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6.7.2018 - AGD Scientific Session-The Premier Meeting for General Dentistry
Posted on 6/7/2018 by Washington AGD
Network with colleagues, students, and dental team members at the premier meeting for general dentistry. AGD’s annual scientific session has earned a reputation for having some of the finest dental continuing education in the world. When: Wednesday-Friday, June 7-9, 2018 Where: Hyatt Regency New Orleans Hyatt Regency New Orleans 601 Loyola Ave. New Orleans, LA 70113...
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5.18.2018 - Green Dentistry,: THC, Opiods and Teeth?
Posted on 5/18/2018 by Washington AGD
Green Dentistry,: THC, Opiods and Teeth? When: Friday, May 18, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM PDT Where: Washington AGD Educational Center 19415 International Blvd #410 SeaTac, WA 98188...
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4.29.2018 - 2018 William Howard, University of Washington Dental Student Case Competition
Posted on 4/28/2018 by Washington AGD
2018 William Howard, University of Washington Dental Student Case Competition When: Saturday, April 29,2018 Contact Us: Please contact the Washington AGD Office for more details, 253-306-0730 or Email: washingtonagd1@yahoo.com...
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4.28.2018 - The Walletectomy, Emblezzement in the Dental Practice
Posted on 4/28/2018 by Washington AGD
Learn how to recognize important warning signs associated with embezzlement/fraud and understand the characteristics/behaviors of an embezzler. Our Speaker, Dr. Pat Little brings a unique blend of skill and experience to his presentations which focus on strategies for reducing financial and regulatory risks. When: Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM PDT Where: Washington AGD Educational Center 19415 International Blvd #410 SeaTac, WA 98188...
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3.2.2018 - Oral Surgery for the General Dentist
Posted on 3/2/2018 by Washington AGD
Many extractions look easy, but can become difficult, time consuming and lead to problems. This course reviews the best techniques and instruments to remove “surgical” extractions easily and quickly while conserving bone. It also covers multiple extractions, ridge preparation for immediate dentures, moderate 3rd molar surgery impactions. When: Friday March 2, 2018 at 8:00 AM PDT -to- Saturday March 3, 2018 at 5:00 PM PDT Where: Washington AGD Educational Center 19415 International Blvd #410 SeaTac, WA 98188...
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12.1.2017 - Esthetic Dentistry, Redefine the Cliche
Posted on 12/1/2017 by Washington AGD
No longer is “esthetics” considered an option, upgrade or election for patients in the contemporary restorative practice; rather, it is an expectation. Ranging from a simple posterior resin to full smile rehabilitation, the desire for an optimal esthetic outcome is essentially universal amongst patients. When: Friday & Saturday, December 1 & 2, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM PDT Where: Washington AGD Educational Center 19415 International Blvd #410 SeaTac, WA 98188...
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11.18.2017 - Aesthetics Built to Last: The Synergy of Esthetics & Function
Posted on 11/18/2017 by Washington AGD
Achieving functionally and aesthetically exquisite anterior restorations requires knowledge of smile design, material selection, and preparation techniques. A technique that simplifies difficult space management cases using direct composite mock-ups and preparation guides to determine if no prep or minimal prep veneers are indicated. When: Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM PDT Where: Washington AGD Educational Center 19415 International Blvd #410 SeaTac, WA 98188...
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10.14.2017 - Advanced Medical Dental Billing Workshop
Posted on 10/14/2017 by Washington AGD
Dental practices are filled with patients that pay premiums for medical insurance policies that have benefits available for services they render. Accessing medical benefits requires the dental office to step out of their “dento-centric” view of their practice and into a medical view. In this course, dental practices will learn to separate the medical portion of their services from the dental, identify when to file for medically necessary services and the basics of medical claim submission. When: Friday, October 15, 2017 from 0:00 AM to 0:00 PM PDT Where: Emerald Queen Conference Center 5700 Pacific Highway E, Fife, Washington, USA...
