Overview

As the Office of Continuing Oral Health Professional Education, Our Mission is to promote excellent training and the highest standards of oral health care. Our Team is dedicated to providing you with the most comprehensive and state-of-the-art continuing education courses and the best service.

No matter whether you are a General Dentist, a Specialist or an Allied Professional (RDH, RDA, CDT), you can always find at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC the right continuing education courses that will take your practice to the next level of excellence.


2018 LAS VEGAS TRAVEL & LEARN PROGRAM: THE IMMEDIATE IMPLANT - ATRAUMATIC EXTRACTION, IMMEDIATE IMPLANT PLACEMENT, CHAIRSIDE PROVISIONAL RESTORATION - A LECTURE AND HANDS-ON WORKSHOP

SPECIAL NOTE: All Stay and Learn Packages include course tuition, breakfast and lunch (one enrollee), 2 nights stay at the 5-star Cosmopolitan Las Vegas Hotel (City Room with 2 Queen Beds), self or valet parking, resort fees, free in-room high-speed internet access, 24-hour access to state-of-the-art fitness center, pools, unlimited local and domestic long distance calls (50 states), and tenn...
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44TH ANNUAL REVIEW OF CONTINUING EDUCATION IN DENTISTRY - MAUI, HAWAII

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A SIMPLE TWO-STEP TREATMENT OF SEVERE PERIODONTITIS, AND MORE!

SYNOPSIS: The recognition over the past three decades of microbial specificity in periodontitis has afforded dental practitioners the ability to prevent and treat the disease with a variety of antimicrobial drugs. These include systemic antibiotics, topical antibiotics and topical antiseptics. Systemic antibiotic therapy can be essential in eliminating pathogenic bacteria that invade gingival...
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ADULT AND PEDIATRIC ORAL CONSCIOUS SEDATION RECERTIFICATION PROGRAM

SYNOPSIS: This course is a recertification program geared towards how to safely provide oral conscious sedation for adult and pediatric patients through the study of physiology and pharmacology. The course on Saturday will complete the 2 year requirement (7 CE hours) for recertification of adult oral sedation. The course on Sunday will complete the 2 year requirement (7 CE hours) or the re...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

ADULT ORAL CONSCIOUS SEDATION RECERTIFICATION PROGRAM

SYNOPSIS: This course is a recertification program geared towards how to safely provide oral conscious sedation for adult and pediatric patients through the study of physiology and pharmacology. The course on Saturday will complete the 2 year requirement (7 CE hours) for recertification of adult oral sedation. Only recertification courses will be offered. This is NOT an initial certification...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

ADVANCED CLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENE TECHNIQUES: COMPLETE COURSE

SYNOPSIS: This three-day Advanced Dental Hygiene Clinical Techniques Workshop is a comprehensive hands-on update on the latest, cutting edge clinical techniques. Conceived and conducted by renowned members of the USC faculty, this unique series of courses will provide close individualized instruction in advanced hand instrumentation, advanced ultrasonic instrumentation, and periodontal endosc...
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ADVANCED CLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENE TECHNIQUES: PART I - ADVANCED PERIODONTAL INSTRUMENTATION - LECTURE

SYNOPSIS: In the past five years significant developments in new high-tech devices, new hand instruments and ultrasonic tips have changed the way we practice. This presentation for dentists and dental hygienists provides detailed up-to-date information on new instruments and the latest techniques that will enhance your ability to recognize and treat patients with moderate to advanced periodon...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

ADVANCED CLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENE TECHNIQUES: PART II - ADVANCED PERIODONTAL INSTRUMENTATION - HANDS-ON

SPECIAL NOTE: Note: Registrants for Part II must have attended Part I or another full-day Advanced Periodontal Instrumentation lecture course by Anna Pattison within the past three years as the Part II workshop teaches skills which build on concepts presented in the Part I (full-day) lecture course. (Documented proof of attendance required.) SYNOPSIS: This practical laboratory course fo...
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ADVANCED CLINICAL DENTAL HYGIENE TECHNIQUES: PART III - ULTRASONICS & PERIOSCOPY (LECTURES & HANDS-ON)

SYNOPSIS: Ultrasonics - Lecture & Lab This lecture and hands-on laboratory course for dentists and dental hygienists on ultrasonic equipment and techniques will allow you to use and evaluate seven different magnetostrictive and piezoelectric ultrasonic units with hands on instruction. UPON COMPLETION YOU WILL BE ABLE TO: The differences between magnostrictive and piezoelectric technology...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

ADVANCED RESTORATIVE OPTIONS WITH DENTAL IMPLANTS FOR FULLY EDENTULOUS ARCHES (PART I & II: LECTURE & HANDS-ON)

SYNOPSIS: In this course, participants will gain confidence and proficiency in restoring most full arch implant supported situations. Various fixed and removable options will be presented. Both internal and external connections will be discussed, as well as the use of non-engaging multi-unit abutments. On day one, lectures will address all of the above topics. On day two, in addition to lectu...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

ADVANCED RESTORATIVE OPTIONS WITH DENTAL IMPLANTS FOR FULLY EDENTULOUS ARCHES (PART I: LECTURE)

SYNOPSIS: In this course, participants will gain confidence and proficiency in restoring most full arch implant supported situations. Various fixed and removable options will be presented. Both internal and external connections will be discussed, as well as the use of non-engaging multi-unit abutments. On day one, lectures will address all of the above topics. On day two, in addition to lectu...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

