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Table of ContentsSpecial Programs and EventsHeadlining Speakers.........................................................................................................2CDA Party at the New Exploratorium...............................................................................3Exhibit Hall and CDA Presents App.................................................................................4Parents’ Page................................................................................................................5The Spot Schedule.............................................................................................................8Continuing Education and RegistrationRegistration Information.....................................................................................................6Registration Fees...............................................................................................................7C.E. Information................................................................................................................9Reserved Seating............................................................................................................10Ticketed Event Summary...................................................................................................63Registration Form............................................................................................................64Workshops, Lectures and ProgramsRequired Courses............................................................................................................11Speaker Biographies................................................................................................. 12–19Thursday Courses...................................................................................................... 20–32Friday Courses.......................................................................................................... 33–46Saturday Courses...................................................................................................... 47–62HotelsHotel Information............................................................................................................65Hotel Reservation Form....................................................................................................66Hotel Rates and Map.......................................................................................................67Hotel Descriptions...........................................................................................................68Meeting HighlightsRegister online by June 13, Pages 6, 7Save time and money• Join in the fun at the Exploratorium, Page 3• Download the CDA Presents app, Page 4• Reserved seating options, Page 10• Quickly earn quality C.E. with the Express Lecture Series, Page 24• International Symposia of Dental Learning Pages 30 and 591
2Headlining SpeakersPrograms for DentistsJeff J. Brucia, DDSEsthetic DentistryThursday lecture, Page 25Friday workshop, Page 33L. Stephen Buchanan, DDS,FICD, FACDEndodonticsFriday workshop, Page 34Saturday lecture, Page 52Terrence E. Donovan, DDSOperative DentistrySaturday lectures, Page 53Robert A. Lowe, DDS, FACD,FASDA, FASD, ABADRestorative DentistryFriday lectures, Page 42Saturday lectures, Page 56K. William Mopper, DDS, MSEsthetic DentistryThursday lecture, Page 27Friday workshops, Page 36Speakers who don’t just inform, they inspire.The opportunity to learn from the most successful names in dentistry is just one of the manyhighlights of CDA Presents. We search the world to bring you speakers who will help youexcel in every aspect of dentistry.International Restorative SymposiaTakashi Watanabe, DDSRestorative DentistryThursday lectures, Page 30Kiyokazu Minami, DDSRestorative DentistrySaturday lectures, Page 59Programs for Office StaffNancy L. Andrews, RDH, BSErgonomicsFriday lecture, Page 37Instrument SharpeningFriday workshop, Page 33Teresa Duncan, MSFront Office TrackFriday lectures, Page 39Saturday morning lecture, Page 53Kim Miller, RDH, BSDHDental HygieneFriday lectures, Page 43Medical/Dental ConnectionSaturday morning lecture, Page 58
4Exhibit HallExplore 80,000 squarefeet of dental innovationWith numerous new product launches and nearly400 exhibiting companies filling the vibrantexhibit hall, CDA Presents is one of the mostanticipated dental tradeshows in the U.S. It’s theplace to discover the latest innovations in dentistry.Grand OpeningThursday, 9:30 a.m.Exhibit Hall HoursThursday, 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.Friday, 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.Saturday, 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.Family HoursDaily: 9:30 a.m.–noonSearch courses by day, topic or speaker.Find exhibitors by name and productcategories and locate them directly on theexhibit hall map.Link straight to the C.E. websiteand avoid lines at the C.E. pavilion.Plus, download course handouts,take notes and more.Available for download approximately one monthbefore the show from the App Store for iPhonesor the Google Play Store for Android users. Visitcdapresents.com for updates.This app makesthe show a snap.4
5Parents’ PageChildren at CDA PresentsChildren are allowed on the exhibit floor from 9:30 a.m. tonoon each day. But don’t worry, we have options for everyage the entire day through. Children are not permitted ineducational courses.Child CareThe licensed and bonded child care professionals atKiddieCorp will entertain your little ones with fun, fantasticand age-appropriate activities.6 months – 6 yearsFor infants, please provide diapers, changing supplies, milk,formula, baby food, etc. Label all items including lunches.Nutritious snacks and beverages are provided; meals can besupplied by parents or purchased at the children’s programregistration area.Cost: Full day: $40 Half day: $20 (7 a.m.–1 p.m. or 1–6 p.m.)7–12 yearsA fun program especially designed for older kids withactivities, games and movies.Cost: Full day: $30 Half day: $15 (7 a.m.–1 p.m. or 1–6 p.m.)KiddieCorp registration and cancellationRegister online at kiddiecorp.com/cdafallkids.htm• Advance registration deadline is July 5, 2013.• Cancellations must be received within four weeks of thestart date for refunds• Late arrivals, 15 minutes after your reserved time, will forfeitreservations and refundsQuestions? Contact KiddieCorp at 858.455.1718 firstname.lastname@example.org.Exhibit floor visitationChildren age 10 and younger may be on the exhibit floorduring family hours, 9:30 a.m. to noon daily. No cost, just stopby registration for a sticker.Children age 11 and older may be on the exhibit floor at anytime with the purchase of a $25 guest badge.No Strollers on the Exhibit FloorStrollers are notallowed on theexhibit floor atany time, but astroller check isavailable for $2.
6Registration InformationRegister online today: cdapresents.comHere is some information you will be asked for when registering:• Name• Address• Phone number• Registration type• License number (if applicable)• Emergency contact person• Ticketed courses/events to purchase• Password• Email address (used for username and instant confirmation)For your convenience, you can choose to pick up yourmaterials on site at eBadge Exchange. This flexible optiongives the ability to make changes to your registration fromyour personal online dashboard at any time until July 12.Otherwise, register by June 13 to have materials mailed toyou prior to the meeting. Remember, CDA dues must becurrent for 2013 to complete your registration as a member.Please note: Registrations are not accepted over the phone.On-site registration/bag and lanyard pickupMoscone South Convention CenterThursday 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.Friday 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.Saturday 6:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.What is the cost for CDA dentists?Zero. As a benefit of membership, the $890 registration fee iswaived for CDA dentists.Staff and guestsDentists may register staff and guests, but not other dentists. Alldentists, including nonmembers must register as dentists. Staffand guest fees are on the following page.If you register an employee who is no longer attending, you canexchange their badge on site for a new one at no charge.One-time $75 California nonmember rate*Nonmembers can save $815 with the $75 one-time meetingregistration fee.* If you were a CDA member in 2011 or 2012,you are not eligible for the one-time nonmember $75registration fee for 2013. Materials cannot be mailed in advance,but can be picked up at the designated area in registration.*Any nonmember who has taken advantage of this offer in the pastis not eligible. The rate is for one-time use only.Registration deadlinesJune 13, 2013: To have materials mailed prior to the show.Mailed registration forms will not be accepted if postmarkedafter June 13. Forms received after this date will be returned.June 14 – Aug. 17, 2013: Online registration remains openand materials will be available at the eBadge Exchange boothat the Moscone South Convention Center.CDA mails registration materials at least two weeks prior to themeeting. If you do not receive materials within this time frame,call CDA at 800.232.7645.Cancellations and/or course changes can be made from youronline registration dashboard or requested in writing untilJuly 12, 2013. After this date, refunds will not be given. Ifbadges and/or tickets have already been mailed, the appropriatematerials must be returned with your refund request andpostmarked by July 12 in order to be processed.Mail refund requests to:CDA Presents1201 K Street, 16th FloorSacramento, CA 95814
7Registration FeesDentist registration categoriesRegistration Type Pre-Reg. Fee On-Site FeeCDA member dentist (2013 dues must be current) Free FreeADA lifetime member Free FreeOut-of-state ADA member dentist $200 $225International dentist $200 $225Active military dentist (VA, federal, state dentist) $75 $100CA nonmember dentist (one-time rate) $75 $75CA nonmember dentist $800 $890Inactive dental license $250 $275Dental student/CDA member Free FreeDental student/graduate non-CDA member $25 $50Guest of dentist (includes ADHP nonmember) $5 $25Please note: Dentists may register staff and guests, age 11 or older, but not other dentists. Dentists may not register under anycategory except dentist, and nonmembers must be identified. Saturday exhibits-only passNonmember dentists who want to explore the exhibit hall can register on site for a one-day pass on Saturday, Aug. 17. The cost is $175and is for Saturday exhibit hall hours only. It is not valid for continuing education courses. To register, please visit the membershipcounter during on-site registration hours on Saturday, Aug. 17. Then experience all that the CDA Presents exhibit hall has to offer.Other registration categoriesRegistration Type Pre-Reg. Fee On-Site FeeNon-exhibiting dental dealer, manufacturer, consultant $150 $175Non-dental professional (MD, DVM, RN, etc.) $150 $175Allied Dental Health Professional categories (ADHP)ADHP includes RDA, RDH, RDA(EF), RDH(EF), RDHAP, DA, business administrative staff (AS) and dental laboratorytechnician (LT).Registration Type Pre-Reg. Fee On-Site FeeADHP CDA member* (2013 dues must be current) Free FreeADHP Non-CDA member registering with a dentist $5 $25ADHP Non-CDA member registering without a dentist $20 $25Guest of ADHP $20 $25*An ADHP member is a dental professional who is not a dentist but has an independent, paid 2013 membership with CDA.
8The SpotThursday10–11 a.m. Office Policies and Procedures —Do You Have Them? (C.E.: 20% – 1.0) Robyn Thomason11 a.m.–noon Handling Refund Requests FromInsurance Plans (C.E.: 20% – 1.0)Patti CheesebroughNoon–1 p.m. Dealing With Patients Who Won’tPay Their Bill? (C.E.: 20% – 1.0)Katie Fornelli1–2 p.m. Employment Law: How to Stay Compliantin 2013 and Strategies for Social Media(non-eligible)Ali Oromchian, Esq.2–3 p.m. Characteristics of Ethical DentalProfessionals (C.E.: 20% – 1.0)Brooke Kozak3–4 p.m. Health Reform: What Small BusinessesNeed to Know (C.E.: 20% – 1.0)Vincent J. Catalano, MBFriday10–11 a.m. Paycheck Protection: How DisabilityInsurance Keeps Your Paycheck andRetirement Secure — presented by TDIC(non-eligible)Patrick Nelle11 a.m.–noon Addressing Negative Online Reviews(C.E: non-eligible)Yasica CorumNoon–1 p.m. Managing Patient Conflicts(C.E.: 20% – 1.0)Lori Alvi 1–2 p.m. CBCT in Private Practice: A Case-basedReview (C.E.: Core – 1.0)John A. Khademi, DDS4–5:30 p.m. Wine Seminar (Ticket Required)The Spot Educational Theater ScheduleIt’s the spot for free Wi-Fi access as well as a chargingstation. It’s the spot for C.E. and the Smart Dentist Seriesof free one-hour lectures. And, it’s a spot to relax and catchyour breath after a hectic day on the exhibit hall floor. It’sThe Spot, where something’s happening every day.Saturday10–11 a.m. Office Policies and Procedures/DoYou Have Them? (C.E.: 20% – 1.0) Robyn Thomason11 a.m.–noon. Handling Refund Requests FromInsurance Plans (C.E.: 20% – 1.0)Patti CheesebroughNoon–1 p.m. Patient Records — Access and Rules(C.E.: 20% – 1.0)Teresa Pichay1–2 p.m. HPV and the Mouth – Is There a Relation-ship? (C.E.: Core – 1.0)Jacqueline Plemons, DDS, MSReference On-Site Show Guide for updated programinformation.Wine FUNdamentals seminarEvery Marriage Has Its Secrets — LearnThe Secrets To Food and Wine Pairing!Join Sommelier Roxanne Langer and Chef ToussaintPotter as they demonstrate how to taste wine like aprofessional, prepare food like a culinary pro andpair the two for an amazing gastronomic delight!Taste through five wines while learning about the keyflavors and nuances in each, discover the techniquesfor perfect food preparation with a live demonstrationand then enjoy the art of the perfect pairing as youexperience the flavors by sampling them together!Date/Time: Friday, Aug. 16, 4–5:30 p.m.Location: The SpotFee: $30Event #: 051
99Please remember• Courses must be attended in full and are verified by scan-in and scan-out times. Unverified attendance will not beeligible for credit.• All courses have limited seating and some do fill up and sellout quickly.• Videotaping, photography and audio recording with personalequipment are not allowed.• Some courses do not provide C.E. units. Please check eachcourse description for C.E. details.• Speakers and products are not endorsed, officially orotherwise, by CDA, except CDA Endorsed Programs.• Course handouts are available for download two weeksprior to the show at cdapresents.com or via theCDA Presents app, downloadable at the App Store foriPhones or the Google Play Store for Android users.Note: Not all courses have handouts.• Some workshops have required prerequisites and/or supplies.If a course has requirements, they will be highlighted in anorange bar above the course description.Types of coursesLecturesFree, nonticketed courses are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Preregistration is not required, but early arrival isrecommended.WorkshopsThese ticketed courses are available for purchase duringpreregistration or on site if space is still available.Express LecturesThese free, nonticketed lectures feature up-and-comingspeakers new to CDA Presents.Corporate ForumsCorporate-sponsored courses that may or may not be ticketed.Helpful tips to receive your C.E.License numbers matter — Include the license numbersand formal names of all licensed attendees when you register.Plan ahead — Arrive at least 15 minutes early to all coursesand plan an alternative in the event your preferred courseis full. Late arrivals will not receive C.E. credit. Please taketraffic into consideration.Scan in and out of each course — Arrival anddeparture times are used to issue C.E. credits. Scan upon entryand exit and remain in the course the entire time. Partialcredit will not be granted and credit will not be given foroverlapping course times or incomplete course attendance.Write down course codes — During a course, the hostwill provide attendees with a three-digit code, an additional way toassist in verifying your attendance. Write it down and keep it safeuntil you’ve received your official C.E. certificate post show.Verify your C.E. units — Visit the on-site C.E. Pavilionafter attending your courses or verify them at cdapresents.com or via the CDA Presents app up to five days after themeeting.Print certificates online – C.E. certificates will beavailable approximately three weeks after the meeting.Licensed attendees will receive an email notification witha link to C.E. certificates. They can also be accessed viacdapresents.com or mailed upon request by calling CDAat 800.232.7645 three weeks post show.C.E. regulationsTo help you comply with the Dental Board of Californiaregulations for C.E., CDA identifies each course as “Core,”“20%” or “non-eligible.”Core — Courses that directly enhance the licensee’sknowledge, skill and competence in the provision of serviceto patients or the community. Core courses must comprise atleast 80 percent of the credits in a renewal cycle.20% — Courses considered to be of direct benefit to the licenseeor outside the scope of dental practice in California. These coursesmust comprise only 20 percent of the credits in a renewal cycle.Non-eligible — Courses that are considered to be of primarybenefit to the licensee.CDA is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of theAmerican Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifyingquality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does notapprove nor endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it implyacceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.CDA designates each activity for a specified number of C.E. units.These courses meet the Dental Board of California requirements forcontinuing education units.C.E. Information
Reserved Seating$10 reserves your seatin these popular lecturesHave you ever shown up on time or even early to a popularlecture only to find that it was already full? To alleviatethat frustration, the following courses have been selected todesignate a portion of the capacity as reserved seating. Thisopportunity is optional and only available in advance forthe following lectures at cdapresents.com. Beyond thesereserved seating options, all lectures remain free on a first-come, first-served basis.Details• Seats will be held up to 15 minutes after the program begins,after which time seats will be released if the room is full.• A separate entrance will be available for reserved seatingticket holders.• Ticket must be presented and is nonrefundable if lost,stolen or forgotten.• Reserved seating is grouped together in a designated sectionso we can provide better service.Thursday, August 15Derek Mahony, BDSEarly Interceptive Orthodontic Treatment for the GeneralDental Practitioner (a.m.)Page 27, Course # 052Diagnosis and Treatment of TMD (p.m.)Page 27, Course # 053Brad NewmanSM4D – Social Media for Dentists (Campaign Strategy)Page 29, Course # 054 (a.m.) or 055 (p.m.) (Repeatlecture)Anastasia L. Turchetta, RDHRock Your Communication and Image Within YourPractice (a.m.)Page 32, Course # 056Take My Breath Away — Oral Malodor (p.m.)Page 32, Course # 057Friday, August 16George E. Bambara, DMD, MSPrecision and Semi-precision Attachments:How, Where, When and Why? (a.m.)Page 37, Course # 058Treatment Planning Attachments and Implants – A Nuts-and-Bolts Approach (p.m.)Page 37, Course # 059Frank L. Higginbottom, DDSDigital Implant Dentistry: New Technology for Teethand Implants (a.m.)Page 40, Course # 060Current Concepts in Implant Dentistry: The State of theImplant Today (p.m.)Page 41, Course # 061Kim Miller, RDH, BSDHPrinciple-based Periodontal Therapy and TreatmentPlanning; Getting Great Results One Patient at a Time(Full day)Page 43, Course # 062Saturday, August 17Ann Eshenaur Spolarich, RDH, PhDAutoimmune Diseases: Systemic and Oral Health andPharmacologic Treatment Considerations (a.m.)Page 54, Course # 063Pharmacologic and Dental Treatment Considerations forthe Patient with Respiratory Disease (p.m.)Page 54, Course # 064Derek Mahony, BDSThe Art of the Smile (a.m.)Page 57, Course # 065Dentist Role in Snoring and Sleep Apnea (p.m.)Page 57, Course # 066David L. Meinz, MS, RD, FADA, CSPWhat Good Is a Dead Patient With Perfect Teeth? (a.m.)Page 58, Course # 06732 Teeth and 100 Birthdays (p.m.)Page 58, Course # 0681010
11Required CoursesFriday, Aug. 16California Dental Practice ActTime: 5–7 p.m.Course #: 003Fee: $20Leslie D.Canham,CDA, RDAInfection ControlTime: 7–9 a.m.Course #: 004Fee: $20John A.Molinari, PhDSaturday, Aug. 17California Dental Practice ActTime: 7–9 a.m.Course #: 005Fee: $20Leslie D.Canham,CDA, RDAInfection ControlTime: 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.Course #: 006Fee: $20Nancy L.Andrews,RDH, BSCalifornia Dental Practice ActTime: 7–9 a.m.Course #: 001Fee: $20AliOromchian,Esq.Infection ControlTime: 5–7 p.m.Course #: 002Fee: $20John A.Molinari, PhDThursday, Aug. 15Required courses will be audiorecorded and available for purchase.California Dental Practice Actand Infection ControlThe Dental Board of California mandates continuingeducation in infection control and the California DentalPractice Act for license and permit renewal.Please note:• Admission by ticket only.• Purchase tickets online at cdapresents.com.• Tickets are sold on site, if available, in the registration area.• Arrive 15 minutes prior to class. Late entries will notreceive C.E. credit.• Seating is limited and tickets are sold on a first-come,first-served basis.• These classes are reserved for attendees who need to renewtheir licenses and are not for office staff or guests.Required units for license renewalFor every renewal cycle, California state law requires licenseddentists and allied dental health professionals to complete2 units in infection control and 2 units in the CaliforniaDental Practice Act.Infection Control for CaliforniaDental Board requirement for 2 units: This program providesyou with the latest educational requirements specific toCCR section 1005, the Dental Board of California InfectionControl Regulations.Note: This 2-hour course does not meet the infection controleducation requirement for unlicensed dental assistants. Theymust take the specific 8-hour course for that purpose.California Dental Practice ActDental Board requirement for 2 units: This course meetsthe C.E. requirement for California Dental Practice Acteducation, including the new one-time course requirementfor unlicensed dental assistants.
