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Title: Minimal Techniques to Maximize Esthetic and Functional Restorations

Date: Friday, June 12, 2020

Time: 09:00 AM Central Daylight Time

Duration: 5 hours

Summary

Smile For The WorldAs a part of the many planned celebratory events leading up to the company's centennial in 2021, GC America will host a 1-day Minimally Invasive (MI) Dentistry Symposium. This free online educational event will be dedicated to topics related to MI dentistry and will address the challenges clinicians face in preserving dental tissue and helping patients maintain oral health.

This virtual syposium consists of five one (1) hour lectures presented by an international expert panel of speakers. At the end of each lecture questions from the audience will be addressed in a moderated Question & Answer Session.

CE Credits
At the end of the program those who wish to claim CE credits will have the option to do so. A total of five (5) ADA CERP and AGD PACE credits will be available. Details for claiming CE credits will be provided at the end of the program.

Topics and Speakers
Oral Frailty: New Strategies to Enhance the Eating Ability for Aging Patients

Dr. Hirohiko HiranoDr. Hirohiko Hirano
Director of Dental and Oral Surgery, Research Team for Promoting Independence and Mental Health, Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Hospital and Institute of Gerontology

Time: 9:00 AM CDT

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how oral health is integral to the general health and social well-being of people
  • Understand functions such as mastication, tongue and lip motor skills and salivary secretion of aging patients
  • Discuss stages of decreased function and its associated risk to elderly patients
Co-Dependent Cariology: Improving Prognosis for Restorative Treatments

Dr. Brian NovyDr. Brian Novy
Dr. Novy is the Chief Dental Officer of the Alliance Dental Center in Quincy, Massachusetts. He served on the ADA Council of Scientific Affairs from 2011-2014, as chair of the CAMBRA coalition, and in 2016 was appointed the consumer representative on the United States Food & Drug Administration Dental Products Panel. The California Dental Association Foundation presented him with the Dugoni Award for Outstanding contributions to dental education, and his office was the first to receive the title, the American Dental Association Adult Preventive Care Practice of the Year.

Time: 10:00 AM CDT

Learning Objectives:

  • Improve prognosis for restorative treatment
  • Apply evidence-based therapy to treat/control disease
  • Practice Pro-dependent Cariology
Achieving Predictable Restorative Dentistry in Fast Paced Environment

Dr. Victor Cedillo FelixDr. Victor Cedillo Felix
Is in private practice in Chula Vista, California. He graduated from La Salle University in Mexico. Dr. Felix has been both a national and international speaker since 2015 with special focus on restorative dentistry. He has multiple clinical articles published in scientific journals.

Time: 11:00 AM CDT

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn valuable clinical tips for to improve the efficiency and quality of daily dentistry treatments
  • Understand the most current cementation protocols of indirect restorations
  • Discuss different ways to make quality treatments in a fast paced clinical environment
Don't Sleep On GIs: How Glass Ionomers and Glass Hybrids Can Benefit Your Patients and Practice

Joshua AustinDr. Joshua Austin
Is an editorial director and columnist for Dental Economics, focusing on dental products and technology. He also maintains a full-time restorative private practice in San Antonio, TX.

Time: 12:00 PM CDT

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify cases and indications for use of glass ionomer and glass hybrids
  • Review the advantages of using glass ionomer and glass hybrids as a direct restorative material
  • Understand, thoroughly, the technique and directions for the use of glass ionomer restoratives
An Ounce of Prevention or a Pound of Cure: What's Right for Your Patient?

Pam Maragliano-MunizDr. Pam Maragliano-Muniz
Is the editorial director for DentistIQ.com Pearls for Your Practice and faculty member at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. She also is an international lecturer and maintains a private practice in Salem, MA.

Time: 1:00 PM CDT

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain practical tips for identifying high risk patients and implementing caries management protocols into everyday practice
  • Learn a practical and predictable approach for aesthetic composite restorations
  • Learn when to consider indirect vs. direct restorations

Title: Minimal Techniques to Maximize Esthetic and Functional Restorations

Date: Friday, June 12, 2020

Time: 09:00 AM Central Daylight Time

Duration: 5 hours