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10.13.2017 - Medical Billing for the Dental Practices
Posted on 10/13/2017 by Washington AGD
Dental practices are filled with patients that pay premiums for medical insurance policies that have benefits available for services they render. Accessing medical benefits requires the dental office to step out of their “dento-centric” view of their practice and into a medical view. When: Friday, October 13, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM PDT Where: Emerald Queen Conference Center 5700 Pacific Highway E, Fife, Washington, USA...
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10.7.2017 - 5th Annual Membership Gala
Mad Hatter Ball: Washington AGD Membership Appreciation Gala
Posted on 10/7/2017 by Washington AGD
Washington Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Membership Appreciation & Oral Cancer Awareness Gala is offered as our way of saying "Thank you for your continued Membership" LOCATION: Four Seasons, Seattle 99 Union Street Seattle, WA 98101 TIME: Welcome Wine Reception & Check In: 5:30PM-6:15PM Entertainment: 6:30PM-11:00PM THEME: Mad Hatter Ball (Fun Hats Encouraged!) TICKETS: Complimentary to Active Members of the Washington AGD & $150 Guests HOTEL RESERVATION: #206-749-7000 or...
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9.23.2017 - Glass Ionomers and Other Ways to Heal a Tooth Synopsis
Posted on 9/23/2017 by Washington AGD
Glass Ionomer's and other ways to Heal a Tooth. This course is designed to familiarize the participant with the science and use of glass ionomer filling materials and other biomimetic materials. There will be a lecture and significant hands-on participation. When: Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM PDT Where: Washington AGD Educational Center 19415 International Blvd #410 SeaTac, WA 98188...
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9.22.2017 - Simplifying Endodontics for the Everyday Practice (2 days)
Posted on 9/22/2017 by Washington AGD
Endodontics can often be difficult and frustrating. Incorporating technology into your daily practice will provide you with the tools and confidence required to take-on more challenging case. This evidence-based hands-on course will focus on essential technologies that are critical for the successful treatment of complex endodontic scenarios. When: Friday & Saturday, September 22 & 23, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM PDT Where: Washington AGD Educational Center 19415 International Blvd #410 SeaTac, WA 98188...
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9.15.2017- Clinical Records Prevent Criminal Records: Do Dentistry, Not Time
Posted on 9/15/2017 by Washington AGD
Tips & Techniques to Improve Your Practice Dental practice owners are under greater financial pressure than ever before. Lower reimbursements, fewer new patients and few patients covered by insurance, as well as the current economic climate, all make for challenging times. When: Friday, September 15, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM PDT Where: Washington AGD Educational Center 19415 International Blvd #410 SeaTac, WA 98188...
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8.25.2017 - Atraumatic Extractions for the G.P.
Posted on 8/25/2017 by Washington AGD
The course has been carefully designed to integrate didactic, audio and visual aides, and extensive hands-on attendee participation with a wide range of exodontia procedures for each individual. During the (Model) Hands-On, each doctor will: Determine and utilize appropriate flap design. Remove teeth in various clinical scenarios, such as teeth broken to the gingiva; teeth adjacent to "delicate" teeth (ie, anterior crowns); teeth in lingual version; and teeth in crowded dentition. When: Friday August 25, 2017 at 8:00 AM PDT -to- Saturday August 26, 2017 at 5:00 PM PDT Where: Washington AGD Educational Center 19415 International Blvd #410 SeaTac, WA 98188...
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1.25.2018 Powerful Systems to Create a Dynamic Hygiene Department with Debra Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS
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Thursday, January 25, 2018 Subject Code:550 Credit Hours: 7 (Lecture & Participation) Audience:Open to Dentists, Office Managers & Hygienists. Both are encouraged to attend to together to optimize the course content and emplement on Monday Morning back at the office! To Register: Click Here Course Outline: During the 21st century, research and technology in periodontics has created exciting changes in the responsibilities of hygienists. New technology is available for dental hygienists to optimize patient care. Clinical excellence must be merged with a profitable hygiene department. With the increased costs to run a quality practice with excellent service, receiving a deserved and healthy profit from your practice is more essential today than ever before. Today’s dental practice allows patients to attain the highest level of dental health which will lead to a longer, healthier life....
