Through AGD/PACE approved provider DC Dental, we are thrilled to bring you live, interactive, ultra high-quality webinars.      DC Clinical courses are hand picked based on our mission to deliver actionable, skill building knowledge that makes your “dental life” more efficient, more productive and ultimately, more rewarding.

After taking an archived course, send an e-mail to clinical@dcdental.com to receive your quiz. Once you receive a 100% on the quiz, you will be e-mailed your self-study CE Certificate.

Date Time Category Faculty Member Webinar Title
01.13.21 8:00 PM ET Esthetics/Cosmetic Dentistry Hugh Flax, DDS Predictable & Contemporary Cosmetic Dentistry in the 21st Century…Even During Covid-19

Predictable & Contemporary Cosmetic Dentistry in the 21st Century…Even During Covid-19

Credits: 1.5
Cost: Free
Time: 8:00 PM ET

Cosmetic dentistry is no longer a novelty as it was in the 1980’s……it is serious business. Patient expectations are growing so that you must learn to master the art and science not only in the front but the back of the mouth. Fortunately, advancements in technology and materials have allowed dentists and their teams to be on the same page with the patient, lab, and specialist that help you create extra-ordinary results that are predictable and profitable for the practice and often affordable for patients.

Objectives:
1. Learn critical factors in smile design that help you create beauty and “keep it real”
2. See how veneer cases can be easy to do by always doing 4 critical steps

12.16.20 8:00 PM ET Implant Dentistry Akil Alexander, DDS Contemporary & Classical Workflows for Implant Supported Full Arch All-on-X (Part 2)

Contemporary & Classical Workflows for Implant Supported Full Arch All-on-X (Part 2)

Credits: 1.5
Cost: Free
Time: 8:00 PM ET

With the advances with predictability of CAD/CAM planning and success of immediate loading of full arch prosthetics, the quality of life for the patients with terminal-dentition or edentulous patient is better served with an immediately loaded fixed, cross-arch stabilized prosthesis versus a 2-stage procedure with a delayed loading protocol. This can lead to decreased treatment times and comorbidities. We will review indications & workflows comparing and contrasting classical vs contemporary surgical and restorative workflows to provisionalize and restore the full arch All-On-X patient .

Objectives:
• You will understand the various treatment planning considerations and contraindications to qualify a patient for full arch treatment.
• Understand various prosthodontic requirements and its influence on surgical considerations
• Visualize various conversion techniques with chrome guided protocol vs conventional in office workflow vs hybrid new technologies
• Appreciate the advantages of a fully guided workflow and potential benefits on practice efficiency, revenue health, and case acceptance.
• Appreciate the biomechanical considerations influencing surgical and prosthetic success; including but not limited to implant macro/micro geometry, alveolar bone characteristics and anchorage techniques and designing the case with optimal placement and design .
• Gain an appreciation for comparison of contemporary vs classical approaches to restoring full arch restorations

12.02.20 8:00 PM ET Self-Improvement Devin Hall, DMD Under Siege: The DIY Onslaught and Dentistry’s Movement Forward

Under Siege: The DIY Onslaught and Dentistry’s Movement Forward

Credits: 1.5
Cost: Free
Time: 8:00 PM ET

The wave of DIY dentistry is starting to swell. We see the effects in our practices and hear about it through marketing campaigns, but how does dentistry respond? Being knee-to-knee with our patients, we can combat the rise of do-it-yourself dental treatments. Dentistry’s movement forward will address the desires of our patients for straighter smiles that are both functional and beautiful. We will commit to educating our patients about the importance of controlled, professional orthodontic treatment and its vital role in the stability of functional smiles that can last a lifetime.

