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  • Caries Disease: Can It Be Treated or Controlled?
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Dental Practice Financial Issues Surrounding COVID-19

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
Release date:
Friday, March 27, 2020 

Overview
Dental practices are shut or just seeing emergency cases. While you understand why, you worry about the how—how your business is going to survive when patients and money aren’t coming in. Feel better about your bottom line with help from Allen M. Schiff, CPA, CFE, who has more than 35 years of dental practice management experience. Giving you a view from a veteran CPA, Mr. Schiff first emphasizes that we are all in this together, and it is critical to communicate with our dental teams and our colleagues. He will also give you a checklist of what to do financially that will help you keep the doors open once the pandemic has receded.

Learning outcomes:
• Identify what financial items that should be on your financial checklists.
• Understand the $2 trillion dollar stimulus package, The CARES Act, how it impacts Dentists
• Identify what should be communicated to your teams, and why, during this absence from work.

This course is free and open to all
Non-dentists and non-members are welcome to take this course. You’ll be asked for an ADA Login when registering. Creating an account is free and does not require membership. Follow the links below to create an account.

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What’s in the CARES Act and How It Can Immediately Impact My Dental Practice

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
Release date:
Friday, March 27, 2020 

Overview
Mike Graham will walk participants through the provisions in the recently enacted CARES Act that will have the most impact on dentists and their practices.

Allen Schiff, CPA, will then explain how a provision in the Act allows those who apply for small business loans to access grant money on a first-come, first-served basis. There will be time at the end of the session to address questions submitted through the chat feature.

Presenters
Michael Graham, Senior Vice President of Government and Public Affairs, American Dental Association

Allen M. Schiff, CPA, CFE, managing member, Schiff & Associates, LLC (S&A)

This course is free and open to all
Non-dentists and non-members are welcome to take this course. You’ll be asked for an ADA Login when registering. Creating an account is free and does not require membership. Follow the links below to create an account.

Non-dentists
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Non-members
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19 Ways to Defeat the Pandemic: What you can do now and when you are back to work

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
Release date:
Thursday, March 26, 2020 

Note: Dr. Hyman's lecture focuses on practice management. For COVID-19 specific clinical guidelines and recommendations, please see ada.org/virus

Overview
During these turbulent times, we dental professionals have many questions and concerns about the future of our practices. Renowned dentist and noted speaker Dr. Mark E. Hyman will lead a discussion about navigating these unchartered waters and give you 19 ways to survive and actually thrive when times are tough. He will show you how to lead your staff, reassure and make your patients comfortable once your doors are open again and maintain your own enthusiasm and confidence. From reaching out to the community to keeping your dental team together even when money is tight, Dr. Hyman’s tools will help you reboot your practice and plan for future success.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn the 19 steps to survive and thrive.
  • Review the ten key questions to ask all new patients.
  • Consider high-tech/high-touch options to energize your team today.

 

This course is free and open to all
Non-dentists and non-members are welcome to take this course. You’ll be asked for an ADA Login when registering. Creating an account is free and does not require membership. Follow the links below to create an account.

Non-dentists
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Non-members
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Keep the Lights On: Protect the Health of Your Practice During the Economic Downturn

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
Release date:
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 

Overview
Predict short- and long-term impacts on your business operations. Understand how to take the right steps now to minimize risk. Use real-time data to quell your own fears and those of your patients. Be proactive and reasonable in implementing your original 2020 business plan. Immediately use tools that provide team-wide focus and clarity during uncertain times.

Presenter
Wendy O'Donovan Phillips is CEO of Big Buzz, an agency specializing in marketing consultation and strategy for dentists and dental teams nationwide. Wendy is the author of KABOOM! The Method Used By Top Dentists for Explosive Marketing Results, and she has been published in many dental journals.

This course is free and open to all
Non-dentists and non-members are welcome to take this course. You’ll be asked for an ADA Login when registering. Creating an account is free and does not require membership. Follow the links below to create an account.

Non-dentists
Non-dentists can create accounts here

Non-members
Most U.S. dentists and dental students, regardless of membership status, have an ADA number, which functions as your User ID. To retrieve your ID, please visit Forgot User ID.


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Caries Disease: Can It Be Treated or Controlled?

The clinical failure rate of posterior composites is nearly twice that of amalgam restorations, with secondary caries as the principal cause. It is now well accepted that restoring carious lesions does not affect caries disease incidence. The panel will review the current status of caries management as a chronic disease and the relative effectiveness of current restorative materials, before previewing a next-generation antimicrobial technology with the potential to change the prognosis for restorations, thus affecting disease outcomes.

Presentation 1: “Caries Balance and the Management of Biofilm for Effective Caries Treatment.”
Presenter: John Featherstone, PhD, MSc, Professor Emeritus and Dean Emeritus, UCSF School of Dentistry

Presentation 2: “Do Current Materials (GIs, SDF, ‘bioactives,’ antimicrobial desensitizers, calcium-release therapies) do Enough? What actually constitutes a ‘preventive’ restoration?”
Presenter: Brian Gray, DDS

Presentation 3: “Can Minimally Invasive Restoratives Truly Replace Amalgam, with the Help of New Non-leaching Antimicrobial Technologies? What impact Would that Have on Clinical Dentistry?”
Presenter: John Flucke, DDS

Learning Objectives

  • Re-orient the clinician’s perspective of caries management and cariology. In certain individuals, why is it still rampant?
  • Examine the benefits, limitations, and drawbacks of glass Ionomers, SDF, “bioactive” and other materials in the current caries armamentarium
  • Discover how next-generation materials that contain non-leaching antimicrobial technology may improve the outcome of posterior restorations

 

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Webinar: COVID-19 Infection Control Protocols & Procedures

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
Release date:
Friday, March 20, 2020 

Overview
Infection control experts representing the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) provide the dental community with practical guidance and education as we all navigate the challenges that COVID-19 is presenting to our profession.

In this course, learners will:

  • Learn the ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic for the dental practice.
  • Gain advice from infection control experts on procedures for their dental office specifically geared towards preventing coronavirus spread.
  • Hear answers to commonly asked questions regarding dental practice in the wake of COVID-19.

This course is free and open to all
Non-dentists and non-members are welcome to take this course. You’ll be asked for an ADA Login when registering. Creating an account is free and does not require membership. Follow the links below to create an account.

Non-dentists
Non-dentists can create accounts here

Non-members
Most U.S. dentists and dental students, regardless of membership status, have an ADA number, which functions as your User ID. To retrieve your ID, please visit Forgot User ID.


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A survey on radiation exposure reduction methods including rectangular collimation for intraoral radiography by pediatric dentists in the United States (April 2020 Article 3)

JADA April 2020

Background. The authors conducted a survey of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) to determine awareness of the Image Gently Campaign in Dentistry (IGCD) and to ascertain radiologic practices, including radiation dose-reduction strategies such as rectangular collimation.

Key Words. Image Gently Campaign in Dentistry; rectangular collimation; dental radiography; radiation protection; radiation dosage; radiation exposure; child; oral health care for children; United States.


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