Star of the North Meeting

April 23โ€“25, 2020 St. Paul, MN

Future Dates: April 22-24, 2021 and April 28-30, 2022

2019 Seminars

The Star of the North conference offers a wide range of professional development seminars that allow dental professionals to earn CE credits. 2019 seminars are listed for your reference, 2020 information will be available this fall. Click on each seminar below for more information, including pricing.

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Retain & Protect: Fabricate Useful Appliances for Everyday Practice WK

April 26, 2019
1:00 pm โ€“ 4:00 pm
  • Lori Trost, D.M.D.

Welcome to the world of plastics! This hands-on course will grow your understanding of specific plastics and how they can be implemented for a variety of dental treatments. From clear aligner fabrication for minor tooth movement, clear retainers, basic occlusal protection for para-functional habits, to custom sports mouthguards, and how pontics can fill edentulous spaces. You will learn step-by-step instructions on how to master these appliances’ fabrication, final polish, and delivery using a thermoforming machine and bring more services to your patients.

Learning Objectives:
1) Build a clear retainer.
2) Fabricate an occlusal guard.
3) Create a sports mouthguard.

This program is sponsored by an unrestricted educational grant provided by Dentsply Sirona.

Course Number: F1930

Recommended for

  • Dental Assistants
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Dental Therapist
  • Student Dentists

About the speaker

Lori Trost, D.M.D.

Dr. Trost is a recognized dental educator, author and clinical evaluator who maintains a private restorative practice in the Greater St. Louis area. She received her dental degree from Southern Illinois University, School of Dental Medicine and offers post-graduate courses to dentists and their team members.


Fundamental CE Credits 3.0
Elective CE Credits 0
DANB Credits 0
Core CE Credits 0
Core Topic N/A


Dentist Early Bird Fee $115.00
Staff Early Bird Fee $115.00
Dentist Regular Fee $125.00
Staff Regular Fee $125.00