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ADA Credits: 1 | AGD Credits: 1 | Cost: $19.00

What you never knew about tooth sensitivity…and how to effectively treat it!

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Course Type: elearning

Target Audience: Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dentists

  

Educational Objectives

After completing this webinar, participants will understand:

» The two causes of / how to treat / and how to prevent / dentinal hypersensitivity found with:
o General sensitivity
o Exposed root sensitivity
o Post restorative (including crowns) sensitivity
o Hygiene and post periodontal surgery
o Teeth whitening

» Why some teeth end up requiring endodontic therapy at some point after new crowns and other restorations – and how to prevent that from ever happening again.

» How various desensitizers work, and what to look for in the ideal desensitizer.

» Why some patients are more or less susceptible to sensitivity.

» Why teeth whitening sensitivity occurs, and how to prevent it.

» What causes whitening zingers and how to prevent them.

Abstract

If you’re a practicing dentist, sensitivity is a thorn in your side…period. We’re all frustrated with sensitivity. I’m talking about chronic sensitivity (and unhappy patients), sometimes ending up in endodontic therapy, after new crowns are placed. And sensitivity after direct restorations. Sensitivity during and after hygiene procedures – and acute sensitivity after periodontal treatment, including surgery.

What about patients with super-sensitive exposed roots due to gingival recession? And of course there are simply those patients who constantly complain that their teeth are sensitive in general. Oh… and let’s not forget about the complaints of sensitivity during and after whitening procedures.

But did you know that if you really understood everything there is to know about sensitivity, all the various reasons it happens, how various desensitizers work, when and how to treat all of these types of sensitivity… and especially how to prevent it, you (and your patients) could breathe a huge sigh of relief?

Well, take heart. This webinar will teach you things you never knew before. And following the suggestions in the webinar will promptly lead to that needed sigh of relief!

ADA Credits: 1 | AGD Credits: 1 | Cost: $19.00

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Target Audience: Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dentists

Duration: 1:07:26

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The Role of Bioactive Materials and Conservative Restorative Techniques in Modern Dentistry

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Target Audience: Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dentists

Duration: 1:08:39

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In this webinar, Dr. Lowe discusses and demonstrates techniques to conservatively prepare and restore teeth using bioactive restorative materials. Dental restoratives are no longer inert materials that merely occupy the space made by the cavity preparation. Cavity liners and restorative materials now have the capability of helping to rebuild and remineralize affected tooth structure and help protect the teeth from acid attack. These bioactive “smart” materials also offer an interesting restorative option. Learn when and where these materials are indicated for use. A conservative approach for tooth preparation and carious excavation will also be discussed. Today's new “smart” materials, in combination with efficient finishing techniques, will enable tomorrow's simple yet “world-class” placement of state-of-the-art restorations for your patients!

Get CE credit for this course here: http://dentallearning.net/role-bioactive-materials-and-conservative-restorative-techniques-modern-dentistry

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Target Audience: Dental Students, Dentists

Duration: 37:08

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The science has shown that in deep caries dental lesions, complete caries removal results in pulpal exposure and ultimately the highest clinical failure rates. Conversely, incomplete caries removal in deep caries lesions has been shown to significantly increase the longevity of the pulp. Using dentin-preserving burs during caries removal in deep dentinal lesions helps to prevent pulpal exposures, and increases the opportunity for dentin repair and preservation of the pulpal tissue. During this webinar, the histological and clinical evidence supporting incomplete caries removal will be addressed, together with case-driven practical approaches for minimally invasive caries removal and protocols for dentin repair.

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Target Audience: Dental Students, Dentists

Duration: 56:25

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Patients judge dentists by many parameters. Aside from the ever present “Did the dentist hurt me?" perhaps no measure of capability is as critical as “How did I look when I left the doctor’s office?" To that end, the dental professional wishing to build and hold onto a solid patient base needs a reliable approach to smile preservation, particularly while permanent restorations are being fabricated in the laboratory. Simply put, your anterior temporary restorations had better closely resemble teeth and have the ability to stay put lest you risk an over-abundance of abbreviated doctor-patient relationships.

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Fabricating One-visit Chairside Hybrid Ceramic Crowns

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Target Audience: Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dentists

Duration: 56:12

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Chairside hybrid ceramic materials enable the fabrication of one-visit crowns in as little as 40 minutes and without the need for impression taking. During this course, the properties and results with hybrid ceramic materials will be addressed, together with a discussion on case selection and fabrication of one-visit chairside hybrid ceramic crowns.

Get CE credit for this course here: http://dentallearning.net/fabricating-one-visit-chairside-hybrid-ceramic-crowns

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The Science of Tooth Whitening

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Target Audience: Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dentists

Duration: 58:17

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A good understanding of the science behind the treatments we provide, such as restorative dentistry, implants, oral surgery, and periodontal treatment, is necessary to make solid judgments on behalf of our patients. During this webinar, the science of tooth whitening will be reviewed, including the physics, chemistry, physiology and microanatomy of whitening and the results that can be achieved. In addition, the potential frustrations of sensitivity and unpredictability of tooth whitening will be discussed, including solutions that address these.

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Target Audience: Dental Students, Dentists

Duration: 41:11

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Radiographs are the primary diagnostic tool in the dental office, and diagnostic images are critical to providing patients with the best treatment plans. This webinar provides the dental professional with the latest guidelines and best practices to facilitate positive radiographic outcomes.

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AACD 34th Annual Scientific Session: April 18th - April 21st

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Date: 2018-04-18 16:00:00

Location: McCormick Place Lakeside Center - Chicago, IL

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Target Audience: Dental Assistants, Dental Hygienist, Dentists

Duration: 1:32

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