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Academy of General Dentistry
Advancing excellence in general dentistry by providing high quality continuing dental education,
representing the general dentist in government, and building camaraderie and friendship.
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ORAL SURGERY FOR THE GENERAL DENTIST - Faster, Easier, and More Predictable
Karl R. Koerner, BS, DDS, MShas presented hundreds of didactic and participation oral surgery courses at international, national, and regional meetings and at the state level for many dental associations and AGD groups. In 2008-2010, he was Head of the Oral Surgery Department at the Scottsdale Center in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Koerner received the Weclew Award in 2010 from the Academy of General Dentistry for his contributions to general dentistry and dental education. Dr. Koerner graduated from the University of Washington, School of Dentistry and then completed a General Practice Residency in the U. S. Army. He has a Masterís Degree in Education. He is on the Clinical Research Associateís Board of Directors and editorial boards for the Academy of General Dentistry Journal and Dentistry Today.
As a result of attending this course, the dentist will be able to :
Perform oral surgery according to current standards of care
More easily do "surgical " or difficult extraction that frequently occur in general practice
Control patient anxiety related to oral surgery (one drug oral sedation)
Do third molar extractions smoothly, safely and efficiently
Handle surgical complications such as bleeding, infection, sinus perforations, and tuberosity fractures
Do bone graft (ridge preservation) procedures
Learn how to extract teeth traumatically to preserve bone for implants
This course also covers alveoplasty, mini-implants, biopsies and apicoectomies
This Club meets 4 times each year. Tuesday, September 23, 2014Lead by Deb Fung, DDS, MAGD Tuesday, November 11, 2014Lead by John Keller, DDS, MAGD Tuesday, February 10, 2015Lead by Brad Nelson, DDS, MAGD Tuesday, May 12, 2015Lead by Rick Timm, DDS, MAGD
WHO All AGD Members including new grads
WHERERadisson Hotel Roseville, 2540 N Cleveland Ave. St. Paul, MN COST $20 per session or $75 for the Year
SCHEDULE 6:00 - 6:45 - Spears Case Study Video & Dinner 6:45 - 8:45 - PowerPoint case presentations brought in by Study Club Participants 8:45 - 9:00 - Wrap Up & Reminders
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Speak for General Dentistry
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