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This Week The Role of the Dental Assistant – Techniques and Technologies that Help Deliver “World Class” Dentistry
Presenter: Ms. Shannon Pace Brinker
CE Supporter: Centrix
Thu  10/25/18    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Thu  10/25/18    11:00 PM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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The ideal chairside dental assistant must be current and knowledgeable in materials science and be proficient in the various step-by-step procedures that are now required to deliver state-of –the art dentistry to the patient. Increase your artistic skill and satisfaction by learning about materials and techniques that can help deliver to the patient the best dentistry has to offer! This is one comprehensive CE webinar that every dentist and dental assistant needs to jointly attend! ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


This Week Save a Life in Less Than 5 Minutes - Advanced Screening Technology for Oral Cancer
Presenter: Maria Goldie, RDH, BA, MS
CE Supporter: Pierrel Pharma
Thu  10/25/18    8:15 PM ET    5:15 PM PT
Fri  10/26/18    0:15 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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Oral cancer is the only cancer in the US that has increased in prevalence each of the past eight years. There will be an estimated 51,540 cases in 2018, and due to new risk factors such as human papilloma virus (HPV), the survival rate of oral cancer has remained at about 50%. Join this CE webinar to learn why you should reevaluate the way that you look at oral cancer screening technology in your dental practice. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Luminary Insights to Sterility Assurance: Top 10 Myths and Realities
Presenter: Ms. Leann Keefer, RDH, MSM
CE Supporter: Crosstex
Mon  10/29/18    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Mon  10/29/18    11:00 PM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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We surveyed twelve of today’s leading infection control experts to share their top three concerns on compliance and challenges with instrument reprocessing - the result is the Top Ten Top Myths and Realities of Sterility Assurance! A few of the topics to be covered in this CE webinar include:
• Instrument processing technologies delivering greater effectiveness and efficiencies
• Instructions for use
• Written policies and procedures addressing aspects of reprocessing based on current recognizded standards
• Inadequate resources for safety: human resources and IC supplies
• Patient awareness of safety issues ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Make it Fine, Make it Shine: Concepts for Better Preps and Lasting Bling
Presenter: Timothy Bizga, D.D.S.
CE Supporter: Microcopy
Tue  10/30/18    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Tue  10/30/18    11:00 PM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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The workmanship of any artist is enhanced by the tools they choose to use. The goal of this CE webinar is to teach practical concepts in efficient posterior prep design while highlighting the select burs and polishers that make it shine. By the end of the webinar, the audience will gain an understanding of proper bur selection as well as clinical tips for better treatment outcomes. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Peri-Implantitis, Implant Maintenance, and the Use of Glycine on Biofilm
Presenter: Heidi DuBois, RDH
CE Supporter: Integrated Dental Systems
Thu  11/1/18    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Thu  11/1/18    11:00 PM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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This CE webinar will provide clinicians an understanding of risk factors, proper diagnosis and distinguishable traits of peri-mucositis and peri-implantitis. We will compare healthy implants vs. healthy teeth and review the standard protocol for the re-care appointment and basic implant maintenance, including proper periodontal probing. Also addressed will be the use of glycine with a single unit dose product to aid in the prevention of implant disease. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Managing Pain in the Era of the Opioid Crisis
Presenter: Harold Crossley, DDS, MS, PhD
CE Supporter: Philips Oral Healthcare
Mon  11/5/18    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Tue  11/6/18    0:00 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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For centuries opioids have been used to control pain and suffering, but at what cost to us, our families, and our dental practices? Today we recognize that the quality of the pain as well as the quantity can be better managed with non-opioid medications. This brief CE webinar will define the quality of post-operative dental pain and review the pharmacologic agents best suited to treat that pain. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Achieving Success with Immediate Loading of Dental Implants: From Diagnosis to Execution of the Plan
Presenter: Dr. Scott Ganz
CE Supporter: Integrated Dental Systems
Tue  11/6/18    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Wed  11/7/18    0:00 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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This CE webinar offers clinicians the diagnostic tools to make educated decisions about which treatment has the best long term prognosis based on sound, proven protocols. The essential and critical diagnostic foundation starts with a complete and thorough examination, clinical assessment of occlusion, esthetics, and the desires of the patient. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


