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 Baton Rouge, LA
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The Last Chance Course:
Out With the Old, In With the New - A Crash Course on State-of-the-Art Dentistry
A course for dentists and the entire dental team

Presented by Ron Kaminer, DDS

Friday, December 1, 2017
at Lod Cook Alumni Center
(on the Main LSU Campus overlooking University lake)
3838 W. Lakeshore Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808 (Google Map)

Course #80-17
7 hours clinical CDE credit (lecture)
AGD #250 (Restorative Dentistry)
Lunch provided

: 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 November 3, 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

Designed for the ENTIRE TEAM, this course will take you on a journey of state-of-the-art concepts that can be immediately implemented into your day-to-day practice. This course will cover the following topics:

  • a clear path from understanding dental disease to state-of-the-art caries diagnostics
  • the concept of remineralization and giving you the tools to eliminate white spots using chemotherapeutics ONLY
  • minimally invasive periodontal therapy and concepts about various technologies, for example, diode lasers and piezo scalers, with the goal of being a more productive, patient-centered hygiene program
  • the journey into the world of digital dentistry and showing how this technology is NOT only about optical impressions, but more about digitally driven predictable results
  • tying the entire day together by discussing marketing and communication for the entire team

Learning Objectives
After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

  • predictably treat white spot cases
  • understand why lasers can make an immediate impact into day-to-day dentistry
  • understand the differences in digital impression systems
  • effectively implement a high productive soft tissue management program into their practice

Additional topics to be covered:

  • The etiology of dental caries
  • How to stop your patients from getting cavities
  • State-of-the-art caries diagnosis
  • Oral cancer detection-How a simple device can save lives
  • Lasers: Soft tissue, hard tissue-Do I need a laser?
  • Demystifying the digital impression dilemma
  • Current crown and bridge materials revisited
  • High-tech soft tissue management
  • Biodynamic dental materials and their use in day-to-day practice
Get to know Dr. Kaminer
Dr. Kaminer is an internationally known educator, traveling the world lecturing on dental laser technology. He brings to each of his programs a comprehensive knowledge of the most cutting edge technologies in the dental market.

About the Presenter
Ron Kaminer, DDSRon Kaminer, DDS
Dr. Kaminer is a 1990 graduate from SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. He maintains two practices, one in Hewlett, NY and one in Oceanside, NY. Dr. Kaminer is an international expert in the field of dental lasers and has lectured on lasers and minimally invasive dentistry both nationally and internationally. He is the Director of the Masters of Laser training program in New York and is a clinical instructor with the International College of Laser Education. Dr. Kaminer evaluates new dental materials for Catapult Education and sits on the advisory boards and is a clinical consultant for numerous dental manufacturers. He has authored numerous articles on dental lasers and minimally invasive dentistry, is a frequent contributor to Mentor magazine and is an associate editor for Dental Product Shopper. Dr. Kaminer is a member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, International College of Facial Esthetics, and American Dental Association. He lives in Hewlett, NY with his wife and three children.

Hotel Accommodations

The Cook Hotel and Conference Center at LSU
3848 West Lakeshore Drive
Baton Rouge, la 70808
Phone: (866) 610-COOK (2665)

Room Rates: $129 (standard king) or $149 (double suite)/night plus applicable taxes
Group Name Mention: LSU Last Chance course
Reserve Online:
Online Code: 171130LAST
Reservation Cut-off Date: Monday, November 6, 2017

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 November 17, 2017 by mail, fax at (504) 941-8403, or email at If LSU Health New Orleans CDE receives notification of your cancellation after November 17, 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 or lab, and turn mobile phones off.


1100 Florida Avenue  •  Box 142-B  •  Clinic Building  •  Room 4319  •  New Orleans  •  Louisiana 70119-2799
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