Harbor's 2021 LIVE CE Webinar Series

Friday, Dec 11, 2020

Harbor Dental Society

2021 ‘Live’ CE Webinar Series 

February 2021 Live CE Webinar

CE Topic: 'Dentistry for the Ages and the AGED'

Date: Thurs, Feb 11, 2021

Time: 6:00pm-8:15pm

CE Speaker: Arthur Tomaro, DDS

2 CEU core

Geriatric Dentistry is a reality. Baby Boomers are Senior Citizens. Recent polls show the largest category to visit the dental office on a regular basis are Baby Boomers. Life longevity has increased. Treatment planning and treatment can be challenging for 70, 80, and 90 years of age for health care providers. How do you handle these commonly asked questions -“How much longer am I going to live? Can you just repair what I have?” Are you prepared for these patients? The mouth is the gateway to systemic health. Dr. Tomaro will share different scenarios from prevention to customize treatment for these patients. Become their hero, make a difference!

Learning Objectives:

• Develop listening skills to identify the patients wants. Patients make the decision as to the quality of life that they want to live. Not Clinicians.

• Understand the relationship of dental health to systemic health

• Emphasize prevention as the best policy. What are some preventable measures we can incorporate for these patients

• Learn how to handle different diagnosis, such as: Rampant decay, Dry Mouth, Periodontal Disease, Chemo-Therapy, and other systemic diseases.

• Identify the best restorative procedures for this generation

Click here to Register for Feb. 11, 2021


March 2021 Live CE Webinar

CE Topic: 'Leveraging Advancements in Dental Materials; Products & Techniques to Improve Patient Care, Outcomes and Productivity in Contemporary Restorative Practice'

Date: Thurs, March 18, 2021 

Time: 6:00pm-8:15pm

CE Speaker: Foroud Hakim, DDS

2 CEU core

Our profession has long since emerged from the gold and silver restorative era. In today’s rapidly evolving arena, staying abreast of the latest in materials and products can be a tremendous challenge. This course aims to provide relevant updates to stay current and understand cutting edge approaches to tooth restoration and preservation. Bring all of your questions ad clinical challenges to get in the know!

Educational Objectives:

• Cover evolving materials in the direct and indirect restorative arena.

• Review all critical delivery techniques and clinical challenges.

• Advancements in adhesives and composite delivery.

• When to deploy bio-active materials.

• Contemporary approach to non-vital tooth restoration.

• Contemporary approach to crown & bridge delivery (treatment planning, preparation, impression, provisionalization, & cementation vs. bonding).

• Tips and tricks to improve efficiency and eliminate re-do procedures

Click here to Register for March 18, 2021


April/November 2021 OSHA and Infection Control - Live CE Webinars

CE Topic: 'Annual OSHA Training & Infection Control - Safety In the Shadow of a Pandemic'

These ‘Live’ CE Webinars are your KEY to meet California Requirements for License Renewal and Cal OSHA. Nancy’s lively, interactive presentation style links science and practice to optimize your learning experience.

Pick Your Dates: Thurs, April 22, 2021 or Thurs, Nov. 4, 2021 

Time: 6:00pm-9:15pm

CE Speaker: Nancy Dewhirst, RDH, BS CE

3 CEU core

Program description: This course makes sense of the many safety recommendations for dentistry considering the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Standard Precautions and Transmission-based Precautions will be explained in the context of CDC & ADA Guidelines and OSHA & Dental Board regulations. Options and strategies are presented with extensive question & answer time to address your concerns.

Outcomes: Upon completion, the participant shall be able to: - Recognize and manage bloodborne, contact, droplet, and airborne diseases - Identify best practices for providing dental care while considering COVID-19 - Make sense of evolving recommendations as applied to changing infection risk

Program contents: Science of SARS-CoV-2: risks, symptoms, pathogenesis, transmission Safety strategies -Standard vs. Transmission-based precautions Hierarchy of safety efforts: most to least effective practices Quarantine, isolation, separation Screening patients Building & clinic aerosol control -Hand hygiene -Environmental asepsis -Respiratory hygiene & cough etiquette -PPE criteria, use, and limitations -Reflection on improving dental safety preparedness - Resources: CDC, WHO, CDA, ADA, OSAP, AGD, FDA, OSHA

Click here to Register for April 22, 2021 or Click here to Register for November 4, 2021


April/November 2021 CA Dental Practice Act - Live CE Webinars

CE Topic: 'California Dental Practice Act'

Pick Your Dates: Thurs, April 29, 2021 or Thurs, Nov 18, 2021

Time: 6:00pm-8:15pm

CE Speaker: Nancy Dewhirst, RDH, BS

2 CEU core

This CE Webinar reviews the California Dental Practice Act (DPA) topics and regulations that are required for relicensure, illustrated by stories and violations of the law or questions about the legality of conditions or scenarios. New and changing legal considerations related to COVID-19 will be considered. A handout is provided covering the scope of regulations addressed in the DPA, how those regulations define dental practice limits, how to find answers to legal questions addressed by the DPA, how the California Dental Board enforces the DPA, and where to locate resources.

