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Enjoy renewed excitement in dentistry!

CDOCS workshops are hands-on opportunities to discover the power of education that will reignite your passion for modern dentistry.

When you take a workshop you:

Embrace Cutting-Edge Knowledge:
Stay ahead of the curve with up-to-the-minute information on the latest dental technologies, trends, procedures and best practices.
Expand Your Clinical Repertoire:
Master advanced procedures and techniques that will set you apart as a leader in your field.

Chairside CAD/CAM Mastery For Dental Assistants

Prerequisites: None. Recommended for all chairside assistants.

The most efficient offices are the ones that use CAD CAM with a team approach. There is no better way take care of patients than when the entire team is on board, all working together in harmony.


Upcoming Dates:

Thu-Fri
August 08-09, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ
Thu-Fri
December 05-06, 2024
Charlotte, NC

The 90-Minute Crown Appointment with Chairside CAD/CAM

Prerequisites: Level 1 or Basic Training from your dealer strongly recommended

This hands-on workshop allows you to practice fabricating crowns with ideal occlusion with shorter, stress-free CEREC appointments. Ideal for all CEREC users looking to optimize their crown times, and a MUST for new purchasers who have completed their dealer level 1 or basic training.


Upcoming Dates:

Sat-Sun
July 20-21, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Thu-Fri
August 01-02, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Thu-Fri
August 15-16, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ
Thu-Fri
September 05-06, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ
Sat-Sun
September 07-08, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ

Provisionalizing and Restoring Implants with Chairside CAD/CAM​

Prerequisites: The 90-Minute Crown Appointment with Chairside CAD/CAM​ is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Restoring implants chairside with CEREC has one of the highest ROIs of any CEREC procedure. The goal of this workshop will be to teach how to efficiently fabricate both screw retained and custom abutment with cemented crown restorations. This workshop includes multiple hands-on design and manufacturing exercises.


Upcoming Dates:

Thu-Fri
July 18-19, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Thu-Fri
August 01-02, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Sat-Sun
August 17-18, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ
Thu-Fri
September 05-06, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ
Thu-Fri
September 12-13, 2024
Charlotte, NC

Anterior Esthetics with Chairside CAD/CAM

Prerequisites: The 90-Minute Crown Appointment with Chairside CAD/CAM​ is REQUIRED

Many doctors don't realize the full potential of their CEREC technology because they don't use it to its full capacity. In fact, with CEREC you can achieve esthetic results equivalent to high quality labs.

This workshop provides you with the tools necessary to complete anterior cases with ease, positively impacting your productivity, clinical outcomes and patient care.


Upcoming Dates:

Sat-Sun
July 20-21, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Sat-Sun
August 03-04, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Thu-Fri
August 15-16, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ
Sat-Sun
September 07-08, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ
Thu-Fri
October 10-11, 2024
Charlotte, NC

Next-Level Esthetic Dentistry to Perfect Smile Design​

Prerequisites: Anterior Esthetics with Chairside CAD/CAM is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Participants will focus on photography, case presentation, color and shade selection, contouring, staining and glazing as well as final esthetic cementation of an anterior case.

Attendees are expected to have already taken the Anterior Esthetics with Chairside CAD/CAM workshop or have a thorough understanding of the CEREC software with regards to designing and milling.


Upcoming Dates:

Thu-Fri
October 17-18, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ
Sat-Sun
November 09-10, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ
Sat-Sun
December 07-08, 2024
Charlotte, NC

Comprehensive Restorative Care with a Digital Workflow

Prerequisites: Anterior Esthetics with Chairside CAD/CAM is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

CEREC goes beyond just single-tooth dentistry. This workshop is a natural extension of the Anterior Esthetics with Chairside CAD/CAM workshop where participants will learn techniques for comprehensive cases including: how to perform virtual wax-ups, basic fundamentals of smile design and how to stage full mouth cases. Participants will execute a full upper arch case.


