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Spring & Summer 2014 Continuing Education Course Catalogue

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Index

Exceptional Contemporary Endodontics: It's not just twist and fill, April 12, 2014

TMJ Arthroscopic and Open Surgery Workshop: Rationale and Techniques, April 12 - April 13, 2014

Combined Inhalation-Enteral Conscious Sedation for the Adult Dental Patient, April 24 - April 26, 2014

Dental Hygiene Block Refresher Course, April 26, 2014

Local Anesthesia for Dental Hygienists, May 1 - May 3, 2014 (Closed)

The Diabetes Duo: High Blood (Hypertension) and Sweet Blood (Diabetes) | Dermatology: In My Mouth?, May 3, 2014

Light Curing: Not as Easy as It Looks, May 9, 2014

What's New in Infection Control? | The Scope of Abuse | Staying Current with HIPAA Regulations, May 17, 2014

The Christensen Bottom Line, May 30, 2014

Successful Soft Tissue Enhancement in Implant Aesthetics, June 6 - June 7, 2014

Cone Beam CT Imaging & Principles: Part I Basic Training, June 13, 2014

Bone Grafting: the Essentials, Sept. 27, 2014 

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April
Exceptional Contemporary Endodontics: It's not just twist and fill
Presented by: Stephen P. Niemczyk, DMD
Date & Time: Saturday, April 12, 2014, from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

Develop practical skills using 21st-century methods and armamentarium to perform endodontic treatments. Dr. Niemczyk will teach participants fundamental principles of the Cone-Beam CT, showing them how the Cone-Bean CT provides much more detail than 2-D radiographic images. In addition, learn how surgical operating microscopes will continue to have an immeasurable impact on the practice of endodontics.

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Dr. Niemczyk

 
TMJ Arthroscopic and Open Surgery Workshop: Rationale and Techniques

Presented by: Jeff Moses, DDS, Scott Levin, DDS, Gary Warburton, DDS, MD, Vincent DiFabio, DDS, MS, and Michael Koslin, DMD
Date & Time: Saturday, April 12, 2014, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., through Sunday, April 13, 2014, from 8 a.m. until noon

This is a hands-on cadaveric practical course. Learn the diagnosis, treatment and philosophy for surgical intervention in the temporomandibular joint. Each participant will perform basic advanced arthroscopic surgery and open surgical procedures on fresh frozen cadaveric specimens.

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Combined Inhalation-Enteral Conscious Sedation for the Adult Dental Patient
Presented by: Marvin Leventer, DDS, and Richard Wynn, PhD
Date & Time: Thursday, April 24 through Saturday, April 26, 2014, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Learn to utilize combined inhalation-enteral conscious sedation in adult dental patients safely and effectively. This case-based course will teach participants airway anatomy, the mechanisms and interactions of commonly used agents and the indications and contraindications for oral and inhalation sedation.

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Dr. Leventer

Dr. Wynn


 

Dental Hygiene Block Refresher Course

Presented by: Marion Manski, RDH, MS
Date & Time: Saturday, April 26, 2014, from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m.

Reinforce your skills at performing alveolar nerve block local anesthesia. Ms. Manski will review many important topics, including the tissues anesthetized by the IANB, the anatomical structures used to identify the needle's penetration point and the bone structures involved in local anesthesia.

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Marion Manski
May
Local Anesthesia for Dental Hygienists (Closed) 

Presented by: Marion C. Manski, RDH, MS
Date & Time: Thursday, May 1 through Saturday, May 3, 2014, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

This course combines lecture and hands-on training to equip Maryland dental hygienists with the skills they need to successfully implement local anesthesia. Attendees will receive a comprehensive overview of local anesthesia, from infection control techniques to management of complications.

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Marion Manski

 
The Diabetes Duo: High Blood (Hypertension) and Sweet Blood (Diabetes) | Dermatology: In My Mouth? 

Presented by: Michael A. Siegel, DDS, MS, FDS, RCSEd
Date & Time: Saturday, May 3, 2014, from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

This two-part course provides dentists and hygienists with important information and skills. Learn the oral side effects of medications used to manage hypertensive patients and treat type 1 and type 2 diabetes. In addition, participants will gain important insight into the oral counterparts of common conditions of the sun-exposed skin.

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Dr. Siegel

 

Light Curing: Not as Easy as It Looks

CE at the Museum
Family-friendly event offers all-inclusive Orioles ballgame and picnic perch

Presented by: Howard E. Strassler, DMD, FADM, FAGD
Date & Time: Friday, May 9, 2014

Successful light curing is based upon a clear understanding of the principles of physics that govern the properties of light energy. Dr. Strassler will teach participants the most important aspects of this routine procedure, allowing practitioners to provide better restorations for patients. Your family members are invited to tour the museum's world-class exhibits of dental history while you attend the one-hour course. After the course, all participants and their family members are invited to the Orioles Ballpark to watch the O's take on the Houston Astros in a special, all-inclusive package.

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Dr. Strassler

 
What's New in Infection Control? | The Scope of Abuse | Staying Current with HIPAA Regulations   

Presented by: Louis DePaola, DDS, MS, and Christine Wisnom, RN, BSN
Date & Time: Saturday, May 17, 2014, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Get the latest updates on infection control procedures and learn about new CDC guidelines that are relevant for every dental practice. In addition, participants will learn to identify the signs of potentially abusive situations and receive an update on the latest HIPAA regulations that affect day-to-day practice. This course fulfills the requirements for infection control training and abuse and neglect training for Maryland dentists and hygienists.

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Dr. DePaola

Ms. Wisnom


 

The Christensen Bottom Line

Presented by: Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD
Date & Time: Friday, May 30, 2014, from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Learn about the latest advances in the dental profession from an expert. Dr. Christensen will lead a discussion of cutting-edge techniques, materials and concepts in dentistry. This audience participation course provides ample opportunities for attendees to ask questions and gain new knowledge about the evolving profession of dentistry.

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Dr. Christensen
June
Successful Soft Tissue Enhancement in Implant Aesthetics
Hands-On Course 

Presented by: Christian F.J. Stappert, DDS, MS, PhD, DrMedDent habil
Date & Time: Friday, June 6 - Saturday, June 7, 2014, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

This hands-on course will discuss and demonstrate new techniques and soft tissue surgical approaches that deal with many problems associated with complicated implant sites. Dr. Stappert will explain the fundamentals of soft tissue biology and describe different periodontal surgical procedures that optimize the final result.

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Dr. Stappert

 
Cone Beam CT Imaging & Principles: Part I Basic Training 

Presented by: Jeffery B. Price, DDS, MS
Date & Time: Friday, June 13 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Learn how to efficiently use the machine in everyday practice. This course is ideal for dental professionals who are considering purchasing a cone beam CT unit, users who need to “get up to speed” on how use their new machine and even seasoned users who never received formal training.

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Dr. Price
September
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