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Biology and Application of Enamel Matrix Derivative

CE Credits: 2.0 Hour(s)
Intended Audience: Dentists, Specialists, Expanded Function Dental Assistants, Dental Hygienists, Dental Students
Date Course Online: March 4, 2021
Last Revision Date: N/A
Course Expiration Date: March 4, 2024
Cost: FREE to view (does not include continuing education credits); Registration is still required.
To receive continuing education credits:
Dentist, $37.50
Penn Dental Medicine Alumni, $28.00
Military, $28.00
Method: Self-instructed
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Course Description

This lecture will discuss the history, science and clinical applications of Enamel Matrix Derivatives (Emdogain) in an everyday private practice. Enamel matrix derivative (Emdogain, Biora AB, Malmö, Sweden) has been successfully used in periodontal regenerative procedures as reported by several investigations. Both animal and human studies have shown that Emdogain may lead to the formation of periodontium. The use of Emdogain in periodontal regeneration has been suggested because of its biological origin and properties.

Learning Objectives
  • Participants will will become familiar with the history of enamel protein derivatives
  • Participants will will become familiar with the science of enamel protein derivatives
  • Participants will understand the different clinical applications

David I. Lipton, DDS, MS, trained in Periodontics at the University of Florida College of Dentistry in Gainesville, Florida where he served as Chief Resident his 3rd year and received his certificate and Master of Dental Science in Periodontics. During his three-year residency, Dr. Lipton received extensive clinical training in regenerative periodontal therapy, soft and hard tissue reconstruction, esthetic periodontal procedures, oral medicine, IV sedation and placement of dental implants. Prior to his specialty training, he attended the University of Michigan where he attained his Bachelor of Science degree. Dr. Lipton continued his education at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry where he earned his D.D.S. After dental school, he completed a 1 year AEGD at the University of Florida College of Dentistry with a focus on full mouth reconstruction. Following his AEGD, he completed 3 years of an oral and maxillofacial surgery residency in Detroit, Michigan before switching to periodontics. Throughout his training, Dr. Lipton has won numerous awards for his research and clinical skills. Dr. Lipton is also a published author in the field of periodontics as well as a national and international speaker.

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