Doctor Course Speaker: Dr. Bryan Couch Topic: “3d digital Dentistry The Missing Piece of the Puzzle” Assistants Welcome

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HI-Tech Day in Starkville

Doctor Course
Speaker: Dr. Bryan Couch

Topic: “3D Digital Dentistry...The Missing Piece of the Puzzle”

Assistants Welcome

Lecture and Hands-on Course

Hygiene Course
Speaker: Mike Brewer, Regional Preventive Specialist 3M ESPE

Topic: “Caries Risk Assessment: Good for Your Patients, Good for Your Practice”

Lecture Course

CE: 6 Hours
Cost: $150 Doctors

$100 Hygienist

$50 Assistants
Date: Friday, August 10, 2012
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Registration: 8:30 am

Catered Breakfast and Lunch
Location: Mississippi State University Campus

Hunter Henry Center

One Hunter Henry Boulevard

Starkville, MS 39759

RSVP to Tammie Pagano at (985) 871-0001 by August 1, 2012

Doctor Speaker: Dr. Bryan Couch

(Assistants welcome)

Dr. Bryan Couch is a 1985 graduate of Baylor College of Dentistry and maintains a private practice in Coppell, Texas. He has practiced cosmetic and family dentistry for 26 years. He has completed several cosmetic, occlusion and TMD continuums and focuses most of his dental practice on “complete versus repair dentistry.” He has lectured at Baylor College of Dentistry on both occlusion and complete dentistry, to study groups on cosmetic, occlusion, practice management and CADCAM dentistry. He has also served as a clinical instructor with well known occlusion lecturers. He participates in many dental organizations and served in many of the leadership positions.

Course: “3D Digital Dentistry...The Missing Piece of the Puzzle”
The course will cover evolution of 3D digital dentistry technology into the dental market, changes in patient expectations and treatment planning. The lecture will not only cover updated materials, crowns, inlays and onlays, but also a CAD/CAM overview of how to integrate this process into your office through scheduling, tasks, protocols, etc. This course will provide each dentist with information on occlusion and crown preparation with the advancements of crown and bridge technology in dentistry. Hands-on portion of the class will focus on crown prepping techniques, burs, new crown materials, occlusion and a heavy emphasis on scanning with the E4D unit.


Mike has enjoyed a 43-year career in prevention in the healthcare industry with the same company. He has played an active role in 3M’s school development programs and has lectured at the Chicago Mid Winter Meeting, Mid South Dental Congress, University of Tennessee, Louisiana State University, University of Mississippi, and University of Iowa Dental Hygiene Schools. Mike is currently serving on the Advisory Committee to the University Of Tennessee College Of Allied Health. Mike earned a BS degree in Human Resources with a minor in Business Administration from Louisiana Tech University.
ygiene Speaker: Mike Brewer, Regional Preventive Specialist 3M ESPE

Course: “Caries Risk Assessment: Good for Your Patients, Good for Your Practice”

Caries Management by Risk Assessment, or CAMBRA, represents a shift from simply treating caries to proactive prevention and treatment. Through learning about CAMBRA, and implementing the recommendations and protocols, dental clinicians have a valuable opportunity to help patients take charge of their oral health. Despite mounting clinical evidence demonstrating the usefulness and effectiveness of CAMBRA, the guidelines have yet to be adopted in many private practices. For dental clinicians, CAMBRA represents a valuable opportunity to increase patient education, acceptance to treatment, practice productivity and profitability.


  • Determine how to evaluate a patient’s disease indicators, risk factors and protective factors to determine their level of caries risk

  • Understand accepted clinical guidelines and treatment options to help patients manage existing oral health issues based on their level of risk

  • Understand how risk assessment can help to identify the appropriate restorative treatment plan depending on the patient’s risk level

  • Learn how to increase patient acceptance of oral disease treatment options using proven clinician/patient communication techniques

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