Dental Continuing Education (CE) Courses, Training, Seminars
for all members of the dental team. Please scroll down to see an overview of our courses for: Dentists, Dental Assistants, Treatment Coordinators, and Dental Hygienists.
Dentists - Dental Continuing Education
Advertising in Dentistry
Brief Description: The use of Social Media in Dentistry and related electronic communication is a startling reality and here to stay. It is not without its perils from a legal, regulatory, and privacy perspective. Even with the best of intentions you can put yourself at risk. Dr. Lionel Lenkinski and Dr. Bruce Glazer will outline the various components to this complicated space, point out the risks, and provide strategies to keep you safe. Learn how to manage your online presence and interactions by attending this presentation.
Brief Description: This seminar will explore the reasons and remedies for incomplete local anaesthesia. A discussion of the anatomical and pharmacological reasons for failed anaesthesia will be discussed. Techniques beyond the standard inferior alveolar nerve block and standard needle and syringe will also be evaluated and taught. Many new devices bring with them some interesting advantages over the standard delivery methods that were taught in dental school.
As well, a detailed discussion regarding the safety of local anaesthetics will be explored. Drug interactions and medical emergencies related to both local anaesthetics and vasoconstrictors will be presented. Local anaesthetic toxicity and maximum dosages for both vasoconstrictors and local anaesthetics will be explored for both healthy and medically compromised individuals.
Brief Description: This hands on session will review key implant prosthodontic and osteotomy preparation principles, highlighting tips and tricks to facilitate success and avoid compliations.The morning session will be dedicated to site specific osteotomy preparation as well as cemented and screw-retained provisional restoration options. The merits of a closed and open tray final impression will be addressed.
The afternoon session will focus on the management of the edentulous mandible with two implants placed to retain a mandibular overdenture. Locator selection and the conversion of an existing denture to an implant retained overdenture will also be reviewed.
Brief Description: Continuing Education for Dentists. Seven days of instruction spread over four different weekends. This CE course is geared towards dentists who want to meet the RCDSO's recommended educational requirements for the restoration of dental implants.
Brief Description: This course is tailored for novice and experienced general dentists with comprehensive hands-on training. The program is full of honest tips, tricks and advise aimed at helping dentists perform better root canals, with less stress and more efficiency.
Topics will include endo diagnosis, anaesthesia, access preparations, safer and faster instrumentation, obturation, pain and infection management, single visit endo, and restoring endo treated teeth.
Brief Description: This non-bias program helps dentists with the decision making process they face nearly every day in their practice: to save or not to save a tooth. Fundamental guidelines for proceeding with endodontic treatment and for replacement with an implant are discussed.
Brief Description: This seminar will explore how and when emergencies occur in dental offices. Patient evaluation including medical history and vital sign assessment will be presented. Next, the basics of medical emergency response will be discussed including basic cardiac life support and the use of automated external defibrillators. Medical emergency drugs that all dental offices should carry and be able to use, is discussed next. Then, emergency algorithms and the pathophysiology of common emergencies will be presented. Finally, suggestions as to how to organize a medical emergency kit will be shown so that months down the road; the dental office will be prepared to treat specific emergencies.
Brief Description: Coming in January 2018. This ten session program includes lecture, hands on model exercises and live patient treatment. Our program satisfies the Educational Requirements for dental implant treatment as outlined by the RCDSO.
Dental Assistants - Dental Continuing Education
Brief Description: This four evening curriculum of Continuing Education for Dental Assistants is designed to provide an environment of education and support that allows the dental assistant to understand and comfortably implement the many new technologies that are rapidly emerging in dentistry.
Treatment Coordinators Continuing Education
Brief Description: This four evening dental continuing education study club series is designed to provide an environment of continuing education and support for staff members that are asked to present treatment to patients.
Dental Hygiene - Dental Continuing Education
Brief Description: This Dental Hygienist Continuing Education course will focus on the differences in the prevention of dental disease around dental implants vs. natural teeth.