Speaker Biographies12Lori AlviMs. Alvi is the CDA Peer Review Manager.She helps members and their patients resolvedisputes that may arise in the delivery of dentalservices. (Page 8)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Nancy L. Andrews, RDH, BSMs. Andrews graduated from and taught at USC,and practiced dental hygiene for 20 years. Sheis a professor at West Coast University, DentalHygiene. (Pages 11, 33, 37, 52)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Ms. Andrews hasfinancial or other interests of some nature in DuxDental, Crosstex, DentaPure, Hu-Friedy Mfg. Co.,Kerr/TotalCare and Philips.Homayon Asadi, DDSDr. Asadi is assistant professor, course directorof Advanced Head and Neck Anatomy at theDugoni School of Dentistry. He maintains aprivate practice in San Jose, Calif. (Page 47)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.George E. Bambara, DMD, MSDr. Bambara is on faculty at the University ofMedicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and holdsFellowships in the American College of Dentistsand the International College of Dentists.(Pages 20, 37)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Brad BeckMr. Beck has worked for the past 25 years in allaspects of the banking and finance industry. Forthe last 17 years, he has worked solely in thehealth care industry providing loans to dentistsfor all facets of their practices. (Page 23)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Mr. Beck hasfinancial or other interests of some nature in Bank ofAmerica Practice Solutions.Doug Brandt, DMD, MSDr. Brandt is the Staff Orthodontic Manager atAlign Technology’s treatment facility in CostaRica. He has been in private practice for the last25 years and has a large adult-patient base.(Page 51)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Brandt hasfinancial or other interests of some nature in AlignTechnology.Chris BrubakerMr. Brubaker has nearly 15 years of experiencein customer acquisition and online marketingfor such firms as YouSendIt, Merchant Circleand Siemens. He focuses heavily on modernmarketing techniques. (Pages 25, 57)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Mr. Brubakerhas financial or other interests of some nature inDemandforce.Gretchen J. Bruce, DDS, MBADr. Bruce is an associate professor in theDepartment of Periodontics at the DugoniSchool of Dentistry in San Francisco.(Page 50)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Jeff J. Brucia, DDSDr. Brucia is practicing esthetic and restorativedentistry full time in San Francisco and is theco-director of the FACE institute where hechairs the department of Esthetics and AdhesiveMaterial Science. He is the 2011 recipient ofthe Gordon J. Christensen Lecturer RecognitionAward. (Pages 25, 33)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.L. Stephen Buchanan, DDS, FICD, FACDDr. Buchanan maintains a private practicelimited to endodontics and implant surgery. Heis the founder of Dental Education Laboratories,a hands-on training center serving generaldentists and endodontists. (Pages 34, 52)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Buchanan hasfinancial or other interests of some nature in SybronEndo, Dentsply Tulsa Dental, J. Morita, CareCredit and Young Innovations/Obtura Spartan.Leslie D. Canham, CDA, RDAIn dentistry since 1972, Ms. Canham is aninternational speaker, consultant and trainerspecializing in infection control, OSHAcompliance, Dental Practice Act, HIPAA andaccommodating disabled patients. (Page 11)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.William M. Carpenter, DDS, MSDr. Carpenter has held the position of professorand director of Division of Pathology andMedicine at the Dugoni School of Dentistry inSan Francisco since 1986. (Pages 37, 47)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.
Speaker Biographies13Vincent Catalano, MBAMr. Catalino is an employee benefitsconsultant with Arthur J. Gallagher and hasspoken extensively on health reform and itsimplications. (Page 8)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Patti CheesebroughMs. Cheesebrough is a dental benefit planspecialist in the CDA Practice Support Center.She assists members with questions related toinsurance billing and appeals. (Pages 8, 38)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Raymond Y. Choi, DDSDr. Choi maintains a private general practicein Tustin, Calif. He graduated from the OstrowSchool of Dentistry of USC and served as aclinical assistant professor in the department ofDental Medicine at USC. (Page 47)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Alma J. Clark, DDSDr. Clark is a general dentist practicing inMartinez, Calif. She currently serves on theCDA Judicial Council. (Page 55)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.David J. Clark, DDSDr. Clark founded the Academy of MicroscopeEnhanced Dentistry. He lectures internationallyand maintains a private practice in Tacoma,Wash. (Pages 38, 47, 48)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Clark hasfinancial or other interests of some nature in BioclearMatrix and SS White Burs.Yasica CorumMs. Corum has been a TDIC Risk ManagementAnalyst since 2009. She advises dentists in theareas of professional and employment liabilityand property risk management. (Page 8)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Marc DavisMr. Davis is a fourth-generation generalcontractor with proven skills, expertise,knowledge and integrity to take dreams ofbusiness ownership to reality. He has workedon more than 500 dental and medical officesthroughout the Northwest. (Page 23)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Mr. Davis hasfinancial or other interests of some nature in BlueNorthern Builders.Kevin J. Donly, DDSDr. Donly is a professor and chair in thedepartments of Developmental Dentistry andPediatrics at the University of Texas HealthScience Center, San Antonio. (Pages 38, 52)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Donly hasreceived grants and research support from manycompanies; he has no personal financial interests.Terence E. Donovan, DDSDr. Donovan is professor and section head ofBiomaterials in the Department of OperativeDentistry at the University of North Carolina,School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill. (Page 53)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Steven Duffin, DDSDr. Duffin is a general dentist who has spent thepast 30 years working largely in public healthsettings. He is an enthusiastic supporter of themedical management of caries. (Page 24)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Teresa Duncan, MSMs. Duncan is an international speaker whofocuses on revenue and management issues.She is a fellow of the American Association ofDental Office Managers. (Pages 39, 53)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.David Ehsan, MD, DDSDr. Ehsan is an oral and maxillofacial andimplant surgeon in private practice in SanFrancisco. He is the surgical director of the SanFrancisco Implant Institute. (Pages 20, 39)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Ann Eshenaur Spolarich, RDH, PhDDr. Eshenaur Spolarich is an author and speakeron pharmacology and the care of medicallycomplex patients. She is a clinical associateprofessor at the Ostrow School of Dentistry ofUSC. (Pages 40, 54)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. EshenaurSpolarich has financial or other interests of somenature in Philips, Colgate, LexiComp Inc. andJohnson & Johnson.
Speaker Biographies14David A. Felton, DDS, MSDr. Felton is dean at the West Virginia UniversitySchool of Dentistry. He is editor and chief of theJournal of Prosthodontics and examiner for theAmerican Board of Prosthodontics. (Page 54)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Paul H. Feuerstein, DMDDr. Feuerstein is technology editor of DentalEconomics, ADA seminar series speaker andmaintains a general practice in Massachusetts.(Pages 25, 34, 35, 48, 49)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Feuerstein hasfinancial or other interests of some nature in Acteon,Dental Rat, Dexis, Garrison, Golden DentalSolutions, Kerr, Panasonic, Philips, Sirona, SixMonth Smiles and Triodent.John C. Flucke, DDSDr. Flucke is in private practice in Lee’sSummit, Mo. He is the Technology Editorof Dental Products Report and Peer ReviewCommittee Chair for the state of Missouri.(Pages 25, 34, 35, 48, 49)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Flucke hasfinancial or other interests of some nature in Kerr,Air Techniques, AMD Lasers and Acteon.Katie FornelliMs. Fornelli is a practice analyst with theCDA Practice Support Center. Her previousexperience was as a senior consultant witha practice management firm, specializing inthe development and enhancement of dentalpractices. (Pages 8, 23)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Mohsen GhoreishiMr. Ghoreishi is the CEO and president of theKohan Group. They help dental professionals inthe areas of architectural, engineering, interiordesign and construction administration of newoffices or renovation of existing offices. (Page 23)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Mr. Ghoreishihas financial or other interests of some nature in theKohan Group.Eva Grayzel, BAMs. Grayzel is a champion for early detection; shefounded an oral cancer awareness campaign, Six-Step Screening and is a published author. (Page 37)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Henrik E. Hansen, DDSDr. Hansen is currently the chair of the CDACouncil on Peer Review. He is past CDA trusteeand ADA Council on Dental Benefits member.He received his dental degree from the UCSFSchool of Dentistry and maintains a privatepractice in Fairfield, Calif. (Page 40)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Niki Henson, RDA, ASMs. Henson is the president of CornerstoneDental Academy in Cypress, Texas. She is apublished author and holds a degree in science.(Pages 35, 55)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Frank L. Higginbottom, DDSDr. Higginbottom maintains a private practiceof restorative, esthetic and implant dentistry inDallas. He is also a professor in the Departmentof Restorative Sciences and GraduateProsthodontics at Baylor College of Dentistry.(Pages 20, 40, 41)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Phill Hoover, MBAMr. Hoover has been a part of the Bank ofAmerica team for 10 years. He focuses onproviding financial solutions for successful dentaltransitions, acquisitions and mergers. (Page 23)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Mr. Hoover hasfinancial or other interests of some nature in Bankof America.Terry E. Hoover, DDSDr. Hoover is a full-time associate professor andvice chair of the Department of Dental Practiceat the Dugoni School of Dentistry in SanFrancisco. (Page 51)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Orapin V. Horst, DDS, MS, MSD, PhDDr. Horst maintains a San Francisco-basedclinical practice specializing in endodontics. Sheis an assistant clinical professor at the UCSFSchool of Dentistry. (Page 24)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.
Speaker Biographies15Maria L. Howell, DDSDr. Howell practices general dentistry in GardenRidge, Texas. She is a clinical professor in theDepartment of Comprehensive Dentistry atUTHSC San Antonio with 25 years of teachingexperience. (Page 41)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Martin J. Jablow, DMD, FAGDDr. Jablow, America’s Dental Technology Coach,is a clinician, speaker and author. He received hisdental degree from New Jersey Dental School in1986 and practices in Woodbridge, N.J.(Pages 25, 34, 35, 48, 49)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Jablow hasfinancial or other interests of some nature in Kerr,Air Techniques, AMD Lasers and Acteon.Peter L. Jacobsen, PhD, DDSDr. Jacobsen directed the Oral Medicine Clinicat the Dugoni School of Dentistry in SanFrancisco for 25 years. He is the author of theLittle Dental Drug Booklet and currently practicesgeneral dentistry in San Francisco. (Page 26)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Curtis E. Jansen, DDSDr. Jansen completed his dental degree andadvanced education in prosthodontics atthe Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC.He maintains a private practice limited toprosthodontics and a dental laboratory inMonterey, Calif. (Pages 23, 36)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.John A. Khademi, DDS, MSDr. Khademi is in private practice in Durango,Colo. As a 20-plus year member of theRadiological Society of North America, hecomes from a background in medical radiologyand imaging that allows him a differentperspective on issues with CBCT imaging.(Pages 8, 26)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Khademi hasfinancial or other interests of some nature in SSWhite and Carestream.Robert D. Kiger, DDSDr. Kiger is currently chair of the CDA JudicialCouncil and serves as chief of Dental Services atthe Loma Linda VA Medical Center. (Page 55)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Casey KirkMs. Kirk is CDA’s digital communicationsspecialist. She is responsible for shaping andimplementing the association’s social media andemail marketing strategies. (Page 57)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.James S. Kohner, DDSDr. Kohner is a periodontist who lives inScottsdale, Ariz. He teaches courses on crownlengthening and soft tissue grafting domesticallyand internationally. (Pages 21, 41, 42)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Brooke KozakMs. Kozak is a human resources generalist. Priorto her role in human resources Ms. Kozak was theCDA Peer Review and Judicial Council manager.(Page 8)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Eugene E. LaBarre, DMD, MSDr. LaBarre has been a full-time prosthodonticsfaculty member at the Dugoni School ofDentistry in San Francisco since 1981 andis currently an associate professor in theDepartment of Removable Prosthodontics.(Page 49)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Douglas L. Lambert, DDS, FACD, FASDA,FASD, ABADDr. Lambert has authored articles and presentedprograms on contemporary dentistry whileserving as an independent consultant for manydental manufacturers. Dr. Lambert is seniorpartner in an esthetic-based practice in Edina,Minn. (Page 56)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Thomas E. Lenhart II, DMD, FICD, FACDDr. Lenhart is a board-certified dentistanesthesiologist. He provides general anesthesiato adults and children in the Bay Area and is anassistant clinical professor at UCSF School ofDentistry. (Pages 21, 27, 42)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Donald P. Lewis Jr., DDS, CFEDr. Lewis is an oral and maxillofacial surgeonin Cleveland and presents fraud preventionseminars regularly. (Pages 35, 49)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.
Speaker Biographies16Frank Martinez Jr., DDSDr. Martinez is a USC graduate and completedspecialty training at the Naval Center inBethesda, Md. He is in private practice andclinical faculty in the AEGD residency at theDugoni School of Dentistry’s Union City DentalCare Center, and in the GPR residency at theVA hospital in Palo Alto, Calif. (Page 50)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.David L. Meinz, MS, RD, FADA, CSPMr. Meinz, America’s Personal HealthImprovement Expert and author, is a frequentguest on radio and television and speaksinternationally to audiences about living life tothe fullest, with maximum energy and health.(Pages 43, 58)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Ann MilarMs. Milar is the dental benefits analyst for CDA.She monitors and evaluates dental insuranceindustry developments on behalf of CDAmembers. (Page 38)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Kim Miller, RDH, BSDHMs. Miller is the co-founder of PerioFrogz.com,a lead profitability coach with Inspired Hygiene,a published author and a columnist for RDHMagazine. (Pages 43, 58)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Kiyokazu Minami, DDSDr. Minami has maintained a private practicein Osaka, Japan, since 1990. He is the formerchair of the Academy of Clinical Dentistry andlectures for continuing education programs atMeikai University and Asahi University inJapan. (Page 59)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.John A. Molinari, PhDDr. Molinari is director of Infection Control forThe Dental Advisor. Previously, he served asprofessor and director of Infection Control at theUniversity of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistryfor 32 years. (Page 11)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Molinari hasfinancial or other interests of some nature in Hu-Friedy Mfg. Co. and SciCan Inc.Jeffrey Lloyd, DDSDr. Lloyd is a general dentist practicing in RanchoCucamonga, Calif. He currently serves on theCDA Judicial Council. (Page 55)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Robert A. Lowe, DDS, FAGD, FICD, FADI,FACDDr. Lowe has maintained a full-time practicefor 30 years, and is a world-recognized teacherand clinician. He taught for 10 years at LoyolaUniversity School of Dentistry. (Pages 42, 56)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.William P. Lundergan, DDS, MADr. Lundergan is professor and chair of theDepartment of Periodontics at the Dugoni Schoolof Dentistry in San Francisco and practices in theFaculty Dental Service Group. (Page 50)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Derek Mahony, DDS, MSDr. Mahony is a visiting lecturer at the PUC-RioUniversity, Brazil, and practices the full gamutof orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedicsincluding functional appliances, treatment ofTMJ disorders and the diagnosis and treatment ofobstructive airway problems such as snoring andsleep apnea. (Pages 27, 57)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Paul A. Manos, DDSDr. Manos is the dental director for UnitedConcordia Dental Plans of California Inc. Dr.Manos is a licensed dentist in California andgraduated from the UCLA School of Dentistry.(Page 43)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Nicholas Marongiu, DDSDr. Marongiu is a general dentist practicing in LaJolla, Calif. He served as a guest member of theCDA Judicial Council in 2012, a member of NewDentist Committee and Liaison to CDA PresentsBoard of Managers. (Page 55)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.
Speaker Biographies17K. William Mopper, DDS, MSDr. Mopper is in private practice and isrecognized as a pioneer in direct resin bonding.He is an adjunct professor at the University ofIllinois and co-founder of Cosmedent Inc.(Pages 27, 36)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Mopper ischair of Cosmedent Inc.Sherry Mostofi, Esq.Ms. Mostofi is a graduate of Yale Law Schooland serves as legal counsel throughoutCalifornia specializing in the formation of dentalcorporations, dental practice leases and dentalpractice purchase and sales agreements. (Page57)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Ms. Mostofi hasfinancial or other interests of some nature in MostofiLaw Group.Mark Murphy, DDSDr. Murphy is the lead faculty for ClinicalEducation at Microdental/DTI DentalTechnologies Inc., and serves on the adjunctfaculty at the University of Detroit Mercy andMichigan Schools of Dentistry. (Pages 28, 44)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Murphyhas financial or other interests of some nature inMicrodental DTI and Pankey Institute.Theodore A. Murray Jr., DDSDr. Murray is a general dentist practicing in SanRafael, Calif. He is a former member of the CDAJudicial Council. (Page 55)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Dan Nathanson, DMD, MSDDr. Nathanson is the professor and chair ofRestorative Sciences/Biomaterials at BostonUniversity including advanced prosthodontics,AEGD and biomaterials. (Page 28)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Anders Nattestad, DDS, PhDProfessor Nattestad is director of theundergraduate Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryProgram at the Dugoni School of Dentistry inSan Francisco. (Page 24)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Patrick NelleMr. Nelle is a TDIC Insurance Solutionssales agent. He is also the insurance liaison toCalifornia dental schools. He is committed toprotecting dentists and their practices.(Pages 8, 23)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Brad NewmanMr. Newman is a leader in marketing andbusiness development for dental offices. Hisfocus is on social media campaigns, Internetcommercials and organic search engineoptimization. (Page 29)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Mr. Newman isthe founder and chief officer of Dentainment.Brian B. Novy, DDSDr. Novy is an associate professor of RestorativeDentistry at Loma Linda University, andmaintains a private practice in SouthernCalifornia. (Pages 29, 50)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Ali Oromchian, Esq.Mr. Oromchian is a principal at Dental &Medical Counsel, the leading law firm dedicatedto serving the legal needs of dentists in the areasof contract negotiations, employment law andestate planning. (Pages 8, 11, 23)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Edwin T. Parks, DMD, MSDr. Parks is a professor of Dental DiagnosticSciences in the Department of Oral Pathology/Medicine/Radiology at Indiana University Schoolof Dentistry in Indianapolis. (Pages 21, 44)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Kirk L. Pasquinelli, DDSDr. Pasquinelli maintains a private practicespecializing in periodontics and dental implantsin San Francisco. He is an assistant clinicalprofessor at the UCSF School of Dentistry.(Page 60)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.