ADVANCES IN DENTAL BIOMATERIALS: A REVIEW OF CLINICAL APPLICATION

SYNOPSIS: Restorative esthetic dentistry and dental materials are evolving constantly and have recently undergone exciting advancements. Today, novel adhesive systems, resin cements, esthetic CAD/CAM and digital technologies are on the forefront in dentistry. In this course, participants will gain knowledge on indications, limitations, applicable and relevant new technologies, materials, and ...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

CALIFORNIA DENTAL PRACTICE ACT AND INFECTION CONTROL (WEBINAR)

SPECIAL NOTE: * This class satisfies the California Infection Control and California Dental Practice Act license renewal requirements for dentists, dental hygienists, and currently licensed registered dental assistants. SYNOPSIS: The section on the California Dental Practice Act will present the recent changes in the laws that impact the practice of dentistry. It will cover the topics n...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

CALIFORNIA DENTAL PRACTICE ACT AND INFECTION CONTROL (WEBINAR)

SPECIAL NOTE: * This class satisfies the California Infection Control and California Dental Practice Act license renewal requirements for dentists, dental hygienists, and currently licensed registered dental assistants. SYNOPSIS: The section on the California Dental Practice Act will present the recent changes in the laws that impact the practice of dentistry. It will cover the topics n...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

COMPLICATIONS OF IMPLANT THERAPY

SYNOPSIS: The number of claims related to implant complications has increased significantly over the last few years. In addition, complications associated with implant surgery can have a devastating effect on the final outcome of treatment. This lecture and hands-on course will focus on how to identify and avoid potential complications before they arise and how to manage many of the common co...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

COMPREHENSIVE PERIODONTAL SURGERY: ESTHETIC AND FUNCTIONAL PROCEDURES FOR THE GENERAL PRACTITIONER

SPECIAL NOTE: Module I - Lecture/Workshop Essential surgical principles and suturing techniques Friday, October 12, 2018 • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Module II - Lecture/Workshop Soft Tissue Grafting Saturday, October 13, 2018 • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Module III - Lecture/Workshop Esthetic & Functional Crown Lengthening Sunday, October 14, 2018 • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm SYNOPSIS: The goal...
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CONTEMPORARY APPROACH TO DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT PLANNING AND THERAPY IN PERIODONTICS

SYNOPSIS: Periodontal disease is a chronically destructive condition affecting many patients. The primary bacterial etiology with several possible local and systemic risk factors account for a rather complex disease entity. It is crucial for clinicians to include periodontal considerations in their treatment planning and in the active phase of therapy. This course is designed to provide cl...
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EMERGING DISEASES, INFECTION CONTROL AND CALIFORNIA DENTAL PRACTICE ACT

SYNOPSIS: New diseases, as well as the return of some once thought eradicated diseases, are a major concern in the modern dental practice. It seems as if every few months a new disease is developing. The signs and symptoms of many emerging diseases such as Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob (Mad Cow Disease), The Middle East respiratory syndrome coro...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

EMERGING DISEASES, INFECTION CONTROL AND CALIFORNIA DENTAL PRACTICE ACT

SPECIAL NOTE: * This class satisfies the California Infection Control and California Dental Practice Act license renewal requirements for dentists, dental hygienists, and currently licensed registered dental assistants. SYNOPSIS: New diseases, as well as the return of some once thought eradicated diseases, are a major concern in the modern dental practice. It seems as if every few month...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

EMERGING DISEASES, INFECTION CONTROL AND CALIFORNIA DENTAL PRACTICE ACT (WEBINAR)

SYNOPSIS: New diseases, as well as the return of some once thought eradicated diseases, are a major concern in the modern dental practice. It seems as if every few months a new disease is developing. The signs and symptoms of many emerging diseases such as Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob (Mad Cow Disease), The Middle East respiratory syndrome coro...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

ENDODONTICS FROM A TO Z: HANDS-ON WORKSHOP FOR THE GENERAL PRACTITIONER (PART I)

SYNOPSIS: Endodontics has gone through many exciting changes in the past several years. Recent advances in technology, materials and equipment have changed the way endodontics is practiced today. These advances have made it possible to efficiently perform successful endodontic treatment with improved precision, predictable results, and with much greater patient acceptance. This comprehensive ...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

ENDODONTICS FROM A TO Z: HANDS-ON WORKSHOP FOR THE GENERAL PRACTITIONER (PART II)

SYNOPSIS: Endodontics has gone through many exciting changes in the past several years. Recent advances in technology, materials and equipment have changed the way endodontics is practiced today. These advances have made it possible to efficiently perform successful endodontic treatment with improved precision, predictable results, and with much greater patient acceptance. This comprehensive ...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

ESTHETIC FULL-MOUTH IMPLANT RECONSTRUCTION: ADVANCED PROSTHODONTIC TECHNIQUES FOR CHALLENGING PATIENTS (MODULE I)

SYNOPSIS: Individual patient conditions may present challenges that are not readily addressed in a generic treatment approach. Some of these include patients who are about to lose their entire dentition but refuse to remain without fixed restorations throughout treatment. Other patients present with phonetic difficulties, lack of tongue space or poor adaptability to new prostheses. Additional...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

ESTHETIC FULL-MOUTH IMPLANT RECONSTRUCTION: ADVANCED PROSTHODONTIC TECHNIQUES FOR CHALLENGING PATIENTS (MODULE I, II, & III)

