GPNewsFlash Archives

The GPNewsFlash comes out quarterly showcasing the latest skillsets you can acquire through CE, fun upcoming AGD events in California, and special features of particular interest to the modern General Dentist.
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GPNewsFlash – January 2018

Contemporary Management of Combined Lip Puncture and Dental Trauma  Hands-on Oral Surgery, 3D Printing, and the Unstoppable Team         2018 CAGD Annual Meeting  Anatomy of Data Breach in the Dental Office:         Just Uncomfortable or Catastrophe Oral Health Literacy: Its Importance to All of Us and What We Can Do About It ...
GPNewsFlash - January 2017

GPNewsFlash – January 2017

Screening Every Patient for Sleep Apnea: The Obligation of Every Dentist “I believe that it is the obligation of every dentist to understand the basics of Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB), screen every patient in their practice for SDB, and become part of the patient’s care when it is appropriate,” said ...
GPNewsFlash October 2016

GPNewsFlash October 2016

Dental Board Recognizes the AGD Transcript for Earned Credit Having the California Dental Board conditionally accept the AGD transcript - as proof that CE credits have been earned - is a great benefit for our members. Remember that the burden of proof that a dentist has taken the required CE ...
GPNewsFlash April 2016

GPNewsFlash April 2016

CAGD President Dr. Howard Chi shares the core values of the AGD 2016 CAGD annual meeting held at the Fairmont Hotel in Newport Beach in January The CAGD Hands-on Experience: Implant hands-on is very close to reality The learning potentials in your neighborhood I-Integrating Implant Dentistry into General Practice II- ...
GPNewsFlash December 2015

GPNewsFlash December 2015

CAGD Masters at AGD SF 2015: So sad it's over, logo on the toe nail, and wonderful journey! A successful Fall CE event in November sets the stage for the upcoming CAGD Annual Meeting in Newport Beach in January 2016 CAGD FellowTrack Leadership Conference 2015 CAGD’s GP News (printed newsletter, ...
GPNewsFlash September 2015

GPNewsFlash September 2015

Highlights from the AGD Annual Meeting 2015 in San Francisco: Dubbing into the fortress of Invisalign Dentist’s Advantage points out professional liability study results CAGD awardees (FAGD, MAGD, and LLSR) honored during reception Efficiency is the cornerstone for a successful PPO practice CAGD delegates in action CAGD’s upcoming Fall Meeting ...
GPNewsFlash June 2015

GPNewsFlash June 2015

Choosing a Dental Practice Model: An Important Part of Strategic Planning Attention CAGD members! It is not too late to register for the AGD 2015 in San Francisco Building an Exceptional Team Is Key to Employee Safety, Patient Safety, and Patient Service. A Mastership Candidate Shares the Privileges of Mastership ...
GPNewsFlash March 2015

GPNewsFlash March 2015

CAGD President Dr. Sireesha Penumetcha speaks and acts from the heart Member Spotlight: Dr. Vera Fristch (San Leandro) and Dr. Jeremy Lansferd (Paso Robles) CAGD annual meeting held at the Historic Memorial Club in San Francisco in January Join us at the AGD 2015 San Francisco: It is packed with ...
GPNewsFlash December 2014

GPNewsFlash December 2014

A successful Fall CE event in November sets the stage for the upcoming annual CE event in January 2015 CAGD sponsors study club CE events in Vacaville and Paso Robles CAGD’s local components meet the CE needs of their members CAGD remodels its website with new look and simplified menus ...
GPNewsFlash October 2014

GPNewsFlash October 2014

How has the AGD been supporting you to place implants? Advocacy simply starts by asking questions CAGD members in the AGD arena: Dr. Eric Wong upholds the standards of the PACE process CAGD’s GPNews (printed magazine, September 2014 issue) is now available online How does the AGD House of Delegates ...
GPNewsFlash August 2014

GPNewsFlash August 2014

The AGD Picks up the Fight on Oral Cancer: AGD invites Eric Statler and sets up an oral cancer screening clinic at the 2014 Annual Meeting in Detroit Eric Statler, a Stage IV Oral Cancer Survivor, Increases Awareness of this Deadly Disease Top Quality CE at ADG Annual Meeting 2014: ...
GPNewsFlash June 2014

GPNewsFlash June 2014

Four Asset Protection Considerations for Dental Professionals Why Attend the AGD Annual Meeting 2014 CAGD’s GP News (printed magazine, May, 2014 issue) Is Now Available Online Share What the CAGD Is Doing on Behalf of the General Dentist with Your Colleagues Thanks to GPNewsFlash Contributors Four Asset Protection Considerations for ...
GPNewsFlash April 2014

