Bridging the Distance with The Cerum Ortho Speaker Series

Please join us for our free live online speaker series; invite your team and learn together.

Our panel of leading industry experts will be delving into some of the most up to the minute topics that may be impacting your practice in 2021.

On Your Mark, Get Set, PRO! Tips and Tricks to Guide You Through Each Stage of Provisional Restorations

Dr. Cone - April 15, 2021
Session 1: Eastern @ 6pm EST
Session 2: Western @ 6pm MST

Provisional restorations are so much more than “just temps”. A properly fabricated provisional provides functional benefits such as thermal protection to the underlying tooth preparation, guarding against bacterial ingress, and training the soft-tissue of future endosseous implant restorations. A well-designed provisional may also serve several cosmetic needs such diagnostic blue-prints during the intraoral mock-up and prep-reduction phases of treatment, and they offer a low-cost method to produce a custom shade tab to communicate the nuances of hard and soft tissue color to the dental technician. The aim of this one-hour webinar is to demonstrate many of the easy tips and tricks used to design, fabricate, and deliver highly aesthetic and functional provisional restorations to your patients.

Biography: 

Dr. Miles R. Cone is a graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, and completed a three-year Prosthodontic residency program while serving in the United States Army. In addition to achieving board certification and diplomate status within his specialty, Dr. Cone has also successfully challenged all the requirements necessary to earn his designation as a Certified Dental Technician. Currently, Dr. Cone’s career in civilian life revolves around his dual role as the co-owner of Nuance Dental Specialists, a private practice dental clinic limited to prosthetic dentistry in the heart of Portland, ME and serving as a Key Opinion Learder. When Dr. Cone is not at the chair, in the classroom teaching, or at the lab bench, he can be found lecturing on the international circuit, publishing in peer-reviewed journals, and relaxing at home with his wife and four children in Maine.

Snap Shot at Indirect Restorative Approaches to our Geriatric Patients

Dr. Lou Graham - April 22, 2021
Session 1: Eastern @ 6pm EST
Session 2: Western @ 6pm MST

Patients with decades of previous indirect restorative dentistry often present with unique challenges in our offices. This 45-minute presentation will focus on step by step clinical techniques on a variety of these clinical cases along with some of the latest products that enhance success.

Highlights:
• The emergency “my crown came out” and the buildup and or post is inside the crown.
(Don’t you love these?)
• Fiber posts and the oval canal, “What to do”?
 •Cementation, why adhesive cementation is often your only option and all the tips and tricks for success.
(70-90% of the preparation is routinely not dentin)

Biography: 

Dr. Graham is an internationally recognized lecturer extensively involved in continuing education for dental professionals, focusing on incorporating current clinical advancements through “conservative dentistry.” He emphasizes in his teachings the same concepts he practices: dental health diagnosis, treatment plans for medically compromised patients, conservative treatment, cosmetic dentistry, and customized approaches to periodontal care, implants and laser dentistry.  Dr. Graham is a published author in many leading national and international dental journals. He is a member of the ADA, AACD, AGD, Chicago Dental Society and Illinois Dental Association.  Dr. Graham is a graduate of Emory Dental School. He is the former Dental Director of the University of Chicago’s Department of Dentistry. Dr. Graham is the founder of Catapult Education, LLC and he enjoys providing dental care at his private practice, University Dental Professionals, in Chicago, IL – Hyde Park.

Tips For Taking Perfect Clear Aligner Impressions

Dr. Melissa Shotell - April 29, 2021
Session 1: Eastern @ 6pm EST
Session 2: Western @ 6pm MST

This webinar will explore the tips, tricks, and techniques to capturing perfect clear aligner impressions.
The seminar will explore how to recognize clear aligner patients in the general practice and how to
incorporate the impressions into appointments for case acceptance during hygiene and restorative
dental visits. Learn how to select materials for optimal impressions and how to avoid retakes and
remakes. For those doctors ready to begin the digital workflow for clear aligners, the webinar will
highlight the use of the Dios 4.0 intraoral scanner for taking digital aligner impressions. The webinar will
explore the use of the Dios 4.0 as a communication tool for clear aligners and how to improve the
patient experience through digital workflow. Doctors and team members attending the webinar will
learn the skills necessary to present aligner options to patients and to capture a flawless impression and
STL file to begin the clear aligner process.

