how it differs from 2D digital X-rays.
    2. Identify anatomical structures using CBCT.
    3. Evaluate a site for implant placement.
    View Recording
  • Friday, March 18, 2022

    Predictable Esthetic Outcomes Part 1

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn how to build a system that will have more patients saying yes to esthetic dentistry outside the limits of dental insurance.
    2. Utilize smile design principles to create chairside mockups.
    3. Use photography to help analyze proportions, shape and restorative design.
    4. Implement better communication.
    View Recording
  • Friday, March 11, 2022

    Courage Is the Key Ingredient for Happiness

    Learning Objectives

    1. Discuss the key ingredients of courage.
    2. Identify how courage creates happiness in the dental practice setting.
    3. Encourage courageous behavior that will propel your practice to new heights.
    View Recording
  • Friday, March 4, 2022

    Crown & Bridge Impressions: Best Practices for Both Digital and Analog

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn material options and clinical techniques for soft tissue control and gingival retraction.
    2. Identify and prevent common mistakes when capturing both digital and analog crown & bridge impressions.
    View Recording
  • Friday, February 25, 2022

    Implant Overdentures: Secrets to Success

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the indications and benefits of implant overdentures.
    2. Learn how to design the case and select the correct attachment system.
    3. Apply techniques for chairside attachment pickup to achieve predictable results.
    4. Adjust and maintain overdenture cases.
    View Recording
  • Friday, February 18, 2022

    Creative Business Strategies for Practice Growth

    Learning Objectives

    1. Apply principles for analyzing and efficiently solving problems.
    2. Keep an open mind in order to spot better solutions.
    3. Recognize and eliminate time-killers and wasted effort.
    View Recording
  • Friday, February 11, 2022

    Implant Surgery: Freehand vs. Guided

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand when a planned, skill-based surgery should be considered for implant reconstruction.
    2. Apply step-by-step sequencing of computer-guided implant placement for quadrant and full-arch restorations.
    3. Understand pre-op requisites for full-arch restorations.
    4. Describe prosthodontic principles utilized for implant reconstruction.
    5. Understand periodontal and surgical considerations for sequencing complete-arch reconstruction.
    View Recording
  • Friday, February 4, 2022

    The Connection Between Bruxism and Sleep Apnea

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the possible connections between bruxism and obstructive sleep apnea.
    2. Learn when a nightguard may be contraindicated (and might even make a condition worse).
    3. Develop a simple plan to screen your patients for possible sleep-related breathing disorders.
    View Recording
  • Friday, January 28, 2022

    Successful Class II Restorations: A New Approach

    Learning Objectives

    1. Apply a state-of-the-art restorative technique utilizing new materials.
    2. Perform Class II procedures faster, easier and more effectively.
    3. Generate increased profit from your Class II restorations.
    View Recording
  • Friday, January 21, 2022

    The Full-Arch Fixed Zirconia Prosthesis: Restoration of the Edentulous Mandible

    Learning Objectives

    1. Implement a workflow for restoring the edentulous arch with a screw-retained, full-arch zirconia prosthesis.
    2. Develop a rationale to determine optimal implant sites and sizes.
    3. Perform a presurgical workup for a digital surgical guide.
    4. Understand how to utilize an interim prosthesis to provide validation of prosthesis design.
    View Recording
  • Friday, January 14, 2022

    Finding Meaning in Your Daily Work Part 2

    Learning Objectives

    1. Find your "sweet spot" to increase career satisfaction.
    2. Describe three tactics to increase meaning, joy and well-being.
    3. Identify three tactics to manage stress.
    4. Apply a strategy to change the lives of you and your patients for the better.
    View Recording
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    Presented in collaboration with the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry.
  • Friday, January 7, 2022

    Esthetic Dentistry: Planning for Predictable Outcomes

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand how smile design impacts treatment planning and tooth preparation.
    2. Learn material selection and cementation tips for optimal seating and retention.
    View Recording
  • Friday, December 17, 2021

    Peri-Implant Disease: Treatment and Management Part 2

    Learning Objectives

    1. Review reported modalities and treatment methods.
    2. Understand in-office maintenance with case examples.
    3. Learn correct patient home care for dental implants.
    View Recording
  • Friday, December 10, 2021

    Implant-Protected Occlusion: How to Implement

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand basic principles of implant-protected occlusion.
    2. Integrate occlusion principles into your practice.
    3. Learn implant occlusal schemes for various prosthesis types.
    View Recording
  • Friday, December 3, 2021

    Finding Meaning in Your Daily Work Part 1

    Learning Objectives

    1. Find your "sweet spot" to increase career satisfaction.
    2. Describe three tactics to increase meaning, joy and well-being.
    3. Identify three tactics to manage stress.
    4. Apply a strategy to change the lives of you and your patients for the better.
    View Recording
  • Friday, November 19, 2021

    Implant Treatment for the Edentulous Arch: Fixed vs. Overdentures

    Learning Objectives

    1. Compare the advantages and disadvantages of fixed full-arch prostheses vs. implant overdentures.
    2. Review techniques for successful placement of full-arch prosthesis.
    3. Identify key clinical and laboratory considerations.
    View Recording
  • Friday, November 12, 2021

    Complete Success with Partial Dentures Part 2

    Learning Objectives

    1. Identify common issues in partial dentures and learn how to avoid them.
    2. Review key steps to make partial fabrication easier for you and your lab.
    3. Simplify the clasp and major connector selection process.
    View Recording
  • Friday, November 5, 2021

    Dental Photography on a Budget

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn simple techniques to capture esthetic intraoral shots.
    2. Understand principles of editing.
    3. Optimize case photos with iPhone apps.
    View Recording
  • Friday, October 29, 2021

    Snoring and Sleep Apnea: Choosing the Right Appliance

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the functional classification of oral appliances.
    2. Review types of appliance adjustment mechanisms.
    3. Recognize the clinical considerations for proper appliance selection.
    View Recording
  • Friday, October 22, 2021

    Leading in Crisis: Critical Skills for the Dentist

    Learning Objectives

    1. Recognize behaviors and practices that will prevent burnout.
    2. Utilize practice tools to lead successfully through any circumstances.
    3. Acquire skills that allow dentists to cope with daily stress.
    View Recording
  • Friday, October 15, 2021

    Treating Bruxism with Oral Appliances

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand how to educate your patient about bruxism and the benefits of appliance therapy.
    2. Describe the different categories of oral appliances.
    3. Apply a standardized protocol to identify and treat coexisting issues.
    View Recording
  • Friday, October 8, 2021

    Implant Overdentures: Keys to Success

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn indications and contraindications for implant overdentures.
    2. Evaluate patients for implant overdenture implementation.
    3. Compare surgical and restorative techniques for successful implant overdentures.
    View Recording
  • Friday, October 1, 2021

    Systemic Medications: Modifications Required for Implant Treatment

    Learning Objectives

    1. Identify various medications that contraindicate dental implant treatment.
    2. Understand surgical and prosthetic considerations of various medications.
    3. Learn the correct protocol on modifying medication dosage.
    View Recording
  • Friday, September 24, 2021

    Veneers: Case Selection, Preparation and Temporization Part 1

    Learning Objectives

    View Recording
  • Friday, September 24, 2021

    Veneers: Case Selection, Preparation and Temporization Part 2

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand which cases have better outcomes with the use of temporary veneers.
    2. Utilize temporary veneers for increased patient acceptance.
    3. Apply temporization principles across a wide range of single- and multi-unit cases.
    4. Administer preparation techniques in critical areas for high-esthetic outcomes.
    View Recording
  • Friday, September 17, 2021

    Increase Patient Acceptance of Implant Treatment Plans

    Learning Objectives

    1. Develop optimal treatment plans that meet patient desires without compromising results.
    2. Identify conversation points during the first appointment to clarify budget and gain acceptance of treatment.
    3. Utilize visual and diagnostic aids that increase patient acceptance.
    View Recording
  • Friday, September 10, 2021

    Predictable Extraction and Grafting Techniques

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand atraumatic extraction techniques.
    2. Utilize bone grafting materials to increase implant predictability and stability.
    3. Recognize common mistakes & complications related to bone grafting techniques.
    View Recording
  • Friday, September 3, 2021

    Peri-Implant Disease: Diagnosis and Management

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand peri-implant diseases and their diagnosis.
    2. Describe the etiologies and risk factors associated with peri-implant disease.
    3. Review reported modalities and treatment methods.
    4. Understand in-office maintenance and patient home care for dental implants.
    View Recording
  • Friday, August 27, 2021

    Reducing the Stress of Crown & Bridge Procedures

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn preparation and impression principles to avoid remakes.
    2. Use provisionals to simplify the final crown delivery.
    3. Prevent cementation and post-op complications.
    View Recording
  • Friday, August 20, 2021

    Increase Case Acceptance with Powerful Scripting

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the importance of standardized scripting for better patient communication.
    2. Apply scripting principles for higher case acceptance.
    3. Implement a scripting system across your team for increased practice success.
    View Recording
  • Friday, August 6, 2021

    Elevating the State of Dentistry: Q&A Session

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the trends that will shape dental practices over the next few years.
    2. Discuss current innovations and processes changing how dental practices operate.
    3. Apply business and legal strategies to protect and grow your practice.
    4. Learn how to manage your team when there is a shortage of trained staff.
    View Recording
  • Friday, July 30, 2021

    Implant Impressions: The Digital Approach

    Learning Objectives

    1. Discuss restorative implant options with a digital workflow.
    2. Understand clinical protocols utilizing a scan body.
    3. Identify common mistakes when acquiring a digital implant impression.
    View Recording
  • Friday, July 23, 2021

    Single-Unit Implants in the Esthetic Zone

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand implant placement technique to achieve optimum position and stability.
    2. Learn restorative techniques for sustained soft tissue health.
    3. Understand gingival biotype and how it can influence the final esthetics of implant restorations.
    View Recording
  • Friday, July 16, 2021

    Preventing Medicolegal Complications

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand which clinical indications are high in risk/liability.
    2. Learn how to properly handle implant complications as they arise.
    3. Satisfy legal requirements of informed consent.
    View Recording
  • Friday, July 9, 2021

    Treating the Hidden Complications of Full-Arch Prostheses

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the significance of speech problems related to the use of full-arch prostheses.
    2. Diagnose prosthesis-related speech issues.
    3. Prevent and correct speech-related complications.
    View Recording
  • Friday, July 2, 2021

    Best Practices for Cementing Zirconia

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand which cement protocol to use for various clinical situations.
    2. Learn material selection and cementation tips for optimal seating and retention.
    View Recording
  • Friday, June 25, 2021

    Complete Success with Partial Dentures

    Learning Objectives

    1. Identify common issues in partial dentures and learn how to avoid them.
    2. Review key steps to make partial fabrication easier for you and your lab.
    3. Simplify the clasp and major connector selection process.
    View Recording
  • Friday, June 18, 2021

    Treating Sleep Disorders: Simple Steps to Get Started

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand how to treat snoring and sleep apnea in the general practice.
    2. Learn potential side effects and how to mitigate them.
    3. Utilize provisional mandibular advancement device therapy.
    View Recording
  • Friday, June 11, 2021

    8 Trends That Will Determine the Future of Your Practice

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the eight trends that are driving change in dental practices.
    2. Learn how these trends will impact all practices and alter the trajectory of dental careers.
    3. Recognize and understand the importance and relevance of these trends to dental practice success.
    View Recording
  • Friday, June 4, 2021

    Mastering the Single-Tooth Implant Part II

    Learning Objectives

    1. Review principles for atraumatic extraction, socket grafting, implant positioning and placement.
    2. Understand abutment design to maximize esthetics.
    3. Design the optimal occlusal scheme for single-tooth implants.
    4. Streamline the treatment sequence for predictable results in fit, form and function.
    View Recording
  • Friday, May 21, 2021

    Incorporating Third Molar Extraction in the General Practice: Glidewell Online Study Club

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand when adding additional services to the general practice is beneficial.
    2. Determine when to treat and when to refer.
    3. Utilize the proper diagnostic tools, including CBCT.
    4. Learn considerations for adding sedation to your practice.
    View Recording
  • Friday, May 14, 2021

    Using Local Antibiotics with Bone Grafting

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the indications and contraindications for local antibiotic use.
    2. Learn the most ideal local antibiotics to use.
    3. Apply a step-by-step protocol on using local antibiotics with bone grafts and membranes.
    View Recording
  • Friday, May 7, 2021

    Predictable Extraction and Grafting Techniques

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand an efficient atraumatic extraction protocol.
    2. Utilize the appropriate bone graft material.
    3. Demonstrate proper flap design and suture technique.
    View Recording
  • Friday, April 30, 2021

    Simplified Techniques for Immediate Dentures

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn techniques to communicate with the laboratory in order to fabricate an immediate denture.
    2. Demonstrate the management of extraction sites and soft tissue on the day of surgery.
    3. Illustrate day-of-surgery reline techniques to ensure a comfortable healing process.
    View Recording
  • Friday, April 23, 2021

    Smile Design Principles for Esthetic Success Part III

    Learning Objectives

    1. Apply protocols for the efficient planning of esthetic cases.
    2. Learn how to phase treatment for increased patient acceptance.
    3. Manage occlusion to ensure a perfect balance between form and function.
    4. Utilize photography to design and document cases as well as build your practice.
    View Recording
  • Friday, April 16, 2021

    Using Cosmetic Dentistry to Enhance Facial Esthetics

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand and treatment plan smile design concepts.
    2. Incorporate aligners as part of an esthetic treatment plan.
    3. Gain patient acceptance of esthetic procedures.
    View Recording
  • Friday, April 9, 2021

