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The Use of Digital Technology for Patient Care Premium Member Content

The Use of Digital Technology for Patient Care
In this presentation, we will analyze different cases, highlighting the operational differences that they have developed over time, with the increasing knowledge of the new materials and the daily developing of the new software's. It is also described how traditional materials and techniques have been replaced with other innovative new technologies, and how the results obtaining with these are systematic and overlapping times better than traditional one.

Presented By:: Alessandro Agnini, DMD;Andrea Mastrorosa Agnini, DDS
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What is My Practice Worth? Premium Member Content

What is My Practice Worth?
This exciting webinar presentation is based on these key questions: • Why practice values differ throughout the country • Common methods used for valuing a dental practice • Top ten factors that affect the value of your practice • Discuss proper timing for a valuation when structuring a buy-in

Presented By:: Thomas L. Snyder, DMD, MBA
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Where does DIGITAL fit in today’s clinical practice? Premium Member Content

Where does DIGITAL fit in today’s clinical practice?
With the advances in digital technology dentistry has benefited in many ways. Faster more efficient workflows have been developed, making clinical practice not only better for the patient but also more profitable for dental practices. Basic treatment planning knowledge must not be forgotten or skipped. This lecture will approach digital dentistry from a clinical approach, focusing on material selection, treatments and workflows present in todays digital era.

Presented By:: Jonathan Esquivel, DDS
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Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy: Decision Making in the 21st Century Premium Member Content

Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy: Decision Making in the 21st Century
Non-surgical periodontal therapy is a vital part of everyday dental practice. Since the majority of periodontal therapy is performed by general dentists and dental hygienists, it is critical that clinicians have all of the requisite skills and information needed to perform these services at the highest level possible. The purpose of this presentation is to provide the latest evidence- and practice- based information on periodontal debridement and adjunctive therapies that can improve patient outcomes. Though surgical procedures may still need to be performed in some sites, the majority of inflammatory periodontal disease can be eliminated or reduced significantly using the techniques and protocols discussed in this educational segment on non-surgical periodontal therapy.

Presented By:: Connie L. Drisko, DDS
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3D Integration: Sophisticated Digital Dentistry Simplified. Premium Member Content

3D Integration: Sophisticated Digital Dentistry Simplified.
Advanced insight into a pure Digital Workflow using an integrated approach with CAD/CAM, CBCT, and 3D printing. Learn how to integrate digital technologies for comprehensive 3D implantology including the diagnostic scan, implant planning, surgical guide design and fabrication, and the digital restoration.

Presented By:: Neal Patel, DDS
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Dental Photography: From Theory to Practice Premium Member Content

Dental Photography: From Theory to Practice
Dental photography should be your daily tool. If not, don’t wait and take your steps to learn it and master it. In this lecture, you will see how to take step by step full dental portfolio and which instruments are helpful in surgical photo documentation. In the end, you will get an update in settings, equipment, and accessories used to take excellent dental photo documentation.

Presented By:: Kris Chmielewski, DDS, MSc
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Non Surgical Management of Anterior Open Bite Premium Member Content

Non Surgical Management of Anterior Open Bite
This video is an adjunct to the Non Surgical Management of PCR/DJD. It demonstrates the lab and model work to diagnose and treatment plan non surgical management of the Anterior Open Bite.

Presented By:: Brian C. Mills, DMD
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Digital Smile Design and 3D Printing of Treatment Provisionals in Modern Dental Practice Premium Member Content

Digital Smile Design and 3D Printing of Treatment Provisionals in Modern Dental Practice
The DSD Concept 2D is the portal to Digital Dentistry and Digital Workflow. Utilizing Facial Aesthetics as a starting point and ending with a functional, aesthetic and emotionally fulfilling Smile designed with Natural Algorithms via Keynote and translated via a DSD Planning Center into a 3D printed Wax-Up, or Full Arch Implant Guides and Conversion Smile. DSD protocol is special in that it fosters True “Team Synergy” between the Restorative Dentist to Laboratory and Specialist. This results in more predictable treatment outcomes from simple Smile Cases to Full Mouth Rehabilitations involving natural teeth to dental implants. Finally, by learning DSD’s unique connection to the Emotional component of Dentistry, you will gain skills on how to Consult, Present, and Gain High Levels of Case Acceptance.

