Study Club

BLOOMINGTON & MINNETONKA DENTAL STUDY CLUBS

The Bloomington & Minnetonka Study Clubs occur on consecutive evenings and feature the same topic/speaker. Meetings this season will concentrate on providing “Core” credits.

Bloomington Study Club

The Bloomington dental study club is one of the longest running in the Twin Cities metro area. Meetings are still held in the lower level banquet room of David Fong’s on Lyndale Ave. Guests have a dinner choice of Steak or Cantonese along with a beautiful salad and cash bar.

We welcome new members at any time and OMSC will sponsor your first meeting.

Please direct any questions to (JodieQ@omscmn.com)

Minnetonka Study Club

The Minnetonka Study Club will have a new location this year! Members will be “wined & dined” at the luxurious Oak Ridge Country Club in Hopkins.

We welcome new members at any time and OMSC will sponsor your first meeting.

Please direct any questions to (JodieQ@omscmn.com)

2020/2021 Season

It is time to mark your calendars for the 2020-2021 Dental Study Club Season. We will be safely proceeding with our Dental Study Clubs by going virtual! We have planned an exciting array of topics that will fulfill 10 hours of your “Core Credit” obligation. We will combine our Bloomington and Minnetonka Clubs into one evening zoom session.

Date Speaker Topic
Tuesday, October 6th Andrew Pearson DDS Management of Medical Emergencies
Wednesday, November 4th Donna Hecker DDS, MS Record Keeping & Difficult Patients
February 2021 TBA TBA Patient Communication (Combined with our Valentine Seminar)
Tuesday, March 23rd Rhett Finlay DDS, MS Endodontic Treatment Planning Updates
Tuesday, April 20th Nick Spanel DDS Condensed Opioid Lecture

Time 6:30-8:30 pm.

Zoom link to follow.

Please send your questions or RSVP to (JodieQ@omscmn.com) or 952-841-8650.

The Twin Cities Titanium Club

Twin Cities Titanium Club

The Twin Cities Titanium Club is an advanced implant study club, devoted to the continued education and advancement of dental implants. These meetings provide a forum for each member doctor to discuss and plan cases with the collective knowledge of the entire group. We typically have 2-3 meetings per season and coordinate with DENTSPLY to sponsor 1-2, all day speakers. We will meet at the Centennial Lakes Medical Center, Suite #602 for dinner at 6:30, and meeting to follow. Yearly dues are $200.

Twin Cities Titanium Club Goes Virtual:

Date Speaker Topic
Thursday
9/24/20
6:30-8:30pm
Dr. Alan Scott Douglas Diagnosis and treatment planning of edentulous and partially edentulous fixed implant cases
Objectives:
1. Understanding the rationale & benefits for fixed implant restorations
2. Understanding how to diagnose & treatment plan fixed implant restorations
3. How to achieve a passive framework
4. How to prevent ceramic fixtures
5. The importance of limiting posterior cantilevers
6. How to increase ease in long term maintenance of implant fixed partial denture
Thursday
10/22/20
6:30-8:30pm
Dr. Alan Scott Douglas Redefining stability and comfort: the latest patient-specific overdenture solution
The goal of this program is to give clinicians the latest information & tools necessary to succeed in integrating innovative edentulous treatment procedures into their practices.
You will learn the latest about friction-retained patient-specific principles to give your patients a pure implant-borne, palate free, removable result that is easy to clean.  Integrating precision technology with today’s patients’ needs provides them with the functionality & esthetics they demand and makes removable dentistry enjoyable again!
At the completion of this course, participants will be able to understand:
– A new alternative for the treatment of the edentulous patient; a healthier, more esthetic, and maintainable approach
– Proper implant diagnostics: a collaborative approach
– Step-by-step instructions for the clinical team
– Overdenture fabrication and esthetics

Please mark your calendars and stay tuned for a meeting link. Please direct any questions to (JodieQ@omscmn.com)

YOUNG DOCTOR’S STUDY CLUB

The goal of this club is for our new, local doctors to discuss, learn, and problem solve together. Navigating through the topics in dentistry that we encounter both frequently and infrequently while partnering to treat our mutual patients. We meet at Oak Ridge Country Club in Hopkins for drinks, good food, and some fun, relaxed learning. 2 CE will be provided.

More information to follow-

Please direct any questions to (JodieQ@omscmn.com)

AUXILIARY STUDY CLUB

The Auxiliary Study Club caters to our indispensable support teams (although dentists are welcome as well). This is a fun, energetic club held at Oak Ridge Country Club. It’s a great chance to keep up to date with the newest products and protocols, while catching up with old friends and new. We offer a cash bar. A buffet dinner and 2 CE’s are included in the very affordable dues of $25.00 per meeting.

More information to follow:

Please direct any questions to (JodieQ@omscmn.com)