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Dental Continuing Education Courses

We take pride in presenting courses with nationally recognized speakers in a comfortable atmosphere usually limited to smaller groups of attendees. Our goal is for our attendees to be able to interact with these superb speakers during breaks and meals and to allow you to have your individual questions answered up close and comfortably.

We make sure that our sponsors not only help us keep tuitions reasonable for our attendees, but are of high quality, with knowledgable, courteous and very helpful representatives whose materials relate very well to the speaker's course.

You can register today by filling out our online registration form.

*Courses are continually added to the 2013 calendar*

2013 Course Schedule  

JANUARY

Date Course
11th Friday Using Snap On Smile In Comprehensive Treatment (Hands-On)
with Dr. Marc Liechtung
 
13th Sunday Top 10 Techniques For Excellence With Pediatric Patients
(Hands-On)

with Dr. Jeffrey Galler
   
18th Friday  Dental Care of the Apprehensive, Unmanageable and
Medically Compromised Patient
                                          
 
with Dr. Marc Gottlieb
20th Sunday 
Medical Emergencies (Hands-On)
with Dr. Larry Sangrik
  
 
26th Saturday &
27th Sunday 
Basic Dental Implant Surgery - Session 1 & 2 
with Dr. David Chong
30th Wednesday
Basic Life Support / CPR for the Healthcare Provider 


FEBRUARY

Date Course
1st Friday Dental Pharmacology: The Most Prescribed Medications
with Dr. Harold Crossley 
2nd Saturday &
3rd Sunday  
Basic Dental Implant Surgery - Session 3 & 4 
with Dr. David Chong 
8th Friday
Periodontal Plastic Surgery for the Restorative Dentist 
(Hands-On)
with Dr. Jon Suzuki
9th Saturday   Basic Dental Implant Surgery - Session 5 
with Dr. David Chong
 
22th Friday 

Smile Design, Esthetic and Occlusal Technique
(Hands-On Workshop)
with Dr. Gerard Chiche
*Course Full*
27th Wednesday  Basic Life Support / CPR for the Healthcare Provider 


MARCH

Date Course
8th Friday &
9th Saturday 

Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers:
A Standard Proficiency Certification Course
 (Hands-On) 2 Days
with Dr. Robert Convissar 
14th Thursday &
15th Friday  
Basic Dental Implant Surgery - Session 1 & 2 
with Dr. Mike Calderon
22th Friday &
23rd Saturday 
Atraumatic Oral Surgery : Faster, Easier, and More Predictable (Hands-On) 2 Days
with Dr. Karl Koerner 
 
*Course Full, next course 7/18-7/19*
29th Friday   Crown Lengthening and Periodontal Flap Surgery
(Hands-On)

with Dr. Jon Suzuki
  


APRIL

Date Course
4th Thursday  Basic Dental Implant Surgery - Session 3 
with Dr. Mike Calderon 
5th Friday Essential Anterior Dentistry:
Digital Portrait to Completed Cases
(Hands-On)
with Dr. Martin B. Goldstein 
Course Full
7th Sunday
Success with Dental Insurance
with Tom Limoli, Jr. 
10th Wednesday Basic Life Support / CPR for the Healthcare Provider
12th Friday The Do's and Dont's of Porcelain Laminate Veneers (Hands-On)
with Dr. Gerard Kugel
*Course Full, next course 10/18/13 (Mt. Laurel, NJ)
19th Friday  Lasers in Dentistry Focused on Diodes (Hands-On)
with Dr. Selma Camargo
25th Thursday &
26th Friday 
Basic Dental Implant Surgery - Session 4 & 5 
with Dr. Mike Calderon 
27th Saturday
 
Bone Grafting: Extraction Site and Ridge Preservation, 
The Foundation for Dental Implants (Hands-On)

with Dr. Jon Suzuki 



MAY

Date Course
3rd Friday  Oral Sedation and Local Anesthetics
with Dr. Mel Hawkins 
10th Friday  The Expanded Dental Hygienist
with Dr. Kenneth Feiler 


JUNE

Date Course
7th Friday
Marriage of Occlusion and Cosmetics (Hands-On)    
with Dr. Gary Alex  
8th Saturday Street Drugs:
What Your Patients and Kids Are Not Telling You

with Dr. Harold Crossley  
9th Sunday  Dental Pharmacology: The Most Prescribed Medications
with Dr. Harold Crossley 
14th Friday   Real World Endo: The Evolution of Endodontic Techniques
(Hands-On)
with Dr. Jerome Cymerman
23rd Sunday
Foundations of Dental Office Management
with Teresa Duncan, MS


JULY

Date Course
12th Friday  AM: Taking Periodontal Care from Good to Great
PM: Diabetes & Obesity

with Carol Jahn, RDH, MS  
 
16th Tuesday

Basic Life Support / CPR for the Healthcare Provider
18th Thursday &
19th Friday
Atraumatic and Efficient Exodontia: New Concepts and Technology in Oral Surgery 2-Day Course (Hands-On)
with Dr. Karl Koerner
 
Course Full
26th Friday Cosmetic Pearls for the General Practitioner         
with Dr. Martin Zase
Course Full


AUGUST

Date Course
1st Thursday &
2nd Friday

Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers: A Standard Proficiency Certification Course (Hands-On) 2 Days
with Dr. Robert Convissar


14th Wednesday

The Expanded Dental Practice: Dentists, Hygienists and Team
with Dr. Kenneth Feiler


SEPTEMBER

Date Course

8th Sunday 
Infection Control 
with Dr. Harold Edelman
13th Friday Understanding All-Ceramics:
What's New? What's Proven? Controversies & Clinical Tips

with Dr. Damon Adams
20th Friday Periodontal Plastic Surgery for the Restorative Dentist (Hands-On)
with Dr. Jon Suzuki
22nd Sunday Local Anesthetics and Analgesics
with Dr. Elliot Hersh
27th Friday  Oral Pathology: Diagnosis and Treatment
with Dr. Paul Freedman 


OCTOBER

Date Course
4th Friday &
5th Saturday 

Atraumatic and Efficient Exodontia:New Concepts and Technology in Oral Surgery (Hands-On) 2 Day
with Dr. Karl Koerner
 9th Wednesday  Risk Management (Evening)
with Russ Pride, MA, CPHRM
17th Thursday  Dr. Farran's One Day Dental MBA - Practice Development
(Location: Mt. Laurel, NJ)
with Dr. Howard Farran 
17th Thursday  The Complete Removable Restorative Dental System (Hands-On)
(Location: Mt. Laurel, NJ)
with Michael Goodman
17th Thursday  Understanding and Perfecting Occlusion;
Computerized Occlusal Sensors & Analysis (Hands-On)

(Location: Mt. Laurel, NJ)
with Dr. Robert Kerstein 
 17th Thursday
The Expanded Dental Practice: Dentists, Hygienists and Team 
(Location: Mt. Laurel, NJ)
with Dr. Kenneth Feiler
18th Friday  
 
The Zirconia Screw Retained Implant Bridge: Treatment Planning, Surgery, & Prosthetics 
(Location: Mt. Laurel, NJ)
with Dr. Michael Tischler
18th Friday  
 
The Do's and Don'ts of Porcelain Laminate Veneers (Hands-On)
(Location: Mt. Laurel, NJ)
with Dr. Gerard Kugel 
 18th Friday  
 The Reality of the Art and Science of Forensic Dentistry 
(Location: Mt. Laurel, NJ)
with Dr. Lawrence Dobrin
 18th Friday  Crown Lengthening and Periodontal Flap Surgery (Hands-On)
(Location: Mt. Laurel, NJ)
with Dr. Jon Suzuki 
Course Full - Waiting List Available
20th Sunday
 
Dental Insurance:
AM-The Agony of the Code
PM- Unravel the Mystery of Periodontal & Implant Insurance

with Teresa Duncan, MS   
 
27th Sunday

Pediatric Dentistry:
AM- Clinical Techniques in Pediatrics
PM- Diagnosis and Treatment of Oral Trauma
with Dr. Jane Soxman

NOVEMBER

Date Course
3rd Sunday What You Need to Know about the Sinus as a Referring Dentist
with Dr. Dale Rosenbach
17th Sunday Top 10 Techniques For Excellence with Pediatric Patients
(Hands-On)

with Dr. Jeffrey Galler
Course Full - Waiting list Available

DECEMBER

Date Course
6th Friday  The NEW Expanded Dental Practice: Dentists, Hygienists and Team
with Dr. Kenneth Feiler 
(Location: Stamford, CT)
 
8th Sunday

Medical Emergencies: Prevention, Preparations, Recognition and Management (Hands-On)
with Dr. Daniel Pompa
13th Friday  Mini Dental Implants (Hands-On)
with Dr. Allan Fuhr
15th Sunday Dental Pharmacology: The Most Prescribed Medications
with Dr. Harold Crossley
  






 Using Snap On Smile in Comprehensive Treatment

with creator, Dr. Marc Liechtung (Hands-On) 


Presenter: Marc Liechtung, DMD
                       CE Credits: 7

Date: Friday, January 11, 2013                          Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm


Tuition: Dentist $495 | Staff w/ Dentist $245      *Breakfast and Gourmet Lunch Included


Advanced Registration $100 off by 12/15/12
     (Let us know of any special dietary needs)

                                                                       * Limited to 24 Attendees

Course Description:
Learn everything there is to know about Snap-On Smile, by the inventor, Dr. Marc Liechtung.
For the first time ever, an extended deep dive into all aspects of Snap-On Smile, a Multipurpose Restorative Appliance.

PART I: You will learn:
  • History of Snap-On Smile, how an idea went from the private office to patent and now to a world-wide appliance
  • How it’s fabricated and the uniqueness of the material
  • How it should be incorporated into every dental practice, especially during these unique economic times
  • How Snap-On Smile leads to much more dentistry, whether it be cosmetics, reconstructive, or implant cases
  • Case presentations for all the different modalities this innovative appliance has successfully been used for
  • The use of Snap It, Quadrant Snap On Smile for Implant TemporizationTestimonials from general dentists, periodontists, and patients

PART II: Also the following will be discussed:
  • Economics of Snap-On Smile – how it is so successful for other dentists and can be successful for you
  • How to treatment plan and when to present this appliance to your patients during the treatment plan visit
  • Utilizing some in-office tools to start the "treatment continuum" with your patients
PART III: In conclusion, learn:
  • Best impression techniques and how to take the best impression for a Snap-On Smile case
  • What is the best material to use for this unique appliance – from tray to material
  • All hurdles you will encounter upon insertion of this appliance – be confident when inserting your first 25 cases
  • All adjustments needed upon insertion of the appliance
  • Learn how to proficiently use the bur kit – made specifically for the Snap-On Smile appliance
  • How to add retention if the appliance is loose or for a post-extraction case
  • Repair?
  • How to reline the appliance in converting the appliance from a Snap-On Smile to full-mouth crown and temporary bridge
  • Characterization: staining, glazing, and what Dr. Liechtung calls the "porcelainization" of the appliance
    Hands-On session will include demonstration by Dr. Liechtung, and attendees practicing on different types of cases

    About the Speaker:
    Marc Liechtung, DMD

    Dr. Marc Liechtung, inventor of the Snap-On Smile®, is a cosmetic and restorative dentist in New York City and als
    o owner of Manhattan Dental Arts.

    Dr. Liechtung has been in practice for over 18 years.
    Dr. Liechtung graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Dental School and he received an Advanced Restorative and Implant fellowship there as well. A member of the NYC Dental Society, ADA, AACD and the Mid-Manhattan Advanced Dental Study Club, Dr. Liechtung’s newest undertaking in the cosmetic dental industry is the creation and patent of this revolutionary dental appliance, which is now offered to dentists and their patients worldwide.


    .Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

    "Everybody needs to start using Snap on Smile, great potential for growing practice"

    "I learned a new method of restoring the dentition which is noninvasive"

    "Snap on smile is easy to incorporate into your practice and should fit a need in many different ways"

    "Course is valuable, easy to use technique that can be used in many different ways to simplify your life and satisfy your patient"

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    Top 10 Techniques for Excellence with
    Pediatric Patients (Hands-On) SUNDAY   

    Presenter: Jeffrey Galler, DDS, MAGD

    CE Credits: 7

    Date: Sunday, January 13, 2013

    Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

    Tuition: Dentists $425 l Staff w/ Dentist $245
    Advanced Registration $75 off by 12/15/12

    *Breakfast and Gourmet Lunch Included* 

    (Let us know of any special dietary needs)

    Sponsored by: Septodont

    Limited to 30 Attendees 

    Course Description:

    Treating children can be personally and financially rewarding, stress free and an introduction to a whole family of referrals!

    Being able to treat children skillfully, efficiently and cheerfully, and attaining up-to-date clinical skills with pediatric patients is a sure way to generate many referrals from grateful parents. Effective methods for treating the pediatric patient will be presented.

    Topics to be discussed:

    • Behavioral techniques for handling difficult children and difficult parents
    • Procedures that can make a child's visit more pleasant and productive
    • The use of newer filling materials and matrix systems, glass ionomers, pediatric applications of radiosurgery, computerized local anesthetics, stainless steel crowns, space maintainers, fluoride varnishes and sealants

    During the Hands-On portion of the presentation, participants will:

    • Fabricate a band and loop "chairside" space maintainer
    • Practice restoring typodont teeth with different types of child-friendly matrix systems
    • Try out new restorative materials, glass ionomers, and sealants
    • Perform pediatric radiosurgery procedures and computerized injections on typodonts
    • Learn how to use curing depth testers, fissurotomy burs, and fluoride varnish


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    bout the Speaker:
    Jeffrey Galler, DDS, MAGD

    Dr. Galler has maintained a private general practice in Brooklyn, NY for over 30 years, has authored over 50 articles in journals and lectures internationally. He has achieved the status of Master in the Academy of General Dentistry, Fellow in the American Society of Dentistry for Children, fellow in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, fellow in the International College of Dentists and is a member of the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Galler is the Chairman of the Peer Review and Quality Assurance Committee of the Second District Dental Society and is Managing Editor of the Bulletin.



    Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

    "This was an excellent course and Dr. Galler is an excellent speaker."

    "Really good, impressive course for children dentistry."

    "It is difficult to find pediatric courses."

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    Dental Care of the Apprehensive, Unmanageable
    and Medically Compromised Patient
      

    Presenter: Marc Gottlieb, DDS

    CE Credits: 7

    Date: Friday, January 18, 2013

    Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

    Tuition: Dentists $245 | Staff $145
    Group Rate: 1 Dentist + 2 Staff   $345
    Advanced Registration $50 off by 12/15/12

    *Breakfast and Gourmet Lunch Included
    (Let us know of any special dietary needs)


    Course Description:

    Dental care for the apprehensive, unmanageable and medically compromised patient is designed for the general practitioner as well as all specialists.  Your entire dental staff, including front desk, will benefit from this course.

    Over twenty five percent of the dental population does not visit a dentist on a regular basis out of fear. In order for the dentist to treat this unique population he or she must understand the unique challenges they present. As patients get older and through the advances of modern medicine we encounter patients with a laundry list of medical problems.


    This course will address the management of this special group. Imagine more compliant patients, patients who will trust you and will follow your instructions. Through discussion and demonstration of actual case studies, Dr. Gottlieb will inform you of all the available options you have to treat apprehensive patients.

                                                                                                 

    Treating the apprehensive man, woman or child can be very rewarding. When managed properly, they remain loyal for life and often refer their friends and family!

    The following will be covered:
              -  Using tender loving care
              -  Local and general anesthesia
              -  Nitrous oxide sedation
              -  Hypnosis
              -  Oral sedation
              -  I.V. sedation

    About the Speaker:
    Marc Gottlieb, DDS

    Dr. Marc M. Gottlieb was born and raised on Long Island, attended Union College in Schenectady, New York and then shuffled off to Buffalo for Dental School. While at the University of Buffalo, he received many academic scholarships, awards and fellowships.  After graduation from dental school, Dr. Gottlieb went on to a two year post-graduate residency program at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. This unique opportunity provided advanced training in anesthesiology and all the specialties of Dentistry. Dr. Gottlieb is currently on staff at Stony Brook University Hospital, maintains a full time private practice and has received many academic scholarships and awards. This year he was added to Dentistry Today’s 2011 list of top CE providers.

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    MEDICAL EMERGENCIES & THE DENTAL TEAM: 
    The Six Links of Survival (Hands-On) 
      

    Presenter: Larry J. Sangrik, DDS

    CE Credits: 8

    Date: Sunday, January 20, 2013

    Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm

    Tuition: Dentists $295 | Staff $175
                 Staff w/ Dentist $120
                 1 Dentist + 2 Staff $395
    Advanced Registration $50 off by 12/15/12
    Applies to All Rates Including Group
     

    *Breakfast and Gourmet Lunch Included*

    Course Description:

    Medical emergencies occurring in the dental office can be stressful and frightening, not only for the patient, but also the entire dental team.  This course is designed for dentists and staff to develop strategies to prevent, identify and respond to medical problems including syncope, allergic problems, cardiovascular abnormalities, diabetes and respiratory distress.  Emphasis will be placed on preparing the dental team in advance of a crisis to minimize its potential impact.

    Although dentists or staff will benefit from attending individually, the greatest gain is achieved when the entire dental team attends together. By doing so, dental teams can develop a coordinated response to a patient’s problem.  An extensive handout is provided which can later be condensed into a chair-side manual with appropriate protocols to respond to most emergencies.

    Hands-On session in the afternoon:

    Successfully managing a medical emergency is significantly different from knowing about medical emergencies.  Working individually and in groups, the afternoon portion of the meeting will include a series of exercises to utilize the material presented in the morning lecture.

    Upon successful completion of the course, the participant should be able to:

    • Describe the autonomic portion of the peripheral nervous system and how emergency medications influence it

    • Describe the respiratory system and critical components of respiration

    • Describe the cardiac cycle and how it facilitates circulation and perfusion

    • Recognize how to obtain a quality medical history that is both current and accessible

    • Describe the minimal staffing requirements and pre-assigned duties for each staff person to respond to a medical emergency

    • Understand how to recognize and maintain a patent airway

    • Understand how to supplement the oxygen supply to someone with respiratory depression as well as  understand artificial respiration for the apenic patient and recognize the use of various medications in the dentist’s emergency drug kit


      ** Recommended: All attendees participating in the Medical Emergencies Course should have a current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers Certification. If you don't have this certification, NJHPDI will be offering a BLS course prior to the Medical Emergency Course. Remember, this certification is recommended, not required.


      About the Speaker:
      Larry J. Sangrik, D.D.S.

      Dr. Sangrik is a life-long resident of Geauga County, Ohio and graduated from Chardon High School. He holds a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from The Ohio State University, where he also earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. In addition, he received advanced training in intravenous sedation through Miami Valley Hospital (Dayton, OH) and is a graduate of the Midwest Implant Institute (Columbus, OH). He has practiced dentistry in Chardon since 1979.

      Dr. Sangrik is a member of the Executive Committee of the Northeastern Ohio Dental Society and has served as its president. He has served as a delegate to the Ohio Dental Association and served on numerous ODA Task Forces. He has also served as a member and chairman of the ODA Council on Dental Care Programs and Dental Practice. Since 1999 he has lectured at dental meetings in Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York to thousands of dental professionals on the prevention of medical emergencies in the dental office. In 2004, he was selected to present his program at the annual convention of the American Dental Association.

      Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

      “Dr. Sangrik was enjoyable and knowledgeable – a great teacher!”

      “I REALLY LEARNED A LOT”

      “I took this course to learn something new – I learned about O2 delivery options – I am ready to use these skills in my office”

      “Great information, lifesaving makes you think”

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      BASIC DENTAL IMPLANT SURGERY
      Includes Observation and Participation in Multiple Live Surgeries

      (Can Include Live Surgery On Your Own Patient)*   

      A Series of 5 Sessions - HANDS ON

      Presenter Dr. David Chong

      Dates: 
      Saturday, January 26, 2013
      Sunday, January 27, 2013
      Saturday, February 2, 2013
      Sunday, February 3, 2013  (Live Surgery)
      Saturday, February 9, 2013

      35 CE Credits 
      Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
      *Breakfast and Gourmet Lunch Included
      (Let us know of any special dietary needs)

      Limited to 16 attendees!

      Total Tuition: $4000
      Advanced Registration by 1/15: Sign up early to receive $400 Off 

      Sponsored by: Hiossen, Inc.

       Hiossen’s AIC continuing education courses received approval and support from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists to provide the highest quality implant education. Courses are applicable to ICOI advanced credentials. According to ICOI, doctors who successfully complete Hiossen’s continuing education courses may submit the CE units to ICOI as a step toward qualifying for their advanced credentials for Fellowship, Mastership, or Diplomate.

      Course Description:

      This program will fulfill a doctor's desire to learn implant dentistry with practical, clinical information and techniques. Emphasis is placed on anatomic considerations, treatment planning and prosthetic techniques.
      • Review of anatomic considerations significant in the surgical placement of dental implants
      • Review of potential dental implant selection criteria
      • Fabrication of radiographic and surgical stents
      • Revision of basic surgical protocol for implant dentistry, including flap design, soft and hard tissue management and suturing techniques
      • Demonstration of implant restoration using step-by-step and hands-on training in both the surgical and prosthetic phases
      • Live implant surgery performed by participant under the supervision of course faculty
      • Preparation of candidates for the next level of implantology
      Excellent instructor to attendee ratio throughout hands-on program!


      Day 1 - Saturday, January 26, 2013
      Introduction to Implant Dentistry
      • Overview of basic implant procedures in general dental office
      • Treatment modalities
      Basic Surgical Instruments
      • Implant surgical instruments (drilling burs)
      • Surgical drilling procedures / Drilling Sequence
      Implant System
      • External hex vs. internal round vs. internal hex
      • Sub-merged vs Non-submerged
      Hands-On
      • Drilling on wooden block

      Day 2 - Sunday, January 27, 2013
      Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
      • Pre-operative preparation
      • Clinical exam
      • Panoramic X-Ray tracing/CE scans
      • Surgical anatomy
      • Medication before & after
      • Pre-op instruction, post-op instruction

      Incision Design, Surgical Anatomy, Suture Technique

      Treatment Planning (Case scenario X-Rays, etc.)

