Location

Winnipeg, MB

Practice

Kids Dental

Website

drcarlacohn.com

Dr. Cohn is a general dentist who has devoted herself solely to the care of paediatric patients.

Dr. Cohn graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1991. She then went on to complete a post-graduate internship in Paediatric Dentistry. Her private practice, at Kids Dental, is focused on prevention, the growth and development of a cavity free generation. Dr. Cohn is a partner, and maintains surgical privileges at Western Surgery Centre, a private surgical clinic. In addition to private practice, she is a part time clinical instructor, in Paediatric Dentistry at the College of Dentistry University of Manitoba. She is Past President and very active as board member for her provincial dental association, the Manitoba Dental Association. 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. Dr. Cohn is a founding member of the Women's Dental Network in Winnipeg where the mandate is to provide continuing education and networking for women dentists. She has been invited into the Pierre Fauchard Academy in 2012 and has been named “Leader in Continuing Education and Dental Consulting” for multiple years. Dr. Cohn has been a member of Catapult Education since 2011. She has published several articles, and webinars and she enjoys lecturing on all aspects of children’s dentistry for the general practitioner both nationally and internationally.

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Carla Cohn, DMD is an accomplished speaker available to speak at your event for half-day, full-day and multi-day lectures, custom courses, and hands-on workshops.

Webinar: No Drill Dentistry for Your Pediatric Dental Patient

It’s not always possible to safely treat your pediatric patients with traditional modalities. That may be due to developmental behavioral challenges or special needs concerns. Traditionally these situations have been managed with minimally invasive methods including caries arresting treatments such as silver diamine fluoride with or without potassium iodide, intermediate restorative techniques and atraumatic restorative techniques using bioactive glass materials. More recently the Hall technique for placement of stainless steel crowns has become a popular and proven effective treatment. Minimally invasive management of dental caries for pediatric patients has been proven effective in many clinical situations. Now with a global pandemic crisis upon us, focus has turned to these treatment modalities as they can be accomplished, quickly and effectively and often without use of any handpiece at all. In this webinar you will learn effective treatment using silver diamine fluoride / potassium iodide, glass ionomer restorative materials and Hall technique stainless steel crowns and how to use these tools to help manage your pediatric patient population now and into the future.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the implications of traditional caries management and the barriers that present using these techniques in our current global pandemic.
  • Recognize the mechanism and rationale for carries arrest medicaments.
  • Understand how glass ionomers play an important role in minimally invasive dentistry.
  • Learn the Hall technique placement of stainless steel crowns.
Webinar: Minimally Invasive Caries Management for Your Pediatric Dental Patient

Minimally invasive management of dental caries for pediatric patients has been proven effective in many clinical situations. Whether your patient presented with behavioral challenges, financial barriers to traditional dental treatment or difficulties with access to care of regular treatment, minimally invasive techniques have been useful tools for these patients. Now with a global pandemic crisis upon us, focus has turned to these treatment modalities as they can be accomplished, quickly and effectively and often without use of any handpiece at all. In this webinar you will learn effective treatment 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, the Hall technique for placement of stainless steel crowns and how to use these tools to help manage your pediatric patient population.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the implications of traditional caries management and the barriers that present using these techniques in our current global pandemic.
  • Recognize the mechanism and rationale for carries arrest medicaments.
  • Understand how glass ionomers play an important role in minimally invasive dentistry.
  • Learn interim and atraumatic restorative technique.
Paediatric Dentistry for the General Practitioner - Keep your kids IN your practice. (lecture or hands-on – full, half or, two full days)

This course will give you practical points on how to treat your little patients well. Restorative treatment options and their clinical indications will be presented. A variety of dental materials and procedures in anterior and posterior teeth will be demonstrated.  Learn how your youngest patients will become the best part of your day. 

You’ve heard it before - treat your kids well and your practice will soar.

Course Objectives:

  • Use a variety of restorative materials
  • Learn efficient restorative techniques
  • Treat anterior and posterior decay aesthetically in the primary dentition
  • Manage children … and their parents
Practical Proven Prevention for your Paediatric Patients (lecture - half day)

Early childhood caries is the most common disease of childhood yet it is one that is entirely preventable.  For too long dentistry has been a drill and fill profession that has focused on the symptoms of this disease and not the aetiology.  By incorporating a preventative model in your practice you can truly help and dramatically lower the caries risk profile for your young patients. This course will provide you with everything you need to know about risk assessments for your patients. You will learn to use a “tool box” of preventative strategies, to help keep your patients cavity free. Remineralization therapy, fluoride treatment and sealants will be highlighted in this fast paced course.

 Course Objectives:

  • Identify risk factors
  • Prescribe suitable preventive therapies
  • Appropriately utilize a tool box of preventive strategies.
What’s New in Paediatric Dentistry for the General Practitioner - The Cutting Edge (lecture or hands-on – full or half day)

This is the cutting edge of paediatric dentistry, and it is all geared towards the general practitioner and family practice. Dentistry for kids just keeps getting better and better. Learn the newest and most innovative techniques and procedures. Minimally invasive and aesthetic restorative procedures will be discussed in this course.

Step into the future of paediatric dentistry for the general practitioner.

