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What Your Office Staff Must Know to Keep Your Orthodontic Practice Safe Latest Trends in Ransomware, Cyberattacks and Data Breaches

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What Your Office Staff Must Know to Keep Your Orthodontic Practice Safe Latest Trends in Ransomware, Cyberattacks and Data Breaches


Credits: None available.

Gary Salman (0.5 CE) discusses What Your Office Staff Must Know to Keep Your Orthodontic Practice Safe -- Latest Trends in Ransomware, Cyberattacks and Data Breaches

Hackers are now destroying backups files, encrypting, and stealing businesses data to exploit. Join Black Talon Security on this quick paced and highly informational presentation. It's encouraged that you and your staff attend this session.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding the most recent trends in cybersecurity
  • Learn why most hacking groups are incorporating data theft and the release of your data as part of their attack fingerprint
  • Learn how you can defend against ransomware attacks
  • Hear how these attacks have impacted other orthodontic practices

Speaker Disclosure:
Owner, Black Talon

Length of session:
The session is scheduled for 30 minutes.

Continuing Education:
Each participant who completes the Webinar will earn .50 CE for the entire session.

Continuing Education Disclaimer:

This Continuing Education Program provides attendees with a relevant and rewarding continuing education experience. However, neither the content of a course nor the use of specific products in any program should be construed as indicating endorsement or approval of the views presented or the products used by the AAO or by any of the respective subsidiaries. Speakers are required to disclose to participants any financial, commercial or promotional interest in a product or company that may influence their presentations; however, the AAO shall not be liable for a speaker’s failure to disclose such interest.

American Association of Orthodontists is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual lectures or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

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Speaker(s):
Staff Club: Free
CE Passport: Free
Distance Learning: Free
Members: $40.00

Tips and Tricks for Consistent Clinical Photography

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Tips and Tricks for Consistent Clinical Photography


Credits: None available.

This presentation will present an overview on ideal orthodontic photography. It will provide tips and tricks for extra and intraoral photographs for quality diagnostic records. A description of “what the orthodontist is looking for” will be also explained.


Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the proper equipment for clinical photography.
  • Validate the tips and tricks learned in the office.
  • Recognize what the orthodontist is looking for in diagnostic photographs.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • <p>Visual Enhancement</p>
Standard: $75.00
Members: $30.00
Residents: $0.00
Staff Club: $0.00
CE Passport: $0.00
Distance Learning: $0.00

Diagnosis and Mechanics for the Clinical Assistant

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Diagnosis and Mechanics for the Clinical Assistant


Credits: None available.

Orthodontic clinical assistants are very skilled at performing the treatment procedures that their orthodontist currently uses but they often times do not completely understand the science and reasoning behind any give procedure. In today’s busy offices, with assistants of varying experience, it is hard to keep track of who knows what and often time assistants are hesitant to ask questions about something they are expected to know because they do it on a daily basis. This lecture will discuss the area of orthodontics where Biology and Technology meet. Everything from levels of force, Andrews 7 keys, skeletal change vs dental movement, and a host of other concepts basic to “why orthodontists do what they do” will be covered.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the range of ideal for tooth movement and how inner bracket distance, wire selection, and elastics fits with this concept.
  • Define Andrews 7 Keys and how wire selection, re-bracketing, and wire bending are used (or not used) over the course of treatment to reach those goals.
  • Define how skeletal balance and normal growth and development affects treatment decisions in Class 1, Class 2 and Class 3 patients.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • <p>Consultant: 3M Dental Products Division</p>
Standard: $75.00
Members: $30.00
Residents: $0.00
Staff Club: $0.00
CE Passport: $0.00
Distance Learning: $0.00

COVID 19 Tune Up: 7 Point Safety Check

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COVID 19 Tune Up: 7 Point Safety Check


Credits: None available.

Jackie Dorst (1.0 CE) presents -- One year after the COVID 19 Pandemic closed orthodontic practices, OSHA, CDC, FDA, and EPA continue to publish updated interim guidance for safety. New information about Vaccines, emerging Virus Variants and Ventilation can be overwhelming for the busy orthodontic team. Jackie Dorst’s COVID 19 Tune-Up provides a concise summary on current pandemic safety guidance.

