Enhanced Clinical Outcomes Using Resin-Free and Resin Modified Bioceramic Materials
Cements, Pulp Capping, and Restorative Materials
1 CE CreditCredits
October 11, 2022Released
October 11, 2025Expires
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This course will introduce participants to the science behind resin-free and resin-modified bioceramic restorative materials. Particular attention will be placed on outlining the clinical implications and benefits of these materials, highlighting their potential to form hydroxyapatite and release calcium. Additionally, the importance of creating a high alkaline pH with these materials will be discussed. Register now to learn more about cements, pulp capping, and restorative materials.
- Learn what differentiates resin-free/resin-modified bioceramic materials from conventional glass ionomers
- Understand how bioceramic cements can enhance clinical outcomes and prevent secondary caries
- Learn when to consider the use of bioceramic materials for pulp capping and as a definitive restorative option
- Course Fee: Free
- Credits: Catapult Education designates this continuing education activity for 1 credit
- Method: Self-Instructional
- Audience: General Dentist
- AGD Subject Code: 250
Meet the instructor
Marc Geissberger, DDS
Dr. Marc Geissberger taught at University of the Pacific for 30 years and ran Pacific’s prestigious complex and esthetic rehabilitation program. He is also a researcher and a published author in the areas of dental materials, contemporary fixed prosthodontics, and esthetic dentistry.
Dr. Geissberger is also a researcher and a published author in the areas of dental materials, contemporary fixed prosthodontics, and esthetic dentistry. He serves as a consultant for many dental materials companies and helps guide product development.
During his 30 years in academia, he has maintained a private practice geared toward restorative dentistry with his brother and fellow Pacific alum Dr. Jeffrey Geissberger. He believes his continual involvement in providing patient care as well as a role in academia has given him a unique balance that allows him to blend the best of both worlds.
Dr. Geissberger is a member of the Catapult Speakers Bureau, has won several teaching awards, and has presented over 450 lectures and hands-on workshops to colleagues in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, China, Peru, Denmark, and Taiwan. He has co-authored and published numerous scientific papers and a textbook entitled Esthetic Dentistry in Clinical Practice for Wiley-Blackwell which is currently available in 4 languages (English, Spanish, Polish, and Turkish).
Catapult Education, LLC is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
Approved PACE Program Provider. FAGD/MAGD Credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. 6/1/20 to 5/31/24. Provider ID 306446.
Catapult Education received funding from Doxa for this program. Dr. Marc Geissberger received an honorarium from Doxa for the time involved in delivery and preparing this presentation. Catapult Education delivers clinically relevant continuing dental education programs which address the needs and preferences of our audience and provides them with the knowledge and confidence to integrate new techniques, practice management and treatment options into their respective practices. Catapult Education is committed to ensuring the content quality, objectivity and scientific integrity of all continuing education courses. Instructors are advised to support clinical recommendations with scientific research-supported data whenever possible and to disclose any conflict of interest between them and any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this CE activity. Instructors are advised, where appropriate and if relevant to the subject matter of the presentation, to mention a variety of different product choices so as to present a balanced view of all therapeutic options available and promote improvements in oral healthcare free from commercial bias.