Presented By:: John Heimke, DMD, MPH, FAGD
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The Role of Digital Technologies and Materials for Full Arch Implant Reconstruction  Premium Member Content

The Role of Digital Technologies and Materials for Full Arch Implant Reconstruction
The Role of Digital Technologies and Materials for Full Arch Implant Reconstruction

Presented By:: Alessandro Agnini, DMD
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Smile Design 3D vs. 2D: The Evolution of Precision in Esthetic Digital Dentistry Premium Member Content

Smile Design 3D vs. 2D: The Evolution of Precision in Esthetic Digital Dentistry
In the digital dentistry era, trials never stop to achieve a full digital workflow to fabricate aesthetic restorations based on predictable and accurate facial guided smile design methods but the existing techniques present limitations in the process of transferring the design from 2D to 3D as they are mainly based on 2D Photography and 2D to 3D superimposition and transfers. In this presentation a review of the available techniques and technologies is presented as well as a novel technique that has been used to design a 3D smile frame using 3D face scans, 3D intra oral optical scans, CBCT and multiple software to overcome the limitations of already available 2D smile design systems offering predictable, more accurate and easier to use workflows for success in analysis, planning, design and execution in everyday clinical practice.

Presented By:: Rami Gamil, BDS
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Non-Surgical Management of Progressive Condylar Resorption & Degenerative Joint Disease Premium Member Content

Non-Surgical Management of Progressive Condylar Resorption & Degenerative Joint Disease
This presentation does an overview of PCR/DJD in young female patients that is secondary to the use of ethinyl estradiol birth control pills. An overview of the pathophysiology and medical management as a component in the treatment of PCR/DJD is presented. There are several case reviews demonstrating diagnostic and non-surgical treatment protocol for non-surgical management of PCR/DJD. Closing recommendations for implementing early recognition and patient education of this condition are also provided.

Presented By:: Brian C. Mills, DMD
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The Power of 3-D Printing in Dentistry - Part 1 Premium Member Content

The Power of 3-D Printing in Dentistry - Part 1
In this video, Dr. Tadros shows few of the many valuable benefits of integrating digital dentistry and affordable in office 3D Printing in his day to day practice.

Presented By:: Marko Tadros, DMD
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How to Take Ideal Impressions For The Best Outcomes Premium Member Content

How to Take Ideal Impressions For The Best Outcomes
Taking accurate, detailed impressions are vital to the submission of a case to Invisalign. Even the most experienced clinician can encounter difficulties. Choosing the correct impression materials, patient positioning, Tray insertion and mixing, working and setting times. In this course we will also trouble shoot all areas of what we call bad impressions such as bubbles, tears, pulls, voids and tray contact.

Presented By:: Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA, CDD
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Multitasking Digital Dentistry - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Multitasking Digital Dentistry - Part 1 of 2
The "Digital Smile Design" is a technique codified and published in 2011 by Christian Coachman and Marcelo Calamita. This approach has radically changed the way we analyze the aesthetics of our patients and at the same time gave the clinician a great tool of communication with the laboratory and with the patient. In recent years, software's and applications have been introduced on the market in order to simplify the workflow and make more predictable the outcome. The purpose of the lecture is to resume the current concepts about digital aesthetic preview, and to show new trends.

Presented By:: Mario Imburgia, DDS, PhD
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Computer-Guided Applications Beyond Implants: Bone Grafting and Reconstructive Surgery Premium Member Content

Computer-Guided Applications Beyond Implants: Bone Grafting and Reconstructive Surgery
Technology has facilitated the diagnosis and treatment planning process allowing clinicians to become true architects and engineers of the oral cavity. Replacing missing teeth with an implant supported restoration represents both a surgical and restorative challenge due to bony defects / concavities, soft tissue concerns, emergence profile, and insufficient bone volume or bone density to stabilize an implant. The evolution of three-dimensional imaging modalities (CBCT) produces an unprecedented visualization of patient’s individual anatomy, which empowers the clinician with new state-of-the-art tools to diagnose and treatment plan with greater accuracy to manage the surgical site, increase precision, reduce patient morbidity, and avoid potential complications.

Presented By:: Scott D. Ganz, DMD
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A Complete 3D Strategy to Esthetic Cross Arch Restorations: Guide Surgery & Soft Tissue Interface Management with CAD-CAM Restorations Premium Member Content

A Complete 3D Strategy to Esthetic Cross Arch Restorations: Guide Surgery & Soft Tissue Interface Management with CAD-CAM Restorations
I will highlight the benefits achievable through the use of guided planning, guided laboratory procedures and guided surgeries, while maintaining the fundamental principles of osseointegration. My ten years of scientifically proven experience and clinical follow-up in guided surgery and CAD/CAM biomimetic restorations will be shared with the audience to support clinical protocols as well as practical tips and tricks with case studies demonstrating each clinical scenario. New surgical and prosthetic improvements and novel proof-of-concept techniques to enhance the natural soft tissue integration will be presented. Viewers will also broaden their knowledge of hard and soft tissue surgical management through the guided surgery, discovering the latest implant designs and prosthetic interfaces designed to achieve an ideal soft tissue seal and bone level over time.

