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Why the Periodontist is the Hygienist's Best Friend: Minimally Invasive Techniques to Treat Common Periodontal Problems

Course Handouts:
A. Clinical Issues Associated with Recession and Thin Biotypes.
B. Miller Classification of Recession.
C. Techniques and Materials used in Gingival Augmentation.
a. The Free Gingival Graft
b. Traditional CTG surgery
c. Tunnel Technique
d. Autograft
e. Allograft
f. Alternative Techniques
D. Instrumentation used in Periodontal Microsurgery.
E. Clinical Examples
a. Treatment of Cervical Tooth Lesions
b. Augmentation of Thin Biotypes
c. Root Caries Treatment
d. Reduction of Sensitivity
e. Esthetic Periodontal Plastic Surgery
f. Replacement of Ailing Composite Restorations
g. Lichen Planus Symptom Prevention/Reduction
F. How to have the clinical conversations needed to motivate patients to proceed with treatment.
G. What to do when initial therapy isn’t getting your patient as healthy as they need to be.
H. Why patients resist the referral to the Periodontist for the Periodontal Surgery they need.
I. Minimally Invasive Periodontal Regenerative Surgery using LANAP
a. Histological Evidence
b. Case Examples
c. Why Even Phobic Patients Can Accept this Regenerative Surgery.
J. Osseodensification as a Minimally Invasive Means of Ridge Augmentation/Sinus Augmentation to allow Implant Placement.
Keith Chertok DDS

Presented by: Keith Chertok, D.D.S.

Dr. Keith Chertok graduated in the top 5% of his class from the New York University College of Dentistry and was elected to the honor society Omicron Kappa Upsilon. He received the Quintessence Award for excellence in Periodontics and went on to complete a Hospital Residency program at the New York VA hospital. Dr. Chertok came to California to study at UCSF where he received his specialty training in Periodontics and Implantology. He taught at the Dugoni School of Dentistry (UOP) and UCSF dental schools and continues his love of teaching by offering continuing education courses to dentists and dental hygienists. Dr. Chertok is the former attending Periodontist in charge of periodontal education for the dental resident at the Veterans Hospital Healthcare System of Northern California at Mare Island, and he maintains a Periodontal Specialty Practice in Berkeley that focuses on Implants, Periodontal Plastic Surgery, and Laser Periodontal Regeneration Procedures (LANAP).
Date: Saturday October 20, 2018
Location: Dublin Holiday Inn
6680 Regional Street
Dublin, CA 94568
Time: 8:00AM - 9:00AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00AM - 1:00PM - Lecture 4 CEU's Cost: $85.00 To register, Phone: (510) 531-0348
Registration Deadline: October 13th
*Please Note: This is a courtesy posting only! This is not an SACDS event.
For questions call: Phone: (510) 531-0348.

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CA Dental Practice Act & Infection Control Course

Join us for our CA Dental Practice Act & Infection Control Course on November 13th! The California Dental Board mandates 4 hours of continuing education requirements for license renewal for each renewal cycle.  All Dentists, Registered Dental Assistants, Registered Dental Hygienists, or other dental licensees renewing their dental license must complete 2 hours of continuing education in Dental Practice Act & Infection Control. Each course must be a minimum of 2 hours.
Leslie Canham

Presented by Leslie Canham, CDA, RDA

Leslie Canham is a Speaker and Consultant specializing in Infection Control, OSHA Compliance, Dental Practice Act, and HIPAA regulations.  Leslie has over 36 years of experience in dentistry, and is the founder of Leslie Seminars.  Leslie is moderator of the Infection Control Forum on, and is an active member of the Organization for Safety and Asepsis Procedures, the Academy of Dental Management Consultants, the Speaking Consulting Network, National Speakers Association, & CDA.  Leslie is authorized by the Department of Labor as OSHA Outreach Trainer in General Industry Standards.
4 CE Units
Date:Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Location:405 Boulder Ct. Suite #600
Pleasanton, CA 94566

CDA Member Dentists
- $90.00
Non-CDA Members - $175.00
Auxiliary Members - $85.00
*No Children Allowed At CE Events
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CPR Re-Certification Courses

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