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Immediacy: always properly performed?

Mauro Labanca

Immediacy: always properly performed?

10 Mar 2021, 07:00 AM EST (New York)

Immediate loading options are being offered as almost routine and within everyone’s reach, but with more circumspection, particularly in light of the literature, which demonstrates that it is not always true that the success rates equal those of traditional treatments. How to ensure quality and the best outcome in the procedures and applying science as well as conscience?

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Diversity of Culture, Diversity of Thought, and Diversity of Action

Joy Void-Holmes RDH, BSDH, DHSc

Diversity of Culture, Diversity of Thought, and Diversity of Action

02 Feb 2021, 08:00 PM EST (New York)

As professionals, you must prepare yourself for the future of diversity and develop strategies to become more inclusive beyond race.

#ReputationMatters: The ‘No Cost’ Method for Growing Your Practice

12 Jan 2021, 08:00 PM EST (New York)

Online reviews are the missing link.

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Essentials for Igniting Evidence-Based Practice

Joanna Asadoorian PhD, RDH

Essentials for Igniting Evidence-Based Practice

01 Dec 2020, 08:00 PM EST (New York)

This webinar introduces the essential steps of evidence-based practice founded on recently published core competencies in evidence-based practice for health care professionals.

Tackling Antibiotic Resistance: What can the dental profession do?

17 Nov 2020, 06:00 AM EST (New York)

Everyone has a role in tackling antibiotic resistance – what’s yours? Whether you are just starting out in dental antibiotic stewardship or are more experienced, this webinar is aims to offer something for everyone, from general dentists to specialist oral surgeons and from practice receptionists to those working in healthcare policy.

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The Bone-Implant Void: Managing the Gap

Dr. Phil Walton

The Bone-Implant Void: Managing the Gap

17 Nov 2020, 07:00 PM EST (New York)

Amidst various technologies and treatment options for replacement of one’s tooth, dental implants have become the standard of care in present day practice.

Another pandemic: Diabetes! Why should the dental team bother?

12 Nov 2020, 12:00 PM EST (New York)

Periodontal disease and diabetes share some life-style risk factors, like smoking, and there is a two-way relationship: patients with uncontrolled diabetes have a 3-fold higher risk to develop advanced periodontitis, while untreated periodontitis further dysregulates glycemic balance.

Truth or Consequences: The Necessity for Resonance Frequency Analysis in Your Daily Implant Practice

11 Nov 2020, 04:00 PM EST (New York)

This lecture will review the need for resonance frequency analysis with dental im-plants since both our treatment protocols and our patient pattern of healing fails to follow preconceived norms.

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Crushing Candy: The Mental Health Pandemic

Kristy Menage Bernie RDH, MS, RYT

Crushing Candy: The Mental Health Pandemic

10 Nov 2020, 08:00 PM EST (New York)

An acknowledgement of the impact of mental well-being of both dental professionals and their patients has been growing and accelerated even more in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Inflammation and type 2 diabetes: pathogenesis and current treatment protocols

10 Nov 2020, 12:00 PM EST (New York)

In patients with type 2 diabetes an inflammatory process is present. This inflammation is due to a pathological activation of the innate immune system, caused by metabolic stress and is partly governed by IL-1 signaling. We identified the role of IL-1β and insulin in the regulation of metabolism and immunity in response to food intake. Yet, as it becomes chronic, activation of auto-inflammatory processes may then become deleterious.

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Caries Risk Assessment and Patient Management Strategies

Marcelle Nascimento DDS, MS, PhD

Caries Risk Assessment and Patient Management Strategies

15 Oct 2020, 08:00 PM EST (New York)

Managing Caries by Risk Level

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Minimizing the risks in maxillary sinus floor elevations by using piezosurgical technology

10 Oct 2020, 03:00 AM EST (New York)

This webinar will overview lateral and crestal maxillary sinus floor elevation with special emphasis on the importance of piezosurgical technology to simplify surgical technique and reduce complications.

Ageing and periodontal disease: look out before you leap

09 Oct 2020, 09:30 AM EST (New York)

Despite all efforts of dental professionals the prevalence and incidence of total edentulism is still increasing on a global scale. Second observation from a recent meta review in JDR (2020) was that total tooth loss is decreasing in low-income countries while, on the other hand, it is increasing in upper- or middle-income countries. Is periodontal disease the main responsible for this evolution?

The (Medication) Matrix! Essential Pharmacology for Treating Medically Complex Geriatric Dental Patient

07 Oct 2020, 12:00 PM EST (New York)

Dental professionals must frequently draw upon their knowledge of pharmacology for optimal care of today’s medically complex geriatric dental patients. However, armed with relatively brief exposure to such a vast subject during formal education and faced with ever-changing medication therapy guidelines, many dental professionals simply cannot keep up with the latest trends in disease state management.

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Partially Dentate Patients

William Cheung F.A.G.D., F.A.D.I., F.I.C.D., F.A.C.D., F.I.A.D.F.E., F.P.F.A., Prof. Angus Walls, Finbarr Allen BDS, PhD, MSc, FDS, FDS (Rest Dent) RCPS, FFDRCSI

Partially Dentate Patients

07 Oct 2020, 07:00 AM EST (New York)

Rates of natural tooth retention are increasing globally: rather than losing all their teeth as they age, patients are increasingly greeting old age with at least a few of their natural teeth still intact.