    Mastering the Single-Tooth Implant

    Learning Objectives

    1. Review principles for atraumatic extraction, socket grafting, implant positioning and placement.
    2. Understand abutment design to maximize esthetics.
    3. Design the optimal occlusal scheme for single-tooth implants.
    4. Streamline the treatment sequence for predictable results in fit, form and function.
    View Recording
  • Friday, April 2, 2021

    8 Steps to Successful Bone Augmentation

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn indications and contraindications for bone grafting.
    2. Identify the ideal bone substitutes and membranes for augmentation procedures.
    3. Learn how to avoid bone grafting complications.
    View Recording
  • Friday, March 26, 2021

    Treating Orofacial Pain in the General Practice

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn about classification of orofacial pain.
    2. Select cases for treatment in the general practice.
    3. Apply common treatment methods.
    View Recording
  • Friday, March 19, 2021

    Your Elderly Patients: Strategies for Successful Treatment

    Learning Objectives

    1. Differentiate between normal aging and Alzheimer’s disease.
    2. Learn systemic effects of common medications.
    3. Determine the optimal treatment plan.
    View Recording
  • Friday, March 5, 2021

    Reducing the Chairtime — and Stress — of Crown & Bridge Procedures

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn preparation and impression principles to avoid remakes.
    2. Use provisionals to simplify the final crown delivery.
    3. Prevent cementation and post-op complications.
    View Recording
  • Friday, February 26, 2021

    The Use of Neurotoxins in Implant Dentistry

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the use and application of neurotoxins for treatment of parafunction, bruxism, and clenching.
    2. Recognize anatomical considerations of the masseter and temporalis muscles when utilizing neurotoxins.
    3. Apply various treatment modalities using the appropriate mapping and injection technique.
    View Recording
  • Thursday, February 25, 2021

    Simplifying Tooth Extraction and Socket Grafting

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn the various types of extraction sockets that dictate grafting techniques.
    2. Understand various bone substitutes and membranes used in socket grafting.
    3. Review etiology, management and prevention of socket grafting complications.
    View Recording
  • Thursday, February 18, 2021

    Soft Tissue Management Around Implants

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the importance of keratinized tissue for overall health and esthetics.
    2. Ensure long-term success of the full-arch prosthesis.
    3. Select the appropriate grafting technique.
    View Recording
  • Friday, February 12, 2021

    Implant Treatment in Older Patients

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand what literature says about implants in older patients.
    2. Learn how to improve success of implant treatment in older patients.
    3. Recognize the importance of comorbidities on implant treatment.
    4. Apply various treatment modifications you can make to improve treatment safety and outcome.
    View Recording
  • Thursday, February 11, 2021

    Occlusal Guards and Bite Splints: Using Telehealth to Streamline the Process

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand how to add evaluation and management telehealth services to your practice.
    2. Profitably utilize a “no-hands” dental approach with your staff, including home health hygiene training and nutritional counseling.
    3. Identify telehealth billable codes.
    4. Utilize an efficient pathway to reimbursement.
    View Recording
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    Presented in collaboration with the New York County Dental Society
  • Friday, February 5, 2021

    Grafting the Gap: Bone Grafting When Placing Immediate Implants

    Learning Objectives

    1. Determine issues to consider when immediately placing an implant in an extraction site.
    2. Describe use of allografts and alloplastic materials.
    3. Understand when a membrane is necessary.
    4. Identify surgical considerations for success.
    View Recording
  • Thursday, February 4, 2021

    Successful Crown & Bridge Part 3: Adjustment and Cementation

    Learning Objectives

    1. Apply protocols to adjust contacts and occlusion.
    2. Understand which burs and polishers provide optimal results.
    3. Determine which cement protocol to use for various clinical situations.
    4. Administer cementation and bonding protocols.
    View Recording
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    Presented in collaboration with the New York County Dental Society
  • Friday, January 29, 2021

    Complete Dentures: Troubleshooting the Challenges

    Learning Objectives

    1. Identify common problems that occur when delivering complete dentures.
    2. Understand and address frequent concerns patients have with new dentures.
    3. Describe how to correct common issues patients experience with new dentures.
    View Recording
  • Thursday, January 28, 2021

    Successful Crown & Bridge Part 2: Soft Tissue Control, Impressions and Temporaries

    Learning Objectives

    1. Review how to prepare the soft and hard tissues for an impression.
    2. Compare various impression materials.
    3. Understand the benefits of gaining patient confidence during the provisional treatment phase.
    View Recording
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    Presented in collaboration with the New York County Dental Society
  • Friday, January 22, 2021

    The Immediate Implant and How to Make It Work

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn predictable atraumatic extraction techniques that preserve bone and soft tissue.
    2. Learn protocols for socket preservation including flap design, bone grafting, membrane placement and suturing.
    3. Understand principles for successful immediate implant placement.
    View Recording
  • Thursday, January 21, 2021

    Successful Crown & Bridge Part 1: Restorative Material Selection and Tooth Preparation

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn indications, contraindications and handling properties of today’s most popular dental materials.
    2. Identify the appropriate tooth preparation based on patient presentation and restorative material to be used.
    3. Utilize the most efficient instruments to achieve the appropriate tooth preparation.
    View Recording
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    Presented in collaboration with the New York County Dental Society
  • Friday, January 15, 2021

    How to Successfully Survive and Thrive During the First 5 Years of a New Practice

    Learning Objectives

    1. Apply a strategic planning blueprint in order to maintain efficiency as well as generate and track practice growth.
    2. Implement the appropriate technology and equipment based on defined practice goals, including digital dentistry.
    3. Demonstrate the skills that are essential to lead and inspire a high-performing dental team.
    View Recording
  • Friday, January 8, 2021

    What Will 2021 Look Like? How Dentists Can Successfully Navigate the Upcoming Year

    Learning Objectives

    1. Define goals and a strategic plan for improving your practice by utilizing Dr. Levin’s framework of recommendations, examples and guidelines.
    2. Understand the creative process of strategic planning and answer the singular question: Where do you want your practice to be in five years?
    3. Apply a step-by-step process to identify and activate your growth plans using specific deadlines and timelines.
    4. Identify 10 achievable goals and determine what must be done to reach them, including goals in production, revenue, cash and income using real-life, current examples and practical recommendations.
    View Recording
  • Friday, December 18, 2020

    Prosthetic-Loading Single-Unit Implants: What Are My Options?

    Learning Objectives

    1. Describe the four major loading categories.
    2. Identify implant-, patient- and clinician-based facts that contribute to achieving a high primary stability.
    3. Review of prosthetic options relating to the loading categories.
    View Recording
  • Friday, December 11, 2020

    Understanding Forensic Dentistry

    Learning Objectives

    1. Knowledge of training and credentialing requirements for forensic dentistry.
    2. Overview of civil/criminal litigation and expert testimony.
    3. Understand the science of age estimation via dentition.
    4. Interpret bite mark evidence.
    View Recording
  • Friday, December 4, 2020

    Ask the Dental CPA! Get Answers to All Your Year-End Tax Questions

    Learning Objectives

    1. Taxes 101 and beyond: Plan for year-end, implement tax strategies and make 2021 a better year.
    2. Leverage loans and tax credits for your practice: PPP, HHS, FFCRA and ERC.
    3. Understand the impacts of legislative updates on your dental practice.
    View Recording
  • Friday, November 20, 2020

    Managing Implant Placement in the Posterior Maxillary Arch Part II

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the surrounding anatomy and how to develop the pretreatment diagnosis.
    2. Learn the indications for vertical and lateral lifts, as well as how these procedures are provided.
    3. Utilize the most favorable prosthetic designs for either cementation or screw retention.
    View Recording
  • Friday, November 13, 2020

    Smiling from the Inside Out: Restoring a Smile After an Eating Disorder

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand critical treatment planning factors for patients with psychopathological disorders that affect oral health.
    2. Select the appropriate restorative materials for patients recovering from eating disorders.
    3. Apply digital workflow to aid in smile design and restoration of deteriorated dentition.
    View Recording
  • Friday, November 6, 2020

    Smile Design Principles for Esthetic Success Part II

    Learning Objectives

    1. Identify critical conversation points during the first appointment in order to clarify budget and gain acceptance of treatment.
    2. Utilize direct mockups and visuals to motivate patients to accept elective and cosmetic dentistry.
    3. Apply tooth templates for patient Rx and communication with specialists and laboratories.
    View Recording
  • Friday, October 30, 2020

    Overdenture vs. Fixed — What Are the Indications for Each?

    Learning Objectives

    1. Identify the indications for a fixed implant prosthesis and overdenture.
    2. Explain the benefits of fixed prostheses and overdentures for maximum patient satisfaction.
    3. Prevent the most common complications with fixed implants prostheses and overdentures.
    View Recording
  • Friday, October 23, 2020

    10 Most Critical Infection Control Action Steps

    Learning Objectives

    1. List the 10 most essential infection control action steps.
    2. Explain why “control at the source” is so critical.
    3. List two reasons why “cleaning” before chemical disinfection is dangerous.
    View Recording
  • Friday, October 16, 2020

    Managing Implant Placement in the Posterior Maxillary Arch

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the surrounding anatomy and how to develop the pretreatment diagnosis.
    2. Learn the indications for vertical sinus lifts and lateral sinus lifts and how these procedures are provided.
    3. Utilize the most favorable prosthetic designs for either cementation or screw retention.
    View Recording
  • Friday, October 9, 2020

    From an Attorney: How to Protect the Business Side of Your Practice in the Time of COVID-19

    Learning Objectives

    1. Protect your practice and employees by evaluating and choosing the right insurance and indemnification policies.
    2. Increase employee retention, satisfaction and output in the time of COVID-19.
    3. Understand requirements to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace and how to protect your practice.
    4. Know the rules for document retention to protect yourself from patient claims, staff issues and the IRS.
    View Recording
  • Friday, October 2, 2020

    The Emergency Implant in the Esthetic Zone

    Learning Objectives

    1. Diagnose and treat esthetic zone emergencies.
    2. Apply atraumatic extraction techniques.
    3. Place implant for optimum position and stability.
    4. Identify immediate esthetic provisional restorative options.
    5. Manipulate soft tissue to preserve papilla and maintain gingival harmony.
    View Recording
  • Friday, September 25, 2020

    Maximizing Your Practice After COVID-19: Q&A Session with the Business Advisory Panel

    Learning Objectives

    1. Discuss the key strategies to ensuring a full and speedy practice recovery.
    2. Learn the expected recovery cycle in order to create a successful practice financial plan.
    3. Understand the three phases of emerging from business interruption to quickly return to full production.
    4. Learn implications of recent legislation and SBA programs.
    5. Understand loan and forgiveness options from recent legislation.
    6. Review the laws and regulations for managing practice staff during the crisis.
    View Recording
  • Wednesday, September 23, 2020

    An Introduction to Implants for the General Dentist

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the benefits of implant treatment for your patients and practice.
    2. Learn the indications for implant treatment.
    3. Summarize the treatment options for replacing single teeth, multiple teeth and full arches.
    4. Create a pathway for gaining proficiency with dental implants.
    View Recording
  • Friday, September 18, 2020

    Esthetic Implant Dentistry: Using Ceramic Implants for Challenging Cases

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn the importance of gingival biotype and how it can influence the final esthetics of implant restorations.
    2. Understand the benefits of zirconia implants in areas of thin gingival biotype.
    3. Determine the correct treatment plan for providing zirconia implants.
    4. List the steps required for safe and effective placement of zirconia implants.
    5. Learn the steps for restoration of zirconia implants.
    View Recording
  • Friday, September 11, 2020

    Crown & Bridge Part IV: Cement vs. Bonding

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the difference between conventional cementation and resin bonding.
    2. Identify the indications and usage for each type of cement.
    3. Learn bonding protocols for various restorative materials.
    View Recording
  • Friday, August 28, 2020

    Techniques for Predictable Suturing and Surgical Flaps Part 3

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand proper flap design for ideal esthetics and healing.
    2. Learn the different types of sutures and surgical needles.
    3. Understand suturing techniques that will deliver predictable healing.
    4. Review clinical tips for extractions and grafting in preparation for dental implants.
    View Recording
  • Friday, August 21, 2020

    Restoring Implants Part 3: Clinical Tips for Successful Case Delivery

    Learning Objectives

    1. Discuss seating of both screw-retained and cement-retained restorations.
    2. Review recommended cementation techniques for cement-retained restorations.
    3. Identify and compare various materials used in closing access channels.
    View Recording
  • Friday, August 14, 2020

    Simple Steps to Successful Guided Implant Surgery

    Learning Objectives

    1. Define the protocol, including steps and techniques, for digitally guided implant placement.
    2. Demonstrate understanding of necessary steps, from CT scan to lab-created digital treatment plan for doctor approval.
    3. Identify anatomy and sources of inaccuracies.
    View Recording
  • Friday, August 7, 2020

    The 12-Month Practice Recovery Plan: A 10-Step Guide to a Faster, Stronger Rebound

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn the three stages of staffing that will have a direct impact on practice production and practice recovery. Staffing will be the single biggest challenge facing dental practices over the next three to four years.
    2. Review the “essential eight” key performance indicators that should be tracked every day, week and month so the practice can understand its current state and make rapid adjustments.
    3. Understand the role of five-star customer service and the positive effect it will have on patient acquisition and loyalty during this difficult economic time.
    View Recording
  • Friday, July 31, 2020

    Treating Older Patients in the General Dental Practice

    Learning Objectives

    1. Manage important systemic conditions commonly encountered when treating older patients.
    2. Recognize and treat prosthetic problems found in older adults.
    View Recording
  • Friday, July 24, 2020

    Using Technology to Rebuild Your Practice

    Learning Objectives

    1. Use intraoral scanning as a potential intra-office communications device.
    2. Advance treatment protocols and diagnostics with intraoral scanning.
    3. Apply digital tools for improved patient acceptance.
    View Recording
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  • Friday, July 10, 2020

