SDF and Redefining Dentistry

Minimally Invasive Dentistry for Pediatrics and an Aging Population
CE Quiz available after the Program Evaluation is completed
  • General Dentist

  • Free

  • 3 CE Credits

  • Self-Instructional

  • October 23, 2020

  • October 23, 2023

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Course Description

Dr. Lou Graham will host a presentation and panel discussion on Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) as how it is used today as part of our Minimally Invasive Dentistry. Each of the presenters will share how they use SDF within their practice. How they treat patients and reduce aerosols during this global pandemic. Each of the key presenters will review their cases, and a hands-on video demonstration will be provided. The presentations will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Lou Graham on the science and evidence and why they choose to use SDF on their patients.
In this 3-hour live webinar, you will learn how these dentists effectively implement treatment plans to slow caries progression, arrest caries, and place interim restorative treatment. You will learn about silver diamine fluoride / potassium iodide, and glass ionomer restorative materials and how to use these tools to help manage your geriatric and pediatric patient population.

Learning Objectives

  • Two reasons why SDF improves patient periodontal care with Rx tray delivery
  • You will learn the science about silver diamine fluoride and potassium iodine
  • What benefits glass ionomers play as a role in managing pediatric and geriatric patients
  • Explain the caries process, caries risk assessment, and treatment options (including when to treat chemically and when to treat surgically)
  • Explain clinical indications, benefits, risks, proper handling and placement techniques of Glass restoratives, SDF and the SMART Technique

Course Details

  • Course Fee: Free
  • Credits: Catapult Education designates this continuing education activity for 3 credits
  • Method: Self-Instructional
  • Audience: General Dentist
  • AGD Subject Code: 250, 430, 750

Course contents

Meet the Instructors

Dr. Carla Cohn
graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1991. She is a part time clinical instructor, in Paediatric Dentistry at the College of Dentistry University of Manitoba. She is a member of the American Academy of Paediatric Dentistry and has been selected as one of the few members of the AAPD Speakers Bureau. She runs a private practice, at Kids Dental, is focused on prevention, the growth and development of a cavity free generation.
Dr. Ron Kaminer
is a graduate of SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Kaminer maintains 2 practices, one in Hewlett, NY, and one in Oceanside, NY. Dr. Kaminer maintains a teaching appointment at Peninsula General Hospital in Far Rockaway, NY. He sits on the advisory boards and is a clinical consultant for numerous dental manufacturers. He has authored numerous articles on dental lasers and minimally invasive dentistry and is a member of Dental Product Shopper’s editorial advisory board.
Dr. Lou Graham
 is the founder of the Catapult Education, a continuing education company whose philosophy and programs use contemporary, interactive formats to integrate time-proven conservative dentistry with 21st century materials and techniques. Dr. Graham maintains an active clinical practice in Chicago. 
Dr. Geoff Knight
is a general dentist and internationally noted dental speaker with special interests in Minimal Intervention Aesthetic Dentistry. He has produced a series of clinical technique videos and written over 100 articles on aesthetic and adhesive dentistry.
Dr. Justin Cardarelli
 is a 2015 graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine where he received his D.M.D. degree. He holds clinical and pre-clinical positions at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in the Comprehensive Care and Operative Dentistry departments. He practices privately in North Andover where he focuses on minimally invasive dentistry. Dr. Cardarelli has performed research through Tufts University where he contributed to several publications in peer reviewed journals on tooth regenerative techniques. He is an active member of the American Dental Association and the Massachusetts Dental Society
Dr. Jeannine Weiss / Commander Weiss
has served as the Dental Director for a non-profit group (2005), a General Practice Program Director (2007), and is currently the Pediatric Dental Program Director at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center. Commander Weiss completed her Pediatric Dental Residency training at New York University College of Dentistry in 2002. She completed her Board Certification in 2007 and her recertification July 2017.

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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. 6/1/16 to 5/31/20. Provider ID 306446.