      Implant system

      Surgical Procedures for US Implant System and SS Implant System

      Hands-On
      • Drilling on maxillary mock model

      Day 3 - Saturday, February 2, 2013
      2nd Stage Surgery
      • Soft tissue management
      • Sutures
      Impression Technique

      Hands-on

      • Practice suturing on chicken breasts
      • Drilling on additional model

      Day 4 - Sunday, February 3, 2013

      Live Surgery - New Jersey *(Live surgery participation open to dentists from all states)


      Day 5 - Saturday, February 9, 2013

      Implant Prosthetics
      Abutment Selection
      Cement vs. Screw Retained Implant Prosthetics

      Hands-on

      • Drilling on plastic model

      Surgical Complication & Management
      Prosthetic Complication & Management 
      Advanced Implant Dentistry 
      Socket Graft / Preservation 
      Management of Prosthetic Complication

      • Porcelain fracture
      • Screw loosening
      • Retrieval of restorations
      Hands-on
      • Impression taking
      • Bite registration demonstration
      • Abutment selection

      Confirmed registrants who are unable to attend the course can obtain a refund by notifying NJHPDI (Hiossen) in writing no later than 14 days prior to the course date.A $25 administrative fee, plus material cost, will be deducted from all refunds and credits.A cancellation will not be accepted the day of the course; no refund or credit will be issued.  The registrant is liable for the full seminar fee.
      About The Speaker:
      David Chong, DDS


      A superb and animated teacher, Dr. David Chong is the Clinical Director and Attending at Far Rockaway Hospital. He also serves as a fellow of the International congress of Implantology and is an active member of the Academy of Osseointegration. He is the course director of the basic dental implant training courses at Osstem. Dr. Chong practices general dentistry in Flushing, Queens. He received his Doctor od Dental Surgery from NYU and later completed a two-year surgical and prosthetic implantology program there. 
      Dr. Chong completed his first year residency at Wyckoff Hospital, NY and served as Chief Resident during his second year residency at Flushing Hospital in Queens, NY. Dr. Chong continues to pursue the latest developments and advancements in dentistry and implantology through weekly study groups in addition to various seminars.

      BASIC LIFE SUPPORT / 
      CPR FOR THE HEALTHCARE PROVIDER
        

      Instructor: Maria Brown, RDA                                  CE Credits: 4

      Dates :  Wednesday, January 30, 2013                                 Time: 5:30pm - 10:00pm 
                       Wednesday, February 27, 2013
                   Wednesday, April 10, 2013
                   
                

                                       
      Tuition: $115 per person


                             

      Course Description:

      The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

      This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of settings.

      In the classroom, students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations. Students work with an AHA BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam.

      Upon completion, you will receive a 2 year certification from the American Heart Association.

      About the Speaker:
      Maria Brown,  RDA

      Maria Brown is a registered dental assistant, and has been a certified assistant in both general dentistry and orthodontics. Ms. Brown has spent several years as a treatment planning coordinator for a large multi-specialty dental group practice and has extensive experience presenting complex treatment plans to patients. Ms. Brown has attended numerous conventions all over the United States. She has acquired an exceptional knowledge of the educational and practice needs of dental health professionals. Ms. Brown has held the following positions in the dental field: dental assistant, orthodontic assistant, dental receptionist and dental office manager. She is currently one of the administrators for NJHPDI, having been involved in its development since inception. Ms. Brown also teaches Basic Life Support to Healthcare Providers. 


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      DENTAL PHARMACOLOGY:           

      The Most Prescribed Medications 

      Presenter: Harold Crossley, DDS, PhD

      CE Credits: 6

      Date: Fri. February 1, 2013

      Tuition:  Dentist: $295  |  Staff: $185
      Advanced Registration $100 off by 1/15/13



      Any person who has taken Dental Pharmacology
      in the past at NJHPDI is eligible to take this course as a 
      refresher at 50% off the regular price above*

      *Cannot be combined with any other offers

      Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

      *Breakfast and Gourmet Lunch Included*

      (Let us know of any special dietary needs)
       



      Course Description:

      Are there any medications used in my dental office that could adversely interact with drugs the patient is taking?
      This discussion includes the indications, contraindications, and side effects of the 50 most commonly prescribed medications. These medications represent 30% of all prescription medications taken by your dental patients. Familiarity with these drugs will provide the dental practitioner with a better appreciation for the "heal profile" of today's dental patient.

      Top reasons to take this course:

      • This course receives rave reviews from all our attendees!
      • You will leave with increased confidence when dealing with prescribed medications!
      • You will use this valuable knowledge in your practice and your personal life!
      • You will update yourself in a field that is rapidly changing!

      Dr. Crossley is a dynamic speaker and makes this technical topic fun, exciting, interactive and easy to learn!!!

      About the Speaker:
      Harold Crossley, DDS, PhD

      Dr. Crossley is Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland Dental School. A native of Rhode Island, Dr. Crossley received a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the University of Rhode Island in 1964. He was later awarded the Master of Science (1970) and Doctorate degrees (1972) in Pharmacology. The University of Maryland Dental School in Baltimore awarded Dr. Crossley the DDS degree in 1980. Dr. Crossley has co-authored a number of articles and four books dealing with a variety of topics within the field of pharmacology. Drawing on a unique background, Dr. Crossley has become nationally and internationally recognized as an expert on street drugs and chemical dependency as well as the clinical pharmacology of dental drugs.


      Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

      "Dr. Crossley made a subject that I usually find very dry and boring, interesting and entertaining."

      "Exciting, informative and totally engaging - love it!"

      "Congrats to Dr. Crossley and NJHPDI for having him get me excited about pharmacology!"

      "This course was better than I expected - excellent!"

      "Excellent class and a very knowledgeable presenter - I really enjoyed it."

      "Dr. Crossley is a must see!"

      "This course is a gem."

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       PERIODONTAL PLASTIC SURGERY FOR THE RESTORATIVE DENTIST: Free Gingival and Connective Tissue Grafts (Hands-On)  

      Presenter: Jon B. Suzuki, DDS, PhD, MBA, FACD

      CE Credits: 7

      Date: Friday, February 8, 2013

      Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm

      Tuition: Dentists $695
      Advanced Registration $100 off by 1/15/13

      Sponsored by Dowell Dental Products &
                             HuFriedy

      *Breakfast and Gourmet Lunch Included*
      (Let us know of any special dietary needs)

      Course Description:

      Increasing clinical recognition of mucogingival defects including gingival recession may require Periodontal Plastic Surgery (Mucogingival soft tissue surgery). Free Gingival Grafts (Autogenous and Allograft) are used to augment existing lack of keratinized gingival or enhance a pre-implant or pre-prosthetic site.
      Connective Tissue (Autogenous and Allograft) are used for root coverage or to enhance a thin biotype for prosthetic or esthetic improvements of soft tissue. This course includes lecture, video, and hands-on (pig jaws) opportunities to understand these concepts and apply them to clinical practice.

      Course Objectives:

      1. Diagnose mucogingival defects
      2. Recognize pre-implant and pre-prosthetic clinical sites requiring plastic surgery
      3. Know how to harvest soft tissue autografts for mucogingival graft surgery
      4. Know how to use soft tissue allografts for mucogingival surgery
      5. Know how to apply these procedures for free gingival graft and connective tissue graft surgery

      About the Speaker:
      Jon B. Suzuki, DDS, PhD, MBA, FACD

      Dr. Jon Suzuki has a Presidential Appointment as Professor of Microbiology in the School of Medicine and Professor of Periodontology in the School of Dentistry at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. He has been Dean of the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and Chief of Hospital Dentistry, UPMC-Presbyterian University Hospital. Dr. Suzuki received his DDS from Loyola University of Chicago and his PhD in Microbiology from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He completed an NIH Fellowship in Immunology at the University of Washington in Seattle, and has a Clinical Certificate in Periodontics from the University of Maryland. He is a Fellow of the American and International College of Dentists, a Specialist Microbiologist of the American College of Microbiology, a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantology, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Suzuki has published over 100 papers, chapters and symposia, 175 abstracts, and one textbook in Medical Technology. He is in private practice limited to Periodontics in Philadelphia.

      Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

      "Excellent day of Continuing Ed., Dr. Suzuki is easy to follow and thorough"

      "Dr. Suzuki was very approachable AND he answered all of my questions"

      "Dr. Suzuki is a superb teacher -- it was a well organized course"

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      Smile Design, Esthetic and Occlusal Techniques
      A Hands-On Workshop
        
      *Course Closed, Waiting List Available*

      Presenter: Gerard Chiche, DDS

      CE Credits: 6

      Date: Friday, February 22, 2013

      Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

      Tuition: Dentists $465
      Advanced Registration $100 off by 1/15/13

      Sponsored by Nobel BioCare & 3M ESPE

      *Breakfast and Gourmet Lunch Included*
      (Let us know of any special dietary needs)

      Course Description:

      This presentation will present key points formulated into a systematic step-by-step approach to resolve esthetic problems with predictable results and improved laboratory support. This presentation also covers critical details of all-ceramic crown techniques in terms of system selection, cement and adhesive selection and bonding sequence. Occlusal management of esthetic cases will be a strong focus to minimize porcelain fractures and complications:

      1. Esthetic Planning:
      Manage Seven Key Esthetic Factors for Predictable Esthetic Treatment. Apply these for minor and major esthetic and occlusal rehabilitations.

      2. Occlusal Planning:
      Establish a Step-by-Step Occlusal Strategy for Optimum Protection and Maximum Predictability. Identify occlusal red flags prior to routine treatment as well as extensive reconstruction in order to provide a predictable restorative outcome.

      3. Fine Technique Details:
      Optimize Clinical and detailed Techniques with All-Ceramic Crowns and Porcelain Veneers Treatment. Establish a Comfort Zone with All-Ceramic Crowns and porcelain veneers systems based on: system selection criteria, cement selection, required bonding Technique, and esthetic qualities.

      4. Complications:
      Manage esthetic-restorative complications and failures in the management of porcelain veneers, all-ceramic crowns, gingival management and occlusal management

      Hands-On component will involve the use of models to discuss different cases.

        About the Speaker:
        Gerard Chiche, DDS

        Dr. Chiche is the Thomas P. Hinman Endowed Chair in Restorative Dentistry, and the Director of the Center for Esthetic & Implant Dentistry at MCG School of Dentistry in Augusta, GA. He has given numerous programs nationally and internationally and holds membership in the American College of Dentists, the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society. He is a Past President of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry and is also, respectively with Alain Pinault and Hitoshi Aoshima the author of the textbooks: Esthetics of Anterior Fixed Restorations, and Smile Design - A guide for Clinician, Ceramist and Patient both published by Quintessence Pub. Co. He serves as adjunct faculty at the Pankey Institute, he is the recipient of the 2003 LSU Alumni Award, the 2003 Educational Community Achievement Award of the Seattle Study Club for best dental educator of the year and the 2007 Distinguished Lecturer Award of the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics. He became in 2009 the first receipient of the Endowed Chair sponsored by the Thomas P. Hinman Dental Society.

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        Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers (Hands-On)
        A 2-Day Certification Course 

        Presenter: Robert Convissar, DDS

        CE Credits: 12

        Date: Fri., March 8, 2013   &
                 Sat., March 9, 2013

        Time: 8:30am - 5:30pm (Fri.)
        9:00am - 1:00pm (Sat.)

        Tuition: Dentists $595
        Advanced Registration $100 off by 2/15/13

        3/8  *Breakfast and Gourmet Lunch Included*
        3/9  *Breakfast Included*
        (Let us know of any special dietaryneeds)

        Sponsored by DentalEZ, King Dental & LuxarCare

        *This course is only open to Dentists & Hygienists*


        *Limited to 30 Attendees 



        Course Description:

        Candidates who successfully complete the course will receive a Continuing Education Certificate from both NJHPDI and Dr. Robert Convissar in Dental Lasers recognized by the Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), an international organization with more than 1200 members in over 25 countries. Our course will give you the qualifications necessary to take the ALD Certification exam, laserdentistry.com, in order to obtain the Standard Proficiency Certification from the ALD.

        Since 1990, the U.S. Food and Drug administration has approved the use of seven different wavelengths for dental use. These different wavelengths create a world of difference in how the lasers operate, and their usefulness in the oral cavity.

        The first day lecture will detail laser use in the following subject matters:

        • surgical and non-surgical periodontal therapy
        • Implantology
        • Fixed and removable prosthetics
        • Oral medicine / oral surgery / oral pathology
        • Pediatric and adolescent operative dentistry
        • Endodontics
        • Practice management / marketing

        The second day workshop will give each participant Hands-On experience with the various wavelengths by performing surgical procedures on in-vitro models and pig jaws. Real time videos of routine laser procedures will be part of the in-depth discussion of specific instrument settings and techniques for laser surgical procedures.

        RESULTS: At the conclusion of the course, the participant will be familiar with the various wavelengths used, their effects on oral tissues, and their uses for specific oral diseases and pathologies found in everyday practice. They will be able to incorporate this knowledge into their practices first thing Monday morning.

        About the Speaker:
        Robert Convissar, DDS
        Dr. Convissar is a pioneer in the field of lasers. One of the first dentists to incorporate lasers into general practice, Dr. Convissar has 18 years of experience with CO2, Diode, Nd.YAG and Erbium wavelengths. An international lecturer from London to Florence to Sydney to Bangkok to Hong Kong and everywhere in between, Dr. Convissar has written three textbooks and over a dozen peer reviewed papers translated into eight languages. His ground breaking laser treatments have been featured on NBC-TV News, CBS-TV News, the WABC Radio Network, and other programs. Dr. Convissar practices laser, cosmetic and restorative dentistry in New York City with his wife and partner, Dr. Ellen Goldstein. Dr. Convissar also serves as Director of Laser Dentistry at New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens.

        Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

        "Dr. Convissar was excellent."

        "An excellent course with great information."

        "I learned a lot. Dr. Convissar is a great speaker. He answered all questions and was very helpful."

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        BASIC DENTAL IMPLANT SURGERY
        Includes Live Surgery On Your Own Patient and Observation of Other 
        Live Surgeries
         
         

        A Series of 5 Sessions - HANDS ON

        Presenter Dr. Mike Calderon

        Dates: 
        Thursday, March 14, 2013
        Friday, March 15, 2013
        Thursday, April 4, 2013
        Thursday, April 25, 2013 (Live Surgery)
        Friday April 26, 2013

        35 CE Credits 
        Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
        *Breakfast and Gourmet Lunch Included
        (Let us know of any special dietary needs)

        Limited to 16 attendees

        Total Tuition: $4000
         Advanced Registration:  $600 Off by 3/12/13

        Sponsored by: Hiossen, Inc.

         Hiossen’s AIC continuing education courses received approval and support from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists to provide the highest quality implant education. Courses are applicable to ICOI advanced credentials. According to ICOI, doctors who successfully complete Hiossen’s continuing education courses may submit the CE units to ICOI as a step toward qualifying for their advanced credentials for Fellowship, Mastership, or Diplomate.

        Course Description:

        This program will fulfill a doctor's desire to learn implant dentistry with practical, clinical information and techniques. Emphasis is placed on anatomic considerations, treatment planning and prosthetic techniques.
        • Review of anatomic considerations significant in the surgical placement of dental implants
        • Review of potential dental implant selection criteria
        • Fabrication of radiographic and surgical stents
        • Revision of basic surgical protocol for implant dentistry, including flap design, soft and hard tissue management and suturing techniques
        • Demonstration of implant restoration using step-by-step and hands-on training in both the surgical and prosthetic phases
        • Live implant surgery performed by participant under the supervision of course faculty
        • Preparation of candidates for the next level of implantology


        Day 1 - Thursday, March 14, 2013
        Introduction to Implant Dentistry
        • Overview of basic implant procedures in general dental office
        • Treatment modalities
        Basic Surgical Instruments
        • Implant surgical instruments (drilling burs)
        • Surgical drilling procedures / Drilling Sequence
        Implant System
        • External hex vs. internal round vs. internal hex
        • Sub-merged vs Non-submerged
        Hands-On
        • Drilling on wooden block

        Day 2 - Friday, March 15, 2013
        Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
        • Pre-operative preparation
        • Clinical exam
        • Panoramic X-Ray tracing/CE scans
        • Surgical anatomy
        • Medication before & after
        • Pre-op instruction, post-op instruction

        Incision Design, Surgical Anatomy, Suture Technique

        Treatment Planning (Case scenario X-Rays, etc.)

        Implant system

        Surgical Procedures for US Implant System and SS implant System

        Hands-On
        • Drilling on maxillary mock model

        Day 3 - Thursday, April 4, 2013
        2nd Stage Surgery
        • Soft tissue management
        • Sutures
        Impression Technique

        Hands-on

        • Practice suturing on chicken breasts
        • Drilling on additional model

        Day 4 - Thursday, April 24, 2013

        Live Surgery - New Jersey (Live surgery participation open to dentists from all states, but
        performing the actualy surgery will require a NJ license - we will
        make arrangements where possible for those without a NJ license
        to perform a live surgical implant placement)  


        Day 5 - Friday, April 25, 2013

        Implant Prosthetics
        Abutment Selection
        Cement vs. Screw Retained Implant Prosthetics

        Hands-on

        • Drilling on plastic model

        Surgical Complication & Management
        Prosthetic Complication & Management 
        Advanced Implant Dentistry 
        Socket Graft / Preservation 
        Management of Prosthetic Complication

        • Porcelain fracture
        • Screw loosening
        • Retrieval of restorations
        Hands-on
        • Impression taking
        • Bite registration demonstration
        • Abutment selection

        Confirmed registrants who are unable to attend the course can obtain a refund by notifying NJHPDI (Hiossen) in writing no later than 14 days prior to the course date.A $25 administrative fee, plus material cost, will be deducted from all refunds and credits.A cancellation will not be accepted the day of the course; no refund or credit will be issued.  The registrant is liable for the full seminar fee.

        About The Speaker:

        Mike Calderon, DDS


        Dr. Calderon received his BA in chemistry from Brooklyn College in NYC and his dental degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Dentistry in Cleveland, OH. He then completed his General Practice Residency at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn. Dr. Calderon also attended his Orthodontic Residency at the United States Dental Institute in Omaha, NE after which he attended the Implant Residency at New York University in Manhattan. Dr. Calderon has lectured on implant prosthetics and surgery in the United States, Ecuador, China and Korea. He is presently a Clinical Associate Professor at the NYC Dental Implant Department and practices implant dentistry and general dentistry at Implant Professional Associates. In addition, he is the founder and director of Calderon Dental Care in NYC.


        Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :


        "NJHPDI was very professional. Dr. Calderon was very down to earth - easy to talk to and shared a lot of his clinical expertise."
        Dr. Carolyn Deforte, Lincroft, NJ

        "Dr. Calderon was excellent, knowledgeable, congenial, very supportive, and confidence building." 
        Dr. Martin Sapir, Brooklyn, NY

        "Very nicely organized course. Great Lecture. Very clinical oriented - a lot of useful information. Thanks! Hiossen was friendly and very helpful. Kap did a great job." 
        Dr. Yu Huang, Hillsboro, NJ


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        ATRAUMATIC AND EFFICIENT EXODONTIA:
        New Concepts and Technology in Oral Surgery
        for the Gener
        al Dentist (Hands-On)

        2-Day Continuous Hands-On Course  

        Presenter: Karl R. Koerner, DDS, MS

        CE Credits: 12

        Date:
        Friday, March 22, 2013 & 
        Saturday, March 23, 2013

        Tuition: Dentists $985    
        Advanced Registration $100 off by 3/1/13

        Sponsored by BioHorizons, HuFriedy & Dowell Dental Products


                                

        Time: 
        9:00am - 4:30pm
        *Breakfast & Gourmet Lunch  Included

        (Let us know of any special dietary needs)

        8:00am - 2:00pm
        Breakfast & Light Gourmet Lunch Provided
        (Let us know of any special dietary needs)



        Course Description:

        Implants and esthetic bridges require atraumatic extractions. The emphasis of this presentation is on routine extractions that become more difficult than expected

        The presentation will cover:

        • Advanced instruments and procedures as taught in modern oral surgery residency
        • How to avoid or manage many common complications, such as bleeding problems with patients on anticoagulants
        • Managing infections

        Single extraction expertise will be taken to the next level for socket preservations, multiple extractions with alveoplasty, frenectomies, exostosis removal and other minor dentoalveolar procedures.

        This course will enable the general dentist to:

        • Broaden the range of surgery procedures done in the office
        • Better avoid or treat common surgical complications
        • Do surgery procedures more quickly and predictably
        • More clearly understand surgical "standards of care"
        • Have a better grasp of what surgery procedures need to be referred
        • Do socket bone grafts according to current, commonly used techniques

        The hands-on portion will be performed on life-like dentoform models, performing surgery procedures that are a prelude to doing them on patients. The principles and techniques from the discussion will be realistically implemented on the models.   

        The following will be performed on the models during the Hands-On portion:

        • A surgical extraction
        • Socket preservation with bone graft material and barrier membrane
        • A partial bony impaction performed with flap reflection
        • Bone removal to avoid sensitive anatomic structure
        • Preventing a dry socket
        • Multiple extractions followed by alveoplasty and continuous-lock suturing
        • Other minor oral surgery procedures

        This course will enable the general dentist to:

        • Go back to the office with superior knowledge
        • Have a solid feel for soft tissue incisions, bone removal and placement of bone graft material
        • Know first-hand how various surgical materials are used and/or manipulated
        • Receive one-on-one instruction and feedback on a number of procedures
        • Understand what current "standards of care" are regarding several surgeries commonly done in a general practice

        About the Speaker:
        Karl R. Koerner, DDS, MS

        Dr. Karl Koerner has presented hundreds of didactic and participation oral surgery courses at international, national, and regional meetings and at the state level for many dental associations and AGD groups. He is currently Head of The Department of Oral Surgery at the Scottsdale Center for Dental Education where he teaches and coordinates the oral surgery curriculum. Dr. Koerner limits his practice to minor oral surgery procedures including exondontia and implants.