Upcoming Dates:

Sat-Sun
August 17-18, 2024 (Limited Seats)
Scottsdale, AZ
Sat-Sun
September 14-15, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Sat-Sun
October 12-13, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Sat-Sun
October 19-20, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ
Sat-Sun
November 16-17, 2024
Charlotte, NC

Advanced CEREC Software Mastery

Prerequisites: Anterior Esthetics with Chairside CAD/CAM & Comprehensive Restorative Care with a Digital Workflow are HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

This workshop sets the foundation to execute more comprehensive digital workflows using a combination of the CEREC and inLab 22 CAD software. Students will learn advanced procedures, such as digital waxups, splints, 3D printing model software and implant restorations.

This is not an introductory course and is recommended for advanced users with significant experience with CEREC and computer software.


Upcoming Dates:

Sat-Sun
August 03-04, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Sat-Sun
October 12-13, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Thu-Fri
October 17-18, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ

Trios Meets Prime Manufacturing – Fully Open Workflows

Prerequisites: None

This workshop teaches you how to upload a scan from Trios (or any scanner) to DS Core, where it will be used for in office crown and bridge design and manufacture with a Primemill. Practice fabricating crowns with ideal occlusion with shorter, stress-free appointments.


Upcoming Dates:

Sat-Sun
November 02-03, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ

Utilizing 3D Printing for Efficient Everyday Dentistry

Prerequisites: None

This 3D printing hands on workshop course is designed for new owners of Primescan scanners and Primeprint 3D printers. This dental workshop will go through how users can utilize the technology to improve patient care by running a completely digital new patient experience, perfect for the modern dentist!


Upcoming Dates:

Sat-Sun
August 17-18, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ
Sat-Sun
October 26-27, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Thu-Fri
October 31-01, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ

Digital Denture Workflows

Prerequisites: Utilizing 3D Printing for Efficient Everyday Dentistry OR Advanced CEREC Software Mastery are HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Learn how to take an accurate denture wash impression • Learn how to scan properly for a complete denture • Understand inLab design for a complete denture setup • Learn how to print and process a try in denture and final denture base and teeth.


Upcoming Dates:

Thu-Fri
October 10-11, 2024 (Sold Out)
Charlotte, NC

Implementing Cone Beam for Practical Utilization ​

Prerequisites: None

This workshop will focus on learning the fundamentals of Cone Beam technology, including reviewing a volume in its entirety. The workshop will focus on getting users comfortable with the operation of the Cone Beam hardware as well as learning the software used to power the device


Upcoming Dates:

Thu-Fri
July 18-19, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Thu-Fri
August 15-16, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ
Thu-Fri
October 24-25, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Thu-Fri
November 07-08, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ
Thu-Fri
November 14-15, 2024
Charlotte, NC

Maximizing Diagnostic Efficiency with Cone Beam

Prerequisites: None

This course is hands on and case based and designed to prepare each participant to systematically review a CBCT volume, recognize and categorize signs of abnormalities and how to manage the resultant findings. Learning will be facilitated using CBCT cases from the board certified oral maxillofacial radiologists teaching the course.


Upcoming Dates:

Sat-Sun
November 09-10, 2024 (Sold Out)
Scottsdale, AZ
Sat-Sun
December 07-08, 2024
Charlotte, NC

Integrating Dental Sleep Medicine for Patient Care & Practice Growth

Prerequisites:

This course will follow a typical sleep apnea patient on their journey from start to finish. Over two days you'll learn how to identify, screen and diagnose patients for obstructive sleep apnea. As well as select, fabricate and deliver an oral appliance for treatment. Plus, you'll better understand the business side of sleep dentistry and how it can impact your practice.


Upcoming Dates:

Sat-Sun
October 26-27, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Sat-Sun
November 02-03, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ

The General Dentist's Playbook for Predictable Endodontic Therapy

Prerequisites: None

Each step of endodontically treating and restoring a tooth is connected. This course walks the participant through each step of performing root canal therapy chairside in the most efficient manner with each step building on the success of the previous.


