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Friday, March 13, 2015

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM                  Posterior Composites - A Rapid Simplified Placement Technique 
                                                   by: Dr. Ronald Jackson

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM                    Intro to Dental Sleep Medicine
                                                   by: Dr. Larry Cohen

 Saturday, March 14, 2015

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM                   Understanding Dental Benefits, the CDT code and More!
                                                     by: Dr. Ronald Riggins
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM                      Periodontal and Regenerative Aspects for Anterior Implants
                                                     by: Dr. Bruce Mandel

Course Descriptions

Posterior Composites - A Rapid Simplified Placement Technique
by: Dr. Ronald Jackson

Posterior composite resin restorations have become mainstream. These restorations seal teeth, reinforce remaining tooth structure, allow conservative preparations and satisfy patient desires for natural appearance. However, dentists complain that Class II composite restorations are tedious and time consuming to place, are somewhat complicated, and aren’t always predictable. In addition, dentists are sometimes confused by the vast choice of adhesives in the marketplace all claiming to be the best.

In this presentation, Dr. Jackson will show a greatly simplified and efficient procedure for placing these restorations based on new materials and technology. The predictable, standardized system of placement will clearly show a significant reduction in both time and effort when placing posterior composite resin restorations. Additional topics covered include:

·Matricing – achieving proper contacts everytime

·Understanding Adhesives and Adhesion – a comprehensive update

·Total adaptation, total fill – in seconds

 Learning Objectives

1)To examine current matricing techniques that insure quality contacts

2)To understand Adhesion – making the right choice and doing it right

3) To achieve time savings without compromise, using bulk fill composite technology


Introduction to Dental Sleep Medicine

by: Dr. Larry Cohen

Many of our patients have been diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). Many more have OSA that has yet to be diagnosed. This course will discuss Obstructive Sleep Apnea and its etiology. We will then discuss how the dental team can play a major role in recognizing the signs and symptoms of OSA. We will also discuss how the dental team can be a part of the medical team in managing this disease.

Understanding Dental Benefits, the CDT code and More!
by: Dr. Ronald Riggins

This course is a practical guide for proper use of the CDT Code, and identifying common pitfalls in both claim submission and payer adjudication. Program contents include:


1.Major CDT Code changes effective January 1, 2015

2.Accurate and consistent procedure reporting on claim forms and patient records

3.How to identify and address potential CDT Code misuse by payers and dentists.

4.Guidance on appealing a denied or rejected claim.

Periodontal and Regenerative Aspects for Anterior Implants
by: Dr. Bruce Mandel

To discuss factors related to periodontal disease, bone and soft tissue, the attachment of anterior implants and integration for the best prosthetic result.