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Feb
23
Fri
2018
TMD Workshop Fort Lauderdale, FL
Feb 23 – Feb 24 all-day
Description-
Oral facial pain and TMD remain one of the most confusion topics in dentistry today.  Adding to this problem are the discrepancies in diagnostic and treatment methods among the different educational groups. Join Dr.’s John Nosti and Michael Smith for this two day hands on lecture with a full day dedicated to both diagnosis and treatment.  A systematic approach that will give you the confidence to start treating patients Monday morning. This hands on program will increase your confidence in diagnosis and treatment options and therapies of specific TMD related conditions. 
Learning Objectives
Participants will leave with a thorough understanding of:
  • Diagnostic modalities for joint disorders
  • Understand why some clicks hurt and some dont. 
  • Classify patients by both pain categories and restorative needs.
  • Rationales for splint designs.
  • Understand what splint to use and where. 
  • Understand anatomy and physiology of the Temporomandibular Joint and muscles of mastication.
  • How to identify and treat Trigger Points
  • Modalities used to enhance your treatment protocol
  • Common neuropathic pain disorders
  • Hierarchy of pain
Pre Req:
 
UO 1 and UO2
Call Pete for more information on this course!
Mar
2
Fri
2018
Ultimate Occlusion Level 1: Mastering Functional Dentistry Boston, MA
Mar 2 – Mar 3 all-day

Welcome to the most practical dental CE experience.

The goal: This two-day, hands-on course is designed to be the most practical application of dental occlusion education philosophies for everyday dentistry as well as cosmetic restorative cases. This dental continuing education program is designed to enable general dentists to incorporate occlusal stability in their single tooth, quadrant and more complex dentistry. This dental CE course is segmented into specific steps to follow during the processes of evaluating a patient, formulating a treatment plan, and determining the specific procedural approach. Continuing education in occlusion doesn’t have to be daunting! Join us for a great continuing education experience.

We show you how to eliminate common failures by teaching you:

  • Diagnostic chair-side red flags to avoid failures and poor dental treatment choices
  • Understand what determines occlusion and when and why changes are required
  • When to order additional diagnostics to determine treatment protocols
  • When, why, and how to deprogram patients to set up records
  • Preparation design for functional restorative and cosmetic cases, veneers
  • Current dental education on ideal material selection and cementation for specific cases
  • Principles and techniques for successful dental equilibration
  • Understand TMD classification
  • Successfully communicate occlusal disease to your patients
  • Determine the causes of “wear” including attrition, erosion
  • Understand function vs. parafunction
  • Hands-on diagnostics and record taking: CR recording, Facebow, MAP Study Model Analysis
Presented by:

John Nosti, DMD, FAGD, FICOI; Mike Smith, DMD and Jason Olitsky, DMD, AAACD

Dental Continuing Education Credit Hours:

16

Tuition:

$2500 per doctor, $595 per staff member

Apr
12
Thu
2018
The Art of Photography with Dr. Jason Olitsky Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Apr 12 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The goal:

Learn the skills and techniques needed in this dental photography course to incorporate clinical and portrait photography into your dental practice. This course will show you how to take and manage high-quality digital or film photographs used for promoting, documenting, evaluating, and communicating the key elements of dentistry. An easy-to-understand system of how to use digital dental photography to get better results will be presented, which can be immediately implemented into your practice. Get educated on the most current technical trends in equipment and lighting that make images look extraordinary. Dr. Olitksy will demonstrate how to use high impact DSLR video and photography to make emotional connections with our patients. This is a must-take course for those seeking American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry AACD accreditation.

This two-day hands-on dental photography CE includes workshops to implement the clinical intraoral skills necessary as well as developing the fundamentals to include dental photography as a vital part of your practice promotion.

During this course, you will learn:

  • Basic photography skills with breakout sessions that will enable you to manually control the camera in natural light situations
  • Hands-on practice capturing standardized views with various clinical lighting techniques and equipment
  • Hands-on portrait photography workshop with both full studio lighting set-ups for larger spaces and simple light set-ups for offices without space for a dedicated studio
  • Tips and tricks on utilizing photography for laboratory communication from matching single incisors to full mouth rehabilitations
  • The most current techniques in dental photography and lighting that will make your pictures stand out and your dentistry look extraordinary
  • How to integrate DSLR video and Digital Smile Design techniques into presentation and communication with the patient, laboratory and restorative team
  • Intra-oral tips and strategies for quality images
  • How to get predictable results every time
  • How to see as an artist and make ordinary people look and feel extraordinary
  • Different subject poses, lighting, and props to make smiles look their best

Want to do more dentistry? Your dental photography skills are critical. Learn from the master in his dental photography courses!
Need proof? Check out Wall Smiles and Smile Stylist websites.