Upcoming Dates:

Thu-Fri
October 24-25, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Thu-Fri
November 07-08, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ

Treating Complex Endodontic Cases with Confidence ​

Prerequisites: The General Dentist's Playbook for Predictable Endodontic Therapy is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

This course builds on General Dentist's Playbook for Predictable Endodontic Therapy workshop and extends your endodontic knowledge to the next level. With extensive hands-on exercises and using advanced diagnostic tools participants will be able to perform cases of increasing complexity such as complex root morphology, difficult to anesthetize cases and more.


Upcoming Dates:

Sat-Sun
October 26-27, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Sat-Sun
November 09-10, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ

Fundamentals of Implant Planning & Surgery

Prerequisites: None

This course is for the dentist that is just starting out in their journey with implant surgery. The workshop will focus on implant fundamentals, clinical and radiographic findings, contraindications to treatment, planning utilizing appropriate cone beam technology, crown proposals as well as the basics of the software needed for implant planning and placement.


Upcoming Dates:

Thu-Fri
August 01-02, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Thu-Fri
September 05-06, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ
Thu-Fri
October 24-25, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Thu-Fri
October 31-01, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ

Third Molar Extractions and Oral Surgery Essentials for the General Dentist

Prerequisites: None

This course is designed to give doctors a fundamental overview of oral surgery in the general dental office. Participants will learn basic procedures such as 3rd molar extractions, soft tissue management, biopsies and more.


Upcoming Dates:

Sat-Sun
September 07-08, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ
Sat-Sun
October 26-27, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Sat-Sun
November 02-03, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ

Achieving Predictable Results in Guided Implant Surgery​

Prerequisites: Fundamentals of Implant Planning and Surgery is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

This workshop will take you from A to Z in all aspects of guided-implant planning using cone beam and intraoral scanning integration, as well as provide a complete understanding of all the different guided systems that are available to work with the digitally integrated implant dentistry protocol.


Upcoming Dates:

Sat-Sun
August 03-04, 2024 (Limited Seats)
Charlotte, NC
Thu-Fri
November 07-08, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ

Hard and Soft Tissue Grafting in Digital Dental Implant Dentistry

Prerequisites: Previous implant placement experience recommended.

This workshop in the series will focus on more advanced treatment planning of complex implant cases and provide an in-depth introduction to various bone grafting procedures.

**It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED you take this workshop and Advanced Hard and Soft Tissue Grafting in Digital Dental Implant Dentistry in one back-to-back Thursday-Sunday trip to Scottsdale or Charlotte**


Upcoming Dates:

Thu-Fri
August 15-16, 2024 (Limited Seats)
Scottsdale, AZ
Thu-Fri
October 17-18, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ
Thu-Fri
November 14-15, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Thu-Fri
December 05-06, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Thu-Fri
December 12-13, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ

Advanced Hard and Soft Tissue Grafting in Digital Dental Implant Dentistry

Prerequisites: Hard and Soft Tissue Grafting in Digital Dental Implant Surgery is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

This 2-day workshop is designed for advanced users and those who want to learn more ways to treat their implant patients ideally and predictably.

**It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED you take this workshop and Hard and Soft Tissue Grafting in Digital Dental Implant Dentistry in one back-to-back Thursday-Sunday trip to Scottsdale or Charlotte**


Upcoming Dates:

Sat-Sun
August 17-18, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ
Sat-Sun
October 19-20, 2024 (Limited Seats)
Scottsdale, AZ
Sat-Sun
November 16-17, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Sat-Sun
December 07-08, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Sat-Sun
December 14-15, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ

Treating Soft Tissue Defects Around Teeth and Implants

Prerequisites: None

Step-by-step surgical soft tissue grafting procedures utilizing autogenous grafts, allografts, and xenografts will be presented in detail, including specific soft tissue management techniques and suturing techniques.


