Earn 12 CE Credits Free!

Air Techniques is excited to announce that we will be sponsoring 12 different CE courses at the CDA Presents in Anaheim. Each course is FREE to attend and will qualify for 1 CE Core Credit. There will be four different courses offered each day from Thursday, May 4, 2017 through Saturday, May 6, 2017.  

  • Location: Exhibit Hall B, Corporate Forum, Aisle 200
  • C.E. Units: Core – 1.0 per lecture
  • Course Length: 1 hour
  • Audience: Dentist, RDHEF/AP, RDAEF, RDA, DA

View full course descriptions below and reserve your seat by clicking on the course link in which you are interested. There is no limit on how many courses for which you can register. We look forward to seeing you at the CDA Presents in Anaheim!

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Course Descriptions 

Where to Begin? Navigating CDC Guidelines 2017

                                                                                                          Speaker: Karen Siebert, RDH

Date: Thursday, May 4 

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Location: Corporate Forum – Exhibit Hall B, Aisle 200

CE: 1.0 Core

 

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This course will increase your confidence in navigating guidelines, terminology and key recommendations for best practice decision making.

– Categorize various microorganisms and mechanisms of inactivation.
– Master CDC key recommendations for the dental environment.
– Assess risk and consider best practices in infection control.

Transform Your Practice Using Intraoral Cameras

 

Speaker: Sam Halabo, DMD

Date: Thursday, May 4 

Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Location: Corporate Forum – Exhibit Hall B, Aisle 200

CE: 1.0 Core

 

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The value of the intraoral camera has taken the patient experience to new heights. These cameras are now also used for third-party reimbursements and clinical treatment, making them an indispensable segment of the dental office.

– Understand the value of using an intraoral camera to enhance the         
   patient experience.
– Learn how hygienists can increase the value of the continuing care 
   appointment.
– Understand how intraoral camera technology can improve the clinical 
   treatment of teeth.

Practicing Ideal Pediatric Dentistry: Concepts in Preventive Care

                                                                                                           Speaker: Mark Cannon, DDS

Date: Thursday, May 4 

Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Location: Corporate Forum – Exhibit Hall B, Aisle 200

CE: 1.0 Core

 

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We will review the special circumstances that occur in pediatric dentistry, which requirethe acquisition of radiographic images wherein CCD sensors are deemed impractical.

– Understand how to implement the latest in diagnostic techniques for the
   young dental patient.
– Learn the easiest and most effective radiographic protocols, especially 
  for patients with special needs.
– Learn how to provide minimally invasive dentistry and the most
  efficient preventive dental care.

HPV — It Is Not the Hanky-Panky Virus the Media Says It Is

                                                                                                           Speaker: Debbie Zafiropoulos, RDH

Date: Thursday, May 4 

Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Location: Corporate Forum – Exhibit Hall B, Aisle 200

CE: 1.0 Core

 

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New evidence has linked the presence of HPV in an oral mucosal infection to the increased risk of oral and oral pharyngeal cancer. In this course you will learn how to safely implement effective sterilization and infection control protocols to ensure the health and well-being of your patients and yourself.

– Overcome the fear of discussing oral abnormalities with your
   patients with five key words.
– Gain the verbal confidence to discuss the necessity of utilizing
   emerging technology to screen patients.
– Build confidence in the value of your team in being part of
   making cancer a thing of the past.

Better Equipping Your Dental Practice: Making the Right Choices

                                                                                                           Speaker: Gregori Kurtzman, DDS

Date: Friday, May 5

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Location: Corporate Forum – Exhibit Hall B, Aisle 200

CE: 1.0 Core

 

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Compressors, vacuum systems, amalgam separators, radiography — whether you are setting up a practice or replacing old equipment, all dental offices need these to function. We will discuss the options in equipment selection, smart technology, dry versus wet suction, what’s environmentally friendly and how to best make those decisions when buying equipment.

– Understand the types of vacuum systems available (wet versus dry).
– Learn how to maintain your vacuum and compressor in the office.
– Learn to make the right choices from an environmental standpoint.

Digital Diagnostics: Leveraging New-Age Imaging in Order to Educate Patients and Get to Yes

 

Speaker: Parag Kachalia, DDS

Date: Friday, May 5

Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Location: Corporate Forum – Exhibit Hall B, Aisle 200

CE: 1.0 Core

 

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This course will look at the evolution of dentistry as it pertains to technologies that go beyond the dental explorer and visual examination. We will also look at various technological solutions in the diagnostic realm.