SYNOPSIS: Individual patient conditions may present challenges that are not readily addressed in a generic treatment approach. Some of these include patients who are about to lose their entire dentition but refuse to remain without fixed restorations throughout treatment. Other patients present with phonetic difficulties, lack of tongue space or poor adaptability to new prostheses. Additional...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

ESTHETIC FULL-MOUTH IMPLANT RECONSTRUCTION: ADVANCED PROSTHODONTIC TECHNIQUES FOR CHALLENGING PATIENTS (MODULE II)

SYNOPSIS: Individual patient conditions may present challenges that are not readily addressed in a generic treatment approach. Some of these include patients who are about to lose their entire dentition but refuse to remain without fixed restorations throughout treatment. Other patients present with phonetic difficulties, lack of tongue space or poor adaptability to new prostheses. Additional...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

ESTHETIC FULL-MOUTH IMPLANT RECONSTRUCTION: ADVANCED PROSTHODONTIC TECHNIQUES FOR CHALLENGING PATIENTS (MODULE III)

SYNOPSIS: Individual patient conditions may present challenges that are not readily addressed in a generic treatment approach. Some of these include patients who are about to lose their entire dentition but refuse to remain without fixed restorations throughout treatment. Other patients present with phonetic difficulties, lack of tongue space or poor adaptability to new prostheses. Additional...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

ESTHETIC FULL-MOUTH IMPLANT RECONSTRUCTION: CAD/CAM RESTORATIONS AND COMPUTER GUIDED TECHNOLOGY (MODULE I)

SYNOPSIS: The use of Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) has been incorporated into different disciplines of dentistry in the last decade. CAD/CAM implant frameworks designed by a technician on a computer and manufactured by a computer-operated facility to a high level of precision offer many benefits to implant dentistry. The use of computer-aided tomography, com...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

ESTHETIC FULL-MOUTH IMPLANT RECONSTRUCTION: CAD/CAM RESTORATIONS AND COMPUTER GUIDED TECHNOLOGY (MODULE I, II, & III)

SYNOPSIS: The use of Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) has been incorporated into different disciplines of dentistry in the last decade. CAD/CAM implant frameworks designed by a technician on a computer and manufactured by a computer-operated facility to a high level of precision offer many benefits to implant dentistry. The use of computer-aided tomography, com...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

ESTHETIC FULL-MOUTH IMPLANT RECONSTRUCTION: CAD/CAM RESTORATIONS AND COMPUTER GUIDED TECHNOLOGY (MODULE II)

SYNOPSIS: The use of Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) has been incorporated into different disciplines of dentistry in the last decade. CAD/CAM implant frameworks designed by a technician on a computer and manufactured by a computer-operated facility to a high level of precision offer many benefits to implant dentistry. The use of computer-aided tomography, com...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

ESTHETIC FULL-MOUTH IMPLANT RECONSTRUCTION: CAD/CAM RESTORATIONS AND COMPUTER GUIDED TECHNOLOGY (MODULE III)

SYNOPSIS: The use of Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) has been incorporated into different disciplines of dentistry in the last decade. CAD/CAM implant frameworks designed by a technician on a computer and manufactured by a computer-operated facility to a high level of precision offer many benefits to implant dentistry. The use of computer-aided tomography, com...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

ESTHETIC FULL-MOUTH IMPLANT RECONSTRUCTION: FROM TREATMENT PLANNING TO FIXED RESTORATION (MODULE I)

SYNOPSIS: Restoring the edentulous patient with an esthetic reconstruction may present numerous challenges to the clinician. The patient's occlusal vertical dimension, centric relation, esthetics and phonetics need to be determined and maintained throughout the restorative process. With the advent of dental implants, there are various treatment options available today to address the patient's...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

ESTHETIC FULL-MOUTH IMPLANT RECONSTRUCTION: FROM TREATMENT PLANNING TO FIXED RESTORATION (MODULE I, II, & III)

Search our courses by topic: Go Get Online Confirmation Letter | View Cart | My Account | Logout Quick cart Items in cart: 0 Total: $0.00 Clear Cart Checkout ESTHETIC FULL-MOUTH IMPLANT RECONSTRUCTION: FROM TREATMENT PLANNING TO FIXED RESTORATION (MODULE I, II, & III) (Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC) FRIDAY-SUNDAY April 20, 2018 - April 22 , 2018 9:00am-5:...
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ESTHETIC FULL-MOUTH IMPLANT RECONSTRUCTION: FROM TREATMENT PLANNING TO FIXED RESTORATION (MODULE II)

SYNOPSIS: Restoring the edentulous patient with an esthetic reconstruction may present numerous challenges to the clinician. The patient’s occlusal vertical dimension, centric relation, esthetics and phonetics need to be determined and maintained throughout the restorative process. With the advent of dental implants, there are various treatment options available today to address the patient...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

ESTHETIC FULL-MOUTH IMPLANT RECONSTRUCTION: FROM TREATMENT PLANNING TO FIXED RESTORATION (MODULE III)

SYNOPSIS: Restoring the edentulous patient with an esthetic reconstruction may present numerous challenges to the clinician. The patient's occlusal vertical dimension, centric relation, esthetics and phonetics need to be determined and maintained throughout the restorative process. With the advent of dental implants, there are various treatment options available today to address the patient's...
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FOCUS ON THE MAXILLARY SINUS: LECTURE & CADAVER HANDS-ON WORKSHOP

