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Predictable, Profitable, Minimal Stress Dentistry - The Comprehensive Approach

7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise Conference
March 3 - 10, 2012

This conference has already sailed, but that doesn't mean you have to miss the boat! Click here to see our complete schedule of upcoming programs.

Royal Caribbean's Magnificent Oasis of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas

14 AGD Credits
Course Fees:
Dentists - $695
Other Professionals - $450
Cancellation Policy for Course 30-days-None; 7-29 days-50%; 7 days or less-100%

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CEI meeting group through Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® at 800-422-0711 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
Target Audience
Dentists, Auxiliary Staff
Program Purpose / Objectives
  1. Tired of “grinding in your cases?” Know where the joints are - review of the Anatomical Basis of CR & The Masticatory System
    • Why CR is based on sound anatomy, physiology, orthopedics and not hype
    • Why as dentists, we must be experts of the masticatory system and not just teeth to get predictable restorative results
  2. That sinking feeling – seeing patients at recall with chipped crowns, uncemented crowns, open contacts etc- Understanding The Principles of Occlusion
    • That occlusion is very practical, attainable but most importantly beneficial to dentist and patient
    • The role of occlusion in EVERYDAY RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY. Clinical scenerios and explanations will be discussed
  3. Surprises are nice – except when it happens after you start a case! The Comprehensive Exam
    • How to assess the status of the entire masticatory system and do it in a way that is meaningful to your patient.
    • How to do this in a efficient, effective manner and recognize signs of instability that can compromise restorative results.
  4. Avoid the fork in the road that leads to nowhere – and it’s costly to get back! The Diagnostic Blueprint
    • How to visualize the form and function of the end result prior to ever starting the case thereby eliminating stress and frustration.
    • A 10-step decision making thought process for predictable diagnostic wax-ups.
    • How to determine a fee that fairly compensates you and which your patient will pay with gratitude and appreciation.
  5. “I don’t like the way it looks, doc, and it feels funny too”. Provisionals With A Purpose
    • Using provisionals to preview all aspects of form and function and verify it is correct.
    • A time-efficient and effective technique for provisional fabrication will be presented which results in minimal chairside adjustment.
    • Using the provisionals to make laboratory communication matrices which guarantee you will get what you expect from your technician.
  6. The no cost, bullet proof marketing tool - The Post Treatment Consultation
    • The second most appointment you will ever have with your patient and how it will guarantee the future success of your practice.
  7. Making it all work in today’s economy
    • Sequencing without compromising and using composite for long lasting occlusal rehabilitation.

Throughout the technical aspects of this lecture are woven the philosophical, behavioral and communication skills needed to make the practice not just a comprehensive, technically excellent practice but also a “relationship-based” practice in which long term, trusting relationships are developed with our patients.

Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.
Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
Faculty
Gregory J. Tarantola, D.D.S.

Dr. Tarantola received his dental degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City in 1982 and practiced dentistry in Kansas City, Missouri until 1991. During that time, he received advanced training at The Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education in Key Biscayne. After completing those courses, he was asked to join the Visiting Faculty and helped teach there several times a year. He was offered a position as a Full-Time Faculty which he accepted and began there full time in 1991. His responsibilities as Clinical Director involved teaching over 3000 dentists from around the country and around the world, developing innovative and relevant teaching materials, writing articles for peer-reviewed journals, and lecturing here and abroad. These CD learning modules are a compilation of many years of documentation, study and teaching.

During that time, he also maintained a private practice, focusing his attention on comprehensive cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry. In 2001, he made the decision to return to full-time practice whereby he could devote his full attention to his patients. He still teaches on a limited basis at The Pankey Institute. Practicing comprehensive dentistry in a relationship-based setting is the message he is committed to teaching to dentists everywhere. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, the American Equilibration Society and has achieved Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry.

Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
Cruise Itinerary
DATE
PORT OF CALL
ARRIVE
DEPART
Sat Mar 3
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
-
5:00pm
Sun Mar 4
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 1:00pm-5:00pm
-
-
Mon Mar 5
Labadee, Haiti
8:00am
5:00pm
Tue Mar 6
Falmouth, Jamaica
10:00am
7:00pm
Wed Mar 7
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 9:00am-12noon; 1:30pm-4:30pm
-
-
Thu Mar 8
Cozumel, Mexico
8:00am
7:00pm
Fri Mar 9
At Sea Crusing
Lectures 8:00am-12noon
-
-
Sat Mar 10
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
7:00am
-