        Dr. Koerner graduated from the University of Washington School of Dentistry, completed a general practice residency in the U.S. Army, and has a Masters Degree in Education.

        Dr. Koerner is the author of many articles on various aspects of oral surgery for the general dentist and has authored and co-authored many books. He has been featured in several video tapes for the profession including three made recently with Dr. Gordon Christensen on exondontia, third molar surgery and medical emergencies. He is past president of the Utah Dental Association and the Utah Academy of General Dentistry.


        Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :


        "Very informative course. Dr. Koerner was a great presenter & teacher & was very accessible for help and to answer questions"

        "Dr. Koerner's presentation was clear, concise and helpful. After 25 years of performing oral surgery as a GP, I feel renewed and refreshed" "I am satisfied with my interaction with the sponsor"

        "Dr. Koerner was excellent, no ego, just good, practical information!"

        "Speaker was excellent - Top Quality!"

        "Dr. Koerner was very responsive and well organized. I have done a good bit of surgery in 36 years but still learned a lot."

        "Came here to learn about socket grafting and got much more."


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        CROWN LENGTHENING AND PERIODONTAL FLAP SURGERY (Hands-On)  

        Presenter: Jon B. Suzuki, DDS, PhD, MBA,
        FACD, FICD

        CE Credits: 7

        Date: Friday, March 29, 2013

        Tuition: Dentists  $695

        Advanced Registration $100 off by 3/1/13

        Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

        Limited to 28 Attendees

        Sponsored by HuFriedy, Dowell Dental Products

        *Breakfast and Gourmet Lunch Included*
        (Let us know of any special dietary needs)

                   

        Course Description:

        Periodontal Flap Surgery employing full thickness mucoperiosteal flaps provides opportunities for the clinician to perform a variety of treatment approaches for periodontal problems. Crown Lengthening Surgery with, or without osseous recontouring to prepare crown margins and make a final impression should be included in the surgical options of the restorative dentist. Periodontal flap surgery also permits improved access to the root surfaces for scaling and root planning during the management of periodontitis.

        In further clinical surgical flap situations, osseous modifications (recontouring) may be indicated. This course includes lecture, video, and hands-on (pig jaws) opportunities to understand these concepts and apply them to clinical practice. 

        Course Objectives:


        1. Diagnose periodontal and restorative conditions requiring periodontal flap surgery
        2. Know the principles of flap design including mucoperiosteal flaps
        3. Know Crown Lengthening surgery principles and rationale
        4. Know periodontal flap surgery including osseous recontouring and flap management
        5. Know post operative care and provide post operative instructions

        About the Speaker:
        Jon B. Suzuki, DDS, PhD, MBA, FACD, FICD

        Dr. Jon Suzuki has a Presidential Appointment as Professor of Microbiology in the School of Medicine and Professor of Periodontology in the School of Dentistry at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. He has been Dean of the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and Chief of Hospital Dentistry, UPMC-Presbyterian University Hospital. Dr. Suzuki received his DDS from Loyola University of Chicago and his PhD in Microbiology from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He completed an NIH Fellowship in Immunology at the University of Washington in Seattle, and has a Clinical Certificate in Periodontics from the University of Maryland. He is a Fellow of the American and International College of Dentists, a Specialist Microbiologist of the American College of Microbiology, a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantology, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Suzuki has published over 100 papers, chapters and symposia, 175 abstracts, and one textbook in Medical Technology. He is in private practice limited to Periodontics in Philadelphia.


        Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Speaker :

        "Dr. Suzuki is full of excellent information and facts and very friendly" 
        - Dr. Michael Klein, Gouldsboro, PA 

        "Excellent course - hands - on section was great. Need to actually do the procedures to get the most out of the course." 
        - Dr. Joseph Dalbon, West Caldwell, NJ

        "Excellent speaker - very clear and answered all questions, good pace - not too fast.  He's a very good teacher!"  
        - Dr. Jeannette Kim, Cheltcham, PA

        "Dr. Suzuki was easy to understand and follow and lectured to us as a general dentist." 
        - Dr. Stacey Bock, Jersey City, NJ

        "Thorough overview of periodontal surgery and crown lengthening"
        - Dr. John Crary, Schnectady, NY

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        ESSENTIAL ANTERIOR DENTISTRY:    Smile Rehabilitation on Autopilot (Hands-On)

        Presenter: Martin B. Goldstein, DMD

        CE Credits: 6

        Date: Friday, April 5, 2013

        Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

        Tuition: Dentists $595
        Advanced Registration $100 off by 3/15/13

        Sponsored by Coltene & Smilevision 

        *Breakfast and Gourmet Lunch Included*
        (Let us know of any special dietary needs)

        Limited to 24 Attendees

        Course Description:

        This seminar presents a relaxed but detailed overview of current anterior dentistry techniques. Attention is paid to a methodology (Templates for Success) that takes the guesswork out of delivering anterior dentistry, as well as the basic digital photographic methodology needed in the process. Special emphasis will be placed on a series of  unique, laboratory-assisted methods of delivering direct composite veneers and crowns, minus the stress of hand sculpting. 

        Topics to be covered include:
        • Digital photography: the Blue Print; including portraiture principals and techniques, photo equipment needs and how to put the cosmetic simulation to work for greater case acceptance and improved case design; Find out about SNAP and Smile Vision

        • Tooth preparation essentials, What is the slot prep?  Impression taking and temporization hot tips. Placing accurate provisionals that look like the finished case using the "Hard-Soft" template. 

        • Stress-free case delivery methods: Relax: Rapid Cementation for Stress Free results

        • Composite Capers: Template Driven Aesthetic Applications of Composite Beyond the Ordinary; Find out about Coltene’s Componeers,  a pre-formed direct composite veneer system.  What is PINK composite and why would you use it?

        • Over-temps: Full arch/mouth rehabs for the non-reconstructive dentist. No…Really!! There are patients in your practice waiting for this approach.

        • Protective Splint Strategies: What to cover up your creations with.
        During the hands-on portion of the seminar participants will have the opportunity to:
         
        1. Prep a crowded dentition model (six teeth) and fabricate a six unit bonded provisional with the help of Smile Vision's Hard-Soft template.  (this is an instant ortho case!)
        2. Fabricate four direct composite veneers (7-10) using the "split Splint" technique and Smile Vision's Soft Template only
        3. Experience Coltene's Componeer direct bonding system by placing two Componeers (8 and 9) on provided models. 
         
        In essence, the techniques discussed in the didactic portion of the seminar will be experienced during the hands on portion of the day with Smile Vision Inc and Coltene Inc  providing the needed models and materials and electric handpieces.  Bring your loupes!!

        Results:

        Essential Anterior Dentistry is an excellent “re-entry” for the practitioner who has drifted away from anterior dentistry or for those desiring greater involvement in one of dentistry’s most satisfying endeavors. Econo-methods for smile rehabilitation can re-open dialogue with patients whose budgets have not allowed for ceramic solutions.  Today’s economy demands creativity and resourcefulness. 

        About the Speaker:
        Martin B. Goldstein


        Dr. Martin Goldstein, a Fellow of both the Academy of General Dentistry and the International Academy of Dento-Facial Esthetics, practices general dentistry in Wolcott, CT. Recognized as a Dentistry Today Top 100 CE Leader for the last seven years and for his expertise in the field of dental digital photography, he lectures and writes extensively concerning cosmetics and the integration of digital photography into the general practice. Known also for his relaxed approach to restoring smiles and for being a contributing editor for Dentistry Today, he has also authored numerous articles for multiple dental periodicals both in the US and abroad.  Dr. Goldstein also serves as a consultant to a host of dental manufacturers including Coltene Whaledent, Parkell, Dentsply Caulk, Voco and Sybron Kerr. 


        Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

        "This was a great course. Everyone involved was easy to understand, approachable, and enjoyable to work with. Also very knowledgeable." 
        - Dr. Adam Battaglia, Glendale, AZ 

        "Great techniques that make tough cases easy and predictable. I've been looking for something like this for years!" 
        - Dr. Anthony Corello, Westfield, NJ

        "Dr. Goldstein covered every critical aspect of the procedures and was open and responsive to questions." 
        - Dr. Ray Abrams, Gibbsboro, NJ

        "Hands on was the best, I love being taught a new technique and given the tools to immediately do it."

        "Dr. Goldstein very interesting lecturer - reason I attended."


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        SUCCESS WITH DENTAL INSURANCE (SUNDAY)    

        Presenter: Tom Limoli, Jr.

        CE Credits: 7

        Date: Sunday, April 7, 2013

        Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

        Tuition: Dentists $275  |  Staff $225
        Group Rate (up to 3 staff) $395 
        Advanced Registration $50 off by 3/15/13

        *Breakfast and Lunch Included*

        Course Description:

        AM Session: Dental Insurance Reimbursement
         
        This course will provide you with the following:
        • Documented diagnostic specifics in order to secure more comprehensive reimbursement
        • Phased treatment planning that helps patients say "yes" to both improved oral health and aesthetics
        • Financial arrangements, as well as separate benefits assessment to help the patient make the most of their plan
        PM Session: Simplify Reimbursement with More New Codes
         
        This course will provide you with the following:
        • Accurately document, code, bill and collect for today's completed treatment
        • Supplemental attachments support the doctor's clinical findings as well as subsequent treatment plan
        • Patients receive the greatest benefit from their plan when everyone involved speaks the same languages

        About the Speaker:
        Tom Limoli, Jr.

        Tom Limoli, Jr. serves as president of Limoi and Associates/Atlanta Dental Consultants, Inc., a company that over the past quarter century has assisted dental offices in streamlining the insurance reimbursement process. Mr. Limoli's no-nonsense approach to the management of third-party reimbursement has been implemented in thousands of dental practices across the country. Mr. Limoli received his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Valdosta State University. Followng his work with the U.S. Treasury Department's Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Mr. Limoli actively investigated fraudulent claims for the insurance industry, as well as numerous other third-party fiduciaries. He is a licensed private investigator and a member of the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association, the American Association of Dental Consultants, the National Speakers Association, and the past president of the Academy of Dental Management Consultants. Mr. Limoli is the Editor of Dental Insurance Today, a monthly publication that addresses third-party reimbursement in the dental office. He is the author of Dental Insurance and Reimbursement Coding and Claim Submission, and co-author of Fee-for-Service Dentistry with a Managed-Care Component and Dental Insurance and Reimbursement Handbook Series.

        Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

        "This course was wonderful! Very informational on the Do's and Don'ts in insurance handling."
        - Ms. Lavada Stukes- Turner, White Plains, NY

        "Was put into simple terms to really understand why & what you need to do." 
        - Ms. Samantha Ferony, Oradell, NJ

        "I've heard a lot about Limoli in my 16 years I've been at my office.  I'm so glad I finally met him.  He was very entertaining, informative and hit the nail on the head with everything."
         
        "I thought Mr. Limoli was informative but presented points and information with levity as well as professionalism and not boring or mundane."
         
        "Tom Limoli was very well versed and friendly.  He answered questions frankly and with experience." - Dr. Terry Jobe

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        THE DO'S AND DON'TS OF PORCELAIN LAMINATE
        VENEERS
         
        (Hands-On)   
        Presenter: Gerard Kugel, DMD, MS, PhD                       CE Credits: 6
        Date: Friday, April 12, 2013                                           Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
                                                                                          *Breakfast & Gourmet Lunch Included
          
                                                                                         (Let us know of any special dietary needs)
        Tuition: Dentist $595                                                       *Limited to 24 Attendees
        Advanced Registration $75 off by 3/15/13
        Sponsored by Ivoclar Vivadent 
                                                                    
        Course Description:

        This course will review the Do's and more importantly the Don'ts of porcelain veneers.
        • Treatment planning and case selection for veneers along with preparation tips is reviewed
        • Clinical cases are shown to demonstrate these topics
        • Preparation and cementation pitfalls, what not to do
        • The most common problems associated with Porcelain Veneer cases and ways of avoiding these mistakes
        • A step-by-step review of preparation, temporization and cementation process will be covered in the hands-on program
        • Chairside CAD/CAM Veneers
        • A Veneer Preparation reduction guide will be demonstrated along with silicone temporary shells

        This course is designed to help dentists incorporate veneers into their everyday practice.

        Participants are required to bring:

        • Their preferred crown and bridge burs
        • Mirror and Explorer
        • Magnification (loopes) if you have them


        About the Speaker:

        Gerard Kugel, DMD, MS, PhD

         Dr. Gerard Kugel is the Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. With an expertise in Clinical Research and Esthetic Dentistry he is a Fellow in the American and International Colleges of Dentistry as well as the Academy of General Dentistry and the Academy of Dental Materials. Dr. Kugel is on the Board of Directors of the CRA Foundation, he is a reviewer for "The New England Journal of Medicine", "JADA", "The Journal of Dental Materials" and "The Journal of Dentistry." He is on the Editorial Board of the "Journal Esthetics & Restorative Dentistry", "The Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry" and "Compendium" and he is Editor-in-Chief of "Inside Dentistry." He is a Fellow in the American and International Colleges of Dentistry as well as the Academy of General Dentistry and the Academy of Dental Materials. Dr. Kugel is on the Board Of Directors of the CRA Foundation, and has his M.S. in Anatomy and Cellular Biology and his Ph.D in Dental Materials. He received his Executive Certificate in Management from the MIT Sloan School of Business in 2009.

        Dr. Kugel has published over 120 articles and over 200 abstracts in the field of restorative materials and techniques. He has given over 300 lectures both nationally and internationally. Dr. Kugel is part of a group practice, the Boston Center for Oral Health, located in Back Bay, Boston.


        Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

        "Excellent, comprehensive and easy to follow! Dr. Kugel is a great instructor."
        Dr. Silpa Velivela, Royersford, PA
         

        "Very good course! Well- organized and great presentation by Dr. Kugel"  
        - Dr. Mohammed Iman, Bergenfield, NJ

        "Very, very informative. Dr Kugel was very practical, helpful and informative."
        - Dr. Sudha Alexander, Hazlet, NJ

        " Dr. Kugel was by far the best speaker. Enjoyed it!"
        - Dr. Jinu Kurian, Hamburg, NJ

        "One of the best courses NJHPDI has given - great practical information."
        - Dr. Anthony Corello, Westfield, NJ

        "I liked that the course went step - by - step"
        - Dr. Domenic Riccobono, Chadtham, NY 



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        LASERS IN DENTISTRY FOCUSED ON DIODES:
        Lasers in Endo, Perio and Soft Tissues (Hands-On)

        Presenter: Selma Camargo, DDS, Phd 

        CE Credits: 6 

        Date: Friday, April 19, 2013

        Tuition: Dentists  $425
        Advanced Registration $75 off by 3/15/13

        Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

        Limited to 30 Attendees

        Sponsored by DC International

         

        *Breakfast and Gourmet Lunch Included*

        (Let us know of any special dietary needs)

        Course Description: 

        Lecture: Lasers in dentistry focused on Diodes
        This lecture will cover:

        Laser fundamentals
        Effects of lasers on biological tissue
        Lasers in Endodontics - microbiological aspects
        Conventional Endodontic therapy - limitations; laser therapy in clinical Endodontics
        Lasers in Periodontics
        Lasers in soft tissue

        The lecture will be 70% laser endo, 30% laser soft tissue.

        Participants will learn about:
        Understanding laser effects on tissue
        Identifying disease, treatment possibilities and limitations
        How laser therapy is indicated for Endodontics, Periodontics, soft tissue bases on scientific
                and clinical point of view

        Hands-on Portion:
        Laser training: Diode 980nj Einstein
        Soft Tissue laser procedures on pig jaws
        Endodontic laser irradiation on extracted teeth

        The hands-on will be 40% laser endo, 60% laser soft tissue.
        Attendees should bring extracted teeth that have a root canal.

        About the Speaker:
        Selma Camargo, DDS, Phd

        Dr. Camargo's background includes:
        - Phd in Endodontics - University of Sao Paulo (USP) Brazil
        - Specialist and Masters - University of Sao Paulo (USP) Brazil
        - Professor of Endodontics and General Dentistry clinic in Adults
        - University of Cidade de Sao Paulo (UNICID) Brazil
        - Coordinator of Laser in Dentistry unit
        - University of Cidade de Sao Paulo Brazil
        - Research in Endodontics (Masters)
        - University of British Columbia, Vancouver Canada
        - Research in Endodontics (Phd) - University of Oslo - Norway





        Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

        "Gives me solid determination to go with diode laser after comparing diode to CO2."
         Dr. Thomas Kim, Rockville, MD

        "Dr. Camargo is giving an excellent class & clarifying a somewhat confusing topic (all the different types of lasers and their indications)." 
        Dr. Donna Marie Vix, Camden, ME

        "Informative, well presented" 
        Dr. Larisa Ilyutovich, Fort Lee, NJ

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        BONE GRAFTING: EXTRACTION SITE AND RIDGE         PRESERVATION, The Foundation for Dental Implants (HANDS-ON) (SATURDAY)   

        Presenter: Jon B. Suzuki, DDS, PhD, MBA, FACD, FICD

        CE Credits: 7

        Date: Saturday, April 27, 2013

        Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

        Tuition: Dentists $595

        Sponsored by BioHorizons & HuFriedy, Dowell Dental Products

        *Breakfast and Lunch Included*
        Limited to 24 Attendees

        Course Description:

        Each year in the US, millions of teeth are extracted due to conditions such as caries, trauma and advanced periodontal disease Extraction site grafting and ridge preservation procedures offer significant advantages to the patient and the dental practice, but many dentists still aren’t taking advantage of the benefits these procedures offer to their patients.

        Tooth extraction without concomitant socket grafting results in osseous deformities of the alveolar ridge, such as reduced height and width. This makes subsequent management of esthetics and implant placement very challenging. Socket grafting using a bone graft substitute has been shown to significantly reduce the bone loss, better maintain the ridge dimensions and enhance the clinician’s ability to provide esthetically and functionally satisfying restorations at a later time.

        This course will help you understand site development principles and bone grafting protocols leading to the optimal foundation for esthetics and implant success. Attendees will gain the skill sets necessary to achieve predictable hard tissue augmentation and work with grafting materials in a hands-on setting.

        HANDS ON PROGRAM: COURSE TOPICS

        Performed on pig jaws from extraction, preparation placement of bone grafts
        • Principle of successful hard tissue augmentation 
        • Steps to performing extraction socket grafting and ridge preservation
        • Instrumentation used to successfully perform bone augmentation
        • Bone graft materials and indications for particular material
        • Bone grafting complications
        • Hands-on extraction socket grafting utilizing instructed technique
        - Site development
        - Bone graft & membrane placement
        - Suture technique


        About the Speaker:
        Jon B. Suzuki, DDS, PhD, MBA, FACD, FICD

        Dr. Jon Suzuki has a Presidential Appointment as Professor of Microbiology in the School of Medicine and Professor of Periodontology in the School of Dentistry at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. He has been Dean of the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and Chief of Hospital Dentistry, UPMC-Presbyterian University Hospital. Dr. Suzuki received his DDS from Loyola University of Chicago and his PhD in Microbiology from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He completed an NIH Fellowship in Immunology at the University of Washington in Seattle, and has a Clinical Certificate in Periodontics from the University of Maryland. He is a Fellow of the American and International College of Dentists, a Specialist Microbiologist of the American College of Microbiology, a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantology, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Suzuki has published over 100 papers, chapters and symposia, 175 abstracts, and one textbook in Medical Technology. He is in private practice limited to Periodontics in Philadelphia.


        Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

        "Excellent day of Continuing Ed., Dr. Suzuki is easy to follow and thorough"

        "Dr. Suzuki was very approachable AND he answered all of my questions"

        "Dr. Suzuki is a superb teacher -- it was a well organized course"

        "Very informative though not overwhelming. Dr Suzuki is very knowledgeable. Practical part was very thorough and there was ample time to complete all procedures." 
        Dr. Aleksandra Glodek, Princeton, NJ

        "This course gave a step by step approach to a common procedure that can increase quality of patient care and profits." 
        Dr. Anthony Corello, Westfield, NJ


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        Oral Sedation and Local Anesthetics    

        Presenter: Mel Hawkins, DDS

        CE Credits: 6

        Date: Friday, May 3, 2013

        Time: 8:00am - 3:00pm

        Tuition: Dentist $295  |  Staff $185
        Staff w/ Dentist $125
        Advanced Registration $50 off by 4/15/13

        *Breakfast and Lunch Included*

        Course Description: 

        This presentation will discuss the pharmacology and clinical application of oral pre-medication. General pharmacological principles such as pharmacokinetics (what the body does to a drug) and pharmacodynamics will be reviewed. Safety of the benzodiazepines are emphasized and choices such as triazolam, diazepam, midazolam and lorazepam within this category are further examined.

        Questions to be discussed:

        • Is oral drug administration necessarily safer than the other drug routes?
        • What is the current status of "titration" and/or "incremental" oral drug administration?
        • What is the current use of accessory drugs in oral regimens?
        • What is the current status of monitoring , including pulse oximetry?

        Legal safeguards such as patient information and consent, control of office staff apprehension and personnel and professional responsibilities are explored. Financial benefits to the practice far exceed the cost of a $0.09 pill.

        Office protocol before, during, immediately after and beyond the sedation appointment are examined. The "how to" and "how not to" tips from over 30 years of clinical experience will help incorporate oral sedation into a dental practice.

        Learning Objective:
        • To update the current standards, principles and definitions of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation (D.O.C.S.)
        • To understand what a drug does to the body and what the body does to a drug
        • To review the pharmacology of the benzodiazepines and other drug classifications
        • How to incorporate the "how, what, why, when and where" approach into a "resistant to change" office
        • Effective Management of the Appointment Book: Pre and Post-Operative considerations
        • Monitoring
        • Financial benefits and legal safeguards

        This presentation will discuss the reasons for the lack of effective anesthesia with emphasis on mandibular technique. The neuro-anatomy and histology of the pterygo-mandibular triange will be reviewed to help enhance the understanding of the complexities of the inferior alveolar block. This is essential toward developing a logical approach to needle placement within these structures. This concept can help to ensure the successful application of what is within our control and will help to minimize those factors which may be outside of our control.

