Keys for Predictably Fabricating Complete Dentures

This denture course is designed to review basic removable prosthodontic principles and techniques so that the dentist will have a higher level of confidence when making his/her next set of complete dentures. Whether it be conventional complete dentures, immediate dentures or a setup trying for an implant-supported prosthesis, understanding where the teeth need to be esthetically, functionally and phonetically is paramount for success.

Airway & Breathing Related Disorders – Evaluation, Diagnosis & Treatment

This hands-on workshop will enable the dentist to develop specific clinical guidelines for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of Airway & Breathing Related Disorders. Participants will learn how to examine and test patients, along with phase one management options. Phase two management options, which may include arch expansion and reorganization of the dental occlusion, following the Dawson Principles will be explored.

Airway, Inflammation and TMD – The Critical Connection

Dentistry's recent interest in Sleep Apnea has evolved into an important new understanding of the significant links between airway and breathing disorders, TMD and malocclusions and systemic inflammation, creating new opportunities for dental teams to address the patient's complete health. By developing an integrative dental medicine approach, dentists will have the ability to expand services, play a positive role in our current health care crisis and collaborate with the larger medical community.

Complete Team Dentistry

This two-day program is designed for the Dentist and the key team members from the business and clinical staff. The purpose is for the team to come home with a unified vision of how to schedule, the specific roles of each team member in the new patient process, the required verbal skills both on the phone and chairside, and the programmed approach to case presentation. This is a retreat that will ignite the potential within your practice.

Hygienist’s Role in Supporting Complete Dentistry

Designed to parallel the dentists’ curriculum, this dental hygiene course will reinforce the hygienist’s vital role in bringing the practice full circle for the development of optimum oral health and longevity for all patients!

Digital Solutions for Complete Dentistry

An organized and systematic approach is required to evaluate, diagnose and resolve esthetic/functional problems predictably. For many years we have understood an analogue workflow to this systemic approach. The digital world allows us to not only reproduce that system, but also to improve predictability, efficiency and productivity. During this course you learn a complete digital workflow from records to producing the final result.

Dental Assistant’s Role in Supporting Complete Dentistry

This two-day dental assistant continuing education course is designed to teach dental assistants the skills necessary to support their dentists in diagnosis and treatment planning. A programmed approach to gathering patient information and records is the basis of the class. The role that technological advances in digital photography, computer diagnostics and mounted digital casts play in the assistant’s job is also covered in this intense hands-on dental assistant course.

Functional Occlusion – 2020 and Beyond

October 9-10 Live Stream, only $649 This dental seminar is the recommended first step in our dental seminars continuing education. As the foundational seminar in the “Concept of Complete Dentistry® Series,” you will learn the timeless message that good, esthetic and complete dentistry must begin with a thorough understanding of dental occlusion and the functions of the masticatory system. Discover the cornerstone of The Dawson Academy philosophy, a comprehensive understanding of how the TM joint, muscles, proprioceptive input, lower anterior teeth, upper anterior teeth, lower posterior teeth and upper posterior teeth are designed to function in harmony with one another.

Examination & Records

Examination and Records is one of the most important dental courses that a dentist will master on the path to complete dentistry. The cornerstone of the Dawson philosophy begins with a thorough comprehensive examination and the gathering of necessary records accurately. As Dr. Dawson says “every great treatment plan comes from a well organized Records appointment”.

2021 International Airway Symposium

Combining science with the practical application of diagnosing, evaluating, and treating airway and sleep disordered breathing. Interact with and learn from world authorities on airway and breathing disorders.