GC America Events

GC America’s brand-new state-of-the-art education center boasts a lecture hall that fits over 100 attendees, as well as a training lab with 16 fully equipped working stations and an instructor station. We host top educators in the dental industry so that all attendees can improve their knowledge and skills.

Please review the list below to see our latest operatory and laboratory seminars and courses at our New Education Center:

Cardiovascular disease is still the leading cause of death in the U.S. Diabetes is one of the most common chronic disease oral health professionals are likely to encounter. When a patient has both hypertension and diabetes, which is a common combination, their risk for cardiovas-cular disease doubles. Oral health screening tests in the dental practice can be the latest weapon in identifying persons at risk. Oral-systemic links can put patients in jeopardy for a dental of ce emergency. Risk assessment for caries infections, periodontal disease, oral can-cer and medical emergencies is our best prevention. 



DATE: March 6, 2020


RSVP: Friday, February 29, 2020 


| LOCATION: Alsip, IL

Does your photography truly market your practice, grab your patient’s attention, or measure up to social media posts? In this program you will learn, and practice, the numerous ways to make your clinical photographs work for you and why they work. By understanding the importance of camera angles, patient set up, ash control, and proper framing you will have proper clinical documentation and photographs available to use for your events calendar and social media posts. Everyone in this class is to bring their own camera with cheek retractors and mirrors. This way team members can fine tune the skills of proper clinical photography




DATE: March 20, 2020


RSVP: March 6, 2020


| LOCATION: Alsip, IL

We brought together a trio of experts who have pioneered minimally invasive techniques to share how to optimize materials and techniques for the modern clinical practice. In a combination lecture and hands-on experience, participants through a tour of the mechanisms with supporting evidence underlying this revolution in dentistry. The major focus will be on material advancements.





DATE: March 28, 2020

RSVP: Friday, March 6, 2020

| LOCATION: Alsip, IL

Does your photography truly market your practice, grab your patient’s attention, or measure up to social media posts? In this program you will learn, and practice, the numerous ways to make your clinical photographs work for you and why they work. By understanding the importance of camera angles, patient set up, ash control, and proper framing you will have proper clinical documentation and photographs available to use for your events calendar and social media posts. Everyone in this class is to bring their own camera with cheek retractors and mirrors. This way team members can fine tune the skills of proper clinical photography




DATE: April 3, 2020 | LOCATION: Alsip, IL

Clinical practice today uses scientifically sound evidence-based approaches. There is a noticeable shift to the caries treatment paradigm by better preventing and managing caries as a disease. This presentation will present a scientific overview of caries management by risk assessment utilizing new tools such as the ADA Caries Classification System, silver diamine fluoride (SDF), partial caries removal, and glass ionomer cement (GIC) to managing caries. Actual clinical cases will be used to illustrate these concepts. The presentation provides an excellent update relevant to clinical applications for the dentist, hygienist, assistants and front office.



DATE: April 3, 2020 | LOCATION: Alsip, IL
The complexity of implant supported restorations have grown more common. For many of us it is a struggle to follow implant supported protocols. Over last few years, with the help of many friends and colleagues, I have put together the steps to increase implant restoration success chairside. Novice to pro, everyone will leave with additional techniques.
*Attendees will need to bring composite tray and instruments


DATE: April 24, 2020- April 25, 2020


RSVP: April 14, 2020
| LOCATION: Lakewood, CO

Everyone ages. As dental professionals we often aren’t aware of how best to support those we are caring for as they move into Elderhood.

This beautiful population brings so much to our practices. It is essential that dental team members, and the dental office space, are ready to meet these patient’s needs. While offices are typically set up to care for the needs of children, elder’s needs are often overlooked.

This course will provide many ideas to step up the care your office provides your elder patients. Join Angie as she takes you on a journey with elders that is dear to her heart. You will be glad you did!




DATE: May 1, 2020

RSVP: April 16, 2020

| LOCATION: Alsip, IL

According to the ADA, thirty percent of the income in the typical general practice today comes from seniors. This percentage is increasing rapidly as the number of these patients double to over 79 million over the next few years. Providing dental care for older patients is very rewarding but also challenging due to complex dental and medical conditions that become more common with age. In this entertaining and informative presentation, solutions to common everyday problems in older patients are clearly explained to give you increased confidence when treating seniors. Catch the Age Wave and prepare your practice for a successful present and future!




DATE: May 1, 2020

RSVP: April 16, 2020

| LOCATION: Alsip, IL

This course will cover the latest pulp therapy techniques in primary teeth and the use of new dental restorative materials in Pediatric Dentistry. The topic of pulp therapy will include Biodentine pulpotomies, Cvek pulpotomies for dental trauma, indirect pulp caps with GIC, and the Hall Technique. The restorative component will discuss new composites and their use in the Slot Prep, SDF (Silver Diamine Fluoride), and when to use SDF for SMART (Silver Modified Atraumatic Restorative Technique).



DATE: May 3, 2020

RSVP: April 17, 2019

| LOCATION: Alsip, IL

Clinical practice today uses scientifically sound evidence-based approaches. There is a noticeable shift to the caries treatment paradigm by better preventing and managing caries as a disease. This presentation will present a scientific overview of caries management by risk assessment utilizing new tools such as the ADA Caries Classification System, silver diamine fluoride (SDF), partial caries removal, and glass ionomer cement (GIC) to managing caries. Actual clinical cases will be used to illustrate these concepts. The presentation provides an excellent update relevant to clinical applications for the dentist, hygienist, assistants and front office.



DATE: June 13, 2020 | LOCATION: Alsip, IL

Discover the truly untapped role of a Treatment Coordinator. The main goal is to understand the “Art” of being prepared for the new patient and why it matters. Making a Connection: Learn to communicate with consistency so the patient earns trust and buys-in before they walk through the door. Becoming comfortable explaining the value of the doctor / treatment plan / and being part of the journey to a beautiful smile. The Nitty Gritty: Discuss and review paperwork – The Down and Dirty: Learn how to prepare for finances from every angle: Patient, Insurance, Practice.



DATE: July 17, 2020 | LOCATION: Alsip, IL

From contracts and insurance verification to submitting claims and effectively tracking accounts. Understanding the art of proper financial documentation will help simplify the deal you made and maintain a consistent story with your patients. You will be able to: understand the 30, 60, and 90-day cycle of the patient and insurance; learn how and why sequence financial letters is important; and address claim rejections head-on. Healthy Account Receivables: When and why reports are necessary and the role they play in maintaining a steady stream of income for the practice. Collect the Deal: Discuss the natural verbiage used to collect monies owed to the practice.




DATE: October 30, 2020 | LOCATION: Alsip, IL