Speaker Biographies18Christopher J. Perry, MS, DMD, FAGDDr. Perry is an assistant clinical professor inthe Department of General Dentistry at theUniversity of Texas Health Science Center, SanAntonio, and maintains a private practice focusedon total dental care. (Pages 29, 60)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Michael W. Perry, DDSDr. Perry is the founder and president ofMomentum Dental Business Consulting and is anational speaker. He practices general dentistry inSanta Rosa, Calif. (Page 45)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Ove A. Peters, DMD, MS, PhDDr. Peters is professor and co-chair in theDepartment of Endodontics at the Dugoni Schoolof Dentistry in San Francisco. He is board-certified in endodontics and the recipient of the2012 Louis I. Grossman Award. (Page 24)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Peters hasfinancial or other interests of some nature in DentsplyMaillefer, Dentsply Tulsa, Sonendo, FKG, Colteneand MDA Technology Group.Teresa PichayMs. Pichay is a practice analyst for CDA. Sheworks on managing the association’s wastewater,environmental and occupational health andsafety issues. She currently develops regulatorycompliance resources. (Page 8)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Jacqueline Plemons, DDS, MSDr. Plemons is a Texas-based periodontist inprivate practice and is on the faculty at BaylorCollege of Dentistry. She lectures nationwide onperiodontics and oral medicine. (Pages 8, 45, 60)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.David M. Roshkind, DMD, MBA, FAGD,MALDDr. Roshkind is past president of the Academyof Laser Dentistry and a certified laser educator.He is an assistant professor at the University ofFlorida. (Page 61)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Steven J. Sadowsky, DDSDr. Sadowsky is the director of Implant Dentistryat the Dugoni School of Dentistry in SanFrancisco. He is a diplomate of the AmericanBoard of Prosthodontists and has published 17articles. (Page 51)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Patrick J. Sammon, PhDDr. Sammon is a professor emeritus, Departmentof Oral Health Science, at the University ofKentucky College of Dentistry and has a jointappointment with the Department of Physiology,at the University of Kentucky College ofMedicine. (Pages 61, 62)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Jason SchepersMr. Schepers has worked with Patterson Dentalfor 20 years, specializing in office design,equipment and technology. He has been involvedwith opening hundreds of successful practicesthroughout the Bay Area. (Page 23)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Mr. Schepers hasfinancial or other interests of some nature inPatterson Dental.David Schwab, PhDDr. Schwab is a professional speaker and practicemanagement consultant who works with dentistsin the U.S. and Canada. (Pages 45, 62)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Nicette L. Short, MPAMs. Short is the manager of Legislative Affairsfor CDA, where she is responsible for theassociation’s health care reform policy analysisand legislative activity. (Page 46)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Lee Silverstein, DDS, MSDr. Silverstein is an associate clinical professorof Periodontics at the Georgia Health SciencesUniversity in Augusta, Ga. Dr. Silversteinlectures nationally and internationally. (Page 22)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.
Speaker Biographies19Michael S. Simmons, DMD, FAGDDr. Simmons maintains two Southern Californiadental practices focusing on sleep disorders, TMJand orofacial pain along with general dentistry.He is a lecturer at UCLA and a clinical assistantprofessor at USC School of Dentistry. (Page 31)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Michael S. Sparer, JD, PhDDr. Sparer is a professor and chair in theDepartment of Health Policy and Managementat the Mailman School of Public Health atColumbia University. (Page 43)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Robyn ThomasonMs. Thomason is the director of CDA’s PracticeSupport Center. She is also a subject matterexpert in the area of human resources. (Page 8)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Kenneth W. Tittle, DDS, MSDr. Tittle maintains private practices specializingin endodontics in Pleasant Hill and WalnutCreek, Calif. He is a diplomate of the AmericanBoard of Endodontics and an assistant professorof Endodontics at the Dugoni School ofDentistry in San Francisco. (Pages 31, 46)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Karen B. Troendle, DDS, MPHDr. Troendle is a professor in the Department ofComprehensive Dentistry at the University ofTexas Health Science Center in San Antonio.She received her DDS in 1977, and her MPH in1994. She has 35 years of teaching experience.(Page 41)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Anastasia L. Turchetta, RDHMs. Turchetta is a spokesperson, video bloggerand author who works with various companiesand private practices on their social mediaengagements. She also develops and presentswebinars, continuing education and keynoteprograms. (Page 32)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Ms. Turchetta hasfinancial or other interests of some nature in DentistSelect.William A. van Dyk, DDSDr. van Dyk practices general dentistry in SanPablo, Calif., and serves as an associate professorat the Dugoni School of Dentistry in SanFrancisco. (Page 32)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Takashi Watanabe, DDSDr. Watanabe currently maintains a privatepractice in Iwaki, Fukushima in Japan, andis a clinical professor and assistant directorof continuing dental education at MeikaiUniversity School of Dentistry. He is presidentof the Japan Academy of Clinical Dentistry,and a member of the American Academies ofEsthetic Dentistry and Periodontology. (Page 30)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.David J. Weiss, Esq.Mr. Weiss founded the Law Offices of DavidJ. Weiss in 1989. He continues his practice ofspecializing in the defense of hospital, medical,dental and legal professionals in general andadministrative law matters and insurers in bad-faith litigation. (Pages 23, 36)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Gail F. Williamson, RDH, MSMs. Williamson is a professor of DentalDiagnostic Sciences at Indiana UniversitySchool of Dentistry. She is associate executivedirector of the American Academy of Oral andMaxillofacial Radiology. (Pages 21, 44)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.
Thursday Workshops20Things to know about the showExhibit Hall hoursThursday and Friday: 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.Saturday: 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.Room assignmentsLook for room assignments at cdapresents.comor in the On-Site Show Guide.Audio recordingsRecordings of identified programs will beavailable on site on the Esplanade Levelof the convention center or followingCDA Presents at prolibraries.com/cda.Site Preservation for Implant PlacementDavid Ehsan, MD, DDSThis course is designed to teach basic sitepreservation prior to implant placement.Participants will learn socket healing afterextraction, socket bone grafting with bone grafting materialand membranes, immediate implant placement and immediateimplant provisional fabrication.Time: 9:30 a.m.–noon and repeats 1:30–4 p.m.Audience: dentist, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 2.5 per sessionCourse #: 009 (a.m.)/010 (p.m.)Fee: $300Learning Outcomes1. Describe socket healing after extraction.2. How to perform socket preservation using bone graftingmaterial and membrane.3. Describe when to place immediate implant versus socketbone grafting.Implant Esthetics WorkshopSupplies RecommendedFrank L. Higginbottom, DDSEsthetic treatments involve treatment planningwith surgical templates, proper temporary andfinal abutment selection, impression makingand provisional fabrication. Laboratory communication isalso important for esthetic results. Participants will learntechniques that will minimize obstacles to success. Participantswill select and place abutments, attach impression copings andmake an impression, and fabricate provisional restorations andcustom impression copings. Attendees are encouraged to bringsafety glasses and/or magnification loupes.Time: 8:30–11:30 a.m. and repeats 1–4 p.m.Audience: dentist, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 3.0 per sessionCourse #: 011 (a.m.)/012 (p.m.)Fee: $195Learning Outcomes1. Understand surgical template demo and abutment selection.2. Impression copings and impression techniques.3. Temporary fabrication and custom impression copings.Hands-On Workshop: Implants andAttachmentsSupplies RecommendedGeorge E. Bambara, DMD, MSParticipants will work on typodont modelswith implants placed in them. Two attachmentabutment systems will be used for demonstration.An attachment abutment will be placed on the implant andtorqued to the required torsion as directed by the specificimplant abutment requirements. The process of how the maleor female attachment is picked up in cold-cure acrylic will bedemonstrated for each of the attachments’ abutment systems.Recommended supplies: Loupes, lab coat.Time: 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and repeats 2–5 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDA, dental student, lab techC.E. units: Core – 3.0 per sessionCourse #: 007 (a.m.)/008 (p.m.)Fee: $210Learning Outcomes1. Select the proper implant attachment abutments.2. How various angled attachment and straight abutments cancorrect for misaligned implants.3. Cold-cure attachments in denture bases and replace wornout male retentive elements.Registering online is easy at cdapresents.com
Thursday Workshops21Hands-on Workshop: Surgical CrownLengtheningSupplies RecommendedJames S. Kohner, DDSAttendees will experience a thorough review ofthe principles and clinical procedures neededto perform crown lengthening for functionalrestorative problems, as well as a review of all necessaryparameters for anterior esthetic applications. Using bothlecture presentation and two hands-on exercises, participantswill understand the flaps as well as suturing methods needed.Two videos of the surgery will be shown. Attendees areencouraged to bring magnification loupes.Time: 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m. (break: 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.)Audience: dentistC.E. units: Core – 6.0Course #: 013Fee: $595Learning Outcomes1. Diagnose the need for crown lengthening, plus understandlimitations and contraindications.2. Biologic width, flap design and suture technique.3. Learn how to make predictable impressions, save chair timeand be more profitable.Review of the Medical Emergency KitThomas E. Lenhart II, DMDThis workshop is designed to review basic andadvanced medical emergency kits. Dr. Lenhartwill discuss the essential medications andequipment needed to provide adequate treatment for commonmedical emergencies.Time: 1:30–4:30 p.m.Audience: dentistC.E. units: Core – 3.0Course #: 014Fee: $125Learning Outcomes1. Recognize essential medications for common medicalemergencies.2. Understand emergency medications, airway adjuncts andother emergency kit contents.3. Use emergency medications and kit contents properly.Are Your Pictures Perfect?Edwin T. Parks, DMD, MSGail F. Williamson, RDH, MSThis course is designed to helpparticipants improve theirradiographic skills and produce high-quality radiographs vialecture and hands-on instruction. Techniques used to produceoptimal intraoral and panoramic images as well as radiationsafety and protection for both patients and clinicians willbe presented. This course is recommended for all dentalprofessionals, especially hygienists and assistants.Time: 10 a.m.–1 p.m. and repeats 2–5 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDAC.E. units: Core – 3.0 per sessionCourse #: 015 (a.m.)/016 (p.m.)Fee: $150Learning Outcomes1. Implement patient radiation dose reduction measures andpatient management strategies.2. Utilize optimal techniques for the acquisition of intraoral andpanoramic radiographic images.3. Identify and correct intraoral and panoramic image errors.
Thursday Workshops22Suturing for the General PractitionerSupplies RecommendedLee Silverstein, DDS, MSThis hands-on, user-friendly course makessuturing easy with discussions on materials,needles, techniques and types of surgical knots.This course shows the how, when and why of suturing forparticular clinical procedures. This course is a must for allmembers of the surgical team. Recommended supplies: Glassesand/or loupes.Time: 8:30–11:30 a.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, office staffC.E. units: Core – 3.0Course #: 017Fee: $275Learning Outcomes1. Know the difference between surgical needles and thedifferent types of suture thread materials.2. Learn which suture thread, diameter and types of sutureneedles should be used in particular clinical situations.3. Perform simple loop, figure and mattress sutures.Atraumatic Extraction and SocketGrafting for the General PractitionerSupplies RecommendedLee Silverstein, DDS, MSThis hands-on, user-friendly course makes teethremoval easy while saving the bony socket. Learnhow to use periotomes and regenerative barriersin a cost-effective and user-friendly way. This course will showthe how, when and why of socket grafting in a trademarked,easy-to-understand fashion. Attendees are encouraged to bringsafety glasses and/or magnification loupes.Time: 1–4 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, dental student, office staffC.E. units: Core – 3.0Course #: 018Fee: $275Learning Outcomes1. Learn how to atraumatically remove teeth.2. Learn what types of regenerative barriers and materialsto use.3. Learn how to suture socket grafts.See Page 8Check out the C.E.courses in
Thursday Workshops23Pitfalls to Avoid When Starting orPurchasing a New PracticeSponsored by CDA Endorsed ProgramsPhill Hoover—Bank of America Practice SolutionsBrad Beck—Bank of America Practice SolutionsAli Oromchian—Dental & Medical CounselKatie Fornelli—CDA Practice Support CenterPatrick Nelle—TDIC Insurance SolutionsJason Schepers—Patterson DentalMarc Davis—Blue Northern BuildersMohsen Ghoreishi—The Kohan GroupJoin us in an intimate setting where you will have theopportunity to discuss the various aspects of starting a newpractice. This roundtable format will feature five 30-minutesessions, each hosted by industry leaders. Ask yourself thefollowing questions: Should I continue as an associate orshould I become a practice owner? What options exist forpractice ownership? How do I prepare for disaster? Whatmethods exist to motivate and manage staff? What financingis available and what are the banks looking for? Get all of yourquestions answered in one place.Time: 9 a.m.–noonAudience: dentistC.E. units: non-eligibleCourse #: 019Fee: $45Learning Outcomes1. Understand the advantages of practice ownership and learnthe right time to buy in.2. Break the barriers to managing staff effectively.3. Plan for the inevitable and avoid first-practice pitfalls.Registering online is easy at cdapresents.comTDIC Risk Management: The High Costof ShortcutsSponsored by The Dentists Insurance CompanyCurtis E. Jansen, DDSDavid J. Weiss, ESQShortcuts have their place, butnot in dentistry. Incompletedocumentation, the omission of necessary procedures andfailure to fully inform patients are why even the best dentistwill likely experience a lawsuit at least once. Using realTDIC cases, this course will illustrate why effective patientcommunication and continuity of care are imperative todelivering excellent dentistry.Time: 9 a.m.–noon and repeats 2–5 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, spouseC.E. units: 20% – 3.0Course #: 825/826 Fee: $50 – dentist and staff $25 – part-time TDIC policyholder (Must have a TDIC part-time Professional Liability policy to be eligible for this discount.) Free – new TDIC policyholder within first yearThis course is eligible for a 5 percent professional liabilitydiscount for TDIC policyholders.Learning Outcomes1. Establish office procedures to respond when patientscomplain of pain.2. Develop strategies to educate patients on treatmentrecommendations.3. Deploy effective protocols for medical emergencies.This workshop is approved by:
tothepodium.NEWBethefirsttohear them!24The Medical Management ofCaries — Back to the Future WithG.V. BlackSteven Duffin, DDSThis course covers the history of cariology from1890 to the present; the use of antimicrobialagents in the treatment of caries; and thesilver nitrate plus fluoride varnish protocol as developed inthe presenter’s Oregon practice between 2006 and 2012.Participants will become familiar with the science andapplication of antimicrobials in the management of caries.Numerous clinical cases will be described.Time: 8–9:30 a.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 1.5Learning Outcomes1. Dentists will be able to implement a simple and effectivemedical management of caries in their practices.2. Participants will be able to reference the literature from 1890to the present.3. Participants will be able to identify and measure caries arrest.Management of Dental Trauma:Guidelines and Future DirectionsOrapin V. Horst, DDS, MS, MSD, PhDThe goal of this lecture is to provide a review ofthe scientific literature and rationale for diagnosisand treatment of traumatic dental injuries(TDI). New treatment recommendations, online educationalresources and clinical cases will be discussed. Other topics inthis lecture include mechanisms of TDI as well as pathogenesisof adverse reactions in dental and periodontal structures, signs,symptoms, severity levels and prevalence rates of these adverseevents.Time: 10:30 a.m.–noonAudience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 1.5Learning Outcomes1. Participants should be able to identify signs, symptoms,severity levels and types of TDI and complications.2. Participants should be able to describe appropriate diagnosisand treatment options for a given TDI.3. Participants should be able to form appropriate carecoordination strategies for a given TDI.Dentoalveolar Surgery Tipsand Tricks for the GeneralPractitionerAnders Nattestad, DDS, PhDDentoalveolar surgery is a key competency ofthe general practitioner and a need that manypatients present with. There is a great variabilityin the individual ability of general practitioners to offer thisservice to their patients. This session will provide tips andtricks that will allow general practitioners to improve thequality of their contributions to their patients in the area ofdentoalveolar surgery.Time: 1–2:30 p.m.Audience: dentistC.E. units: Core – 1.5Learning Outcomes1. Choose the right patients to extend learning of dentoalveolarsurgery.2. Provide optimal care forr patients in the area of dentoalveolarsurgery.3. Learn how to complete atraumatic extractions that prepare apatient for later implant placement.Update in Endodontics —Procedures and FutureDevelopments in Root Canal TreatmentOve A. Peters, DMD, MS, PhDThis course will give a critical update inendodontic technology, highlighting the progressmade in instrumentation, canal disinfection androot canal filling. At the same time, the biologic framework ofendodontics must not be forgotten. Taken together these twoitems, technical advances and better understanding of biology,will help all clinicians to achieve better outcomes in rootcanal treatment.Time: 3:30–5 p.m.Audience: dentist, dental studentC.E. Units: Core – 1.5Learning Outcomes1. Able to list new tools and devices used in root canaltreatment.2. Understand microbial etiology of periodical inflammation andits treatment.3. Critically evaluate current technology in endodontics for usein their practices.Registering online is easy at cdapresents.comThursday Express Lectures
Thursday Workshops25Thursday LecturesMaximize the Value of Your MostPowerful Asset: Your ReputationSponsored by CDA Endorsed ProgramsChris Brubaker, Marketing Director,DemandforceUsing case studies and real-world examples, thiscourse will explore the importance of onlinereputation and ways to manage one effectively. It will provideyou with a practical guide on how to build your best possiblereputation and teach you how to leverage your practice’s assetsto attract the right type of new patients.Time: 3–5 p.m.Audience: generalC.E. Units: non-eligibleLearning Outcomes1. Comprehending the importance of online reputation andconcrete ways to manage one.2. Leveraging patient reviews to enhance your web presence as apart of your practice marketing and overall business strategy.3. Understanding which third-party sites are the most importantas well as how social media and mobile apps play into onlinereputation.Restorative Materials Update 2013Jeff J. Brucia, DDSRestorative care demands continuous learningin the areas of material science and restorativetechnique. The continuous evolution in adhesivematerials and techniques combined with the ever-increasingdemands for esthetic restorations has made tooth-coloreddentistry a quality option for every treatment plan. Thenumerous choices in restorative materials can be confusing asto what is best indicated in a given situation. This course willfocus on direct and indirect restoration.Time: 8:30–11 a.m. and continues noon–2:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDA, dental student, lab techC.E. units: Core – 2.5 per sessionLearning Outcomes1. Understand the options available in adhesive systemsincluding the new advancements in glass ionomers.2. The materials and techniques for direct and indirect bondedrestorations.3. Repair fractured porcelain restorations predictably.Technology in Your Practice —What Is Here and What Is Coming?Paul H. Feuerstein, DMDJohn C. Flucke, DDSMartin J. Jablow, DMD, FAGDThree top technology experts will explore and explain thelatest high-tech devices and processes, many that they use intheir own general practices. Digital disease detection, digitalimpressions and cone beam imaging will be among the topicscovered. Specific examples of current and future products willbe reviewed in this unique format.Time: 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and continues 2–4:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 2.5 per sessionLearning Outcomes1. Learn the latest technologies, products and Internetapplications.2. Understand high-tech diagnostic aids and digital impression/CAD systems.3. Recognize digital and 3-D radiography and associatedimplant and treatment planning.See page 8Check out the C.E.courses inRegistering online is easy at cdapresents.com
26Thursday WorkshopsThursday LecturesDrugs, Bugs and Dental Products:Prescription DrugsPeter L. Jacobsen, PhD, DDSOsteonecrosis of the jaw, severe diabetes, cankersores, herpes, unresponsive dental infections —what do these situations have in common? Theyare all about drugs in dentistry. This course will be an updateon the drugs of choice for bacterial, fungal and viral infections,as well as a review of clinical and medical guidelines forprophylactic antibiotics in dental treatment.Time: 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, office staffC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Differentiate trauma, canker sores and fever blisters andprovide proper treatment recommendations.2. Identify medically complex patients and be able to plan forproper prophylactic care for dental therapy.3. Understand and avoid or minimize the risk of osteonecrosisof the jaw related to antiresorptive drugs.Drugs, Bugs and Over-the-CounterDental Products: What to PrescribePeter L. Jacobsen, PhD, DDSCavities, plaque, gingivitis, bad breath, dentinsensitivity, dry mouth, white teeth, you name it,patients have it or want it and there are over-the-counter products that can solve it or deliver it. This course willcover the range of oral conditions and the oral care productsavailable to address any problem. Understand the wide rangeof products that contain the same active ingredients. Decidewhich products you intend to recommend to your patients.Time: 1:30–4 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, office staffC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Identify products and ingredients to manage dental decay.2. Understand the causes of halitosis and the products andprocedures available to manage it.3. Understand the limited number of FDA-approved OTCingredients available to manage oral cavity problems.Cone Beam CT: Acquisition,Reconstruction, ArtifactsJohn A. Khademi, DDS, MSA perspective leveraging traditional mentalmodels of radiography having a commonsensical,linear relationship between the attenuation ofthe X-ray beam and the displayed image, fails us with CBCT.The expectation of performing the interpretation task basedon those linear mental models is a setup for problems startingwith the physics, carried through the reconstruction processand amplified with occult biases present in both perceptionand cognition brought to the image interpretation task.Time: 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Understand the virtues and limitations of CBCT imagery indentistry.2. The reconstruction process and the differences between beamhardening, scatter and reconstruction artifact.3. Identify and distinguish these artifacts from normal andabnormal anatomy and findings.Cone Beam CT: Perception, Cognition,InterpretationJohn A. Khademi, DDS, MSAs important as understanding issues with CBCTreconstruction are to the interpretation task, theperceptual and cognitive issues are even moreimportant. The interpretive task sits on these complex andoften occult relationships between perception and cognition,which have not been well studied in dentistry. In contrast withthe morning presentation, this is a fun presentation that willintroduce by way of example and participation many of theseissues and the associated language.Time: 2–4:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Identify the perceptual and cognitive issues relating to theinterpretive task and clinical decision-making.2. The limits and biases of human vision, perception andcognition and how to optimize perception.3. Know when perceptual and cognitive biases are more likelyto be present and interfere with interpretation.Registering online is easy at cdapresents.com
Thursday Workshops27Thursday LecturesMedical Emergencies in the Dental OfficeThomas E. Lenhart II, DMD, FICD, FACDMedical emergencies can and do happen everydayin dental offices around the country. Properintervention and management can mean thedifference between life and death. This course will help you toimprove your ability to plan for, manage and handle commonoffice medical emergencies.Time: 8–10:30 a.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDAC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Prepare for and practice the management of specific medicalemergencies.2. Understand the recognition and treatment of medicalemergencies.3. Identify and use emergency medical equipment andmedications.Early Interceptive Orthodontic Treatmentfor the General Dental PractitionerDerek Mahony, DDS, MSThis course will provide participants with usefulclinical techniques to help children stop thumbsucking and improve the size and shape of theirdental archers. Doctors will also learn how to deal withhypomineralized first molars and ectopic eruption of firstmolars, beneath the deciduous molar. This course is designedto give the pediatric dentist and general dentist first-handknowledge of early-treatment orthodontics.Time: 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, lab tech, office staff, spouseC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Understand growth and development issues in the child.2. Learn transitional dentition treatment.3. Provide phase-one treatment to the patient to minimize moreextensive treatment.Diagnosis and Treatment of TMDDerek Mahony, DDS, MSDentists have the prime responsibility to diagnoseand treat this common pain disorder. Whenpatients present with disc displacement withinthe TM joint, the dentist should become involved by usingsplint therapy to obtain a more stable jaw relationship.Dentists will understand why many headaches are related todisc disorders, clenching and bruxing.Time: 2–4:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, lab tech, office staff, spouseC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Understand the anatomy of the TM joint and the causes ofTM dysfunction.2. The five stages of internal derangement.3. Recommend the appropriate splint for treatment of the TMdisorder, including orthodontic case finishing.Direct Resin Bonding: The Art andScience of Invisible Restorations —An Interactive TourK. William Mopper, DDS, MSLearn to achieve consistently reliable results andrecipes for success for every restorative situation,including Class III, IV, V, diastema closure, directresin veneers and orthodontic realignment. Learn solutionsto common esthetic problems and which composites arebest utilized to solve them. Differences between microfill,microhybrid and nanofill will be shown. Learn to evaluate,select and use these materials. Opaquing, tinting, finishingand polishing will be shown. Learn proper anteriormorphology.Time: 8:30–11:30 a.m. and continues 1–4 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDA, dental student, office staffC.E. units: Core – 3.0 per sessionLearning Outcomes1. Learn what different materials bring to your overall estheticand functional results.2. Why microfill, microhybrids and nanofills are necessary forcertain procedures.3. Know the proper understanding of opaquing and tints, aswell as finishing and polishing.
