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Ivoclar Vivadent Announces 2010 Odyssey Laser Training

January 27, 2010
by Ivoclar Vivadent

Ivoclar Vivadent is pleased to announce its 2010 Odyssey Diode Laser Training Course schedules, which include hands-on sessions designed to advance understanding of lasers in dentistry. Taking place at education and training centers in New York, Florida, Canada, and California, these seminars will provide the entire dental team with comprehensive reviews of the benefits of soft tissue laser technology and its potential for increasing practice productivity and profitability.

The lasers course, limited to 24 attendees, will address laser tissue interaction, types of lasers and how they differ, how to enhance patient care with quick techniques involving minimal or no bleeding, pain, sutures or postoperative complications, and other topics. Attendance for one doctor per office is free with proof of purchase of an Odyssey laser dated January 1, 2009 or after. Additional doctors from the same office may attend for only $469.00 each. One hygienist or assistant per office may attend a program with his/her doctor at a charge of $199.00.

The high-tech laser hygiene only course, specifically designed for hygiene teams and dentists, focuses establishing a greater comfort level when using a soft tissue diode laser, as well as treatment planning and determining proper power settings for periodontal applications. The fee for the hygiene programs is $249.00 per attendee.
To register online for ALL courses, visit www.ivoclarvivadent.com/odyssey. To register by phone for New York and California locations, contact Sandy Wheeler at 800-533-6825 ext. 4334. To register by phone for Florida sessions, contact Laura Ganley at 800-533-6825 ext. 2902.

2010 Odyssey Diode Laser Training Schedule

Date Location Instructor

Jan. 29 Amherst, NY Dr. Mitchell Lomke

Feb. 19 Sarasota, FL Dr. Paul Silver

Mar. 5 Amherst, NY Dr. Paul Silver

Mar. 12 (Hygiene only)* Amherst, NY Dr. Mitchell Lomke

Apr. 9 Amherst, NY Dr. Paul Silver

Apr. 30 San Francisco, CA Dr. Paul Silver

Jun. 4 Amherst, NY Dr. John Graeber

Jul. 23 (Hygiene only)*Amherst, NY Dr. Mitchell Lomke

Jul. 30 San Francisco, CA Dr. John Graeber

Aug. 6 Amherst, NY Dr. John Graeber

Sept. 10 Sarasota, FL Dr. Paul Silver

Oct. 1 Amherst, NY Dr. Paul Silver
Nov. 5 Amherst, NY Dr. Paul Silver

Dec. 10 Amherst, NY Dr. John Graeber


At Ivoclar Vivadent, vision, passion, and innovation are the driving forces behind the companys leadership status within the dental industry. For nearly 100 years, Ivoclar Vivadent has been uniquely positioned to respond to the needs of both clinicians and laboratory professionals by providing beautiful and functional prosthetics, preventive materials, and direct restoratives, among other innovative technologies. The company develops, manufactures, delivers, and supports the quality products that dental professionals worldwide have come to know and trust, remaining steadfast in its commitment to offer only sensible and clinically proven options to meet todays esthetic restorative demands. The companys most noteworthy products includes IPS Empress, the worlds leading all-ceramic brand that ushered in the Esthetic Revolution in the 1990s, and IPS e.max, a strong and esthetic material that is changing the face of dentistry.

For more information, call 1-800-533-6825 in the U.S., 1-800-263-8182 in Canada.

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