    Expected Upcoming Changes in the Profession

    Learning Objectives

    1. Review of changes to office procedures caused by the recent coronavirus outbreak.
    2. Strategies for increasing practice growth.
    View Recording
  • Friday, June 26, 2020

    Literature-Based Socket Grafting Protocol

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn the various types of extraction sockets that dictate grafting techniques.
    2. Understand various bone substitutes and membranes used in socket grafting.
    3. Review etiology, management and prevention of socket grafting complications.
    View Recording
  • Friday, June 19, 2020

    Techniques for Predictable Suturing and Surgical Flaps Part 2

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand proper flap design for ideal esthetics and healing.
    2. Learn the different types of sutures and surgical needles.
    3. Understand suturing techniques that will deliver predictable healing.
    4. Review clinical tips for extractions and grafting in preparation for dental implants.
    View Recording
  • Friday, June 12, 2020

    Smile Design Principles for Esthetic Success

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand facial esthetics and how they determine proper smile design.
    2. Treatment planning for patient acceptance of budget and esthetic goals.
    3. Apply the Golden Ratio principle for esthetic tooth proportion.
    4. Manage soft tissue contours.
    View Recording
  • Friday, June 5, 2020

    Restoring Implants Part 2: Prosthesis Design and Shade Selection

    Learning Objectives

    1. Discuss material choices for screw- and cement-retained restorations.
    2. Review techniques for both soft and hard tissue shade selection.
    3. Understand laboratory communication needs for successful results.
    View Recording
  • Friday, May 22, 2020

    Providing Predictably Successful Implant Treatment in Your Practice

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand how to make implants a frequent and profitable part of your practice.
    2. Learn to present implant treatment and financing options to gain patient acceptance.
    3. Explore a predictable surgical and restorative protocol for successful clinical outcomes.
    View Recording
  • Friday, May 15, 2020

    Restoring Implants Part 1: Tissue Preparation and Impressions

    Learning Objectives

    1. Identify the different impression armamentarium.
    2. Review how to prepare the soft and hard tissues for an impression.
    3. Compare various impression materials.
    4. Discuss the implant verification jig (IVJ).
    View Recording
  • Friday, May 8, 2020

    Esthetic Dentistry: Key Considerations for Predictable Outcomes

    Learning Objectives

    1. How smile design impacts treatment planning and tooth preparation.
    2. Material selection and cementation tips for optimal seating and retention.
    View Recording
  • Wednesday, May 6, 2020

    Restarting Your Practice After COVID-19: Q&A Session with Business Advisory Panel

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand loan and forgiveness options from recent legislation.
    2. Understand the laws and regulations for managing your staff during the crisis.
    3. Learn the three phases of emerging from business interruption to quickly return to full production.
    4. Discuss the key strategies you must embrace to ensure a full and speedy practice recovery.
    5. Learn the expected recovery cycle in order to create a successful financial plan for your practice.
    View Recording
  • Tuesday, May 5, 2020

    Social Media and Marketing Skills for Reviving Your Practice

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn the important things that need to be communicated to your patients for successful practice reopening.
    2. Learn highly effective yet inexpensive marketing strategies you can implement immediately.
    View Recording
  • Monday, May 4, 2020

    Take Your Practice Back: Survive and Thrive in the New Dental Economy

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the changing parameters for dental practice success after COVID-19.
    2. Learn effective techniques to maximize your practice in the new dental economy.
    View Recording
  • Friday, May 1, 2020

    Managing Endodontic Emergencies in the Era of COVID-19

    Learning Objectives

    1. Accurately diagnose and determine case difficulty.
    2. Completely anesthetize a patient for root canal procedures.
    3. Perform palliative care.
    View Recording
  • Thursday, April 30, 2020

    Treatment of the Terminal Dentition

    Learning Objectives

    1. Treatment planning the terminal dentition.
    2. Review of full-arch surgical principles.
    3. Restorative options for the full arch.
    4. Long-term results of hybrid prostheses.
    5. Rationale and clinical steps involved in the full-arch monolithic implant-supported restoration.
    View Recording
  • Wednesday, April 29, 2020

    Immediate Treatment for Sleep Disordered Breathing: A New Practice Protocol

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the signs of sleep-disordered breathing.
    2. Manage sleep-disordered breathing with a provisional mandibular advancement device (PMAD).
    3. Satisfy the legal requirements of screening and utilize the appropriate appliance prior to final diagnosis.
    View Recording
  • Wednesday, April 29, 2020

    And Now What? Dental Office Strategies to Succeed in the New Normal

    Learning Objectives

    1. Business and marketing to increase success during post-crisis recovery.
    2. How technology may help.
    3. How to empower our team.
    4. How to strengthen our mindset and behavior.
    View Recording
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2020

    Dental Photography

    Learning Objectives

    1. Demonstrate an understanding of clinical photography and its importance to practice marketing.
    2. Identify the requirements and equipment for perfect portrait and intraoral photography.
    3. Understand different camera settings (F-Stop, ISO, shutter speed, flash power, etc.) required for clear and customized photographs.
    4. Create stylistic photographs to market your practice.
    View Recording
  • Monday, April 27, 2020

    Principles of Occlusion for Implant Restorations

    Learning Objectives

    1. Compare natural teeth and implant crowns.
    2. Optimize occlusal schemes through implant positioning and crown design.
    3. Evaluate occlusal contacts under various biting forces.
    4. Learn the effects of an increased proximal contact area.
    View Recording
  • Friday, April 24, 2020

    Managing Your Investments: the Impact of COVID-19

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand market risk and your own risk capacity.
    2. Review how markets have recovered after past declines.
    3. Understand what actions you should take now.
    View Recording
  • Thursday, April 23, 2020

    Provisional Restorations: Planning for Esthetic Success

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the importance of creating a shared vision with your patient.
    2. Know the tools to communicate your vision to the laboratory.
    3. Understand the benefits of gaining patient confidence during the provisional treatment phase.
    View Recording
  • Wednesday, April 22, 2020

    PPP, EIDL, and SBA: Understanding Business Loan and Grant Programs

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the loan and grant programs made available through recent legislation.
    2. Review the application process.
    3. Understand the regulations governing payback and forgiveness.
    View Recording
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2020

    20 Strategies to Help Your Practice Recover from the COVID-19 Crisis

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understanding the three stages and 12-month timeline for recovery in the COVID-19 crisis.
    2. 20 practical and essential strategies that need to be implemented in the recovery phase from COVID-19.
    3. Why having a COVID-19 one-page strategic recovery plan is critical to a successful practice recovery and turnaround.
    View Recording
  • Monday, April 20, 2020

    Implant Restorations: Cemented vs. Screw-Retained

    Learning Objectives

    1. Compare the advantages and disadvantages of screw- vs. cement-retained restorations.
    2. Identify key clinical and laboratory considerations to keep in mind.
    3. Review techniques for successful cement-retained restorations.
    View Recording
  • Friday, April 17, 2020

    Protecting Your Practice During COVID-19: Q&A Session with Business Advisory Panel

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn the three phases of emerging from business interruption to quickly return to full production.
    2. Understand the laws and regulations for managing your staff during the crisis.
    3. Understand loan options from recent legislation and SBA programs.
    View Recording
  • Thursday, April 16, 2020

    Maxi Benefits from Mini Implants

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the indications for small diameter implants.
    2. Learn surgical and restorative protocol for treatment with small diameter implants.
    View Recording
  • Wednesday, April 15, 2020

    Techniques for Predictable Suturing and Surgical Flaps

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand proper flap design for ideal esthetics and healing.
    2. Learn the different types of sutures and surgical needles.
    3. Understand suturing techniques that will deliver predictable healing.
    4. Review clinical tips for extractions and grafting in preparation for dental implants.
    View Recording
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2020

    Crown & Bridge Part ll: Restorative Materials and Cementation

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn indications, contraindications and handling properties of today’s most popular dental materials.
    2. Understand which cement protocol to use for various clinical situations.
    View Recording
  • Monday, April 13, 2020

    Surgical Complications: Etiology, Management and Prevention

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the causes of common surgical complications and learn how to prevent them.
    2. Understand how to manage complications when they occur.
    View Recording
  • Friday, April 10, 2020

    Protecting Your Practice During COVID-19: Q&A Session with Business Advisory Panel

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the laws and regulations for managing your staff during the crisis.
    2. Learn the three phases of emerging from business interruption to quickly return to full production.
    View Recording
  • Thursday, April 9, 2020

    Socket Grafting: Simple Techniques for Ridge Preservation After Extraction

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand benefits of ridge preservation techniques.
    2. Learn materials and techniques for grafting sockets after tooth extraction.
    View Recording
  • Wednesday, April 8, 2020

    Understanding Your Financial Options During COVID-19

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the options available for managing debt during this business interruption.
    2. Learn about new business loans available through recent federal legislation.
    3. Understand the options available for managing student loans during this interruption.
    View Recording
  • Tuesday, April 7, 2020

    Infection Control and PPE After COVID-19

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the equipment and materials needed to protect your staff and patients.
    2. Delineate the necessary changes to your office procedures caused by the recent coronavirus outbreak.
    View Recording
  • Monday, April 6, 2020

    Systemic Health and Dentistry: Patient Premedication, Antibiotics, Steroids and Pain Medication

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand how the patient’s systemic health considerations and medications will impact your treatment.
    2. Learn the benefits of proper usage of antibiotics, steroids and pain medication.
    View Recording
  • Wednesday, April 1, 2020

    Immediate Implants

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the guidelines and recommendations provided by the Business Advisory Board Panel.
    2. Review the current treatment protocols for improving clinical outcomes in each topic area.
    3. Understand recent advancements in materials and equipment that contribute to excellent clinical outcomes.
    View Recording
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2020

    Full Dentures

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the guidelines and recommendations provided by the Business Advisory Board Panel.
    2. Review the current treatment protocols for improving clinical outcomes in each topic area.
    3. Understand recent advancements in materials and equipment that contribute to excellent clinical outcomes.
    View Recording
  • Monday, March 30, 2020

    Crown & Bridge

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the guidelines and recommendations provided by the Business Advisory Board Panel.
    2. Review the current treatment protocols for improving clinical outcomes in each topic area.
    3. Understand recent advancements in materials and equipment that contribute to excellent clinical outcomes.
    View Recording
  • Thursday, March 26, 2020

    From an Attorney: What Dentists Need to Know About COVID-19

    Learning Objectives

    1. Discuss the legal issues emerging because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
    2. Discuss employer-to-employee issues related to office closures and slowdowns.
    3. Discuss issues related to loan payments, rent and other financial obligations effected by the current situation.
    View Recording
  • Wednesday, March 25, 2020

    Dealing with COVID-19: Dental Practice Action Plan

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the short-term, long-term and immediate challenges to your practice.
    2. Understand the options you have regarding short-term financial obligations.
    3. Prepare a 30/60/90-day conditional plan to get through the crisis and emerge even stronger.
    View Recording
  • Monday, March 23, 2020

    Implant Dentistry

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the guidelines and recommendations provided by the Business Advisory Board Panel.
    2. Review the current treatment protocols for improving clinical outcomes in each topic area.
    3. Understand recent advancements in materials and equipment that contribute to excellent clinical outcomes.
    View Recording
  • Monday, March 2, 2020

    Dental Sleep Medicine

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the guidelines and recommendations provided by the Business Advisory Board Panel.
    2. Review the current treatment protocols for improving clinical outcomes in each topic area.
    3. Understand recent advancements in materials and equipment that contribute to excellent clinical outcomes.
    View Recording
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  • Friday, October 7, 2022

    Profitable Implant Dentistry

    Learning Objectives

    1. Determine when implant treatment is needed.
    2. Highlight the benefit of implant treatment for your patients.
    3. Understand the practice growth opportunity of dental implants.
    4. Summarize treatment options for single tooth, multiple teeth, and full arch replacement.
    View Recording
  • Friday, September 30, 2022

    Do Small Diameter Implants Have a Place in Your Practice?

    Learning Objectives

    1. Summarize the difference between small and conventional diameter implants.
    2. Learn how small diameter implants can be useful in general practice.
    3. Understand when to select small diameter implants over conventional diameter implants through case studies.
    4. Evaluate when not to use small diameter implants.
    View Recording
  • Friday, September 16, 2022

    Improving Restorative Outcomes with Evidence Based Dentistry

    Learning Objectives

    1. Review the concept of EBD and its translation into daily practice.
    2. Evaluate the current evidence base supporting the use of digital workflows.
    3. Discuss the reality of clinical outcomes when comparing classic gold restorations to modern ceramics.
    4. Explore the advantages of partial coverage restorations compared to conventional crowns.
    5. Evaluate traditional layered restorations with current monolithic ceramic options.
    View Recording
  • Friday, August 12, 2022

    Implant Placement in Infected Sockets – Is It Safe?

