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Dental Professional Educational Seminars

As part of our commitment to continuing education, 3M ESPE is sponsoring a series of Espertise™ seminars on a broad range of topics for dental professionals. Now is a great time to take advantage of the these relevant and practical courses designed to advance your practice.

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Upcoming Seminars

CEREC 2014- Beyond Single Crowns

CEREC technology has seen major advancements in the last few years. It is no longer a single crown machine. We now ability to treat multiple teeth, fabricate bridges, Maryland bridges, custom implant abutments, implant restorations, inlays, onlays and veneers in-office. Materials available to the CEREC dentist have also been evolving. The challenge is to understand the properties of the materials and to know where and when to use the materials for the best outcome.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the latest advancements in the CEREC software
  • Gain an appreciation for the many procedures that can be accomplished with the system.
  • Understand the many block materials available and where and when to use each.

CE Credits: 2
Fee: $25 per person (Dinner will be provided)

Date: Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Location: Daniel Webster Inn
149 Main Street
Sandwich, Massachusetts 02563
Presenter: Dr. Bob Conte
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Making Better Impressions — A Path to Predictability and Precision

An important factor for a successful indirect restoration is the quality of the final impression. Studies have shown that your choice of impression materials and procedure can positively impact office productivity and patient comfort through reduced crown adjustment and seating time. This course will offer insight to the dental professional to ensure optimal outcomes for your final restoration.

  • Understand the ground rules for good impression making
  • Review of critical clinical steps including prep design, tissue management, material selection and tray seating
  • Learn techniques that work to ensure consistent final results with everyday clinical cases

Date: March 26, 2014
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Salvatore's Function and Conference Center
354 Merrimack St - Entry B
Lawrence, Massachusetts
Presenter: James M. Braun DDS, MS
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Date: March 27, 2014
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Via Roma Restaurant
308 Atwells Ave
Providence, Rhode Island
Presenter: James M. Braun DDS, MS
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Predictable Outcomes- Cerec Optimization and Versatility while achieving Beautiful Results

Understand the rich clinical history and proper protocol for CEREC restorations while learning about innovative materials designed to achieve higher precision, consistency, speed and esthetic excellence.

Course Objectives:

  • Review clinical case selection criteria for CAD/CAM restorations
  • Discuss proper and effective tooth prep designs
  • Review material selection criteria and appropriate bonding protocol
  • Historical perspective to today's Omnicam

CE Credits: 3
Fee: $25 per person (Dinner will be provided)

Date: Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Location: Blu Stone Bistro
661 Albany Shaker Road
Loudonville, New York
Presenter: Peter Gardell, DDS
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Techniques and Trends in Dental Materials

Learn new techniques and tips to optimize the performance of today’s adhesives, composites and cements. Differentiate between the restorative options for CAD/CAM dentistry. During this presentation you will see both clinical and technical results with today’s restorative products and cements.

Adhesives have changed rapidly in recent years. How are the new universal systems working? Nanotechnology: What can it offer to restorative materials, from adhesives to flowables to universals to glass ionomers. Cements:With the increase in ceramic restorations, cementation has become a topic of great interest. Today’s systems are stronger, more efficient, and more color stable than ever.

CE Credits: 3
Fee: $25 per person (Dinner will be provided)

Date: April 1, 2014
Time: 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM (registration and light dinner)
Location: Hilton Garden Inn
800 Hall of Fame Ave
Springfield, Massachusetts
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Date: April 2, 2014
Time: 5:30-9:00 p.m. (registration and light dinner)
Location: Crowne Plaza
100 Berlin Rd.
Cromwell, CT Exit #21 off 91
Presenter: Jon Fundingsland, 3M ESPE
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