        Clinical pharmacology, including articaine, and vasoconstrictor drug interactions will be evaluated.

        After a thorough review of the "pros and cons" of the Conventional Inferior Alveolar Block, the Akinosi and Gow-Gates mandibular blocks will be reviewed and then amalgamated in a "mixed" or hybrid approach. Multi-tasking supplementation with infiltrative and advanced techniques, combined with other "tips and tricks" can result in a predictably higher rate of success.

        Learning Objectives:

        • To understand the reasons for failure of block anesthesia: "What we can control and what can we not control?"
        • To review the pharmacology of local anesthetics: the risks/benefits of articaine and vasoconstrictor drug interactions
        • The Conventional Inferior  Alveolar Block: 100 years in the making. The 12 "Tips and Tricks" toward enhancing success
        • To understand that the higher "hybrid" blocks are easy to learn and adapt to your practice
        • To examine technique application supplementation including the current status of infiltration anesthesia in the mandible
        • Case Reports: "What would you do, Doctor?"

        About the Speaker:

        Mel Hawkins, DDS

        Mel Hawkins graduated from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry with his DDS degree in 1973 and returned for his formal training in Dental Anesthesiology at the same University from 1975-1976. He is the Founding Director of the Intravenous Sedation, Continuing Education Program at the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Professor of Pharmacology and Department Chair at the Aurora Dental College and was the Founding Director of the Intravenous Sedation Program at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry. He has over 30 years of private practice experience in Toronto, Canada, with special emphasis on pain control and patient management and various local anesthesia requirements for the dental patient. Mel has been lecturing throughout the United States and Europe for over 20 years. Dr.Hawkins is Board certified as a Diplomate of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiologists and is a Fellow of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. Dr. Hawkins holds fellowships with the International College of Dentists and with the Pierre Fouchard International Academy. He has served on the Continuing Education Committee for the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. Additionally, Dr. Hawkins is internationally recognized as an author, lecturer and clinician on topics concerning sedation and pain free management of the dental patient.


        Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

        "This course is exactly as described. He's obviously very knowledgeable, well spoken and informative, answers questions. Great presentation." 
        Dr. Jon Samburg

        "Perfect combination of humor and facts to convey achieving predictable and repeatable results with local anesthesia and oral sedation. Great course."
        Dr. Tracey Joseph 

        'Amazing! Great little breaks between topics for questions." 
        Dr. Jessica Barcessat, Teaneck, NJ




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        THE EXPANDED DENTAL HYGIENIST  

        Presenter: Kenneth N. Feiler, DMD, FAGD

        CE Credits: 6

        Date: Friday, May 10, 2013

        Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

        Tuition: Dentist $195 or Staff $115      
        1 Dentist + 1 Staff $295  or 3 Staff $295 

        *Breakfast and Lunch Included*

        Course Description:

        • Are you up to date? 
        • Are you aware how much more you can do? How do you keep your hygienist and your whole practice busy?
        • Are you burning out and want more to invigorate you?
        • Impress your patients, improve their treatment and enjoy practicing more.
        • You will feel excited after this course and ready to make changes and additions in your practice!
        • Learn many new areas, techniques and policies to add to your practice!

        Dentists that include dental hygienists as an important part of their dental team can improve the delivery of oral healthcare to their patients by not only expanding the dental hygienist, but by including themselves and the whole practice, increasing enjoyment, quality of care and productivity all at the same time. 


        You will learn how to expand yourself and practice in:

        Philosophy of care and practice management, computerized charting, photography, digital radiography, non surgical periodontal care, oral pathology, oral medicine, cosmetics (dental, oral and facial), orofacial development and growth, orthodontics, pharmacology, medical histories, medical emergencies, occlusion, lasers, diagnostics, TMJ and orofacial pain, sealants, new chemotherapeutic  agents and delivery systems, anesthetics, pediatric dentistry, implants, halitosis, snoring and sleep apnea, and more!

        About the Speaker:
        Kenneth N. Feiler, DMD, FAGD


        Dr. Feiler started his dental practice in 1979 as a solo general practitioner with a special interest in bonded composite cosmetic makeovers, morphing into a large group practice a year later and then as a cosmetic dentist developed a boutique cosmetic group practice in 1985. With the addition of orthodontics and surgery, it again developed into a large multi-specialty group. Feiler Dental Associates has had ten different offices located over the years in both NJ and NY, and presently is a multi-specialty, multi-location group practice, with 40 total staff employed, including 3 locations, 10 dentists and 7 hygienists all in northern NJ. He presently limits his personal practice to difficult and unusual cases, oral health, mentoring, practice administration and development.

        A graduate of Rutgers College as well as the Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dental Medicine, where he later taught prosthodontics and oral diagnosis, he has written and continues to write articles on all aspects of dentistry. This has expanded into founding and directing the New Jersey Health Professionals Development Institute (NJHPDI).

        Dr. Feiler has been an Accredited Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) for over 20 years. He has been an Elite and Premier Invisalign Provider and a member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry,  Academy of General Dentistry and the American Society of Pediatric Dentistry. Among Dr. Feiler's other achievements are a fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry and with a background in biochemistry and dental research, a fellowship at the National Institute of Dental Research in Bethesda, Maryland.



        Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

        "My main reason for attending the course was the content and to hear Dr. Feiler speak"

        "Loved the speaker ... this was one of the best courses I have taken"

        "The course was good. Enjoyed the additional information on how Dr. Feiler's hygienists work in an expanded manner would be helpful"

        "Had many opportunities to speak with Dr. Feiler - my professional/personal objectives were very well met"

        "Interactive - speaker was very willing to stop to answer questions"

        "Excellent synopsis - over exceeded my objectives"

        "Very informative and comprehensive...A+ Grade!" " Dr. Feiler... An excellent educator with a passion for the profession of dentistry." Dr. Ronald Petrosky

        "I liked the course and will take home a great deal of information.  A lot of good topics were covered that were interesting and useful.  Dr. Feiler is an excellent presenter." Ms. Laura Clements

        "A nice refreshing course that serves as a reminder that hygienists are much more than "tooth cleaners" and that our capabilities extend to many different areas of a dental practice." Ms. Alicia Bacharach, RDH

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        THE MARRIAGE OF ESTHETICS AND OCCLUSION  (Hands-On)  

        Presenter: Gary Alex, DMD

        CE Credits: 6

        Date: Friday, June 7, 2013

        Tuition: Dentists $595
        Advanced Registration $75 off by 5/15/13
         
        Sponsored by: Whip Mix, Tekscan, Coltene
                                                 

        Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

        *Breakfast and Gourmet Lunch Included*
        (Let us know of any special dietary needs)

        Limited to 30 Attendees

        Course Description:

        Patient demand for cosmetic dentistry has never been greater.  This has led many dentists to invest considerable time, effort, and money, mastering various cosmetic procedures and techniques.  While this is commendable, it should be recognized that it is one thing to be able to make pretty teeth, and an entirely different thing to make pretty teeth that actually last and function in harmony with the rest of the masticatory system.  An acceptable cosmetic result, without regard for function and/or parafunction, will often result in premature case failure.  

        What the truly successful clinician of today requires is a logical and systematic methodology in approaching cosmetic/restorative cases that will lead to a reasonably predictable and durable end result.  This requires a practical understanding of fundamental occlusal principles, materials, and more importantly, just how to use them.  
        • Just what is the difference between centric relation (CR), centric occlusion (CO), and maximum intercuspation (MIP)? 
        • How do you know what to use where? 
        This program will stress the concept of comprehensive dentistry and show how to predictably treatment plan and provide dentistry ranging from porcelain veneers to complex full-mouth reconstructions.  A number of clinical cases will be shown and discussed.

        • Envisioning the big picture (total dentistry for total success)
        • Cosmetics and occlusion (it looks great, but will it last?)
        • The comprehensive exam (the place to start)
        • Anatomy and diagnosis of the TMJ (occlusion begins here)
        • Introduction to occlusal science (force be with you?)
        • Facebow transfers (why and how)
        • Centric relation bite records (bilateral manipulation, Lucia jigs, Leaf gauges, and more)
        • Esthetics and function (why you must have both to be successful)
        • How to approach a full mouth reconstruction (CR? MIP? NM?)
        • When to use CR…and when not to!
        • Vertical Dimension – How do you determine where it should be?
        • Neuromuscular Occlusion (fact or fiction?)
        • Effective lab communication (a critical key to success)

        About the Speaker:
        Gary Alex, DMD

        Dr. Alex attended Penn State University on an athletic scholarship where he graduated with a degree in Biology in 1977.  He then took advanced level graduate courses in chemistry and biology before working at Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia.   Dr. Alex attended Tufts University Dental School where he earned his DMD in 1981. He has taken thousands of hours of continuing dental education over the last 30 years with an emphasis on occlusion, adhesion, comprehensive dentistry, materials, and esthetics.  

        Dr. Alex has researched and lectured internationally on adhesive and cosmetic dentistry, dental materials, comprehensive dentistry, and occlusion.  He is an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and past president of the AACD New York Chapter.  With a background in chemistry and adhesive technology, he is a consultant for numerous dental manufacturers and member of the IADR (International Association of Dental Research).  Dr. Alex has written and has, published numerous scientific articles and papers.  He regularly conducts and participates in scientific studies on materials and adhesives.  Dr. Alex has studied occlusion extensively with Dr. Peter Dawson (Center for Advanced Dental Study) and the late Dr. Bob Lee (Lee Institute) and is a member of the AES (American Equilibration Society).  He has been the director of “PAC Live Ultimate Occlusion” and “Aesthetic Advantage Occlusion and Comprehensive Dentistry” programs.  He is also co-director of the “Long Island Center for Dental Esthetics and Occlusion”.   Dr. Alex is also on the editorial advisory board of, and has had a number of articles published in, the highly respected and peer-reviewed publications "Inside Dentistry," "Compendium," and “Functional Esthetics and Restorative Dentistry”.  Dr. Alex is involved with a number of continuing education programs and regularly conducts hands-on programs and lectures on adhesion, porcelain veneers, direct and indirect restorations, materials, and occlusion.  Dr. Alex maintains a busy fee for service practice in Huntington, NY, that is geared toward comprehensive prosthetic and cosmetic dentistry.  

        Here's What Past Attendees Have said About This Course:

        "Excellent course every practicing dentist should attend this course. It was an eye opener to many problems that could lead to failure."
        Dr. Paul Hanna, New London, CT

        "Extremely well organized. Speaker had great depth of knowledge, very pertinent and current information."
        Dr. Cam Witt, Basking Ridge, NJ

        " Excellent Course. Very good content and motivational" 
        Dr. Paul Bernstein, Brooklyn, NY

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        STREET DRUGS:            

        What Your Patients and Your Kids are NOT Telling You (SATURDAY)

        Presenter: Harold Crossley, DDS, PhD

        CE Credits: 6

        Date: Saturday, June 8, 2013

        Tuition: Dentists & Physicians $250  
                     Staff $165

        Advanced Registration $50 off by 5/31/13

        Sponsored by Lexi- Comp

        Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

        *Breakfast and Gourmet Lunch Included*

        (Let us know of any special dietary needs)


        Course Description:

        • What questions should I be asking my patients to avoid drug interactions with street drugs?
        • What is the impact on my practice of the resolutions approved by the American Dental Association for providing dental care for patients who are and/or have been chemically dependent?  
        • What are some of the oral manifestations of street drug abuse? 
        • How will I know if a person is under the influence of street drugs? 
        • Do I have to take any precautions with the dental patient who is under the influence? What are the characteristics of and how do I manage the “doctor shopper”?  
        • Why is it so important that staff be knowledgeable about street drugs? 
        • Why am I at risk? What are some characteristics of adolescent substance abuse and what do I do about it?

        The dental team is in a unique position providing dental care to a patient population that may be regular users or experimenting with mood altering drugs.This dynamic, brutally honest, and graphic presentation will take you from the streets and into the office to help you identify and manage the substance abusing patient.  Discussion includes the origins, types, mechanisms of action, and signs and symptoms of commonly abused prescription and illicit drugs. 

        Learn:
        • the signs and symptoms of commonly abused prescription and illicit drugs in patients and adolescents
        • the biochemical basis for the disease of addiction
        • what medications to avoid with the suspected drug abusing patient
        • how to recognize and manage the doctor shopper
        • how to manage the chemically-dependent patient
        • what are “meth mouth”, “lean”, “whippets”, “parachuting” and more
        • why some people become addicted and others do not

        Recommended:

        *For dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, receptionists & spouses*

                *Must be 18 years of age or older to attend-no exceptions

        About the Speaker:
        Harold Crossley, DDS, PhD

        Dr. Crossley is Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland Dental School. A native of Rhode Island, Dr. Crossley received a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the University of Rhode Island in 1964. He was later awarded the Master of Science (1970) and Doctorate degrees (1972) in Pharmacology. The University of Maryland Dental School in Baltimore awarded Dr. Crossley the DDS degree in 1980. Dr. Crossley has co-authored a number of articles and four books dealing with a variety of topics within the field of pharmacology. Drawing on a unique background, Dr. Crossley has become nationally and internationally recognized as an expert on street drugs and chemical dependency as well as the clinical pharmacology of dental drugs.

        Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

        "Dr. Crossley made a subject that I usually find very dry and boring, interesting and entertaining."

        "Dr. Crossley is easy to listen to. He is informative and his energetic style is wonderful."
        Dr. Stanley Markman, Fort Lee, NJ

        "Dr. Crossley is not to be missed!"
        Dr. Joseph Jayawardena, Newburg, NY

        Exciting, informative and totally engaging - love it!"

        "This course was better than I expected - excellent!"

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        DENTAL PHARMACOLOGY: The Most Prescribed Medications (SUNDAY) 

        Presenter: Harold Crossley, DDS, PhD

        CE Credits: 6

        Date: Sunday, June 9, 2013

        Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

        Tuition: Dentists $295 | Staff $185
        Advanced Registration $50 off by 5/31/13

        Sponsored by Lexi- Comp

          

        *Breakfast and Gourmet Lunch Included*
        (Let us know of any special dietary needs)




        Course Description:

        The Most Prescribed Medications

        Are there any medications used in my dental office that could adversely interact with drugs the patient is taking? This discussion includes the indications, contraindications, and side effects of the 50 most commonly prescribed medications. These medications represent 30% of all prescription medications taken by your dental patients. Familiarity with these drugs will provide the dental practitioner with a better appreciation for the "heal profile" of today's dental patient.

        Top reasons to take this course:

        • This course receives rave reviews from all our attendees!
        • You will leave with increased confidence when dealing with prescribed medications!
        • You will use this valuable knowledge in your practice and your personal life!
        • You will update yourself in a field that is rapidly changing!

        Dr. Crossley is a dynamic speaker and makes this technical topic fun, exciting, interactive and easy to learn!!!

          About the Speaker:
          Harold Crossley, DDS, PhD

          Dr. Crossley is Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland Dental School. A native of Rhode Island, Dr. Crossley received a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the University of Rhode Island in 1964. He was later awarded the Master of Science (1970) and Doctorate degrees (1972) in Pharmacology. The University of Maryland Dental School in Baltimore awarded Dr. Crossley the DDS degree in 1980. Dr. Crossley has co-authored a number of articles and four books dealing with a variety of topics within the field of pharmacology. Drawing on a unique background, Dr. Crossley has become nationally and internationally recognized as an expert on street drugs and chemical dependency as well as the clinical pharmacology of dental drugs.

          Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

          "Course is great - speaker is probably the best I've heard in 18 years of practice.
          Very informative & entertaining!" 
          Dr. Vincent Immordino, Pennington, NJ

          "Dr. Crossley made a subject that I usually find very dry and boring, interesting and entertaining."

          "Exciting, informative and totally engaging - love it!"

          "Congrats to Dr. Crossley and NJHPDI for having him get me excited about pharmacology!"

          "This course was better than I expected - excellent!"

          "Excellent class and a very knowledgeable presenter - I really enjoyed it."

          "Dr. Crossley is a must see!"

          "This course is a gem."

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          REAL WORLD ENDO® THE EVOLUTION OF ENDODONTIC TECHNIQUE (Hands-On)

          Presenter: Jerome J. Cymerman, DMD          CE Credits: 6


          Date: Friday June 14, 2013                             Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm


          Tuition: Dentist $350                          
                      *Breakfast & Gourmet Lunch Included
          Advanced Registration $100 off by 5/15/13
               (Let us know of any special dietary needs)
                                                                                
          *Limited to 30 Attendees

          Sponsored by Brasseler USA, 
          Smile Reminders



          Course Description:  

          This presentation will describe the "Evolution of Endodontic Technique" beginning with basic biologic principles and concluding with new methodology to make your endodontics better and more efficient.

          The lecture segment will concentrate on three areas.

          • How to incorporate new material science, such as bioceramic technology into your practice
          • How to perform root canal therapy in such a manner that you actually enhance the long-term prognosis of the tooth
          • Understanding the Endo-Restorative Continuum and its implications for your practice

          The goal of this program is to have all dentists learn how to perform exceptional endodontics in such a manner that they do not destroy the tooth in the process. Real World Endo remains committed to the preservation of the natural dentition as an alternative to implants. 

          Included in the lecture component will be:

          • a thorough discussion concerning access
          • non- surgical ultrasonic use
          • rotary file design
          • instrumentation techniques
          • a new bioceramic obturation method

          Particular emphasis will be placed on developing endodontic synchronicity (a matching system) between a machined preparation and a laser verified master bioceramic coated cone. Additionally, a new obturation technique (Synchronized Hydraulic Condensation) will be introduced and all participants will have the opportunity to validate these concepts during the hands-on session.

          The hands-on session provides the participants the opportunity to use "Real World " techniques and to witness first-hand, how they will change the way they practice endodontics.

          During this lecture/hands-on participants will learn:

          1. How to create straight-line access that will expedite the endodontic process

          2. Discover how endodontics can be precision-based

          3. The importance of preserving coronal radicular dentin

          4. How to "machine" or "mill" an endodontic preparation

          5. The benefits of developing "endodontic synchronicity" between a machined preparation and 
          a master cone

          6. The multiple advantages of performing a constant .04 taper preparation

          7. Learn the new "synchronized hydraulic condensation" technique featuring the use of 
          bioceramic technology

          8. How best to restore an endodontically treated tooth

          9. The multiple benefits of Piezo Electric Ultrasonics

          10. Most importantly of all, how to perform endodontics in such a manner that you do not   
          compromise the long-term retention of the tooth. In fact, learn how to do endodontics so 
          that you actually enhance the long-term prognosis of the tooth

          For the Ultimate Real World Experience, attendees are encouraged to bring two to four accessed, extracted teeth.


                


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          Foundations of Dental Office Management
          With a Focus on Human Resources and Revenue Systems
          (SUNDAY)
            

          Presenter: Teresa Duncan, MS, FADIA, FAADOM

          CE Credits: 6

          Date: Sunday, June 23, 2013

          Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

          Tuition: Dentist $225 | Staff $115 
                         Group up to 3 staff $195


          Sponsored by: OneMind Health, CareCredit, and SmileReminder

          *Breakfast and Gourmet Lunch Included*
          (Let us know of any special dietary needs)

          Course Description:

          Join us for a day full of management gold! This course will cover the role of the office administrator/leader and what true management means in today’s dental office. Experienced dentists know clinical excellence alone does not spell success – managerial talent and leadership is needed as well.

          Discussions will focus on situations that most managers encounter in their new roles. Special focus will be given to human resources and revenue management.

          This course is designed for doctors or managers with less than five years of management experience or for those desiring a refresher course on the basics of dental office management.

          Topics will include:

          • Structuring an effective team
          • Managing your practice for financial success
          • Review of basic systems that you will need to have in place
          • Leadership and attitude as a manager

            About the Speaker:
            Teresa Duncan, MS, FADIA, FAADOM

            Teresa Duncan is a speaker and writer with over 20 years experience in healthcare. Her areas of expertise include revenue protection using proven accounts receivable and insurance methods and helping doctors detect fraud and embezzlement within their offices. Recently awarded the award of Educator of the Year by the Association of Dental Implant Auxiliaries - a component of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, she understands the importance of continuing education. Additional areas of interest include advanced insurance coding and office management training.  

            Currently she is Practice Management Editor for the Progressive Dentist magazine. Her blog, The Dental Implant Blog, is a source of industry updates and practice management tips. She also writes for publications such as Pennwell Dental Group and Dentalcompare as well as dental society newsletters and e-newsletters. Teresa serves as a founding Trustee for the auxiliary-learning focused DALE Foundation and also as Member-At-Large for the Academy of Dental Management Consultants. She is a certified HR consultant with Bent Ericksen and Associates and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and American Association of Dental Consultants. She is a proud Lifetime member and Fellow of the American Association of Dental Office Managers and leads their popular Virtual Study Club.

            Teresa received her Masters Degree in Heatlhcare Management from Marymount University.


            Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

            "Learning objectives were beyond my expectations"

            "Teresa was very approachable and informative, down to earth"

            "I came to learn the fundamentals and understanding the code"

            "This was my first course that was not clinical - I learned a lot about insurance AND I enjoyed it!"

            " Being my first time in the management field of dentistry, I found this course/lecture very intriguing. I was taught different techniques/systems that I definitely would put into place at my practice"
            Ms. Mendelina Nunez, NY. NY




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            TAKING PERIODONTAL CARE FROM GOOD TO GREAT & DIABETES AND OBESITY    

            Presenter: Carol Jahn, RDH, MS

            AGD Coding
            CE Credits: 6
            AGD Code: 490/150
            Subject: Periodontics/Nutirition
            Lecture

            Date: Friday, July 12, 2013

            Tuition: Dentists $215 | Staff $135
            Advanced Registration $50 off by 6/18/13

            Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm 

            *Breakfast and Gourmet Lunch Included*

            Sponsored by Water Pik


            AM: Taking Periodontal Care from Good to Great 

            Course Objective: To provide the participant with an enhanced understanding of the critical elements that need to be considered when treating patients with periodontal disease.

