Package Plan - Individual Course Descriptions

FALL SEASON

TOPIC: PERIODONTICS AND IMPLANTS
OCTOBER 29, 2021 / 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (6 HOURS OF CE CREDIT
MAPLE HILL FARM INN AND CONFERENCE CENTER, HALLOWELL

                            The Connections Between Periodontal Health and Systemic Well-                                        Being: What Do They Mean to myPractice? with Brian Mealey, DDS ,MS 
                            This lecture will reveiew the links between periodontal/peri-implant                                            inflammation and commonly encountered systemic conditions such as                                      diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and pregnancy. The purpose of this                                        evidence-based discussion is to translate knowledge gleaned from medical  and dental research into the everyday world of clinical dental practice.

                            Maintenance of the Full Arch Hybrid Case with Janis Spiliadis, RDH -                                    The demand for a full fixed solution is onthe rise and a wonderful solution                                for many patients. However, once placed they can pose a hygiene challenge                              for the patient and practitioner. Educating the patient is crucial to long-                                      term success. this course will provide evidence-based solutions for optimal

                            maintenance in the office and at home solutionns for the patient. Protocols                              for effective biofilm removal with and without the prostheses will be discussed.

Learning Objectives:

The Connection Between Periodontal Health and Systemic Well-Being attendees will:

  • Be familiar with the emerging concepts of periodontal and peri-implant diseases as they relate to other inflammatory diseases

  • Comprehend the influences of systemic conditions on periodontal/peri-implant health

  • Know how inflammatory periodontal/peri-implant diseases may impact cardiovascular  health, the clinical course of diabetes, and pregnancy outcomes

Maintenance of the Full Arch Hybrid Case attendees will:

  • Identify potential complications and risks in pre- and post-operative care

  • Understand biocompatibility of materials related to implant maintenance

  • Understant current literature on proper instrumentation and maintenance and identify effective protocols

  • Establish customized home care regimens patients will use and find affective

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Treatment
Planning
Session

Treatment planning sessions will be case-based, small group discussions at geographically diverse locations in the state. All discussions will be moderated. 

ATTENDANCE IS LIMITED.

November 10, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 PM

LOCATIONS:

  • PORTLAND

  • AUGUSTA

  • BANGOR

WINTER SEASON

TOPIC: PROSTHODONTICS & RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY
DECEMBER 3, 2021 | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (6 HOURS OF CE CREDIT)
MAPLE HILL FARM INN AND CONFERENCE CENTER, HALLOWELL

Managing Complex Restorative Cases: Biologic Factors Influencing the Perio-Restorative Interface with Ryan Cook, DDS, MS -
The perio-restorative interface is a complex zone where form and function meet. It iscriterial that clinicians understand how diagnosis and treatment planning influence final outcomes. Thispresentation will apply evidence-based dentistry to the perio-restorative and how it influences anterior implant andtooth-borne restorations.

Learning Objectives: attendees will:

  • Understand and demonstrate how the perio-restorative interface influences treatment outcomes

  • Understand surgical techniques that enhance the perio-restorative interface

  • Understand how the CEJ, Gingival Margin, Incisal Edge, Periodontal Phenotype and Tooth Height to WidthRatios influence treatment

  • Apply evidence-base dentistry to everyday clinical situations

  • Understand how the formulation of a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment plan influence the outcomes offixed and implant restorations

  • Understand how advances in digital dentistry enhance treatment outcomes in the perio-restorative Interface

Treatment
Planning
Session

Treatment planning sessions will be case-based, small group discussions at geographically diverse locations in the state. All discussions will be moderated. 

ATTENDANCE IS LIMITED.

January 12, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 PM

LOCATIONS:

  • PORTLAND

  • AUGUSTA

  • BANGOR

VIRTUAL ATTENDANCE WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR THIS LECTURE ONLY

SPRING SEASON

TOPIC: OCCLUSION
MARCH 18, 2022 -  9:00 AM - 4:PM (6 HOURS OF CE CREDIT)

MAPLE HILL FARM INN AND CONFERENCE CENTER, HALLOWELL

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Wear and other Occlusal Problems and
Designing an Occlusion – Where Do I Start? with Gary DeWood, DDS, MS


Diagnosis and Treatment of Wear and other Occlusal Problems
Course Description
: Occlusal risk can be thehidden nemesis that destroys predictability and longevity. In many cases those risks are actually identifiable fromthe history present in the joints, the muscles, the teeth, and the patient’s presenting condition. This programillustrates and discusses recognizing and addressing those risks. 

Designing an Occlusion – Where Do I Start? Course Description:
Designing an occlusion requires a startingreference and a clear visualization of the desired outcome. What teeth contact, when do they contact, and for howlong do they contact? The answers to those questions will depend on the patterns and habits exhibited by eachpatient. This program will discuss the various options and their application.

Learning Objectives:
Diagnosis and Treatment of Wear and other Occlusal Problems attendees will:
 

  • Understand of when the occlusion is a problem

  • Learn the ability to identify the etiology of the problem

  • Learn how to capture and plan for the patient’s occlusal patterns

  • Learn how to design the therapeutic occlusion to deal with the problem

 

Designing an Occlusion – Where Do I Start? attendees will:

  • Learn the history of occlusal thought and practice

  • Understand the three reference positions used in dentistry

  • Learn the skill of identifying when each is indicated and when it is not

  • Learn The ability to utilize each of the three references in planning

  • Learn “equilibration” techniques for planning and therapy

Treatment
Planning
Session

Treatment planning sessions will be case-based, small group discussions at geographically diverse locations in the state. All discussions will be moderated. 

ATTENDANCE IS LIMITED.

April 6, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 PM

LOCATIONS:

  • PORTLAND

  • AUGUSTA

  • BANGOR

Gary DeWood earned his DDS from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland in 1980, completed the University of Florida Facial Pain Center Curriculum from 1992 through 1995, and, in 2004, earned a master of science degree at The University of Toledo College of Medicine. He left full-time private practice in 2003 to serve as clinical director at The Pankey Institute, a position he held until 2008 when he joined Frank Spear in Seattle as the president of Frank’s education company, The Seattle Institute. As a founding member of Spear Education, formed by the merger of The Scottsdale Center and The Seattle Institute, he relocated to Arizona in 2009 as executive vice president for curriculum and clinical education. Today he serves as executive vice president for Spear Education. He maintains a limited private practice on the Spear campus and teaches for a variety of Spear platforms, He has presented to international audiences in the areas of occlusion, temporo-mandibular disorders, bite splint therapy, restorative dentistry, esthetics, financial management, and practice management. Disclosures: Spear Education

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FAGD / MAGD Credit

05/01/2018 to 06/30/2021