The Perio Group / Dr. I. Stephen Brown has been designated an approved Program Provider by the Pennsylvania constituent of the Academy of General Dentistry. This Program Provider\'s formal CDE programs are accepted by the AGD for membership maintenance, Fellowship and Mastership credits. The current term of approval extends from 9/30/04 to 9/30/10.
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The Cosmetic Consortium, founded in 2000 by Dr. I. Stephen Brown, was created to provide a forum for discussion of the many aspects of cosmetic dentistry. The membership, a cross section of exceptional dentists from the Delaware Valley, has been kept intentionally limited to foster maximum interaction and a free exchange of ideas with our world-class speakers and educators.
Making Successful Clinical Decisions in Anterior Esthetic and Implant Therapy: Success by Design
This interdisciplinary program is designed to help “THE TEAM” – restorative dentist, surgeon, orthodontist, and laboratory technician – make the correct decisions when treating the esthetically demanding patient.
Clinicians today have access to an astounding array of new technology, tools and materials to utilize in their increasingly esthetically oriented practices. However, none of them can ensure success if the treatment design is inadequate. This presentation puts an emphasis on identifying the risk factors to successful esthetic outcomes as well as on developing appropriate solutions to overcoming them. A clear blueprint to designing beautiful smiles will be outlined which will incorporate synergistic surgical, restorative and orthodontics techniques aimed at overcoming esthetic challenges and predictably achieving successful results in any environment. In addition, a focus will be placed on the biological, clinical and biomechanical factors that may allow clinicians to simplify implant protocols with minimally invasive surgical protocols and CAD/CAM enhanced restorative dentistry.
Course Objectives Include being able to answer the following questions:
Dr. Henry Salama, received his post-doctoral specialty certificates in both Periodontics and periodontal-prosthesis, fixed prosthodontics from the University of Pennsylvania. He is the former director of the Implant Research Center and is currently in private practice in Atlanta, GA and Linwood, NJ limited to advanced restorative and implant therapy. Dr. Salama is a partner in the Atlanta Esthetic Dental Practice known as Team Atlanta. His partners include Dr. David Garber, Dr. Ronald Goldstein and his brother, Dr. Maurice Salama. This group has an international reputation for interdisciplinary care, dental education and has published hundreds of articles and several text books.
Properly designed provisional restorations provide a “blueprint” for the long-term success of restorative dentistry. Such transitional restorations permit decision making on shape and contours, color, esthetics, phonetics and occlusion. How many of us routinely use provisional restorations to work out such details Dr. Orenstein will share his personal learning curve using light curing resins as provisional restorations. His focus will be to provide a working clinicians guide, demonstrating a variety of approaches for providing excellent interim coverage for simple porcelain veneers and crowns through multiple tooth replacements with natural teeth and dental implants. The provisional restoration is one of the most overlooked and underutilized restorative techniques. Proper implementation can provide a detailed roadmap to restorative success.
Dr. Jonathan Orenstein, a 1985 graduate of Temple University School of Dentistry, he obtained specialty training in Post Graduate Prosthodontics at Temple becoming certified in 1987. He operates a private practice in Prosthodontics, cosmetics and implant dentistry in Marlton, NJ. In1988. Dr. Orenstein studied dental implants directly with P. I. Branemark and his associates at the Branemark Clinic in Gothenberg, Sweden. Dr. Orenstein serves on the surgical faculty of Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center, and is a member of the Board of Trustees of The University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey. In 1992 he was the Team Prosthodontist for Operation Smile in Bucharest, Romania. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Osseointegration and The American College of Prosthodontics. He has served as President and perennial member of The Board of Directors of the Delaware Valley Academy of Osseointegration. He is a much sought after speaker in the US and abroad on topics related to Dental Implants. He has been a regular contributor to several refereed journals and texts. He has been a consultant to 3i Implant Innovations and to Cetylite Industries.
Dr. Timothy M. Greco, MD, FACS: Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Division of Facial Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Private practice in Plastic Surgery, Bala Cynwyd, PA
Dr. Joseph R. Greenberg, DMD, FAGD: Clinical Professor, Restorative Dentistry, The Kornberg School of Dentistry at Temple University; Clinical Professor of Periodontics, University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine, Private practice, Villanova, Pa.