11.18.20 8:00 PM ET Implant Dentistry Akil Alexander, DDS Contemporary & Classical Workflows for Implant Supported Full Arch All-on-X: Part 1

Contemporary & Classical Workflows for Implant Supported Full Arch All-on-X: Part 1

Credits: 1.5
Cost: Free
Time: 8:00 PM ET

“With the advances with predictability of CAD/CAM planning and success of immediate loading of full arch prosthetics, the quality of life for the patients with terminal-dentition  or edentulous patient is better served with an immediately loaded fixed, cross-arch stabilized prosthesis versus a 2-stage procedure with a delayed loading protocol. This can lead to decreased treatment times and comorbidities. We will review indications & workflows  comparing and contrasting classical vs contemporary surgical and restorative workflows  to provisionalize and restore the full arch All-On-X  patient .

 

Objectives:

  • You will understand the various treatment planning considerations and contraindications to qualify a patient for full arch treatment.
  • Understand various prosthodontic requirements and its influence on surgical considerations
  • Visualize various conversion techniques with chrome guided protocol vs conventional in office workflow vs hybrid new technologies
  • Appreciate the advantages of a fully guided workflow and potential benefits on practice efficiency, revenue health, and case acceptance.
  • Appreciate the biomechanical considerations influencing surgical and prosthetic success; including but not limited to implant macro/micro geometry, alveolar bone characteristics and anchorage techniques and designing the case with optimal placement and design .
  • Gain an appreciation for comparison of contemporary vs classical approaches to restoring full arch restorations
11.11.20 8:00 PM ET Practice Management and Human Relations Travis Campbell, DDS Part 2: Understanding Dental Insurance and PPOs

Part 2: Understanding Dental Insurance and PPOs

Credits: 1.5
Cost: Free
Time: 8:00 PM ET

Does insurance drive you and your team crazy?  Are you getting denied for legitimate claims on common services like crowns and SRP?  Do you ever have patients upset because they owe more money after their EOB comes in?

This course will help teach you and your team how to navigate the maze of insurance systems and practices so that you can maximize returns for you and your patients almost every time.  There are simple and practical steps all throughout this CE course that will guide you to a better understanding of insurance and how you can confidently manage through today’s complexity.  Are you ready to change dealing with insurance from a nightmare to just a mild annoyance?

With great stories, background, and examples; let us help train your group to be experts at managing insurance to improve reimbursement and your relationship with patients.

Educational Objectives:

  • Help dentist and team to better understand insurance – smoother and more profitable.
  • The Insurance Game Explanation
  • Avoid common insurance issues
  • Understand Fraud – what it is, isn’t, how to avoid it
  • Get paid on the commonly denied services
  • How to offer premium/upgrade services
11.04.20 8:00 PM ET Practice Management and Human Relations Robin Bethell, DDS The Light at the End of the Covid Tunnel: Growing Through a Pandemic

The Light at the End of the Covid Tunnel: Growing Through a Pandemic

Credits: 1.5
Cost: Free
Time: 8:00 PM ET
Dental professionals are confronted with many novel challenges during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.  It is important that practice leaders focus on the things that matter most and invest in procedures and protocols to elevate their practice during these challenging times.  I will share the challenges, tactics, and tools I have used to support our 5 offices up and out of the pandemic.   As evidenced by Align technologies quarterly reports, many practices saw record growth in July 2020 while many DSOs have struggled and even become insolvent.  I will help identify the areas we will need to focus on the most to thrive in this environment.
Course Objectives:
– Identify the 3 areas of focus that matter most in 2020 and beyond
– Discover leadership attributes that will help you handle the human resource issues that our industry faces
– Find specific areas of discipline that will allow you to grow even in uncertainty and strain.
If you have aspirations to own a practice, grow your practice, and thrive in 2020s, this presentation will help you focus on the right KPIs, leadership values, and team members to achieve your goals.  Expect the Q/A here to get as real and practical as possible with the aim to bring the most value to you and the teams you are leading.
10.28.20 8:00 PM ET Dental Hygiene Whitney Howerton, RDH, MDH The Safe Dental Hygiene Appointment: Tips & Products to Break the Chain of Infection