Presented By:: Prof. Dr. Alessandro Pozzi
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Complete Digital Integration: From Implant to Crown Premium Member Content

Complete Digital Integration: From Implant to Crown
In this video Dr. Luciano Retana explains the digital integrated treatment flow. Covering very basic topics like digital imaging and some terms that we should manage if we are related with this kind of treatments. He also explains step by step some digital protocols from the virtual planning of the implants to the delivery of the virtually design and machined restoration.

Presented By:: Luciano Retana, DDS
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Tooth Makeover to a True Smile Makeover Premium Member Content

Tooth Makeover to a True Smile Makeover
Dr. Warren Roberts strategically integrates facial rejuvenation with the cosmetic smile makeover using his 30+ years of dental expertise, making this a relevant issue for any dentist.

Presented By:: Warren Roberts, DMD
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3-D Smile Designing with a Functional Touch: The Dental GPS Way Premium Member Content

3-D Smile Designing with a Functional Touch: The Dental GPS Way
In this esthetic driven era, the responsibility of delivering something that is functionally and esthetically acceptable is of utmost importance. Today , we have something called Dental GPS which is a software that is available both in a clinician version and lab version. It is not only able to help us with the simulation of the proposed results in less than 5 minutes but also able to help us print the diagnostic M lines to help us mount the casts (using a digital facebow) for 2D wax ups and / or 3D virtual wax ups for 3D printed models. This presentation will highlight the usage, simplicity and precision of planning and execution using the 3D smile design software.

Presented By:: Sagar J. Abichandani, BDS, MDS
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What Every Dentist Needs to Know About TM Disorders Premium Member Content

What Every Dentist Needs to Know About TM Disorders
Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) are a group of musculoskeletal disorders of the masticatory system. These disorders are common and dentists are the primary care providers. Therefore every dentist should have a sound understanding of TMD so that the most appropriate care will be selected for the patient. This presentation will overview of the role of dentists in the diagnosis and management of TMD.

Presented By:: Jeffrey P. Okeson, DMD
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Breaking the Bruxism Habit - Treatment Options & Solutions Premium Member Content

Breaking the Bruxism Habit - Treatment Options & Solutions
Bruxism and clenching have become an epidemic, with studies finding between 80-90% of the population effected. According to the Mayo Clinic, Bruxism is not just an abrasion problem, but a disease that more likely leads to snoring and apnea, and headaches and jaw disorders. The source of Bruxism is a mystery and may vary greatly from one patient to the next. Treatment also varies significantly. Today, through the help of scientific studies, diagnostic and patient education tools, treatments and appliances, Bruxism can be addressed, controlled, and even ended for many patients. Join Dr. John Kline, a practicing dentist of 40 years who has spent much of his career studying, teaching, and treating patients with TMD, TMJ, and Bruxism as he discusses the enigma and treatment of Bruxism.

Presented By:: John Kline, DDS
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Optimizing Surgical Implant & Augmentation Outcomes Through CBCT Technologies Premium Member Content

Optimizing Surgical Implant & Augmentation Outcomes Through CBCT Technologies
This presentation will focus on challenging bone deficiencies and how pretreatment and post grafting CBCT evaluations can optimize and evaluate the success of our surgical outcomes. Ideal case planning using CBCT data and 3D software will be shown for large horizontal/vertical bone defects, challenging immediate implant surgeries with provisionalization and grafting of buccal plate deficiencies around teeth.

Presented By:: Bradley S. McAllister, DDS, PhD
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Lingual Frenectomy with Solea Laser

Lingual Frenectomy with Solea Laser
In this very brief video, Dr. Jason Tubo shows the simplicity, ease and pain-free process of doing a lingual frenectomy on an adult patient.

Presented By:: Jason R. Tubo, DMD, FAGD, FADIA
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The Potential of Lasers in Advanced Periodontal and Implant Therapy Premium Member Content

The Potential of Lasers in Advanced Periodontal and Implant Therapy
Periodontal Disease continues to be the single most significant issue in dentistry. It effects the teeth, Implants and overall systemic health of our patients. This presentation describes the utilization of a specific laser energy in the treatment of periodontal bone loss around teeth and implants. The comparison of conventional techniques to laser therapy will also be discussed.