Barry P. Levin, D.M.D. A graduate of Temple University School of Dentistry, he earned a Certificate in Periodontology from the University of Maryland. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and a Fellow of the International Team for Implantology (ITI). Dr. Levin is Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. He is in private practice limited to Periodontology & dental implant surgery. Dr. Levin has lectured nationally and internationally and has published numerous articles related to clinical research.
This program describes how surgeons now have at their disposal recombinant technologies and scaffolds to reconstruct in 3-dimensions, atrophic alveolar ridges. These procedures facilitate prosthetically-driven implant placement, improving biologic, functional and esthetic outcomes.
Tooth loss undeniably results in atrophy of the alveolar ridge. This rapid bone loss prevents “ideal” insertion of dental implants, due to the lingual-palatal and apical shift of bone that occurs. Traditional methods of regeneration were mainly osteoconductive, or passive in nature. Efforts to utilize autogenous bone to provide osteogenic grafts came with drawbacks related to site morbidity and graft resorption. Recombinant technology has led to the use of osteoinductive methods of bone regeneration, often eliminating the requirement of a secondary donor site.
Space-maintenance necessary for the reconstruction of 3-dimensional bone volume is crucial for success. Non-resorbable and bio-resorbable scaffolds are employed to satisfy this requirement. The combination of these technological advances supports ridge reconstruction eliminating the need for removal of membranes and other space maintainers. This concept also enhances computer-guided implant surgery.
These procedures represent the leading edge of dental technology. The importance of collaborative efforts between surgical and restorative dental teams will be emphasized. Clinical applications and basic science supporting these clinical procedures will be presented. Rationale and diagnosis will be strongly-emphasized in this presentation.
Let’s face it. Implantology is intimidating to many dentists! Dental students receive little practical knowledge in school. Experienced dentists find Implants counter-intuitive to their traditional training. It is still a challenge for dentists to choose an implant solution over a three unit bridge. Implant surgery seems complex and invasive. The technology can be expensive and restorative solutions seem difficult to master
Marketing hype about “Teeth in a Day” and “Immediate Solutions” surround us. Implant therapy need not to be difficult, time consuming or expensive. Most implant procedures can be performed profitably with minimal complexity. Placing implants in recent extraction sites has become mainstream. Sinus “Push” procedures facilitate Implants in the maxillary posterior with minimal available bone.
Computer technology provides restorations that look, feel and function like natural teeth. Effective implant therapy must be married with restorative dentistry. Dramatic advances in CADCAM technology helps create simpler restorative solutions. Furthermore, they permit dramatic reductions in prosthetic costs.
Modern approaches to dental Implants provide us with more functional and effective solutions to a whole range of dental problems. With better, more predictable implant solutions, dentistry simply becomes much more satisfying.
Dr. Peter Hunt is a fourth-generation dentist who earned his dental degree at Guy’s Hospital Dental School in London. After residencies in Oral Surgery he earned a Master’s Degree in Advanced Restorative Dentistry from the Eastman Post-Graduate Center in London. He then received Certificates in Periodontics and Periodontal Prosthesis from the University of Pennsylvania where he later became Clinical Professor of Periodontics. More recently he served as Professor of Restorative Dentistry and Director of Implant Dentistry at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dentistry in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is a member of the International Council of Experts of the Camlog Foundation. He was a Panel Chair and Speaker at the most recent International Camlog Symposium and has spoken for Camlog in many countries. His practice of implant and rehabilitation dentistry is in Philadelphia.
Apart from his dental practice he is the Founder and Editor of a website for Camlog users www.CamlogConnect.com, a shareholder and Educational Director of Zircore LLC a company in the process of fully automating the CAD-CAM ceramic process, and Founder and Co-Director of Synapton.com a website company helping communities communicate.
Substantial controversy continues to surround the use of lasers in periodontal therapy. The results of recent research studies suggest that lasers provide a viable alternative to traditional periodontal surgery. Properly applied, lasers produce less bleeding, swelling and discomfort. They treat the cause of periodontal disease rather than the effects, by specifically targeting identifiable periodontal pathogens. Regeneration of periodontal tissues is the gold standard by which we measure treatment effectiveness. Evidence is emerging that lasers provide an enhanced method for achieving this elusive goal, while eliminating many of the negative sequale associated with conventional pocket elimination surgery.