    Learning Objectives

    1. Describe the technique of immediate placement in infected and affected sockets.
    2. Learn what to do when there is minimal or absence of facial plate.
    3. Implement placement techniques to improve the esthetic outcomes.
    4. Understand when to graft infected sockets and when to do immediate placement.
    View Recording
  • Friday, August 5, 2022

    A Step-by-Step Approach to Treating Dental Implant Complications

    Learning Objectives

    1. Summarize implant complications in early and late time frames.
    2. Understand that the best way to treat complications is through prevention.
    3. Execute a plan if complications do occur, either after the surgical placement or the prosthetic restoration.
    View Recording
  • Friday, July 29, 2022

    Simplifying Complete Dentures

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand how to simplify the jaw records appointment.
    2. Review alternative methods for determining vertical dimension.
    3. Learn tips and tricks to maximize denture esthetics.
    View Recording
  • Friday, July 22, 2022

    Removable Partial Dentures: Understanding Your Options

    Learning Objectives

    1. Compare the differences between analog and digital fabrication methods.
    2. Identify material options for removable partial denture prostheses.
    3. Present framework adjustment recommendations for each identified material.
    View Recording
  • Friday, July 15, 2022

    Achieving Optimal Occlusion for Implant Restorations

    Learning Objectives

    1. Define the factors that influence occlusion for implant cases.
    2. Apply strategies to ensure accurate impressions and bite registrations.
    3. Understand the value of the utilizing a central-bearing device.
    4. Determine the optimal occlusion for single-unit implants, partially edentulous patients and full-arch cases.
    View Recording
  • Friday, July 8, 2022

    Understanding Digital Dentistry - Part 2: Tooth Preparation, Tissue Management and Restorative Materials

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand how the choice of restorative materials affects the design of your preparation.
    2. Prepare teeth to simplify the CAD/CAM process.
    3. Learn tissue management principles to ensure successful digital impressions.
    View Recording
  • Friday, June 17, 2022

    Are Teeth Superior to Implants?

    Learning Objectives

    1. Become familiar with the evolution of implant treatment planning for partially edentulous patients.
    2. Understand microenvironmental differences between teeth and implants from a biological and mechanical standpoint.
    3. Learn the influence of basic science on evidence-based implant treatment decision-making and minimally invasive dentistry.
    View Recording
  • Friday, June 10, 2022

    Will Same-Day Crowns Benefit Your Practice?

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn the pros and cons of providing same-day crowns in your practice.
    2. Understand the evolution of in-office designing and milling solutions.
    3. Determine if your practice is ready for implementing digital solutions.
    View Recording
  • Friday, June 3, 2022

    Understanding Maxillary Sinus CBCT Findings

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn about the differences between normal and abnormal maxillary sinus CBCT anatomy.
    2. Identify which pathologic conditions contraindicate dental implants.
    3. Determine when patients should be referred to an otolaryngologist.
    View Recording
  • Friday, May 20, 2022

    The Two Most Common TMJ Problems — and What to Do About Them

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the basic anatomy of the TMJ in both normal and internal derangement states.
    2. Learn to easily recognize and diagnose the two most common TMJ issues.
    3. Determine when treatment is needed and what to do (and who to work with).
    View Recording
  • Friday, May 13, 2022

    Immediate Implant Surgery

    Learning Objectives

    1. Review the fundamentals of immediate implant placement following extraction.
    2. Understand anatomical classifications of extraction sockets.
    3. Achieve ideal implant positioning and primary stability.
    View Recording
  • Friday, April 29, 2022

    Understanding Digital Dentistry Part 1: Tooth Preparation, Tissue Management and Restorative Materials

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand how the choice of restorative materials affects the design of your preparation.
    2. Prepare teeth to simplify the CAD/CAM process.
    3. Learn tissue management principles to ensure successful digital impressions.
    View Recording
  • Friday, April 22, 2022

    Predictable Esthetic Outcomes Part 2

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the steps and materials required to achieve highly esthetic results.
    2. Apply a protocol using provisionals in order to closely mimic the final esthetic result.
    3. Create a template to guide your dental laboratory to better results.
    View Recording
  • Friday, April 15, 2022

    Maintenance of the Full-Arch Implant Prosthesis

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn the different types of full-arch implant prostheses and factors that influence cleansability.
    2. Understand the difference between peri-mucositis and peri-implantitis.
    3. Develop an in-office protocol for maintenance visits.
    4. Describe current at-home oral hygiene tools available for plaque removal.
    View Recording
  • Friday, March 25, 2022

    Planning Implant Cases with CBCT

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand what CBCT is and how it differs from 2D digital X-rays.
    2. Identify anatomical structures using CBCT.
    3. Evaluate a site for implant placement.
    View Recording
  • Friday, March 18, 2022

    Predictable Esthetic Outcomes Part 1

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn how to build a system that will have more patients saying yes to esthetic dentistry outside the limits of dental insurance.
    2. Utilize smile design principles to create chairside mockups.
    3. Use photography to help analyze proportions, shape and restorative design.
    4. Implement better communication.
    View Recording
  • Friday, March 4, 2022

    Crown & Bridge Impressions: Best Practices for Both Digital and Analog

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn material options and clinical techniques for soft tissue control and gingival retraction.
    2. Identify and prevent common mistakes when capturing both digital and analog crown & bridge impressions.
    View Recording
  • Friday, February 25, 2022

    Implant Overdentures: Secrets to Success

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the indications and benefits of implant overdentures.
    2. Learn how to design the case and select the correct attachment system.
    3. Apply techniques for chairside attachment pickup to achieve predictable results.
    4. Adjust and maintain overdenture cases.
    View Recording
  • Friday, February 11, 2022

    Implant Surgery: Freehand vs. Guided

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand when a planned, skill-based surgery should be considered for implant reconstruction.
    2. Apply step-by-step sequencing of computer-guided implant placement for quadrant and full-arch restorations.
    3. Understand pre-op requisites for full-arch restorations.
    4. Describe prosthodontic principles utilized for implant reconstruction.
    5. Understand periodontal and surgical considerations for sequencing complete-arch reconstruction.
    View Recording
  • Friday, February 4, 2022

    The Connection Between Bruxism and Sleep Apnea

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the possible connections between bruxism and obstructive sleep apnea.
    2. Learn when a nightguard may be contraindicated (and might even make a condition worse).
    3. Develop a simple plan to screen your patients for possible sleep-related breathing disorders.
    View Recording
  • Friday, January 28, 2022

    Successful Class II Restorations: A New Approach

    Learning Objectives

    1. Apply a state-of-the-art restorative technique utilizing new materials.
    2. Perform Class II procedures faster, easier and more effectively.
    3. Generate increased profit from your Class II restorations.
    View Recording
  • Friday, January 21, 2022

    The Full-Arch Fixed Zirconia Prosthesis: Restoration of the Edentulous Mandible

    Learning Objectives

    1. Implement a workflow for restoring the edentulous arch with a screw-retained, full-arch zirconia prosthesis.
    2. Develop a rationale to determine optimal implant sites and sizes.
    3. Perform a presurgical workup for a digital surgical guide.
    4. Understand how to utilize an interim prosthesis to provide validation of prosthesis design.
    View Recording
  • Friday, January 7, 2022

    Esthetic Dentistry: Planning for Predictable Outcomes

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand how smile design impacts treatment planning and tooth preparation.
    2. Learn material selection and cementation tips for optimal seating and retention.
    View Recording
  • Friday, December 17, 2021

    Peri-Implant Disease: Treatment and Management Part 2

    Learning Objectives

    1. Review reported modalities and treatment methods.
    2. Understand in-office maintenance with case examples.
    3. Learn correct patient home care for dental implants.
    View Recording
  • Friday, December 10, 2021

    Implant-Protected Occlusion: How to Implement

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand basic principles of implant-protected occlusion.
    2. Integrate occlusion principles into your practice.
    3. Learn implant occlusal schemes for various prosthesis types.
    View Recording
  • Friday, November 19, 2021

    Implant Treatment for the Edentulous Arch: Fixed vs. Overdentures

    Learning Objectives

    1. Compare the advantages and disadvantages of fixed full-arch prostheses vs. implant overdentures.
    2. Review techniques for successful placement of full-arch prosthesis.
    3. Identify key clinical and laboratory considerations.
    View Recording
  • Friday, November 12, 2021

    Complete Success with Partial Dentures Part 2

    Learning Objectives

    1. Identify common issues in partial dentures and learn how to avoid them.
    2. Review key steps to make partial fabrication easier for you and your lab.
    3. Simplify the clasp and major connector selection process.
    View Recording
  • Friday, November 5, 2021

    Dental Photography on a Budget

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn simple techniques to capture esthetic intraoral shots.
    2. Understand principles of editing.
    3. Optimize case photos with iPhone apps.
    View Recording
  • Friday, October 29, 2021

    Snoring and Sleep Apnea: Choosing the Right Appliance

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the functional classification of oral appliances.
    2. Review types of appliance adjustment mechanisms.
    3. Recognize the clinical considerations for proper appliance selection.
    View Recording
  • Friday, October 22, 2021

    Leading in Crisis: Critical Skills for the Dentist

    Learning Objectives

    1. Recognize behaviors and practices that will prevent burnout.
    2. Utilize practice tools to lead successfully through any circumstances.
    3. Acquire skills that allow dentists to cope with daily stress.
    View Recording
  • Friday, October 15, 2021

    Treating Bruxism with Oral Appliances

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand how to educate your patient about bruxism and the benefits of appliance therapy.
    2. Describe the different categories of oral appliances.
    3. Apply a standardized protocol to identify and treat coexisting issues.
    View Recording
  • Friday, October 8, 2021

    Implant Overdentures: Keys to Success

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn indications and contraindications for implant overdentures.
    2. Evaluate patients for implant overdenture implementation.
    3. Compare surgical and restorative techniques for successful implant overdentures.
    View Recording
  • Friday, October 1, 2021

    Systemic Medications: Modifications Required for Implant Treatment

    Learning Objectives

    1. Identify various medications that contraindicate dental implant treatment.
    2. Understand surgical and prosthetic considerations of various medications.
    3. Learn the correct protocol on modifying medication dosage.
    View Recording
  • Friday, September 24, 2021

    Veneers: Case Selection, Preparation and Temporization Part 2

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand which cases have better outcomes with the use of temporary veneers.
    2. Utilize temporary veneers for increased patient acceptance.
    3. Apply temporization principles across a wide range of single- and multi-unit cases.
    4. Administer preparation techniques in critical areas for high-esthetic outcomes.
    View Recording
  • Friday, September 17, 2021

    Increase Patient Acceptance of Implant Treatment Plans

    Learning Objectives

    1. Develop optimal treatment plans that meet patient desires without compromising results.
    2. Identify conversation points during the first appointment to clarify budget and gain acceptance of treatment.
    3. Utilize visual and diagnostic aids that increase patient acceptance.
    View Recording
  • Friday, September 10, 2021

    Predictable Extraction and Grafting Techniques

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand atraumatic extraction techniques.
    2. Utilize bone grafting materials to increase implant predictability and stability.
    3. Recognize common mistakes & complications related to bone grafting techniques.
    View Recording
  • Friday, September 3, 2021

    Peri-Implant Disease: Diagnosis and Management

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand peri-implant diseases and their diagnosis.
    2. Describe the etiologies and risk factors associated with peri-implant disease.
    3. Review reported modalities and treatment methods.
    4. Understand in-office maintenance and patient home care for dental implants.
    View Recording
  • Friday, August 27, 2021

    Reducing the Stress of Crown & Bridge Procedures

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn preparation and impression principles to avoid remakes.
    2. Use provisionals to simplify the final crown delivery.
    3. Prevent cementation and post-op complications.
    View Recording
  • Friday, July 30, 2021

    Implant Impressions: The Digital Approach

    Learning Objectives

    1. Discuss restorative implant options with a digital workflow.
    2. Understand clinical protocols utilizing a scan body.
    3. Identify common mistakes when acquiring a digital implant impression.
    View Recording
  • Friday, July 23, 2021

    Single-Unit Implants in the Esthetic Zone

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand implant placement technique to achieve optimum position and stability.
    2. Learn restorative techniques for sustained soft tissue health.
    3. Understand gingival biotype and how it can influence the final esthetics of implant restorations.
    View Recording
  • Friday, July 9, 2021

    Treating the Hidden Complications of Full-Arch Prostheses

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the significance of speech problems related to the use of full-arch prostheses.
    2. Diagnose prosthesis-related speech issues.
    3. Prevent and correct speech-related complications.
    View Recording
  • Friday, June 25, 2021

    Complete Success with Partial Dentures

    Learning Objectives

    1. Identify common issues in partial dentures and learn how to avoid them.
    2. Review key steps to make partial fabrication easier for you and your lab.
    3. Simplify the clasp and major connector selection process.
    View Recording
  • Friday, June 18, 2021

    Treating Sleep Disorders: Simple Steps to Get Started

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand how to treat snoring and sleep apnea in the general practice.
    2. Learn potential side effects and how to mitigate them.
    3. Utilize provisional mandibular advancement device therapy.
    View Recording
  • Friday, June 4, 2021

    Mastering the Single-Tooth Implant Part II

    Learning Objectives

    1. Review principles for atraumatic extraction, socket grafting, implant positioning and placement.
    2. Understand abutment design to maximize esthetics.
    3. Design the optimal occlusal scheme for single-tooth implants.
    4. Streamline the treatment sequence for predictable results in fit, form and function.
    View Recording
  • Friday, May 21, 2021

    Incorporating Third Molar Extraction in the General Practice: Glidewell Online Study Club

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand when adding additional services to the general practice is beneficial.
    2. Determine when to treat and when to refer.
    3. Utilize the proper diagnostic tools, including CBCT.
    4. Learn considerations for adding sedation to your practice.
    View Recording
  • Friday, May 14, 2021

    Using Local Antibiotics with Bone Grafting

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the indications and contraindications for local antibiotic use.
    2. Learn the most ideal local antibiotics to use.
    3. Apply a step-by-step protocol on using local antibiotics with bone grafts and membranes.
    View Recording
  • Friday, May 7, 2021

    Predictable Extraction and Grafting Techniques

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand an efficient atraumatic extraction protocol.
    2. Utilize the appropriate bone graft material.
    3. Demonstrate proper flap design and suture technique.
    View Recording
  • Friday, April 30, 2021