             Course Description:  This course is designed to provide the dental team with
            research and information to understand and recognize the periodontal and general health
            needs and conditions of patients with periodontal disease. Established and emerging
            strategies for patient care will be discussed. The role of personal effectiveness and office
            leadership will be included.
             
            Topics Include:

            • Risk Assessment
            • Diagnostics
            • Oral Systemic Factors
            • Medical History
            • Hand vs. Ultrasonics vs. Lasers
            • Anti-infectives and Host Modulation drugs
            • Self-care
            • Personal effectiveness

             
            Outcomes:

            • Identify risk factors and implement findings in oral and general health assessments
            • Evaluate key diagnostic tools needed for a periodontal assessment
            • Discuss the current state of the oral/systemic link
            • Utilize the medical history to personalize care
            • Recommend appropriate self-care products
            • Describe the practices needed to enhance personal leadership

            PM: The Growing Impact of Diabetes and Obesity
                      on General and Oral Health


            Course Objective: Provide the participant with the tools to effectively assess, manage, and treat individuals with diabetes, particularly those with concurrent obesity.

            Course Description: This course is designed to provide practitioners with the tools to play a key role in achieving successful outcomes with individuals who have diabetes or are at-risk for diabetes.  The role of obesity and its oral health implications will be reviewed.

            Topice Included:

            • Diabetes classification
            • Disease complications and limitations
            • Risk factor for type 2 diabetes
            • Obesity
            • Patient screening and management
            • Oral health manifestations
            • Emergency protocols
            • Periodontal therapy
            • Self-care recommendations

            Outcomes:

            • Identify risk factors and implement findings in oral and general health assessments
            • Discuss the health-related complications and consequences of diabetes and obesity
            • Appraise the research and evaluate the relationship between periodontal disease, obesity, and diabetes
            • Locate sound resources that can be used in daily clinical practice
            • Recommend appropriate self-care products and techniques


            About the Speaker:
            Carol Jahn, RDH, MS

            Carol Jahn has a BS in dental hygiene from the University of Iowa and an MS in Continuing Education and Training Management from the University of St. Francis. She has been a dental hygienist for 28 years.

            Carol is the Manager, Professional Education and Communications for Water Pik, Inc,She is a nationally recognized speaker having provided more than 200 continuing education courses. Additionally, she has published more than 60 papers, contributed to 6 textbooks, and serves on the advisory board for the Journal of Practical Hygiene and RDH Magazine.

            Carol has been a lifelong active member of the ADHA; she is a past president of the West Suburban Dental Hygienists’ Society and the Illinois Dental Hygienists’ Association and past treasurer of the ADHA.

             
            Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course

            "This was my first time coming to your institution. I liked it- I'll be back!"

            "Ms. Jahn is highly energized and personable. Thorough knowledge of subject."

            "
            This course is a very structured course that transitions from one topic to the next with the right presentation and explanations - up to date information given."





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            BASIC LIFE SUPPORT / 
            CPR FOR THE HEALTHCARE PROVIDER
             
             

            Instructor: Maria Brown, RDA                                      CE Credits: 4

            Dates :Tuesday, July 16, 2013                                      Time: 9:30am - 2:00pm                                

            Tuition: $115 per person



                                    

            Course Description:

            The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

            This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of settings.

            In the classroom, students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations. Students work with an AHA BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam.

            Upon completion, you will receive a 2 year certification from the American Heart Association.

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            ATRAUMATIC AND EFFICIENT EXODONTIA:
            New Concepts and Technology in Oral Surgery
            for the Gener
            al Dentist (Hands-On)

            2-Day Continuous Hands-On Course   

            Presenter: Karl R. Koerner, DDS, MS

            AGD Coding
            CE Credits: 12
            AGD Code: 311
            Subject: Exodontia
            Participation

            Date: Thursday, July 18, 2013    &
                      Friday, July 19 2013

            Tuition: Dentists $985    
            Advanced Registration $100 off by 6/28/13

            Sponsored by HuFriedy, BioHorizons,
                          and Dowell Dental Products

              

            Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm

                      8:00am - 2:00pm 

            Limited to 30 Attendees

            Breakfast & Light Gourmet Lunch Provided
            (Let us know of any special dietary needs)


            Course Description:

            Implants and esthetic bridges require atraumatic extractions. The emphasis of this presentation is on routine extractions that become more difficult than expected

            The presentation will cover:

            • Advanced instruments and procedures as taught in modern oral surgery residency
            • How to avoid or manage many common complications, such as bleeding problems with patients on anticoagulants
            • Managing infections

            Single extraction expertise will be taken to the next level for socket preservations, multiple extractions with alveoplasty, frenectomies, exostosis removal and other minor dentoalveolar procedures.

            This course will enable the general dentist to:

            • Broaden the range of surgery procedures done in the office
            • Better avoid or treat common surgical complications
            • Do surgery procedures more quickly and predictably
            • More clearly understand surgical "standards of care"
            • Have a better grasp of what surgery procedures need to be referred
            • Do socket bone grafts according to current, commonly used techniques

            The hands-on portion will be performed on life-like dentoform models, performing surgery procedures that are a prelude to doing them on patients. The principles and techniques from the discussion will be realistically implemented on the models.   

            The following will be performed on the models during the Hands-On portion:

            • A surgical extraction
            • Socket preservation with bone graft material and barrier membrane
            • A partial bone impaction performed with flap reflection
            • Bone removal to avoid sensitive anatomic structure
            • Preventing a dry socket
            • Multiple extractions followed by alveoplasty and continuous-lock suturing
            • Other minor oral surgery procedures

            This course will enable the general dentist to:

            • Go back to the office with superior knowledge
            • Have a solid feel for soft tissue incisions, bone removal and placement of bone graft material
            • Know first-hand how various surgical materials are used and/or manipulated
            • Receive one-on-one instruction and feedback on a number of procedures
            • Understand what current "standards of care" are regarding several surgeries commonly done in a general practice

            About the Speaker:
            Karl R. Koerner, DDS, MS

            Dr. Karl Koerner has presented hundreds of didactic and participation oral surgery courses at international, national, and regional meetings and at the state level for many dental associations and AGD groups. He is currently Head of The Department of Oral Surgery at the Scottsdale Center for Dental Education where he teaches and coordinates the oral surgery curriculum. Dr. Koerner limits his practice to minor oral surgery procedures including exondontia and implants.

            Dr. Koerner graduated from the University of Washington School of Dentistry, completed a general practice residency in the U.S. Army, and has a Masters Degree in Education.

            Dr. Koerner is the author of many articles on various aspects of oral surgery for the general dentist and has authored and co-authored many books. He has been featured in several video tapes for the profession including three made recently with Dr. Gordon Christensen on exondontia, third molar surgery and medical emergencies. He is past president of the Utah Dental Association and the Utah Academy of General Dentistry.


            Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :


            "Very informative course. Dr. Koerner was a great presenter & teacher & was very accessible for help and to answer questions"

            "Dr. Koerner's presentation was clear, concise and helpful. After 25 years of performing oral surgery as a GP, I feel renewed and refreshed" "I am satisfied with my interaction with the sponsor"

            "Dr. Koerner was excellent, no ego, just good, practical information!"

            "Speaker was excellent - Top Quality!"

            "Dr. Koerner was very responsive and well organized. I have done a good bit of surgery in 36 years but still learned a lot."

            "Came here to learn about socket grafting and got much more."


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            COSMETIC PEARLS FOR THE GENERAL PRACTITIONER  

            Presenter: Martin H. Zase, DMD, MAGD, AAACD, FACD

            AGD Coding
            CE Credits: 7
            AGD Code: 780
            Subject:Esthetics&Cosmetics
            Lecture

            Date: Friday, July 26, 2013

            Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

            Tuition: Dentists $245
                          Staff $145
                          Group Rate (1 Dentist & 2 Staff)  $345
                          Advanced Registration: $50 off by                               6/15/13
                          (Does not apply to Group Rate)

            Sponsored by: Garrison Dental, 
            Coltene
                                    & V
            alley Dental Arts

                                       

            *Breakfast and Gourmet Lunch Included*
            (Let us know of any special dietary needs)

            Course Description:

            This course is designed to help those dentists who are in the process of converting their practices to include more cosmetic dentistry procedures.  The lecture gives many tips on how to do cosmetic dentistry better and more efficiently.  Often we defer doing cosmetic procedures because we don’t know how to fix potential problems, so many suggestions have been included on what to do when things go wrong.  This high quality wide screen PowerPoint presentation begins by reviewing basic adhesive dentistry techniques while explaining a unique method of performing microdentistry, and then continually builds on the knowledge gained with each succeeding and more complex subject.   Dr. Zase brings a unique teaching foundation since he is one of only eight dentists in the world who has attained both his Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry and is also Accredited in Cosmetics by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.  He is also an Accreditation Examiner and was President of the AACD (2006-2007).

            Techniques and tips are included in the following topics: 
            • The Mini-Prep: a minimally invasive technique for restoring incipient carious lesions
            • Posterior Composites: predictable contacts, aesthetic tips, preventing overhangs, achieving zero sensitivity
            • Invisibly Restoring Fractured Incisors: opaquing and adhesive techniques;
            • Zero sensitivity tooth whitening utilizing pre-whiteners
            • Porcelain Onlays and Crowns: easy to use cements, repairing and preventing minor marginal defects, opaquing metal, invisible margins
            • Smile Design: visualizing and understanding the principles
            • Porcelain Veneers: modifying shades, laboratory communication to get what you want repairing (closing) margins
            • Natural and Aesthetic Bridges: ovate pontic design, tissue design, repairing fractured porcelain
            • Patient Communication: the principle of asking, cosmetic imaging.
            • And countless other pearls to put into your practice tomorrow

            About the Speaker:
            Martin H. Zase, DMD, MAGD, AAACD, FACD

            Dr. Zase received a B.A. from Boston University and his D.M.D. from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.  A former clinical instructor in restorative dentistry at Tufts, he is guest lecturer in cosmetic dentistry at the University of Connecticut, Nova Southeastern, Indiana, and Louisiana State University Dental Schools. He has published over sixty dental articles, has served on the editorial or review boards of The Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Contemporary Esthetics, and General Dentistry magazines, and lectures internationally on cosmetic dentistry.  

            He is one of only a dozen dentists in the world to have both a Mastership from the Academy of General Dentistry and an Accreditation in Cosmetics from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He practices in the Colchester Dental Group and is the only dentist in the greater Hartford area Accredited by the AACD.  He was the 2006-2007 President of the AACD, the largest cosmetic dentistry organization in the world.  He serves on the AACD Board of Accreditation Examiners and mentors Accreditation candidates. At the AACD, he was one of the developers of both the University Advisory Council and the Private Education Advisory Council to help spread the teaching of cosmetic dentistry to dental students at all stages of their careers. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the New England Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

            He has developed numerous techniques and instruments that are currently used in modern cosmetic dentistry.  He was inducted into the Dental Hall of Fame by the genR8TNext Internet dental community (now the Academy of Comprehensive Esthetics). He has also been granted fellowships in the American College of Dentists (FACD), the Pierre Fauchard Academy, and the International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics (FADFE), and the AGD just awarded him the Lifetime Learning and Service Recognition Award for his contributions to dentistry and dental education.  He was just selected by Dentistry Today magazine as one of the Top Clinicians in Dental Continuing Education for the fifth year in a row.  Dr. Zase lives in Glastonbury, Connecticut and practices in the Colchester Dental Group.

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            HARD AND SOFT TISSUE LASERS
            A 2-Day Certification Course (Hands-On)
             


            Presenter: Robert Convissar, DDS                  AGD Coding
                                                                                   CE Credits: 12
                                                                                   AGD Code: 135
                                                                                   Subject:Laser Therapy
                                                                                   Participation

            Date: Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013  &                         Time: 8:30am - 5:30pm
                     
             Friday, Aug. 2, 2013
                                                       9:00am - 1:00pm
                                                                                    *Breakfast & Gourmet Lunch Included, 8/1
                                                                                    *Breakfast Included, 8/2

            Tuition: Dentists $595                                        Limited to 30 Attendees
            Advanced Registration $100 off by 7/15/13

            Sponsored by: LuxarCare & DenMat
             
                                            
                                                          
               


            Course Description:

            Candidates who successfully complete the course will receive a Continuing Education Certificate from both NJHPDI and Dr. Robert Convissar in Dental Lasers recognized by the Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), an international organization with more than 1200 members in over 25 countries. Our course will give you the qualifications necessary to take the ALD Certification exam, laserdentistry.com, in order to obtain the Standard Proficiency Certification from the ALD.

            Since 1990, the U.S. Food and Drug administration has approved the use of seven different wavelengths for dental use. These different wavelengths create a world of difference in how the lasers operate, and their usefulness in the oral cavity.

            The first day lecture will detail laser use in the following subject matters:
            • surgical and non-surgical periodontal therapy
            • Implantology
            • Fixed and removable prosthetics
            • Oral medicine / oral surgery / oral pathology
            • Pediatric and adolescent operative dentistry
            • Endodontics Practice management / marketing 
            The second day workshop will give each participant hands-on experience with the various wavelengths by performing surgical procedures on in-vitro models and pig jaws. Real time videos of routine laser procedures will be part of the in-depth discussion of specific instrument settings and techniques for laser surgical procedures.

            RESULTS: At the conclusion of the course, the participant will be familiar with the various wavelengths used, their effects on oral tissues, and their uses for specific oral diseases and pathologies found in everyday practice. They will be able to incorporate this knowledge into their practices first thing Monday morning.


            About the Speaker:

            Robert Convissar, DDS
            Dr. Convissar is a pioneer in the field of lasers. One of the first dentists to incorporate lasers into general practice, Dr. Convissar has 18 years of experience with CO2, Diode, Nd.YAG and Erbium wavelengths. An international lecturer from London to Florence to Sydney to Bangkok to Hong Kong and everywhere in between, Dr. Convissar has written three textbooks and over a dozen peer reviewed papers translated into eight languages. His ground breaking laser treatments have been featured on NBC-TV News, CBS-TV News, the WABC Radio Network, and other programs. Dr. Convissar practices laser, cosmetic and restorative dentistry in New York City with his wife and partner, Dr. Ellen Goldstein. Dr. Convissar also serves as Director of Laser Dentistry at New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens.


            Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

            "Dr. Convissar was excellent."

            "An excellent course with great information."

            "I learned a lot. Dr. Convissar is a great speaker. He answered all questions and was very helpful."


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            THE EXPANDED DENTAL PRACTICE: 

            DENTISTS, HYGIENISTS AND TEAM 

            Presenter: Kenneth N. Feiler, DMD, FAGD

            AGD Coding
            CE Credits: 7
            AGD Code: 551
            Subject:Auxiliary Utilization Practice Mngt.
            Lecture

            Date: Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013

            Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

            Tuition: Dentist $275 or Staff $175     
                         1 Dentist + 1 Staff  $345
                         Advanced Reg. $50 off by 7/19/13
                         (Does not apply to Group Rate)

            Sponsored by: CareCredit

            *Breakfast and Lunch Included*

            Course Description:

            • Are you up to date? 
            • Are you aware how much more you can do? How do you keep your hygienist and your whole practice busy?
            • Are you burning out and want more to invigorate you?
            • Impress your patients, improve their treatment and enjoy practicing more.
            • You will feel excited after this course and ready to make changes and additions in your practice!
            • Learn many new areas, techniques and policies to add to your practice!

            Dentists that include dental hygienists as an important part of their dental team can improve the delivery of oral healthcare to their patients by not only expanding the dental hygienist, but by including themselves and the whole practice, increasing enjoyment, quality of care and productivity all at the same time. 


            You will learn how to expand yourself and practice in:

            Philosophy of care and practice management, computerized charting, photography, digital radiography, non surgical periodontal care, oral pathology, oral medicine, cosmetics (dental, oral and facial), orofacial development and growth, orthodontics, pharmacology, medical histories, medical emergencies, occlusion, lasers, diagnostics, TMJ and orofacial pain, sealants, new chemotherapeutic  agents and delivery systems, anesthetics, pediatric dentistry, implants, halitosis, snoring and sleep apnea, and more!

            About the Speaker:
            Kenneth N. Feiler, DMD, FAGD


            Dr. Feiler started his dental practice in 1979 as a solo general practitioner with a special interest in bonded composite cosmetic makeovers, morphing into a large group practice a year later and then as a cosmetic dentist developed a boutique cosmetic group practice in 1985. With the addition of orthodontics and surgery, it again developed into a large multi-specialty group. Feiler Dental Associates has had ten different offices located over the years in both NJ and NY, and presently is a multi-specialty, multi-location group practice, with 40 total staff employed, including 3 locations, 10 dentists and 7 hygienists all in northern NJ. He presently limits his personal practice to difficult and unusual cases, oral health, mentoring, practice administration and development.

            A graduate of Rutgers College as well as the Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dental Medicine, where he later taught prosthodontics and oral diagnosis, he has written and continues to write articles on all aspects of dentistry. This has expanded into founding and directing the New Jersey Health Professionals Development Institute (NJHPDI).

            Dr. Feiler has been an Accredited Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) for over 20 years. He has been an Elite and Premier Invisalign Provider and a member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry,  Academy of General Dentistry and the American Society of Pediatric Dentistry. Among Dr. Feiler's other achievements are a fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry and with a background in biochemistry and dental research, a fellowship at the National Institute of Dental Research in Bethesda, Maryland.



            Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

            "My main reason for attending the course was the content and to hear Dr. Feiler speak"

            "Loved the speaker ... this was one of the best courses I have taken"

            "The course was good. Enjoyed the additional information on how Dr. Feiler's hygienists work in an expanded manner would be helpful"

            "Had many opportunities to speak with Dr. Feiler - my professional/personal objectives were very well met"

            "Interactive - speaker was very willing to stop to answer questions"

            "Excellent synopsis - over exceeded my objectives"

            "Very informative and comprehensive...A+ Grade!" " Dr. Feiler... An excellent educator with a passion for the profession of dentistry." Dr. Ronald Petrosky

            "I liked the course and will take home a great deal of information.  A lot of good topics were covered that were interesting and useful.  Dr. Feiler is an excellent presenter." Ms. Laura Clements

            "A nice refreshing course that serves as a reminder that hygienists are much more than "tooth cleaners" and that our capabilities extend to many different areas of a dental practice." Ms. Alicia Bacharach, RDH

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            INFECTION CONTROL:
            What Your Office Needs to Know

              

            Presenter: Harold Edelman, DDS
            AGD Coding
            CE Credits: 4
            AGD Code: 148
            Subject:Infectious Disease
            Lecture
            Date: Sunday September 8, 2013
            Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
            Tuition:
            Adv. Registration: (By Aug. 15)
            Dentist $125 /Staff $60

            General Registration: (Post Aug. 15)
            Dentists $195 /Staff $125



            * Breakfast Included*






            Course Description:

            This course is a required and comprehensive update on infection control issues:

            • Hand hygiene
            • Nitrous oxide
            • Latex sensitivity
            • Updated guidelines on Post Exposure Management
            • Engineered sharps/safety devices
            • Immunization series recommended for DHCW
            • And more!

            There is one intangible that you just cannot convey in any promotional and that is Dr. Edelman's ability to connect with his clinical colleagues on the subject of Infection Control in a language and clinical relevancy they understand.

            Here is what you will leave with:

            • 4 CE Credits AGD credit (approved PACE Program Provider)
            • Satisfaction of OSHA's annual training requirement for all employees present
            • Certification for those employees designated as the OSHA Staff person in their office
            • New updated inserts for your exposure control plan
            • NY Licensee's satisfaction of the NY State Infection Control Requirements
            • Updated and Current CDC Infection Control Guidelines

            About the Speaker: Harold Edelman, DDS Dr. Edelman lectures nationally on OSHA Compliance/Infection Control and related issues. He has provided infection control services and programs to over 800 dental offices. Dr. Edelman is certified by OSHA to teach "Voluntary Compliance in the Private Sector" and "Biohazards".

            Dr. Edelman has served as an expert witness in infection control litigation.





            Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course:

            "I will definitely recommend this course & NJHPDI to other professionals"

            "Dr. Edelman was very personable and entertaining"

            "He covered questions I had -- it was a very interesting course"

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            UNDERSTANDING ALL-CERAMICS:
            What's New? What's Proven? Controversies & Clinical Tips
             

            Presenter: Damon Adams, DMD                              AGD Coding
                                                                                           CE Credits: 6
                                                                                           AGD Code: 784
                                                                                           Subject:Esthetics, All Ceramic Crowns
                                                                                            Lecture

            Date: Friday, September 13, 2013                            Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

            Tuition:  Dentists $275 l Staff w/ Dentist $175                      
                          Staff without Dentist $225                          *Breakfast and Lunch Included*
                          Advanced Registration $50 off by 8/23/13
                          (Does not apply to Group Rate)


            Sponsored by: Excel Dental Labs

            Course Description:

            Knowledge of the latest indirect dental materials is vital to maximizing the aesthetic and functional success of your team-created restorations. Dr. Adams will help you increase your understanding of the most advanced materials with the goal of making better-informed choices. A basic knowledge of today's all-ceramic materials is also a must for today's assistants and hygienists, allowing them to explain, discuss, and support treatment plans presented to patients that include these advanced aesthetic options. 

            This full-day seminar is recommended for doctors, chairside assistants, hygienists, and dental technicians. 