28Thursday WorkshopsThursday LecturesOcclusion in Everyday DentistryMark Murphy, DDSAlthough we respect its importance, the thoughtof applying occlusal principles leaves many ofus confused and frustrated. We will bring clarityand confidence to this critical component of predictablerestorative dentistry. In this evidence-based review of theexamination, differential diagnosis, records, treatmentplanning and splint therapy, our emphasis will include howto evaluate for risk assessment and easily communicate withyour patients.Time: 8–10:30 a.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, lab techC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Apply current evidence to occlusal issues in everydaydentistry.2. The risk assessment and predictable treatment of occlusalirregularities in restorative dentistry.3. Take records, plan, deliver and adjust a bite splint withpredictable excellence.Leadership, Vision andCommunication for Dental TeamsMark Murphy, DDSDr. Murphy will provide useful tips and ideasthat you can put to use on “Monday morning.”As leaders, developing a vision-driven practicemodel that aligns the team is seminal topractice happiness and fulfillment. By understanding thecommunication process, how it works and why it sometimesdoesn’t, you will be more affective and effective within thepractice team and with patients, friends and family. Teams willknow where they are headed, get along better and patients willsay “yes” more often to you and your treatment plans whenyou develop relationships that encourage mutually agreedupon outcomes based on trust.Time: noon–2:30 p.m.Audience: generalC.E. units: 20% – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Develop supportive systems that support the goals andobjectives of the practice.2. Strengthen team and patient communication effectively.3. Align the people and system towards a preferred future vision.Fixed Prosthodontics and Esthetics inthe Digital Era: What Has Changed andWhat Should NotDan Nathanson, DMD, MSDThis course will provide participants with answersto these questions: Are PFM restorations superiorto milled restorations? Can new technologiesdeliver the same quality as conventional methods? Shouldevery dental office use a chair-side milling unit?Time: 8–10:30 a.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, lab techC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Upon completion, the participant will understand thedifferent attributes of digital systems.2. Participants will understand the rationale for use of materialsand technologies for different clinical cases.3. The participant will be able to make informed choices fortreatment planning and reconstruction.Keeping Up With New Materialsand Technologies in a ContemporaryRestorative PracticeDan Nathanson, DMD, MSDThe course presents new material options andtechniques for restorative and prosthetic dentistry,describing attributes, indications and limitationsof these technologies. Participants will receive clinicalinformation related to use of innovative ceramics, cements,adhesives, etc., using clinical cases demonstrating their properapplication and performance.Time: noon–2:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, lab techC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Participants will become familiar with new materials systemsfor restorative/prosthodontic practices.2. Participants will understand the proper manipulation/use ofnew adhesive resins, cements and new post system.3. Participants will be able to make an optimal selection ofmaterials for specific indications.
Thursday Workshops29Thursday LecturesTreatment Planning for Success:Patient-centered, Team-drivenPractice ManagementChristopher J. Perry, MS, DMD, FAGDDoctors: Are you tired of having all the pressuresof success on your shoulders? Teams: Do you feelunfulfilled with your role in the practice and yourresponsibilities? This team-focused course will help you findthe myriad of opportunities for increased production in yourdental practice, from underutilized CDT codes to undiagnoseddentistry. You don’t need to revamp all of your practice systemsto change the production in your practice dramatically.Time: 9–11:30 a.m. and continues 1–3:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, office staff, spouseC.E. units: 20% – 2.5 per sessionLearning Outcomes1. Treatment plan for success.2. The ideal comprehensive examination.3. How to find the why and turn it into successful,productive dentistry.SM4D – Social Media for Dentists(Campaign Strategy)Brad NewmanThis course will educate dental offices on the bestways to market themselves online using a varietyof social media sites. We will explore tools such asTwitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Pinterest, Foursquare, YouTubeand more. Leveraging the power of Internet commercials, Yelpand other platforms will also be covered. Coupled with a solidstrategy and tenacious execution, social media can be a game-changer for dental offices.Time: 11:30 a.m. –2 p.m. and repeats 3–5:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, office staff, spouseC.E. units: non-eligibleLearning Outcomes1. Maintain an online conversation that is fresh, relevant andtargeted for the right audience.2. What type of content works for social media sites. How to havea fun online personality, yet remain professional at all times.3. Create a more dynamic and unique website; improve pagerank on Google and organic search engine optimization; howto launch your social media campaign immediately.The Plaque MonologuesRecommended Perequisite for Workshop on Page 50Brian B. Novy, DDSDental professionals are convinced plaque istheir nemesis. We curse its presence and tell ourpatients they need to brush more frequently.Yet the scientific evidence indicates plaque (in some cases)can provide colonization resistance against cariogenicbacteria. What can we do for our patients to help them growthis beneficial plaque? Warning —this lecture may not beappropriate for those who enjoy finding cavities.Time: 9:30 a.m.–noon and continues 1:30–4 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, office staff, spouseC.E. units: Core – 2.5 per sessionLearning Outcomes1. Explain the mixed ecological approach to caries causation.2. Understand when to recommend appropriate therapies.3. Implement an effective caries prevention protocol.Registering online is easy at cdapresents.com
The best of dentistry in the U.S.,and now a worldwideperspective on dentistry.While dentistry in the U.S.is breaking new ground, thesame can be said for alternativephilosophies and treatmentmodalities the world over. Joinus in a spirit of internationalcamaraderie as we delve intonew techniques and materialsused by dentists across the globe.International Symposia of Dental LearningMultidisciplinary Treatment Approachesto Complicated Malocclusion CasesTakashi Watanabe, DDSIn cases with malocclusion, a comprehensivetreatment plan that incorporates all clinical fieldsincluding orthodontic treatment is needed. Clinicalapplication of orthodontic treatment can help minimize thescope of prosthodontics intervention, improve plaque controland occlusion and efficiently enhance esthetics, thus significantlyimproving treatment quality and outcome prediction. However,the team approach that includes technicians, hygienists andassistants for complicated cases which needs comprehensivedental care is indispensable. This lecture will be live withsimultaneous English interpretation via headphones.Time: 8:30–11 a.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, lab techC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Describe the diagnosis and treatment procedures based onmultidisciplinary treatment planning.2. Discuss the significance of a team approach.3. Identify preferred orthodontic treatment methods forcomplicated cases.Clinical Applications of OrthodonticTreatment in the Esthetic ZoneTakashi Watanabe, DDSThis lecture will examine outcomes that can beachieved by including orthodontic treatment in thetreatment options when solutions are sought foresthetics and functional problems accompanying malalignmentin the anterior zone. Topics addressed will include improvedmethods with papilla recession, new orthodontic extrusionmethods for implant site development, precautions for cases withcrowded teeth and spaced dental arches, clinical applications ofthe Bolton analysis to obtain esthetic and function, and tractionof impacted teeth, among other topics. This lecture will be livewith simultaneous English interpretation via headphones.Time: noon–2:30 p.m.Audience: dentistC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Describe the ways to achieve a harmonious balance betweenesthetics and function.2. Discuss the new techniques in implant site development usingorthodontic extrusion.3. Identify possibilities for traction of impacted teeth.30
Thursday Workshops31Thursday LecturesDental Sleep Medicine EssentialsMichael S. Simmons, DMD, FAGDRestful sleep is an important component inmaintaining health. This course will educateparticipants about sleep and sleep disorders.Learn which sleep disorders may be addressed in your dentalpractices, how to screen and find patients with sleep disorders,which treatment options you can offer and how to providetreatment.Time: 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.Audience: generalC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Describe the main sleep disorders that affect our society andwhich ones your dental office can address.2. The basic physiology of sleep and many sleep disorders.3. Identify patients with sleep disorders in your dental practiceand describe treatment options.Dental Sleep Medicine — Contemporaryand Advanced ConceptsMichael S. Simmons, DMD, FAGDThis course will address updates in dental sleepmedicine along with discussion of contemporaryconcerns such as sleep disordered breathing andbruxism, brain damage and pediatric issues. Review of newerapproaches in providing dental sleep medicine care will becovered along with examples of more complex cases and howthey are managed.Time: 2–4:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Describe how bruxism is related to sleep.2. The effects of sleep-disordered breathing on the brain.3. Recommend specific and updated treatments for pediatric andadult patients with sleep-disordered breathing.Demystifying Root ResorptionKenneth W. Tittle, DDS, MSRoot resorption is often asymptomatic andpresents with subtle signs. Early detection ofthis entity is pivotal in rendering appropriatetreatment to prevent tooth loss. This course will discuss thedifferent types of root resorption and the associated prognoses.Emphasis will be placed on recognizing the characteristics ofresorptions that are treatable and those that are not. Uponcompletion, the participant will have an understanding of theetiology and treatment of root resorptionTime: 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Identify the different types of root resorption.2. Etiology of resorption and the predictability of treatment forthe different types of resorption.3. Devise predictable treatment plans that address resorption.Minimizing the Heartbreak ofRoot FracturesKenneth W. Tittle, DDS, MSTeeth with vertical root fractures have often beena source of great expense for patients. Currentlyextraction is the only treatment for these teeth.We do, however, have more sophisticated methods for earlydetection and understanding of at-risk teeth. This course willreview the etiology and predictors of vertical root fractures,describe methods for early detection and discuss endodonticand restorative techniques to minimize the occurrence of rootfractures.Time: 2–4:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Discuss the contributing factors and preventive measures ofroot fractures and identify at-risk teeth.2. Current methods of diagnosis for root fractures.3. Employ current diagnostic, endodontic and restorativetechniques to minimize the occurrence of root fractures.Registering online is easy at cdapresents.com
32Thursday WorkshopsThursday LecturesKeys to a Successful TransitionFrom Practice to Retirement:Preparation Is the SolutionWilliam A. van Dyk, DDSA life of successful practice can lead to years ofenjoyable retirement if there is a plan in place.Otherwise, the inevitable end of practice canresult in near poverty, resentment and frustration. Thiscourse is designed to make you aware of the issues aroundthe big picture of practice transitions and the ways in whichindividual dentists can control their future through knowledgeand planning. It involves family, staff, associates and patientsin the positive outcome.Time: 9–11:30 a.m.Audience: dentist, dental student, spouseC.E. units: non-eligibleLearning Outcomes1. Fit your situation into the overall climate for practicetransition.2. The various issues and players that make up the planning ofa successful transition.3. Create a game plan for your practice that will result insuccessful retirement.The Right Associateship:A Stair-step Toward SuccessWilliam A. van Dyk, DDSIn the beginning of their dentistry careers,many graduates will enter an associateship. Thepressures of high debt have made finding a jobcrucial to financial stability. However, a good associateship canalso lead to early success, positive attitude about the professionand better quality dentistry. This course will spell out the toolsto find and use a quality associateship for future success.Time: 1:30–4 p.m.Audience: dentist, dental student, spouseC.E. units: non-eligibleLearning Outcomes1. Evaluate the marketplace based on your needs.2. Understand what is necessary for you to get the bestavailable job.3. Work the chosen location effectively to secure valuableemployment.Rock Your Communication and ImageWithin Your PracticeAnastasia L. Turchetta, RDHWhat if you could rock your team’scommunication for patients of all generations,from case presentation to social media strategies,would you do it? If you answered yes, then grab your entireteam to gain the edge and art of effective communication intoday’s world of dentistry!Time: 9–11:30 a.m.Audience: generalC.E. units: 20% – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Identify what your professional image says about you.2. Understand what used to work and what doesn’t work nowwith generational communication.3. Use your power of influence via social media.Take My Breath Away – Oral MalodorAnastasia L. Turchetta, RDHHas your mouth ever felt so parched it was astruggle to speak or eat? Ever been offered amint or gum and wondered whether it was reallyan act of kindness? Breathe a sigh of relief and solve thisembarrassing situation for your patients so they blow you awaywith their smiles – not their breath!Time: 1:30–4 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDHC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Review the common causes contributing to bad breath.2. Recognize dental and medical conditions that contribute tobad breath.3. Learn how to identify which products work and why.Registering online is easy at cdapresents.com
Friday Workshops33Instrument Sharpening, Never ADull MomentSupplies RecommendedNancy L. Andrews, RDH, BSUsing a variety of hand and mechanicalsharpeners, learn how to preserve the originalinstrument design and shape while creating sharpedges. Attendees will be guided by images and discussion asthey perfect their hand-sharpening skills. Several mechanicalsharpening devices will be compared. Attendees arerecommended to bring magnification loupes.Time: 9:30 a.m.–noonAudience: dentist, RDH, RDAC.E. units: Core – 2.5Course #: 020Fee: $50Learning Outcomes1. Understand how to preserve optimal instrument design whilesharpening.2. Practice with and compare various hand-sharpeningtechniques.3. Use and compare various mechanical sharpening devices.Achieving Clinical Excellence WithEsthetic Posterior RestorationsSupplies RecommendedJeff J. Brucia, DDSThis in-depth workshop will provide clinicalexperience in the area of adhesive dentaltreatment. Direct and indirect posterior estheticrestorative care will be completed. A review ofdentin bonding materials will kick off a comprehensive, hands-on clinic on the careful planning and systematic coordinationof the preparation, temporization, material selection andplacement of these restorations. Attendees are recommendedto bring magnification loupes.Time: 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m. (break: 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.)Audience: dentist, RDA, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 5.0Course #: 021Fee: $500Learning Outcomes1. Understand the differences between the many adhesivesystems available today.2. Clinical steps recommended for predictable results with directand indirect posterior bonded restorations.3. Overcome challenges when working in a less-than-idealclinical environment.Registering online is easy at cdapresents.comThings to know about the showExhibit Hall hoursThursday and Friday: 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.Saturday: 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.Room assignmentsLook for room assignments at cdapresents.comor in the On-Site Show Guide.Audio recordingsRecordings of identified programs will beavailable on site on the Esplanade Levelof the convention center or followingCDA Presents at prolibraries.com/cda.
