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Webinars by Curaden

Prosthodontic management for partially dentate and edentate older adults

Gerry McKenna

Tue, 6 October
12:00 PM EST (New York)

Across the globe the population is ageing. Whilst increasing numbers of older people retain natural teeth, a sizable proportion of older people are still edentate. Replacement of missing teeth is important for function, aesthetics and to facilitate social inter-actions. This lecture will discuss treatment for edentate and partially dentate older adults including planning for removable and fixed prosthodontics.

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Patient Management, Prosthodontics webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
The (Medication) Matrix! Essential Pharmacology for Treating Medically Complex Geriatric Dental Patient

Thomas Viola RPh, C.C.P

Wed, 7 October
12:00 PM EST (New York)

Dental professionals must frequently draw upon their knowledge of pharmacology for optimal care of today’s medically complex geriatric dental patients. However, armed with relatively brief exposure to such a vast subject during formal education and faced with ever-changing medication therapy guidelines, many dental professionals simply cannot keep up with the latest trends in disease state management.

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Patient Management, Special Care webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
Ageing and periodontal disease: look out before you leap

Dr. Eric Thevissen

Fri, 9 October
9:30 AM EST (New York)

Despite all efforts of dental professionals the prevalence and incidence of total edentulism is still increasing on a global scale. Second observation from a recent meta review in JDR (2020) was that total tooth loss is decreasing in low-income countries while, on the other hand, it is increasing in upper- or middle-income countries. Is periodontal disease the main responsible for this evolution?

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General Dentistry, Oral and Overall Health, Patient Management, Periodontics, Special Care webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
Inflammation and type 2 diabetes: pathogenesis and current treatment protocols

Prof. Marc Y. Donath MD

Tue, 10 November
12:00 PM EST (New York)

In patients with type 2 diabetes an inflammatory process is present. This inflammation is due to a pathological activation of the innate immune system, caused by metabolic stress and is partly governed by IL-1 signaling. We identified the role of IL-1β and insulin in the regulation of metabolism and immunity in response to food intake. Yet, as it becomes chronic, activation of auto-inflammatory processes may then become deleterious.

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Oral and Overall Health, Paradontologie, Patient Management webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
Another pandemic: Diabetes! Why should the dental team bother?

Corinna Bruckmann MD, MSc

Thu, 12 November
12:00 PM EST (New York)

Periodontal disease and diabetes share some life-style risk factors, like smoking, and there is a two-way relationship: patients with uncontrolled diabetes have a 3-fold higher risk to develop advanced periodontitis, while untreated periodontitis further dysregulates glycemic balance.

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Diagnostik, General Dentistry, Oral and Overall Health, Periodontics webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
Complications and side effects of cancer therapy: How to prevent and treat

Prof. Dr. Juliana Schussel MSc, PhD

Cancer treatment is by its very nature highly cytotoxic. In this way, cells and tissues are affected in different ways and patients may experience different reactions and adverse effects. The mouth is a site often affected in treatment and therefore the dentist should be involved in preventing and treating possible complications, before, during and after the end of cancer treatment.

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Oral and Overall Health, Patient Management, Special Care webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
Oral cancer: Early detection, diagnosis and treatment complications

Prof. Dr. Otilija Kutanovaitė MD

400,000 to 500,000 new cases world wide of oral cancer are diagnosed and causes about 150,000 deaths per year. More than 60 percent of the patients are diagnosed with late stage (III or IV stage) disease, therefore, 5-year overall survival rate is as low as 50 percent. Stage I-II may have excellent cure rates with minor surgery and few functional sequelae, highlighting the necessity for early diagnosis and heightened awareness in dentists.

