Dental students, faculty gain live remote access to ADA annual session courses

Oct. 5, 2009
Six Education in the Round presentations available through live Webcasts from Honolulu through Nov. 3.

HONOLULU--The American Dental Association's (ADA) interactive Education in the Round (EIR) live-patient courses at this year's Annual Session will reach beyond the convention center to thousands of North American dental students via live webcast.

The ADA and the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) recently announced the launch of the groundbreaking educational opportunity in which dental students and faculty can gain remote access to select live-patient continuing education courses held at the 2009, 2010, and 2011 ADA Annual Sessions.

Developed jointly by the ADA and ADEA and sponsored by Henry Schein Dental, this new initiative offers North American pre-doctoral and post-doctoral dental students and faculty password-protected access to six live-patient courses each year in the ADA's industry exclusive EIR learning format. The interactive format gives students the ability to submit real-time questions to the presenters, beginning at this year's Annual Session in Hawaii.

These demonstrations of state-of-the-art clinical procedures will be available online at no cost, either live during the ADA Annual Session or from an archive, through Nov. 3, with up to 5,000 attendees able to log in at any one time.

2009 EIR Presentations
This year's EIR presentations include:
· Create Success in Providing Periodontal Treatment, by Dr. Samuel Low (Course 5401)
· Crown Lengthening for Restorative Dentistry, by Dr. Jon Suzuki (Course 5402)
· Implants for the Terminal Dentition: Yes, You Can Do It! by Drs. Steve Ratcliff and Jorge Ramirez (Course 6401)
· A Simplified Yet Accurate Impression Technique When Splinting Multiple Implants, by Drs. Lee Ann Brady and Peter Fay
· TMD Treatment 2009: What Works, What Doesn't and Why, by Dr. Terry Tanaka;
· Solving Anterior Esthetic Restorative Challenges with Composite Resin, by Dr. Wynn Okuda.

For more about the courses, go to ADA.

For other information about ADA initiatives, go to ADA podcasts.

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