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San Diego Dental Convention​ (CEA)

DIODE LASER CERTIFICATIONIn this hands-on clinical certification program you will learn the use of Diode lasers.  This dynamic workshop is designed to build confidence and a clinical understanding in the delivery of periodontal treatment protocols by using Diode Lasers. Topics to Include: -Fundamentals of laser science: wavelengths, absorption and safety.-Thermal disinfection -Treatments of gingivitis, and periodontitis.-Laser sulcular debridement and disinfection-Insurance billing codes-and More!  8:00am-5:00pm       8 CEUDentist=$595,        ​Hygienist=$495​Hands-on Laser LabEvaluate what using a laser will be like before making your final investment.This program meets the standards for  curriculum guidelines in dental education forlicenses dental professionals.Laser TrainingBring your diode laser to our Hands-On Laser lab or train on our diode laser units.Training provide under the guidanceof a certified clinician. Dentist=$595,    Hygienist=$4958:00am-5:00pm       8 CEU Employment OpportunitiesGet laser trained to increase your employment opportunities.Participates are provided a certificate that certifies attendance in diode laser hands-on training.DIODE LASER CERTIFICATION SPEAKERSJanet Press RDH has been in general and specialty practice for over 35 years, with 17 years clinical experience in soft tissue lasers.  Ms. Press holds the Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD) Standard Proficiency in both Diode and Nd:Yag lasers.Previously was a co-director of the Dynamic Team and Laser Certification Programs at Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI). Ms. Press conducts national and international workshops with emphasis on soft tissue lasers in dentistry, hygiene practice refinement, advanced ultrasonic/piezo instrumentation and team development/communication. Dr. Todd Snyder is licensed as a general dentist in the State of California and provides general and cosmetic dentistry procedures as well as the treatment of Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ/TMD) disorders. Dr. Todd Snyder, D.D.S., received his DDS from the University of California at Los Angeles. Prior to working as a dentist in Orange County, Dr. Snyder was a faculty member of the UCLA School of Dentistry. As a faculty member in UCLA’s Center for Esthetic Dentistry, he co-developed and was co-director of the first and only comprehensive two-year program in Esthetic and Contemporary Restorative Dentistry. He still teaches and lectures internationally on Cosmetic, Restorative Dentistry and TMJ therapy. Furthermore Dr Snyder has trained at the prestigious FACE Institute, in San Francisco where he received additional training in occlusion, bite disorders and treating TMJ/TMD. Dr Snyder is an international lecturer and author with a private practice known as Aesthetic Dental Designs® in Laguna Niguel, Orange County, California.​Dr. Micahel Koceja has been actively involved in the use of lasers in Dentistry since 1999.  He has lectured extensively on “General Dentist’s incorporation of lasers in their practices.” He received his laser certification in 2000, and has since achieved mastership level in the World Clinical Laser Institute.As one of the early users of the Waterlase laser, he is actively involved in the testing and development ofnew techniques to increase use and awareness of Dental lasers.Dr. Koceja has also tested various models of other lasers giving him true comparison of what lasers can and cannot do. He is actively involved in the W.C.L.I., including a position on the certification committee.  Dr. Koceja is presently practicing in Camas, Washington and has trained over 1000 dentists to use the Waterlase , the Waterlase MD, and Diode dental lasers. Some of the articles Dr Koceja has written include:“Lasers Helps Us Do Better Dentistry,”“The Atraumatic Excision  And Ablation Of Mandibular Tori With The YSGG Laser”“Dermatological Applications Of A Dental Laser Device In A General Practice.”​BOTOX CERTIFICATIONOur course covers all the latest FDA approved and off label Botoxtreatments for facial aesthetic and therapeutic indications,​as well as how and when to use them with dermal fillers. BRING IN NEW PATIENTSYour time and resources are valuable. Our Botox training course includes practical methods to tap into the massive Botox market. As of 2017, there are an estimated 246,000 Google searches for the word ‘Botox’ every month. By definition, Botox patients have disposable income, and are an ideal demographic to expand your existing practice.​ We even teach you how much to charge, insurance codes and how to get paid.GET TRAINED BY THE INVENTOR  The demand for Botox is massive. Take the Botox course that gives you additional credibility. Dr. Katz was instrumental in the creation of Botox treatments – in fact, he is an inventor named on the actual patent applications for all Botulinum Toxins including Botox, Dysport, Xeomin and Myoblock. Upon completion, you receive a physical certificate of completionWHAT SETS OUR BOTOX TRAINING COURSE APART?    -Proven techniques to bring in new         patients and sell treatment with    minimal up front costs.   -Certification from the inventor named on the    actual patent applications for all the​    Botulinum toxins including    Botox, Dysport and Xeomin. WHAT SETS OUR BOTOX TRAINING COURSE APART? ~The latest FDA approved botulinum toxins and their   applications.~The only interactive, hands-on, online Botox       Training. How does it work?~24/7 access to your recorded Botox Training classes and course materials, as well as continued access to Dr. Katz  after the course.~ 8 Continued education credits.Dr. David Daneshrad,"I would like to thank Dr. Howard, Katz, for the wonderful course that he provided me for botox treatment, it was highly recommended to me by my malpractice Insurance....."                                                                                                                      