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Gordon J. Christensen - Practical Clinical Courses® Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.  Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.  6/1/21 to 5/31/24.  Provider ID# 208521

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Implant Surgery - Level 1

Integrating implant surgery into your practice is not difficult or threatening, and it will certainly be a positive and profitable change in your professional life. You undoubtedly already have implan...

Implant Surgery - Level 2

Placing implants in healthy patients with adequate bone, and even those who require some bone grafting, is relatively simple, enjoyable, and profitable!  It should be a part of the practice of any int...

Impressions Can Be Simple & Predictable

Gordon J. Christensen DDS MSD PhD

One of the most often inadequate dentist or staff procedures in restorative dentistry, as reported by most dental laboratories, is making adequate impressions! Is t...

Infection Control for Every Dental Practice

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Yes, we know this is a disagreeable subject, but it can prove to be relatively simple and highly important!  Can understanding infection control be easy? Can the ...

Infection Control in the New COVID-19 World

Instructor:  Rella P. Christensen, RDH, PhD

This video is from our live webinar in April 2020.  Available in streaming format only.  This On-Demand Course can be watched multiple times and is guarant...

Local Anesthesia: Eliminating Misses and Near Misses

Mel Hawkins, DDS, BScD (AN) & Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Everybody would like to have the assurance that local anesthetic injections would work almost every time as planned.  It is poss...

Making Complete Dentures a “Win-Win” Service

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Would you like a simple, fast complete denture technique? Do you dislike treating edentulous patients? Many dentists resist making dentures because they have been...

Making Dental Caries Prevention a Win-Win Concept

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD & Rella P. Christensen, PhD

Prevention can be a win-win concept for both patients and dental professionals. Even though your patients may struggle to change b...

Making Endodontics Fun, Predictable, and Profitable

What if your endodontics were highly predictable and highly profitable at the same time?  What if you were truly in control of your endodontic experience and your endodontic treatment results?  What i...

Making Foolproof Class II Composites

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Composite is the most-used restorative material in dentistry, but it is often difficult to place, occasionally sensitive, has a relatively short service life, and...

Making Occlusion Work for Your Practice

Join us from the convenience of your individual home or office for this LIVE interactive virtual course on Saturday, December 10, 2022.

What is fact and what is fiction in occlusion? What works? What...

Making Suturing Simple

Instructors:  Lee Silverstein, DDS, MS, MBA & Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Are you still using the suturing techniques you were taught in dental school? Many concepts, materials, and inst...

Mastering Frequent Esthetic Challenges with Resin

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

You do many anterior resin-based composites per practice day, and they are really appreciated by your patients.  They make patients appear better and feel be...

Materials and Techniques You Can’t Live Without!

Estimated Release:  March 2023

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD & Valinda Johnston, CDA, CPT

Would you like to know the best materials and techniques to make your practice day faster, easier...

Minimally Invasive Periodontal Therapy

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD & Professional Staff

What percentage of your patients need periodontal therapy, but will not accept it?  Many of these patients will accept conservative ...

Multiple Patient Scheduling – Working Smarter, Not Harder

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD & Staff

Efficient multiple patient scheduling is the answer to increased productivity without sacrificing service.  With a motivated and organized team, ...

New Soft-Tissue Grafting Alternatives - Time to Change!

Lee Silverstein, DDS, MS, MBA and Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

You see indications for soft-tissue grafting every day you practice, but is your knowledge up-to-date on the grafting possibilit...

Nonsurgical Removal of: Gutta Percha, Silver Points, Carriers, and Paste Fillers

Clifford J. Ruddle, DDS

How do you deal with these previously treated teeth?  This presentation provides step-by-step instruction for safe and efficient removal of gutta percha, silver points, c...

Nonsurgical Removal of: Posts & Broken Instruments

Clifford J. Ruddle, DDS

These commonly occurring problems can be overcome!  This video shows how to safely remove commonly placed core materials and successfully remove various post types. The effect...

Nonsurgical Retreatment: Disassembly & Missed Canals, Quality & Profitability

Clifford J. Ruddle, DDS

We need to communicate well with patients concerning endodontic procedures! This DVD shows the instruments and techniques for removing restorative materials, identifying and t...

Occlusal Splints – Predictable, Frequent Use

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD & Karen Preston, RDH

Serve your patients better by preventing tooth wear and potential legal activity.  Up to one-third of your patients should have an occlus...

Occlusion Package

The profession is awakening to the need for knowledge and use of occlusion concepts. It is likely that your dental professors didn't have enough time for this subject while trying to finish the entire...

Office Administration Package

Most practitioners would agree, the clinical portion of their practice day is the easy part.  Office administration can be easy too!  Coding, collections, scheduling, patient communication and personn...

Onlays vs. Crowns

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

What part of a posterior tooth is usually the most destroyed by caries? Of course, the MOD portion. What part do you cut away for a crown? The facial and lingual ...

