Nitrous Oxide Review
Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry
Presented by: Marvin Leventer, DDS
Marvin Leventer, DDS, received his dental degree from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in 1990. He then completed a two-year general practice residency and a two-year dental anesthesiology residency at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center in New York. Dr. Leventer is a Diplomate of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology and a Fellow of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. He is also a member of the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Leventer is an assistant professor in dental anesthesia at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, and provides general dentistry within the faculty practice.
This course will follow the ADA guidelines for teaching nitrous oxide. It will include background, history, patient evaluation and the entire spectrum of sedation/anesthesia. Dr. Leventer will cover respiration and related physiology, drug interactions, contraindications, monitoring and record keeping. Adverse reactions will also be discussed. Attendees will also participate in a hands- on component and a review of the equipment needed for administration.
Upon completion of this course, the participants should be able to:
- Describe the components and use of the nitrous oxide equipment
- List the advantages, disadvantages, risks and objectives of nitrous oxide sedation
- Be able to utilize nitrous oxide in the clinical setting effectively and safely
- Dentist: $425
- Team member: $260
- 7 CDE credit hours / Lecture and Hands-On
- Dentists/Dental Hygienists
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