CLASS #107 OR #407                              NEUROMODULATORS (BOTOX, DYSPORT,                                      XEOMIN) IN YOUR PRACTICE:                                                 CERTIFICATION You will leave this hands-on program with the skills to identify facial muscles and implement dental therapeutic treatments that relax peri-cranial muscles also responsible facial lines. These include TMD, migraines, tension headaches, facial pain, clenching, gummy smiles, smile asymmetries, hypersalivation, masseteric hypertrophy, tongue thrust.​Selecting the course will allow your practice to implement these profitable treatments currently being sought out by your patients that do not cost an excessive amount in equipment ($0) and training.Learn how to profitably use all the neuromodulators on the US market at the lowest possible cost to you. This is the same program given to specialist physicians including dermatologists and plastic surgeons. ​Upon completion, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion. 8:00 am - 5:00 pm      8 CEU​​Howard Katz BDS DDSDentox is an industry leader in continuing education providers with the experience and expertise necessary to provide you with the skills you need. When you tell your patients and staff you were trained by Dentox, you’re telling them you were trained by one of the best. In fact, Dentox lead instructor and course director Dr. Howard Katz, DDS, is a recognized innovator in Botox certification, who is named on the Botulinum toxin patent applications. Dr. Katz is also a medical innovator and practicing general dentist. In addition to his work with Botox, Dysport and Xeomin, his name is also on the patent application for gel dermal filler formulations and Oraverse, an anesthetic reversal product. He also led research into using sugar alcohols like xylitol and sorbitol in dentistry almost 40 years ago and is responsible for introducing Botox along with gel filler injections into dental offices over a decade ago. As the leader of the Dentox live patient training program, Dr. Katz continues to innovate, updating and improving courses all the time so that they maintain their cutting-edge status.  ~39+ Year Private Practice  ~International Educator In Esthetics National and international guest lecturer locations have included numerous  dental conventions, dental schools and organizations in most US states, UK, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Holland,  South Africa, Israel,, Emirates,  Saudi Arabia. ~Innovator and inventor named on patents of formulations and devices for the medical and dental industry include  Botulinum neurotoxins and Oraverse (both dental neurology), sugar alcohols (Xylitol, sorbitol), Safegide implant​  systems and other exodontia devices ~President of The International Association of Dentofacial Esthetics (IADE) ~Affiliation with The Facial Pain Association. ~Collaborated with the global pharmaceutical companies (Including Allergan, Medicis, Prollenium and Septodont)Howard Katz BDS DDSWhen it comes to selecting your continued education providers, nothing counts more than experience. You should be confident and proud when you inform your staff and patients that you were instructed by the top expert in the field.Dentox Course Director and Lead Instructor is Howard Katz DDS. His name was included on Allergan’s Botulinum toxin (Xeomin, Dysport, Botox) patent applications  for dental therapiesHoward is a practicing general dentist and dental visionary. His name is also on patent applications for  gel filler (Dermal fillers) formulations and Oraverse anesthetic reversal, as well as piloting the research into the use of sugar alcohols – like xylitol and sorbitol – into dentistry nearly 40 years ago. Howard is responsible for motivating and introducing Botox and gel filler treatments into dentistry around the world more than a decade ago. He is the course director of Dentox, the best and most current live patient training program available. He continues to update and improve these innovative courses that the cutting edge for educating dentists on how to perform these treatments within the realm of dentistry.Dentox is proud to offer the most cutting edge Botox courses and gel filler courses given by the actual scientist-dentist-clinician named on the intellectual property for Botox and gel fillers.At any Dentox program you can be confident that you chose real experts to look over your shoulder as you master these treatments.   #102 DENTAL INSURANCE BILLING or #402 MEDICAL INSURANCE CODING CERTIFICATIONThis Dental and Medical Insurance workshop is designed to build yourconfidence, gain knowledge, and understand all the functions of Front Office Insurance Billing and coding.HANDS-ON WORKSHOPAt the end there will be a “Hands on Workshop” on how to complete the currentdental claim form. This program meets the standards for curriculum guidelines in dental education for dental professionals.COURSE HANDOUTS INCLUDEScripts for Narratives and Written Insurance​Disclaimers for Patients.Sample Documentation Required to Support Procedures BilledPhone Pre-authorization Scripts  Templates for Creating Inner Office Communication​​​​EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIESGet Dental Insurance Certified to increase your employment opportunities.Upon completion, participants will receive a “Dental Insurance Coder’s Certification #102 INSURANCE BILLING AND CODING CERTIFICATIONHaving properly trained staff is vital for the success of the practice.  This is especially true when it comes to the insurance billing and coding system in the office.  Since many dentists depend on third party payers as a revenue source, it is essential for the insurance biller to know proper procedures and protocols.Submitting dental insurance claims properly from the beginning, can have a positive impact on cash flow, and the marketing of the practice.  