LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education is the brand name of LSU’s overall continuing dental education program; it represents the long-standing affiliation and working relationship between LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry and The Louisiana Academy of Continuing Dental Education, Inc. for the purpose of developing and marketing continuing education courses.
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Course Description

Live VIDEO CONFERENCE from Lake Charles, LA to Your Home of Office Desktop or Laptop
If you live 150 miles or more outside of Lake Charles
here to learn more about this course Live in Lake Charles at the L'Auberge Casino Resort.

LSU Day in Lake Charles:
Unlimited Growth: What's Your Vision for 2018
A course for dentists and the entire dental team

Presented by Lou Graham, DDS

Friday, January 26, 2018
Live Streamed from Lake Charles, LA to Your Desktop or Laptop

Course #03-18-VideoConf
7 hours clinical CDE credit (lecture)

: 7:00 - 7:45 am
Course Start Time: 8:00 am
Course End Time: no later than 4:30 pm

Registration Fees
Regular Registration (after December 29, 2017)
$325 (Dentist)
$205 (Hygienist)
$115 (Assistant)

To Register
If you plan to attend by video conference, you must register by calling (504) 941-8193.
This course is limited-attendance. REGISTER EARLY!
Course confirmation will be sent by email. Instructional guide on how to access the video conference course will be emailed at least one month before the course date.

How LSU CDE Video Conferencing WorksLake Charles Video Conference Distance Map
This course is live in Lake Charles and streamed live via video conference to your home or office desktop or laptop. You receive the same credit hours as if you were attending the course live in Lake Charles.

Plus, you save the time and expense of traveling to and staying in Lake Charles, while experiencing the latest video conferencing technology available:

  • see the presentations exactly as if you're in Lake Charles 
  • ask questions, hear the speaker's answers, and view the presentation on your desktop or laptop
  • a CE staff member will facilitate the questions you ask

This video conference course is designed for those who live 150 miles or more outside of Lake Charles.

On the map to the right (click image to enlarge), areas outside of the circle (in Louisiana, the Gulf-South, and throughout the country) are encouraged to attend via Video Conference. Areas inside the circle will attend live in Lake Charles. If you plan to attend by video conference, you must register by calling (504) 941-8193.

Gone are the days of simply looking at your bank balance at the end of the month and going..."I had a good month!" Today's dentist has to deal with all the pressures of running a business and equally, survive all the challenges of dentistry today. The essence of this course is all about "change" and how to integrate your entire team with the latest in diagnostics, new protocols, and new products/techniques. Sprinkled throughout the day will be updates and tools that will offer offer you thoughts and new directions on how to build and grow your practice. This course will highlight a day in practice, demonstrating some of the latest techniques and truly maximize what you can be doing each day and how to grow your practice. This course is recommended for the entire team. Doctors, bring your team or should I say, teams...bring your doctors!

Complimentary pre- "Snap Shots" of your practice: Be Prepared!

Learning Objectives
After completing this course, participants should be better able to:
  • Present the latest approaches to running and growing your team and your business
  • Update the team on current diagnostic approaches in caries detection and treatment approaches
  • Describe the latest methodologies to compliment hygiene growth and how adjunctive therapies are bringing us far more success in treatment
Highlights of this course include:
  • Why the outlook on dentistry has changed and your office must be ready for these changes and this means efficiency both clinically and business savvy.
  • You're running a business, do you know your Key Performance numbers that can predict growth or the opposite, a practice in decline. This will fascinate you as to what "we need to know." Numbers don't lie!
  • Running a time efficient HUDDLE, why this essential before every day.
  • How the latest patient management systems are changing as is the web, reviews, and the importance of social media. See how these all fit together and they all have a place in our practices, YES THEY DO!
  • The #1 driver to growth in a GP practice is hygiene. The "wheel" will define consistency and communication between the doctor, hygienist, and patient.
  • Understanding the latest in caries diagnostics for the hygienist/doctor team and why these new technologies provide you with so much more information and equally, allow you to show and deliver far more diagnostically driven outcomes. The explorer...really?
  • Diagnostically driven minimally invasive dentistry: New protocols for today's practice along with the latest materials.
  • Beating the PPO game: Creating your own dental plan, it really works.
  • The value of Oxygenation, a game changer in our approach to refractory periodontal patients and so many more uses. Instant growth for your practice and a MUST HAVE.

About the Presenter
Lou Graham, DDSLou Graham, DDS
Dr. Graham is an internationally recognized lecturer extensively involved in continuing education for dental professionals, focusing on incorporating current clinical advancements through conservative dentistry. He emphasizes in his teachings the same concepts he practices: dental health diagnosis, treatment plans for medically compromised patients, conservative treatment, cosmetic dentistry, and customized approaches to periodontal care, implants and laser dentistry. He is the founder of the Catapult Group, a continuing education company whose philosophy and programs use contemporary, interactive formats to integrate time-proven conservative dentistry with 21st century materials and techniques. Dr. Graham is a graduate of Emory Dental School. He is the former Dental Director of the University of Chicago Department of Dentistry.  He enjoys providing dental care at his multi-specialty private practice group, University Dental Professionals, in Chicago, Illinois-Hyde Park.

LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry/The Louisiana Academy of Continuing Dental Education, Inc. (d/b/a: LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education) 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. LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education designates this activity for 7 continuing education credits.

Cancellation & Refund Policy:
The Louisiana Academy of Continuing Dental Education, Inc./ (d/b/a: LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education) reserves the right to cancel any course should circumstances warrant such action. In the event a course is cancelled, the Academy will refund the full tuition. If you cancel your registration for this course, the Academy will refund the tuition you paid (minus an administrative cancellation fee). We must receive your written cancellation request no later than January 12, 2018 by mail, fax at (504) 941-8403, or email at If LSU Health New Orleans CDE receives notification of your cancellation after January 12, 2018, it will result in forfeiture of the entire tuition.

Nonrefundable Airline Ticket, Flight Change, or Hotel Reservation:
The Louisiana Academy of Continuing Dental Education, Inc. (d/b/a: LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education) cannot be held responsible for the cost of a nonrefundable airline ticket, flight change, or hotel room reservation in the event a course is cancelled or rescheduled. Please: No recording devices in lecture rooms or lab, and turn mobile phones off.

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