Virginia Commonwealth University
School of Dentistry
Continuing Education
 
 

Spring 2014 Mastership Program:

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery & Operative Dentistry



Dates: Thursday, March 13, 2014 - Saturday, March 15, 2014
Course Description: This three-day course will include 6-hours lecture and 4-hours hands-on sessions in both Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and Operative Dentistry.
CE Credit Hours: Total Possible Hours: 25 - includes 12.00 Lecture CE Credits and 13.00 Participation CE Credits (includes case presentations). If Myofacial Pain/Occlusion Case is presented, hours will convert to a total of 50 participation hours.
Audience: Dentists
Registration Fees: Early registration ends Saturday, March 1st.

Number of Days Early Registration Regular Registration
All Three Days $1,599.00 $1,650.00
Thursday & Friday $998.00 $1,099.00
Thursday Only $499.00 $529.00
Friday Only $499.00 $529.00


Location: VCU School of Dentistry - Perkinson Bldg Rm 3121, 1101 E. Leigh Street
Richmond, VA 23298

Map to Event: [Click here for directions]

Day One: Thursday, March 13th

Topic: Cariology for Clinicans
Presenter: Susie R. Goolsby, DDS, MSHA
AGD Code: Operative Dentistry - 250

Format: Lecture, Case Presentation, Question & Answer Session, Laboratory Session
Credits: 4 CEUs Lecture; 4 CEUs Participation

Course Description: A review of the most current caries management system will be presented. Cases will be presented to elicit audience participation in the use of the system during the lecture, followed by additional laboratory exercises in the afternoon to further train and calibrate participants.

Educational Objectives: Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:
Explain ICCMS and the importance of individualized caries risk assessment.
List risk factors, radiographic scoring, ICDAS II, lesion activity assessment and their applicability to evidence-based caries management.
Discuss the integration of the risk and caries matrices into the Caries Care Plan and the Re-care cycle.
Consider methods to use the Caries Management System in the private practice setting.

Day Two: Friday, March 14th

Topic: Oral Surgery for the General Practitioner
Presenter: Gary Smagalski, DDS, FACD
AGD Code: Oral Maxillofacial Surgery - 310

Format: Lecture, Case Presentation, Question & Answer Session, Laboratory Session
Credits: 4 CEUs Lecture; 4 CEUs Participation

Course Description: Participants will learn a standard pattern of logical taking, examination, critical analysis of case findings, and full utilization of appropriate diagnostic aids all directed toward a sound diagnosis for an oral surgical problem. The course goal is to provide participants with skills in the diagnosis and management of basic oral and maxillofacial surgery, including the management of medically compromised patients, and the fundamental knowledge, principles and surgical skills in the treatment of minor Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical problems.

Educational Objectives: Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:
Identify a standard pattern of logical history taking.
Describe a competent diagnosis and logical treatment plan for the oral surgery problem within the operator's professional ability.
Describe the basics of extraction of normally erupted teeth and removal of fractured roots resulting from the extraction of of normally erupted teeth.
Discuss the preparation of the oral cavity for the recpetion of future restoration prostheses. This includes the surgical managemetn of alveolar bone and soft tissues without mutilation for the requirements of prosthetic foundation.
Explain removal techniques for surgically uncomplicated periapical granulomas and cysts of dental etiology.
Explain surgical techniques to incise and drain intraoral subperiosteal abscesses and other localized infectious processes of dental orgin.
Detect prodromal signs, prevent and treat reacions of syncope, shock or other untoward reactions to anesthesia or surgery, which may require resuscitative measures.

Day Three: Saturday, March 15th

Topic: Clinical Implant Solutions for the Edentulous Mandible and Maxilla
Presenters: George R. Deeb, DDS, MD and Perry E. Jones, DDS, MAGD
AGD Code: Oral Maxillofacial Surgery - 310; Operative Dentistry - 250

Format: Lecture, Case Presentation, Question & Answer Session, Small Group Discussion
Credits: 3 CEUs Lecture (2 CEUs Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and 1 CEU Operative Dentistry)

Course Description: Participants will learn the surgical and prosthetic techniques involved in the treatment planning, surgical planning and prosthetic restoration of edentulous arches. Participants will review detailed case studies from the surgical and prosthetic points of view. There will be a focus on guided surgical cases with an emphasis on arch restoration with immediate provisionalization and prosthetic alternatives. Emphasis will be placed on the 'hybrid' type full arch restoration as well as 'locator' type implant restoration.

Educational Objectives: Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:
Describe the process of treatment planning both surgical and prosthetic considerations for the edentulous arch.
Identify the surgical techniques for implant placement in both the guided surgery and free-hand implant placement.
Explain the prosthetic considerations and treatment planning for restoration of edentulous arches.
Describe the process involved in the prosthetic restoration of multiple implants.

Topic: Zirconium Restoration: Prep Design and Cementation Techniques
Presenter: Perry E. Jones, DDS, MAGD
AGD Code: Operative Dentistry - 250

Format: Lecture, Question & Answer Session
Credits: 1 CEU Lecture

Course Description: Dental laboratories tell us the number of Zirconium restorations now exceed traditional PFM restorations. This course will explore the advantages and disadvantages of the all Zirconium restoration. This paradigm shift in dental retoration brings with it the importance of understanding the manufacturer's recommended prep design and cementation techniques. The rationale for techniques will also be discussed.

Educational Objectives: Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:
List the advantages and disadvantages of all Zirconium restoration.
Describe the manufacturer recommended prep design.
Describe the manufacturer recommended cementation techniques.

Topic: Myofacial Pain/Occlusion Case Presentations
Presenter: Perry E. Jones, DDS, MAGD
AGD Code: Myofacial Pain/Occlusion - 180

Format: Case Presenations
Credits: 5 CEUs Participation

Course Description: Learnes who attended the Fall 2013 Mastership Program will present their case presentation as assigned.

Educational Objectives: Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:
Explain the data collection, diagnosis and treatment plan of a TMD case from their practice using the principles Drs. Laskin and Desai presented.
 

Registration Ends: 3/12/2014 9:00 PM (ET)






 

VCU School of Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. VCU School of Dentistry designates this activity for 25.0 continuing education credits.
 


 
 

 


Virginia Commonwealth University
School of Dentistry
Department of Continuing Education and Faculty Development
Phone: (804) 828-0869
Email: dentistryce@vcu.edu
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