It is also important for the biller to understand the contract language used by most dental carriers.This course will provide participants with the knowledge necessary to administrate an insurance system in a dental practice.In this course participants will learn how to:     Obtain Information from the Patient     Communicate Insurance Benefits to Patients     Verify Coverage through Several Different Sources     Complete the Claim Form Including Documentation     Electronically Send Narratives and Attachments     Make Proper Adjustments     Interpret Explanations of Benefits     Record Payments in your Software System     Follow Up on Unpaid Claims     Generate  and Interpret Aging Reports     Use the current CDT Manual Course Handouts Include:     Scripts for narratives and written insurance     Disclaimers for patients. Participation:     This course is for anyone who wants to master the Insurance Billing and Coding system in the dental practice.     This course is geared to the Doctor, Office Manager, and Clinical Staff.       Successful reimbursement is highly dependent on the Doctor’s input into the coding process and the staff''S knowledge of billing procedures. Morning Session will focus on:     Types of Insurances     Insurance Terminology     Verifying Benefits     Treatment Planning     Communicating Insurance Benefits to Patients     Follow up and Insurance Aging Reports     ​Afternoon Session includes:     How to interpret Explanations of Benefits     How to post payments     How to make proper adjustments At the end there will be a “Hands on Workshop” on how to complete the current dental claim form.Upon completion, participants will receive a “Dental Insurance Coder’s Certification​​     8:30 am - 5:00 pm      8 CEU #402-MEDICAL INSURANCE BILLING FOR DENTISTRY CERTIFICATIONRebecca GerberBilling medical insurance can be an untapped revenue source in many dental practices, and is becoming very important in today’s competitive environment.Submitting certain dental services to medical insurance carriers for medically necessary procedures, can help increase cash flow and add value to your practice. By understanding the medical coding process, your dental practice will be able to submit claims properly and obtain benefits for patients that otherwise may not accept treatment.This course will provide the information and knowledge necessary to implement a medical billing system in your practice. In this course participants will:     Learn Responsibilities of the Team Starting with the Doctor     Learn How to Identify Medically Billable Procedures     Learn How to Communicate Treatment Plans to Patients     Understand Medical Coding Guidelines for ICD-10 and CPT Procedure Codes     Receive detailed information on Sleep Apnea, TMJ, and Cone Beam CT Scans.     Explore Billing Service Options Course handouts include:     Sample Documentation Required to Support Procedures Billed     Phone Preauthorization Scripts & Templates for Creating Inner Office Communication Participation:     This course is for anyone who wants to master the Insurance Billing and Coding system in the dental practice.     This course is geared to the Doctor, Office Manager, and Clinical Staff.       Successful reimbursement is highly dependent on the Doctor’s input into the coding process and the staff’s knowledge of billing procedures. Morning Session will focus on:     Which Dental Procedures are Medically Billable     The Importance of the Patient Health History     Proper Documentation to Attain Reimbursement Utilizing the SOAP Format Afternoon Session includes:     Specifics about Sleep Apnea and TMJ Documentation     Specifics about CT Scan Preauthorizations     Medical Coding Hands On Workshop Featuring:     How to fill out the Current CMS-1500 Medical Claim Form     Looking up Proper ICD-10 and CPT Codes in Codebook (Participants are welcome to bring live case studies) Upon Completion, participants will receive a “ Medical-Dental Insurance Coder’s Certification”.​ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm       8 CEUFRONT OFFICE CERTIFICATION SPEAKER Rebecca Gerber has been involved in the dental profession almost since birth.  She virtually grew up in a dental office, as her late father was a dentist in San Diego County for nearly 5 decades.A third generation Office Manager, Becky learned many of the aspects of front office administration at an early age, from stuffing statements to addressing recall cards.  She has been an Office Manager for more than 21 years and an RDA since 1992.  Her experience is in front and back office management, specialties, and managed care.In 1998, she organized and started the San Diego County Dental Office Managers Study Group, to encourage fellow office managers to network and exchange ideas.   In 2000, utilizing her vast experience in dental management, she founded Office Management Services, to help dentists organize their front office systems.  ​In 2006, she started the Academy of Dental Practice Careers, in order to train dental front office professionals.  Through the years Becky has collaborated and worked with some of the biggest consulting names in dentistry. In 2002, Becky became the Southern California Regional Consultant for Bent Ericksen and Associates, which specializes on Personnel Issues and Labor Law Compliance.  She is also a repeated speaker for the San Diego County Dental Society, California Dental Assistant's Association, Kaplan College, and a frequent contributor to “Facets”, the dental society magazine. Please contact the event manager Marilyn (marilyn.b.turner(at) ) below for:- Multiple participant discounts- Price quotations or visa invitation letters- Payment by alternate channels (PayPal, check, Western Union, wire transfers etc)- Event sponsorshipsNO REFUNDS/TRANSFERS ALLOWED ON REGISTRATIONSPrices may go up any time. Service fees included in pricing.-----------------------------------------------------------------This event is brought to you by:Continuing Education Academy Dental. - NewYorkEventsListhttp://www.NyEventsList.comhttp://www.BostonEventsList.com MAU190221CRE

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