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FALL - November 20 - 21 , 2015 Dental Therapeutics & Street Drugs - APEX Fellow/MasterTrack
These tandem lectures will help practitioners avoid liability by gaining a better understanding of the impact their patients’ medications have on dental treatment while giving a glimpse into the culture of street drugs –What your patients and your kids are not telling you!! 30% of the course will involve hands-on work using the Lexicomp software.
HAROLD L. CROSSLEY, D.D.S., M.S., PhD. is Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland Dental School. Dr. Crossley received a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the University of Rhode Island in 1964. He later was awarded the Master of Science (1970) and Doctorate degrees (1972) in Pharmacology. The University of Maryland Dental School awarded Dr. Crossley the D.D.S. degree in 1980. Dr. Crossley has co-authored a number of articles and four books dealing with a variety of topics within the field of pharmacology. He has been a consultant for the United States Drug Enforcement Administration and other law enforcement agencies since 1974. Drawing on his unique background, Dr. Crossley has become nationally and internationally recognized as an expert on street drugs and chemical dependency, as well as the clinical pharmacology of dental drugs. In 2008 he was the recipient of the Gordon Christensen Lecturer Recognition award, and in 2012 received the Award of Distinction by the Academy of Dentistry International for his efforts in Continuing Dental Education.
Interactions with dental medications and some foods
Side effects (burning mouth, gingival hypertrophy, etc.)
New medications such as new anticoagulants
Signs & symptoms of commonly abused prescription and illicit drugs
The biomechanical basis for addiction
How to manage the chemically-dependent patient
The impact of marijuana legalization/medicalization on the dental profession
SATURDAY for Dentists
DENTAL TREATMENT MEDICATIONS
Oral conditions & the drug treatment of choice
Indications and contraindications
Drug to drug interactions
Update on pre-med guidelines
PARTICIPATION COMPONENT Participants will have unrestricted access to the Lexicomp computer software to their laptops for a free 2 week trial beginning one week before the lecture. During the program instructions will be given as to the navigation of the many suites within the software including the Dental Pharmacology, Drug Interaction, and drug dosing calculator programs, along with The Visual Diagnosis program among others.
LOCATION &TIME Embassy Suites – Airport 7901 34th Avenue South, Bloomington, MN 55425 CLOSE TO MALL OF AMERICA
MN AGD STUDY CLUBInteractive - Advanced Treatment Planning
Ever had a case where you wanted to bounce ideas off someone else?
Come join a group of dentists from around the Twin Cities with varying levels of clinical and academic experience. The night begins with dinner, followed by discussion of any cases that are presented. If you do not have a case prepared; bring a clinical pearl, practice management tip, or simply come for the discussion.This is a great place to bring your questions. Receive AGD approved credit while networking with and learning from other colleagues.
The following would be helpful to have when presenting cases: – Photos – Mounted Models – Radiographs – Periodontal Charting
This Club meets 4 times a year Tuesday, September 15, 2015 Tuesday, January 12, 2016 Tuesday, March 8, 2016 Tuesday, May 10, 2016
LOCATION Radisson Hotel Roseville, MN 2540 Cleveland Ave N, Roseville, MN 55113
COST $20 per session or $75 for the Year
SCHEDULE 6:00pm – 8:45pm – Dinner and Case presentations brought in by Study Club Participants 8:45pm – 9:00pm – Wrap Up & Reminders
TO REGISTER Call 612.412.4366 or email MinnesotaAGD@gmail.com
in Operative Dentistry: Adhesive to Composites
COURSE DESCRIPTION This
Course will discuss new universal adhesives and their clinical application. It
will provide a protocol for shade selection, it will explain a rational for
when to layer for esthetics in anterior restorations, discuss cavity
preparation for adequate blending and longevity, step by step layering,
contouring and polishing. This update will also address posterior composites
and bulk fill materials with a comprehensive step-by-step clinical approach.
SPEAKER Dr. Marcos Vargas BDB, DDS, MS, attended Cayetano
Heredia University School of Dentistry in Lima, Peru and graduated in 1985. He
spent two years, 1990 to 1992, in the AEGD program at the Eastman Dental Center
in Rochester, New York. Dr. Vargas received his Certificate and Master
Degree in Operative Dentistry in 1994 at the University of Iowa where he is
currently a Professor in the Department of Family Dentistry. His primary
research interests are in the area of dental materials including glass
ionomers, dentin bonding, composite resins and esthetic dentistry. Dr. Vargas
is also recognized for his expertise of Direct Restorative Treatment Procedures
and conducts numerous lecture and hands-on seminars in the US and
internationally. Dr. Marcos Vargas has published extensively in the area of
dental adhesion and resin composites for over 20 years. He maintains a private
practice limited to Restorative Dentistry with an emphasis on aesthetic dentistry.
LOCATION 3M Innovation Center 2326 Minnehaha Ave Saint Paul, MN 55119
SPRING - April 1-2 , 2016 The Basics ofDENTALSLEEP MEDICINE - From A to ZZZ
Dr. Paschen has crafted a fast-paced, informative 2 day course describing the basics for screening and treating your patients with dental sleep appliances. He has skimmed off all of the fat and will show you exactly what you need to know; from reading a PSG sleep report and working with physicians, to taking the proper bite and treating your patients using the correct protocols and standard of care. You are sure to enjoy this presentation, filled with many pearls that you can implement immediately into your practice. 30% of this course will involve HANDS-ON material for participation credit.
MARK PASCHEN DDShas been practicing dentistry in his hometown of Baraboo, Wisconsin since his graduation from Marquette University School of Dentistry in 1983. Dr. Paschen limits his general dentistry practice to Orthodontics, TMD, and the treatment of Sleep Breathing Disorders. Presently, he is a Senior Certified Orthodontic Instructor for the International Association for Orthodontics (IAO). He has achieved his Academic Diplomate certification in the ACSDD and is also a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain.
Learn about the benefits of sleep, the health risks and other problems associated with a lack of sleep
Learn what normal sleep physiology is and what can happen to our bodies if we do not sleep properly
Learn why it is important to differentiate between Central Sleep Apnea and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Be able to effectively screen, examine, and determine if your patients have or are at risk for a Sleep Breathing Disorder
Be shown how to read a polysomnogram report and use that information to help you treat your OSA patients more effectively
Learn how to treat your patients who have Obstructive Sleep Apnea, by using dental appliances and behavioral techniques
Learn the proper protocol and Standard of Care when treating your patients who have Sleep Breathing Disorders and the correct way to work with physicians
Be given the correct codes for billing Medical insurance companies and be shown what is needed to submit to insurance for coverage
Be shown effective and inexpensive Internal and External marketing techniques to “jump start” your Dental Sleep Practice
LOCATION &TIME Embassy Suites – Airport 7901 34th Avenue South, Bloomington, MN 55425 Close to Mall of America
Friday, April 1, 2016 | Registration – 8:00am Friday, April 1, 2016 | 8:30am – 4:30pm Saturday, April 2, 2016 | 8:00am – 3:30pm
CREDITS 14 Elective participation credits Plus 18 participation credits if completing clinical assignment
COST $695 Member $895 Non-Member
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