Tuesday, August 02, 2016

ICPPD Is Now the Institute for Pediatric Dentistry


New name reflects curriculum expansion into practice management 

HOUSTON, TEXAS, July 27, 2016—The Institute for the Clinical Practice of Pediatric Dentistry (ICPPD) has changed its named to the Institute for Pediatric Dentistry (IPD). The rationale for the name change is to better reflect the evolving content of the Institute’s courses.
“As part of our ongoing effort to provide the most relevant and practical pediatric dentistry training, we survey our participants immediately following each course,” said Mark Binford, an IPD Director. “While the doctors tell us they love our clinical training, they’ve also asked us to expand into additional topics including practice management.”
As an example, The IPD is offering a new standalone course - “Game Changers for Dental Assistants” - in conjunction with its next dentist’s course, “Game Changers in Pediatric Dentistry.” The new course is specifically designed to enable dental assistants to become high-performance contributors to the dental team. Both courses will take place October 7-8 at UNLV’s SimLab in Las Vegas. Dentists earn a total of 20 CE credits while dental assistants earn 16 CE credits.
Dentists registering now can receive a $500 tuition discount by entering the code “IPDSummer.” To register, or to learn more about the courses and the Institute, visit theipd.com.
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About the Institute for Pediatric Dentistry
The Institute for Pediatric Dentistry (IPD) is a private educational institution singularly dedicated to
helping dentists shape their future with unparalleled training in pediatric restorative dentistry using the latest restorative materials and techniques. Comprehensive training programs for both pediatric dentists and general dentists, as well as their dental assisting teams, are led by an all-star faculty with over 200 years of combined clinical experience. The level of level of practical knowledge and hands- on clinical expertise the faculty imparts to course participants is unrivaled. The development of clinical skills, using the most current restorative materials in a state-of-the-art SimLab setting, prepares participants to implement time-saving techniques while improving the quality of pediatric clinical care the moment they return to their practice. With this unique approach, the IPD’s in-depth, hands-on training helps dentists provide great pediatric dentistry that is better, faster and easier, leading to higher practice productivity and profitability as well as better patient outcomes.

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