Jackie’s 7 Point Safety Check simplifies complex interim guidance for orthodontic practices.

  • Virus Transmission & Emerging Variants
  • PPE – FDA approved & Contingency Management
  • Extra-Oral and Intra-Oral Evacuation Aerosol Management
  • Air Treatment Options
  • Vaccine
  • Sterilization
  • Disinfection

Webinar attendees will learn the COVID19 facts and understand how the latest safety guidance protects the team and patients.

Learning objectives include:

  • Identify FDA cleared and FDA approved PPE
  • Locate EPA disinfectant list for SARs-CoV-2
  • List OSHA PPE recommended for AGP

Speaker Disclosure:
Consultant: Charitable Giving Resource Center, LLC

Length of session:
The session is scheduled for 60 minutes.

Price:
$0 for CE Passport, Doctor + Staff, Resident members, and Ortho Staff Club.  

Continuing Education:
Each participant who completes the Webinar will earn .60 CE for the entire session.

Continuing Education Disclaimer:

This Continuing Education Program provides attendees with a relevant and rewarding continuing education experience. However, neither the content of a course nor the use of specific products in any program should be construed as indicating endorsement or approval of the views presented or the products used by the AAO or by any of the respective subsidiaries. Speakers are required to disclose to participants any financial, commercial or promotional interest in a product or company that may influence their presentations; however, the AAO shall not be liable for a speaker’s failure to disclose such interest.

American Association of Orthodontists is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual lectures or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

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Speaker(s):
Staff Club: Free
CE Passport: Free
Members: $40.00
Distance Learning: Free

2019 Webinar - OSHA - 2019 Ortho Safety Tune-Up

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2019 Webinar - OSHA - 2019 Ortho Safety Tune-Up


Credits: None available.

OSHA requires employers to provide annual employee safety training to refresh and update safety. In this webinar, the orthodontic team will learn the latest OSHA safety laws and how the laws apply to the orthodontic practice. Webinar attendees will also learn about the Globally Harmonized System for chemical safety and how to read SDS safety information. Jackie simplifies Safety Data Sheet information and how to create labels for secondary chemical containers.

Safety topics include:

  • GHS Chemical Labels & Pictograms
  • Required Safety Signs & Posters
  • Disinfection & Sterilization
  • Personal Protective Attire
  • Post Exposure Plan
  • Fire & Emergency Plan
  • Hazardous Waste Management
  • Hand Hygiene
  • Laser & Radiation Safety
  • Required OSHA Records & Logs

Leaning Objectives:

  • Describe Post Exposure Protocol
  • Recognize hazard for GHS chemical pictograms
  • Identify OSHA safety signs
  • Describe emergency escape plan

Jackie Dorst is passionate about helping ortho teams to be their Best! She graduated from the University of Georgia in Microbiology and from Clayton State University in Dental Hygiene. She is recognized as a “Distinguished Alumnus” of Clayton State University. Always a science nerd, Jackie provides the latest research and technical information with practical methods for clinical implementation. She likes to review the science and then apply it to the “real world of clinical orthodontics.” During her 20 plus years of speaking and consulting, Jackie has become an international expert on instrument sterilization, dental infection control and safety. Her “Sterilization and Safety Tune-Ups” have inspired thousands of orthodontic professionals.

Jackie has been a featured speaker at the ADA, AAE, AAO, and AAOMS. She is a member of the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, and the National Speakers Association. She is a clinician graduate of the Academy of General Dentistry and OSHA certified to deliver safety training courses.

Speaker Disclosure:
Consultant: SciCan

Length of session:
The session is scheduled for 60 minutes.

Continuing Education:
Each participant who completes the Webinar will earn 1.0 CE for the entire session.

Continuing Education Disclaimer:

This Continuing Education Program provides attendees with a relevant and rewarding continuing education experience. However, neither the content of a course nor the use of specific products in any program should be construed as indicating endorsement or approval of the views presented or the products used by the AAO or by any of the respective subsidiaries. Speakers are required to disclose to participants any financial, commercial or promotional interest in a product or company that may influence their presentations; however, the AAO shall not be liable for a speaker’s failure to disclose such interest.

