Gordon Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Gordon Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Gordon Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Thursday, April 7, 2011
8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Recommended for: Entire Dental Team
ODA Course
6 CE Credits
 
 

  

 
 
 
The Christensen Bottom Line-2011
 
This fast moving “bottom line” course includes the areas of dentistry with the most activity and change in any given year. It is easily understood and has numerous summaries that help attendees to interpret the on going advancements in the profession. The course encourages audience participation, and questions and answers and is presented in an enjoyable and humorous manner.

At the completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. List and discuss the most important new, innovative, and potentially useful concepts in dentistry.
  2. Discuss advances in esthetic/cosmetic dentistry and how they relate to your practice.
  3. List, discuss, and compare current concepts and brand names in restorative dentistry.
  4. List, discuss, and compare current concepts and brand names in fixed prosthodontics, including all-ceramic crowns and fixed prostheses.
  5. Compare small diameter with conventional diameter implants in relation to difficulty of placement, indications for use, and restoration, and potential for success.
  6. Discuss practice management and financial implications on all topics included in the course.
  7. Discuss the state-of-the-profession and determine how these factors relate to your practice.
  8. Relate all of the above topics to your specific practice and make appropriate changes on return to your home.  

 

Gordon Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD is Founder and Director of Practical Clinical Courses (PCC) in Utah, an international continuing education organization providing courses and videos for all dental professionals. Dr. Christensen has presented over 45,000 hours of continuing education throughout the world and has published many articles and books. Gordon and Dr. Rella Christensen are co-founders of the non-profit Gordon J. Christensen CLINICIANS REPORT (previously CRA), which Rella directed for many years. Since 1976, they have conducted research in all areas of dentistry and published the findings to the profession in the well-known CRA Newsletter now called CLINICIANS REPORT. Gordon's degrees include: DDS, University of Southern California; MSD, University of Washington; PhD, University of Denver; an Honorary Doctor of Science from Utah State University, and an honorary Doctor of Dental Education and Research from Utah Valley University.Early in his career, Gordon helped initiate the University of Kentucky and University of Colorado Dental Schools and taught at the University of Washington. Gordon is a practicing prosthodontist in Provo, Utah.