CNO 5 2022- PRF, Lasers, Ozone and Zirconia Implants-Online


The CNO is bringing a true world expert in platelet rich fibrin (PRF) research and application, researcher, author, and periodontist Dr. Rick Miron to our CNO5 Online Course.  He will discuss PRF theory, research, and application in regards to all things surgery, from bone and soft tissue grafting to implants to facial aesthetics, to TM Joint injections.  OMS Dr. Ed Zebovitz will lecture on his broad experience with PRP usage in TMJ surgery.  Dr. Mark Colonna will discuss ERYAG lasers and everyday application in dental practice.  Dr. Terry Alford will discuss NDYAG laser usage in dentistry, surgery, and facial aesthetics.  A guest lecturer, Dr. Mark Malterud, will present on ozone theory and usage in dental practice.  Dr. Nick Yiannios will tie all of these topics into CNO-related diagnostic & treatment applications.

21 hours. 16 hours of didactic (8 hours of which is dedicated to PRF theory and practice). 5 hours of clinical displaying actual phlebotomy instruction, centrifugation, ALB-PRF, iPRF, cPRF, sticky bone, facial PRF microneedling, natural filler, facial laser usage, laser settings from both Mark Colonna and Joel Terry Alford




What You Will Learn


  • Evidence-based literature update on Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) and growth factors
  • Contrasting & Comparing platelet-rich plasma vs platelet-rich fibrin
  • State-of-the-Art research presented behind L-PRF, solid-PRF, i-PRF, C-PRF and alb-PRF
  • Periodontal applications of PRF and the value behind concentrated growth factor usage
  • Facial aesthetics usage & PRF
  • Bone grafting & PRF; sticky bone
  • Phlebotomy training and indications for dental practice
  • Advantages of implant placement with concurrent PRF usage
  • Indications for PRF membranes & sinus lifts
  • Horizontal centrifugation vs. angled centrifugation
  • i-PRF usage for treating TMJ orthopedic pathology


  • History of laser usage in dentistry
  • ERYAG & NDYAG usage in dental practice with the Fotona Lightwalker Dual Wavelength Laser
  • Laser usage in facial aesthetics
  • Nightlase dual-wavelength usage for snoring and OSA; indications and contraindications
  • Smoothlase facelifts
  • Erbium PIPS/SWEEPS effectiveness & usage for root canal therapy & extractions
  • NDYAG usage for photobiomodulation/biostimulation in dentistry


  • Research behind medical grade ozone usage in dental practice
  • Indications and clinical usage of ozone in dental practice
  • Effectiveness of ozone usage in endodontic therapy & surgery
  • Cavitations and ozone usage


  • Indications and Research behind
  • Pros and Cons of zirconia vs. titanium implants
  • Overview of various zirconia systems


Internet access and computer are required to access this course. This course is compatible with Mac and Windows.