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  • Yankee Study Club

    Connecting you to improved clinical practice and life-long learning.

    Module 2: Elevated: Powerful Solutions to Everyday Dentistry and Beyond


    Join us live online for the first four sessions or you can take them on-demand.

    Attend all 4 virtual sessions, and receive 4 CE Credits. 

    Attend the live in-person course at Yankee 2022 and you will receive an additional 3 CE credits. (This course will not be available on-demand).

    If you cannot attend Yankee 2022, you are still encouraged to take part in the Yankee Study Club.

    Credits will be distributed at the end of the module (January 28, 2022).

    Registration for Yankee Dental Congress 2022 and the Yankee Study Club course are included in your YSC fee. 

    Is It Possible to Create the Dream Practice?

    Wednesday, September 1, 2021 6:30 - 8:00 pm EST

    Speaker: Ancy Verdier, DMD/Adrian Wilkins

    Moderator: James Lee, DMD

    • - Learn how to create a healthy team with a productive workflow
    • - Identify how to create more predictability in your schedule so that you and your team benefit more often
    • - Create an insurance free dental practice with some pearls for a productive office

    The Restoration of Endodontically Treated Teeth

    Wednesday, September 29, 2021 6:30 - 8:00 pm EST

    Speaker: Carl McManama, DDS

    Moderator: Robert Cauley, DMD

    • - Understand the importance of the ferrule and a healthy biologic width and decide when extraction and replacement may be a better option
    • - Compare options for both core and post materials 
    • - Explain why anterior teeth are very different than posterior teeth. Is a crown always the best option?
    • - Describe the technique for the placement of a glass fiber post and a composite core
    • - Determine whether or not a post is indicated 


    Prudent Antibiotic Usage in Dentistry: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    Wednesday, October 20, 2021 6:30 - 8:00 pm EST

    Speakers: John Dominici, DDS/Julie Hempton, MMSc/Timothy Hempton, DDS

    Moderator: Ancy Verdier, DMD

    List which antibiotics are currently being prescribed in contemporary dental practices

    • - Examine adjunctive local and systemic antibiotic usage in periodontal therapy
    • - Understand antibiotic therapy as a preventive treatment in patients with medical conditions
    • - Compare the level of antibiotic effectiveness in various clinical cases
    • - Describe the adverse reactions, side effects, and drug interactions with antibiotic usage
    • - Review adjunctive antibiotic usage in implant therapy and extraction/site development
    • - Discuss adjunctive antibiotic usage in the management of periimplant disease


    "Happy Hour Hangout"

    Wednesday, October 27, 2021 6:30 - 7:30 pm EST (Optional- Not Required for CE)

    Robert Cauley, DMD, Timothy Hempton, DDS, Gerard Kugel, DMD, PhD, Connie Kugel, RDH, James Lee, DMD, Maritza Morell, DMD, Carl McManama, DDS, Ancy Verdier, DMD

    Join the Founders of Yankee Study Club for a virtual and casual happy hour hangout! Bring any questions you may have for them and your drink of choice! Unlike our other sessions, this will be "meeting" style where you are encouraged to turn on your camera and engage with other study club members and Founders for a more interactive experience, although it is not required!

    Real World Occlusion: It’s Not Just the Teeth

    Wednesday, November 17, 2021 6:30 - 8:00 pm EST

    Speakers: Gerard Kugel, DMD, PhD/ Noshir Mehta, DMD


    • - Learn how to perform a comprehensive TMD exam
    • - Review the Do’s and Don’ts of changing vertical dimension
    • - Understand how to diagnose and treat parafunction
    • -Examine the role of parafunction and sleep disorders on the longevity of dental stability
    • - List risk indicators of TMD that “call out to you” from your patient’s mouth before beginning any dental treatment


    The final session will be held in-person at during Yankee Dental Congress 2022.

    Yankee Study Club Presents: A Day in the Life...

    Friday, January 28, 2022 1:00 - 4:00 pm EST

    Speakers: Robert Cauley, DMD, Timothy Hempton, DDS, Gerard Kugel, DMD, PhD, Connie Kugel, RDH, James Lee, DMD, Maritza Morell, DMD, Carl McManama, DDS, Ancy Verdier, DMD

    • - Accurately diagnose a variety of clinical conditions
    • - Understand the etiology, the point in time, and the significance of the diagnosis
    • - Determine the best way to manage common dental problems
    • - Appreciate the different viewpoints and perspectives from experienced clinicians

    Reception to follow- 4:15 - 5:15 pm: Stay to enjoy a drink, grab a bite to eat, and meet your fellow Yankee Study Club members and Founders!


  • John Dominici, DDS: is a board certified endodontist and prosthodontist. He has been Program Director of Advanced Prosthodontic Residency and is responsible for endodontic instruction in the GPR program. He has lectured on endodontic and implant prosthodontics topics.

    Julie Hempton, MMSc: is a Physician Assistant at the Department of Veterans Affairs Boston, Emergency Department and is also an Instructor at Boston University School of Medicine, Division of Graduate Medical Sciences. 

    Timothy Hempton, DDS: is an Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor at Tufts University, a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and the recipient of the 2011 Yankee Dental Congress Clinician of the Year award. He maintains a private practice Limited to Periodontics and Dental Implants in Dedham, MA

    Gerard Kugel, DMD, PhD: is an associate dean of research and a professor of at the department of prosthodontics and operative dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He also maintains a private practice in Boston, MA.

    Noshir Mehta, DMD: is associate dean of global relations, professor in the Department of Public Health and Community Service, and senior adviser to the Craniofacial Pain, Headache and Sleep Center at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.

    Carl McManama, DDS: is a Professor in the Department of General Dentistry and course director for several courses at Boston University’s Goldman School of Dental Medicine where he has taught since 1976. In addition to his teaching, he has maintained a private practice in Cambridge, Massachusetts for the past forty-five years.  Dr. McManama has presented over 100 CE courses on topics related to restorative and operative dentistry to all levels of dental audiences.  

    Ancy Verdier, DMD: is the founder of Worcester Periodontics, a periodontal dental practice located in Worcester , MA where he practices periodontology and implant dentistry. He earned his B.A. in Psychology from Tufts University, DMD and Periodontal residency at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Verdier is a Fellow in the International College of Dentists and American College of Dentists. He is also a regular contributor to Tufts Practice Based Research Network.

    Adrian Wilkins: is a dental consultant and coach to some of the country’s premier dentists and dental practices. He is unique in his ability to motivate and coach dentists and teams to overcome limitations in their practices and lives. His services include individual coaching, dental consulting services, workshops, and motivational speaking, where he has presented nationally and internationally to audiences in excess of seven hundred dentists. His areas of expertise include leadership, personal development, case presentation for comprehensive care dentistry, branding, business strategy and systems, and dental practice organization.

  • Pricing for Module 2 (5 sessions)

    Registration for Yankee Dental Congress 2022 and the Yankee Study Club course are included in your YSC fee. 

    ADA MEMBER$299


    NON-MEMBER: $399



Recommended Audience
  • Assistant; Dental Student; Dentist; Hygienist; Office Staff
  • 4.0
Cancellation Policy
  • Refunds can be made online up to 10 days prior to the first class. You will receive a full refund minus a $25 processing fee. There are no refunds less than 10 days out including cancellations due to illness, late arrivals or weather. Full refund will be given if your class is cancelled for any reason by MDS. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for processing. There is no refund for courses once the course begins. Registrants will be notified by e-mail if the course is cancelled. The e-mail will be sent to the e-mail address used to register.