Biography: 

Dr. Melissa Shotell is a Board Certified Orthodontist and practices in a multi-specialty practice in Sonora, CA focusing on the interplay of Orthodontics and restorative treatment. Dr. Shotell received her DMD at Nova Southeastern University and advanced hospital training a General Practice Residency Certificate from The Ohio State University. After spending years in general practice treating a broad range of patients, Dr. Shotell returned to complete a certificate and master’s degree in Orthodontics from Loma Linda University. At Loma Linda University, Dr. Shotell focused her training on cutting-edge three dimensional imaging technology for diagnosis and treatment planning for interdisciplinary dentistry. Dr. Shotell considers education to be her passion and regularly consults and lectures on dental technology, clear aligner therapy, orthodontics, in-office clear aligners, office efficiency and workflow, and teamwork. Dr. Shotell shares tips and tricks on orthodontics and clear aligners on social media as alignerbee.

Secrets & Science Behind Passive Self-Ligation

Dr. Mario Chorak - May 6, 2021
Session 1: Eastern @ 6pm EST
Session 2: Western @ 6pm MST

In this informative 1-hour lecture Dr. Chorak will examine the mechanics and benefits of passive self-ligation and the motion appliance.  He will share with you the secrets behind the science and show you how integrating these two systems has resulted in creating the ultimate treatment option when providing efficient and effective orthodontics.

Biography: 

Dr. Mario Chorak earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Washington in 1995. He went on to graduate from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry with High Distinction in 1999.  He then earned his Certificate of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics from the Oregon Health Sciences University in 2001.
Throughout his schooling, Dr. Chorak earned numerous honors and awards for his excellence in research and academic achievement, including being a finalist for both the American and International Hatton Awards in Dental Research and was one of the few students inducted into the National Dental Honor Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon.
He has published articles for the American Association of Dental Research, the Journal of Clinical Virology, and Orthodontic Perspectives Innova. Active in the orthodontic community, Dr. Chorak has served as the Secretary, Vice President, and President of the Washington State Society of Orthodontists. Further, He has lectured on and was a Focus Group member for Self-Ligating brackets and Class II correctors. Dr. Chorak shares his time between his practices in Renton and Mercer Island, WA.

 Dr. Chorak is a member in good standing of the following associations:

  • Washington State Society of Orthodontics
  • Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
  • American Association of Orthodontist
  • American Dental Association
  • King County Dental Society
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon
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Getting Started Utilizing the SLX ® Aligners Communication Tools & Protocols for Successful Patient

Sessions Cancelled. Due to scheduling conflicts beyond our control these sessions have been cancelled. Please register for one of the sessions scheduled on June 3, 2021.

The intention of this session is to provide you with an overview of how to treat patients with Clear Aligners by utilizing the most efficient tools and protocols. In this one-hour session you will have the opportunity to see the contrast between conventional Aligners vs. SLX® Aligners. We will review clinical cases using the communication tools & protocols in the Cerum Portal and DDX Exchange to setup the patient’s case to ensure the most successful outcomes in your practice. We will also discuss several cases that integrate the Carriere® Motion™ appliance to reduce the number of trays and overall treatment times.

 

Attendees will receive a certificate of completion as an accredited SLX® Clear Aligner provider.
Please join us for this informative session.

Biography:
Dr. John Giraldo received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University del Valle Colombia in 1996 and in 2018 he obtained his Masters in Orthodontics from IDAP. John currently resides in San Diego California where he is a Senior International Manager with Henry Schein Orthodontics. John has spent the last 6 years as both an instructor and speaker for Henry Schein Orthodontics and has delivered lectures in over 14 countries. John’s current role with Henry Schein Orthodontics includes providing educational support to the following regions within the international marketplace: Canada, Central & South America, Spain, and Portugal. John is continually sharing his passion and expertise on the ground-breaking Sagittal First™ philosophy, the Carriere® system and its technology that has revolutionized, standardized, simplified, and shortened Class II and III treatment. John’s enthusiasm for Carriere® system has grown even stronger with the introduction of the SLX® Clear Aligners. Come and join the attach-less revolution.