SYNOPSIS: Dental implants are a predictable treatment option when there is sufficient quantity and quality of bone. However, when patients present with deficient alveolar ridges, it can hamper the placement of dental implants. This problem is especially magnified in the posterior maxilla where ridge resorption and sinus pneumatization, compounded with a poor quality of bone, are often encount...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

FOCUS ON THE MAXILLARY SINUS: LECTURE & CADAVER HANDS-ON WORKSHOP 2017

Dental implants are a predictable treatment option when there is sufficient quantity and quality of bone. However, when patients present with deficient alveolar ridges, it can hamper the placement of dental implants. This problem is especially magnified in the posterior maxilla where ridge resorption and sinus pneumatization, compounded with a poor quality of bone, are often encountered. The ...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

FUNCTIONAL CROWN LENGTHENING SURGERY FOR IMPROVED AND PREDICTABLE RESTORATIVE OUTCOMES

SYNOPSIS: Subgingival caries and tooth fractures are common occurrences in clinical practice. They typically lead to difficulties in managing the restorative finish line and an inability to make proper impressions. In other situations, dentists face difficulties obtaining adequate crown retention and a ferrule effect. These can lead to secondary caries, repeated fractures and periodontal comp...
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FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF RESTORATIVE IMPLANT DENTISTRY FOR THE SINGLE MISSING TOOTH (PART I & II: LECTURE & HANDS-ON)

SYNOPSIS: In this introductory course, participants will gain proficiency in diagnosis and treatment planning for the single missing anterior or posterior tooth, and will master the restorative steps for single posterior implant and single anterior implant. Restorative decision making and execution will be transformed into a simple and easy process. Participants will also learn how to avoid a...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF RESTORATIVE IMPLANT DENTISTRY FOR THE SINGLE MISSING TOOTH (PART I: LECTURE ONLY)

SYNOPSIS: In this introductory course, participants will gain proficiency in diagnosis and treatment planning for the single missing anterior or posterior tooth, and will master the restorative steps for single posterior implant and single anterior implant. Restorative decision making and execution will be transformed into a simple and easy process. Participants will also learn how to avoid a...
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HANDS-ON FOR MINI-RESIDENCY CERTIFICATE IN OROFACIAL PAIN

SPECIAL NOTE: Limited Attendance Participants must have completed 4 of the Orofacial Pain, Oral Medicine and Sleep Apnea Series. A certificate of completion and 18 continuing education units is awarded after completing the Mini-Residency Program. SYNOPSIS: The health professional is often confronted with painful conditions where diagnosis is crucial for the proper management, thus av...
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HEALTHIER INDIRECT RESTORATIONS, USING A SUPRA-GINGIVAL PROTOCOL

SYNOPSIS: Improved esthetic results achieved with non-metal veneers, onlays and full crowns have increased their use and enhanced patient acceptance and satisfaction. Nevertheless, clinicians often feel that these restorations are more difficult and less predictable than traditional ones. In this course, participants will learn how to properly perform non-metal restorations to make dentistry ...
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HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL AUGMENTATION - MYTHS VERSUS REALITY

SYNOPSIS: Many techniques and augmentation materials have been described for horizontal and vertical ridge augmentation. These include guided bone regeneration (GBR), ridge expansion/splitting, autogenous onlay block grafting, titantium mesh techniques, distraction osteogenesis, and interposi-tional osteotomy. While many techniques offer excellent results in some situations few can be said to...
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IMPLANT CPR! SUCCESSFUL MANAGEMENT OF PROSTHETIC IMPLANT COMPLICATIONS (MODULE I & II)

SPECIAL NOTE: Limited Attendance Hands-On SYNOPSIS: The introduction of dental implants has revolutionized dentistry, offering patients treatment that has not been possible before. Every treatment modality may encounter complications and implant dentistry is not different in this regard. It is therefore essential to be prepared for these complications and be able to manage them successful...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

IMPLANT CPR! SUCCESSFUL MANAGEMENT OF PROSTHETIC IMPLANT COMPLICATIONS (MODULE I)

SYNOPSIS: The introduction of dental implants has revolutionized dentistry, offering patients treatment that has not been possible before. Every treatment modality may encounter complications and implant dentistry is not different in this regard. It is therefore essential to be prepared for these complications and be able to manage them successfully once they occur. While there is no substitu...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

IMPLANT CPR! SUCCESSFUL MANAGEMENT OF PROSTHETIC IMPLANT COMPLICATIONS (MODULE II)

SPECIAL NOTE: Limited Attendance Hands-On SYNOPSIS: The introduction of dental implants has revolutionized dentistry, offering patients treatment that has not been possible before. Every treatment modality may encounter complications and implant dentistry is not different in this regard. It is therefore essential to be prepared for these complications and be able to manage them successful...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

INTERMEDIATE DENTAL IMPLANT RESTORATIVE PRINCIPLES, PROCEDURES AND PROTOCOLS (PART I & II: LECTURE & HANDS-ON)

SYNOPSIS: In this course, participants will gain confidence and proficiency in restoring any type of implant connection. Both internal and external connections will be discussed, and advantages and disadvantages of the various types of connections will be analyzed. Participants will also learn when certain connections are indicated or preferred and how to participate in the decision making pr...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

INTERMEDIATE DENTAL IMPLANT RESTORATIVE PRINCIPLES, PROCEDURES AND PROTOCOLS (PART I: LECTURE)

SYNOPSIS: In this course, participants will gain confidence and proficiency in restoring any type of implant connection. Both internal and external connections will be discussed, and advantages and disadvantages of the various types of connections will be analyzed. Participants will also learn when certain connections are indicated or preferred and how to participate in the decision making pr...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

