State of the Profession in 2024
1 CE CreditCredits
Live Webinar LectureMethod
March 26, 2024Date
5:30 PM Pacific6:30 PM Mountain7:30 PM Central8:30 PM EasternTime
This presentation includes many identifiable ongoing and predicted changes in the profession that will influence dental practice, research, and patient care. Each of these predictable changes will influence dental practices and will require planning for the coming changes and adapting to them.
Fixed prosthodontics will be used as an example of some of the upcoming changes including many devices, materials, and techniques that can be implemented into practice to increase service and revenue.
- Identify at least ten major changes ongoing in the dental profession
- Discuss the impact of these changes on dental practices, research, and patient care
- Reflect on the evolution of the dental profession and identify ways to implement changes into your practice
- Course Fee: Free
- Credits: Catapult Education designates this activity for 1 credit continuing education credit.
- Method: Live Webinar Lecture
- Audience: General Dentist
- AGD Subject Code: 180, 250, 550, 610, 770
Meet the instructor
Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD
Gordon J. Christensen is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Practical Clinical Courses (PCC), Senior Consultant & Previous CEO of Clinicians Report Foundation (CR), and a Practicing Prosthodontist in Provo, Utah.
Gordon and Dr. Rella Christensen are co-founders of the non-profit CLINICIANS REPORT FOUNDATION (previously named CRA). Currently, Dr. Rella Christensen is the Director of TRAC Research, Inc. Since 1976, they have conducted research in all areas of dentistry and published the findings to the profession in the well-known CRA Newsletter now called CLINICIANS REPORT.
Gordon's degrees include: DDS, University of Southern California; MSD, University of Washington; PhD, University of Denver; and two honorary doctorates. Early in his career, Gordon helped initiate the University of Kentucky and University of Colorado dental schools, taught at the University of Washington, and was the initial Dean of the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry. Currently, he is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Utah, School of Dentistry.
Gordon has presented thousands of hours of continuing education globally, made hundreds of educational videos used throughout the world, and published widely. Gordon and Rella's sons are dentists. William is a Prosthodontist, and Michael is a General Dentist. Their daughter, Carlene is an administrator for a dental distributor company.
He is a member of numerous professional organizations.
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Catapult Education received commercial support from Cargus International for this presentation. Dr. Gordon Christensen receives an honorarium from Cargus International for the time involved in preparing and delivering 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.