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Trending Courses at PNDC 2018

Check out which Thursday, Friday, and Saturday courses at PNDC 2018 are most popular with registrants. Not registered yet? Don't miss the May 4 Early Bird deadline!

PNDC 2018

June 21-23 in Bellevue, WA
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Trending On Thursday

Posterior Composites That Last | Dr. Lee Ann Brady
Posterior composites are the mainstay for many practices, and being able to perform them predictably and with efficiency is the goal. Join Dr. Lee Ann Brady as she looks at current materials, techniques, and instrumentation to accomplish those goals. Learn more.

Today's Top Clinical Tips | Dr. Lee Ann Brady
Dentistry is changing at a rapid pace. Being successful and efficient is about staying on top of the newest trends and clinical tips. In this lecture, Dr. Lee Ann Brady will present the top clinical tips and techniques she is teaching spanning the areas of prevention, posterior composites, and indirect all ceramics. Learn more.

Contemporary Clinical Periodontology and Oral Implantology 2018 | Dr. Jon Suzuki
Using biological basis for disease concepts and enhanced with relevant clinical research, decisions for both non-surgical and surgical modalities of therapies can now be more predictable. Join Dr. Jon Suzuki as he emphasizes the new trends and concepts in periodontal diagnosis and treatment planning. Learn more.

Reducing Inflammation Through Nutrition – The Key to Perio Success | Dr. Tim Donley
Learn real-world nutritional strategies that can help your patients reduce their systemic level of inflammation. Leave with the knowledge and materials to immediately incorporate a realistic nutrition and lifestyle protocol that can improve the health of your patients, your practice, and maybe even yourself! Learn more.

Paradigm Shifts in Periodontal Therapy: Implementing Evolving Protocols | Kristy Menage Bernie, RDH
This interactive session will include a review of accelerated periodontal instrumentation protocols and the new gingivitis code, and incorporate recommendations from the AAP Comprehensive Periodontal Therapy document, which will inspire attendees to unconscious competency! Learn more.

#Top Trending Topics in Dentistry | Kristy Menage Bernie, RDH
From oil pulling and magic solutions that cure tooth decay, to apps that connect with power toothbrushes and whitening in minutes, it seems that there is something for every oral condition that is faster, easier, and painless. This high-energy session will explore the top-trending topics that impact practice. Learn more.

Stay Out of Jail: Avoid Coding Errors and Excel in Insurance Administration | Dr. Charles Blair
Coding errors are predictable in today’s dental practice. Learn the top coding errors and how not to make them! You will also receive new, valuable information on some of the “hot” sections of the CDT code, which you can use to identify and “fix” coding problems that lurk in your practice. Learn more.

All Thursday Courses


Trending On Friday

Everything You Wanted to Know About Street Drugs but Were Afraid to Ask! | Dr. Hal Crossley
The dental team is in a unique position providing care to a patient population that may be regular users or experimenting with mood-altering drugs. Join Dr. Hal Crossley as he presents a dynamic, brutally honest, and graphic presentation to help you identify and manage the substance-abusing patient. Learn more.

Everything You Need To Know About Peri-Implantitis | Dr. Dimitrios Karastathis
Join Dr. Dimitrios Karastathis as he explores every aspect a dental practitioner needs to know about peri-implantitis. Topics will include etiology, prevalence, anatomy of the disease, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Learn more.

Benign? Not So Fast: Challenging Oral Diseases Presented with DDX | Dr. Dolphine Oda
Join Dr. Dolphine Oda as she covers lesions in five categories that present as clinically benign looking when, in actuality, most carry a serious or grave malignant diagnosis. Learn more.

How Hygienists Can Effectively Talk Perio With Their Patients | Dr. Tim Donley
Determining what care your patients need is easy. Educating and motivating them to follow through with the care you recommend has always been a challenge! Become a master communicator, educator, and motivator, and leave Dr. Donley's lecture with practice management materials to make your patient communications easy and effective. Learn more.

Oral Systemic Dynamics: 50 Shades of Inflammation! | Dr. Uche Odiatu
This inspirational and lively session will reveal the importance of incorporating lifestyle management into our conversations, treatment plans, and patient care. Join Dr. Uche Odiatu as he teaches how—with updated knowledge, the latest science, and compassion—we can connect the dots concerning the mouth-body-mind link and provide real-world solutions for patients. Learn more.

Posture Perfect: Let's Get Your Mojo Back! | Dr. Uche Odiatu
Feeling stuck? Get UN-stuck with this wellness author, certified personal trainer, and practicing dentist Dr. Uche Odiatu! In this fast-paced and inspirational session, you will learn that what you do (or what you don’t do) at home and in the dental office can equally influence your physical health, energy, and productivity. Learn more.

Policing Illegal and Unethical Practices by Insurance Companies | Benjamin Tuinei
Join Benjamin Tuinei as he provides effective tips on how to prevent insurance carriers from forcing you to lose money on treatment you provide patients. Learn how to challenge an insurance carrier when it denies coverage on treatment that is both necessary and requested by the patient, and gain an easy outline to follow to engage in advocacy on behalf of your patients. Learn more.

All Friday Courses


Trending on Saturday

The Christensen "Bottom Line" - 2018 | Dr. Gordon Christensen
Don't miss world-renowned dental speaker Dr. Gordon Christensen at PNDC 2018. His fast-moving, two-part "bottom line" course will cover the areas of dentistry with the most activity and change in 2018, introducing you to important new techniques and materials you can use in your office this year! Learn more.

Treating, Reporting and Managing Periodontal Diseases: A Dental Hygienist’s Perspective | Kathy Forbes, RDH
Join Kathy Forbes, RDH to discuss periodontal/dental hygiene treatment planning and management, learn how to accurately report dental hygiene/periodontal procedures while understanding the definitions assigned by the American Dental Association, and discuss the implications of “creative billing." Learn more.

The Hygiene Appt: 60 Minutes To Do How Many Procedures? | Kathy Forbes, RDH
The dental hygiene appointment time is stuck at one hour, while the number of procedures expected to be completed grows! Join Kathy Forbes, RDH, as she discusses the process of dental hygiene diagnosis and treatment planning, related procedure code selection and more! Learn more.

All Saturday Courses


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