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3.23.2018 Successfully Treating ALL Patients with Anxiety & Special-needs, with Harvey Levy, DMD, MAGD
March 23 & 24, 2018
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Treating patients with special needs or anxiety is often unfairly characterized as too difficult. If you have ever wondered about the best way to manage these appointments, we encourage you to attend this two-day course designed to provide attendees with the knowledge and tools necessary to treat all patients! This case-based course will help participants understand how to work with and effectively treat patients, from the apprehensive to the combative, from infancy to old age, who are living with a variety of physical and mental health disorders. Using these cases, Dr. Levy will illustrate criteria for case selection, protocols for pre- and postoperative care, and practical clinical tips for greater intraoperative efficiency. Day Two will include a workshop in which participants will have the opportunity to put into practice a number of Dr. Levy's tips and tricks for successfully treating anxious and special needs patients! Upon completion of the course, participants will be prepared to implement or augment special needs dentistry within their own practices. Date:March 23 & 24, 2018Time:9:00 AM-5:00 PM Subject Code:750 (Lecture & Participation) Credit Hours: 12 To Register: Click Here Speaker Information:HARVEY LEVY, D.M.D., MAGD practices general and hospital dentistry in Frederick, Maryland, where he advocates and emphasizes comprehensive dental care for individuals with anxiety or special needs. He graduated from Tufts Dental in 1974, did the two-year GP Residency Eastman in Rochester, practiced in Michigan, taught at Hospital University of Penn, and now teaches at University of Maryland Dental School. Dr. Levy has authored 40 publications and presented 150 courses and webinars.Click here for more information Dr. Levy has earned Mastership and five Lifelong Learning Service Recognitions by the Academy of General Dentistry along with nine fellowships, five diplomate certificates, and board certification in Integrative Medicine. His work with special needs patients has earned him the AGD Humanitarian Award, the ADA Access to Care Award, the Maryland Governor’s Doctor of the Year Award, the Maryland State Dental Association’s First Humanitarian Award, Morgan State Public Health Award, Special Care Dentistry’s Saul Kamen Award, Tufts University Alumni Distinguished Achievements Award, and the honor of running the 2002 Olympic Torch representing patients with special needs....
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02.09.2018 - Dental Forensics: A Primer for Volunteers
Friday, February 9th, 2018
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$199 per Dentists and Staff, Subject Code: 145, Credit Hours: 7 (Participation) To Register: Click Here Speakers:Drs. Kyle Tanaka, Timothy Hess & Gary Heyamoto This continuing education participation course will provide an overview of forensic dentistry, identification methods and the role odontology plays in these identifications of the deceased, identifying criminals and their victims. Course Logistics: Registration: 8:30 – 9:00am Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm Lunch: 12:00am to 1:00pm Location: Washington Academy of General Conference Center Course Description: Dentists have played very important roles identifying victims of major catastrophes, such as natural disasters, airplane crashes, and terrorist activities. Dental professionals were integral in identifying victims of such tragedies as the Oklahoma City Federal Building bombing, the 911 World Trade Center attacks, the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 and locally, the 2014 Oso, Washington landslide. Dental professionals have an unique skill set that makes them indispensable to the medical examiner or coroner’s office. With some basic training and credentials, the dental professional will be qualified to volunteer to assist in future emergencies. This course will focus on the use of the WinID program. WinID is a dental computer software that can assist forensic odontologists’ human identification efforts. WinID makes use of dental and anthropometric characteristics to rank possible matches. Participants are encouraged to download and install a copy of WinID from the American Board of Forensic Odontology (ABFO)Click Hereon a Windows based computer prior to the course....
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1.27.2018 - Soft Tissue Concepts for the General Dentist
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Would you like to understand soft tissue grafting procedures - and the parameters which control their success – whether doing them yourself or referring them out? Ever attempt a soft tissue procedure (or send it out) and the result was worse than it was to begin with? Eliminate these concerns from your practice! When: Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM PDT Where: Washington AGD Educational Center 19415 International Blvd #410 SeaTac, WA 98188...
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Valerie Bartoli, CDA


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