6 Courses to Choose from … with 6 Amazing Guest Speakers
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5 COURSES TO CHOOSE FROM (See inside for course descriptions)
Cost: $99 per Doctor / $69 per staff This can be charged to your Henry Schein Account
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1:00 pm–3:00 pm: 2 CE Credits Who should attend? Hygienists
2 CE Credits!
Jeanne Godett, RDH Course Title: “Make yourself a Shining Light in Hygiene”
Shining new light on Hygiene from Salivary Diagnostics to “Why Lasers?” Upon completion of this course: Through lecture, discussion, and participation, participants should be able to: • • • • •
Understand Molecular PCR Testing Genetic predisposition to periodontal disease Use antibiotic therapy or NOT? Understand laser use in hygiene New technology for early detection
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Bacterial thresholds Use a medical model to treat periodontal disease Discuss and understand laser effects on tissues HPV and oral cancer–the new epidemic Understand the various types of lasers and their characteristics
Approved PACE Program Provider AGD Code Number 217785 FAGD/MAGD Approved January 1 2009 – December 31, 2011
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm: No CE Credits Who should attend? Front Office and Office Managers Susan Gaines Course Title: Maximizing Your Practice Management Software for Success From collections to insurance, and treatment planning to effective time management, your practice software holds the key. Maximizing this powerful tool is paramount in any successful and growing practice. Learn the ins and outs of what to focus on and what to look for as you go “paperless” and begin to harness this specialized software to enhance your patient care and create more efficient systems in your business.
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm: 2 CE Credits Who should attend? Dentists
2 CE Credits!
Dr. Alan Atlas Course Title: “Fracture, Failure, and Restoration: The direct posterior composite restoration conundrum”
There are key fundamental concepts that will determine the success or failure of direct posterior composite restorations. This presentation will demonstrate step-by-step, concise restorative treatment planning guidelines that fulfill today’s esthetic demands and integrates current restorative materials and adhesive protocols based on the most current scientific evidence. Objectives: • Clinical and material contributory factors of failed restorations • Fundamental concepts that establish successful outcomes • Treatment-planning strategies and preventive measures for longevity • Research-based, step-by-step application techniques for improving long-term durability of dentin bonding, reducing polymerization shrinkage and contraction stress, micro leakage, and eliminating post-operative pain
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1:00 pm – 3:00 pm: 2 CE Credits
2 CE Credits!
Who should attend? Dentists Robert Brenneise
Course Title: “Snap-on Smile: Today’s Multipurpose Restorative Appliance” Snap-on Smile is the ideal solution for solving a wide variety of short- and long-term clinical challenges. It serves both as a noninvasive restorative option and a diagnostic appliance. Applications include aesthetic provisionals for implant restorations, a vehicle for raising vertical dimension, for cosmetic removable partial dentures, and long-term smile enhancement. In addition, it can last for years; is reversible, and yet is affordable enough to be temporary. Snap-on Smile is an ideal option for patients who are unable to receive permanent improvements, such as crowns, veneers, and implants because they are medically compromised; their age precludes them from extensive treatments; or they are simply afraid to have extensive dental work done. This appliance has proven to be a terrific incentive for patients who are in need of but hesitant to commit to a more involved treatment. Research has shown that forty percent of patients who started treatment with Snap-on Smile transitioned into a more extensive restorative dentistry. Topics Covered: • Introduction • Patient care of the appliance • Applications • Certifying your practice • Send cases to the lab • Economic value • Inserting the appliance
The American Society for Clinical Research (Provider #218048) is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship/Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry of AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 8/1/09 to 7/31/12.
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm: 2 CE Credits 2 CE Credits!
Who should attend? Hygienists, Dentists Jonathan Bregman, DDS, FAGD Course Title: “Enhanced Detection, Enhanced Practice”
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Topics Include: 1. The need for thorough oral and head and neck examination. Understanding the new risk factors. Clarifying the basic cancer screening exam and record keeping. VELscope Vx: Understanding the technology, application, and effectiveness. Enhancing communication: Obtaining high patient acceptance regardless of insurance coverage, plus the four-step delivery of the “difficult message.” Incorporating pricing strategy and practice growth into practice.
Approved PACE Program Provider FAGD/MAGD Credit Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. (08/1/10) to (07/31/13) Provider ID 318734.
8:00 am – 12:00 noon: 4 CE Credits Who should attend: Dentists, New Dentists, Staff, Spouses Dr. Charles Blair
4 CE Credits!
Course Title: Focus On Profitability for The Efficient Practice Are you working “in” your practice rather than “on” it? Learn to see the “big picture,” analyze the business side of your practice, and take solid steps toward increasing profitability. Hear strategies, tips, and “pearls” on: • Coping with a down economy • Fee profiling and PPO strategies • Procedure mix enhancement • Optimum staff ratios • Hygiene department strategies
Also hear insight on how to: • Move from “cost-based” to “revenue-savvy” • Diminish broken appointments — an “economic killer” • Planning a productive and profitable future for your practice
Objectives: 1. The participant will gain insight into running a practice like a business. 2. The participant will be challenged to new thinking to survive in a changing economic environment. 3. The participant will understand the cost of doing business profitably.