Upcoming Dates:

Sat-Sun
September 14-15, 2024 (Limited Seats)
Scottsdale, AZ

Implants in the Esthetic Zone

Prerequisites: Previous implant placement experience recommended

This workshop will focus on optimizing the esthetics for implants placed in the esthetic zone. We will discuss esthetic risk assessments, atraumatic extraction techniques to preserve bone, implant placement techniques to minimize tissue loss and more. Restorative topics such as proper abutment selection, material selection for optimal techniques will also be discussed.

This is not an introductory course and is recommended for advanced users.


Upcoming Dates:

Sat-Sun
October 12-13, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Sat-Sun
November 09-10, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ

Digital Full Arch Dental Implant Therapy

Prerequisites: Fundamentals of Implant Planning & Surgery, Achieving Predictable Results in Guided Implant Surgery, Hard and Soft Tissue Grafting in Digital Dental Implant Therapy and Advanced Hard and Soft Tissue Grafting in Digital Dental Implant Therapy are HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

This 2-day workshop will take participants through the full digital workflow on how to treat a fully edentulous patient. Utilizing CEREC and cone beam, users will learn the tips and tricks for a systematic workflow for treatment planning, designing and executing full arch implant therapy for patients.

This is not an introductory course and is recommended for advanced users.


Upcoming Dates:

Thu-Fri
October 10-11, 2024
Charlotte, NC

Comprehensive Digital Implant WorkflowPlan, Print, Place, and Restore

Prerequisites: This advanced workshop is intended for those doctors who already have implant placement and restoration experience but would like to learn the workflow as taught by Dr. Ludlow.

This workshop, specifically designed for participants already placing and restoring implants and comfortable with the SICAT workflow, will focus on how to apply the fully digital pathway in an anterior esthetic case from the initial diagnostics to guided surgery all the way through the final restoration.


Upcoming Dates:

Fri-Sat
August 02-03, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ
Thu-Fri
September 12-13, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Fri-Sat
November 15-16, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ

Clear Aligner Excellence for Dentists and Their Teams, Part 1

Prerequisites: None

Attendees will participate in an engaging and informative overview of orthodontics. We will revisit the salient aspects of orthodontic tooth movement, occlusion, diagnosis, and treatment planning as it pertains to the restorative dental practice and as taught in dental school. The course will also begin to introduce aligner therapy and the SureSmile® Aligner system


Upcoming Dates:

Thu-Fri
July 18-19, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Thu-Fri
August 01-02, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Thu-Fri
August 15-16, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ
Thu-Fri
September 05-06, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ
Thu-Fri
September 12-13, 2024
Charlotte, NC

Clear Aligner Excellence for Dentists and Their Teams, Part 2

Prerequisites: Clear Aligner Excellence for Dentists and Their Teams, Part 1 is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

This aligner workshop features education on clear aligners using the Suresmile system. Hands-on workshops for this course will include selection and placement of attachments to express specific movements, identifying when and how to use IPR in aligner treatment planning, and reading the treatment timeline with regard to IPR, aligner templates, and attachments.


Upcoming Dates:

Sat-Sun
July 20-21, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Sat-Sun
August 03-04, 2024
Charlotte, NC
Sat-Sun
August 17-18, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ
Sat-Sun
September 07-08, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ
Sat-Sun
September 14-15, 2024
Charlotte, NC

Practice to Patient Blueprint for Clear Aligner Success

Prerequisites: None

This workshop is ideal for ALL clear aligner systems and all general dentists and their team members. Learn the perfected clear aligner practice integration playbook providing you best practices for marketing, billing, team engagement and patient acquisition, as well as the clinical essentials needed to deliver predictable, aesthetic results in an efficient and effective matter every time.

IMPORTANT: Clinical Accelerator training vouchers are not eligible for this workshop


Upcoming Dates:

Thu-Fri
July 18-19, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