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Spring & Summer 2014 Continuing Education Course Catalogue

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Index

Posterior Composites: A Rapid, Simplified Placement Technique, Sept. 6, 2014

Successful Soft Tissue Enhancement in Implant Aesthetics, Sept. 12 - Sept. 13, 2014

Monitoring Nitrous Oxide for the Practicing Maryland Dental Hygienist, Sept. 13, 2014

Bone Grafting: the Essentials, Sept. 27, 2014 

Local Anesthesia for Maryland Dental Hygienists, Oct. 16 - Oct. 18, 2014 (Closed)

Timely Topics and Exciting Innovations in Advanced General Dentistry, Oct 25 - Oct. 26, 2014

Introduction to the "Brave New World" of Digital Impressions, Oct. 26, 2014

Nitrous Oxide Review, Nov. 1, 2014

Dental Hygiene Block Refresher Course, Nov. 8, 2014

Cone Beam CT Imaging & Principles: Part I Basic Training, Nov. 20, 2014

Cone Beam CT Imaging & Principles: Part II Advanced Training, Nov. 21 - Nov. 22, 2014

What's New in Infection Control? | Proper Pharmacologic Prescribing and Disposal for Dental Practitioners | The Scope of Abuse: Regulations for the Dental Team, Dec. 6, 2014

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September
Posterior Composites: A Rapid, Simplified Placement Technique

Presented by: Ron Jackson, DDS, FACD, FAGD, FAACD 
Date & Time: Saturday, Sept. 6 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

This course will showcase a simplified and efficient procedure for placing posterior composite resin restorations. Dr. Jackson will demonstrate time-saving techniques that lead to predictable results. He will also discuss simplified preparation and placement techniques of esthetic inlays and onlays.

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Dr. Jackson

Successful Soft Tissue Enhancement in Implant Aesthetics

Presented by: Christian F. J. Stappert, DDS, MS, PhD, DrMedDent habil
Date & Time: Friday, Sept. 12 through Saturday, Sept. 13 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Dr. Stappert will discuss new techniques and soft-tissue surgical approaches that deal with many problems associated with complicated implant sites. He will explain the fundamentals of soft-tissue biology and describe different periodontal surgical procedures that optimize the final result. Participants will also gain a better understanding of defect management.

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Dr. Stappert

 
Monitoring Nitrous Oxide for the Practicing Maryland Dental Hygienist 

Presented by: Deborah Cartee, RDH, MS
Date & Time: Saturday, Sept. 13 from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Learn the fundamental elements involved in nitrous oxide sedation, such as the physiological and pharmacologic effects,  indications and contraindications, anatomy of respiration, medical assessment of a patient prior to administration of nitrous oxide, armamentarium and equipment and drug interactions. The course will also include a practical demonstration and proficiency testing. This course fulfills and exceeds MSBDE educational requirements for registered dental hygienists.

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Deb Cartee

Bone Grafting: the Essentials 

Presented by: Robert M. D'Orazio, DDS, FAGD, MIIF, DABOI/ID
Date & Time: Saturday, Sept. 27 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Expand your knowledge of bone grafting. This participation course will cover bone graft materials, membranes selection, and PRP/PRF protocols. Learn how to achieve predictably successful bone grafts, based on the fundamentals of soft tissue flap design, manipulation and passive closure techniques.

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Dr. D'Orazio
October
Local Anesthesia for Maryland Dental Hygienists (Closed)

Presented by: Marion C. Manski, RDH, MS
Date & Time: Thursday, Oct. 16 through Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

This course will provide the licensed Maryland dental hygienist with initial didactic and clinical laboratory components necessary to perform local anesthesia in the State of Maryland, according to the rules and regulations of the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners.

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Marion Manski

 
Timely Topics and Exciting Innovations in Advanced General Dentistry

Date & Time: Friday, Oct. 25 from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. through Saturday, Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. until noon

This two-day course will feature 10 different presenters, who will discuss the latest advancements and innovations in general dentistry. Topics include: an update on all-ceramic restorations, periodontal plastic surgery, endodontic retreatment, the mandibular implant supported/retained overdenture and many more.

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Introduction to the "Brave New World" of Digital Impressions

Presented by: Ira T. Bloom, DDS ’72, Victor Siegel, DDS, and Dr. Lisa D’Affronte, DDS ’12

Date & Time: Saturday, Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. until noon

This course is a short overview of how to make digital impressions, including a short history, systems, materials, advantages and disadvantages. Presenters will discuss different systems for making digital impressions. Attendees will receive hands-on experience imaging prepared teeth on typodonts and designing restorations.

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November
Nitrous Oxide Review 

Presented by: Marvin Leventer, DDS
Date & Time: Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

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.

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Dr. Leventer

Dental Hygiene Block Refresher Course 

Presented by: Marion Manski, RDH, MS
Date & Time: Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m.

This course will focus extensively on local anesthesia. Through didactic and clinical laboratory components, participants will reinforce their skills at performing alveolar nerve block local anesthesia. This refresher course, which has been approved by the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners, is for Maryland dental hygienists who have already taken the required 28 credit hour course.

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Marion Manski

Cone Beam CT Imaging & Principles: Part I Basic Training

Presented by: Jeffery B. Price, DDS, MS

Date & Time: Thursday, Nov. 20 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

This course provides a detailed introduction to the cone beam CT. Learn how to efficiently use the machine in everyday practice. Dr. Price will explain the basic functions of the CBCT machine, how to generate images, and many more tips and techniques for using the technology. An advanced Cone Beam CT course will be offered on Friday, Nov. 21 and Saturday, Nov. 22.

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Dr. Price

 
Cone Beam CT Imaging & Principles: Part II Advanced Training

Presented by: Jeffery B. Price, DDS, MS

Date & Time: Friday, Nov. 21 from 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

This 12-hour course is a continuation of Part 1. The course has been designed to provide a more in-depth review of 3D radiographic anatomy, advanced radiation safety training and an increased understanding of interpretation of pathology as seen in CBCT imaging. Dr. Price will review many important principles and provide hands-on experiences with various CBCT viewing software packages.

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Dr. Price
December
What's New in Infection Control? | Proper Pharmacologic Prescribing and Disposal for Dental Practitioners | The Scope of Abuse: Regulations for the Dental Team

Presented by: Louis DePaola, DDS '75, MS, Christine Wisnom, RN, BSN, and Richard Wynn, PhD

Date & Time: Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

This three-part course fulfills the CDE requirements for annual OSHA training, abuse and neglect training and the new Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners requirements for a two-hour board-approved course on proper prescribing and disposal of prescription drugs. Learn practical information to prevent the spread of infection, identify possible abusive situations and understand the role that dental practitioners play in preventing prescription drug abuse.

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