GPNewsFlash April 2014

Watch how the AGD has enriched the careers of many dentists Do you CAD/CAM yet? Interim Therapeutic Restoration in Assembly Bill 1174: The entry point to mid -level providers CAGD past presidents Dr. Guy Acheson and Dr. Bill Langstaff testified on behalf of the general dentist regarding AB1174 at the ...
GPNewsFlash February 2014

GPNewsFlash February 2014

CAGD Position on Assembly Bill 1174 (Teledentistry under Medi-Cal) Adjuncts to Facilitate the Healing of Dental Extraction Sites Meet and Connect with Your CAGD 2014 Leaders CAGD 2014 Annual Meeting: Continuing education and fellowship Dealing with Common Management Problems in Dental Practices The California AGD’s Position on Assembly Bill 1174 ...
GPNewsFlash December 2013

GPNewsFlash December 2013

Managing Failing RCTs: Case selection of Retreatment vs. Apicoectomy vs.Extraction “ENDER’S GAME”: Success Lessons from Hollywood 2014 CAGD Annual Meeting January 25 and 26 AGD News: AGD Auto-Renewal, Member Savings and Offers, Win a Trip to Hawaii Managing Failing RCTs: Case Selection of Retreatment vs. Apicoectomy vs. Extraction. Daryl Dudum, ...
GPNewsFlash October 2013

GPNewsFlash October 2013

Mesiodens Surgical Complications, The Restorative Role of Dental Hygienists in General Practice, The Birth of The CAGD and its Affiliation with The AGD, CAGD Board Meeting: CAGD Supports CDA, CAGD Dentists in the AGD Arena Mesiodens Surgical Complications: Need for careful diagnosis, treatment planning and a safe surgical approach. Little ...
GPNewsFlash August 2013

GPNewsFlash August 2013

Socket Preservation & Bone Grafting Materials A Case Report by Alan Golshanara D.D.S., M.A.G.D., F.I.C.O.I. The following case report focuses on a technique that maximizes anterior esthetic results by creating an ideal emergence profile utilizing proper socket preservation. Diagnosis and Treatment Planning A 48-year old patient presented with a vertical ...
GPNewsFlash June 2013

GPNewsFlash June 2013

Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Simple Screening for the Dentist By Leslie Silverman, DDS Saving lives and improving marriages are not traditional roles of the dental practitioner. But, dentists who help patients to manage a common sleep disorder called obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), can play a vital part in improving the ...
GPNewsFlash May 2013

GPNewsFlash May 2013

Suspect a Crack?.... What Does it Take to Reach a Definitive Diagnosis? - by Samer S. Alassaad, DDS Tooth cracks can be evaluated by transillumination (Fig 1), staining with dyes such as methylene blue dye (Fig 2), tactile examination with a sharp explorer (Fig 3) and magnification. However, the diagnosis ...
GPNewsFlash Mar 2013

GPNewsFlash Mar 2013

Like before Love - by Dr. Edward Zuckerberg You’ve left the dinosaur era. No more print ads, yellow pages, Val-paks, Pennysavers or direct mail campaigns. You’ve just eliminated $10,000 from your advertising budget and are ready to go full swing electronic marketing. You allocated a portion of the money you ...
GPNewsFlash Jan 2013

GPNewsFlash Jan 2013

2013 California Academy of General Dentistry Annual Meeting Thinking about what to do after all the holiday madness? Come to San Francisco with your AGD brothers and sisters to relax and learn. Saturday, January 26 and Sunday, January 27 in one of San Francisco’s signature hotels, The Palace Hotel. The ...
GPNewsFlash Oct 2012

GPNewsFlash Oct 2012

The Dilemna of treating the Fractured tooth…. An Endodontist’s perspective. Fractured teeth are commonplace in the dental practice. Today’s practitioners are inundated with patients presenting with fractures ranging from a simple cracked tooth syndrome to fractures within the crowns of teeth extending into the root surfaces and periodontium. Management of ...
GPNewsFlash Sep 2012

GPNewsFlash Sep 2012

SB694 R.I.P. It is DEAD! SB694 (Padilla) was the bill proposing the creation of a California Office of Oral Health with a State Dental Director to oversee public health dentistry and to complete a workforce study on Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists performing tooth preparations for and placement of amalgam ...
GPNewsFlash Aug 2012

GPNewsFlash Aug 2012

Half-Price Headquarters Dues—Available Now! Looking for an incentive to offer your nonmember colleagues when recruiting them to the AGD? Entice them with half-price Headquarters dues now through Sept. 30, 2012!* Your colleagues will enjoy all that the AGD has to offer for the next six months, and you’ll earn rewards ...

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