    Simplified Techniques for Immediate Dentures

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn techniques to communicate with the laboratory in order to fabricate an immediate denture.
    2. Demonstrate the management of extraction sites and soft tissue on the day of surgery.
    3. Illustrate day-of-surgery reline techniques to ensure a comfortable healing process.
    View Recording
  • Friday, April 23, 2021

    Smile Design Principles for Esthetic Success Part III

    Learning Objectives

    1. Apply protocols for the efficient planning of esthetic cases.
    2. Learn how to phase treatment for increased patient acceptance.
    3. Manage occlusion to ensure a perfect balance between form and function.
    4. Utilize photography to design and document cases as well as build your practice.
    View Recording
  • Friday, April 16, 2021

    Using Cosmetic Dentistry to Enhance Facial Esthetics

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand and treatment plan smile design concepts.
    2. Incorporate aligners as part of an esthetic treatment plan.
    3. Gain patient acceptance of esthetic procedures.
    View Recording
  • Friday, April 9, 2021

    Mastering the Single-Tooth Implant

    Learning Objectives

    1. Review principles for atraumatic extraction, socket grafting, implant positioning and placement.
    2. Understand abutment design to maximize esthetics.
    3. Design the optimal occlusal scheme for single-tooth implants.
    4. Streamline the treatment sequence for predictable results in fit, form and function.
    View Recording
  • Friday, April 2, 2021

    8 Steps to Successful Bone Augmentation

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn indications and contraindications for bone grafting.
    2. Identify the ideal bone substitutes and membranes for augmentation procedures.
    3. Learn how to avoid bone grafting complications.
    View Recording
  • Friday, March 26, 2021

    Treating Orofacial Pain in the General Practice

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn about classification of orofacial pain.
    2. Select cases for treatment in the general practice.
    3. Apply common treatment methods.
    View Recording
  • Friday, March 19, 2021

    Your Elderly Patients: Strategies for Successful Treatment

    Learning Objectives

    1. Differentiate between normal aging and Alzheimer’s disease.
    2. Learn systemic effects of common medications.
    3. Determine the optimal treatment plan.
    View Recording
  • Friday, March 5, 2021

    Reducing the Chairtime — and Stress — of Crown & Bridge Procedures

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn preparation and impression principles to avoid remakes.
    2. Use provisionals to simplify the final crown delivery.
    3. Prevent cementation and post-op complications.
    View Recording
  • Friday, February 26, 2021

    The Use of Neurotoxins in Implant Dentistry

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the use and application of neurotoxins for treatment of parafunction, bruxism, and clenching.
    2. Recognize anatomical considerations of the masseter and temporalis muscles when utilizing neurotoxins.
    3. Apply various treatment modalities using the appropriate mapping and injection technique.
    View Recording
  • Thursday, February 25, 2021

    Simplifying Tooth Extraction and Socket Grafting

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn the various types of extraction sockets that dictate grafting techniques.
    2. Understand various bone substitutes and membranes used in socket grafting.
    3. Review etiology, management and prevention of socket grafting complications.
    View Recording
  • Thursday, February 18, 2021

    Soft Tissue Management Around Implants

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the importance of keratinized tissue for overall health and esthetics.
    2. Ensure long-term success of the full-arch prosthesis.
    3. Select the appropriate grafting technique.
    View Recording
  • Friday, February 12, 2021

    Implant Treatment in Older Patients

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand what literature says about implants in older patients.
    2. Learn how to improve success of implant treatment in older patients.
    3. Recognize the importance of comorbidities on implant treatment.
    4. Apply various treatment modifications you can make to improve treatment safety and outcome.
    View Recording
  • Thursday, February 11, 2021

    Occlusal Guards and Bite Splints: Using Telehealth to Streamline the Process

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand how to add evaluation and management telehealth services to your practice.
    2. Profitably utilize a “no-hands” dental approach with your staff, including home health hygiene training and nutritional counseling.
    3. Identify telehealth billable codes.
    4. Utilize an efficient pathway to reimbursement.
    View Recording
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  • Friday, February 5, 2021

    Grafting the Gap: Bone Grafting When Placing Immediate Implants

    Learning Objectives

    1. Determine issues to consider when immediately placing an implant in an extraction site.
    2. Describe use of allografts and alloplastic materials.
    3. Understand when a membrane is necessary.
    4. Identify surgical considerations for success.
    View Recording
  • Thursday, February 4, 2021

    Successful Crown & Bridge Part 3: Adjustment and Cementation

    Learning Objectives

    1. Apply protocols to adjust contacts and occlusion.
    2. Understand which burs and polishers provide optimal results.
    3. Determine which cement protocol to use for various clinical situations.
    4. Administer cementation and bonding protocols.
    View Recording
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  • Friday, January 29, 2021

    Complete Dentures: Troubleshooting the Challenges

    Learning Objectives

    1. Identify common problems that occur when delivering complete dentures.
    2. Understand and address frequent concerns patients have with new dentures.
    3. Describe how to correct common issues patients experience with new dentures.
    View Recording
  • Thursday, January 28, 2021

    Successful Crown & Bridge Part 2: Soft Tissue Control, Impressions and Temporaries

    Learning Objectives

    1. Review how to prepare the soft and hard tissues for an impression.
    2. Compare various impression materials.
    3. Understand the benefits of gaining patient confidence during the provisional treatment phase.
    View Recording
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  • Friday, January 22, 2021

    The Immediate Implant and How to Make It Work

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn predictable atraumatic extraction techniques that preserve bone and soft tissue.
    2. Learn protocols for socket preservation including flap design, bone grafting, membrane placement and suturing.
    3. Understand principles for successful immediate implant placement.
    View Recording
  • Thursday, January 21, 2021

    Successful Crown & Bridge Part 1: Restorative Material Selection and Tooth Preparation

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn indications, contraindications and handling properties of today’s most popular dental materials.
    2. Identify the appropriate tooth preparation based on patient presentation and restorative material to be used.
    3. Utilize the most efficient instruments to achieve the appropriate tooth preparation.
    View Recording
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  • Friday, December 18, 2020

    Prosthetic-Loading Single-Unit Implants: What Are My Options?

    Learning Objectives

    1. Describe the four major loading categories.
    2. Identify implant-, patient- and clinician-based facts that contribute to achieving a high primary stability.
    3. Review of prosthetic options relating to the loading categories.
    View Recording
  • Friday, December 11, 2020

    Understanding Forensic Dentistry

    Learning Objectives

    1. Knowledge of training and credentialing requirements for forensic dentistry.
    2. Overview of civil/criminal litigation and expert testimony.
    3. Understand the science of age estimation via dentition.
    4. Interpret bite mark evidence.
    View Recording
  • Friday, November 20, 2020

    Managing Implant Placement in the Posterior Maxillary Arch Part II

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the surrounding anatomy and how to develop the pretreatment diagnosis.
    2. Learn the indications for vertical and lateral lifts, as well as how these procedures are provided.
    3. Utilize the most favorable prosthetic designs for either cementation or screw retention.
    View Recording
  • Friday, November 13, 2020

    Smiling from the Inside Out: Restoring a Smile After an Eating Disorder

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand critical treatment planning factors for patients with psychopathological disorders that affect oral health.
    2. Select the appropriate restorative materials for patients recovering from eating disorders.
    3. Apply digital workflow to aid in smile design and restoration of deteriorated dentition.
    View Recording
  • Friday, November 6, 2020

    Smile Design Principles for Esthetic Success Part II

    Learning Objectives

    1. Identify critical conversation points during the first appointment in order to clarify budget and gain acceptance of treatment.
    2. Utilize direct mockups and visuals to motivate patients to accept elective and cosmetic dentistry.
    3. Apply tooth templates for patient Rx and communication with specialists and laboratories.
    View Recording
  • Friday, October 30, 2020

    Overdenture vs. Fixed — What Are the Indications for Each?

    Learning Objectives

    1. Identify the indications for a fixed implant prosthesis and overdenture.
    2. Explain the benefits of fixed prostheses and overdentures for maximum patient satisfaction.
    3. Prevent the most common complications with fixed implants prostheses and overdentures.
    View Recording
  • Friday, October 23, 2020

    10 Most Critical Infection Control Action Steps

    Learning Objectives

    1. List the 10 most essential infection control action steps.
    2. Explain why “control at the source” is so critical.
    3. List two reasons why “cleaning” before chemical disinfection is dangerous.
    View Recording
  • Friday, October 16, 2020

    Managing Implant Placement in the Posterior Maxillary Arch

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the surrounding anatomy and how to develop the pretreatment diagnosis.
    2. Learn the indications for vertical sinus lifts and lateral sinus lifts and how these procedures are provided.
    3. Utilize the most favorable prosthetic designs for either cementation or screw retention.
    View Recording
  • Friday, October 2, 2020

    The Emergency Implant in the Esthetic Zone

    Learning Objectives

    1. Diagnose and treat esthetic zone emergencies.
    2. Apply atraumatic extraction techniques.
    3. Place implant for optimum position and stability.
    4. Identify immediate esthetic provisional restorative options.
    5. Manipulate soft tissue to preserve papilla and maintain gingival harmony.
    View Recording
  • Wednesday, September 23, 2020

    An Introduction to Implants for the General Dentist

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the benefits of implant treatment for your patients and practice.
    2. Learn the indications for implant treatment.
    3. Summarize the treatment options for replacing single teeth, multiple teeth and full arches.
    4. Create a pathway for gaining proficiency with dental implants.
    View Recording
  • Friday, September 18, 2020

    Esthetic Implant Dentistry: Using Ceramic Implants for Challenging Cases

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn the importance of gingival biotype and how it can influence the final esthetics of implant restorations.
    2. Understand the benefits of zirconia implants in areas of thin gingival biotype.
    3. Determine the correct treatment plan for providing zirconia implants.
    4. List the steps required for safe and effective placement of zirconia implants.
    5. Learn the steps for restoration of zirconia implants.
    View Recording
  • Friday, September 11, 2020

    Crown & Bridge Part IV: Cement vs. Bonding

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the difference between conventional cementation and resin bonding.
    2. Identify the indications and usage for each type of cement.
    3. Learn bonding protocols for various restorative materials.
    View Recording
  • Friday, August 28, 2020

    Techniques for Predictable Suturing and Surgical Flaps Part 3

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand proper flap design for ideal esthetics and healing.
    2. Learn the different types of sutures and surgical needles.
    3. Understand suturing techniques that will deliver predictable healing.
    4. Review clinical tips for extractions and grafting in preparation for dental implants.
    View Recording
  • Friday, August 21, 2020

    Restoring Implants Part 3: Clinical Tips for Successful Case Delivery

    Learning Objectives

    1. Discuss seating of both screw-retained and cement-retained restorations.
    2. Review recommended cementation techniques for cement-retained restorations.
    3. Identify and compare various materials used in closing access channels.
    View Recording
  • Friday, August 14, 2020

    Simple Steps to Successful Guided Implant Surgery

    Learning Objectives

    1. Define the protocol, including steps and techniques, for digitally guided implant placement.
    2. Demonstrate understanding of necessary steps, from CT scan to lab-created digital treatment plan for doctor approval.
    3. Identify anatomy and sources of inaccuracies.
    View Recording
  • Friday, July 31, 2020

    Treating Older Patients in the General Dental Practice

    Learning Objectives

    1. Manage important systemic conditions commonly encountered when treating older patients.
    2. Recognize and treat prosthetic problems found in older adults.
    View Recording
  • Friday, July 24, 2020

    Using Technology to Rebuild Your Practice

    Learning Objectives

    1. Use intraoral scanning as a potential intra-office communications device.
    2. Advance treatment protocols and diagnostics with intraoral scanning.
    3. Apply digital tools for improved patient acceptance.
    View Recording
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  • Friday, June 26, 2020

    Literature-Based Socket Grafting Protocol

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn the various types of extraction sockets that dictate grafting techniques.
    2. Understand various bone substitutes and membranes used in socket grafting.
    3. Review etiology, management and prevention of socket grafting complications.
    View Recording
  • Friday, June 19, 2020

    Techniques for Predictable Suturing and Surgical Flaps Part 2

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand proper flap design for ideal esthetics and healing.
    2. Learn the different types of sutures and surgical needles.
    3. Understand suturing techniques that will deliver predictable healing.
    4. Review clinical tips for extractions and grafting in preparation for dental implants.
    View Recording
  • Friday, June 12, 2020

    Smile Design Principles for Esthetic Success

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand facial esthetics and how they determine proper smile design.
    2. Treatment planning for patient acceptance of budget and esthetic goals.
    3. Apply the Golden Ratio principle for esthetic tooth proportion.
    4. Manage soft tissue contours.
    View Recording
  • Friday, June 5, 2020

    Restoring Implants Part 2: Prosthesis Design and Shade Selection

    Learning Objectives

    1. Discuss material choices for screw- and cement-retained restorations.
    2. Review techniques for both soft and hard tissue shade selection.
    3. Understand laboratory communication needs for successful results.
    View Recording
  • Friday, May 22, 2020

    Providing Predictably Successful Implant Treatment in Your Practice

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand how to make implants a frequent and profitable part of your practice.
    2. Learn to present implant treatment and financing options to gain patient acceptance.
    3. Explore a predictable surgical and restorative protocol for successful clinical outcomes.
    View Recording
  • Friday, May 15, 2020

    Restoring Implants Part 1: Tissue Preparation and Impressions

    Learning Objectives

    1. Identify the different impression armamentarium.
    2. Review how to prepare the soft and hard tissues for an impression.
    3. Compare various impression materials.
    4. Discuss the implant verification jig (IVJ).
    View Recording
  • Friday, May 8, 2020

    Esthetic Dentistry: Key Considerations for Predictable Outcomes

    Learning Objectives

    1. How smile design impacts treatment planning and tooth preparation.
    2. Material selection and cementation tips for optimal seating and retention.
    View Recording
  • Friday, May 1, 2020