Friday Workshops34Radiographs Aren’t Just X-rays AnymorePaul H. Feuerstein, DMDJohn C. Flucke, DDSMartin J. Jablow, DMD, FAGDThere has been a shift from intraoral film to sensors andphosphor plates. They reduce radiation, and add manydiagnostic capabilities never before available. Panoramic unitshave gone digital and new cone beam CT offers 3-D imaging.Review the current sensors, software, digital panoramic unitsand explore the numerous reasons for every dentist to consider3-D cone beam imaging. There will also be a look at guidedimplant surgery as well as convergence with other technologies.Time: 9:30 a.m.–noonAudience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 2.5Course #: 024Fee: $65Learning Outcomes1. Know what to look for when comparing various products.2. Learn what products are necessary to incorporate in amodern dental practice.3. Make intelligent purchase decisions for the practice.The Art of Endodontics: A Hands-onWorkshopSupplies RecommendedL. Stephen Buchanan, DDS, FICD, FACDState-of-the-art endodontic procedures will betaught and practiced in anterior and premolarTrueTooth training replicas, using contemporaryconcepts of access, negotiation, shaping,irrigation and 3-D obturation. Digital imaging will beavailable to evaluate results. Attendees are recommended tobring magnification loupes.Time: 8:30–11:30 a.m. and repeats 1–4 p.m.Audience: dentistC.E. units: Core – 3.0 per sessionCourse #: 022 (a.m.)/023 (p.m.)Fee: $350Learning Outcomes1. Achieve ideal convenience form while conserving all toothstructure possible.2. Safely cut tapered shapes in canals with 1-3 rotary files.3. Clean and fill complex lateral anatomy such as lateral andaccessory canals.See Page 8Check out the C.E.courses in
Friday Workshops35In-Office Digital Impressions andLaboratory CAD/CAMPaul H. Feuerstein, DMDJohn C. Flucke, DDSMartin J. Jablow, DMD, FAGDMany systems in the marketplace allow us to take impressionsdigitally. Some systems allow the creation and manufacturingof in-office restorations, while others can be sent to dentallabs that have a digital workflow and even to labs that donot. Discover the differences between the systems whileyou try them. Learn from modern laboratories and materialscompanies about new products and processes. New retractiontechniques will also be covered, including chemical,mechanical and laser systems.Time: 1:30–4 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 2.5Course #: 025Fee: $65Learning Outcomes1. Know what to look for when comparing various products.2. Understand what products are necessary to incorporate in amodern dental practice.3. Make intelligent purchase decisions for the practice.Don’t Let Your Provisionals LookTemporaryNiki Henson, RDA, ASA unique blend of real-life applications, tips froman experienced assistant and esthetic solutionswill enable you to learn how to fabricate a varietyof provisional restorations. It’s the class you havealways dreamed of – an instructor who has years of experiencemaking temporaries, who can relate to your experiencesand who can provide insight on what to do when unusualcircumstances arise. During the workshop, two methods willbe chosen to allow students to make their own provisional.Time: 8:30–11:30 a.m. and repeats 1–4 p.m.Audience: RDA, dental student, lab techC.E. units: Core – 3.0 per sessionCourse #: 026 (a.m.)/027 (p.m.)Fee: $200Learning Outcomes1. Understand the steps, in order, to create a functionalprovisional restoration.2. Ascertain purposes of provisional restorations includingtissue conditioning, space retention and esthetics.3. Discover the types of materials available to fabricate estheticprovisional restorations.Employee Embezzlement and Fraud:Detection, Protection and ProsecutionDonald P. Lewis Jr., DDS, CFEThis seminar gives attendees take-home, proveninternal controls to safeguard their assets. Thisseminar is designed to empower attendees withenough knowledge to reduce the risk of becominga victim. It also provides the tools needed to recognize fraudand embezzlement and provides a step-by-step action plan forprevention and prosecution.Time: 9:30 a.m.–noon and repeats 1:30–4 p.m.Audience: dentist, spouse (office staff with written approval from dentist)C.E. units: 20% – 2.5 per sessionCourse #: 028 (a.m.)/029 (p.m.)Fee: Dentist — $75 Dentist and spouse — $125Learning Outcomes1. Examine actual computer fraud cases and discover thereports that need to be reviewed.2. Learn how to implement the internal controls.3. How to prosecute and recover lost revenue.
Friday Workshops36TDIC Risk Management: The High Costof ShortcutsSponsored by The Dentists Insurance Company Curtis E. Jansen, DDSDavid J. Weiss, ESQShortcuts have their place, butnot in dentistry. Incompletedocumentation, the omission of necessary procedures andfailure to fully inform patients are why even the best dentistwill likely experience a lawsuit at least once. Using realTDIC cases, this course will illustrate why effective patientcommunication and continuity of care are imperative todelivering excellent dentistry.Time: 9 a.m.–noon and repeats 2–5 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, spouseC.E. units: 20%– 3.0 per sessionCourse #: 827/828 Fee: $50 – dentist and staff $25 – part-time TDIC policyholder (Must have a TDIC part-time Professional Liability policy to be eligible for this discount.) Free – new TDIC policyholder within first yearThis course is eligible for a 5 percent professional liabilitydiscount for TDIC policyholders.Learning Outcomes1. Establish office procedures to respond when patientscomplain of pain.2. Develop strategies to educate patients on treatmentrecommendations.3. Deploy effective protocols for medical emergencies.This workshop is approved by:Art and Science = Creativity: TheUltimate Bonding ExperienceSupplies RecommendedK. William Mopper, DDS, MSThis workshop is for dentists who want toachieve the ultimate in lifelike direct resinrestorations. Participants will complete a directresin veneer with color change, masking a very dark toothand making it lifelike without increasing its value, and createhighly characterized polished surfaces that rival the refractionand reflection of natural teeth. Focus: application of microfill,microhybrids, nanofil, opaquers and tints. Incisal translucency,contour characterizing, finishing and polishing will beemphasized. Attendees are encouraged to bring optical lenses.Time: 8:30–11:30 a.m. and repeats 1–4 p.m.Audience: dentistC.E. units: Core – 3.0 per sessionCourse #: 030 (a.m.)/031 (p.m.)Fee: $275Learning Outcomes1. Methods of material application of microfills, microhybridsand nanofills.2. Learn to achieve proper finishing and polishing and long-term maintenance.3. Understand the necessity of opaquing and tinting.
37Friday LecturesErgonomics: The Art of ProtectivePositioningNancy L. Andrews, RDH, BSCumulative trauma disorders are explored andlinked with preventive strategies, including activeparticipation in stretching and strengtheningexercises that can be performed at work. Magnification,illumination and positioning are discussed, as well as healthissues that impact susceptibility to ergonomic stresses.Time: 3–5:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, lab tech, office staffC.E. units: 20% – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Evaluate physical signs and symptoms of cumulative traumadisorders.2. Understand the physiology of representative cumulativetrauma disorders.3. Practice and evaluate stretches, exercises and strategies toreduce work-related injury.Precision and Semi-precisionAttachments: How, Where, Whenand Why?George E. Bambara, DMD, MSAttachment dentistry provides superior cosmeticand functional alternatives to the traditionalcast partial denture with clasps. Attachments aresimply rigid or resilient connectors that redirect the forces ofocclusion. They are stress attenuators and absorbers. Theirfunction is to preserve soft tissue and bone as well as provideretention, correction of angular discrepancies and cosmeticalternatives.Time: 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDA, dental student, lab techC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Understand the rationale for using attachments intreatment planning.2. Become familiar with precision and semiprecisionattachments.3. Successfully incorporate attachment dentistry into patienttreatment planning.Treatment Planning Attachments andImplants – A Nuts-and-Bolts ApproachGeorge E. Bambara, DMD, MSAttachments are rigid or resilient connectors thatredirect the forces of occlusion. Their functionis to protect and preserve soft tissue and bone,and provide retention and cosmetic alternatives. Implantsare devices that are rigidly fixated to bone. This differentiatesthem from natural teeth. Their long-term success depends onbone characteristics, occlusal relationships and loading forcesas well as the types of attachments selected.Time: 1:30–4 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDA, dental student, lab techC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Have a fuller understanding of how attachments work toensure successful implant prosthetics.2. Explore the treatment possibilities using bars and studattachments.3. Gain a new level of confidence in treatment planning usingattachment-retained prostheses.Oral Cancer: A Patient’s and Clinician’sPerspectiveWilliam M. Carpenter,DDS, MSEva Grayzel, BAThis course will discuss oral cancerfrom the clinician’s and the patient’s viewpoint. Dr. Carpenterwill provide an update on oral cancer’s changing demography. Hewill detail the epidemiology, risk factors and clinical features. Hewill also emphasize early detection while discussing the variousdetection and diagnostic aids. Ms. Grayzel will present herjourney through late-stage oral cancer. She will detail her delayeddiagnosis, radical surgery, radiation, emotional state, effects onher children and the long-term effects 14 years after treatment.Time: 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and repeats 2– 4:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, office staff, spouseC.E. units: Core – 2.5 per sessionLearning Outcomes1. Learn the importance of early detection and diagnosticapproaches.2. Understand the various risk factors.3. Learn about recommended treatments for the different stages.
38Friday LecturesInjection Molding and MinimallyInvasive Composite DentistryRecommended prerequisite to workshop Page 48David J. Clark, DDSExperience a unique approach to modern resindentistry. Join us and learn how to create artisticmagic with direct composite restorations. Directcomposite restorations are underpromoted and underappreciatedin today’s world of implants and computer-assisted ceramics. Yet,direct composites can be the least invasive, most biomimetic andwonderfully esthetic of all restorations. Dr. Clark will presentcreative solutions to overcome the major clinical impedimentsto modern resin dentistry.Time: 3:30–6 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, office staff, spouseC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Understand the optimal mix of flowable and paste compositeand the injection molding technique.2. Learn to cut the new Class I, Clark Class II and compositeonlay preparations.3. Confidence using anatomic matrices, emergence profile andcomposite techniques for delivering esthetic dentistry.Early Caries, Diagnosis, Preventionand Intervention MethodologiesKevin J. Donly, DDSThis course will discuss the early diagnosis oftooth demineralization, focusing on the use ofquantitative light fluorescence (QLF). Interventionswith fluoride (including fluoride varnish), glass ionomersurface protectants, sealants and minimally invasive productsand procedures will be presented. Risk assessment utilizationin decision-making of product use will be presented. Enamelmicroabrasion and vital bleaching of tooth discolorations inchildren, including demineralized and remineralization of enamel.Time: noon–2:30 p.m. and continues 3:30–6 p.m.Audience: dentistC.E. units: Core – 2.5 per sessionLearning Outcomes1. Be exposed to early diagnosis of enamel demineralization andpreventive regimens available.2. Understand the appropriate intervention withdemineralization/remineralization agents.3. Understand esthetic enamel microabrasion and bleachingtechniques.Paid vs. Denied: Practical Tips andBilling Case StudiesSponsored by the CDA Practice Support CenterPatti CheesebroughAnn MilarThis course will review typical billingscenarios in a dental office. Learnto speak the language of the dental benefit plan and improvecommunications with patients about their coverage. Learnproactive tips versus reactive steps and available resourcesto enhance billing efficiency. Case presentations will includecoordination of benefits, overpayments and medical billing,among others.Time: noon–3 p.m.Audience: dentist, dental student, office staff, spouseC.E. units: Core – 3.0Learning Outcomes1. Apply strategies to address common billing challenges properly.2. Improve billing communication with dental plans to patients.3. Implement proactive steps to enhance billing efficiency.The Epidemic of Cracked Teeth:Modern Diagnosis and TreatmentRecommended prerequisite to workshop Page 47David J. Clark, DDSCurrently the diagnosis and treatment of crackedand fractured teeth is symptom-based. Cracks areunfortunately an end-stage diagnosis with pulpaland periodontal involvement. The complex, sometimes-counterintuitive appearance of these cracks will be demystified.This new approach of routine identification of early crackscould transform restorative practice and challenge traditionalcavity designs. Dr. Clark will present this new approach toearly recognition and treatment of dentin and enamel cracks.Time: 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, office staff, spouseC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Have confidence identifying early tooth fracture based onhigh-level magnification.2. Learn why new cavity preparations and other preventivemodalities are crucial to prevent eventual tooth fractures.3. Have a blueprint for diagnosis and treatment of fracturesand incomplete fractures.
39Friday LecturesThe Agony of the Code: InsuranceMade EasyTeresa Duncan, MSInsurance is an important part of your office’scycle but it does not need to overwhelm yourdaily routine. Manage your information and yourclaims to minimize delays and rejections. This course is perfectfor the new or uncertain coder.Time: 9–11:30 a.m.Audience: dentist, dental student, office staff, spouseC.E. units: Core –2.5Learning Outcomes1. Learn how to manage your insurance cycle effectively.2. Basic dental coding including explanation of the mostcommon procedures encountered in a dental office.3. Handle insurance narratives and appeals.Successful Systems for A/R andInsurance ManagementTeresa Duncan, MSJoin us for a discussion on effective tips forrevenue management. The topics will range fromdiscovering your own A/R tolerance level toteaching new collection techniques to your team. This coursewill help you to create your patient financing guidelines andstick to them. Is it time to spot-check your systems?Time: 1–3:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, dental student, office staff, spouseC.E. units: 20% –2.5Learning Outcomes1. Establish internal credit guidelines.2. Successful treatment and financial options presentation skills.3. Manage your practice’s insurance cycle.Dental Implant Complicationsand FailureDavid Ehsan, MD, DDSParticipants will obtain useful clinical andbiological knowledge to diagnose and managedental implant failure. Participants will learn howto treatment plan and understand surgical versus restorativecomplications, as well as strategies to minimize poor outcomeand unhappy implant patients.Time: 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, dental student, lab techC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Explain the criteria for successful dental implant therapy.2. Define criteria for the failed dental implant.3. Learn how to avoid and manage implant failure.Anterior Implants and TemporariesDavid Ehsan, MD, DDSImplant therapy has become common in mostdental practices, but implants in the esthetic zonecontinue to be unpredictable for most practitioners.Participants will learn treatment planning, immediate implantplacement and the role of the implant-borne provisional tosculpt the tissue and achieve optimal outcome.Time: 3–5:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, dental student, lab techC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Understand implant treatment planning and placement forthe esthetic zone.2. Learn the role of provisionalization of implants.3. Review the implant versus delayed implants in theesthetic zone.
40Friday LecturesPrescription Drugs and Herbal TherapiesThat Increase Bleeding RiskAnn Eshenaur Spolarich, RDH, PhDThis course will provide oral health careprofessionals with current information aboutthe safe management of patients taking selectedprescription drugs and herbal supplements. Specific coursecontent will focus on indications and contraindications forthe use of anticoagulant, antiplatelet and herbal medications.Tests used to assess bleeding risk will be described. Drug/herb interactions of significance to dentistry, as well as riskassessment and risk-reduction strategies will be discussed.Time: 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Identify prescription drugs and herbal supplements that causean increased risk for bleeding.2. Discuss how to reduce the risk of bleeding complicationsassociated with dental procedures.3. Recommend strategies for improving the oral health of clientstaking prescription and herbal medications.Natural Product Preparations inDentistryAnn Eshenaur Spolarich, RDH, PhDThis course will provide oral health careprofessionals with current information about theuse of natural ingredients in oral care products.Scientific information about the effects of specific herbs foundin natural toothpastes and mouth rinses will be reviewed.Indications, contraindications and safety data related to useof these products will be discussed. Participants will learnimportant considerations when making recommendations foruse of these products to their patients.Time: 1:30–4 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Describe safety and efficacy data regarding clinical effects ofnatural ingredients found in oral care.2. Discuss the role of natural products for improving oral health.3. Identify important considerations regarding the use of naturalproducts for patient recommendations.Peer Review — a Membership BenefitSponsored by CDA’s Council on Peer ReviewHenrik E. Hansen, DDSPeer review is one of the most valuable CDAmembership benefits. It is an alternative tolitigation for resolving disputes between CDAmember dentists, their patients and insurers regarding thequality and appropriateness of dental treatment. Councilon Peer Review Chair Dr. Hansen will explore the overallprocess, the grading system applied by committees and howmember dentists can best utilize the system.Time: 9–11:30 a.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, office staffC.E. units: 20% – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Understand the peer review system.2. Learn how to further develop the ability to maintain patientrecords in case of liability exposure.3. Enhance communication skills to avoid a conflict with apatient regarding dental treatment.Digital Implant Dentistry: NewTechnology for Teeth and ImplantsFrank L. Higginbottom, DDSFor many years dentists performed very well inthe analog world. Then dentistry began to godigital, with a computer at the front desk, thenone in the operatory. Today dentists have the option ofincorporating digital technology to actually make treatingpatients better. From digital radiographs, digital planning,guided surgeries, digital impressions and CAD/CAMrestorations, these technologies will be featured.Time: 8–10:30 a.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, lab techC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Learn cone beam CT technology and digital planning.2. Learn guided placements and digital impressions.3. Incorporate CAD/CAM technologies for teeth and implants.Registering online is easy at cdapresents.com
41Friday LecturesRegistering online is easy at cdapresents.comCurrent Concepts in ImplantDentistry: The State of theImplant TodayFrank L. Higginbottom, DDSThis program will review the philosophy ofcurrent implant therapy. Today both tissue leveland bone level implants are appropriate. Thetissue level implant has been very successful, making implantrestorative dentistry simple using a cemented approach. Activeimplant surfaces and stable abutment connections impart veryhigh predictability. Loading protocols have drastically changedthrough the years due to advances in surface technology.Time: noon–2:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, lab techC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Learn patient selection and treatment planning.2. Learn abutment selection and impression techniques.3. Learn provisionalization techniques and final restorationsand introduction to new technology.Working Smarter! Direct RestorationTips for Dental AssistantsMaria L. Howell, DDSKaren B. Troendle DDS, MPHThis course will provide participantswith useful clinical knowledge whenassisting with direct bonding procedures. A discussion ofthe essentials of current bonding and curing techniques forcomposite resin shall be presented along with emphasis onproper isolation techniques and matrix placement.Time: 9–11:30 a.m.Audience: RDA, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Provide adequate isolation of the restorative field, and chooseand apply an appropriate matrix.2. Understand the importance of isolation, proper matrixapplication, bonding theory and light curing.3. Learn how to properly manipulate bonding agents andadequately light cure a restorative material.Pearls for Indirect Restoration Placementfor Dental AssistantsMaria L. Howell, DDSKaren B. Troendle, DDS, MPHThis course will provide participantswith useful clinical knowledge whenassisting with indirect restorative procedures. A discussion ofthe essentials of shade selection, impression making, modelpouring and cementation procedures will enhance theassistant’s ability to be an essential member of the dental team.Time: 1:30–4 p.m.Audience: RDA, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Determine the shade of a tooth, and avoid the commonpitfalls of impression making and model pouring.2. Understand conditions for accurate shade selection and thecategories of cements used for indirect restoration.3. List currently available cement categories and appreciatetheir manipulation variables.How Crown Lengthening WillEnhance Your Restorative ResultsJames S. Kohner, DDSThis course covers methods, limitations andbenefits of both esthetic and functional crownlengthening. Whether you do it yourself orrefer out, you will leave with a better understanding of theseprinciples to help patients enjoy better results. The courseemphasizes decision making for a variety of case types tofacilitate comprehensive clinical treatment planning.Time: 9:30 a.m.–noonAudience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, lab tech, office staffC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Make diagnostic decisions regarding crown lengthening fromboth radiographic and clinical perspectives.2. Biologic width and how crown margin proximity to soft tissueimpacts restorative results, including understanding red-gumcomplications.3. Have a better understanding about how to improve “gummysmile” issues.