A More Natural Approach to Oral Health
Presenter: Lancette Van Guilder, RDH, BS
CE Supporter: Premier Dental
Wed  11/7/18    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Thu  11/8/18    0:00 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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During this CE webinar, the participant will
• Understand cultural diversity and the role it plays in the dental setting
• Review options for natural oral health products
• Manage discussions around current homeopathic trends
• Review current professional recommendations ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


The Clinical Advantages in Using Topical Antimicrobial in Everyday Dentistry
Presenter: Sebastiano Andreana, D.D.S., M.S.
CE Supporter: Ivoclar Vivadent
Wed  11/14/18    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Thu  11/15/18    0:00 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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During this CE webinar, participants will:
• learn how to use topical antimicrobials in everyday dental practice
• learn about the applications of topical antimicrobials on different clinical scenarios
• be able to recognize the beneficial effects of using topical antimicrobial in situations like prevention of root decay to aiding in soft tissue healing during second stage implant surgery ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


Preserving the Alveolar Ridge in a Novel and Simple Predictable Method
Presenter: Veronique Benhamou, BSc, DDS, Cert. Perio
CE Supporter: J Morita
Wed  11/14/18    8:15 PM ET    5:15 PM PT
Thu  11/15/18    1:15 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Live, Interactive CEU
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Preserving and/or augmenting the alveolar bone following an extraction have become a gold standard in the current world of Implantology. A brief review of the wound healing process of extraction sockets, the rationale for alveolar bone preservation and the steps leading to facilitating prosthetic based surgical implant placement will be reviewed, including methods of atraumatic tooth extractions. Many techniques offer excellent results but are surgically demanding and not necessarily cost effective to our patients. A novel, simple and predictable method of ridge preservation will be discussed. ( full description, bio and commercial disclosure )


On-Demand CE Webinars 
 






Healthier Supra-gingival, Biocompatible Dentistry
Presenter: Dr. Jose-Luis Ruiz
CE Supporter: VOCO America
Release Date: 10/12/18
Expiration Date: 10/12/21
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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We live in a society that is clamoring for healthier food and healthier medicine, and now that there is an increase in knowledge, current society also demands healthier dentistry. In this fast-paced CE webinar, Dr. Ruiz will present a variety of ways in which dentists can provide their patients with healthier supra-gingival, minimally invasive, biocompatible dentistry.







Targeting Diabetes and Periodontal Disease in Dental Patients
Presenter: Casey Hein, BSDH, RDH, MBA
CE Supporter: Sunstar
Release Date: 10/11/18
Expiration Date: 10/11/21
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Worldwide, an estimated 390 million people have diabetes - and that number keeps growing. This patient population has specialized needs when it comes to periodontal care. Treating diabetic patients is different than nondiabetic patients. This CE webinar provides cut-to-the-chase explanations about the interrelationship between diabetes and periodontal disease and information to empower oral healthcare providers to screen dental patients for diabetes and prediabetes, articulate scientifically-founded, key messages for patient education about this interrelationship, and better understand how poor glycemic control in a diabetic patient should influence treatment planning. This CE webinar is a must for clinicians who are still treating patients who have diabetes the same way they treat patients without diabetes.







3 Reasons Why You Should Only Discuss Essential Treatment First
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
CE Supporter: Practice Management
Release Date: 10/10/18
Expiration Date: 10/10/21
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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You just finished a comprehensive exam on Sarah, a brand new patient you’re hoping will stay loyal to your practice. You’ve taken the time to educate this patient on all the work that needs done. Before Sarah leaves, you present her with a treatment plan that includes all your recommendations, and encourage this first-time patient to schedule as soon as possible. The problem? You never see Sarah again. Learn the best technique to keep Sarah in your practice.







