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 Course in Lafayette, LA
Click here to learn about this course by Live Video Conference if you live 150 miles or more outside of Lafayette.

Ten Things That Will Help My General Practice, Without Breaking the Bank:
Overview of New Techniques with a Clear ROI
A course for dentists and the entire dental team

Presented by Parag R. Kachalia, DDS

Friday, June 9, 2017
at National EMS Academy in Lafayette
2916 North University, Bldg B
Lafayette, LA 70507
Phone (866) 459-3500


Course #38-17
7 hours clinical CDE credit (lecture)
AGD #250 Operative (Restorative) Dentistry

Sign-In & Breakfast: 7:00 - 8:00 am
Course Start Time: 8:00 am
Course End Time: no later than 4:30 pm
Lunch will be provided.

Registration Fees
Early Bird Registration (by May 12, 2017)
$295 (Dentist)
$175 (Hygienist)
$95 (Assistant)

Regular Registration (after May 12, 2017)
$325 (Dentist)
$205 (Hygienist)
$115 (Assistant)

To Register
Register Online - Course confirmation will be sent by email.
Call: (504) 941-8193
Fax Registration Form to: (504) 941-8403
Mail Registration Form with Payment to: LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education
                                                                 1100 Florida Avenue, Box 142-B, New Orleans, LA 70119-2799


Overview
This is a lecture only course that will look at current advances that will aid the average general practice. The focus of this presentation will concentrate on technologies and materials that will improve efficiency, delivery of care, patient experience, and/or practice management. Furthermore, the bulk of the program will look at advances that require an investment of $5,000 or less, yet generate a measurable return on investment.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this course, participants should be better able to:
  • Identify key technological advances that will aid your practice on Monday morning.
  • Learn strategies to immediately implement the use of newly purchased technology.
  • Learn strategies to use technology as a distinguishing factor from the practice down the street.
  • Gain an understanding of how technology investment can lead to a decrease in overall staff costs.

About the Presenter

Parag R. Kachalia, DDSParag R. Kachalia, DDS is an Associate Professor and the Vice Chair of Simulation, Technology and Research and is a team leader within the University of the Pacific's prestigious complex and esthetic rehabilitation program. He is a fellow of the American Dental Education Association's leadership institute, researcher, as well as a published author in the areas of dental technology, digital diagnostics, contemporary fixed prosthodontics, and financial management. He has lectured internationally in the areas of adhesive dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, photography, CAD/CAM technology, fixed prosthodontics, treatment planning, erosion, and diagnostic technologies. Dr. Kachalia acts a consultant for many dental materials/dental technology companies and helps guide product development. He is a member and clinical evaluator for Catapult Elite, the dental industry's premier speakers bureau. Dr. Kachalia is a member of the Pride Technology Leadership Council and is frequently interviewed in regards to his vision of dentistry's future.

Hotel Accommodations
Please call (504) 941-8193 to inquire about a possible hotel room block.





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 May 26, 2017 by mail, fax at (504) 941-8403, or email at info@lsucde.org. If LSU Health New Orleans CDE receives notification of your cancellation after May 26, 2017, 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 and turn mobile phones off.

  

1100 Florida Avenue  •  Box 142-B  •  Clinic Building  •  Room 4319  •  New Orleans  •  Louisiana 70119-2799
Phone: 504.941.8193  •  Fax 504.941.8403  • Info@LSUCDE.org