            Learning objectives:

            Participant will learn:
            • What are the clinical factors that can make the difference between success and failure for your all-ceramic cases?
            • What you and your office team can do to help the laboratory team give back the best result
            • The basic classifications of the all-ceramic materials currently available
            • Advantages and disadvantages of each class of modern all-ceramic materials
            • A review of some of the latest developments and innovations in the world of all-ceramics
            • How to minimize all-ceramic fractures/failures to reduce stress and increase profits
            • 100% zirconium restorations: Evidence-based data versus future challenges 
            • New coping designs for HIP'd zirconia. Should our labs be slow cooling or fast cooling zirconia restorations? Myths versusresearch!
            • What are the best cements for all-ceramics available today? The latest approaches to increase bond strength and decrease microleakage. Curing challenges under ACs?
            • An update on surface treatments for all-ceramics. Making it much simpler!
            • CAD/CAM technology and its implication for your practice. Should you have in-office CAD/CAM technology? What are the alternatives?
            • Digital impressions v. physical impressions v. all-ceramics: What are the advantages?
            • Treatment planning considerations for all-ceramics: opening the doctor-technician channels
            • Key photos to take for improved doctor-technician communication
            • Are all-ceramics always the best choice? What are some of the best alternatives?
            • The role of occlusion in the function and longevity of all-ceramics
            • Ways to improve bite registrations for your dental lab team to ensure better occlusal results

            About the Speaker:
            Damon C. Adams, DMD

            Dr. Damon C. Adams, a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, is an assistant clinical professor at the University of Toledo, College of Medicine. He lectures internationally emphasizing doctor-technician relationships and techno-clinical perspectives. He also facilitates hands-on preparation workshops designed to optimize the utilization of all ceramic systems. In addition to his years in private practice, he has had the opportunity to serve as a doctor-technician liaison for numerous dental laboratories throughout North America since 1996. Dr. Adams is the editor-in-chief of Dentistry Today and, prior to taking this position, was listed in Dentistry Today's Leaders in Continuing Education for over 7 years. In addition, he also serves on the Advisory Board for Spectrum Dialogue (Palmeri Publications).

            Dr. Adams is a member of the ADA, AGD, AACD, SCAD, and the National Association of Dental Laboratories.

            (Disclosure: Dr. Adams has no financial interest in any of the companies/products referred to his programs or articles; Dr. Adams strictly respects PACE/CERP guidelines.)


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            PERIODONTAL PLASTIC SURGERY FOR THE RESTORATIVE DENTIST: Free Gingival and Connective Tissue Grafts (Hands-On)  

            Presenter: Jon B. Suzuki, DDS, PhD, MBA, FACD

            AGD Coding
            CE Credits: 7
            AGD Code: 492
            Subject: Soft Tissue Surgery
            Participation

            Date: Friday, September 20, 2013

            Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm

            Tuition: Dentists $645
            Advanced Registration $150 off by 8/15/13

            Sponsored by: HuFriedy, Dowell Dental Products


            Limited to 30 Attendees

            *Breakfast and Gourmet Lunch Included*
            (Let us know of any special dietary needs)



            Course Description:

            Increasing clinical recognition of mucogingival defects including gingival recession may require Periodontal Plastic Surgery (Mucogingival soft tissue surgery). Free Gingival Grafts (Autogenous and Allograft) are used to augment existing lack of keratinized gingival or enhance a pre-implant or pre-prosthetic site.
            Connective Tissue (Autogenous and Allograft) are used for root coverage or to enhance a thin biotype for prosthetic or esthetic improvements of soft tissue. This course includes lecture, video, and hands-on (pig jaws) opportunities to understand these concepts and apply them to clinical practice.

            Course Objectives:

            1. Diagnose mucogingival defects
            2. Recognize pre-implant and pre-prosthetic clinical sites requiring plastic surgery
            3. Know how to harvest soft tissue autografts for mucogingival graft surgery
            4. Know how to use soft tissue allografts for mucogingival surgery
            5. Know how to apply these procedures for free gingival graft and connective tissue graft surgery

              About the Speaker:
              Jon B. Suzuki, DDS, PhD, MBA, FACD

              Dr. Jon Suzuki has a Presidential Appointment as Professor of Microbiology in the School of Medicine and Professor of Periodontology in the School of Dentistry at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. He has been Dean of the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and Chief of Hospital Dentistry, UPMC-Presbyterian University Hospital. Dr. Suzuki received his DDS from Loyola University of Chicago and his PhD in Microbiology from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He completed an NIH Fellowship in Immunology at the University of Washington in Seattle, and has a Clinical Certificate in Periodontics at University of Maryland. He is a fellow of the American and International College of Dentists, a Specialist Microbiologist of the American College of Microbiology, a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantology, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Suzuki has published over 100 papers, chapters and symposia, 175 abstracts, and one textbook in Medical Technology. He is in private practice limited to Periodontics in Philadelphia.

              Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

              "Excellent day of Continuing Ed., Dr. Suzuki is easy to follow and thorough"

              "Dr. Suzuki was very approachable AND he answered all of my questions"

              "Dr. Suzuki is a superb teacher -- it was a well organized course"

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              LOCAL ANESTHETICS AND ANALGESICS (SUNDAY) 

              Presenter: Elliot V Hersh DMD, MS, PhD

              AGD Coding
              CE Credits: 6
              AGD Code: 132
              Subject: Anesthesia & Pain Control
              Lecture

              Date: Sunday, September 22, 2013

              Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

              Tuition: Dentist $245 | Staff $145
              Advanced Registration $50 off by 8/15/13

              Sponsored by: Septodont

              *Breakfast and Gourmet Lunch Included*
              (Let us know of any special dietary needs)

              Course Description:

              Local anesthetics and their associated vasoconstrictors have had a long history of safety and efficacy in dental practice. However adverse reactions and drug interactions to dental local anesthetic solutions occasionally do occur. Pediatric dental patients are an especially vulnerable group to overdose reactions with local anesthetics and it is critical that the clinician does not exceed maximum recommended dosages of these agents. Two new entities which impact on how we provide local anesthesia recently received FDA-approval; 4% articaine with 1:200,000 epinephrine (Septocaine® 1:200,000) and the “much hyped” local anesthetic reversal agent, phentolamine mesylate (Oraverse®).  How well do these drugs actually work and where is their place in the overall practice of dentistry.  What about OTC toothache medications containing benzocaine, do the work in well controlled double-blind clinical trials? An investigational intranasal “spray” formulation of local anesthesia is currently in clinical development which has the potential to provide maxillary anesthesia from 2nd premolar to 2nd premolar without the need for a conventional injection, what does the current data show us.
               
              The presentation will first review the biochemical and physiological mechanisms behind post-surgical dental pain and then discuss various double-blind randomized controlled trials on the efficacy of various analgesic agents following the surgical removal of impacted third molar teeth. The final portion of this discussion will focus on meta analysis data for various analgesics in both dental pain and other post-surgical pain models. “IN OTHER WORDS WHICH ANALGESICS CONSISTENTLY LEAD THE PACK AND WHICH ARE CONSISTENTLY DOGS”. An updated flexible analgesic schedule which will be published in April 2011 will also be introduced. 
               
              The course will enable the participant to:
              1.  Calculate maximum recommended doses of local anesthetic agents as they relate to pediatric dental patients
               
              2.  Identify the drug groups where adverse interactions are most likely to occur with epinephrine containing dental local anesthetic solutions
               
              3.  Discuss where it might be advantageous to employ articaine with 1:200,000 epinephrine over articaine with 1:100,000 epinephrine
               
              4.  Discuss clinical trial results on the efficacy of topical benzocaine in spontaneous toothache pain relief
               
              5.  Discuss the clinical trial results that supports the ability of phentolamine mesylate to accelerate the recovery of soft tissue function following restorative and periodontal maintenance procedure that were performed under routine dental local anesthesia
               
              6.  Discuss the utility of the oral surgery pain model
               
              7.  List various peripheral chemical mediators which contribute to post-surgical dental pain
               
              8.  Compare the analgesic efficacy of NSAIDs to single entity oral opioids in randomized placebo controlled double-blind oral surgery pain studies
               
              9.  Describe the rationale for combining opioid with non-opioid analgesic agents
               
              10. Compare the short-term side effect profile of NSAIDs versus opioids
               
              11. Discuss meta-analysis data on the numbers needed treat (NNT) to obtain one additional patient with at least 50% maximum pain relief beyond the placebo treatment

                About the Speaker:
                Elliot V Hersh DMD, MS, PhD

                Dr. Hersh is a professor of Pharmacology, Professor of Oral Surgery and Pharmacology, and Director of the Division of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Hersh is one of the principal investigators in the clinical development of several pharmaceutical products. He is on the editorial board of Clinical Therapeutics, Current Medical Research and Opinion and the Journal of Clinical Dentistry. 


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                Oral Pathology: Diagnosis and Treatment   

                Presenter: Paul Freedman, DDS

                AGD Coding
                CE Credits: 4
                AGD Code: 730
                Subject: Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis, Pathology
                Lecture

                Date: Friday, September 27, 2013

                Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm

                Tuition: 
                      Dentists $235 | Staff $145
                      Group Rate:
                      1 Dentist + 1 Staff 
                or 3
                Staff  $295

                Advanced Registration $40 off by 8/15/13
                *(Does not apply to Group Rate)

                *Breakfast included

                Course Description:

                “The Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Oral Mucous Membrane Diseases”

                In this lecture the attendee will learn the differential diagnosis and current therapeutic approaches utilized in evaluation and treatment of the most common oral mucous membrane diseases including:
                • Herpes simplex infection
                • Recurrent aphthous stomatitis
                • Desquamative gingivitis
                • Lichen planus
                • Lichenoid drug reactions
                • Benign mucous membrane pemphigoid
                • Pemphigus vulgaris, erythema multiforme
                • Candidiasis
                • Herpes zoster
                • Herpangina
                • Geographic tongue
                • Leukoedema
                “Oral Premalignant Lesions, Oral Cancer and the Effects of Tobacco and Other Carcinogens on the Oral Mucosa”

                In this lecture the attendee will have learned the differential diagnosis and most up-to-date information regarding risk factors for the development of dysplastic and malignant oral lesions with the following:
                • Tobacco
                • Smokeless tobacco
                • Mouthwashes
                • Betel nut quid
                • Actinic damage
                • Iron deficiency
                • Viruses
                • The lesions discussed include:
                • Snuff dippers keratosis
                • Leukoplakia
                • Erythroplakia
                • Koilocytic dysplasia
                • Submucous fibrosis
                • Proliferative verrucous leukoplakia
                • Sideropenic dysphagia
                • Squamous cell carcinoma
                • Verrucous carcinoma

                About the Speaker:
                Paul Freedman, DDS

                Dr. Paul Freedman is the Director of Oral Pathology Laboratories in Flushing, NY and the Director for the Oral Pathology department at NY Hospital Medical Center in Queens, NY. He is the Associate Professor of Surgery, Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology at Weill Medical College, Cornell University in NYC and is also the President of the NY Institute of Clinical Oral Pathology at NY Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Freedman has held several board positions as director, VP and Past President of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, is a member and consultant for numerous dental organizations.


                Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

                "Very thorough! A great summary of common conditions and how to treat!"
                "Dr. Freedman was fantastic."
                "Very good presentation.  Informative. Friendly."

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                ATRAUMATIC AND EFFICIENT EXODONTIA:
                New Concepts and Technology in Oral Surgery
                for the Gener
                al Dentist (Hands-On)

                2-Day Continuous Hands-On Course   

                Presenter: Karl R. Koerner, DDS, MS

                AGD Coding
                CE Credits: 12
                AGD Code: 311
                Subject: Exodontia
                Participation

                Date:  Friday, October 4, 2013    &
                          Saturday, October 5, 2013

                Tuition: Dentists $985    

                Advanced Registration $100 off by 9/25/13

                Sponsored by: HuFriedy, BioHorizons & Dowell Dental Products


                Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm

                          8:00am - 2:00pm 
                Limited to 30 Attendees

                Breakfast & Light Gourmet Lunch Provided

                (Let us know of any special dietary needs)




                Course Description:

                Implants and esthetic bridges require atraumatic extractions. The emphasis of this presentation is on routine extractions that become more difficult than expected

                The presentation will cover:

                • Advanced instruments and procedures as taught in modern oral surgery residency
                • How to avoid or manage many common complications, such as bleeding problems with patients on anticoagulants
                • Managing infections

                Single extraction expertise will be taken to the next level for socket preservations, multiple extractions with alveoplasty, frenectomies, exostosis removal and other minor dentoalveolar procedures.

                This course will enable the general dentist to:

                • Broaden the range of surgery procedures done in the office
                • Better avoid or treat common surgical complications
                • Do surgery procedures more quickly and predictably
                • More clearly understand surgical "standards of care"
                • Have a better grasp of what surgery procedures need to be referred
                • Do socket bone grafts according to current, commonly used techniques

                The hands-on portion will be performed on life-like dentoform models, performing surgery procedures that are a prelude to doing them on patients. The principles and techniques from the discussion will be realistically implemented on the models.   

                The following will be performed on the models during the Hands-On portion:

                • A surgical extraction
                • Socket preservation with bone graft material and barrier membrane
                • A partial bone impaction performed with flap reflection
                • Bone removal to avoid sensitive anatomic structure
                • Preventing a dry socket
                • Multiple extractions followed by alveoplasty and continuous-lock suturing
                • Other minor oral surgery procedures

                This course will enable the general dentist to:

                • Go back to the office with superior knowledge
                • Have a solid feel for soft tissue incisions, bone removal and placement of bone graft material
                • Know first-hand how various surgical materials are used and/or manipulated
                • Receive one-on-one instruction and feedback on a number of procedures
                • Understand what current "standards of care" are regarding several surgeries commonly done in a general practice

                About the Speaker:
                Karl R. Koerner, DDS, MS

                Dr. Karl Koerner has presented hundreds of didactic and participation oral surgery courses at international, national, and regional meetings and at the state level for many dental associations and AGD groups. He is currently Head of The Department of Oral Surgery at the Scottsdale Center for Dental Education where he teaches and coordinates the oral surgery curriculum. Dr. Koerner limits his practice to minor oral surgery procedures including exondontia and implants.

                Dr. Koerner graduated from the University of Washington School of Dentistry, completed a general practice residency in the U.S. Army, and has a Masters Degree in Education.

                Dr. Koerner is the author of many articles on various aspects of oral surgery for the general dentist and has authored and co-authored many books. He has been featured in several video tapes for the profession including three made recently with Dr. Gordon Christensen on exondontia, third molar surgery and medical emergencies. He is past president of the Utah Dental Association and the Utah Academy of General Dentistry.

                Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

                "Very informative course. Dr. Koerner was a great presenter & teacher & was very accessible for help and to answer questions"

                "Dr. Koerner's presentation was clear, concise and helpful. After 25 years of performing oral surgery as a GP, I feel renewed and refreshed" "I am satisfied with my interaction with the sponsor"

                "Dr. Koerner was excellent, no ego, just good, practical information!"

                "Speaker was excellent - Top Quality!"

                "Dr. Koerner was very responsive and well organized. I have done a good bit of surgery in 36 years but still learned a lot."

                "Came here to learn about socket grafting and got much more."


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                RISK MANAGEMENT (Evening)  

                Presenter: Russ Pride, MA, CPHRM CE Credits: 3

                Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2013  Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

                Tuition: Dentist $195 / Staff $125

                             Adv. Registration $50 off by 9/15/13

                Course is recommended for Dentist and the whole TEAM including
                hygienists, clinical assistants, and administrative staff.

                Course Overview 
                • Presentation of Princeton dental claims analysis for past 10 yrs
                • Analysis includes
                  • Allegations
                  • Risk management-related issues

                Dental Office/Practice 

                • Credentialing of partners, associates and dental staff (hygienists, dental assistants)
                • Closing or leaving a practice
                • Confidentiality of patient info, office practice business info, etc. (for employees)
                • Emergency response plans for the office practice
                • Addressing incidents or PCEs (potentially compensable events)
                • Documentation
                  • Paper
                  • Electronic
                • Late record entries, wrong entries, adding info after an incident, improper deletion of info, spoliation
                • Record maintenance (how long for adults, minors, destruction of old records)
                • EDR (electronic dental records):  risks and benefits
                • Overdue accounts referred to collections
                • Disparaging or judging other dentists’ work
                • Practice Handbook (policies and procedures to educate practice staff on standardized response to typical and non-routine events in the daily office activities)
                • Patient Handbook/Pamphlet (what to expect from office, what is expected of patient)

                Dental Patients 

                • Patient satisfaction directly correlates with perception of quality of care
                • Understanding patient expectations and curbing unrealistic expectations before tx begins
                • Improving patient-dentist communication with better-honed skill sets
                • Dealing with difficult, non-compliant or disruptive/threatening patients
                • Discharging a patient from your practice (when, how, managed care considerations)
                • Referrals and consultations (verbal, written, follow-up, who’s responsible for pt?)
                • Requests for records (from pt, guardian, estate,  insurance, attorney, Summons and Complaint, etc) and HIPAA considerations
                • Refund demands (direct to patient and those involving insurance)
                • Informed consent: pre-printed forms vs. doctor-patient discussion
                • Importance of a complete and periodically-updated patient medical history
                • Discharge instructions post-treatment

                Special Dental Risks 

                • Expanded responsibility using Cone Beam CT
                • New products, procedures (Botox, Restylane/Derma fillers, Veneers, etc.)
                • Pre-treatment sedation (e.g., patient driving to office visit following oral sedation and causing an auto accident)
                • Less frequent, more damaging allegations and how to prepare

                Course Review 

                • Review of specific dental claims to highlight key risk issues
                  • Wrong tooth - RM issues addressed:
                  • Nerve injury/paresthesia/perforation - RM issues addressed
                  • Failure to diagnose - RM issues addressed

                Course Summary

                • How to protect yourself in the future
                • Defensibility of a dental claim:  what helps, what hinders

                About the Speaker:
                Russ Pride

                Dr. Russ Pride has been a Healthcare Risk Consultant with Princeton Insurance for the past 15 years.  He has forged working relationships with insured physicians and dentists to promote patient safety initiatives that reduce risk exposures in medical and dental office practice settings with the added benefit of increasing patient satisfaction with the services provided.

                A Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) through the American Hospital Association since 2001, Russ maintains active memberships with the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM), the New Jersey Society for Healthcare Risk Managers (SHCRMNJ), and the Philadelphia Area Society of Healthcare Risk Managers (PASHRM). 

                He is a faculty member of the Institute for Healthcare Communication (IHC) - based in New Haven, CT - conducting workshops in Clinician-Patient Communication.  A clinician’s communication skills establish the tone of the provider-patient relationship and influence a patient’s perceptions with respect to quality of care received.  A negative impression regarding that care has motivated some patients to pursue a claim of negligence or malpractice.  Research findings support the premise that clinicians with effective communication skills seldom get sued.  

                Russ has been instrumental in developing the Dental Office Practice Toolkit for Princeton insureds.  The toolkit includes guidelines for identifying and mitigating risks, sample letters, customizable forms, and other resources to assist the doctor and practice staff in handling routine and not-so-routine matters.  He is a contributor to Princeton’s Risk Review and Risk Alert – authoring articles on timely dental issues, such as use of Cone Beam CT in the dental office, and risks associated with cosmetic dentistry.

                Analysis of closed dental claims - aggregating data to (1) develop an overview of primary allegations and leading risk management issues and (2) identify trends - enables Russ to deliver a proactive Risk Management/Patient Safety presentation for dentists.

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                DR. FARRAN'S ONE DAY DENTAL MBA - PRACTICE DEVELOPMENT  (Mt. Laurel, NJ)  

                Presenter: Howard Farran, DDS, MBA

                AGD Coding
                CE Credits: 6
                AGD Code: 550
                Subject: Practice Management
                Lecture

                Date: Thursday, October 17, 2013

                Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

                Tuition: Adv. Registration (by Sept. 30) 
                             Dentists $225  |  Staff $175
                             General Registration (post Sept. 30)   
                             Dentists $275  |  Staff $225
                             Group Rate:
                             (3 staff) $395

                Sponsored by: Dental Marketers


                *Breakfast Included
                and Lunch Voucher Provided*

                Course Description:

                Dr. Farran’s seminar focuses on:
                • The business of running a dental office
                • The things that every business needs to do during this great economic contraction
                • What every business needs to make their products and services more efficient
                • The things that can realistically be managed and what functions your business should have
                This seminar is perfect and the timing couldn’t be better!
                • Learn how to apply time-tested MBA-level management to your office
                • Learn how to build a winning team without any hype, fluff or wishful thinking
                • Learn how to get twice as much done in half the time while reducing your stress
                • Understand how to learn and commit to operations and logistics, instead of chaos and guesswork
                • Learn to focus your practice: market differentiation, cost leadership and niche market
                • Learn which sectors in dentistry are growing faster with higher net income so you can focus your practice for profitability
                • Learn how to develop a relationship-based practice instead of a product-based practice
                • Recognize why you need to understand evidence-based dentistry before it recognizes you
                • Increase treatment plan acceptance by understanding market segmentation and price elasticity
                • Learn to sell wants-based dentistry instead of needs-based dentistry
                • Learn the law of diminishing marginal utility of dental services and why it must be understood for effective case acceptance and treatment planning
                • See how going digital can dramatically increase your case acceptance
                • Learn the real reasons patients put off dental treatment
                • Learn the ultimate staffing formula so everyone dives for the ball
                • Learn the first and second laws of customer satisfaction
                • Understand the importance of a staff bonus and how to implement one
                • Teach your staff the importance of understanding the eight principles of waiting

                About the Speaker:
                Howard Farran, DDS, MBA

                Howard Farran is a noted international lecturer on faster,easier, more efficient dentistry.  He has captivated audiences around the world with his innovative, informational and entertaining style. In his seminar entitled, “The Virtues of Profitable Dentistry” he gets down to the nitty gritty details of running a thriving family practice. He can show any dental team how they too can achieve their dreams and goals.  
                Dr. Farran graduated from UMKC Dental School in 1987. He earned his MBA from Arizona State University in 1999.  He received his MAGD in 1998. He received his Diplomate in the International College of Oral Implantology in 1998.  Dr. Farran has received wide-range recognition, such as being named Alumni of the Year by the University of Missouri in 1997, Arizona Public Health Dentist of the Year Award in 1995 by the Arizona Office of Dental Health, and the Arizona Award in 1989 from the Arizona State Dental Association for outstanding contributions made to the profession of dentistry efforts to fluoridate the water of Phoenix. Dr. Farran is the founder and publisher of Dentaltown Magazine, which is mailed to more than 120,000 dentists in 43 countries each month. Dr. Farran is also the founder of Hygienetown.com, Orthotown.com and the flagship site, Dentaltown.com where more than 140,000 registered dental professionals share information with each other on a daily basis! Dr. Farran is  the author of several dental practice management articles and multiple video series. His experience ranges from all aspects of practice management, including business planning, operations and  finance, to ecommerce business and Internet marketing.

