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At the CDDS we believe that the ongoing education of our members is of primary importance as it benefits not only the dental community but Calgary as a whole. That is why we offer continuing education seminars that enhance and accelerate our member’s knowledge and oral health care skills. Our seminars are designed for the general practitioner as well as specialists, dental hygienists, auxiliaries and the local dental community as a whole.

Oral Pathology: Common Oral Lesions and the Importance of Biopsy

October 28 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Grey Eagle Resort,
3777 Grey Eagle Drive SW
Calgary, Alberta T3E 3X8 Canada
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Clinical Oral Pathology Update and Review This full-day course with be interactive and focus on the clinical aspects of oral pathology. Hundreds of clinical images will be used to illustrate oral diseases and conditions that can be encountered by the Oral health care provider. The presentation will be divided into four sections. Review Common Oral Lesions The Importance of Biopsy Management of selected oral conditions Tales of Oral Pathology – strange and unusual cases Objectives: At the end of the…

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Breath and Bones: The Way We Breathe Influences Facial Growth and Development

November 18 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Virtual Meeting Online

How we breathe affects facial growth and development. Soft tissues such as the tongue, lips, cheeks, tonsils and adenoids influence growth. Certain habits, compensations, and airway-related issues can contribute to adverse skeletal changes. In this lecture, we will discuss how soft tissue and breathing patterns influence skeletal growth. We will examine similar malocclusions in children and adults, and discuss how the treatment plans differ, depending on the age and skeletal maturation of the patient. For adolescents, our treatment plans will…

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Orthodontics and Restorative Dentistry to Treat Periodontally-compromised TMD Patients

December 9 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Virtual Meeting Online

Loss of occlusal vertical dimension is a frequent consequence for the patient with reduced levels of periodontal attachment, loss of posterior teeth, and chronic parafunctional habits. The presentations will describe treatment strategies combining orthodontics with fixed and removable appliances, periodontal therapy, and restorative dentistry to ensure predictable outcomes with excellent long-term occlusal stability. The concepts of posterior bite collapse and stomatologic collapse secondary to TMD will be discussed and elaborated in case presentations. Heavy emphasis will be placed on the…

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Accounting and Financials of a Dental Practice

January 20, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Carriage House Conference Centre,
9030 Macleod Trail South
Calgary, Alberta T2H0M4 Canada
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Airway-Esthetics-Bruxism-TMD in the Restorative Practice

February 3, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Carriage House Conference Centre,
9030 Macleod Trail South
Calgary, Alberta T2H0M4 Canada
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Course Description  Today’s restorative dentist must be a diagnostician not only of the masticatory system but also of the systems that impact it.  As our knowledge of systemic involvements broadens, the connection between airway, breathing, bruxism, and reflux is becoming clearer.  Whether or not the dentist chooses to be involved in the treatment of airway and breathing problems, parafunctional activities, reflux issues, or temporomandibular disorders, they must recognize the effect of these on the restorative dentistry that is recommended and…

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Below is our 2022/2023 Online CDDS Speaker, Seminar & Event Schedule

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The Calgary and District Dental Society is a voluntary professional organization representing the dentists of the Calgary Region. It is dedicated to the highest ethical standards, involvement in the community, the provision of exemplary oral health care, and attainment of optimal health for the people of the Calgary Region.

 

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