Why Dentistry Fails

Course Information

Total Runtime:  70 Minutes
CE Credits: 1
Instructors: Leonard Hess, DDS
Prerequisites: None
Target Audience: General Dentists, Specialists, Laboratory Technicians

Guest: Dr. Leonard Hess
Release Date: May 2018

Wonder why some crowns break while others don’t? Why a patient is experiencing pain, but it’s difficult to pinpoint the source? Why some patients exhibit excessive wear?
During this course, Dr. Leonard Hess will uncover surprising (but common) reasons for clinical failures and a pathway to treatment predictability and patient satisfaction.

In this course learn: 

  • Define the goal for any treatment
  • Discover 5 common reasons for failures & re-makes
  • Learn a system to make cases more predictable and profitable


The Dawson Academy 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 courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. The Dawson Academy designates this activity for 1 continuing education credit. 

Course creation date: 10May2018
Expiration date: 10May2021