Dental pain, How does it happen?

Date: Tuesday, August 27, 2024
Time: 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Location: University of Maryland School of Dentistry - Live Webinar via Zoom
Tuition: Dental Professionals: $69.00

2 CDE credit hours - lecture

The University of Maryland School of Dentistry designated this activity for 2 Continuing Dental Education hours.

Target Audience:  All dental professionals
Presented by: Dr. Maha Ahmad
Conflict of Interest: Nothing to disclose.


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Speaker Biography

Dr Maha Ahmad teaches anatomy courses to dental, dental hygiene graduate students. Additional responsibilities include advising and mentoring students. She has received several teaching awards. Ahmad has many research interests including educational research, head and neck anatomy and salivary research. She received her Ph.D. in 2005 in Anatomy and Cell Biology from University of Illinois at Chicago. She joined the university in 2012.

Course Description

To provide an overview of the organization of the brain and spinal cord, cranial nerves, branches, structure and their functions. To trace and understand motor and sensory pathways. Integrate this knowledge into clinical situations in dentistry. 

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand dental pain causes and mechanisms of actions.
  • Learn how our brains are perceiving and processing pain.
  • To trace and understand pain pathways.

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