Learning to Trust Bulk Filling for Class II Restorations
Presenter: Dr. David Clark
CE Supporter: 3M Dental
Release Date: 10/9/18
Expiration Date: 10/9/21
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Learn to enjoy placing class II restorations by modernizing your cavity preparations, trusting state-of-the bulk fill composites, and using injection molding techniques. Move away from layering to build strong, monolithic composites with predictable, anatomically contoured contacts.







Fluoride: Bridging the Gap Between In Office and Take Home Prevention Methods
Presenter: Irene Iancu, BSc, RDH
CE Supporter: 3M Dental
Release Date: 10/6/18
Expiration Date: 10/6/21
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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As dental professionals we know the struggle with making recommendations that get overlooked by our patients. We often see them a few months later with the same issues or worse. This webinar discusses the caries process from the perspective of the dental hygienist, treatment offerings that assist in preventing future lesions and how to have these tough conversations with the patient chairside.







Minimal Intervention, Maximal Outcomes: The Use of Minimally-Invasive Dentistry to Maximize Esthetic and Functional Outcomes
Presenter: Dr. Arthur Volker
CE Supporter: Pulpdent
Release Date: 10/4/18
Expiration Date: 10/4/21
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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“Minimally-invasive dentistry” is a hot topic in dentistry. It’s very easy to talk about taking away less tooth structure, but it is more difficult to apply this concept to achieve predictable esthetic and functional results. This CE webinar aims to give clinicians the tools needed to successfully and immediately expand the use of minimally-invasive dentistry in daily practice.







Transforming Patient Care Through the Integration of New Products, Technologies, and Diagnostic Testing
Presenter: Lisa Maisonet, RDH, BS, PHDHP, EFDA, CDA
CE Supporter: Premier Dental
Release Date: 10/2/18
Expiration Date: 10/2/21
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Dentistry has never been so exciting! The past decade has led the way to advancements that can enhance the rendering of patient care. Patients no longer have to be subjected to invasive treatments because we can now identify dental disease in its earliest stages. Practices that miss out on the opportunity to integrate these new products, technologies, and diagnostic testing will be left so far behind that it will be difficult to catch up. This CE webinar will introduce participants to the latest in dentistry. They will leave equipped with the knowledge necessary to select and integrate tools that will lead to exceptional patient care.







Primers, Adhesives, Restoratives, and Polishers: Steps to a Successful Restoration
Presenter: Dr. George Freedman
CE Supporter: Shofu Dental
Release Date: 9/27/18
Expiration Date: 9/27/21
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: • Understand the selection of suitable adhesive materials • Become familiar with the clinical steps for each primer, adhesive and restorative material • Recognize efficient polishing systems • Be ready to implement these adhesives and primers into everyday clinical practice







Infection Control Considerations for the Dental Practice
Presenter: Kristy Menage Bernie, RDH, MS, RYT
CE Supporter: Air Techniques
Release Date: 9/27/18
Expiration Date: 9/27/21
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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This CE webinar will provide attendees a foundation and understanding of what OSHA, the CDC, and the WHO, bring to infection prevention in the dental environment. Defining the roles of each entity/agency will provide dental practices methods to develop and maintain optimal infection control protocols, practices and mandates.







Big Equipment = Big Decisions: Compressors, Suction, and Amalgam Separators
Presenter: Dr. Martin Jablow
CE Supporter: Air Techniques
Release Date: 9/26/18
Expiration Date: 9/26/21
CE Credits: 1 CEU (Self-Study)
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Some equipment in your office just has to work. Compressors, suction and amalgam separators are some of those things. Failure of any of these units can result in loss of production and or fines. Reliability is the key in this type of equipment. In this CE webinar we will discuss the importance of making wise choices as they pieces of equipment need to be run reliably for many year and are the backbone of your dental office.