    Managing Endodontic Emergencies in the Era of COVID-19

    Learning Objectives

    1. Accurately diagnose and determine case difficulty.
    2. Completely anesthetize a patient for root canal procedures.
    3. Perform palliative care.
    View Recording
  • Thursday, April 30, 2020

    Treatment of the Terminal Dentition

    Learning Objectives

    1. Treatment planning the terminal dentition.
    2. Review of full-arch surgical principles.
    3. Restorative options for the full arch.
    4. Long-term results of hybrid prostheses.
    5. Rationale and clinical steps involved in the full-arch monolithic implant-supported restoration.
    View Recording
  • Wednesday, April 29, 2020

    Immediate Treatment for Sleep Disordered Breathing: A New Practice Protocol

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the signs of sleep-disordered breathing.
    2. Manage sleep-disordered breathing with a provisional mandibular advancement device (PMAD).
    3. Satisfy the legal requirements of screening and utilize the appropriate appliance prior to final diagnosis.
    View Recording
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2020

    Dental Photography

    Learning Objectives

    1. Demonstrate an understanding of clinical photography and its importance to practice marketing.
    2. Identify the requirements and equipment for perfect portrait and intraoral photography.
    3. Understand different camera settings (F-Stop, ISO, shutter speed, flash power, etc.) required for clear and customized photographs.
    4. Create stylistic photographs to market your practice.
    View Recording
  • Monday, April 27, 2020

    Principles of Occlusion for Implant Restorations

    Learning Objectives

    1. Compare natural teeth and implant crowns.
    2. Optimize occlusal schemes through implant positioning and crown design.
    3. Evaluate occlusal contacts under various biting forces.
    4. Learn the effects of an increased proximal contact area.
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  • Thursday, April 23, 2020

    Provisional Restorations: Planning for Esthetic Success

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the importance of creating a shared vision with your patient.
    2. Know the tools to communicate your vision to the laboratory.
    3. Understand the benefits of gaining patient confidence during the provisional treatment phase.
    View Recording
  • Monday, April 20, 2020

    Implant Restorations: Cemented vs. Screw-Retained

    Learning Objectives

    1. Compare the advantages and disadvantages of screw- vs. cement-retained restorations.
    2. Identify key clinical and laboratory considerations to keep in mind.
    3. Review techniques for successful cement-retained restorations.
    View Recording
  • Thursday, April 16, 2020

    Maxi Benefits from Mini Implants

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the indications for small diameter implants.
    2. Learn surgical and restorative protocol for treatment with small diameter implants.
    View Recording
  • Wednesday, April 15, 2020

    Techniques for Predictable Suturing and Surgical Flaps

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand proper flap design for ideal esthetics and healing.
    2. Learn the different types of sutures and surgical needles.
    3. Understand suturing techniques that will deliver predictable healing.
    4. Review clinical tips for extractions and grafting in preparation for dental implants.
    View Recording
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2020

    Crown & Bridge Part ll: Restorative Materials and Cementation

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn indications, contraindications and handling properties of today’s most popular dental materials.
    2. Understand which cement protocol to use for various clinical situations.
    View Recording
  • Monday, April 13, 2020

    Surgical Complications: Etiology, Management and Prevention

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the causes of common surgical complications and learn how to prevent them.
    2. Understand how to manage complications when they occur.
    View Recording
  • Thursday, April 9, 2020

    Socket Grafting: Simple Techniques for Ridge Preservation After Extraction

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand benefits of ridge preservation techniques.
    2. Learn materials and techniques for grafting sockets after tooth extraction.
    View Recording
  • Tuesday, April 7, 2020

    Infection Control and PPE After COVID-19

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the equipment and materials needed to protect your staff and patients.
    2. Delineate the necessary changes to your office procedures caused by the recent coronavirus outbreak.
    View Recording
  • Monday, April 6, 2020

    Systemic Health and Dentistry: Patient Premedication, Antibiotics, Steroids and Pain Medication

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand how the patient’s systemic health considerations and medications will impact your treatment.
    2. Learn the benefits of proper usage of antibiotics, steroids and pain medication.
    View Recording
  • Wednesday, April 1, 2020

    Immediate Implants

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the guidelines and recommendations provided by the Business Advisory Board Panel.
    2. Review the current treatment protocols for improving clinical outcomes in each topic area.
    3. Understand recent advancements in materials and equipment that contribute to excellent clinical outcomes.
    View Recording
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2020

    Full Dentures

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the guidelines and recommendations provided by the Business Advisory Board Panel.
    2. Review the current treatment protocols for improving clinical outcomes in each topic area.
    3. Understand recent advancements in materials and equipment that contribute to excellent clinical outcomes.
    View Recording
  • Monday, March 30, 2020

    Crown & Bridge

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the guidelines and recommendations provided by the Business Advisory Board Panel.
    2. Review the current treatment protocols for improving clinical outcomes in each topic area.
    3. Understand recent advancements in materials and equipment that contribute to excellent clinical outcomes.
    View Recording
  • Monday, March 23, 2020

    Implant Dentistry

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the guidelines and recommendations provided by the Business Advisory Board Panel.
    2. Review the current treatment protocols for improving clinical outcomes in each topic area.
    3. Understand recent advancements in materials and equipment that contribute to excellent clinical outcomes.
    View Recording
  • Monday, March 2, 2020

    Dental Sleep Medicine

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the guidelines and recommendations provided by the Business Advisory Board Panel.
    2. Review the current treatment protocols for improving clinical outcomes in each topic area.
    3. Understand recent advancements in materials and equipment that contribute to excellent clinical outcomes.
    View Recording
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Sections
  • Friday, August 19, 2022

    The Top 10 Leadership Principles of Successful Dentists

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn how to become a more effective leader and build better relationships with team members and patients.
    2. Understand how improved leadership skills will help achieve the goals and objectives you have set.
    3. Learn the 4 levels of leadership and the 10 leadership principles to improve as a practice leader.
    View Recording
  • Friday, May 6, 2022

    What to Do When Things Go Wrong

    Learning Objectives

    1. Manage your emotions when things go wrong chairside.
    2. Apply techniques to defuse difficult patient interactions.
    3. Develop team attributes that lead to happier patients.
    View Recording
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    Presented in collaboration with the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry.
  • Friday, April 8, 2022

    Finding Meaning in Your Daily Work Part 3

    Learning Objectives

    1. Find your "sweet spot" to increase career satisfaction.
    2. Describe three tactics to increase meaning, joy and well-being throughout your dental career.
    3. Apply a strategy to change the lives of you and your patients for the better.
    View Recording
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    Presented in collaboration with the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry.
  • Friday, March 11, 2022

    Courage Is the Key Ingredient for Happiness

    Learning Objectives

    1. Discuss the key ingredients of courage.
    2. Identify how courage creates happiness in the dental practice setting.
    3. Encourage courageous behavior that will propel your practice to new heights.
    View Recording
  • Friday, February 18, 2022

    Creative Business Strategies for Practice Growth

    Learning Objectives

    1. Apply principles for analyzing and efficiently solving problems.
    2. Keep an open mind in order to spot better solutions.
    3. Recognize and eliminate time-killers and wasted effort.
    View Recording
  • Friday, January 14, 2022

    Finding Meaning in Your Daily Work Part 2

    Learning Objectives

    1. Find your "sweet spot" to increase career satisfaction.
    2. Describe three tactics to increase meaning, joy and well-being.
    3. Identify three tactics to manage stress.
    4. Apply a strategy to change the lives of you and your patients for the better.
    View Recording
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    Presented in collaboration with the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry.
  • Friday, December 3, 2021

    Finding Meaning in Your Daily Work Part 1

    Learning Objectives

    1. Find your "sweet spot" to increase career satisfaction.
    2. Describe three tactics to increase meaning, joy and well-being.
    3. Identify three tactics to manage stress.
    4. Apply a strategy to change the lives of you and your patients for the better.
    View Recording
  • Friday, October 22, 2021

    Leading in Crisis: Critical Skills for the Dentist

    Learning Objectives

    1. Recognize behaviors and practices that will prevent burnout.
    2. Utilize practice tools to lead successfully through any circumstances.
    3. Acquire skills that allow dentists to cope with daily stress.
    View Recording
  • Friday, September 17, 2021

    Increase Patient Acceptance of Implant Treatment Plans

    Learning Objectives

    1. Develop optimal treatment plans that meet patient desires without compromising results.
    2. Identify conversation points during the first appointment to clarify budget and gain acceptance of treatment.
    3. Utilize visual and diagnostic aids that increase patient acceptance.
    View Recording
  • Friday, August 20, 2021

    Increase Case Acceptance with Powerful Scripting

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the importance of standardized scripting for better patient communication.
    2. Apply scripting principles for higher case acceptance.
    3. Implement a scripting system across your team for increased practice success.
    View Recording
  • Friday, August 6, 2021

    Elevating the State of Dentistry: Q&A Session

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the trends that will shape dental practices over the next few years.
    2. Discuss current innovations and processes changing how dental practices operate.
    3. Apply business and legal strategies to protect and grow your practice.
    4. Learn how to manage your team when there is a shortage of trained staff.
    View Recording
  • Friday, July 16, 2021

    Preventing Medicolegal Complications

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand which clinical indications are high in risk/liability.
    2. Learn how to properly handle implant complications as they arise.
    3. Satisfy legal requirements of informed consent.
    View Recording
  • Friday, June 11, 2021

    8 Trends That Will Determine the Future of Your Practice

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the eight trends that are driving change in dental practices.
    2. Learn how these trends will impact all practices and alter the trajectory of dental careers.
    3. Recognize and understand the importance and relevance of these trends to dental practice success.
    View Recording
  • Friday, March 19, 2021

    Your Elderly Patients: Strategies for Successful Treatment

    Learning Objectives

    1. Differentiate between normal aging and Alzheimer’s disease.
    2. Learn systemic effects of common medications.
    3. Determine the optimal treatment plan.
    View Recording
  • Friday, January 15, 2021

    How to Successfully Survive and Thrive During the First 5 Years of a New Practice

    Learning Objectives

    1. Apply a strategic planning blueprint in order to maintain efficiency as well as generate and track practice growth.
    2. Implement the appropriate technology and equipment based on defined practice goals, including digital dentistry.
    3. Demonstrate the skills that are essential to lead and inspire a high-performing dental team.
    View Recording
  • Friday, January 8, 2021

    What Will 2021 Look Like? How Dentists Can Successfully Navigate the Upcoming Year

    Learning Objectives

    1. Define goals and a strategic plan for improving your practice by utilizing Dr. Levin’s framework of recommendations, examples and guidelines.
    2. Understand the creative process of strategic planning and answer the singular question: Where do you want your practice to be in five years?
    3. Apply a step-by-step process to identify and activate your growth plans using specific deadlines and timelines.
    4. Identify 10 achievable goals and determine what must be done to reach them, including goals in production, revenue, cash and income using real-life, current examples and practical recommendations.
    View Recording
  • Friday, December 4, 2020

    Ask the Dental CPA! Get Answers to All Your Year-End Tax Questions

    Learning Objectives

    1. Taxes 101 and beyond: Plan for year-end, implement tax strategies and make 2021 a better year.
    2. Leverage loans and tax credits for your practice: PPP, HHS, FFCRA and ERC.
    3. Understand the impacts of legislative updates on your dental practice.
    View Recording
  • Friday, October 9, 2020

    From an Attorney: How to Protect the Business Side of Your Practice in the Time of COVID-19

    Learning Objectives

    1. Protect your practice and employees by evaluating and choosing the right insurance and indemnification policies.
    2. Increase employee retention, satisfaction and output in the time of COVID-19.
    3. Understand requirements to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace and how to protect your practice.
    4. Know the rules for document retention to protect yourself from patient claims, staff issues and the IRS.
    View Recording
  • Friday, September 25, 2020

    Maximizing Your Practice After COVID-19: Q&A Session with the Business Advisory Panel

    Learning Objectives

    1. Discuss the key strategies to ensuring a full and speedy practice recovery.
    2. Learn the expected recovery cycle in order to create a successful practice financial plan.
    3. Understand the three phases of emerging from business interruption to quickly return to full production.
    4. Learn implications of recent legislation and SBA programs.
    5. Understand loan and forgiveness options from recent legislation.
    6. Review the laws and regulations for managing practice staff during the crisis.
    View Recording
  • Friday, August 7, 2020

    The 12-Month Practice Recovery Plan: A 10-Step Guide to a Faster, Stronger Rebound

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn the three stages of staffing that will have a direct impact on practice production and practice recovery. Staffing will be the single biggest challenge facing dental practices over the next three to four years.
    2. Review the “essential eight” key performance indicators that should be tracked every day, week and month so the practice can understand its current state and make rapid adjustments.
    3. Understand the role of five-star customer service and the positive effect it will have on patient acquisition and loyalty during this difficult economic time.
    View Recording
  • Friday, July 24, 2020

    Using Technology to Rebuild Your Practice

    Learning Objectives

    1. Use intraoral scanning as a potential intra-office communications device.
    2. Advance treatment protocols and diagnostics with intraoral scanning.
    3. Apply digital tools for improved patient acceptance.
    View Recording
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    Presented in collaboration with Align Technology, Inc
  • Friday, July 10, 2020

    Expected Upcoming Changes in the Profession

    Learning Objectives

    1. Review of changes to office procedures caused by the recent coronavirus outbreak.
    2. Strategies for increasing practice growth.
    View Recording
  • Wednesday, May 6, 2020

    Restarting Your Practice After COVID-19: Q&A Session with Business Advisory Panel