42Friday LecturesClinical Treatment Planning andProblem Solving: When It Doesn’tGo by the Book Robert A. Lowe, DDS, FAGD, FICD,FADI, FACDIn this technique-filled seminar, Dr. Lowe willdiscuss tactics you can use to refine your clinicalskills to a level that will help you create consistent qualityand offer more potential treatment solutions for the patient.New technologies, such as dental lasers, computerized shadematching and digital impression making will be discussedalong with how implementation of these technologies canhelp the bottom line of your practice.Time: 8:30–11 a.m.Audience: dentist, dental student, lab techC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Learn how to interface the latest technologies with yourrestorative practice.2. Learn which materials in which clinical situations will resultin the best possible outcomes.3. Learn some creative ways to manage clinical problems thatyou encounter in your practice every day.The Perio-restorative Interface:Diagnosis and Correction forOptimal Biologic Health Robert A. Lowe, DDS, FAGD, FICD,FADI, FACDRestorative margins that are exposed to thegingival tissues have a potential to negativelyaffect the health of the intracellular environment. Therestorative dentist should also be comfortable doing minor softand hard tissue crown lengthening procedures in conjunctionwith tooth preparation for optimal periodontal health.Time: 3:30–6 p.m.Audience: dentist, dental student, lab techC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. The importance of diagnosing biologic width types and howthat relates to gingival recession.2. How to use diode lasers to manage soft tissues forimpressions around implants and for zenith correction.3. How to use hard tissue lasers to perform minor correctionsutilizing open and closed crown lengthening.Improving Esthetic and RestorativeResults With Periodontal Soft TissueGraftingJames S. Kohner, DDSAttendees will see useful methods for improvingsoft tissue appearances, and for stopping theprogression of recession, around both naturalteeth and restorations. Techniques discussed include freegingival and connective tissue grafts. Slides and a surgicalvideo will illustrate for participants the indications andbenefits of these grafts and how they directly impact betterdental health and better restorative results.Time: 1:30–4 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, office staffC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Diagnose indications and contraindications for both grafts.2. How the grafts differ and where to use them.3. Predictably enhance smiles and restorative results byrecommending these grafts whether you do the surgeriesor refer out.Adult and Pediatric Oral SedationReviewThomas E. Lenhart II, DMD, FICD,FACDThe management of patients’ pain andanxiety is a vital component of today’s dentalpractitioner. The advancement of monitors and today’sshort-acting medications has allowed dentists to safely andeffectively administer oral sedation and general anesthesiain the dental office setting. This review course is intendedfor dentists who have an adult and/or pediatric oralsedation permit, IV conscious.Time: 8:30–11 a.m. and continues noon–2:30 p.m.Audience: dentistC.E. units: Core – 2.5 per sessionLearning Outcomes1. Review pediatric versus adult physiology and anatomy anddescribe the differences between pediatric and adult airways.2. Review sedation pharmacology and polypharmacologiccombinations.3. Identify, prevent and manage sedation complications andemergencies.Registering online is easy at cdapresents.com
43Friday LecturesRegistering online is easy at cdapresents.comHealth Care Delivery Trends and TheirImpact on DentistrySponsored by the CDA Dental Benefits Task ForcePaul A. Manos, DDSMichael S. Sparer, JD, PhDThe course will provide a discussion oftrends in health care reform and thedental benefit marketplace. Participants will learn how healthcare trends are changing the market for health and dental carecoverage, factors influencing employer benefits purchasing andhow dental benefit companies are responding to current marketforces. These topics have been included in the information-gathering phase of CDA’s Dental Benefits Task Force.Time: 2:30–4 p.m.Audience: dentist, office staff, spouseC.E. units: 20% – 1.5Learning Outcomes1. Understand key trends in health care reform.2. Identify factors in the dental benefit marketplace thatinfluence employer purchasing decisions and dental benefitplan designs.3. Understand the potential for the changing health carelandscape to affect dental practice.What Good Is A Dead Patient WithPerfect Teeth?David L. Meinz, MS, RD, FADA, CSPNutritionist David Meinz reveals the latest aboutthe food you and your patients eat. You’ll discoverhow promoting the sugar bowl can actuallydecrease — yes, decrease caries formation. You’ll also learn thelatest on artificial sweeteners, fast foods and more. This hands-on presentation will bring you up-to-date on the relationshipbetween nutrition and health.Time: 8:30–11 a.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, lab tech, office staff, spouseC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Distinguish between “the truth” and “the whole truth” infood product health claims.2. Obtain specific personal recommendations for healthy andsafe intakes of fat, sodium, cholesterol and fiber.3. Appreciate the realities of artificial and natural sugarsubstitutes and their dental implications.32 Teeth and 100 BirthdaysDavid L. Meinz, MS, RD, FADA, CSPNutritionist David Meinz shows you how to addyears to your life and life to your years. You’lldiscover the Seven Steps to Longevity, the lateston vitamin supplements, the truth about omega 3s and more.Discover how you and your patients can power-up your healthin today’s fast-paced lifestyle.Time: noon–2:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, lab tech, office staff, spouseC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Understand the role of nutrition in total health.2. Identify research-based characteristics of centenarians.3. Differentiate between basic vitamin supplement needs andmarketing claims.Principle-based PeriodontalTherapy and Treatment Planning;Getting Great Results One Patientat a TimeKim Miller, RDH, BSDHFocus on early intervention, comprehensivetreatment and successful outcomes. Be encouragedby the body of scientific evidence in yourefforts to diagnose early and treat conservatively. Discovereffective techniques to help your patients take ownershipand agree to treatment. Use the four-pronged approach tocustomize treatment and help your patients get their diseaseinto remission. Join me and increase your productivity, yourprofessional satisfaction and your patients’ health.Time: 9:30 a.m.–noon and continues 1:30–4 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, office staff, spouseC.E. units: Core – 2.5 per sessionLearning Outcomes1. Utilize diagnostic screenings and quickly identify activeperiodontal infection and risk for disease progression.2. Enhanced communication techniques that break throughcommon patient objections for better case acceptance.3. Understand and apply the four-pronged approach forcustomized comprehensive treatment plans.
44Friday LecturesRadiology Boot Camp: Back tothe Basics Edwin T. Parks, DMD, MSGail F. Williamson, RDH, MSThis course will provide participantswith practical measures for patientradiation dose reduction and useful techniques to produceoptimal intraoral and panoramic radiographic images.Troubleshooting common intraoral and panoramic imageerrors will be discussed in an effort to help participants improveimage quality while keeping patient exposure to a minimum.Time: 8–10:30 a.m.Audience: RDH, RDAC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Practice radiation safety and protection procedures thatminimize patient radiation exposure.2. Intraoral and panoramic image error identification andcorrection.3. Apply optimal techniques to produce diagnostic intraoral andpanoramic images.Panoramic Radiography: Are YourImages up to Snuff? Edwin T. Parks, DMD, MSGail F. Williamson, RDH, MSPanoramic images are oftencompromised due to technical,positioning and exposure errors. This course will provideclinicians with strategies for optimal patient preparation,positioning, exposure parameters and error correction. Inaddition, evaluation and interpretation of panoramic imageswill be presented to help the clinician evaluate image qualityand develop a systematic approach to obtaining diagnosticinformation.Time: 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Describe the proper techniques for preparing and positioningthe patient to produce optimal panoramic images.2. Common panoramic image error identification andcorrection.3. Apply a systematic approach to image evaluation andinterpretation.Occlusion in Everyday DentistryMark Murphy, DDSAlthough we respect its importance, thethought of applying occlusal principles leavesmany of us confused and frustrated. We willbring clarity and confidence to this critical component ofpredictable restorative dentistry. In this evidence-basedreview of the examination, differential diagnosis, records,treatment planning and splint therapy, our emphasis willinclude how to evaluate for risk assessment and easilycommunicate with your patients.Time: 8–10:30 a.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, lab techC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Apply current evidence to occlusal issues in everydaydentistry.2. The risk assessment and predictable treatment of occlusalirregularities in restorative dentistry.3. Take records, plan, deliver and adjust a bite splint withpredictable excellence.Improving Case Acceptance: MoveBeyond Insurance EntitlementMark Murphy, DDSWe live in a cynical time that rewards quickfixes, fast food, ATMs and instant everything.Taking time to help our patients want what weknow they need drives the economic and reward engineof our practice. Help more patients have better health, domore of the dentistry that fulfills and stimulates you and bemore successful in your practice. Dr. Murphy will provide anentertaining program full of useful tips, ideas and insurancediscussion scripts that you can put to use right away.Time: 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, lab tech, office staffC.E. units: 20% – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Develop a co-discovery, curiosity-inducing examinationexperience that supports case acceptance.2. The metrics and determinates of case acceptance and theimpact that altering our behavior provides.3. Script your team’s discussion about the true role of dentalinsurance to promote moving past insurance coverage.Registering online is easy at cdapresents.com
45Friday LecturesRegistering online is easy at cdapresents.comThe Impact Dental Insurance Hason Your PracticeSponsored by the CDA Practice Support CenterMichael W. Perry, DDSThis course will educate participants about thetypes and characteristics of dental benefit plans.Dr. Perry will show how provider contracts affectthe business model of a private practice. A detailed analysis ofhow contracts affect staff costs and other overhead issues willbe included. The program will close with a comparison of feeand practice profitability levels.Time: 8:30–11:30 a.m.Audience: dentist, dental student, office staff, spouseC.E. units: 20% – 3.0Learning Outcomes1. Choose the appropriate model for dental practice rather thanletting the model choose you.2. Learn how various PPO and HMO plans affect a practice.3. Judge whether it is wise to contract with a dental PPO orHMO.Women’s Health and PeriodontalConcernsJacqueline Plemons, DDS, MSFrom puberty through the golden years, womenare faced with unique challenges in maintainingoral health. These challenges are oftenmanifested in the periodontal status of our female patientsand can correlate with a variety of systemic conditions.Explore the most common periodontal issues faced by womenincluding hormonally related gingival changes associated withpuberty, menstruation, use of birth control pills, pregnancyand menopause. Learn the latest information regardingosteoporosis, bisphosphonate treatment and many others.Time: 8–10:30 a.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Discuss periodontal challenges of women throughout alifetime.2. Recognize periodontal changes associated with puberty,pregnancy and menopause.3. Describe potential oral changes associated with osteoporosisand its treatment.Common Oral Lesions — To Worryor Not to Worry?Jacqueline Plemons, DDS, MSIn addition to caries and periodontal disease, weare challenged each day with the managementof conditions that affect the oral cavity. Someoral lesions may be nothing more than a nuisance for ourpatients while others can pose a significant overall healthrisk. In addition, some conditions can be chronic in natureand significantly interfere with our patients’ quality of life.Learn to recognize and manage conditions such as recurrentoral ulcerations, desquamative diseases of the oral cavity andcontact reactions. This course will also review precancerousand malignant lesions affecting the oral soft tissues.Time: 3–5:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Recognize common oral lesions seen in the dental setting.2. Suggest treatment alternatives for patients suffering fromcommon oral lesions.3. Identify lesions associated with oral cancer.101 Ways to Improve Your PracticeDavid Schwab, PhDThis course provides you with 101 up-to-date,sure-fire ways to build your practice, increasepatient flow, enhance case acceptance andimprove the bottom line, especially in challenging economictimes. This great list of pearls is divided into topic areas andpresented as practical advice that you can take back to yourpractice and implement immediately. Using a combination oflecture, discussion and interactive segments, this course willenlighten and motivate your entire team.Time: 9:30 a.m.–noon and continues 1:30–4 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, lab tech, office staff, spouseC.E. units: 20% – 2.5 per sessionLearning Outcomes1. Create an internal marketing system that keeps new patientscoming in.2. How to implement consistent systems in the office.3. Follow up with patients regarding recommended treatment.
46Friday LecturesTreating Trauma Without DramaKenneth W. Tittle, DDS, MSDental trauma affects more than one in threeadolescents. Our understanding of the biologicconsequences of dental trauma is pivotal tomanaging these incidents with an organized, calmingapproach. Attendees will learn about the consequencesof various injuries and their respective prognoses, bothshort- and long-term. Emphasis will be placed on reviewingour current best evidence and recommendations by theInternational Association of Dental Traumatology.Time: 8–10:30 a.m. and continues 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 2.5 per sessionAM Learning Outcomes1. Employ best techniques to maintain pulpal vitality and treatteeth with necrotic pulps in traumatized teeth.2. The biologic consequences of dental trauma and the relatedprognoses of various types of injuries.3. Diagnose and treat traumatic injuries to the dental pulp.PM Learning Outcomes1. Diagnose and treat the different types of trauma-relatedresorption.2. Treatment and stabilization of luxation and avulsion injuriesincluding current splinting recommendations.3. Devise multidisciplinary treatment plans to maximizesuccessful treatment of traumatized teeth.National Health Care Reform: How WillIt Affect Your Practice?Sponsored by CDANicette L. Short, MPAThe Affordable Care Act, signed into law in2010, contains numerous provisions that willhave implications for dentists as individuals,health care professionals and employers. California is at thenational forefront in the implementation of these provisions.Attendees will learn what the Affordable Care Act requires ofdentists as individuals and employers, and what changes mayoccur in the delivery of oral health care as a result of healthcare reform at the national and state levels.Time: 3:30–5 p.m.Audience: generalC.E. units: 20% – 1.5Learning Outcomes1. Learn the impact of health care reform on dentists, the oralhealth care delivery system and the dental benefits market.2. Gain greater knowledge of the specifics of the AffordableCare Act and its potential to affect the practice of dentistry.3. Understand the implementation timeline for the variousprovisions in the bill.Registering online is easy at cdapresents.com
Saturday Workshops47Oral Lesions: Detection and DiagnosisHomayon Asadi, DDSWilliam M. Carpenter,DDS, MSThe oral mucosa can be involvedwith a large number of pathoses. Their detection anddiagnosis is paramount. This course will describe the properhead and neck exam with use of anatomical specimens. Thevarious diagnostic modalities will be presented, including the“brush test,” ViziLite, Velscope tand various surgical biopsytechniques, which will be performed by the participants.Time: 9–11:30 a.m. and repeats 2–4:30 p.m.Audience: dentistC.E. units: Core – 2.5 per sessionCourse #: 032 (a.m.)/033 (p.m.)Fee: $300Learning Outcomes1. Perform a proper head and neck examination.2. Be aware of the various detection devices.3. Utilize a number of diagnostic techniques.Mini Dental Implants for General DentistsSupplies RecommendedRaymond Y. Choi, DDSThis course will provide participants with basicclinical information on mini dental implantsincluding surgical and restorative protocols,clinical indications and contraindications, case planning,case selection and various clinical applications. Participantswill perform mini implant surgical placement on a model.Attendees are encouraged to bring magnification loupes.Time: 8:30–11 a.m. and repeats 12:30–3 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDA, dental student, lab techC.E. units: Core – 2.5 per sessionCourse #: 034 (a.m.)/035 (p.m.)Fee: $300Learning Outcomes1. Recite mini implant surgical and restorative protocol forFLD stabilization.2. Understand various clinical applications of mini dental implants.3. Recognize mini dental implant indications, contraindicationsand clinical applications.Better, Faster, Prettier Composite DentistryRecommended Lecture on Page 38. Supplies Recommended.David J. Clark, DDSParticipants will prepare, fill and polish minimallytraumatic Class I and Class II restorations. TheClark Class II composite restoration will betaught utilizing the Bioclear Matrix System, flowable and pastecomposites. Minimally invasive diastema closure and papillaregeneration will be explained and performed. Various matrixingsystems and separators will be demonstrated and utilized tocreate ideal contacts and embrasure shapes. Simplified polishingfor mirror-smooth surface will be demonstrated. Attendees arerecommended to bring magnification loupes.Time: 8:30–11 a.m.Audience: dentistC.E. units: Core – 2.5Course #: 036Fee: $275Learning Outcomes1. Up-to-date information regarding integration of compositesincluding snowplow and injection molding techniques.2. Understand the new Clark Class II cavity preparation andother minimally invasive direct restorative techniques3. The concept of C Factor and the clinical implications of theC Factor in cavity design and filling techniques
Saturday Workshops48Minimally Invasive Anterior CompositeDentistryRecommended Lecture on Page 38David J. Clark, DDSParticipants will prepare modern preparations and“no-prep” appropriate for the new era of minimallyinvasive dentistry. Deep anterior caries, blacktriangle closure, diastema closure and papilla regenerationtechniques will be performed on dentoforms. Teeth will berestored using a combination of flowable and paste composites.An update on matrices and wedges will be given. Participantswill become comfortable with the use of anatomic matrices.Streamlined finishing and polishing will be shown and performed.Time: 12:30–3 p.m.Audience: dentistC.E. units: Core – 2.5Course #: 037Fee: $275Learning Outcomes1. Achieve proficiency in disatema closure and papillaregeneration utilizing composite.2. Understand the use of high-level magnification to achieveoptimal results in resin dentistry.3. Receive a blueprint for incorporation of flowable in all typesof composite preparations.Digital Exam and Treatment PlanningPaul H. Feuerstein, DMDJohn C. Flucke, DDSMartin J. Jablow, DMD, FAGDVisual exam with the naked eye can be aided by severaldevices, including cameras, (intraoral and extraoral),illumination, magnification, digital color matching and more.Noting that radiographs and explorers often cannot showthe extent of carious or decalcified lesions, new advancedtechnology has stepped in to help in diagnosing these andother oral pathology. Findings can be presented to the patientdigitally for better communication and understanding.Time: 9:30 a.m.–noonAudience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental studentsC.E. units: Core – 2.5Course #: 038Fee: $65Learning Outcomes1. Know what to look for when comparing various products.2. Understand what products are necessary to incorporate in amodern dental practice.3. Make intelligent purchase decisions for the practice.See Page 8Check out the C.E.courses in
Saturday Workshops49What’s New and What’s ComingPaul H. Feuerstein, DMDJohn C. Flucke, DDSMartin J. Jablow, DMD, FAGDRapid changes in the digital world mean rapid changes indental products and procedures. We have scoured the meetingfloors for these products and will present a potpourri of newtechnology in all areas of dentistry. There will also be adiscussion of a few products that have not yet hit the market,but should be in your hands soon.Time: 1:30–4 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental studentsC.E. units: Core – 2.5Course #: 039Fee: $65Learning Outcomes1. Know what to look for when comparing various products.2. Understand what products are necessary to incorporate in amodern dental practice.3. Make intelligent purchase decisions for the practice.Live Patient Denture TreatmentEugene E. LaBarre, DMD, MSThis course will provide participants anopportunity to practice and improve denturetechnique with live edentulous patients,supervised by prosthodontist faculty. All denturefabrication steps will be reviewed in seminar format, followedby rehearsal of the procedures in the clinic with the patients,including insertion of new dentures by the end of the session.Time: 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. (break: 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.)Audience: dentist, dental assistant, dental student, lab techC.E. units: Core–6.0Course #: 040Fee: $595 (Participant) $295 (Observer) Learning Outcomes1. Upon completion, the participant will have performeddenture impression, record-making and insertion procedure.2. The participant will have a thorough understanding ofdenture fabrication technique.3. The participant will be able to improve in-office services foredentulous patients.Employee Embezzlement and Fraud:Detection, Protection and ProsecutionDonald P. Lewis Jr., DDS, CFEThis seminar gives attendees take-home, proveninternal controls to safeguard their assets. Thisseminar is designed to empower attendees withenough knowledge to reduce the risk of becominga victim. It also provides the tools needed to recognize fraudand embezzlement and provides a step-by-step action plan forprevention and prosecution.Time: 9:30 a.m.–noon and repeats 1:30 p.m.–4 p.m.Audience: dentist, spouse (office staff with written approval from dentist)C.E. units: 20% – 2.5 per sessionCourse #: 041 (a.m.)/042 (p.m.)Fee: Dentist only — $75 Dentist and spouse — $125Learning Outcomes1. Examine actual cases of computer fraud and discover thereports that need to be reviewed.2. Learn how to implement the internal controls.3. How to prosecute and recover lost revenue.
