SEE BETTER, DO BETTER, FEEL BETTER INTRODUCTION TO THE DENTAL MICROSCOPE

Instructors: ​

Thomas V. McClammy, DMD, MS
John J. Stropko, DDS

Duration:

One Day

Course Fee: ​

$995 (U.S.) per participant, includes all materials, lecture and hands-on instruction

C.E. Units:​

8 C.E. units available

Note: ​

Course is limited to TEN participants

Description:

The dental microscope is an essential tool that can improve practitioner confidence, patient experience and outcomes, and even the performance of assistants and staff. It can be utilized to improve literally every aspect of dental treatment. In this essential daylong course, participants will have an opportunity to learn from two global experts in the field of dentistry, and to work first-hand with a state-of-the-art Zeiss dental microscope, utilizing TrueTooth® simulated dentition in a cutting edge learning environment. The course will cover all aspects of dental microscopy, including use of the microscope in diagnosis, restorative treatment, endodontics, implant dentistry, oral surgery and periodontics.

Course Objectives:

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Identify the clinical uses and significance of microscope magnification in dental procedures;
  • Appreciate the value of the clinical microscope in diagnosis/evaluation and treatment of dental patients presenting with myriad needs and conditions;
  • Understand the importance of lighting, magnification and field of view as they apply to the use of a clinical dental microscope;
  • Comfortably and confidently integrate a clinical dental microscope for use in restorative, endodontic, periodontic, surgical and dental implant procedures;
  • Engage in ergonomically optimized use of a clinical microscope in day-to-day treatment of patients;
  • Realize the value of a dental microscope to increasing personal confidence as a practitioner, as well as to patient outcomes, staff/assistant engagement and performance and overall impact of microscope use in the clinical practice environment.
Horizon Dental Institute 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.
Horizon Dental Institute is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from May 1, 2016 to April 30, 2018. Provider ID# 369022.