Pharmacology for Implantology

Course Description:
The practice of dentistry, including implant dentistry, uses pharmacology to help enhance patient comfort and to enhance the probability of successful outcomes. This webinar will review the topics of local anaesthetics, analgesic options and strategies, and antimicrobial therapies to help you plan and successfully complete your treatments. The following topics will be discussed:

• Local anaesthetic pharmacology

• Local anaesthetic administration techniques

• Analgesic review

• Analgesic strategies

• Antimicrobial pharmacology

• Antimicrobial issues

• Antibiotic indications and regimens

I hope that you enjoy the webinar. Please do not hesitate to contact TIDE if you have any questions about the presentation.

Total CE Hours: 3
Price: $99.00 + TAX (Reg. $149.00 + TAX)

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Treatment Planning / Records for Implant Dentistry

By Dr. Goth Siu, H.B.Sc., D.M.D., M.Sc., Cert. Prosthodontics, F.R.C.D.(C), FACP (Prosthodontist)

Course Description:
Proper documentation is essential and required for patients undergoing complex dental treatment. This webinar outlines the records required to assess and treatment plan a patient requiring implant therapy. A special focus is placed on dental photography for documentation purposes and marketing.

Total CE Hours: 3
Price: $99.00 + TAX (Reg. $149.00 + TAX)

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Medical Considerations in Implant Dentistry

By Dr. Osama Soliman, H.B.Sc., D.M.D., F.R.C.D. (OMS) (Oral Surgeon)

Course Description:
This Webinar focuses on some of the potential medical risks the practitioner must consider in Implant surgery. The objectives will focus on preoperative considerations, intraoperative risks, and postoperative management of complications. Topics include ASA classification, heart, kidney, lungs, and the bleeding patient. The presentation also discusses a review of systems and what are some of the relative and absolute contraindications for surgery. Discussion of these topics are completed with case-based problems.

Total CE Hours: 3
Price: $99.00 + TAX (Reg. $149.00 + TAX)

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Suturing & Flap Design Techniques in Implantology

By Dr. Joshua Shieh, B.D.S., M.D.S.

Course Description:
The webinar will focus on the fundamentals of managing soft tissues for a simple implant surgical procedure.
Learning to understand instrumentation, flap elevation, points to ponder on the gentle handling of surrounding tissue to minimize post surgical trauma and complications, techniques of suturing, choice of suture materials and tips for better tissue approximation.

Total CE Hours: 3
Price: $99.00 + TAX (Reg. $149.00 + TAX)

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Implant Complications

By Dr. Mark Lin, B.Sc., D.D.S., M.Sc. (Prosthodontics), F.R.C.D.(C)

Course Description:
Dental implants are increasingly becoming one of the treatment options for replacement of missing teeth. The limitation associated with them are progressively emerging, thus, implant related complications and failure rates has risen significantly over the past few years. However, these implant complications can range from mild, moderate to advance, reversible to irreversible with compromised clinical outcomes.
This webinar will focus on various modes of potential implant complications, management options for such complications, and most importantly, review prevention strategies to avoid compromised clinical results. This valuable session will develop a better understanding of unfavourable complications, including risk prevention and ideal management related to dental implant procedure.

Total CE Hours: 3
Price: Free with code TIDEWEB2020 (Regular $149)

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Teeth in a day: Full-Arch Implant Fixed Therapy with Immediate Loading

Dr. Mark Lin B.Sc., D.D.S., M.Sc. (Prosthodontics ), F.R.C.D.(C)

Course Description:
The Full-Arch Implant Fixed Therapy with Immediate Loading treatment concept can provide simplified, predictable, esthetic, fixed and immediately functional teeth within the same day. The advantages of this concept will usually require fewer implants, minimal morbidity, avoid the need for extensive grafting, less financial cost, potentially immediate temporization with same-day fixed teeth, predictable esthetics and extremely high patient satisfaction and acceptance. This lecture will address the clinical skills required to achieve optimal success with this treatment concept. A step-by-step evaluation of all parameters will be addressed.

Learning Objectives:

• To identify case selection criteria for teeth in a day with Full-Arch Implant Fixed Therapy with Immediate Loading

• Step-by-step sequence for treatment planning, implant placement and immediate loading protocol for full-arch teeth in a day

Total CE Hours: 2
Live Webinar on April 20th, 2020, 1:00pm-3:00pm EST.
Price: Free (Regular $149)

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Dealing with Financial Uncertainty During COVID-19 – Part One

By Kurt Rosentreter, CPA, CA

Course Description:

A can’t-miss candid discussion with Kurt Rosentreter, CPA, CA about your financial worries during this crisis – including strategies to cope today and then how to plan for the future once we are back to the “new normal”.