Saturday Workshops50Functional and Esthetic CrownLengthening WorkshopWilliam P. Lundergan, DDS, MAGretchen J. Bruce, DDS, MBAFrank Martinez Jr., DDSThis course will introduce participants to the basics of surgicalcrown lengthening including indications, contraindications,alternatives and surgical technique. Surgical instruments,flap design, osseous resection and suturing techniques will bediscussed. Participants will have the opportunity to apply thesetechniques in the hands-on workshop portion of the course.Time: 9 a.m.–noon and repeats 1:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 3.0 per sessionCourse #: 043 (a.m.)/044 (p.m.)Fee: $325Learning Outcomes1. Discuss indications and contraindications for functional andesthetic crown lengthening surgery.2. Discuss the principles of periodontal flap design and suturingtechniques.3. Discuss immediate postoperative management andperiodontal maintenance care.I Can Hear the OdontoblastsScreaming!”Recommended Lecture on Page 29Brian B. Novy, DDSControlling the environment and organisms ofthe mouth is always a challenge. Recent cariesresearch provided the dental profession with anarray of diagnostic aids and a myriad of treatment modalities,many of which are not well publicized. This hands-on coursewill provide participants the knowledge and tools to identifycaries infection and to treat the disease using a medical model.Time: 9:30 a.m.–noon and repeats 1:30–4 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 2.5 per sessionCourse #: 045 (a.m.)/046 (p.m.)Fee: $50Learning Outcomes1. Select appropriate surrogate tests for caries risk.2. Properly use various saliva and biofilm testing devices.3. Identify appropriate therapies based on test outcomes.Registering online is easy at cdapresents.com
Saturday Workshops51The following corporate forum is sponsored and presentedby Align Technology.Please note there is a fee for this program.Invisalign Clear Essentials IIDouglas Brandt, DMD, MSIf you are a dentist looking to build on yourInvisalign case experience, this highly interactiveone-day course is designed to deliver insights fromyour colleagues to augment your expertise, contribute to yourpatient success and enhance your practice economics. Duringthis course, you will learn how to approach difficult cases andcomplex tooth movements with aligners and auxiliaries.Registration is restricted to U.S. and Canadian practices only.Time: General Session 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Lunch break noon–1 p.m. Lunch will be provided compliments of Align Technology. Audience: dentistC.E. units: Core — 7.0 (C.E. provided by Align Technology)Course #: 049Fee: $199, must be current Invisalign providerLearning Outcomes1. Improve clinical outcomes for Invisalign treatment.2. Understand and implement better practice economics.3. Offer a more complete array of treatment options toyour patients.Corporate ForumRegistering online is easy at cdapresents.comHands-on Participation with ImplantComponents and Chairside TechniquesSteven J. Sadowsky, DDSTerry E. Hoover, DDSThe indications and chair-sidetechniques for implant open andclosed tray impressions, immediate provisionalization andretrofitting an overdenture will be reviewed in detail. A hands-on session will reinforce the steps in the protocols.Time: 9 a.m.–noon and repeats 1–4 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDA, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 3.0 per sessionCourse #: 047 (a.m.)/048 (p.m.)Fee: $300Learning Outcomes1. Understand the indications and procedures in implant openand closed tray impressions.2. Understand the indications and procedures in immediateimplant provisionalization.3. Understand the indications and procedures for retrofitting animplant mandibular overdenture.
52Saturday LecturesConfronting Epidemics and EvolvingPathogensNancy L. Andrews, RDH, BSExplore acute and chronic personal health issues,including new and altered diseases such as blood-borne, biofilm and insect/parasite diseases, andvery infectious respiratory, skin, droplet or airborne diseases.Standard and transmission-based precautions along withwork restrictions and/or accommodations for infected dentalworkers will be discussed.Time: 2–4:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, lab tech, office staffC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Identify and present emerging disease risks of importanceto dentistry.2. Be informed of key decision criteria needed to prepare forunexpected risks.3. Apply infection control and safety strategies to usual andunusual disease risks.The Art of Endodontics: Everything HasChanged but the AnatomyL. Stephen Buchanan, DDS, FICD, FACDAt its heart, this presentation will relate the mostfundamental and unchanging endodontic issues— pulp, dentin, root and root canal anatomy —to our continually evolving principles of diagnosis, treatmentplanning and emergency pain relief. A diagnostic regimenwill be shown to rule endo in or out, and locate the offendingtooth when pain is referred. Cone beam CT will be shownthrough case studies as a truly revolutionary diagnostic,treatment planning and inter-treatment imaging tool.Time: 9:30 a.m.–noon and continues 1:30–4 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDA, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 2.5 per sessionLearning Outcomes1. The influence of endodontic anatomy on pulp degenerationand how the complexities of root canal systems dictatetreatment to their full apical and lateral extents.2. How 3-D and 2-D radiography with thermal pulp testing candeliver 100 percent diagnostic confidence.3. How to treatment plan emergency care, endodontics versusimplant and how you are going to successfully invade patientroot canal systems.Contemporary Pediatric RestorativeDentistryKevin J. Donly, DDSThis course will discuss the history andformulation of glass ionomer cements (GICs) andtheir development through the contemporaryphotopolymerized GICs. Compomers, their uniqueformulation and clinical utilization will also be addressed.The use of resin-based composites in pediatric dentistry willbe reviewed, including the concept of using hybrid, flowableand condensable resins. The use of amalgam and stainless steelcrowns will be presented.Time: 8–10:30 a.m. and continues noon–2:30 p.m.Audience: dentistC.E. units: Core – 2.5 per sessionLearning Outcomes1. Understand clinical use of traditional, photopolymerized glassionomer cements and compomers.2. Understand the use of available resin-based composites andadhesives, including their mechanism of action.3. Understand when it is appropriate to use amalgam andstainless steel crowns.
53Saturday LecturesUpdate in Esthetic RestorativeMaterialsTerence E. Donovan, DDSThe course will critically evaluate contemporaryceramic materials in terms of their estheticpotential and evidence base related to likelylongevity. Specific suggestions related to materials selection indifferent clinical situations will be given. Materials selectionfor class V restorations will be discussed and specific materialswill be recommended for root caries lesions and for therestoration of noncarious cervical lesions.Time: 8–10:30 a.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, lab techC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Select the appropriate all-ceramic material for specific clinicalsituations.2. The relative potential lifespans of different ceramic materials.3. Select and manipulate the ideal restorative materials fordifferent types of class V lesions.Restoration of the Worn DentitionTerence E. Donovan, DDSAn increasing number of patients with advancedtooth wear present to dental offices. The etiologyof advanced wear is multifactorial, with the twomajor factors being erosion and bruxism. Dr. Donovan willdiscuss the contributions of both factors and focuses on bothintrinsic and extrinsic dental erosion. Early identificationof erosive lesions will be stressed and strategies for erosionmanagement will be presented.Time: 1–3:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, lab tech, office staffC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Diagnose early signs of dental erosion and implementstrategies to prevent it from continuing.2. The relative contributions of erosion and bruxism in patientswith advanced tooth wear.3. Recognize erosion lesions and the difference between thelocation of lesions caused be intrinsic versus extrinsic erosion.Foundations of Dental OfficeManagementTeresa Duncan, MSThis new course is designed for doctors or managerswho have less than five years of managementexperience or for those desiring a refresher courseon the basics of dental office management. Experienced dentistsknow clinical excellence alone does not spell success —managerial talent and leadership is needed as well.Time: 8–10 a.m.Audience: dentist, dental student, office staff, spouseC.E. units: 20% – 2.0Learning Outcomes1. Manage your practice for financial success.2. How to structure an effective team.3. Discover your leadership style.See Page 8Check out the C.E.courses inRegistering online is easy at cdapresents.com
54Saturday LecturesAutoimmune Diseases: Systemicand Oral Health and PharmacologicTreatment ConsiderationsAnn Eshenaur Spolarich, RDH, PhDApproximately 2 percent of the population suffersfrom autoimmune disease and most of theseindividuals are women. The diseases themselves,as well as the medication management, can adversely affectthe oral cavity and significantly impact quality of life. Thiscourse will highlight common autoimmune diseases, oraland systemic disease manifestations and appropriate dentalinterventions.Time: 9–11:30 a.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Recognize adverse oral/systemic complications associated withmedications used to treat autoimmune disease.2. Identify important practice management considerations whenplanning dental care for this population.3. Deliver dental services safely and effectively for patients withautoimmune disease.Pharmacologic and Dental TreatmentConsiderations for the Patient WithRespiratory DiseaseAnn Eshenaur Spolarich, RDH, PhDThis course will review the etiology of commonrespiratory conditions, including asthma,COPD, seasonal allergies and related risk factors.Commonly prescribed medications from several majordrug classes used to treat these conditions will be reviewed,including indications and contraindications for use, systemichealth effects and dosing regimens. Oral side effects, druginteractions and dental practice management considerationswill be discussed.Time: 1–3:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Identify major classes of medications used to treat respiratorydiseases.2. Discuss oral side effects and other adverse events associatedwith respiratory drugs.3. Identify modifications necessary to treat patients withrespiratory disease safely.Challenging the Current Paradigmsin Fixed ProsthodonticsDavid A. Felton, DDS, MSThis presentation examines the currentparadigms and dogmas in fixed prosthodontics,and challenges them with contemporaryevidence of why and how the paradigms may be outdated.This presentation will focus on new technologies in fixedprosthodontics and enable you to cautiously examine which toincorporate into your practice. This presentation will enhanceyour expertise in evaluating new and emerging technologies toenhance patient care.Time: 8:30–11 a.m.Audience: dentist, dental student, lab techC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Understand new technologies in fixed prosthodontics andunderstand their application in your practice.2. Understand the evidence for emerging technologies, and howthat may be interpreted to relate to patient care.3. Dispel existing treatment paradigms and dogmas for morecontemporary thought processes.Diagnosis and Treatment Planningin Fixed ProsthodonticsDavid A. Felton, DDS, MSThis presentation will take a systematic approachto understanding the diagnosis and treatmentplanning for the complex, fixed prosthodonticpatient. Various patients will be presented, the clinicaldocumentation required for a comprehensive treatmentplan and sequence, and treatment options will be presented.Completed treatment will be described for each patientscenario. This presentation will enhance clinical skills neededto diagnose and treatment plan the complex needs of therestorative patient.Time: 12:30–3 p.m.Audience: dentist, dental student, lab techC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Understand the clinical documentation required to formulatea comprehensive treatment plan.2. Proper treatment sequencing for the comprehensive needs ofthe restorative patient.3. Use the systematic approach of treatment planning forassessing patient needs in your practices.
55Saturday LecturesEthics in Dentistry PanelSponsored by the CDA Judicial CouncilRobert D. Kiger, DDS (moderator)Nicholas Marongiu, DDSJeffrey Lloyd, DDSTheodore A. Murray Jr., DDSAlma J. Clark, DDSThe goal of the course is to start a dialogue and stimulatereflection on common ethical dilemmas. At the conclusionof this lecture, you will be able to distinguish between dentallaw and dental ethics; recognize how certain decisions canaffect you, your practice and your patients; and heighten yourknowledge of the Judicial Council’s role and responsibilities.Time: 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.Audience: generalC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Learn the relevance of ethical conduct.2. Gain a higher level of knowledge, skills and values in thefield of dentistry.3. Understand ethical standards and obligations.Dental Etiquette: Patients With SpecialNeedsNiki Henson, RDA, ASWorking with patients who have special needscan be a delicate matter. There are many thingsyou can do to create an environment of respect.Course presenter, Ms. Henson, is a dental professional and amother of children with special needs. Learn the words to use,inexpensive solutions, laws and other tips to improve yourskills. Leave with a deeper understanding of your special needspatients, their families, how you can increase access to careand be an outstanding dental team in their lives.Time: 9:30 a.m.–noonAudience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, lab tech, office staffC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Identify disabilities categories and list generalaccommodations for several common disabilities/disorders.2. Understand how to communicate effectively with patientswho have special needs including People-first Language.3. Identify inexpensive solutions to provide improved access tocare for patients with special needs.A Unique Look at Infection Control: AreYou Glow Free?Niki Henson, RDA, ASThis course will reveal a new way to lookat infection control. You will learn how toevaluate your infection control protocol’seffectiveness in your own dental office. Attendees will gaininsight on common mistakes that leave dental health carepersonnel vulnerable. Using Glo Germ powder you willsee how easily infection spreads, encouraging you to followstandard precautions.Time: 1:30–4 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, lab techC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Comprehend universal precautions and standards and how toapply them in the dental environment.2. Identify common errors in infection protocols and how totake corrective action.3. Describe proper hand washing and operatory disinfection.Registering online is easy at cdapresents.com
56Saturday LecturesS.M.A.R.T. Dentistry for Your PracticeDouglas L. Lambert, DDS, FACD,FASDA, FASD, ABADThe importance of being a savvy decision makerin today’s economic environment can makea big difference in both the day-to-day clinical efficiencyof the practice and the overall success we desire for ourpatients. Implementing the concepts of S.M.A.R.T. dentistry— Simplified Methods and Restorative Techniques — canoffer many key fundamentals for the dentist and the entirestaff including the latest in caries diagnosis and vital toothbleaching, minor tooth movement and composite resins.Time: 9:30 a.m.–noonAudience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, office staffC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Meet esthetic and restorative challenges with compositesinstead of more costly alternatives.2. How contemporary diagnosis methods and caries detectiontechnology improve patient treatment.3. Understand the demographics of your patients and how thataffects treatment options and acceptance.Bad Bounces and Broken Teeth — TheSports Dentistry Side of Your PracticeDouglas L. Lambert, DDS, FACD,FASDA, FASD, ABADWe are in an age of active lifestyles, with anemphasis on participating in sporting activitiesat both the youth and adult levels. Not surprisingly, athleticinjuries to the orofacial region and the dentition are on therise. Unique and timely techniques employed for diagnosing,treating and restoring these accidents are paramount forsuccessful long-term results. Are you prepared for immediateaction following a dental trauma?Time: 1:30–4 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, office staffC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Evaluate the various types of mouth guards available andhelp the athlete choose the appropriate one.2. The contemporary management of luxation injuries anddental trauma from sports-related dental injuries.3. Understand and treatment plan restorative options for thesports-related dental injury.Advances in Composite RestorativeDentistry: A Blend Of Artistry, Materialsand TechniqueRobert A. Lowe, DDS, FAGD, FICD,FADI, FACDWhat’s new in composite restorative materials?Find out about the latest in materials andtechniques, including, bulk-fill flowables, giomers, low-shrinkage technologies, self-adhering flowable composites andsonically placed composite materials.Time: 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, dental studentsC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Use a reproducible technique to create accurate and esthetictooth morphology in composite resin.2. Use sectional matrix to accurately reproduce contact andcontour for proximal surfaces.3. Manage soft tissue issues when placing Class II composite resins.Prosthetic Tooth Repositioning —A Viable Treatment Option for SelectEsthetic CasesRobert A. Lowe, DDS, FAGD, FICD,FADI, FACDFor a select group of patients with minor toothmalposition, such as spacing (diastemata),crowding (mesial and/or distal overlapping) and facial-lingualarch form displacement, esthetic and functional correctionmay be accomplished purely by restorative means. Thisseminar will also discuss tissue management, making of masterimpressions and predictable cementation techniques that savechair time and minimize adjustments.Time: 2–4:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, dental student, lab techC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Orthodontically prepare teeth systematically to correct theclinical crown orientation.2. Proper case selection and evaluation to maximize results.3. Correct some open bite malocclusions without surgicalintervention.