INTERVENTION FOR TMD, MYOFASCIAL PAIN AND HEADACHES

SYNOPSIS: INTERVENTIONS FOR TMD: PHYSICAL THERAPY, INJECTIONS AND SPLINTS This course reviews the appropriate pharmacologic, behavioral, splint therapy and physical medicine management procedures for TMD. For example, myofascial pain-based exercises include stretching, mobilization and manipulation methods. Muscle injections (e.g. trigger point anesthetic and botox injections) and joint in...
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INTERVENTION FOR TMD, MYOFASCIAL PAIN AND HEADACHES (LIVE WEBINAR)

SYNOPSIS: INTERVENTIONS FOR TMD: PHYSICAL THERAPY, INJECTIONS AND SPLINTS This course reviews the appropriate pharmacologic, behavioral, splint therapy and physical medicine management procedures for TMD. For example, myofascial pain-based exercises include stretching, mobilization and manipulation methods. Muscle injections (e.g. trigger point anesthetic and botox injections) and joint in...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

LEARNING IMPLANT DENTISTRY FOR THE RESTORATIVE DENTIST - PART I

SYNOPSIS: Successful implant osseointegration is well documented over the past forty years. Implant dentistry has not been formally presented in dental school from the mid 2000's, until now. Our dental students at the Ostrow School of Dentistry are currently treatment planning, working with surgical residents in the placement of dental implants and are successfully restoring cement retained a...
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LEARNING IMPLANT DENTISTRY FOR THE RESTORATIVE DENTIST - PART II

SPECIAL NOTE: Part II is designed for those who wish to have improved comprehension of implant treatment for their patients. Part I attendance is highly recommended prior to attending Part II. Click here to register for Part I. SYNOPSIS: Successful implant osseo-integration is well documented over the past forty years. In this course, participants will learn the most predictable manner ...
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MASTERING MOLAR ENDODONTICS

SYNOPSIS: Molar endodontics often present challenges to the clinician. These may include difficulty in isolation and access, negotiation of curved and narrow root canals, calcified canals, difficulty in canal obturation, and managing anatomical variations. However, many advances in technology, materials, and equipment have made it possible today to efficiently perform successful molar endodon...
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MASTERING ORAL PATHOLOGY, RADIOLOGY, AND MEDICINE: AN INTERACTIVE AND PARTICIPANT CASE BASED MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH!

SYNOPSIS: We welcome all dental and oral health care professionals to participate in our completely restructured and revolutionary course designed with the central concept of participant involvement.? The new format will be as follows: The morning session will consist of an interactive review of clinically relevant oral pathology and maxillofacial medicine, including: Principles of iden...
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MASTERING ORAL PATHOLOGY, RADIOLOGY, AND MEDICINE: AN INTERACTIVE AND PARTICIPANT CASE BASED MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH! (LIVE WEBINAR)

SYNOPSIS: We welcome all dental and oral health care professionals to participate in our completely restructured and revolutionary course designed with the central concept of participant involvement.? The new format will be as follows: The morning session will consist of an interactive review of clinically relevant oral pathology and maxillofacial medicine, including: Principles of iden...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

MINIMALLY INVASIVE ADHESIVE AND ESTHETIC DENTISTRY: A REVIEW OF AVAILABLE TREATMENT OPTIONS & MATERIALS

SYNOPSIS: Nowadays, patients are better informed and more demanding than ever, due to advances in material science, industry-driven marketing and advertising, media's influence in forming public opinion regarding esthetics, and information available on the internet. A successful dental practice must have a thorough understanding of the available materials and treatment options in all areas...
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MINIMALLY INVASIVE ADHESIVE AND ESTHETIC INDIRECT ANTERIOR BONDED RESTORATIONS (HANDS-ON COURSE)

SPECIAL NOTE: Registration for MINIMALLY INVASIVE ADHESIVE AND ESTHETIC INDIRECT ANTERIOR BONDED RESTORATIONS (LECTURE) is required to attend this course. SYNOPSIS: The objective of this course is to take a clinical approach and familiarize the practitioner with all aspects of bonded porcelain restorations. This course will demonstrate that not only can bonded porcelain restorations be ...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

MINIMALLY INVASIVE ADHESIVE AND ESTHETIC INDIRECT ANTERIOR BONDED RESTORATIONS (HANDS-ON COURSE)

SPECIAL NOTE: Registration for MINIMALLY INVASIVE ADHESIVE AND ESTHETIC INDIRECT ANTERIOR BONDED RESTORATIONS (LECTURE) is required to attend this course. SYNOPSIS: The objective of this course is to take a clinical approach and familiarize the practitioner with all aspects of bonded porcelain restorations. This course will demonstrate that not only can bonded porcelain restorations be ...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

MINIMALLY INVASIVE ADHESIVE AND ESTHETIC INDIRECT ANTERIOR BONDED RESTORATIONS (LECTURE)

SYNOPSIS: The objective of this course is to take a clinical approach and familiarize the practitioner with all aspects of bonded porcelain restorations. This course will demonstrate that not only can bonded porcelain restorations be used to enhance the esthetic appearance of teeth, but they can also be used therapeutically to regain strength of teeth that have weakened due to enamel loss. ...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