American Association of Orthodontists is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual lectures or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

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Speaker(s):
Standard: $75.00
Members: $0.00
Residents: $0.00
Staff Club: $0.00
CE Passport: $0.00
Distance Learning: $0.00

2019 Webinar - Navigating the World of Insurance Coding

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2019 Webinar - Navigating the World of Insurance Coding


Credits: None available.

Dealing with dental insurance for our patients can be both a blessing and a curse, as it helps patients afford much needed orthodontic treatment but necessitates substantial work on our part. A systematic and consistent insurance protocol is imperative for your orthodontic practice to be profitable. Whether your practice accepts assignment or not, or is in-network or not, this presentation will help clear up some of the challenging aspects of the process. We will discuss terminology used in insurance submission, review specific dental insurance codes, and share many tips and tricks to help you maximize receipt of insurance benefit payments. As coding can be quite confusing Dr. Depew will discuss how to accurately use the various CDT and ICD-10 codes you may use in your practice as well as the implications of the Affordable Care Act.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the proper terminology and codes needed for accurate insurance submission.
  2. Develop a system to submit and follow-up on insurance claims to help satisfy patient accounts and help your patients take advantage of their benefits.
  3. Choose the level of involvement your practice will have with insurance companies.

Dr. Douglas Depew has maintained an orthodontic practice since 1990. He graduated from the University of Georgia, received his DMD degree from the Medical College of Georgia, and his Certificate in Orthodontics and Master's Degree from Baylor College of Dentistry. He is the recipient of numerous achievements and awards. Dr. Depew is the founder and academic director of Trapezio, home of the Academy of Orthodontic Assisting, and is recognized for his knowledge in training of orthodontic staff. He is an active member of several dental and orthodontic organizations and is active in the community through involvement in youth sports, schools, and business development.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $30.00
Residents: $0.00
CE Passport: $0.00
Staff Club: $0.00

2019 Webinar - How Your Job Design Creates Profitability for the Orthodontic Practice Today!

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2019 Webinar - How Your Job Design Creates Profitability for the Orthodontic Practice Today!


Credits: None available.

Growth in your orthodontic practice today will be determined by how well the team works together toward a common vision. In any successful business the power of the team lies in understanding the goals of the practice and how each team member contributes to that goal through their daily tasks. Let’s discuss how to take every opportunity as a team to build the patient network and promote the practice from within from each job design! Taking back the specialty will require the team to work together making a difference in the lives of your patients.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize how their job design success depends upon each member of the team and the communication systems within the practice.
  • Define the daily tasks that build and promote the specialty.
  • Analyze the effectiveness of communication processes within the practice.
  • Analyze the effectiveness of communication processes within the practice.

Char Eash is the founder and CEO of Profit Marketing Systems South, Inc., a Systems and Communication Enhancement firm for the progressive Orthodontic practice. Char works with orthodontic teams across the country 40+ weeks a year and defines orthodontic systems for efficiency and profitability. As a consultant, Ms. Eash strives to create systems that provide a positive platform for each team member to contribute to the practice at the highest level on a day-to-day basis. The practice of orthodontics must be run as a business! Ms. Eash has an extensive background in business, communication, leadership training, and systems development strategies for the progressive specialty practice.

Speaker(s):
Members: $0.00
Residents: $0.00
Staff Club: $0.00
CE Passport: $0.00
Distance Learning: $0.00
Standard: $75.00

2018 Webinar - Clinical Photography: What is Your Doctor Looking For?

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2018 Webinar - Clinical Photography: What is Your Doctor Looking For?


Credits: None available.

Photographs of our patients’ facial features, teeth, and oral tissues have long been vital in documentation of patient conditions and treatment results. Well-made photographs are also critical in the diagnostic and treatment planning process. With the advent of digital photography, there is little excuse for being unable to produce high quality photographs of our patients. This lecture will discuss the various intra-oral and extra-oral images, tips and techniques for making photos you can be proud of, and various uses for them.

Learning objectives: 

  1. Identify the points before, during and after treatment when clinical photographs are needed and the different “shots” that may be used.
  2. Demonstrate techniques needed to produce high quality intra-oral and extra-oral photographs.
  3. Discuss various ways clinical photographs can be used in patient education, treatment planning, case presentation and marketing.