Learning Outcomes - Upon completion, the participant shall be able to:

Be familiar with the scope of regulations addressed in the DPA. Discuss how those regulations define dental practice limits

Click here to Register for April 29, 2021 or Click here to Register for November 18, 2021


June 2021 Live CE Webinar

CE Topic: 'Smile Creation Using Minimal Preparation Designs and Thin Porcelain Veneers'

Date: Thurs, June 10, 2021

Time: 6:00pm-8:15pm

CE Speaker: Gary Radz, DDS

2 CEU core

Current growing popularity in “no-prep” veneers has created a lot of attention within the dental profession and the general public. Many in the dental profession remain skeptical as to the ability to create clinically acceptable veneers using this concept. This course will discuss the use of minimal preparation veneers in cosmetic cases, as well as address the subject of the “no-prep” concept. Included will be a review of case selection, material selection, preparation, impression techniques, temporization procedures, and delivery techniques. You will leave with a better understanding of the potential applications and uses of very thin veneers.

Educational Objectives:

• Review the indications for “no-prep” and minimal preparation veneers.

• Discussion of the porcelain systems used to create thin veneers.

• Review of preparation guidelines, impression technique, provisionalization ideas, and cementation procedures.

Click here to Register for June 10, 2021 


September 2021 Live CE Webinar

CE Topic: 'Productivity, Profitability, Predictability: Utilizing digital technology to improve your clinical practice'

Date: Thurs, Sept 23, 2021 

Time: 6:00pm - 8:15pm

CE Speaker: Chad C. Duplantis, DDS

2 CEU core 

Over the past decade, dentistry has become increasingly more digitized as technology has become an integral part of our profession. As clinicians, we must learn how to adapt and integrate technology to stay current. With proper integration and understanding, technology can advance clinical dentistry and your practice. Technology can also enable efficient and productive workflows, leading to increased profitability. It is imperative you understand the tools available and how they can each benefit your practice.

Learning points:

• Gain further knowledge on the digital tools available to your practice

• Realize a good starting point to integrate technology into your practice

• Discover the various workflows (diagnostics, preventative, restorative, implants, orthodontics) beginning with a digital intraoral scanner

• Uncover many possibilities of digital dentistry that lead to patient satisfaction through efficiency and predictable outcomes.

Click here to Register for September 23, 2021 


October 2021 Live CE Webinar

CE Topic: 'Minimally Invasive Dentistry: Current Concepts, Techniques, and Materials for Maximum Efficiency'

Date: Thurs, Oct 21, 2021

Time: 6:00pm - 8:15pm

CE Speaker: Ron Kaminer, DDS

2 CEU core

This program will cover current thoughts on a variety of topics related to Minimally Invasive Dentistry. Dr. Kaminer will demystify posterior esthetic dentistry, show you how to create perfect contacts and detail both new and tried and true materials. He will deliver concepts that can all be implemented immediately in the office.

Topics to be covered include:

• Cariology: What they didn’t teach you in dental school.

• Therapeutic Fluoride: Is it really the only answer?

• Esthetic posterior restorative dentistry without sensitivity.

• The myths and the truths of new restorative materials.

• Plus, a whole lot more key takeaways!

Click here to Register for October 21, 2021 


December 2021 Live CE Webinar

CE Topic: 'Practice Growth in Any Economy' and Annual Meeting, Installation of Officers, New Life Members and Past Presidents Recognition, Grand Rubber Duck Winner– to win free CE in 2022

Date: Thurs, Dec 9, 2021

Time: 6:00pm-8:15pm

CE Speaker: Sam Halabo, DDS

2 CEU noncore (20%)

The ever-changing practice of dentistry can be daunting at times-New technologies, products and materials are constantly being introduced into the market place often leaving us wondering how to continue to grow and thrive in this economy. This course will explore many of the innovative dental care concepts available today. Discussions will include practice management concepts that work and numerous profitable procedures that can be implemented immediately. There will be a focus on the dental practice as a business and the information presented will help identify ideas that will renew the practice and set you apart from others around you.

Learning Objectives:

• Establish new goals and visions for their dental practices

• Use new team-building concepts

• Focus on marketing: internal, external, and online

• Use profitable procedures, equipment, and materials

Click here to Register for December 9, 2021

Refund Policy: No refunds for no shows. Written cancellation must be received 2 days prior to the webinar date for a refund.

Contact Harbor for questions: 562-595-6303 

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