NO MORE ANTERIOR CROWNS: VENEERS AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR A FULL CROWN

SYNOPSIS: Porcelain veneers have become a popular procedure. However, without comprehensive and sequential esthetic evaluation, diagnosis, material selection, treatment plan and execution, the successful outcome is compromised. Supragingival dentistry techniques have made this procedure easier and more predictable than ever before. Dr. Ruiz will explain how correct preparation technique affec...
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ORAL SURGERY FOR THE GENERAL PRACTITIONER

SYNOPSIS: Have you ever had a routine dental extraction that turned ugly? Don’t let minor complications such as broken root tips stump you! Learn how to manage oral surgery cases with confidence and minimal stress. This all-day lecture course is designed for general dentists who want to expand their oral surgery experience and better understand and manage dento-alveolar surgical procedur...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

OROFACIAL PAIN: WHEN, HOW AND WHAT TO TREAT

SYNOPSIS: This course focuses on Chronic Orofacial Pain (OFP) and headaches (e.g. Neuropathic Pain, Neurovascular Pain, Neuralgia, Neuritis and Neuroma). It reviews underlying mechanisms of pain induction, nerve injury and repair, sensitization and spontaneous ectopic pain generation. Lectures include an explanation of how various analgesic blocks and sensory testing procedures, in combinatio...
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OROFACIAL PAIN: WHEN, HOW AND WHAT TO TREAT (LIVE WEBINAR)

SYNOPSIS: This course focuses on Chronic Orofacial Pain (OFP) and headaches (e.g. Neuropathic Pain, Neurovascular Pain, Neuralgia, Neuritis and Neuroma). It reviews underlying mechanisms of pain induction, nerve injury and repair, sensitization and spontaneous ectopic pain generation. Lectures include an explanation of how various analgesic blocks and sensory testing procedures, in combinatio...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

PARENTERAL MODERATE SEDATION FOR DENTISTS

SYNOPSIS: The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry is proud to offer to you this comprehensive parenteral moderate sedation course. The 2017 course expands its curriculum to include new drug regimens, advances in patient monitoring, and ACLS Certification. This intensive course consists of 12 days totalling 96 hours: 8 days of lectures and hands-on workshops, and 4 days of clinical patient inter...
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PARENTERAL MODERATE SEDATION FOR DENTISTS: CLINICAL SESSION I

SPECIAL NOTE: Limited Attendance Course tuition includes: Lectures and Workshops: Wednesday - Sunday, July 18 - 22, 2018. 8:00am - 5:00pm (USC) Clinical Sessions: Thursday - Sunday, August 9 - 12, August 17 - 19, 2018. 8:00am - 5:00pm (USC) Complete course participants can bring 2 auxiliaries for the last 2 weekends.) $350 daily rate for lecture only participan SYNOPSIS: The ...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

PARENTERAL MODERATE SEDATION FOR DENTISTS: CLINICAL SESSION II

SPECIAL NOTE: Limited Attendance Course tuition includes: Lectures and Workshops: Wednesday - Sunday, July 18 - 22, 2018. 8:00am - 5:00pm (USC) Clinical Sessions: Thursday - Sunday, August 9 - 12, August 17 - 19, 2018. 8:00am - 5:00pm (USC) Complete course participants can bring 2 auxiliaries for the last 2 weekends.) $350 daily rate for lecture only participants. Please call 213-8...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

PEDIATRIC ORAL CONSCIOUS SEDATION RECERTIFICATION PROGRAM

SYNOPSIS: This course is a recertification program geared towards how to safely provide oral conscious sedation for adult and pediatric patients through the study of physiology and pharmacology. The course on Sunday will complete the 2 year requirement (7 CE hours) or the recertification of pediatric oral sedation. Pediatric oral sedation is defined as 13 and younger. Only recertification ...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

PERIODONTAL AND IMPLANT DECISION MAKING: FROM TREATING THE AILING TOOTH TO THE FAILING IMPLANT

SYNOPSIS: Understanding implant treatment planning requires both a restorative and surgical perspective. Surgically, implants are an obvious choice for edentulous areas yet challenges arise when encountering the replacement of questionable teeth with implants. Periodontal literature gives great insight when maintaining the dentition is possible yet there are situations where the decision to r...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

PERIODONTAL AND IMPLANT DECISION MAKING: FROM TREATING THE AILING TOOTH TO THE FAILING IMPLANT

SYNOPSIS: Understanding implant treatment planning requires both a restorative and surgical perspective. Surgically, implants are an obvious choice for edentulous areas yet challenges arise when encountering the replacement of questionable teeth with implants. Periodontal literature gives great insight when maintaining the dentition is possible yet there are situations where the decision to r...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

PERIODONTAL AND IMPLANT DECISION MAKING: FROM TREATING THE AILING TOOTH TO THE FAILING IMPLANT (LIVE WEBINAR)

SYNOPSIS: Understanding implant treatment planning requires both a restorative and surgical perspective. Surgically, implants are an obvious choice for edentulous areas yet challenges arise when encountering the replacement of questionable teeth with implants. Periodontal literature gives great insight when maintaining the dentition is possible yet there are situations where the decision to r...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

PERIODONTAL AND IMPLANT DECISION MAKING: FROM TREATING THE AILING TOOTH TO THE FAILING IMPLANT (WEBINAR)

SPECIAL NOTE: Participants will receive instructions for attending the webinar a week or two away from the course. SYNOPSIS: Understanding implant treatment planning requires both a restorative and surgical perspective. Surgically, implants are an obvious choice for edentulous areas yet challenges arise when encountering the replacement of questionable teeth with implants. Periodontal l...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

SLEEP BREATHING DISORDERS: APPROACH FROM DENTISTRY!