57Saturday LecturesMaximizing Social Media —Minimize RisksSponsored by the CDA Practice Support CenterCasey KirkChris BrubakerSherry Mostofi, Esq.Social media can help you reach new customers and growyour business, but angry patients and bad reviews can domuch harm, valid or not. How do you manage? Dentistsreject or adopt social media for myriad reasons. The key isto understand the benefits and weigh them against potentialrisks. This all-day seminar will help you understand the risksand remedy the issues.Time: 9 a.m.–noon and continues 1:30–4:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, dental student, office staff, spouseC.E. units: non-eligibleLearning Outcomes1. Understand the major social media tools including thebenefits, barriers and risks associated with using social mediain the dental environment.2. Recognize the changing landscape of patient marketing anddevelop steps to leverage social media for your needs.3. Identify what constitutes defamation and how to minimizethe impact of a negative review.The Art of the SmileDerek Mahony, DDS, MSThis lecture will stress the importance of properincisor positioning in the esthetic smile. Thesmile arch is defined as the relationship ofthe curvature of the maxillary incisors and canines to thecurvature of the lower lip in the posed smile. This lecture willpresent the concept of the smile arch and how it relates totooth movement and prosthetic techniques.Time: 9–11:30 a.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, lab tech, office staff, spouseC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Analyze the face including profile, lip fullness, nasiolabialangle and chin projection.2. Thorough understanding of the ability to maximize incisordisplay and the transverse width of the smile.3. Evaluate tooth proportion, gingival heights, emergenceprofiles and incisor angulations.Dentist Role in Snoring and Sleep ApneaDerek Mahony, DDS, MSThis course will provide participants with theknowledge to diagnose and treat patients withsleep disorders, including snoring and sleep apnea.The dentist can be one of the primary care providers for mildto moderate cases of constructive sleep apnea. You will gainknowledge of airways, snoring appliances and TM dysfunction.Time: 1–3:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, lab tech, office staff, spouseC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Communicate effectively with patients regarding snoring andsleep apnea.2. The role of CPAP, surgery and oral appliances in thetreatment of obstructive sleep apnea.3. Take the correct wax bite that repositions the lower jaw andthe tongue forward, thereby opening the airway.Registering online is easy at cdapresents.com
58Saturday LecturesWhat Good Is A Dead Patient WithPerfect Teeth?David L. Meinz, MS, RD, FADA, CSPNutritionist David Meinz reveals the latest aboutthe food you and your patients eat. You’ll discoverhow promoting the sugar bowl can actuallydecrease – yes, decrease caries formation. You’ll also learn thelatest on artificial sweeteners, fast foods and more. This hands-on presentation will bring you up-to-date on the relationshipbetween nutrition and health.Time: 9–11:30 a.m.Audience: generalC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Distinguish between “the truth” and “the whole truth” infood product health claims.2. Obtain specific personal recommendations for healthy andsafe intakes of fat, sodium, cholesterol and fiber.3. Appreciate the realities of artificial and natural sugarsubstitutes and their dental implications.32 Teeth and 100 BirthdaysDavid L. Meinz, MS, RD, FADA, CSPNutritionist David Meinz shows you how to addyears to your life and life to your years. You’lldiscover the Seven Steps to Longevity, the lateston vitamin supplements, the truth about omega 3s and more.Discover how you and your patients can power-up your healthin today’s fast-paced lifestyle.Time: 1–3:30 p.m.Audience: generalC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Understand the role of nutrition in total health.2. Identify research-based characteristics of centenarians.3. Differentiate between basic vitamin supplement needs andmarketing claims.To Use or Not to Use: SeamlessProduct and Technology Integrationfor the Dental HygienistKim Miller, RDH, BSDHHow am I supposed to fit that into my hygieneappointment? If you are asking yourself thisquestion, you are not alone. This fun, fast-paced program will expose you to the latest and greatesttools, techniques and technologies and identify integrationopportunities during continuing care and periodontalmaintenance visits. You will walk away with many tips andverbal skills to enhance patient care in you daily practice.Time: 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDHC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Divide the hygiene hour into manageable chunks according toeach patient’s priority of care.2. New products, technology and communication skillsavailable to enhance dental hygiene services.3. Incorporate products and technology into daily treatment.Registering online is easy at cdapresents.com
Considerations for Natural Teeth andAnterior Implant Aesthetic RestorationKiyokazu Minami, DDSFor a good prognosis and esthetic restorations, youmust ensure the proper function of natural teethand implants together. Diagnostic examinationshould integrate facial expression, the appearance of the teethwhen the patient is at rest, smiling and the gingival contours.Success includes complete communication of protocolsbetween the dentist and dental technician. This lecture will belive with simultaneous English interpretation via headphones.Time: 8:30–11 a.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student,C.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Understand the appearance of the cuspids while the patient isresting or smiling.2. Learn how correct esthetic outcomes can be maximized byprovisional restoration mounting.3. Understand materials and techniques of all-ceramic crowns.Treating Cases of Occlusal DestructionWith Full Mouth ReconstructionKiyokazu Minami, DDSDentistry encounters many diverse medicalconditions that can influence esthetic demandsand overall prognosis. Overall success is greatlyinfluenced by periodontal disease. Whether in Japan or theU.S., the progression of periodontal disease can worsen withage; thus the correct periodontal diagnosis and managementare critical. This lecture will be live with simultaneous Englishinterpretation via headphones.Time: 12:30–3 p.m.Audience: dentistC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Learn about force control and inflammation as well asthe importance of case mounting with reference to intraoralphotographs.2. Importance of diagnostic wax-ups for provisionalrestorations.3. Understand the importance of correct horizontal and verticalmaxillo-mandibular relationship in reconstruction.The best of dentistry in the U.S.,and now a worldwideperspective on dentistry.While dentistry in the U.S.is breaking new ground, thesame can be said for alternativephilosophies and treatmentmodalities the world over. Joinus in a spirit of internationalcamaraderie as we delve intonew techniques and materialsused by dentists across the globe.International Symposia of Dental Learning59
60Saturday LecturesPeriodontal and Implant Proceduresto Enhance Esthetic OutcomesKirk L. Pasquinelli, DDSPredictable long-term results in dental therapymay not be satisfactorily resolved by restorativetreatment alone. An interdisciplinary approachto these situations offers the greatest potential for anoutstanding treatment result. Periodontics and implants areadjunctive therapeutic modalities that may be utilized in thesolution to many clinical challenges.Time: 9:30 a.m.–noon and continues 1:30–4 p.m.Audience: dentist, restorative dentistC.E. units: Core – 2.5 per sessionLearning Outcomes1. Understand periodontal anatomy and surgery as they relateto restorative dentistry and dental implants.2. Esthetic improvements possible with periodontal plasticsurgery around teeth as well as pontic areas.3. Understand when to utilize implants in the esthetic zone.Perry–O–Cclusion: How OcclusionImpacts, and Is Impacted by, EveryDiscipline in DentistryChristopher J. Perry, MS, DMD, FAGDPerry–O–Cclusion stands for one thing: thoroughdentistry. As general dentists, we need to bespecialists in all disciplines. We will discusshow to look at the entire stomatognathic system in thecomprehensive exam and find the path to long-term dentalsuccess. Occlusion is the key element of successful dentistryand the most misunderstood discipline. We will discuss howocclusion is impacted by, and influences every aspect of dentistry:periodontics, orthodontics, implant dentistry and prosthodontics.Time: 8–10:30 a.m. and continues 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, lab techC.E. units: Core – 2.5 per sessionLearning Outcomes1. Understand the ideal comprehensive exam.2. TMJ function and the iatrogenic issues that can lead toTMJ dysfunction.3. Perform an occlusal examination, analysis and equilibration.Managing Geriatric Patients —Why Does My Mouth Hurt?Jacqueline Plemons, DDS, MSCertain oral conditions and lesions are morecommon in geriatric patients and can significantlyaffect their quality of life. Xerostomia is atremendous challenge for geriatric patients and createsdifficulty with nutrition as well as comfort. The effects ofxerostomia can be devastating on the dentition and dailyfunction can be significantly impaired. In addition, elderlypatients often experience burning mouth syndrome as well asdysphagia. Chronic candidiasis and desquamative gingivitis arefrequently a challenge and can cause significant morbidity ingeriatric patients. Learn the ins and outs of managing the mostcommon oral lesions/conditions in geriatric patients.Time: 8–10:30 a.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Describe challenges affecting geriatric patients related tooral disease.2. Recognize common oral lesions/conditions affecting theelderly.3. Describe treatment modalities to manage the most commonoral conditions in geriatric patients.See Page 8Check out the C.E.courses inRegistering online is easy at cdapresents.com
61Saturday LecturesDanger Behind the Mirror: PrescriptionDrug Abuse and AddictionSponsored by the CDA Well-Being CommitteePatrick J. Sammon, PhDThe illegal use of painkillers such as Vicodin,Tylox, Percocet, etc., is rampant and responsiblefor multiple overdoses and crime. Kids are gettingpills from medicine cabinets and popping them at parties.Doctor shoppers are on the prowl, looking for easy marks.Learn how risk factors, Internet drug trafficking, drug-seekingcons and more can impact clinical practice and what you cando about it. Dental teams can play a huge role in drug abuseidentification, prevention and intervention. Increase yourskills and abilities to recognize the signs and symptoms of drugabuse, refer drug-abusing patients for help and treat recoveringpatients in your practice.Time: 8:30–11 a.m.Audience: generalC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Describe how drug abuse can lead to addiction anddrug-seeking behavior.2. Recognize the signs, symptoms and clinical problemsassociated with narcotic and OTC drug abuse.3. Spot how drug seekers attempt to obtain and divertprescription drugs and identify procedures for dealing withthese individuals.Why Should I Buy a Laser?David M. Roshkind, DMD, MBA,FAGD, MALDLasers are the future for enhancing dental carefor patients. Most dentists were unaware of thenumber of procedures that can be performed utilizing lasertechnology quickly and precisely and its great potential. Thiscourse is designed to advance the understanding of lasers indentistry and how simple and profitable a laser can be in thedental office. This course provides a comprehensive review ofthe benefits of this technology and the potential it can offer toelevate the quality of dentistry.Time: 10:30 a.m.–1 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Gain a basic understanding of lasers and their use indentistry for various dental procedures.2. Learn how to enhance your patient care with techniquesinvolving less pain and bleeding.3. Learn how to increase productivity and profitability with theuse of a laser.What Kind of Laser Should I Buy?David M. Roshkind, DMD, MBA,FAGD, MALDThis course includes an overview and basicunderstanding of all dental laser wavelengths,devices, laser tissue interaction, clinical applications andlaser safety. Participants will recognize the wavelength anddevice most suitable for their practice and learn about theclinical applications of lasers as it applies to their practice. Theguidelines suggested when considering what kind of laser topurchase will be reviewed.Time: 2–4:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, dental studentC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Learn how to compare and contrast various lasers and theiroperating features.2. Discuss the science and safety of lasers.3. Understand the laser tissue interaction and how lasers workon hard and soft tissues.Registering online is easy at cdapresents.com
62Saturday LecturesThe New Face of Drug Abuse: Impacton Your PracticeSponsored by the CDA Well-Being CommitteePatrick J. Sammon, PhDP-2-P Meth, Bath Salts, Spice, K3, Ivory Snow,Dragonfly, Boozy Bears, etc., are names of newsynthetic, designer drugs, synthetic marijuanacompounds, and alcohol concoction recipes popping up inconvenience stores, gas stations and flooding the Internetmarket. Kids and young adults are experimenting with thesedrugs, using them to get high and as performance enhancers,and are flaunting their use on websites. Discover how thesenew synthetic drug trends threaten the health and safety of ouryouth and affect your dental practice. Learn general and oraldrug effects and how to screen patients for drug use and abuse.Dental teams can play a major role in drug use identification,prevention and intervention.Time: 1–3:30 p.m.Audience: generalC.E. units: Core – 2.5Learning Outcomes1. Recognize signs and symptoms and oral health problemsassociated with the use of these popular drugs of abuse.2. Screen patients to identify drug misusing, abusing andaddicted patients effectively.3. Determine the most appropriate drug use brief interventionstrategies and apply these in your practice.How To Create a Culture ofAccountabilityDavid Schwab, PhDThis course teaches the team-proven managementtechniques to make your practice a great andsatisfying place to work. When stress goes down,morale goes up — and so does productivity. You will learnthe myths and facts about attitude; how to set and controlexpectations; how to teach yourself and each other criticalskills for dealing with patients; how to use the best verbalskills; and how to hold yourself and the team accountable.Time: 10:30 a.m.–1 p.m. and continues 2–4:30 p.m.Audience: dentist, RDH, RDA, dental student, lab tech, office staff, spouseC.E. units: 20% – 2.5 per sessionLearning Outcomes1. Develop step-by-step agendas for team meetings.2. Systematically assess practice issues and prioritize solutions.3. Assist the team in developing a culture of accountability andpersonal responsibility.Registering online is easy at cdapresents.com
65Save time andmoney—reach allthe CDA hotels withone phone call.Hotel reservations must be made byJuly 18, 2013, 6 p.m., Pacific Time.Onlinecdapresents.com/sfhotelsPhone866.298.2981 or 415.268.2090Office hours are 6 a.m.–6 p.m., Pacific Time, Monday–Friday.Fax415.216.2549MailCMR®/CDA Housing33 New MontgomerySte. 1100San Francisco, CA 94105ConfirmationReservation acknowledgments will be sent to you directlyfrom CMR®.Our ability to offer you the best conference dates andcompetitive hotel rates is directly tied to the number of roomsthat are reserved under our block in San Francisco.Reserve early to get the hotel of your choice. A limited numberof rooms are available at these preferred rates. Log on now tocdapresents.com/sfhotels or call CMR® as soon as possible.Every effort will be made to accommodate your first hotel choice.If your requested hotel is not available, CMR® willconfirm comparable accommodations.Making reservations is easier than ever. You can make yourhotel reservations online by visiting cdapresents.com/sfhotelsand selecting the hotel and travel link. It’s fast, it’s easy, and it’savailable to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You’ll be able toview actual hotel availability, read about your hotel’s featuresand services, get local city and travel information, and receiveinstant confirmation of your reservation. Give it a try!New reservationsYou may book online, phone, fax or write to make yourreservations. Be sure to have a copy of the housing form andyour credit card information on hand if you call, or complete thehousing form and mail or fax to CMR®. Please do not do both!Deposit/cancellation policyReservations will only be accepted with a credit card or checkpayment. All credit cards must be valid through dates of stay.Reservations canceled on or after July 18, 2013,will forfeit their deposit.Be sure to include a return fax number or email address incase of questions or problems with the fax transmission.Make reservations as soon as possible through CMR®. byJuly 18, 2013. After this date, reservations will be made ona space-available basis. Do not mail or fax forms to CDAheadquarters because this will delay your request.Changes, cancellations and refundsAll changes, cancellations and refund requests must be madedirectly with CMR®. This can be done online atcdapresents.com/sfhotels, or by calling 866.298.2981, 6 a.m.–6p.m., Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. An acknowledgmentof your request will be sent to you once it has been completed. Youmust have a cancellation number for your reservation to beconsidered canceled. Refund and cancellation requests must bereceived prior to July 17, 2013, for refund of hotel deposit.Many hotels impose early departure fees. This policy is at thediscretion of the individual hotel, and the amount of the feevaries by hotel. To avoid an early departure charge, please besure to verify your actual date of departure before checking in.Reservations canceled on or after July 18, 2013, will forfeittheir deposit.Hotel Information
66Hotel Reservation FormADDITIONAL RESERVATION INFORMATION:1. Reservations will not be processed without a credit card or check guarantee for first night’s deposit.2. Each credit card must be valid through the reservation dates of the stay.3. To pay by check, make check payable to CMR®in care of CDA Housing.4. For fax or group reservations, you will receive a confirmation within 24 hours.5. No refunds on room deposits will be given for cancellations received on or after July 18, 2013.Credit card number CVV code Exp. date Signature Print name as it appears on cardONLINEBook anytime atcdapresents.com/sfhotelsMAIL TOCMR®/CDA Housing33 New Montgomery,Ste. 1100San Francisco, CA 94105PHONE866.298.2981415.268.20906 a.m.–6 p.m. PTFAX415.216.2549Name AddressCity State ZIPPhone Fax EmailName of person making the reservationPlease indicate how your hotel selection was made: Location RateCREDIT CARD INFORMATION All rooms require a guarantee.IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ: No refunds on room deposits will be given on or after July 18, 2013. If you do not receivea confirmation within 24 hours, please call for assistance. Please note duplicate/double booking of reservation will result in “No show”charges on your credit card. Deposit policy: Reservations will only be accepted with a credit card or check payment. Reservations andchanges are subject to hotel availability. Cancellation policy: All cancellations must be made in writing through CDA Housing Bureau/CMR®. Reservations must be canceled before 5 p.m. Pacific Time on Friday, July 17, 2013, to receive a full refund. Reservations canceledon or after July 18, 2013 will forfeit their first nights deposit.*room type*Room types vary by hotel. Please call the housing bureau for details,including suite information and rates..(1) Single (1 person)(2) Double (2 people, 1 bed)(3) Double/Double (2 people, 2 beds)(4) Triple (3 people, 2 beds)(5) Quad (4 people, 2 beds)Hotel Preference1st choice Rate2nd choice Rate3rd choice Rate names of occupants Arrival Departure room type *List corresponding # for room typeReservation Deadline: July 18, 2013(After this date, reservations will be made on a space-available basis.)
67Hotel RatesMap # Hotel Single Double1. The InterContinental San Francisco $259 $2592. Marriott Marquis San Francisco $260 $2603. Westin San Francisco Market St. $239 $2394. W Hotel San Francisco $265 $2655. Handlery Union Square (Main) $175 $1756. Hilton San Francisco Union Square $199 $1997. Hotel Serrano $189 $1898. Sir Francis Drake $199 $1999. The Mosser Hotel $149 $14910. Hotel Palomar $259 $25911. Hotel Abri $189 $189Deadline: July 18, 2013To receive rates for suites, or to reserve a hospitality suite, please contact CMR®so the hotel can confirm release of thespace with CDA show management prior to reserving.Exhibit Hall LocationMoscone South Convention Center747 Howard St.San Francisco, CA 94103Map is intended to show proximity of each hotel to the Moscone Center.VanNessLeavenworthSixthFifthFourthThirdNewMontgomerySecondFremontBealeJonesTaylorMasonPowellStocktonGrantKearneyMogomerySansomeBatteryFrontCaliforniaPineUnionSquareBushSutterPostGearyOFarrellEllisEddyTurkGolden GateMcAllister732MissionHowardMosconeSouthFolsomHarrison4591861011
68Hotel DescriptionsMap # Hotel Description1. The InterContinentalSan FranciscoLocated one block from the Moscone Convention Center, this hotel isjust steps away from the city’s top attractions.2. Marriott Marquis San Francisco The hotel is close to Moscone Convention Center, the Financial Districtand Union Square.3. Westin San FranciscoMarket St.Located facing Union Square, this hotel is just a short walk from theMoscone Convention Center.4. W Hotel San Francisco The W is adjacent to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art anddirectly across from Moscone Convention Center.5. Handlery Union Square Providing the ambience of a European boutique hotel, the hotel’sguest rooms and lobby have been completely redecorated with customfurniture and fabrics.6. Hilton San FranciscoUnion SquareThis stylish and sophisticated hotel convenientally located at UnionSquare offers comfortable guest rooms with room service, a restaurantand Starbucks in the lobby.7. Hotel Serrano A luxury boutique property at Union Square, this hotel is 100%non-smoking and offers complimentary 24-hour access to thefitness center.8. Sir Francis Drake A mixture of timeless elegance and high style since 1928, this land-markSan Francisco hotel offers historic accommodations in the heart of UnionSquare just steps from the Moscone Convention Center.9. The Mosser Hotel Recently renovated, the Mosser is conveniently located between UnionSquare and the Moscone Convention Center.10. Hotel Palomar This sophisticated and artfully modern, but not trendy, boutique hotel islocated in the heart of downtown at 4th and Market.11. Hotel Abri A modern day urban oasis in the heart of San Francisco’s Union Square,Abri invites guests to seek refuge from the hustle of city streets with itsenergetic yet comfortable vibe complemented by contemporary art, chicdécor and upscale amenities.For complete hotel description and room amenities, please visit cdapresents.com.