Speakers and Courses

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“ Esthetic Enhancements for Your Chairside Crowns from Single Tooth to Full Smile Design”

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• Solea, the all-tissue laser, and CEREC = The Perfect Match

  • Solea® is the only dental laser that cuts enamel, dentin, decayed hard tissue or bone at drill speed without anesthesia or discomfort. With Solea, soft tissue surgeries are completed without anesthesia, sutures or discomfort. It employs CO2 to produce a wavelength of 9.3 microns delivering unparalleled precision and performance. Solea can take your CEREC practice to the next level by making dentistry more efficient, improving clinical outcomes, and providing an even better patient experience.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn why CEREC and Solea is a perfect combination for same-day dentistry
  • Discover how using Solea enables an osseous crown lengthening, improves scanning clarity, and can eliminate the need for packing cord
  • Understand the science behind Solea’s efficient cutting, and learn about Solea’s reliably anesthesia-free applications for osseous, hard, and soft tissues

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  • Dr. Timothy Anderson has a private practice in Bismarck, ND. After receiving his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, he completed his general practice residency at Hennepin County Medical Center (Level 1 Trauma Center). Dr. Anderson leverages various dental technology, including CEREC and Solea laser, to deliver comprehensive, quality oral health care that is patient-centered.

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  • Day and Location: Thursday, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Surf A; Friday, 2-3:30 p.m. Surf A
  • Level of Training: Basic
  • CE Eligible: No
“Strategies for the One-Visit Cosmetic Makeover” and “The Story of the Mouth”

+ Course Information

• Solea, the all-tissue laser, and CEREC = The Perfect Match

  • Solea® is the only dental laser that cuts enamel, dentin, decayed hard tissue or bone at drill speed without anesthesia or discomfort. With Solea, soft tissue surgeries are completed without anesthesia, sutures or discomfort. It employs CO2 to produce a wavelength of 9.3 microns delivering unparalleled precision and performance. Solea can take your CEREC practice to the next level by making dentistry more efficient, improving clinical outcomes, and providing an even better patient experience.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn why CEREC and Solea is a perfect combination for same-day dentistry
  • Discover how using Solea enables an osseous crown lengthening, improves scanning clarity, and can eliminate the need for packing cord
  • Understand the science behind Solea’s efficient cutting, and learn about Solea’s reliably anesthesia-free applications for osseous, hard, and soft tissues

+ Speaker Bio

  • Michael Cataldo is founder and CEO of Convergent Dental, developers of Solea, the industry-leading all-tissue dental laser. Solea is the first dental laser that cuts any cavity prep reliably anesthesia-free and enables soft tissue surgeries without bleeding, sutures or post-operative discomfort. Prior to Convergent Dental, Mr. Cataldo served as CEO in various technology and healthcare companies including MediVation, the first-ever patient portal company which he founded in 1997 and later sold to McKesson Corporation. Michael holds a B.A. in Economics from Columbia University.

+ Other Important Information

  • Day and Location: Thursday, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Surf A; Friday, 2-3:30 p.m. Surf A
  • Level of Training: Basic
  • CE Eligible: No