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Oral and Overall Health, Patient Management, Special Care webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
Dental Oncology: Your Role in Caring for the Oncology Patient

Dr Kyle Ash DMD

According to WHO, Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally, accounting for an estimated 9.6 million deaths, or one in six deaths, in 2018. Lung, prostate, colorectal, stomach and liver cancer are the most common types of cancer in men, while breast, colorectal, lung, cervical and thyroid cancer are the most common among women. Dental professionals play a significant role for their patients that are undergoing oncology treatment. We will discuss the challenges dental professionals face when confronted with oncology patients.

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Oral and Overall Health, Patient Management, Special Care webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
The Most Important Tool in Your Dental Office

Prof. Goran Tošić PhD MSc DDS

“Improve your results and grow your business”. To achieve different results you have to think in a different way. How you approach your work in the office and your attitude is the most important tool. Be sure to pick a good one.

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Patient Management, Practice Management webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
Orthodontic treatment and periodontal diseases

Dr. Francisco Molina DDS, MSc

In this webinar, Dr. Francisco Molina will talk about how side effects on the gingivae during orthodontic treatment can be prevented.

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Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
Effectiveness of different devices for biofilm control used around dental implants

Dr. Viktoriia Gabal

Compared to natural teeth, dental implants do not have an immune system. Consequently, biofilm formation can cause quick peri-implant inflammation. However, using the correct devices dentists can try to prevent this.

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Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
Breathing: Improve your approach, get better results

Dr. Rita Sousa Tavares DMD

Oral Breathing represents an epidemic problem. As dental professionals we should fight for optimal status of tongue, teeth, gums and posture. We can prevent many health consequences when we know what to look for.

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Oral and Overall Health webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
Dental volunteering in Africa—Professional vs. human ethics

Dr. Cristina Rizea DMD, PhD

Our patients have a culture we must respect. It may sometimes be radically different from ours and contradict what we have been taught is correct. But it is theirs and so is the mouth we are treating.

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Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
Patient communication on social media during the corona crisis: Tips and strategies

Ms. Aikaterini Pegka

This webinar offers practical tips on how to take advantage of the possibilities of social media in order to best communicate with patients and how to adapt a content strategy during these difficult times of the coronavirus crisis.

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Patient Management, Practice Management webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
Dilemma between adaptation, sedation and general anaesthesia treatment—Making a clear decision

Dr. Antonina Getsman DMD

What is the best way of behaviour management for the child in specific situation: sedation, general anaesthesia or something else? What factors should be taken in consideration? We cannot make an important decision based on emotional factors but must rely on objective measurements.

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Pediatric Dentistry webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
Biofilms: Microbial lifestyles of clinical relevance

Prof. David Williams PhD

Within a clinical environment, biofilms are believed to be responsible for over 65% of hospital-acquired infections, which often originate from biomaterial surfaces of medical devices. This webinar will focus on our understanding of biofilms in several infections including, oral candidiasis.

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Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
3 things you need to work on during the pandemic

Dr. Steven Schluentz DDS

During the current COVID-19 pandemic, we need to prepare ourselves and our practice. It is vitally important not only to have the proper mindset, but also to align our business with our core values during these times. This will lead to a practice that absolutely thrives when the normal work is established again.

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Practice Management webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
Why is every patient different? State of the art of local Microflora

Dr. Carlos Molina PhD candidate

Different proportion and species of pathogens can be related to periodontal diseases. Therefore, different bacterial compositions require specific ways of treating various kinds of periodontal diseases.

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Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
Treating endo-perio disease: motivate your patients to change their lifestyle

Dr. Fumihiko Kimura DDS

Endoperio disease—it looks hopeless but if you understand the strategy of preserving teeth, there is a good chance to save them. A key factor could be changing patient motivation by using the T2T concept.

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Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
To see is to understand – The use of intraoral cameras as an aid for individual biofilm control education

Prof. Mario Rui RDH, PhD

Discuss whether the use of images in addition to behavior change techniques such as reinforcement, goal-setting, feedback in the context of a dental appointment, contributes increasing biofilm control

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Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
Dysbiosis and oral health: how to design individualized preventive care pathways

Dr. Juan Carlos Villalobos DDS

In this webinar you will learn importance of mechanical biofilm control as well as to design personalized homecare programs for a biofilm control on your patients

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Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
Prevention vs Prosecution – How this life could have been saved

Shannon Nanne RDH

Many people have abnormal sores in their mouths with the great majority being noncancerous, making our screening techniques even more important.

