Is it Time to Go Digital?

Digital Scanners vs. Traditional Impression Materials
  • General Dentist, Dental Assistant, Lab Technician

  • Free

  • 1 CE Credit

  • Self-Instructional

  • November 16, 2022

  • November 16, 2025

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Course Description

Feeling the constant push towards a digital dental environment, practicing dentistry with an intraoral scanner is becoming more widespread. In this course we will discuss the pros and cons of going digital. How digital technology is received by your staff can make or break your journey into the digital world. Having the staff buy into anything new to the practice is very important. Dr. Richard Lipscomb will cover several strategies that will help ease your and the staff’s concerns about scanning.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the drawbacks of going digital
  • Learn how to prepare for going digital
  • Identify the benefits of going digital

Course Details

  • Course Fee: Free
  • Credits: Catapult Education designates this continuing education activity for 1 credit
  • Method: Self-Instructional
  • Audience: General Dentist
  • AGD Subject Code: 250

Course contents

Meet the instructor

Richard Lipscomb, DDS

Dr. Richard Lipscomb Jr. is a graduate of The University of Howard College of Dentistry and an international speaker with lectures specializing in restorative and mini dental implants. He has been performing restorative procedures for over 20 years and placing mini dental implants since 2006.

During that time, he has overseen hundreds of MDI cases and has gained the experience to provide hands-on training for restorative and mini-implant procedures to other doctors. Dr. Lipscomb is a speaker for Catapult Education, serves on the editorial advisory board for Dental Products Reports, and has written several articles for publications including Dental Economics, Dental Products Report, and Dental Product Shopper. Dr. Lipscomb’s unique dental experience includes both private practice and public health service in community health centers. By delivering restorative procedures in a variety of dental environments, he has spent years working with a wide range of resin materials to suit many challenging clinical situations.
Patrick Jones - Course author

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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.
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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. 6/1/20 to 5/31/24. Provider ID 306446.
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Catapult Education receives funding from Kettenbach and Voco for this program. Dr. Richard Lipscomb received an honorarium from Kettenbach and Voco for the time involved in delivering 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.