Opening Vertical Dimension of Occlusion

Opening Vertical Dimension of Occlusion (and Adjunctive Occlusal Procedures)

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Occlusion is one of the most controversial and frustrating areas of dentistry, yet y...

Optimal Fixed Prosthodontic Tooth Preparations

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Dental laboratories report that incorrect tooth preparations are commonly observed. Additionally, the profession is changing rapidly towards using more all-cerami...

Optimal Perio Techniques for General Practice

You have patients that can benefit from the addition of periodontal procedures in your practice!  Examples of simple periodontal procedures include bone grafting, ridge preservation, crown lengthening...

Optimizing Dental Hygiene to the Next Level!

Wendy Briggs, RDH & Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

New patients aren’t the only answer to practice growth!  By maximizing your hygiene department, you can increase practice profi...

Optimizing Digital Radiography - Solving Challenges

Karen Preston MAEd, RDH, FHEA & Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Digital dental radiology has made major strides since its introduction many years ago. However, despite the obvious advantages...

Optimizing Use of Cone Beam Radiology

Estimated Release:  May 2023

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD & Valinda Johnston, CDA, CPT

There is no question that cone beam technology has become mandatory for some procedures.  What are ...

Oral Surgery in General Practice

Instructors:  Karl R. Koerner, DDS, MS & Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

You and your patients will benefit from this practical video!  Almost every dentist does some oral surgery,...

Oral Surgery Package

Become excited about increasing the oral surgery services offered in your practice. These videos enable general dentists to complete oral surgery procedures with greater confidence and skill. Every ti...

Oral Surgery Secrets

Many extractions look easy, but can soon become difficult and lead to complications and prolonged treatment time. This course reviews the best techniques and instruments to remove "surgical" extractio...

Pain Control, Opioid Prescribing, and Substance Abuse Prevention

Instructor:  Harold Crossley, DDS, MS, PhD

Recording from our live webinar.  Available in streaming format only.  This On-Demand Course can be watched multiple times and is guaranteed to be available...

Paradigm Changes in the Profession - 2023

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Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD - The most important dentistry advancements in the last year.

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Positioning Your Practice for Success!

Instructor:  David A. Wright, DDS, MBA, MAGD & Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

This video is from our live webinar.  Available in streaming format only.  This On-Demand Course can be watched...

Posts, Cores, and Build-Ups – Predictable and Strong

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

As the population ages, the need and demand for endodontic treatment, crowns, and fixed prostheses are increasing rapidly. Dentists need to be able to place posts...

Practical Orthodontic Procedures for General Dentists

David A. Wright, DDS, MBA and Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Why is it that general dentists include every branch of dentistry in their abilities to serve their patients save one – orthodontics...

Predictable Removable Partial Dentures

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Do you resist making removable partial dentures? Let us change your opinion by showing you a faster, easier, and better technique that includes how to utilize imp...

Predictable, Fast, Long-Lasting Composites!

This video is from our virtual course.  Available in streaming format only.  This On-Demand Course can be watched multiple times and is guaranteed to be available for one-year after purchase.

Composi...

Preparing for an Easy Practice Transition

Thomas M. Cooper, JD, CLU, ChFC & Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

One of the most unknown areas facing mature dentists is how to best transition out of practice into either reduced practice ...

Preparing for Your Next Medical Emergency, 3rd Edition

David Anderson, DDS, MD & Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Nobody wants to deal with a medical emergency in a busy practice day filled with patients, BUT they occur unexpectedly! Are you read...

Protecting Your Dental Office from Embezzlement & Fraud

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD; Lisa Harris; and Toni Wengreen

Are you aware of the various areas where embezzlement and fraud can occur in your practice?  What checks and balances should ...

Proven and Effective Alternative Dental Medicine



Douglas Green, DDS, NMD & Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Natural and conservative treatments, holistic medicine materials and techniques, and reductions in drugs and anesthetics have high...

Proven Simple and Successful Use of Mini Implants

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

This once maligned topic is now PROVEN to be successful and highly valuable! Gordon and his team have been using small-diameter “mini” implants (1.8mm to 2.9mm in...

Reliable, Simple Treatment of Cracked Teeth

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

What is more difficult to treatment plan than a painless or painful cracked tooth? Is the crack superficial in the enamel only, into the dentin, ending subgingiva...

Removable Prosthodontics - Predictable & Enjoyable

Join us from the convenience of your individual home or office for this LIVE interactive virtual course on Saturday, September 16, 2023.

Can removable prosthodontics be predictable and enjoyable? YES...

Removable Prosthodontics Package

Yes, we know! This has been an area you would like to avoid. How about making complete and partial dentures easier, better, and more satisfying for both you and your patients? Share Gordon’s long expe...

Rescuing Failing Fixed Prosthodontic and Direct Restorations

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Crowns and fixed prostheses are the single most revenue-producing part of a typical general practice, but they are expensive! Wouldn’t you like to make them serve...

Restoration of Complete and Partial Edentulism

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Prosthodontics can and should be a major service and revenue part of your practice! Despite constant education about proper oral hygiene and diet to the over 200 ...

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