CDA Presents The Art and Science of Dentistry happening May 13-16 is offering more than 60 continuing education courses led by some of dentistry’s top educators and speakers. Attendees can expect an interactive, virtual experience that will allow them to connect with speakers through live Q&A sessions while learning about a range of topics, including periodontics, restorative dentistry and dental hygiene.
Learn more about the headliner speakers and the courses they’ll be teaching:
Paul Fugazzotto, DDS, is a periodontist based out of Massachusetts. Dr. Fugazzotto graduated from the New York University College of Dentistry in 1979 and earned a certificate in advanced graduate studies in periodontology from Boston University in 1981.
He has more than 30 years of experience with bone regeneration and dental implants, and he lectures around the world on periodontal therapy, regrowing lost bone, aesthetics and implant therapy.
He will share his expertise with virtual convention attendees in two courses hosted Friday, May 14:
Richard Roblee, DDS, is recognized around the world for his work in esthetic dentistry, orthodontic techniques and interdisciplinary therapy. He travels the world lecturing on orthodontics when he’s not caring for patients out of his private practice in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
A graduate of Baylor College of Dentistry, he is the current president of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.
Dentists and their teams can join Dr. Roblee for two courses May 14 at CDA’s virtual convention:
John Weston, DDS, is the co-founder of Scripps Center for Dental Care, a multi-specialty private practice limited to cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry in La Jolla, California. Dr. Weston lectures, authors publications and teaches hands-on courses covering all aspects of cosmetic dentistry locally and internationally.
He will cover the current demand for affordable cosmetic options in The Simple Art of Creating Invisible Class 4 Composite Restorations hosted Thursday, May 13.
Howard Glazer, DDS, was named as one of the “leading clinicians in continuing education” and one of the top dentists in New Jersey by numerous publications. He currently runs a private practice in Fort Lee, New Jersey, and lectures around the country and internationally on dental materials, cosmetic dentistry, forensic dentistry and patient management.
He is also a published author in several dentistry publications, including AGD IMPACT and Dental Economics.
Dr. Glazer will share his techniques in the course I Have It, You Need It hosted Thursday, May 13.
Rachel Wall, RDH, BS, is the founder of Inspired Hygiene, a consultation company that coaches dental teams to build highly productive hygiene departments. Wall has more than 20 years of experience as a hygienist and dental practice administrator and draws from her expertise to author clinical articles and present around the country.
She will provide strategies to improve communication and clinical workflow in the dental office in Powerful Partnership: Building a Strong Dentist-Hygienist Relationship for a Thriving Practice on Saturday, May 15.
Glenn Clark, DDS, MS, is a professor in the division of diagnostic sciences and assistant dean of distance education at the Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC. Dr. Clark also serves as the director of the Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine Center, is the director of the orofacial pain two-year conventional residency program and is director of the hybrid-online master’s degree program in orofacial pain and oral medicine.
He will present the course Botulinum Toxin/Chemodenervation and Persistent Orofacial Pains on Saturday, May 15.
Edwin McDonald III, DDS, is a visiting faculty member at the Pankey Institute and Spear Education. Dr. McDonald earned his DDS from the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston School of Dentistry and completed extensive training in dental implant dentistry through the University of Florida Center for Implant Dentistry.
He has lectured for dentists and dental teams at major dental association meetings and conventions and has also authored a series for Dental Economics and various dental journals.
He will cover dental assistants’ impact on the provision of patient care in The Exceptional Assistant on Saturday, May 15.
Thomas Viola, RPh., CCP, is a clinical educator, professional speaker and published author in the areas of oral pharmacology and local anesthesia. With more than 30 years of experience, Viola has presented continuing education courses to dental professionals internationally since 2001. He is a faculty member of 12 dental professional degree programs and he also preps dental hygiene students and dental hygienists in pharmacology and local anesthesia for national board exams.
Friday, May 14, virtual convention attendees can tune into his course I haven’t Got Time for This Pain! Local Anesthetics and Analgesics and Their Clinical Considerations.
Register for the virtual convention and view the complete list of speakers and their courses in the attendee FAQ.