Course Objectives:

  • Explore novel restorative procedures for primary dentition.
  • Learn different approaches to restorative techniques.
  • Bring cutting edge paediatric dentistry to your family practice.
Restorations for Our Paediatric Patients (lecture or hands-on – full or half day)

Our paediatric restorative are unique.  We must treat our children while taking direction from their parents. We must treat a tooth all the while managing behavior.  Our choices of materials and techniques are vast and varied. This course will cover several different restorative approaches to care for our kids. Focus will be placed upon indications of each option.  Learn to use materials that are suitable to different behavior management situations and explore the bioactivity of restorative alternatives.

Attendees will learn to:

  • Treat paediatric restorative needs of your patients.
  • Understand the different restorative materials, their indications and techniques.
  • Recognize which materials offer a favorable bioactive effect.
Aesthetic Restorations for Paediatric Patients (lecture or hands – on – full or half day)

Aesthetics have been at the forefront of adult dentistry for many years.  Children deserve the same consideration, to have a healthful and beautiful smile.  It is no longer acceptable restore function but not form.  With todays restorative options paediatric patients can have durable and aesthetic restorations.  This course will teach several restorative options that combine form, fit and function.  Both anterior and posterior cases will be addressed.

Course Objectives:

  • Aesthetically restore your paediatric patients.
  • Understand indications and techniques of each option.
  • Bring aesthetics to your paediatric patients smile.
Paediatric Dentistry for the General Practitioner - Bloopers Blunders and Bailouts (half day or full day lecture)

Learn from my mistakes…and avoid making them yourself!

Life is full of bloopers and blunders, and our practices are no different. I will present everything that could…and has gone wrong, from patient and parent communication and management problems to failed treatments. Learn how to bail out of these problems with tips on communication and sound treatment options.

Learning and observing what not to do can be of more value than studying pictures of perfect dentistry!

Course Objectives:

  • Learn, from case studies, how to avoid deficiencies in communication and treatment.
  • Learn reliable treatment techniques.
  • Learn to choose materials that work for you and your paediatric patient.
Paediatric and Special Needs Paediatric Dentistry for the General Practitioner (half day or full day lecture or hands-on workshop)

Paediatric patients and special health care needs paediatric patients make up a large and important part of our family practices. All of our kids are special, but caring for those kids with special health care needs require additional consideration. Common special needs will be addressed and strategies will be discussed to facilitate and reach treatment objectives. Caring for our kids is easy once we learn to recognize their unique needs. Today, more than ever, we have many materials that allow us to prevent, arrest, and restore. A variety of treatment options and their clinical indications will be presented.

Course Objectives:

  • Recognize common special health care needs.
  • Learn strategies to manage patients.
  • Study a variety of preventive, caries arresting and restorative materials.

Course Comments

  • Dr. Cohn was great with providing information that built upon what I already knew about pediatric minimally invasive dentistry. I really enjoyed her blend of information and then application through her own cases. She also left enough time for questions at the end which was great in terms of time management. This is definitely a course I will continue to build my knowledge in and will be more confident applying in a clinical setting. Also she adjusted so well and applied some of what we are dealing with in COVID-19 to her lecture. That was phenomenal.
  • I am a student, and I have had many questions about SDF and minimally invasive dentistry. I learned quite a bit, including learning that some things I have previously been taught were incorrect (such as light curing SDF). I found it to be very helpful, and I intend to follow the speaker on social media.
  • Very helpful course 
  • Very informative
  • It was a great webinar and well worth my time.
  • I thought she was excellent in presenting the material.
  • This was a very informative lecture on placement glass ionomers and use of silver diamine fluoride.
  • Although I obviously do not do fillings, I do have knowledge of various fluorides and their advantages and disadvantages. Unfortunately, I do not get to see many operative procedures on both adults and children but it great to have an understanding of the best products out there to use so that, at the very least, I can discuss it with the parents or the patients themselves...I will be passing along this information to my employer of over 20 years
  • Great speaker and presentation.
  • Knowealable

April 6, 2020 Webinar - Minimally Invasive Pediatric Dentistry

 

  • Amazing lecture, Thank you!
  • Great speaker, up to date lecture material, new products introduction.
  • As always an excellent AGD course/instructor.
  • Lovely Instructor/Salient AV, handouts to lecture. Appreciate Dr. Carla going the extra mile. Midway is perfect venue. Appreciated access to course material. Best Presenter in Mastertrack.  Contagious enthusiasm. Great sense of humor. Access to her website appreciated.
  • One of the best courses I’ve attended – Carla kept my attention all 16 hours! Great info and very little fluff, all applicable to my practice.
  • Great meeting – I have learned so much more in 2 days than I learned in dental school. I highly recommend this course and enjoyed the learning.

May 17-18, 2019 - IL AGD Master Track Program

 

  • Great hands on information! Best speaker in quite some time.
  • Great speaker and presentation – 1st time I actually kept my eyes open!
  • Great speaker, excellent & informative presentation! Entertaining & involves audience.
  • Superb presenter with excellent, thorough knowledge of material, risk factors, etc.
  • Nice flow – nice slides – mixed humor with subject matter - enjoyed the music – nice touch!
  • Carla is an excellent speaker and very nice! Really enjoyed her lectures, please have her next year!
  • Very entertaining; most informative and relevant course I've taken. Her slides are well-organized and funny. Enjoyed every bit of it; love the music in the slides; bravo to a wonderful CE class!

RDH-Kern County Dental Society


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