Mario Chorak

The Revolutionary SLX® Aligners and Motion™ Appliance. #Better Together

Sessions Cancelled. Due to scheduling conflicts beyond our control these sessions have been cancelled. Please register for one of the sessions scheduled on June 10, 2021.

Why all aligner systems are not the same. See how SLX® aligners with the Motion® appliance are revolutionizing the way we treat patients with aligners. In this fast-paced hour we will be showing cases ranging from mild class I to severe class II and III cases treated with these aligners.
Join us to see why so many doctors are joining the attach less revolution.

Biography: 

Dr. Mario Chorak earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Washington in 1995. He went on to graduate from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry with High Distinction in 1999.  He then earned his Certificate of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics from the Oregon Health Sciences University in 2001.
Throughout his schooling, Dr. Chorak earned numerous honors and awards for his excellence in research and academic achievement, including being a finalist for both the American and International Hatton Awards in Dental Research and was one of the few students inducted into the National Dental Honor Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon.
He has published articles for the American Association of Dental Research, the Journal of Clinical Virology, and Orthodontic Perspectives Innova. Active in the orthodontic community, Dr. Chorak has served as the Secretary, Vice President, and President of the Washington State Society of Orthodontists. Further, He has lectured on and was a Focus Group member for Self-Ligating brackets and Class II correctors. Dr. Chorak shares his time between his practices in Renton and Mercer Island, WA.

 Dr. Chorak is a member in good standing of the following associations:

  • Washington State Society of Orthodontics
  • Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
  • American Association of Orthodontist
  • American Dental Association
  • King County Dental Society
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon
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Perfect Clear Aligner Impressions

Sessions Cancelled. Due to scheduling conflicts beyond our control these sessions have been cancelled. Please register for one of the sessions scheduled on June 17, 2021.

This webinar will explore the tips, tricks, and techniques to capturing perfect clear aligner impressions.
The seminar will explore how to recognize clear aligner patients in the general practice and how to
incorporate the impressions into appointments for case acceptance during hygiene and restorative
dental visits. Learn how to select materials for optimal impressions and how to avoid retakes and
remakes. For those doctors ready to begin the digital workflow for clear aligners, the webinar will
highlight the use of the Dios 4.0 intraoral scanner for taking digital aligner impressions. The webinar will
explore the use of the Dios 4.0 as a communication tool for clear aligners and how to improve the
patient experience through digital workflow. Doctors and team members attending the webinar will
learn the skills necessary to present aligner options to patients and to capture a flawless impression and
STL file to begin the clear aligner process.

Biography: 

Dr. Melissa Shotell is a Board Certified Orthodontist and practices in a multi-specialty practice in Sonora, CA focusing on the interplay of Orthodontics and restorative treatment. Dr. Shotell received her DMD at Nova Southeastern University and advanced hospital training a General Practice Residency Certificate from The Ohio State University. After spending years in general practice treating a broad range of patients, Dr. Shotell returned to complete a certificate and master’s degree in Orthodontics from Loma Linda University. At Loma Linda University, Dr. Shotell focused her training on cutting-edge three dimensional imaging technology for diagnosis and treatment planning for interdisciplinary dentistry. Dr. Shotell considers education to be her passion and regularly consults and lectures on dental technology, clear aligner therapy, orthodontics, in-office clear aligners, office efficiency and workflow, and teamwork. Dr. Shotell shares tips and tricks on orthodontics and clear aligners on social media as alignerbee.

Getting Started Utilizing the SLX ® Aligners Communication Tools & Protocols for Successful Patient

Dr. John Giraldo - June 3, 2021
Session 1: Eastern @ 6pm EST
Session 2: Western @ 6pm MST

The intention of this session is to provide you with an overview of how to treat patients with Clear Aligners by utilizing the most efficient tools and protocols. In this one-hour session you will have the opportunity to see the contrast between conventional Aligners vs. SLX® Aligners. We will review clinical cases using the communication tools & protocols in the Cerum Portal and DDX Exchange to setup the patient’s case to ensure the most successful outcomes in your practice. We will also discuss several cases that integrate the Carriere® Motion™ appliance to reduce the number of trays and overall treatment times.

Attendees will receive a certificate of completion as an accredited SLX® Clear Aligner provider.
Please join us for this informative session.