Ports of Call
Cozumel, Mexico - The Conquistadors first saw Mexico from the shores of Cozumel while searching for gold. Today, visitors to the island continue to seek out gold and silver jewelry in the shops of San Miguel while having a great time in its many local bars and restaurants. Plus, the waters around Cozumel's sheltered coral reefs make this one of the best snorkeling areas in the world.
Falmouth, Jamaica - Step off the ship and step back in time. You might not think so at first glance but little Falmouth was an economic and shipping powerhouse and center for dramatic social change during the English Colonial Period. Founded and named Martha Brae Point in 1769 by local English planter, Thomas Reid, Falmouth became the transshipment hub for the sugar plantations covering the hills of the North Coast of Jamaica. Edward Barrett, a wealthy English planter, strongly influenced the early development of Falmouth. From the wharfs of Falmouth, sugar, molasses, rum and coffee were sent to England while ships carrying African slaves and all the necessities of 18th century colonial life dropped anchor in the bustling port town. You'll return with sun kissed skin, timeless memories as well as interesting historical tidbits to share with friends, like this one: Falmouth received piped water before New York City.
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - There is an abundance of things to see and do in the Ft. Lauderdale area: visit the newly redesigned Ft. Lauderdale Beach and cafes, stroll the historic Riverwalk, shop the luxurious stores on Las Olas Boulevard or adventure to the Everglades for an intriguing air boat excursion.
Labadee, Haiti - This tropical paradise, reserved exclusively for Royal Caribbean guests, features pristine beaches, walking trails and breathtaking vistas. Labadee is the perfect setting for parasailing, wave runners and the kayak tour, all available on your own private island.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.

Oasis of the Seas

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CEI meeting group through Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® at 800-422-0711 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
Cruise Pricing

Prices below are for the full cruise including meals and evening entertainment

CATEGORY
ACCOMMODATONS
CEI RATE
OS

Owner's Suite - Queen-size bed, private balcony, separate living area with queen-size sofa bed, private bathroom with bathtub, separate shower and bidet, and concierge service. (559.7 sq. ft., balcony 90.4 sq. ft.). Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, internet access, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.

Call for Availibility
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Grand Suite - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area (some with sofa bed), and concierge service. (349.8 sq. ft., balcony 100.1 sq. ft.). Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, internet access, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.

Call for Availibility
JS
Junior Suite - Two twin beds (can convert to Queen). Private bathroom with tub, sitting area with table and sofa. (287.4 sq. ft., balcony 78.6 sq. ft.)
$1840
C1
Central Park View Stateroom with Balcony - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), central park view balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom. (182 sq. ft., balcony 50.6 sq. ft.)
$1200
D8
Superior OceanView Stateroom with Balcony - These luxurious staterooms offer a sitting area and private balcony (182 sq. ft. Balcony 50 sq. ft.).
$1190
H
OceanView Stateroom - These staterooms offer a gorgeous view, two twin beds and a private bathroom (179 sq. ft.).
$940
CV
Central Park View Stateroom - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), sitting area, and a private bathroom. Central Park view bay window (194.8 sq. ft.) .
$910
I
OceanView Stateroom - These staterooms offer a gorgeous view, two twin beds and a private bathroom (179 sq. ft.) .
$890
M
Large Interior Stateroom - This standard stateroom offers two twin beds and a private bath (172 sq. ft.) .
$790
N
Large Interior Stateroom - This standard stateroom offers two twin beds and a private bath (172 sq. ft.).
$770
Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to Change
3rd/4th in Stateroom - CALL
Deposit $250.00 Per Person
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $274.59

Canellation Policies vary by cruise line and sailing date. Please check with our staff for this conference.



Staterooms


Junior Suite


Large OceanView with Verandah


Large OceanView


Inside Stateroom

Actual staterooms may not be identical to those pictured.
PRICING SUBJECT TO CHANGE: Although subject to change at any time, the listed prices are generally available up to about 90 days before sailing; at that time they convert to typically higher, market rates. Rates offered directly by the cruise line and quoted by our agents are also subject to change at any time, can be withdrawn at any time and are capacity controlled.
CANCELLATION PENALTY POLICY WILL APPLY: Cancellation policies vary by cruise line, itinerary and length of cruise. When reserving your stateroom, please review the policy applicable to this cruise with our staff. We strongly recommend Travel Insurance to cover the unexpected.
FUEL SUPPLEMENT: Cruiselines may implement a fuel surcharge depending on the price of crude oil.
Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.

TravelSafe.comPlease visit TravelSafe.com for travel insurance information.

Cruise Line cancellation policies are strictly enforced. For that reason, we urge all of our travelers to carefully consider whether travel insurance is a good value for them.

Certainly, if you have reason to think that "something might come up" that might force you to cancel, travel insurance is worth the cost of the premium. Examples we've seen in the past include ill or frail family members and changes in employment causing relocation.

If travel insurance is the right choice for you, we recommend TravelSafe. To visit their site and explore your options click here or on the link above. The cruise lines also offer travel insurance and we'd be happy to help you go that route if you'd prefer.