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Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
Postoperative care – A challenge before success

Dr. Javier Rojas DDS, MBA

Do we need antibiotics after a dental surgery? Do we need chlorhexidine to maintain clean the surgical site? For how many days? We will answer and clarify what you need to do to maintain your surgeries in the best conditions.

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Periodontics webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
Behavior management in Pediatric Dentistry – dos and don’ts

Dr. Silvia Per

Giving the child a pleasant first visit that will secure success and ensure that they are not terrified of their next appointment. Pedodontist or not, you need to follow some basic steps when you are the first dentist in contact with child.

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General Dentistry, Patient Management, Pediatric Dentistry webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
The impact of Candida Albicans on oral health

Dr. Reem Hanna BDS, MSc

– Patient’s education in terms of good hygiene and diet consumption – Awareness of the impact of Candidate Albicans as predisposing factor on pre-malignant disorders. – An overview of the effect of Candida Albicans on the immune system

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Oral and Overall Health webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
Can BOB ignite behavior change?

Ms. Theodora Little RDH

How BOB’s design and innovative features create long lasting positive habits amongst our patients.

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Dental Hygiene, General Dentistry, Oral and Overall Health webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
Nutrition, microbiota, health or diseases

Dr. Daniela Weiler Dr. med.

Changed nutrition in western countries and the bad influence on our microbiota – diverse fibres are the most important for a healthy microbiota and a healthy person – microbiota extensively influences health and diseases

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Public Health webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
The oral systemic connection: Success has never been healthier!

Dr Kyle Ash DMD

This webinar will communicate the link between oral and overall health, putting focus on prevention, rediscovering your passion towards helping patients in all aspects of their health and enjoy working with innovative products.

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Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
Have you been BOB’ed?

Ms. Theodora Little RDH

How BOB can can bridge the ‘interdental gap’ between increasing your patient health and revenue by doing prevention in a different way.

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Dental Hygiene, Oral and Overall Health, Patient Management webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
Running your dental office – does one size fit all?

Prof. Goran Tošić PhD MSc DDS

In pursuit for perfection (and personal satisfaction) tailor your own dental practice according to your own preferences, skills, talents, and local demands – and you will be successful!

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Dental Hygiene, General Dentistry, Patient Management, Practice Management webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
Something to Chew on…

Judy Bendit RDH, BS

Just like all of us, our patients are advancing in age and are facing some complicated age-related consequences.

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Dental Hygiene, Oral and Overall Health, Public Health, Special Care webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
The link between Egyptian architecture and modern periodontics

Dr. Eric Thevissen

Furthermore, in more experienced hands, a periodontal chart is helpful to estimate risk assessment.

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Oral and Overall Health, Periodontics, Public Health webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
The New Standard of Care in Oral Hygiene

Dr. James Kouzoukian

How do patients maintain a healthy dentition and protect an investment in dental prosthetics?

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Oral and Overall Health webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
The use of power driven and airflow scalers

Ms. Michèle Reners

Treatment of periodontal disease consists in the elimination of soft and hard bacterial deposits on the teeth. The practitioners have the choice between manual or mechanical instruments. This presentation will show what is better to use in order to pre…

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Periodontics webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)
ITOP and BOP YOUR TEETH: A revolution in dental care

Mr. Rolf Kufus

The oral biofilm does not cause decay or gingivitis. It is, in fact, the opposite—it protects the tooth surface against acid-based or mechanical abrasion. After 24 hours, biofilm matures, and this matured biofilm is bad for oral health. Inflammation ca…

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Oral and Overall Health webinar
Free webinar 1 CE credit(s)