Bleaching Bonanza: A Clinical Update on Tooth Whitening

 Marketing, Materials, Methods and Myths
CE Quiz available after the Program Evaluation is completed
  • General Dentists, Hygienists, Dental Assistants

  • Free

  • 1 CE Credit

  • Self-Instructional

  • Jan 28, 2021

  • Jan 28, 2024

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Course Description

With the move toward minimally invasive cosmetic dental treatments and the ever-expanding variety of tooth whitening products on the market today, internal, and external bleaching options are now able to afford the clinician with a predictable, safe, and effective means to lighten and bright a patient’s natural dentition. Many of these products, such as low concentration carbamide peroxide, have additional revenue generating potential as an oral hygiene adjunct, which can greatly assist many patients who are not necessarily interested in aesthetic enhancement. In this 1-hour video, Dr. Cone will present the most up-to-date materials, procedures, and protocols, dispel the myths, and reveal many outside-the-box marketing strategies that exist for the contemporary dental practice. 

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the most common etiological causes of tooth discoloration and the treatment options available to patients for treatment with these conditions
  • Review the factors that contribute to the efficacy and predictability of the various tooth whitening protocols in the treatment of discolored natural dentition
  • Investigate many of the widely held dogmas and myths surrounding current tooth whitening techniques and clinical recommendations
  • Establish evidence-based protocols utilizing various materials and methods for in-office and take-home tooth whitening strategies to improve successful aesthetic/hygienic dental outcomes for existing patient base

Course Details

  • Course Fee: Free
  • Credits: Catapult Education designates this continuing education activity for 1 credit
  • Method: Self-Instructional
  • Audience: General Dentists, Hygienists, Dental Assistants
  • AGD Subject Code: 780

Course contents

Meet the instructor

Miles Cone, DMD

Dr. Miles Cone is a graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, and completed a three-year Prosthodontic residency program while serving in the United States Army before being honorably discharged as a field grade officer in the rank of Major. In addition to achieving board certification and diplomate status within his specialty, Dr. Cone has also successfully challenged all the requirements necessary to earn his designation as a Certified Dental Technician. Currently, Dr. Cone’s career in civilian life revolves around his dual role as the owner of Nuance Dental Specialists, a private practice dental clinic limited to prosthetic dentistry in the heart of Portland, ME, and his role as Editor in Chief of the American College of Prosthodontists quarterly publication, The Messenger. He is also a member of Catapult Educations speakers bureau and evaluates new products for numerous dental manufacturers. When Dr. Cone is not at the chair, in the classroom teaching, or at the lab bench, he can be found lecturing on the international circuit and publishing extensively in peer-reviewed journals.
Patrick Jones - Course author

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Approved PACE Program Provider. FAGD/MAGD Credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. 6/1/16 to 5/31/20. Provider ID 306446.