September 24, 2013 CE Night # 1

Topic: 3M Core Technologies — The Drive for Innovation!

This lecture is sponsored by 3M ESPE

Speaker: Ms. Corrie Paulsen


Ever wonder what makes 3M tick? Such a big company… but how big? What are the Key focus’s of this multi-national Corporation? What percentage of 3M’s business belongs to 3M ESPE? What are the technology platforms 3M will invest in over the next 5 years? How will this affect me, my life, my Practice?

In tonights presentation Corrie will show “3M the Family” of products that affect us all, in our homes, on our holidays, at our work places. Gain some insight of our Core technologies, the drive for innovation, checks and balances to ensure that drive to innovate has a positive impact to the success of our customers, their lives, their business’s.

The Clinician:

Ms. Corrie Paulsen Account Executive, 3M ESPE Corrie has been a guest speaker at many Study Clubs, Dental Society and Community College CE programs over the past 24 years as a Professional Sales Person representing 3M ESPE. She has a wide breadth of Dental Industry knowledge, can speak to the history of technology introductions and how those technologies have evolved in Dentistry and for 3M today.

CE NIGHT # 1 (3 CE credit) September 25, 2012 (Tuesday)

Topic: “Prosthodontic Tips and Tricks“

This lecture is sponsored by 3M ESPE.

Speaker: Dr. David Bridger

Venue: Radisson President Hotel, 8181 Cambie Road, Richmond, BC
Time: 6:00 p.m. (registration) 6:30 p.m. (dinner) 7:30 p.m. (lecture)
Fees: Free (members) $90 (non-members)


The presenter’s lecture will cover helpful techniques in managing dentures, partial dentures, crown and bridge cementation procedures, and implant Prosthodontics.

The Clinician:

Dr. David Bridger graduated from McGill Dental School in 1975 with the silver medal for second highest standing over the four years of dental school. He had a private practice in Montreal, Quebec for two years, and in 1979 attended the University of Washington Graduate Prosthodontic Program. This was a concentrated two and one half year post graduate program with emphasis in fixed prosthodontics (crown and bridgework) and periodontics. Since 1980 Dr. D. Bridger has conducted a private prosthodontic practice here in Vancouver. He has been the mentor of several study clubs in prosthodontics, and has lectured throughout B.C., giving one and two-day courses. Dr. D. Bridger is a Certified Specialist in Prosthodontics in B.C. and a member of the Association of Prosthodontics of Canada and the Academy of Osseointegration. He had served as the President of the B.C. Society of Prosthodontists and as the President of the B.C. Society of Dental Specialists.

CE#1 September 20, 2011 (Tuesday)

Topic: “Enhancing the Predictability of Anterior Esthetics – Occlusal Keys to Success”

This lecture is sponsored by 3M ESPE.

Speaker: Dr. Matt Illes


The presenter will outline a contemporary occlusal approach and its clinical application. The focus of the presentation will be to introduce an evidence based strategy to reduce the incidence of common restorative complications.

The Clinician:

Dr. Matt Illes is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario. He is a general dentist limited to prosthodontic practice in Vancouver, B.C. Dr. Illes is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantology. He serves in the capacity of prosthodontic consultant at the University of British Columbia and has a particular interest in the treatment of occlusal disorders.

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