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Fall 2014 - Spring 2015 Continuing Education Course Catalogue

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

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

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

Timely Topics and Exciting Innovations in Advanced General Dentistry, Oct 24 - Oct. 25, 2014

Introduction to the "Brave New World" of Digital Impressions, Oct. 25, 2014

Nitrous Oxide Review, Nov. 1, 2014

Dental Hygiene Block Refresher Course, Nov. 8, 2014

Drugs in Dentistry - Including Herbals and Natural Products, Nov. 8, 2014

AMED: Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry 13th Annual Meeting and Scientific Session: "Pathways to Perfection," Nov. 14 - Nov. 16, 2014

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

Cone Beam CT Imaging & Principles: Part II Advanced Basic 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

Local Anesthesia for Maryland Dental Hygienists, Dec. 11 - Dec. 13, 2014

Combined Inhalation-Enteral Conscious Sedation | Update of Pharmacology and Revew of Airway Management and Emergencies, Jan. 23 - Jan. 24, 2015

Monitoring Nitrous Oxide Sedation for the Practicing Maryland Dental Hygienist, Jan. 24, 2015

CDT Coding: Easy, Understandable, Practical, March 21, 2015

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September

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
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. 24 from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. through Saturday, Oct. 25 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. 25 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

Drugs in Dentistry - Including Herbals and Natural Products

Presented by: Richard Wynn, PhD
Date & Time: Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

Learn the latest information on conventional drugs, herbal supplements and nutraceuticals that have an impact on dental and dental hygiene practice. Dr. Wynn will discuss many new drugs, including four newly-approved blood thinners to replace Plavix and Coumadin. Dr. Wynn will also lead a discussion of popular herbal supplements, including free radicals, reactive oxygen species, antioxidants, chocolate, red wine, acai, pomegranate, bioflavonoids, Co-Q-10, and dental herbal products. He will provide detailed descriptions of medical concerns about herbals, including those that cause bleeding.

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Dr. Wynn

 
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

 

AMED: Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry 13th Annual Meeting and Scientific Session

"Pathways to Perfection"

Date & Time: Friday, Nov. 14 through Sunday, Nov. 16

Earn up to 16 CE credits at the AMED Annual Meeting and Scientific Session. Presentations by 16 distinguished speakers cover a range of topics, including peri-implant surgery, bone regeneration, cosmetic dentistry and full mouth rehabilitation. Special pricing is available for UMSOD continuing education program participants, faculty and students.

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AMED Course

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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Local Anesthesia for Maryland Dental Hygienists

Presented by: Marion C. Manski, RDH, MS
Date & Time: Thursday, Dec. 11 through Saturday, Dec. 13, 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
January
Combined Inhalation-Enteral Conscious Sedation | Update of Pharmacology and Revew of Airway Management and Emergencies

Presented by: Marvin Leventer, DDS, and Richard L. Wynn, PhD
Date & Time: Friday, Jan. 23 through Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

This two-day, 12-credit-hour course meets the requirements for renewal of a Class 1 permit for the use of non-parenteral anesthetic technique to attain the level of moderate sedation in adult dental patients. Learn about the different drugs assocated with Enteral-Inhalation Sedation develop a better understanding of airway anatomy, respiratory mechanics and monitors. A hands-on portion of this course will give attendees experience managing airways with manikins.

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Monitoring Nitrous Oxide for the Practicing Maryland Dental Hygienist

Presented by: Deborah Cartee, RDH, MS
Date & Time: Saturday, Jan. 24 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
March
CDT Coding: Easy, Understandable, Practical 

Presented by: Wayne Silverman, DDS

Date & Time: Saturday, March 21, 2015, from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

This course will focus on CDT codes that account for 80 percent of a general practice’s revenue. Participants will gain a better understanding of the most commonly used billing codes in practice. Learn to use one computer report to analyze your practice and become your own consultant.

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Dr. Silverman