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The Souther Nevada Dental Society presents the C.U. Cafe Series

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Infection Control CE Courses (Some of which are online):






Implant Study Club at UNLV School of Dental Medicine

Geared towards New Dentists

Complementary tuition, up to 17 CEU's

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Friday, October 11, 2013

Southern Nevada Dental Society presents:

Maximizing technology in the Dental Office: From paperless records to Google
Dr. Larry Emmott

This two part seminar starts with providing that it is possible to create a completely paperless dental record. Going paperless can save you tens of thousands of dollars. The second part about showing you how to develop web pages that patients like and even more imprtantly how to use Google to get them there. This is an entertaining presentation from that nation's leading high tech dentist. There will be something for both the beginner and the high tech power user.

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Gold Coast Hotel & Casino
4000 W. Flamingo Rd
Las vegas, NV 89103

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Friday, November 8, 2013

Northern Nevada Dental Society presents:

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Monthly Dinner Meeting

6:00pm No-host cocktails | 7:00pm Sit-down Dinner

Atlantis Hotel Casino & Spa
Grand 6 & 7

3800 S. Virginia Street, Reno, NV

2.5 C.E.U's

"Occlusion as it Relates to Implant Supoprted Structures"
Winston Chee, DDS

  • What is occlusions role in de integration of impants?
  • Can excessive occlusal forces cause per implant bone loss?
  • What occlusal factors are important for clinicians to provide long lasting restorations for their patients?

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Northern Nevada Dental Society presents:

Decisions for Extensively Damaged Dentitions
Winston Chee, DDS
Director, Implant Dentistry, Co-Director Advanced Prosthodontics herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, University of Southern California

6 C.E.U.'s (NV & CA)

  • While the high success of dental impalnt integration the clinician is faced with choosing the appropriate method of resotring missing teeth and in many situations deciding to remove teeth in favor ir palcing an implant to support restoration. Patient presentations will illustrate the effective use of implants to provide stable and lasting restorations. Designing abutments for cemented implant resorations - 1.5 hours
  • A discussion of screw vs. cemented retention of implant supported restorations will be presented with advantages and disadvantages. Following this discussion of how to best design abutments for cemented restorations will be presented. Connecting teeth to Implants - 1 hour
  • Can we derive support from teeth when tooth to implant connected prostheses are constructed? A discussion and literature review will be presented to elucidate the issues to consider when facing this dilemma and a solution porposed. Screw vs. cemented resorations - 1 hour
  • What are the relative merits of screw retained vs. cement retained resorations? A case will be made for the overuse of cement retained restorations and consequences of this.
  • Occlusion as it relates to Implant supported structures.
  • What is occlusions role in de integration of implants? Can excessive occlusal forces cause per implant bone loss? What occlusal factors are important for clinicians to provide long lasting restorations for their patients.

Registration and Continental Breakfast 7:30am

Seminar 8:00am - 3:00pm (Lunch included)

Atlantis Hotel, Casino & Spa Reno

Grand 6 & 7, 2nd floor Concention Center

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Friday, November 15, 2013

Southern Nevada Dental Society presents:

Aesthetic Dentistry Update
Dr. Larry Rosenthal

This seminar will provide a look at treatment palnning, communication and execution of aesthetic and restorative cases from prep less to interdisciplinary clinical solutions. Communication between patient, ceramist, and dentist will be discussed for an ideal result. Emphasis will be placed on comprehensive dentistry and eliminating dental failures, as well as involving all staff in coordinating treatment, explaining practive protocol and closing the case.

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Gold Coast Hotel & Casino
4000 W. Flamingo Rd
Las vegas, NV 89103

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Friday, March 7, 2014

Southern Nevada Dental Society presents:

Hot Topics in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry
Dr. David Hornbrook

Optimizing success through materials choice, proper diagnosis and planning. Dr. David Hornbrook will explore our options for aesthetic, metal-free dentistry for our patients in applications including smile design, posterior restorative, bridge applications, and full mouth rehabilitation. Discussion will include updates of dentinal adhesion, ideal cementation of the new materials using the new resin cements, and addessing the role function plays in our decision making.

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Gold Coast Hotel & Casino
4000 W. Flamingo Rd
Las vegas, NV 89103

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Friday, April 4, 2014

Southern Nevada Dental Society presents:

Plan. Lead. Succeed. Strategies for Developing a Practice of Excellence
Dr. John Jameson

After working with over 2,000 dental practices worldwide, the team at jameson Management knows the systems that ultimately make for a successful practice. Learn to increase production through proven techniques the entire teqam can utilize. This is a program for everyone involved in a practice that is ready to thrive! Let Dr. jameson coach you expertly on the benchmarks for a successful practice during this powerful and thought provoking presentation.

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Gold Coast Hotel & Casino
4000 W. Flamingo Rd
Las vegas, NV 89103

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2013 Laser Certification Course

September 20 & 21st, 2013

UNLV School of Dental Medicine



Candidates who successfully complete this course and its prerequisites* will receive a Certificate of Standard Proficiency in Dental Lasers recognized by the Academy of Laser Dentistry, an international organization with more than 1200 members in over 25 countries.

Has the hoopla surrounding the introduction of lasers to dentistry been more smoke than substance?  Since 1990, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of SEVEN different wavelengths for dental use.  These different wavelengths create a world of difference in how the lasers operate, and their usefulness in the oral cavity.  The use of lasers for specific procedures found in everyday general practice will be highlighted.  The first day will detail laser use in the following subject matters:

1) Non-Surgical, Surgical and Regenerative Periodontal Therapy
2) Surgical and Restorative Implantology
3) Fixed and Removable Prosthetics
4) Oral Medicine/Oral Surgery/Oral Pathology
5) Pediatric and Adolescent Operative Dentistry
7) Endodontics
8) Pedodontics/Orthodontics
9) Esthetic/Cosmetic Dentistry
10) Practice Management/Marketing

The second day workshop will give each participant hands-on experience with the various wavelengths, performing surgical procedures on in-vitro models.  Real time videos of routine laser procedures will be part of the in-depth discussion of specific instrument settings and techniques for laser surgical procedures.

At the conclusion of the course, the participant will be familiar with the various wavelengths used in dentistry today, their effects on oral

tissues, and their uses for specific oral diseases and pathologies found in everyday practice.  They will be able to incorporate this knowledge into a basis for determining which laser wavelength is most appropriate for their practice, and be able to incorporate hard and soft tissue laser dentistry into their practices first thing tomorrow morning.

*Standard Proficiency Certification will be awarded upon successfully completing an online examination administered by the Academy of Laser Dentistry.  The candidate must own a laser or have access to a laser, and have taken a previous introductory laser course. The candidate must become a member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry. A free introductory course on lasers is available on the Academy of Laser Dentistry Website at:

For more information on the Certification process, please visit www.LaserDentistry.org