Continuing Education

I am currently working towards my Fellowship within the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD). As such I am enrolled in, or have completed, a total of 175 CE hours to date.  More information on courses can be found below for your convenience.

Spear Education, 75 CE hours

Completed the following courses:

  • The Spear Model for Growing your Practice
  • A Research Driven Approach to Case Presentation
  • Classic Collection: The Case Presentation Process
  • Components of Patient Value
  • Working with Patients that Choose to Delay Treatment
  • Helping Patients Achieve Appropriate Health
  • Interview and Value for Care
  • The Treatment Planning Process
  • Facial Analysis
  • Classic Collection: Centric Relation Bite Records
  • Bite Registration Techniques
  • Clinical Protocol for Performing Emergency Endodontic Treatment
  • Endodontic Obturation
  • Techniques for Predictable Endodontic Access Preparations
  • Endodontic Instrumentation, Part 1
  • Endodontic Instrumentation, Part 2
  • A Systematic Approach to Endodontic Diagnosis: A Seven Step Process Parts 1 - 5
  • Mandibular Nerve Blocks, Parts 1 - 2
  • Articaine and Buffering Agents in the Restorative Practice
  • Classic Collection: Facebow Transfer
  • Bite Registration in Restorative Dentistry
  • Understanding Dental Anesthesia
  • Six Images That Will Improve Case Acceptance

Dr. LEADs - Heartland Dental Institute, 22.75 CE hours

  • Practice Management and Human Relations
  • Endodontics (WaveOne Gold)
  • Operative (Restorative) Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Endodontics Workshop

Dr. Leadership: Class 1 - Heartland Dental Institute, 15 CE Hours

  • Practice Management and Human Relations
  • Endodontics (WaveOne Gold) - Molars
  • Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis, Oral Pathology
  • Endodontics Workshop

Dr. Leadership: Class 2 - Heartland Dental Institute, 15 CE Hours

  • Practice Management and Human Relations
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Lecture
  • Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis, Oral Pathology
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Workshop

Dr. Leadership Hands-On Workshop - Heartland Dental Institute, 8 CE Hours

  • Endodontics (WaveOne) - Molar
  • Operative (Restorative) Dentistry
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Fixed Prosthodontics

Dr. Dinner, Q3 - Heartland Dental Institute, 3 CE Hours

  • Practice Management and Human Relations
  • Operative (Restorative) Dentistry

6 Month Smiles Program, 15 CE hours

  • Obtained certification to be a 6 month Smiles provider

Invisalign – Fundamentals Course, 8 CE hours

  • Enrolled for course in November 2016.  Once completed will 0btain certification to be an Invisalign provider

 

Street Drugs Exposed - 6 CE hours

  • Enrolled for 1-day seminar in November 2016
  • Learning objectives include recognizing the signs and symptoms of commonly abused drugs in adults and adolescents; identifying what medications to avoid with the suspected drug abusing patient; managing chemically dependent patients; and how to protect myself/practice from risk and liability exposure.

 

Fortress Liability Insurance – 5 CE Hours

Completed the following courses:

  • Managing social media risk
  • Dental Ethics: case analysis
  • Improving patient safety: an analysis of dental risk and liability

Implant/CEREC Integration with Dr. Agarwal, 3 CE hours