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Webinar: The TMJ Foundation and Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders

Presenter: Mark Allan Piper, M.D., D.M.D.

 

We are so happy to have hosted this amazing free webinar! For those who missed this latest "Watch it Wednesday" live broadcast, we are excited to share with everyone this on-demand video which you can view below. Please bookmark our calendar or subscribe to our emails so you won't miss any of our future educational events.

 


This presentation focuses on identifying patients with joint based airway distortion. Post-traumatic TMJ disc displacements may lead to secondary condylar osteochondral growth disturbances and osseous degeneration, resulting in a loss of ramus height and mandibular horizontal projection. Such patients may risk additional joint damage secondary to maxillomandibular advancement surgery and mandibular advancement devices. TMJ instability may be a direct contributor to a chronic relapse in skeletal, occlusal, and airway dimension.



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Webinar | Unraveling the Mystery of TMD

You are going to see more and more TMD patients as your practice matures.

The important question is, what did you learn in dental school about addressing and solving problems of the masticatory system, such as bruxism, sore muscles and joints, clicking joints, morning headaches, and chronic fatigue? The answer is not enough. As a Dawson Dentist, you’ll be trained to become the problem solver in your community. Gain the confidence to diagnose and understand TMD by unraveling the mysteries with Resident Expert Dr. Witt Wilkerson. Join us as we simplify a complex subject.

Learning Objectives:

  • Outline the major sources of temporomandibular disorders (TMD)
  • Implement a checklist for systematic evaluations of TMD

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Webinar | Complete Dentures: Pearls for Predictability with Q&A

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.

Learning Objectives:

  • 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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Webinar | What Does a Complete Exam and Records Really Mean?

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.

Learning Objectives:

  • 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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Webinar | Adhesive Procedures in the General Practice

This webinar highlights how to use adhesive techniques in daily practice and what kind of material is best to achieve long term success for a single tooth restoration as well as complex cases.

During this webinar, you will recognize more situations where adhesive techniques can be utilized and realize the benefits for you and your patients. When to use a direct or indirect approach will also be discussed. Dr. Stankowska will show different, less invasive solutions than a crown for the common problem of large cavities. You will be motivated to do more minimally invasive dentistry and inspired by Dorota’s passion for dentistry.

Learning Objectives:

  • Determine the best materials for long term success
    Describe the best techniques for long term success
    Compare minimally invasive treatment with direct and indirect approaches
    Explain how to use adhesive techniques in front and back teeth
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Orthodontics in Complete Dentistry: When Invisalign is the Best Option

Learn how to make restorative treatment as predictable as possible.

Prosthetic treatment of adult patients often requires prior orthodontic preparation. With the loss or wear of teeth, they change their position. To make restorative treatment as predictable as possible and minimally invasive, previous orthodontic treatment is recommended. During the webinar, Dr. Robert will present on the basis of complex cases treated every day in the Stankowscy & Białach Dentistry office in Poznan, Poland and what complex orthodontic treatment looks like.

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Webinar: Quarterbacking Full Mouth Implant Solutions

Learn how to build a team with a common vision for successful restorative and surgical planning process.

We will be learning how to successfully quarterback full mouth implant solutions using a restoratively driven interdisciplinary approach. We will look at everything from how to build the team with a common philosophy to the successful restorative and surgical planning process.

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Webinar: When Things Don't Go As Planned

Learn how to deal with the timing of treatment, sequencing and stage treatment protocols.

What do you do when things do not go as planned? Have you ever had an implant fail in the middle of treatment? This presentation will cover how unexpected changes impact the timing of treatment as well as sequencing and staged treatment protocols.

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Webinar: Case Closed

Take home a process to know what your patients want and what matters most to them.

Zig Ziglar once shared, "You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want". Friends, setting our clinical bar to the highest level is clearly our foundation for long-term success. That said, what does your average patient understand more? What you know they need? Or what they know they want?

Join us in this dental webinar and learn HOW TO know what your patients want, as well as, HOW TO connect what you know matters to what matters most to them.

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