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand loan and forgiveness options from recent legislation.
    2. Understand the laws and regulations for managing your staff during the crisis.
    3. Learn the three phases of emerging from business interruption to quickly return to full production.
    4. Discuss the key strategies you must embrace to ensure a full and speedy practice recovery.
    5. Learn the expected recovery cycle in order to create a successful financial plan for your practice.
    View Recording
  • Tuesday, May 5, 2020

    Social Media and Marketing Skills for Reviving Your Practice

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn the important things that need to be communicated to your patients for successful practice reopening.
    2. Learn highly effective yet inexpensive marketing strategies you can implement immediately.
    View Recording
  • Monday, May 4, 2020

    Take Your Practice Back: Survive and Thrive in the New Dental Economy

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the changing parameters for dental practice success after COVID-19.
    2. Learn effective techniques to maximize your practice in the new dental economy.
    View Recording
  • Wednesday, April 29, 2020

    And Now What? Dental Office Strategies to Succeed in the New Normal

    Learning Objectives

    1. Business and marketing to increase success during post-crisis recovery.
    2. How technology may help.
    3. How to empower our team.
    4. How to strengthen our mindset and behavior.
    View Recording
  • Friday, April 24, 2020

    Managing Your Investments: the Impact of COVID-19

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand market risk and your own risk capacity.
    2. Review how markets have recovered after past declines.
    3. Understand what actions you should take now.
    View Recording
  • Wednesday, April 22, 2020

    PPP, EIDL, and SBA: Understanding Business Loan and Grant Programs

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the loan and grant programs made available through recent legislation.
    2. Review the application process.
    3. Understand the regulations governing payback and forgiveness.
    View Recording
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2020

    20 Strategies to Help Your Practice Recover from the COVID-19 Crisis

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understanding the three stages and 12-month timeline for recovery in the COVID-19 crisis.
    2. 20 practical and essential strategies that need to be implemented in the recovery phase from COVID-19.
    3. Why having a COVID-19 one-page strategic recovery plan is critical to a successful practice recovery and turnaround.
    View Recording
  • Friday, April 17, 2020

    Protecting Your Practice During COVID-19: Q&A Session with Business Advisory Panel

    Learning Objectives

    1. Learn the three phases of emerging from business interruption to quickly return to full production.
    2. Understand the laws and regulations for managing your staff during the crisis.
    3. Understand loan options from recent legislation and SBA programs.
    View Recording
  • Friday, April 10, 2020

    Protecting Your Practice During COVID-19: Q&A Session with Business Advisory Panel

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the laws and regulations for managing your staff during the crisis.
    2. Learn the three phases of emerging from business interruption to quickly return to full production.
    View Recording
  • Wednesday, April 8, 2020

    Understanding Your Financial Options During COVID-19

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the options available for managing debt during this business interruption.
    2. Learn about new business loans available through recent federal legislation.
    3. Understand the options available for managing student loans during this interruption.
    View Recording
  • Thursday, March 26, 2020

    From an Attorney: What Dentists Need to Know About COVID-19

    Learning Objectives

    1. Discuss the legal issues emerging because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
    2. Discuss employer-to-employee issues related to office closures and slowdowns.
    3. Discuss issues related to loan payments, rent and other financial obligations effected by the current situation.
    View Recording
  • Wednesday, March 25, 2020

    Dealing with COVID-19: Dental Practice Action Plan

    Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the short-term, long-term and immediate challenges to your practice.
    2. Understand the options you have regarding short-term financial obligations.
    3. Prepare a 30/60/90-day conditional plan to get through the crisis and emerge even stronger.
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Amanda Sheehan
DDS

Dr. Amanda Sheehan graduated with honors from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and received her certificate in dental oncology from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. She maintains a full-time private practice in Waterford, Michigan, and is on staff at Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital in Warren, Michigan, as a member of the hospital’s head and neck tumor board. Dr. Sheehan is also a faculty member at the Misch-Resnik Implant Institute, where she mentors colleagues on implant surgery and prosthetics. She is a Diplomate of the ICOI and AADSM, and a Master of the AGD.

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Amerian D. Sones
DMD, M.S.

Dr. Amerian Sones is an associate professor at the Texas A&M University College of Dentistry, and serves in various leadership positions for the university’s continuing education, dental oncology and prosthodontic programs. She graduated from the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and attended the UCLA School of Dentistry for postgraduate studies in prosthodontics and maxillofacial prosthodontics. Dr. Sones has maintained a private practice focused on prosthodontics and dental implant treatment for more than 35 years. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, and a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) and the Academy of Osseointegration (AO). Dr. Sones received her AO certificate in implant dentistry in January 2020 and also serves as the academy’s president elect.

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Angela M. Pickett
RDH, M.S.

Angela Pickett is an executive vice president for Levin Group. She received her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from the University of Maryland, and then became the hygiene department manager of the Advanced General Dentistry Clinic there. She holds a master’s degree in administrative science, with a concentration in management, from Johns Hopkins University. Angela joined Levin Group in 1994 and has been speaking and consulting with dentists for over 35 years, 27 of which have been spent working directly with Dr. Roger Levin and Levin Group clients.

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Bart Silverman
DMD

Dr. Bart Silverman graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1982 Summa Cum Laude and received his doctorate in dental medicine in 1986 from Fairleigh Dickinson Jr. School of Dentistry, where he was a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society. He completed his Oral and Maxillofacial residency at Westchester County Medical Center in 1989 and was chief resident in his final year. He maintains a private practice specializing in oral and maxillofacial surgery in New City, New York and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the American Board of Oral Implantology. He has been lecturing in the field of implant dentistry for over 25 years. Dr. Silverman is also an attending physician at Westchester County Medical Center, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a clinical associate professor at New York Medical College, an adjunct clinical associate professor at Roseman School of Dentistry and director of the Roseman University MaxiCourse® in Implant Dentistry.

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Brad Mckeiver
CPA, MBA

Brad McKeiver is partner-in-charge of Aprio’s National Dental Industry Practice, an accounting solutions group. He arms dentists with real-time financial data about their practices and has helped numerous practitioners make informed business decisions that focus on driving increased profitability, growth and value. McKeiver speaks regularly at dental conferences and professional organization events across the nation. He received both his bachelor of business administration in trusts and investments and his MBA in finance from Campbell University in North Carolina.

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Bradley Eli
DMD, M.S.

Dr. Bradley Eli graduated from Temple University School of Dentistry and received a Master of Science degree in oral biology from UCLA. Based in Encinitas, California, he is a nationally recognized specialist in orofacial pain management who treats all types of head, neck and jaw pain as well as sleep-disordered breathing. Dr. Eli has served as an educational staff member at Loma Linda University Medical Center, the UC San Diego Department of Anesthesiology and Scripps Memorial Hospital. He also holds several patents for medical devices designed to improve patient care.

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Chad C. Duplantis
DDS

Dr. Chad Duplantis is a graduate of the School of Dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He has been in private practice since 2000 in the Fort Worth, Texas, area, and has been incorporating CAD/CAM technology into his practice since 2004. Dr. Duplantis lectures and publishes frequently in the field of digital dentistry, with a particular focus on how to transition new technology into the private dental practice.

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Charles Schlesinger
DDS, FICOI

Dr. Charles Schlesinger is a dental implant educator and clinician who has been lecturing internationally throughout the United States, Canada, China, Saudi Arabia and the U.K. for over 15 years. He graduated with honors from The Ohio State College of Dentistry in 1996. After graduation, he completed a general practice residency at the San Diego VA Medical Center, and then went on to become the chief resident at the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center. During his time in Los Angeles, he completed extensive training in oral surgery, implantology and advanced restorative treatment. He is a fellow of the ICOI. Additionally, he continues to provide comprehensive implant care to patients in a private practice setting in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Christian Coachman
DDS, CDT

Dr. Christian Coachman received degrees in dental technology in 1995 and dentistry in 2002 from the University of São Paulo, Brazil. In 1996, Dr. Coachman opened his own laboratory and later worked as a technical consultant on Willi Geller Creation Ceramics. He served as an instructor at the Ceramic Specialization Program at Ceramoart Training Center. From 2004 to 2009, he served as the head ceramist for the Atlanta-based practice of Drs. Ronald E. Goldstein, David Garber and Maurice Salama. Dr. Coachman currently works as a consultant and develops products for companies. He has lectured and published internationally in the fields of esthetic dentistry, oral rehabilitation, dental ceramics and implants.

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Clint Stevens
DDS, FAGD, FICOI

Dr. Clint Stevens attended dental school at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio and completed a one-year post-doctoral Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at the University of Michigan. He is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry, the International College of Oral Implantologists, and is a member of the Southwest Academy of Restorative Dentistry. When not providing patient care, Dr. Stevens is engaged in ongoing laboratory and clinical research dealing with adhesive restorative materials, digital dentistry workflows, endodontics and dental implants, regularly publishing articles in dental literature.

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David G. Hochberg
DDS

Dr. David Hochberg graduated from the Emory University School of Dentistry and completed advanced training in the surgical and restorative phases of implant therapy at the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) MaxiCourse® held at the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry. Dr. Hochberg operates a general practice in Atlanta that has provided restorative, implant and cosmetic dentistry services for more than 30 years. He has lectured nationally, is the immediate past president of the AAID, and is a former chief editor of the AAID News.

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Elizabeth Carr
DHA, MDA, RDH

Elizabeth Carr is chair of dental hygiene at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) School of Dentistry. She earned both a baccalaureate degree in dental hygiene and a doctorate degree in health administration from the UMMC School of Dentistry, as well as a master’s degree in dental hygiene from The University of Tennessee Health Science Center. A native of the Mississippi Delta, Carr worked in private practice as a registered dental hygienist before joining the UMMC School of Dentistry’s dental hygiene department as a full-time instructor in 2006.

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Frank Deluca
DMD, J.D.

Dr. Frank DeLuca graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and earned his J.D. degree from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law. As a practicing lawyer, he owns a private law practice in Hollywood, Florida, with an emphasis on issues relating to dentistry, including litigation representation as well as defense of administrative and licensure matters. Dr. DeLuca is also a frequent lecturer on risk management and related topics.

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Frank Golding
J.D., MBA

Frank Golding has more than 25 years of digital media experience, including positions at Google and ESPN. He led the North American sports group for YouTube, managing two of the world’s largest multichannel sports networks, and launching live Major League Baseball and NCAA Division I FBS college football games. Golding invests in promising technology and media startups with novel missions to improve our environment, health, and communication. He holds a law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, and has won a Sports Emmy Award for innovation.

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Gary Pritchard
J.D.

Gary Pritchard received his law degree from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, and went on to serve as general counsel for Clayton Homes, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway Company, and Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc., a Fortune 500 Company. As a board-certified trial lawyer, Gary was a managing partner for Pritchard & Hanszen in Houston, Texas, and holds active law licenses in Texas, Arizona, Tennessee and California. Gary is currently one of the in-house labor counselors for Glidewell, where he has been integral in instituting policies that protect both employees and the company.

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Gordon J. Christensen
DDS, MSD, Ph.D.

Dr. Gordon Christensen is a practicing prosthodontist in Provo, Utah. He is director of Practical Clinical Courses and CEO of Clinicians Report. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics; Fellow and Diplomate of the ICOI; and a distinguished member of numerous professional organizations. Dr. Christensen and his wife Rella are cofounders of the nonprofit Gordon J. Christensen Clinicians Report® (formerly CRA Newsletter).

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Hamid Abedi
DDS

Dr. Hamid Abedi is an endodontist and the CEO and founder of Cornerstone Dental Specialties (CDS), the largest endodontic group in the country. CDS has 34 endodontists servicing over 200 offices in 10 states. The group has performed close to a million root canals and is helping navigate endodontic emergency services in their referring offices during the current coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Abedi has published over 20 scientific articles. He has coauthored two chapters in the primary textbooks of endodontics, “Endodontics: Principles and Practice,” and surgical endodontics, “The Art and Science of Contemporary Surgical Endodontics.” He has four issued patents in the dental arena and is part-time faculty at Loma Linda University.

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Jack A. Hahn
DDS

Dr. Jack Hahn earned his DDS from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. A pioneer in the field of implant dentistry, Dr. Hahn has been placing and restoring dental implants for 50 years, and he developed the original tapered implant design in the 1990s. Most recently, he oversaw the design of the Hahn™ Tapered Implant, which was created to streamline treatment and improve results. Dr. Hahn is also clinical editor of Chairside® magazine. He lectures to dentists around the world and maintains a private practice in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Jamison Spencer
DMD, M.S.

Dr. Jamison Spencer is the past president of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain (AACP), a diplomate of the American Board of Craniofacial Pain (ABCP), a diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine (ABDSM) and a diplomate of the American Board of Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine (ABCDSM). He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine and earned a Master of Science degree in craniofacial pain from Tufts University. He is the director of Dental Sleep Medicine for the Center for Sleep Apnea and TMJ, in Boise, Idaho, and Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Spencer has personally treated thousands of patients with sleep apnea and TMJ problems, and he now focuses on educating dentists on these topics. In pursuit of this goal, he created the Spencer Study Club, an online education, mentoring and implementation program to help dentists and their teams treat more patients with sleep apnea and TMJ disorders.

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Jinny Bender
DMD

Dr. Jinny Bender is a clinical dentist at Glidewell. After earning her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, she practiced general dentistry for 27 years before joining Glidewell in 2022. Dr. Bender is a member of the ADA, CDA and Orange County Dental Society.

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Joy Poskozim
DDS

After working in various dental practices in the Chicagoland area, Dr. Joy Poskozim opened Joyful Dental Care, where she provides services ranging from general dentistry to cosmetic treatment. She also performs mobile care onsite in nursing homes, assisted care facilities and independent living centers, providing treatment to those unable come to her practice. Dr. Poskozim is dedicated to delivering excellent services and long-term solutions that lead to optimal dental health for her patients.

