Free dental education lectures with CPD certificate

Straight Smile Centre and CPD Dental provides free world class informatoin sessions. We understand that your time is valuable; you need impactful and effective education that you can implement immediately.

Our free CPD events are designed to provide valuable learning in a short amount of time.

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Upcoming CPD Events

July 26th 2022

Location: The Lion Hotel on Melbourne Street

Time: 6.00pm for a 6.30pm start until 8.30/9pm

Topic: Managing Occlusion and TMD; Case study approach

Speaker: Dr William (“Bo”) Bruce

Overview: Occlusal and TMD management can be challenging in the practice setting leading to stress for many clinicians due to the complexity in diagnosing and managing such patients. It is for this reason that understanding fundamentals in occlusion and how to manage TMD can make the dentist efficient and productive. This session will cover the foundation of widely recognised Occlusion and TMD concepts in the management of all patient types within the practice that present with occlusal disease or TMD symptoms. These concepts can also assist with any degree of ceramic aesthetic or restorative rehabilitation.

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About Dr William (“Bo”) Bruce:

Dr. William “Bo” Bruce received his D.M.D. degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1998. Subsequently, he completed residency training in St. Petersburg, Florida. After completing his training, Dr. Bruce opened a practice in Simpsonville, South Carolina. His practice is geared towards solving complex restorative and aesthetic problems. Dr. Bruce is an Affiliate Professor in prosthodontics at the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Bruce is a internationally recognized speaker on occlusion and esthetics with predictability. He has been a featured lecturer for The Chicago Mid-Winter, American Equilibration Society, American Dental Association, and AACD just to name a few. He has authored and published numerous articles and is a consultant for several dental manufacturers. Dr. Bruce is cofounder of Upward Dental, an educational company focused on implementing dental excellence. In 2007, Dr. Bruce became an Accredited Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

October 18th 2022

Location: The Lion Hotel on Melbourne Street

Time: 6.00pm for a 6.30pm start until 8.30/9pm

Topic: Minimally invasive and invasive surgical intervention in patients with OSA and/or TMD esthetic outcomes in modern day implantology

Speaker: Dr Reza Movahed

Overview: This lecture will help the general practitioner involved in treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Temporomandibular Joint Disorder patients understand the timing for surgical intervention.

Diagnostic modalities, proper and current knowledge of the pathologies involved will be explored. Importance of proper airway, function, occlusion, facial profiles, and factors that lead to a stable outcome.

Various surgical interventions from conservative to definitive will be discussed with case series and long-term follow ups.

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About Dr Reza Movahed:

Dr. Reza Movahed is a practicing Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon serving the greater St. Louis region and patients worldwide. After receiving his Doctorate in Dental Medicine from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, he completed prestigious intern and residency programs at Nova South eastern University, and a fellowship specializing in TMJ and corrective jaw surgery to manage dentofacial deformities, temporomandibular joint disorders, and obstructive sleep apnea at Baylor University Medical Center. He then started his private practice, Movahed OMS, in St. Louis, Missouri.

Dr. Movahed lectures worldwide and stays involved in research to advance the outcome of treatments. His appreciation for continuing education and advancement of his specialty, has led him to a position as Clinical Assistant Professor at Saint Louis University, Department of Orthodontics.

Past Events

May 11th 2022

Location: The Lion Hotel on Melbourne Street

Time: 6.00pm for a 6.30pm start until 8.30/9pm

Topic: Anterior All-Ceramic Restorations: Veneers being your first choice

Speaker: Dr Brian LeSage

Overview: Conservative dentistry, minimally invasive dentistry and doing no harm yet meeting the patients’ expectations is the challenge in a cosmetic dental practice today. Ideally, no-prep veneers is the objective, but is this practical? Dr. LeSage will share his 35 years of experience of adhesive dentistry and his journey in veneer preparations including his Veneer Classification System published in Compendium in 2013.Simple, predictable techniques from prototype fabrication, try-in one veneer, colour communication and adhesion will be discussed. Learn systems to treat Hollywood’s best and attain clinically acceptable outcomes for all your patients!

About Dr Brian LeSage:

Brian P. LeSage, DDS, FAACD graduated magna cum laude with the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society award from the University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in 1983. He has actively integrated academic pursuits with private practice, first in Washington D.C., and now for 30 years in Beverly Hills, California, emphasizing esthetic and reconstructive dentistry.

One of 390 accredited cosmetic dentists in the worldwide American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), Dr. LeSage was appointed as Consultant and Examiner for the AACD accreditation process in 1995. He was awarded the status of Fellow in the AACD, in 2002. He facilitated the Fellowship Chair for the academy from 2004-2013. He was awarded the Excellence in Cosmetic Dental Education Award by the Academy in 2009and was inducted as a member of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (AAED) also in 2009. He became an AAED Fellow member in2014, making him one of only three dentists worldwide with this combination of Fellowship credentials.