OCTOBER 18-19, 2019 • SAN DIEGO, CA

Come join us in beautiful San Diego to learn more about the latest trends and innovations  Advancing Dentistry today.

Dr. Gordon J. ChristensenKEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Gordon J. Christensen DDS, MSD, PhD

What Clinical Techniques & Technologies Do You Really Need
and Why?

Many techniques and technologies are available for you such as cone beam, laser, zirconia crowns, etc.

  • Which do you really need? Which are elective?
  • Will the cost be equal to your return on the investment?
  • Most importantly, which will improve patient care and increase the service you provide?

This program focuses on cutting-edge dental technologies and techniques and compares their usefulness for your practice.

Hear from the leading experts in the field on some of today’s hottest topics including:

  • Tongue-tie diagnosis and treatment within 5 minutes
  • Predictable Periodontal and Implantitis therapy
  • Non-traumatic Crown and Veneer removal in less than 5 minutes
  • Photobiomodulation – learn the treatments & benefits
  • Esthetic Crown Lengthening – a new, novel approach
  • And Much More!

A special track is also available for Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants and Office personnel.

Seating is Limited and Expected to Sell Out!

Call 855.906.6380 or email for more information.

Advancing Dentistry Symposium

  • Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
  • October 18-19, 2019
  • San Diego, California
333 W Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
Ask for Advancing Dentistry Symposium Group Rate starting at $249!


Up to 12 CE Units

Cancellation Policy – Refunds less a $150.00 cancellation fee will be given for cancellations received in writing to prior to August 30, 2019. Following this date, no refunds will be given, but a credit
will be issued to use towards another event within one year. Policy is subject to change without notice.



Gordon J. Christensen is Founder and CEO of Practical Clinical Courses (PCC) and Co-Founder and CEO for Clinicians Report Foundation (CR) and a practicing prosthodontst in Provo, Utah. PCC is an international continuing education organization that provides courses and videos for all dental professionals. CR offers unbiased research on thousands of dental products.

Dr. Christensen has presented over 45,000 hours of continuing education throughout the world and has published many articles and books.

Gordon and Dr. Rella Christensen are co-founders of the non-profit Gordon J. Christensen CLINICIANS REPORT (previously CRA), which Rella directed for many years. 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 J. Christensen


Dr. Samuel B Low

Dr. Samuel B. Low

Samuel B. Low, D.D.S., M.S., M.Ed., Professor Emeritus, University of Florida, College of Dentistry; Associate faculty member of the Pankey Institute with 30 years of private practice experience in periodontics, lasers and implant placement. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and past President of the American Academy of Periodontology. He is a Past President of the Florida Dental Association and past ADA Trustee.

Dr. Marina Polonsky

Marina Polonsky, DDS is a full time general dentist and owner of the Alta Vista Laser Dental Centre in Ottawa, Ontario. She graduated with Dean's Gold Medal from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry in 1999. She is a member of OKU Honour Dental Society.Currently, in her free time, she teaches introductory laser courses, live laser demonstrations in her office, laser safety courses, Diode laser certification courses and hard tissue laser certification courses.

Dr. Linda Murzyn-Dantzer

Dr. Linda Murzyn-Dantzer was a dental hygienist for eleven years before receiving her dental degree from Harvard. She then pursued a Master’s degree and Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry at The University of Michigan. Dr. Murzyn-Dantzer is an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado and attending faculty at Children’s Hospital Colorado where she is involved in all aspects of teaching for the pediatric dental residents. She is Director of Clinical IT Applications for the Department of Pediatric Dentistry and the Medical Laser Safety Officer for Children’s Hospital Colorado. Dr. Murzyn-Dantzer is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Justin Kolnick

Dr. Justin Kolnick

Dr. Kolnick attended dental school at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. After graduating cum laude in 1977, he was awarded the university scholarship for overseas postgraduate study. In 1982, he graduated from the postdoctoral endodontic program at Columbia University. Dr. Kolnick entered into endodontics practice in 1982 in White Plains, New York. Dr. Kolnick has been committed to endodontic education, first as an associate clinical professor in endodontics at Columbia University and then as an attending at Westchester Medical Center and associate clinical professor in endodontics at New York Medical College. He is a speaker for the American Association of Endodontists and has lectured extensively and published numerous articles on endodontics.

Dr. Donald S. Clem III

Dr. Don Clem grew up in Chicago and relocated to Fullerton after completion of his specialty training. He has lectured on the topic of regenerative periodontics and dental implants both nationally and internationally. Dr. Clem currently sits on the editorial board of three scientific journals and conducts research in the field and is a Principal Investigator on two major multi-center trials. He has taught in three institutions and continues to lecture in the US and internationally. He is a Past President of the American Academy of Periodontology, American Academy of Periodontiolgy Foundation and California Society of Periodontists. Don currently serves as a Director for the American Board of Periodontology.

Dr. Christopher J. Walkinski

Dr. Christopher J. Walinski

Christopher J. Walinski, DDS has been an author, inventor and innovator in Laser Dentistry for over two decades. His 2003 text on laser dentistry has been published in over ten languages. He is the Executive Director of the World Clinical Laser Institute; the largest organization of its kind and is a Founding member of the American Academy of Oral Systemic Health. Chris is past Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Laser Assisted Dentistry, and is a Diplomate and Past-President of the World Congress of Minimally Invasive Dentistry. At The Touro College of Dental Medicine, he is an Associate Professor and Laser Safety Officer. He is also a Visiting Professor at Taipei Medical University College of Oral Medicine, and frequent lecturer at Harvard University, emphasizing dentistry using lasers and other minimally-invasive techniques


6:00PM – 8:00PM Arrivals & Registration
7:00AM – 8:00AM Continued Registration & Breakfast
8:00AM – 5:00PM General Session
9:45AM – 2:45PM Team Breakout
12:00PM – 1:00PM Lunch
5:00PM – 6:00PM Free Time
6:00PM – 8:00PM Reception & Networking
7:30AM – 8:30AMBreakfast
8:30AM – 1:00PMGeneral Session
1:00PMTakeaway Lunch & Departures