Demonstration dental camera kits and equipment graciously provided by the folks at PhotoMed.

Course Director:

Jason Olitsky, DMD, AAACD

Apr
13
Fri
2018
Anterior Aesthetics LIVE in the Op with Jason Olitsky Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Apr 13 – Apr 14 all-day

Anterior Aesthetics: Live in the Op

Experience a live-patient, in the operatory anterior aesthetics training program with Dr. Jason Olitsky, an AACD Accredited Member and premier cosmetic dentist in smile design and transformations utilizing state-of-the-art materials. See what we see while we’re utilizing the latest clinical techniques to achieve ultimate success. Dr. Olitsky gives presentations filled with high impact video and captivating images as he reinforces the importance of making emotional connections with our patients throughout the smile design process. SPACE IS LIMITED.

In this jam-packed two-day event, you will:

  • Observe and discuss a live 8 to 10 unit anterior case from planning to preparation and provisionalization
  • Observe and discuss a live 8 to 10 unit anterior bonded cementation from removing temporaries to case finishing
  • Learn conservative prep design and material selection to achieve outstanding results
  • Experience stress-free bonded cementation and case finishing that will increase longevity and eliminate failures

Also:

  • Learn efficient clinical systems to reduce chair time and treatment costs while improving patient satisfaction
  • Understand the psychology of marketing and case presentation for the ally focused patient
  • Review in detail key principles of smile design to communicate with the patient and dental team
  • Understand the role of facebows, bite records and mock-ups in controlling case outcomes
  • Be introduced to concepts of Digital Smile Design and digital techniques for file sharing
  • Learn photographic principles as a prerequisite to delivering stunning results

You will receive:

  • A step-by-step preparation guide
  • A step-by-step cementation guide
  • A comprehensive list of materials and ordering information
  • A photography guide for clinical and marketing purposes
  • “The Naked Tooth: What Cosmetic Dentists Donʼt Want You to Know” – a consumer-centric book on cosmetic dentistry written by Drs. Colleen & Jason Olitsky.
Course Director:

Dr. Jason Olitsky

Continuing Education Credit Hours:

16

Apr
27
Fri
2018
Advanced Treatment Planning Workshop Washington, DC
Apr 27 – Apr 28 all-day

Do you learn best by DOING? This program is designed specifically for the hands-on learner.

GET CASES OFF YOUR SHELF AND INTO YOUR SCHEDULE!  Don’t miss this intimate, hands-on dental, advanced treatment planning program with masters in complex restorative dentistry!!! Join Drs. Nosti, Olitsky and Smith as they host dentistry’s most exciting dental, advanced treatment planning workshop!! The greatest challenge as a general dentist is developing a plan for your patients that fits their goals and budgets, without missing opportunities. The variety of treatment options can be overwhelming, how to formulate those options bewildering, and how to present those options confusing. From routine to very complex cases, this course simulates the process and a predictable “how-to” system of taking a case from diagnostics to the presentation and allows you to put into practice what you learn — at the course. This HANDS-ON experience allows you to learn strategies for effective treatment planning on a variety of restorative cases. With more than eight cases you will learn a predictable system for treatment planning even the most complicated case. This interactive experience will put your skills to the test and provide a rationale and great discussion that will put philosophy into practice. Think LIVE case treatment planning on complex situations that will challenge you and provide practical hands-on support of a treatment planning and case presentation process. Full Mouth Rehabilitation, aesthetically driven cases, complex reconstruction and severe wear will be examples of cases that you will achieve confidence in your treatment decisions, all while collaborating with the wet-fingered masters in practical, restorative dentistry.

You will treatment plan and learn the following:

  • System for treatment planning every case that will save you time and create possibilities
  • Necessary laboratory records required for complex treatment planning
  • Managing periodontal aesthetic defects
  • Aesthetic smile design
  • Changing vertical dimension
  • Case finishing and occlusal refinement
  • Managing arch length discrepancies
  • Anterior implant considerations
  • Enhanced laboratory communication
  • And much, much more!!
  • There is no other course in dentistry that has a panel of talent like these educators. The knowledge and dedication to your personal learning objectives are unparalleled!
Continuing Education Credit Hours:

16 (more than 50% hands on!) No prerequisite required!

Tuition:

$3995 (doctors only) – Limited to only 24 seats!

May
18
Fri
2018
Full Mouth Rehabilitation (Prep Weekend) Chicago, IL
May 18 – May 19 all-day

Take a walk in Dr. Nostiʼs shoes by observing and discussing diagnosis, treatment planning, prepping, and seating 20 units of a full mouth rehabilitation. Get up close and personal (and we mean close) with the systems, techniques, and thought processes that make Dr. Nosti a trusted opinion leader in regards to restorative dentistry and advanced dental continuing education. The low-stress environment allows the participant to learn and absorb Dr. Nosti’s knowledge without the challenges of treating your own patient.