In this fast-paced, hard hitting session Kurt will cover the following topics, questions and more:

Immediate Concerns

  • Cash flow management for a month or for six months
    • Dealing with big costs you cannot avoid paying now
    • Three rules: defer, debt or dip….
    • The B word (budget)
    • Vehicle leases and loans
  • Personal Insurance: life, disability, critical illness policies and COVID-19
  • Business insurance: office overhead, business interruption and COVID-19
  • Wills, POA and estate planning
  • Pending real estate transactions
  • Income taxes – due dates and installments for you and corporations
  • Elderly parents financial planning
  • Children’s financial planning & RESPs
  • Tax Free Savings Account and your emergency safety yet
  • Stress testing your RRSPs and long-term investment portfolio for more carnage to come.
  • Divorce support payments clause

And more.

Future Planning

Lessons we will learn and changes we will want/have to make:

  • “Worst case scenario” has a new standard – lots will change:
    • Practice valuations may take a hit
    • Business interruption insurance
    • Dangers of too much debt
    • Dangers of too much real estate
    • Emergency money
    • Investment greed
    • Dangers of permanent life insurance
    • How did your financial advisor prepare your finances for this event?
    • Danger of one spouse not involved in finances
    • What does retirement look like now?

And more.

About Kurt Rosentreter

  • Thirty years of advising dentists, doctors, self-employed professionals and business owners in Canada.
  • National best-selling author of seven financial books.
  • Chartered Accountant and past co-founder of the national wealth management practice at one of Canada’s big-four accounting firms.
  • Past TIDE personal finance course instructor and 16 year instructor of eight personal finance courses to Canada’s professional accounting associations.
  • Regular national media money guru on personal finance.
  • Senior Financial Advisor at Manulife Securities in Toronto
  • President and Life Insurance Advisor at Upper Canada Capital Inc.


Dealing with Financial Uncertainty During COVID-19 – Part Two

In this 2 hour webinar, Kurt Rosentreter, CPA, CA will cover all of your questions from part one.

Price: Free

No CE hours provided

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Employment Law in the Time of COVID-19: Managing the Workplace in Times of Uncertainty

By Paul J. Martin, LL.B

Course Description:

The Covid-19 global pandemic has caused unprecedented challenges for Canadian dentists. As the ability to practice has been significantly restricted, dentists are facing difficult employment-related decisions. This webinar will address employment law considerations for Dentists, including:

  • Solutions for dealing with staff
  • Employment Insurance, the CERB, and the CEWS
  • Human rights considerations
  • Health and safety in the workplace

Guest Speaker:
Paul J. Martin, LL.B
Wilton Martin Litigation Lawyers

Price: Free
No CE hours provided

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Top 10 Strategic Planning Tips for Dentists During the COVID-19 Crisis

By Dr. Mark Lin, B.Sc., D.D.S., M.Sc. (Prosthodontics), F.R.C.D.(C)

Course Description:
During this unprecedented and turmoil COVID-19 crisis, dental clinicians and offices are forced into complete shut down for an uncertain period of time, with many obvious and substantial negative consequences. Life as we know it will be dramatically changed.

The Chinese word for crisis is made of two separate characters, which translate to Danger and Opportunity, respectively.

During this webinar, I will highlight the Top 10 Tips that exist during this crisis and explain how we can best prepare ourselves to bounce back with improved administrative and clinical efficiencies. What we can accomplish during this downtime to capitalize on these opportunities will impact many facets of our future profession, including income, lifestyle and clinical dentistry.

Total CE Hours: 2
Price: Free

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Trouble Shooting to Prevent Clinical Remakes with Dental Prosthesis

Dr. Mark Lin B.Sc., D.D.S., M.Sc. (Prosthodontics), F.R.C.D.(C) and Mike Callaghan, RDT

Course Description:
Patients rely on the dentist to provide accurate diagnosis, execute treatment plans with clinical precision and ensure predictable stable prognosis. However, when a dental prosthesis is inserted into the patients’ intraoral environment, it must be adapted for patients’ comfort, aesthetics, contour, phonetics and function.

If the dental prosthesis doesn’t meet patients’ expectations or clinical outcomes, then remakes of additional dentistry will be required. This will result in decrease profit margin, patients’ confidence, productive clinical chair time and increased expenses.