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Joy Sorensen Navarre

Joy Sorensen Navarre is the president and founder of Navigate LLC. A national expert in student loan management, she consults with physicians and health systems across the country. Joy lives by a powerful core belief: you find your purpose where the world’s greatest need and your greatest joy meet. This is why she built Navigate. She loves doing work that helps everyone — physicians, health systems, and patients.

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Justin Chi
DDS, CDT

Dr. Justin Chi is director of clinical technologies at Glidewell. He joined Glidewell as a clinical research associate in 2015 after graduating from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC. Dr. Chi’s previous education included receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in dental laboratory technology from the LSU School of Dentistry, and earning his CDT in crown & bridge in 2007.

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Karrie Letu

Karrie Letu is a social media expert with a focus on helping brands grow their Instagram following. She also believes in creating communities that advocate for their favorite brands. She graduated from California State University, Long Beach, with a degree in English education and journalism, and has since managed social media presences in areas ranging from consumer products to C-suite personal accounts and nonprofit organizations.

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Ken Berley
DDS, J.D.

Dr. Ken Berley is a dentist and attorney with a practice focused on the treatment of sleep-disordered breathing and TMD. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine (ABDSM), a lecturer, and a consultant in the areas of risk management and the development of a successful dental sleep medicine (DSM) practice. Dr. Berley has written numerous consent forms that are used in general and DSM practices. In addition, he is the president of the Dental Sleep Apnea Team, which provides educational opportunities for doctors and dental staff, and he is the coauthor of “The Clinician’s Handbook for Dental Sleep Medicine.”

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Kevin Suzuki
DMD, M.S.

Dr. Kevin R. Suzuki earned his D.M.D. from Nova Southeastern and completed Periodontics and Oral Implantology residency at Temple University. Dr. Suzuki holds faculty positions at Temple and University of Washington. Dr. Suzuki is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He is past president of the Washington State Society of Periodontists, a member of OKU, American and International College of Dentists, and an Eagle Scout.

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Lambert Stumpel
DDS

Dr. Lambert J. Stumpel has been in private practice since 1982. He graduated, from the Royal University of Utrecht, School of Dentistry, the Netherlands. He has published over 35 articles and book chapters in the international peer reviewed literature and is the holder of five dental related patents. He is a Fellow of the AO, a member of the Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics and is a board member of the Academy of Osseointegration. Dr. Stumpel is the developer of the 3D-Click-Guide and the Quikbar.

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Lan Chi Le
DDS

Dr. Lan Chi Le is founder and CEO of ZYGO Dental Group, where she manages 11 practices and oversees approximately 60 employees while providing dental services to residents throughout Texas. In 2016, she partnered with Walmart to open dental clinics inside Walmart Supercenter locations, including six in Dallas-Fort Worth and one in San Antonio. She has built a business designed to make dental care easy, affordable and accessible to all. Dr. Le also participates in health fairs throughout her community, where she provides screenings and educates people on the importance of oral care.

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Mark Hebner

Mark T. Hebner is the founder and president of Index Fund Advisors, Inc. (IFA), and author of the highly regarded book “Index Funds: The 12-Step Recovery Program for Active Investors,” which focuses on investor education. Nominated as one of the three all-time greatest investment books, “Index Funds” details the possible perils associated with stock picking, mutual fund manager picking, market timing, and other wealth depleting behaviors. Hebner’s 12-Step Program teaches the differences between active and passive investing, explains the emotional triggers that impact investment decisions, and offers an enlightening education on evidence-based investing that may forever change the way an investor perceives the stock market. Hebner is a Wealth Advisor (Series 65) and has an MBA from the University of California, Irvine, and a bachelor’s in Nuclear Pharmacy from the University of New Mexico.

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Mark Romano

Mark Romano is cofounder and co-owner of Now Media Group, a San Diego-based marketing firm that specializes in web design, social media, advertising and content curation to promote dental practice growth. With over a decade of experience in the dental marketing industry, Mark has positioned his firm as a dependable business partner for dentists and has served more than 750 clients in the U.S. and in multiple countries around the world. Contact him at 858-333-8950 or nowmediagroup.tv.

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Mary K. Shields
DDS, MPH

Dr. Mary Shields owns a private practice in Louisville, Kentucky, focused on family and cosmetic care. She is an associate member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and a member of the American Society of Forensic Odontology, where she provides forensic services ranging from the identification of human remains to legal consultations. Dr. Shields is also in the process of finalizing the requirements for board certification by the American Board of Forensic Odontology.

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Michael Dorociak
DDS

Dr. Michael Dorociak is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. He serves as chairman of the board, project director and clinical evaluator for the Gordon J. Christensen Clinicians Report®. Dr. Dorociak maintains a family-based private practice in Sarasota, Florida, and is an associate clinical professor at the University of Florida’s AEGD residency program.

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Neil I. Park
DMD

Dr. Neil Park is vice president of clinical affairs for Glidewell. He received his DMD from Temple University School of Dentistry and practiced general dentistry in Florida before moving on to an accomplished career in the dental implant field, developing continuing education programs and implementing a predoctoral implant curriculum in universities throughout North America. In 2016, Dr. Park joined Glidewell, where he oversees clinical research as well as training and education programs for implant and restorative solutions.

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Paresh B. Patel
DDS

Dr. Paresh Patel is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry and the Medical College of Georgia/AAID MaxiCourse. A clinical instructor who has placed more than 5,000 implants, Dr. Patel has published numerous articles in leading dental journals, is a Diplomate of the ICOI, and has worked extensively as a lecturer and clinical consultant on dental implants and prosthetics for several companies.

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Patricia Swanson
DDS, FACP

Dr. Patricia Swanson is the director of predoctoral prosthodontics at the Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine. She earned her DDS from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, and then earned her certificate in the advanced specialty of prosthodontics from Stony Brook University. Dr. Swanson has performed research in dental cements and implants, and she has a special interest in removable prosthodontics. She maintains a faculty practice in prosthodontics in Stony Brook, New York, and she is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics.

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Randolph R. Resnik
DMD, MDS

Dr. Randolph Resnik graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and has earned specialty certificates in prosthodontics and oral implantology, as well as a Master of Dental Science. He was chief of staff and surgical director of the Misch-Resnik Implant Institute for over 15 years, and is currently the institute’s director and primary lecturer. Dr. Resnik lectures in the U.S. and internationally, and has authored several definitive textbooks on oral implantology.

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Raymond Choi
DDS

Dr. Raymond Choi received his DDS from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry and has taught there for over 10 years as an assistant clinical professor. He is a Fellow of the ICOI, an Associate Fellow of the AAID, and a graduate of the Misch International Implant Institute. As a general dentist who has been placing implants for over 20 years in his private practice in Tustin, California, he was one of the first dentists on the West Coast to place mini dental implants for loose-denture stabilization. He founded the Global Mini Implant Institute and has taught and lectured extensively on various aspects of mini implant dentistry in the U.S. and internationally.

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Rella Christensen
RDH, Ph.D.

Dr. Rella Christensen cofounded the nonprofit Clinical Research Associates (later known as the Clinicians Report Foundation) in 1976, and served as its director for 27 years. Currently, Dr. Christensen is the team leader of Technologies in Restoratives and Caries (TRAC) Research, a nonprofit institute devoted to long-term clinical studies on restorative materials and oral microbiology. She has also authored many published scientific studies and articles.

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Roger P. Levin
DDS

Dr. Roger Levin is the CEO of Levin Group, Inc., a leading dental management consulting firm. Founded in 1985, Levin Group has worked with more than 30,000 dental practices. Dr. Levin is one of the most sought-after speakers in dentistry and is a leading authority on dental practice success and sustainable growth. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, and has authored 65 books and more than 4,000 articles on dental practice management and marketing.

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Shankar Iyer
DDS, MDS

Dr. Shankar Iyer is a graduate of the New York University College of Dentistry, where he went on to serve as a clinical assistant professor of prosthodontics. Currently, he is Director of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) MaxiCourse® in UAE and India, and he holds two appointments in the periodontics and prosthodontics departments at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. A past president of the AAID, Dr. Iyer has taught and trained more than 5000 dentists from around the world, and he has lectured in over 34 countries.

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Shefali Shah
DMD

Since graduating from Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Shefali Shah has been practicing general dentistry and providing comprehensive care to her patients. She is a partner at Chapko & Shah Modern Dentistry, where she provides various types of dental services, such as implant surgeries, cosmetic transformations and Six Month Smiles® orthodontics. When Dr. Shah is not practicing, she often mentors, and has instructed several seminars. Dr. Shah is a member of the ADA and various other dental organizations.

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Sree Koka
DDS, Ph.D.

Dr. Sreenivas “Sree” Koka is the dean of the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry. After receiving a DDS and M.S. in prosthodontics from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, he earned a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska as well as an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. A Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and a Fellow of the American College of Dentists and the Academy of Prosthodontics, Dr. Koka has received numerous Outstanding Teacher of the Year awards and the Margaret L.A. MacVicar Award from the MIT Alumni Association. He has given more than 180 invited presentations at national and international dentistry meetings, and is the author or coauthor of 105 articles in peer-reviewed professional publications.

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Stacy Spizuoco
DDS

Dr. Stacy Spizuoco is a graduate of New York University College of Dentistry. She works in private practice, serves as a clinical instructor at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and performs charitable work including annual dental missions to underdeveloped countries, as well as local missions such as Give Kids a Smile Day. Dr. Spizuoco is a member of the ADA, the American Association for Women Dentists, and various other dental organizations.

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Stephenie Goddard
M.S.

Recently named Glidewell CEO Stephenie Goddard is an executive leader with multidisciplinary experience in organizational development, business strategy, change management, customer experience and digital transformation. She joined Glidewell in 2006 as vice president of human resources, establishing various programs that have served to augment the company’s relentless expansion. In 2019, she established the Guiding Leaders program to empower women dentists throughout the U.S. in all facets of business and leadership, and the following year she received the Mentor Award from The Lucy Hobbs Project® (Benco Dental Supply Co.; Pittston, Pa.).

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Steve Carstensen
DDS

Dr. Steve Carstensen has treated sleep apnea and snoring in Bellevue, Washington, since 1998. He serves as a consultant to the ADA for sleep-related breathing disorders, has completed the UCLA Sleep Medicine Mini-Residency, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr. Carstensen lectures internationally, advises several sleep-related manufacturers, directs sleep education at The Pankey Institute, and is a guest lecturer at multiple schools of dentistry. He also served as editor-in-chief of Dental Sleep Practice magazine from 2014–2019, and he is the coauthor of “The Clinician’s Handbook for Dental Sleep Medicine,” which was published by Quintessence in 2019.

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Steven Barrett
DDS

Dr. Steven Barrett earned his DDS from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and shortly after joined the U.S. Navy, where he served for three years. In 1991, he joined Greenberg Dental & Orthodontics, a private group practice now with over 80 locations in Florida. Currently the clinical director and a senior partner with the group, he uses his 30 years of experience practicing restorative dentistry to organize the group’s in-house continuing education program, lecture at dental schools and provide one-on-one mentorships throughout the state.

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Steven Sadowsky
DDS

Dr. Steven Sadowsky is a professor in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dentistry at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. A Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, he worked full-time as a prosthodontist in private practice for 35 years. Dr. Sadowsky served on the Board of Directors of the American College of Prosthodontists from 2008–11, and was director of the American College of Prosthodontists Annual Review Course from 2012–16. He is also past-president of the American Prosthodontic Society and the Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics.

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Susan McMahon
DMD

Author, lecturer and instructor Dr. Susan McMahon is an expert in the fields of cosmetic dentistry, dental care and teeth whitening. She is accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and has received Top Dentist awards from Pittsburgh Magazine and the Consumers' Research Council of America.

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Taylor Manalili
DDS

Dr. Taylor Manalili is director of clinical prosthodontics at Glidewell. Since joining Glidewell in 2018 as the company’s first-ever Fellow, she has conducted clinical research and performed advanced restorative work, including implant placement, chairside restorations and full-mouth rehabilitations. Dr. Manalili earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree as well as a certificate in the advanced specialty of prosthodontics from Stony Brook University. Throughout her residency, Dr. Manalili served as a clinical instructor for predoctoral students, and provided lectures to students, residents and local dentists.

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Thomas Jackson
DDS

Dr. Thomas Jackson is the founder of The Chicago Center for Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry, and lectures internationally about the periodontium and its relation to the cosmetics of teeth and implants. A graduate of Northwestern University Dental School, he served a two-year general practice residency and subsequently taught as an attending dentist at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. After completing his training in the combined four-year periodontics and periodontal-prosthesis residency at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Jackson practiced periodontics and reconstructive dentistry in Philadelphia and Atlanta.

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Timothy F. Kosinski
DDS, MAGD

Dr. Timothy Kosinski graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry and received a Master of Science degree in biochemistry from Wayne State University School of Medicine. In addition to serving on the editorial review board of numerous dental journals, Dr. Kosinski has published over 180 articles and contributed to textbooks on the surgical and prosthetic phases of implant dentistry.

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Trent Watrous
CPA, CFE, CVA, CEPA

Trent Watrous is a Nashville-based accountant and practice management specialist who has become a go-to source of information for dentists across the U.S. who seek solutions to common practice management issues. He serves clients in a range of roles, including oversight of practice transitions and startups, methods to improve cash flow, and strategies to minimize taxes. Whether working to improve profitability of dental practices that struggle from limited cash flow, or analyzing dental practice metrics, Watrous is comfortable with confronting difficult issues and developing solutions to alleviate them. He speaks regularly to groups across the country on a variety of topics.