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Dr. I. Stephen Brown, a graduate of Temple University School of Dentistry, earned specialty certification in Periodontics and Adult Orthodontics at the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Dental Medicine, and was the first dentist in the US to acquire this rare double specialty. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and The International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He is a Fellow of the American and International Colleges of Dentists, and The Academy of Osseointegration. He is a Fellow of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Founded in 1787, it is the oldest professional medical organization in the country. It is, indeed, an unusual achievement for a dentist to be honored by this prestigious society. Dr. Brown serves as Professor of Periodontics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Professor of Periodontology and Oral Implantology at Temple University School of Dentistry, and Director of the Dental Implant Center at Albert Einstein Medical Center. He has recently been selected as an Examiner for the American Board of Periodontology.
Ever wonder why that great Surgical Assistant just didn’t show up for work one day and you never heard from her again? Remember that Front Desk team member that all your patients loved, but you discovered that all your other team members wanted to throw a bottle of mouth wash at her? What about that Clinical Team Leader that you just knew during the interview was going to be the best hire ever, but he ended up costing your practice a fortune in your personal loss of productivity, client and team member turnover, and a huge legal bill before you finally terminated him?
If you have similar thoughts and/or memories, you probably have made some of the same typical hiring and/or management mistakes that most doctors make each day.
You may also have lost some really outstanding performers just like most practitioners and firms do every day. The good news – it doesn’t have to be that way or happen again.
Most people don’t realize that we use three dimensions of the mind when we create action and/or behavior. Hiring managers typically review the cognitive dimension of applicants through the screening and questioning of education and work experience that is listed on a resume or application. Behavioral interview questions or personality tests/profiles are used to determine their preferences, values and ultimately the applicant’s motivation. Unfortunately most people making hiring decisions and/or managing employees leave to chance the most predictable indicator of performance there is, the conative dimension – the dimension that reveals every person’s natural instinct – their Kolbe A™ Index.
Wouldn’t you love to have just the right words to describe your strengths? Wouldn’t it be great if those you worked with understood your strengths and used them well? Have you ever wondered why two successful people approach the same job differently? “The Talent Within” can make it happen. Your participation will allow you to see directly how doctors all over North America have dramatically increased their own individual efficiency while their team productivity has increased at amazing rates. You don’t want to miss this opportunity.
Mark D. Hamilton is the Founder, President & CEO of AppliedWisdom LLC, a coaching and consulting organization that provides executive coaching, performance coaching, success strategies and team seminars to executives and organizations across North America wanting to create a future that is better than the past. He is also a highly sought speaker on individual and team efficiencies. Mark is also the Founder, President & CEO of H & H Staffing Services, Inc., a staffing firm that provides temporary, temporary-to-hire and direct hire staffing services to businesses throughout North Georgia. H & H Staffing was named the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce 1999 Small Business of the Year. Mark spent 20 years in corporate America in a wide range of sales, management and senior management positions around the country before founding H & H Staffing in 1998 and AppliedWisdom in 2003. Mark is a Kolbe Certified Master Team Consultant and uses the Kolbe Wisdom extensively in both firms and their clients.
Mark is active in his local community and the state of Georgia, currently serving in his 3rd term in the Georgia House of Representatives, where he is Chairman of the Governmental Affairs committee. He also serves on the Appropriations, Transportation, Industrial Relations and Energy, Utilities & Telecommunications committees. He was named one of the most influential people in Georgia by James Magazine in 2010 and 2011. Mark is also a Past-Chairman of the Board of the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce and Past-President of the South Forsyth Rotary Club. Mark is a graduate and active alumnus of Leadership Forsyth.
Mark, an Engineering Business graduate of Texas A & I University, and his wife Sandra, reside in Cumming, Georgia. They have 3 daughters and 2 grandsons.
The Perio Group has been designated as an approved sponsor by the Pennsylvania Constituent of the Academy of General Dentistry. This Program Provider's formal CE programs are accepted by the AGD for membership, maintenance, Fellowship, and Mastership credits.