– Gain an understanding of how new technologies in the marketplace
   allow early and predictable detection.
– Discover successful implementation strategies that allow everyone to
   benefit.
– Get insight into the efficient treatment of conservative restorations with
   new resin materials.

Pediatric Dentistry for the GP: Using MTA and Bioactive Materials

                                                                                                           Speaker: Josh Wren, DMD

Date: Friday, May 5

Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Location: Corporate Forum – Exhibit Hall B, Aisle 200

CE: 1.0 Core

 

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This course will focus on modern biocompatible materials — MTA and Activa. Research will be shown along with cases from Dr. Wren’s office, illustrating the benefits of using these two materials in conjunction with office technology.

– Learn what differentiates modern bioactive materials from traditional
   restorative materials.
– Learn how and why MTA is the new gold standard for primary pulp
   therapy.
– Understand why MTA offers the opportunity for more esthetic
   restorations following pulp therapy.

Gearing Up to Protect Your Investment: Tips, Tricks and Solutions for Maintaining Dental Office Equipment

                                                                                                           Speaker: Patricia Pine, RDH

Date: Friday, May 5

Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Location: Corporate Forum – Exhibit Hall B, Aisle 200

CE: 1.0 Core

 

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This course will share information that every team member will want to know, by breaking down the “how to’s” on equipment that is out of plain sight We will review maintenance protocols with simple tricks and gain an understanding of why these steps will reduce your stress and benefit your ability to practice dentistry.

– Learn to identify a variety of equipment needing attention.
– Understand how to review maintenance protocols with simple tricks.

Yoganomics: Postural Health and Ergonomic Considerations

                                                                                                           Speaker: Kristy Menage Bernie, RDH, MS, RYT

Date: Saturday, May 6

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Location: Corporate Forum – Exhibit Hall B, Aisle 200

CE: 1.0 Core

 

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This session will introduce key ergonomic principles and include demonstration of yoga postures that can be used daily in your practice.

– Identify ergonomic issues relating to clinical practice and site resources
   to maximize postural health.
– Implement sound ergonomic principles and technologies into clinical
   practice.
– Define the practice of yoga as it relates to the profession, postural
   health and ergonomics.

Digital Imaging Without Limits: An Update on PSP Technology

 

Speaker: Jonathan Newman

Date: Saturday, May 6

Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Location: Corporate Forum – Exhibit Hall B, Aisle 200

CE: 1.0 Core

 

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You will see how using a PSP system will streamline a dental practice when transitioning from analog film to digital X-ray. You will also discover the benefits of using a “hybrid solution” of indirect (PSP) and direct (wired CCD/CMOS sensors) radiography for maximum results.

– Understand the tangible advantages that can be capitalized upon by
   implementing direct and indirect radiographs.
– Understand the added value to your practice from a monetary and
   times-savings perspective.
– Enhance the patient experience and better educate your patients.

Put Down That Explorer: Digital Caries Detection for Today’s Practice

                                                                                                           Speaker: Lindsay Viola

Date: Saturday, May 6

Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Location: Corporate Forum – Exhibit Hall B, Aisle 200

CE: 1.0 Core

 

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You will see how using a fluorescent caries detection aid arms you with diagnostic information that is not possible to obtain through the use of a dental explorer only. You will understand the benefits of having a visual aid for increased patient acceptance and the advantages of pinpointing issues at an earlier stage, which might go undetected with traditional means.

– Understand the benefits of caries detection aids in today’s digital world
   of dentistry.
– Learn how to implement caries detection into your practice to see
   maximum return on investment.
– Learn strategies to improve case acceptance, patient communication
   and how to motivate patients.

Keeping Your Utility Room Healthy: It’s the Heart and Soul of Your Practice

                                                                                                           Speaker: Ron Morilla

Date: Saturday, May 6

Time: 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Location: Corporate Forum – Exhibit Hall B, Aisle 200

CE: 1.0 Core

 

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You will learn about the importance of maintaining your utility room products in order to prolong the longevity of this essential equipment. You will discover why these units are indeed the “heart and soul of your practice.”

– Gain an understanding of the components in your office that depend
   and rely on the utility room products.
– Identify and understand terminology as it applies to your mechanical
   room equipment.
– Learn steps to take to prolong the longevity and life for the heart and
   soul of your practice.
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