The Safe Dental Hygiene Appointment: Tips & Products to Break the Chain of Infection

Credits: 1.5
Cost: Free
Time: 8:00 PM ET

Our new normal has us questioning how to protect ourselves, our team and our patients? What recommendation should we follow? What mask should we wear? What products should we use? When will guidelines change again? Clinicians may be fearful now of a career they know and love. Anxiety may be through the roof, but providing quality care and saving a life through improved oral health still draws us to our passion. Together we will discuss a traditional hygiene appointment and review tips and products to help break the chain of infection. Breaking just one link can change the game….in a good way!

Learning Objectives:
• Discover tips and products to create a safer dental hygiene appointment for both the clinician and patient
• Identify ways to reduce aerosol production such as pre-procedural rinses, hand instrumentation, use of the HVE and additional products available
• Gain confidence in complete patient care utilizing the current CDC, ADA, ADHA, and OSHA interim recommendations
• Think outside the box and discover little products that can make a big difference

10.14.20 8:00 PM ET Practice Management and Human Relations Travis Campbell, DDS Understanding Dental Insurance and PPOs

Understanding Dental Insurance and PPOs

Credits: 1.5
Cost: Free
Time: 8:00 PM ET

Does insurance drive you and your team crazy?  Are you getting denied for legitimate claims on common services like crowns and SRP?  Do you ever have patients upset because they owe more money after their EOB comes in?

This course will help teach you and your team how to navigate the maze of insurance systems and practices so that you can maximize returns for you and your patients almost every time.  There are simple and practical steps all throughout this CE course that will guide you to a better understanding of insurance and how you can confidently manage through today’s complexity.  Are you ready to change dealing with insurance from a nightmare to just a mild annoyance?

With great stories, background, and examples; let us help train your group to be experts at managing insurance to improve reimbursement and your relationship with patients.

Educational Objectives:

  • Help dentist and team to better understand insurance – smoother and more profitable.
  • The Insurance Game Explanation
  • Avoid common insurance issues
  • Understand Fraud – what it is, isn’t, how to avoid it
  • Get paid on the commonly denied services
  • How to offer premium/upgrade services
09.30.20 8:00 PM ET Cosmetic Dentistry AnnMarie Olson, DDS The Heart of Cosmetic Dentistry

The Heart of Cosmetic Dentistry

Credits: 1.5
Cost: Free
Time: 8:00 PM ET

In this post Covid-19 world, as we move out of our PJs and back into our office, what important lessons did you learn about time, family, and what really matters?  Are the reasons you came back to work consistent with the purpose and mission of your practice?

Patients are ready to pursue the things that bring them the biggest joy – and they might be in your office.  When you think about Cosmetic Dentistry in your practice, what stands out in your mind as the biggest “Joy?”  Is it the financial compensation for the practice, the excitement of delivering beautiful restorations or the deep satisfaction that you changed someone’s entire life – doing something you love?

Join us as Dr. AnnMarie Olson looks at “The Heart of Cosmetic Dentistry” including:

  • The Evolution of education, teachers and mentors
  • Connecting with patients through Emotional Intelligence and other techniques
  • Creating an experience of Grace and Gratitude that patients will never forget

 

Renew your purpose and mission to improve your patient’s smile – and their total health.

09.16.20 8:00 PM ET Orthodontics Michael Grossman, DDS The 4 Keys to Orthodontic Implementation in a General Practice – Let’s Make Ortho Profitable! Part 1

The 4 Keys to Orthodontic Implementation in a General Practice – Let’s Make Ortho Profitable! Part 1

Credits: 1.5
Cost: Free
Time: 8:00 PM ET

This webinar will be an overview on why implementing orthodontics into a General Practice can be rewarding for both doctor and team.

Attendees will learn:
a.  The art of a great consultation
b.  How to make orthodontic procedures 90% assistant driven

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