Presented By:: I. Stephen Brown, DDS, FACD
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CBCT in Endodontics: Changing the Landscape of Diagnosis and Clinical Treatment Premium Member Content

CBCT in Endodontics: Changing the Landscape of Diagnosis and Clinical Treatment
Radiographic imaging is essential in the diagnosis, treatment planning and follow-up in endodontics. The interpretation of an image can be confounded by a number of factors, including the regional anatomy as well as superimposition of both the teeth and surrounding dento-alveolar structures. As a result of superimposition, periapical radiographs reveal only limited aspects, a 2-dimensional view, of the true three dimensional anatomy. Additionally, there is often geometric distortion of the anatomical structures being imaged with conventional radiographic methods. These problems can be overcome by utilizing small or limited volume cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) imaging techniques which produce accurate 3-dimensional images of the teeth and surrounding dento-alveolar structures. This presentation will highlight the indications, advantages and considerations of the use of CBCT in endodontics.

Presented By:: Frederic Barnett, DMD
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Communication Protocols with Photography Premium Member Content

Communication Protocols with Photography
Digital photography is a very important subject in dentistry. It is hard to know where to start, especially when applying to dentistry. This lecture serves as an ad aid for the clinician and technician during the process of approaching the patient from treatment planning presentation to the process of integration digital photography into the color-matching procedure.

Presented By:: Johan Figueira, DDS
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Restorative vs. Orthodontic Therapy; Alternative Management and Lab-Dentist Communication Premium Member Content

Restorative vs. Orthodontic Therapy; Alternative Management and Lab-Dentist Communication
Patients often refuse orthodontic realignment and correction due to the length of treatment required even if it may be the best or most conservative therapy. In same cases, patients will get anxious about having metal or even invisible ceramic braces in their mouth for even a short period of time. On other hand, cosmetic dentistry is able to satisfy the patients with the same needs by using porcelain-veneers as an alternative to orthodontics treatment. This presentation describes a patient who has rejected orthodontic therapy but continues to seek a improved cosmetic result. Porcelain veneers and crowns were an appropriate alternative in this case. Follow-ups of treatment display a successful cosmetic and functional result.

Presented By:: Giuseppe Romeo, MDT, CDT
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The 3D CBCT Dual Scan Protocols: Surgical Restorative Management in Modern Dentistry Premium Member Content

The 3D CBCT Dual Scan Protocols: Surgical Restorative Management in Modern Dentistry
The integration of new technology protocols for implant diagnosis, treatment planning and guided surgery techniques in the everyday workflow is one of the challenges in dentistry today. This lecture will focus on the decision making and digital workflow regarding computer guided implantology systems from image acquisition, virtual 3D planning, surgical guide fabrication and guided surgery techniques. It will outline tips and tricks in each step and how to increase the benefits of computer guided surgery through the recent technological advancements leading to optimizing clinical implant success in everyday practice. Utilizing the latest advancements in CBCT Dual Scan technology, this lecture will include comprehensive case presentations and detailed treatment planning sequences for predictable restorative driven implant dentistry.

Presented By:: Marcus F. Abboud, DDS
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Intra-Oral Scanning: Ideal Digital Workflow for Aesthetic Restorations Premium Member Content

Intra-Oral Scanning: Ideal Digital Workflow for Aesthetic Restorations
This lecture is designed for the clinician who desires to learn and use digital acquisition scanners. This lecture will provide insightful tips for the beginner and advanced digital clinician; covering aspects of preparation design, aesthetics and occlusion will be demonstrated. If you own a digital scanner or thought of purchasing one, this is the lecture that will show you the real utilization of this million dollar technology and increase your bottom line for your practice.

Presented By:: Dean C. Vafiadis, DDS
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The Digital Workflow in a Modern Clinical Practice Premium Member Content

The Digital Workflow in a Modern Clinical Practice
In prosthetic rehabilitations, we use for many years codified and widely described protocols in literature, with results that meet our expectations and well above those of our patients. It is true that the advent of new technologies has enabled us to use new material and new equipment that facilitate the production of an adaptation and an accuracy that has, up to now, been difficult to obtain. Today, intraoral mapping technology is one of the most exciting new areas in dentistry since three dimensional scanning of the mouth is required in a large number of procedures such as prosthodontics, implant dentistry and orthodontics.