Dental Podcast Episodes 
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Episode: Making Whitening a Success for Your Patients and Practice
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Sponsor: Viva Learning Originals CE Credits: 0.25
Presenter: Ms. Shannon Pace Brinker Release Date: 10/21/18

Episode: Intraoral Scanner: Things to Know
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Sponsor: Viva Learning Originals CE Credits: 0.25
Presenter: Dr. Martin Jablow Release Date: 10/15/18

Episode: Getting More Patients in the Chair
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Sponsor: Viva Learning Originals CE Credits: 0.25
Presenter: Sally McKenzie Release Date: 10/8/18

Episode: Considerations for Implementing Lasers into your Practice
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Sponsor: Viva Learning Originals CE Credits: 0.25
Presenter: Dr. Scott Benjamin Release Date: 10/1/18

Episode: Laser Safety Considerations with Laser Utilization
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Sponsor: Viva Learning Originals CE Credits: 0.25
Presenter: Dr. Scott Benjamin Release Date: 10/1/18

Episode: Treatment Planning
View All Episodes from: Ivoclar Vivadent Dental Podcast Series
Sponsor: Ivoclar Vivadent CE Credits: 0.25
Presenter: Dr. Jason Olitsky, DMD, AAACD Release Date: 9/21/18

Episode: Prep Design & Provisionalization
View All Episodes from: Ivoclar Vivadent Dental Podcast Series
Sponsor: Ivoclar Vivadent CE Credits: 0.25
Presenter: Dr. Jason Olitsky, DMD, AAACD Release Date: 9/21/18

Episode: Cementation and Interface Management
View All Episodes from: Ivoclar Vivadent Dental Podcast Series
Sponsor: Ivoclar Vivadent CE Credits: 0.25
Presenter: Dr. Jason Olitsky, DMD, AAACD Release Date: 9/21/18

Episode: Patient Communications and Social Media
View All Episodes from: Ivoclar Vivadent Dental Podcast Series
Sponsor: Ivoclar Vivadent CE Credits: 0.25
Presenter: Dr. Jason Olitsky, DMD, AAACD Release Date: 9/21/18

Episode: Adhesion Protocol for Indirect Restorations
View All Episodes from: Viva Learning Originals
Sponsor: Viva Learning Originals CE Credits: 0.25
Presenter: Sam Simos, D.D.S. Release Date: 9/21/18

Product Training 
 

Cervitec® Plus Chlorhexidine Varnish
Sponsor: Ivoclar Vivadent
Released: 10/8/18
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The Cervitec Plus varnish system, which contains the effective combination of the active ingredients chlorhexidine and thymol, allows you to selectively control these germs and therefore reduce an important caries risk factor.


StarETorque Electric Handpiece System
Sponsor: DentalEZ®
Released: 7/25/18
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The StarETorque Electric System combines the power and performance you’ve come to expect from StarDental. With customizable settings for multiple procedures, the StarETorque seamlessly combines power with performance.


ONE COAT 7 UNIVERSAL
Sponsor: COLTENE
Released: 7/12/18
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ONE COAT 7 UNIVERSAL is a light-cured, one-component universal bonding agent that works with all techniques without the need for silane or primer.


Extraction Technique Using Piezotome® Cube
Sponsor: ACTEON
Released: 7/7/18
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Give a new dimension to your dental practice with Piezotome® Cube. Delicate procedures can be done much faster, without making any compromise between maximum power output and patient safety. The new generation of ACTEON® piezoelectric device embodies the next step in superior and atraumatic osseous surgery procedures. Watch this short demonstration of the Piezotome® Cube with Dr. Brooks.


ContactPro® Matrix System with Nitinol Memory Metal Technology
Sponsor: Microbrush International
Released: 6/20/18
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The new ContactPro® Matrix System provides a solution for Class II Restorations. The ContactPro® Ring provides consistent clamping force throughout the lifecycle of the product which helps achieve minimal flash and great contact! Pair the ContactPro® Ring with the coated or uncoated ContactPro® Smartbands for a snug fit at the gingival margin, the ContactPro® Wedge, and DryTips® for advanced moisture control for a successful Class II Restoration.


Dr. Snyder on HeatWave and Affinity
Sponsor: Clinician's Choice
Released: 6/1/18
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Dr. Todd Snyder discusses the benefits of using HeatWave™ Customizable Impression Trays and AFFINITY™ Hydroactive Impression Materials from Clinician's Choice.


