Las Vegas #2, NV (2019)

Dentistry Update Dentist
Dentistry Update Staff
Office Manager Staff
Office Manager Dentist
REQUIRED: Please list ALL attendees full names, credentials, and which course they are attending (Dentistry Update or Office manager).

Product Details

October 11, 2019 (Friday)

CR Dentistry Update & Office Manager Course

"Dr. Christensen offered us an insight into the new materials introduced into the dental field in the past year and the validity of all marketing claims made by different companies. I look forward to this Dentistry Update every year. This is a sure way of providing the best care to all our patients." (Dr. D. Carnu, CA)

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 2019 with the most important, useful, and potentially influential advancements available. Examples of questions that may be answered in the 2019 CR Dentistry Update:

  • Which dental technologies do you really need?
  • Why do some endodontically treated teeth fail in a few years?
  • How to avoid being a typical dentist who has musculoskeletal problems
  • What has changed in ceramic veneers?
  • How long does the color stay lighter with a standard tooth bleaching technique?
  • Are surgical guides necessary for implant placement?
  • Can failing implants be salvaged?
  • Is there a surface disinfectant that actually works?
  • Are lasers really providing return on their investment (ROI)?
  • Are probiotics useful in dentistry?
  • Can one color of composite match all tooth colors?
  • Why are dual-cure resins desirable for operative dentistry?
  • What is the best pulp capping material?
  • Which bone grafting material is best?
  • Will cone beam replace all other types of maxilla facial images?
  • Are phosphor plate radiographs comparable to CMOS sensors?
  • Are cancer screening devices working well?
  • Have glass ionomer restorative materials improved?
  • Should you be using a pulse oximeter when doing oral treatment?
  • Are zirconia crowns all the same material?
  • Which of the new types of crowns are safe to use?
  • Which cement is best for zirconia crowns?
  • What is a flange denture?
  • Are snore appliances working well?
  • Plus other highly relevant topics in all areas of dentistry

Earn 7 CE credits. At the completion of this course, attendees should be able to identify the best new materials and techniques for 2019; 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 7 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 7 CE credits.

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Venue Information

Join Gordon for a FULL day of vital information in:

Las Vegas, NV

October 11, 2019 (Friday)

Treasure Island Las Vegas
3300 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, NV 89109

* See schedule and discounted hotel rates below

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. 

We look forward to spending this informative day with you! 

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


CR is pleased to announce our guest presenter: Katherine Eitel-Belt

Katherine Eitel-Belt

Katherine Eitel-Belt is an international speaker and communication coach. She is best known for her innovative approach to creating extraordinary non-scripted communication skills for leaders, managers, and teams. 

Katherine is founder of Lioness Learning, a revolutionary training company providing customized in-house training for team cohesiveness, client service, and goal achievement. With over 25 years experience as a chairside assistant, treatment coordinator, marketing director, and practice management coach, her revolutionary communications training programs have helped hundreds of practices and small businesses throw out their old tired scripts and access instinctive greatness improving marketing results, organizational systems, client service, and verbal skills.

Katherine's presentations empower individuals to lead instinctively from wherever they are. Using humor, tenderness, and poignant examples, these workshops will touch the hearts, minds, and souls of attendees and leave them roaring for more.

Courageous Conversations: Mastering the Important Conversations You’ve Been Avoiding

Synopsis: A cornerstone of productive, positive work cultures is the ability to communicate within a team with compassion, accountability, non-judgement, and accuracy. This presentation will help owners, managers, and team members stop avoiding these crucial conversations and learn to embrace and succeed with them by using a self-management checklist and a simple 4-step conversation framework. This presentation includes real-life examples, live demonstration, and tremendous inspiration about what can be accomplished both professionally and personally by succeeding with necessary conversations about broken agreements, under performance, non-participation, negativity, or toxic behavior. Learn a life-changing way to improve leadership, relationships, and results.

Learning Objectives. In this course, you’ll learn how to apply:

  • 3 steps to developing a leadership mindset
  • 4-part courageous conversation framework
  • Coaching principles that help team members unlock their potential, create alignment, and improve accountability

Registration begins at 7:00 a.m.
Course Lecture from 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., lunch included

$129/Night Thursday; $169/Night Friday and Saturday; plus $37/Night resort fee
Online reservations: Treasure Island
Phone reservations: 888-503-8999, reference group code CRF2019
Rates available until room block is filled or September 6, 2019.

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