Presented By:: Andrea Mastrorosa Agnini, DDS;Alessandro Agnini, DMD
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Timing of Occlusal Contacts - Get the Timing Right Everytime! Premium Member Content

Timing of Occlusal Contacts - Get the Timing Right Everytime!
This lecture will deal with occlusal schemes in various situations, timing of occlusal contacts, different challenges and troubleshooting encountered and simple tips to get the balance between function and esthetics.

Presented By:: Sagar J. Abichandani, BDS, MDS
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The Proof is in the Laboratory; A Maxillary Full Arch Implant Supported Zirconia Prettau Comparison Premium Member Content

The Proof is in the Laboratory; A Maxillary Full Arch Implant Supported Zirconia Prettau Comparison
The FP-3 “Implant Supported Hybrid" has proven to be an exceptional and highly specialized treatment option for patients with non restorable teeth or existing edentulism. The use of zirconia provides the ultimate outcome bringing with it a new standard of esthetics, function and, when done well, a long lasting prosthesis. This presentation will stress the importance of treatment planning, CAD CAM technology, and the all important need for the laboratory technician’s human touch. Surgical aspects, provisonalization during healing, and management of soft tissue are important components. The protocol for final fabrication of the FP-3 all zirconia prosthesis is detailed along with a description of this exciting new technology.

Presented By:: Pinhas Adar, MDT, CDT;Cheryl Pearson, DMD, AAACD, FAAID
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Photo/Video Documentation in Dentistry: The MicroVision Approach Premium Member Content

Photo/Video Documentation in Dentistry: The MicroVision Approach
In this webinar I will speak about correct choice of equipment, settings and protocol of photo/video documentation in every day practice of a dentist. Also we will describe benefits of using microscope for documentation goals.

Presented By:: Nazariy Mykhaylyuk, DMD
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Managing Technology for Best Outcomes and Productivity Premium Member Content

Managing Technology for Best Outcomes and Productivity
Digital technology provides tools to improve planning, clinical execution, prosthetic design, manufacturing, maintenance, and cost of care. Dental professionals need to understand the value of individual technologies as well as the benefit derived from linking them together. During this presentation, a business model and clinical cases will be used to illustrate how a number of digital technologies can impact outcomes and productivity.

Presented By:: Arnold Rosen, DDS, MBA
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CBCT Planning and Guided Implant Surgery - Surgical and Restorative State-of-the-Art Premium Member Content

CBCT Planning and Guided Implant Surgery - Surgical and Restorative State-of-the-Art
Implant treatment is one of the most exciting areas of dental therapy. Within the last 30 years, we have been able to develop and discover new techniques, instruments, software and equipment that have made this therapy more secure and predictable, such as the CBCT and the guided surgery, today with the guided systems we are able to have our implants “in the right” place considering the bone, the prosthesis, the biomechanics and the esthetic…this lecture will show you step by step how to reach awesome results in complex full arch cases in a secure and simple way even with immediate extraction and immediate implant placement.

Presented By:: Orlando Alvarez Del C., DDS, MS
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CBCT-Guided Implantology- Improving the Accuracy and Success of Tooth Replacement

CBCT-Guided Implantology- Improving the Accuracy and Success of Tooth Replacement
The integration of cone beam technology and 3D imaging has advanced the practice of digital dentistry. CT-guided implant planning combined with the use of a Computer Guided Surgery (CGS) implant placement kit leads to increased precision, accuracy and efficiency of implant placement. To realize the full advantages of CT guided surgery, it is important to have a thorough understanding of software and workflow, as well as the specific components of the Guided Surgery kit and their use. This session will demonstrate how the merging of implant planning software, CAD/CAM technology and CGS is enabling surgeons and restorative dentists to leverage the benefits of digital dentistry.

Presented By:: Jay B. Reznick, DMD, MD
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Tooth Proportions and Color Management in Modern Cosmetic Dentistry Premium Member Content

Tooth Proportions and Color Management in Modern Cosmetic Dentistry
Comprehensive treatment planning of the complex aesthetic restorative case involving teeth and implants can be challenging. The key to success is to understand and develop predictable strategies in patient care. This presentation will focus on diagnosis of dental and gingival architecture discrepancies. Solutions will focus on interdisciplinary treatment, including orthodontics, periodontics, and restorative dentistry. The latest research in these areas will be presented as well as innovative instrumentation to obtain these goals.

Presented By:: Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT
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International Travel Tip for Members Who Use External Hard Drives Premium Member Content

International Travel Tip for Members Who Use External Hard Drives
Dr. Ronald Goldstein discovered a potential hazard for those who travel internationally using external hard drives. If you do, don’t miss this tip. It cost Dr. Goldstein loss of valuable material including his back-up lectures.

