Dr. Gordon Christensen Prosthodontics Provo, UT

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  • CEO, Clinicians Report Foundation (CR)
  • Founder and CEO, Gordon J. Christensen Practical Clinical Courses (PCC)
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Utah School of Dentistry

Thursday Courses
Th203 - 2022 Christensen Bottom Line
Time: 8 - 11 AM
Room: GWCC, A314
Type: Registered    Handouts: Speaker bringing
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00
AGD Code: 149

This fast moving “bottom line” course reviews the areas of dentistry with the most activity and change in any given year. Expect numerous summaries that will help attendees to interpret the ongoing advancements in the profession. The course encourages audience participation and is presented in an enjoyable and humorous manner. Hot topics discussed will depend on the interest of the participants in your group

Upon completion of this course attendees should be able to:


1.      List the most important and useful new concept, techniques  and materials discussed in the general topics selected by your  group.

2.      Readily implement the aspects of the course most applicable to your practice.


Th219 - The Best Crowns for 2022
Time: 12 - 3 PM
Room: GWCC, A313
Type: Registered    Handouts: Speaker bringing
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00
AGD Code: 670

 Are you placing the most acceptable crowns?  The crown revolution of the past decade is stabilizing! PFM and cast gold alloy are nearly dead- unfortunately. Should you still be using them? We have in-vivo clinical research on crowns: 22 years on zirconia-based and 11 years on full-zirconia and lithium disilicate. Which are best? Are the new “esthetic zirconias” as acceptable as the former full-strength ones? Are digital scanners mandatory and better than elastomers? Techniques, materials, devices, and technologies related to crowns will be shown and discussed.

Learning Objectives:

1.      List and compare direct crown restorations now available.

2.      Discuss current crown techniques, and necessary materials. 

3.      Decide if you need to change the crown types you are using.

4.      Implement the respective changes into your practice.


Friday Courses
Fr234 - Fifty New Clinical Tips for 2022
Time: 8 - 11 AM
Room: Omni, Grand Ballroom A-D1
Type: Registered    Handouts: Speaker bringing
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00
AGD Code: 149

You watched many virtual programs during the COVID-19 challenge, but most dentists report they could not match the adequacy of live seminars or hands-on courses. Why, because you had NO interaction with your peers and were inundated with commercial ads, each claiming to have the best product of its class available. Interaction with peers provides a multitude of clinical tips considered to be highly valuable. YOU missed those tips during the pandemic. The 50+ tips in this annually renewed and recurring course will update you with many new concepts from your peers.


Learning objectives:

1.      List 10 of the 50 tips you intend to investigate.

2.      Discuss how the 10 tips will potentially help your patients.

3.      Discuss the 10 tips with your staff in meeting for their opinions.

4.      Implement the appropriate tips into your practice.



Wednesday Courses
Vr607 - 2022 Innovations in Preventive Dentistry
Time: 9 - 10 AM
Room: ,
Type: Virtual    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $25.00  Other Fee: $25.00
AGD Code: 149

Dental caries remains as the most frequent disease of childhood and one of the most frequent occurring health care challenges among mature patients. This frustrating disease is not going away. Additionally, the many physiologic and psychological challenges of Covid-19 have increased the already present problems related to dental caries.


This presentation includes:

·       How to make preventive dentistry a “win-win” practice management concept.

·       The “new generation” of glass ionomer materials offering numerous new advantages.

·       Use of a combinations of the “new” glass ionomer and resin-based composite for high caries active patients of all ages.

·       Easy disinfection of tooth preparations decreasing postoperative tooth sensitivity and reducing or eliminating new caries.

·       The preventive appointment for high caries active patients.

·       A new generation of restorative material that looks very promising – anti-microbiologic material placed in composite that reduces recurring caries.

·       Answers to your questions.


On completion of this presentation, you should be able to:

1.      Describe how to increase your practice activity and revenue with preventive concepts.

2.      List the preventive concepts and products you want to incorporate into your practice

3.      Incorporate the products and concepts into your practice.


Course available: 4/11/22

Course expires: 5/31/22