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GUT HEALTH: THE GOOD THE BAD & THE UGLY

Uche Odiatu DMD, NSCA Certified Personal Trainer

GUT HEALTH: THE GOOD THE BAD & THE UGLY

06 Oct 2020, 08:00 PM EST (New York)

WHAT EVERY DENTAL PROFESSIONAL NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT THE HUMAN MOCROBIOME

Prosthodontic management for partially dentate and edentate older adults

06 Oct 2020, 12:00 PM EST (New York)

Across the globe the population is ageing. Whilst increasing numbers of older people retain natural teeth, a sizable proportion of older people are still edentate. Replacement of missing teeth is important for function, aesthetics and to facilitate social inter-actions. This lecture will discuss treatment for edentate and partially dentate older adults including planning for removable and fixed prosthodontics.

An overview of the current diagnostic & therapy according to the Würzburg concept – From prophylaxis up to restoration

30 Sep 2020, 01:00 PM EST (New York)

In Germany, about 15% of children suffer from MIH disease. A systemic hypomineralization is described, which by definition affects the first permanent molars and the permanent front teeth. An assistance can be offered by the "Würzburger concept", which was developed by an international working group.

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Oral Health in Comprehensive Cleft Care

Dr. Gerhard Seeberger, Jayant Singh, Dr. Omolola Orenuga, Susannah Schaefer, Prof. Peter Mossey

Oral Health in Comprehensive Cleft Care

29 Sep 2020, 10:00 AM EST (New York)

Many providers are involved in the care of people who are born with clefts. Everyone has a role to play in reducing oral disease in people who are born with clefts. This webinar will present the FDI World Dental Federation and Smile Train resource which has been developed to assist clinicians in their decision making during the oral health care continuum.

Computer-controlled local anaesthesia & paediatric patients: how to make your injections safe and effective

24 Sep 2020, 12:00 PM EST (New York)

Local anaesthesia can often be unbearable for young patients and stressful for a dentist. A computer-controlled local anaesthesia system allows the delivery speed and pressure to be adjusted to the clinical situation, developmental, anatomical, and physiological tissue differences observed in children. Effective anaesthesia is achieved with a lower amount of analgesic reducing the risk of toxic or allergic reactions and minimizing discomfort and sensation of numbness after the treatment. It helps prevent unwanted self- injuries to the lips, cheeks, and tongue.

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Achieving Sustainable Behavior Change

Kimberly Bray RDH, MS

Achieving Sustainable Behavior Change

23 Sep 2020, 08:00 PM EST (New York)

The dynamics of health behavior change can be some of the most frustrating and most rewarding.

Efficacious and safe skin treatments done with the Waterlase Fractional Handpiece

A retrospective observational clinical study reports on the efficacy and safety of treatment of various skin esthetic procedures, using the Biolase Er;Cr:YSGG 2780 nm laser connected to the Fractional Handpiece. When benign skin pigment is present, combination with an antipigment-chemicals is apply following the laser pass to trans-epidermally reaching the dermis to target deep located melanin. Also, treatment of scar tissue and cases for skin facial rejuvenation obtained successful outcomes, with patients' high index of satisfaction.

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Fearless Case Presentations

Teresa Duncan MS

Fearless Case Presentations

Receptionists, managers, hygienists and assistants know that patients usually wait until the doctor leaves the room to ask the hardest questions!

Computer-controlled local anaesthesia: why you should swap your traditional syringe or carpule for a digital system

Local anaesthesia can and should be atraumatic. A computer-controlled local anaesthesia system allows the delivery speed and pressure to be adjusted to the tissue absorption capacity. Effective anaesthesia is achieved with a lower amount of the analgesic and without the accompanying discomfort or a sensation of numbness after the procedure.

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Asthma and Oral Health – What are the issues?

Amelia Seselja BOralH, MBA

Asthma and Oral Health – What are the issues?

Enhance your knowledge and understanding of asthma, including prevalence, triggers and management.

Complications and side effects of cancer therapy: How to prevent and treat

Cancer treatment is by its very nature highly cytotoxic. In this way, cells and tissues are affected in different ways and patients may experience different reactions and adverse effects. The mouth is a site often affected in treatment and therefore the dentist should be involved in preventing and treating possible complications, before, during and after the end of cancer treatment.

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Oral cancer: Early detection, diagnosis and treatment complications

400,000 to 500,000 new cases world wide of oral cancer are diagnosed and causes about 150,000 deaths per year. More than 60 percent of the patients are diagnosed with late stage (III or IV stage) disease, therefore, 5-year overall survival rate is as low as 50 percent. Stage I-II may have excellent cure rates with minor surgery and few functional sequelae, highlighting the necessity for early diagnosis and heightened awareness in dentists.

Dental Oncology: Your Role in Caring for the Oncology Patient

According to WHO, Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally, accounting for an estimated 9.6 million deaths, or one in six deaths, in 2018. Lung, prostate, colorectal, stomach and liver cancer are the most common types of cancer in men, while breast, colorectal, lung, cervical and thyroid cancer are the most common among women. Dental professionals play a significant role for their patients that are undergoing oncology treatment. We will discuss the challenges dental professionals face when confronted with oncology patients.

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Laser assisted Cerec smile makeovers

Lawrence Lau BDS (Hons) Syd. Uni

Laser assisted Cerec smile makeovers

A beautiful smile is more than just the teeth. A harmonious result with cosmetic procedures rely not only on great looking aesthetic restorations but also on healthy symmetrical gum tissues which compliments the new teeth. Combining Cerec Cadcam with Biolase iplus all tissue lasers allows the modern dental office to offer so much more to the ever-increasing patient demand for aesthetic solutions. Synergy between these two amazing technologies transforms the patient experience from that of needing multiple and often painful appointments into a seamless single visit procedure giving immediate results with reduced healing time. Learn how the two technologies complements each other during this webinar.

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