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                THE COMPLETE REMOVABLE RESTORATIVE DENTAL SYSTEM (HANDS-ON) (Mt. Laurel, NJ)  

                Presenter: Michael Goodman, CEO Equipoise

                AGD Coding
                CE Credits: 6
                AGD Code: 670
                Subject:Prosthodontics/Removable
                Participation

                Date: Thursday, October 17, 2013

                 Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

                Tuition: Adv. Registration (by Sept. 30)
                             Dentists $195  |  Staff $125
                             General Registration (post Sept. 30)   
                             Dentists $245  |  Staff $175
                             Group Rate:
                             (1 Dentist & 2 Staff): $395 


                Sponsored by: Nobilium/Ticonium

                Limited to 24 Attendees

                *Breakfast Included 
                and Lunch Voucher Provided*


                  

                Course Description:

                The Equipoise design assures the dentist and patient of a successful removable prosthesis by directing all forces along the long axis of the tooth during function. This removable design is based on Class II lever physics and balance of force principles of engineering. All designs require minimal tooth preparation.

                A comprehensive examination of biomechanics in RPD design will include:
                • Class II vs Class I physics in design and construction
                • The four basic Equipoise designs
                • The five major criteria for proper RPD design
                • Basic Equipoise, semi-precision milled Equipoise, precision C & L attachment
                • C & L precision implant designs
                The following will be discussed:
                • Filling an important area in your practice with a proven complete system.
                • EQ implant tooth borne solutions consistent with physiological movements
                • Single crowns for free-end saddle design
                • How Equipoise is a minimally invasive technique
                • How crucial stability is for success with RPDs
                • The importance of guide planes on exiting dentition cases
                • Practice Management, Materials, Tooling and Procedures 
                Clinical case studies will show the many usages and versatility of the Equipoise system. Difficult perio and tooth configuration case scenarios, Equipoise with implants, single abutments for free end saddles, and more will be discussed.

                Attendees will learn how to treatment plan cases and how easy and manageable the Equipoise System is to use. You will learn how to incorporate a philosophy of design which is simple, profitable and rewarding for you and your patients. 

                Participants should bring diagnostic casts for prep and evaluation.

                About the Speaker
                Michael Goodman
                 
                               
                Michael Goodman is a graduate of the University of Florida in Gainesville and the Magna Institute of Dental Technology, specializing in crown & bridge and denture.

                As the President of the Equipoise Dental Center, he runs the Equipoise Dental Laboratory and trains and licenses dental laboratories in the principles of Equipoise. He also manufactures Equipoise products, and attachments. Mr. Goodman has been presenting Equipoise courses to dentists and dental laboratories nationally and internationally for over 20 years. 


                He has been published in the Journal of the Academy of General Dentistry, Dental Products Report and Dental Economics. He co-authored with Dr. Neal Seltzer. "Predictable Long Term Results Using Properly Designed Removable Partial Dentures & Rest Preparations in Crowns & Natural Dentition." Dentistry Today, and is responsible for the CRA report, July 2003.

                Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

                "A game changer! Once I started doing Equipoise Prosthetics in my office, I could never ever think of returning to the way I used to design removable prosthetics before.”

                “What a great lecture! It was a good opportunity to familiarize myself with the technique and a wonderful way to educate my dentists into keeping endodontically treated teeth. This is definitely right in line with the Pankey philosophy of keeping the patient’s natural dentition in full function for the rest of the patient’s life." 

                “Your course on the Equipoise RPD designed system has changed my life in dentistry forever. I now enjoy delivering removable prosthesis that work beautifully. The C&L precision crowns and attachments are remarkable! My patients finally have RPD’s which are comfortable, totally functional and esthetic.” 

                “It was my pleasure to meet with you, and I congratulate you for your continued innovative work in removable prosthodontics.”

                For more information, please visit:
                http://www.equipoisedental.com/index.php


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                UNDERSTANDING AND PERFECTING OCCLUSION (HANDS-ON) (Mt. Laurel, NJ)  

                Presenter: Robert Kerstein, DMD

                AGD Coding
                CE Credits: 6
                AGD Code: 184
                Subject: Occlusal Adjustment
                Participation

                Date: Thursday, October 17, 2013

                Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm

                Tuition: General Registration (post Sept. 30)   
                             Dentists $325  | Staff w/Dentist    $75
                                                     Staff w/o Dentist $175

                Sponsored by: Tekscan

                *Breakfast Included 
                and Lunch Voucher Provided*


                Limited to 30 Attendees

                Course Description:

                Discover the difference between ordinary and extraordinary! Computerized Occlusal Analysis provides clinicians with a far better understanding of occlusion than ever before.

                Dr. Kerstein is a 
                superb lecturer, taking you to a new understanding and allowing you to perfect occlusion to a level impossible without computers

                Clinical cases will be reviewed to demonstrate time and relative force based analysis of tooth to tooth dynamics. Many clinical cases will be presented, demonstrating clinical applications for use in creating balanced occlusion in cosmetic, pain management, prosthetic and implant cases.

                Occlusion is accepted universally as a key element for successful dentistry. The time has come to take the necessary steps to understand and control its impact.

                Topics:
                • Modern concepts of occlusion and guidance development
                • The relationship of occlusal findings and musculature and patient symptoms
                • How to check occlusion with marking paper and what the marks mean
                • How to record and adjust occlusal contacts using a computer
                • Analyzing time vs. force measurements
                • How to know what to adjust
                Hands-On Portion:
                Dentists will break into groups of 3 or 4 and each participant will check occlusion on others in the group. Each person will get "hands-on" time with sophisticated occlusal sensors and computer programs, collecting and interpreting data, while allowing them to perfect occlusions.

                Attendees are encouraged to bring their laptop & T-Scan (if they own one) to the course.

                About the Speaker:
                Robert Kerstein, DMD

                Dr. Robert Kerstein received his DMD degree in 1983 and his Prosthodontic Certificate in 1985, both from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. From 1985 - 1998, he maintained an active appointment at Tufts as a clinical professor teaching fixed and removable Prosthodontics in the department of Restorative Dentistry. During those years, Dr. Kerstein intensively studied computerized occlusal analysis where his research focused on the role that Occlusion and lengthy Disclusion time plays in the etiology of Chronic Myofascial Pain Dysfunction Syndrome. Dr. Kerstein's 24 years of research with the T-Scan, has led to his becoming the leading author and clinician in the field of Computerized Occlusal analysis. He has lectured nationally and internationally regarding Prosthetic Dentistry, Anterior Guidance, Computerized Occlusal Analysis, and Disclusion Time Reduction.

                Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

                "I loved this course! Dr. Kerstein is an excellent professional speaker."

                "I would recommend this course."

                "This course surpassed my professional learning objectives!"

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                THE EXPANDED DENTAL PRACTICE: DENTISTS, HYGIENISTS AND TEAM  (Mt. Laurel, NJ)    

                Presenter: Kenneth N. Feiler, DMD

                AGD Coding
                CE Credits: 7
                AGD Code: 551
                Subject: Auxiliary Utilization/
                Practice Mngt.
                Lecture

                Date: Thursday, October 17, 2013

                Time:8:30am - 4:30pm

                Tuition: Adv. Registration (by Sept. 30)
                             Dentists $195  |  Staff $125
                             General Registration (post Sept. 30)
                             Dentists $245  |  Staff $175
                             Group Rate:
                             (1 Dentist & 2 Staff or 3 staff): $395              

                Sponsored by: AMD Lasers, Oral ID
                                       Q-Optics, SmileReminder

                *Breakfast Included 
                and Lunch Voucher Provided*



                Course Description:

                • Are you up to date? 
                • Are you aware how much more you can do? How do you keep your hygienist and your whole practice busy?
                • Are you burning out and want more to invigorate you?
                • Impress your patients, improve their treatment and enjoy practicing more.
                • You will feel excited after this course and ready to make changes and additions in your practice!
                • Learn many new areas, techniques and policies to add to your practice!

                Dentists that include dental hygienists as an important part of their dental team can improve the delivery of oral healthcare to their patients by not only expanding the dental hygienist, but by including themselves and the whole practice, increasing enjoyment, quality of care and productivity all at the same time


                You will learn how to expand yourself and practice in:

                Philosophy of care and practice management, computerized charting, photography, digital radiography, non surgical periodontal care, oral pathology, oral medicine, cosmetics (dental, oral and facial), orofacial development and growth, orthodontics, pharmacology, medical histories, medical emergencies, occlusion, lasers, diagnostics, TMJ and orofacial pain, sealants, new chemotherapeutic  agents and delivery systems, anesthetics, pediatric dentistry, implants, halitosis, snoring and sleep apnea, and more!

                About the Speaker:
                Kenneth N. Feiler, DMD, FAGD


                Dr. Feiler started his dental practice in 1979 as a solo general practitioner with a special interest in bonded composite cosmetic makeovers, morphing into a large group practice a year later and then as a cosmetic dentist developed a boutique cosmetic group practice in 1985. With the addition of orthodontics and surgery, it again developed into a large multi-specialty group. Feiler Dental Associates has had ten different offices located over the years in both NJ and NY, and presently is a multi-specialty, multi-location group practice, with 40 total staff employed, including 3 locations, 9 dentists and 6 hygienists all in northern NJ. He presently limits his personal practice to difficult and unusual cases, preventive dentistry and health, mentoring within his group and practice administration and development.

                Dr. Feiler has been an Accredited Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) for over 20 years. He has been a Premier Invisalign Provider since its inception and is a member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry,  Academy of General Dentistry and the American Society of Pediatric Dentistry. Among Dr. Feiler's other achievements are a fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry and with a background in biochemistry and dental research, a fellowship at the National Institute of Dental Research in Bethesda, Maryland.

                Dr. Feiler is always open and happy to provide help to any dental professional, other health professionals, educators or members of the public with advice or information.


                This course will motivate Dentists to take their practice and Hygienists to take their skills to a new level!


                Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

                "My main reason for attending the course was the content and to hear Dr. Feiler speak"

                "Loved the speaker ... this was one of the best courses I have taken"

                "The course was good. Enjoyed the additional information on how Dr. Feiler's hygienists work in an expanded manner would be helpful"

                "Had many opportunities to speak with Dr. Feiler - my professional/personal objectives were very well met"

                "Interactive - speaker was very willing to stop to answer questions"

                "Excellent synopsis - over exceeded my objectives"

                "Very informative and comprehensive...A+ Grade!" " Dr. Feiler... An excellent educator with a passion for the profession of dentistry." Dr. Ronald Petrosky

                "I liked the course and will take home a great deal of information.  A lot of good topics were covered that were interesting and useful.  Dr. Feiler is an excellent presenter." Ms. Laura Clements

                "A nice refreshing course that serves as a reminder that hygienists are much more than "tooth cleaners" and that our capabilities extend to many different areas of a dental practice." Ms. Alicia Bacharach, RDH

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                THE ZIRCONIA SCREW RETAINED IMPLANT BRIDGE: TREATMENT PLANNING, SURGERY, PROSTHETICS
                (Mt. Laurel, NJ)  

                Presenter: Michael Tischler, DDS

                AGD Coding
                CE Credits: 7
                AGD Code: 704
                Subject: Implant Placement Surgery
                Lecture

                Date: Friday, October 18, 2013

                Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm

                Tuition: 
                           
                Adv. Registration (by Sept. 30)
                           Dentists $225  |  Staff $125
                           General Registration (post Sept.30) 
                           Dentists $275  |  Staff $175

                Sponsored by: BioHorizons & iCAT

                *Breakfast Included and Lunch Voucher Provided*









                Course Description:

                Dr. Tischler will guide attendees through the steps to  restore a patients mouth with a zirconia implant bridge. Through multiple case presentations and guiding  principles, he will cover the 
                steps of treatment planning, surgery, and prosthetics for success with this implant prosthetic choice.

                Dr. Tischler will show how this zirconia bridge is a better choice than Hybrid Bridges, Bar Overdentures, and PFM screw retained bridges. The Zirkonzahn Prettau™ zirconia Dr. Tischler uses, will not chip, will not wear and has unsurpassed esthetics.

                This one day course is for the surgeon AND the restorative dentist. Through understanding both the surgical and restorative disciplines, clinicians can create clinical excellence and success  in their practice. Dr. Tischler’s presentation of exhaustive case documentation and   
                clinical rationale will allow you to bring this zirconia Bridge to a practice immediately. 

                Topics: 

                Background and Perspective on The Prettau Bridge and Screw retained prosthetics
                • What is the Prettau Bridge
                • All about zirconia
                • The Zirkonzahn protocol and sequence
                • Cantiliver dynamics specific to zirconia
                Treatment Planning the Prettau Bridge
                • Initial appointment steps for the lab
                • Case Selection/Patient evaluation
                • Case Presentation/models/Fee’s
                • Appointment sequences
                • Provisionalization Options
                Surgical Aspects of the Prettau Bridge
                • Implant placement positions for zirconia bridges
                • Medical history/sedation
                • Surgical appointment sequence
                • Atruamatic extraction techniques
                • Alveloplasty techniques
                • Osteotomy techniques
                • Implant selection
                • Cantiliver implant placement techniques
                • Suturing techniques
                • Staging techniques
                • Provisionalization process
                • Uncovery techniques
                Prosthetic/Laboratory Aspects of the Prettau Bridge
                • The Zirkonzahn prosthetic protocol shown with examples
                • Wax up of prosthesis
                • Indexing techniques
                • Scan of prosthesis
                • PMMA delivery and adjustment
                • Final Prettau delivery and techniques

                About the Speaker:
                Michael Tischler, DDS

                Dr. Michael Tischler is one of only 300 Implant dentists in the world to be credentialed by The American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry. He is also a nationally and internationally recognized lecturer and author and has published many articles in dental journals on dental implants and bone grafting. Dr. Tischler, a general dentist, practices in Woodstock, New York and has placed and restored well over a thousand dental implants.
                Dr. Tischler is a Diplomate of The International Congress of Oral Implantologists; Fellow of the following: The Academy of General Dentistry, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Misch International Implant Institute, and The American Academy of Implant Dentistry. He has been awarded Top Dentist by Dentistry Today and has received the Feltman-Hunn Medal of Merit from the 3rd District Dental Society for his leadership and perfection in Dentistry. He is the director of implant education for Microdental Laboratories and is also on the BioHorizon's educational speakers' panel.


                Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

                "Dr. Tischler's has developed a great course to guide you into the world of implants"

                "I wish this course was available before I had done my first implant!" 

                "I learned input for all implant procedures -- I plan on adding them to my practice soon"

                "So far, your people do the very best job for what I expect! Thanks!"

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                THE DO'S AND DON'TS OF PORCELAIN LAMINATE  VENEERS (Hands-On) (Mt. Laurel, NJ)  

                Presenter: Gerard Kugel, DMD, MS, PhD

                AGD Coding
                CE Credits: 7
                AGD Code: 253
                Subject:Porcelain Veneers
                Participation

                Date: Friday, October 18, 2013

                Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

                Tuition: Adv. Registration (by Sept. 30)    
                             Dentists $520
                             General Registration (post Sept. 30)   
                             Dentists $595



                Sponsored by: Ivoclar Vivadent, Q-Optics

                *Breakfast Included 
                and Lunch Voucher Provided*


                Limited to 30 Attendees

                Course Description:

                This course will review the Do's and more importantly the Don'ts of porcelain veneers.
                • Treatment planning and case selection for veneers along with preparation tips is reviewed
                • Clinical cases are shown to demonstrate these topics
                • Preparation and cementation pitfalls, what not to do
                • The most common problems associated with Porcelain Veneer cases and ways of avoiding these mistakes
                • A step-by-step review of preparation, temporization and cementation process will be covered in the hands-on program
                • Chairside CAD/CAM Veneers
                • A Veneer Preparation reduction guide will be demonstrated along with silicone temporary shells
                This course is designed to help dentists incorporate veneers into their everyday practice.

                Participants are required to bring:
                • Their preferred crown and bridge burs
                • Mirror and Explorer
                • Magnification (loops) if you have them

                About the Speaker:
                Gerard Kugel, DMD, MS, PhD

                Dr. Gerard Kugel is the Associate Dean for Resarch and Professor of Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. With an expertise in Clinical Research and Esthetic Dentistry he is a Fellow in the American and International Colleges of Dentistry as well as the Academy of General Dentistry and the Academy of Dental Materials. Dr. Kugel is on the Board of Directors of the CRA Foundation, he is a reviewer for "The New England Journal of Medicine", "JADA", "The Journal of Dental Materials" and "The Journal of Dentistry." He is on the Editorial Board of the "Journal Esthetics & Restorative Dentistry", "The Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry" and "Compendium" and he is Editor-in-Chief of "Inside Dentistry." He is a Fellow in the American and International Colleges of Dentistry as well as the Academy of General Dentistry and the Academy of Dental Materials. Dr. Kugel is on the Board Of Directors of the CRA Foundation, and has his M.S. in Anatomy and Cellular Biology and his Ph.D in Dental Materials. He received his Executive Certificate in Management from the MIT Sloan School of Business in 2009.

                Dr. Kugel has published over 120 articles and over 200 abstracts in the field of restorative materials and techniques. He has given over 300 lectures both nationally and internationally. Dr. Kugel is part of a group practice, the Boston Center for Oral Health, located in Back Bay, Boston.

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                THE REALITY OF THE ART AND SCIENCE OF FORENSIC DENTISTRY (Mt. Laurel, NJ)  

                Presenter: Lawrence A. Dobrin, DMD, FAAFS, FASDC

                AGD Coding
                CE Credits: 6
                AGD Code: 145
                Subject: Forensic Dentistry
                Lecture

                Date: Friday, October 18, 2013

                Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm

                Tuition: Adv. Registration (by Sept. 30)  
                             Dentists $195  |  Staff $125
                             General Registration (post Sept. 30)  
                             Dentists $245  |  Staff $175

                *Breakfast Included 
                and Lunch Voucher Provided*


                Course Description:

                The six major areas of forensic dentistry are reviewed in detail.  
                Actual cases are presented for in-depth appreciation of how the forensic dentist is involved with the legal system.  Current technology that is utilized to assist the forensic dentist will be discussed. Audience participation will be encouraged to challenge those in attendance with identification processing, courtroom testimony, and knowledge of the commitment and personality to become a forensic dentist.

                About the Speaker:
                Lawrence A. Dobrin DMD, FAAFS, FASDC

                Dr. Lawrence A. Dobrin is the Chief Forensic Dentist for the five boroughs of New York City, Office of Chief Medical Examiner NYC.  He is also a forensic dental consultant to the Regional Medical Examiner of the State of New Jersey, a forensic dental consultant for the Union County Medical Examiner in New Jersey, and the County of Rockland, New York, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner’s forensic dentist. Dr. Dobrin is a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Odontology. He is a member and Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, a member and former Secretary of the American Society of Forensic Odontology, a member and former President of the New York Society of Forensic Dentistry, a Fellow of the American College of Dentistry, a Fellow and former President of the American Society of Dentistry for Children. 

                Dr. Dobrin is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Dental School Department of Pediatric Dentistry.  He was appointed for twelve years on the Union County Commission of Child Abuse and Missing Children and served as their Treasurer for all those years.  For the past twenty two years, and currently, he is a certified provider for the New York State Education Department, Division of Professional License, for the training and recognition of Child Abuse and Neglect. He provides courtroom testimony as an expert in child abuse cases and as an expert in forensic odontology.  Dr. Dobrin is the Director of Dental Operations on the Medical Examiner Special Operations Response Team for the City of New York.

                Dr. Dobrin is also a member of the Federal Governments’ Disaster Mortuary Response Team-Region 2, and the Forensic Dental Chief of the Regional Mass Fatality Response System.  He has been involved in the identification of victims of disaster events since 1990, including both World Trade Center Disasters, flights US Air 405 and American Airlines 587, deployed to the Katrina Hurricane 2005, the Hudson Air Collision 2008, the Bronx Bus Disaster 2011, and many other incidents throughout the NJ/NY region.  Dr. Dobrin maintains a private dental practice in Roselle Park, New Jersey for the past 35 years. 

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                CROWN LENGTHENING AND PERIODONTAL FLAP SURGERY (Hands-On) (Mt. Laurel, NJ)  

                Presenter: Jon B. Suzuki, DDS, PhD, MBA,
                FACD, FICD

                AGD Coding
                CE Credits: 7
                AGD Code: 491/493
                Subject: Osseous Surgery/Crown Lengthening  Participation

                Date: Friday, October 18, 2013

                Tuition: Adv. Registration (by Sept. 30)                       Dentists $620
                             General Registration (post Sept. 30)              Dentists $695


                Sponsored by: HuFriedy, Dowell Dental Products & BioHorions

                Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm

                *Breakfast Included 
                and Lunch Voucher Provided*


                Limited to 28 Attendees


                Course Full - Waiting List Available

                Course Description:

                Periodontal Flap Surgery employing full thickness mucoperiosteal flaps provides opportunities for the clinician to perform a variety of treatment approaches for periodontal problems. Crown Lengthening Surgery with, or without osseous recontouring to prepare crown margins and make a final impression should be included in the surgical options of the restorative dentist. Periodontal flap surgery also permits improved access to the root surfaces for scaling and root planning during the management of periodontitis.

                In further clinical surgical flap situations, osseous modifications (recontouring) may be indicated. This course includes lecture, video, and hands-on (pig jaws) opportunities to understand these concepts and apply them to clinical practice. 