SYNOPSIS: This course focuses on Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) Disorders such as snoring, somnolence and sleep apnea. It reviews the underlying mechanisms of these problems, including brain and anatomic alterations that predispose a patient to SDB. Lectures and discussion include an explanation of airway closure, factors that predict or predispose to airway closure and the medical and psyc...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

SLEEP BREATHING DISORDERS: APPROACH FROM DENTISTRY! (LIVE WEBINAR & HANDS-ON)

SYNOPSIS: This course focuses on Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) Disorders such as snoring, somnolence and sleep apnea. It reviews the underlying mechanisms of these problems, including brain and anatomic alterations that predispose a patient to SDB. Lectures and discussion include an explanation of airway closure, factors that predict or predispose to airway closure and the medical and psyc...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

SUTURING TECHNIQUES: A PRACTICAL HANDS-ON COURSE ON SOFT TISSUE SUTURING

SPECIAL NOTE: This course is recommended for doctors at any level who are interested in improving their suturing skills. It will provide participants with practical information on how to suture properly and improve surgical treatment outcomes. SYNOPSIS: Surgical procedures are an integral part of every dental practice. Dentists perform procedures such as extractions, periodontal surgery a...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

Temporomandibular Disorders: From Capsulitis to Arthritis

SYNOPSIS: This course focuses on the four main categories of Temporomandibular Disorder, namely arthrogenic, myogenic, derangements and uncommon TMD. The lectures will review the current standards for medical history and physical examination required for diagnosis. TOPICS TO BE COVERED: TMJ anatomy. TMJ mechanics. TMJ radiology including the use of 3D-CT. TMJ Dysfunction. Evidence- base...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

Temporomandibular Disorders: From Capsulitis to Arthritis

SYNOPSIS: This course focuses on the four main categories of Temporomandibular Disorder, namely arthrogenic, myogenic, derangements and uncommon TMD. The lectures will review the current standards for medical history and physical examination required for diagnosis. TOPICS TO BE COVERED: TMJ anatomy. TMJ mechanics. TMJ radiology including the use of 3D-CT. TMJ Dysfunction. Evidence- base...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

Temporomandibular Disorders: From Capsulitis to Arthritis (Live Webinar)

SYNOPSIS: This course focuses on the four main categories of Temporomandibular Disorder, namely arthrogenic, myogenic, derangements and uncommon TMD. The lectures will review the current standards for medical history and physical examination required for diagnosis. TOPICS TO BE COVERED: TMJ anatomy. TMJ mechanics. TMJ radiology including the use of 3D-CT. TMJ Dysfunction. Evidence- base...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

THE 16TH INTERNATIONAL ENDODONTIC SYMPOSIUM

It is our pleasure to invite you to the USC Sixteenth International Endodontic Symposium “Clinical and Biological Concepts of Modern Endodontics.” Internationally renowned experts will present to you the most current advances in the field. The Scientific program will include updates on current hot topics in endodontics and advanced treatment modalities, as well as a deep insight into the ...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

THE 43RD ANNUAL USC INTERNATIONAL PERIODONTAL AND IMPLANT SYMPOSIUM: DENTAL HYGIENE WORKSHOP

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Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

THE 43RD ANNUAL USC INTERNATIONAL PERIODONTAL AND IMPLANT SYMPOSIUM: HANDS-ON CADAVER WORKSHOP - MODERNE PERIODONTAL AND IMPLANT THERAPY (MARKUS HURZELER)

SPECIAL NOTE: Guests can call reservation direct for booking at 213.612.1575 (mention code: 1801PERIO8 / Perio Symposium) or Click Here to visit the online reservations link TOPICS TO BE COVERED: Learning the prinicples of microsurgical concept: the new instruments; new suture material and new suturing techniques: harvesting free gingival graft, harvesting subepthelial connective tissue...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

THE 43RD ANNUAL USC INTERNATIONAL PERIODONTAL AND IMPLANT SYMPOSIUM: HANDS-ON CADAVER WORKSHOP - OPTIMIZE YOUR IMPLANT PRACTICE. CREATE MORE WITH LESS ANY IMPLANT, ANY RIDGE, IN EITHER JAW (ZIV MAZOR)

SYNOPSIS: This whole-day training will minimize the learning curve and help understand the science behind Osseodensification. Didactic scientific learning and hands-on practical training. The program requires 4 hours of didactic scientific education and clinical cases review as well as additional 3 hours of hands-on simulation with actual bone specimens and simulation models. This co...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

THE 43RD ANNUAL USC INTERNATIONAL PERIODONTAL AND IMPLANT SYMPOSIUM: HANDS-ON WORKSHOP - A SIMPLIFIED APPROACH FOR ADVANCED GUIDED BONE REGENERATION AND SOFT TISSUE BOOSTING AROUND DENTAL IMPLANTS (GI

SYNOPSIS: The predictability of bone grafting is directly proportional to the amount of bone that is enclosing the space. Of course, the gross size of the defect itself is a critical factor for its treatment and for the healing time. It is evident that the smaller the gap that needs to be bridged by new tissue, the easier it is to fill. A defect spanning a single tooth or with mild horizontal...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

THE 43RD ANNUAL USC INTERNATIONAL PERIODONTAL AND IMPLANT SYMPOSIUM: HANDS-ON WORKSHOP - BONE RING TECHNIQUE TO RECONSTRUCT VERTICAL DEFECT AROUND IMPLANT (GREG CHEN)

