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continuing education feature by Samuel B. Low, DDS, MS, MEd Abstract Today’s dental practitioner is being exposed to laser therapy as a procedure for treating soft and hard tissue, including aesthetic crown lengthening. This CE course reviews various laser therapies considering multiple wavelengths with attention to perio-restorative uses and contraindications in closed crown-lengthening procedures. Educational Objectives After completing this course, you should: • Understand indications for using laser in crown-lengthening procedures with attention to aesthetics. • Appreciate contraindications when tradition “flap” procedures are appropriate. • Create a surgical management protocol for aesthetic crown length surgery. • Provide the rationale for biologic width. • Differentiate laser wave lengths and indications for tissue-type targets. This print or PDF course is a written self-instructional article with adjunct images and is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media. Participants will receive verification shortly after Farran Media receives the completed post-test. See instructions on page 95. Approved PACE Program Provider AGD Code: 260 88 APRIL 2013 » Farran Media 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. FAGD/MAGD Credit Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. 1/1/2013 to 12/31/2015 Provider ID#304396

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Dentaltown April 2013 Highlights
Howard Speaks: What Winners Do and Losers Don’t
Professional Courtesy: Three Cheers for IT
Continuing Education Update
Dentaltown Research: Lasers
“Funny Feeling” on Lower Right Jaw
Missing Laterals, Bonded Maryland Bridges, Ribbond or Something Else?
Corporate Profile: Henry Schein
New Products
Office Visit: A Giant in Dentistry
Do-it-Yourself Finance, Part V: Insurance
Two Techniques to Make a Bite Record for a Full-arch Case
Team Strength: What Drives Your Team to Do More?
Living by the Golden Dozen
Diagnosing Aesthetic Disharmonies
Cosmetic Case Presentation
Using Tetric EvoCeram Bulk Fill to Easily and Predictably Place Direct Posterior Restorations
Continuing Education: Utilizing Laser Procedures for Restorative Access
Product Profile: Imaging Sciences International’s i-CAT FLX
In This Issue: Preparing for the Future
Perio Reports
Ad Index
Profile in Oral Health: The RDH’s Approach to Periodontal Therapy: Past, Present and Future
Perio Maintenance
Dentally Incorrect
Dentaltown Special Supplement
Product Profile: Zimmer Dental
Full Lower – Converted to Immediate Load
Immediate Placement #19 and 20 with BSB
American Academy of Implant Dentistry 62nd Annual Meeting Preview
Raising Your Denture Patient to a Higher Standard
Back to the Future – Extractions and Small Diameter Implants for Overdentures
Continuing Education: Top Implantology Breakthroughs for the GP: Part 2

Dentaltown April 2013