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You have specific educational needs to serve your patients which is why you can focus your learning with us. Our Focus courses, designed to cover the latest topics in dentistry, provide you with opportunities to discover new techniques. Many of our Focus courses follow a flexible schedule allowing you to attend with little to no impact on your practice schedule, providing maximum return on your investment in yourself. Our Focus courses feature the same world-renowned Visiting Faculty as our Essentials. Mixing lecture with hands-on modules, you will return to your office with new skills to improve the patient care you provide.   areas-of-interest-button
   

Aesthetics: Natural Beauty From Diagnosis to Delivery

Aesthetics is designed for both dentists and ceramists. In A1, our world-class aesthetics faculty will provide you with all the tools to diagnose, plan, prepare and deliver exceptional aesthetic dentistry. You will have the opportunity to work with experts who are well known in the aesthetics community and who also are grounded in the Pankey Philosophy. You’ll gain confidence as you participate in a wide variety of lectures, workshops, and hands-on experiential learning modules designed to help you down your path to success in the comprehensive practice.

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Faculty
Led by Drs. Jim Fondriest, Susan Hollar,  J.A. Reynolds, Frankie Shull, Jeffrey Bonk and Mr. Matt Roberts, CDT

Tuition
Dentists: $5,500
Technicians: $990

CE Credits
47

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Bite Splint Fabrication the Pankey Way

During this dynamic hands-on course, led by Pankey clinical team member, Sandra Caicedo, participants will experience and learn how to accurately articulate models, how to fabricate bite splints and they’ll leave the course fully understanding the rationale for bite splint therapy.

Plus, the evening will be spent discovering various communication styles that will benefit your relationships with your patients, your doctors, your clients, and your team members.

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Faculty
Led by Sandra Caicedo and Ricki Braswell CAE

Tuition
Dentists: $1,300
Technicians: $990
Team Members: $1,300

CE Credits
15

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Creating Successful Practice Transitions

This is a workshop for people considering a transition in practice, both “buyers” and “sellers”, and at whatever stage you might find yourself in the process. Whether you are new to the profession and weighing your practice options or strategizing your end game. This course will arm you with the tools and metrics necessary to create your successful practice transitions.

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Faculty
Led by Drs. Denny Byrne, Rich Green, Nancy Ward and
Ms. Joan Unterschuetz

Tuition
Dentists: $2,400

CE Credits
24

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Dental Sleep Medicine

It is estimated that more than 20% of Americans suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), Sleep-Disordered Breathing (SDB), and problems such as snoring and Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome (UARS). This translates to an enormous segment of our patient population being subject to the comorbidities of OSA, ranging from hypertension to congestive heart failure to stroke to early death from heart attack. Untreated SDB can also contribute to TMD, bruxism, GERD, and the destruction of the stomatognathic system, directly affecting our ability to predictably treat our dental patients.

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Faculty
Led by Drs. Steve Carstensen, John Remmers, Edward Zebovitz, Gy Yatros and Juan-Carlos Quintero

Tuition
Dentists: $5,300
Technicians: $990

CE Credits
43

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Excellence in Bonded Porcelain Restorations

Bonded porcelain restorations present the dentist with a broad spectrum of conservative treatment options in aesthetically demanding situations. They also present the dentist with a new set of restorative challenges, materials options, and techniques. Understanding the indications, limitations, and implementations of the various ceramic restorative materials and resin cements is imperative to assure success with these restorations.

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Faculty
Dr. James Kessler

Tuition
Dentists: $2,399
Technicians: $990

CE Credits
20

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Implant Essentials

Through this comprehensive course, the experienced restorative dentist will learn the skills necessary to place simple fixtures. Under the expert instruction of a variety of skilled practitioners, including an interdisciplinary team comprised of restorative dentists, periodontists, certified dental technicians and a board-certified oral and maxillofacial radiologist, you will gain a well-rounded and practical understanding on how to integrate this difficult procedure into your daily restorative practice in a meaningful way for you, your team, and your patients.

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Faculty
Led by Drs. Brad Portenoy, Alan Slootsky, Henry Crossetti, Brian Young  and Mr. Chris Morris

Tuition
Dentists: $4,600
Technicians: $990

CE Credits
45

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Implant Restorations: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Planning Treatment

This two and half day course will grow your understanding of the clinical science involved in the diagnosis and treatment of simple and complex cases using implants and restorative components. The emphasis is how dentists, specialists, and dental technicians can work collaboratively as a team on comprehensive cases. Dentists who place or plan to place implants will gain an incredible amount of useful information in attending this course as well.