Presented By:: Ronald Goldstein, DDS
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The Aesthetic Cad/Cam Interface Premium Member Content

The Aesthetic Cad/Cam Interface
Computer aided design and computer aided manufacture has been involved in Dentistry for many years. Since the 1980’s we have been trying to produce in-surgery porcelain restorations with considerable variation in success. Common criticisms of this technique have been poor fits, poor aesthetics and poor occlusal control. Dr Julian Caplan has been involved in developing techniques utilizing this constantly changing technology to overcome these short falls. He has now reached a position where he is able to create beautiful, well fitting multiple restorations that allow proper functional control and he achieves this in a single day. This lecture will concentrate on Cerec technology and how he has utilized this over the last 10 years to producing highly aesthetic smile makeovers in a day.

Presented By:: Julian Caplan, DDS
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Interdisciplinary Dentistry: Distilling Complex Patient Management Down to Fundamental Steps Premium Member Content

Interdisciplinary Dentistry: Distilling Complex Patient Management Down to Fundamental Steps
The interaction between different specialties is a common treatment modality in patients with severely mutilated dentitions as well as in those with more limited clinical conditions but with high esthetic demands. In theory, every oral rehabilitation should be better approached by a multidisciplinary treatment.

Presented By:: Carlo Poggio, DDS, MSD, PhD
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The Smile Design Revolution - Management, Communication and Implementation Premium Member Content

The Smile Design Revolution - Management, Communication and Implementation
Treatment planning a full mouth rehabilitation is amazingly challenging. So many options and steps must be coordinated and controlled to achieve a successful outcome. Developing the Smile Design is just the starting point. Carefully integrating this design to function is the key. This presentation will show how this process is a complex brainstorm that needs to be guided by logical and rational steps to achieve consistent and predictable solutions.

Presented By:: Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT
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Team Expectations When Restoring the Full Arch:Technology and Clinical Challenges Premium Member Content

Team Expectations When Restoring the Full Arch:Technology and Clinical Challenges
Restoring the full arch has it challenges in it self not only from an esthetic stand point but also from the technical side. Today with the availability of different materials and technologies we can make sure we create a restoration that is not only hygiene friendly but retrievable and repairable.

Presented By:: Lars Hansson, CDT, FICOI
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Integration of 3D Digital Technology: The Advancements in Today’s Dentistry Premium Member Content

Integration of 3D Digital Technology: The Advancements in Today’s Dentistry
In today’s world of digital dentistry with the advent of new technologies to the field, the clinician finds himself daily in front of a vast array of new materials, hardware and software, which necessitates their comprehension and use to ride the wave of digital technologies in dentistry which is mounting into a tsunami. So in this Webinar Dr. Gamil will discuss the concept of Total digital solution, and how to understand, integrate and implement it in everyday practice, starting with the phase of scanning: CBCT, Intraoral or in lab optical scanners, face photos, digital models, impression scans and their integration.

Presented By:: Rami Gamil, BDS
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Digital Restorative Technologies, Implants, Aesthetics and Occlusion Premium Member Content

Digital Restorative Technologies, Implants, Aesthetics and Occlusion
CAD/CAM technology has the advantage of reduced clinical chair-time and reduced laboratory costs. The accuracy of these techniques has improved to the point where they are now comparable to conventional techniques. This presentation will review the current technology which allows the fabrication of an implant abutments through streamlined digital fabrication, that maximizes aesthetics and minimizes time and errors. In addition, this impression does not require the removal of the healing abutment. The fabrication of ceramic full coverage restorations and veneers, with an in-office technique, will also be demonstrated. Occlusion principles will be discussed as they relate to new materials and their application in private practice.

Presented By:: Dean C. Vafiadis, DDS
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Tooth Whitening State of the Art - It takes a Team Premium Member Content

Tooth Whitening State of the Art - It takes a Team
There's No Such Thing As Too White - Patients' desires and expectations today make tooth whitening a necessary part of most case presentations and treatment plans. There are many contributing factors associated with tooth discoloration. Aging and the consumption of stain-causing substances such as tea, coffee, wine and smoking are the most common factors. In this webinar, the entire dental team will learn all aspects of tooth whitening. This will include photos, case presentations, tooth bleaching, taking impressions, pouring models, to the fabrication and delivery of the home whitening trays. This comprehensive presentation gives the participants the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and improve their team's whitening skills.