                Course Objectives:


                1. Diagnose periodontal and restorative conditions requiring periodontal flap surgery
                2. Know the principles of flap design including mucoperiosteal flaps
                3. Know Crown Lengthening surgery principles and rationale
                4. Know periodontal flap surgery including osseous recontouring and flap management
                5. Know post operative care and provide post operative instructions

                  About the Speaker:
                  Jon B. Suzuki, DDS, PhD, MBA, FACD, FICD

                  Dr. Jon Suzuki has a Presidential Appointment as Professor of Microbiology in the School of Medicine and Professor of Periodontology in the School of Dentistry at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. He has been Dean of the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and Chief of Hospital Dentistry, UPMC-Presbyterian University Hospital. Dr. Suzuki received his DDS from Loyola University of Chicago and his PhD in Microbiology from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He completed an NIH Fellowship in Immunology at the University of Washington in Seattle, and has a Clinical Certificate in Periodontics at University of Maryland. He is a fellow of the American and International College of Dentists, a Specialist Microbiologist of the American College of Microbiology, a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantology, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Suzuki has published over 100 papers, chapters and symposia, 175 abstracts, and one textbook in Medical Technology. He is in private practice limited to Periodontics in Philadelphia.

                  Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Speaker :

                  "Excellent day of Continuing Ed., Dr. Suzuki is easy to follow and thorough"

                  "Dr. Suzuki was very approachable AND he answered all of my questions"

                  "Dr. Suzuki is a superb teacher -- it was a well organized course"

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                  DENTAL INSURANCE:
                  AM - The Agony of the Code
                  PM - Unravel the Mystery of Periodontal & Implant Insurance 
                   
                    

                  Presenter: Teresa Duncan, MS, FADIA, FAADOM

                  AGD Coding
                  CE Credits: 6
                  AGD Code: 554
                  Subject: Dental Insurance
                  Lecture

                  Date: Sunday, October 20, 2013

                  Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm

                  Tuition: Dentists $275  |  Staff $225
                  Group Rate (up to 3 staff) $395 
                  Advanced Registration $50 off by 9/15/13
                  (Does not apply to Group Rate)

                  Sponsored by: OneMind Health & CareCredit

                  *Breakfast and Lunch Included*

                  Course Description:

                  AM: The Agony of the Code

                  Insurance is an important part of your office's revenue cycle but it does not need to overwhelm your daily routine. Manage your information and your claims to minimize delays and rejections. This course is perfect for the new or uncertain coder.

                  Attendees can expect:
                  • Introduction to basic coding including explanation of the most common procedures encountered in a dental office
                  • Tips to obtain reimbursement for your practice and your patients, including writing your narratives and sending attachments
                  • Brief discussion of coding trends including dental diagnosis codes
                  PM: Unravel the Mystery of Periodontal and Implant Insurance

                  Services for both periodontal and implant treatment are often coding trouble spots. Avoid the common pitfalls by learning the methodology behind the procedures. This knowledge will help you to select the most appropriate code for the service provided. Attendees will learn common errors and reasons for delay or denial of payment.

                  Learning Objectives Include:
                  • Discuss the rationale behind periodontal and implant treatment and reimbursement standards
                  • Understand coding for implant and periodontal specific procedures
                  • Learn tips to obtain reimbursement for your practice and your patients including narratives and suggestions

                  About the Speaker:
                  Teresa Duncan, MS, FADIA

                  Teresa Duncan is a speaker and writer with over 20 years experience in healthcare. Her areas of expertise include revenue protection using proven accounts receivable and insurance methods and helping doctors detect fraud and embezzlement within their offices. Recently awarded the award of Educator of the Year by the Association of Dental Implant Auxiliaries - a component of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, she understands the importance of continuing education. Additional areas of interest include advanced insurance coding and office management training.  

                  Currently she is Practice Management Editor for the Progressive Dentist magazine. Her blog, The Dental Implant Blog, is a source of industry updates and practice management tips. She also writes for publications such as Pennwell Dental Group and Dentalcompare as well as dental society newsletters and e-newsletters. Teresa serves as a founding Trustee for the auxiliary-learning focused DALE Foundation and also as Member-At-Large for the Academy of Dental Management Consultants. She is a certified HR consultant with Bent Ericksen and Associates and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and American Association of Dental Consultants. She is a proud Lifetime member and Fellow of the American Association of Dental Office Managers and leads their popular Virtual Study Club.

                  Teresa received her Masters Degree in Heatlhcare Management from Marymount University.

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                  PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY: 
                  AM- Clinical Techniques in Pediatrics
                  PM- Diagnosis and Treatment of Oral Trauma
                    


                  Presenter: Jane Soxman, DDS
                  AGD Coding
                                                                                                  CE Credits: 6
                                                                                                  AGD Code: 430
                                                                                                  Subject: Pediatrics
                                                                                                   Lecture

                  Date: Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013  Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

                  Tuition: Dentist $245 |  Staff $175 |  *Breakfast and Gourment Lunch Included*
                               Staff w/ Dentist $120 (Let us know of any special dietary needs)
                  Advanced Registration $50 off by 9/16/13


                  Course Descriptions:


                  AM - Clinical Techniques in Pediatrics:

                  This is a nuts and bolts course in pediatric procedures. Indications, considerations and methods for vital pulp therapy in primary molars and young permanent molars, stainless steel and cosmetic posterior crowns are presented. Atraumatic (alternative) restorative treatment, local anesthesia, and managing orthodontic decalcification are also included. Sharpen your clinical skills and expertise with a review of the dental literature and methods to decrease chair time and heighten confidence when treating your pediatric patients.

                  Course Objectives:

                  • Perform vital pulp therapy in primary molars and young permanent dentition with appropriate indications and medicaments
                  • Perform alternative restorative treatment and stainless steel crowns with less chair time
                  • Insure optimal clinical skills for local anesthesia for the pediatric patient
                  • Identify patients at risk for decalcification during orthodontic treatment and offer recommendations for intervention

                  PM - Diagnosis and Treatment of Oral Trauma:

                  A routinely followed format for the post trauma examination provides a more organized approach along with the assurance of a thorough evaluation.  Other areas of injury to the head or oral cavity may be missed if we concentrate only on the most obvious injury or chief complaint.  This lecture instructs participants in examination, diagnosis and the treatment of oral trauma in the pediatric patient. Timing and inclusions for follow-up examination, radiographic techniques and antibiotic recommendations are included.  Many accidents lead to legal intervention, and findings that appear to be irrelevant or minor may ultimately be of significance.  The thoroughness and organization of your dental records will not only insure excellence in treatment, but may be significant for medico-legal support.

                  Course Objectives:

                  • Obtain information and documentation for accurate and complete dental records
                  • Perform emergency treatment with an organized approach for assurance of timely and appropriate intervention
                  • Provide appropriate follow-up
                  • Learn current/updated guidelines

                  About the Speaker:
                  Jane Soxman, DDS

                  Dr. Soxman has been interviewed by the media on dental issues, has appeared on television, radio and has authored many articles. Her conversational style of teaching incorporates a review of the dental literature and over twenty-eight years of pediatric practice experience, earning her national recognition as a leader in continuing education. Most recently, she has been honored as a Fellow with the American College of Dentists.  She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry who first began her career in healthcare as an intensive and coronary care nurse.  She attended the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry where she taught after her graduation in 1980.  Her pediatric specialty training was completed at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.  She teaches as a seminar instructor for the General Practice Residencies at Allegheny General Hospital and as an adjunct faculty member of the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine at the Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center. Dr Soxman maintains a private practice in pediatric dentistry in Allison Park, Pennsylvania.  She is a Hu-Friedy Thought Leader and on the board of advisors for General Dentistry.

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                  What You Need to Know About the Sinus as a Referring Dentist (SUNDAY)  

                  Presenter: Dale Rosenbach, DMD, MS

                  CE Credits: 3

                  Date: Sunday, November 3, 2013

                  Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm

                  Tuition: Dentist $215 | Staff $135 
                  Advanced Registration $50 off for Dentists by 10/15/13

                  *Breakfast Included*
                  (Let us know of any special dietary needs)

                  Course Description:

                  This course will inform the clinician who refers for implant-related sinus augmentation on diagnosis, treatment planning and desirable outcomes to allow them to refer with a greater appreciation for the procedures. 

                  For the surgical clinician who performs implant-related sinus augmentation, this course will outline how they can better communicate with their referrers.

                  By understanding concepts related to sinus augmentation, the referring dentist can speak to patients with confidence about the procedure. 

                  Course Objectives

                  1. Distinguish between absolute and relative contraindications for sinus augmentation
                  2. Develop an appreciation for relevant anatomical variations that affect sinus augmentation
                  3. Understand the importance of pre-surgical assessment
                  4. Recognize anatomical features of the maxillary sinus and how they relate to adjacent structures
                  5. Appreciate the benefits that sinus augmentation can provide
                  6. Understand the rationale for entering the maxillary sinus
                  7. Appreciate risks of peri- and post-operative complications
                  8. Distinguish between the various types of sinus augmentation and when different procedures are indicated
                  9. Understand use of different biologic materials as they relate to the sinus
                  10. Appreciate the value of a preoperative CT scan
                  11. Improve patient acceptance for sinus augmentation

                  About the Speaker:
                  Dale Rosenbach
                  Dr. Dale Rosenbach received his undergraduate degree in biology from Yeshiva University and his dental degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry - New Jersey Dental School. He then completed a one year residency in general dentistry at Woodhull Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Following a year in private practice, Dr. Rosenbach attended Columbia University for his postdoctoral training in periodontics and implant dentistry, completing a Master's degree that focused on the effects of platform switching on initial peri-implant bone loss.

                  Dr. Rosenbach is currently on faculty in the GPR at Woodhull Medical Center, as well as in private practice in various locations in both New York and New Jersey. In addition to lecturing at Woodhull, he frequently guest lectures at other programs, such as the Manhattan and Bronx VA Hospitals. Dr. Rosenbach received his Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.


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                  Top 10 Techniques for Excellence with
                  Pediatric Patients (Hands-On) SUNDAY   

                  Presenter: Jeffrey Galler, DDS, MAGD                        AGD Coding
                                                                                                     CE Credits: 7
                                                                                                     AGD Code: 430
                                                                                                     Subject: Pediatrics
                                                                                                     Participation


                  Date: Sunday, November 17, 2013                                        Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

                  Tuition: Dentists $425 l Staff w/ Dentist $245

                  Advanced Registration $75 off by 11/1/13            *Breakfast and Gourmet Lunch Included*                                                                                   (Let us know of any special dietary needs)

                  Sponsored by: GC America, Septodont,                        Limited to 30 Attendees
                  Aseptico & NuSmiles

                                                                                                  Course Full - Waiting list Available



                  Course Description:

                  Treating children can be personally and financially rewarding, stress free and an introduction to a whole family of referrals!

                  Being able to treat children skillfully, efficiently and cheerfully, and attaining up-to-date clinical skills with pediatric patients is a sure way to generate many referrals from grateful parents. Effective methods for treating the pediatric patient will be presented.

                  Topics to be discussed:

                  • Behavioral techniques for handling difficult children and difficult parents
                  • Procedures that can make a child's visit more pleasant and productive
                  • The use of newer filling materials and matrix systems, glass ionomers, pediatric applications of radiosurgery, computerized local anesthetics, stainless steel crowns, space maintainers, fluoride varnishes and sealants

                  During the Hands-On portion of the presentation, participants will:

                  • Fabricate a band and loop "chairside" space maintainer
                  • Practice restoring typodont teeth with different types of child-friendly matrix systems
                  • Try out new restorative materials, glass ionomers, and sealants
                  • Perform pediatric radiosurgery procedures and computerized injections on typodonts
                  • Learn how to use curing depth testers, fissurotomy burs, and fluoride varnish


                  About the Speaker:

                  Jeffrey Galler, DDS, MAGD

                  Dr. Galler has maintained a private general practice in Brooklyn, NY for over 30 years, has authored over 50 articles in journals and lectures internationally. He has achieved the status of Master in the Academy of General Dentistry, Fellow in the American Society of Dentistry for Children, Fellow in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, fellow in the International College of Dentists and is a member of the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Galler is the Chairman of the Peer Review and Quality Assurance Committee of the Second District Dental Society and is Managing Editor of the Bulletin.

                  Here's What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

                  "This was an excellent course and Dr. Galler is an excellent speaker."

                  "Really good, impressive course for children dentistry."

                  "It is difficult to find pediatric courses."

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                  THE NEW EXPANDED DENTAL PRACTICE: DENTISTS, HYGIENISTS AND TEAM  (Stamford, CT)    

                  Presenter: Kenneth N. Feiler, DMD                  AGD Coding
                                                                                          CE Credits: 7
                                                                                          AGD Code: 551
                                                                                          Subject: Auxiliary Utilization/ Practice Mngt.
                                                                                          Lecture

                  Date: Friday, Dec 6, 2013                     Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

                  Location: Stamford Plaza Hotel
                          2701 Summer Street
                          Stamford, CT 06905
                          (203) 359 - 1300

                                  Just off the Conn. Turnpike, Amtrak and
                                  only 20 minutes from New York, Westchester County Airport


                  Tuition: Dentists $275  |  Staff $175
                               Group Rate:
                               (1 Dentist & 1 Staff): $325
                               BRING THE WHOLE TEAM-CALL FOR GROUP RATES!

                  Sponsored by: SmileReminder

                  Course Description:

                  • Are you up to date? 
                  • Are you aware how much more you can do? 
                  • How do you keep your hygienist and your whole practice busy?
                  • Are you burning out and want more to invigorate you?
                  • Impress your patients, improve their treatment and enjoy practicing more.
                  • You will feel excited after this course and ready to make changes and additions in your practice!
                  • This course will motivate Dentists, Hygienists & all Staff to take their skills and practice to a new level!
                  • Learn many new areas, techniques and policies to add and grow your practice!

                  Dentists that include dental hygienists as an important part of their dental team can improve the delivery of oral healthcare to their patients by not only expanding the dental hygienist, but by including themselves and the whole practice, increasing enjoyment, quality of care and productivity all at the same time


                  You will learn how to expand yourself and practice in:
                  • Philosophy of care and practice management
                  • Practice development
                  • Computerized  charting
                  • Digital photography
                  • Digital radiography
                  • Diagnostics, triage and tx planning
                  • Chartless office
                  • Non surgical periodontal care
                  • Oral pathology & oral medicine
                  • Cosmetics (dental, oral and facial)
                  • Occlusion
                  • Orofacial development and growth
                  • Orthodontics of all levels
                  • Pharmacology
                  • Medical histories
                  • Lasers and other new technologies 
                  • TMJ and orofacial pain
                  • Chemotherapeutic agents and delivery systems
                  • Oral-systemic connection and total health 
                  • Anesthetics and techniques
                  • Pediatric dentistry
                  • Implants, halitosis
                  • Snoring and sleep apnea
                  • Marketing internally and externally
                  • Multiple practitionpraers
                  • Multiple locations
                  • Practice organization


                  About the Speaker:

                  Kenneth N. Feiler, DMD, FAGD


                  Dr. Feiler started his dental practice in 1979 as a solo general practitioner with a special interest in bonded composite cosmetic makeovers, morphing into a large group practice a year later and then as a cosmetic dentist developed a boutique cosmetic group practice in 1985. With the addition of orthodontics and surgery, it again developed into a large multi-specialty group. Feiler Dental Associates has had ten different offices located over the years in both NJ and NY, and presently is a multi-specialty, multi-location group practice, with 40 total staff employed, including 3 locations, 9 dentists and 6 hygienists all in northern NJ. He presently limits his personal practice to difficult and unusual cases, preventive dentistry and health, mentoring within his group and practice administration and development.

                  Dr. Feiler has been an Accredited Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) for over 20 years. He has been a Premier Invisalign Provider since its inception and is a member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry,  Academy of General Dentistry and the American Society of Pediatric Dentistry. Among Dr. Feiler's other achievements are a fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry and with a background in biochemistry and dental research, a fellowship at the National Institute of Dental Research in Bethesda, Maryland.

                  Dr. Feiler is always open and happy to provide help to any dental professional, other health professionals, educators or members of the public with advice or information.


                  This course will motivate Dentists to take their practice and Hygienists to take their skills to a new level!



                  What Past Attendees Have Said About This Course :

                  "Very informative and comprehensive...A+ Grade!" " Dr. Feiler... An excellent educator with a passion for the profession of dentistry." Dr. Ronald Petrosky

                  "This course is a treasury of good ideas to be included in a modern quality dental practice." 

                  "It was very informative and Dr. Feiler was an excellent presenter."  Dr. Patricia Bastidas, Cedar Grove, NJ

                  "I loved that Dr. Feiler didn't seem to be all about the dollar. That he also really seems to care about the patient and also that he may have persuaded my doctor to go to digital xrays (finally)."

                  "I liked the course and will take home a great deal of information.  A lot of good topics were covered that were interesting and useful.  Dr. Feiler is an excellent presenter." Ms. Laura Clements

                  "Excellent. Dr. Feiler was a great speaker--first course that I wasn't watching the clock for the course to end!"

                  "A nice refreshing course that serves as a reminder that hygienists are much more than "tooth cleaners" and that our capabilities extend  to many different areas of a dental practice." Ms. Alicia Bacharach, RDH

                  "The course was very informative. Dr. Feiler shared valuable information about running a dental office." 

                  "Dr. Feiler is a wonderful speaker. Course was very informative." Ms. Justyna Lopata, Cliffside Park, NJ

                  "An excellent overall presentation of the topic. Many ideas were informed, reinforced, and discussed effectively throughout the day." Dr. Michael Wojdylak, Harrisburg, PA


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                  MEDICAL EMERGENCIES: Prevention, Preparations, Recognition and Management (Hands-On) Sunday   


                  Presenter: Daniel Pompa, DDS

                  CE Credits: 6

                  Date: Sunday, December 8, 2013

                  Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 

                  Tuition: Dentist $295 / Staff $175 /
                               Staff (w/Dentist) $145

                  Advanced Registration $50 off by 11/15/13       

                  *Breakfast and Gourmet Lunch  Included*

                             
                  Dynamic
                   Presentation for Both Doctors and Their Team 



                  Course Description:

                  This Seminar is given in a multimedia format with a hands-on segment showing drug administration, using real drugs, in real syringes, on simulated models. We will also have interactive audience participation to facilitate the learning experience. This lecture will review the prevention, preparations, recognition, and the management of medical emergencies - which can and do occur - in the dental office. 

                  Attendees will receive a comprehensive hand- out. Individual pages within this hand- out can be used and copied for learning purposes by the doctor for his or her staff. Dr. Pompa incorporates an approach using a color coded system with each color depicting different emergencies. Every participant will receive these color coded guides, with algorithms depicting each condition and its suggested management. 

                  Attendees will also be shown how to create and maintain a drug emergency kit, the contents of which will be reviewed in details.
                  • Emergencies to be covered in the following order:

                  *   Syncope  *   Orthostatichypotension
                  *   Hypothyroidism *   Hyperthyroidism 
                  *   Adrenal Insufficiency  *   Seizures and Epilepsy
                  *   Hypoglycemia and Insulin Shock *   Hypoglycemia
                  *   Hyperventilation *  Asthmatic Attack
                  *   Mild Allergic Reactions *   Anaphylaxis
                  *   Stroke( CVA) *   Angina
                  *   Myocardial Infarction *  Cardiac Arrest


                  • After attending this presentation, the participants will leave with considerable medical knowledge along with a simple approach that can provide life saving skills
                  • Participants will bridge the gap between the didactic knowledge presented 
                  • The ability to manage an actual crisis
                  • We will accomplish this by describing real emergency scenarios, and then review the recognition and management protocols for each emergency
                  • This will be done in an open group format as case presentation discussions


                  About the Speaker:
                  Dr. Daniel G. Pompa, DDS

                  Dr. Daniel G. Pompa is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. In 1985 he established The Oral Surgery and Implant Center in Forest Hills, New York. After graduating from New York University College of Dentistry in 1978, Pompa completed a GPR at Long Island Jewish Hospital, New York Medical College. In 1982, he became a Fellow of The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 

                  Dr. Dan Pompa has lectured extensively, including as a guest lecturer at both Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, New York University College of Dentistry, and at the National Meeting of the Academy of Osseointegration, the International Interdisciplinary Congress on Craniofacial and Skull Base Surgery, and has frequently presented at the annual Greater New York Dental Meeting

                  Dr. Pompa is also an author, having published in such journals as the Journal of the American Dental Association and Dentistry Today, where he has also been listed as one of the "Leaders in Continuing Education."

                  He was recently in November 2012 appointed by the American Dental Association as a Seminar Speaker, "ADA Consultant."


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                  MINI DENTAL IMPLANTS (Hands-On)    


                  Presenter: Allan Fuhr, DMD AGD Coding CE Credits: 7 AGD Code: 315 Subject: Implant Surgery                                                                                        Participation

                  Date: Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

                  Tuition: Dentists $495 *Breakfast and Lunch Included* 
                  Advanced Registration $100 off by 11/15/13

                  Sponsored by: 3M ESPE Limited to 24 Attendees 
                   

                  Course Description:

                  Mini Dental Implants are proving to be the most significant advancement in implant dentistry. This new technology offers a simple and affordable approach that your practice can offer to patients and give them the opportunity to obtain a replacement for lost teeth that restores their smiles and confidence. The use of mini dental implants has been growing since their introduction over 10 years ago, as has the indications doctors are using for. While they were originally introduced predominantly for denture retention, many clinicians are using mini dental implants for RPDs, fixed bridges, and even single crown restorations when needed to help their patients. 

                  Learning objectives:

                  Participant will be able to 
                  • Account for important anatomical considerations for advanced removable cases, such as knife edge ridges and RPDs
                  •  Identify fixed indications, such as posterior bridges and single units
                  •  Know when and how to lay a flap
                  •  Execute bone and socket preparation techniques
                  •  Implement practice-building strategies


                  About the Speaker:

                  Alan Fuhr, DMD

                  Dr. Allan Fuhr is a national and international lecturer on surgical and prosthetic techniques for 3M ESPE MDI Implants and ENDURE Internal Hex Implants. He received his DMD from Farleigh Dickinson University College of Dentistry after earning his BA from the University of Louisville in Kentucky. Dr. Fuhr is a member of numerous professional organizations including the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, the Federation Dentaire Internationale, the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American Dental Association. His writing has been published in dental journals, and his accreditations include PACE approval with the Academy of General Dentistry.




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