Biography:
Dr. John Giraldo received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University del Valle Colombia in 1996 and in 2018 he obtained his Masters in Orthodontics from IDAP. John currently resides in San Diego California where he is a Senior International Manager with Henry Schein Orthodontics. John has spent the last 6 years as both an instructor and speaker for Henry Schein Orthodontics and has delivered lectures in over 14 countries. John’s current role with Henry Schein Orthodontics includes providing educational support to the following regions within the international marketplace: Canada, Central & South America, Spain, and Portugal. John is continually sharing his passion and expertise on the ground-breaking Sagittal First™ philosophy, the Carriere® system and its technology that has revolutionized, standardized, simplified, and shortened Class II and III treatment. John’s enthusiasm for Carriere® system has grown even stronger with the introduction of the SLX® Clear Aligners. Come and join the attach-less revolution.

The Revolutionary SLX® Aligners and Motion™ Appliance. #Better Together

Dr. Mario Chorak - June 10, 2021
Session 1: Eastern @ 6pm EST
Session 2: Western @ 6pm MST

Why all aligner systems are not the same. See how SLX® aligners with the Motion® appliance are revolutionizing the way we treat patients with aligners. In this fast-paced hour we will be showing cases ranging from mild class I to severe class II and III cases treated with these aligners.
Join us to see why so many doctors are joining the attach less revolution.

Biography: 

Dr. Mario Chorak earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Washington in 1995. He went on to graduate from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry with High Distinction in 1999.  He then earned his Certificate of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics from the Oregon Health Sciences University in 2001.
Throughout his schooling, Dr. Chorak earned numerous honors and awards for his excellence in research and academic achievement, including being a finalist for both the American and International Hatton Awards in Dental Research and was one of the few students inducted into the National Dental Honor Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon.
He has published articles for the American Association of Dental Research, the Journal of Clinical Virology, and Orthodontic Perspectives Innova. Active in the orthodontic community, Dr. Chorak has served as the Secretary, Vice President, and President of the Washington State Society of Orthodontists. Further, He has lectured on and was a Focus Group member for Self-Ligating brackets and Class II correctors. Dr. Chorak shares his time between his practices in Renton and Mercer Island, WA.

 Dr. Chorak is a member in good standing of the following associations:

  • Washington State Society of Orthodontics
  • Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
  • American Association of Orthodontist
  • American Dental Association
  • King County Dental Society
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilo

Perfect Clear Aligner Impressions

Dr. Melissa Shotell - June 17, 2021
Session 1: Eastern @ 6pm EST
Session 2: Western @ 6pm MST

This webinar will explore the tips, tricks, and techniques to capturing perfect clear aligner impressions.
The seminar will explore how to recognize clear aligner patients in the general practice and how to
incorporate the impressions into appointments for case acceptance during hygiene and restorative
dental visits. Learn how to select materials for optimal impressions and how to avoid retakes and
remakes. For those doctors ready to begin the digital workflow for clear aligners, the webinar will
highlight the use of the Dios 4.0 intraoral scanner for taking digital aligner impressions. The webinar will
explore the use of the Dios 4.0 as a communication tool for clear aligners and how to improve the
patient experience through digital workflow. Doctors and team members attending the webinar will
learn the skills necessary to present aligner options to patients and to capture a flawless impression and
STL file to begin the clear aligner process.

Biography: 

Dr. Melissa Shotell is a Board Certified Orthodontist and practices in a multi-specialty practice in Sonora, CA focusing on the interplay of Orthodontics and restorative treatment. Dr. Shotell received her DMD at Nova Southeastern University and advanced hospital training a General Practice Residency Certificate from The Ohio State University. After spending years in general practice treating a broad range of patients, Dr. Shotell returned to complete a certificate and master’s degree in Orthodontics from Loma Linda University. At Loma Linda University, Dr. Shotell focused her training on cutting-edge three dimensional imaging technology for diagnosis and treatment planning for interdisciplinary dentistry. Dr. Shotell considers education to be her passion and regularly consults and lectures on dental technology, clear aligner therapy, orthodontics, in-office clear aligners, office efficiency and workflow, and teamwork. Dr. Shotell shares tips and tricks on orthodontics and clear aligners on social media as alignerbee.

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