The goal:

This two-weekend (four-day) demonstration and lecture program allows attendees to experience side-by-side learning with Dr. John Nosti as he diagnoses, treatment plans, prepares, provisionalizes, and cements a full mouth rehabilitation case. Participants will have the opportunity to work in a small-group atmosphere to absorb the particulars of the thought process, treatment steps, and patient management of complex cases. This represents the best in dental continuing education with full mouth rehabilitation program including two full days of lecture, with hands-on segments, case treatment planning, and clinical observation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn a predictable system for screening complex cases for joint, tissue, occlusal, and concerns
  • Observe and practice bite records necessary for completing a full mouth rehabilitation
  • Understand how to sequence the preparation and temporization phase of a full mouth rehabilitation
  • Observe a step-by-step process of predictable full mouth rehab cementation
  • Learn two different styles of provisionalization that achieve temporaries that will last
  • Practice and learn the camera settings and techniques for great intra-oral photos
  • Master a facebow and stick bite record while understanding their value to the result of the restorative case
  • Improve lab communication with submitting exactly whatʼs necessary
  • Participate in case planning workshops and skills testing
  • Develop a patient protocol for full mouth rehabilitation from case presentation to post cementation
Presented by:

John Nosti, DMD, FAGD, FICOI

Dental Continuing Education Credit Hours:

32

Team Training- Chicago, IL
May 18 – May 19 all-day

While excellent clinical skills are a necessary requirement to advance to the next level, communication with your patients is a vital component. Ensure your success by enrolling you and your key team members into The Practice Mastery Formula!

What you will learn:

  • Create alignment on your team from occlusion education to implementation.
  • Review occlusion principles fundamental to your team including what is occlusion and how it influences everyday practices – what is the difference between wear types and what’s the cause, why we deprogram and how and more.
  • Hands on instructions on taking records, photography and more!
  • Speak in a language that patients will understand you.
  • To tap into what motivates your patients to accept treatment; from quadrants to full mouth cases.
  • Develop a culture that inspires patients to accept comprehensive dentistry
  • Train your hygiene and clinical team in co-diagnosis and harness the power of suggestion!
  • Implement a 5-star new patient experience.
  • Influence your patients through case presentation and diagnosis.
  • How to create demand for specific services .
  • Workshop winning marketing strategies based on your demographics. Learn from a leading edge expert on what works in new patient generation and why one approach does not fit all.

Presented by:

Clinical Faculty at CMS

Directed by:

Jenn Janicki

Jenn Janicki, Director of Clinical MasteryJenn Janicki is the Executive Director of Clinical Mastery Series. A dynamic speaker and has coached some of the top producing dentists in the United States, with a focus on enhanced business systems, elegant communication, customer service and practice profitability. As a director of CMS, she is able to fulfill her passion in touching hundreds of practices who desire excellence. After earning an honorable distinction in business development for large corporations, she has incorporated those skills and strategies into the fundamental success of any dental team.

Jackie Adame

Jackie Adame Co-DirectorJackie Adame, co-founder of Mastery Lab, is a marketing strategist that has dedicated her 20+ year career focused on the unique business of dentistry. Her experience, advanced training and marketing from the top leaders in their industry proves invaluable with identifying the day-to-day challenges face by most small businesses. As a certified Guerrilla Marketing coach and copywriter, Jackie’s expertise is in highly efficient marketing strategies with a practical approach for dentists in every stage of their practice.

Continuing Education Credit Hours:

14

Tuition:

$1295 per Doctor / $695 per team member

Jun
8
Fri
2018
Ultimate Occlusion Level 1: Mastering Functional Dentistry Chicago, IL
Jun 8 – Jun 9 all-day

Welcome to the most practical dental CE experience.

The goal: This two-day, hands-on course is designed to be the most practical application of dental occlusion education philosophies for everyday dentistry as well as cosmetic restorative cases. This dental continuing education program is designed to enable general dentists to incorporate occlusal stability in their single tooth, quadrant and more complex dentistry. This dental CE course is segmented into specific steps to follow during the processes of evaluating a patient, formulating a treatment plan, and determining the specific procedural approach. Continuing education in occlusion doesn’t have to be daunting! Join us for a great continuing education experience.

