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MDDS Presents: HANDS-ON Take Your Practice to the Next Level with the Benefits of Erbium Lasers

November 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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One event on November 23, 2019 at 8:00 am

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Presented by Dr. Terry Alford

Utilizing the unique properties of erbium lasers in daily practice provides dentists a host of new treatment possibilities. From conservative and pain-free dentistry, superior endodontics and implantology to periodontics and less-invasive soft tissue surgery, lasers offer speed and precision, while simultaneously allowing for a wide-range of highly effective hard and soft-tissue treatments.

Through detailed lecture and hands-on exercises, learn to perform:
• Frenectomies (with both Erbium Yag and Nd:Yag)
• Fibroma and hemangioma removal
• Herpetic lesion treatment
• Restorative dentistry procedures, including anesthesia-free cavity preparations
• Enhanced endodontic treatment with laser-activated irrigation
• Laser-assisted new attachment procedures with true regeneration including treatment of peri-implantitis involving no risk of heat or damage to the implant
• Improved tooth extraction, while preserving bone and offering superior socket debridement for immediate implant placement
• Airway enhancement procedures to increase oxygen intake, decrease the amplitude of snoring reduce the effects of sleep apnea

Discover how you can integrate these dual-wavelength laser treatments into your practice to improve the quality of care for your patients. Gain valuable information on laser-tissue interactions/benefits, proper case selection and effectively implementing the laser into your practice.

Note: The hands-on training will be conducted using the Fotona Lightwalker laser which offers both Erbium and Nd:Yag wavelengths.

Dr. Terry Alford received his DDS from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry. He maintains a private practice in Bradenton, FL and serves as a visiting clinical instructor at the University of Alabama School of Dentistry and LECOM School of Dentistry. Additionally, he teaches cosmetic reconstruction, CAD/CAM prosthesis, veneers and implant supported crowns. He holds a masters certification in laser dentistry and hosts a laser study club with the goal of educating dentists in the use of modern lasers.

This course is presented in partnership with:

Continental breakfast and lunch provided on Friday; Continental breakfast provided on Saturday.

Friday, November 22, 2019 and Saturday, November 23, 2019

8:00am – 5:00pm Friday (One hour-lunch)
8:00am – 12:00pm Saturday

$850 MDDS Member
$1,050 Non-MDDS Member

CE Credits: 12


Cancellation Deadline: November 15, 2019

Registration Deadline: November 19, 2019

Additional Note: Presently, the Dentists Professional Liability Trust will not cover facial esthetic procedures performed with lasers.

3 Easy Ways to Register
Online – available 24 hours/day
Click here to register online

Phone In
Available Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm at (303) 488-9700

Complete the registration form and fax it to (303) 488-0177

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations will be accepted and are entitled to a refund provided they are received at MDDS by the cancellation deadline of each course. Refunds will not be made for cancellations after the cancellation deadline.

MWDI Parking Information
For your convenience, we have free parking in two retail garages within the Beauvallon building (east-facing side). Both garages are accessed from Lincoln Street between 9th and 10th Avenues. Parking in these garages is available on a first-come, first-served basis. ** If you are attending a large course/event at the MWDI, we recommend arriving early in case the garages fill and alternative parking must be secured. Be aware – The garages come up quickly after you cross 9th Avenue and both have left lane entrances. All numbered spaces within both retail parking garages (without “Reserved” signs) are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Do not park in any spaces marked “Matrix” or “KCNC.” Do not park in the residential parking. Residential garages are at the back of the retail garages. The north and south garages are not connected. Both have open parking available. See link for more information.


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