Package Plan - Individual Course Descriptions

Disclosures: Consultant - Bausch Dental, Bien Air, Dental Rat, Henry Schein, Philips

Technology In Your Dental Practice/Diagnosis, Planning, and Treatment Using New 3D Technology (6hours)

Included in Dentists Package Plan
9:00 am - 4:00 pm (registration begins at 8:30 am)
Lunch included only if attendance is confirmed in advance
Handouts, if made available, can be downloaded from the MDA website

Presented By Paul Feurstein, DMD

This course will cover two separate topics.

Technology In Your Dental Practice - A Review of Current Products and a Look Into The Future
In an overview of the latest high-tech products being integrated in today’s practices, learn about products in the following areas:
road to chartless practice; cameras (digital and intraoral); digital radiography; caries and oral disease detection; computer imaging: shade taking: patient education: and the latest tech products. Specific examples, many which are used in Dr. Feuerstein’s private practice, will demystify many products and help you make intelligent design and purchase decisions. See several interesting new products that have recently come to the marketplace and some that have not yet arrived. A brief discussion of practice management and social media products will also be discussed. If you have already “gone digital,” there are plenty of tips and tidbits for you. If you have not “gone digital” yet, this course is a must. 

Course Objectives:
• Learn about the newest high-tech products
• Receive information to help make informed purchase decisions for the practice
• See how the products are used clinically in a typical general practice

Diagnosis, Planning, and Treatment Using New 3D Technology
Follow the workflow from digital impressions, Conebeam CT, implant and restoration planning, and lab processes, all with the latest digital devices, including CAD/CAM. The latest high-tech dental developments will be presented and discussed, showing specific examples. The flow begins with digital diagnostics, 3D impression devices, CAD/CAM systems, cone beam volumetric
technology, software, and implant simulation, related laboratory services and equipment, and other exciting
emerging products. Also take a look at the new restorative materials and 3D printing developments.

Course Objectives:
• Look at examples of the clinical process, from diagnosis to final treatment
• See the current and future digital impression products
• Learn the basics of cone beam software and hardware

• Receive information to help make an informed purchase decision in confusing marketplace

Disclosures: Ivoclar, Kettenbach, Bioresearch, Gold Dust Dental Lab, Clinical Mastery Series (sponsors)

Anterior All Ceramics: From Case Selectionto Cementation (6hours)

Included in Dentists Package Plan
9:00 am - 4:00 pm (registration begins at 8:30 am)
Lunch included only if attendance is confirmed in advance
Handouts, if made available, can be downloaded from the MDA website

Presented By John Nosti, DMD

Are you wanting to perform more cosmetic dentistry in your office but are unsure which patients are great candidates, or what cement works best? Patients today are as cosmetically motivated as they have ever been. Join Dr. Nosti as he discusses case selection, smile design principles, how to order your wax-up RX, preparation designs, temporization technique, cementation, and all the records necessary from your first visit to delivery day. Case examples will be used!

Course Objectives: 
• Be able to identify which patients are candidates for anterior all ceramic restorations
• Understand proper preparation design, depending on the case circumstances and goals desired
• Understand the principles of smile design
• Learn a predictable and reliable way to temporize anterior veneers and all-ceramic cases
• Learn a step-by-step process of veneer and anterior all-ceramic cementation
• Be able to provide patients with step-by-step post-op temporary instructions to ensure proper gingival health on
seat visit
• Understand the importance of occlusion in your all-ceramic cases
• Which materials would be best suited for each case

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.  The Maine Dental Association designates these activities for one to six continuing education credits. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at

The Maine Dental Association 
is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider

Accepted Program Provider

FAGD / MAGD Credit

05/01/2018 to 06/30/2021