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Harness the Benefits of Photobiomodulation Therapy to Build a Winning Dental Practice

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Thursday, February 10, 2022

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05:00 PM America/Los Angeles

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Agenda

TITLE:  Harness the Benefits of Photobiomodulation Therapy to Improve Patient Outcomes and Build a Winning Dental Practice

COURSE FEE:  Free

CREDITS: This continuing education activity is designated for 1 credit

AGD PACE SUBJECT CODE:  135 Laser Dentistry

MODE: Electronically Mediated | Live interactive webinar

SPEAKER(S): Dr. Gerry Ross | Dr. Mel Burchman | Dr. Arun Darbar. (Speaker Bios below)

CE SUPPORTER: GMA Laser Education

AUDIENCE: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Therapists, Dental Assistants

TECHNOLOGY REQUIRED:  Mobile device, laptop or desktop with internet connection | Google Chrome Browser

INSTRUCTIONS: Upon completion of this live webinar, you will logout and be redirected to instructions and page to complete a quiz and course evaluation. You will also receive an email with instructions and link to quiz and course evaluation. 

​COURSE SUMMARY:  Incorporating photobiomodulation therapy can be a positive game changer in your clinical dental practice. Its many benefits can improve post operative healing, decrease post operative pain, edema and complications. Photobiomodulation Therapy can be safely and cost effectively implemented in your dental practice immediately, and  improves the "Patient Happiness" Factor thereby improving internal referrals. Overall - a win-win for your practice and patients. Although Photobiomodulation Therapy is readily used by medical providers, physical therapists, professional athletes, chiropractors, and veterinarians, our surveys of prior course participants demonstrate a dramatic lack of knowledge about this technology by dental clinicians. Based on our recent course surveys, dental professionals described "ice packs" as the only alternative non-pharmaclogic therapy available in their toolkit, and 87% had little to zero knowledge of photobiomodulation therapy.

Join GMA Laser Education as they discuss Photobiomodulation Therapy, and how you can implement this technology in your dental practice immediately using cost effective, LED dedicated and FDA approved devices to help you improve patient outcomes while reducing or eliminating the need to prescribe opioids in your dental practice.

​LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 

Upon completion of this course the learner should be able to:

  1. Investigate why your dental hygiene department should promote photobiomodulation therapy to improve patient outcomes and contribute to the Patient Happiness Factor.
  2. Describe medical-dental coding and billing to improve benefits available to your dental patients
  3. Apply social media to promote photobiomodulation therapy and your dental practice
  4. Illustrate how to encourage patient driven marketing
  5. Demonstrate the management of post-operative complications using Photobiomodulation: How to turn a potential negative into a win-win scenario
SPEAKERS:

GMA Laser Education Co-Founders, Dr. Gerry Ross, Dr. Mel Burchman, and Dr. Arun Darbar are three of the top PBMT practitioners worldwide. They will  share a combined 80 years of clinical photobiomodulation expertise with you.  They lecture extensively on photobiomodulation across the globe as well as other laser therapies. GMA Laser Education is an Academy of Laser Dentistry Certified Trainer. 

Dr. Mel Burchman is 2019 Past President of the Academy of Laser Dentistry (2019), Dr. Arun Darbar is the current 2021 President of the Academy of Laser Dentistry, and Dr. Gerry Ross is Past President of NAALT, the North American Society of Photobiomodulation, and currently is on the Board of Directors for the Academy of Laser Dentistry.

Conflict of Interest and Financial Disclosure of Speaker(s): This course is supported by GMA Laser Education. The speaker(s) Dr. Gerry Ross, Dr. Mel Burchman, and Dr. Arun Darbar are co-founders of GMA Laser Education. They declare a financial relationship with GMA Laser Education. For written documentation contact support@dentalcenow.com.

​Dental CE Academy Disclaimer: The views expressed and opinions and materials presented during these live and recorded presentations represent the personal views and opinions of the individual speaker(s) and do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of Dental CE Academy or its parent company Virtual Dontics®.  

Dental CE Academy assumes no responsibility for the content of the presentations made by the individual speakers. Any suggested protocols for treatment, materials, or services may be based up on the speakers' own clinican experience and should not be construed as Dental CE Academy recommended or endorsed. 

Selected presentations may include exploratory research or experimental procedures and are intended for informational purposes that may lead to new interest and scientific breakthroughs in the fields of dentistry.  Dental CE Academy appreciates its educators who share their knowledge and expertise. This level of dedication to dentistry allows our profession to expand and thrive and provokes necessary discussion and understanding.