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TITLE: From Idea to Market: Essentials of Dental Product Development

COURSE FEE:  Complimentary Access

CREDITS: This continuing education activity is designated for 1 credit

DURATION: 1 hour CE webinar


CE SUPPORTER: WB Engineering

MODE: Electronically Mediated | On Demand Webinar | Recorded May 14, 2024. Review May 15, 2024

SPEAKER:  Werner Blumenthal (Bio below)

AUDIENCE: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Therapists, Dental Assistants

TECHNOLOGY REQUIRED:  Mobile device, laptop or desktop with internet connection | Google Chrome Browser


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DESCRIPTION: Do you have an innovative idea that you would like to take to market? This Continuing Education webinar will help you understand what it takes to bring an idea to a viable dental product. Navigate the journey of Dental Innovation. Join Werner Blumenthal as he delves into the intricate process of transforming concepts into market ready solutions.


  • Understand the steps you will need to navigate when developing a dental product

  • Focus on what is important and reduce time and money needed for development

  • Learn how and when to protect your idea

  • Stack the odds in your favor, learn what is needed to get funding. 

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Werner Blumenthal

CEO, Biomedical Engineer

Werner Blumenthal. CEO. Biomedical Engineer. Helping Push Innovative Products to Market

During my 15 year career I have been responsible for the successful development and launch of dozens of medical devices, and almost 100 consumer products ranging from toys to surgical devices.
As a biomedical engineer with well over a decade of experience in product lifecycle management, from R&S to product launch marketing, my experience allows me to navigate the complex process from idea to optimized end product, mass production and product launch, and sales strategies. I have been responsible for the entire product development process, from ideation to launch, and for ensuring that the company's products are aligned with its overall strategy and goals.

DISCLOSURE OF SPEAKER AND FACULTY COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIPS:  According to Dental CE Academy's Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Policy, faculty and speakers for any course are expected to disclose any economic support, personal interests, or potential bias that may be perceived as creating a conflict related to the material being presented. Disclosure statements are printed in each course description and announced by moderators or individual speakers at the beginning of each presentation. This policy is intended to alert the audience to any potential bias or conflict so that participants may form their own judgments about the material being presented.

CONFLICT OF INTEREST AND FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: This course is supported by WB Engineering. The speaker, Werner Blumenthal declares a financial affiliation with WB Engineering. For written documentation contact


DENTAL CE ACADEMY DISCLOSURE: The views expressed and opinions and materials presented during these live and recorded presentations represent the personal views and opinions of the individual speaker and do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of Dental CE Academy.  Dental CE Academy assumes no responsibility for the content of the presentations made by the individual speakers. Any suggested protocols for treatment, materials, or services may be based up on the speakers' own clinican experience and should not be construed as Dental CE Academy recommended or endorsed. Selected presentations may include exploratory research or experimental procedures and are intended for informational purposes that may lead to new interest and scientific breakthroughs in the fields of dentistry.  Dental CE Academy appreciates its educators who share their knowledge and expertise. This level of dedication to dentistry allows our profession to expand and thrive and provokes necessary discussion and understanding. 

Werner Blumenthal
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