Presented By:: Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA, CDD
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CBCT / CadCam Restorative Technologies in Clinical Dentistry Premium Member Content

CBCT / CadCam Restorative Technologies in Clinical Dentistry
This lecture will provide you with the background information on the rapidly changing digital dental technologies that allow you to make enlightened decision on what to use and how to gain the greatest benefit when incorporated into your practice. Recent advances such as three-dimensional dental radiography with cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT), virtual dental implant planning, clinical execution with guided surgery and new computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) technology for the implant abutment and restoration all play a role in the success of modern implant dentistry. While the benefits of CBCT scans for treatment planning and fabrication of surgical guides is well understood, this lecture will also illuminate and clarify the inherent potential problems found in some imaging data.

Presented By:: Marcus F. Abboud, DDS
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From 2D to 3D: The Benefits of 3D X-ray in the Different Fields of General Dentistry Premium Member Content

From 2D to 3D: The Benefits of 3D X-ray in the Different Fields of General Dentistry
In the last years, a continuously rising number of companies are presenting new CBCT models on the market with a increasing variety of indications. It becomes more and more demanding for the average user to hold a overview and even more difficult to differentiate between clinically relevant facts and “marketing-driven-issues” that are claimed to these new products.

Presented By:: Robert Kalla, Dr. med., dent.
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Cone Beam CT 3D Interactive Anatomy Premium Member Content

Cone Beam CT 3D Interactive Anatomy
In this interactive video presentation Dr. Rami Gamil outlines the basics of 2D MPR navigation through axial, coronal and sagittal sections in CBCT datasets, flythroughs and the techniques of 3D visualization including MIP (Maximum intensity projection) and VR (Volume Rendering) to be able to visualize soft tissue, airways, bone, impacted teeth, implants, surgical plates, root canal treatments which gives the clinician indispensable tools in his diagnostic armamentarium to be able to efficiently interpret, diagnose and plan taking the guesswork out of this equation.

Presented By:: Rami Gamil, BDS
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TMJ, headache and sleep therapy:  A wellness perspective Premium Member Content

TMJ, headache and sleep therapy: A wellness perspective
In this short vignette, Dr. Michael Gelb outlines his clinical approach to integrating the treatment of Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) as well as headache and sleep therapy into a comprehensive approach to dental health and overall wellness. In addition, Dr. Gelb discusses new definitions and perspectives on the position of "centric relationship" and their effect on the management of occlusal and muco-skeletal dysfunction. Mandibular repositioning diagnostics are also discussed.

Presented By:: Michael L. Gelb, DDS, MS
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Intro to Dental Sleep Medicine - Part 2 of 3 Premium Member Content

Intro to Dental Sleep Medicine - Part 2 of 3
Mr. John Nadeau presents an informative lecture for both doctors and staff on the rapidly growing field of dental sleep medicine.

Presented By:: Mr. John Nadeau
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Intro to Dental Sleep Medicine - Part 1 of 3 Premium Member Content

Intro to Dental Sleep Medicine - Part 1 of 3
Mr. John Nadeau presents an informative lecture for both doctors and staff on the rapidly growing field of dental sleep medicine.

Presented By:: Mr. John Nadeau
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Intro to Dental Sleep Medicine - Part 3 of 3 Premium Member Content

Intro to Dental Sleep Medicine - Part 3 of 3
Mr. John Nadeau presents an informative lecture for both doctors and staff on the rapidly growing field of dental sleep medicine.

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The Expanding Role of DNA and Bacterial Identification in Perio Therapy - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

The Expanding Role of DNA and Bacterial Identification in Perio Therapy - Part 1 of 2
This lecture will highlight the specific role of Salivary Diagnostics in a Clinical practice which includes an evaluation of PPT (periodontal pathogens), PST (genetic periodontal susceptibility) as well as the presence of HPV (human pappiloma virus) and how to best incorporate it into your clinical practice.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD
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The Expanding Role of DNA and Bacterial Identification in Perio Therapy - Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

The Expanding Role of DNA and Bacterial Identification in Perio Therapy - Part 2 of 2
This lecture will highlight the specific role of Salivary Diagnostics in a Clinical practice which includes an evaluation of PPT (periodontal pathogens), PST (genetic periodontal susceptibility) as well as the presence of HPV (human pappiloma virus) and how to best incorporate it into your clinical practice.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD
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Effective Treatment for Herpetic or Traumatized Oral Lesions Premium Member Content

Effective Treatment for Herpetic or Traumatized Oral Lesions
In this tip of the week, Dr. Sergio Rubinstein shares his clinical experience with Proginicin in the treatment of herpetic or ulcerative oral lesions and soft tissue healing.

