In an ideal world, your patients will ask you for the correct treatment, the treatment that best fits their problem, instead of opting for the cheapest solution available. In this world, both the patient and the dentist are left happy and satisfied with a job well done. Primespeak will help you achieve this goal, removing the stress of selling treatments from your life as a professional.View Course Detail
From treating sleep apnea to working on complex cases, these elective courses are designed to give supplemental knowledge and training to Complete Dentists and their staff.
Research is showing a strong connection between poor breathing and many medical problems, including some TMJ signs and symptoms, headaches, bruxism, teeth erosion, gastric reflux, esophageal and throat cancer, chronic cough, asthma like symptoms, respiratory dysfunction, post nasal drip, ADD, cardiac arrhythmia, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and the list goes on…
This course will cover the detailed evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment for disordered breathing, sleep apnea, and the different occlusal splint therapy options for managing various Masticatory System problems.View Course Detail
Implant dentistry is now the fastest growing segment of the dental marketplace. For patients who are edentulous, or who have a terminal dentition, impressive options exist which allow us to restore esthetics and function to these dentally compromised patients. This has made implant dentistry a fun, rewarding and profitable addition to our profession. Despite the tremendous advances, we still see too many cases fall short, resulting in prostheses that are uncleansable, not functionally stable or esthetically displeasing. In order for implant dentistry to be successful, it MUST be a prosthetically driven discipline. Determining where the teeth need to be functionally, phonetically and esthetically, PRIOR to implant placement, is the key to long-term predictability. Proper planning, with shared esthetic and biologic goals, amongst the surgeon, restorative dentist and laboratory technician is paramount. Even the most complex cases can be broken down into a series of efficient steps that will lead to consistent success.View Course Detail
We now appreciate the critical relationships between dental malocclusions, TMD signs & symptoms, and airway/breathing disorders including sleep apnea. How do we decipher and differentially diagnose the primary concern for our patients and select an appropriate long term treatment plan? This hands-on implementation experience will help you develop a protocol sequence to make decisions. We will work through steps of screening and testing to find answers for both the simple and complex patient. Utilizing a decision tree checklist approach, each participant will take home a very clear plan for treating patients with occlusion-muscle, parafunction, TMD, snoring, mild, moderate & severe sleep disordered breathing. Different designs of trial occlusal appliances will be taught and fabricated during the class.
This dental course will teach a systematic process for advanced records when TMD pathology is suspected. A systematic process for the evaluation, differential diagnosis, treatment and management of patients exhibiting signs and symptoms of TMD will be developed. Phase one treatment will focus on occlusal splint therapy. Splint designs will be selected based on the suspected joint diagnosis. Phase two will focus on the definitive treatment steps required to establish a lasting and comfortable occlusion.View Course Detail
There is an important major shift in Medicine & Dentistry toward an integrative Medicine practice model. This model promotes a proactive whole body health philosophy and an expanded role for your practice to implement valuable cutting edge services for your patients.View Course Detail
One of the most important skills a restorative dentist can acquire is to know how and why to change the vertical dimension of occlusion and when it is appropriate to do it. Cases involving extreme wear, occlusal plane problems as well as alterations to the steepness of the anterior guidance are all cases we at The Dawson Academy show, and discuss. Yet the specific details of how to work through a case when all the teeth are prepared can be daunting. This two day, hands-on on class will take each participant through a step-by-step protocol that will go from preparations to delivery.View Course Detail