We had a great time learning about the importance of airway for effective and complete dentistry. For those who couldn't make the free dental webinar, watch a recording of it below. Don't forget, every month we feature a free Watch it Wednesday Dental Webinar!
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Get ready for a fast-paced review of CBCT incorporation.
During this 1-hour webinar hosted by our Clinical Director, Dr. Leonard Hess, we discuss the impact of CBCT with an emphasis on disorders that can negatively influence a stable occlusion. You will understand where CBCT workflows are incorporated throughout the Complete examination, leading to actionable TMJ, airway, and pathological diagnoses and discoveries.
This is a great opportunity to connect the dots of CBCT to your general practice following The Dawson Academy’s time-tested examination and records process.
- Summarize how a CBCT can be incorporated into any GP office
- Understand how CBCT can be used in TMJ diagnosis
- Conceptualize how CBCT can be used to identify airway issues
- Visualize the pathologies that are hiding in plain sight in 2D radiographs
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Struggling with TMJ patients? You're not alone.
Find out what you might be missing alongside our Clinical Director and panel of expert faculty. In this free dental CE webinar, we’re focusing on everything TMJ–from anatomy to treatment planning to various forms of muscle pain. You’ll understand how the TMJ plays a pivotal role in the Complete health of our patients in any type of case, resulting in reduced failures and boosted confidence.
This webinar will be hosted by Clinical Director, Dr. Leonard Hess, and faculty members Dr. Angie Gribble Hedlund and Dr. Stephen Hoard–all of whom have extensive experience treating TMJ patients following The Dawson Academy’s time-tested, systematic approach.
Start eliminating the worry around these patients with a fundamental understanding of the TMJs and the role they play in long-term success.
- Understand the anatomy and function of the TMJs
- Review what causes TMD disorders
- Summarize the steps that should be taken to solve TMJ-related problems
- Differentiate between occlusal muscle pain and intracapsular pain
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Dawson Principle: Form follows Function
In this dental webinar, join The Dawson Academy and our senior faculty members for a group conversation about the connection between diagnosis, functional stability, and esthetics. Discover how combining these elements results in the highest quality of patient care with rewarding outcomes. You’ll understand how our time-tested factors of occlusal stability are directly linked to great esthetic smile design.
This webinar is hosted by Clinical Director, Dr. Leonard Hess, and faculty members Dr. Neeraj Khanna and Dr. Shannon Johnson. This is an incredible opportunity to learn about The Dawson Academy’s approach to Complete dentistry with our panel of experts who have been practicing in the Dawson private practice for over a decade.
- Understand the connections between function and esthetics
- Discover how inadequate diagnosis leads to many restorative failures
- Increase your knowledge of joint-based issues and their connection to a lack of case predictability
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Join our Removable Prosthodontics Resident Expert Dr. Kimberley Daxon as she answers the many questions you have about fabricating Complete Dentures.
In this webinar, you will be part of a collaborative discussion on various removable prosthodontics principles, including best practices with respect to esthetics, phonetics and function and the importance of determining tooth position prior to implant placement.
- How to determine if your patient is an ideal Complete Denture candidate, or whether implants are necessary for retention and stability
- How to take a great border-molded impression
- Understand how the anterior teeth relate to determining the appropriate occlusal vertical dimension
- How to problem solve speech impediments - the whistle, lisp and slur
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Join Dr. Leonard Hess and fellow faculty members for a defining discussion of our Complete Examination and Records process.
In this webinar, you will learn about the fundamentals of a Complete examination and accompanying records, enabling you to work towards higher case predictability and successful treatment after attending. Discover the remarkable benefits of implementing this approach in your everyday practice – and for your patients.
Dr. Hess is accompanied by fellow faculty members Dr. Kimberley Daxon, Dr. Steve Hoard, and Dr. Pio Modi. A live Q&A session takes place towards the end of the webinar.
- Define the different components of a Complete exam
- Discover the various patient benefits
- Uncover the benefits associated with proper treatment planning
- Identify the diagnoses that lead to predictable, functionally-esthetic outcomes
- Answer the 4 key questions that must be addressed following a Complete exam
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In this webinar, discover many techniques and materials for predictable posterior restorations.
Posterior Composites can be challenging even to a seasoned clinician. Of those, the class II composite continues to be the most challenging of them all. During this presentation, some tips and techniques to improve outcomes will be shared and correlated with the current literature.
- Discuss challenges in obtaining a successful Class II restoration
- Review materials for treating interproximal cavitated carious lesions
- Describe techniques to improve Class II restorations