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ATSU Continuing Education

august, 2021

18aug7:00 pm8:00 pmDigital Dentistry: Novelty or Necessity?


Event Details

Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Provider Live Webinar Series

Digital Dentistry: Novelty or Necessity?

Date:                    Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Time:                    7:00 PM CST,8 PM EST, 5 PM PST

Location:              Zoom

Audience:            The Dental Professional

Format:                Lecture

CE Credit:             1.0 credits

Tuition:                 $39

Course Description:

Digital dentistry has technologically exploded in the last few years.  Increased efficiency, novel technologies, new materials and systematic workflows have significantly increased the applicability of digital dentistry.  But are considerations with accuracy, cost and skill acquisition limiting?  What questions should clinicians and educators ask prior to jumping on the digital revolution?  This presentation will review the fundamentals of digital dentistry, describe workflows, new technologies and clinical applications so that an informed decision can be made regarding the implementation of digital dentistry. NOTE: SDF is particularly relevant in the current climate as a minimally invasive caries arresting treatment without hand piece aerosol.
Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand and appreciate digital dentistry workflows
  • Understand the role of new techniques
  • Identify clinical applications for digital dentistry
  • Evaluate if digital dentistry has a role in your dental space

Meet the Speaker:

Les Kalman, D.D.S.

Dr. Les Kalman is an educator, researcher and academic lead for Continuing Dental Education. His research focuses on innovations in medical devices and technologies, with an emphasis on metal additive manufacturing and software solutions. He remains active with externally-funded investigations, has published over 40 articles, holds two patents, a trademark and has translated several technologies to industry. He served on the Board of Directors for University of Western Ontario Faculty Association and the Canadian Association of Public Health Dentistry Board.  He serves on the Standards Council of Canada, the Ambassadors Circle and Advanced Credentialing Committee for the ICOI.  He has been recognized as an Academic Associate Fellow (American Academy of Implant Dentistry), Fellow, Master and Diplomate (International Congress of Oral Implantologists), Fellow (Academy of Osseointegration), Fellow (American College of Dentists), Schulich Alumni of Distinction and received the Merck Patients First award.



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ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program

A.T. Still University Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health

Nationally Approved PACE Program

Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.

Approval does not imply acceptance by

Any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.

5/1/2020 to 4/30/2022.

Provider ID# 397632


(Wednesday) 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST



Link emailed prior to start of course.


Continuing Dental Education - MOPatricia Pou at (314) 685-3557or 1500 Park Ave., St. Louis, MO 63104

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