Presented By:: David Garber, DMD;Sergio Rubinstein, DDS
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Dental Diagnosis & Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Part 1 Premium Member Content

Dental Diagnosis & Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Part 1
Dr. Maurice Salama and staff take you through their routine for evaluating and testing patients who present with a airway related sleep disorder.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD
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Sleep Medicine:  The Emerging Role of the Dentist  - Pt 1 Premium Member Content

Sleep Medicine: The Emerging Role of the Dentist - Pt 1
Qualified dentists play an essential role in the management of sleep disordered breathing.

Presented By:: Daniel E. Taché, DMD
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Treatment of Sleep Apnea and "The Full Breath Solution" Premium Member Content

Treatment of Sleep Apnea and "The Full Breath Solution"
Dr. Bryan Kerpian outlines the fundamentals of dentally related sleep disorders and what kind of therapy can we readily facilitate in dental practice.

Presented By:: Bryan Keropian, DDS
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Innovations in Salivary Diagnostics Premium Member Content

Innovations in Salivary Diagnostics
This lecture introduces the utilization of DNA based salivary diagnostic tools in developing treatment protocols for combating oral disease.

Presented By:: Thomas W. Nabors, DDS
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Treatment of TMD and Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Dental Practice Premium Member Content

Treatment of TMD and Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Dental Practice
An informative lecture on the diagnosis and treatment of TMJ dysfunction and Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

Presented By:: Dawne Slabach, DDS
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Traumatic Injuries to Primary Teeth Premium Member Content

Traumatic Injuries to Primary Teeth
Diagnosis, treatment as well as prevention of traumatic dental injuries.

Presented By:: Fred Margolis, DDS
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Utilizing the Front Surface Mirror Premium Member Content

Utilizing the Front Surface Mirror
Tip of the Week

Presented By:: Ronald Goldstein, DDS
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Sleep Disorder Dentistry: Snoring & Sleep Apnea – Part 2 Premium Member Content

Sleep Disorder Dentistry: Snoring & Sleep Apnea – Part 2
The classification, diagnosis and treatment of snoring and sleep apnea.

Presented By:: Brock H.M. Rondeau, DDS, IBO, DABCP
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Sleep Disorder Dentistry: Snoring & Sleep Apnea – Part 1 Premium Member Content

Sleep Disorder Dentistry: Snoring & Sleep Apnea – Part 1
The diagnosis and treatment of snoring and sleep apnea.

Presented By:: Brock H.M. Rondeau, DDS, IBO, DABCP
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The Choice and Utilization of Therapeutic Agents in Dentistry - Part 1 Premium Member Content

The Choice and Utilization of Therapeutic Agents in Dentistry - Part 1
Dr. Peter Jacobsen outlines the various uses of therapeutic agents in dentistry.

Presented By:: Peter L. Jacobsen, PhD, DDS
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Developing and Managing a Successful Study Club
Dr. Keiser outlines his detailed and instructional approach to building a successful study club.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD;Dr. Gregory Keiser
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Sleep Medicine: The Emerging Role of the Dentist - Pt 2 Premium Member Content

Sleep Medicine: The Emerging Role of the Dentist - Pt 2
Qualified dentists play an essential role in the management of sleep disordered breathing.

Presented By:: Daniel E. Taché, DMD
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Dr. Frank Spear on Continuing Education Premium Member Content

Dr. Frank Spear on Continuing Education
Dr. Spear discusses continuing education

Presented By:: David Garber, DMD;Frank M. Spear, DDS, MSD
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About Dentalxp
Explanation of dentalxp

Presented By:: Ronald Goldstein, DDS
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Managing Soft Tissue Lesions
An alternative medicine that speeds up the healing process on soft tissue lesions.

Presented By:: David Garber, DMD
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Dr. Assad Mora on Stereoscopic Viewing Systems Premium Member Content

Dr. Assad Mora on Stereoscopic Viewing Systems
Dr. Assad Mora discusses steroscopic viewing systems.

Presented By:: David Garber, DMD;Assad F. Mora, DDS, MSD;Assad F. Mora, DDS, MSD
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David Garber at The Lounge
The Lounge at dentalxp.com by David Garber.

Presented By:: David Garber, DMD;David Garber, DMD
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Digital Co-Diagnosis
How to use digital technology and clinical photography for better case acceptance.

Presented By:: Glenn D. Krieger, DDS, FAGD
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Common Myths in Dentistry Premium Member Content

Common Myths in Dentistry
Author of Dental Updates, Dr. Richard Erickson share some common myths in the dental industry.

Presented By:: Richard Erickson, MS, DDS
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