The Dental Advisor

Continuing Education

THE DENTAL ADVISOR is committed to providing quality education for all dental professionals.  Our Education Center hosts programs regularly for groups up to 40.  Speakers are available to travel to your study club or meeting.    Our online content is delivered via Viva Learning, where we host courses 4 times per year. 

Staff at THE DENTAL ADVISOR  also collaborate with a variety  dental publications in bringing the most up to date information to the dental professional.

Inside Dentistry The Evolving Impressions of Digital Dentistry
Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry Using Minimally Invasive Techniques for the Management and Detection of Dental Caries
Dentistry Today Focus on Infection Control


Lecture Schedule 2014

7/18/14      John Molinari, PhD will present an Infection Control Update at Louisiana State University in New Orleans, LA.

8/8/14        Julius Bunek, D.D.S., M.S. will present A Team Approach to Creating Reliable Esthetic Results: Prevention and Management of Implant Complications in Medora, ND.

9/12/14      Marie Fluent, D.D.S. will present Infection Prevention Requires Attention in Madison, WI.

10/3/14      Julius Bunek, D.D.S., M.S. will present Periodontal Disease and Soft Tissue Grafting: What to Tell Patients before You Refer ThemAnd John Molinari, PhD will present What’s Bugging The Dentist?  A Hands-On Infection Control Workshop at the Macomb County Dental Society Annual Meeting in Rochester Hills, MI.

10/4/14: Sabiha Bunek & John M. Powers will present Clinical and laboratory properties of resin cements and milled restorative materials at the SCAD (Society for Color and Appearance in Dentistry) meeting in Chicago, IL.

12/5/14:    Sabiha Bunek, D.D.S. will present Modern Material Science and Technology:  Using products to enhance restorative success at The University of Pittsburgh.


Lecture Schedule 2015

2/10/15      Marie Fluent, D.D.S. will present Infection Prevention Requires Attention at the Genesee District Dental Society, Flint, MI

2/21/15      Sabiha S. Bunek, D.D.S. will present Balancing the Esthetics of High-strength Monolithic Zirconia at the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry Conference, Chicago, IL.


Leaders In Dental Education

Sabiha S. Bunek, DDS
Dr. Bunek earned her DDS degree from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry and maintains a private practice in Ann Arbor, Michigan, focusing on esthetic and comprehensive restorative dentistry. Dr. Bunek lectures nationally on a variety of topics including dental materials, CAD/ CAM technology, and top products. Her experience as a clinician and researcher helps to provide her audience with an objective, evidence-based approach to clinical dentistry. (more)

John A. Molinari, PhD
John A. Molinari, Ph.D. is a trusted expert in the areas of Infection Control and Infectious Disease in Dentistry. Dr. Molinari's primary position is as Director of Infection Control, where he is performing in-depth product analysis, dental research, and educating dental professionals through speaking, webinars, and podcasts. (more)

John M. Powers, PhD
Dr. Powers is a graduate of the University of Michigan, earning a BS in Chemistry in 1967 and a PhD in Dental Materials and Mechanical Engineering in 1972. He was a professor at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry from 1972 to 1988 and at the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston from 1988 to 2005. He is currently Professor of Oral Biomaterials at the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston as well as Senior Vice-President of Dental Consultants, Inc. Dr. Powers co-founded THE DENTAL ADVISOR in 1983, and continues his role as Editor of the publication. (more)