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Combined Inhalation-Enteral Conscious Sedation for the Adult Dental Patient410-706-2282

Thursday, April 24 through Saturday, April 26, 2014, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry

Presented by: Marvin Leventer, DDS, and Richard L. Wynn, PhD

Speaker Biographies:

Dr. Leventer

Dr. Leventer 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 Board of Dental Anesthesiology and a Fellow of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. He is also a member of the American Society of Dental Anesthesiologists and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Leventer is an assistant professor of dental anesthesia at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, and provides general dentistry within the faculty practice.

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Dr. Wynn

Dr. Wynn is a professor of pharmacology at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. He has served as a dental researcher for his entire professional career. He holds a bachelor's degree in pharmacy and a doctorate in pharmacology from the University of Maryland. Dr. Wynn chaired the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry from 1980 to 1995. Previously, he chaired the Department of Oral Biology at the Kentucky College of Dentistry. Dr. Wynn has authored more than 300 publications and has given more than 500 continuing education seminars, nationally and internationally.

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Course Description:

This intensive, 24-hour course offers training in the safe and effective use of combined inhalation-enteral conscious sedation in the adult dental patient. This case-based course will provide in-depth discussion of each aspect of the sedation regimen, including scenarious of how to do things correctly as well as what can go wrong. All the objectives in the ADA Guidelines will be covered and a comprehensive set of reference materials will be provided. No prior experience is necessary for this course.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, the participants should be able to:

  • Discuss indications and contraindications for oral and inhalation sedation
  • Understand airway anatomy and respiratory physiology as they relate to sedation
  • Comprehend the mechanisms, receptors and interactions of commonly used agents

Upon the completion of this course, attendees will have attained the necessary training and information required for permit acquisition for the use of the enteral-inhalation moderate sedation technique.

Tuition:

  • Dentist: $1,895
  • Team Member: $595

CDE Credits:

  • 24 CDE credit hours / lecture

Audience:

  • Entire Dental Team

Registration is limited to 30 participants

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