Western Caribbean Cruise (2018)

Office Manager Dentist
Office Manager Staff
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Product Details

March 11-18, 2018 (7 Days)

"I have been attending Dr. Gordon's updates since 1986 and have thoroughly enjoyed including my four children. They look forward to joining me since they know their summer vacation will always be in a fun-filled place for them. Thank you for all your wisdom, knowledge, and priceless memories for my children." (Dr. T. C.)

Course Topics

Dentistry Update with Gordon J. Christensen

The most trusted, fast paced, comprehensive dental continuing education course available!

This “Dentistry Update” course features all new course material for 2018 with the most important, useful, and potentially influential advancements available in the following areas:

  • Diagnosis and treatment planning
  • Endodontics
  • Esthetic dentistry
  • Implant dentistry
  • Occlusion
  • Operative dentistry
  • Oral and maxillofacial radiology
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric dentistry
  • Periodontics
  • Preventive dentistry
  • Prosthodontics: fixed, removable, and implant
  • Plus other highly relevant topics in all areas of dentistry

Earn 14 CE credits. At the completion of this course, attendees should be able to identify the best new materials and techniques for 2018; determine which products and techniques presented in the course meet individual practice needs; and integrate the new concepts into practice.

The CR “Dentistry Update” course includes at least 25 diverse topics each year. The cutting edge information presented makes this course an annual “must attend” event!



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CR Foundation is designated as an Approved Pace Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted AGD for Fellowship, Mastership, and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2023. Provider ID# 216561. CR Foundation designates this activity for 14 CE credits.


CR Foundation 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. CR Foundation designates this activity for 14 CE credits.

Cruise DU18

Venue Information

Join Gordon for a 7-Day Western Caribbean Cruise (14 CEs):

March 11-18, 2018

Royal Caribbean: Liberty of the Seas
Round-trip from Galveston, Texas


Day Port Arrive Depart
Sunday, March 11 Depart Galveston, TX   4:00 p.m.
Monday, March 12 At Sea*    
Tuesday, March 13 At Sea*    
Wednesday, March 14 Roatan, Honduras 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 15 Costa Maya, Mexico 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Friday, March 16 Cozumel, Mexico 7:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 17 At Sea*    
Sunday, March 18 Galveston, TX 6:30 a.m.  


* COURSE SCHEDULE: 8:00 a.m. to Noon Monday, Tuesday, and Saturday (courses run concurrently). Dentistry Update and Office Manager sessions held while ship is "at sea" allowing attendees to participate in shore excursions and enjoy the ports of call.


1. CRUISE RESERVATIONS: Contact CR Cruise Department at 800-267-0041 or www.CRcruise.com.

2. DENTISTRY UPDATE RESERVATIONS: Contact CR at 888-334-3200 or register on the online form above.

Please note: Registration for the cruise and the course are two separate transactions.


We are continually told that just one day with Gordon will make your entire year more rewarding! Don't miss this opportunity to learn what is faster, easier, better, and more profitable in dentistry!

Many things have changed in Dentistry! Are you part of the mini-implant explosion? Are you up to date on the Zirconia-Crown revolution? These and an additional 25 topics will be provided in a "learn today, use tomorrow" course presented by Dr. Gordon Christensen.

Your entire team will benefit from this informative and entertaining course! The team will learn the latest trends, proven techniques, materials, devices, and new concepts.

Staff may attend the "Dentistry Update" or the concurrent Office Manager course

Lois Banta


CR is pleased to announce our guest presenter: Lois Banta

Lois Banta, CEO of Banta Consulting, Inc. has been involved in dentistry for more than 30 years. With extraordinary insight into the dynamics that make a practice successful, Lois delivers her message with enthusiasm and heartfelt conviction.

Lois’ presentations offer proven techniques to boost revenue, decrease stress, and build a positive atmosphere where employees love their jobs and patients look forward to visits.

14 CEs. Topics include:

  • 10 Top Management Tools For a Successful Practice
  • Anatomy of a Team…A Recipe for Success
  • Playing the Insurance, Collections, and Accounts Receivable Game…your Way!
  • High Impact Communication: Words to Use…Words to Lose
  • Surviving vs. Thriving: A guide to Lower Stress in Your Practice