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FALL - October 2 - 3 , 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
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
We begin the night with dinner and a Spears treatment planning video then review and discuss cases brought in by club participants. It’s a great place to find solutions to the questions you have in day to day dentistry.
The following would be helpful in presenting cases:
Full mouth set of radiographs
This Club meets 4 times each year. Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Tuesday, May 5, 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
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
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