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About LCDS

Lane County Dental Society is a component society of the Oregon Dental Association and the American Dental Association. LCDS provides continuing dental education programs for our member dentists and their staff. Our CE programming provides our members access to the latest developments in dental science and technology through guest lectures and presentations. CE programs cover a range of topics from infection control and medical emergencies to cultural competency and record keeping. 

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The Christensen Bottom Line (4 CEs) with Gordon J. Christensen DDS MSD PhD

  • Fri, Dec 16, 2022 | 9:00 AM - Fri, Dec 16, 2022 | 2:00 PM
  • Location: Lane Community College
  • Address: 4000 E 30th Ave., Eugene, OR
  • Contact: Nissa Newton
  • Email: office@lanedentalsociety.org
  • How to find us: Directions to Lane Community College and Room Number will be sent to registrants prior to the event.
  • Phone: 541-686-1175

This fast moving “bottom line” course includes the areas of dentistry with the most activity and change in any given year. It is easily understood and has numerous summaries that help attendees to interpret the ongoing advancements in the profession. The course encourages audience participation, and questions and answers and is presented in an enjoyable and humorous manner.

The hottest aspects in the following topics will be included in the planned program depending on the interests of the participants in your group, the popularity of topics at the time of your program, and the time available. 

The following are potential topics, all of which may not be included in a specific course depending on time availability, and audience interest.

  1. State of the Profession
  2. Equipment
  3. Esthetic Dentistry
  4. Implant Dentistry
  5. Laboratory Technology
  6. Occlusion
  7. Operative Dentistry
  8. Prosthodontics Fixed
  9. Prosthodontics Removable
  10. Technology

Behavioral Objectives

On the completion of this course attendees should be able to:

 

  1. List the most important and useful new techniques discussed in this course.
  2. List the most important and useful materials discussed in this course.
  3. List the most important and useful new concepts discussed in this course.
  4. Implement those aspects of the course most applicable to your practice.
Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD
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Gordon J. Christensen is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Practical Clinical Courses (PCC), Co-Chief Executive Officer of Clinicians Report Foundation (CR), and a Practicing Prosthodontist in Provo, Utah.

Gordon and Dr. Rella Christensen are co-founders of the non-profit CLINICIANS REPORT FOUNDATION (previously named CRA). Currently, Dr. Rella Christensen is the Director of the TRAC Research Division of the CR Foundation. Since 1976, they have conducted research in all areas of dentistry and published the findings to the profession in the well-known CRA Newsletter now called CLINICIANS REPORT.
Gordon's degrees include DDS, University of Southern California; MSD, University of Washington; PhD, University of Denver; and two honorary doctorates.
Early in his career, Gordon helped initiate the University of Kentucky and University of Colorado dental schools, taught at the University of Washington, and was the initial Dean of the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry. Currently, he is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Utah, School of Dentistry.

Gordon has presented thousands of hours of continuing education globally, made hundreds of educational videos used throughout the world, and published widely.
Gordon and Rella's sons are dentists. William is a Prosthodontist, and Michael is a General Dentist. Their daughter, Carlene is an administrator for a dental distributor company.

He is a member of numerous professional organizations. Gordon is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, a Fellow and Diplomate in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, a Fellow in the Academy of Osseointegration, American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists, American College of Prosthodontists, Academy of General Dentistry (Hon), Royal College of Surgeons of England, and an Associate Fellow in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

Some of his other memberships include American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry; International Association of Dental Research; Academy of LDS Dentists; American Academy of Restorative Dentistry; American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics; Academy of Operative Dentistry; International College of Prosthodontists, and other organizations.

Gordon serves on the Board of Directors for the non-profit organizations, Dental Lifeline Network, and the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation.

LCDS Members: $0
non-LCDS Members: $80
Dental Office Staff $40
Lunch will be provided

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