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California Dental Association - San Francisco Meeting

  1. 1. Moscone SouthSan FranciscoThursday –SaturdayAugust 15–17,2013The Artand Scienceof DentistryPreliminaryProgram
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  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. Party where art and science collide.Explore the newCDA’s Party in the ExploratoriumFriday, August 16th, 7-10 p.m.Event # 050$65 – Open to all registration typesPurchase tickets at cdapresents.comExpl ratoriumImage courtesy of ZUM, zumllc.comThe beautiful new Exploratorium on theSan Francisco Bay, a fun and creativespace to explore and play, serves asthe setting for this year’s CDA Party.Join us for mouth-watering delicacies,fascinating exhibits and live music.Image by Amy Snyder © Exploratorium
  6. 6. 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. for updates.This app makesthe show a snap.4
  7. 7. 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• 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 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.
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. 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.
  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. 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 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 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 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
  12. 12. 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 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
  13. 13. 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• 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.
  14. 14. 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.
  15. 15. 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.
  16. 16. 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.
  17. 17. 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.
  18. 18. 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,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.
  19. 19. 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.
  20. 20. 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.
  21. 21. 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.
  22. 22. 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 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
  23. 23. 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.
  24. 24. 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 in
  25. 25. 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:
  26. 26. 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
  27. 27. 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 inRegistering online is easy at
  28. 28. 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
  29. 29. 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.
  30. 30. 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.
  31. 31. 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
  32. 32. The best of dentistry in the U.S.,and now a worldwideperspective on dentistry.While dentistry in the 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
  33. 33. 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
  34. 34. 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
  35. 35. 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
  36. 36. 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 in