Dr. Douglas Depew has maintained an orthodontic practice since 1990. He graduated from the University of Georgia, received his DMD degree from the Medical College of Georgia, and his Certificate in Orthodontics and Master's Degree from Baylor College of Dentistry. He is the recipient of numerous achievements and awards. Dr. Depew is the founder and academic director of Trapezio, home of the Academy of Orthodontic Assisting, and is recognized for his knowledge in training of orthodontic staff. He is an active member of several dental and orthodontic organizations and is active in the community through involvement in youth sports, schools, and business development.

Speaker Disclosure:
Consultant: Trapezio

Length of session:
The session is scheduled for 90 minutes.

Continuing Education:
Each participant who completes the Webinar will earn 1.50 CE for the entire session.

Continuing Education Disclaimer:

This Continuing Education Program provides attendees with a relevant and rewarding continuing education experience. However, neither the content of a course nor the use of specific products in any program should be construed as indicating endorsement or approval of the views presented or the products used by the AAO or by any of the respective subsidiaries. Speakers are required to disclose to participants any financial, commercial or promotional interest in a product or company that may influence their presentations; however, the AAO shall not be liable for a speaker’s failure to disclose such interest.

American Association of Orthodontists is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual lectures or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

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Speaker(s):
Standard: $30.00
Residents: $0.00
CE Passport: $0.00
Staff Club: $0.00

2018 Webinar -  Your Team is Your Greatest Marketing Asset!

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2018 Webinar - Your Team is Your Greatest Marketing Asset!


Credits: None available.

Empower your full team with practice growth strategies, identifying effective initiatives for success!  Unlock hidden talent and work together to achieve your practice goals. Nancy will outline marketing scenarios, define organization of systems, identify action items and show you how to maximize team cooperation as you march toward your production goals.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify key promotions
  2. Design marketing strategies
  3. Determine action items

Nancy Hyman developed orthodontic training programs for Practice Builders and established marketing plans for their clients from 2003-2009 and founded Ortho Referral Systems to help orthodontic practices jumpstart patient referrals, develop a patient rewards system, increase patient enrollment and improve implementation of practice growth systems. Nancy is a national lecturer and author, including penning Winning Marketing Strategies. Nancy is the lead strategist for Hyman Orthodontics, consistently enrolls 800 plus new patients in one location.

Speaker Disclosure:
Consultant: Ortho Referral Systems

Length of session:
The session is scheduled for 90 minutes.

Price:
$0 for Members

Continuing Education:
Each participant who completes the Webinar will earn 1.5 CE for the entire session.

Continuing Education Disclaimer:

This Continuing Education Program provides attendees with a relevant and rewarding continuing education experience. However, neither the content of a course nor the use of specific products in any program should be construed as indicating endorsement or approval of the views presented or the products used by the AAO or by any of the respective subsidiaries. Speakers are required to disclose to participants any financial, commercial or promotional interest in a product or company that may influence their presentations; however, the AAO shall not be liable for a speaker’s failure to disclose such interest.

American Association of Orthodontists is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual lectures or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

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Speaker(s):
Members: $0.00
Residents: $0.00
Staff Club: $0.00
CE Passport: $0.00
Distance Learning: $0.00
Standard: $75.00

2018 AAO Annual Session - The Next Big Thing: A Look at Technological Advances in Practice Marketing and What to Change Now

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2018 AAO Annual Session - The Next Big Thing: A Look at Technological Advances in Practice Marketing and What to Change Now


Credits: None available.

Everyday we are bombarded with sales pitches for the latest and greatest thing in marketing. Whether you are the marketing person in your practice or the person who answers all of the calls, its hard to tell what has value and what doesn't. In this lecture we will look at trends in orthodontic marketing on and offline and what types of technology offer you a leg up on your marketing efforts and which to avoid. Technology is changing faster than we can imagine and in many cases can save you time and effort, this lecture will give you a good way to gauge what works and why and how you can take advantage of it.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify new tools that can save them time and effort in marketing.
  • Incorporate the technology you have more fully into the practice culture.
  • Excite the team to participate in marketing using technology.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • <p>Financial Interest (Other: President, PracticeRetriever.com)</p>
Members: $30.00
Residents: $0.00
Staff Club: $0.00
CE Passport: $0.00
Distance Learning: $0.00
Standard: $75.00
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