AGD2021 Austin
AGD2021 Hybrid Package

AGD2021 Hybrid Package

June 9 - June 12, 2021

 Fee: $749.00

Total Credits: 24


Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Airway Therapy For the Dental Team: What You Can Do For People at Every Age

Steve Carstensen, DDS

Glennine Varga, AAS, CTA

Subject: 750 Special Patient Care

Lecture, Hybrid

Wednesday, June 9: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Course Description

This course will provide an overview of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and what the dental team can do to impact the health of their patients. It will cover basics of sleep, medical complications associated with breathing disorders, dental appliances and how to work with sleep physicians to market your service. It will also touch on medical insurance interaction. For offices currently providing sleep appliances, the instructors will discuss complications, titration and follow-up testing, and they will explore marketing and team development.


Thursday, June 10, 2021

Emerging Trends in the Etiology, Pathogenesis and Treatment of Periodontal Disease

Jim Grisdale, DDS

Subject: 490 Periodontics

Lecture, Hybrid

Thursday, June 10: 8:30–11:30 a.m.

Course Description

Emerging concepts of the pathogenesis of periodontal disease and novel periodontal treatments and technologies are introduced everyday to dental professionals. Deciding which treatment philosophies and technologies to incorporate into daily practice in order to provide the most effective care for our patients can be overwhelming. This course is designed for the entire dental team and will provide a comprehensive, in-depth view on the past, current and future concepts of periodontal treatment, including the management of those patients who do not respond to conventional periodontal treatment.



Expedited Excellence Hands-On: Increase Your Efficiency and Predictability with Direct Restorations

Joshua Austin, DDS, MAGD

Subject: 250 Restorative Dentistry

Participation, Hybrid

Thursday, June 10: 1–4 p.m.

Course Description

Discuss direct restoration procedures for the posterior. Learn how to increase your efficiency and results with posterior restorations using unique techniques. Attendees will participate in all steps of different posterior restorations using bulk-fill composite with correct curing light procedures and different techniques.

This course was sponsored by 3M.



Friday, June 11, 2021

Revolutionize Your Practice with Lasers

Timothy Kosinski, DDS, MAGD

Subject: 135 Laser Therapy/Electrosurgery 

Course Type: Lecture, Hybrid

Friday, June 11: 8:30–11:30 a.m.

Course Description

Dental lasers afford oral health professionals the opportunity to perform more procedures in less time and with better results than traditional methods. Patients also benefit from laser dentistry, as it is said to result in faster treatment with less overall discomfort. Learn dental laser procedures that are directly applicable to your daily, in-office routine from an industry-leading dental expert.

Note: This lecture course is the prerequisite for participation course FPTK2, “Revolutionize Your Practice with Lasers."

This course is sponsored by DenMat.



Seven Case Presentation Stumbling Blocks and How to Overcome Them

Carrie Webber

Subject: 550 Practice Management

Lecture, Hybrid

Friday, June 11: 1–4 p.m.

Course Description

Join Jameson’s co-owner, Carrie Webber, as she draws on years of experience in dental practices nationwide to discusses seven of the most common stumbling blocks dentists and teams struggle with when it comes to case presentation. Learn ways to overcome those obstacles for improved case acceptance, streamlined communication and an enhanced patient experience. Case presentation is a system that takes continuous refinement. Let the Jameson team give you implementable instruction in this brand-new course that will help you make a positive difference in your case acceptance numbers today.

This course is sponsored by Care Credit.



Saturday, June 12, 2021

Evidence-Based Local Anesthesia

Art Jeske, DMD, PhD

Subject: 340 Anesthesia and Pain Management

Lecture, Hybrid

Saturday, June 12: 8:30–11:30 a.m.

Course Description

This program reviews best practices in dental local anesthesia from an evidence-based perspective. Characteristics of all injectable and topical local anesthetics are reviewed, including comparative efficacy based on randomized controlled trials. Anesthesia adjuncts (buffering, nasal administration) are also covered, and the latest science-based algorithms for obtaining profound anesthesia of all teeth for endodontic and restorative procedures will be presented. Calculations for appropriate dosages and adjustments for medically compromised patients will also be covered.


The New Era of Glass Ionomer: A Hands-On Experience

Joshua Austin, DDS, MAGD

Subject: 250 Restorative Dentistry

Participation, Hybrid

Saturday, June 12: 1–4 p.m.

Course Description

Ignoring glass ionomer materials because they may seem unwieldy and unaesthetic is a mistake for dentists and patients. Recent developments and improvements have made these materials a must-have for any restorative dental practice. This course will discuss the new materials, their best application and give participants an opportunity to use them.

This course was sponsored by GC America.