We show you how to eliminate common failures by teaching you:

  • Diagnostic chair-side red flags to avoid failures and poor dental treatment choices
  • Understand what determines occlusion and when and why changes are required
  • When to order additional diagnostics to determine treatment protocols
  • When, why, and how to deprogram patients to set up records
  • Preparation design for functional restorative and cosmetic cases, veneers
  • Current dental education on ideal material selection and cementation for specific cases
  • Principles and techniques for successful dental equilibration
  • Understand TMD classification
  • Successfully communicate occlusal disease to your patients
  • Determine the causes of “wear” including attrition, erosion
  • Understand function vs. parafunction
  • Hands-on diagnostics and record taking: CR recording, Facebow, MAP Study Model Analysis
Presented by:

John Nosti, DMD, FAGD, FICOI; Mike Smith, DMD and Jason Olitsky, DMD, AAACD

Dental Continuing Education Credit Hours:

16

Tuition:

$2500 per doctor, $595 per staff member

Jun
22
Fri
2018
Full Mouth Rehabilitation (Seat Weekend) Chicago, IL
Jun 22 – Jun 23 all-day

Take a walk in Dr. Nostiʼs shoes by observing and discussing diagnosis, treatment planning, prepping, and seating 20 units of a full mouth rehabilitation. Get up close and personal (and we mean close) with the systems, techniques, and thought processes that make Dr. Nosti a trusted opinion leader in regards to restorative dentistry and advanced dental continuing education. The low-stress environment allows the participant to learn and absorb Dr. Nosti’s knowledge without the challenges of treating your own patient.

The goal:

This two-weekend (four-day) demonstration and lecture program allows attendees to experience side-by-side learning with Dr. John Nosti as he diagnoses, treatment plans, prepares, provisionalizes, and cements a full mouth rehabilitation case. Participants will have the opportunity to work in a small-group atmosphere to absorb the particulars of the thought process, treatment steps, and patient management of complex cases. This represents the best in dental continuing education with full mouth rehabilitation program including two full days of lecture, with hands-on segments, case treatment planning, and clinical observation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn a predictable system for screening complex cases for joint, tissue, occlusal, and concerns
  • Observe and practice bite records necessary for completing a full mouth rehabilitation
  • Understand how to sequence the preparation and temporization phase of a full mouth rehabilitation
  • Observe a step-by-step process of predictable full mouth rehab cementation
  • Learn two different styles of provisionalization that achieve temporaries that will last
  • Practice and learn the camera settings and techniques for great intra-oral photos
  • Master a facebow and stick bite record while understanding their value to the result of the restorative case
  • Improve lab communication with submitting exactly whatʼs necessary
  • Participate in case planning workshops and skills testing
  • Develop a patient protocol for full mouth rehabilitation from case presentation to post cementation
Presented by:

John Nosti, DMD, FAGD, FICOI

Dental Continuing Education Credit Hours:

32

Aug
16
Thu
2018
The Art of Photography with Dr. Jason Olitsky Philadelphia, PA
Aug 16 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The goal:

Learn the skills and techniques needed in this dental photography course to incorporate clinical and portrait photography into your dental practice. This course will show you how to take and manage high-quality digital or film photographs used for promoting, documenting, evaluating, and communicating the key elements of dentistry. An easy-to-understand system of how to use digital dental photography to get better results will be presented, which can be immediately implemented into your practice. Get educated on the most current technical trends in equipment and lighting that make images look extraordinary. Dr. Olitksy will demonstrate how to use high impact DSLR video and photography to make emotional connections with our patients. This is a must-take course for those seeking American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry AACD accreditation.

This two-day hands-on dental photography CE includes workshops to implement the clinical intraoral skills necessary as well as developing the fundamentals to include dental photography as a vital part of your practice promotion.

During this course, you will learn:

  • Basic photography skills with breakout sessions that will enable you to manually control the camera in natural light situations
  • Hands-on practice capturing standardized views with various clinical lighting techniques and equipment
  • Hands-on portrait photography workshop with both full studio lighting set-ups for larger spaces and simple light set-ups for offices without space for a dedicated studio
  • Tips and tricks on utilizing photography for laboratory communication from matching single incisors to full mouth rehabilitations
  • The most current techniques in dental photography and lighting that will make your pictures stand out and your dentistry look extraordinary
  • How to integrate DSLR video and Digital Smile Design techniques into presentation and communication with the patient, laboratory and restorative team
  • Intra-oral tips and strategies for quality images
  • How to get predictable results every time
  • How to see as an artist and make ordinary people look and feel extraordinary
  • Different subject poses, lighting, and props to make smiles look their best

Want to do more dentistry? Your dental photography skills are critical. Learn from the master in his dental photography courses!
Need proof? Check out Wall Smiles and Smile Stylist websites.

Demonstration dental camera kits and equipment graciously provided by the folks at PhotoMed.

Course Director:

Jason Olitsky, DMD, AAACD – Check out his practice site at www.smilestylist.com

 

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or phone 480.489.5551

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