SYNOPSIS: A short lecture about indication, clinical procedure and key protocol of bone ring technique. Workshop is to Create bone defect in anterior region of edentulous mandibular model. Get bone ring from chin and use the implant to fix bone ring graft at recipient site.
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

THE 43RD ANNUAL USC INTERNATIONAL PERIODONTAL AND IMPLANT SYMPOSIUM: HANDS-ON WORKSHOP - BONE RING TECHNIQUE TO RECONSTRUCT VERTICAL DEFECT AROUND IMPLANT (GREG CHEN)

SYNOPSIS: A short lecture about indication, clinical procedure and key protocol of bone ring technique. Workshop is to Create bone defect in anterior region of edentulous mandibular model. Get bone ring from chin and use the implant to fix bone ring graft at recipient site.
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

THE 43RD ANNUAL USC INTERNATIONAL PERIODONTAL AND IMPLANT SYMPOSIUM: HANDS-ON WORKSHOP - SMARTFIX CONCEPT OF IMMEDIATE LOADING (FERNANDO ROJAS-VIZCAYA)

SYNOPSIS: SmartFix concept of immediate loading TBA
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

THE ARTISTIC DENTIST: EXCELLENCE IN DIRECT ANTERIOR AND POSTERIOR COMPOSITES

SYNOPSIS: This course will review the new paradigm in tooth preparation for adhesively retained direct bonded composite restorations. The principles and technique necessary to achieve predictable bonds to enamel and dentin while minimizing post-operatory sensitivity will be described. In addition, a technique for placement and finishing highly esthetic layered polychromatic anterior and poste...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

THE REWARDS AND CHALLENGES OF COMMUNITY-BASED ORAL HEALTH PROGRAMS

SYNOPSIS: This course discusses different models to provide oral health in a community-based setting, engaging the local families, teachers and medical care providers as part of a multidisciplinary team. The role of the different social actors is analyzed, and the strategies for sustainability are discussed. There are many models and each one has its own ins and outs, thus a discussion on suc...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

THE REWARDS AND CHALLENGES OF COMMUNITY-BASED ORAL HEALTH PROGRAMS (LIVE WEBINAR)

SYNOPSIS: This course discusses different models to provide oral health in a community-based setting, engaging the local families, teachers and medical care providers as part of a multidisciplinary team. The role of the different social actors is analyzed, and the strategies for sustainability are discussed. There are many models and each one has its own ins and outs, thus a discussion on suc...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

THE SECRETS OF GUIDED BONE REGENERATION IN IMPLANT DENTISTRY: HANDS-ON WORKSHOP

SYNOPSIS: This bone graft course will feature a combined one-day scientific lecture and hands-on workshop. The course will focus primarily on the principles of guided bone regeneration in implant dentistry and on the most up-to-date techniques in bone grafting to improve long-term clinical success with dental implants. This course is designed for the clinician that has prior implant experienc...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

THE USC 17TH INTERNATIONAL ENDODONTIC SYMPOSIUM

SYNOPSIS: It is our pleasure to invite you to the USC Sixteenth International Endodontic Symposium “Clinical and Biological Concepts of Modern Endodontics.” Internationally renowned experts will present to you the most current advances in the field. The Scientific program will include updates on current hot topics in endodontics and advanced treatment modalities, as well as a deep insi...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

THE USC 43RD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL PERIODONTAL AND IMPLANT SYMPOSIUM

SYNOPSIS: Dear friends and colleagues It is with a great deal of enthusiasm that I would like to invite you to attend the 43rd International USC Periodontal & Implant Symposium. The theme of this year's symposium will be: "The Future is Now". The concept is that many highly advance material, technologies and protocol are currently in various stages of testing or application. However, these...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

THE USC ELEVENTH INTERNATIONAL RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY SYMPOSIUM

SPECIAL NOTE: This course will be held at Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles 506 South Grand Avenue., Los Angeles, CA 90071-2607 • Right in the heart of downtown Los Angeles • 25 minutes from Los Angeles International Airport • Minutes away from CA-110, I-10, I-101, and I-5. SYNOPSIS: It gives us great pleasure to invite you to attend the 8th annual USC International Restor...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

THE USC GERIATRIC DENTISTRY ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM

SYNOPSIS: Today older adults are seeking dental care in far greater numbers as their life span lengthens and the numbers of seniors in the population increase. Unique to this population are factors such as variable health profiles, social support systems, and functional capabilities. Oral health findings can also be highly variable whether they are compounded by a lifetime of treatment or neg...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

THE USC GERIATRIC DENTISTRY ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM (LIVE WEBINAR)

SYNOPSIS: Today older adults are seeking dental care in far greater numbers as their life span lengthens and the numbers of seniors in the population increase. Unique to this population are factors such as variable health profiles, social support systems, and functional capabilities. Oral health findings can also be highly variable whether they are compounded by a lifetime of treatment or neg...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

USC RUTH RAGLAND 32ND DENTAL HYGIENE SYMPOSIUM

SPECIAL NOTE: This course will be held at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC. 925 W. 34th ST. Los Angeles, CA 90089. Tel: 213-821-2127. SYNOPSIS: The Ruth Ragland Symposium is designed to present cutting edge information on periodontal nonsurgical therapies, clinical techniques, anesthesia, preventive strategies for dental caries and methods for the effective delivery of oral he...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

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