Kavo Kerr Preferred Loyalty Program
Sponsor: Kerr Restorative
Released: 5/31/18
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Watch this video to learn how you can earn reward points on nearly all purchases from KaVo Kerr. Learn more at www.KaVoKerrPreferred.com


Benefits of Resin vs. Stainless Steel
Sponsor: Zirc
Released: 4/10/18
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Discover the benefits of Zirc's Resin material over conventional stainless. Zirc offers a wide selection of holders for your hand instruments. In particular, Zirc's Cassettes improve efficiency by creating less time in cleaning and locating before a procedure.


GLO Science Motivational Shade Taking Video
Sponsor: GLO Science
Released: 4/5/18
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The Motivational Shade Taking Video contains step-by-step instructions on how to properly integrate shade-taking into every hygiene visit, in order to provide a comfortable way to start the whitening conversation.


GLO Science ECO Balance Gum Health Treatment
Sponsor: GLO Science
Released: 4/5/18
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World renowned dentist and oral health expert Dr. Jonathan Levine provides the rationale and mechanism behind the development and launch of GLO Science’s gum health treatment, ECO Balance.


Clinical Tips 
 

Susan Wingrove on X-MIND TRIUM (02:30)
Sponsor: ACTEON
Presenter: Susan Wingrove, RDH, BS
Released: 10/5/18
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Susan Wingrove discusses using 3D technology in implant dentistry, in particular the X-MIND® TRIUM from Acteon.


Susan Wingrove on AIR-N-GO easy (03:18)
Sponsor: ACTEON
Presenter: Susan Wingrove, RDH, BS
Released: 10/5/18
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Susan Wingrove talks about implant maintenance protocols using subgingival air polishers such as the AIR-N-GO® easy by Acteon.


Pinpointing Interproximal Decay & Incipient Caries (03:05)
Sponsor: DEXIS
Presenter: Dr. Lester Appell
Released: 8/13/18
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Dr. Lester Appell shows caries detection on clinical cases using CariVu versus x-rays.


Taking a Conscious Approach to Treating Children (02:40)
Sponsor: DEXIS
Presenter: Dr. Lester Appell
Released: 8/13/18
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Dr. Lester Appell discusses the ease of use in using the CariVu Caries Detection Device on children.


Spotting Fractures with Ease (02:52)
Sponsor: DEXIS
Presenter: Dr. Lester Appell
Released: 8/13/18
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Dr. Lester Appell shows different clinical cases with fractures, failing restorations or caries that do not appear on x-rays, but is visible using CariVu.


Dr. Stonisch on Orabloc - Benefits of Articaine (03:54)
Sponsor: Pierrel Pharma
Presenter: Dr. Mary Sue Stonisch
Released: 6/18/18
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Dr. Mary Sue Stonisch discusses the benefits and chemistry of articaine in Orabloc™ from Pierrel Pharma.


Dr. Bizga on MI Paste ONE (03:48)
Sponsor: GC America
Presenter: Timothy Bizga, D.D.S.
Released: 6/11/18
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Dr. Timothy Bizga discusses the technology, benefits and some of the ingredients in MI Paste® ONE.


Dr. Bizga on MI Paste ONE - Benefits (04:22)
Sponsor: GC America
Presenter: Timothy Bizga, D.D.S.
Released: 6/11/18
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Dr. Timothy Bizga goes over the features and benefits of RECALDENT™ (CPP-ACP) in MI Paste® ONE.


Marianne Dryer on Enamelon (03:48)
Sponsor: Premier Dental
Presenter: Marianne Dryer, RDH, MEd
Released: 6/4/18
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Marianne Dryer talks about the benefits of Enamelon® Preventive Treatment Gel, a stabilized stannous fluoride ultramulsion treatment gel.


Dr. Latta on BioCoat (03:10)
Sponsor: Premier Dental
Presenter: Dr. Mark Latta
Released: 6/4/18
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Dr. Mark Latta discusses the physical properties, remineralization and ion release in BioCoat™ Bioactive Resin Pit & Fissure Sealant.


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