2008 ADA Annual Session
 
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TECHNOLOGY DAY 2008: ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS
Course Code: 4101

  Scott Benjamin, DDS
  Lawrence Emmott, DDS
  Allan Farman, BDS, MBA, PhD
  Paul Feuerstein, DMD
  Martin Jablow, DMD
  James Mah, DDS, MSc, DMSc
  Dale Miles, DDS, MS
  Michael Unthank, DDS

Wednesday, October 15, 2008
9:00am - 4:00pm

CE Hours: 6

Teaching Method: Lecture

By 9/12: $190 Dentist/$85 Staff
After 9/12: $220 Dentist/$100 Staff

Spend the day with eight of the most progressive minds in the dental technology arena. This unique opportunity to interact one-on-one with experts is an optimal learning environment for anyone looking to start, upgrade or overhaul their office technology. Experience and learn first hand about the latest technology, the power of internet marketing, the wonders of 3D imaging and the future of the digital office in this advanced technology course.

Scott Benjamin, DDS
NEW DIAGNOSTIC TECHNOLOGIES' ROLE IN CHANGING DENTISTRY FROM A SURGICAL TO HEALING PROFESSION
New technologies are greatly enhancing the clinician's ability to discover, diagnose and manage hard and soft tissue conditions at their earliest possible stages thus enabling greatly improved outcomes. Learn the benefits and roles these technologies play.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
1. Understand the new diagnostic technologies and the roles they play
2. Understand the changing focus of clinicians from a surgical to healing role
3. Understand management and reimbursement considerations for diagnostic technology

Lawrence Emmott, DDS
THE WHY AS WELL AS THE WHAT OF DENTAL TECHNOLOGY.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
1. High tech touch
2. Digital nervous system
3. Four core concepts that determine technology success

Allan Farman, BDS, MBA, PhD
THE NITTY-GRITTY OF 3D IMAGE SELECTION

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
1. Selection of imaging procedures
2. Export of image data
3. Use of models and guides

Paul Feuerstein, DMD
LATEST TECHNOLOGIES FOR DENTAL PRACTICE
New products and processes rapidly come into dentistry. We will sort through the latest tech products and introduce them to the attendees.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
1. Recognize new product descriptions
2. Interpret clinical usefulness of new products in the practice
3. Understand the ROI of new products in the practice

Martin Jablow, DMD
HARNESSING THE POWER OF THE INTERNET FOR YOUR DENTAL PRACTICE
Maximize the power of your office's Internet connection. Improve office efficiency by using the Internet to contact patients and colleagues. Online continuing education, why you need a Web site and other online products to enhance your office.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
1. Find out why online searches are replacing Yellow Page advertising
2. Improve recall efforts through automated online patient communications
3. Communicate with your referral base more efficiently

James Mah, DDS, MSc, DMSc
WHAT'S NEW IN CONE BEAM CT?
Cone-beam CT is a disruptive technology in dentistry. It is poised to fundamentally change the practice of dentistry. This course reviews the current status of CBCT and describes recent updates, issues and applications of CBCT technology.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
1. Understand the fundamental technology behind cone-beam CT
2. Understand the clinical applications of cone-beam CT
3. Apply cone-beam CT imaging technology to patient care

Dale Miles, DDS, MS
CONE BEAM APPLICATIONS FOR THE DENTAL OFFICE
We use X-ray imaging every day for our clinical decisions. The newest, most amazing method cone-beam imaging is explained simply by Dr. Miles. Come see these incredible images and learn how to treat your patients more efficiently and expertly.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
1. Understand cone-beam applications
2. Effectively compare CBCT machines
3. Understand 3-D imaging of common dental structures

Michael Unthank, DDS
PLANNING FOR SUCCESSFUL TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION
Dental practice is becoming a "high- tech" endeavor at an ever increasing rate. To stay current, your office must be designed to be adaptable and flexible. Plan wisely for the successful and efficient integration of technology in your practice.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
1. Understand the necessary technology infrastructure
2. Incorporate technology distribution "raceways"
3. Plan their technological components for successful ergonomic interaction



Category: Emerging Technologies in Dentistry

Recommended for: Dentist/Dental Student, Hygienist, Lab Technician, Dental Assistant, Business Assistant

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