This webinar will address the common problems encountered by clinical dentists and dental laboratory technicians. We will review to troubleshoot fixed, aesthetics, removable and dental implant dentistry to prevent remakes and strive to achieve clinical excellence.

Instructor: Dr. Mark Lin B.Sc., D.D.S., M.Sc. (Prosthodontics), F.R.C.D.(C) and Mike Callaghan, RDT
Date: Monday, May 25th, 2020
Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm EST
Total CE Hours: 2

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Revolutionize Your Grand Practice Re-opening

Live webinar presented by Peter Barry, C.M.C., R.R.D.H.

Course Description:
1. What top practices are doing now to strategically prepare for a thriving & productive grand reopening.

2. Discover the mindset & team priorities required for attracting a robust patient flow once we reopen.

3. How to create value & desire for dental healthcare to a temporarily distracted community that may have other priorities.

4. Important messaging for attracting patients into a “safety conscious” post covid clinical environment.

5. What every practice can learn from professional athletes about evolving & growing through adversity.

6. Things every dental professional can be doing (especially leaders) today to ensure a refreshed energized & creative return to clinical practice.

Instructor: Peter Barry, C.M.C., R.R.D.H.
Date: Thursday, May 7th, 2020
Time: 1:00pm-2:30pm EST (90 minutes)
Total CE Hours: 0
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Regulatory and Clinical Issues Arising From the COVID-19 Pandemic

Live webinar presented by Matthew Wilton, LL.B. and Dr. Christopher Swayze, DDS, MBA

Course Description:

During the first part of this webinar, Matthew Wilton will address the following legal and regulatory issues:

  1. What happens if a dentist treats a patient who is neither an emergency patient or a patient requiring urgent care?
  2. How can dentists protect themselves from the risk of employees contracting COVID-19 in the workplace?
  3. How to properly bill emergency or urgent care patients;
  4. Can a dentist ask a patient to sign a consent form addressing the risk ofthe patient contracting COVID-19 in the dental office?
  5. What are the risks of being accused of abandoning your patients?
  6. General risk management advice to deal with COVID-19 clinical issues.

During the second part of the Webinar, Dr. Chris Swayze will answer the following clinical questions concerning COVID-19:

  1. My dental office is open concept, with no walls and doors? Can I perform aerosol generating dental procedures?
  2. How are other jurisdictions addressing the issue of reconfiguring dental operatories to meet standards?
  3. What is your opinion of the RCDS directive to wait 180 minutes prior to cleaning and disinfecting all surfaces?
  4. What are the most common types of non-aerosol generating procedures that dentists can perform?
  5. How can these procedures be performed safely?
  6. Discuss what orthodontic and minor cosmetic procedures could beperformed without generating aerosols?
  7. What materials can I use to perform restorations?
  8. Can I treat primary teeth for children?
  9. How can rubber dams be utilized? Discuss the use of liquid rubberdams. And high volume suction.
  10. How can dentists utilize loupes or endodontic microscopes, if they arewearing a faceshield?
  11. Should I consider installing an air filtration unit for my office?
  12. Is it firmly established that COVID-19 is transmitted through aerosols?
  13. How do you think insurers are dealing with claims submissions inCOVID-19 times?

Instructors: Matthew Wilton, LL.B. and Dr. Christopher Swayze, DDS, MBA
Date: Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
Time: 1:00pm-2:30pm EST
Total CE Hours: 1.5
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Failing implants? How to remove “Atraumatically” & regenerate “hard & soft tissue” successfully!

Dr. Mark Lin B.Sc., D.D.S., M.Sc. (Prosthodontics), F.R.C.D.(C)

Course Description:
Although presenting high and acceptable survival rates, dental implants fail as a consequence of infection (periimplantitis), excessive biomechanical stress, or
improper positioning. In this webinar, Dr. Mark Lin will guide you through the steps for successfully removing a failed implant and hard & soft tissue regeneration.

1. A safe, efficient, and atraumatic strategy to remove nonmobile implants

2. “STEP BY STEP” cleaning protocol after removal of failed implants

3. Use a perfect biological approach for Hard &“Soft Tissue Regeneration” & re-implantation

Instructor: Dr. Mark Lin B.Sc., D.D.S., M.Sc. (Prosthodontics), F.R.C.D.(C)
Date: May 20th, 2020
Time: 1:00-3:00pm
2 CE Hours
Free of charge

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