Location

San Diego, CA

Practice

Sam Halabo DMD, Family and Cosmetic Dentistry

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Dr. Sam Halabo is an accomplished national and international speaker, author and product evaluator.  He enjoys lecturing on a variety of topics with an emphasis on improving patient care and the Dentists’ enjoyment of their profession.

For over 20 years, Dr. Halabo has run a state-of-the-art private practice in San Diego CA.  He is a graduate of Boston University’s Goldman School of Graduate Dentistry and he completed a General Practice Residency at the Loma Linda Veterans Hospital.  

He is an adjunct faculty member at the University of California at San Diego. He served as the director of dental care at the UCSD clinic in Pacific Beach, CA.  He has been involved in product evaluations for both the Catapult Group and Clinical Research (CR) for many years and is proud and honored to share his knowledge and experience with those seeking to provide excellent dental care for their patients.  Dr. Halabo lectures on a variety of topics with an emphasis on improving patient care and the Dentists’ enjoyment of their profession by combining technological and clinical advancements with the use of simple practice management tools.

He is a member of the San Diego County Dental Society, California Dental Association, the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Academy of Laser Dentistry, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

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Courses Offered

Sam Halabo, DMD is an accomplished speaker available to speak at your event for half-day, full-day and multi-day lectures, custom courses, and hands-on workshops.

Innovations in Composite Technology: Versatile, Simplistic and Cost Effective

There are so many dental restoratives in the market place that it has become quite a task to manage all bonding systems, composite materials and inventory for each. This course will present composite and bonding systems that will help you achieve the goals of speed, esthetics and productivity. Learn to work efficiently without great costs on versatile materials and minimal inventory while producing great results.
 
Learning Objectives

  1. To produce composite fillings that are esthetic and fast
  2. To manage the amount of materials needed and minimize inventory
  3. To use materials that rate well and have solid studies backing them
  4. To use materials that can help make procedures easier and more fun in the office
  5. Get tips on improving the quality, speed and beauty of your daily procedure
Cementation and bonding for A Fast Paced World: Simple and Predictable
Today’s fast paced dental offices require a myriad of materials and techniques. These procedures demand time and practice to allow dentists to become proficient enough to provide great patient care. During this course/webinar Dr. Halabo will show evidence based data, case presentations and simple methods of treating most cementation procedures. Make your cementation process simple and predictable and enjoy great outcomes!
 
Learning Objectives
  1. To become proficient in deciding which cements to use and when
  2. Learn to use methods and materials for efficiency and great results
  3. See presentations of differing protocols for cementing
  4. Learn methods to make cementing simple and less time consuming
  5. Updates on the some of the latest materials in the market
Achieving Superb Results with Every Day, Bread-‘n- Butter, Direct and Indirect Procedures

Today’s dental offices require a myriad of materials and techniques. These procedures demand time and practice to allow dentists to become proficient enough to provide great patient care. New technologies have emerged that will help close the gap between early materials and the newest generation of products. This course will show evidence based data, case presentations and methods of treating various procedures, standardizing and simplifying processes to ensure predictability and superb outcomes!

You will learn:

  1. Simplify routine techniques to save time and reduce overhead.
  2. What materials to use and where to use them.
  3. Whether e.max®, metal or the latest all zirconia crowns, this course will guide you through practical concepts to enhance your long-term outcomes.
  4. Proper surface treatments for both the tooth substrate and the ceramic bonding surface will be covered in detail.
  5. How to handle difficult situations such as discolored teeth, subgingival margins, tissue sculpting, isolation problems, and sclerotic dentin.
  6. How to eliminate sensitivity and reduce polymerization shrinkage at the margins of your composites thus increasing the longevity of your restorations.
  7. How to use the new bulk-filling technique which minimizes the technique sensitivity of the whole procedure and makes the clinical outcome more predictable.
  8. Achieve restorations that are strong, esthetic and bacteriostatic.
  9. Take home tips and skills that you can utilize right away in your office to make your practice and life a bit easier.
Innovations in Composite Technology: Versatile, Simplistic and Cost Effective

There are so many dental restoratives in the market place that it has become a bit of a daunting task managing the inventory of all bonding systems and composite materials. This course will present composite and bonding systems that will help you achieve the goals of speed, esthetics and productivity. Learn how to work efficiently and cost effectively while using versatile materials and minimal inventory. Best of all, producing great results!

Learning Objectives

  1. To produce composite fillings that are esthetic and fast.
  2. To manage the amount of materials needed and minimize inventory.
  3. To use materials that rate well and have solid studies backing them.
  4. To use materials that can help make procedures easier and more fun in the office.
  5. Get tips on improving the quality, speed and beauty of your daily procedure.
Zero Sensitivity Composite Procedures

Composite procedures and materials have been around for many years now and yet there still seems to be the dilemma of post-op sensitivity. Materials are introduced into the market place at such speeds that many practitioners are trying to figure what works well, will last and cause zero sensitivity. This lecture will present simple and predictable tips and materials to achieving great results without sensitivity. With Esthetics driving more treatment than ever before practitioners will be able to take home methods to instantly improve their techniques and expand their services. Patients will leave with beautiful restorations that have no sensitivity.

Learning Objectives

  1. Comparison of composite systems and ratings
  2. Comparison of bonding systems and ratings
  3. Complete procedures from A-Z
  4. A discussion of para-functional habits
  5. Deciding when to do direct versus indirect
The Balanced Practice & Life (How to Enjoy Both)

This course provides the knowledge and structure for achieving balance in life and practice. It allows the dentist and team members to come together and enjoy their work rather than struggling to finish each day. The concepts of vision, personalities, goal planning, accountability and many others will be discussed in detail. Ideas will be presented for profitability and efficiency in the dental practice. Many entertaining and positive concepts for home life will be presented as well.

Learning Objectives

  1. Daily profitable and enjoyable procedures
  2. The vision—Dr. and office
  3. Goal setting personal and professional
  4. Team work and accountability
  5. Social ideas and concepts
CAD/CAM: Esthetic, Profitable & Fun
Modern dentistry has vastly changed and digital impressioning is here to stay! CAD/CAM dentistry, whether lab made or office made, has revolutionized the dental industry. There are so many choices today of CAD/CAM systems, materials, and techniques. Many cases will be shown using different materials and ways to profit and have fun utilizing this great technology. Being truly conservative with tooth structure will at the forefront of this lecture; as well as esthetic principals and profitability.

Learning Objectives
1. CAD/CAM Units and Differences
2. Who should own a chair side unit
3. The many uses of CAD/CAM
4. Advantages of chair side units and profitability
5. Multiple cases showing start to finish including cementation
Practice Growth in Any Economy
The ever changing practice of dentistry can be daunting at times. With digital dentistry, new products and materials constantly being introduced into the market place, dentists can be left wondering how to continue to grow and thrive in this economy. This course will explore many of the innovative dental care concepts available today. Discussions will include practice management concepts that work and numerous profitable procedures that can be implemented immediately. The information presented will help identify ideas that will renew the practice and set you apart from others around you.

Learning Objectives
  1. Goals, Visions and Attitude
  2. In-office systems will discussed
  3. Team-building concepts
  4. Marketing: Internal, external, and online
  5. Profitable procedures and products/materials

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