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Faculty
Led by Drs. Roger Solow, Richard Akin and Mr. Michael Bellerino, CDT

Tuition
Dentists: $3,900
Specialists: $3,900
Technicians: $990

CE Credits
24

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Improve Your Image: Dental Photography & Visual Communications Workshop

Photography has become an indispensable part of dentistry today. While many of the basic techniques haven’t changed over time, the advancements in technology have allowed us to reach levels of diagnostic ability and patient education that are truly remarkable. Of course, learning how to capture an excellent image is only part of the battle. Understanding what to do with the image as it relates to diagnosis, treatment planning, lab communication, patient education, and marketing is “where the rubber meets the road.” Team members are welcome to attend with their doctor.

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Faculty
Led by Drs. G. Franklin Shull and Chris Campbell

Tuition
Dentists: $2,200
Team Members: $1,000

CE Credits
12

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Managing Soft Tissue Dilemmas: Aesthetic Gingival Surgery Hands-On Workshop

This hands-on course will help dentists continue to finesse their expertise in managing the soft tissue dilemmas they face on a daily basis including – gingival recession, exposed crown margins, biologic width impingements, uneven gingival margins and gummy smiles. This course will emphasize the skills needed to do connective tissue grafting and aesthetic crown lengthening. You will have an extraordinary opportunity to integrate what you’ve learned during this course by doing these surgeries on a simulation model specifically designed for teaching connective tissue grafting and aesthetic crown lengthening.

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Faculty
Led by Drs. William Robbins and Eric Rindler

Tuition
Dentists: $3,000

CE Credits
13

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Mastering Business Essentials

Success for many excellent clinicians is often compromised by a weakness in the business, leadership and communication components. Mastering Business Essentials is a comprehensive exploration of the these critical aspect in a Pankey styled learning environment. Targeted for dentists, this 4 1/2 day program is designed to help you develop the strategies, tactics, metrics and business acumen that will help you prosper and thrive outside the mouth.

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Faculty
Led by Mark T Murphy DDS, Richard Green DDS MBA, Ricki Braswell CAE and Dake Schwarte MBA CFP

Tuition
Dentists: $3,900

CE Credits
38

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Mastering Equilibration

This course is designed for those who want to catch up on the basics of current concepts as well as those who would like to learn more about how composite can be used in advanced cases. Emphasis will be placed on hands-on time to maximize your ability to put these practice-changing concepts to work and immediately change your practice and your patient’s lives.

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Faculty
Drs. Glenn Kidder and Daren Becker

Tuition
Dentists: $1,300
Technicians: $990

CE Credits
13

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Protocol for Successful Preparations: The Synthesis of Art & Science

This course is timely as many dentists experience difficulty and inconsistency in their preparation skills and results. This fact becomes a hurdle for not only the dentist but the technicians as well. The dentists expect superior results but often times do not supply the technician with what is needed to reach that objective. Also, many new dental materials are hitting the market and they all have slightly different preparation requirements. This course will allow the participants an immediate “take home” that they can use to change their practices and see improved results in their restorative treatment.

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Faculty
Led by Dr. Dale Sorenson and Mr. Lee Culp, CDT

Tuition
Dentists: $1,800
Technicians: $990

CE Credits
14

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TMD Complete: Cases Start to Finish

This course will provide experiential learning for those treating TMD patients. You will explore diagnosing multiple types of treatments and therapies, while bringing you to a new level of knowledge regarding the anatomy. A systematic approach to diagnosing, and treating will be presented and utilized hands-on for the cases brought. Each participant will see not only their cases solved, but experience how to over come obstacles in many other cases. The faculty will then show similar cases, going through the diagnosis and treatment from start to finish.

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Faculty
Led by Drs. John Droter, Glenn Kidder, Lee Ann Brady and Edward Zebovitz

Tuition
Dentists: $5,300

CE Credits
47

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Utilizing Invisalign® to Enhance Restorative Outcomes

This is a highly interactive course in which you will learn how to achieve successful patient outcomes with Invisalign® patients. If you are not Invisalign® trained, you will receive the training required to offer Invisalign®.

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Faculty
Led by Drs. Brian Gray, Nancy Ward and Edward Zebovitz

Tuition

Dentists: $2,195

CE Credits
This course is Invisalign® product training and is not eligible for credits.

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Utilization of Composite for Treating Complex Restorative Cases

Boost your ability to provide more comprehensive and beautiful dentistry and increase profitability at a time when many patients need more options. Advances in techniques and materials have made composite dentistry the treatment of choice in an increasing percentage of clinical situations. Learn how mastering some new concepts using composite will dramatically change your ability to help patients choose comprehensive dentistry over repair dentistry, conservatively restore teeth to natural beauty, function, and durability and even solve large-scale restorative cases including those requiring increased vertical dimension.

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Faculty
Led by Drs. Johnson Hagood and Susan Hollar

Tuition
Dentists: $3,100
Technicians: $990

CE Credits
19

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ADA CERP Certified

The Pankey 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.